How things work college course

  • Category:Physics and Astronomy/Labs
  • Wright State University Lake Campus
  • Notice: Efforts on this page shall be paused while the commercial book How Things Work (looseleaf) by Bloomfield is evaluated (ISBN 9781119013846 Wiley)

Newtonian PhysicsEdit

Labs in progressEdit

Classical PhysicsEdit

  Motion simple arithmetic quiz
  Conceptual physics wikiquizzes
  How things work college course/Waves (Physics Classroom)

Modern PhysicsEdit

Quantum mechanics/Photoelectric effect
  Quantum mechanics/Photoelectric effect/Quiz
Quantum mechanics timeline
  Quantum mechanics timeline/Quiz

Physics in our livesEdit

Industrial RevolutionEdit

  quiz (based on the permalink to the Wikipedia article)

Nuclear powerEdit

Wikipedia:Nuclear_powerWikipedia Article
  LEDE-HISTORY quiz           POWER PLANT - END quiz           (index)

Global warmingEdit

Wikipedia:Global_warming Wikipedia Article
  Global warming quizzes (based on the permalink to the Wikipedia article)


Wikipedia:Computer (See also Wikipedia:Turing machine * Wikipedia:Busy beaver * Wikipedia:Halting problem * Wikipedia:Bombe) (Wikipedia articles)
  Computer quiz
  Turing machine quiz                     ...(index to these two computer quizzes)

The Antikythera mechanismEdit

  Antikythera mechanism/Quizzes
Wikipedia:Saros (astronomy)
  Orbital mechanics/Saros/Quiz 1
Wikipedia:Ecliptic and Ecliptic/Quizzes/Gallery
  Ecliptic/Quizzes/Quiz 1
Ecliptic/Quizzes/Quiz 2 Will not be on How Things Work (may move to Astronomy)


Units under constructionEdit

Electricity and Field theory
Hunting the Elements (PBS NOVA)
Python journal
How_things_work_college_course/Conceptual_physics_wikiquizzes/Uniform_circular_motion Needs major rewrite.

Units that will not be used (move to Astronomy)Edit

  Why is the Sky Dark at Night/quiz
Quizzes converted to quizbank form
already converted====
  1. How things work college course/Conceptual physics wikiquizzes/Velocity and acceleration
  2. How_things_work_college_course/Motion simple arithmetic quiz
  3. Why_is_the_Sky_Dark_at_Night/quiz
  4. Quantum_mechanics/Photoelectric_effect/Quiz
  5. How things work college course/Quantum mechanics timeline/Quiz
  6. How_things_work_college_course/Industrial_Revolution_quiz
  7. How things work college course/Global warming quizzes
  8. How_things_work_college_course/Nuclear_power_quizzes
  9. How things work college course/Computer quiz
  10. How_things_work_college_course/Turing_machine_quiz
  11. Antikythera mechanism/Quizzes
  12. Orbital mechanics/Saros/Quiz 1
  13. Ecliptic/Quizzes/Quiz 1
  14. How things work college course/Waves (Physics Classroom)
need to convert====

Free online resourcesEdit