Using creativity to fuel physics teaching and learning

January 1st, 2013 | RESEARCH

This paper describes the potential benefits of incorporating art into physics education. Drawing and sculpture provide a way of understanding abstract concepts. The process may also allow educators to “humanize” physics and thus make it more accessible to historically marginalized groups.


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Clea Matson, Author, Exploratorium

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals | Undergraduate | Graduate Students
Discipline: Art | music | theater | Education and learning science | Physics
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Higher Education Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs