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Physics of Everyday Life

Credits: 3Catalog #20806220

Have you ever looked at something and said to yourself "I wonder how that works?" If so, this is the course for you. The Physics of Everyday Life will explore basic principles of physics including classical mechanics, fluids, heat, resonance, waves, light and electricity and magnetism through the lens of everyday objects. We will gain insight through studying objects such as bumper cars, roller coasters, light bulbs, musical instruments and microwave ovens.

Enrollment Requirements: Prereq: Basic Alg (74854793) or Elem Alg w/Apps (10804110) or Elem Alg w/Apps (10834110) with a grade of C or higher or COMP Alg 40+ or ACT Math 20+ or ACCP Elem Alg 65+ and ACCP Coll Level Math 20+.

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Class #31777
Fall 2016 Aug 30 2016 -
Dec 8 2016
2:30 PM-3:45 PM
Lang, Laura  In Person $569.85Seats Available: 10