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THAT SUCH STUDENT!

Welcome to the world of the lessons and workshops of physics


Read this before starting your lessons and workshops. It will open your mind to everyday life which is the use and application of the course that I teach and you are learning. I hope enjoy reading, as well as your lessons and workshops that will be used for your strengthening and evaluating academic. This happens to us all. You wake up to hear (sound waves) music from your clock radio (electromagnetic waves) and turn on the light (electricity) to see (electromagnetic waves) objects that exist in your bedroom. You are going to the bathroom, open the keys of the washbasin or shower (communicating vessels) and turn the water heater if it is cold (calorimetry) to take a easy shower. You manage in front the mirror (regular reflection of light) and go to the kitchen to heat (heat transfer) breakfast in the microwave (electromagnetic waves). You wear the sweater to the morning cold (heat transfer), consultations (mechanical or electronic) clock and go out to board the express train or vehicle (mechanical) that will transport you to the College: starts a new day of classes. The preceding paragraph describes the activities that we perform every day of classes. The physical principle that occurs in each case is mentioned between brackets. As you can see, the physics is a part of our daily lives. The above is not a complete description of the principles that generate the described phenomena. True, for example, radio-alarm clock involves electricity, the electronics, electromagnetic waves and sound waves; in addition, various phenomena involves waves electromagnetic. But what does a radio cannot warm breakfast or not allows us to see objects. This question can be answered through the study of electromagnetic waves, with respect to two of its properties: wavelength and frequency, within a branch of physics called electromagnetism. If I should answer the question "How does Physics in everyday life?, would be much easier to answer it by investing his approach: "in which phenomena of daily life not involved Physics?" To ask students which career will study?, they usually answer "anyone who does not have to do with physics, for example, medicine"; but they do not recognize that some phenomena common to all human beings, as inhale air to breathe, it is a phenomenon studied by pneumatics, a branch of Physics, and connecting the pressure difference between the inside of the lungs and the atmosphere. (Moreover, expel air also is a phenomenon studied by Physics). Based on the foregoing can understand why refers to physics, physis, and from the Greek fusike, fusis, from latin nature, as the science of nature in the broadest sense. Taken and translated of Physics, A Teacher Book, Editorial Santillana, Mexico. BSc. Lic. REN DAVID VILACIS