SC 130 Physical Science laboratory syllabus 2015

Lecture topics and corresponding laboratoriess with cross-references to the text section numbers. The three-digit numeric prefixes correspond to the textbook section.

L01MeasuresDensity intro (vials) & sig digs012 Density
L02Motion021 RipStik linear022 Linear motion
L03Motion031 RipStik acceleration032 Acceleration of gravity
L04Motion041 Banana leaf marble ramp042 Conservation of momentum
L05Forces051 Newton's laws052 Pulleys and forces
L06Heat061 Temperature062 Conduction of heat
L07Earth071 Find Binky072 Latitude & longitude
L08Weather081 Humidity and precipitation082 Weather station
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 presentations142 Mathematical models
L15CosmologyElegant Universe152 Site swap notation

The following laboratories have full laboratory reports written up using spreadsheet (tables, xy scattergraph charts) and word processing software (text with tables and charts copied and pasted from the spreadsheet). Software such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word,, or can be used for these reports. The reports will be submitted via Schoology and marked using rubrics in Schoology.

LabDateDue date
L0103 June10 June
L0309 June16 June
L0717 June24 June
L0924 June01 July
L1130 June07 July
L1408 July13 July