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Week 15 (11/27-12/1) Welcome back from Fall Break!

As we close in on the end of the semester I encourage you to pay attention to opportunities that are still open for earning points in the class, particularly the remaining bonus points and late homework deadlines. We will not be offering any other extra credit or point-earning opportunities at the end of the semester beyond those that are already available to you.

This week:

  • Lectures 26 and 27 (heat and heat transfer)
  • Quiz 9 retake
  • Discussion 14/Quiz 10
  • Lab Practical (in person and online) this week.
  • Homework 13 is due Thursday 11/30 at 8am

Final Exam prep materials:

Here is a summary of all remaining schedule and deadlines this semester:

Day Event
Mon. Nov. 27

Prelecture and Checkpoint 26 due 8am
Lecture 26
Quiz 9 retake

Wed. Nov. 29 Lecture 27
Week of 11/27-12/1 Last discussion and quiz
In-person lab practical
Thurs. Nov. 30 Homework 13 due 8am
Mon. Dec. 4 Lecture 28 (review)
Quiz 10 retake
Wed. Dec. 6 Lecture 29 (review)
Lab practical online component due 11:59pm
Homework 14 due 11:59pm
Thurs. Dec. 7 James Scholar papers due in Gradescope at 5pm (final deadline)
Thurs. Dec. 7 through
Wed. Dec. 13
Final exam at CBTF. We will not be able to release final grades until all students have completed the final.
Mon. Dec. 11 70% deadline at 8am for Homeworks 1-11
90% deadline at 8am for Homeworks 12-14

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Students must be on time and prepared for discussion. Students arriving more than 15 minutes late for discussion will receive a grade of 0% on the discussion group assignment of the day and will not be permitted to take the quiz.


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