The Applications of Animations and Simulations in the Classroom Present by: Shannon Shen SFU Educ 482 tech-lesson. Problems in Science Teaching and Learning. Misconceptions http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/miscon/opphys.html. “Diagnosis” “Odd” scientific language “Boring” and “dry” concepts
Present by: Shannon Shen
SFU Educ 482 tech-lesson
Animations and Simulations Classroom
What is the animation? What is the simulation?
“Designed scientifically/professionally” – It’s mandatory
Why are the animations and simulations necessary?
Availability in the Classroom Classroom
It's Online and Free
It's excelent !!!
Only need basic facilities for teaching in the classroom:
Internet / Computer / Projector / Java software should be installed
Visualize the conceptions Classroom
Einstein's special relativity- length contraction
Charging a metallic sphere by induction
Non-horizontally launched projectiles
Correct the misconceptions Classroom
Displacement and distance
Comparison the current in DC circuit with the flow of water
The properties of gases
Stimulate the class atmosphere Classroom
Problem solving by a story: The monkey and the zookeeper
Experiment by online simulation Classroom
Benefits to teachers by using animations and online simulations in the classroom
Interesting topic the classroom
What is useful?
Activities and Discussions
Exploration on ________________ Name _______________
In your content/rating part, please write down your opinion about using animations and simulations in pro and con. What do those really mean to us educators?
Additional Resources the classroom
Websites where you can buy simulation software the classroom