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In this paper we describe an activity for engaging students in crafting definitions. We explore the strengths of this particular activity as well as the broader implications of engaging students in crafting definitions more generally.

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Copyright 2018, American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in:

Little, A.; & Atkins Elliott, L. (2018). On the Importance of Engaging Students in Crafting Definitions. The Physics Teacher, 56(6), 355-357

and may be found at doi: 10.1119/1.5051144