

Monday, September 10 
Lesson Plan: Discuss scalars vs. vectors; distance vs. displacement; speed vs. velocity; equations for average velocity and average speed; slope of pos'ntime graphs; writing equation from a graph Homework: Work on your WebAssign Ch2s4 Suggestions: Finish your WebAssign in advance of tomorrow's quiz Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Ch2s4 is due on Wednesday 
Tuesday, September 11 
Lesson Plan: Opening Question (from teachers book  side margin on p. 67) Homework: Work on your WebAssign Ch2s4 Suggestions: WebAssign due dates are days after coverage of topics in class. To maximize your learning, complete assignments in advance of the due date. Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Ch2s4 is due on Wednesday 
Wednesday, September 12 
Lesson Plan: Opening Question: direction of velocity and acceleration vectors; review vectors and acceleration Homework: Complete WebAssign Ch3s1 First Ass't Suggestions: Stay on top of WebAssign assignments. Use the multiple days alloted for assignments to get an early start, not to procrastinate. Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Ch3s1  First assignment is due on Friday 
Friday, September 14 
Lesson Plan: Opening Question: velocity versus acceleration; discuss velocity versus time graphs  meaning of slopes (relate to previous day's lab); discuss significance of slope and area; do sample calculations from opening question Homework: Complete WebAssign Ch3s1 Second Ass't Suggestions: Bring your book daily. Use your book daily. Announcements/Important Info: Have a good weekend 
Monday, September 17 
Lesson Plan: Opening Question  slope and area of velocitytime graphs Homework: WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 2  First Assignment Suggestions: You should be reading and studying Section 2 of Chapter 3 Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 2  First Assignment is due Wednesday 
Tuesday, September 18 
Lesson Plan: Opening Question  velocitytime graphs and directional changes; slowing down motions Homework: Finish WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 2  First Assignment Suggestions: Stay on top of your homework; avoid allowing it to pile up to the last minute. Physics is seldom learned well at the last minute. Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 2  First Assignment is due Wednesday 
Wednesday, September 19 
Lesson Plan: Opening Question  vt graphs transformed into pt graphs Homework: Read Chapter 3.3 Suggestions: Now is the time to buckle down on your physics. The unit is nearly over and a unit (several chapters) test is near Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 2  Second Assignment is due Thursday 
Thursday, September 20 
Lesson Plan: Discuss free fall  definition; dot diagrams; acceleration of gravity value; vt graphs, pt graphs; use of kinematic equations to solve problems Homework: Work on WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 3 Suggestions: Finish or make great progress on your WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 3 tonight so that you have the weekend and remaining days to prepare for the test Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 3 is due Monday 
Friday, September 21 
Lesson Plan: Review free fall; focus on pt and vt data during a trajectory Homework: Finish WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 3 Suggestions: Have a restful weekend Announcements/Important Info: WebAssign Chapter 3, Section 3 is due Monday 
Monday, September 24 
Lesson Plan: Review in classroom; discuss review strategies Homework: Study for test Suggestions: Pick a review strategy and use it to prepare for tomorrow's test Announcements/Important Info: There is a Chapters 13 test on Tuesday, September 25 
Tuesday, September 25 
Lesson Plan: Hand in course notebooks Homework: None Suggestions: We are about halfway through the quarter; grades are no where near completed. If you're disappointed with your first unit's performance, then make adjustments and turn things around. If you are satisfied with your first unit's performance, then keep on keepin' on Announcements/Important Info: We will start Chapter 4 tomorrow; our focus will be to look at the relationship between force and motion. 
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