
Important Documents: Lab Syllabus Introduction To Laboratory Practices 
Lab Report samples: Well written “Don't do this!” 

Experiments marked Instructions in color! are best printed in color for figure emphasis 
Week of:  Experiment: 
29 Aug  
5 Sep  Conservation of Linear Momentum 
12 Sep  Fitting Data to a Mathematical Function – Instructions in color! 
19 Sep  Conservation of Energy on an Inclined
Plane – Instructions in color! 
26 Sep  Finding the BestFit Function 
3 Oct  Kinematics: Constant Acceleration 
10 Oct  No lab this week – Fall break 
17 Oct  Making a Mathematical Model for a Square Pendulum 
24 Oct  Radial
Force & Riding an Elevator – Instructions in color!

31 Oct  Projectile Motion Boo! 
7 Nov  Kepler's 2nd Law 
^{ }14 Nov  On the Descent of Balloons: A Theoretical Perspective 
21 Nov  No lab – Thanksgiving break 
28 Nov  The Speed of Light 
5 Dec  Lab Practical  Information Handout 


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