L33 - The road this week Course evaluations Youve been asked by e-mail to fill out the Science Teaching Evaluation Survey on the website

L33 - The road this week Course evaluations Youve been...

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Course evaluations You‟ve been asked by e -mail to fill out the Science Teaching Evaluation Survey on the website You log into the site with your CWL The teaching evaluation survey will close soon after end of classes Questions regarding the teaching evaluation process? [email protected] The road this week
LabTA evaluations These can‟t be done on -line (yet) Please pick up an evaluation form in your lab and return it by next week The road this week
The road ahead Final Exam Tuesday, 13 December 7:00 9:00 pm Osborne A Based on entire course but heavy emphasis on material since midterm 70-75% conceptual 25-20% numerical Format (same style as midterm) Essay question(s) on two major concepts; diagrams Short answers & definitions Calculations; problem solving Bring a calculator and a ruler You must remember the values of the Astronomical Unit and the speed of light Formulas you must know: Kepler’s Third Law, F = ma, gravitational force & potential, λ f = c, E = hf, Wien’s & Stefan– Boltzmann Laws, Doppler Effect, Rayleigh diffraction limit, centre of mass, escape velocity & thermal velocity, thin triangle relation
Sample question from the 2007 exam The road ahead Final Exam
Sample questions from last year’s exam The road ahead Final Exam
What we’ll have covered in the text The whole route Chapters 1 and 2 Chapters 3 and S1 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Sections 6.2 and 6.3 Chapters 7 and 8 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 If it’s in my lecture notes but not in the text you’re responsible for it If it’s in the text but not in the notes , you’re not
Reading ahead Chapter 12 Remnants of rock and ice : Asteroids, comets and Pluto
Course outline The terrestrial planets and the Earth‟s Moon Surfaces and atmospheres The fascination with Mars The Jovian (gas giant) planets Their large moons Miniature Solar Systems Dwarf planets and trans-Neptunian objects Why is poor Pluto no longer considered a planet? Small bodies in the Solar System Asteroids and comets Impacts and extinctions
Interior Mercury We cannot probe the interior of the planet seismically We know the mass and volume of Mercury. Its mean density is high ρ = 5.43 g/cm 3
Interior Text: see Figure 9.2 Mercury We cannot probe the interior of the planet seismically We know the mass and volume of Mercury. Its mean density is high ρ = 5.43 g/cm 3 Mercury must have a large iron core ( ~ 75% of planet‟s radius)

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