Homework Monday January 28, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013
READ the syllabus and come with any questions tomorrow (attached)
BRING a calculator to class every day
WEAR warm clothing for working outside tomorrow!
CHECK Message board for first problem. Copy and complete on graph paper.
WRITE a meditation on your own relationship to motion (passive fast vs. active human-paced)
KINEMATICS PROBLEM #1
Michael walks 100 m north in 45 seconds.
(a) What is Michael’s speed, in meters per second?
(b) If this a fast walk or a slow walk? (1 m/s=2.24 mph)
(c) If Michael sprinted at 20 mph, how long would it take him to go 100 m?
Link to the Very Large Telescope time-lapse video of the night sky: