Homework

Homework 1:
(Due Monday Sep 10)
  • Gather suggested materials (Ti-83 or better calculator, Graph paper, Notebook, Plastic sleeves)
  • Sign up for a Udacity Account >> Watch
  • Enroll in course and quick tour >> Watch
  • Watch John Cleese video / Write essay >> click here for details
  • Do Udacity videos Unit 1a: #1 to #15
  • Print & Complete "Student Notes (Unit 1)", up to "Trigonometry".

Homework 2:
(Due Thursday Sep  13)
  • Upload John Cleese Creativity assignment to SWoRD.  Click >> here to learn how to do this.  Due Wednesday midnight. Remove any reference to your name on the assignment. Use Class = Physics 100 (Kevin English) and Class Password = rpa2012. 
  • Watch Udacity tour part 2 >> Watch
  • Print & Complete "Student Notes (Unit 1)", from "Trigonometry" on.
  • Do Udacity videos 
    • Unit 1a: #16 - #30
    • Unit 1b: All
  • Do Problem Set 1 (except problem 1)

Homework 3:
(Due Monday Sep 17)
  • Complete the following survey >> Click Here
  • "How to Do a Peer Review".  Click on Launch Tutorial >> Watch
  • Complete and submit your 4 peer reviews to SWoRD.  Due Sunday night (Sep 16th) at 9 pm.
  • Study for Unit 1 Quiz.  See the last page of the Student Notes for what is on the Quiz.
  • Begin / due on Thursday Sep 20
    • Print & Complete "Student Notes (Unit 2a)"
    • Do Udacity videos Unit 2a: All

Homework 4:
(Due Thursday Sep 20)
  • On SWoRD, do back-reviews (reviews of your reviewers).  Due Tuesday night (Sep 18th) at 9 pm.
  • On SWORD, submit re-write of John Cleese paper.  Due Thursday night (Sept 20th) at 9 pm.  Note - if you missed submitting the John Cleese paper on the first submission deadline, you can submit your paper now.
  • Print & Complete "Student Notes (Unit 2a)"
  • Do Udacity videos Unit 2a: All

Homework 5:
(Due Monday Sep 24th)
  • Print and do the following homework problems.  >> Homework Unit 2 Probs   I strongly suggest that you attempt these problems of on Friday, ponder them for a day or two, and then re-try them on Sunday.
  • On SWORD:
    • Submit re-write of John Cleese paper.  Due Thursday night (Sept 20th) at 9 pm.  Note - if you missed submitting the John Cleese paper on the first submission deadline, you can submit your paper now.
    • Do peer reviews.  Due Sunday (Sept 23rd) at 9 pm.
    • Do back reviews.  Due Monday (Sept 24th) at 9 pm.

Homework 6:
(Due Thursday Sep 27th)
  • Print and do the following homework problems.  >> Homework Unit 2b Probs   I strongly suggest that you attempt these problems on Monday / Tuesday, ponder them for a day or two, and then re-try them on Wednesday.
  • Print & Complete "Student Notes (Unit 2b)"
  • Do Udacity videos Unit 2b: All
  • Bring your computers to class for this lesson.  If you have earphones / headphones, bring those as well.  In class, we will work Udacity Problem Set 2, problems 1 -8, 10 - 12.  If you want you can work these problems before class.

Homework 7:
(Due Monday Oct 1st)
  • Finish any of the problems from Udacity Problem Set 2 that you did not complete in class. Problems 1 - 8, 10 - 12. 
  • Print & Complete "Student Notes (Unit 3)"
  • Do Udacity videos Unit 3: All.  (Hint: You may need to go through these videos twice.)

Homework 8:
(Due Thursday Oct 4th)
  • Do Udacity videos Unit 3: All.  (Again - if needed).
  • Do Udacity Problem Set 3, 1 - 8.
  • Study for Quiz on Unit 2 stuff.  See "Learning Objectives" in "Student Notes Unit 2" for what will be on the Quiz.

