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Department of Physics

Physics 670

Energy & Technology II

Winter 2006


All classrooms are in Smith Lab, 174 W. 18th Ave. All periods meet in room 2005.

The first period for the day is scheduled at 9:00 to 10:48 am.

The second period for the day is scheduled at 1:00 to 2:48 pm.

Videos are shown from 11:00 to 11:48 am.

January 7 Chapter 1: Introduction to Physics 670, Part II
Video 1: Do We Really Want to Live This Way? / Renewable Power
Chapter 2: Electromagnetic Radiation - Radiant Energy I
January 14 Video 2: Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
Chapter 3: Electromagnetic Waves - Radiant Energy II
Video 3: Cadillac Desert
January 21 Chapter 4: Transfer of Thermal Energy
Video 3: Race to Save the Planet: The Environmental Revolution
Chapter 5: Thermal Energy, the Microscopic Picture
January 28 Chapter 6: Entropy and the Laws of Thermodynamics
Video 4: Earth in the Hot Seat
Chapter 7: Applications of the Laws of Thermodynamics
February 4 Chapter 8: Chemical Energy
MIDTERM 1 covering periods 1-7
Chapter 9: Mass and Energy
February 11 Chapter 10: Ionizing Radiation I
Video 5: The Mighty Atom / Nova: Suicide Mission to Chernobyl
Chapter 11: Ionizing Radiation II and Fundamental Particles
February 18 Chapter 12: Nuclear Reactions
Video 6: Origins: Back to the Beginning
Chapter 13: Astrophysics
February 25 Chapter 14: Sensitive Systems and Computer Modeling
MIDTERM 2 covering periods 8-13
Chapter 15: Earth as an Energy System
March 4 Chapter 16: Consequences of Chemical Energy Use
Video 7: Scientific American Frontiers: Future Car
Chapter 17: Consequences of Nuclear Energy Use
Chapter 18: Uses of Solar Energy (class runs until 5:00 pm this day
March 11 Final Examination 9:00 - 10:48 am
Wonderful Brunch Break 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
12:30 - 3:30 pm 10 Minute Talks on Your Lesson Plan
Bunny ClarkRoom M2054Phone (614)292-1843email: bcc@mps.ohio-state.edu
Jim BihariRoom 5059Phone (614)485-7211email: bihari.1@osu.edu

Letter from the Instructors
Exercise Solutions
World of Energy Book
World of Energy Activity Sheets
Completed Activities