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Chapter_1_Physics_and_Measurement - SP211 Whats it all...

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SP211 What’s it all about? And some talk about units, orders of magnitude, sig figs etc. . . Slide 1 of 85
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Physics the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something – Dictionary.com But seriously, physics is the study of everything! From the small to the large, the normal to the abstract, the odorless to the smelly, etc. . . It is the how and to some extent why behind everyday life! Just Kidding
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Examples LZR Racer Swimsuits GPS Billiards Lasers
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Classical Mechanics -Traditional Physics -Newtonian Physics -The Physics of Massive and Slow
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What Interests You? The Question Mark Butterfly
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Chapter 1 Physics and Measurement Totally Sweet Fishing Story – The Twelve Unit Fish
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What do we Use for Standards ? The Foot The Fathom The Nautical Mile The Meter – The length traveled by light in vacuum in 1/299792458 of a second. Length
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Mass vs Weight Mass is related to an objects resistance to a change in motion when a force is applied.
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