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    Week of

    Mon

    Wed

    Fri

    6/4/18

    Announcements

    • Take Final Exam by end of Wed or accept 0/200
    • Return bin emptied at the end of today

    Discuss Rocket Altitude Calculations

    Finish rocket construction & painting

    Mass rocket when dry

    Begin calculations

    HW:

    • Module 3 due Friday

    Announcements

    • Take Final Exam by end of 6th period Wed or accept 0/200
    • Recycle shoeboxes
    • Check rocket on launcher

    Calculate altitude and get page 3 stamped

    Do calculations on page 4-5 and get stamped

    10% penalty if not stamped by the end of Wed

    Get engine, igniter, and install

    HW:

    • Module 3 due Friday
     
     
    5/28/18 No School - Memorial Day

    Announcements

    • Final Exam – Mon before school or Wed during class

    Energy & Momentum tests back

    Rocket Lab intro

    Final Exam takers info

    Give tests back to Gins

    Pick rocket kits and begin construction

    HW:

    • Do something nice for someone you don’t know

    Announcements

    • Final Exam – Mon @ 6:30 am or Wed in class
    • Today is a good day for me to check out your rocket

    Final Exam info

    • Take care of “mistakes” by the end of Friday, 6/1
    • Test is 60 multiple choice questions (20 from each unit)

    Rocket construction & painting

    Mass rocket when dry

    HW:

    • Do something nice for someone you do know
    5/21/18  Announcements
    • Bring your textbook back for a 5% bonus on test
    • Module due end of day today
    • Energy & Momentum Test Friday, 5/25 (Prom theme)
    • Bring raffle tickets on Wed

    Quizzes back

    Modulize or review for test

    HW:

    • Finish your module by the end of today
    • Energy & Momentum test on Friday

    Announcements

    • Bring your textbook back for a 5% bonus on test
    • Energy & Momentum Test Friday, 5/25 (Prom theme – extra credit)
    • Test retake is the final exam
    • After school session?
    • Print Energy Module 3 and bring a shoebox

    Modules back

    Test info

    Raffle

    Review

    HW:

    • Energy & Momentum test on Friday
    • Print Energy Module 3 and bring to class on Friday
     Energy & Momentum Test
     5/14/18

    Announcements

    • Module due Monday 5/21
    • Energy & Momentum Test Friday, 5/25
    • AP Physics this Thursday @ 6 am
    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15

    Lab: The Ballistic Pendulum

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Complete through pg 8 in your module
     

    Announcements

    • Module due end of lunch on Monday 5/21
    • Energy & Momentum Test Friday, 5/25 (Prom theme)
    • AP Physics this Thursday @ 6 am – combining energy & momentum
    • Study guide up on website

    Discuss the physics of vision

    Demo 120: Mapping the retina

    Demo 121: Color Mixing

    Demo 122: After Images

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Complete through pg 8 in your module

    Announcements

    • Module due end of day on Monday 5/21
    • Energy & Momentum Test Friday, 5/25 (Prom theme)
    • Study guide up on website

    Discuss Rotational Inertia

    Demo 123: Mystery Batons

    Demo 124: Rolling Race

    Discuss Conservation of Angular Momentum

    Demo 125: Spinning “Ice Skater”

    Demo 126: Wheel with a Fight

    Demo 127: Gravity Defying Wheel

    Demo 128: Rotational Stability – X-launcher

    Demo 129: Suitcase with Attitude

    Demo 130: Conservation of Angular Momentum Direction with Internal Torques

    Demo 131: Gyroscope

    Quiz – Ballistic Pendulums

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish your module – due end of lunch on Monday
     
    5/7/18

    Announcements

    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15
    • “AP” Physics tomorrow at 6 am – C’s or below or <28 on last quiz
    • AP Testing on Wed

    Discuss Ballistics Pendulum

    Ballistics Pendulum Activity

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish Ballistics Pendulum Activity
    • Read page 178-179 in GIANCOLI

    Announcements

    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15

    Discuss Polarized Light

    Demo 113: Polarization by selective absorbers

    Demo 114: Mystery selective absorbers

    Demo 115: Polarization by reflection

    Demo 116: Polarization by double refraction – calcite

    Demo 117: Polarization by double refraction – structural stress

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish Ballistics Pendulum Activity and through pg 4 of your module
    • Read page 178-179 in GIANCOLI

    Announcements

    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15

    Demo 118: Elastic vs. inelastic collisions

    Demo 119: The mystery of the executive desk toy

    Lab: The Ballistic Pendulum

    Modulize

    Quiz: Ballistic Pendulum

    HW:

