PHYS 409 (03) - Investigating Physics

Investigating Physics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 53595
Elementary physics course where students develop a conceptual understanding of topics such as the solar system, phases of the moon, seasons, electrical circuits, electromagnets, light and color, sound and simple machines. The course is based on hands-on-activities, small groups, and discussions. This course is intended for students with little or no previous experience in physics who do not intend to take any other physics course. Cannot be taken for credit if credit received for PHYS 401, 402, 407 or 408. Not open to Physics majors.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): PHYS 401, PHYS 402, PHYS 407, PHYS 408
Majors not allowed in section: PHYS:APPPHYSOP, PHYS:ASTRO, PHYS:BIOPHYS, PHYS:BIOPHYS, PHYS:CHEMICAL, PHYS:MATSCI, PHYSICS (BA), PHYSICS (BS)
Attributes: Physical Science(Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery), Discovery Lab Course
Instructors: Michael Lathwood

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MW 11:10am - 1:00pm DEM 338
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 F 11:10am - 12:00pm DEM 338

Booklist

Physics by Inquiry: An Introduction to Physics and the Physical Sciences, Vol. 1 ISBN-13: 978-0471144403 ISBN-10: 0471144401 Can be obtained from Amazon for approximately $10