WEEK OF: December 13 - 17
Postulates, Time, Length and Energy
THE END OF CLASSICAL PHYSICS
Overview of Physics in the 1800's, Faraday, Cathode Rays
and Atomic Discoveries
Multiple Choice, Problems and Essay Questions.
Study from your notes, and complete your Test Review.
Textbook Reading: Chapter on Relativity: Galilean-Newtonian Relativity,
Attempts to Detect the Ether and Special Theory of Relativity
The following links contain theoretical background, diagrams,
illustrations and/or animations and step-by-step solved problems.
The Dummies' Guide to Special Relativity
Introduction to Special Relativity
Special Relativity Problems
Special Relativity Applications
During class you will be working with a partner on a
on Atomic Discoveries.
Each student will write his/her own answers to this activity.