Unit 1- Introduction to Physics


Unit One Help Try the Online Activities, they are a really good help if you're having trouble

This link is a cool video demonstrating orders of magnitude.

Unit 2- Waves


If you have trouble:
Please go to the following site and answer the questions about Transverse Waves.
Please go to the following site and answer the questions about Longitudinal Waves.


This is a good resource for waves that you guys can look at. If you missed the opening class this will help fill you in on what you missed.

For ideas on your project check this page out!

As promised, here is a confirmation of Galileo's Statement I talked about in class.



Here is a cool YouTube video that I think you all will enjoy.

Online Ripple Tank

Watch the Principle of Superposition in action!


Online Lab Activity
I moved the two optional activities up closer to the top of this section. These are the mandatory activities below.
Transmission Lab Activity
Reflection of Waves from a Boundary


Unit 3- Earthquakes

Here is a link to the project we are completing in case you need to work on it.


This Link is a good website for animations to better understand what an earthquake is.



Unit 4- Sound

Here are some cool pictures of planes breaking the sound barrier.

Here is a sweet applet demonstrating the doppler shift.

Here is a link to help you find stuff about the human ear.


Unit 5- Light

Concave Mirrors- Online Lab (to check your answers from the activity in class)

Convex Mirrors- Online Lab (to check your answers from the activity in class)

The All awaited REVIEW

Remember your Project Presentations are due the day you RETURN from holidays, that would be January 5, 2009!
Have a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
Mr S.


Unit 6- Heat


Sulpher hexaphlouride video


I dont' mean to say I told you so, but I told you so, density is the key to whether something will float or not: