Cornelius Bennhold Memorial Lecture

Why traditional labs fail (and what to do about it)

Dr. Natasha G. Holmes
Dr. Natasha G. Holmes

When you ask physicists to reflect on their intro labs, responses include “boring," “forgettable,” or “cookbook.” What is so wrong with the traditional lab? In this talk, Dr. Holmes will discuss research that helps illuminate the problems with traditional labs and the impacts on students.

Speaker Biography
Natasha G. Holmes is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at Cornell University, with the Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics.

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