technological appliances in your daily life

1. What are the most important contributions by Galileo in the history of physics? Why do you think so? How do these contributions affect your life?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

2. Think about Newton’s three laws, the law of inertia, the law of motion, and the law of action-reaction. How do you see each of these laws in action in your daily life?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

3. Think about the various energy sources such as the sun, fossil fuels, water, wind, and nuclear power. What is the energy source to power your home? Do you prefer this energy source? If not, which energy source would you prefer was used to power your house?

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

4. Suppose you are in charge of launching a communication satellite. Would you rather launch it with an elliptical orbit or a circular orbit? Discuss the reasoning of your choice.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

5. Democritus, Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr all had major accomplishments in uncovering the fundamental building blocks of matter. Who do you think is the most important contributor to develop the current technological appliances in your daily life? Justify your reason.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

6. Discuss the characteristics of the fourth state of matter: plasma. What are the applications in your daily life? Provide your perspectives of its future development and applications.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

7. Think about the various causes of global warming with other related environmental problems. Do you think that global warming will be under control soon, or will it be accelerated? Also, list some examples of things you can do to help prevent climate change.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.