Features and Benefits

  • Ideal supplement with either algebra-based or calculus-based introductory physics books.
  • Bridges the classic algebra-based texts and the critical thinking skills tested in the new 2015 MCAT.
  • Provides 10 different testing formats, most of which require giving an explanation as well as an answer:
    • Bar Chart Tasks (BCT)
    • Changing Representation Tasks (CRT)
    • Comparison Tasks (RT)
    • Linked Multiple Choice Tasks (LMCT)
    • Qualitative Reasoning Tasks (QRT)
    • Ranking Tasks (RT)
    • Student Contention Tasks (SCT)
    • Troubleshooting Tasks (TT)
    • What’s Wrong Tasks (WWT)
    • and Working Backwards Tasks (WBT)
  • Covers all the major topics in introductory physics, from classical mechanics to wave motion, fluids, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, optics, sound, and modern physics.
  • Perforated pages so students can easily submit their work.
  • About 120 questions for TIPERs: Sensemaking Tasks have been coded for use in Learning Catalytics.
  • Complete solutions available on-line for instructors.