    • Complete through pg 8 in your module
     
    4/30/18

    Announcements

    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15
    • Module due end of the day today
    • Print new module for 1st day stamp on Wed
    • Energy Module 1 Quiz on Wed

    Work on Module

      OR

    Turn in module and do extra credit

    HW:

    • Finish your module by the end of the day
    • Print out next module

     Announcements

    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15

    Turn in Module

    1st day stamp

    Demo 107: Bouncy Ruler

    Discuss Momentum & Impulse

    Demo 108: Raw Egg Survival

    Demo 109: Happy/Sad Balls

    Quiz: Energy Module 1 (45 min)

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through page 2 of your new module
    • Read 229-234
     Announcements
    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15

    Quiz back with discussion

    Questions about last class

    Discuss Convervation of Momentum

    Demo 109: Happy/Sad Balls

    Demo 110: Exploding Cans

    Demo 111: Air/Water Rockets

    Demo 112: Tennis Balls Cannon

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through page 4 of your new module
    4/23/18

    Announcements

    • Newton’s Laws test retake Thu @ 7 or Fri tutorial
    • Test prep workshop Tue @ 6am
    • Last 18 days of school

    Tests/quizzes back

    partner quiz

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Read 226-228
    • Finish through page 8 of your module
     Announcements
    • Newton’s Laws test retake Thu @ 7 or Fri tutorial
    • Module due Monday

    Quizzes back

    Demo 104: Bowling Ball Pendulum

    Discuss Conservation of Energy

    Demo 105: Colliding Steel Balls

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through page 8 of your module

    Announcements

    • Module due Monday
    • Photo contest deadline is 5/15
    • Extra help Mon @ 6:30

    Demo 106: Short-lived pendulum

    More Conservation of Energy practice

    Labette: Conservation of Energy

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish your module
     
    4/16/18

    Announcements

    • Photo contest…extra credit
    • “AP” Physics Friday 6:00 am
    • AP tests
    • Makeup tests for Global Studies

    New seats

    Introduce Work & Energy

    Demo 100: Energy in a Spring

    1st day stamp

    HW:

    • Read 216-223 in Lapp book

    Announcements

    • Photo contest…extra credit
    • “AP” Physics Friday 6:00 am
    • AP tests
    • Makeup tests for Global Studies & D/F Thu @ 6:15 or Friday tutorial

    Demo 101: Spring Constant

    Demo 102: Simple Machine – Pulley

    Labette: A Calculation of Personal Power

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Read 224-225 in Lapp book and take notes for reading quiz
    • Finish through page 5 of your module

    Announcements

    • Photo contest…extra credit
    • “AP” Physics next week
    • Return bin emptied soon

    Laws Module 2 back

    Reading quiz

    Demo 103: Simple Machine – inclined plane

    Labette: the physics of simple machines

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through page 8 of your module
     
    4/9/18

    NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK

    NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK

    NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK
    4/2/18

    Announcements

    • Test: Newton’s Laws on Friday 4/6
    • Photo contest
    • Extra help this week
    • Module due on Friday end of day

    Quizzes & Modules back

    Discuss gravity

    HW:

    • Finish module

    Announcements

    • Test: Newton’s Laws on Friday 4/6
    • Photo contest…extra credit
    • Extra help this week
    • Module due on Friday end of day

    Test info

    Raffle

    A word about terminal velocity

    Modulize or work on study guide

     

    HW:

    • Finish module
    • Study for test
     
     
    3/26/18

    Announcements

    • Test: Newton’s Laws on Friday 4/6
    • Page 2 of Module 2
    • Module due Wed 3/28, end of day
    • Quiz on Wed 3/28 – Lab parts 2 & 4, pg. 14
    • Wed is last day for 1st day stamp
    • Photo contest

    Get Raffle tickets for part 2

    1st day stamp and page 2 stamp

    Finish lab – have station checked by Gins before leaving

    HW:

    • Finish module
     Announcements
    • Test: Newton’s Laws on Friday 4/6
    • Page 2 of Module 2
    • Module due end of day
    • Quiz on Wed 3/28 – Lab parts 2 & 4, pg. 14
    • Photo contest

    1st day stamp and page 3 stamp

    Discuss Newton’s 3rd law

    • Demo 97: Dumb carpenter, smart nail
    • Demo 98: Exploding cart

    Quiz: lab/2nd law

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 2 of Motion module 2
     Announcements
    • Test: Newton’s Laws on Friday 4/6
    • Photo contest
    • New rule: NOBODY LEAVES IF THERE IS ANYTHING ON DESKS OR LAB TABLES

