Physics introduction


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Physics introduction

  1. 1. Physics The Basic Science
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>A body of knowledge growing all the time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human activity and a body of knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systematized body of knowledge based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on nature and facts of life. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>About general principles foreign to observable commonsense statements </li></ul></ul>SCIENCE
  3. 3. Philosophy Natural Philosophy Ethics Physical Sciences Biological Sciences Physics Chemistry Astronomy Botany Zoology Ecology
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Branch of science which deals with the study of matter and energy </li></ul></ul>Physics
  5. 5. <ul><li>Mechanics: </li></ul><ul><li>Force and Motion </li></ul><ul><li>Kinematics: description of motion </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamics: description of causes of changes in motion </li></ul>Branches of Physics
  6. 6. <ul><li>Thermodynamics </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship of Heat and Mechanics which includes a thorough study of energy </li></ul>Branches of Physics
  7. 7. <ul><li>Waves </li></ul><ul><li>Deals with how energy is transferred that includes concepts of light and sound </li></ul>Branches of Physics
  8. 8. <ul><li>Electricity and Magnetism </li></ul><ul><li>Deals with characteristics and behavior of matter. </li></ul>Branches of Physics
  9. 9. <ul><li>Relativity and Modern Physics </li></ul><ul><li>Deals with all concepts not covered in the first 4 branches </li></ul>Branches of Physics
  10. 10. Scientific Method <ul><li>A method that is extremely effective in gaining, organizing, and applying new knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Practiced within the context of scientific thinking </li></ul>
  11. 11. Scientific Method <ul><li>Scientific Hypothesis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An educated guess that is only presumed to be factual when demonstrated so be experiment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scientific Law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Order in nature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hypothesis that has been tested over and over again and have always been found to be true. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Scientific Method <ul><li>Scientific Fact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Close agreement by competent observers of the same phenomena </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scientific Theory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A synthesis of a large body of information that encompasses well-tested and verified hypotheses about certain aspects of the world. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Tools in Science <ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Quantities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quantities that describe matter. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be classified as FUNDAMENTAL QUANTITIES or DERIVED QUANTITIES </li></ul></ul></ul>