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Graduate Course Details
Number PHS 701
Title Physics and Its Applications for Middle School Teachers
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites An Introductory Physics course or the equivalent and admittance into the MAT in Middle School General Science program or the permission of the Instructor


This course includes topics that show how physics affects our lives. The first few topics use forces. The second set of topics include one type of energy or another and then the final topics are on light and sound. Throughout the course there are several topics that are closely related to engineering. Assignments and in class projects will help the student gain a deeper understanding of physics in our lives. News reports will be discussed in class. The students will prepare lesson plans that they will use in their classrooms. Thesis topics will be investigated.