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What they should be doing at home MomentumCircular Motion & Gravitation
1 Momentum & ImpulseCircular motion
Introduced conceptsrotational equivalents of momentum, impulse J=F∙t=mΔv, impulse of bouncing.
Read chapter, begin online HW
Print out ______Cheatsheet______
Bring large marshmallows!
why police use bean bag bulletslinear kinematics: a=αr, α=(ωf-ωi)/t, etc.
2 STEAM
______Impulsecircular motion again
Learned what causes circular motion: centripetal (as opposed to centrifugal) force & change in momentum investigation______.and ______conservation of impulse______ in collisions with marshmallows
____Submit sample AP momentum questions____acceleration. a=v²/r
Online HW. Print out ______Circular Motion Lab______ and bring to class.
3 Momentum conservation
Introduced conservationstudied physics of momentum in elastic and inelastic collisions. Learned how to use FT diagrams
Robert Goddard 1, NY Times 0level curves.
Download __Crossfire Bank On It__
4 Introduced general purpose formula for elastic collisions,
Introduced conservationStudied physics of momentum for rockets and other situations where mass changes. Rock on!
XC prove Δvi vs. Δvf re elastic collisions
XC prove F=(Δm/Δt)vbanked curves
See my Crossfire document!
5 Mock AP exam.
prepare for quiz!Investigated variables involved in ____Circular Motion Lab____
Complete circular motion lab write up; see __modeled circular motion__ lab data in excel
How much does the Earth weigh in an apple's gravity?
6 2D conservation
Momentum & Impulse
Studied inelastic and elastic collisions in 2 dimensions; force felt during collisions.
opencircular motion, gravitation
Open note quiz!
graded quiz,(re)Introduced angular momentum. Introduced Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, applied to circular motion
How do gyroscopes work?does the Moon fall around the Earth?
7 Torque & Equilibrium
MomentScore quiz. More Newton's Law of Inertia
angular momentum
Introduced angular momentum L=Iω, movedUniversal Gravitation, applied to momentum unitdemonstrated conservation of angular momentum while trying not to throw up. Worked on sample AP problems, HW problems.
Finish online HW
downloadcircular motion and orbits.
Download __cheatsheet__ and print cheatsheetout
8 workedWorked on ____Cheatsheet____
Organize notebook and binders! Bring an AP equation sheet!sample AP, HW problems with gravity. Worked on cheatsheet, reviewed for test
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Momentum
circular motion & gravitation
TEST 10
ScoredCelebrate Sir Isaac Newton's birthday with family. See you next year!
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score test
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WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?
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Rotational Motion
Which way does your toilet paper roll?
1 Work & EnergyTorque
STEAM
Introduced Work, Power
Introduced King Of The Hill Junkyard Olympics project!torque, the rotational analog of force τ = F×r; showed how to win bets with a spool of string.
Began the __Applying Torque__ handout
Introduce the __Yoyo Ma-dness__ project
Download ____cheatsheet____; online HW from chapters 7 & 8
Download & print out __Applying Torque__ handout and bring to class.
Download & print out the Work handouts __Work done change in v__, __Force change in KE PE__,and,__work done on a ramp__.__Junkyard Olympics Yoyo Madness__ event description
2 Energy conservationCenter of gravity
Introduced KE, PE and ME, energy transformation. Worked on TIPER Work hand outs.
ConservationCenter of KE in elastic collisions, non conservation in inelastic.gravity/Center of mass, an application of balanced moments; students investigated and derived equation for COG. Wrap up __Applying Torque__ handout
Introduced the____Mobile XC project____!
Print out the ____collisions & conservation lab____ Bring a camera to class, too!______Equilibrium Problems______ handout.
____Mobile XC project____, due by end of unit.
Pre-school playground physics
3 Students investigated the motionEquilibrium
Introduced further applications of net torque =0 of objects in Static Equilibrium. Worked on the ____Center____Equilibrium Problems____ worksheet.
XC proof: when a plank is supported by two or more fulcrums,the ratio of normal forces is proportional to ratio of Mass during collisions____ - very counter-intuitive!support distances
Soup can physics
4 Worked on TIPER handouts.
Download and print outMoment of Inertia
Introduced Moment of Inertia, I=mr², the Machines worksheet,
Downloadrotational analog of mass, [and rotational equivalents of linear kinematics: a=αr, α=(ωf-ωi)/t, α=τ/I
XC investigation:Which will win: a can of broth or a can of cream of mushroom soup (or something similar) rolling down a ramp? Race and print out the __work donelet Nature Speak. Document on a ramp__ TIPERs.video and Explain!Donate cans to Charity when you're done!
__le Grande Thanksgiving__
5 Machinestorque
rotation kinematics
Open note quiz!
Introduced energy conservationangular acceleration,α, the rotational analog of linear acceleration, and Newt's 2nd law as torque: τ = Iα . Learned why we learned to tuck our legs in simple machines: Work in, Work out, AMA, IMA & efficiency. Students worked onMachines worksheet and__work done on a ramp__ TIPERs.while running.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with family!
