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PHYS 110 - Topics

PHYS 110                 kkimball@smccme.edu

 

 

Topics:

 

Math needed for this course:

 

Scientific Notation

Conversions in Scientific Notation and Metric System

 

Terminology/Standard Measures:

 

 

Historical Figures:



Here's a fun short story regarding an alternate view of the Geocentric "Crystal Spheres."

 

The Crystal Spheres.pdf (PDF — 393 KB)







Concepts of the Scientific Method:





 






Nova Documentary: "Judgment Day":

 

Structure of the Atom:

 

Historical Figures/Concepts:

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL PRACTICE:

 

 

astr 100 practice with scientific notation.pdf (PDF — 149 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just for fun:

 

SOME AMAZING VIDEO: 

 

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/36977

Here's a neat short SF story from the early 50's that is a fun read after discussing Newton's work with gravity:

 

astr 100 the holes around mars 3.pdf (PDF — 167 KB)

UPCOMING TOPICS:

 

Kinematics - motion in two dimensions

 

LAB:

Projectile launcher

 

For those who missed notes on acceleration last week:

 

phys workbook accel 2 fall 2011.pdf (PDF — 27 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phys workbook accel 3 fall 2011 Page 64Acceleration (continued).pdf (PDF — 26 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOPICS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAB: Freefall Tower

 

TOPICS:

 

 

GO HERE FOR ADDITIONAL HELP WITH TRIG:

 

phys 110 sine-cosine-tangent-find-side-length.pdf (PDF — 438 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AND: 

 

http://hotmath.com/help/gt/genericalg1/section_12_6.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vector Analysis:

 

 

Topics:

 

 

 

LAB 1:

Mass Density

 

 

 

 

 

Mass-Density Analysis: