Making Waves: A constructivist method for teaching the properties of waves

by: Tom DeClark

Constructivist teachers involve students in learning and challenge them with questions that help them understand relationships and concepts. This article features an activity, "Living Waves," which enables students to act out certain characteristics of waves.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2000Stock # tst00_067_08_24Volume 067Issue 08

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