This course is designed for those who are learning to teach Algebra-Based physics for middle school or high school students, focusing on conveying physics and mathematical concepts and understandings. This course concentrates on the core topics of mechanics, electricity and magnetism. Secondary topics in the course include simple harmonic motion, waves, light, and the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom. The topics, and their order of presentation in the course, are geared towards reinforcing skills in algebra, while requiring no trigonometry.

Course Format

The first 15 modules of this course all contain a short answer assignment, a quiz, a lab, and a module exam. Make sure that you familiarize yourself with each of the short answer assignment’s grading rubric. Each module also contains practice problems, videos, and interactives to facilitate your learning. In module 16, you’ll be writing a reflection paper about what you’ve learned in the course and completing a comprehensive final exam.

Number of Credits: 6