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Laboratory Information Introductory Physics Labs

Lab Schedule – Physics 101

 Note! Lab rooms change frequently. Refer to your schedule below and consult the bulletin boards
across the halls from the elevators on the second, third, or fourth floors of Webster Physical Sciences
Building for the latest lab room information.

 Date  Room #
odd  /  even
 Lab Title  OpenStax Chapt.
Jan. 9-11 432 Intro to Work in Laboratory
Jan. 16–18 432  Motion along a Straight Line Ch. 2
Jan. 23–25 441  Free Fall Ch. 2
Jan. 30–Feb. 1 432  Adding Forces with a Force Table Ch. 3
Feb. 6–8 441  Projectile Motion Ch. 3
Feb. 13–15 432  Newton’s Second Law Ch. 4
Feb. 20–22 432  Work and Energy Ch. 7
Feb. 27–Mar. 1 441  Simple Pendulum Ch. 16
Mar. 6–8 432  Newton’s Third Law, Impulse and Momentum Ch. 4, 8
Mar. 13–15 No Labs: Spring Break
Mar. 20–22 432 Ballistic Pendulum Ch. 7, 8
Mar. 27–29 441 Buoyancy Ch. 11
Apr.. 3–5 No Labs
Apr. 10–12 432 Vibrating Strings Ch. 16
Apr. 17–19 441  Spring-Mass Oscillations Ch. 16
Apr. 24–25 432  Lab Exam – during your regularly scheduled lab period
May. 1–3  No Labs (Finals Week)

 
Lab rooms change frequently. Consult the bulletin boards across the halls from the elevators
on the second, third, or fourth floors of Webster Physical Sciences Building for the latest lab
room assignments.