AP PHYSICS 1
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College Board Course description AP test dates AP 1 exam samples and solutions
My course description: AP Physics 1 short sheet

Summer work and instructions can be found in my summer powerpoint. Register at www.PearsonSchool.com/Access ; you should then have access to www.masteringphysics.com; my course is AP1MACUK2018; you must use the registration code I provided to subscribe!
Attendance: for more information on my tardiness policy, see the FAQ page Missed Classwork/Labs for more information on my makeup policy, see the FAQ pageClasswork and Labs are worth 40% of your grade! Missed Quizzes/Tests for more information on my makeup policy, see the FAQ page Quizzes and Tests together are worth 50% of your grade!
If you have an excused absence, make sure you note this on any work you hand in after its due date, or it will be assumed to be late work! Unexcused absences (no parent call in or other reason listed on the portal)will result in a zero for missed work or assessments!



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COLOR KEY: material we have covered or are about to cover old material that is tentatively, or has not been, scheduled ㊙ notes to myself about material for next year


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/
WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?
DAY
TOPIC IN CLASS
What we did in class today
What they should be doing at home



Scored test
Read ahead Electrostatics chapter
"What is charge?"
1
Static Electricity, electrical force
Introduced Charge and it's history, basic definitions and characteristics. Introduced Coulomb's Law, investigated __how to make balloons repel__.

2

Electrophorus lab. Shocking!
Download and print out sample electrostatic problems

3
Static Electricity
Worked on sample electrostatic problems.
Took open-note quiz!
Download and print the ____Voltmeter Ammeter Guide____ and ____Circuit Investigation____ ; bring to class.


Circuits
Worked on the computers on the ____Voltmeter Ammeter Guide____, and the ____Circuit Investigation____
Finish online Guide and Circuit PhET lab.
Why do charges flow? How can a high school physics teacher escape to be a college professor?
4
Ohm's Law
Score quiz.
Introduced electric current terms and definitions
Ohm's Law, Power law.
prepare for quiz.
Find AP circuit MC and FR questions and answers.

7
Circuits
Introduced circuits and circuit diagrams.


9

Introduced series and parallel circuits; equivalent resistance
Download and print out ____Series & Parallel Circuits worksheet____; bring to class

10

Completed simple series and parallel circuits, worked on ____Series & Parallel Circuits worksheet____
Download and print out ____complex circuit resistance handout____; bring to class

11

Introduced complex circuits and Kirchoff's rules. Worked on ____complex circuit resistance handout____
Download and print out the ____Complex Circuit Investigation____ and ____Circuit Analysis handout____; bring to class.
Prepare for your last quiz!

11

Worked on ____Circuit Analysis handout____. Took last open-note quiz!
Submit last sample AP questions!

12

Completed the Circuit Investigation, began the __Complex Circuit Investigation__; whew!
Download the last ____cheatsheet____ and bring to class.

13

Worked on circuit handouts and the ____cheatsheet____
study for the last test! Organize notebooks and binder for the last time!

15
Electricity
Test
Begin reviewing for the AP exam!



AP Physics 1 equation sheet Jeopardy!
Continue reviewing for the AP exam!



AP Physics 1 Mock Exam
Continue reviewing for the AP exam!



AP Physics 1 semester 1 review
Continue reviewing for the AP exam!



AP Physics 1 semester 2 review
Go to bed no later than 10 PM

5/3/16

Student sweated through the AP Physics 1 exam!
breathe. relax.

17

Scored test


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