• ----------------Spring SEMESTER 2019 ----------------- 

     
    Gravity, Energy, Momentum, and Relativity Review
    All students are strongly encouraged to do the Gravity, Energy, Momentum and Relativity REVIEW SHEET
    After reviewing, check your work using this solution set
     

    Monday June 3

    • Mousetrap race day

    Tuesday June 4

    • Mousetrap race day
    • recycle mousetrap cars

    Wednesday

    • Assignment #12 & 13 due
    • 7th period space time maybe without sound

    Block

    • Prepare for Midterm

    LAST WEEK  _______________________

     

    Monday 5/28
    • Memorial Day 
    Tuesday
    • Homeworks #10 and #11 due!
    • Inside Einstein's mind Worksheet due at end of period
    Block

    Friday

    • Assignment #12 stamped
    • Functioning Mousetrap car  benchmark (10 pts)
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTY1Kje0yLg
    • Relativity
      • General Relativity
    • working examples
    • homework: Assignment #13

     

     

    Monday 5/20
    QUIZ PREP:

    Review homework #4-9

    Review Conservation of Energy Lab and Simulations Labs on Conservation of Energy and Conservation of Momentum

    Need more practice? Try the Work and Energy Review and Momentum and Collisions at Physics Classroom

    Tuesday
    • Assignments 8 and 9 due
    • Quiz on assignments   4  -   9
    Block
    • Homework Assignment  #10

    Friday
    • Assignment #10 stamped
    • Special Relativity
      • muons
      • length contraction
    • homework: Assignment #11
    • (10 and 11 due Tuesday!)
    • (FUNCTIONING MOUSETRAP CAR DUE IN ONE WEEK ON FRIDAY) 

     

     

     

    • Mousetrap car race day 1
    Tuesday
    • Mousetrap car race day 2

    Wednesday

    • Homeworks 12 & 13 due
    • recycle mousestrap car (5 pts)
    • Review of tests and quizzes and work on review sheets

    Block
    • bird
    • Review of tests and quizzes and work on review sheets
     
    ENERGY MIDTERM ON FINALS DAY 
     

    ------------------ PREVIOUS WEEKS-------------------

     
     
     
    Monday 5/13
    PARTS AVAILABLE FOR THE MOUSETRAP RACECAR ON THURSDAY, MAY 16TH AT 2:30PM!!


    Tuesday 5/14

          HOMEWORK 6-7 DUE TODAY
        Homework: Assignment #8


    Block day 5/15 & 5/16

            Homework: Assignment #9

    PARTS AVAILABLE FOR THE MOUSETRAP RACECAR ON THURSDAY, MAY 16TH AT 2:30PM!!

    Friday 5/17
          CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM LAB A,B,C DUE TODAY

            designing for the Mousetrap Racecar Project
            HW 8 - 9 STAMPED TODAY

    ********************* last week **************************

     

    Monday 5/6

     
    Tuesday 5/7
    • Assignments 4 and 5 due
    • Impulse and Momentum slide show 
      •  define momentum, units
      • impulse/momentum theorem
        • example
      • conservation of momentum
      • perfectly inelastic collision
      • impulse of sports 
    • Homework: Assignment #6

    Block day 5/8

    • stamp Assignment #6
    • CONSERVATION OF ENERGY LAB DUE TODAY
    • Impulse and Momentum slide show 
    • LAB: Conservation of momentum, Parts A and B
      • data collection and analysis
    • Homework: Assignment #7

    Friday 5/9

    • stamp Homework: Assignment #7
    • LAB: Conservation of momentum, Part C
      • data collection and analysis

     

    Monday 5/13

    Tuesday

     

     

    Monday April 29th

    • Warm-up
    • Work and Energy Powerpoint 
      • Conservation of Mechanical Energy
      • PE + KE
      • conservation of all energy

    Tuesday

    Block

    • stamp Homework 4
    • Power Lab Due
    • Bowling ball pendulum demonstrationLab: "Conservation of Energy"
    • parts A & B data collection and anaylsis
    • part C: Plan for Friday
    • Homework 5

    Friday

    • stamp Homework 5
    • skateboard park
    • Lab: "Conservation of Energy"
    • Part C data Collection and Analysis

      

    Monday April 22nd
    •  Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets due
    •  Stamp Assignment #15
    •  Work and Energy Powerpoint 
    • define work & energy
      equations, SI units
      demo: “Work on Fan Cart”
      examples
    • youtube video: Crash Course Physics
    • Kinetic Energy
         - work/KE equation
    • Homework: Assignment #1  

    Tuesday  4/23

    • Homework 14 and 15 due!
    • stamp: Assignment #1  
    • warmup:  Draw yourself riding on a roller coaster and label where positive work, negative work and no work is being done on you.  Also label the forces causing this work to be done. 
    •  Work and Energy Powerpoint 
         - Kinetic energy (of motion), Work/Kinetic energy theorem
         - Homework examples
    • Homework: Assignment #2

    BLOCK

    •   Stamp Assignment #2
    • warm-up video calculate Alex's work and personal power and Potential Energy. 
    • H = 2900 ft, time 3hours 56 min
    • 4 min https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leCAy1v1fnI
    •  Work and Energy powerpoint 
       - Potential energy (of position)
       - gravitational potential and elastic potential
       - Power: definition, equations, units
    • Lab: Personal Power (wear clothes for stair climb, situps, etc.)
         - data collection and analysis
    • Homework 3

    Friday

     

    Monday

    Monday 4/15

    Tuesday 
    • New Seats!
    • stamp Assignment 14 
    • Circular Motion
    • Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets  Part A - Link - finish Part A as homework

    Block

    • Circular Motion warm-up slide 14 Gravitational attraction between Earth and Moon     
    • Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets Part B Link   Part C Link due Friday
    Friday 
    • Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets due
    • Circular Motion 
    • Homework: Assignment #15
     
    WEEK 29 (CAASPP testing week)
     
    Dynamics Midterm Exam on Block 4/3
     
    All students are strongly encouraged to prepare with this  REVIEW SHEET. You can omit problems 10,21,22,27,28
    After reviewing, check your work using this SOLUTION SET
    REVIEW HW 1-13; NOT HW 14-15- which are postponed 
    Go over slide shows  FORCES  and Circular Motion (1-6) paying attention to example and warm-up problems.
     
