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Physics Syllabus

August 06, 2012

Welcome to Physics, students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course.  Algebra I is suggested as a prerequisite or co-requisite.  This course is recommended for students in Grade 9, 10, 11, or 12.  High School Physics builds a solid base from which to move forward in your life.  You may or may not choose to take more advanced courses later in preparation for your future career, but you will be better prepared for the life set in front of you.  This is a comprehensive Physics course that will be challenging yet rewarding, you will further your knowledge using mathematics, experimental investigations, and research projects.  I will ask you to write a research paper using the library, scientific journals, and internet, along with investigative projects throughout the year.  The projects require significant effort in which the students are given a few weeks to research and then finalize a report.  These projects and research will provide students with a better understanding of some interesting applications of physics in our lives.
Textbook and lab material:
Serway, R. A.,& Faughn J. S. (2002). Holt Physics, Austin, TX:  Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
Problem Workbook, Section Reviews, Lab Manual.
Hsu, Tom. (2011). Foundations of Physics, 2nd Edition, CPO Science.  Investigations, Problems and Lecture.

Hewitt, Paul G. (2009). Conceptual Physics, Pearson Education.  Investigations, Problems and Lecture.

Labs and Handouts from Laying the Foundation:  A Resource and Strategies Guide for Physics.
Labs will come from Physics with Calculators by Vernier.
Also from other sources yet documented.

I will be monitoring your progress with the following grading policy.
Science Grading Policy
Category Percentage of final grade
Homework, Labs, and Quizzes 50%
Labs, Projects, and Tests 50%

TOTAL 100%
Each of the above categories plays an important part in your learning.
At least 3 Projects or Exams will count as Test Grades each six weeks.
Approximately 8 or more daily grades including: journal entries each day, labs, quizzes, and homework per six weeks.
No late work!  Follow Handbook policies on days assignments are due after absences.  If you know you will be absent (athletes/Ag students) then get your assignments before you leave so you do not fall behind.
Syllabus Schedule and most assignments may change according to time and teacher adjustments.
Please know that it is my priority to ensure that you have adequate assistance and ample opportunity to succeed in this class. If your parents have any questions about the class have them call (361) 596-4691, Moulton High School Campus.  My conference period is 5th period, 12:20-1:10 during the school week.  

The instructor reserves the right to alter the course requirements, schedule, and/or assignments based on new materials, class discussions, and changes in objectives.

Objectives 1, 2, and 3 will be used throughout the year but the first few weeks will be specific to them.
Objective 1-Scientific Processes.  The student conducts investigations, for at least 40% of instructional time, using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices.  These investigations must involve actively obtaining and analyzing data with physical equipment, but may also involve experimentation in a simulated environment as well as field observations that extend beyond the classroom.  The student is expected to: 1A Demonstrate safe practices during laboratory and field investigations and 1B demonstrate an understanding of the use and conservation of resources and the proper disposal or recycling of materials.
Objective 2-Scientific Processes.  The student uses a systematic approach to answer scientific laboratory and field investigative questions.  The student is expected to:  2A Know the definition of science (“use of evidence to construct testable explanations and predictions of natural phenomena, as well as the knowledge generated through process.”) and understand that it has limitations (some questions are outside the realm of science because they deal with phenomena that are not scientifically testable). 2B Know that scientific hypothesis are tentative and testable statements that must be capable of being supported or not supported by observational evidence.  Hypotheses of durable explanatory power which have been tested over a wide variety of conditions are incorporated into theories.  2C Know that scientific theories are bases on natural and physical phenomena are capable of being tested by multiple independent researchers.  Unlike hypotheses, scientific theories are well-established and highly-reliable explanations, but may be subject to change as new areas of science and new technologies are developed.  2D Distinguish between scientific hypotheses and scientific theories.  2E Design and implement investigative procedures, including making observations, asking well-defined questions, formulating testable hypotheses, identifying variables, selecting appropriate equipment and technology, and evaluating numerical answers for reasonableness.  2F Demonstrate the use of course apparatus, equipment, techniques, and procedures.  2G use a wide variety of additional course apparatus, equipment, techniques, materials, and procedures as appropriate.  2H Make measurements with accuracy and precision and record data using scientific notation and SI units.  2I Identify and quantify causes and effects of uncertainties from data, including the use of tables, charts, and graphs.  2K Communicate valid conclusions supported by the data through various methods such as lap reports, labeled drawings, graphic organizers, journals, summaries, oral reports, and technology-based reports.  2L Express and manipulate relationships among physical variables quantitatively, including the use of graphs, charts, and equations.
