GeoGebra in the physics classroom - analyzing, modeling and simulations

 

Lauri Hellsten (      laurihellsten, lauri.k.hellsten@gmail.com)

Espoon yhteislyseo Upper secondary school

 

Examples of the usage of GeoGebra and some thoughts

International GeoGebra Conference

India 2021

 

Main uses of GeoGebra in the physics classroom

  1. Drawing

  2. Solving ​equations using CAS

  3. ​Analyzing and modeling from data measured or given
  4. Visualizing physical concepts

1. Drawing

Students use GeoGebra for example drawing force diagrams and different situations.

FY4 course exam problem force diagram; student

1. Drawing

Students also draw with LibreOffice Draw

FY4 course exam problem force diagram; student

2. Solving equations

2. Solving equations?

3. Analyzing and modelling data

Old physics matriculation exam problem solved; Hellsten

3. Analyzing and modelling data

Students answer to an exam problem

3. Analyzing and modelling data

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3. Analyzing and modelling data

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No given regression model?

You could try fit(), datafunction() or spline() commands...

From book Resonanssi 2: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

From book Resonanssi 3: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

From book Resonanssi 3: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

From book Resonanssi 4: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

From book Resonanssi 4: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

From book Resonanssi 4: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

From book Resonanssi 4: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

 Resonanssi 5: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

Resonanssi 6: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

In-development material from Resonanssi 6: Haapola, Hellsten, Huuska, Viitanen; e-Oppi

4. Visualizing physical concepts

Sheets

Self-assessment throughout the course

G-Suite - Forms

Multiple choice questions after each section so that the student can check his or her understanding.

Classroom 

Course material includes videos, about 50 per course

Slides

Group notes

Sheets

Assignments done vs. time

Other tools

Google docs

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