PHYSICS Week Ahead: 4/9-4/13

April6

We are wrapping up our study of the kinetic theory of temperature by looking at methods of heat transfer and phase changes. This is a big week in terms of completing your project. Check the dates below to make sure you have everything ready to turn in on time.

MOUSETRAP CAR DEADLINES:
Mousetrap Introduction “Research and Reasoning”: April 9th
Mousetrap Blueprints: April 9th
Documentation of Build: April 10th
Mousetrap car: April 10th
Trials day will be April 11th and 12th
Mousetrap lab report: April 13th
In Class Conclusion: April 13th Have your handwritten notes ready for class

**Make sure the Pressure Concept questions from Friday are completed for class on Monday.

Monday: Topics: Kinetic Theory of Temperature
Activities: Science Appetizer: YouTube Demos Conduction/Convection
Lecture/Discussion: Methods of Heat Transfer and Phase Changes
HW: Kinetic Theory Questions

Tuesday: Topics: Kinetic Theory of Temperature
Activities: Comprehension Quiz: Kinetic Theory of Temperature, Specific Heat, Pressure (concepts/definitions, equations, SI units, symbols etc)
Partner Practice: MIXED REVIEW #1-5
HW: Make sure you are working on Mousetrap lab report and research for Conclusion

Wednesday: Topics: Rotational Dynamics
Activities: Lab: Mousetrap Trials
HW: Complete lab assignment
**Mixed Review #6-10

Thursday: Topics: Rotational Dynamics
Activities: Lab: Mousetrap Trials
HW: Complete lab assignment

Friday: Topics: Rotational Dynamics
Activities: Lab: Mousetrap Conclusion
HW: Prepare for Kinetic theory of Temperature test on Monday: review problems and notes

PHYSICS Week Ahead: 2/5-2/9

February2

This week we will wrap up our discussion of momentum and move on to circular motion. So far we have been moving in a straight line but now we are going to move in a circle! If you are going to be gone for activities, it is important you let me know at the beginning of the week, so you don’t get behind. This time of year it can happen very quickly.

Monday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Q&A: Comprehension Quiz: Momentum, Conservation of Momentum, Impulse
Individual Practice: Momentum Concept Problems
HW: unfinished problems

Tuesday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Lab: Tailgated by a Dart Lab quiz (Application grade)
Q&A: Momentum Concept Problems
HW: unfinished problems and prepare for test

Wednesday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Test: Momentum
HW: **Print Circular Motion Chart and bring to class
Start in Notes handout if you do not want a lot to complete on Thursday. I will explain the chart in class

Thursday: Unit: Circular Motion
Activities: Circular Motion Chart and Notes Handout
HW: Complete Notes

Friday: Unit: Circular Motion
Activities: Science Appetizer: Circular Motion demos
Lecture/Discussion: Circular Motion: Angular Speed, Centripetal Force, tangential velocity
HW: PG 228 #1-4 and PG 230 #1-4

PHYSICS Week Ahead: 1/29-2/2

January26

We will continue with our discussion of momentum and collisions this week. We will do EXTRA PROBLEMS for the Work/Energy Test on Tuesday 1/30 at 7:40 in my room. If you want to look at your test beforehand come by when you have time.
DUE Monday: Basketball Lab analysis Questions and Collision notes!

Monday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Q&A: Momentum/Impulse Problems #1-6
Lecture/Discussion: Collisions/Demos
HW: MOPS: Momentum Problem Solving #1A-F

Tuesday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Q&A: Momentum Problem-Solving 1A-F
Think Tank: MOPS: Momentum Problem-Solving #3,6 and Textbook Problems PG 210 #1-3 PG 213 #1 and #2
HW: Unfinished Problems

Wednesday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Lab: Tailgated by a Dart
HW: Unfinished portion of the lab

Thursday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Science Appetizer: Momentum Demos
Individual Practice: Momentum Set 1 #1-6
HW: MOPS: Simple computations with Impulse = Momentum Change and prepare for quiz
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Friday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Comprehension Quiz: Momentum, Conservation of Momentum, Impulse

UPDATE PHYSICS Week Ahead: 1/15-1/19 AND 1/22-1/26

January12

This week we will wrap up our discussion of Work and Energy and move on to learning about Momentum and Impulse. We are moving right along and you have started the semester well. Keep it UP!!!!

Thursday:Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Q&A: Comprehension Quiz: Work-Energy Theorem
Think Tank: Practice Problems 5A
HW: complete unfinished problems

Friday:Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Q&A: Work, Energy, Power Review
HW: Prepare for test

1/22-1/26

Monday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Test: Work, Energy and Work-Energy Theorem
HW:

Tuesday: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Individual Work: Chapter Reading Ch 6/ Momentum Playlist notes
Complete the Momentum/Impulse/Conservation of Momentum portions for Wednesday 1/24 (PG 192-204)
Complete the Collisions portions for Monday 1/29 (206-214)
HW: unfinished work

Wednesday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Science Appetizer: Cartoon Physics: Momentum/Impulse
Lecture/Discussion: Momentum/Impulse and Conservation of Momentum/Collisions
Guided Practice: Momentum Set 1 Complete Numbers 7-11
HW: Complete unfinished problems

Thursday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse (Elaborate) TEKS: 6C, 6D, 1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Q&A: Momentum Set 1
MOPS: Momentum, Impulse, and Momentum Change
HW:Momentum/Impulse Problems #1-6

Friday: Topics: Momentum/Impulse
Activities: Lab: Basketball Blaster
HW: Complete analysis questions

PHYSICS Week Ahead: 1/4-1/5 and 1/8-1/12

December30

Welcome Back! We will kick off the new semester with our study of Work and Energy. From there we will move on to momentum, impulse and types of collisions. This semester is chalked full of things to do in and outside of the classroom, and it is going to go by fast!

Jan 4- Jan 5

Thursday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Individual Reading/Research: Complete notes over Work/Energy Playlist and Sections in book: PG: 156-159 and PG 175-177
HW: Complete unfinished portions of notes
Complete Section Energy PG 160-166 by Tuesday

Friday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Work and Power
Guided Practice: PG 158 #1-4 PG 177 Formative Assessment #1-4
HW: unfinished problems
Complete Section Energy PG 160-166 by Tuesday

Jan 8-Jan 12

Monday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Q&A: Work/Power Problems
Small Group Problem Solving: MOPS: Work (#1,2,3,4, 5, 6, 8A, 10) Power (All) and Work and Power (#1,2,4)
HW: Energy notes due Tuesday and unfinished problems

Tuesday: Energy and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Science Appetizer: Law of Conservation of Energy Bowling Ball Demo
Lecture/Discussion: Types of Energy and Work-Energy Theorem
Small Group Problem Solving: Work-Energy Theorem Set 1
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Energy/Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Q&A: Set 1 Problems
HW: unfinished problems prepare Comprehension Quiz

Thursday: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: Assessment: Comprehension Quiz: Work-Energy Theorem and types of energy
HW:

Friday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem
Activities: STEM: Bouncy Balls
HW: complete lab questions


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