6 Introduced Hookes Law, energy in springs. Challenged students with sample problems.Scored quiz
Reviewed static equilibrium problems
Download and print out the Torque TIPER worksheets
7 Students finished collecting data for Collision Investigation
XC Go to the __Edheads website__ complete __Accident Report Simulation__Worked on Torque TIPERs
Download and drive safely!print out the Torque & Moment of Inertia PhET lab
8 Energy conservation
Introduced rotational energy, took open note quiz
Print cheatsheetand bring to class
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Scored quiz. Worked on __Cheatsheet__
Organize notebookInvestigated torque and binders! Bring anmoment of inertia. Finished the Equilibrium handout, attempted AP equation sheet!
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Energystatic equilibrium problems.
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torque
Worked on cheatsheet, reviewed for test
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Torque, Rotation & Equilibrium
TEST Download and print11
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more toilet paper physics
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Compared the Egg Bungee Drop Challenge and bringacceleration of a toilet paper roll in free fall to class
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Egg bungee drop challenge!
Completea roll that is freely unrolling. Really.
demonstrate the Collisions & Conservation lab report.
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Scored test
XC documentphysics of toilet paper rolls to the conservationfamily! Hours of momentum & energy while skiing or snowboarding.fun!
Other stuff
Asymmetrical Projectile Motion {crossfire.pdf} a must-read for all hopeful pirate gunners!
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Visit Gallileo'sGalileo's home and
Caltech now has a great collection of youtube videos, including the Mechanical Universe which no longer available at PBS
NYTimes has a great video Science Channel
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Visit Gallileo's home and laboratory in this virtual museum!
Caltech now has a great collection of youtube videos, including the Mechanical Universe which no longer available at PBS
NYTimes has a great video Science Channel
Physical Science Honors
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"What does moving something mean?"Newton's Laws
1 MotionInertia, Acceleration
STEAM Introduce the ideaIntroduced Newton's 1st Law of movementInertia (mass) and motion: can you describe either2nd Law of them without using the words?Acceleration F=ma. Showed how to win bets with weights and wine bottles.
Introduced Junkyard Physics Olympics:Airplane!
choose team mates for airplane competition
Print Position handoutthe __Junkyard Olympics Toothpick Bridge__
Read chapter 2
Finish Airplane EDP #3 , due 12/16
HW pg. 49 #2,3-27 odd due online 12/16
Download and bring to classprint ______cheatsheet______
2 STEAM
research ofAcceleration
Continued with 2nd Law: demonstrated how to win bets with toilet paper airplane designs and what makes a good IDP
Evaluate airplane designs. Prepare IDP #1 as a Google docspools. Introduced free-body diagrams (FBDs), and the distinction between mass and weight.
Submit answers to ____post-project Reflection Form____ .
Print Speed Worksheetout ____Forces Worksheet____ and bring to class!class
3 defining motion
WorkedWorked on Position handout Learned definition of motion and equation for average speed & velocity v=d/t. Worked on Speed Worksheet
Print speed and velocity handout and bring to class____Forces Worksheet____
4 Finished Speed handout. LearnedAction-Reaction
Introduced Newton's 3rd Law of Action = Reaction; students learned that you cannot be touched without being touched in return. Distinguished between balanced forces and action-reaction forces.
Show family how to distinguish speed and velocity. Worked on speed and velocity handout.weigh the Earth!
5 motion problems
Finished speedSTEAM
Practiced creating and velocity handout,
study for quiz!
I feelediting group documents. Learned how to see the need...revision history of everyone's contribution.
Researched design for bridge; submit IDP #1
Submit Brige IDP #1
Finish Forces Worksheet
6 ...the need for average speed!
Went outsideWe practiced Free-body diagrams and measured Silly Walks to learn the difference between average speed and instantaneous speed. It was very silly, wasn't it?various word problems.
7 speed & velocity
openNewton's laws
Open note quiz!
introduced
Introduced Static and Kinetic Friction. Reviewed Newton's 2nd law and applied it to accelerationproblems with friction
Download and flip book project (XC for movies!)
watch animation ideas on my video linksprint ____Acceleration vs. Force Vernier Lab____, bring to class.
8 acceleration
scored quiz.
Learned definition of acceleration a=Δv/t and worked on acceleration problems vf=at+vi
Worked on acceleration problems vf=at+vi, gravity and free fall.
pg. 28 #10-20 even, Ex #3-8; pg. 29 #3 , due online 11/4Students did the ____Acceleration vs. Force Vernier Lab____
Download and print the Free Fall handout, and Free Fall worksheet
"I'm Free! Freefalling..."____Friction worksheet____; bring to class.
9 Free fall
Distance traveled while free falling (or other acceleration) d= avg. speed × time or d=½(a)t²+ vi∙t. Completed the Free Fall handout, began Free FallFriction
Graded quiz
Students worked on ____Friction____ worksheet
Update IDP with building and testing progress
HW pg. 50 #16,17,19,29,32;pg. 52 #1,3,4,6,7,9,10 due ____online____ 12/23
Print out 2 sheets of metric-ruled graph paper; bring ~½ meter of wax paper, too.
