PHYS6100-A Adv Tpc/Ped Strat: Phys Sci    (Fall 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 5 (10/21/2013 - 12/14/2013)

Days: R

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 306

Seats Available: 38 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is recommended for certified teachers hoping to gain a deeper understanding of content and pedagogical techniques in the Physical Sciences. The National Science Teachers Association Standards for Science Teacher Certification and the Pennsylvania State Standards in Science & Technology are a major focus. The topics in this course may include, but not be limited to: optics and light electromagnetism nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry organic nomenclature oxidation-reduction reactions and electrochemistry chemical equilibrium chemical kinetics quantum mechanics and dark matter nanotechnology global warming and renewable energies pedagogical application of simple in-class physics demonstrations Various laboratory techniques and instructional technologies will be employed throughout the course to foster discovery and to gain insights into these concepts.

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing

About The Instructor

Gavin A. Buxton
Associate Professor of Physics
 Science

buxton@rmu.edu
412-397-4033 phone
John Jay 211

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