Quantum Physics - Unit Summary

Total duration

16 lessons, 1 hour each

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Lesson 6 – Assignment critique week

Learning outcomes

After these lessons students will be able to:

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Learning Sequence

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  1. Welcome students to this lesson and encourage several of the students to introduce themselves to the class.
  2. Discussion – Teacher outlines the importance of critiquing the work of peers and describes how critique process will be managed over two lessons. Students view the YouTube clip by Rob Berger on the value of peer critique. Resources
  3. Collaboration – Students take turns to present a brief overview of their research assignments so far. They finish by taking questions and reacting to their peers’ positive comments by further improving their presentations. Resources
  4. Reflection – Students reflect on the comments of their peers.
  5. Investigation – Students use the comments they receive to identify ways in which to improve their assignment further before final presentation in week 8.

Home Learning

  1. Students pick just three scientists and research their substantive contribution to our understanding of Quantum mechanics. Visit Nobelprize.org. Resources
  2. Students continue to work to improve their final presentations for week 8.