    Monday 4/1 
    • HOMEWORK 12-13 DUE 
    •  FORCES  warm-up ATWOOD MACHINE
    • Review for dynamics midterm exam (covers HW 1-13; NOT HW 14-15- which are postponed )
    •  REVIEW SHEET. You can omit problems 10,21,22,27,28  After reviewing, check your work using this SOLUTION SET
    • Kahoot? 
    Wednesday 4/3 Block
     
    • Centripetal Force lab DUE
    • DYNAMICS UNIT EXAM

    Friday

    • How the Universe Works: Extreme Orbits 
     
    QUIZ PREP:

    Monday March 26th

    • Stamp Homework 11
    •  FORCES  warm-up Graphing Calculator
    • Circular Motion (1-4)
      • centripetal acceleration and force
      • uniform circular motion
      • homework examples

    Tuesday 

    • HOMEWORK 10-11 DUE 
    • Dynamics Quiz #2 (covers 2nd law, F.B.D, friction, torque)
    • Homework 12

    BLOCK

    • stamp homework 12
    • Torque Lab DUE
    • Circular Motion (5-6)
      • centripetal vs centrifugal
      • simulated gravity
    • Lab: "Centripetal Force"
    • Homework  13

    Friday

     

    Monday March 18th

    • Stamp Homework 8
    • FORCES  torque
    • Homework: Assignment 9

    Tuesday 

    • HOMEWORK 7-9 DUE 
    • FORCES  start at slide #14
    • torque worksheet due at end of period
    • link for torque worksheet
    • work on assignment 10 
    • Homework: Assignment 10

    Wednesday

    • Stamp Homework 10
    • Friction Lab DUE
    • Torque Pre-lab
    • FORCES 
    • Torque Problem solving

    BLOCK Thursday

    • Lab: "Torque and Equilibrium"
    • Homework: Assignment 11

    Monday March 11th

    Monday

    • FORCES
      • friction
    • Stamp Assignment #6

    Tuesday 

    • HOMEWORK 4-6 DUE 
    • QUIZ

    BLOCK

    • HOOKE'S LAW DUE
    • montreal
    • FORCES 9-11
    • Friction Lab
    • Homework: Assignment 7

    Friday

    • Stamp Homework 7
    • warm-up
    • 2nd Law problems with Friction
    • Homework: Assignment 8

     

     

    Monday March 4th

    Tuesday 

    • Homeworks 1-3 due
    • FORCES
      •  Free Body Diagrams
    • Homework: Assignment #4

    Block day 

    • Newton's Second Law Lab due!
    • Stamp Homework: Assignments #4
    • FORCES
      • springs
    • Spring Lab 
    • Homework: Assignment #5
    Friday 
    • Stamp Homework: Assignment #5
    • work on Problem solving
    • Homework: Assignment #6

    QUIZ on Tuesday March 13 Covers:

    • Homeworks 1-6
    • Free body diagrams
    • Newton's 2nd law lab calculator work
    • spring force constant (K)  

    Monday February 25

    • New Bonus points - can earn one per week 
      • for being on time
      • having a calculator and doing all warm-ups and sample problems
      • participation
      • teacher discretion
    • Can be applied for full points in any one category except your final or it can be applied at 50% strength for your final
    • inertia video
    • Revisit PreLab
    • Newton's Laws 
         - “Law of Inertia"
    • Homework: Assignments #1

    Tuesday 

    • warm-up:  watch video 
      • what does this have to do with Newton's first law?
    • Stamp Homework: Assignments #1
    • Newton's Laws  (you need a calculator)
      •  Newton’s 2nd Law: “Law of Acceleration
      • discussion of force vector
      • force definition, metric SI units
      • demo: “F = ma” (vary mass and force, measure acceleration
    • Homework: Assignments #2
    Block day 2/28
    • warm-up:  watch video 2 
      • what does this have to do with Newton's first law?
    • Stamp: Assignments #2
    • Newton's Laws  demo
    • LAB: Newton’s 2nd law lab  (you need a graphing calculator)
    • Work on Lab
     
    Friday 3/2
    • warm-up  A rocket ship is sitting on its launch pad.  Describe what the forces are that cause it to accelerate upward.
    • Newton's Laws
      • Newton’s 3rd Law: “Law of Action-Reaction”
      • demo: “Forces in Collisions”
      • space flight and 3rd Law
    • Homework: Assignments #3

     

    Kinematics Midterm Block!!!!!! Wednesday February 13th

    Monday February 11

    Tuesday 

    • Homework 13-15 due
    • review for midterm

    Block

    • projectile at an angle due
    • KINEMATICS MIDTERM!!!!

    Friday

    • Inertia activities

     

    Monday February 4

    • stamp homework #12
    • motion in two dimensions
    • demo:"Projectile motion at an angle"
    • applets, example
    • demo "Monkey and Hunter"
    • Homework review 7-12 

    QUIZ PREP:

    Review homework #7-#12

    Review both Acceleration Due to Gravity Lab and Vector Field Trip Lab

    Review kinematics applets on Horizontal Launched ProjectilesProjectile MotionRocket vs. Cannon Launch

    Need more practice? Try theTry the Kinematics Review and the Vectors and Projectiles Review at Physics Classroom

    Tuesday February 5
    • Homework 10-12 due
    • Kinematics Quiz #2  (zero launch angles)
    • Homework Assignment 13

    Block

    • stamp: Assignment 13 (nonzero launch angles)
    • Projectile motion Lab Due
    • Lab: Projectile's Launched at an Angle 
      • data collection, analysis and competition!
    • Homework Assignment 14

    Friday 

    • stamp: Assignment 14 (nonzero launch angles)
    • Review Homework, review Sheet.
    • Relative Velocity (postponed until Monday)
      • simulations, examples and homework

    Kinematics Midterm Next Block!!!!!! Wednesday February 13th

     

    Monday January 28th

    • warm-up
      • A vector is a measurement with size and direction
      • copy down the table and check whether the measurement is a vector or not
    • stamp assignment 8
    • motion in two dimensions
    • vectors vs scalars
    • graphical addition of vectors
    • assignment 9

    Tuesday January 30th

    • Assignment #7-#9 due
    • motion in two dimensions
    • vectors vs scalars
    • graphical addition of vectors
    • vector components and resultant
    • example problem 
    • assignment 10  (do the reading!)

