You’ll cultivate your knowledge of basic physics principles in the study of environmental, agronomic and biological systems including familiarisation with scientific report writing, basic scientific quantities and their units.
|Available semesters||Semester 2 2021|
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify and describe the physical principles underlying a variety of phenomena in everyday situations, in nature, and in practical agricultural, horticultural and biological systems.
- Solve both qualitative and numerical problems for a variety of phenomena in everyday situations, in nature, and in practical agricultural, horticultural and biological systems.
- Explain the fundamental operation of a variety of measuring instruments and demonstrate competency in obtaining and interpreting the results.
- Analyse experimental data, present the results in both numerical and graphical form, and critically discuss the findings of an experiment.
- Establish and apply the basic principles of physics, which are fundamental to everyday phenomena.
- Be acquainted with, through exposure to various applications, a practical understanding of a wide range of measurement techniques.
- Develop good scientific report writing.
Dr Henry Chau
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences[email protected]