Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the invisible man?
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Or why you sound so good when you sing in the shower?
Perhaps you’ve wondered why your face is upside down when you look in a spoon?
Wes Olson answers those questions and more in Physics 101 , the high school science curriculum by Westfield Studios.
If you don’t consider yourself a science geek and feel a little intimidated when it comes to teaching physics, this course may be just what you need.
The program includes four DVDs that contain more than 11 hours of content, including:
1. Introduction to Physics
The Physics of Light
2. Light and Color
3. Mirrors and Lenses
4. Invisibility and Speed of Light
The Physics of Sound
5. Introduction to Sound
6. Acoustics: the Sound of Music
The Physics of Heat
7. What is Fire?
8. The Three Laws of Thermodynamics
9. Refrigeration: Hot and Cold
The Physics of Electricity
10. What is Electricity?
11. Outlets and Circuits
12. Batteries and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
The Physics of Motion
13. The Life of Isaac Newton
14. The Universal Law of Gravity
15. The 1st Law of Motion
16. The 2nd and 3rd Laws of Motion
The Physics of The Weird
17. The Life of Albert Einstein
19. Quantum Mechanics
The Future of Physics
20. The future of Physics
One of the disks includes a PDF guidebook with quizzes and discussion questions covering the material presented in each segment.
It’s wonderful to simply pop in a DVD and let Mr. Olson take your students on a journey into God’s amazing universe. They will learn about Newton’s laws and the complex concepts behind quantum mechanics. He will teach you and your children about the physics of light, sound, heat, electricity, motion, and more.
You’ll also explore the life of famous scientists Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein.
You’ll even peek into the future of physics.
We particularly appreciate the biblical worldview that undergirds the course.
Mr. Olson is a Multnomah Bible College graduate and a veteran filmmaker of 20 years. He makes a complex subject simple to comprehend and succeeds in engaging his audience with a well-organized and easy to follow format.
Simply viewing the DVDs will give your students a thorough overview of the world of physics. Dig into all the resources provided, and you have a complete high school science course!
Stacy Farrell helps parents equip their children to stand firm for truth in the midst of this crazy culture. She writes books on time management, motherhood, manhood, philosophy (Philosophy Adventure), and writing, but she considers her role as wife to Roger and mother to two precious sons as her greatest work. Find her @ HomeschoolAdventure.com.