Instructors: Bradford Hill & Matt McCollum
Location: Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus
Audience: High School
This workshop aims to engage participants in a cell phone and telecommunications project. This 3D learning progression, like the 5 others that make up the Patterns Approach to Physics, integrates PBL, modeling, and the science and engineering practices.
We begin with the phenomenon of a cell phone call where the student asks, "how are you hearing me?" That launches us into telecommunications and a learning progression that targets all the NGSS wave PEs, and how the ear works. In addition, participants will code a simple app to first encode binary digital information and then decode it back into a text message.
4 Professional Development Units to be provided upon completion.
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