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Forces of Nature Chats

Topic and Chat Schedule for Summer 2019

Date Topic Understanding Physics Feynman
Forces of Nature
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June 11 The Subject Matter of Physics and The Nature of Scientific Enquiry Intro, Chapter 1 Background on Faraday Lab Methods, Lab Reports
Measurement and Error
June 18 Kinematics and Dynamics Chapters 2 and 3 Lecture I Measuring Motion
Static Equilibrium
June 25 Work, Energy, Momentum, and Power
Heat Energy
Chapters 4 and 5 Lecture II Mechanical Advantage
Elastic Collisions
Ideal Gases
July 2 Holiday
July 9 Heat Energy, Mechanical Energy
Electric Charge
Chapters 6 and 7 Lecture III Electric Motors
Static Charge: Electroscopes
July 16 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
Matter and Molecules
Chapters 8 and 9 Lecture IV Magnetic Fields
Speed of Light
Identifying Composition
July 23 Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Structure Chapters 9 and 10 Lecture V Radiometry
Geiger Counters
July 30 Nuclear Physics and Gravity Chapters 12 and 13 Lecture VI Cloud Chamber
Gravitational Acceleration
Aug 6 Looking Forward Chapter 14 Experimental Design