Welcome to Light and Color!

 

Week 5

Last week of the course! This week we continue the discussion of systems of mirrors and lenses and discuss how the eye works.

Reading: Falk, Chapters 7 and 9, The Eye and Color Perception
Homework: HWK9 is due TUESDAY!, June 28 at 5PM
Project final reports are due Thursday at 5PM. Each group member should turn in a copy of the same report.

Week 4

This week we concentrate on lenses, how they work to form images, and examples of things that use lenses, things like cameras and the human eye.
Our third exam is Wed. June 22 in class.

Reading: Falk, Chapter 5, The Eye
Homework: HWK7 is due TUESDAY!, June 21 at 5PM
Homework: HWK8 is due FRIDAY!, June 24 at 5PM
Project progress reports are due Friday at 5PM.

Week 3

See the new Projects tab. First project ideas and team lists are due Friday at 5PM.
What is reflection and refraction? How do we use these properties to form images of objects with mirrors and lenses? These are the main topics this week.
Our second exam is Wed. June 15 in class.

Reading: Falk, Chapters 2 and 3
Homework: HWK 5 is due this MONDAY, June 13 by 5PM. Turn it in to the D2L dropbox.
HWK 6 is due Thursday, June 16 at 5PM
HWK7 is due Monday, June 20 at 5PM
Project preliminary ideas and teams due Friday at 5PM.

Week 2

This week we continue with our discussion of light as an electromagnetic wave and its wave properties. We then turn to the behavior of mirrors and mirror images.
Our first exam is on Wed. in class. For information about the course, see the Calendar to see how things are scheduled each week.

Reading: Falk, Chapters 1 and 2
Homework: HWK 3 is due this MONDAY, June 6 by 5PM. Turn it in to the D2L dropbox.
HWK 4 is due Thursday, June 9 at 5PM

Week 1

Welcome to the course! We will have our first class meeting on Tuesday, May 31, at 11AM in Duane Physics, lecture hall G1B20. Please see the Syllabus for information about the course and the Calendar to see how things are scheduled each week.

Reading: Falk, Chapters 1 and 2
Homework: HWK 1 is due this WEDNESDAY, June 1 by 5PM. Turn it in to the D2L dropbox.
HWK 2 is due FRIDAY by 5PM.