10 PT graphs
WorkedSTEAM
Completed IDP #2: design Toothpick Bridge on Free Fall handout some more.
Introduced what Distance(Position) - Time graphs area 1:1 scale plan
Finish ____online HW____
Celebrate Newtonmas with family. See you next year!
download and how to interpret them.
Printprint out the PT graph lab and bring to class.
21st century tool usage__Friction Investigation__
11 visualizing motion
Learned how to use Vernier Digital probesFriction
__Friction lab__: learned what does and collected data for the Sonic PT lab PT graph lab. Way cool!does not affect frictional forces
Download & print the PT graph worksheet 1 and bring to class.
Download & print out PT worksheet 2,____circular motion handout____; bring to class.
HW pg. 28 #15,17,19, Ex #10-17; pg. 29 #4,6,7due online 11/18class
12 STEAM
tested airplanesCircular Motion
Introduced circular motion by having students chase a dune buggy. Learned about centripetal acceleration
HW pg 101 #7,8; pg 102 #17,19,27,28,3; pg 103 #31; pg 104 #44,1-3 due online 1/13
bring ~½ meter of wax paper, toothpicks and Elmer's glue.
13 Worked onPT graph worksheet 1. We worked on some more PT graph challenges. Worked on PT worksheet 2,
HW finish PT worksheet 2, for Mon/Tues.
Print PTSTEAM
Introduced class how to build toothpick bridges; students welcome to continue building after school
Continue to build bridges
Download & VT graph worksheet andprint ____gravity handout____; bring to class.
Study for quiz!
14 Acceleration
VT graphs
Open note quiz!!Gravity
Introduced what Velocity - Time graphs are and how to interpret them.
Watched NOVA videos on velocitygravity & acceleration;
Which will win: a free-falling VW Bug or a Porche 911 going flat-out?Continued with Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation, began work on ____gravity handout____
Bring __MCAS equation sheet__, pencil and calculator tomorrow
15 Scored quiz;
Learned derivation and other cool calculus. Began PTCommon Core
Retook the 1st Semester Common Assessment (Mock MCAS)
Continued building bridges
Download & VT graph worksheet.
Print VT Moving Man investigation andprint ____Center of Gravity worksheet____; bring to class.
Show the Top Gear video at home!class
16 Used online PhET lab for VT Moving Man investigation;
kept working on PTCenter of Gravity & VT graph worksheet.
Finish Moving Man investigation.
Print outMass
Introduced students to Center of mass & gravity, moments, and bring VT graphing handoutstability. Worked on ____Center of Gravity worksheet____.
Showed how to class!
Downloadwin bets challenging others to touch their toes. Demonstrated how to find COG of canes, rulers with two fingers. Showed how to find COG with plumb line. Demonstrated stability and printhow to impersonate Smeagul (not Gollum!) with my "Preciousss", how to toss hammers without breaking anything.
Take home bridges for final assembly. EDP #3 progress report due 1/15
Make money from family betting they can't touch their toes. Make COG toy out the non-accelerating pig labof a cork and two forks.
17 Investigated the non-accelerating pig lab
donate matchbox carsCircular motion & gravity
Open-note quiz! Continue building bridges
Download __Gravity and tracksOrbits PhET lab__;
Download and print ____cheatsheet____
Build Mobile for cookie points!! = )XC, due by end of unit
18 Introduced differentiation and other cool calculus: how to make a VT graph from a PT graph.Scored quiz. Worked on VT graphing handout
Finish VT graphing handout .
Download____cheatsheet problems____
Prepare for test ! Organize notebooks and binders!
Go to the MCAS website and download a______High School Introductory Physics______sample test; print out VT graphing #2the equation sheet at the end of the test, use the test to review.
19 acceleration & freefall
Learned integrationNewton's Laws
TEST
Bring plans (EDP #2) and other cool calculus: how to find displacement in a VT graph.
Reviewed free fall problems, with VT graphs. Began VT graphing handout #2
prepare for quiz!
Finish writing up the Pig lab.
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20 More free fall problems
open note Quiz! Handed in Pig lab
Gather with family for Thanksgiving!
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Scored quiz. Reviewed VT graphing handouts ,
worked on cheat sheet for test
Print out cheat sheet, if you have not done so already.
Go to the MCAS website and download a High School Introductory Physics sample test; print out the equation sheet at the end of the test.
Complete IDP #2 perfect airplane performance and document
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Worked on cheat sheet for test.
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Linear Motion
TEST!
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Junkyard Olympics Test flew airplanes inBridges met the Pit!
Second EDP due
Complete cheat sheet! Make sure you have an equation sheet! Study for test! Prepare notebooks & binder!
gradeBridgenator. Tissues available upon request.
Final EDP, team evaluation
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Scored test
Write final IDP for Airplane event
Read ahead Momentum Chapter
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