• 6.6

6.2

• Solutions to Final Review Packet
• Blank Packets were distributed in class
• Formula Sheet Modifications Included
• Circuit Analysis Practice
• Selected problems must be completed for a chance to improve your exam score
• Details were discussed in class. Contact me directly with any questions or concerns

6.1

5.31

Electricity Study Guide (Blank)

Electricity Study Guide (Detailed Solutions)

Exam Tuesday 5.30

5.18

5.17

5.16

5.15

5.12 Begin Electrostatics

5.11 Exam on Work, Energy, and Power

5.10

5.9

• Bellwork and Notes
• We finished and submitted the Power Lab Activity
• Exam on Thursday 5.11

5.8

5.5

5.4

5.3

5.2

5.1

• Homework due on 5.2 is to complete the practice problems assigned on 4.28
• Hints if you need help getting started
• Solutions if you tried the hints and you are still stuck
• Bellwork and Notes

4.28

1.  7.8 m
2.  21 m
3. 10.3 m

4.27

• Partial notes are available electronically because the smart board was fixed mid-way through class. For complete notes, you should check with a fellow classmate if you were absent on this day.
• Bellwork and Partial Notes
• Quiz Tomorrow on Uniform Circular Motion

4.26

• Notes are not available electronically due to technical difficulties with the smart board. If you were absent on this day, you should get the notes from a friend.
• Notes and Bellwork from the honors class

4.25

• Notes are not available electronically due to technical difficulties with the smart board. If you were absent on this day, you should get the notes from a friend.
• Bellwork
• Homework due 4.26

4.24

4.21

4.20

• Primary learning objectives
• Use displacement measurements to calculate the velocity of a horizontally launched projectile
• Predict and measure how far a projectile will travel
• We finished and submitted yesterday's lab
• We discussed the exam
• Extra Credit Lab due Tuesday 4.25
• Friction Packet Complete all four questions correctly by Tuesday 4.25 for an opportunity to earn points back on your last exam
• Homework Solutions

4.19

• Primary learning objectives
• Use displacement measurements to calculate the velocity of a horizontally launched projectile
• Predict and measure how far a projectile will travel
• Bellwork and Lab Instructions

4.18

• Primary learning objectives
• Use displacement measurements to calculate the velocity of a horizontally launched projectile
• Predict and measure how far a projectile will travel
• We calculated the launch speed of a tennis ball fired from a compressed air cannon, then we predicted how far it would travel if shot in the hallway
• Notes were given on the whiteboard due to technical difficulties with the smart board. If you were absent on this day, you should get the notes from a friend.
• Bellwork
• Homework due 4.20

4.12

• Primary learning objectives
• Identify quantities related to projectiles in the horizontal and vertical direction
• Calculate unknown quantities for a horizontally launched projectile
• Notes and Practice Handout
• Bellwork and Notes

4.11 Begin Projectile Motion

4.10 Exam

4.7

• Primary learning objectives
• Provide examples of Newton's 3rd law force pairs
• Identify which object experiences greater acceleration after a collision
• Newton's 3rd Law Powerpoint
• Study Guide
• Exam tomorrow 4.8

4.6

• Primary learning objectives
• Calculate the coeficient of kinetic friction using a spring scale
• Recognize the slope of the graph of kinetic friction force vs. normal force is equal to the roughness constant
• Friction Lab
• Bellwork

4.5

• Primary learning objectives
• Provide examples of Newton’s third law
• Conduct an experiment to measure the coefficient of kinetic friction
• Discover the relationship between friction and surface area
•  Homework due 4.6
• Notes and Bellwork

4.4 Review quiz and practice day

4.3

• Primary learning objectives
• Apply Newton’s second law to analyzing word problems involving friction
• Apply Newton's second law to solving word problems in two dimensions
• Notes and Bellwork
• Homework due 4.4 is questions 4 and 5

3.31

• Primary learning objectives
• Review what we learned about Newton's 1st and 2nd laws so far
• Explain what happens when trying to move a stationary object in terms of static and kinetic friction
• Notes and Bellwork
• Quiz on Newton's 1st and 2nd Law Monday 4.3

3.30

• Core Lab data collection part 2
• Core Lab quiz

3.29

• Core Lab data collection part 1
• All bellworks (questions and answers, including any days you were absent) are due on Monday 4.3. I would prefer a hard copy, but if you have them interspersed with your notes, you may photograph them and email them to me in chronological order before class on Monday 4.3. Late submissions on this assignment will not be accepted.
• Bellwork

3.28

3.27

• Primary learning objectives
• Apply Newton’s second law to solving for unknown forces, masses, or accelerations.
• Explain the difference between apparent weight and actual weight
• Bellwork, Notes, Lab Data
• Elevator Lab Activity
• Disregard "Bonus 2"
• Kenny's data represents starting on the second floor (at rest) and going down to the first floor
• Josie's data represents starting on the first floor (at rest) and going up to the second floor
• You can answer all the questions using Kenny's data.
• Homework due 3.28 is to complete the elevator lab to the best of your abilities

3.24

• Primary learning objectives
• Differentiate between apparent weight and actual weight
• Explain why your perception of weight changes when you are in an elevator
• Apply Newton's first and second laws to analyze word problems and determine unknown forces, masses, or accelerations
• Bellwork and Notes
• Blank Notes Worksheets
• Homework due 3.27
• Extra Credit homework due 3.27 is to complete this FBD interactive and hand in a drawing of the correct FBD for each situation

