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Full Description

Goals: Collaborate with other teachers to

  • Become familiar with PhET sims, research, and support materials
  • Explore how you can use PhET effectively for your courses
  • Share ideas with like-minded teachers


Format: Starting on July 9th, participants will pick from homework exercises (Tasks)  that best suit their interests and needs. The exercises will enable

  • getting to know one another to enable collaboration
  • exploring the PhET resources, simulations, ideas about best practices, and open source activities
  • sharing ideas about PhET uses
  • designing activities that leverage PhET sim design


One hour webinars will held weekly on Wednesday at 3pm PST/4pm MST  on July 11 and July 18. These webinars are designed to allow participants to build a community for sharing.

Active participants can share ideas using the P2PU forum and/or present during the webinars.

At the end of the three week course, we will discuss if a group wants to continue to work together using the P2PU forum.

Task Discussion