FC2805 Every-Day Physics

Faculty of Education
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
PhDr. Jan Válek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Miléř, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Jan Válek, 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
FC2805/KombiSem01: Fri 23. 2. 14:00–15:50 laboratoř 84, Fri 1. 3. 9:00–10:50 laboratoř 84, Fri 8. 3. 9:00–10:50 laboratoř 84, Fri 12. 4. 11:00–12:50 laboratoř 84, T. Miléř, J. Válek
FC2805/PrezSem01: Thu 13:00–14:50 laboratoř 84, T. Miléř, J. Válek
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
there are 10 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The main objective of the course are physics phenomena in everyday life and their interpretations for different target groups of education.
Knowledge: technical solutions based on physical phenomena and laws
Skills: to build experimental, computational task with use of data from daily life
Attitudes: to form a relationship with the technical achievements of mankind
Learning outcomes
After completing the course the student should know and know:  Creating teaching materials (worksheets, tasks, experiments) showing the use of physical knowledge in a common life  to analyze the practical situations and technical achievements of mankind and to analyze them from a physical point of view.
  • 1. Physical problems and their importance for the understanding of the physics curriculum.
  • 2 to 6 Mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetic field, optics in daily life
  • 7 to 8 Descriptive and graphic representations
  • 9 to 11 Suggestions for simple measurement and the application of physics in everyday life and engineering practice.
  • 12. Preparation of project-based learning for pupils
    required literature
  • HEWITT, Paul G. Conceptual physics. 9th ed. San Francisco: Addison-Wesley. 790 s. ISBN 0-321-05202-1. 2002. info
  • HEWITT, Paul G. Conceptual physics : practicing physics. 9th ed. San Francisco: Addison-Wesley. 238 s. : i. ISBN 0-321-05153-X. 2002. info
  • NAHODIL, Josef. Fyzika v běžném životě. 1. vyd. Praha: Prometheus. 149 s. ISBN 80-7196-005-5. 1996. info
    recommended literature
  • Šantavý, Ivan: Mechanika, SPN 1993, ISBN 80-04-26139-6
  • VACULOVÁ, Ivana and Milan KUBIATKO. Projektová výuka v přírodovědných předmětech (Project learning in scientific subjects). In Moderní trendy v přípravě učitelů fyziky 5. 2011. info
  • HEWITT, Sally. Zábavné pokusy v přírodě. Havlíčkův Brod: Fragment. 112 s. ISBN 807200641X. 2002. info
    not specified
  • Topics in applied physics. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. info
  • Fyzika :příprava k přijímacím zkouškám na vysoké školy. Edited by Ivan Šantavý - Aleš Trojánek. 1. vyd. Praha: Prometheus. 287 s. ISBN 80-7196-138-8. 2002. info
Teaching methods
class teaching in combination with cross-education of students, 2 homeworks
Assessment methods
Presentation on the selected topic, its model solution including the calculation, analysis and interpretation. Answers to randomly selected theme.

Output with the chosen topic, sample solution including calculation, analysis and own interpretation. Answers to drawn tasks.
- Create your own presentation, which should be based on the above
- Asking questions in such a way as to motivate and encourage the elementary school student to explore, research and discover a new
- Adapt the interpretation and interpretation of the studied phenomena for different target groups
- Present argumentation-based solutions.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8 hodin.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023.
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