     Block January 31

    Friday February 2

    • stamp assignment 11
    • motion in two dimensions more on projectile motion
    • demo:"Projectile motion at an angle"
    • applets, example
    • demo "Monkey and Hunter"
    • assignment 12


    QUIZ PREP:

    • Review Kinematics Homework #1-#6 
    • Review both Graphing Fundamentals Lab and Constant Speed vs. Constant Acceleration labs
    • Practice TI-Calculator skills!! Know how to put data into Lists with the Stat menu, turn on a Stat Plot, view data on Graph, fit the data with a best fit line (LinReg) or curve (QuadReg), and use the Tangent tool in the Draw menu. Review pages 1 and 2 from the lab book, and be sure you check all of your results with the slideshow shown on slide 2 and 3 of   Motion in One Dimension notes.
    • Review kinematics applets on Avg vs Instant. VelocityMotion with Constant Acceleration
    • Need more practice? Try the Kinematics Review at Physics Classroom
     

    Monday January 21

    MLK day

     Tuesday January 23rd     

    • Assignment #4- #6 due
    • Kinematics Quiz #1 on Homeworks 1-6
     Block January 24
    • Acceleration due to Gravity Lab Due
    • warm-up:  If you throw a pen straight up in the air, how can you determine the velocity it leaves your hand with? Be specific! What materials would you need?
    • Kinematics Problem solving                
    •  Motion in One Dimension google slides 
      • freefall acceleration
    • Galileo on freefall: y vs t2  v vs t
    • demo: "Penny & feather in a vacuum
    • “new” kinematic equations
    • Vector Field Trip Lab
    •  Homework: Assignment #7
    Friday January 26
    • warm-up:  You drop a ball out of an airplane on a planet with no atmosphere and where g=-10 m/s/s.  Draw a picture. Tell me its velocity at 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 seconds.  What is its position for each second?  Every second how much does the velocity increase by?  Every second how much does the position change by?
    • STAMP Assignment #7
    • Exploring 1-d motion  link1  link2
    • demo: “Time of flight" measure ty; find VyiVyf 
    •  Homework: Assignment #8

    ******************* PREVIOUS WEEK************************ 

    Monday January 14th      
    • Warm-up Question 15
    • STAMP Assignment #2 
    • Instantaneous Speed and Velocity applet 
    • Motion in One Dimension google slides 8-12
    • Acceleration: definition, units, graphs, constant, average and instantaneous
    • work time on lab/homework
    • demo "Visual accelerometer"   
    Homework: Assignment #3

    Tuesday January 15

    Block January 16th

    • Speed And Acceleration Lab due
    • 4 kinematic equations, sample problem
    • Acceleration due to Gravity Lab
    Homework: Assignment #5

    Friday January 18th

    • Labs passed back
    • STAMP Assignment #5
    • harder acceleration problems
    • "new" kinematic equations
    Homework: Assignment #6
     
     

     

      
    Monday 1/7 and Tuesday 1/8
     
    •  Staff days - no school
     
     Wednesday January 9th
    • New seats
    • New Unit KINEMATICS - lab book and homework packets
    • car1  car2 
    • Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (slides 1-3)
    • Graphing Fundamentals with TI calculator  
     
    Thursday 1/10
     
        Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (slides 5-7)
    •    distance, position and displacement
    •    distance vs. position graphs
    •    average speed vs. average velocity 

       Start Question #3

    Homework: Assignment #1   
     
    Friday 1/12
    • STAMP Assignment #1
    •   LAB: Constant Speed vs. Constant Acceleration
    Homework: Assignment #2
      
    --------------------Fall 2018-------------------------------

    Monday 12/10

    Tuesday

    • Homework 5-7 due
    • Electricity Quiz #1
    • Homework: Assignment #8

    Block

    • Homework: Assignment #8 stamped
    • Lights in Circuits lab due!
    • Electric Circuits parallel circuits and table method
    • Lab: Electrical Circuits A and B
    • Homework: Assignment #9

    Friday

    • Homework: Assignment #9 stamped
    • Electric Circuits table method
    • Review for final Exam
    • Homework: Monday assignments 8 and 9 due
    ************************* PREVIOUS WEEKS ***********************************\

     

    Monday 12/3

    • Homework: Assignment #3 stamped
    • Warm-up
    • Finish Electrostatics up to slide 18 (skip 19)
    • Homework: Assignment #4 cross off 26 & 27

    Tuesday

    • Homework 1-4 due
    • light bulb
    • Electric Circuits 1-5 voltage (energy) sources, pump analogy, electrical current
    • Homework: Assignment #5

    Block

    • Homework: Assignment #5 stamped
    • warm-up 
    • Electric Field Lines due!
    • Electric Circuits 6-8 resistance and Ohm's law
    • Lab: Lights in Circuits
    • Homework: Assignment #6

    Friday

    • Homework: Assignment #6 stamped
    • Electric Circuits 9-10 power 
    • Homework: Assignment #7

     

    Monday 11/26

    • LAB: “Static Electricity”
    • Homework: Review slides 1-3 from Electrostatics powerpoint
    • Homework: Assignment #1
    Tuesday 11/27
    • Homework: Assignment #1 stamped
    •  Electrostatics powerpoint (slides 4-12)
      • review polarization of charge using physicsclassroom interactive
      • review charging by friction using and PHET animation
      • review charging by conduction and induction using Bozeman Science video
    • electrostatic charge and force, Coulomb constant, homework examples
    • Homework: Finish Static Electricity Lab
    Block day 11/28 & 11/29

    Friday 11/30

    • Homework: Assignment #2 stamped
    • Electrostatics powerpoint (slides 16-18)
      • Electric potential, electric potential difference, and electric potential energy
      • compare voltage to temperature, waterfall analogy
    • demo: "Van de Graaff generator"
    • Homework: Assignment #3
     

    Study for Midterm with Waves Review Sheet and Solution Set

    Monday

    VETERAN'S DAY

    Tuesday

    • Homeworks 12 -14 due .  Cross of question 86.  Do not do Assignment 15!
    • Look over quizzes (quiz corrections), work on Waves Review Sheet 
    • Kahoot if time

    Block

    • Midterm

    Friday

    • Start Electrostatics
    • Homework #1

     

