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PHYS010 PO - Questioning Physics

When Offered: Last offered spring 2020.
Instructor(s): E. Quetin
Credit: 1

Through asking questions and seeking answers, Physics has transformed the world by challenging beliefs, intuition and common sense. But as the frontiers of what is known about natural universe expand further from everyday experience and technologies demand ever more attention and care, how does one make sense of the world? In this discussion-based tour of physical principles, practices and theories, students will ask questions, do Physics, question answers and question the practice of Physics itself. Intended for students without previous scientific background. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 4; Speaking Intensive



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