Study physics abroad in Europe -- virtually! Learn the basics of physics on location in Italy, the Netherlands and the UK, by answering some of the discipline's major questions from over the last 2000 years. Why Take This Course?
This unique class gives you the chance to see the sites where physics history was made and learn some of the subject's most captivating concepts.
Lesson 1: How can we measure the circumference of the Earth?
Basics of geometry and trigonometry
Lesson 2: How do objects move?
Data analysis and kinematics
Lesson 3: What causes motion?
Forces, acceleration, and Newton’s Laws
Lesson 4: How can we use motion?
Work, energy, and simple machines
Lesson 5: How can we determine our longitude at sea?
Simple harmonic motion
Lesson 6: What is electricity?
Charge and electric fields
Lesson 7: What is left to discover?
Modern physics and open questions