• Unit 6: Modern Physics

    Long Term Learning Target

        I can understand modern physics is the post-Newtonian conception of physics (because that classical descriptions of phenomena are lacking an accurate "modern", description of nature) by requiring theories to incorporate elements of quantum mechanics or Einstein’s relativity to refer to any branch of physics either developed in the early 20th century and onwards. I also can understand two levels of quantization of charge for atomic level and subnuclear level by using a multiple number of elementary charge for the atomic level, and by using a fractional value of charge for the subnuclear level from the standard model of particle respectively.  I can understand and compare the forces in the universe by classifying the forces into four categories and they are strong interaction, electromagnetic interaction, weak interaction, and gravitational interaction.

    The first atomic bomb test, near Alamogordo, N.M., July 16, 1945.