Students should read the assigned chapter of the textbook before each class period.
Class Period:  Topic:  Book Chapter:  Additional Material: 
Aug 20 
Introduction 
Links  
Aug 25 
Skating 
1.1  Describing Motion, Problems 
Aug 27 
Falling Balls 
1.2  Falling Balls, Problems 
Sep 1 
Ramps 
1.3  Support Forces, Problems 
Sep 3 
Wind Turbines 
2.1  Rotational Motion 
Sep 8 
Wheels 
2.2  Friction, Problems 
Sep 10 
Bumper Cars 
2.3  Conservation Laws, Problems 
Sep 15 
Review 
Review 1  
Sep 17 
Spring Scales 
3.1  Springs, Problems 
Sep 22 
Ball Sports: Bouncing 
3.2  Bouncing Balls, Problems 
Sep 24 
Carousels and Roller Coasters 
3.3  Accelerating Frames, Problems 
Sep 29 
Bicycles 
4.1  Stability, Problems 
Oct 1 
Rockets and Space Travel 
4.2  Moving in Space, Problems 
Oct 6 
Review 
Practice Test 1 (PDF), (WORD), (Answers)  
Oct 8 
Test 1 

Oct 20 
Balloons 
5.1  Pressure and Buoyancy, Problems 
Oct 22 
Water Distribution 
5.2  Water Distribution, Problems 
Oct 27 
Garden Watering 
6.1  Fluids in Motion, Problems 
Oct 29 
Ball Sports: Air 
6.2  Turbulent Wakes, Problems 
Nov 3 
Airplanes 
6.3  Wings and Propellers, Problems 
Nov 5 
Review 
Review 2  
Nov 10 
Woodstoves 
7.1  Heat 
Nov 12 
Water, Steam and Ice 
7.2  Phase transitions, Problems 
Nov 17 
Clothing, Insulation 
7.3  Staying Warm, Problems 
Nov 19 
Air Conditioning 
8.1  Thermodynamics, Problems 
Nov 24 
Automobiles 
8.2  Heat Engines, Problems 
Dec 1 
Review 
Practice Test 2 (PDF), (WORD), (Answers)  
Dec 4 
Test 2 
Homework assignments are based on the material covered in class. They will be available on Blackboard under "Assignments" at least one class period before they are due. Assignments are due at 5 PM on the indicated date. No late assignments will be accepted. Solutions will be available after the due date.

Test 1  October 8  distribution of scores 
Test 2  December 4, 10:15 am  12:15 pm  distribution of scores 
