Physics 12 Syllabus Spring 2016 | T. Hersey | [email protected] | @herseymath Course Description Physics 122 is the second of two physics courses designed for students who intend on going to university. Topics include dynamics, kinematics, and fields. The course aims to engage students in relating physics concepts to societal contexts and applications by using theoretical and practical investigations. Materials Textbook: Binder Physics – McGraw Hill Ryerson Loose-leaf Graph Paper Duo-tang (for labs) Writing Utensils (pens & pencils) Ruler & Protractor Scientific Calculator Erasers Units 1. Dynamics 3. Fields - Vector Analysis in 2 Dimensions - Gravity - Conservation of Momentum - Magnets - Newton’s Laws - Electricity - Universal Law of Gravitation 2. Motion - Coulomb’s Law - Projectiles - Ohm’s Law - Circular Motion 4. Project - Harmonic Motion - Kepler’s Laws - Research project Marking Scheme 20% Assignments & Quizzes 30% Tests 10% Project 10% Labs 30% Exam Expectations 1. Be on time – this applies to both class time and due dates 2. Be polite 3. Be prepared Policies Late Work: Any late assignments will be deducted 10% per day. Assignments more than 5 days late will be given a mark of zero. Absenteeism: In order to be successful in this course regular attendance is required. Students are responsible for any work missed and must make arrangements outside of class time for any missed assessments/notes. For any missed tests/assignments a written excuse must be provided. Academic Integrity: All sources used must be referenced. If work was done collaboratively this must be stated on all submitted work. Re-Tests: Students will be allowed a MAXIMUM of 2 re-writes on major assessments. To be considered for a re-write the student must do the following: attend ≥ 1 extra help session, and submit test corrections. Extra Help Extra help will be available on the following days at lunch: Tuesdays & Thursdays Sessions will also be available after school by appointment.