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Grades are in. So, let me just say a couple of trends that I saw on the physical science final exam. Gravity on the moon I asked the question: “why is the gravitational force on an astronaut less on the moon than on Earth?” The simplest answer is that the gravitational field on the moon…

Re-thinking physical science

I am teaching physical science this semester. It appears that I will be teaching it again this summer. Ideally, I would like to switch to something like Physics and Everyday Thinking for large lecture courses. A course like this is being developed, but it isn’t quite finished. Also, the current version includes chemistry and physics.…