• Monday 10/26

    •  Check in on last week's work (20 minutes)
       - Positive Physics Complete Problems 1-4 and Challenge (honors)
       - Friction Lab: questions about data collection, analysis

    Due today: unit 6 - Friction on Positive Physics


    Tuesday 10/27 & Wednesday 10/28

    •  Newton's Laws of Motion powerpoint (40 minutes)
       - Inquiry problem
       - two mass "system" problems (system mass vs single mass applications of 2nd Law)
       - examples from homework
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    •  LAB: Coefficients of Friction (35 minutes)
       - finish data collection, work on data analysis, questions
       - compile group data into Google Sheets

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Newton's Laws - Double Trouble lesson 3f
    Homework: Lab - Coefficients of Friction
    Due date: Tue 11/3 & Wed 11/4

     
     
    Thursday 10/29 & Friday 10/30
     
    •  Positive Physics - Unit 7 Systems (45 minutes)
       - examples from Complete Problems
       - class time to work, ask questions
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Homework: unit 7 - Systems on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 11/2



    Monday 10/19

    •  Check in on last week's work (20 minutes)
       - Positive Physics Complete Problems 1-4 and Challenge (honors)
       - Newton's Second Law Lab analysis and question

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (10 minutes)
       - work on "Recognizing Forces" and "Match That Free Body Diagram"

    Due today: unit 5 -Intro to Forces on Positive Physics
    Homework: Concept Builders "Recognizing Forces" and "Match That Free Body Diagram" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week


    Tuesday 10/20 & Wednesday 10/21

    •  Newton's Laws of Motion powerpoint (30 minutes)
       - Static and Kinetic Friction
       - Demo: Brick on wood calculation of coefficient of friction
       - Find materials at home for inclinded plane and mass to do lab on Thu/Fri
       - Example problems including free body diagrams

    •  Positive Physics (45 minutes)
       - work on Unit 6 Friction Forces
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Newton's Laws - Types of Forces lessons 2b (bottom of page)
    Homework: unit 6 - Friction Forces on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 10/26
     
     
    Thursday 10/22 & Friday 10/23
     
    •  Quiz on Unit 5 (30 minutes)

    •  LAB: Coefficients of Friction (45 minutes)
     
    Due today: Concept Builders "Recognizing Forces" and "Match That Free Body Diagram" on Physics Classroom
    Homework: Lab - Coefficients of Friction
    Due date: Tue 10/27 & Wed 10/28




    Monday 10/12

    •  Newton's Laws of Motion powerpoint (20 minutes)
       - introduction to Newton's 2nd Law
       - mass vs. weight

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (10 minutes)
       - work on "Newton's Second Law", "Mass And Weight" and "Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces"

    Due today: Physics Classroom homework (turn this in with photos uploaded to Google Classroom)
    Homework: Concept Builders "Newton's Second Law", "Mass And Weight" and "Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week


    Tuesday 10/13 & Wednesday 10/14

    •  Newton's Laws of Motion powerpoint (30 minutes)
       - Forces: Weight, Normal, Tension, Friction, Drag, Thrust/Applied
       - Free Body Diagrams (Force Diagrams)

    •  Positive Physics (45 minutes)
       - work on Unit 5 Introduction to Forces
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Newton's Laws - Force and its Representation lessons 2a-d
    Homework: unit 5 - Introduction to Forces on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 10/19
     
     
    Thursday 10/15 & Friday 10/16
     
    •  LAB: Newton's 2nd Law (45 minutes)

    •  Work on assignments (30 minutes)
       - Lab anaysis and questions
       - Concept Builders on TPC
       - Unit 5 in Positive Physics
     
    Due today: Concept Builders "Newton's Second Law", "Mass And Weight" and "Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces" on Physics Classroom
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Newton's Laws - Newton's Second Law of Motion lessons 3a-d
    Homework: Lab - Newton's Second Law
    Due date: Tue 10/20 & Wed 10/21





    Monday 10/5

    •  Quiz on Unit 3 - Freefall (30 minutes)

    Due today: unit 4 - Projectile Motion on Positive Physics


    Tuesday 10/6 & Wednesday 10/7

    Newton's Laws of Motion - Law of Inertia (45 minutes)
       - inertia vs mass
       - inertia demonstration videos

    •  Positive Physics (30 minutes)
       - review questions on Unit 4 for quiz

    Due today: Lab - Projectile Motion - Angled Launch on Google Classroom
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Newton's Laws -  lessons 1a-d 
    Homework: Newton's Laws on physicsclassroom.com - questions 1,4 (explain each answer in your own words)
    Due date: Mon 10/12
     
     
    Thursday 10/8 & Friday 10/9
     
    Newton's Laws of Motion - Law of Action/Reaction (30 minutes)
       - examples of equal and opposite forces
       - misconceptions from the Third Law

    •  Quiz on Unit 4 - Projectile Motion (45 minutes)

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Newton's Laws -  lessons 3a-b
    Homework: Newton's Laws on physicsclassroom.com - questions 13,14,15 (explain each answer in your own words)
    Due date: Mon 10/12





