Course Description
Equations
science links
uncertainty calculator

Tuesday, August 22

discussed Friday’s test;
density lab write-up due-date postponed till Thursday;
read: 96-107 (Newton’s 2nd and 3rd law)

Monday, August 21

no class, due to solar eclipse


Friday, August 18

test 1-3;
read:  pp. 87-95 (Newton’s Laws)

Thursday, August 17

quiz on acceleration;
worked problems from the homework set;
test 1-3 tomorrow

Wednesday, August 16

collected data for the Density Lab;
worked more acceleration problems, free-fall problems;
test 1-3 on Friday

Tuesday, August 15

discussed some of the details of doing the Density Lab tomorrow;
worked more acceleration problems, free-fall problems;
look over the Density Lab handout

Monday, August 14

discussed the uncertainty worksheet (due tomorrow);
worked more acceleration problems, free-fall problems;
problems p.81-84 #74, 78, 82, 84, 86, 88, 94, 100, 106, 110 (due Friday)


Friday, August 11

briefly discussed chapter 1 problem set;
reviewed arithmetic with error terms;
discussed graphing with error terms;
Read pp. 65-75 (working with acceleration)
finish up the uncertainty worksheet (due Tuesday)

Thursday, August 10

discussed chapter 1 problem set (due tomorrow);
discussed accelerated motion;
worked problems involving acceleration;
Read pp. 57-64 (acceleration)
get started on the uncertainty worksheet (due Tuesday)

Wednesday, August 9

discussed a few problems from chapter 1;
reviewed working with error terms;
discussed graphing motion (position vs. time);
Read pp. 43-47 (measuring speeds)
problems pp. 25-28 #54, 60, 68, 70, 72, 76, 90 (due Friday)
get started on the uncertainty worksheet (due Monday)

Tuesday, August 8

discussed fundamental units and dimensional analysis;
discussed significant figure rules;
discussed/practiced working with  error terms;
Read pp. 31-42 (1-D motion)

Monday, August 7

passed out textbooks; explained course description;
considered some counterintuitive phenomena;
Read pp. 3-14 (units & measurements)