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==2011==
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* Open questions
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* Discussion of grading and formal report
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** Winter break
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* Error propagation
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** Group work: example with two measured means w/ uncertainty and a converted final value.  How to propagate uncertainty?
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** [[Physics307L:Schedule/Week 13 agenda/Error|Uncertainty propagation]]
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==2010 and earlier stuff==
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==A little bit about Physics education==
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* Baseball / Golf analogy
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* Cycling analogy
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* Modeling / Coaching
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* Assessment
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==How to write a formal report==
 
==How to write a formal report==
 
===Introduction to scientific journals===
 
===Introduction to scientific journals===

Latest revision as of 11:51, 7 November 2011

2011

  • Open questions
  • Discussion of grading and formal report
    • Winter break
  • Error propagation
    • Group work: example with two measured means w/ uncertainty and a converted final value. How to propagate uncertainty?
    • Uncertainty propagation

2010 and earlier stuff

A little bit about Physics education

  • Baseball / Golf analogy
  • Cycling analogy
  • Modeling / Coaching
  • Assessment

How to write a formal report

Introduction to scientific journals

Physical Review Letters (PRL), Science, Nature, PNAS, Biophysical Journal, Physical Review E (PRE)

What is required in our report?

Physics307L:People/Koch/Formal

Talk about the distinction between Results and Discussion

Writing tips

  1. Write the easiest parts first! Figures and tables are the guts of your report.

Generating PDFs from uniformly distributed random numbers