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Physics of the Everyday


Investigate the physics of everyday experience, from things around the house to global weather patterns.


Thinking like a physicist can seem mysterious, but often all it takes is breaking a problem into pieces and thinking clearly about each one. In this course, you’ll problem-solve in interesting, real-world contexts: from front-flipping a motorcycle to calculating how much food animals need to stay alive.

What is this?
A collection of interactive quizzes that teach the user how to think like a physicist. Each quiz is written by experts and guided by Brilliant's Principles for Learning.

Who is this for?
This course is for people looking to build their physics problem-solving skills, especially when it comes to real-world scenarios.

What's inside?
About 35 quizzes, containing over 400 carefully crafted guided problems and explanations. It will take approximately 20-30 hours to complete.


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