Concepts of Physics: Heat and Waves

Concepts of Physics: Heat and Waves

Course Number: PHYS X412.D

3 units

Fundamental concepts of heat and waves. Topics include:

  • Heat
  • Thermodynamics
  • Vibrations and waves
  • Sound
  • Light and reflection
  • Refraction
  • Interference and diffraction
  • Subatomic physics


Demonstrations, hands-on activity, and computer simulations appropriate for secondary students are presented. This course is aligned with both the state and national science standards.

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