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Physics C10/LS C70V: Physics for future Presidents AKA Descriptive Introduction to Physics

Physics C10/LS C70V: Physics for future Presidents AKA Descriptive Introduction to Physics

The most interesting and important topics in physics, stressing conceptual understanding rather than math, with applications to current events. Topics covered may vary and may include energy and conservation, radioactivity, nuclear physics, the Theory of Relativity, lasers, explosions, earthquakes, superconductors, and quantum physics.

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Najeh Jisrawi
Najeh Jisrawi (Faculty)
8 years ago

This famed course has an amazing effect on students.

I have not used the material for my calsses, but have on occassion gifted the book to students who performed so well in my general physics course, and they found the materials extremely attractive.

CJ Fearnley
CJ Fearnley (Explorer in Universe)
9 years ago

Berkeley has changed their web site removing the original link that I provided.  The following alternative versions are available:

Spring 2010:  http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=810FF8DB5EB87B5F

Fall 2010:  http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F0BF3C8A86FF549D

Spring 2006:  http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=095393D5B42B2266

CJ Fearnley
CJ Fearnley (Explorer in Universe)
9 years ago

I wrote a detailed review of this excellent, OER, on-line video course at http://blog.cjfearnley.com/2011/02/24/the-most-important-video-course-on-line-physics-c10ls-c70v-at-berkeley/

Time spent reviewing site: several hours per week for some four months