    A word about the quiz

    Giancoli problem #47

    Discuss uniform circular motion

    Demo 99: Pizza pan & ball

    Labette: Centripetal Force

     

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 7
    3/19/18

    Announcements

    • Lab Part 1B check, preview 2-5
    • Motion Retest Thu morning or Fri tutorial
    • Module due Mon 3/26
    • Feel free to work on last page

    Quiz on Newton’s 1st law & torque

    Work on last page

    Work on lab

    Bend a fork

    HW:

    • Read 193-195
     Announcements
    • Motion Retest Thu morning or Fri tutorial
    • Module due Mon 3/26
    • Feel free to work on last page

    Demo 96: Pen & Ring

    A word about friction

    A word about inclines

    Work on part 1B of lab

    Part 2 of lab

    Part 3 of lab

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 11

    Announcements

    • Feel free to work on last page
    • Module due Tue 3/27
    • Quiz on Tue 3/27 – Lab parts 2 & 4, pg. 14
    • Print new module for Monday

    Quizzes back

    Parts 4 & 5 lab – have station checked by Gins before leaving

    HW:

    • Finish module
     
    3/12/18

    Announcements

    • Pi Day!!!
    • Raffle tix last 5 minutes
    • Motion retest Thu, 3/22 before school or Fri, 3/23 at tutorial
    • Quiz on 1st law & torque next Monday

    Quizzes back

    Tests back

    Demo 93: Getting the Franklin

    Demo 94: A 2nd look at torque

    Demo 95: Cause for stability

    Discuss Static Equilibrium

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 5 of your module
    • Read 183-185
     Announcements
    • Motion retest Thu, 3/22 before school or Fri, 3/23 at tutorial
    • Quiz on 1st law & torque on Monday

    Intro to Newton’s 2nd law

    Lab: Newton’s 2nd law

     

    HW:

    • Work on your module
     Announcements
    • Motion retest Thu, 3/22 before school or Fri, 3/23 at tutorial
    • Quiz on 1st law & torque on Monday

    Intro to Newton’s 2nd law

    Lab: Newton’s 2nd law

     

    HW:

    • Work on your module
    3/5/18

    Announcements

    • Motion Test on Wed 3/7
    • Motion module due end of lunch TODAY
    • New seats on Fri

    Test info

    Raffle

    1st day stamp

    Modulize/review

     

    HW: Study for Motion Test

     Motion Test

     

    HW: read pages 175-180 to prep for reading quiz on the following prompts

    - What does inertia depend on?

    - What is the motin like for objects that have a net force of zero acting on them?

    - What does torque depend on?

    - How can torques be balanced so that the net torque is zero?

    - How are center of mass and stability related?

     
    2/26/18

    Announcements

    • Motion Test on Wed 3/7
    • Motion module due Mon, 3/5
    • Half of class on Thu/Fri has some new material
    • Raffle on Mon, 3/5

    Discuss Projectile Motion at an Angle

    Pre-lab problem – pg 67, #31 a,b,c,f

    HW:

    • Make sure you’ve completed pre-lab problem before next class

    Announcements

    • Motion Test on Wed 3/7
    • Motion module due Mon, 3/5
    • Half of class on Fri has some new material
    • Raffle on Mon, 3/5
    • Print New Module

    Lab: Projectile Motion at an Angle

    Pre-lab problem – pg. 67, #31 a,b,c,f

    HW:

    • Finish Module
     

    Announcements

    • Motion Test on Wed 3/7
    • Motion module due Mon, 3/5
    • Raffle on Mon, 3/5
    • Print New Module for 1st day stamp on Monday
    • Launchers coming down on Monday
    • Early bird 1st day stamp

    Begin Newton’s Laws Unit

    Intro

    Basic ideas

    • Pressure vs. Force
    • Demo #85: Force vs. Pressure 1
    • Demo #86: Force vs. Pressure 2
    • Mass and Weight
    • Demo #87: Mass vs. Weight

    Newton’s 1st law of motion…maybe

    • Demo #88: Clay balls

    HW: finish Motion Module

     
    2/19/18

    NO SCHOOL - President's recess

    NO SCHOOL - President's recess NO SCHOOL - President's recess
    2/12/18

    Announcements

    • Electricity Test retakes Tue @ 7am or Wed tutorial

    Module back

    Demo #82 – Which one hits first?

