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Tom Henderson

2006 - 2007 School Year

The following schedule is updated frequently. It's role is to serve as an organizational tool for students to find both required and helpful resources relevant to daily activities.

Monday, November 27

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss atomic structure, charged vs. uncharged objects, charging by friction, charge interactions; great demos.

Discuss Chapter 16.1 Reading Sheet (p. 4)

Static Electricity Lab (pp. 1-3)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Static Electricity Lab. Read your book twice. Use online resources to catch up.

Review Chapter 16.1

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 16.2-3 Reading Sheet (pp. 5-6) submit answers online by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Complete Static Electricity Lab (pp. 1-3) - if not done.

Acquire Problem Set A (start it if you wish)

The Structure of Matter

Neutral vs. Charged Objects

Charge Interactions

Charging by Friction

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Static Electricity Lab (pp. 1-3) is will be collected at start of class on the next Physics day.

Submit Reading Sheet answers by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Pop Can Induction Lab (pp. 11-12) due at start of class on the next Physics day.

Announcements:

Use the animations at the Multimedia Physics Studios to facilitate the understanding of lab work.

Wednesday, November 29

Class Lesson Plan

Review charge interactions; the Coulomb and # e- gained or lost; five ways of charging an object; five methods to detect a charge on an object; many good demos

Discuss Charge and Charge Interactions (pp. 7-8).

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Assigned Homework:

Start MOP (do 3 sublevels)

Complete Pop Can Induction Lab (pp. 11-12)

Acquire Problem Set A (start it if you wish)

Conductors and Insulators

Charging by Induction

Charging by Conduction

Grounding - the Removal of a Charge

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Pop Can Induction Lab to be collected at the start of class on the next Physics day.

Announcements:

Use the animations at the Multimedia Physics Studios to facilitate the understanding of lab work.

Friday, December 1

Class Lesson Plan

Review charging methods; demos; discuss Reading Sheet (pp. 5-6)

Discuss Coulomb's Law; do Packet, pp. 9-10.

Pop Can Induction Lab (pp. 11-12); do and post-lab.

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Pop Can Induction Lab. Use online resources to catch up.

Review Chapter 16.1-4

Assigned Homework:

Do MOP (do 4 sublevels)

Problem Set A (do 5 of 21 problems)

Conductors and Insulators

Polarization

Charging by Induction

Coulomb's Law

Inverse Square Law

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Electrophorus Plate Lab (pp. 13-16) is due at start of class on the next Physics day.

Problem Set A is due on Friday, December 15.

Announcements:

Use the animations at the Multimedia Physics Studios to facilitate the understanding of lab work.

Tuesday, December 5

Class Lesson Plan

Review 3 methods of charging; polarization; packet, pp. 17-19; demos

Review Coulomb's Law; packet, pp. 9-10; more problem-solving (selected problems from pp. 29-32)

The Electrophorus Plate Lab (pp. 13-16).

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for The Electrophorus Plate Lab. Use online resources to catch up.

Review Chapter 16.1-4

Assigned Homework:

Do MOP (do 5 sublevels)

Problem Set A (do 8 of 21 problems)

If not done, complete The Electrophorus Plate Lab (pp. 13-16)

Charging by Friction

Charging by Induction

Charging by Conduction

Coulomb's Law

Inverse Square Law

Newton's Laws and the Electrical Force

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set A is due on Thursday, December 22.

Announcements:

There is a quiz on 12/7.Visit The Quiz Room to prepare.

Thursday, December 7

Class Lesson Plan

Problem-solving (selected problems from pp. 29-32)

Any questions on problem set???

Quiz on electrostatics concepts

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up. A makeup quiz will be placed within the LAC after a few class days.

Review Chapter 16.1-4

Assigned Homework:

Do MOP (do 6 sublevels)

Problem Set A (do first 10 problems)

Chapter 16.5-6 Reading Sheet (pp. 21-22)

Coulomb's Law

Newton's Laws and the Electrical Force

Action-at-a-Distance

Electric Field Intensity

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Submit answers to Chapter 16:5-6 Reading Sheet by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Problem Set A is due on Friday, December 15.

