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The physics, engineering, and science behind some of your favorite toys

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Mondays 11:15 am - 12:05 pm 45778Full Term

This course examines the physics, engineering, and science behind some of your favorite toys, including Legos, spinning top toys, and Angry Birds. This course attempts to use toys as a bridge to develop an intellectual curiosity in students about physics, engineering, and science. Additionally, this course also seeks to help students understand why knowledge about science, physics, and engineering is crucial for understanding the world around them and how they can improve it.

Professor Information

Nicholas Wierschem

Assistant Professor

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering