Learning Goals & Objectives
Appreciate the nature of scientific knowledge and the methods by which it is acquired.
Explaining scientific results to non-experts.
Understand the concepts underlying physics and astronomy.
Stating and using appropriate concepts to solve problems in the areas of:
- astronomy and cosmology
- motion and energy, electricity, light, and the structure of matter
- waves and sound
- mechanics and thermodynamics
- electricity, magnetism and optics
- special relativity and atomic physics
- classical mechanics
- statistical mechanics
- quantum mechanics
Use analytical and quantitative reasoning to solve physics problems.
Analyzing and solving quantitative physics problems.
Work effectively in a hands-on laboratory environment.
Using experimental apparatus to collect data.
Work in a group.
Working as a team to analyze experimental data.
Communicate results effectively.
Preparing well-written lab reports in an appropriate format.