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2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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PHY 201 - Inquiry: The Mechanical and Thermal World

Course stresses understanding physical science to allow one to explain concepts to others, whatever the audience. Focus is on the development of fundamental concepts, reasoning and critical thinking skills through discovery learning and Socratic dialogue in the laboratory setting. Topics include mass, volume, density, buoyancy, heat, temperature, electric circuits. (Ideal for students preparing for careers in education.) Fulfills Foundations - Physical Sciences with a Lab. (0-0-6). Offered fall semester.

Credits: 4

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