Curriculum Outcomes involved:

• Force, Motion, Work, & Energy
• Dynamics Extension
• Use vector analysis in two dimensions for systems involving two or more masses, relative motions, static equilibrium, and static torques
• Projectiles
• Construct, test, and evaluate a device or system on the basis of developed criteria
• Analyze quantitatively the horizontal and verticle motion of a projectile
• Circular Motion
• Describe uniform circular motion using algebraic and vector analysis
• Explain quantitatively circular motion using Newton's Laws
• Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
• Explain quantitatively the relationship among displacement, velocity, time, and acceleration for simple harmonic motion
• Explain quantitatively the relationship between potential and kinetic energies of a mass in simple harmonic motion
• Fields
• Magnetic, Electric, and Gravitational Fields
• Describe magnetic, electric, and gravitational fields as regions of space that affect mass and charge
• Describe magnetic, electric, and gravitational fields by illustrating the course and direction of the lines of force
• Describe electric fields in terms of like and unlike charges, and magnetic fields in terms of poles
• Coulomb's Law
• Compare Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation with Coulomb's Law, and apply both laws quantitatively
• Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
• Describe the magnetic field produced by a current in a long, straight conductor, and in a solenoid
• Analyze qualitatively the forces acting on a moving charge in a uniform magnetic field
• Analyze qualitatively electromagnetic induction by both a changing magnetic flux and a moving conductor
• Waves and Modern Physics
• Compton and de Broglie
• Summarize the evidence for the wave and particle models of light
• Bohr Atoms and Quantum Atoms
• Explain the relationship among the energy levels in Bohr's model, the energy difference between levels, and the energy of the emitted photons
• Use the quantum-mechanical model to explain naturally luminous phenomena
• Natural and Artifical Sources of Radiation
• Describe sources of radioactivity in the natural and constructed environments
• Use quantitatively the law of conservation of mass and energy using Einstein's mass-energy equivalence
• Describe the products of radioactive decay and the characteristics of alpha, beta, and gamma radiation
• Analyze data on radioactive decay to predict half-life

Demonstrations that may apply to your lesson plans:

• Force, Motion, Work, & Energy
• Dynamics Extension
• Projectiles
• Circular Motion
• Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
• Fields
• Magnetic, Electric, and Gravitational Fields
• Coulomb's Law
• Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
• Waves and Modern Physics
• Compton and de Broglie
• Bohr Atoms and Quantum Atoms