• Monday 3/1

    •  Discuss Hybrid Learning (15 minutes)

    •  Review Unit 19 and Electric Fields Lab (15 minutes)

    today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Due today - Unit 19 - Electric Force on Positive Physics
    Homework: Finish Unit 19 and Electric Fields Lab


    ELECTROSTATICS SLIDES (NASH)
    CURRENT ELECTRICITY SLIDES (NASH)

    Tuesday 3/2 & Wednesday 3/3

    •  Electric Potential Difference (30 minutes)
       Sorry, the videos aren't available yet for these lessons, but the lessons are REALLY worth reading!!!
       - Electric Field and Movement of Charge
       - Electric Potential
       - Electric Potential Difference

    •  Potential Differnce demostrations (15 minutes)
       - masses falling from heights
       - Van de Graaff generator

    •  Concept Builders (15 minutes)
       - "Know Your Potential"
       - "Current"
       - "Resistance Ranking Tasks"

    Due today - Electric Field Simulations Lab on Google Classroom
    Homework: TPC Tutorials and Concept Builders (shown above)
    Due date: Thu 3/4 & Fri 3/5


    Thursday 3/4 & Friday 3/5

    •  Quiz on Unit 19 (20 minutes)

    •  Electric Current, and Resistance (40 minutes)
       Sorry, the videos aren't available yet for these lessons, but the lessons are REALLY worth reading!!!
       - Current
       - Resistance

    Due today - Concept Builders on Physics Classroom




    Monday 2/22

    •  Static Electricity lessons (20 minutes)
       - Coulomb's Law (or video tutorial)
       - Inverse Square Law (or video tutorial on Proportional Reasoning)

    •  Concept Builders (10 minutes)
       - "Coulomb's Law"

       today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Homework: TPC Tutorials and Concept Builders (shown above)
    Homework: Review Sessions on Physics Classroom - Problems 19,33,34,38
    Due date: Thu 2/25 & Fri 2/26


    ELECTROSTATICS SLIDES (NASH)

    Tuesday 2/23 & Wednesday 2/24

    •  Static Electricity lessons (25 minutes)
       - Action at a Distance (or video tutorial)
       - Electric Field (or video tutorial)
       - Electric Field Lines (or video tutorial)

    •  Concept Builders (25 minutes)
       - "Electric Field"
       - "Electric Field Intensity"

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 19 Electric Force (25 minutes)

       today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Homework: TPC Tutorials and Concept Builders (shown above)
    Homework: Unit 19 - Electric Force on positivephysics.org

    Due date: Mon 3/1


    Thursday 2/25 & Friday 2/26

    •  Review work for the week (20 minutes)

    •  LAB: Electric Field Simulations (45 minutes)

    Homework: finish Electric Field lab
    Due date: Tue 3/9 & Wed 3/10

    Due today - Concept Builders on Physics Classroom




    Monday 2/8

    •  Static Electricity lessons
       - Structure of Matter
       - Neutral vs. Charged Objects (or video tutorial)
       - Charge Interactions (or video tutorial)
       - Conductors and Insulators (or video tutorial)

    •  Concept Builders
       - "Charge and Charging"
       - "Getting the Hang of Charge"
       - "Conductors and Insulators"

       today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Homework: TPC Tutorials and Concept Builders (shown above)
    Due date: Thu 2/11 & Fri 2/12


    Tuesday 2/9 & Wednesday 2/10

    •  Static Electricity lessons (45 minutes)
       - Polarization (or video tutorial)
       - Triboelectric Charging (or video tutorial)
       - Charging by Induction (or video tutorial)
       - Charging by Conduction (or video tutorial)

    •  Concept Builders (30 minutes)
       - "Polarization"
       - "Triboelectric Charging"
       - "Charging by Induction"

       today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Due today - Oscillations Lab on Google Classroom
    Homework: TPC Tutorials and Concept Builders (shown above)
    Due date: Thu 2/11 & Fri 2/12

     
    Thursday 2/11 & Friday 2/12

    •  Review lessons from this week (30 minutes)

