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Physics and Astronomy Introductory Physics Labs

Lab Schedule – Physics 201

 Date  Room #
 Lab Title  OpenStax Chapters
Jan. 7–11 Intro to Labs and Uncertainty; Survey
Jan. 14–18
Free Fall Ch. 2
Jan. 22–25
Projectile Motion Ch. 3
Jan. 28–Feb. 1
Newton’s Second Law Ch. 4
Feb. 4–8
Friction Ch. 5
Feb. 11–15
Simple Pendulum Ch. 1
Feb. 19–22
Newton’s Third Law, Impulse and Momentum Ch. 4, 8
Feb. 25–Mar. 1
Work and Energy Ch. 7
Mar. 4–8
Ballistic Pendulum Ch. 8
Mar. 11–15
No Labs (Spring Break)
Mar. 18–22
Rotational Dynamics (Force, Torque) Ch. 10
Mar. 25–29
No Labs
Apr. 1–5
Mechanics Survey; Buoyancy Ch. 11
Apr. 8–12
Spring-Mass Oscillations Ch. 16
Apr. 15-19
Vibrating Strings Ch. 16
Apr. 22-26
Makeup Labs
Apr. 30–May 3 No Labs (Finals Week)

NOTE: 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.