NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2018  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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CHEM 1090 - Fundamentals of the Physical Universe


 

This course is a one-semester overview of physical science for students planning to become elementary educators. Fundamental concepts of physics and chemistry introduced include mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, atomic theory, bonding and chemical reactions. The course presents physical science concepts in a lecture/laboratory format integrating constructivist strategies into the presentation of the material. The course provides an introduction to fundamental chemistry and physics principles and stresses hands-on exercises.

Co-requisites:

EDCI 1440 Physical Science Seminar for Elementary Education



General Education Requirement: Physical Science

Credits: 4

Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours plus 2 lab hours per week



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