SLE123 - Physics for the Life Sciences
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
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Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
3 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 x 1-hour online classes per week, and 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week.
Students of the life sciences have a growing need to acquire an effective working knowledge of the physical sciences. In this unit, physics concepts such as mechanics, energy, fluids, waves, sound, electricity, optics, and atoms, will be explored and related to biology and biomedical science. Students will use evidence to demonstrate and evaluate knowledge of fundamental physics principles, and will also have the opportunity to design and conduct their own experiments to evaluate how physics is related to life.
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