Random Ramblings and Helpful Hints: Thursday, March 7, 2013

In class today, we began our discussion of temperature and thermal energy. We - discussed Exam Two,
- reviewed Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation (See the first image at the right.),
- completed the "Gravitation Crossword Puzzle,"
- discussed weight and apparent weight (See the last three images at the right.),
- completed the "Weight Crossword Puzzle,"
- learned to categorize objects by size (1 page),
- introduced temperature (3 pages),
- discussed temperature scales (1 page),
- discussed the macroscopic versus microscopic/submicroscopic definitions of temperature (4 pages),
- discussed thermal energy (2 pages),
- discussed heat (2 pages),
- discussed specific heat capacity (1 page),
- worked some specific heat capacity problems (Click HERE for Ms. Clanton's solutions.), and
- completed the "Temperature and Thermal Energy/Thermal Energy Transfer Homework" from Week Eight assignments.
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