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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 101 - Physics by Inquiry I


A basic “hands-on” inquiry course. Students make observations in the laboratory which provide a basis for constructing physical concepts and developing the reasoning skills necessary to apply them to simple phenomena. Each semester, two or three topics will be chosen from the following list: properties of matter, observational astronomy, heat and temperature, light and optics (including color), electricity and magnetism and kinematics.

General Education Requirements: Lab in Basic or Applied Sciences

Prerequisites: Education majors or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 4