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PHYS-107 (13)

Elementary Physics (4 credits)

MTu ThF 2:00-3:40pm · 1110 Rood Hall

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Registration Call Number = 20939

Ostdiek & Bord 4th Edition

This Course was for Spring 2002.


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The Final Exam was Tuesday 25 June 2002 at 2:00pm

This Week in PHYS-107 at 2:00


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Course Descriptions from the WMU Undergraduate Catalog

via Registrar’s Web Site (http://sims.wmich.edu)

PHYS 107 Elementary Physics – 4 hrs. –

This course surveys physics from mechanics to modern physics in one semester. It is designed for students in curricula requiring a one semester course at the level of general college physics. A student can not receive credit for both PHYS 107 and any of the following: PHYS 109, PHYS 113, or PHYS 205.

PHYS 108 Elementary Physics Laboratory – 1 hrs. –

This is a laboratory course which includes exercises related to topics covered in PHYS 107. Normally this course is taken concurrently with PHYS 107. A student may not receive credit for both PHYS 108 and any of the following: PHYS 109, PHYS 114, or PHYS 206. Prerequisite: PHYS 107 concurrently.

Course Goals:

TO BECOME KNOWLEDGEABLE and FUNCTIONAL in using physical science concepts and conceptual relationships to describe, predict and explain events in the everyday world. TO UNDERSTAND the basic nature of science, that it consists of two kinds of truths, some observationally true and other truths that are accepted because of supported theories. TO UNDERSTAND how scientists talk about the world and to understand how this differs from how non-scientists talk about the world. TO ACCEPT the importance of the knowledge of "how we know something is so" in science. TO UNDERSTAND the importance of prior conceptions about the physical world in learning (and teaching) physical science and how it interacts with Nature.

Significant Dates:
July  2 Tue - Grades Due at Noon
This Class is OVER




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Exam 2 Answers: 1abcdef 1ghij 2abcd 2e 3ab 3c 3d 3e .

Exam 3 Answers: 1abcdefg 1hij 2ab 2cde 3ab 3c 3de.

Final Exam Answers: 1abcd 1efghij 2abcde 3ab 3cde 4abc 4de

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