Physics Lab 2
Momentum
We will use this experiment to explore momentum in one dimension. The simulation replicates
an air track on which two carts can move without any friction. Take a few minutes to investigate
the simulation and become familiar with its

Physics Lab 4
Reflection and Refraction of Light
In this activity, the properties of reflection and refraction of light will be explored. The
simulation shows the light rays as they are incident on a medium interface (incident ray),
the reflected from the

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Professor Castellanos
SCIN133 D002 Spr 15
Assignment 4 Week 4
3. - A 1,000. Kg car with a speed of 90.0 km/h brakes to a stop. How many calories of heat are
generated by the brakes as a result?
Mass = 1000 kg
Velocity = 90 km/h
KE = mv^2
KE = (10

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Physics Lab 2
Momentum
We will use this experiment to explore momentum in one dimension. The simulation replicates
an air track on which two carts can move without any friction. Take a few minutes to investigate
the simulation and be

Physics Lab 5
The photoelectric effect
This lab will investigate the photoelectric effect. The photoelectric effect is the emission of electrons from a
surface when illuminated with light of a certain frequency. The first insight to understanding this
phe

3.- A 1,000.0 kg car with a speed of 90.0 km/h brakes to a stop. How many calories of heat are
generated by the brakes as a result?
6.- A 50.0 g silver spoon at 20.0 Celsius degrees is placed in a cup of coffee at 90.0 Celsius
degrees. How much heat does

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Question 1 of 10
From the equation w = mg, it is apparent that weight is a(n)
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A.None of these.
B.mass.
C.acceleration.
D.force.
Answer Key: D
Feedback: Correct!
Question 2 of 10
If an unbalanced force applied to an obje

Physics Lab 5
The photoelectric effect
Instructions:
1) Go to http:/phet.colorado.edu/sims/photoelectric/photoelectric_en.jnlp
2) Increase the intensity to 50%. You should notice the ejection of elections from the surface.
3) Slowly increase the wavelengt

3. A 1,000.0 kg car with a speed of 90.0 km/h brakes to a stop. How many calories of heat are generated
by the brakes as a result?
Data:
Mass=1000 kg
Velocity=90 km/h
KE=1/2mv^2
KE=1/2(1000 kg)(90 km/h)^2
KE=1/2(1000 kg)(25 m/s)^2
KE=(500)(625)kg*m^2/s^2

Physics Lab 4
Reflection and Refraction of Light
In this activity, the properties of reflection and refraction of light will be explored. The
simulation shows the light rays as they are incident on a medium interface (incident ray),
the reflected from the

Physics Lab 4
Reflection and Refraction of Light
Case 1: Air-Water. Keep the configuration of the applet the same as when it opened. Fill
in the table below.
Air Water
Index of Refraction (Air)
Index of Refraction (Water)
1.0003
1.33
Angle of Incidence
(d

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Question 1 of 20
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The property of volume is a measure of
A.the compactness of matter in a given space.
B.the extent of the surface of the object.
C.how much matter the object contains.
Correct

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4103936
SCIN 133/Week 2 - Assignment 2
III.- Solve the following problems from Chapter 2, Parallel Exercises, Group B:
12.- A rocket moves through outer space at 11,000 m/s. At this rate, how much time would be
required to travel the distanc

Physics Lab 3
Specific Heat and Calorimetry
Instructions:
1. Preliminary Exercise:
1.1. Calculate the heat lost by the metal using Q = m c (Tf-Ti). This answer will be in Joules
and will be negative because the heat is lost by the metal.
Q=100*0.452(27.80

Chapters 1 & 2
Question 1 of 20
A quantity of 3 m/s^2 is a measure of
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A.acceleration.
B.metric area.
C.speed.
D.velocity.
Answer Key: A
Feedback: Correct!
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Question 2 of 20
Ignoring air resistance, an objec

SCIN 133 Midterm
Question 1 of 10
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The tendency of a moving object to remain in unchanging motion in the
absence of an unbalanced force is called
A.acceleration.
B.impulse.
C.free fall.
Correct D.inertia.
Answer Key: D
Feedback: Correct!

