LECTURES/READINGS/HOMEWORK

I# Lectures, readings, and homework

All of the Lessons are at: QS&BB Lessons
All lecture slides are at slides
All supplementary Hobson readings are also in Hobson_quantum_fields

Key

PCC = Physics-Concepts-Connections, Hobson GRL_QS&BB = beta test of Lessons 4 & 5 for Great Lakes Learning QS&BB = on-line text, starting with Preface, Lesson 1, 2, 3, and then Lesson 6 onward
MP = MasteringPhysics MA = MasteringAstronomy CP = Cosmic Perspective (free etext in MasteringAstronomy)
TOE = The Theory of Almost Everything, Oerter
Stax = College Physics from OpenStax

Week 1, Getting Started and Constantly Accelerated Motion

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8 Getting started
Required Readings: none
Recommended Readings:
Additional content:
Tasks: sign up inside of LON-CAPA
There are two test questions for you to try:
“Testing essay questions” and “Testing MC”
purchase MasteringPhysics by Friday, Jan 11
register for MasteringAstronomy (free)
Ask to join the QS&BB private Facebook group
Homework available:
Homework due:
anything posted? slides
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 Constantly accelerated motion
Required Readings due: From QS&BB Lessons: Lesson 4, Motion, including reading questions
Recommended Readings: PCC, chapter 3, slides
From QS&BB Lessons: Lessons 1-3
1 & 2 are gentle reading.
QS&BB Lessons: Lesson 3: a math review for skimming
Additional content:
Tasks: you’ve purchased MasteringPhysics, right?
register for MasteringAstronomy (free)
there are two practice questions in LON-CAPA which you can see at the top level
testing essay questions & Testing MC
Homework available:
Homework due:
anything posted? slides

Week 2, Force, Momentum, and Smashing Things Together

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 Momentum, force, and circular motion
Required Readings due: From GreatRiverLearning: Lesson 5, Force and Momentum, including reading questions
Recommended Readings due:
Additional content:
Tasks: you’ve purchased MasteringPhysics, right?
you’ve registered for MasteringAstronomy, right?
Homework available: HW 1: Saturday, January 19
Homework due: Friday, Jan 25
anything posted? slides
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17 Collisions
Required Readings due: From QS&BB Lessons: Lesson 6, Collisions, including reading questions
Recommended Readings:
Additional content:
Tasks: you’ve purchased MasteringPhysics, right?
register for MasteringAstronomy (free)
Homework available: HW 1: Saturday, January 19
Homework due: Friday, Jan 25
anything posted? slides

Week 3, Energy and Early Cosmology

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 Energy
Required Readings due: From QS&BB Lessons: Lesson 7, Energy, including reading questions
Recommended Readings:
Additional content:
Tasks: you’ve purchased MasteringPhysics, right?
register for MasteringAstronomy (free)
Homework available: none
Homework due:
anything posted? slides
THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 NO CLASS on January 24! Greek and Renaissance Cosmology
Required Readings: From QS&BB Lessons: Lesson 8, Cosmology, 1, including reading questions
Recommended Readings due:
Additional content:
Tasks:
Homework available:
Homework due:
anything posted? slides

Week 4, Newtonian Gravitation, Atoms, and Faraday

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 | Newton’s Gravitation
Required Readings: | From QS&BB Lessons: Lesson 10, Charges and Magnets, including reading questions
Recommended Readings due: | PCC chapter 8 in slides
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Homework available: | HW 2: Saturday, February 2
Homework due: | Friday, February 8
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anything posted? | slides
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 31 | Gravitation, Atoms, and Faraday’s Electricity and Magnetism
Required Readings: | From QS&BB Lessons: Lesson 10, Charges and Magnets, including reading questions
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Homework available: | HW 2: Saturday, February 2
Homework due: | Friday, February 8
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anything posted? | slides
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