Guest Hollow's High School Physics Curriculum


Week 27



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Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Exploring the World of Physics

Some of the science topics this week:  Planck’s constant, energy quanta, quantum physics, uncertainty principle, cold fusion, broadcast energy, faster-than-light communication, matter transmission and replication, control of gravity, nanotechnology, cryogenics
People: Max Planck, Niels Bohr, Prince Louis de Borglie, Thomas Young, Simon Laplace, Werner Heisenberg

The World of Physics

Chapter 14: Future Physics

p. 143 Chapter 14 questions

Reading Assignments

Mad About Physics
Mad About Physics

p. 151-152
Questions 385-390


p. 153
Questions 391-394



What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
What If?

p. 217 Twitter

p. 222 Lego Bridge

p. 228 Longest Sunset

p. 236-237 Expanding Earth

p. 244 Weightless Arrow

Nanotechnology Demystified
Nanotechnology Demystified

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

The Manga Guide to Relativity
The Manga Guide to Relativity

Chapter 3: The Faster an Object Moves, the Shorter and Heavier It Becomes?

Chapter 4: What is General Relativity?

(End of book!)

Activities & Assignments



Physics to Go – Potato Straw (concentration of force)





Workbook and printables

Guest Hollow’s Physics Workbook Week 27



Fabric of the CosmosNOVA – The Fabric of the Cosmos: What is Time?

TED-Ed: The fundamentals of space time part 3


TED-Ed: What’s invisible? More than you think.







TED-Ed video review questions




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