    •  Quiz on Static Electricity (30 minutes)
       - Google Form quiz on Google Classroom account

    Due today - Concept Builders on Physics Classroom



     
    Monday 2/1

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 17 Springs and Oscillations (30 minutes)
       - review all sections
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Homework: Unit 17
    Due date: Tue 2/2 & Wed 2/3



    Tuesday 2/2 & Wednesday 2/3

    •  LAB: Oscillations (75 minutes)
       - Part A: Build your own simple pendulum and collect/analyze data
       - Parts B&C: Hooke's law and mass/spring oscillation with classroom lab setup, data collection
       - Need to have a graphing calculator or phone app to complete part B of this lab!

    Due today - Unit 17 - Springs and Oscillations on Positive Physics
    Homework: Lab - Oscillations
    Due date: Tue 2/9 & Wed 2/10


    Thursday 2/4 & Friday 2/5

    •  Quiz on Unit 17 (30 minutes)

    •. Work on Oscillations lab
       - questions after quiz

    •  Introduce the next unit on Electricity
       - Physics Classroom will be used more, including Tutorials, Video Tutorials, Concept Builders, and Review Sessions
       - reading (or watching) the assigned tutorials is essential!


     
    Monday 1/25

    •  Positive Physics (30 minutes)
       - questions from Unit 15 - Torque

    •  HONORS ONLY - Rotational Motion
       - Bozeman Science vides on rotational motion, rotational inertia, angular momentum, and conservation of angular momentum
       - Unit 16 Vocab and Concepts, Inquiry

    Honors only: Due today - unit 15 - Torque on Positive Physics
    Homework: Unit 15 (Honors Unit 16)


    Tuesday 1/26 (Periods 1,2,3)

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 15 Torque (15 minutes)
       - review, last chance for HW questions

    •  Springs and Oscillations powerpoint (20 minutes)
       - frequency and period
       - spring force, Hooke's law, elastic potential energy

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 17 Springs and Oscillations (40 minutes)
       - examples from inquiry, Hooke's law, frequency and period
       - class time to work, ask questions
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Regular Physics only: Due today - unit 15 - Torque on Positive Physics
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Vibrations and Waves - lessons 0a-d on Terminology and Concepts
    Homework: Unit 17



    Wednesday 1/27 (Periods 4,5)

    •  Rotational Motion
       - overview of rotational motion (kinematics, dynamics, momentum, energy)

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 16 Rotational Motion (30 minutes)
       - Unit 16 Angular Motion, Angular Momentum, Rotational Energy
       - example problems

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Vibrations and Waves - lessons 0a-d on Terminology and Concepts
    Homework: Unit 16


     
    Thursday 1/28 (Periods 1,2,3: 55 minute periods)

    •  Quiz on Unit 15 (30 minutes)

    •  Springs and Oscillations powerpoint (10 minutes)
       - pendulum oscillation
       - mass/spring oscillation

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 17 Springs and Oscillations (15 minutes)
       - examples from vocab&concepts, spring energy, oscillation problems
       - class time to work, ask questions
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Homework: Unit 17


    Friday 1/29 (Periods 4,5: 55 minute periods)

    •  Quiz on Unit 15 (30 minutes)

    Springs and Oscillations powerpoint (20 minutes)
       - frequency and period
       - pendulum oscillation
       - spring force, Hooke's law, elastic potential energy
       - mass/spring oscillation

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 17 Springs and Oscillations (15 minutes)
       - examples from inquiry, Hooke's law, frequency/period, vocab&concepts, spring energy, oscillation problems
       - class time to work, ask questions
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Homework: Unit 17




    Monday 1/18

    • MLK Day - no school

     
    Tuesday 1/19 & Wednesday 1/20

    •  Torque and Rotation powerpoint (20 minutes)
       - torque definition and units
       - example problems

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (15 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Getting a Handle on Torque" and "Torque-ing About Rotation"
     
