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THE PHYSICS TOOLBOX is a "paperback mentor," specifically created to supplement other materials in an introductory physics learning environment. It provides the material critical for success, including an introduction to the nature of physics and science, a look at "what to expect" and "how to succeed," a verbal overview of the concepts you'll learn, and an extensive review of the math you'll need to solve the problems in Physics. Sheila Tobias, a nationally recognized researcher and author on science education issues, writes in her Foreword to The PHYSICS TOOLBOX, "I welcome THE PHYSICS TOOLBOX [because it offers] multiple points of contact, missing links, problem-solving walk-throughs, highways and byways around and into various topics of introductory physics."
Table of Contents
|Physics is Fun|
|Introduction to Part 1|
|What is Physics?|
|The Study of Everything|
|The Fundamental Science|
|An Applied Science|
|Why Physicists Love Physics, and Why We Think You Will Too|
|What Is Science?|
|The Scientific Method|
|Eliminating the Unessential|
|The Scientific Method in the Real World|
|Thinking Like a Physicist|
|What to Expect|
|Why Physics Seems "Hard"|
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