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Chapter 20 Lesson Plan Schedule

This page last modified on 1/22/08.

 

Tuesday, January 22

Lesson Plan:

Organization: new seating chart; grade sheets and comments; Electives video and course recommendations

Intro to semester 2: electricity; waves, sound and light; reflection and refraction

Do Action at a Distance Lab

Discuss atomic structure; charged vs. uncharged objects; charge interactions; post-lab the charging of the ruler and investigate ruler-balloon interactions; many demos

Homework:

Read Chapter 20, section 1

Start WebAssign: Ch20s1

Suggestions:

Use your textbook to assist in the completion of the Ch20s1 assignment.

Announcements/Important Info:

Course recommendations will be finalized by the end of class tomorrow.

 

Wednesday, January 23

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question ==> Discuss 5 ways to know an object is charged ==> charge interactions; induction charging; charging by rubbing; grounding; lightning charging; conductors versus insulators

Sticky Tape Experiments lab

Homework:

WebAssign: Ch20s1

Suggestions:

Use your textbook to assist in the completion of the Ch20s1 assignment. While the assignment is due on Friday, wise students will do their best to complete it this evening.

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Ch20s1 is due on Friday; there is a pop quiz on Friday

 

Thursday, January 24

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question - use of logic and reasoning to determine charge

Discuss conductors and insulators; demo balloon and wall; separation of charge; discuss Figure 20-4 (page 545); demo grounding process with various materials

Electrophorus Lab

Lecture/Demo induction charging

Homework:

Finish WebAssign: Ch20s1

Read Chapter 20.2 (through p. 548)

Start WebAssign: Ch20s2A

Suggestions:

Take some time to review Chapter 20.1 concepts - read through the textbook a second time, review your notes and lab activities, and look through the WebAssign assignment. Consider starting the Chapter 20.2A WebAssign assignment.

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Ch20s1 is due on Friday; there is a pop quiz on Friday

 

Friday, January 25

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question - review of polarization

Discuss induction charging and conduction charging; demos and handout

Quiz

Homework:

Start WebAssign: Ch20s2A

Suggestions:

Stay on top of your work; a test is coming soon.

Announcements/Important Info:

Lab notebooks will be collected on Thursday, January 31; chapter 20 labs will be graded.

There is a chapter 20 Test on Thursday, January 31.

 

Monday, January 28

Lesson Plan:

Work day - work on the WebAssign assignments.

Homework:

WebAssign: Ch20s2A

Suggestions:

Finish WebAssign: Ch20s2A

Announcements/Important Info:

Lab notebooks will be collected on Thursday, January 31; chapter 20 labs will be graded.

There is a chapter 20 Test on Thursday, January 31.

 

Tuesday, January 29

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question - review of induction charging

Introduce Coulomb's law; practice - pp. 559, #45, 46, 47

Coulomb's Law Lab

Homework:

Read Chapter 20.2 (pp. 549-553)

Start WebAssign: Ch20s2B

Suggestions:

Stay on top of your work this week; a test will be given on Wednesday

Announcements/Important Info:

Lab notebooks will be collected on Thursday, January 31; chapter 20 labs will be graded.

There is a chapter 20 Test on Thursday, January 31.

 

Wednesday, January 30

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question - using Coulomb's law as a guide to thinking

Coulomb's law practice - pp. 559, #42, 44, 49

Homework:

Finish WebAssign: Ch20s2B

Review for test on Chapter 20

Suggestions:

Prepare for tomorrow's test; it is a great opportunity to get a positive start towards a good quarter 2 grade.

Announcements/Important Info:

Lab notebooks will be collected on Thursday, January 31; chapter 20 labs will be graded.

There is a chapter 20 Test on Thursday, January 31.

 

Thursday, January 31

Lesson Plan:

Hand in Lab Notebook

Chapter 20 Test

Homework:

None

Suggestions:

None

Announcements/Important Info:

Chapter 22 starts tomorrow.

 

 

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