    •  Positive Physics Unit 15 (40 minutes)
       - Wheel and See-Saw problems
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    Due today: Unit 13 - Energy on Positive Physics
    Due today: Lab - Phet Energy Simulations on Google Classroom
    Homework: Concept Builders
    Due date: Thu 1/21 & Fri 1/22

     
     
    Thursday 1/21 & Friday 1/22
     
    •  Quiz on Unit 13 (40 minutes)

    •  Positive Physics Unit 15 (35 minutes)
       - Inquiry using Phet Simulation "Balancing Act"
       - Complete Problems 1&2, Challenge (honors)

    Due today: Concept Builders "Getting a Handle on Torque" and "Torque-ing About Rotation" on Physics Classroom
    Homework: Unit 15 - Torque on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 1/25




    Monday 1/11

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (10 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Energy Ranking Tasks", "Match That Bar Chart"
       - The CB called "LOL Charts (a.k.a. Energy Bar Charts)" will be introduced later this week

    •  Work, Energy, Power powerpoint (10 minutes)
       - power definition, units, examples

    •  Positive Physics (10 minutes)
       - questions from homework due today

    Due today: unit 13 - Energy on Positive Physics (more sections assigned tomorrow)
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Work and Energy - lessons 1e-f on Terminology and Concepts
    Homework: Concept Builders "Energy Ranking Tasks" and "Match That Bar Chart" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu 1/14 & Fri 1/15


    Tuesday 1/12 & Wednesday 1/13

    •  Work, Energy, Power powerpoint (20 minutes)
       - conservation of energy

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 13 Energy (45 minutes)
       - examples from CoE, CP1,2&3, and Power (and Challenge for honors)
       - class time to work, ask questions
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (10 minutes)
       - "LOL Charts (a.k.a. Energy Bar Charts)"


    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Work and Energy - lessons 2a-c on Work-Energy Relationship
    Homework: Concept Builders "LOL Charts (a.k.a. Energy Bar Charts)" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu 1/14 & Fri 1/15
    Homework: Unit 13 - Energy on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Tue 1/19 & Wed 1/20

     
     
    Thursday 1/14 & Friday 1/15
     
    •  LAB: PHET Energy Simulations (50 minutes)

    •  Work on assignments due (25 minutes)
       - Concept Builders, Positive Physics, Lab

    Due today: Concept Builders "Energy Ranking Tasks", "Match That Bar Chart" and "LOL Charts (a.k.a. Energy Bar Charts)" on Physics Classroom
    Homework: Lab - PHET Energy Simulations
    Due date: Tue 1/19 & Wed 1/20




    Wednesday 1/6

    •  Fall semester grades are finalized at the end of the day - check your grade for any missing work!

    •  Work, Energy, Power powerpoint (15 minutes)  
       - work and energy
       - kinetic energy (KE)
       - gravititational potential energy (GPE)
       - elastic potential energy (EPE)

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (15 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Work", "Name That Energy" and "What's Up (and Down) with KE and PE?"

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Work and Energy - lessons 1a-d on Terminology and Concepts
    Homework: Concept Builders "Work", "Name That Energy" and "What's Up (and Down) with KE and PE?" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu 1/7 & Friday 1/8


    Thursday 1/7 & Friday 1/8

    •  Work, Energy, Power powerpoint (25 minutes)  
       - energy equations for KE, GPE, and EPE
       - example calculations

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 13 Energy (50 minutes)
       - energy identification 1&2
       - embedded math
       - vocabulary and concepts
     
     
    Homework: Unit 13 - Energy on positivephysics.org (only part of the unit is assigned this week)
    Due date: Monday 1/11

     
     
     
    UNIT 11 AND UNIT 14 QUIZ ON THE FINAL EXAM DAY
     
    Monday 12/14

    •  Review for Unit 11 and 14 quizzes
       - finish HW on Positive Physics
       - finish Concept Builders on Physics Classroom
       - optional: do Extra Practice on Positive Physics

    Due today: Unit 14 - Momentum on Positive Physics
    Due today: Concept Builders on Physics Classroom

