Physics in the Universe
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.