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Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide by Nicholas Freear

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Time for action – incorporating PhET simulations

Imagine that you are planning a lesson about electricity. How would you enhance your pupils' learning? Try these steps to incorporate a relevant simulation:

  1. Explore the PhET website, particularly looking at the simulations categorized for elementary school as shown in the next screenshot, http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/by-level/elementary-school:
    Time for action – incorporating PhET simulations
  2. We will use the Balloons and Static Electricity simulation, http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/balloons (by Sam Reid, developer and Wendy Adams, interviewer). Visit this page now in your browser, and click the Run Now! button below the ...

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