Our Scientists at Work: Game for Some Physics?
Do you run into inertia when it comes to understanding physics? Do you lose momentum on the path to comprehension? Do concepts seem chaotic or entropic? If the answer is yes to any of the above, learning-scientist Douglas Clark, may be of help. His aim is to teach us to reinterpret our daily experiences in ways that will support our formal understanding of scientific concepts. So, he and his colleagues develop games that help people integrate their intuitive understanding of basic science with a more formal one.