Today we will: • Go over the course syllabus and website • Brain Teasers • Intro to Physics notes • Start quiz, finish for homework
Classroom Procedures • Pick up papers when you walk in the door. • Homework will be collected at the beginning of class – please place in a stack near the stapler. • Partners are at your table. • Homework is posted on the board near the window. • The rotation schedule is posted above the boards. • Bathroom – no more than one student out at a time.
Brain Teasers Let’s find out how just how smart you really are! No calculators allowed! • Take 1000 and add 40 to it. Now add another 1000. Now add 30. Add another 1000. Now add 20. Now add another 1000. Now add 10. What is the total? 4100 • If you overtake the second person in a race, what position would you be in? Second
Brain Teasers • If you overtake the last person in a race, what position would you be in? It is not possible • What is 192 + 192 - 192 times 192 divided by 192? 192 • Some months have 31 days. How many have 28? All of them • Divide 30 by ½ and add 10. 70
What is physics? • Physics is the most basic of all sciences. • Physics is the branch of science which studies the relationships between matter and energy. • The Latin word physica means “study of nature”.
Exit Ticket • List the two branches of physics you are most interested in and explain why. 2-3 sentences maximum