Mike's PHY 111 F*11

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Mike's PHY 111 F*11 by Mind Map: Mike's PHY 111 F*11

1. Course Competencies

1.1. Technical Communications

1.1.1. Effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative information orally and in writing.

1.1.2. Explain the application of fundamental physical principles to various physical phenomena.

1.1.3. Apply appropriate problem-solving techniques to practical and meaningful problems using graphical,mathematical, and written modeling tools.

1.2. Societal Skills

1.2.1. Work effectively in collaborative groups. Week 1 Got to know each other and formed groups

2. Additional Course Objectives

2.1. Evaluate "scientific" claims based on the actual Nature of Science.

2.2. Argue Various sides of scientifically controversial topics using appropriate scientific argumentation techniques.

2.3. Communicate technical information using various media and Web 2.0 applications.

2.4. Be an active prosumer of education for yourself and your children.

3. Physics Content

3.1. Properties of Matter

3.2. Linear Motion

3.2.1. Used the tracking tool that measuers speed/distance.

3.3. Non-linear Motion

3.4. Forces and Momentum

3.4.1. Shot off water balloons

3.5. Work, Energy Storage and Transfer

4. Vpython/LoggerPro

5. Dippity Timeline

6. Week 3 Events (cop and perp), graphs, motion maps, video analysis

7. Made our water balloon launcher

8. Range equations and introduction to energy

8.1. Pythagorean's Theory as it applies to our launchers

9. Learned about acceleration, velocity, and position