../images/homeworkbutton.jpg

   
 

Physics Phundamentals

       

Essential Questions:

   
  • What is the difference between accepted value and measured value?
  • What are the appropriate measurement units in physics?
  • How do you calculate using significant figures?
  • What is the importance of graphical relationships?
 

Readings:

   
  Think like a scientist
  Think like a physicist
  One of these things is not like the other
  When units go square
  Light and Matter Online Textbook - Introduction
     

Knowledge Checks:

   
     

 

Link Description Source Website
  Number of Significant Figures A multiple choice quiz that checks a person's knowledge of the number of significant figures in a number. Fordham Preparatory School
  Scientific Notation A multiple choice quiz that checks a person's knowledge of how numbers move in and out of scientific notation. Fordham Preparatory School
  Significant Figure Mathematics A multiple choice quiz that checks a person's knowlege of sig fig mathematics. Fordham Preparatory School
  Significant Figures and Unit Conversions A multiple choice quiz that checks a person's knowledge of all the basics of sig figs and unit conversions. Press start to begin the quiz or to start again. Prentice Hall
  Data Analysis Review #1 Data Analysis check - Curve fitting Physics Lab
  Data Analysis Review #2 Data Analysis Check - Curve fitting Physics Lab
       

Labs:

   
  Do you Measure up? A lab to check your understanding of significant figures, unit conversions, and sig fig mathematics
  Data Analysis and Curve Fitting Curve Fitting and Data Analysis. Submit a Calc Spreadsheet to prove that you have completed this activity.
  Period of a Pendulum Find the factors that affect the period of a Pendulum and find the equation from the graphs.
     

Class Notes:

 
  Graphical Relationships Note Template for Graphical Relationship class discussions
  Metric Prefixes Shows prefixes from Pico to Tera and their values relative to a single base unit.