Captured by my students and myself, documentation of experiential learning via rocket launches and catapult building.
Below is a portion of the courses I have taught (See my CV for complete course list) and the associated educational materials I have created. Feel free to use documents and media with attribution to this website.
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Spring 2016-Spring 2023
Physics for Life Sciences I & II: Lecture & Laboratory @ Chapman University
This course is primarily for students majoring in biological sciences or in pre-clinical programs: A calculus based, general introduction to physics and its principles, with applications to biological systems. I and II cover topics in classical mechanics and E & M.
Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Algebra-Based Physics: Mechanics @ Orange Coast College
The first semester of a two-semester sequence covering all topics in basic physics. Requires algebra and trigonometry. Satisfies the requirements for biological sciences and technical programs except physics, chemistry, and engineering.
Conceptual Physics @ Orange Coast College
A brief, but complete presentation of the fundamental phenomena and laws in physics, with experimental illustrations, enhancing the development of conceptual scientific thinking.
Fall 2016-Winter 2017
Introduction to Astronomy Laboratory @ Orange Coast College
A laboratory course designed for non-science majors that provided practical experience with the scientific method through outdoor astronomical observations and indoor analysis of