Bulletin of the American Physical Society
APS March Meeting 2015
Volume 60, Number 1
Monday–Friday, March 2–6, 2015; San Antonio, Texas
Session Q33: Physics Education Research
2:30 PM–4:18 PM,
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Sponsoring Unit: FEd
Chair: Monica Plisch, American Physical Society
Abstract ID: BAPS.2015.MAR.Q33.7
Abstract: Q33.00007 : Can you build intuition about quantum mechanics through a game?
3:42 PM–3:54 PM
Preview Abstract Abstract
We made an app called Meqanic for iOS. To the world, it is a pattern matching game whose rules are very unusual. In reality, it is a functional quantum simulator designed to visualize quantum states and to challenge the user to reconstruct them. The app was released on the Apple App Store in 2014. Here's what we learned.
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