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Robin Elizabeth Spayde
B CUSP 110
Bothell Campus

Discovery Core I: The Natural World

Examines an important social issue such as ecology, the role of technology in society, bioethics, or global and local health concerns through interdisciplinary investigation, and the disciplined scientific study of the natural world. Offered: A.

Class description

This course fulfills a Natural World requirement, while exploring important discoveries in physics through explorations in history, basic mathematics, and writing. We will examine several big topics in science: the Copernican Revolution, Newtonian Mechanics, Einsteinís Relativity, the Bohr Einstein debate, Quantum Mechanics, and the Big Bang.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Robin Elizabeth Spayde
Date: 11/16/2011