    Demo #83 – Vertical Cannon

    Motion Module 1 quiz

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 2 of your Motion Module 2
    • Read 169-172
     Announcements
    • Electricity Test retakes today at tutorial
    • Quizzes back next time - quick word about problem solving

    Stamping

    Demo #82 – Which one hits first?

    Discuss Horizontal Projectiles

    Lab: Horizontal Projectile Motion

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 6 of your Motion Module 2
     
    2/5/18

    Announcements

    • Partner quiz next class
    • Module due end of Lunch Friday, 2/9 – KEEP UP, NO SLACKING
    • Next Module

    Motion reading quiz back

    Discuss freefall

    Stamp session

    HW:

    • Read pg. 162-165

    Announcements

    • Electricity Test retakes Tue @ 7am or Wed tutorial
    • Motion Module 1 due Friday, end of lunch
    • Motion 1 quiz on Mon
    • Print Motion Module 2 for Friday 1st day stamp

    Check page 3

    Partner Quiz

    Labette: Physics of a Plastic Toy Popper

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Work on your module
     

    Announcements

    • Electricity Test retakes Tue @ 7am or Wed tutorial
    • Motion Module 1 due today at the end of lunch
    • Motion 1 quiz on Mon

    Partner Quiz

    1st day stamp

    Introduce non-trivial projectile motion

    Get initial data for Labette: Physics of a Plastic Toy Popper if not completed last class

    Demo #82 – Which one hits first?

    Modulize

    Start Motion Module 2

    HW:

    • Work on your motion module 2
    1/29/18

    Announcements

    • Electricity Test on Wed, 1/31
    • Module due today, end of 7th – are you urgent or regular
    • Motion reading quiz delayed

    Discuss Test

    Module work or study guide work

    HW:

    • Read pg. 155-161
    • Prepare for Reading quiz. You may use any hand written notes during quiz

    Announcements

    • Motion reading quiz on Friday
    • Return bin emptied soon – gitcher stuff!!!

    Electricity Test

    Get 1st day stamp if needed

    Work on Motion Module

    HW:

    • Read pg. 155-161
    • Prepare for Reading quiz
    • Take a photo of the white board with quiz topics
    • You may use any hand written notes during quiz
     Announcements
    • Return bin emptied soon – gitcher stuff!!!
    • Module due end of Lunch Friday, 2/9 – KEEP UP, NO SLACKING

    Motion reading quiz

    Discuss beginning motion concepts

    • Demo 80 – Average speed
    • Demo 81 - Acceleration

    Do handout problems

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Complete Motion Module through page 3
    1/22/18

    Announcements

    • Electricity Test on Wed, 1/31 (some material from next unit happening before then)
    • Module due Monday, beginning of class
    • Download and print Motion Module for 1st day stamp on Friday

    Lights lab Quiz back

    Series/Parallel Circuits Lab Quiz

    Demo #78 – Parallel bulbs in series

    Discuss series vs. parallel circuit problem solving

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 10 of your module
     Announcements
    • Electricity Test on Wed, 1/31 (some material from next unit happening before then)
    • Module due Monday, beginning of class
    • Download and print Motion Module for 1st day stamp on Friday

    Series/Parallel Circuits Lab Quiz back

    Activity – Conceptualizing Circuits

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish your module
    • Read pg. 155-161
    • Reading quiz on Friday
    • Take a photo of the white board with quiz topics
    • You may use any hand written notes during quiz

    Announcements

    • Electricity Test on Wed, 1/31
    • Module due Monday, 3:30
    • Motion reading quiz on Monday

    Activity: Conceptualizing Circuits return w/discussion

    Discuss Heating Effects of Electricity

    Demo 79: Heating Effects of Current

    Discuss Combination Circuits (optional)

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Electricity Module due Mon before 3:30
    • Read pg. 155-161
    • Reading quiz on Mon
    • Take a photo of the white board with quiz topics
    • You may use any hand written notes during quiz
    1/15/18

    No school - MLK day

    Announcements

    • Stamp on pg. 2
    • Lab quiz next class
    • Get SPARKvue app before next class

    Reading Quiz back

    Circuits Quiz 2 – get stamped

    LAB: Lights in circuits

    • PLEASE USE ONLY THE COMPONENTS PICTURED IN THE MODULE

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 4 of your module
     Announcements
    • Lab quiz next class
    • Last new material on Wed
    • Electricity Test on Wed, 1/31 (some material from next unit happening before then)

    Circuits 2 Quiz back

    Lights lab Quiz

    Demo #77 – Air Circuit

    LAB: Electrical Circuits

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 7 of your module
    • Lab quiz next class
    1/8/18

