Acc Physics Syllabus 12-13x

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PHYSICS

Course Syllabus 2012
-
2013


Instructor:

David Quam


Office Hours: 4
th

and 7
th

hours, 2:22
-
3:30 PM

Phone:


414
-
351
-
8252


e
-
mail:



david_quam
@nicolet.k12.wi.us








OBJECTIVES:
This is an ideal schedule, subject to change.

Semester I

I.
Newtonian Mechanics



A. Kinematics


B. Newton’s Laws of Motion


C. Work, Energy, and Power


D. Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum


E. Circular Motion and Rotation


F. Oscillations


G. Gravitation


II. Heat, Kinetic
Theory, and Thermodynamics


A.

Fluid Mechanics


B. Temperature and Heat


C. Kinetic Theory and Thermodynamics



Semester II
)

III. Wave
s, Sound, Light




A. Wave Motion


B. Sound


C. Light and
Optics


IV. Electricity and Mechanics


A. Charge, Field, and Potential


B.
Conductors, Capacitors, Dielectrics


C. Electric Circuits


D. Magnetostatics


E. Electromagnetism


V.
Modern Physics


A. Atomic Physics and Quantum Effects


B. Nuclear Physics


VI. Amusement Park Physics



The ultimate teaching laboratory where vir
tually all th4e
topics of study (especially Mechanics) can be observed and, certain phenomena such as
weightlessness, that can only be talked about in the classroom, may be experienced by
anyone with sufficient courage, on a grade scale.


REQUIREMENTS:

Att
endance

Scientific Calculator

R
ing Binder

or Pocket Folder

Loose
-
leaf paper/notebook

Pens, pencils
, erasers


GRADING POLICY:
Student’s
Total Point
s/Total Possible Points



ACADEMIC HONOR AND INTEGRITY ARE





EXPECTEDAND ENFORCED


GRADES:

Quarter grad
es

-

calculated as a percentage of the perfect score.

Example:

175 points earned

X 100 = 85.5% = B




204 points possible


Percentage grades will be converted to letter grades according to the following scale:

A+

97
-

100


A

93
-

97



A
-

90
-

93

B+

87
-

89



B

83
-

87



B
-

80
-

83

C+

77
-

79



C

73
-

77



C
-

70
-

73

D+

67
-

69



D

63
-

67



D
-

60
-

63

F


0
-

59





CLASS RULES:

Be respectful of yourself and all others (room and equipment included).

Be seated and ready to work when the bel
l rings.

Please remain seated until the bell rings (do not congregate at the door).

Ask permission to use the computers (no game playing on computers or calculators).

See also
Parent/Student Handbook

"Student Rights and Rules of Behavior".