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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 105 - NPS How Things Work

4.00 credit.
(Natural and Physical Science Core Course)
Based on activities experienced in daily life, students will learn several physical concepts. By experiencing science at work students will become more comfortable with it and will understand the predictable nature of the universe and dispel the “magic” of science and technology. Students learn how various technologies work and will develop their physical intuition of the world. Topics may include: amusement park rides, bicycles, baseball, human movement, automobiles, clocks, musical instruments, audio amplifiers, radio, lasers, cameras, computers, copiers, power generation and distribution, and nuclear reactors. Course will include a laboratory component each week. *Corequisite(s): PHY 105L. Hours: lecture 3, laboratory 1.5.