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Think Like a Physicist

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Course Date:

Ongoing

Duration:

4 weeks

Commitment:

7+ hours

Requirement:

See description

Course Type:

Self-paced

Credential:

Certificate (free)

Description

Gravity. It is all around us. Explore natural forces like buoyancy, waves, and how gravity makes it all happen. This Real Science Labs four-week online course give students a hands-on lab experience as they examine the forces of the natural world. The optional three-lab kit is specially priced and created for this course experience.

Lab kits can be purchased from Real Science Labs for $25. Visit www.realsciencelabs.com for more information.

Objectives

In this course, students will learn how to:

  • Compare the rates at which objects fall toward Earth.
  • Examine the relationship between the force of gravity and the distance between two objects.
  • Predict the behavior of fluids as a result of properties, including viscosity and density.
  • Demonstrate why objects sink or float.
  • Explain how a wave travels through a medium.
  • Predict how wave medium affects wave speed, frequency, and wavelength.
  • Demonstrate the Doppler Effect.


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Course Instructors

Caitlin Runne-Janczy

Caitlin Runne-Janczy Ph.D.

Instructor

Caitlin Runne-Janczy earned her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Iowa in 2013 and her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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