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6030 ELECTRONICS FOR TEACHERS (3 credits) For science and mathematics teachers licensed in Minnesota to upgrade their licensures to teach physics. The instructional format is hands-on lab-based, with students creating and analyzing breadboard circuits and the instructor providing explanations of technique and theory on an as-needed basis. Covers a broad survey of practical topics, with students wiring up several common circuits of practical usefulness as well as relevance in the high school classroom. Prerequisites: One year of introductory physics and Minnesota teaching license in science or mathematics.

6040 OPTICS FOR TEACHERS (3 credits) For science and mathematics teachers licensed in Minnesota to upgrade their licensures to teach physics. An introduction to modern optics with emphasis on geometric optics. Wave optics is introduced sufficiently to enable interpretation of diffraction, interference, and laser effects. Prerequisites: One year of introductory physics and Minnesota teaching license in science or mathematics.

6050 MODERN PHYSICS FOR TEACHERS (3 credits) For science and mathematics teachers licensed in Minnesota to upgrade their licensures to teach physics. An introduction to modern physics (1900 to present). Prerequisites: One year of introductory physics and Minnesota teaching license in science or mathematics.


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