MGLU4116 - Further topics in phyiscs for teachers (1-7)


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100 HJELPEMIDD

Course content

This course builds on earlier physics topics from the courses Natural Science 1 and 2. It gives the students in-depth knowledge on some selected topics in physics that are relevant for the society and/or for the students' everyday life. The overarching themes for the topics are decided by the teachers, and the students acquire knowledge about these topics through inquiry-based projects.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has in-depth knowledge on selected topics in physics
  • has in-depth knowledge on inquiry-based teaching and learning methods used in the course


The student

  • can acquire relevant knowledge in physics through inquiry-based approaches
  • can find and acquire relevant subject matter in physics
  • can develop their own experiments and analysis methods and has experience with challenges that may arise in the process
  • can reflect on and analyze the experiences from the exploratory work, both from a student and teacher perspective, and link the reflections and analysis to science didactic theory


The student

  • can understand the relevance of physics and connect it to issues in the society and/or in students' everyday life
  • has developed critical thinking
  • has developed the ability to collaborate in team.

Learning methods and activities

  • Inquiry-based approaches in physics topics.
  • Lectures
  • Project colloquia

Teaching in English when English-speaking students participate, otherwise the course is given in Norwegian.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory assignments according to course description 

Further on evaluation

Compulsory assignments:

  • Being present at minimum 80% of project colloquia
  • Assignments related to the progression in the project
  • Didactical reflection
  • Project presentation

All compulsory assignments have to be approved before the candidate can take the exam. Candidates who risk to be denied exam due to lack of approved compulsory assignments, shall be warned in accordance with the study regulations at NTNU.


Semester task, in group, grade A-F Permitted examination aids: All

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (MGLU1-7) - some programmes

Required previous knowledge

Candidate must have successfully passed Natural Science 1 and completed Natural Science 2 to begin Cycle 2 courses. Passing is understood as the student completing the course and passing the examination. Completed is understood as having all obligatory coursework approved and qualifying the student for the course examination.

Course materials

The final list of the course material are available at Blackboard.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Teacher Education
  • Life Sciences
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 HJELPEMIDD





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Assignment 100/100 HJELPEMIDD INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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