Course of Study for the High Schools of Oregon

Course of Study for the High Schools of Oregon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... Elements of Animal Biology. Shelford: Animal Communities. Coulter and Patterson: Practical Nature Study. Hodge: Nature Study and Life. Herrick: Insects Injurious to the Household. Smith: Our Insect Friends and Enemies. A survey of the birds of the region may be made. PHYSICS Text: First Course in Physics, Millikan and Gale. Laboratory: New Laboratory Manual of Physics, Coleman. The purpose of the course in physics is to lead the student into an understanding of the physical phenomena continually taking place about him. The daily observation of the student is the base on which the course should be constructed. He already knows that most of the simple phenomena do occur, and it remains for him to learn why. The laboratory work should form an integral part of the course. Avoid spending too much time on measurements. Skill in manipulation will be acquired as the student progresses in his work on experiments that really have a physical value. ' No attempt is made to divide the course as to time for the various subjects. A few of the more important topics are indicated for each semester. The student should be led to observe the principles of physics that have been used in the everyday life about him. Trips should be taken to power plants, machine shops and other places that are of interest from a physical standpoint. References: Tower, Smith and Turton: Principles of Physics. Carhart and Chute: Physics with Applications. Jackson: Elementary Electricity and Magnetism. Barton: Textbook on Sound. FIRST SEMESTER Emphasize the molecular theory; its application is of great use in explaining many of the common phenomena. Study the mechanical forces and their applications in the simple machines. Pressure in liquids and gases and utilization in pumps...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782984
  • 9781236782984