    Monday 9/28

    • Jewish Holiday - no school

     
    Tuesday 9/29 & Wednesday 9/30

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (5 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Trajectory - Angled Launched Projectiles"

    •  Motion in Two Dimensions powerpoint (40 minutes)
       - trigonometry: vector components and vector resultant
       - projectiles launched at an angle
       - demo: video of projectile from moving cart
       - example problems: motion chart, height, flight time, range

    •  Positive Physics (30 minutes)
       - unit 4: more problems assigned (trigonometry, vocabulary, motion charts)
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Due today: unit 4 - Projectile Motion on Positive Physics (problems assigned last week)
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 2g 
    Homework: Concept Builders "Trajectory - Angled Launched Projectiles"
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week
    Homework: unit 4 - Projectile Motion on positivephysics.org

    Due date: Mon 10/5
     
     
    Thursday 10/1 & Friday 10/2

    •  Positive Physics (30 minutes)
       - unit 4: more problems assigned (prep problems, complete problems 2 and 3, challenge for honors)

    •  LAB: Projectile Launched at an Angle (45 minutes)

    Due today: Lab - Projectile Motion - Horizontal Launch on Google Classroom
    Due today: Concept Builders "Trajectory - Angled Launched Projectiles"" on physicsclassroom.com
    Homework: Lab - Projectiles Launched at an Angle
    Due date: Tue 10/6 & Wed 10/7




    Monday 9/21

    • Check-in with lab: Exploring Projectile Motion, Part B
       - data collection with Phyphox app

    • Demonstration: Two Marbles Launched Simultaneously
       - which ball hits the ground first? (It was a Myth Busters episode!)

    •  Motion in Two Dimensions powerpoint (15 minutes)
       - equations of horizontal and vertical motion
       - example problem from Positive Physics

    Due today: unit 3 - Freefall on Positive Physics
    Homework: Concept Builders "Trajectory - Horizontally Launched Projectiles" and "Which One Doesn't Belong? Projectile Motion" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week


    Tuesday 9/22 & Wednesday 9/23

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com
       - work on "Trajectory - Horizontally Launched Projectiles" and "Which One Doesn't Belong? Projectile Motion"

    •  Positive Physics
       - work on Unit 4 Projectile Motion
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Vectors - Motion in Two Dimensions lessona 2a-f (but only read parts about horizontal launched projectiles) 
    Homework: unit 4 - Projectile Motion on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Tue 9/29 & Wed 9/30
     
     
    Thursday 9/24 & Friday 9/25
     
    •  LAB: Projectile Motion in 2-Dimensions (45 minutes)

    •  Work on assignments due today (30 minutes)

    Due today: Lab - Exploring Projectile Motion on Google Classroom
    Due today: Concept Builders "Trajectory - Horizontally Launched Projectiles" and "Which One Doesn't Belong? Projectile Motion" on Physics Classroom
    Homework: Lab - Projectile Motion in 2-Dimensions
    Due date: Thu 9/31 & Fri 10/1




    Monday 9/14

    • Survey results on distance learning for physics
       - comments/suggestions

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com
       - demonstrate "Freefall" and "Up and Down"

    •  Quiz on Thu/Fri on unit 2 - acceleration
       - review Work on Positive Physics
       - optional Extra Practice is recommended
       - quiz will be about 12 questions

    Due today: unit 2 - Acceleration on Positive Physics
    Homework: Concept Builders "Freefall" and "Up and Down" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week


    Tuesday 9/15 & Wednesday 9/16

    •  Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (20 minutes)
       - demonstration of inclined plane showing constant acceleration
       - kinematic equations of freefall motion
       - example problems

    •  Positive Physics
       - Unit 3 Freefall
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Due today: Lab - Acceleration Due to Gravity on Google Classroom
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 5a-e 
    Homework: unit 3 - Freefall on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 9/21
     
     
    Thursday 9/17 & Friday 9/18
     
    •  LAB: Projectile Motion in 1-Dimension (40 minutes)

    •  Quiz on Unit 2 - Acceleration (30 minutes)

    Due today: Concept Builders "Freefall" and "Up and Down" on Physics Classroom
    Homework: Lab - Projectile Motion in 1-Dimension
    Due date: Tue 9/22 & Wed 9/23




    Monday 9/7

    • Labor Day - no school

     
    Tuesday 9/8 & Wednesday 9/9

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (15 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Motion Diagrams", "Graph That Motion" and "Match That Graph"

    •  Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (30 minutes)
       - demonstration of constant acceleration
       - kinematic equations of motion
       - example problems
       - direction of velocity and acceleration

    •  Positive Physics (30 minutes)
       - unit 2: complete problems 1,2,3 (and challenge problems for honors physics)
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 6a-e 
    Homework: Concept Builders
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week
    Homework: unit 2 - Acceleration on positivephysics.org

