At the RLM and IBL Conference last June, we asked a handful of IBL instructors to tell us about one of their most memorable IBL experience. Here they are in their own words.What is one of your most memorable IBL experience?
Very early in my study of physics, Weyl became one of my gods. I use the word “god” rather than, say, “outstanding teacher” for the ways of gods are mysterious, inscrutable, and beyond the comprehension of ordinary mortals. […]
Matt O’Brien at the Washington Post’s Wonkblog has an infographic that contains the following information: quintile of income distribution first second third fourth fifth % of college graduates from poor families 16 17 26 21 20 % of high school dropouts from rich families 16 35 30 5 14 This comes from a paper entitled […]
Physicist: Because calculus. When you first start doing trigonometry the choice between radians, degrees, turns, or hexacontades is a matter of personal preference. Most people use degrees because most other people use degrees (and other people seem pretty on the … Continue reading →