Jerome Glick (MBHS Magnet '12) | Practical Information
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[IMG:The 24-Hour Quartz World Clock (with emergency hairspring backup power... the last clock you will ever need!) - drawn in June, 2011]

Note: Below is my compilation of important handy data charts which I believe to be essential to the human race and much of the physical world around us as we know it. This growing collection of concise charts represents the foundation of knowledge in many fields. At the least, this is what fully educated people should be somewhat familiar with. Click each thumbnail preview to view full-size charts.
[IMG:Conversions & Measures] Conversions & Measures: conversions between U.S. customary & metric general units for length, area, weight, liquid volume, clothing sizes, temperature scales, international electric utility voltages, etc.
Source: Wanderlust Travel Journal (Troy M. Litten)
[IMG:Cloud Identification] Cloud Identification: identifies the ten major cloud types and their altitudes; also provides high/low front symbol key
Source: Free Online Private Pilot Ground School
[IMG:Cold Weather Front] Cold Weather Front: demonstrates a cold weather front and its associated clouds
Source: Free Online Private Pilot Ground School
[IMG:Warm Weather Front] Warm Weather Front: demonstrates a warm weather front and its associated clouds
Source: Free Online Private Pilot Ground School
[IMG:Occluded Weather Front] Occluded Weather Front: demonstrates an occluded weather front and its associated clouds
Source: Free Online Private Pilot Ground School
[IMG:Grammar] English Grammar: eight parts of speech, spelling rules, punctuation, etc.
Source: MBHS Student Agenda Book (Alvah M. Squibb Company, Inc.)
[IMG:Math & Physics] Math & Physics: units of measurement, conversions, algebra (expanding, factoring, quadratic roots, logarithms, exponent laws), geometry and trigonometry concepts & formulas, physics equations
Source: MBHS Student Agenda Book (Alvah M. Squibb Company, Inc.)
[IMG:World Statistics] World Statistics: the Earth, the continents, largest islands, tallest mountains, deepest oceans & seas, longest rivers, largest natural lakes; this is what you hand to extraterrestrials upon welcoming them
Source: Wanderlust Travel Journal (Troy M. Litten)
[IMG:Letter-Envelope Template] Letter-Envelope Template: Print out and fold; save paper by folding your letters into envelopes!
Source: NetCast Designs (a.k.a. "personal creativity")
[IMG:Adopted Values] Constants - Adopted Values: seven quantities and their symbols, values, units, and relative standard uncertainties
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:Frequently Used Constants] Constants - Frequently Used Constants: twenty-three quantities and their symbols, values, units, and relative standard uncertainties
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:Non-SI Units] Constants - Non-SI Units: thirty-two constants not derived from the international system of units
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:Physico-chemical Constants] Constants - Physico-Chemical Constants: twenty-one quantities and their symbols, values, units, and relative standard uncertainties
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:Universal Constants] Constants - Universal Constants: fourteen quantities and their symbols, values, units, and relative standard uncertainties
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:X-Ray Values] Constants - X-Ray Values: six quantities (and their symbols, values, units, and relative standard uncertainties) used in x-ray calculations
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:SI Base Units] SI Base Units: the seven units used to measure most of the quantitative phenomena on Earth, and from which all SI units are derived; some base units even derive others (for example, time defines length, electric current, and luminous intensity)
Source: International Bureau of Weights and Measures, NetCast-upgraded
[IMG:SI Base Unit Proposals] SI Base Unit Proposals: another more graphic chart of the seven SI base units and their present and proposed definitions
Source: NewScientist
[IMG:SI Derived Units] SI Derived Units: identifies the paths of derivation between the seven base units and 26 derived units
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:SI Prefixes] SI Prefixes: unit prefixes associated with the international system of units; includes prefix symbols, short & long scale names, exponents, and decimals
Source: Voltammetry.net
[IMG:Energy Equivalents] Energy Equivalents: thirty-two unit conversions between eight units of energy (Joule, kilogram, inverse meter, Hertz, Kelvin, electron-Volt, atomic mass unit, and Hartree energy)
Source: NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory
[IMG:International Morse Code] International Morse Code: chart identifying the system for the first and most robust means of electric communications, which paved the way for the telephone and later, the internet; includes full alphabet, accented letters, numerals, abbreviated numerals, punctuation, and other signs all encoded in dots and dashes; more letters and symbols to come
Source: G1EIO (Brian Smith)
[IMG:Telephone Area Code Map] Telephone Area Code Map: shows all area codes and time zones for the USA and Canada, contains a table of codes in numerical sequence, and proposed codes and their effective dates
Source: IGAT
[IMG:USA Intercity Mileage Chart] USA Intercity Mileage Chart: shows the road distance in miles between 19 major US cities and 38 less-major US cities
Source: Pocket Pal ® Diary (Myron Corp., 2007)
