UTeach PhET Workshop Materials

The following are materials we use at our workshop presentations. The objectives for our workshop include

Participants will

  1. Be introduced to PhET simulations, the inquiry learning model and how when combined meaningful learning experiences for students can be created.
  2. Examine PhET simulations in the role of students during the presentation of the Density Lesson.
  3. Critique and evaluate the effectiveness of using simulations in an inquiry-based learning model.
  4. Acquire inquiry-lesson plans and supplemental teacher materials aligned with high-needs TEKS and CCRS Standards.
  5. Reflect on the effectiveness of using simulations in an inquiry-learning model in terms of student engagement and understanding of challenging concepts.