Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
lemonlime799

Introducing lemonlime799

Recommended Posts

1. Hey there. Since I can't use my real name, I'm lemonlime799. I play trombone (which I'll probably go to school for), I secretly am really good at cooking (which I want to go to school for) and I pretty much love awesome things (like Phineas and Ferb, crazy socks, various musical artists, poetry, etcetc).

2. A year ago I was extremely interested in going into a science-related field (specifically forensics), so I had everything planned out and researched how much physics is involved in life...and even though I'm probably not doing what I wanted to last year, I still want to learn about physics, especially how it relates to everything alllll the time in life.

3. I just want to know more. I love learning, and knowledge is something I love having. I know a lot about things related to the arts and whatnot, but I really would like to widen what I know.

4. Well...I don't know too much about physics, so I'm not really sure what topic I'm most anxious about...how about getting good grades? Does that count? c(:

5. a) I can actually do all my homework, as much as it will be. B) Really try to understand what I'm learning instead of just listening and writing down notes. c) Don't be afraid to ask a zillion questions.

...I write a lot, I'm sorry. But I truly am excited for this class and I can't wait to see how much I learn this year!

--lemonlime799

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi LemonLime! You're right, physics does relate to TONS of things in life... everything from cooking (thermodynamics) to trombone (waves) to forensics (blood spatter --> projectile motion --> bullet tracing, etc.). Thrilled to hear you love learning, because it never ends (but in my opinion it does get more fun the older you get, especially as you get to pick and choose what you learn about!)

Getting good grades is certainly a reasonable goal, but I'd recommend focusing on learning and understanding... if you do that, the grades will just fall into place. Homework in Regents Physics is pretty reasonable, and you're off to a good start. If I could give students advice for success, I'd tell them: 1) do the work as soon as it's assigned; 2) read the book (either our textbook OR I highly recommend the APlusPhysics: Your Guide to Regents Physics Essentials book -- not just because I wrote it, but because it focuses on the baseline knowledge you'll need, with worked out sample problems and solutions, in exactly the same way I teach it; and 3) have fun. That last one, having fun, sometimes sounds like it's outside of your control, but if you come in with a positive attitude each day and work to MAKE each day a good one, it's amazing how often you'll succeed.

Ask all the questions you want -- but be forewarned, I'll ask just as many back (if not more!). Thanks for a great post, and make it a great day!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Giants23

hi care bear. ik who u r...lol. im glad ur psyched for this class! that means u will pay attention and be able to help me out more when i need it! unlike in chemistry when we were both clueless...im also excited for this year because i think we all will have a lot of fun experimenting!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest fieldhockeygoalie

I also love cooking and Phineas and Ferb! Good luck in physics this year!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest meg21395

Well lemonelime799, I hope that you do go to cooking school!! :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest SmileyRunner10

i'm excited that you will be here to help me through physics!! :D I couldn't help agreeing with you about the good grades part! Good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest dexter627

I just wanted to say I know who this is :) and that I look forward to seeing more of your posts and that we can be study partners if you want... or at least allow us to ask some quick questions for each other. Hope you really enjoy this year as much as you want to!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest burlyman2013

Glad to see that there's another student thinking about going to school for music

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

Terms of Use

The pages of APlusPhysics.com, Physics in Action podcasts, and other online media at this site are made available as a service to physics students, instructors, and others. Their use is encouraged and is free of charge. Teachers who wish to use materials either in a classroom demonstration format or as part of an interactive activity/lesson are granted permission (and encouraged) to do so. Linking to information on this site is allowed and encouraged, but content from APlusPhysics may not be made available elsewhere on the Internet without the author's written permission.

Copyright Notice

APlusPhysics.com, Silly Beagle Productions and Physics In Action materials are copyright protected and the author restricts their use to online usage through a live internet connection. Any downloading of files to other storage devices (hard drives, web servers, school servers, CDs, etc.) with the exception of Physics In Action podcast episodes is prohibited. The use of images, text and animations in other projects (including non-profit endeavors) is also prohibited. Requests for permission to use such material on other projects may be submitted in writing to info@aplusphysics.com. Licensing of the content of APlusPhysics.com for other uses may be considered in the future.

×
×
  • Create New...