Course - Modern Physics for lower secondary teachers (5-10) - MGLU4516
MGLU4516 - Modern Physics for lower secondary teachers (5-10)
Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades
|Evaluation||Weighting||Duration||Grade deviation||Examination aids|
|School exam||100/100||4 hours||HJELPEMIDD|
This course deals with selected topics in modern physics for lower secondary school teachers. These include: quantum physics, its foundations and applications; statistical physics and the relationship between microscopic and macroscopic laws; relativity theories, their principles and consequences; particle physics; technological applications of modern physics.
- has basic knowledge of quantum physics, its motivations, foundations and models
- has basic knowledge of statistical physics and the role probability and statistics play in physical phenomena
- has basic knowledge of particle physics, its development and models
- has further knowledge about how quantum theory describes the structure of the atomic nucleus, the atom, and molecules
- has knowledge about electromagnetic and particle radiation, and how these affect life and health
- has basic knowledge of the special and general theories of relativity
- has knowledge about technological applications based on quantum physics and relativity
- can use simple mathematics to formulate and solve simple problems in modern physics
- can convey to lower secondary school students how modern physics research and knowledge is connected to various technologies and medical applications
- has an understanding of the challenges associated with the gap between modern physics and classical theories
- is familiar with how modern physics is connected to everyday phenomena
- understands the relevance of modern physics in a technology-driven society
- has insight into how modern physics can be introduced to lower secondary school students on the basis of the applicable curriculum
Learning methods and activities
Lectures, exercises and activities. Teaching in English when English-speaking students participate, otherwise the course is given in Norwegian.
- mandatory assignments according to emnebeskrivelse
Further on evaluation
Compulsory assignments: Exercises and activities.
Examination Assessment method: Individual written exam, 4 hours.
Permitted aids: Tables in physics and chemistry without own notes or markings. Defined, simple calculator, ref. NTNU regulations.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (MGLU1-7) - some programmes
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (MGLU5-10) - some programmes
Recommended previous knowledge
Minimum 60 credits science.
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.
The final reading list is posted on Blackboard before the course starts.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: AUTUMN 2023
Language of instruction: Norwegian
- Teacher Education
Examination arrangement: School exam
- Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
- Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 HJELPEMIDD 2023-12-11 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates DI41 Idrettssenteret (Dragvoll) 14
- Spring UTS School exam 100/100 HJELPEMIDD PAPIR
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.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"