
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 New! Experiments or documents marked with contain skills to be tested on the lab practical 
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 (Instructions updated 26 September, 2016) 
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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