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Exam 1 scores are now available in the gradebook.  The class average was 73%.  A full distribution of scores is available here.

If the exam did not go well and you are interested in a retake, information is available here

Several students requested a text reference.  We have added links to the appropriate sections of the OpenStax University Physics books in FlipItPhysics.  This is not required reading, but available if you would like additional resources.

Welcome to Physics 212

This semester we will be using a smartphone based-app for iclicker polling.  See link on the left panel for more information.

Here is a link to a message that will be emailed to all students on Sunday January 13th. 

We have a Piazza page for this course. It is mainly intended as a forum for students to help each other.


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 UIP212SP19
  5. Enter your NetID (e.g. whatever is in front of in your email address) and click Enroll Course

Lecture begins Tuesday January 15th (please do prelecture and checkpoint in FlipItPhysics by 8:00 AM)

Students must be on time and prepared for lecture.

Laboratory begins Tuesday January 22nd

Students must be on time and prepared for lab.

Discussion begins Tuesday January 15th

Students must be on time and prepared for discussion.

Excused Absences

Academic Integrity