Objective 3- Scientific Processes.  The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom.  The student is expected to:  3A In all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student. 3B Communicate and apply scientific information extracted from various sources such as current events, news reports, published journal articles, and marketing materials.  3C Draw inferences based on data related to promotional materials for products and services.  3D Explain the impacts of the scientific contributions of a variety of historical and contemporary scientists on scientific thought and society.  3E Research and describe the connections between physics and future careers.  3F Express and interpret relationships symbolically in accordance with accepted theories to make predictions and solve problems mathematically, including problems requiring proportional reasoning and graphical vector addition.
Week 1 – Obj. 1, 2, and 3:  Safety, History of Physics, Physics in Society and Science, Physical Systems and Models, Physical Units and Measurement.
1. Assign seats, textbooks (paper cover only), syllabus, scope and sequence, workbooks, safety agreement, supplies, folder setup, journals HMWK- Review Safety in the Physics laboratory in Laboratory Experiments Booklet pp.ii-xi and Appendix A-G in the back of the book.   
2. Laboratory Program overview v-vi, Sample Invention Lab Report vii-viii, Safety in the Physics Laboratory ix-xi. Safety exam NEXT TUESDAY!
3. Discovery lab 1 The Circumference-Diameter Ratio of a Circle.
4. Discuss Chapter 1:  The Science of Physics, 1-1 What is Physics? pp. 4-9, Handout summarizing the history (Hewitt) HMWK
5. 1-2 Measurement in Experiments pp. 10-19 HMWK
Week 2 – Safety, History of Physics, Physics in Society and Science, Physical Systems and Models, Physical Units and Measurement. (Obj. 1-4A)
1. 1-3 The Language of physics pp. 20-25 HMWK
2. Safety Exam/ Problem workbook   
3. Technology Lab:  Graph Matching
4. Invention Lab:  Bubble Solutions
5. Laboratory Exercise A pp. 32-33 Physics and Measurement
Objective 4- Science concepts.  The student knows and applies the laws governing motion in a variety of situations.  The Students is expected to:  4A Generate and interpret graphs and charts describing different types of motion, including the use of real-time technology such as motion detectors or photogates. 4B Describe and analyze motion in one dimension using equations with the concepts of distance, displacement, speed, average velocity, instantaneous velocity, and acceleration.  4C Analyze and describe accelerated motion in two dimensions using equations, including projectile and circular examples. 4D Calculate the effect of forces on objects, including the law of inertia, the relationship between force and acceleration, and the nature of force pairs between objects. 4E Develop and interpret free-body force diagrams. 4F Identify and describe motion relative to different frames of reference.
