Teaching Strategies

Topic Strategy Title Description
Particle-Wave Duality

Try to show students that the fundamental form of matter is energy. Then that this can be represented as particles with mass or as waves (wave functions). ...

A Series of Models

Try and get across the bigger picture - everything you're going to do is going to be a model. Nothing is going to be right. Nothing is going to be wrong. Nothing is going to be exactly the way it is. Everything is a series of models.


Provide students with learning experiences via predict-observe-explain.

Concept Map the Calculations

The way back-titrations are taught is often confusing. Get them to concept map the calculation. So, instead of trying to do the calculation in their head, map it out starting from where they end up, and then relate each of those steps to where that number is coming from. Have them think about it...

Link to Lab Experience

Use examples from the lab course/component to link to their own experience.