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PSSA 2014: What, When, Where
WEEK I Monday
7-7
Tuesday
7-8
Wednesday
7-9
Thursday
7-10
Friday
7-11
9 am- 10 am

Introductions / Kinematics
DRL A1

Dynamics
DRL A1
Conservation Laws
DRL A1
Fundamentals of Electricity
DRL A1
Digital Scope Introduction
DRL A1
10 am- 11 am Walking Graphs
DRL 3W 7, 11
Inertia / Simeone Prep
DRL A1
Bouncing Ball Lab
DRL 3W 7, 11
Voltage & Current
DRL A1
Speed of the Pulse
DRL 3W 7, 11
11:30 am -
12:30 pm
Geometric Optics
DRL A1

Bob Hollebeek
Protons Beams to Treat Cancer
DRL A1

Physical Optics
DRL A1
Alison Sweeney
Marine Biology
DRL A1

LUNCH
(early)

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

12:30 pm- 1:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH DEPART from Penn:
12:30 pm from the Quad
Trip to the
Simeone Foundation Museum

Simeone Logo
RETURN to Penn: 4:30 pm
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
Begin in A1
Reflection / Refraction
DRL 3N 15, 17
Begin in A1
Clothespin Lab
DRL 3W 7, 11
Begin in A1
Diffraction & Interference
DRL 3N 15, 17
Begin in A1
Ohm's Law
DRL 3N 14, 15
2:30 pm -
4:30 pm
Thin Lenses
DRL 3N 15, 17

 

PSSA 2014: What, When, Where
WEEK II Monday
7-14
Tuesday
7-15
Wednesday
7-16
Thursday
7-17
Friday
7-18
9 am- 10 am Wave-Particle Duality
DRL A1
Special Relativity
DRL A1
General Relativity
DRL A1
Starts @ 8:30 am
Breakfast with the Bomb
DRL A1
DEPART from Penn:
8:00 am from the Quad

Trip to
Hershey Park


RETURN to Penn:
6 pm
(leave park by 4 pm)
10 am- 11 am Planck's Lab Prep
DRL A1
The Incredible Exponential
DRL A1
Standard Model
DRL A1
Week III Prep / GLX Trials
DRL A1
11:30 am -
12:30 pm
Ken Lande
Energy
DRL A1
Bhuvnesh Jain
Gravitational Lensing
DRL A1
Charlie Johnson
Carbon Nanotubes
DRL A1
Phil Nelson
Human Vision
DRL A1
12:30 pm- 1:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
Begin in A1
Planck's Law Lab
DRL 3W 7, 11
Magnetism
DRL A1
Bob Johnson
Computational Physics
DRL A1
Magnetic Induction
DRL A1
2:30 pm -
4:30 pm
e/m Experiment
DRL 3N 15, 17
Begin in A1
Exponential Explorations
DRL 3N 15, 17
Induction
DRL 3N 15, 17

 

PSSA 2014: What, When, Where
WEEK III Monday
7-21
Tuesday
7-22
Wednesday
7-23
Thursday
7-24
Friday
7-25
9 am- 10 am Speed of Light Prep
DRL A1
Begin in A1
Speed of Light (part 2)
Measurement
DRL 3W 7, 11
Hershey & Exponential Presentations
DRL A1
Lab Tours (tenative)
Various Locations
Oobleck
DRL A1
10 am- 11 am Speed of Light (part 1)
Build the Detectors
DRL 3W 7, 11
Interest Group
Presentations
DRL A1
11:30 am -
12:30 pm
Phil Nelson
Low Reynolds Numbers
DRL A1
Mark Trodden
Particle Cosmology
DRL A1
James Aguirre
Radio Telescopes
DRL A1
12:30 pm- 1:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 pm -
4:30 pm
Begin in A1
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Begin in A1
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Begin in A1
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Begin in A1
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Bill Berner
Demo Show & Awards
DRL A1