Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 12/10-12/14

IT”S GRINCH PHYSICS WEEK!!! This week we will wrap up our study of Newton’s Laws of Motion with some practical application of his laws involving the GRINCH! Your last test will be Friday over Newton’s Laws.

Monday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws
Activities:Science Appetizer; Select teams for Grinch Week
STEM Challenge Max’s Tower
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Tuesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws
Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A: Grinch’s Sleigh Ride
Lab: Grinch’s Sleigh Ride
HW: Complete Analysis Questions

Wednesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws
Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A: Who Murdered the Grinch?
Team Challenge: Who Murdered the Grinch
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Thursday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws
Activities: Newton’s Laws Review: This is the answer. What is the Question?
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Friday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws
Activities: Test Newton’s Laws

Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 12/3-12/7

This week we will continue our discussion of Newton’s Laws of Motion. If you have been absent from school, look back to last week and make sure you have completed the necessary assignments. We will be grading and reviewing the assignments in class as comprehension assignments.

Monday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Q&A: Weight and Gravity
Discussion: Newton’s 2nd and 3rd Laws
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Tuesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Science Appetizer: Newton’s Laws of Motion Practice
Q&A: Newton’s Second Law and Applying Newton’s Laws of Motion
Guided Practice: MOPS: Inertia and Mass and Newton’s Third Law
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Wednesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Science Appetizer: Newton’s Laws of Motion Crossword (pass out in class)
Partner Practice: Force and Motion Circuit Answer Document
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Thursday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Science Appetizer: Newton’s Laws of Motion Vocabulary Practice
Q&A: Force and Motion Circuit
Partner Practice: Newton’s Laws of Motion Card Sort
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Friday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Newton’s Laws of Motion Review Handout
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Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 11/26-11/30

This week we will begin our study of Newton’s Laws of Motion. Sir Isaac Newton is widely known to be one of the most influential physicists of all time. We will study his laws and application to the world around you.

Newton’s Laws Playlist

Monday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Test Corrections for Free Fall test
Individual Practice: Newton’s Laws of Motion notes handout
Reading will be passed out in class but you can also use this handout for most of the questions Newton’s laws reading
HW: unfinished questions Due Wednesday

Tuesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Lab: Exploring Newton’s Laws
HW: unfinished notes questions due Wednesday

Wednesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Discussion: Newton’s Laws of Motion
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Thursday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Science Appetizer: Great Minds in Science: Sir Isaac Newton (passed out in class)
Partner Practice: Weight, Mass, Gravity Information Handout
Problems
HW: unfinished problems

Friday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Activities: Partner Practice: Newton’s 2nd Law worksheet and
Applying Newton’s Laws of Motion
HW: unfinished problems

Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 11/12-11/16

We will wrap up our study of free fall this week. I will let you know what we will do Thursday and Friday. Remember to work on your Determining g with the EV3 analysis questions over the weekend. You will only have 15 minutes in class to finish the questions before we grade it in class on Monday.

Monday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Q&A: Determining g with the EV3
Q&A: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis
HW: Free Fall worksheet #2 problems

Tuesday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Q&A: Review Questions
Quick Pick Review:Free Fall Review Questions
HW: Prepare for test

Wednesday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Test Free Fall

Thursday: Individual Practice: Supersonic Jump and Supersonic Jump Playlist
HW: unfinished analysis questions

FRIDAY: TBA

Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 11/5-11/9

Monday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Q&A: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis
Q&A: Free Fall graphs
Notes: Fire in Zero G
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Tuesday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Science Appetizer: Free Fall Doodle notes
Partner Practice: Free Fall Practice Questions
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Q&A: Free Fall Practice Problems
Lab:Determining g with different masses
HW: Lab analysis questions

Thursday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Lab: Determing g with EV3 (data collection)
HW: unfinished analysis questions

Friday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Lab: Determining g with the EV3 (analysis questions)
Individual Practice: Supersonic Jump and Supersonic Jump Playlist
HW: unfinished analysis questions

Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 10/29-11/2

We will start our discussion of acceleration due to gravity or Free Fall this week. There are several labs with this particular unit I think you will enjoy. Get ready to roll stuff and drop stuff!

Monday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Free Fall

Tuesday/Wednesday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities; Guided Practice: Free Fall Problems #1
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Thursday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis (lab set up and data collection)
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Friday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis (data analysis)
HW: unfinished portions of the lab analysis

Conceptual Physics: 10/22-10/26

We will finish up our study of motion graphs this week and move on to acceleration due to gravity or free fall. You will have an application quiz on Thursday. If you are going to be gone you are expected to complete your work and turn it in. If you miss the quiz, meet with me to schedule a make up time.

Monday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs
Activities: Lab: Go! Go! Go! Investigating linear motion Analysis Questions
Go! GO! Go! lab
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Tuesday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs
Activities: Q&A: Go Go Go Lab
Partner Practice: Interepreting Motion Graphs
HW: unfinished portions of assignment

Wednesday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs
Activities: Quick Pick: Motion Graph MIXED REVIEW
HW: prepare for application quiz over Motion Graphs

Thursday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs
Activities: Application Quiz: Motion Graphs
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Friday: Kinematics: Free Fall
Activities: Individual Practice: Cartoon Physics: Free Fall (passed out in class)
Free Fall Notes Handout
This is a link to the videos we will watch in class CP: Free Fall Playlist
HW: unfinished notes

Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 10/14-10/19

This week we will wrap up our study of velocity and acceleration, and move on to studying motion graphs. If you are gone Tuesday, from class for the ACT or another reason, you will need to complete the individual practice assignment on your own and come in before school or during enrichment to complete your test corrections. Test corrections need to be completed by Thursday.

Monday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Evaluate)
Activities: Test Velocity and Acceleration
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Tuesday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Evaluate)
Activities: Test Corrections
Individual Practice: Is Kyle Tardy?
HW: Is Kyle Tardy?

Wednesday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Motion Graphs
Pre-lab Procedure: Summarize procedure, create table,
HW: Pre-lab procedure

Thursday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs
Activities: Lab: Go! Go! Go! Investigating Linear motion
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Friday: Student Holiday

Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 10/8-10/12

Monday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A: Formula Challenge Assignment
Discussion: Domino Lab
Start Acceleration #2 problems
HW: Prepare for Domino Lab Quiz

Tuesday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Lab Quiz Domino Lab (Application)
Individual Practice: Acceleration Problems #2
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Partner Practice: Velocity/Acceleration Concept Problems
HW: unfinished problems

Thursday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Q&A: Concept problems
Partner Practice: Kinematics Circuit

Friday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Q&A: Concept problems
Partner Practice: Kinematics Circuit
HW: Prepare for test

Conceptual Physics Week Ahead: 10/1-10/5

This week we will continue our discussion of Kinematics with some practice problems and a domino lab to determine the best spacing for optimal toppling speed. Notice you have some homework this week but you have two nights to complete both assignments.

Monday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Science Appetizer: Speed Velocity Acceleration Matching
Guided Practice: Speed Problems “On Your Mark”
HW: Racer Track (due wed)

Tuesday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Discussion/Guided Practice: Acceleration
Guided Practice: Acceleration Problems #1
HW: Racer Track

Wednesday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Lab:Dominio Toppling Speed
(Determine hypothesis and set up procedure)
HW: Formula Challenge (due Friday)

Thursday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Lab: Domino Toppling Speed (complete trials)
HW: Formula Challenge

Friday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration
Activities: Science Appetizer: Is Kyle Tardy?
Lab: Domino Toppling Speed (analysis questions)