     

    Monday 11/5

    •      Wave Phenomena diffraction of waves - sound waves and radio waves
    •      Demo: “Laser beam and diffraction grating”
      • - measure x,L,d find wavelenth
    •      Kahoot Waves 2
    •     Study for Quiz:

      Review Waves Homework #7-#11

      Review both Standing Waves on String Lab, Resonance in a Tube Lab (especially part A using TI Calc for Lists analysis), and Interference of Water Waves Lab

      Review waves applets on Standing WavesHarmonicsBeats and Ripple Tank

      Need more practice? Try the Waves Review Sessions at and Sound Review Sessions at Physics Classroom

    Tuesday 11/6
    •   Homework 10 & 11 due      
    • Quiz Waves 2
    •      Homework: Assignment 12

    BLOCK

    •         stamping assignment 12
    •         Lab: Interference of water waves  due
    •         Wave Phenomena   Interference of light - Single slit, Double slit, and N-slit diffraction
      •  LAB: Diffraction and Interference

         - parts A  data collection and analysis  
    •           Homework:  Assignment 13

     Friday

    • stamp Homework:  Assignment 13
    •  LAB: Diffraction and Interference - part C data collection and analysis
    • Homework: Assignment #14

     

     


    Monday 10/29

    Tuesday 10/30

    •          Homework 6-9 due    

       Sound slides   (slides 17)  Beats 

           Wave Phenomena (1-2)  Interference Patterns -

      •  constructive/destructive
      •  maxima/minima
    •          Homework: finish Resonance Lab
    •                              Assignment 10
    •  
    •  
    • VIDEOS TO WATCH BEFORE BLOCK DAY:
          
      Block 10/31
           Resonance Lab due!
           Stamp Assignment 10 

      λhttp://www.surendranath.org/GPA/Waves/RippleTank/RippleTank.html

            ripple tank

    •      Sound slides     standing waves, stringed instruments, harmonic equation, string and Wind instruments
    •    

           demo "Sound wave interference"    690 Hz = 1/2λ.    1380 = 1/4λ.  distance between speakers to center line 1.25 m

          Lab "interference of water waves"

         Homework:   Assignment 11
    •     

      Friday 
    •    Assignment #11 STAMPED
      •      Wave Phenomena   Interference Patterns -

      •      pass back homework  and lab(don't forget to include units and convert cm to meters)
      •      stamp Homework # 11
      •      work homework problems
      •      Reflection/Refraction/Diffraction ripple tank demo
      •      KahooT
    •  
    • Monday 10/22
              stamping assignment 6
              Sound slides   
              Part B of Standing Waves lab

    QUIZ PREP:
    Tuesday 10/23
             Homework 4-6 due
             QUIZ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        
    Block 10/24
        Unit conversion warm-up
        convert 2.1 grams to kilograms
        1.55 cm to meters
        15 minutes on Standing waves on a string
         Sound slides     standing waves, stringed instruments, harmonic equation, string and Wind instruments
        standing longitudinal waves
       - demo: “Resonant tube”
      LAB: Resonance in a Tube - only 8 groups, each finds one frequency
       - Part A data collection and analysis
      Homework: Assignment #7

    Friday 10/26
       Assignment #7 STAMPED
      STANDING WAVES LAB DUE  (Turn in on MONDAY if needed)
       LAB: Resonance in a Tube
       - closed air columns
       - Parts B & C data collection and analysis
      Homework: Assignment #8
     
    Optics 

    Wednesday August 22

         WELCOME TO PHYSICS (10 MIN) 

    Thursday

    • Phones in holder by table number    
    •     Mirrors Slides 1-5
    •     Physics Units 1st Semester: Optics, Waves, Electricity
    •                          2nd Semester: Kinematics, Dynamics, Energy Momentum & Relativity
    •     Optics: To understand the behavior of light and how we can manipulate it to gather information.
    •     Optics Inquiry Challenge 1
    •    Syllabus
    •     Laser Demo
    •     Image walk

    Friday

     

    Monday August 27

    •      Example of ray diagram's for part A of lab
    •      demo "parallax" 
    •      Plane Mirror Lab Part B
    •      Homework:  Finish Plane mirror lab due Block  and  Physics Classroom reading on reflection

    Tuesday

    •      Physics Classroom (lessons, interactives etc.) & distribute Textbooks and Appendix B & C
    •      Take out calculator, pencil and paper
    •      Laser and water mist demo
    •      Homework packet  (Assignment 1 (cross off question 1  together do questions 2, 3 & 4)
    •      Review Plane Mirror Lab Appendix B percent difference 
    •      Mirrors Presentation 6-9  Reflections, plane Mirrors, virtual images, mirror challenge
    •      Homework:  Assignment #2 (8-12)  DO NOT DO PROBLEMS WITH **

    Block

    •      Due: Plane Mirror Lab Part A & B 
    •      physics girl reflections
    •      Mirrors Presentation  slide 10 types of reflection
    •      demo: reverse eye chart
    •      Questions on Policies?
    •      Curved Mirror Lab Part A
    •      Remind signup   Text to 81010 @physics6pd or @physics7pd
    •      Homework: Assignment #3

    Friday

    •      Stamp: Assignment #2  Get or sign out a graphing calculator
    •      Curved Mirror Lab Part B 

    Monday September 3

                         Labor Day

    Tuesday

    •      Due: Homeworks Assignment 1, 2, 3  - make sure answers are boxed!
    •      Pass back Lab
    •      Warm-up Review Concave Mirror Lab
      1. For a larger real image, where was your object?
      2. For a smaller real image, where was your object?
      3. What did the light rays do to make a real image?
      4. To make a virtual image, where was your object?
      5. Where was the virtual image  located?
      6. What do the light rays do to create a virtual image?
      7. What are uses for mirrors creating real and virtual images?
    • mirrors and lenses animation
    •      demo: "Light Box with Mirrors"
    •      Mirrors Presentation 11-13  Real Images, Curved Mirrors!, Ray Diagrams
    •      Ray diagram for concave mirror, LOST
    •      Hmwk: Assignment 4 
    •      Have you signed up for Remind?  Text to 81010 @physics6pd or @physics7pd