Homework 9:
(Due Monday Oct 8th)
  • Make sure you have completed Homework 8 (just above).  We will begin this material on Monday the 8th.
  • Print and Do the following problem.  Phys 100 Unit 2 HW3 BBall Spreadsheet.  >>Print See these videos for help. >> Watch 1 and  Watch 2  (Note - if the videos do not play continuously click on the HD button to turn HD off). 
  • To learn how to share your Google spreadsheet with me >> Watch

Homework 10:
(Due Thursday Oct 11th)
  • Complete the work from class:
    • Investigating Newtons First Law.  >> Print
    • Investigation Newtons Second Law.  >> Print
    • Grade partners Quiz 2 using answer key.  >> View key here.  If you think one of my answers is not correct, let me know.  :)

Homework 11:
(Due Monday Oct 15th)
  • Goto the following link, read more about inclined planes.  >> Inclined Planes
  • Print & Complete "Student Notes (Unit 4)"
  • Do Udacity videos Unit 4: all. 

Homework 12:
(Due Thursday Oct 18th / Monday Oct 22nd)
  • Complete Work, Energy, Power worksheet from class.
  • Do Udacity Problem Set 4.
  • Study for quiz on Unit 3: Force.

Homework 13:
(Due Thursday Oct 25th)
  • Complete Work-Energy Theorem Practice worksheet from class.
  • Grade Quiz.  Click for answer key.
  • Study for Midterm, Udacity Units 1 - 4.

Homework 14:
(Due Monday Oct 29th)

Homework 15:
(Due Thursday Oct 31st)
  • Finish the problems from Mid-Term re-do.
  • Read about Simple Harmonic motion at The Physics Classroom.  Click here to begin. Read "Vibrational Motion", "Properties of Periodic Motion", "Pendulum Motion", and "Motion of a Mass on a Spring".

Monday Nov 5th
Homework due:
  • Finish Simple Harmonic Motion Worksheet.  We will compare answers in class.
  • Watch Udacity video Bonus - Simple Harmonic Branches.  At the very end of the video list.
  • Work Udacity problems 1, 5, and 6 from Problem Set 5.
In Class
  • Reviewed Simple Harmonic Motion Worksheet.
  • ??

Thursday Nov 8th
Homework due:
  • Work Udacity problems 4, 6, 7, and 8 from Problem Set 5.  These are meant to be difficult ==> ponder! ponder! ponder!  
  • Udacity videos Bonus: Windows on Planes.
  • Study for Quiz: Unit 5.
In Class
  • Review of Homework problems ==> work in teams, present to class at end of the hour.
  • Quiz: Unit 5. (Closed notes)

Monday Nov 12th
No class (Veteran's Day), but ....
Homework due:
In Class
  • N/A

Thursday Nov 15th
Homework due:
  • Udacity problems 1 - 7 from Problem Set 6.  
In Class
  • Discussion of Unit 6.
  • More problems.

Monday Nov 19th
No class (Thanksgiving Week), but ....
Homework due:
  • Finish "Electricity" worksheet from class.
  • Re-do Udacity problem Set 6.  Set up Skype meeting with me to review those problems you are having difficulty with.
In Class
  • N/A

Thursday Nov 22nd
No class (Thanksgiving Week), but ....
Homework due:
  • Re-do Udacity problem Set 6.  Set up Skype meeting with me to review those problems you are having difficulty with.
In Class
  • N/A

Monday Nov 26th
Homework due:
  • Udacity videos Unit 7 with Student Notes.
In Class
  • Discussion Unit 7.
  • Problems.

Thursday Nov 29th
Homework due:
  • Study for Unit 6 Quiz.
  • 6 Problems and Answers (1 per unit) to be turned in for credit.
In Class
  • Unit 6 Quiz.
  • Discuss Final.
  • Begin Final.
  • Videos

Monday Dec 3rd
No class.
Homework due:
  • Continue to work final.
In Class
  • N/A

Thursday Dec 6th
No class.
Homework due:
  • Final.  Must be submitted (certificate by email to me) by midnight Dec 6th.
In Class
  • N/A