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Physical Science for Teachers
PHS FOR TEACH
CLASS CODE: PH.S 110 CREDITS:  4 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: PHYSICS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Physical Science requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: For Elementary Education Majors Only.
A study of the fundamental concepts in physics and chemistry appropriate for preparing Education majors for teaching Physical Science. Includes a three-hour lab per week.
DESCRIPTION: A study of the fundamental concepts in physics and chemistry appropriate for preparing Education majors for teaching Physical Science.
TOPICS: Topics include motion, energy, heat & temperature, waves, electricity, magnetism, light, atomic models, periodic table, chemical formulas, acids and bases, and nuclear physics.
OBJECTIVES: To gain an appreciation of the basic concepts and principles of physics and chemistry and show how these come into play over and over again in our lives.
REQUIREMENTS: Homework is assigned from the exercises in the textbook. Everyone will teach elementary school labs to their classmates and will need to compile a lab notebook with at least 30 experiments that can be used in elementary school.
PREREQUISITES: Elementary Education Major
Concurrent Registration: None
Math Level: Moderate use of high school algebra 1.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2002