Regents Physics Mr. SawyerRegents Physics is a course designed to give students an introductory understanding of the laws that governour physical world. Major topics include mechanics, laws of motion, electricity and magnetism, wavemechanics and modern physics.Class is conducted daily where the student is expected to attend and be prepared with notebook, scientificcalculator and pen. Homework is given and expected to be done the next day. Homework that is not donethe next day will receive a grade of zero.Extra help is available both before and after school Monday through Friday.Lab experiences are conducted every four days. An acceptable lab report is due four class days followingthe completion of the lab exercise. All lab exercises done must have an acceptable report written andsubmitted by the end of each marking period for the student to be eligible to sit for the physics Regentsexam. Failure to have all lab reports completed will result in debarment from the final exam. Students mustprovide a composition notebook that will be used in lab.If a student is absent, he or she is responsible for making arrangements to make up all work missed.Grades are computed on the following basis:Summative Assessments 50% (Chapter tests, quizzes, article summaries, mini-quests)Formative Assessments 20% (Homework)Benchmark Assessment 10% (Unit tests, given once near the end of each marking period)Lab Reports 20%Mini-quests are 2 pt tasks that are easily attainable. Some may consist of a one question quiz given during alecture, having a calculator on a pre-announced day, buying a composition notebook for lab, signing thissheet and returning it.I may be contacted at Albany High School at firstname.lastname@example.org. A pacing map and other info canbe found at www.sawdogfiziks.weebly.com which is a website that is still under construction but that willallow for students to see what they’ve missed when absent.Please sign this information sheet and return.Student signature ___________________________________Parent signature ___________________________________ Parents, if you would prefer to be contacted by e-mail, please supply your email address below.