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Week #1

14 Jan 
English
Introduction to English 102

Team time

Math
Review of integration


15 Jan 

Engineering
Team assignments
Overview of course

Physics
E&M concept test

16 Jan 
English
Making conjectures

Math
Review of Maple

Math
Review of Maple, continued

Engineering
Introduction to model #4

17 Jan 

Team time

Physics
Introduction to charge interactions

18 Jan 
English
Discuss article and conjectures

Math
Review of integration, continued

Physics
More on charge interactions

Week #2

21 Jan 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

22 Jan 

Engineering
Team training
Work on model #4 [part 1] [part 2]

23 Jan 
English
Lines of argument

Math
Area project in Maple

Engineering
Work on model #4 [part 3]

24 Jan 

Physics
Conductors and insulators

25 Jan 
English
Arguments based on values

Math
Integration by parts

Physics
More on conductors and insulators

Week #3

28 Jan 
English
Discuss Assignment #1

Team time

Math
Partial fractions
Trigonometric substitution


29 Jan 

Engineering
Work on model #4 [stability]

Physics
Conductors and insulators  the electron sea model

30 Jan 
English
Workshop on heuristics and conjectures

Math
Approximate integration

Engineering
Circuit analysis [part 1]

31 Jan 

Engineering
Circuit analysis [part 2]

Physics
Batteries and bulbs

1 Feb 
English
Discussion about audience

Math
More on trigonometric substitution
Improper integrals

Physics
More on batteries and bulbs

Week #4

4 Feb 
English
Discuss reading

Team time

Math
Test review


5 Feb 

Engineering
Circuit analysis [part 3]

Physics
Ohm's law

6 Feb 
English
Using sources

Math
Test #1 (Chapter 7)

Engineering
Circuit analysis, part 4

7 Feb 

Engineering
Team training
Introduction to project #3

Physics
Kirchoff's Laws

8 Feb 
English
Peer revision of Assignment #1

Math
Volumes

Physics
Potential and resistance

Week #5

11 Feb 
English
Discuss "taking a position"

Team time

Math
Volumes, continued


12 Feb 

Engineering
Team training [constructive feedback]
Introduction to project #3

Physics
Electric potential

Physics
Review

13 Feb 
English
Discuss assignment #2

Math
Volumes  Maple

Team time

14 Feb 

Engineering
Circuit analysis [part 5]

Physics
Celebration of knowledge #1

15 Feb 
English
Discussion of readings

Math
Center of mass

Physics
Introduction to electric fields

Week #6

18 Feb 
English
Work on heuristics 1 and 2

Engineering
Circuit analysis [part 5]

Math
More on center of mass


19 Feb 

Engineering
Work on project #3
First comparator circuit

Physics
Electric field and potential

20 Feb 
English
Work on heuristic 3

Math
Arc length  Maple

Engineering
Work on project #3
Which sensors to build

21 Feb 

Engineering
Engineering tools [the technical memorandum]
Work on project #3

Physics
Electric potential of discrete charges

Physics
Comparison with gravitational potential

22 Feb 
English
Discussion of reading

Math
Work and pressure

Physics
Electric potential integrals

Week #7

25 Feb 
English
Inclass work on position assignment

Team time

Math
Work and pressure, continued


26 Feb 

Engineering
Work on project #3
Concept screening

Physics
Application of potential and interaction energy

27 Feb 
English
Workshop on assignment #2

Math
Polar coordinates

Engineering
Work on project #3
Concept scoring

28 Feb 

Engineering
Work on project #3

Physics
Relationships among potential interaction energy, electric field, and force

1 Mar 
English
Peer review of assignment #2

Math
Test review

Physics
Equipotentials and gravitation potential

Week #8

4 Mar 
English
Peer review of assignment #2

Team time

Math
Test review


5 Mar 

Engineering
Work on project #3
Complete comparator circuits

Physics
Fields and potentials

6 Mar 
English
Inclass reflection

Math
Team Test

Engineering
Work on project #3
Demonstration of sensors

7 Mar 

Engineering
Seminar

Physics
Continuous charge distributions

8 Mar 
English
Discussion of assignment #3

Math
Series and convergence

Physics
More on continuous charge distributions

Physics
Review

Week #9

11 Mar 
Spring Break!
Spring Break!
Spring Break!

12 Mar 
13 Mar 
14 Mar 
15 Mar 
Week #10

18 Mar 
English
Discuss topic ideas and research causes

Engineering
Introduction to model #5

Math
Convergence of series


19 Mar 

Engineering
Continued work on model #5

Physics
Electric field integrals

20 Mar 
English
Discuss reading and workshop topics

Math
Taylor series  Maple

Team time

21 Mar 

Engineering
Problem definition techniques [the dunker diagram]

Physics
Celebration of knowledge #2

22 Mar 
English
Workshop on heuristic 1

Math
More on Taylor series

Physics
Gauss's Law

Week #11

25 Mar 
English
Workshop on heuristic 2

Team time

Math
Fourier series


26 Mar 

Engineering
Introduction to project #4

Physics
Gauss's Law

27 Mar 
English
Workshop on heuristic 3 and 4

Math
Fourier series  Maple

Engineering
Work on project #4

28 Mar 

Engineering
Work on project #4

Physics
Capacitance

29 Mar 
English
Independent study

Math
Independent study

Physics
More on capacitance

Week #12

1 Apr 
English
Workshop problem

Engineering
Introduction to model #6

Math
Test review


2 Apr 

Engineering
Continued work on model #6

Physics
Wrapup of capacitance

Physics
Introduction to magnetic fields

3 Apr 
English
Workshop solution

Math
Exam #3

Team time

4 Apr 

Engineering
Work on project #4

Physics
Magnetic interactions with moving charges

5 Apr 
English
Peer review of assignment #3

Math
Introduction to differential equations

Physics
More on magnetic interactions with moving charges

Week #13

8 Apr 
English
Inclass reflection

Team time

Math
Separation of variables


9 Apr 

Engineering
Work on project #4  Electronics issues

Physics

Physics

10 Apr 
English
Discuss reading

Math
Slope fields
Euler's method

Engineering
Work on project #4

11 Apr 

Team time

Physics

Physics

12 Apr 
English
Discuss reading and assignment #4

Math
Growth and decay

Physics

Physics

Week #14

15 Apr 
English
Discuss evaluation

Team time

Math
Applications of differential equations


16 Apr 

Engineering
Demonstration of project #4
Engineering tools [oral presentations]

Physics

Physics

17 Apr 
English
Evaluating visual arguments and websites

Math
Newton's Law of Cooling

Engineering
Oral presentation on project #4

18 Apr 

English
Introduction to final project

Physics

Physics

19 Apr 
English
Discuss criteria and website choices

Math
Population growth

Physics
Celebration of knowledge #3

Week #15

22 Apr 
English
Peer review of assignment #4

Engineering
Work on final project

Math
Test review


23 Apr 

Engineering
Work on final project

Physics

Physics

24 Apr 
English
Peer review of assignment #4

Math
Exam #4

Team time

25 Apr 

Engineering
Work on final project

Physics

Physics

26 Apr 
English
Team presentation

Math
Global review

Physics

Physics

Week #16

29 Apr 
English

Team time

Math


30 Apr 

Engineering
Work on final project

Physics

Physics

1 May 
Reading Day

2 May 
Final