    Due date: Mon 9/14
     
     
    Thursday 9/10 & Friday 9/11
     
    •  Work on assignments due today (40 minutes)
      - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    •  LAB - Acceleration Due to Gravity (30 minutes)

    Due today: Lab - Constant Acceleration parts A & B
    Due today: Concept Builders "Motion Diagrams", "Graph That Motion" and "Match That Graph"
    Homework: Lab - Acceleration Due to Gravity
    Due date: Tue 9/15 & Wed 9/16




    Monday 8/31
     
    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com
       - demonstrate "Position-Time Graphs - Numberical Analysis", "Name That Motion" and "Acceleration"

    •  Positive Physics
       - check in with any questions from last week (unit 1 HW is due today)
       - quiz on unit 1 this Thu/Fri

    Due today: unit 1 - Velocity on positivephysics.org
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 4a-b
    Homework: Concept Builders "Position-Time Graphs - Numerical Analysis" "Name That Motion" and "Acceleration" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week
     
     
    Tuesday 9/1 & Wednesday 9/2
     
    •  Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (25 minutes)
       - define acceleration
       - visual view of acceleration
       - constant vs varying acceleration
       - demonstration of constant acceleration with fan cart on track
       - kinematic equations of motion
       - example problems

    •  Positive Physics
       - unit 2: acceleration
       - preview problems from assignment

    •  Questions on Constant Velocity lab (due today)

    Due today: Lab - Constant Velocity parts A & B
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 4c-d 
    Homework: unit 2 - Acceleration on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Tue 9/8 & Wed 9/9
     
     
    Thursday 9/3 & Friday 9/4
     
    •  LAB - Constant Acceleration (35 minutes)

    •  Quiz on Unit 1 - Velocity (35 minutes)
       - 12 questions, corrections done after quiz is finalized
     
    Due today: Concept Builders "Position-Time Graphs - Numerical Analysis" "Name That Motion" and "Acceleration" on physicsclassroom.com
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 3a-c 
     
    Homework: Lab - Constant Acceleration
    Due date: Thu 9/10 & Fri 9/11




    Monday 8/24
     
    •  Get familiar with Tutorials on physicsclassroom.com
      - this is our "textbook" for physics, so don't overlook the lessons from the reading!

    •  Get familiar with Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com
       - demonstrate the first two: "Distance vs. Displacement" and "Speed-Distance-Time"

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 1a-d
    Homework: Concept Builders "Distance vs. Displacement" and "Speed-Distance-Time" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu/Fri this week
     
     
    Tuesday 8/25 & Wednesday 8/26
     
    • Opener: Concept Builder "Position-Time Graphs - Conceptual Analysis" (Apprentice Level)

    •  Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (25 minutes)
       - distance, position and displacement
       - distance vs. position graphs (constant speed vs constant velocity)
       - average speed vs. average velocity

    •  Get familiar with doing "Work" (which means homework) on positivephysics.org (20 minutes)
       - unit 1: velocity

    •  In small groups (breakout rooms) practice Work and Extra Practice (30 minutes)

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 2a-c 
    Homework: unit 1 - Velocity on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 8/31
     
     
    Thursday 8/27 & Friday 8/28

    • Opener: Concept Builder "Position-Time Graphs - Conceptual Analysis" (Wizard Level)
     
    •  LAB - Constant Velocity (pdf version and google doc version)
       - show cart demonstration for constant velocity (10 minutes)
       - part A analysis with graphing calculator (15 minutes)
       - part B data collection and analysis with TI Graphing Calculator or TI-Calc phone app (25 minutes)

    • Homework on Positive Physics (25 minutes)

    Due today: Lab - Concept Builders "Distance vs. Displacement" and "Speed-Distance-Time" on physicsclassroom.com
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Kinematics lessona 3a-c 
     
    Homework: Lab - Constant Velocity parts A & B
    Due date: Tue 9/1 & Wed 9/2



    WEEK 1
     
    Monday 8/17 and Tuesday 8/18

    •  Staff days - no school

    Looking for the Zoom ID and Passcode? Find it in the email sent on 8/17


    Wednesday 8/19 (half day, 35 minute periods)
    1st period: 9:10-9:45
    2nd period: 9:50-10:25
    3rd period: 10:40-11:15
    4th period: 11:20-11:55

    Thursday 8/20 (half day, 35 minute periods)
    1st period: 8:30-9:05
    2nd period: 9:10-9:45
    5th period: 9:50-10:25
     
    Friday 8/21 (half day, 35 minute periods)
    3rd period: 8:30-9:05
    4th period: 9:10-9:45
    5th period: 9:50-10:25

    Details on the Zoom meetings will be provided via email on Monday, August 17.

    The first two class meetings we will review the course syllabus and polices, discuss the websites physicsclassroom.com and positivephysics.org for reading assignments, homework, review, and quizzes.

    You also need to complete a Student Information Sheet (pdf version and google doc version) and turn it in to the LMS we decide on this week (either Google Classroom or Canvas).
     
    Homework: Review the Course Syllabus and Policies; create accounts for physicsclassroom.com and positivephysics.org