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Student Selected Topics

This mid-year topic provides students an opportunity to further explore a physical science concept they are interested in. This might require quite a bit of work – but it can also be very interesting.


Material

Assignment introduction
Ways to find an interest area
Ways to complete the work

Videos

2:35 Peter Gray – Self-Directed Learning Fundamentals

6:40 Homework in High School: How Much Is Too Much?

7:34 Advice for High School Students – Freshman, Juniors, Seniors Thinking of College

 

 


Special Notes and Notices

Instructor Emphasis:

  • Science & Engineering Practice: Ask questions and define problems.
  • Cross-Cutting Concept: Energy and Matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation.