## GBS Physics Resources

The Physics Classroom

# Henderson's Physics 163

### Tuesday, October 9

Lesson Plan:

Review Chapter 4.3 on action-reaction, normal force and tension force

Vectors revisited; map directions using N/S and E/W; adding vectors using graphical method; adding right angle vectors using Pythagorean theorem

Map Lab

Homework:

WebAssign: Finish Chapter 4:3 B

Suggestions:

Bring a calculator everyday (along with your textbook)

Print your Chapter 5 WebAssign assignments; bring to class daily

Announcements/Important Info:

All science classes will report to the auditorium on Friday to view a presentation on nanotechnology.

### Wednesday, October 10

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: p. 121, #1 and #2

Vector direction; coordinate system. degrees of rotation from nearest two axes

Vector addition by the law of cosines; practice on p. 121, #3

As the Crow Flies Lab

Homework:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 A

Suggestions:

Bring a calculator everyday (along with your textbook)

Print your Chapter 5 WebAssign assignments; bring to class daily

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 A is due on Friday, October 12

All science classes will report to the auditorium on Friday to view a presentation on nanotechnology.

### Thursday, October 11

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question

Introduce vector resolution and vector components; vector addition by components

Where Am I? Lab (provide three vectors; resolve into components, walk it out and find the destination)

Homework:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 A

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 B

Suggestions:

Bring a calculator everyday (along with your textbook)

Print your Chapter 5 WebAssign assignments; bring to class daily

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 A is due on Friday, October 12

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 B is due on Tuesday, October 16

All science classes will report to the auditorium on Friday to view a presentation on nanotechnology.

### Friday, October 12

Lesson Plan:

All science classes meet in the Auditorium for a special presentation on nanotechnology by a team of presenters from the University of Illinois

Homework:

WebAssign:

Suggestions:

Bring a calculator everyday (along with your textbook)

Print your Chapter 5 WebAssign assignments; bring to class daily

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 B is due on Tuesday, October 16

Have a great weekend

### Monday, October 15

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: side margin of p. 124 (Teacher's edition)

More Vector addition by components; p. 125, #14 and p. 141, #84

Where Am I? Lab (continued)

Introduction to friction

Homework:

WebAssign: Finish Chapter 5:1 B

Suggestions:

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:1 B is due on Tuesday

The Map Challenge Lab is due tomorrow

### Tuesday, October 16

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question:

Science Friction Lab

Develop equation for the force of friction; p. 128, #17, 18, and 19

Friction problems

Homework:

WebAssign: Start Chapter 5:2

Suggestions:

Print remaining Chapter 5 WebAssign homework and bring to class daily along with your textbook and a calculator

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:2 is due on Thursday

### Wednesday, October 17

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question

Friction Problems; pp. 126-127; problems #18,19, 23, 22 and p. 142, #92

Equilibrium - introduction

Homework:

WebAssign: Finish Chapter 5:2

Suggestions:

Print remaining Chapter 5 WebAssign homework and bring to class daily along with your textbook and a calculator

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5:2 is due on Thursday

There is a Chapters 4-5 Test on Tuesday (10/23)

### Thursday, October 18

Lesson Plan:

Online Quiz and extra credit opportunity

Homework:

WebAssign: Start Chapter 5:3 A

Suggestions:

A test is near; stay on top of your work; attempt to complete assignments in advance of the deadlines

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5.3 A is due on Monday

WebAssign: Chapter 5.3 B is due on Tuesday

### Friday, October 19

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question: equilibrium

Friction continued

Analysis of equilibrium situation; demo; discuss equilibrant

Problems - p. 142, #97, 98

Homework:

WebAssign: Finish Chapter 5.3 A

WebAssign: Start Chapter 5:3 B

Suggestions:

AAA

Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5.3 A is due on Monday

WebAssign: Chapter 5.3 B is due on Tuesday

There is a Chapters 4-5 Test on Tuesday

### Monday, October 22

Lesson Plan:

Opening Question

Discuss equilibrium and equilibrant; p. 142, #97, #96, #95; sign hanging (demo)

Equilibrium Lab

Homework:

WebAssign:

Suggestions:

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Announcements/Important Info:

WebAssign: Chapter 5.3 B is due on Tuesday

There is a Chapters 4-5 Test on Tuesday; notebooks will be collected before the test

### Tuesday, October 23

Lesson Plan:

Equilibrium - continued; p. 135, #43

Complete Equilibrium Lab; write conclusion

Discuss inclined planes

Homework:

None

Suggestions:

If you have had a slow start during quarter 1, then now would be a good time to turn over a new leaf.

### Wednesday, October 24

Lesson Plan:

Inclined Plane Exploratory Lab - collect data

Discuss motion along an inclined plane; components of gravity, FBDs, calculating acceleration without and with friction

Homework:

None

Suggestions:

If you have had a slow start during quarter 1, then now would be a good time to turn over a new leaf.

### Thursday, October 25

Lesson Plan:

More inclined plane problems/Handout

Computer Lab - work on WebAssign Ch5s3B

Homework:

None

Suggestions:

If you have had a slow start during quarter 1, then now would be a good time to turn over a new leaf.

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