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MS in Teaching Physics

MS in Teaching Physics

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    94
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
Program Learning Outcomes for Advanced Degrees in Physics Program Learning Outcomes for Master of Science in Teaching Physics Students graduating from this program will: Be proficient in, and able to teach, all the Planetary, Astronomy and Space Science topics included in the State of Texas TEKS and Next Generation Science standards for middle and high school courses. Become proficient in the use of non-calculus mathematical techniques: trigonometry, logarithms, exponentials, graphing (including semi-log and log-log). Solve problems based on Kepler's Laws and Newton's Laws. Learn and model the Scientific Method, and best practices for teaching scientific content. Present findings both as in written documents and by using Powerpoint. Learn how to use scientific and astronomical equipment such as telescopes, digital cameras, GPS, electronic devices including multimeters, and portable planetariums. Prepare a Final Project, which will include scientific research, educational research, and/or curriculum creation or analysis.