PHSCS 108

General Physics Lab 2

Physics and Astronomy College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Course Description

Lab experiments in electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Measuring and analyzing data.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Summer

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

0

Fixed

3

Other Prerequisites

Phscs 106 or concurrent enrollment

Note

Students should check with their department to learn if PHSCS 106 and 108 are required concurrently.

Title

Observing, measuring, and analyzing physical data

Learning Outcome

Make quantitative measurements with appropriate detectors and analyze the recorded data.

Title

Communicating scientific results

Learning Outcome

Evaluate experimental results and communicate them in reports and with group members.

Title

Proposing, evaluating, and revising models

Learning Outcome

Propose mechanistic and mathematical models for phenomena related to electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics.

Title

Designing and conducting experiments

Learning Outcome

Design and carry out experiments to test proposed models.