Year level: |
First year, second semester. |

Duties: |
Create and present eleven one-hour lectures and four one-hour tutorials. |

Prepare MyUni quizzes, assignment questions, tutorial problems and | |

associated solutions. Set and mark the final exam. | |

Material: |
Postulates, relativity of simultaneity, time dilation, length contraction, ladder-garage |

paradox, twin paradox, Lorentz transformations, adding velocities, relativistic | |

dynamics, antimatter, tomography, x-ray diffraction, photoelectric effect, Compton | |

scattering, diffraction of matter, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Schrödinger's cat, | |

models of the atom, particle physics. | |

Innovations: |
Stimulated interest via discussions of realism, determinism and Schrodinger's cat. |

Extensive use of YouTube videos in Lectures to reinforce concepts. | |

Creation of new YouTube videos to bring research-level concepts into first year. | |

(See the Science Promotion section). |

Derek Leinweber 2017-02-06