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The State of High School Physics and Physics First Documents

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The State of High School Physics and Physics First 

written by Paul Hickman
published by the Physics Teacher Education Coalition

The Physics First program leads to a higher proportion of students who maintain an interest in science after completing high school, presumably leading to a similarly increased number of physics majors at university. It is difficult, however, to maintain the program without an active faculty advocate, especially as it is often opposed by parents, administrators, and school boards.

Published November 20, 2007
Last Modified November 19, 2013

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