    No school

    Announcements

    • New policies – more quizzes, multiple choice on modules, mornings
    • Gourmet Club
    • Return Bin

    New seats

    The bridge between static and current electricity…the capicator

    • Demo #73 – Homemade capacitor

    1st day stamp – formatting problem on pg. 3

    HW:

    • Read pg. 142-148 in Lapp book

    Announcements

    • Stamp on pg. 1

    Reading Quiz

    Discuss Circuits

    • Simplest circuit
    • Sources of Potential Difference (voltage)
    • Demo #74 – Electromagnetic Induction
    • Demo #75 – What electrical energy leads to
    • Ohm’s Law
    • Electrical Resistance
    • Demo #76 – Unconventional Circuit & electrical resistance
    • Energy & Power

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish through pg. 2 of your module
     
    1/1/18

    WINTER BREAK

    WINTER BREAK WINTER BREAK
    12/25/17

    WINTER BREAK

    WINTER BREAK WINTER BREAK
    12/18/17

    Announcements

    • Final Exam – 3x5 card and Equation sheet for Optics/Waves
    • Modern Physics – 3x5 card
    • Electricity Quiz – 3x5 card
    • Module due at beginning of final exam
    • Tests back, stamping session
    • Tests returned

    Discuss Electric Fields

    • Demo #69 – Electric field of a charged head
    • Demo #70 – Field lines of flying fur
    • Demo #71 – Electric shielding
    • Demo #72 – Lightning rod

    Modulize

    HW:

    • Finish your Electricity Module
    • Study for Final/Modern retest/electricity quiz
       Final Exam
    12/11/17

    Announcements

    • Project presentations on Wed
    • Test results comments
    • Raffle Tickets

    Introduce Static Electricity

    • Demo #58 – Heating Effects of Electricity
    • Demo #59 – High Voltage
    • Demo #60 – Conductors vs Insulators
    • Demo #61 – Grounding
    • Demo #62 – Induced Polarity
    • Demo #63 – Charging by Conduction
    • Demo #64 – Charging by Induction
     

    Demo #62 – The Flying Hydra

    Announcements

    • Test curve
    • Final Exam Day
    • Phone found

    Project Presentations (1-10 or <1 hr)

    Continue Static Electricity

    • Demo #63 – Induced Polarity
    • Demo #64 – Charging by Conduction
    • Demo #65 – Charging by Induction

    Begin Static Electricity Labette

    HW: Read 132-141 in Lapp Book

     

    Announcements

    • Module Check in
    • Electroscope Facebook challenge ends Sat at 8:00 am
    • Modern Physics Make up test
    • Check in with Gins if you’ve done previous retests and need your module score restored

    Finish Project Presentations

    Continue Static Electricity

    • Demo #64 – Charging by Conduction
    • Demo #65 – Charging by Induction
    • Demo #66 – Mystery Conducting Spheres
    • Demo #67 – Van De Graff and Pie Plates
    • Demo #68 – High Temperature Conductivity of Glass

    Static Electricity Labette

    HW:

    • Read 132-141 in Lapp Book
    • Finish through page 6 in your Electricity Module
     
    12/4/17

    Announcements

    • Project Deadline info
    • Modern Physics Module due Wed, 12/6
    • Test on Fri, 12/8 – 3X5 card, hand-written
    • Print Electricity Module

    Continue Nuclear Fission

    • Nuclear Weapons
    • Nuclear Power
    • Finish module

    HW: Finish module

     

    Announcements

    • Project Deadline info
    • Test on Fri, 12/8 – 3X5 card, hand-written

    1st day stamp

    A first peak at electricity and raffle ticket opportunity

    Raffle

    Finish Module and turn in at one of the following times

    • “I don’t need my module back because I was on my game and got stamps and took pictures of all important and relevant information” = End of 7th period
    • “I want my graded module back before leaving campus” = end of tutorial for 5th or end of class for 6th

    Work on Study Guide

    HW: Study for your Modern Physics Exam on Friday

    Modern Physics Exam 
    11/27/17

    Announcements

    • Project Deadline #3 info
    • Modern Physics Module due Wed, 12/6
    • Test on Fri, 12/8 – 3X5 card, hand-written
    • Rest of Semester outline

    Discuss Half Life

    • Demo #56: Half Life

    Modulize

    HW: You will not start the Half Life Lab on Wed unless you have completed through pg. 13 in your module

    Announcements

    • Project Deadline #3 is Saturday at 8 am
    • Modern Physics Module due Wed, 12/6
    • Test on Fri, 12/8 – 3X5 card, hand-written
    • Pg. 15 correction

