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High School Physics Textbooks

SEP 01, 2010
Results from the 2008-09 Nationwide Survey of High School Physics Teachers
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Director Statistical Research Center Statistical Research
High School Physics Textbooks

This report examines the most widely used physics textbooks for the various types of physics courses taught in U.S. high schools; the data reveals the evolution in physics texts since 1987. We also provide teachers’ ratings of these texts as used in the different classes. The data in this report is from our 2008-09 Nationwide Survey of High School Physics Teachers.

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