ENERGY and MATTER

Spring 2012

Instructor:  Marvin Johnson
Office  N169 
Phone  667-3552
Office Hours:

MF 9:00 to 11:30, T & TH 3:15-4:15 or by appointment.

Email: marvin@physics.csustan.edu
Textbook

Conceptual Physics by Hewitt (Any recent edition is fine, e.g. 5th ed. or later.)

My Schedule


Description


Announcements

The Final Exam is on Thursday, May 17 at 2:00.  Bring a Bluebook and Scantron, 882E.

I should be available during the times listed below

Wednesday, May 16

9:00-10:30 and 1:30-4:00

Thursday, May 17

9:00-10:30

Friday, May 18

Not available

Monday, May 21

9:00-10:30

 

The forms for changing your grade option to CR/NC should be turned in to Enrollment Services by May 15.

 


Sample Exams

Sample Exam I

Sample Exam II

Sample Exam III

 Sample Final Exam  


State of California: Academic Standards Commission

State Board of Education Home Page

Science Standards for K-12 students (pdf version) 

 


Assignments

Chapters 1-5 Chapters 13 & 14
Chapters 6 & 7 (Note change due date!) Chapters 15-18
Chapters 8-12 Chapters 22-25

 


Summaries

You might also compare the summaries at the Heat, Light & Sound Page

(These look best if you use Internet Explorer.  Some browsers do not display the symbols properly.)

Chapter 1:  About  Science Chapters 9 & 10:  Gravity & Satellites  Chapter 17:  Phase Changes
Chapter 3:  Linear Motion Chapter 11:  Atoms  Chapter 22:  Electrostatics
Chapters 2&4:  Newton's Laws Chapter 12:  Solids  Chapter 23:  Electric Current
Chapter 5:  Newton's Laws (Cont.) Chapter 13:  Liquids  Chapters 24 & 25 :  Magnetism
Chapter 6: Momentum Chapter 14:  Gasses Chapter 26:  Light
Chapter 7:  Energy Chapter 15:  Temperature & Heat Chapter 27:  Color
Chapter 8:  Rotational Motion  Chapter 16:  Heat Flow


 

Other Links

Tutorial Sites

Interesting sites

1.  Physics Tutorial on Sound 1.  How Things Work
2.  Physics Tutorial on Light 2.  How Stuff Works

3.  Smile Physics Home Page

 

4.  Hyper Physics