    Block

    •      Stamp: Assignment 4
    •      Ray Diagram for Convex Mirror
    •      Mirrors Presentation 14-16  Mirror & Magnification Equation
    •      Ray diagram applet
    •      Review Curved Mirror Lab Appendix B percent error 
    •      Hmwk: Assignment 5

    Friday   

    •      Due: Curved Mirror Lab A & B with Ray Diagrams
    •      Stamp: Assignment 5
    •     Lab: Refraction part A
    •     Hmwk: Assignment 6
    •     Next Week: Homework and Lab Quiz on Tuesday September 11

     

    Monday September 10

         Warm-up    

    1.  Who Can See Who


    Tuesday 

    •      Assignments 4-6  DUE
    •      Optics Quiz

    Wednesday 

    •      Warm-up:  Rescue the surfer  
    •      Snell's Law Pre Lab
    •      Demo: Disappearing Beaker  
    •      Snell's Law Example
    •      Homework: Assignment #7
    Thursday BLOCK
    •      Warm-up      
    •      Stamp Assignment 7
    •      REFRACTION LAB DUE TODAY
    •      Refraction Slides  1-7  (index of refraction, path of least time)
    •      Go through animation including prisms  make some conclusions about converging and diverging lenses
    •      LAB: Snell's Lab
    •      Homework: Assignment #8 

    BTSN Physics

     

    Monday September 17

    Tuesday Block

    •      Assignments 7-9 DUE
    •      Refraction Slides    ray diagrams
    •      LAB: Converging Lens Lab
    •      Homework: Assignment #10
    •  

    Friday

    •      Stamp: Assignment #10
    •   Refraction Slides     Thin lens equations, magnification and sign conventionsLens summary
         - object/image table
    • Snell's Law Lab due today  bring up and check with lab groups
    • Homework and lab work time
       - practice ray diagrams!
    •      Homework: Assignment #11

     

     

    Monday  September 24th (Next week - Optics Midterm Exam on block day 10/3-10/4)

    •      Stamp Homework: Assignment #11
    •      RReview Snell's law, ray diagrams, lens & magnification equation
    •      ray diagrams app for lenses
    •      Review for Quiz
    •      Homework Assignment 12
    •      QUIZ PREP:
      • Review Optics Homework #7-#12
      • Review both Refraction Lab and Converging Lens Lab
      • Review ray diagrams - this applet and this applet are helpful
      • Review refraction in a prism - this applet is helpful
      • Need more practice? Try the Optics Review Sessions at Physics Classroom

    Tuesday

    •      Assignments 10-12 DUE  
    •      Optics Quiz #2

    Block

    •     Refraction Phenomena - apparent depth, underwater eyesight, atmospheric distortion (longer sunset, mirages)
      • total internal reflection
      • TIR demos:fiber optics
    •      Snell's Law and Total Internal Reflection Lab 
    •      Fresnel lens demo
    •      Hmwk: Assignment 13
    Friday

     

     

    Study for Optics Midterm on THURSDAY October 4

    DO THIS!!!!! --> Review for Midterm by doing this Optics Review Sheet with solutions 

     Mirrors Presentation    Refraction Slides   Refraction Phenomena - go over these presentations to prepare for Midterm  

    Practice with these apps  PHET applet for prisms ray diagrams app for lenses

     

    Monday  OCTOBER 1

    •      Stamp Homework: Assignment #14
    •      Refraction Phenomena - Human eye
    •      Fresnel lens demo
    •  Hmwk: Assignment 15

    Tuesday

    •      Homeworks 13-15 due  get it stamped then can take home for studying
    •     REVIEW FOR MIDTERM!!!!!!!

    Block

    •      Total internal reflection lab due!   
    •       OPTICS MIDTERM!!!!
    Friday
    • Classwork with sub Ms Laffey
    • As a class watch crashcourse waves
    • Get packet of waves assignments
    • Each get a chromebook
    • 1. Read and take notes on

        Textbook: Read Section 11-7 and 11-8 (photos of pages)  if not enough textbooks

    and/or

        http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/waves Waves Lesson 1a, 1b, 1c

    3. Take notes on slide show Waves intro 1-4

    4. Complete WAVES Assignment 1 

    • Turn in  Waves Assignment 1 at the end of the period
     
     


    Monday 10/8

    •    Stamp Homework: 1

    • Assignment #1LAB: "Slinkys - An Introduction to Waves"
       data collection, observations (use cell phone to record slo-mo video!), conclusions
    Tuesday 10/9

            Waves intro  6-9
       - demo: "Sound in a vacuum"
       - wave reflections: closed end vs. open end
       - partial reflection, transmission
       - wave interference and superposition principle
       - wave properties: wavelength, amplitude, energy, period, frequency, speed
      Grades, midterm exams
    Homework: Assignment #2


    Block day 10/10 & 10/11

    •  Stamping assignment #2
    Demo: "Tuning fork period/frequency"
    • Sound slides   1-2 
       - speed of sound
    •  LAB: "Speed of Sound"
       - data collection and analysis

    Friday 10/12

    • Sound slides   1-2 
       - speed of sound
    Worktime:
    SLINKY LAB DUE at end of Period
    Homework: Assignment #3
     
    Monday 10/15
                     Phet simulation website
    • turn in worksheet at end of period 

     Tuesday 

    • Homeworks 2 & 3 due
               Sound slides   
    speed of sound variation (mechanical wave properties)
     physiological characteristics: pitch, loudness, timbre
    demo: “Pitch and loudness” using Frequency vs Decibel website
    Doppler Effect
    demo: “Doppler toy

    Homework: Assignment #4

    Block day 10/17 & 10/18
            Stamp Assignment #4
            SPEED OF SOUND LAB DUE TODAY
           Sound slides   
           Sound intensity vs. sound level
                 definition, units, examples
           LAB: Standing Waves On A String, Part A
               data collection and analysis

           Homework: Assignment #5


    Friday 10/19
            Stamp Assignment #5
    Warm-up Doppler
           A truck traveling east at 30 m/s is approaching a scooter also headed east at 5 m/s. 
    Draw a picture as the truck approaches and then passes
    If the Truck driver lays on his horn of 2500 Hz,
    what will be the Doppler shift the scooter hears as he is passed?

