Monthly Archives: March 2013

Thermodynamics – Spring Break Assignment

Start here. Note that this video comes up again at the end.  You DO need to watch it twice.  You have been warned! Bwahahahahaha! Next, read “Introduction,” “Temperature Scales,” “Physical Changes Due to Heat Transfer,” “Calorimetry I” and “Calorimetry II” … Continue reading

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10.10 Snell’s Law Practice

Video:  WSQ 

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More thin film info

Video: I found the first few minutes of this video confusing, but by the end it all comes together in a pretty nice way. WSQ 

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10.7 Thin Film and Phase Shift

Video: NOTE: The WSQ is below the extra practice. Extra Practice: Since the answers are provided for you, you must have complete and correct work to receive credit. Monochromatic light falls on two very narrow slits 0.048 mm apart. Successive … Continue reading

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Optics Quiz 1 Review

Remember that one Free Response question on the quiz will be very similar to one of the Free Response questions on the magnetism exam.  Therefore, you should have reworked all three problems before coming in on Monday. Magnetism Free Response … Continue reading

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10.5 Diffraction PreLab and Thin Film Interference

Tomorrow’s Lab: 20-ap-diffraction-v2 You MUST answer the pre-lab questions before class tomorrow.  If you don’t understand them, get help BEFORE class, otherwise your lab group will have waste time explaining the math to you, and you will not get finished. Video: … Continue reading

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Speed of Light, Refraction and Diffraction

Videos: Speed of Light: Diffraction WSQ 

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No video tonight

Take the night off!

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Magnetism Test Review

Waves lab explanation: Equation review: Princeton Review: Waves Read 281-301 AND 306 Work all multiple choice and free response problems on pages 302-305. Answers are on pages 422-425. Magnetic Forces and Fields Read 247-258 AND 263 Work all multiple choice and … Continue reading

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Magnetism Quiz 3 Review

Princeton Review Read 247-258 AND 263 Work all multiple choice and free response problems on pages 259-262. Answers are on pages 417-420. Read 265-275 AND 280 Work all multiple choice and free response problems on pages 276-279. Answers are on … Continue reading

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