Double Slit Interference

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Quantitatively describing double-slit interference intensity patterns
  • Qualitatively describing the diffraction pattern formed when plane waves are incident normally on a single-slit

After Class Work:

Hooke’s Law Lab

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Investigating Hooke’s Law with 3 different springs
    • Describe mathematically the relationship between the force and stretch of a spring.
    • Understand what is meant by spring constant and to be able to determine the spring constant.
    • Determine the amount of energy stored in the stretched spring.

After Class Work:

  • Graph & Data Analysis
  • Discussion Questions