    Lab: Nuclear Radiation

    • The Geiger Counter – DO NOT REMOVE END CAPS
    • Part 1
    • Part 2

    Modulize

    HW: Read pages 231-237 in Lapp Book

    Announcements

    • Project Deadline #3 is Saturday at 8 am
    • Modern Physics Module due Wed, 12/6
    • Test on Fri, 12/8 – 3X5 card, hand-written
    • Print Electricity Module
    • Download Electricity section of Lapp book
    • Print Study Guide

    Raffle Ticket Opportunity

    Discuss Neutron Activation and a bit of Nuclear Fission (Q’s 28, 31, 33-37

    A word about graphical analysis in the lab

    Finish Nuclear Radiation lab

    • Use same sources and stations

    HW: Read pages 238-245 in Lapp Book

    11/20/17

    Announcements

    • Project Deadline #2 info
    • Ginsburg & Lapp both available for help tomorrow

    Discuss Nuclear Radiation

    • Demo #53: The Alexander Livinenko Paradox
    • Demo #54: Common Radioactive Items
    • Nuclear Instability
    • Types of Nuclear Radiation
    • Demo #55: Radioactive Penetrations of Radiation
    • Nuclear Symbols
    • Transmutational Equations

    HW: Complete through pg 13 in your module for Monday

    No School - Thanksgiving break No School - Thanksgiving break
    11/13/17

    Announcements

    • Project Deadline #2 reminder
    • Download Modern Physics reading
    • Retests Wed (11/15) tutorial or Thu (11/16) at 6:30 am
    • This week’s schedule
    • Modern Physics questions you should be able to answer

    Modulize – raffle ticket opportunity

    HW:

    • Complete through pg. 9 in your Modern Physics Module for Wed
    • Lapp book reading – pg. 197-205 (recommended) 206-212 (mandatory)
     
    • Announcements
    • Project Deadline #2 is Saturday, 8 am
    • Retests Wed (11/15) tutorial or Thu (11/16) at 6:30 am
    • Work period on Friday
    • New seats next Tue
    • Raffle tickets awarded

    Discuss Spectroscopy

    • Connections to the Lab
    • Demo #48: Continous vs. Emission Spectra
    • Emission Spectra and Bohr’s model of the atom
    • Demo #49: A deeper look at Emission Spectra
    • Demo #50: Spectrum from a fluorescent tube
    • Fluorescence and phosphorescence
    • Demo #51: Fluorescence and phosphorescence
    • Laser Light
    • Holography
    • Demo #52: Reflection and transmission holograms

    HW:

     Modulize and get yourself in a happy place
    11/6/17

    Waves 2 Exam

    HW: Continue working on your project

     Announcements
    • Return Bin getting emptied
    • Lab #1 Stamp
    • Project Deadline 2 details and possible redemption for Deadline 1
    • Return and review Waves 2 test
    • Waves 2 Retakes Wed Tutorial or Thu 7 am

    Interference Movie Clip

    Lab: Light Wave Interference

    HW:

    • Finish through page 7 for Monday
    • Finish through page 9 for Wednesday
    NO SCHOOL - VETERANS DAY 
    10/30/17

    Announcements

    • Waves Module 2 due beginning of class on Thu
    • Waves Module 2 test moved to Mon
    • Check out Waves 2 study guide and Musical Project docs

    Discuss Last Module Lab

    Discuss Project details

    Finish Physics of Wind Instruments

    • Demo 44: Physics of Wind Instruments
    • Demo 45: Trumpet & Soapy Water
    • Demo 46: Using a Medium other than air

    Pre-lab calculations

    HW: Finish calculation before next class

     Announcements
    • Waves Module 2 due beginning of class on Fri
    • Waves Module 2 test moved to Mon, 11/6
    • Check out Waves 2 study guide and Musical Project docs
    • Print Modern Physics Module to next class for 1st day stamp

    Lab: Standing Waves in a Vibrating Pipe or Bar

    Giancoli problems (Odd answers in back of book)

    HW:

    Finish Waves Module 2

    Announcements

    • 1st project deadline – this Saturday before 8 am
    • Waves Module test 2 on Mon
    • Test Info
    • “Ripple Free” – ripple tank lite

    Turn in Module 2

    1st day stamp

    Discuss 2-dimensional wave interference

    • Wave Interference
    • Demo 47: Two dimensional wave interference

    Labette: 2-dimensional wave interference

    Review for test

    HW:

    • Waves Module 2 test on Mon
     10/23/17

    Announcements

    • tests back next class
    • retests Friday tutorial
    • start thinking about your next project
    • Look at “length” on pg. 4

