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AP Physics

Week 21 (1/17-1/21)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NO SCHOOL Building a capacitor Test--Electrostatics Go over test, batteries 2nd Quarter make up test

Featured Link:  The institute of electrical engineers

Equipment needed:  pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday

Assignments:

Due Wednesday 1/19
Chapter 16 problems pp. 537541:
Electric Potential:  11, 13, 18, 19, 24, 25, 27, 28, 31
Equipotentials & E-Fields:   49, 50, 51, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58,
Capacitance:  65, 67, 69, 71,
Dielectrics:  77, 79, 
Capacitors in series & parallel:  84, 85, 86, 89, 91
 

Important Vocabulary:

bulletelectrical charge, p. 483
bulletfundamental unit of charge, p. 483
bulletcoulomb, p. 484
bulletmicrocoulomb, p. 484
bulletpicocoulomb, p. 484
bulletnet charge, p. 484
bulletconservation of charge, p. 484
bulletquantized charge, p. 485
bulletconductors, p. 485
bulletinsulators, p. 485
bulletsemiconductor, p. 485
bulletelectrostatic charging, p. 487
bulletcharging by induction, p. 488
bulletpolarization, p. 488
bulletCoulomb's Law, p. 489
bulletelectric field, p. 495
bulletelectric lines of force, p. 498
bulletelectric dipole, p. 498

Important Equations:

Useful links:    
AP Yearly Schedule
Your textbook companion site,

Physics Classroom
   
Movement of charge

Java games
 

Howstuffworks
   
How Lightning Works
    How Capacitors Work
    How flash memory works
    How Van de Graff Generators Work
    How Photocopiers Work

Career Links
    The institute of electrical engineers