• The links below will open the syllabus files for the two courses that comprise this class.

    PHY 302K Physics 1: Mechanics, Heat, & Sound, Course Syllabus

    PHY 102M Lab for Mechanics, Heat, & Sound, Course Syllabus

     

    Major Assignments and Assessments in Mechanics, Heat, and Sound

    The table below is an overview of the major assignments and assessments in the course. Remember that you will learn much more about individual assignments and assessments during synchronous PLI sessions with Course Staff. 

     Major College Assignments and Assessments

    302K Lecture
    Assessment Description Frequency Assignment type % Course Grade
    Unit Exams Given at the end of each unit (Units 7; Unit 1 Exam is not included)  Every 3  4weeks  Exam  45
    Final Exam  Cumulative exam (Units 1  8)  Once  Exam  20
    Participation  

    Learning Catalytics-based Peer Instruction activities 

    Weekly  PeerInstruction  14
    Fall QuestHomework A set of learning problems per unit submitted via the Quest Learning System Every 2weeks  Homework 10
    Spring QuestHomework A set of learning problems per unit submitted via the Quest Learning System  Every 2weeks  Homework 10
    Orientation  OnRamps Orientation Modules  Once   Orientation 1
    Total       100%
    102M Lab
    Fall Post-Labs Canvas assignment that requires upload of lab worksheets and includes other questions Every 3-4Weeks CanvasSubmission  35
    Spring Post-Labs Canvas assignment that requires upload of lab worksheets and includes other questions  Every 3-4Weeks CanvasSubmission  35
    Core Activities Learning Catalytics-based in-class activities that relate to multiple lab activities Every 2-3 Weeks in Fall Peer Instruction  15 
    Fall Pre-Labs Learning Catalytics-based in-class activities preceding lab experiments Every 3-Weeks Peer Instruction  7.5 
    Spring Pre-Labs
    Learning Catalytics-based in-class activities preceding lab experiments
    Every 3-4 Weeks
    Peer Instruction  7.5
    Total       100%