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# Henderson's Physics 163

### Wednesday, February 13

Lesson Plan:

Chapter 22 stuff

Discuss series versus parallel connections

Series versus Parallel Lab; post-lab

Homework:

WebAssign: finish Chapter 22, Section 2 Homework

Suggestions:

Get an early start on your Chapter 23; begin the reading tonite

Announcements/Important Info:

Pop quiz on Friday; Chapter 22 lab notebooks to be collected on Friday.

### Thursday, February 14

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: series vs. parallel comparison

Series Circuit Lab (determine the mathematical relationships between a variety of circuit quantities); post-lab

Practice - p. 619, #1, 2, and 5

Homework:

WebAssign: start Chapter 23, Section 1A Homework

Suggestions:

Combine the reading of the textbook material with the completing of the WebAssign assignments.

Announcements/Important Info:

Pop quiz on Friday (???); Chapter 22 lab notebooks to be collected on Friday.

### Friday, February 15

Lesson Plan:

Worksheet: Series circuits

Lab - Fuse Failures

Practice - p. 619, #4 and p. 623, #11 and #13

Collect Chapter 22 Notebooks

Homework:

WebAssign: start Chapter 23, Section 1A Homework

Suggestions:

Avoid procrastination on WebAssign: start this weekend

Announcements/Important Info:

Have a good long weekend!

Remember: "Life lets you down! But WebAssign is always there for you."

### Tuesday, February 19

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: circuit analysis - calculate I1, I2, I3, V1, V2, V3, etc.

Parallel Circuit Lab (determine the mathematical relationships between a variety of circuit quantities); post-lab

Practice - p. 626, #15 and #17

Homework:

WebAssign: continue Chapter 23, Section 1A Homework

WebAssign: start Chapter 23, Section 1B Homework

Suggestions:

Make every effort to finish your WebAssign this tonight so that you can focus efforts on the current topic - parallel circuits

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 23, Section 1A is due at the end of the day on Wednesday

### Wednesday, February 20

Lesson Plan:

Substitute day: work on computers and then a quiz

Homework:

WebAssign: continue Chapter 23, Section 1B Homework

Suggestions:

Use your textbook as you work your way through Chapter 23 WebAssigns.

Remember: "Life lets you down! But WebAssign is always there for you."

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 23, Section 1B is due on Friday

There is a Chapters 22 and 23 Test on Tuesday of next week! It's a big test.

### Thursday, February 21

Lesson Plan:

Return quiz and discuss

Opening Question: effect of varying R and number of branches on branch currents

Lab - Observing Changes in a Parallel Circuit; post-lab and associate findings with the opening question

Worksheet: Parallel Circuits

Homework:

WebAssign: finish Chapter 23, Section 1B Homework

Suggestions:

Do your best to finish the WebAssign Chapter 23, Section 1B Homework this evening.

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 23, Section 1B Homework is due on Monday morning; try to finish it tonight.

There is a Chapters 22 and 23 Test on Tuesday of next week! It's a big test.

### Friday, February 22

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: circuit analysis - calculate I1, I2, I3, V1, V2, V3, etc.

Practice - p. 626, #16

Combination Circuits Lab (determine the mathematical relationships between a variety of circuit quantities); post-lab

Homework:

WebAssign: finish Chapter 23, Section 1B Homework

WebAssign: start Chapter 23, Section 2 Homework

Suggestions:

Get started on the WebAssign Chapter 23, Section 2 Homework this weekend

Announcements/Important Info:

There is a Chapters 22 and 23 Test on Tuesday of next week! It's a big test.

### Monday, February 25

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: combination circuits

Worksheet: Combination Circuits

Practice - p. 630, #26, 27, 28 and #25

Homework:

WebAssign: finish Chapter 23, Section 2 Homework

Suggestions:

Use your WebAssign homework to help prepare for tomorrows test on Chapters 22 and 23

Announcements/Important Info:

There is a Chapters 22 and 23 Test tomorrow! It's a big test.

### Tuesday, February 26

Lesson Plan:

Test on Chapters 22 and 23

Homework:

None

Suggestions:

Take a break from Physics homework; watch a good show; call a friend you haven't talked to in a while; do something silly.

Announcements/Important Info:

Remember: "Life lets you down! But WebAssign is always there for you."

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