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Honors Physics

Week 37 (5/16-5/20)


Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Lenses/Ray Tracing Lens Quiz Senior Final, Diffraction Diffraction Lab Test--Geometric Optics

Featured Link: Doppler effect
What do color blind people see?
Sit, stay . . . good light!

Featured Summer opportunity:      IUP's Summer Honors Program (scholarships available!!!)

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


Important Equations:

Useful links:    
Your textbook companion site,

Physics Classroom
Sound waves and music

Java games
Spring oscillator
    Standing Waves
    Formation of Beats
    Wave interference
    Wave interference II

    How movie sound works
    How mufflers work
    How hearing works
    How speakers work
    How THX works
    How silencers work

Career Links
Careers in Acoustics
    Acoustical Society of America
    Scholarships in Acoustics
    Technical Committee on Musical Acoustics

Summer Opportunities
    Maryland Leadership Workshops
    Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students (engineering, art, law, and lots more!)
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)
New Hampshire
    Exeter Summer School (intense active learning academics)