            Sound slides  
       - natural frequency, resonance, standing waves
       - stringed instruments
       - demo: “Standing waves”
       - harmonic equations
         Homework: Assignment #6
     

    QUIZ ON TUESDAY 23rd COVERS Hmwk 1-6 not Standing Waves

     

    wave reflection 

    principle of superposition animation  

     

    +++++++++++++++++++++ LAST YEAR ++++++++++++++++++++++++++

     

    Monday October 30th 

    Stamp Homework #8

    demo " Resonant Rod"

    Sound slides    16  Harmonics and Overtures

    finish optics presentations

    Homework 9 cross off 57

    Tuesday     

         hand back homework

         Turn in homeworks 7-9

         Sound slides   (slides 17)  Beats 

         Wave Phenomena (1-2)  Interference Patterns -

    •  constructive/destructive
    •  maxima/minima

         work time on homework and Lab

         Homework: Assignment #10

    Block

         stamp homework #10

         demo "Sound wave interference" 

         Resonance Lab due

    http://www.surendranath.org/GPA/Waves/RippleTank/RippleTank.html

          ripple tank

          Wave Phenomena (3)Interference Patterns

    •  equations for maxima and minima
    •  examples

         Lab "interference of water waves"

         Homework: Assignment #11

    Friday

    •      pass back homework (don't forget to include units and convert cm to meters)
    •      stamp Homework # 11
    •      Reflection/Refraction/Diffraction demoWave Phenomena
    •      KahooT
     
    Monday November 6th 
    • Homework #10 and 11 due
    • Quiz Waves #2

    Tuesday 

    • Huygens Principle  Wave Phenomena 
    • Diffraction grating Lab part A    
    • Assignment #12 cross off 79.

    Block

    Friday

    HOLIDAY

     

    Monday November 13th 

    • stamp assignment 13
    • Review for Midterm, go over quizzes, finish lab, work on homeworks

    Tuesday

    Block

    • Diffraction Lab due
    • Waves Midterm!

    Friday

    • start new unit on Electricity!
    • Electrostatics
    • Electricity Homework 1
    •  

     

    Monday 11/20 

    Tuesday 11/21
    •  Stamp Assignment 2
    •  Electrostatics - charge and force, coulomb constant, example problems
    •  Demo: “Torsion balance”
    •  physicsclassroom animation
    • Homework: Assignment #3

     

    Monday November 27th 

    Stamp assignment 3

    Static Electricity Lab

     Tuesday November 28th 

    Block November 29th 

    Friday December 1

    • STATIC ELECTRICITY LAB DUE TODAY
    • Electrostatics 16-18 constant electric field
    • Electric Circuits slide show  1-4   - voltage (energy) sources, pump analogy, current
    • Homework #5

     

     

    Monday December  4th 

    •  Stamp assignment 5
    • Ohm's Law lab/check Electrostatics Lab
    • Homework #6

    Tuesday  

    • Homework 4-6 due
    • Circuits  slide show 5-9  - resistance, Ohm's law, power
    • Homework #7

     Block

    • Stamp Homework #7
    • Electric Field Lines Lab due
    • Circuits slide show   10 -  Kirchoff's rules
    • Lab: Lights in Circuits
    • Homework #8

    Friday

    Stamp Homework #8

    warm-up

    • 1.    Alike charges
      • draw two point charges +8μC and +4μC   4 cm apart.
      • Draw their electric field lines, paying attention to spacing of lines and number of lines
    • 2. Unalike charges
      • draw two point charges +8μCand -4μC    4cm apart
      • Draw their electric field lines, paying attention to spacing of lines and number of lines
    • Circuits slide show 11 - Series circuits 
    • demo Series Wiring
    • Example problems  Homework 9 #56
    • Homework #9 due Tuesday

     

     

     

    Prepare for final with the three review sheets 

    updated: electricity review sheet and electricity solutions

    Quiz on Circuits Tuesday December 12th  

     Monday December  11th 

    • Ohm's law lab due 
        Warm-up
    • 1.    Alike charges
      • draw two point charges +8μC and +4μC   4 cm apart.
      • What is the electric field one cm from the +8μC towards the +4μC?
    • 2. Unalike charges
      • draw two point charges +8μCand -4μC    4cm apart
      • ​what is the electric field one cm from the +8μC towards the +4μC?
    • Circuits  slide show  - Parallel Circuits  RIVP table
    • demo 3 bulbs in series vs parallel

    QUIZ PREP:

    Review Electricity Homework #1-#8

    Review the labs on Static Electricity (know how to draw charges on each object) on Electric Field Lines (know field lines for all objects) and Lights in Circuits (know how to draw series, parallel and combo circuits)

    Review electricity applets on Electrostatic ChargingPolarizationCoulombs LawElectric Field Lines, (another on Field Lines), Ohm's Law and Electric Circuits

    Need more practice? Try the Static Electricity Review Sessions at and Electric Circuits Review Sessions at Physics Classroom 

    Tuesday  

    • Homework 7-9 due
    • Electricity Quiz

     Block

    • Lights in Circuits Lab due
    • Circuits Complex Circuits RIVP table
    • Lab: Electrical Circuits
    • Homework #10

    Friday

    • Stamp Homework #10
    • Finish Complex Circuits
    • Review for Final Exam KAHOOT 
    • Homework #11 & 12 (questions 69, 71, 72, 76, 78)
    •  

     

     

     

     **************&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&********************

     

     

    **************************  Spring Semester 2018 ********************************************************************************* 

     
     
     
     
     
    STUDY FOR FINAL:
     
    Additional reading on Relativity: physicsoftheuniverse.com
     
     
    Monday 6/4
    • Mousetrap car race day 1
    Tuesday
    • Mousetrap car race day 2

    Wednesday

    • Homeworks 12 & 13 due
    • recycle mousestrap car (5 pts)
    • Review of tests and quizzes and work on review sheets

    Block
    • bird
    • Review of tests and quizzes and work on review sheets
     

    ------------------ PREVIOUS WEEKS-------------------

    Monday 5/28
    • Memorial Day 
    Tuesday
    Block
    • space time maybe without sound

    • Functioning Mousetrap car  benchmark (10 pts)
    • Relativity
      • space time
    • mousetrap car work time
    Friday
    • Assignment #12 stamped
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTY1Kje0yLg
    • Relativity
      • General Relativity
    • working examples
    • homework: Assignment #13

