SC 130 Physical Science Schedule Calendar of topics and laboratories for physical science Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Text Sample lab Rubric AlphaSoup Outline Assessment graph-physci 01 June Day one Space, Time, Matter Sample lab 02 June Measurement calculated measures L01 soap density 03 June test 01 06 June Planet Earth I MITC Living machine 07 June RipStik linear L02 linear motion At gym west side 08 June RipStik Acc Ball arc L03 accelerated motion 09 June Conservation of ℰ: Banana leaf marble ramp L04 Momentum 10 June L01 due test 02 13 June Planet Earth II MITC Blue Planet 14 June Force: 3 laws Yurt circle L05 Hooke's law 15 June Temperature L06 heat conduction 16 June Find Binky L07 outside latitude 17 June L03 due test 03 20 June Planet Earth III MITC Climate change 21 June relative humidity L08 clouds glass condensation? 22 June Waves L09 sound speed outside 23 June L05 due test 04 24 June midterm break 27 June Inconvenient Truth MITC 28 June Color perception achromatopsia L10 Spectra? 29 June Optics L11 refraction only 30 June Magnetism L12 circuits 01 July L09 due test 05 04 July Solar System MITC 05 July chemistry L13 Acids & Bases 06 July Astronomy L14 lab practical 07 July cosmology MITC L15 site swap 08 July L11 due test 06 11 July Elegant Universe MITC 12 July Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman (2010) 13 July Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman (2010) Lab 14 due 14 July Assessment Fav lab survey Course eval U ask I ans 15 July No class 18 July Final exam 8:30 tp 9:30 A101 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
L0102 June10 June
L0308 June17 June
L0514 June23 June
L0922 June01 July
L1129 June08 July
L1406 July14 July

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

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 Find Binky072 Latitude
L08Weather081 Humidity and precipitation082 Clouds
L09Sound091 Waves092 Speed of sound
L10Spectra101 Color102 CD spectroscope
L11Optics111 Lenses112 Ref[le|ra]ction
L12Magnetism and electricity121 Magnetism122 Circuits
L13Chemistry131 Introduction to the elements132 Acids & Bases
L14AstronomyPlanetary presentationsFinal practical
L15CosmologyMITC152 Site swap notation

SC 130 Physical Science syllabus