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An algebra-based, introductory college-level physics course that explores topics such as fluid statics and dynamics; thermodynamics with kinetic theory; PV diagrams and probability; electrostatics; electrical circuits with capacitors; magnetic fields; electromagnetism; physical and geometric optics; and a whole lot more.

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Hours 9
Language English
Subjects Science
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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Assistant Undergraduate Physics Researcher $19k

Course Mentor, Physics and Geosciences $46k

Research Administrator, Applied & Engineering Physics, Biomedical Engineering Lead $49k

Science Teacher- Biology, Chemistry, and Physics $50k

Physics/Math Instructor $56k

Assistant Physics Grader $58k

9Th Grade Physics Teacher $58k

Research Associate Physics – Instrumentation Systems $68k

Professor of Chemistry and Physics $85k

Physics Based Modeling Group Leader $111k

Assistant Physics Research $114k

Assistant Physics Tutor - Department of Physics $120k

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Fluids

Atmospheric pressure is like an invisible friend who is always squeezing you with a big hug. Learn more about pressure, buoyant force, and flowing fluid so you can appreciate the...

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Thermodynamics

Heat can be useful, but it can also be annoying. Understanding heat and the flow of heat allows us to build heat sinks that prevent our computers from overheating, build better...

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Electric charge, field, and potential

Electric forces hold together the atoms and molecules in your eyes which allow you to read this sentence. Take a moment and learn about the force that holds our bodies...

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Magnetic forces, magnetic fields, and Faraday's law

Magnetic fields are extremely useful. The magnetic field of the Earth shields us from harmful radiation from the Sun, magnetic fields allow us to diagnose medical problems using...

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Electromagnetic waves and interference

Light can seem mysterious. What is light made out of? What causes color? How do 3D movies work? Learn about some of the mysterious properties of light in these tutorials.This...

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Geometric optics

Light waves can be bent and reflected to form new and sometimes altered images. Understanding how light rays can be manipulated allows us to create better contact lenses, fiber...

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Quantum Physics

Do you want to describe the microscopic world of atoms and nuclei? Well, classical physics isn't going to cut it. You'll need quantum physics to explain things like atomic energy...

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Hours 9
Language English
Subjects Science
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Assistant Undergraduate Physics Researcher $19k

Course Mentor, Physics and Geosciences $46k

Research Administrator, Applied & Engineering Physics, Biomedical Engineering Lead $49k

Science Teacher- Biology, Chemistry, and Physics $50k

Physics/Math Instructor $56k

Assistant Physics Grader $58k

9Th Grade Physics Teacher $58k

Research Associate Physics – Instrumentation Systems $68k

Professor of Chemistry and Physics $85k

Physics Based Modeling Group Leader $111k

Assistant Physics Research $114k

Assistant Physics Tutor - Department of Physics $120k