Week3 – Safety, Physical Systems and Models, Physical Units and Measurement. (obj. 1-3, 4A)
1. Laboratory Exercise B pp. 34-37 Time and Measurement
2. Laboratory Wrap-up, Chapter 1 Review pp. 26-31 HMWK
3. Independent Research Paper Subject Chosen, Examples of Formal Papers, Rough outline (Students conduct independent research and write a formal research paper that is handed in to the teacher, Finished Paper Due November 22, 2010)
4. Research day, (outline, introduction)
5. Discovery Lab:  Motion
Week4 – Motion in One Dimension (obj. 1-3,4B)
1. 2-1 Displacement and Velocity pp. 40-47 HMWK
2. 2-2 Acceleration pp. 48-53 HMWK
3. 2-2 Acceleration pp. 54-59 HMWK
4. 2-3 Falling Objects pp. 60-65 HMWK
5. Project 1 Time Dilation pp. 66-67 and Project 2 Relativistic Addition of Velocities pp. 110-111
Week 5 – Motion in One Dimension (obj. 1-3,4B)
1. Invention Lab:  Race-Car Construction
2. Chapter 2 Laboratory Exercise pp. 76-81 Measuring Time and Motion
3. Technology Lab A Acceleration
4. Technology Lab B Free Fall
5. Laboratory Wrap-up, Chapter 2 Review pp. 69-75, Problem Workbook HMWK
Week 6 – Motion in One Dimension (obj. 1-3,4B)
1. Unit 1 Exam Review
2. Unit 1 (Ch 1 and2)  Exam Safety, Measurements, History of Physics, Motion in One Dimension
3. Discovery Lab:  Vector Treasure Hunt
4. 3-1 Introduction to Vectors pp. 84-87 HMWK
5. 3-2 Vector Operations pp. 88-92 HMWK
Week 7 –Motion in Two Dimensions and Vectors (obj. 1-3,4C)
1. 3-2 Vector Operations pp. 93-97 HMWK
2. 3-3 Projectile Motion pp. 98-105 HMWK (Catapult project?)
3. 3-4 Relative Motion pp. 106-109 HMWK
4. Invention Lab:  The Path of a Human Cannonball
5. Chapter 3 Laboratory Exercise:  Velocity of a Projectile pp. 120-121 or Technology Lab:  3 Projectile Motions
Week 8 – Motion in Two Dimensions and Vectors (obj. 1-3,4C) and Force and the Laws of Motion (obj. 1-3,4D,E,F)
1. Chapter 3 Review pp. 113-119 / Problem Workbook HMWK
2. Discovery Lab:  Discovering Newton’s Laws
3. 4-1 Changes in Motion pp. 124-128 HMWK
4. Project 3 Tomorrow’s Technology “Indestructible Alloy” pp. 129 and Project 4 Physics and Its World Timeline 1540-1690
5. 4-2 Newton’s First Law pp. 130-135 HMWK
Week 9 – Motion in Two Dimensions and Vectors (obj. 1-3,4C) and Force and the Laws of Motion (obj. 1-3,4D,E,F)
1. 4-3 Newton’s Second and Third Laws pp. 136-140 HMWK
2. 4-4 Everyday Forces pp. 141-145 HMWK
3. 4-4 Everyday Forces pp. 146-149 HMWK
4. Invention Lab:  Friction:  Testing Materials
5. Chapter 4 Review pp. 151-157 / Problem Workbook HMWK
Objective 6- Science Concept.  The student knows that changes occur within a physical system and applies the laws of conservation of energy and momentum.  The student is expected to:  6A Investigate and calculate quantities using the work-energy theorem in various situations.  6B Investigate examples of kinetic and potential energy and their transformations. 6C Calculate the mechanical energy of, power generated within, impulse applied to, and momentum of a physical system.  6D Demonstrate and apply the laws of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum in one dimension. 6E Describe how the macroscopic properties of a thermodynamic system  such as temperature, specific heat, and pressure are related to the molecular level of matter, including kinetic and potential energy of atoms. 6F Contrast and give examples of different processes of thermal energy transfer, including conduction, convection, and radiation.  6G Analyze and explain everyday examples that illustrate the laws of thermodynamics, including the law of conservation of energy and the law of entropy.
