SC 130 Physical Science Schedule Calendar of topics and laboratories for physical science Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 31 May Day one Text Outline Sample lab Rubric AlphaSoup Measurement L00 sticks & stones calculated measures L01 density motion L02 linear motion test 01 07 June Planet Earth I MITC Living machine RipStik Ball arc L03 accelerated motion Conservation of ℰ: Banana leaf marble ramp L04 Momentum Force: 3 laws Yurt circle L05 Hooke's law L02 due test 02 14 June Planet Earth II MITC Blue Planet Temperature L06 heat conduction Hide 'n seek L07 latitude L05 due test 03 midterm break 21 June Planet Earth III MITC Climate change relative humidity L08 clouds Waves L09 sound speed Optics L10 refraction only L06 due test 04 28 June Inconvenient Truth MITC Color perception achromatopsia L11 Spectrum tubes Magnetism L12 circuits chemistry L13 Acids & Bases L10 due test 05 05 July Solar System MITC Astronomy L14 lab practical cosmology MITC L15 site swap El Niño L12 due test 06 12 July Elegant Universe MITC L14 due Fav lab survey Course eval U ask I ans Final exam Assessment Ball animation on top of other elements

Circled laboratory reports get written up using spread sheet (tables, xy scattergraph charts) and word processing software (text with tables and charts pasted in), handed in, and marked using a rubric. Software such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, or can be used for these reports.

LabDateDue date
L023 June11 June
L0510 June17 June
L0615 June25 June
L1024 June02 July
L1230 June09 July
L1406 July13 July

Lecture and laboratory topic titles with cross-references to the text section number. The numeric prefixes correspond to the textbook section.

L00MeasuresMetricssticks & stones
L01Measures011 What are your measurements? 012 Density
L02Motion021 How slow are you?022 Linear motion
L03Motion031 Arc of a sphere032 Acceleration of gravity
L04Motion041 Banana leaf marble ramp042 Conservation of momentum
L05Forces051 Newton's laws056 Hooke's law
L06Heat061 Temperature062 Conduction of heat
L07Earth071 Hide and seek072 Latitude
L08Weather081 Humidity and precipitation082 Clouds
L09Sound091 Waves092 Speed of sound
L10Optics101 Lenses102 Ref[le|ra]ction
L11Spectra111 Electomagnetic waves112 CD spectroscope
L12Magnetism and electricity121 Magnetism122 Circuits
L13Chemistry131 Introduction to the elements132 Acids & Bases
L14AstronomyPlanetary presentationsFinal practical
L15CosmologyMITC152 Site swap notation

SC 130 Physical Science syllabus