1. The Art of Science: Stardust;
Observing the Night Sky; Greek Theories; Copernicus, Kepler.
TEST 1... CHAPTERS 1, 2
TEST 2... CHAPTERS 3, 4
TEST 3... CHAPTERS 4, 5
Semester 2 (Spring 1999):
TEST 1... CHAPTERS 8, 9... Electricity
and Magnetism parts
TEST 2... CHAPTERS 8, 9... Waves, Light,
Electromagnetic Spectrum parts
TEST 4... CHAPTERS 15, 16
17. The Energy Future: History of energy; Use today and in future; Technology assessment; Renewable energy; Conservation of energy.
13. & 14. Quantum Theory and the Quantum Universe: Quantization of matter and waves; Duality of nature; A relook at the model of the atom; Uncertainty Principle and Probability.
An A or B is earned by learning the principles
and concepts and being able to use such knowledge to reasonably
arrive at answers. You are encouraged to ask questions in class
and outside of class using the 800 phone/fax in Dr. Rotter's office.
Tests will be posted on this web site. Answers to test questions can be entered on the WEB, or faxed, or emailed. Date of posting will be announced and stated on tests. We will follow the same policy on tests as used for the latter tests during the first semester.