[IMG:Toll-Free Numbers & Web Sites.jpg] Toll-Free Numbers & Web Sites: a handy list of numbers and web sites for airlines, trains, auto rentals, hotels & motels, credit cards, traveler's checks, and couriers
Source: Pocket Pal ® Diary (Myron Corp., 2007)
[IMG:International Telephone Dialing Codes] International Telephone Dialing Codes: contains each country's country code, international direct dialing code, and time difference in hours; very useful for communicating internationally by telephone
Source: Wanderlust Travel Journal (Troy M. Litten)
[IMG:Internet Data Download Times Chart] Internet Data Download Times Chart: gives the average time required to download a variety of specific web pages over internet connections ranging from slow to fast (HF Packet Radio to DSL); useful for optimizing the efficiency of emergency backup internet connections
Source: NetCast Online
[IMG:Elementary Particles & Forces] Elementary Particles and Forces: basic outline of the subatomic foundation of all matter (Note to Magnet students: this is important in Quantum Physics)
Source: Blog: Greet Me With Cries Of Hate
[IMG:Standard Model of Elementary Particles & Forces] The Standard Model of Elementary Particles and Forces: slightly detailed table of the subatomic foundation of all matter
Source: Federation of American Scientists: Intelligence Research Program
[IMG:The Periodic Table of Elementary Particles & Forces] The Periodic Table of Elementary Particles and Forces: most detailed table of the subatomic foundation of all matter
Source: Wikipedia, NetCast-upgraded
[IMG:The Periodic Table of The Elements (Master)] The Periodic Table of The Elements: the most detailed periodic table you will find anywhere; identifies each element's name, atomic number, symbol, atomic mass, valence, Pauling number, number of electrons per electron shell, classification, physical state at 0°C, radioactivity, and diatomic property; contains up to element #118
Source: PTable.com, NetCast-upgraded
[IMG:Periodic Table of the Elements] Periodic Table of the Elements: another useful periodic table, mostly hand-drawn (modeled after periodic table above); contains everything the other periodic table contains except for valence and Pauling number; also contains up to element #118
Source: MBHS Student Agenda Book (Alvah M. Squibb Company, Inc.), NetCast-upgraded
[IMG:Amateur Radio Band Plan] Amateur Radio Band Plan: colorful diagram of the HF, VHF, and UHF band allocations for international amateur radio transmission and reception; color-coded by transmission mode
Source: Keweenaw County Repeater Association, Inc.
[IMG:Amateur Radio HF Band Plan] Amateur Radio HF Band Plan: colorful diagram of the HF band allocations for international amateur radio transmission and reception; color-coded by radio operator class; identifies the ideal operating times and conditions for each band
Source: WØKEM (Hannibal Amateur Radio Club, Inc.)
[IMG:Electromagnetic Spectrum 1932] Electromagnetic Spectrum: colorful hand-drawn diagram displays the "Ether Spectrum" and the audible, radio, and photo-electric spectrums; audible spectrum contains frequency ranges for various string and wind instruments and vocal ranges, and frequencies for each piano key; photo-electric spectrum identifies frequency ranges for various kinds of chromatic film, limits of human vision, and the bands of incandescent emittance of various elements; measures wavelength in meters and Ångströms, frequency in kilocycles
Source: Glen T. Connell Research Labs
[IMG:Electromagnetic Spectrum - Westinghouse] The Electromagnetic Spectrum: detailed and unique circular hand-drawn wall diagram from the early- to mid-twentieth century; displays various utility use of the lower spectrum, atomic emission spectra of the elements, atmospheric absorption bands, and various other physical phenomena; measures wavelength in meters and Ångströms, frequency in kilocycles, photon energy in electron-Volts
Source: Copper Alliance
[IMG:The Electromagnetic Radiation Spectrum] The Electromagnetic Radiation Spectrum: the most highly-scaled spectrum of electromagnetic radiation you can find anywhere; arranged in slanting horizontal tiers; identifies common EMR sources and size comparisons; contains a plethora of explanations and related information in the margins (wave nature, emission & absorption, CMBR, television & radio bands & signals, gravity waves, brain waves, reflection & refraction, etc.); measures wavelength in meters, frequency in Hertz, photon energy in electon-Volts
Source: Blog: Information2Share
[IMG:The Radio Spectrum - US Frequency Allocations] The Radio Spectrum - US Frequency Allocations: a very detailed diagram of the legal FCC-allocated uses of the electromagnetic radio spectrum; ranges from 3 kilohertz to 300 gigahertz
Source: Tower and Communication Services
[IMG:Resistor Color Code] Resistor Color Code: resistor band color-code identification of resistance in ohms, tolerance in percent, and temperature coefficient in parts per million
Source: Capgo, NetCast-upgraded
[IMG:Resistor & Capacitor Color Code] Resistor & Capacitor Color Code: helpful for identifying various kinds of resistors (metal & carbon film) and capacitors (VDR, miniature ceramic, NTC, TC, pin-up, ceramic tuning (class 1), ceramic decoupling (class 2), and flat film)
Source: InfoArk/Bytesmiths®
[IMG:Electric Circuit Symbols] Electric Circuit Symbols: a considerably complete alphabetized table (contains over a hundred symbols); includes mica capacitor color codes
Source: [forgotten]
[IMG:Schematic Symbols - ARRL] Schematic Symbols: contains dozens of symbols commonly used in circuit diagrams; grouped by type (resistors, capacitors, inductors, tubes, wiring, switches, lamps, grounds, integrated circuits, relays, diodes, transformers, transistors, connectors, batteries, logic, etc.)
