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PHYS 110A, Winter 2014
Liberal Arts Physics

R. J. Wilkes

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Last Updated: 03/23/14

Instructor: R. J. Wilkes
Office: B303 PAB
(take elevator in B-wing to 3rd floor, turn right, then left)
Office Hours: 11:30-12:00 M-W
e-mail: For this class, use only
(do not use my personal UW email - your message may be lost)
Phone: 206.543.4232

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Class Meeting Times and Location:

  • PHYS 110 A ( SLN 18289): MTWTh, 10:30-11:20, room A102 Physics-Astronomy Building (PAA A102)

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new End-of-term grade info:
Final pop-quiz score (max possible = 21) and Term paper 4 grades
have been posted on Gradebook. For graders' comments, see CollectIt.
Course grades
will be submitted and posted on Catalyst Gradebook on Tuesday, 3/25.

new Clicker audit page finalized and updated (3/13)

new Term paper #4 due 11:45pm Thurs 3/13.
The same Collectit site now accepts either paper pdf's or website URLs: choose the appropriate "assignment" for Paper #4.
PLEASE NOTE: late papers cannot be accepted after 5pm Tuesday, 3/18!

Clicker responses
: see link in sideba
r to check your clicker quiz entries. (Missing quiz 6 file has been found and posted, 2/13/14)

Examples of A-graded term papers are posted here
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