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ERIC Number: ED001316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Jul
Pages: 68
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CURRICULUM GUIDES IN PHYSICS--GENERAL ADVANCED PLACEMENT, COLLEGE LEVEL.
WESNER, GORDON E.
THE GENERAL PHYSICS CURRICULUM IS PLANNED FOR THOSE WHOSE GENERAL ABILITY IS BETTER THAN AVERAGE AND IS OFFERED IN GRADES 11 OR 12. GENERAL OBJECTIVES ARE, TO DEVELOP CRITICAL THINKING THROUGH THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD, TO UNDERSTAND BASIC PHYSICAL LAWS AND MAN'S PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE, AND TO DEVELOP A SCIENTIFIC ABILITY AND INTEREST. ELEVEN UNITS OF STUDY ARE OUTLINED WITH EXPERIMENTS AND RELATED ACTIVITIES. SAMPLE TESTS ARE INCLUDED. SOME OF THE AREAS COVERED ARE--MOLECULAR PHYSICS, FORCE AND MOTION, HEAT, LIGHT, ELECTRICITY, AND MECHANICS. THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PHYSICS COURSE IS A COLLEGE LEVEL COURSE TAUGHT IN HIGH SCHOOLS FOR A SELECTED GROUP OF HIGHLY ABLE STUDENTS. UNITS ARE OUTLINED IN MECHANICS, HEAT, WAVE MOTION, ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM, OPTICS, AND ATOMIC PHYSICS. A SAMPLE TEST REQUIRING A FULL UNDERSTANDING OF THE CONCEPTS TAUGHT IS INCLUDED TO AID THE TEACHER IN STUDENT EVALUATION, TEXTS, REFERENCES, AUDIOVISUAL AIDS AND PROFESSIONAL AIDS ARE LISTED IN THE GUIDE.
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Authoring Institution: Kansas City School District, MO.
Identifiers: KANAS CITY; MISSOURI