Source: ARRL
[IMG:Hazard Symbols] Hazard Symbols: collection of 18 most commonly seen hazard signs; protect yourself in emergencies
Source: Wikipedia
[IMG:Chemical Hazard Identification System] Chemical Hazard Identification System: useful when handling or approaching chemicals; protect yourself in emergencies
Source: MicroScopesBlog.com
[IMG:Official Civilian Defense Insignia] Official Civilian Defense Insignia: crucial for times of crisis; identifies 26 different insignia, including the Basic Insigne (Administrative Staff), U.S. Citizens Service Corps, Civil Air Patrol, Staff, Bomb Reconnaissance Agent, Air Raid Wardens, Auxiliary Police, Auxiliary Firemen, Fire Watchers, Demolition and Clearance, Road Repair, Rescue, Decontamination, Medical, Nurses' Aide, Drivers, Messengers, Emergency Food and Housing, Utility Repair, Instructors, Chaplans (Christian & Jewish), Trainee, Civilian Defense Auxiliary Group, Forest Fire Fighters Service, and Civilian Education Service.
Source: U.S. Militaria Forum
[IMG:First Aid for Choking] First Aid for Choking: lifesaving techniques for infants, children, and adults
Source: Pocket Pal ® Diary (Myron Corp., 2007)
[IMG:Unit Circle] Unit Circle: essential to all of trigonometry; contains critical angles in degrees and radians and their circle intersection coordinates
Source: Wikipedia
[IMG:Trigonometric Functions] Trigonometric Functions: neat combination of most trigonometric functions into a single diagram; includes sine, cosine, tangent, cosecant, secant, cotangent, exterior cosecant, exterior secant, versine, and coversine
Source: Wikipedia
[IMG:Trigonometric Identities] Trigonometric Identities: includes Pythagorean, sum and difference, half angle, double angle, cofunction, and symmetric identities
Source: MBHS Mathematics Department, NetCast-upgraded
[IMG:Differentiation Rules] Differentiation Rules: essential to solving derivatives in calculus
Source: MBHS Mathematics Department, NetCast-upgraded
[IMG:Computer Disk Structure] Computer Disk Structure: diagram of the tracks, sectors, and clusters on magnetic data storage disks
Source: Wikipedia
[IMG:History of the Universe] History of the Universe: covers the Quantum Gravity, Grand Unification, Electroweak/Quark, Lepton, and Photon Epochs; ranges from 10-43 seconds to present
Source: ByREV
[IMG:Universe Timeline] Universe Timeline: less quantitative, pseudo-three-dimensional graphics
Source: Astronomy Notes (Nick Strobel)
[IMG:World Clock] 24-Hour Quartz World Clock: time zone color-coded rotating polar world map indicates the time anywhere on Earth; daylight shades move in accordance with the amount of local daylight for the corresponding time of year, identifing worldwide dawn & dusk lines; automatically synchronizes with NIST atomic clock radio station WWV; emergency hairspring backup power in case of battery scarcity
Source: [personal creativity, inspired by similiar marketed clocks]
[IMG:Tesla Generator Circuitry] Tesla Generator Circuitry: a major step towards becoming energy-independent; this simple circuit is behind the theory of harnessing freely radiating spare energy in the atmosphere for practical needs
Source: YouTube
[IMG:Tesla Spark Gap] Tesla Spark Gap: the plans behind wireless transmission of electricity, a major step towards worldwide free energy, the unification of nations in turmoil, and the harboring of a booming economy
Source: YouTube
Miscellaneous and Funny Charts:
[IMG:Ancient Mathematical & Astronomical Chart] Ancient Mathematical & Astronomical Chart: Although I found this back in the early 2000s, I still don't know what it is. Could someone please inform me?
Source: [forgotten]
[IMG:Master of the Universe] Master of the Universe: a beautiful graphic describing the features and differences between Google Maps and Google Earth
Source: [a magazine], 2009
[IMG:Move Over, Magellan] Move Over, Magellan: another beautiful graphic comparing traditional paper maps to today's interactive digital maps
Source: [a magazine], 2009
[IMG:Nanotechnology] Nanotechnology: a clever graphic advertisement for HP's new Nanotechnology subdivision
Source: Time Magazine, 2003
[IMG:Radiation Dose Chart] Radiation Dose Chart: in light of the Japanese Fukushima incident, this chart brings the severity of radiation exposure into perspective
Source: xkcd
[IMG:The Particle Zoo] The Particle Zoo: subatomic particle plush toys from the Standard Model of physics & beyond!
Source: Blog: Entangled
[IMG:Electromagnetic Spectrum Cartoon] Electromagnetic Spectrum Cartoon: take a laugh!
Source: xkcd
[IMG:Periodic Table of Rejected Elements] Periodic Table of Rejected Elements: those that just didn't make the cut
Source: The Atlantic Magazine
[IMG:Periodic Table of the Internet] Periodic Table of the Internet: may always be outdated
Source: Blog: Digital Inspiration

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