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Welcome to Physics 101!  

Formula Sheet!

A copy of the Formula Sheet is now available!!

Final Exam Dates!

The PHYS 101 final exam dates for the FALL 2018

Lecture Section Day Date Start Time End Time
A1 Tuesday 18 December 2018 7:00 PM 10:00 PM
A2 Friday 14 December 2018 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

Grade Estimator

Use this spreadsheet to estimate your current grade.

SUCCESS Seminar Slides

From the SUCCESS seminar #1, here's a copy of the slides to help you study for Exams 2 & 3.


You will need to get flipitPhysics access and do the first Prelecture and Checkpoint before you go to the first lecture.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the Register button, and create an account using your < > email address
  3. Complete your profile, then click on the Enrollments Tab
  4. Click on the Join a Course link and enter UIP101FA18
  5. Enter your NetID (e.g. whatever is in front of in your email address) and click Enroll Course

You will need to join a second (FREE) FlipItPhysics class in order to have access to the course lab materials. The instructions below assume you have already signed up for FlipItPhysics as described above. 

  1. Go to and log into your account, (or if you are already logged in just click the account link at the top). 
  2. Click on the Join a Course link and enter code UIP101FA18_LAB  (e.g. same as the main course access code but with "_LAB" at the end)
  3. Enter your NetID (e.g. whatever is in front of "" in your email address) and click Enroll Course


Students must be on time and prepared for lecture.


Each student will need an IOLab device (available at the book store).

You will do a hands-on Pre-Lab activity using your IOLab device before every lab, guided by theFlipItPhysics Lab course you signed up for above. In your weekly lab section you will work in groups to design and understand experiments and experimental data, also using your IOLab device. 

The first pre-lab is due at 8 am on Wednesday September 5, and the first lab sections run Wednesday morning (Sept 5) through Friday afternoon (Sept 7). 

You will upload your lab reports to


Students must be on time and prepared for discussion.

Excused Absences

Academic Integrity