PHY205: The Physics of Everyday Life   






Physics of Everyday Life - Course Homepage

PHY205-H1S: Winter 2014


Physics is all around us every day of our lives.  In this course we will take a careful look at familiar experiences and objects around us, and see how they are viewed through the eyes of a physicist.  There are no prerequisites for this course; only basic algebraic and geometric mathematical skills are needed.

Course Outline

Required Text: "Conceptual Physics" 11th edition, by Paul Hewitt (C)2011 by Pearson Education

Checking Marks:  To check your marks in the course please log on to .  You should see "Physics Everyday Life" in your "My Courses" list. 

All students registered in this course are required to have an iclicker personal response system, which are available at the  Campus Bookstore. Each clicker has a unique ID which you must enter on the course page on portal under Tools - i>clicker Remote Registration.  During class time these will be used for informal discussion questions as well as quizzes which count toward your participation mark. iclicker been adopted as the official response system of the University of Toronto, and the bookstore tells me they will be buying back used clickers at the end of the semester.

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