How to Study Physics || Study Tips || Simon Clark

Hello Socratica Friends! We’re here to help you be a great student! Are you interested in studying Physics, but you don’t know where to start? Today we have a special guest, Simon Clark, PhD, who will give us some great advice about how to study Physics. We’ll talk about how Simon got inspired by Physics demonstrations and activities as a kid, and how his studies progressed at Oxford and the University of Exeter. You may be surprised to hear how much math is involved when you study Physics! Simon gives some great practical advice about how to learn this most fundamental of the sciences.

Simon made a video that ties in with this one, all about the Physics books he would recommend for you. You can find that video over on Simon’s channel here:
https://youtu.be/p9s2fBYA4fU

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Simon mentions the following videos that you might find helpful:
The Map of Physics by Dominic Walliman (Domain of Science)
https://youtu.be/ZihywtixUYo

How to Program in Python course from Socratica
http://bit.ly/2t7ZNSI

What is Calculus
http://bit.ly/2dtwyBp

How to Use Cornell Notes
http://bit.ly/2pDVmsT

How to Use Flashcards
http://bit.ly/2p0ifrg

How to Use the Feynman Technique
http://bit.ly/2l3WOYy

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We recommend the following texts mentioned in this video:
Feynman Lectures on Physics
http://amzn.to/2pk3L8i

Six Easy Pieces by Richard Feynman
http://amzn.to/2oFuNFr

The Tao of Physics
http://amzn.to/2oFFYOr

Schaum’s 3000 Solved Problems in Physics
http://amzn.to/2F9wipI

Schaum’s 3000 Solved Problems in Calculus
http://amzn.to/2thAmyu

REA Physics Problem Solver (out of print – used copies available on Amazon)
http://amzn.to/2teITCp

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Div grad curl and all that – an informal text on vector calculus
http://amzn.to/2G2KRYF

Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering
http://amzn.to/2HV19mV

Halliday and Resnick – Fundamentals of Physics
http://bit.ly/HallidayResnick

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Written by Kimberly Hatch Harrison and Simon Clark
Hosted by Liliana De Castro and Simon Clark
Produced by Kimberly Hatch Harrison

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