    Tuesday 12/15
       Period 1 - 8:30-10:30
       Period 2 - 11:00-1:00

    Wednesday 12/16
       Smart - 8:30-10:30
       Period 3 - 11:00-1:00 
     
    Thursday 12/17
       Period 4 - 8:30-10:30
       Period 5 - 11:00-1:00

    Friday 12/18
       Period 6 - 8:30-10:30
       Period 7 - 11:00-1:00



    Monday 12/7

    •  LAB: Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets (30 minutes)
       - check in on Parts A and B
       - work on Part C (Honors only)

    Due today: The Apple and the Moon video worksheet
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Momentum and Its Conservation - lessons 1a-c on Impulse-Momentum Theorem
    Homework: Finish video notes, work on Unit 11 HW and the Lab from last week


    Tuesday 12/8 & Wednesday 12/9

    •  Impusle and Momentum powerpoint (20 minutes)
       - momentum and impulse defined
       - impulse momentum theorem

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (10 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Explosions - Law Enforcement" and "Hit and Stick Collisions - Law Enforcement"

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 14 Momentum (45 minutes)
       - examples from Vocab & Concepts, Definition of Momentum
       - class time to work, ask questions

    Due today: Unit 11 - Universal Gravitation on Positive Physics
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Momentum and Its Conservation - lessons 1b-f on Conservation of Momentum
    Homework: Concept Builders "Explosions - Law Enforcement" and "Hit and Stick Collisions - Law Enforcement" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Mon 12/14
    Homework: Unit 14 - Momentum on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 12/14

     
     
    Thursday 12/10 & Friday 12/11
     
    •  Impusle and Momentum powerpoint (25 minutes)
       - conservation of momentum
       - explosions, inelastic collisions, elastic collisions

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 14 Momentum (50 minutes)
       - examples from Conservation of Momentum, CP1,2,3, Challenge
       - class time to work, ask questions

    Due today: Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets
    Homework: Finish unit 14 homework and concept builders
    Due date: Mon 12/14




    Monday 11/30

    •  Reminder to finish the DIY Centripetal Force Kit Lab, including short video on GC showing you doing the lab
       - due on Tue 12/1 & Wed 12/2

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (10 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Universal Gravitation" and "Gravitational Field Strength"

    •  video: The Apple and the Moon (from The Mechanical Universe series at Cal Tech) (20 minutes)
       - complete worksheet and submit on Google Classroom

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Circular Motion and Satellite Motion - lessons 3a-e on Universal Gravitation
    Homework: Concept Builders "Universal Gravitation" and "Gravitational Field Strength" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu 12/3 & Fri 12/4


    Tuesday 12/1 & Wednesday 12/2

    •  Law of Universal Gravitation powerpoint (30 minutes)
       - Newton's law of universal gravitation
       - Gravitational field strength
       - Concept Builder on g field
       - Kepler's laws of planetary motion

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 11 Universal Gravitation (45 minutes)
       - examples from gravitational force problems and inquiry
       - class time to work, ask questions

    Due today: DIY Centripetal Force Kit Lab on Google Classroom
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Circular Motion and Satellite Motion - lessons 4a-e on Planetary and Satellite Motion
    Homework: unit 11 - Universal Gravitation on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Mon 12/7

     
     
    Thursday 12/3 & Friday 12/4
     
    •  Quiz on Unit 10 - Circular Motion (40 minutes)

    •  LAB: Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets (35 minutes)
       - PHET simulation on any computer

    Due today: Concept Builders "Universal Gravitation" and "Gravitational Field Strength" on Physics Classroom
    Homework: Lab - Newton's Law of Gravity and Kepler's Laws of Planets
    Due date: Tue 12/8 & Wed 12/9




    Monday 11/16

    •  Concept Builders on physicsclassroom.com (10 minutes)
       - demonstrate "Circular Logic", "Case Studies - Circular Motion" and "FBDs in Circular Motion"

    •  Circular Motion powerpoint (10 minutes)
       - uniform circular motion, equations using radius and period
       - example of centripetal acceleration on Earth
       - intro to lab on Thu/Fri, collect materials for lab