    ------------------ PREVIOUS WEEKS-------------------

    Monday 5/21
    Tuesday
    Block
    Friday
    • Special Relativity
      • relativitsitc momentum
    • working examples
    • homework: Assignment #11
    • (10 and 11 due Tuesday!)
    • (FUNCTIONING MOUSETRAP CAR DUE WEDNESDAY) 
    Monday 5/14
    Tuesday
    Block
    • Assignment #8 & #9 due

    • Rocket Lab
    • launch rockets
    Friday
     
    Monday 5/7
    Tuesday
    • Homeworks 6 & 7 due
    • Rockets Day 1
    Block
    •  Conservation of Energy Lab due
    • Rockets Day 2
    Friday
    • stamp Homework: Assignment #8  
    • Paint Rockets

     

    ------------------ PREVIOUS WEEKS-------------------

     

     Monday 4/30
    • Impulse and Momentum slide show 
      •  define momentum, units
      • impulse/momentum theorem
        • example
      • conservation of momentum
      • perfectly inelastic collision
      • impulse of sports 
     
    Tuesday 5/1
    • HOMEWORK 4-5 DUE TODAY
    • Work & Energy Quiz #1

    Block day 5/2

    Friday 5/3
    • stamp Homework: Assignment #6
    • LAB: Conservation of momentum, Part C
      • data collection and analysis
    • Homework: Assignment #7
     

     

     
    Monday April 23rd
    • Work and Energy Powerpoint 
      • Conservation of Mechanical Energy
      • PE + KE
      • conservation of all energy
    • Bowling ball pendulum demonstration

    Tuesday

    • Homework 1-3 due
    • Work and Energy Powerpoint Practice Problem
    • homework time
    • mousetrap car time
    • demo "Brachistichrone"
    • Homework 4

    Block

    • stamp Homework 4
    • Power Lab Due
    • Lab: "Conservation of Energy"
    • parts A & B data collection and anaylsis
    • part C: Plan for Friday
    • Homework 5

    Friday

    • stamp Homework 5
    • skateboard park
    • Lab: "Conservation of Energy"
    • Part C data Collection and Analysis

    Next Week: Tuesday Homeworks 4-5 due

                       Quiz #1 

     

    Monday April 16th
    •  Discuss Mousetrap Racecar Project
    •  Work and Energy Powerpoint 
      define work & energy
      equations, SI units
      demo: “Work on Fan Cart”
      examples
    • Kinetic Energy
         - work/KE equation
    • Homework: Assignment #1
       

    Tuesday  4/17 (Mock Senate)

    • Stamp Assignment #1
    • warmup:  Draw you riding on a roller coaster and label where positive work, negative work and no work is being done on you.  Also label the forces causing this work to be done. 
    •  Work and Energy Powerpoint 
         - Kinetic energy (of motion), Work/Kinetic energy theorem
         - Homework examples
    • Homework: Assignment #2

    BLOCK

    •   Stamp Assignment #2
    •  Work and Energy powerpoint 
       - Potential energy (of position)
       - gravitational potential and elastic potential
       - Power: definition, equations, units
    • Lab: Personal Power (wear clothes for stair climb, situps, etc.)
         - data collection and analysis
    • Homework 3

    Friday

     

    STUDY FOR DYNAMICS MIDTERM WITH REVIEW SHEET AND SOLUTIONS

    Block 1 April 2nd

    • Stamp Homework 14
    • Circular Motion finish
    • test corrections, review sheet, homework time

    Block 2 April 4

    • Homework 12-15 due, Centripetal force due
    • test corrections and review sheet
    • Dynamics Midterm: multiple choice

    Friday

    • Dynamics midterm: problem solving
     

    ------------------ PREVIOUS WEEKS-------------------

    QUIZ PREP:
     

    Monday March 26th

    • Stamp Homework 11
    • Circular Motion (1-4)
      • centripetal acceleration and force
      • uniform circular motion
      • homework examples

    Tuesday 

    • HOMEWORK 10-11 DUE 
    • Dynamics Quiz #2 (covers 2nd law, F.B.D, friction, torque)

    BLOCK

    • Torque Lab DUE
    • Circular Motion (5-6)
      • centripetal vs centrifugal
      • simulated gravity
    • Lab: "Centripetal Force"
    • Homework 12 &  13

    Friday

     

    ------------------ PREVIOUS WEEKS-------------------

     

    Monday March 19th

    • Stamp Homework 8
    • FORCES 12-13
    • Homework: Assignment 9

    Tuesday 

    • HOMEWORK 7-9 DUE 
    • FORCES 14
    • Torque 
      • Force diagrams for torque problems
      • examples applets
    • Torque Pre-lab
    • Homework: Assignment 10

    BLOCK

    • Stamp Homework 10
    • Friction Lab DUE
    • FORCES 15
    • Lab: "Torque and Equilibrium"

    Friday

    • Torque Problem solving
    • Homework: Assignment 11

    QUIZ on Tuesday March 13 Covers:

    • Homeworks 1-6
    • Free body diagrams
    • Newton's 2nd law lab calculator work
    • spring force constant (K)  

    Monday March 12th

    TEACHER WORK DAY

    Tuesday 

    • HOMEWORK 4-6 DUE 
    • QUIZ

    BLOCK

    • HOOKE'S LAW DUE
    • FORCES 9-11
    • Friction Lab
    • Homework: Assignment 7

    Friday

    • Stamp Homework 7
    • montreal
    • 2nd Law problems with Friction
    • Homework: Assignment 8

     

    Monday March 5th

    • Stamp Homework: Assignments #3
    • Newton's Laws 15-19
      • rockets
    • FORCES
      • weight
    • Newton's Laws Applied

    Tuesday 

    • Homeworks 1-3 due
    • FORCES
      •  Free Body Diagrams
    • Homework: Assignment #4

    Block day 

    • Newton's Second Law Lab due!
    • Stamp Homework: Assignments #4
    • FORCES
      • springs
    • Spring Lab 
    • Homework: Assignment #5
    Friday 
    • Stamp Homework: Assignment #5
    • FORCES
      • friction
    • Homework: Assignment #6

    Monday February 26

    Tuesday 

    • Stamp Homework: Assignments #1
    • Newton's Laws
      •  Newton’s 2nd Law: “Law of Acceleration
      • discussion of force vector
      • force definition, metric SI units
      • demo: “F = ma” (vary mass and force, measure acceleration
    • Homework: Assignments #2
    Block day 2/28
    • Stamp: Assignments #2
    • Newton's Laws  demo
    • LAB: Newton’s 2nd law lab
    • Work on Lab
     
    Friday 3/2
    • Newton's Laws
      • Newton’s 3rd Law: “Law of Action-Reaction”
      • demo: “Forces in Collisions”
      • space flight and 3rd Law
    • Homework: Assignments #3

    +++++++++PREVIOUS WEEKS++++++++++++++

    Kinematics Homework with answers

    Complete kinematics review sheet &

    check with review sheet solutions for

    Kinematics midterm on February 14th!

