This online course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of physics. It covers the basics, including motion, force and energy, electricity and magnetism, and optics. You will learn about different techniques used in analyzing physical phenomena as well as how to develop a deeper understanding of mathematical principles. You will also gain an understanding of how to apply your knowledge to build models that can explain real-world events and curious observations.
Through interactive lectures, readings, discussions, videos, and assignments you will develop your knowledge of basic physics while learning practical skills such as solving equations, predicting outcomes under varying conditions, and making predictions for future experiments. This course is ideal for those who are new to learning about physics or are interested in pursuing a path involving more advanced topics in the subject.
- Understand foundation concepts in physics
- Analyze physical phenomena
- Utilize scientific principles
- Develop strategies utilizing data from experiments
- Calculate motion and force
- Describe electrical circuits
- Explain concepts regarding magnetism
- Comprehend methods for optics
- Derive solutions for quantum mechanics
- Identify areas needing further exploration