Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
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After completing this course, the student will be able to:
Believe that scientific literacy is possible for any person.
Recognize that science is fun and interesting.
Find that an understanding of the scientific world is easier if physical principles at work are also understood.
Be motivated to make science a lifetime interest.
Appreciate that science is a universal language that transcends race, cultures, and geography.
Relate to different learning styles through group work in discussion and laboratory activities.
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.
History of science.
Newton's Laws (kinematics, dynamics), energy, machines
Waves and sound
Atomic theory, radioactivity, heat, chemical activity
Electricity and magnetism
EM spectrum and light
Topics in Earth Science: