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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. Prerequisite: Basic Algebra, 74854793 or Elem Algebra w/Apps , 10804110 or Elem Algegra w/Apps, 10834110 or Algebra Concepts 10804140 with a grade of C or score of 40+ on the algebra component of COMPASS.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Basic Algebra, 74854793 or Elem Algebra w/Apps , 10804110 or Elem Algegra w/Apps, 10834110 or Algebra Concepts 10804140 with a grade of C or score of 40+ on the algebra component of COMPASS

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Course Offerings

last updated: 01:02:52 PM Apr 17 2014

Students have until the day before the class starts to register for online, accelerated and short-term classes. After that point, students must obtain permission from the instructor to register and will have until the last date to enroll to use the permission granted to register. For all other classes, students have until the last date to enroll if seats are available.

This is a list of classes scheduled at various Madison Area Technical College locations. For complete, up-to-date information - including availability - please search for classes through myMadisonCollege.

Portage Campus

Catalog/Class # Semester Class Dates Meeting Times Instructor Mode of Instruction Approximate Tuition*  

 

  20806220
Class #34556
Fall 2014-2015 Sep 4 2014 -
Dec 18 2014
5:30 PM-8:15 PM
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   In Person $515.55Seats Available: 19

 

Truax Campus

Catalog/Class # Semester Class Dates Meeting Times Instructor Mode of Instruction Approximate Tuition*  

 

  20806220
Class #33076
Fall 2014-2015 Sep 2 2014 -
Dec 11 2014
2:30 PM-3:45 PM
T R
Caplan,William J  In Person $546.72Seats Available: 16

 

  20806220
Class #63199
Spring 2013-2014 Jan 13 2014 -
May 7 2014
10:00 AM-11:15 AM
M W
Goodman,Brian M  In Person $530.53 Last Date to Enroll: Jan 19 2014

 

*Important Tuition and Fee Information: Tuition and fees for summer and fall have not yet been set but are expected to increase by approximately 5%. Final costs will be calculated after April 1. Please check your account balance at that time.