About this Course

Study physics abroad in Europe -- virtually! Learn the basics of physics on location in Italy, the Netherlands and the UK, by answering some of the discipline's major questions from over the last 2000 years.

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Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 2 months
Skill Level
Beginner
Included in Course
  • Rich Learning Content

  • Interactive Quizzes

  • Taught by Industry Pros

  • Self-Paced Learning

  • Student Support Community

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Course Leads

  • Andy Brown
    Andy Brown

    Instructor

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1: How can we measure the circumference of the Earth?

Basics of geometry and trigonometry

Lesson 2: How do objects move?

Data analysis and kinematics

Lesson 3: What causes motion?

Forces, acceleration, and Newton’s Laws

Lesson 4: How can we use motion?

Work, energy, and simple machines

Lesson 5: How can we determine our longitude at sea?

Simple harmonic motion

Lesson 6: What is electricity?

Charge and electric fields

Lesson 7: What is left to discover?

Modern physics and open questions

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course is suitable for anyone; a basic understanding of algebra is suggested.

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Why Take This Course

This unique class gives you the chance to see the sites where physics history was made and learn some of the subject's most captivating concepts.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals
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