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Re: [Phys-l] Physics First Revisited

----- Original Message ----- From: "Anthony Lapinski" <>

I try to cover less material
and teach kids more how to think (conceptual questions, peer instruction,

In my mind, this is actually a symptom of our educational problems. Science (Physics) should be where students are exercising their thinking skills rather than learning them for the first time. That a college physics course often takes on the primary curricular responsibility for introducing critical thinking skills is the sad commentary.