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Physics of Everyday Phenomena

Physics of Everyday Phenomena

Grade Levels: 13
By W. Thomas Griffith and Juliet Brosing
Copyright: 2015
Publication Date: March 27, 2014
MHID: 0073513903
ISBN 13: 9780073513904

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Physics of Everyday Phenomena

1) Physics, the Fundamental Science

Unit One - The Newtonian Revolution

2) Describing Motion

3) Falling Objects and Projectile Motion

4) Newton's Laws: Explaining Motion

5) Circular Motion, the Planets, and Gravity

6) Energy and Oscillations

8) Rotational Motion of Solid Objects

Unit Two - Fluids and Heat

9) The Behavior of Fluids

10) Temperature and Heat

11) Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Unit Three - Electricity and Magnetism

12) Electrostatic Phenomena

13) Electric Circuits

14) Magnets and Electromagnetism

Unit Four - Wave Motion and Optics

15) Making Waves

16) Light Waves and Color

17) Light and Image Formation

Unit Five - The Atom and Its Nucleus

18) The Structure of the Atom

19) The Nucleus and Nuclear Energy

Unit Six - Relativity and Beyond

20) Relativity

21) Looking Deeper Everyday Phenomena

Appendix A - Using Simple Algebra

Appendix B - Decimal Fractions, Percentages, and Scientific Notation

Appendix C - Vectors and Vector Addition

Appendix D - Answers to Selected Questions, Exercises, and the Systhesis Problems

Glossary

Credits

Index