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9:40 
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Week #1

15 Jan 
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

16 Jan 

Engineering
Team assignments
Discussion of second semeter of FIPE

Physics
Electromagnetism overview

17 Jan 
English
Course policies and syllabus

Math
Course introduction

Math
Maple review

Engineering
Start of modeling #5

18 Jan 


Physics
Gravitational fields

19 Jan 
English
Is everything an argument?

Calculus
Integration review

Physics
Models of charge

Week #2

22 Jan 
English
Stasis theory

Team time

Math
Integration review, continued

Engineering
Additional work on modeling #5

23 Jan 

Engineering
Team training [dealing with team problems]
Additional work on modeling #5

Physics
Charges in matter

24 Jan 
English
Lines of argument

Math
Areas

Engineering
Additional work on modeling #5

25 Jan 


Physics
Charges in matter, continued

26 Jan 
English
Arguments based on values

Math
Integration by parts

Physics
DC circuits

Week #3

29 Jan 
English
Discussion of topics for Assignment #1

Team time

Math
Integration review

Engineering
Additional work on modeling #5

30 Jan 

Engineering
Addition work on modeling #5 [stability]
Engineering concepts [problem definition]

Physics
Energy in circuits

31 Jan 
English
Workshop on conjectures

Math
Approximate integration

Engineering
Engineering concepts: [problem definition 2]

1 Feb 


Physics
More energy in circuits

2 Feb 
English
Workshop and discuss audience

Math
Improper integrals

Physics
Electric fields

Week #4

5 Feb 
English
Workshop on Question #6

Team time

Math
Review for Test #1

Engineering
Engineering projects: Introduction to project #3

6 Feb 

Engineering
Engineering projects: Application of problem definition tools to project #3

Physics
Energy in charge distributions

7 Feb 
English
Peer review
Discussion on using sources

Math
Test #1

Engineering
Engineering tools [constructive feedback]
Engineering projects: work on project #3

8 Feb 


Physics
Potentials and fields

9 Feb 
English
Peer revision

Math
Volumes

Physics
More potentials and fields

Week #5

12 Feb 
English
Inclass reflection and discussion

Team time

Math
Volumes, continued

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on project #3

13 Feb 

Engineering
Engineering tools: composing a technical memorandum
Work on project #3

Physics
Electric fields  Integrals

14 Feb 
English
Discussion of reading and assignment sheet

Math
Volumes, continued

Engineering
Introduction to model #6

15 Feb 


Physics
Electric fields  wrapup

Physics
Review

16 Feb 
English
Discussion of readings

Math
Work

Physics
Celebration of knowledge #1

Week #6

19 Feb 
English
Inclass work on heuristic #2

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on project #3 progress report

Math
Density, center of mass

Engineering
Additional work on model #6

20 Feb 

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on project #3

Physics
Review of Test #1

21 Feb 
English
Inclass work on heuristic #3

Math
Arc length

Math
Surface area

Team time

22 Feb 


Physics
Electric field integrals with Excel

23 Feb 
English
Discussion of reading

Math
Work and pressure

Physics
Electric field potentials, forces

Week #7

26 Feb 
English
Inclass work on position assignment

Team time

Math
Work and pressure, continued

Engineering
Engineering tools: Circuit analysis

27 Feb 

Engineering
Engineering tools: Circuit analysis, continued

Physics
Electric fields, potentials, forces

28 Feb 
English
Discussion of reading

Math
Polar coordinates

Engineering
Engineering tools: Oral presentation guidlines

1 Mar 


Physics
Electric fields, potentials, forces, again

2 Mar 
English
Peer revision

Math
Probability density functions

Physics
Gauss's law

Week #8

5 Mar 
English
Second draft Assignment #2
Peer review

Team time

Math
Test #2 review

Engineering
Project #3 oral presentations

6 Mar 

Engineering
Project #3 oral presentations

Physics
Capacitors

7 Mar 
English
Polished draft
Inclass reflection

Math
Team Test

Engineering
Engineering tools: Circuit analysis, part 3

8 Mar 


Physics
RC circuits

9 Mar 
English
Discussion of proposal

Math
Taylor polynomials

Physics
Chaos (film)

Week #9

12 Mar 
Spring Break!
Spring Break!
Spring Break!

13 Mar 
14 Mar 
15 Mar 
16 Mar 
Week #10

19 Mar 
English
Reading response to editorial
Cause of problems

Team time

Math
Taylor series


20 Mar 

Engineering
Engineering tools: Team training, part 3
Engineering tools: Circuit analysis, part 3

Physics
Gauss's Law

21 Mar 
English
Reading response to V
Discussion of reading

Math
Taylor series

Math
Convergence

Engineering
Engineering tools: Circuit analysis, part 4

22 Mar 


Physics
Capacitance

23 Mar 
English
Workshop on heuristic 1

Math
Geometric series

Physics
Fields and potential

Week #11

26 Mar 
English
Reading response to editorial
Workshop on heuristic 2

Team time

Math
Fourier series

Engineering
Engineering tools: Circuit analysis, part 5

27 Mar 

Engineering
Engineering projects: Introduction to project #4

Physics
Magnetic fields

28 Mar 
English
Workshop on heuristic 3 and 4

Math
Fourier series

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on project #4

29 Mar 


Physics
Celebration of knowledge #2

30 Mar 
English
Workshop on heuristic 5

Math
Review

Physics
Ampere's Law

Week #12

2 Apr 
English
Heurstic 6 due
Workshop problem

Team time

Math
Test #3 review

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on first comparator circuit

3 Apr 

Engineering
Engineering projects: Brainstorming on project #4; selecting design concepts

Physics
Magnetic fields

4 Apr 
English
Heuristic 7 due
Workshop solution

Math
Test #3

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on project #4 circuits and components

5 Apr 


Physics
Ampere's Law

6 Apr 
English
Draft of proposal due
Peer revision

Math
Introduction to differential equations

Physics
Induction

Week #13

9 Apr 
English

Team time

Math

Engineering

10 Apr 

Engineering
Introduction to model #7

Physics

Physics

11 Apr 
English

Math

Math

Engineering

12 Apr 


Physics

Physics

13 Apr 
English

Calculus

Physics

Physics

Week #14

16 Apr 
English
Plan due
Language and revision

Team time

Math
Applications of differential equations

Engineering
Additional work on model #7

17 Apr 

Engineering
Engineering tools: an introduction to B2SPICE

Physics
Advanced mechanics and differential equations

18 Apr 
English
Draft of Assignment #4 due
Peer revision

Math
Newton's Law of Cooling

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on project #4

19 Apr 


Physics
Advanced mechanics and differential equations

Physics
Review

20 Apr 
English
Draft of Assignment #4 due
Peer revision

Math
Applications of differential equations

Physics
Celebration of knowledge #3

Week #15

23 Apr 
English
Assignment #4 due
Write reflection

Team time

Math
Test #4 review


24 Apr 

Engineering
Engineering projects: Demonstration of project #4

Physics
RLC circuits

25 Apr 
English
Visual arguments

Math
Test 4.1 (individual)

Engineering
Engineering projects: Description of the final project

26 Apr 


Physics
Electron microscopy and relativity

27 Apr 
English
Reading response to V due
Discussion of final

Math
Test 4.2 (team)

Physics
Relativity

Week #16

30 Apr 
English
Inclass work on final

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on final project

Math
Review

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on final project

1 May 

Engineering
Engineering projects: work on final project

Physics
Wrapup

2 May 
Reading Day

3 May 
Final
