Dr. Ronald C. Persin

This is where we Link calculating what
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Learn IB Physics.

View Dr. Persin's IB Physics Fall 2016 Syllabus HERE

View the IB Diploma Program Physics Guide HERE

View the IB Diploma Program Extended Essay Guidelines HERE

IB Physics Test Bank and Review Problems. HERE

View the IB Diploma Program IA Guidelines. HERE


                                Core Components (HL & SL)

1. Measurement                  5. Electricity & Magnetism

2. Mechanics                       6. 2-Dim., Circular,  Periodic, and Gravitation

3. Thermal Physics             7. Atomic/Particle Physics  Standard Model

4. Oscillations / Waves      8. Energy Production    Handouts #1.   #2.

                              Additional Components (HL)

1. Wave Phenomena                  3. Fields

2. Electromagnetic Induction    4. Quantum and Nuclear

                            Optional Topics for HL & SL

1. Astrophysics #1  #2  #3  #4      3. Imaging

2. Engineering Physics #1 #2        4. Relativity

                              Practical Scheme of Work

1. Practical Lab Activities   Abstract        3. Group 4 (GRP4) Summary

2. IA Proposal                  4. GRP4 Guide   GRP4 Eval.

Dr. Persin's Professional Memberships:

1. AAPT    2. IEEE    3. ACM    4. Linkedin     5. The Chemist  

My Latest Science Interests:

Chemical Heritage Foundation at ChemHeritage

Maxwell's Equations 150 Years: Click on Maxwell150

Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics: Click on Perimeter

My Book Publications:  

(All are ideal for computer, engineering, and physics students. View on tablets, laptops, and phones.)

1. PHYSICS SIMPLY PUT: Mechanics with CalculusGet my book HERE for free.

A concise treatment of 12 chapters of Calculus-based Mechanics. 

2. PHYSICS SIMPLY PUT: E&M with CalculusGet my book HERE for free.

A concise treatment of 10 chapters of Calculus-based E&M.

3. JAVA PROGRAMMING. Get my book HERE for free.

A detailed set of 13 chapters in Java Programming with many example programs.

NetBeans QuickStart Tutorial

Other Publications:

1. Web-Assisted Instruction (WAI) in Physics and Block Scheduling   View Publication 

2. Web Design and NSES Content/Process Standards   View Publication

3. Ozone in the Stratosphere: Accumulation and Flow  View Publication


Websites for Physics and Inquiry

Pitt Physics

University of Florida

Florida State University

Research Interests
Asteroid Mining How Students Learn Science Brain-Computer Interface
Rust Programming Computer-Supported Teaching Team-Based Learning
Python Programming History and Philosophy of Science BSCS 5E Teaching Model

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