Week 10 – Force and the Laws of Motion (obj. 1-3,4D,E,F)  and Work and Energy (obj. 6A,B,C,D)
1. Technology Lab A:  Static and Kinetic Friction
2. Chapter 4 Laboratory Exercise:  Force and Acceleration pp. 158-163
3. Discovery Lab:  Exploring Work and Energy
4. 5-1 Work pp. 168-171, 5-2 Energy pp. 172-174 HMWK
5. 5-2 Energy pp. 174-180 HMWK
Week 11 – Force and the Laws of Motion (obj. 1-3,4D,E,F )and  Work and Energy (obj. 6A,B,C,D)
1. 5-3 Conservation of Energy pp. 181-186 HMWK
2. 5-4 Power pp. 187-189 HMWK
3. Project 4, the equivalence of Mass and Energy pp. 190-191 and Project 5 Orbiting Satellites and Black Holes pp. 266-267
4. Invention Lab:  Bungee Jumping:  Energy
5. Chapter 5 Review pp. 192-199 / Problem Workbook HMWK
Week 12 – Motion in Two Dimensions and Vectors (obj. 1-3,4C), Force and the Laws of Motion (obj. 1-3,4D,E,F), Force and the Laws of Motion (obj. 1-3,4D,E,F ), Work and Energy, Momentum and Collisions (obj. 6A,B,C,D)
1. Unit 2 Exam Review
2. Unit 2 Exam Chapter 3-5; Motion in Two Dimensions and Vectors, Force and the Laws of Motion, Work and Energy
3. 6-1 Momentum and Impulse pp. 208-214 HMWK
4. 6-2 Conservation of Momentum pp. 215-221 HMWK
5. 6-3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions pp. 222-226 HMWK
Week 13- Momentum and Collisions (obj. 6A,B,C,D) and Rotational Motion and the Law of Gravity (obj. 4A-F)
1. 6-3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions pp. 226-230 HMWK
2. Technology Lab:  Impulse and Momentum or Chapter 6 Laboratory Exercise:  Conservation of Momentum
3. Chapter 6 Review pp. 231-237 / Problem workbook HMWK
4. Discovery Lab:  Circular Motion
5. 7-1 Measuring Rotational Motion pp. 244-248 HMWK
Week 14 – Momentum and Collisions (obj. 6A,B,C,D) and Rotational Motion and the Law of Gravity (obj. 4A-F)
1. 7-1 Measuring Rotational Motion pp. 249-252 HMWK
2. 7-2 Tangential and Centripetal Acceleration pp. 253-259 HMWK
3. 7-3 Causes of Circular Motion pp. 260-265 HMWK
3. Laboratory Exercise Circular Motion pp. 274-275
4. Chapter 7 Review 269-273 / Problem Workbook
5. Discovery Lab:  Torque and Center of Mass
Week 15 – Rotational Motion and the Law of Gravity (obj. 4A-F) and Rotational Equilibrium and Dynamics (obj. 1-3, 4A-F, 6A-G)
1. 8-1Torque pp. 278-282, 8-2 Rotation and Inertia pp. 283-286 HMWK
2. 8-2 Rotational and Inertia pp.283-289 HMWK
3. 8-3 Rotational Dynamics pp. 290-294 HMWK
4. 8-3 Rotational Dynamics pp. 295-297, 8-4 Simple Machines pp. 298-301 HMWK
5. Project 6 Quantum Angular Momentum pp. 302-303 and Project 7 Climatic Warming pp. 398-399
Week 16-Rotational Equilibrium and Dynamics (obj. 1-3, 4A-F, 6A-G)
1. Invention Lab:  The Rotating Egg Drop
2. Chapter 8 Review pp. 305-312 / Problem Workbook
3. Review for Unit 3 Exam
4. Unit 3 Exam, Chapters 6-8 Momentum and Collisions, Rotational Motion and the Law of Gravity,  and Rotational Equilibrium and Dynamics
5. Laboratory Exercise:  Machine and Efficiency pp. 313-315
Week 17 – Rotational Equilibrium and Dynamics (obj. 1-3, 4A-F, 6A-G) and Heat (obj 6 E,F,G)
1. Project 7 Physics and Its World Timeline 1690-1785 pp. 354-355
2. Discovery Lab:  Temperature and Internal Energy
3. 10-1 Temperature and thermal Equilibrium pp. 358-364 HMWK
4. 10-2 Defining Heat pp. 365-370 HMWK
5. 10-3 Changes in Temperature and Phase pp. 371-375 HMWK
Week 18 –Midterm- Momentum and Collisions (obj. 6A,B,C,D) and Rotational Motion and the Law of Gravity (obj. 4A-F), Rotational Equilibrium and Dynamics (obj. 1-3, 4A-F, 6A-G)
This week depends on scheduling?
