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ISSN: 0031-921X

Dedicated to the strengthening of the teaching of introductory physics at all levels, The Physics Teacher provides peer-reviewed materials to be used in the classrooms and instructional laboratories. It includes:

Innovative physics demonstrations; New ways of doing lab experiments; Ideas for presenting difficult concepts more clearly; Suggestions for implementing newer technology into teaching; Historical insights that can enrich the physics course and Book and film reviews.

Special features include Physics Challenge Solutions, Fermi Questions, and Figuring Physics.

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