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Honors Physics Alan Kraut Alan Kraut
A little about me BS in Engineering from Harvey Mudd MS in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon Last year taught physics at San Lorenzo High Live and breathe physics Love helping people learn
Objective of the course Honors Physics is a one year course focused on physics concepts. The course meets the science admission requirements for UC and CSU. Honors Physics is a one year course focused on physics concepts. The course meets the science admission requirements for UC and CSU.
Course Outline 1 st Semester: Motion, Forces, and Energy 2 nd Semester: Waves, Electricity and Magnetism, Relativity Many hands-on activities
My Responsibilities Towards Your Student Treat your student with respect and care as an individual. Provide an orderly and safe learning environment. Teach your student the required content.
My Expectations From Your Student Treat me, themselves, their classmates, classroom and equipment with respect and care. Be cooperative and not disruptive. Be on time. Be prepared. Pay attention! Work diligently! Learn! No gum, cosmetics, food, drinks, cell phones, headphones, sunglasses, etc. Wait until I dismiss the class.
My Philosophy Physics is exciting! It takes time and work to learn Communication with parents –Grades On-Line Castrovalleyhigh.org Parent ABI Portal –Web Site hool/DrPinsky
Homework Policy Homework assigned weekly and is expected to be completed on the assigned due date. Homework check on due date. Make-up for late work –Always OK if excused absence –Otherwise at my discretion
My Availability to Help Before 1 st period (by about 7:40 most days) Lunch After 7 th Period me to make special arrangements
Discipline Policy I expect the students to behave. If I have a problem, I will address it with the student. If I have an ongoing problem I will contact you.