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.