What’s the Point? Physics is basic Physics explains things Physics is the secrets of the universe
What’s this about? Electric charges Circuits Magnetism How motors and generators work Light Nuclei Modern physics
Who are You? Please clearly write your first and last name on the tent card Please bring your tent card to every class Your Name First Last
Group Work Introduce yourself to your group. Identify something memorable about yourself your home town your family your name or anything else associated with you Tell your group and write it down. Then tell everyone.
Standards-based grading Scored on standards, not points The more standards you meet, the higher your final grade
Meeting the Standards Last assessment matters Don’t blow off early assessments: learn! If lots of folks miss a standard, I’ll re-quiz If you personally miss a standard: –Work some more problems –See me for a re-assessment I want you to succeed.
Quizzes Mostly on Blackboard, maybe in class May be announced or unannounced Assess on standards (no numeric score)
Scores on Standards NNot assessed INot eligible for reassessment EEligible for reassessment P Progressing SSatisfactory S is the only score satisfying a standard Other scores tell what needs to happen
Textbook Textbook: Walker, Physics, 4 th Edition Lab manual: on line
Lab Heimerman Science building room 111 (left from main entrance) Hours: C 8:00–9:50 A 10:00–11:50 B 1:00–2:50 Labs begin Next Tuesday
Absence Policy Contact me beforehand if foreseen Contact me ASAP for emergencies Arrange make-up upon return No make-up or re-take for items missed without approval Labs pro-rated if make-up impractical