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Honors Physics

Week 25 (2/14-2/18)


Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Field Mapping, relating Potential and Electric Fields Electrostatics Review Test--Electrostatics
(Ch 17 & 18)
Electric Current Ohm's Law & Resistance

Featured Link:  Static Electricity on Physics Classroom

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

Due Monday 2/14
Practice 18B (1-3) p. 673
Section 2 review (1-6) p. 675

Important Vocabulary:

Important Equations:

Pythagorean theorem diagram
images from The Physics Classroom

Fe = kQ1Q2/r2

V = PE/q

V = Ed

V = kQ/r

Useful links:    
Your textbook companion site,

Physics Classroom
Static Electricity

Java Games
    Conservation of energy vs conservation of momentum

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

Summer Opportunities
University of Maryland
    All summer programs (all fields)
    Young Scholars Program
    E2@UMD (Women in Engineering)
Virginia Tech
    C-Tech2 (Women in Science, Math, & Engineering)
University of Virginia
    4-Star Summer Camps
Penn State
    MTM Engineering Camp (Women in Engineering)
Drexel University
    College of Engineering Summer Mentorship Program
George Washington University
    Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program
New York
    National Institute for Leadership and Ethics (Engineering, as well as politics, art, & business)
    Barnard pre-college program (Young women's leadership, summer in NYC)
    Maryland Leadership Workshops
New Hampshire
    Exeter Summer School (intense active learning academics)

Scholarship Opportunities
    Society of Women Engineers (1K-10K)
    Society of Women Engineers-Baltimore/Washington Section (Mar 1 deadline, application in word format)
    International Technology Education Association ($500-1K)
    Society of Automotive Engineers
    Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars ($10K, just for maryland residents, SEE GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT FOR DETAILS!!)
    National Institute of Health Scholarship (biomediical, behavioral, social sciences, up to $20K)