SC 130 Physical Science schedule summer 2013

SC 130 Physical Science Schedule Calendar of topics and laboratories for physical science Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 03 June Space, Time, Matter Text Sample lab Rubric 04 June Measurement Pre-assess SLO survey L00 + BMI Sticks & stones 05 June Pre-assess back Density, sigdigs L01 soap density 06 June RipStik linear L02 linear motion At gym west side 07 June test 01 10 June Planet Earth I MITC Living machine 11 June RipStik Acc Ball arc L03 accelerated motion 12 June Conservation of ℰ: Banana leaf marble ramp L04 Momentum 13 June Force: 3 laws Yurt circle L05 Pulleys 14 June test 02 17 June Planet Earth II MITC Blue Planet 18 June Temperature L06 heat conduction 19 June Find Binky L07 outside latitude 20 June test 03 21 June Midterm break 24 June Planet Earth III MITC Climate change 25 June relative humidity L08 clouds glass condensation? 26 June Waves L09 sound speed outside 27 June Spectra L10 Spectra 28 June test 04 01 July Inconvenient Truth MITC 02 July Optics L11 refraction only 03 July Ohm's law L12 circuits 04 July chemistry L13 Acids & Bases 05 July test 05 08 July Solar System MITC 9 July Planetary Distances L14 lab practical 10 July Astronomy Planet Presentations L15 site swap 11 July cosmology MITC 12 July test 06 15 July Elegant Universe MITC 16 July Last day Assessment Fav lab survey Course eval U ask I ans 17 July Finals 18 July t07 final 19 July No class 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
L0105 June12 June
L0311 June18 June
L0719 June26 June
L0926 June03 July
L1102 July09 July
L1409 July16 July

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

L00Measures011 What are your measurements?010 sticks & stones
L01MeasuresDensity intro (vials) & sig digs012 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 laws052 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