About The Instructor
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Session, Dates: 5 (10/20/2014 - 12/13/2014)
Location: Moon Campus
Seats Available: APPT
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
nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry
oxidation-reduction reactions and electrochemistry
quantum mechanics and dark matter
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.
Gavin A. Buxton
Associate Professor of Physics
John Jay 211