Heidi Van Tassell

Residential Faculty - Physics

Physical Science

Office: RDM-P Palo Verde - Room: 222

480-461-7008

480-654-7817 (alt)

Notices

  

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM2:00 PM - 5:00 PM2:00 PM - 5:00 PM2:00 PM - 4:00 PM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Office hours are held on Southern & Dobson campus  (BLDG 15 PS-211). Please email requests for appointments at other times.

 

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

AST111 Introduction to Solar System Astronomy 4 Credits
Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. The scientific method, properties of light, astronomical instruments, our Solar System and solar systems around other stars. Includes hands-on astronomical observations and laboratory exercises.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory score on district placement exam.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27294
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

Seats Available
37897
Red Mountain Campus
Lab
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Open

Seats Available
PHY111 General Physics I 4 Credits
Includes motion, energy, and properties of matter.
Prerequisites: MAT182 or MAT187 or MAT220 or MAT221 or eligibility for MAT220 as indicated by appropriate placement test score or one year high school Trigonometry with a grade of "C" or better or permission of Department or Division.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26731
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

Seats Available
26732
Red Mountain Campus
Lab
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

Seats Available
PHY121 University Physics I: Mechanics 4 Credits
Kinematics, Newton's laws, work, energy, momentum, conservation laws, dynamics of particles, solids, fluids, mechanical waves, and sound.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT220 or MAT221 or permission of Department or Division. One year of High School physics or PHY111 and PHY112 suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26733
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

12 of 24
Seats Available

26734
Red Mountain Campus
Lab
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

12 of 24
Seats Available

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