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 10 Circular Motion (10 minutes)
       - examples from Vocab & Concepts, FBD analysis, CP 1

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Circular Motion - lessons 1e, 2a
    Homework: Concept Builders "Circular Logic", "Case Studies - Circular Motion" and "FBDs in Circular Motion" on physicsclassroom.com
    Due date: Thu 11/19 & Fri 11/20


    Tuesday 11/17 & Wednesday 11/18

    •  Positive Physics - Unit 10 Circular Motion (15 minutes)
       - examples from CP 2&3 (and Challenge for honors)
       - class time to work, ask questions
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    •  Quiz on Unit 9 - Incline Forces (40 minutes)

    Homework: finish Concept Builders and Unit 10 HW


    Thursday 11/19 & Friday 11/20
     
    •  LAB: DIY Centripetal Force Kit Lab (50 minutes)
       - build your Centripetal Force Kit, practice uniform circular motion
       - collect time trial data ONLY IF someone in your house can use a stopwatch app

    •  Work on assignments due today (25 minutes)
       - Concept Builders
       - Unit 10 homework

    Due today: Concept Builders "Circular Logic", "Case Studies - Circular Motion" and "FBDs in Circular Motion" on Physics Classroom
    Due today: unit 10 - Circular Motion on Positive Physics
    Homework: Lab - DIY Centripetal Force
    Due date: Tue 12/1 & Wed 12/2




    Monday 11/9 & Tuesday 11/10

    •  Quiz on Unit 7 - Systems (45 minutes)

    •  Work on Inclined Plane Lab and Unit 9 Homework (30 minutes)
       - question and answer time

    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Circular Motion - lessons 1a-c


    Wednesday 11/11

    •  Veteran's Day - no school

     
    Thursday 11/12 & Friday 11/13
     
    •  Circular Motion powerpoint (30 minutes)
       - centripetal acceleration and centripetal force
       - uniform circular motion

     
    •  Positive Physics - Unit 10 Circular Motion (45 minutes)
       - examples from FBDs, Vocab & Concepts, CP1
       - class time to work, ask questions

    Due today: unit 9 - Incline Forces on Positive Physics
    Due today: Lab  - Inclined Plane on Google Classroom
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Circular Motion - lesson 1d

    Homework: unit 10 - Circular Motion on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Tue 11/17 & Wed 11/18





    Monday 11/2

    •  Quiz on Unit 6 - Friction Forces (30 minutes)

    Due today: Unit 7 - Systems on Positive Physics


    Tuesday 11/3 & Wednesday 11/4

    •  Newton's Laws of Motion powerpoint (30 minutes)
       - incline forces, free body diagrams on inclined plane
       - weight components on inclined plane
       - examples from homework
       - today's participation grade is based partly on your homework progress!

    •  Positive Physics - Unit - 9 Incline Forces (45 minutes)
       - examples from FBDs, Vocab & Concepts, CP1
       - class time to work, ask questions

    Due today: Lab - Coefficients of Friction on Google Classroom
    Reading: Physics Tutorials (on TPC) - Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions - Inclined Planes lesson 3f
    Homework: Unit 9 - Incline Forces on positivephysics.org
    Due date: Thu 11/12 & Fri 11/13

     
     
    Thursday 11/5 & Friday 11/6
     
    •  LAB: Inclined Plane (30 minutes)
       - finish data collection, work on data analysis, questions
       - compile group data into Google Sheets

    •  Positive Physics - Unit - 9 Incline Forces (15 minutes)
       - examples from CP2&3, Challenge

    •  Extra Practice pre-quiz on Unit 7 - Systems (30 minutes)
     
    Homework: Lab - Inclined Plane
    Due date: Thu 11/12 & Fri 11/13





    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: unit 7 - Systems on positivephysics.org (inquiry, fbd drawings, vocab/concepts, CP1)
    Due date: Mon 11/2
    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 (fbd analysis, CP2, CP3, Challenge (honors))
    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