1. 10-3 Changes in Temperature and Phase pp. 376-382 HMWK
2. Exam Review covering TEKs Objectives 1,2,3,4,6; Chapters 1-8
3. Exam Review covering TEKs Objectives 1,2,3,4,6; Chapters 1-8
4. Exam Review covering TEKs Objectives 1,2,3,4,6; Chapters 1-8
5. Midterm Exam
Week 19 –Heat (obj 6 E,F,G)
1. 10-4 Controlling Heat pp. 383-385 / Chapter 10 Review and Problem Workbook
2. Chapter 10 Review pp. 386-391 / Problem Workbook
3. Invention Lab:  Thermal Conduction
4. Laboratory Exercise:  Specific Heat Capacity pp. 392-397
5. 11-1 Relationships B/W Heat and Work pp. 402-408 HMWK
Week 20 – Heat and Thermodynamics (obj 6 E,F,G)
1. 11-2 Thermodynamic Processes pp. 409-413 HMWK
2. 11-2 Thermodynamic Processes pp. 413-419 HMWK
3. 11-3 Efficiency of Heat Engines pp. 420-424 HMWK
4. 11-4 Entropy pp. 425-429 HMWK
5. Chapter 11 Review pp. 430-435 / Problem Workbook
Week 21 – Heat and Thermodynamics (obj 6 E,F,G)
1. Unit 3 Exam Review
2. Unit 3 Exam, Heat and Thermodynamics
Objective 7-  Science Concepts.  The student knows the characteristics and behavior of waves.  The student is expected to:  7A Examine and describe oscillatory motion and wave propagation in various types of media.  7B Investigate and analyze characteristics of waves, including velocity, frequency, amplitude, and wavelength, and calculate using the relationships between wavespeed, frequency, and wavelength.  7C Compare characteristics and behaviors of transverse waves, including electromagnetic waves and the electromagnetic spectrum, and characteristics and behaviors of longitudinal waves, including sound waves.  7D Investigate  behaviors of waves, including reflection, refraction, diffraction, interference, resonance, and the Doppler effect.  7E Describe and predict image formation as a consequence of reflection from a plane mirror and refraction through a thin convex lens.  7F Describe the role of wave characteristics and behaviors in medical and industrial applications
3. Discovery Lab:  Pendulums and Spring Waves
4. 12-1 Simple Harmonic Motion pp. 438-445 HMWK
5. 12-2 Measuring Simple Harmonic Motion pp. 446-451 HMWK
Week 22 – Heat and Thermodynamics (obj 6 E,F,G) and Waves (obj 7A-F)
1. 12-3 Properties of Waves pp. 452-458 HMWK
2. 12-4 Wave Interactions pp. 459-465 HMWK
3. Project 8 DeBroglie Waves pp. 466-467 and Project 9 Physics and Its World:  Timeline 1785-1830 pp. 476-477
4. Invention Lab:  Tensile Strength and Hooke’s Law
5. Chapter 12 Review pp. 468-473 / Problem Workbook
Week 23 – Waves (obj 7A-F)
1. Laboratory Exercise:  The Pendulum and Simple Harmonic Motion pp. 474-475
2. Discovery Lab:  Resonance and the Nature of Sound
3. 13-1 Sound Waves pp. 480-486 HMWK
4. 13-2 Sound Intensity and Resonance pp. 487-493 HMWK
5. 13.3 Harmonics pp. 494-503 HMWK
Week 24 – Waves (obj 7A-F) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
1. Project 10 The Doppler Effect and the Big Bang pp. 504-505 and Project 11 Noise Pollution pp. 516-517
2. Chapter 13 Review pp. 506-510 / Problem Workbook
Objective 8- Science concepts.  The student knows simple examples of atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena.  The students is expected to:  8A Describe the photoelectric effect and the dual nature of light.  8B Compare and explain the emission spectra produced by various atoms.  8C Describe the significance of mass-energy equivalence and apply it in explanations of phenomena such as nuclear stability, fission, and fusion.  8D Give examples of applications of atomic and nuclear phenomena such as radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging, and nuclear power and examples of applications of quantum phenomena such as digital cameras.
