The discoveries and new ideas of the early 20th century led to two new theories: relativity and quantum physics. These two theories form the basis for physics as it is practiced today and are already having a significant impact on 21st century engineering.
Modern Physics is a trimester physics course that covers selected topics in special relativity, quantum physics and nuclear physics.
Just click on the title of each section:
Information about weekly assignments: readings, homework, class work, tests and research projects.
Final projects: topics, research links, presentation dates and general guidelines for report, Power Point and oral presentation.
The Modern Physics curriculum with all unit objectives.
General information about: materials, assignments, homework,
tests, grading policy and make-up work.
Complete online tutorials organized by Physics topic with lecture notes, animations and step-by-step problem solving.
Inquiry-oriented activities that adapt the main guidelines of a Web Quest.
Step-by-step general suggestions and strategies in solving physics problems.