# SC 130 Physical Science spring 2009

Files on this page are in a variety of formats. See note.

## General course files

Rubrics.ods
Lab write-up format sample
Jump rope lab sample in xhtml

## Activities, laboratories, and evaluations in chronologic order

### Course introduction: qualities and the natural philosophy of space, time, and matter

Quiz 01 Peripatetic musings

### Unit one: standard measures of space, time and matter

011 Measuring space, time and matter: Getting to know your personal measurements
012 Laboratory one: Speaking on a soap box
Lab 01 photos
Lab01 data original proposal fall 2008demo data
Making XY graphs in OpenOffice 2.4 and 3.0 [T?]
Making XY graphs in Excel [T?]

Quiz 02 Fundamental measures, BMI, volume, density

### Unit five: heat

Fall 2008 Unit five followed unit six due to loss of lab on liberation day

051 Introduction to temperature: boiling and melting
052 Laboratory five: heat conduction If you cannot take the heat, get a non-conductor
Images from laboratory five

### Unit six: Air pressure and midterm practical

061 Air pressure activities
Fall 2007: Ball bounce: First bounce height
Fall 2007: Ball bounces: exponential decay
Spring 2009: 062 Lab 06 concept one
Spring 2009: 062 Lab 06 take two

### Unit seven: Latitude and Longitude

071 Hide and seek activity
072 Laboratory seven: Changes in latitude, longitude, and the metric system Walking the line - of latitude [T]
Data
Images from laboratory seven

No quiz spring 2009 due to staff development day. Fall 2008:
No quiz nn: Changes in heat, latitude, and longitude

### Unit eight: Clouds

081 Relative humidity and precipitation
082 Laboratory eight: Clouds The stuff of which dreams are made
Images from laboratory eight

### Laboratory 12: Electrical conduction

121 Magnetism, magnetic fields, and iron filings
122 Laboratory twelve: Circuits, conduction, and Ohm's law Let your light bulb shine
Images from laboratory twelve
123 rubric

### Laboratory 15: Site Swaps

Cosmology
MITC DVD 1 (B): Discovery: The universe a guided tour. NJ : Films for the Humanities and Sciences., 2000. (120 min.) This digital video disc, comprising 12 ten-minute programs, considers the past, present, and future of astronomy and space exploration; technological innovations such as the Hubble Space Telescope, robot probes, and satellites; life aboard the space shuttle and the Mir space station; black holes and dark matter; the structure of the universe; and the Big Bang. NDVD format
Notes on first half of Discovery: Guided Universe
Notes on the three cosmology videos

## Instructional support materials

OpenOffice Calc file for building xhtml5 pages with SVG xy scatter graph
SVG and MathMl testbed page

Magnifying lens regression
Text
Ball arc
Center of gravity and cantileverscantilever.ods

Fall 2008: An increasing number of files are in XHTML5 + SVG + MathMl format. These files can be rendered by Gecko and Webkit based browsers. Other files are in OpenDocument formats and were created using OpenOffice.org. A few are Gnuplot plot files. Other formats such as Excel and portable network graphic files are present as well.

File types key

• .doc Microsoft Word
• .html HyperText Markup Language web page
• .odg OpenOffice.org Draw
• .ods OpenOffice.org Calc
• .odt OpenOffice.org Writer
• .pdf Adobe Acrobat Portable Document File
• .plt Gnuplot 4.0 file. Edit with text editor, open with Gnuplot
• .png Portable Network Graphic
• .wxm Maxima wxMaxima 5.12 file
• .xhtml XHTML5 + MathMl + SVG
• .xls Microsoft Excel