Brian Woodahl (2019)
Brian Woodahl (2007)
(Don't Use Canvas to contact me, use email link)
Office: LD 156-S, 278-9244
Class: WEB (was BS 3009, Tue, Wed, Thur 11:00 - 1:00)
Is the University open/closed today?
Exam 1 scores have been uploaded to Canvas. The average was a 25 out of 30 (83%).
10 questions/problems, review all your notes
Details posted in Canvas > Announcements
Textbook purchase is totally optional.
Exam 1: Tuesday, May 26 (11:00 AM to Noon)
Exam 2: Tuesday, June 9 (11:00 AM to Noon)
Paper due: Thursday, June 11 (by 11:59 PM)
Exam 3: Tuesday, June 23 (11:00 AM to Noon)
Exams (Using the best 2 out of the three): 85 %
Paper: 15 %
Three exams (none are comprehensive).
Approximately 10 partial-credit questions/problems. Study guides will be posted about a week before the exam.
Scores will be posted online to Canvas (exams are not returned to students).
Students need not take last exam, if they are satisfied with their scores on the first two exams.
Typed, double-spaced, single-sided, and a minimum of one thousand words. Submitted as PDF.
Topics: Pick one topic from the Exam I Study Guide and explain it in detail in your own words.
Make sure you include your full name (upper righthand corner).
Due by 11:59 PM on Thursday, June 11. No late submittals allowed.
The paper must be emailed as a PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will receive a confirmation email from me, verifying I have received it.
Standard grading percentages are employed (70% and above is C, 80% and above is B, 90% and above is A)
There is (unadvertised) curving on the C range and to a lesser degree, some curving on the B and A ranges.
Weather related cancellations will be announced on this page -- Please do not email me asking if class has/will be cancelled
Many thanks to Ryan Bertram (Astro A100 student), who introduced me to this neat YouTube video (courtesy of Rob Bryanton, Canadian author) that discusses the ten possible dimensions of our universe.
Many thanks to Tim McCormick (Astro A100 student), who introduced me to this fantistic webpage that models early solar system formation.
Many thanks to Elizabeth Potter (Astro A105 student), who showed me this neat webpage highlighting the relative sizes from the Local Group down to Quarks (and the corresponding orders of magnitude, or powers of ten)
Department of Physics, IUPUI - Updated on May 27, 2020 at 7:40 AM EDT