3.23

• Primary learning objectives
• Apply Newton’s first law to analyzing written descriptions of objects subject to force
• Apply Newton’s second law to solving for unknown forces, masses, or accelerations
• Homework due 3.24 is to complete the remaining questions on yesterday's homework worksheet
• Practice Problems worked in class
1. 54,280 N
2. 296 N
3. 4.5 m/s^2 (up), -25 m (down)
4. 100 N, 784 N
5. 663 N

3.22

3.21

• Primary learning objectives
• Analyze free body diagrams and describe possible motion
• Differentiate between mass and weight
• Explain inertia and Newton’s 1st Law
• Bellwork
• Notes
• Homework due 3.22 is to finish questions 13-24 on the worksheet assigned yesterday

3.20

• Primary learning objectives
• Identify several different types of forces
• Construct FBD's from pictures and written descriptions
• Explain how an object can have multiple forces on it while it is at rest
• Bellwork, Notes, and Seating Chart
• Homework due 3.21 is to finish the in-class handout and answer questions 1 through 12 on the FBD worksheet (for questions 1-12 neglect air resistance and friction unless explicity stated)
• Feeling confused about FBD's? Click here
• New cell phone policy: Turn off your phone and set it on the table in front of you on the table. I will issue a cell phone violation form to security for anyone who chooses not to abide by this policy

3.17

• Primary learning objectives
• Define "force"
• Identify different types of forces
• Differentiate between contact forces and field forces
• Bellwork: "What are some examples of everyday forces?"
• Notes on definition / units of force
• Notes on Types of Forces
• Unit 3 Homework 2 due 3.20

3.16

• Primary learning objectives
• Take measurements of acceleration and velocity using Logger Pro
• Test your prediction from last class
• Analyze sources of error
• Fan Car and Buggy Lab due 3.17
• Unit 3 Homework 1 due 3.17 use this link to access the textbook

3.15 Snow Day

3.14 Snow Day

3.13

• Primary learning objectives
• Solve simultaneous equations of motion to predict an intersection point
• Bellwork and Notes

3.10 Exam

3.9 Review day for Exam Tomorrow

**If you wish to do the extra credit assigned on 3.7, you may turn it in on Monday

3.8

• Primary learning objectives
• Apply the four constant acceleration equations to solving problems involving free-fall
• Recognize symmetry in the motion of a falling object and an object tossed upwards
• Practice Packet to study for Exam Friday 3.10
• Homework is to finish Free Fall Mega Problems *starred problems are an optional challenge
• Feeling confused about graph shapes? Click here!
• Videos

3.7

• Primary learning objectives
• Identify quanties representing acceleration, displacement, initial and final velocity, and elapsed time in written descriptions of motion
• Apply the four constant acceleration equations to solving word problems
• Extra Credit Opportunity due Friday 3.10 (15 pt quiz) Simulation Lab
• Homework due 3.8 solve questions 1-4 on one of the two Worksheets
• Bellwork and Notes
• Quiz Solutions (1)Quiz Solutions (2)

3.6

• Primary learning objectives
• Identify quanties representing acceleration, displacement, initial and final velocity, and elapsed time in written descriptions of motion
• Apply the four constant acceleration equations to solving word problems
• Exam on Friday 3.10
• Homework due 3.7 Q1, Q2 and Q3
• Extra credit homework points (solve unanswered questions on homework worksheet due today)
• Bellwork and Notes

3.3

3.2

3.1

• Primary learning objectives
• Summarize our knowledge of graphs so far (constant velocity)
• Introduce graphs of accelerated motion (constant acceleration)
• Homework due 3.2 is to analyze scenario 5 from yesterday's lab activity: draw all three graphs and write a description of the motion
• Notes
• Bellwork

2.28

• Primary learning objectives
• Interpret the slope of a position graph and the area of a velocity graph to answer questions about motion
• Identify how position and velocity graphs change when an object experiences constant acceleration
• Homework due 3.1 is to complete your analysis of the buggy flip activity assigned on 2.24
• Lab activity with constant acceleration scenarios page 1page 2, SOULUTIONS COMING SOON
• Bellwork
• Slope

2.27

• Primary learning objectives
• Analyze a displacement graph and calculate velocity using slopes
• Analyze a velocity graph and calculate displacement using areas
• Solutions to graphing packet page 1page 2page 3
• Quiz - work independently, open notes (complete as take-home quiz if you need extended time or are absent)
• Handout (we did not get to this in class)

2.24

• Primary learning objectives
• Analyze position v. time graphs over different time intervals
• Familiarize yourself with Logger Pro's graph analysis tools by examining the motion of a toy car doing a backflip
• Buggy flip activity page 1page 2page 3
• Graphing packet page 1page 2page 3page 4
• Homework page 2 of the graphing packet
• Bellwork

2.23

2.22

• Primary learning objectives
• Make a position v. time graph from a written description of an object's motion
• Make a velocity v. time graph from a written description of an object's motion
• Calculate unknown quantites from a written description of an object's motion
• Homework page 1 and page 2 due 2.23
• Bellwork

2.21

2.15