3. Discovery Lab:  Light and Mirrors
4. 14-1 Characteristics of light pp. 520-525 HMWK
5. 14-2 Flat Mirrors pp. 526-529 and 14-3 Curved Mirrors pp. 530-533 HMWK
Week 25 – Waves (obj 7A-F) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 14-3 Curved Mirrors pp. 534-540 HMWK
2. 14-3 Curved Mirrors pp. 541-542 and 14-4 Color and polarization pp. 543-548 HMWK
3. Technology Lab:  Polarization of Light or Invention Lab:  Designing a Device to Trace Drawings
4. Chapter 14 Review pp. 549-554 / Problem workbook
5. Discovery Lab:  Refraction and Lenses
Week 26 – Waves (obj 7A-F) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 15-1 Refraction pp. 562-567 And 15-2 Thin Lenses pp. 568-573 HMWK
2. 15-2 Thin Lenses pp. 573-579 HMWK
3. 15-3 Optical phenomena pp. 580-585 HMWK
4. Laboratory Exercise:  Converging Lenses pp. 593-595
5. Chapter 15 Review pp. 586-591 / Problem Workbook
Week 27 – Waves (obj 7A-F) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 16-1 Interference pp. 598-603 and 16-2 Diffraction pp. 604-606 HMWK
2. 16-2 Diffraction pp. 606-612 HMWK
3. 16-3 Lasers pp. 613-618 HMWK
4. Chapter 16 Review pp. 619-622 / Problem Workbook
5. Review for Unit 4 Exam
Week 28 – Waves (obj 7A-F) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D) and Electic Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and (obj. 8 A-D)
1. Unit 4 Exam, Waves and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena
Objective 5-Science concept.  The student knows the nature of forces in the physical world.  The student is expected to:  5A Research and describe the historical development of the concepts of gravitational, electromagnetic, weak nuclear, and strong nuclear forces.  5B Describe and calculate how the magnitude of the gravitational force between two objects depends on their masses and the distance between their centers.  5C Describe and calculate how the magnitude of the electrical force between two objects depends on their charges and the distance between them.  5D Identify examples of electric and magnetic forces in everyday life.  5E Characterized materials as conductors or insulators based on their electrical properties.  5F Design, construct, and calculate in terms of current through, potential difference across, resistance of, and power used by electric circuit elements connected in both series and parallel combinations.  5G Investigate and describe the relationship between electric and magnetic fields in applications such as generators, motors, and transformers.  5H Describe evidence for and effects of the strong and weak nuclear forces in nature.
