The Patterns Approach

by: Bradford Hill

This article lays out an approach built upon an introductory unit, "Patterns in Nature," which aims to engage students in constructing their understanding of physics through contextualizing and enhancing their mathematics skills. The unit focuses on four common patterns: linear, quadratic, inverse, and inverse square.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2013Stock # tst13_080_03_38Volume 080Issue 03

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