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Henderson's Physics 163

Friday, December 7

Lesson Plan:

Introduce work: definition, examples and non-examples, equation, units, quick calculations

It's All Uphill Lab

Pop Quiz on Collisions and Explosions (15 MC Qs)

Homework:

WebAssign Ch9s2C

Suggestions:

Bring your book to class on Monday. Monday will be a work day delegated to the purpose of completing Part 2 of your quiz and working on some WebAssign assignments.

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign Ch9s2C is due on Monday at 4 PM

Monday, December 10

Lesson Plan:

Work day - do part 2 of the Collisions quiz and work on WebAssign assignments

Homework:

WebAssign Ch10s1A

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign Ch9s2C is due today at 4 PM

Wednesday, December 12

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: Examples and non-Examples of work

Work with F and d in same direction: p. 261, #2, 3

Work with F and d in different directions: p. 262, #5, 7, 6

Theta and the meaning of positive versus negative work; intro to lab

Transferring Energy Lab

Homework:

Read pp. 257-261 so that you can do ...

WebAssign Ch10s1A

Suggestions:

Try to finish the WebAssign Ch10s1A assignment early so that you can begin work on WebAssign Ch10s1B prior to Friday's pop quiz

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign Ch10s1A is due on Friday

Thursday, December 13

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: The angle theta; discuss positive and negative work

Derive W = Change in KE from kinematics and Newton's laws; do Handout - Work and Energy

Introduce power: definition, comparison of situations with the same work done at different rates; equation; units. Example calculation (p. 269, #9, 10 and p. 270, #18)

Homework:

Finish WebAssign Ch10s1A

Start WebAssign Ch10s1B

Suggestions:

Work on both WebAssign assignments as a practice for Friday's pop quiz.

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign Ch10s1A is due on Friday

WebAssign Ch10s1B is due on Monday

There is a pop quiz on Friday over Section 1 of Chapter 10

Friday, December 14

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: Ben Pumpiniron and Will N. Andable

Review power; do p. 280, #71 (boat) and #76 (conveyor belt)

Personal Power Lab

Quiz (15 minutes)

Homework:

Finsish WebAssign Ch10s1B

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign Ch10s1B is due on Monday

Monday, December 17

Lesson Plan:

Discuss Machines: the purpose; input work = output work but Feffort is not necessarily equal to Fresistance; mechanical advantage and ideal mechanical advantage; efficiency

Problems - p. 272, #25 and #26

Start Simple Machines Station Lab - (2-3 stations)

Homework:

Read Section 2 of Chapter 10 so that you can ...

Start WebAssign Ch10s2

Suggestions:

The WebAssign Ch10s2 assignment is a long assignment; get started right away

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign Ch10s2 is due on Wednesday

Tuesday, December 18

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: the purpose of a machine

Review Simple Machines; do p. 273, #30

Finish Simple Machines Station Lab - - (3-4 stations)

Homework:

Finish WebAssign Ch10s2

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign Ch10s2 is due on Wednesday

Lab notebooks will be colledted on Friday after the pop quiz

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