    Standing Waves on Strings Lab, part 2

    • Check lab station with me before leaving

    HW:

    - Finish through page 5 and make sure to do probolems on page 4 and 5 on your own

    Announcements

    • tests back
    • retests Friday tutorial
    • keep thinking about your next project

    Tests back

    Discuss Timbre (rhymes with amber)

    • Demo 40: Aluminum Bar timbre

    Lab: Standing waves in a column of air

     HW:

    Complete through page 8 in your module

    Announcements

     1st project deadline - email your parrtners name and what type of instrument by Sat, 11/4

    Physics of Stringed Instruments

    Demo #42: Ways to Change Frequency - length

    Demo #43: Mystery Coupler

    Demo #44: Whistle in a Cup of Water

    HW: Read pgs 100-106 in Optics Book

     

    Announcements

    -Tests back – retakes Thursday @ 6:30 or Friday tutorial

    -Wave Module 1 due on Monday 10/16, end of the day

    -Wave Module 1 test on Friday, 10/20

    Discuss Doppler Effect

    - Demo 32: The Doppler Effect

    Discuss Shock Waves (sonic booms)

    Modulize

    HW: Waves Module 1 due on Mon

    Announcements

    - Waves Module 1 due at the end of 6th today

    - Wave Module 1 test on Friday, 10/20

    Get 1st day stamp on Waves Module 2

    Test info/raffle

    Discuss Standing Waves and Resonance

    Resonance Presentation

      - Demo 33: Standing waves on a string

      - Demo 34: Standing waves in a column of gas

      - Demo 35: Resonance – PVC pipe

      - Demo 36: Resonance – Tuning fork & speaker

      - Demo 37: Resonance – Metal Ring

      - Demo 38: Resonance – metal strips

      - Demo 39: Chladni Plate

    Modulize

    HW:

    -Waves Module 1 test on Friday

    Waves Module 1 Test

    Begin Waves Lab, part 1 

    10/9/17

    No School - staff development day

    Announcements

    -Tests back – retakes Thursday @ 6:30 or Friday tutorial

    -Photo winners

    -Wave Module 1 due on Monday 10/16, end of the day

    -Wave Module 1 test on Friday, 10/20

    Introduce Sound

    -Thinking about sound

    -A is for apple

    -Sound is

    -If a tree falls in the woods

    Making Sound

    -Demo 26: Energy in a sound wave

    -Demo 27: Visible sound wave

    -Demo 28: Naked music box

    -Demo 29: Love in red plastic

    Describing sound

    -Speed of sound

    -Pitch of sound

    -Demo 30: Pitch vs. Frequency

    -Demo 31: Frequency response over audible range

    HW: read pages 63-74

     

    School Cancelled due to poor air quality

    10/2/17

    - Announcements

    - Return Optics Module 3

    - Test info

    - Raffle

    - Work on Study Guide

    HW:

    - Study for Optics Module 2&3 Test on Wed

    - Print out Waves Module 1

    - Download (only print out if you prefer hard copy) of Waves Reading

     -Optics Modules 2/3 Test

    -Waves Module 1st day stamp

    -Get Textbook

    -Photo vote (all classes but your own)

    -Modulize

    HW: Finish through pg 2 of Waves Module

    Announcements

    -Tests back on Mon

    -Test Makeup Thursday 6:30am or Friday Tutorial

    -Return bin emptied soon

    -Leave books at home

    -Stamps on pg. 2

    -Project Vote 2

    -New seats

    Introduce Waves Unit

    -Demo 22: Transverse vs. Compressional Waves

    -Demo 23: Frequency vs. Period

    Labette: Introduction to Waves

    -Demo 24: Wave Reflections

    -Demo 25: Impedance Transformer

    HW: Finish through page 7 of your Waves Module 1 
    9/25/17

    -Announcements

    -Module 2 due end of school TODAY

    -Photo project update – final due date is Mon, 10/2

    -Module 2 & 3 test on Tue, 10/3

    -Last day for photo feedback is Friday

    -Modulize

    HW:

    -Print out Module 3 for 1st day stamp

    -Work on photo project

     -Announcements

    -1st day stamp/get supplies

    -Introduce TIR

    -Demo 18: Light Guide – Water

    -Demo 19: Light Guide - Lucite

    -Modulize

    HW:

