Nats 101, A Geologic Perspective
Sections 28-32
Professor Bob Downs

I have your grades now.
How to compute your grade.
Final exam on Friday, May 14, 2004, 11:00am-1:00pm, in 301 Bio West
The final exam will be made from the midterms.
Syllabus
Lecture Notes
  1. Wed 9 Jan. Introduction
  2. Wed 21 Jan. What is science?
  3. Mon 26 Jan. How is it done these days?
  4. Mon 2 Feb. The origins of modern science.
  5. Wed 4 Feb. Newton and the laws of motion and gravity.
  6. Mon 9 Feb. The nature of energy.
  7. Wed 11 Feb. No class, Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.
  8. Mon 16 Feb. Conservation of energy.
  9. Wed 18 Feb. Heat.
  10. Mon 23 Feb. Entropy.
  11. Wed 25 Feb. Midterm, previous questions.
  12. Mon 1 Mar. Electricity and magnetism.
  13. Wed 3 Mar. Electromagnetism.
  14. Mon 8 Mar. The nature of waves and sound.
  15. Wed 10 Mar. Electromagnetic waves.
  16. Mon 22 March, No class
  17. Wed 24 Mar. The Electromagnetic spectrum.
  18. Mon 29 Mar. The nature of the atom, early models.
  19. Wed 31 Mar The nature of the atom, quantum model.
  20. Mon 5 April Quantum mechanics.
  21. Wed 7 April Types of chemical bonds.
  22. Wed 14 April States of matter.
  23. Mon 19 April Chemical Reactions.
  24. Wed 21 April Nuclear Reactions.
  25. Mon 26 April High-Tech Materials.
  26. Wed 28 April, Midterm, Practice Exam.