2. Discovery Lab:  Electrostatics
3. 17-1 Electric Charge pp. 628-633 and 17-2 Electric Force pp. 634-636 HMWK
4. 17-2 Electric Force pp.637-642 HMWK
5. 17-3 The Electric Field pp. 643-652 HMWK
Week 29 –Electric Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and (obj. 8 A-D)
2. Laboratory Exercise:  Electrostatics pp. 660-663
3. Chapter 17 Review pp. 653-659 / Problem Workbook
4. 18-1 Electrical Potential Energy pp. 666-669 and 18-2 Potential Difference pp. 670-675 HMWK
5. 18-3 Capacitance pp. 676-681 HMWK
Week 30 –Electic Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and (obj. 8 A-D)
1. Chapter 18 Review pp. 682-687 / Problem Workbook
2. Discovery Lab:  Resistors and Current
3. Project 12 Are Electric Cars an Answer to Pollution pp. 690-691, Project 13 Electron Tunneling pp. 714-715, Project 14 Physics and Its World Timeline 1830-1890 pp. 726-727
4. 19-1 Electric Current pp. 694-699 HMWK
5. 19-2 Resistance pp. 700-707 HMWK
Week 31 – Electic Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 19-3 Electric Power pp. 708-713 HMWK
2. Laboratory Exercise:  Current and Resistance pp. 722-725
3. Discovery Lab:  Exploring Circuit Elements
4. 20-1 Schematic Diagrams and Circuits pp. 730-735 HMWK
5. 20-2 Resistors in series or in parallel pp. 736-745 HMWK
Week 32 – Electic Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 20-3 Complex Resistor Combinations pp. 746-752 HMWK
2. Laboratory Exercise:  Resistors in Series and in Parallel pp. 760-763
3. Chapter 20 Review pp. 753-759 / Problem Workbook
4. Discovery Lab: Magnetism
5. 21-1 Magnets and magnetic fields pp. 766-769 and 21-2 Electromagnetism and magnetic domains pp. 770-772 HMWK
Week 33 – Electic Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 21-3 Magnetic Force pp. 773-779 HMWK
2. Laboratory Exercise: Magnetic Field of a Conducting Wire pp. 786-789
3. Project 15 Electromagnetic Fields:  Can They Affect Your Health pp. 790-791, Project 16 Physics and Its World:  Timeline 1890-1950 pp. 862-863, and Project 17 What Can We Do With Nuclear Waste? pp. 892-893
4. Discovery Lab:  Electricity and Magnetism
5. 22-1 Induced Current pp. 794-802 HMWK
Week 34 – Electric Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 22-2 Alternating current, generators, and motors pp. 803-813 HMWK
2. 22-3 Inductance pp. 814-819 HMWK
3. Laboratory Exercise:  Electromagnetic Induction pp. 826-827
4. 23-1 Quantization of Energy pp. 830-839 HMWK
5. 23-2 Models of Atoms pp. 840-847 HMWK
Week 35 – Electric Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
1. 23-3 Quantum Mechanics pp. 848-854
2. 25-1 The Nucleus pp. 896-902 and 25-2 Nuclear Decay pp. 903-908 HMWK
3. 25-2 Nuclear Decay pp. 909-912 HMWK
4. Review Unit 5 Exam, Electric Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
5. Unit 5 Exam, Electric Forces and Fields (obj. 5A-H) and Atomic, nuclear, and quantum phenomena (obj. 8 A-D)
Week 36 – Midterm Final (Week depends on Scheduling
1.25-3 Nuclear Reactions pp. 913-916 and 25-4 Particle Physics pp. 917-923 HMWK
2. Project 18 Anti-Matter pp. 924-925
3. Exam Review covering TEKs Objectives 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, and 8 Chapters 9-25
4. Exam Review covering TEKs Objectives 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, and 8 Chapters 9-25
5. Midterm TEKs Objectives 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, and 8 Chapters 9-25

Chapter 9 Fluid Mechanics pp. 316-353
24-1 Conduction in the Solid State pp. 866-871 and 24-2 Semiconductor Applications pp. 872-880
24-3 Superconductors pp. 881-884 and Laboratory Exercise:  Resistors and Diodes pp. 889-891
Laboratory Exercise:  The Photoelectric Effect pp. 860-861

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