Professor Debora M. Katz
United States Naval Academy
Annapolis MD, 21402
Spring Semester Classes
I am currently teaching SP446 (Astrophysics II). The following documents were handed out on the first day of class:
I am currently teaching SP211 (Physics I). The following documents were handed out on during the first week of class:
Here are some extra handouts that will help you study:
Example term projects:
I taught SP327 (20th Century Physics). The following documents were handed out on the first day of class:
Here are my PowerPoint slides
|Lesson 1||Lesson 2||Lesson 3||Lesson 4|
|Lesson 6||Lesson 7||Lesson 8|
|Lesson 9||Lesson 10||Lesson 11||Lesson 12|
|Lesson 13||Lesson 15||Lesson 16|
|Lesson 17 and Problems 68, 69||Lesson 18||Lesson 19||Lesson 20|
|Lesson 21||Lesson 22||Lesson 23|
Here are the homework assignments
The Centennial Bulb has been illuminated for over 110 years. My students and I have run some tests on its sister bulbs.
External Links and References to Case Studies and Project-based Learning:
Roger Schank advocates completely rethinking education. He proposes entirely project-based curricula.
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science has a collection of cases.
Colorado State University has a nice one-page introduction to using case studies in education. From the main page, click on the site index, and find “case studies (writing guide)”.