Physics Lessons

LESSON PLANS
Unit: Work, Power, Energy Momentum

Jan 15-Jan 19
Tuesday: Work and Work-Energy Theorem (Evaluate) TEKS:6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Q&A: Comprehension Quiz: Work-Energy Theorem
Think Tank: Practice Problems 5A
HW: complete unfinished problems
Wednesday:Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem (Evaluate) TEKS: 6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Q&A: Work, Energy, Power Review
HW: Prepare for test
Thursday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem (Evaluate)TEKS: 6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Test: Work, Energy and Work-Energy Theorem
HW:
Friday: Momentum/Impulse (Explain/Engage) TEKS: 6C, 6D, 1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Individual Work: Chapter Reading/Playlist notes
HW: unfinished work

Work-Energy/Momentum
Jan 4- 1/5

Thursday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem (Engage/Explain) TEKS:6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Individual Reading/Research: Complete notes over Work 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 (Engage/Explain) TEKS:6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
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 (Explore) TEKS: 6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Q&A: Work/Power Problems
Small Group Problem Solving: MOPS: Work, Power
HW: Energy notes due Tuesday and unfinished problems

Tuesday: Energy (Engage/Explain) TEKS:6A,6D,2E-F,2I,2L
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 Problems
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Energy/Work (Elaborate) TEKS:6A,6D,2E-F,2I,2L
Activities: Q&A: Set 1 Problems
HW: unfinished problems prepare Comprehension Quiz

Thursday: Work and Work-Energy Theorem (Evaluate) TEKS:6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: Assessment: Comprehension Quiz: Work-Energy Theorem and types of energy
HW:

Friday: Topics: Work and Work-Energy Theorem (Elaborate/Explain) TEKS:6A,6D,1A-B, 2A-L, 3A-F
Activities: STEM: Chain Reaction and Bouncy Balls
HW: complete lab questions

Unit: Newton’s Laws of Motion
Dec 4-8

Unit: Forces and Newton’s Laws
12/4-12/8

Monday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Elaborate) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Activities: Lab: Constant Mass and Changing Force
HW: Post lab analysis and graphs due Tuesday

Tuesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Engage/Elaborate): TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Science Appetizer: Q&A Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
Problem Solving Session: MOPS: Newton’s Second Law Problem Solving
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Elaborate) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Activities: Q&A: Newton’s Second Law Problem-Solving
Lab: Exploring Newton’s Laws: Going Nuts
HW:

Thursday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Evaluate) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Activities: Lab Quiz: Labs 10 and 11
Individual Practice: Textbook pg 132 #1-5
HW: unfinished problems due

Friday: TBA

Nov 27-Dec 1

Monday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Engage/Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2E-H, 2J-L, 3A
Activities: Science Appetizer: Egg Drop
Lecture/Discussion: Newton’s Laws
Guided Practice: MOPS: Recognizing Forces
HW: unfinished problems

Tuesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Engage/Explain): TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Activities: Science Appetizer: Newton’s Laws Top 10 (FA)
Q&A: MOPS: Recognizing Forces
Guided Practice: MOPS: Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion and Newton’s Second Law
HW: Unfinished problems

Wednesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Elaborate) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Activities: Lab: Constant Force and Changing Mass
HW:

Thursday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Elaborate) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Activities: Lab: Complete post lab analysis and graphs
Small Group Practice Problems: Textbook pg 132 #1-5
HW:

Friday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Elaborate) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A
Activities: MOPS: Inertia and Mass and Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
HW: Read lab and complete pre-lab setup

Unit: Projectile Motion
11/14-11/18

Monday: Topics: Projectile Motion (Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Science Appetizer: Projectile Motion Cartoon
Lecture/Discussion (prezi presentation with video clips) Projectile Motion
Guided Practice: Projectile Motion Worksheet 1
HW:complete unfinished problems

Tuesday: Topics: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A Worksheet 1
Guided Practice: PG 101 #1, 3 and PG 113 #31, 33 And Projectile Worksheet #2 #11-17
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Topics: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Q&A: Problems from Worksheet 2
Group Practice: MOPS: #1-8 and #11 (you only need to print the first 3 pages right now)
HW: MOPS #12,13,14

Thursday: Topics: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Q&A: MOPS problems
Guided Practice: Worksheet #2 #1-10

Friday: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: test: Projectile Motion
HW:

11/6-11/10

Monday: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Lab: Treasure Hunt: Destination Location
HW:

Tuesday: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Lab: Treasure Hunt: Treasure Location
HW:

Wednesday: Topics: Topics: Projectile Motion (Engage/Explore): TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Science Appetizer: Video clip: Ron’s Slip and Slide Extravaganza
Investigating Projectile Motion
Wrap up Discussion
HW: notes on projectile motion

Thursday: Topics: Projectile Motion (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Lab: Analysis of Projectile Motion (Setup and data collection)
HW: complete lab questions

Friday: Topics: Projectile Motion (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Projectile Motion and Sport
HW: unfinished problems

Unit: Vectors
10/30-11/3

Monday: Topics: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Explain) TEKS:1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Lecture/Discussion (prezi presentation) Vectors
Guided Practice: PG 89 #1-3 and PG 92 #1-4
HW: unfinished problems

Tuesday: Topics: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Explain) TEKS:1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Q/A: Vectors Textbook Questions
Individual Practice: Vectors Set #2
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday:Unit: Gravitational Force (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F, H-I,J,L3A,D,F, 4F, 4G
Activities: Comprehension Quiz: Universal Gravitation
HW:Complete Vector Notes handout

Thursday: Topics: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Explain) TEKS:1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Q&A over Vectors Set #2
Practice Problems: Vector Review
HW: Unfinished problems

Friday: Projectile Motion/Vectors (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-L, 3A, 3F, 4C
Activities: Test: vectors
HW: Projectile Motion Notes

10/23-10/27
Monday: Unit: Gravitational Force (Explain/Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-L3A,D,F, 4F, 4G
Activities: Complete Notes Universal Gravitation (Book and playlist notes)
HW:

Tuesday:Unit: Gravitational Force (Engage/Explain)TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-L,3A,D,F, 4F, 4G
Activities: Individual Practice: Fall Apples and Measuring Acceleration Say Mean Matter
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday:Unit: Gravitational Forces (Engage/Explain)TEKS:1A-B, 2A-L, 3A,D,F, 4F, 4G
Activities: Discussion: Law of Universal Gravitation
Guided Practice: Universal Gravitation Set 1

Thursday: Unit: Gravitational Force (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F, H-I,J,L3A,D,F, 4F, 4G
Activities: MOPS: Inverse Square and Gravitational
HW: Unfinished problems

Friday: Unit: Gravitational Force (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F, H-I,J,L3A,D,F, 4F, 4G
Activities: Universal Gravitation Problem Set 2
HW: complete unfinished problems/Prepare for Universal Gravitation Daily Quiz

10/16-10/20

Monday:Free Fall (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Think Tank: Convert Free Fall Wordle to Graphic Organizer (Differentiated)
Q&A: Free Fall Quiz
HW: Prepare Free Fall test

Tuesday: Free Fall (Elaborate) TEKS: A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Think Tank: Present Free Fall Graphic Organizer (Differentiated)
HW: Prepare for test

Wednesday: Topics: Free Fall (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Free Fall Test
HW:

Thursday: Unit: Gravitational Force (Explain/Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-L3A,D,F, 4F, 4G
Activities: Complete Notes Universal Gravitation (Book and playlist notes)

10/9-10/13
Monday: Topics: Free Fall (Engage/Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Science Appetizer: MOPS: Free Fall
Guided Practice: Free Fall Concept worksheet 2-2
HW: Unfinished problems

Tuesday: Topics: Free Fall (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Lab: Water Drop (slow motion camera app)
HW: Complete lab post-lab analysis

Wednesday: Topics: Free Fall (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Partner Practice: Free Fall Worksheet #2
HW: Prepare for comprehension quiz

Thursday:Topics: Free Fall (Engage/Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Comprehension Quiz: Free Fall
HW: Leaping from Stratosphere (due Monday 10/16)

Friday: Topics: Free Fall (Explore/Engage) TEKS:1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Leaping from the Stratosphere
Q&A: Free Fall Comprehension Quiz
HW: complete unfinished portions of the assignment

Week 10/2-10/6

Unit: Free fall Complete Playlist videos on Free Fall and chapter notes


Monday: Topics: Kinematics (Explore) TEKS:1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis
HW: unfinished portions of the lab

Tuesday: Topics: Kinematics (Explore) TEKS:1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis
HW: unfinished portions of the lab and complete notes for Thursday

Wednesday: Half Day

Thursday: Topics: Free Fall (Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Free Fall/Galileo’s Hypothesis lab
Guided Practice: Book PG 62 #1-4
HW:Book PG 62 #1-4

Friday: Topics: Free Fall (Elaborate/Engage) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-F,H-I,J,L3A,D,F,4A,B,D,5A
Activities: Lab Challenge: Determining Free Fall Acceleration
HW: complete unfinished portions of the lab

