Unit 9 Calendar; 2007-2008

The following calendar provides an estimation of our progress in Unit 9 of Honors Physics. There is no guarantee that we will follow every detail of this calendar - it is merely an approximation. The assumption is that you will be attending class (and listening) such that you will know exactly where we are in this unit.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

4/7

Pendulum Lab

 

HW: Reading Sht 14/8-10

4/8

Wave Behaviors: Lazerdisc

Slinky

Tuning fork w/strobe

HW: p448/Q12,17-19; p451/41,47

4/9

Finish Reading Sheet

Wave Boundary Behavior

Verify v = f l

HW: p451/42,45,46,48

4/10

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Color Wheel

Fatigue eye with light

HW: Rdg Sht; Ch24/p763-766

4/11

Color Wheel(cont)

Color Wksts

Filters/Shadows

Hwk: Rdg Sht; Polarization

4/14

Laserdisc: scattering and polarization

Polarization

Hwk: Ch15/1-6

4/15

Sound Behavior

Quiz on Color

Hwk: p489/3,9,10

4/16

Sound Behavior

Doppler Shift

HW: pp18

4/17

Sunset demo

Doppler(Lazerdisk, packet, demo)

TI-x exercises

HW: p489/2,4,22,23

4/18

Age of the Universe Lab

Hwk: p490/26,27,29

4/21

Age of the Universe

Hwk: p490/30

4/22

Computer Lab: Hubble Redshift Distance Relation

4/23

Prairie State Exam:

Day I

4/24

Prairie State Exam:

Day II

4/25

Computer Lab: Hubble Redshift Distance Relation

4/28

Lab; Computer Work

HW: Internet #'

4/29

Waves Behavior Test

     


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