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PHY202H1
The Physics of Science Fiction and Gaming

Official description

The Physics of time travel, teleportation, levitation, invisibility, special effects, and other physics related topics found in literature, film, and gaming.  The course will analyze the realism of physical phenomena in these media, and consider the impact of these concepts on science and society.

Prerequisite
n.a.
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
PHY131H1/PHY132H1/PHY151H1/PHY152H1 taken previously or concurrently.
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            optional:  Physics Concepts and Connections 5th ed by Hobson
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI

Additional information

PHY202H1 is primarily intended as a Breadth Requirement course for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

course title
PHY202H1
session
fall
year of study
2nd year
time and location
24L: LEC0101 and LEC9101: MW2, Online Synchronous 12T: W3/W4, Online Synchronous Flipped Classroom Model
Course URL
http://www.physics.utoro…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.