Physics in the Universe
Week 16 (12/10 - 12/14)
Monday: Begin "Star Project" Star Project Assignment
Tuesday: Continue "Star Project"
Wednesday/Thursday: "Expirementing With IR" Lab "Expirementing With IR" Lab
Friday: Continue "Star Project" Useful link for "Spectral Classification" section of Star Project
Week 15 (12/3 - 12/7)
Monday: "Star in a Box" graphing instruction
Tuesday: "Star in a Box" Due, Begin "Analyze Your Prize Possesion" Assignment
Analyze Your Prize Possession Assignment Due Friday 12/7
Wednesday/Thursday: "Solar Radiation" Slides and Note Guide, *LS4 Point Pack will be collected soon*
Friday: Solar Radiation/Energy Budget Video+Article Worksheet Due Monday 12/10
Week 14 (11/26 - 11/30):
Monday: Conclude "Modeling Nuclear Fusion" Modeling Nuclear Fusion Lab Link, Continue/begin "The Dispersion of Elements"
Tuesday: Reviewing nuclear fusion, begin Big History video presentation
Friday: H-R Diagram HW Due, Begin "Star in a Box" Lab
Week 13 (11/12 - 11/16):
Tuesday: "Stellar Formation and Nucleosynthesis" Presentation SF&N Slides
Wednesday/Thursday: Complete "SF&N" Slides, Complete "Modeling Nuclear Fusion" (Marshmallows), Begin "The Dispersion of Elements" Reading Reading Link
Week 12 (11/5 - 11/9)
Monday: In-class completion of note card for LS1-3 Test
Tuesday: LS1-3 Test
Wednesday/Thursday: Begin Unit 1, Lesson 4
Week 11 (10/29 - 11/2)
Monday: Continue "Visible and Non-Visible Light Sources, Detectors and Shields" Lab
Tuesday: "Visible and Non-Visible Light Sources, Detectors and Shields" Lab Due
"Visible and Non-Visible Radiation" Presentation
Wednesday/Thursday: Start "Detecting EM Spectrum" Activity
Friday: Evidence for Big Bang Theory
Week 10 (10/22 - 10/26)
Monday: Continue with "Analyzing the Redshift" Graphing Assignment
Tuesday: "Analyzing the Redshift" Graphing Assignment Due,
Begin "Predicting Future Spectra" and "LS2 Vocab"
Wednesday/Thursday: Complete "Predicting Future Spectra" and "LS2 Vocab", END OF LS2
Introduce/begin "Visible and Non-Visible Light Sources, Detectors and Shields" Lab
Friday: Continue "Visible and Non-Visible Light Sources, Detectors and Shields" Lab
Week 9 (10/15 - 10/19)
Monday: *Substititue* Begin Watching "Nova: Back to the Beginnings"
Tuesday: Finish "Nova: Back to the Beginnings" and turn in video question worksheet
Start "The Expanding Universe and Hubble's Law" Reading assignment, due next block period
Wednesday/Thursday: Due: "The Expanding Universe and Hubble's Law" Reading assignment, begin "Analyzing the Redshift" graphing assignment
Friday: Continue "Analyzing the Redshift" Graphing assignment
Week 8 (10/8 - 10/10/12)
Monday: Doppler Effect and Mechanical Waves, Cont.
*Students who missed class due to field trip, please request a SMART period pass for Thursday, Oct. 11 to catch up on what was missed in class*
Tuesday: Doppler Effect and Mechanical Waves, Cont.
Wednesday/Thursday: Complete Doppler Effect and Mechanical Waves Lab
Friday: Doppler Effect and Mechanical Waves Lab Due
Week 7 (10/1-10/5)
Monday: Review Quiz Results; Start Spectroscopy Lab CER
Tuesday: Spectroscopy Lab + CER Due; Scientific Notation Lesson
Wednesday/Thursday: Significant Figures Introduction
Friday: Doppler Effect and Mechanical Waves Intro
Week 6 (9/24-9/28)
Monday: Spectroscopy Lab Part C: Interpreting Spectra Due
Tuesday: "Composition of Astronomical Objects - Study Guide" Due , Review Study Guide, Continue "Spectroscopy Lab"
Wednesday/Thursday: Waves, Properties of Light, and EM Spectrum Quiz, Spectroscopy Article Reading Activity
Friday: Finish Lab; Examine Emission and Absorption Spectra
Week 5 (9/17-9/21)
Monday: EM Wavelength Comparison Assignment Due, Watch "Cosmos" epsiode
Tuesday/Thursday: Start "Spectroscopy Lab"
Friday: Continue "Spectroscopy Lba"
Week 4 (9/10-9/14)
Monday: Waves Presentation
Tuesday: Waves, continued
Wednesday: Modeling Waves with a Pendulum Demonstration
Thursday/Friday: Continue work on EM Spectrum Assignment; Start work on EM Wavelength Comparison Assignment
Back to School Night:
Week 3 (9/4-9/7)
Tuesday: Light Lab Conclusion/Analysis Due, In-class Light Lab Review
Wednesday/Thursday: Claims, Evidence, Reasoning activity
Friday: Cosmology and the Big Bang Presentation
Week 2 (8/27-8/31)
Monday: Introduction to Scientific Models
Tuesday: Modeling the Big Bang Activity
Wednesday/Thursday: Begin Light Lab
Friday: Finish Light Lab
Week 1 (8/22-8/24)
Thursday: Observation of the Night Sky Activity
Friday: Observations of the Night Sky Activity, Cont.