January 16-20

Lab: Speed of Sound

Ch21¤1-4 Electric charges, insulators and conductors


Ch21¤5-7 CoulombŐs law and electric fields (H)


Ch21¤8-11 Field lines and conductors

January 23-27

Lab: CoulombŐs Law

Ch22¤1-3 GaussŐs law! (H)


Ch23¤1-2 Electric potential energy and potential difference


Ch23¤3-5 Equipotential lines and E-field lines (H) (Q)

Jan 30-Feb 3

Lab: Electroscope

Ch23¤6-8 Point charges and dipoles


Ch24¤1-4 Capacitors and energy storage (H)


Ch25¤1-3 Batteries, electric currents, and OhmŐs Law

February 6-10

Lab: Potential mapping

Ch25¤4-6 Electrical power (H)


Ch26¤1-2 Parallel and series circuits; EMF


Ch26¤3 KirchoffŐs rules (H)

February 13-17

No lab

Ch26¤5 RC circuits and meters


Ch27¤1,2 magnets and magnetic fields



Ch27¤3,4 Magnetic force (H)

February 20-24

Lab: Circuits

Ch28¤1-3 currents produce magnetic fields


Ch28¤4 AmpereŐs law (H)


Ch27¤5 torque on a current loop and applications

Feb 27 - March 2

Lab: B-field; solenoid

Ch29¤1,2 Demonstrations of EM induction (H)


Ch29¤2,7 FaradayŐs law and LenzŐs law


Ch29¤3,4 Generators and motional EMF (H)

March 5-9

Lab: Cathode rays

Ch31¤1-2 Changing E Þ B and displacement current


Ch31¤3-4 MaxwellŐs equations; and EM waves  (H)


Ch31¤5-6 EM spectrum; polarization (Ch 36¤11) (Q)

March 15-26

Yay – spring break!!!





March 26-30

Lab: EM induction

Ch32¤1,2,4,5 Light rays; laws of reflection and refraction


Ch32¤3 Image formation by mirrors


Ch32¤6-7 Total internal reflection; dispersion(H)

April 2-6

No lab

Ch33¤1 Image formation by lenses; ray tracing


Ch33¤2-3 Thin lens equation



Ch34¤1 Wave or particle - take 1! HuygenŐs principle (H)

April 9-13

Lab: SnellŐs law

Ch34¤3 Interference –2-slit and multi-slit experiments


Ch34¤5,6 Thin film interference, Michelson (H)


Ch35¤1,7 Single slit diffraction and PoissonŐs spot

April 16-20

Lab: Thin lenses

Ch36¤1 Galilean relativity (H)


Ch36¤2-4 EinsteinŐs postulates and simultaneity


Ch36¤4-6 Time dilation; twin paradox (H)

April 23-27

Lab: Interference

Ch37¤2-3 Photoelectric effect (H)


Ch37¤4-5 Compton effect, pair production (H)


Ch37¤6,7 Particle waves

April 30-May 4

Lab: H-atom spectrum

Ch37¤11 Bohr Model of hydrogen atom (H)


Ch38¤1-3 Wavefunctions and uncertainty


Ch38¤4-5 Superposition, cats, and entanglement (H)


Final exam is cumulative and is scheduled for Tuesday May 8th 7-10pm.