Minds On Physics the App - Part 1

By Physics Classroom, LLC
Education · 4+

Summary

Minds On Physics - the App is the mobile version of the popular Minds On Physics Internet Modules found at the publisher's website. Affectionately known as MOPs, this physics learning tool delivers a collection of questions that target students' misconceptions and misunderstandings. Immediate feedback, opportunities for self-correction, and question-specific help abound. MOPs blends the need for careful reading, logical reasoning, and physics understanding in an effort to produce a confident and able physics student. Part 1 of this six-part series includes 29 missions pertaining to topics in kinematics, vectors, and projectiles. Three of the 15 modules in the Minds On Physics Program are included in this app. These include the Kinematic Concepts, the Kinematic Graphing, and the Vectors and Projectiles modules.

Viewer reviews from iTunes

So outdated❗️ (1/5)

The interface only works properly if you have an iPhone 4 or less, The font is so small you can barley read it and The setup process is so irritating. How is this app on the top charts? - Jamesbev


Waste of money!!! (1/5)

Misleading app. False representation. Can’t play without spending more money even after purchase! - DallisEaves


5 Steps to get this game for free! (1/5)

Step 1: find your local trash can. Step 2: hide in that trash can. Step 3: wait for the garbage truck. Step 4: Wait for it to unload you. Step 5: look around and you will see millions of copies of this game. - Elena Fuller


👎 (1/5)

App is terrible. Not only is the interface outdated, some questions are broken (I worked through problems with my teacher and got them correct and the thing said it was wrong). Whoever rated 5 stars must be using windows 95, because that seems like it's about the only thing it's compatible with. - RCA TV


Poor design (1/5)

Buttons are difficult to press, there's way too many hurdles to go through to navigate to what you want. The app feels like it was designed by a programming student rather than a pro. Not worth the money since the webpage version is free (although also outdated and barely works) - Geeoff359


Separate apps??? (1/5)

So this app allows use of 3 modules. But if I get assigned a different module a week later, i have to pay for another app with those modules on it? Ridiculously stupid. Not to mention the computer version uses outdated software that hasn't been used since 2002. Great idea from a bunch of educators or whoever made this up. - Dbjanxnwu


DOES NOT WORK ON IOS 10 (1/5)

This app will not work on iOS 10. I can't do my homework for physics now. Don't buy if your on iOS 10. PLEASE UPDATE THE APP PHYSICS CLASSROOM - David GC


This app (1/5)

This app keeps freeing it won't even let me log in it crashes all the time it only let me log in once then after that I could never get on again - Sharon_rashell


Does not work (1/5)

I want my money back. It does not work at all. - LaneDasher


Anonymous (2/5)

App has many broken links. App has not been updated for newer devices. When you get a question wrong it does not tell you why you got a question wrong. - thecreeperman64


PLEASE READ BEFORE PURCHASING!!! (1/5)

I needed to get one of my mops done because I did not have access to a computer with internet explorer and I completely wasted a dollar. There are only 3 concepts, kinematic concepts, kinematic graphing, and vectors and projectiles. So unless you need to do any of those, this app is pretty much useless and a complete ripoff. - Beezer Butler


Kinda useless (1/5)

Can't do anything with it, even after the setup Getting a refund - Noveleffect


Bought it for NOTHING 👎🏽 (1/5)

Wanted to do all the assignments for my class but this app doesn't have them. I wasted a dollar. - Kona256


Making Minds On Physics Truly Portable (5/5)

This has been a long time coming, but now that it is here, it deserves full marks. Physics Classroom is a wonderful website that has these great modules designed to supplement learning of Newtonian Physics. I could not be happier to see it roll out to the iPad, albeit in chunks that I are now are the fault of Apple's rules, not the developer's lack of creation. Once all of them are up and running, students will have a great series of Newtonian topics that will enhance their learning and buttress their classroom experience, either high school or university. One must also remember the creator is a full-time physics teacher, high school and university, so one should be grateful these are coming out at all. I truly support these apps, their development, and their use in the classroom(they make excellent homework assignments). Tom Henderson deserves a Nobel in Physics Education just for putting these things together. Every high school, as well as professor of introductory physics, should get a teacher account and push these apps on their students. Fair winds and following seas!!! - DocSmithUSMC


Wow... (1/5)

I bought this app so I could do my homework throughout the school year. It doesn't have Newton's Laws nor many other topics you can cover online. I got ONE assignment done on this app. . . I don't think that's worth $0.99. - Awhit177


Ehh (2/5)

The app functionally works, but is still formatted for the iPhone 4S. The app also does not include a lot of the MOP's that you can use online, which is disappointing since the app is $0.99 - Nickey99