FC2010 History of Physics

Faculty of Education
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Mgr. Michaela Drexler (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Miléř, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Tomáš Miléř, Ph.D.
Department of Physics, Chemistry and Vocational Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Jachymiáková
Supplier department: Department of Physics, Chemistry and Vocational Education - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
FC2010/Kombi01: Fri 12. 3. 18:00–19:50 učebna 3, Fri 19. 3. 18:00–19:50 učebna 3, Fri 26. 3. 18:00–19:50 učebna 3, Fri 9. 4. 18:00–19:50 učebna 3, T. Miléř
FC2010/Prez01: Tue 9:00–9:50 učebna 3, Tue 18:00–18:50 učebna 3, T. Miléř
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The lecture gives the student an overview of the work of prominent physicists   past and present. The findings will serve to   application in teaching at the school for pupils' motivation. An important element is mezipředmětovost history of physics - a technique more natural sciences, mathematics, history, social sciences such as philosophy, etc.
Knowledge : a systematic overview of the historical development of physical knowledge; celebrities physics.
Skills : put personality into the social and historical context of the development of physics as a science
Attitudes : the importance of the value of the work of physicists at   throughout history; pride in the role of physicists and physics in society
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students should know and be able to:
- orientate in the history of physics
- an overview of each major physical findings and physicists
- use knowledge for teaching in schools as a source of strong motivation of pupils.
Syllabus
  • Syllabus of lectures (by weeks or blocks):
  • 1. - 2. Ancient Physics
  • 3. - 4. Medieval Physics
  • 5. - 6. Physics at the time of the Renaissance
  • 7. - 9. Physics in the 19th century
  • 10. - 12. Modern Physics
  • Syllabus of seminars (by weeks or blocks):
  • Seminars develop and deepen the topics of the lectures.
  • 1. - 2. Ancient Physics
  • 3. - 4. Medieval Physics
  • 5. - 6. Physics at the time of the Renaissance
  • 7. - 9. Physics in the 19th century
  • 10. - 12. Modern Physics
Literature
    required literature
  • MALÍŠEK, Vladimír. Co víte o dějinách fyziky. 1. vyd. Praha: Horizont, 1986. 269 s. info
    recommended literature
  • BODANIS, David. E=mc2 : životopis nejslavnější rovnice na světě. Translated by Jan Placht. 1. vyd. v českém jazyce. Praha: Dokořán, 2002. 279 s. ISBN 808656908X. info
  • FERRIS, Timothy. Zpráva o stavu vesmíru. Translated by Jiří Adam - Dagmar Adamová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Aurora, 2000. 312 s. ISBN 80-7299-014-4. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, Students' presentations, Homeworks
Assessment methods
Full-time study mode
The seminar is evaluated from the ongoing tasks. Deadline to submit tasks is always last educational Sunday of the semester.
In the seminar are allowed three absences.
Colloquium: Oral colloquium by curriculum of the subject.

Combined studies mode
Students working on the ongoing tasks. Deadline to submit tasks is always last educational Sunday of the semester.
Colloquium: Oral colloquium by curriculum of the subject.

Lifelong Learning
Students working on the ongoing tasks. Deadline to submit tasks is always last educational Sunday of the semester.
Colloquium: Oral colloquium by curriculum of the subject.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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