    Monday February 12

    Tuesday

    • Homeworks 13-15 due
    • Review for Midterm

    Block 

    • Projectile Motion at an Angle due
    • Kinematics Midterm !!

    Friday February 16

    • Inertia demos   
    • kahoot Inertia and Net Force

    Monday February 5

    • Vector Lab due  (paper clip with lab partners)
    • motion in two dimensions
    • demo:"Projectile motion at an angle"
    • applets, example
    • demo "Monkey and Hunter"
    • Homework review 7-12 

    Tuesday February 6

    • Homework 10-12 due
    • Kinematics Quiz #2  (zero launch angles)
    • Homework Assignment 13

    Thursday Block February 8

    • stamp: Assignment 13 (nonzero launch angles)
    • Projectile motion Lab Due
    • Lab: Projectile's Launched at an Angle 
      • data collection, analysis and competition!
    • Homework Assignment 14

    Friday February 9

    • stamp: Assignment 14 (nonzero launch angles)
    • Relative Velocity
      • simulations, examples and homework
    • Homework Assignment 15 (relative velocity)

    Kinematics Midterm Next Block!!!!!!

     

    -----------------SPRING SEMESTER -----------------

    Monday January 29th

    • Vector Field Trip (phones and pg 13)  (due Monday February 4)
    • assignment 10  (do the reading!)

    Tuesday January 30th

    • Assignment #7-#9 due
    • motion in two dimensions
    • vectors vs scalars
    • graphical addition of vectors
    • vector components and resultant
    • example problem

     Block January 31

    Friday February 2

    • stamp assignment 11
    • motion in two dimensions more on projectile motion
    • demo:"Projectile motion at an angle"
    • applets, example
    • demo "Monkey and Hunter"
    • assignment 12

    -----------------Previous weeks -----------------

    Monday January 22th

    •  Homework and Labs passed back
    •  Warm-up: Q #24, Q#25 (not position) 
    • Kinematics Problem solving                
    •  Motion in One Dimension google slides 
      • freefall acceleration
    • Galileo on freefall: y vs t2  v vs t
    • “new” kinematic equation
    • Homework: Assignment #7

    QUIZ PREP:

    • Review Kinematics Homework #1-#6 ( quiz will NOT have a harder kinematics equation problem like P37, P38)
    • Review both Graphing Fundamentals Lab and Constant Speed vs. Constant Acceleration labs
    • Practice TI-Calculator skills!! Know how to put data into Lists with the Stat menu, turn on a Stat Plot, view data on Graph, fit the data with a best fit line (LinReg) or curve (QuadReg), and use the Tangent tool in the Draw menu. Review pages 1 and 2 from the lab book, and be sure you check all of your results with the slideshow shown on slide 2 and 3 of   Motion in One Dimension notes.
    • Review kinematics applets on Ave vs Instant. VelocityMotion with Constant Acceleration
    • Need more practice? Try the Kinematics Review at Physics Classroom

     Tuesday January 23rd     

    • Assignment #5 & #6 due
    • Kinematics Quiz #1 on Homeworks 1-6
     
     Block January 24
    • warm-up:  If you throw a pen straight up in the air, how can you determine the velocity it leaves your hand with? Be specific! What materials would you need?
    • STAMP Assignment #7
    • Exploring 1-d motion  link1  link2
    • demo: “Time of flight" measure ty; find VyiVyf 
    • demo: "Penny & feather in a vacuum
    •  Homework: Assignment #8
    Friday January 26
    • warm-up:  You drop a ball out of an airplane on a planet with no atmosphere and where g=-10 m/s/s.  Draw a picture. Tell me its velocity at 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 seconds.  What is its position for each second?  Every second how much does the velocity increase by?  Every second how much does the position change by?
    • STAMP Assignment #8
    • Acceleration due to Gravity Lab Due
    • Work on Homework!
    • Homework: Assignment #9

     

    Monday January 15th

     

                     MLK DAY

    Tuesday January 16th      

    • Warm-up Question 15
    • STAMP Assignment #2 
    • Instantaneous Speed and Velocity applet 
    • Motion in One Dimension google slides 8-12
    • Acceleration: definition, units, graphs, constant, average and instantaneous
    • demo "Visual accelerometer"   
    Homework: Assignment #3(Q 14,16,17 & 20, 21, 22)

    Block January 17/18th

    • Assignment #1,2, #3(Q 14,16,17 & 20, 21, 22) due
    • graphs applet
    • direction of acceleration, 4 kinematic equations, sample problem
    • Acceleration due to Gravity Lab
    Homework: Assignment #5

    Friday January 19th

    • STAMP Assignment #5
    • Speed And Acceleration Lab due
    • geogebra graphs applet
    • harder acceleration problems
    • "new" kinematic equations
    Homework: Assignment #6

    Next week  January 22nd due 29th

        Tuesday Homework 5-6 due & Quiz #1

        Block Acceleration due to Gravity Lab due

     

     

    Wednesday January 10th

    • New seats
    • Phones in phone holder
    • New Unit KINEMATICS - lab book and homework packets
    • car1  car2 
    • Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (slides 1-4)
    • Graphing Fundamentals with TI calculator  
     
    Thursday 1/11
     
        Motion in One Dimension powerpoint (slides 5-7)
    •    distance, position and displacement
    •    distance vs. position graphs
    •    average speed vs. average velocity 

       Start Question #3

    Homework: Assignment #1    Kinematics Homework with answers
     
    Friday 1/12
    • STAMP Assignment #1
    •   LAB: Constant Speed vs. Constant Acceleration
    Homework: Assignment #2