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Course Title: General College Physics Course PHYS201 Abbreviation: No. Of Units: 4 School Year: Semester: Prerequisite Course/s: Class Schedule: Room Assignment: Consultation Schedule: Consultation Room: 2011-2012 1st/2nd Math 101, Math 102
Course Facilitator: Office: Contact No: E-mail:
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Rm 305 Main Building, UST
Physics 201 covers selected fundamental physics concepts and application to life sciences. Topics include mechanics, heat and thermodynamics, wave motion and sound, electricity and magnetism and nuclear physics.
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State correctly basic physical laws and principles Analyze and solve problems in physics Evaluate and describe technological advances related to physics Apply physics principles in the solution of problems related to life sciences
1. accuracy, honesty, critical thinking and reasoning in solving problems 2. positive attitudes towards the study of natural phenomena and their causes 3. Respect for the opinions of others, recognizing the importance of evidence and the use of critical evaluation of differing scientific opinions related to various aspects of physics. 4. Respect for the finite resources of our mother earth and responsible use of technology 5. Scientific thinking and problem-solving techniques 6. Positive attitudes toward themselves, others, learning as a lifelong process, physics and the environment. 7. Appreciation of role of physics to understand the world and universe in which you live. 8. Gratitude to God for creating the universe
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES 1. Functional body of knowledge and skills 2. Information literacy 3. Preparedness for life-long learning 4. Logical, critical and creative problem solving skills 5. Communication abilities 6. Teamwork and collaborative skills 7. Commitment to Christian
(3=Major, 2=Minor, 1=Minimal, 0=No Focus)
LEVEL OF FOCUS 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
ACTIVITIES / ASSESSMENT Graded recitations and board works, quizzes, long examinations Graded recitations and board works, quizzes, long examinations Performance tasks Graded recitations and board works, quizzes, long examinations Recitations, oral and written reports, reflection essays Investigatory group project Reflection essay
values 8. Awareness to national concerns and cultural diversity 3 Investigatory group project
Activity / Media
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1.Differentiate vector quantity from scalar quantity 2.Give examples of vector and scalar quantities 3.Add two or more vectors using the graphical and the analytical methods 4.Resolve a given vector into its horizontal and vertical components 5. Give the negative of a vector and calculate the difference between two vectors 6. Enumerate the different ways of vector multiplication and give examples for each 7.Differentiate cross product from dot product 8.Multiply vectors 1.Define displacement, velocity, acceleration, free fall and projectile motion 2. Differentiate instantaneous velocity from average velocity and calculate each 3. State the five kinematic equations on motion, explain the symbols used and state the condition
Lecture/ Discussion Film Showing Problem Solving
Vectors and Scalars Addition of Vectors Vector Difference Vector Multiplication
Motion Frame of Reference and Position Distance and displacement Speed and Velocity Acceleration Kinematic equations for Uniformly accelerated motion
Lecture /Discussion Use of power point Problem Solving Visuals
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