The Many Ways to Teach Mechanics: How to Organize the Mechanics Topics in the Curriculum for an Introductory Physics Course

Dr. Nathan Belcher
6 min readDec 30, 2022
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Humans are physicists from the time they are born, learning how the world works through trial and error. Young children are fascinated with sliding, spinning, and bouncing objects, playing with objects to see how the objects react [1]. As a person matures through childhood and into…

Dr. Nathan Belcher

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