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267000 SE Bachelor Seminar (2021S)

Historic physical devices and literature as a source of knowledge on physics

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 15 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The bachelor seminar is held digitally by video conferences (BigBlueButton, Collaborate).

Thursday 11.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 29.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 20.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 27.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 10.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 17.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital
Thursday 24.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar aims for all participating students to become familiar with the subject area, methods and formal requirements of the bachelor thesis, e.g. historic physical devices and literature as a source of knowledge on physics compared with today. Basically there is a wide range of topics.

The aims of the seminar are conveyed by the following methods: short presentations of the course lecturer and the students, discussions of historic and modern experiments, photos and videos of the historical physics collection are available, support to work independently.
Due to the pandemic, the bachelor's seminar will be held digitally. The video tools BigBlueButton or Collaborate are used via the Moodle platform, depending on which tool works better in the time slot of the course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation at the video conferences, short presentations via video conference, written elaboration of tasks, bachelor thesis.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation at the video conferences is obligatory (absence may be excused in case of justifiable reasons), two short presentations, 50 % of the possible points are required. Positive bachelor thesis. Participation, the first and second presentations each make up 13.3% and the bachelor's thesis 60%. This means a weighting of the first three averaged criteria for the bachelor thesis in a ratio of 2: 3.

Examination topics

Presentations and discussions, individual bachelor thesis.

Reading list

Will be announced in the seminar.

Association in the course directory


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