group Small Group Activity

10 min.

Survivor Outer Space: A kinesthetic approach to (re)viewing center-of-mass
Central Forces 2021 A group of students, tethered together, are floating freely in outer space. Their task is to devise a method to reach a food cache some distance from their group.

group Small Group Activity

60 min.

Establish Classroom Norms
Theoretical Mechanics 2021 (2 years)


In this hour-long activity, students establish classroom norms for being respectful when working in small groups. This is particularly helpful in the first course a cohort of students encounters.