Excite with Science - Physics!

Ref: C3671684

An introduction to the FUNdamentals of Physics: A practical science course that WILL prove science is fun and not scary, you will want more! After joining this course you will be able to inspire your family to enjoy science too!

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

To prove that science can be interesting, accessible and fun!

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify a dependent and an independent variable
  • Explain what weightlessness is and where it occurs
  • Explain Newton’s laws in simple terms
  • Describe 4 forces
  • Explain the six parts of an experiment

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • You could progress to Higher Education courses. Follow link to the PEARL website for information http://pearl.open.ac.uk/
  • WEA: Completing the Science made simple – Chemistry and Biology courses too! Complete the Helping in Schools course Non-WEA: GCSE Science or GCSE Physics

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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