Unit: Kinematics: Velocity, Position, Acceleration
Week of 9/25-29

Monday: Topics: Final velocity and displacement using acceleration (Elaborate/Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: 2C/2D: Displacement and velocity with a constant acceleration
HW: Unfinished problems

Tuesday: Topics: Kinematics (Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Discussion Graphing Motion
Guided Practice: MOPS:
HW: MOPS:

Wednesday: Topics: Kinematics (Elaborate/Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Lab Quiz: The Domino Effect
Problem Solving Session: How Fast can Usain Bolt Run a Marathon?
HW:

Thursday: Topics: Kinematics (Engage) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Speed Physics Review
HW: Prepare for test kinematics

Friday: Topics: Kinematics (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Kinematics Test
HW:

Week of 9/18-9/22

Monday: Topics: Kinematics (Engage/Explain) TEKS: 2F, 4B, 4F,
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, Position
Guided Practice: PG 45 #1, #2, #4, #6 PG 47 #2 #4
HW: Problems textbook

Tuesday: Topics: Kinematics (Elaborate/Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Discussion: PG 45 #1, #2, #4, #6 PG 47 #2 & #4
Guided Practice: Practice 2A: Average Velocity
HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Topics: Kinematics (Elaborate/Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Table Talk: Practice 2B: Average Acceleration #1-6 plus bonus
HW: Unfinished problems and MOPS Acceleration

Thursday: Topics: Kinematics (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Comprehension Quiz Acceleration & Velocity
HW: Textbook Notes pg 52-56

Friday: Topics: Final velocity and displacement using acceleration (Elaborate/Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: 2C/2D: Displacement and velocity with a constant acceleration
HW: Unfinished problems

Week: 9/11-9/15
Monday: Topics: Scientific Method/Dimensional Analysis (Explain) TEKS 2H-I
Activities: Quick Pick Review
HW: Prepare for test: Scientific Method and Dimensional Analysis

Tuesday: Topics: Scientific Method/Dimensional Analysis (Evaluate) TEKS: 2H-I
Activities: Exam: Scientific Method/Dimensional Analysis
HW: Complete Kinematics Notes: NBC Learn videos and pg 38-52 of textbook Velocity, Acceleration due Thursday

Wednesday: Topics: Velocity (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F *Inquiry
Activities: Lab The Domino Effect: Hypothesis/Procedure Development
HW: Kinematic Notes: Velocity, Acceleration from book due Thursday

Thursday/Friday: Topics: Linear Motion (Explore) TEKS:1A-B, 2B-F, 2H-L, 4B, 4F
Activities: Lab: The Domino Effect
HW:

Unit: Scientific Method/Dimensional Analysis
Date: 9/4-9/8

Tuesday: Topics: Measurement/Dimensional Analysis (Explain) TEKS: 2H-I
Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A over Mt. Everest investigation
Lecture/Discussion: Dimensional Analysis
HW: Complete PG 14 #1-5

Wednesday: Topics: Dimensional analysis (Explore) TEKS: 2H-I
Activities: Science Appetizer:
Mixed Review w/ Partner
HW: unfinished problems

Thursday: Topics: Scientific Method/dimensional Analysis (Evaluate) TEKS: 2H-I
Activities: Science Appetizer: Q/A Mixed Review
Table Talk: Practice 1A
HW:

Friday: Topics: Scientific Method/dimensional Analysis (Evaluate) TEKS: 2H-I
Activities: Comprehension Quiz: Dimensional Analysis
HW: Prepare for Scientific Method/Dimensional Analysis Test

Date: 8/17-8/19
Thursday/Friday: Topics: Class Introduction/Procedures
Activities: Course Syllabus, Expectation, Personal Information Sheet
HW: Learning Style Quiz
Signed Class Information sheet due 8/24

8/21-8/25
Monday: Topics: Technology sign up/Follow up Learning Styles
Activities: Sign up for TED ED account, Course Textbook
HW: Complete Ted Ed activity and submit

Tuesday: Topics: Learning Styles Quiz and Explanation
Activities: Learning Style quiz and discussion
HW:

Wednesday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-G
Activities: Discussion Lab safety, equipment, and symbols
HW: Signed class information sheet

Thursday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2F-G
Activities: Discussion Lab safety, equipment, and symbols
HW:

Friday: Topics: Lab Safety, Symbols, and Equipment (Evaluate/Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G
Activities:Comprehension Quiz Lab Safety
HW: Complete notes over “Investigative Process” or video “Bozeman: Scientific Method” (differentiate)


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