    -Finish through page 4 of Optics Module 3

     Announcements

    - Optics Module 3 due at the end of the day today

    - Project due end of Monday

    - Module 2&3 Test on Wed

    - Last day for photo advice is today

    - Email TIR/White light dispersion photo by Sat 6am for Facebook contest

    Return Module 2

    Discuss White Light Dispersion

    Discuss color and after image

    - Demo 20: Color Mixing

    - Demo 21: After images

    HW:

    - Finish Module 3 by the end of the day

    - Click here for Module 2&3 Study Guide

    9/18/17

    Announcements: photo project update

    Demo #13 - Twinkling Stars

    Wesson Oil index revealed

    Demo #14 - Restored Beaker

    Activity: The physics of lenses

    Discuss Lenses

    Demo #15: Fresnel Lenses

    HW:

    - Finish through pg 15 in Optics Module 2

    - Read pgs. 23-26 (mandatory) and pgs. 27-33 (suggested) in your Lapp Book

    - Continue working on Photo project (4th photo suggested topic - lenses)

    Announcements

    - Photo project update

    - Module due end of day on Monday

    - BRING BACK PROTRACTORS

    Demo #16 - Inverted Image on eye

    Demo #17 - Image from half a lens

    Discuss lens equation

    LAB: An investigation of lenses

    Modulize

    HW: Optics Module 2 due end of Monday

     
    9/11/17 

    Announcements

       - Extra test help

       - Test tomorrow

       - Photo project updates

    Modules Back

    Discuss Test contents

    Raffle

    Work on Study Guide

    HW:

    - Module 1 test on Wed

    - Work on 2nd photo - submit to Facebook group before Saturday, 6 am

    Optics 1 Test

    Work on Part 1 of Refraction Lab

    HW:

    - Complete Part 1 oof Refraction Lab

    - Continue working on Photo project, photos 2 & 3.  Suggested topics - curved mirrors and refraction.  Submit refraction photos to Mr. Ginsburg or Mr. Lapp by 6am on Saturday to be eligible for Facebook vote and raffle ticket

    Announcments

    Tests back with comments

    Photo Project Update

    Optical Refraction Lab: Part 2

    Discuss Snell's Law & refraction

    Activity:Optical Refraction

    HW:Complete through pg 9 in Optics Module 2

     9/4/17

    NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY 

    Announcements

    Demo #10 - Full Length Mirror

    Demo #11 - From Mirror to Infinity

    Discuss & Practice Curved Mirror Equations

    Modulize

    HW:

    Optics Module 1 due end of class/tutorial on Friday

    Print and bring Module 2 on Friday 

     Announcements

    Optics Module 2 first day stamp

    Partner "quiz"

    Activity: A first look at refraction

    Demo 12: Refracted Images

    A Word about Refraction

    Modulize

    HW: Optics Module test 1 on Tue, here's a study guide.

    8/28/17 

    Announcements

    Review of Plane Mirror Lab

    Lab Time

     

    HW: Finish Optics Module through page 5

     Seating Chart

    Physics & Toys

    Demo #4 - Reversed Eye Chart

    Demo #5 Right Angle Mirrors

    Demo #6 - Mirror with a Memory

    Physics Photo Project Info

    Begin Curved Mirrors

    Demo #7 - Headlight Physics

    Demo #8 - Real Image

    Demo #9 - Find the Focus

    HW: Modulize through page 9 and read intro to next lab

    Ray Diagram Practice

    Eclipse photos

    Begin Curved Mirror Lab

    HW:

    - 1st photodue Mon, 6am

    - Read pgs 8-14 in Lapp book (suggested)

    - Read pgs 15-16 in Lapp Book (required)

    - Optics Module 1 due next Friday at end of tutorial/class

     

    8/21/17

     No School

    Welcome & intros

    Demo #1 - The Image Walk

     

    HW: complete and email intro questions

    Finish nuts & bolts

    Demo #1: The Image Walk revisited

    Demo #2: Light is Information

    What happens when light strikes a surface?

    Demo #3: Diffuse vs Specular reflection

    Begin Plane Mirror Lab

     

    HW: Read pg 5-7 in your Lapp book

     

       

     

     9/5/17

    NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY 

    Announcements

    Demo #10 - Full Length Mirror

    DEmo #11 - From Mirror to Infinity

    Discuss & Practice Curved Mirror Equations

    Modulize

    HW:

    Optics Module 1 due end of class/tutorial on Friday

    Print and bring Module 2 on Friday 

    Announcements

    Optics Module 2 first day stamp

    Partner "quiz"

    Activity: A first look at refraction

    Demo 12: Refracted Images

    A Word about Refraction

    Modulize

    HW: Optics Module test 1 on Tue, here's a study guide.