Announcements:

There is a test on Thursday, December 21. Use The Review Session to assist in your preparation.

Monday, December 11

Class Lesson Plan

Intro to electric fields; electrifying demos; Sensei Physics Lab (p. 23)

Problem-solving (selected problems from pp. 29-32)

Discuss Electric Field Concept; Van de Graaff demos; check Reading Sheet (pp. 21-22)

Electric Field mathematics (Packet, p. 24)

Makeup Work:

Read Chapter 16.5-6 two times. Use online resources to catch up.

Assigned Homework:

Do MOP (do 7 sublevels)

Problem Set A (do nearly all problems)

Coulomb's Law

Newton's Laws and the Electrical Force

Electric Field Intensity

Electric Field Lines

Electric Fields and Conductors

Lightning

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Do MOP (do 9 sublevels)

Problem Set A is due on Friday, December 15.

Announcements:

There is a test on Thursday, December 21. Use The Review Session to assist in your preparation.

Wednesday, December 13

Class Lesson Plan

Problem-solving (selected problems from pp. 29-32)

Electric Field Lines (pp. 25-26)

Makeup Work:

Read Chapter 16.5-6 two times. Use online resources to catch up.

Review Chapter 16.5-6

Assigned Homework:

Problem Set A (do all 21 problems)

Problem Set B (do 5 problems)

Action-at-a-Distance

Electric Field Intensity

Electric Field Lines

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set A is due on Friday, December 15.

Announcements:

There is a test on Thursday, December 21. Use The Review Session to assist in your preparation.

The ChemPhys 273 Final is during Final Exam week; it is a 90 minute final. Details available at The Review Session.

Friday, December 15

Class Lesson Plan

Review

Problem-solving (selected problems from pp. 29-32)

Coulomb's Hair Lab (pp. 33-34)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up. Do makeup lab for Coulomb's Hair lab.

Review Chapter 16.7-8

Assigned Homework:

Problem Set B (do 12 of 20 problems)

Chapter 16.7-8 Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28)

Coulomb's Law

Newton's Laws and the Electrical Force

Electric Field Intensity

Lightning

Multimedia Physics Studios

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set B is due on Thursday, December 21.

MOP is due on Thursday, December 21.

Submit answers to Chapter 16:7-8 Reading Sheet by 7 am on on the next Physics day.

Announcements:

There is a test on Thursday, December 21. Use The Review Session to assist in your preparation.

The ChemPhys 273 Final is during Final Exam week; it is a 90 minute final. Details available at The Review Session.

Tuesday, December 19

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss Final Exam in ChemPhys 273; provide studying suggestions

Discuss lightning rods, E inside closed conductors, etc.; check pp. 27-28 reading sheet; Van de Graaff demos

Partial work day for completing MOP and Problem Set B

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Review Chapter 16.5-8

Assigned Homework:

Problem Set B (do all 20 problems)

Do MOP (do first 11 sublevels)

Electric Field Intensity

Electric Fields and Conductors

Lightning

Multimedia Physics Studios

Prepare for test. Use The Review Session.

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set B and MOP is due on Thursday, December 21.

Announcements:

There is a test on Thursday, December 21. Use The Review Session to assist in your preparation.

The ChemPhys 273 Final is during Final Exam week; it is a 90 minute final. Details available at The Review Session.

Thursday, December 21

Class Lesson Plan

Unit 10 Test

Makeup Work:

A makeup test will be placed in the LAC soon (hopefully).

Assigned Homework:

To be announced.

Prepare for Final Exam. Use The Review Session to assist in your preparation.

Upcoming Due Dates:

None.

Announcements:

Have a great holiday break.

When the grading of the test is completed, grade sheets will be distributed in class. See the link from the ChemPhys 273 page.