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III. - solve the (Parallel Exercises, Group B) problems below:
6. - There is a current of 0.830 A through a lightbulb in a 120. V circuit. What is the resistance of
this lightbulb?
R = 120 Volts / 1.83 Amps = 144. Ohms
10. - What is the monthly en

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Professor Castellanos
Scin133 D005 Fall 15
Group B
2. What is the density of iron if 5.0 cm3 has a mass of 39.5 g?
Density is the mass divided by the volume. Therefore, in this case the density of
the iron is 7.9 g/cm3.
39.5 g / 5 cm3 =7.9 g/cm3

Professor Castellanos
SCIN133 D005 Fall 15
Group B
12. A rocket moves through outer space at 11,000 m/s. At this rate, how much time would be
required to travel the distance from Earth to the Moon, which is 380,000 km?
To find the required distance needed

Solve the (Parallel Exercises, Group B) problems below:
1. - A water wave has a frequency of 6 Hz. and a wavelength of 3 m. (a) What is the period of
these waves? (b) What is the wave velocity?
a.) 1/6Hz = 0.17s
b.) V = 3m x 6Hz = 18m/s
7. - A submarine s

12/22/15
Professor Castellanos
SCIN133 D002 Spr 15
Assignment 3 Week 3
2. - A force of 400.0 N is exerted on a 1,250 N car while moving it a distance of 3.0 m. How
much work was done on the car?
Force x Distance = work 400 N x 3 m = 1200 J
6. - (a) How ma

Hello Class,
According to Carlo Laj, there has been many findings where they have discovered that the
Earths geomagnetic field has reversed itself before and will reverse itself again (1991). The records
discovered shows that over 100,000 years ago Earths

Hello Class,
What is a tsunami? A tsunami is a series of traveling ocean waves that are extremely dangerous.
A tsunami is normally generated by earthquakes below or near the ocean floor. However, underwater
volcanic discharges and landslides can also gene

III. - Solve the (Parallel Exercises, Group B) problems below:
2. - How much time is required for reflected sunlight to travel from the Moon to Earth if the
distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.85 X 10^5 km?
T = 3.85 x 105 km / 3 x 105 km/s = 1.28s
4.

Hello Class,
Sunlight-Atmosphere Interaction
Sunlight or solar radiation effects everything in different kinds of ways (Pidwirny, 2006).
There are three layers of atmosphere that the light has to penetrate the three layers before we
even see the light (Pi

Hello Class,
The last week of Scin133 is upon us. However, the knowledge we gained will stay with me
forever. I love science. My favorite topic that I learned in this class was, matter. Nonetheless, I was a little
surprised to learn that there was a theor

Hello class,
Is there an ultimate indivisible unit of matter? Well, if Gabriele Veneziano is correct with his
theory then the ultimate form of matter is a string. However, as of right now that is just a theory.
Therefore, the ultimate indivisible unit is

12/22/15
Professor Castellanos
SCIN133 D002 Spr 15
Physics Lab 2
Momentum
We will use this experiment to explore momentum in one dimension. The simulation replicates
an air track on which two carts can move without any friction. Take a few minutes to inve

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Physics Lab 4
Reflection and Refraction of Light
In this activity, we will explore the properties of reflection and refraction of light as a ray of light
travels between two transparent mediums.
Backgroun

1) A water wave has a frequency of 6 Hz and a wavelength of 3 m. (a) What is the period of these
waves? (b) What is the wave velocity?
Data
T: ?
v: ?
f: 6 Hz
: 3 m
A A) T = 1 / f
T = 1 / 6 Hz
T = 0.166 s (0.2 s)
A B) v = f
v = 3 m (6 Hz)
v = 18 m/s
7) A s

2) A force of 400.0 N is exerted on a 1,250 N car while moving it a distance of 3.0 m. How much work was done on the car?
F = 400.0 N
d = 3.0 m
w = 1,250 N (Not needed)
W=?
Formula: W = F (d)
W = 400.0 N (3.0 m)
= 1,200 N.m
= 1,200 J
6) (A) How many horse

3) A 1,000. kg car with a speed of 90.0 km/h brakes to a stop. How many calories of heat are generated
by the brakes as a result?
Data
Q=?
Vi = 90 km/h (25 m/s) [1 km/h = 0.277 m/s]
Vf = 0 m/s
m = 1,000 kg
Q = w/j
C
w = KEf KEi = - KEi
= -(1/2) m(v)2
= -(

Equations and Formulas
Ch. 1 What is Science?
Symbols
"the change in" a value
"therefore"
"is proportional to"
Density (
or d), Mass (m), Volume (V)
Density
g/cm3
d=m/V
Mass
g
m = d (V)
Volume
cm3
V=m/d
Space: Area and Area of a Circle (A), Volume (V)