Electricity and Magnetism

PHY 6502 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Uses hands-on inquiry experiences to offer students an in-depth exploration of the following concepts and principles: reflection, refraction, interference of waves, electric and magnetic forces and fields, electrical circuits, electromagnetism and the electromagnetic spectrum. This course aspires to immerse teachers in the process of inquiry, build teachers’ awareness of their role as facilitators in a student-centered environment, and help them address effectively students’ and their own common pre- and misconceptions specific to the curriculum materials. This course is contextualized to the Full Option Science System (FOSS) “Magnetism and Electricity” and Active Physics “Home” and “Communication” curriculum modules.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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