The Rest of the Year Schedule .:. Go Up

 

 

May 2

Finish labs/SA 27.1, 27.2, 30.1, 30.2

 

 

May 4

Introduction to the websites for research

 

 

May 6

Organize Oaks Park/Websites

 

 

May 10

Work on Oaks Park/Websites

 

 

May 12

Organize the Extravaganza

 

 

May 13

Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks

 

 

May 16

Prep for the Extravaganza/Websites

 

 

May 18

Prep for the Extravaganza/Websites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relativity

 

 

Block

Class

Due on this class

 

1

May 20

-The Michelson-Morley experiment

-Einstein's Gedanken

-The two postulates of Special Relativity

-Time Dilation

-The Twin Paradox and relative time

-Length Contraction and 4-D space-time

-Mass Dilation and the ultimate speed limit of the Universe

Read:  26.1-6

 

 

2

May 24

 

-Simultaneity

-Mass and energy: Relativistic kinetic energy

-Relativistic addition of velocities

-Energy-momentum relationship

Read: 26.7-11

Practice: Worksheet 26: 7-13, 20, 22-25, 28-31

 

May 25

Extravaganza

(3:30 - 5:30 Setup in the commons)

6:00 - 7:00 in the commons

7:30 to 8:30 in the auditorium with Rhys

 

 

3

May 26

 

-General relativity

-Principle of equivalence

-Curved space

-Black holes and the Schwarzschild radius

Read:  33.4

Practice:  26: 1, 4(69.1 Ly), 7, 8(0.436c), 13, 14(0.887 c), 26(0.866c), 28(2.23×10-9 J, 6.46 × 10-18 kg m/s), 29, 31, 43, 46(0.65c), 48(0.70c)

 

4

May 31

Work on problems: (See Check #1 and #2)

-Time, length, mass

-Relativistic addition of velocities

-Energy and energy momentum

 

 

5

June 2

Summative Assessments:

26.1 - Special Relativity

26.2 - Energy and General Relativity

 

 

9

June 6

SAs back

Retakes?

Finish stuff up

 

 

10

June 8

IB Physics II party!!!!!!

- Awards ceremony

-slide show

-BBQ

 

 

 

 

June 9

Senior Assembly - Senior's last day  K (for me)  J (for you)

 

 

 

Two Formative/Summative assessments

  • 26.1 – Special Relativity
  • 26.2 – Energy and General Relativity

 

Handouts:

  • This Syllabus
  • FA26.1
  • FA26.2
  • NoteGuide-01-01SpecialRelativity
  • NoteGuide-02-01SpecialRelativityII
  • NoteGuide-03-01GeneralRelativity