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    Vassar College
  Feb 21, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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PHYS 100 - Physics in Motion

1 unit(s)
Motion is much of what physics is about and motion can be seen all around us. Recent technological advances in digital video and computers allow many motions to be filmed, analyzed and studied. We begin by filming a variety of objects in motion and uncover the physics inside. In the second half of the semester groups focus on topics (of their choice) of interest to K-12 students. Each group produces a DVD, incorporating video, text, and other media into the project to help explain the physics behind the scenes. The DVD project is presented in local K-12 schools as a final exercise. Cindy Schwarz.

Not open to students who have taken PHYS 113 , or received AP credit for PHYS 113 .

Not offered in 2017/18.

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