Concepts of Physics: Mechanics

Concepts of Physics: Mechanics

Course Number: PHYS X412.B

3 units

Fundamental concepts of mechanics. Topics include:

  • Experimentation and investigation
  • Motion in one and two dimensions
  • Forces and the law of motion
  • Work and energy
  • Momentum and collisions
  • Totational motion and the law of gravity
  • Rotational equilibrium and dynamics
  • Fluid mechanics

Demonstrations, experiments, and computer simulations appropriate for secondary classrooms are presented. This course is aligned with both the state and national science standards.

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