This pair of
GeoGebra animations is designed to show that there are two ingredients to circular motion: centripetal force and forward motion. If one or the other ingredient is missing, the motion will diverge from circular.
This pair of
This website is generated using the Hugo Static Site Generator and a custom-coded theme. Both the site’s theme and its content can be viewed on GitHub.(Read more...) Projects
Energy is Made Up: Interesting Conceptual Discussions around Energy and its Definition. I discuss how energy is nothing more than a helpful ‘bookkeeping method’ for multi-object systems. This leads to interesting discussions, especially for students who have already taken chemistry.(Read more...) Talks & Publications
When my first daughter was born, we were asked by the doctor to track her feedings and her wet and dirty diapers. While there are apps that do this, they are all too complicated! So I did the only logical thing: coded my own simpler app from scratch!(Read more...) Projects
Holograms: The Boundary Between Geometric & Wave Optics. We will use the geometric definitions of conic sections to explore the properties of concave, convex, and hyperbolic mirrors and then use this to demonstrate how holography takes advantage of wave interference in order to construct what is essentially a geometric phenomenon.(Read more...) Talks & Publications
I have been teaching physics at Avon High School since 2013. I also coach the school’s Science Olympiad Team.
This website is a collection of projects—some related to my job and many not. Mostly, this website is just a
place for me to play around with
html and other programming languages and trick myself into thinking that I
am being productive by doing so.
This website is built using
hugo and a custom-coded theme.