PHYSICS 420 - Physics for Educators
Section: 002
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Credits:
3
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHYSICS 106.
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Lab Fee:
25.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
School of Education concentrators.
Other Course Info:
W.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

PHYSICS 420 is a survey course for students preparing to teach at the elementary classroom level. The goal of the course is to provide a good and practical appreciation of the basic laws that govern our universe. In addition to homework questions, there will be a variety of hands-on activities designed to demonstrate the rules of physics in action which might be adapted for use in elementary classrooms.

PHYSICS 420 - Physics for Educators
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
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TuTh 3:00PM - 4:30PM
002 (LEC)
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3EDU ELEMENTARY ALL
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TuTh 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Note: This section is reserved for students in the elementary education program.
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Note:
"Conceptual Physics, 11e" is required; however, students may choose which version they would like to use. The three options are: 1) Hewitt: Conceptual Physics, 11/E (standard text) ISBN: 9780321568090 2) Hewitt: Conceptual Physics, Books a la Carte Edition, 11/E (unbound for placement in a binder) ISBN-13: 9780321696212 3) Hewitt: Conceptual Physics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 11/E (purchased online via "CourseSmart") URL: http://www.coursesmart.com ISBN-13: 9780321596369
ISBN: 9780321568090
Conceptual physics, Author: written and illustrated by Paul G. Hewitt., Publisher: Addison-Wesley 11th ed. 2010
Required
ISBN: 9780321696212
Conceptual Physics Books a La Carte Edition., Publisher: Addison-Wesley 2009
Optional
ISBN: 9780321596369
Conceptual Physics online
Optional
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