The Rest of the Year Schedule .:. Go Up

 

 

 

May 1/2

Finish labs/SA 27.1, 27.2, 30.1, 30.2

 

 

May 3/4

Introduction to the websites for research

 

 

May 8/9

Organize Oaks Park/Websites

 

 

May 10/11

Work on Oaks Park/Websites/Extravaganza

 

 

May 12

Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks Park Oaks

 

 

May 17/18

Prep for the Extravaganza/Websites

 

 

May 19/22

Prep for the Extravaganza/Websites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relativity

 

 

 

A/B

In Class

Due on this class

If You miss this class:

 

1

May

22/23

-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

Watch: Videos A, B, C, F

 

2

May

24/25

 

-Simultaneity

-Mass and energy: Relativistic kinetic energy

-Relativistic addition of velocities

-Energy-momentum relationship

-Hand out FA26.1

Check: Worksheet 26.1: 1-10

Read: 26.7-11

Watch: Videos G, H, I

 

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

26/30

 

-General relativity

-Principle of equivalence

-Curved space

-Black holes and the Schwarzschild radius

-Hand out FA26.2

Check: Worksheet 26.1: 15-18

Check: Worksheet 26.2: 2-6

Read: 33.4

 

 

4

May

31

June 1

Work on problems:

26.1: 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 21

26.2: 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14

Work on FA 26.1, FA26.2

Check: Worksheet 26.2: 20-27

 

 

5

June

2/5

Summative Assessments:

26.1 - Special Relativity

26.2 - Energy and General Relativity

Turn in: FA 26.1, FA 26.2

Turn in: 26.1: 1-10, 15-18, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 21

Turn in: 26.2: 2-6, 20-27, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14

 

9

June

6/?

SAs back

Retakes?

Finish stuff up

 

 

 

10

June 7/8

IB Physics II party!!!!!!

- Awards ceremony

-slide show

-BBQ

 

 

 

 

 

June 8

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

Two homework problem sets

26.1: 1-10, 15-18, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 21 /40 pts

26.2: 2-6, 20-27, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14 /38 pts

 

Handouts: