UNIT ONE CALENDAR, 2007-2008

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

8/23

 

Policies

 

Motion stations lab (p. 17-19)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW:  work on lab; extra credit due on test day; purchase a 3-ring binder

8/24

 

Opening question

 

Motion stations lab, continued

 

Motion stations post-lab discussion

 

Speed practice problems (p. 21-22)

 

 

HW:  finish lab, finish speed practice problems

8/27

 

Opening question

 

Collect motion stations lab

 

Check in, then go over HW

 

Introduce position and instant terminology

 

Number line demonstration to reinforce xi, xf, and ∆x; + vs. - ∆x

 

Dot diagram introduction

 

Dot diagram wipe-off board activity (label xi and xf, draw what teacher does, do three at a time, etc.)

 

HW: driving home lab (p. 23-24)

8/28

 

Opening question

 

Post-lab: Discuss average and instantaneous speed

 

Collect lab

 

D-t-s lab (p. 25-28)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WebAssign Assignment #1 Due

 

 

HW: finish lab; read 2.1-2.2

8/29

 

Reading question

 

Collect lab

 

Sonic ranger lab #1: Position vs. time graphs (p. 29-34)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW:  finish lab

8/3.

 

Opening question

 

Collect lab

 

Dot diagram and position-time graph connection demo

 

Dot diagram and position-time graph connection practice sheet (p. 35-39)

 

Position-time reinforcement activity (wipe-off boards, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW:  finish practice sheet; study for quiz

 

9/31

 

Opening question

 

Check in homework

 

Quiz, part 1: partnered lab practical

 

Quiz, part 2: individual, written portion (speed calculations, dot diagrams, and p-t graphs)

 

Introduce homework (p. 40-43)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW:  practice sheet: calculating average speed from a position-time graphs and tables (p. 40-43)

9/3

 

 

 

 

 

No school

Labor Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/4

 

Opening question

 

Check in homework

 

Speed vs. velocity

 

Sonic ranger lab 2:  Velocity vs. time graphs; finish part D (p. 45-47)

 

WebAssign Assignment #2 Due

 

HW:  Read 2.3

 

9/5

 

Reading question

 

Sonic ranger lab 2, Part E (p. 47-49)

 

Post-lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW:  finish lab (p. 45-49)

9/6

 

Opening question

 

Collect lab

 

Reinforce v-t graphs (wipe-off board walking, etc.)

 

Introduce acceleration

 

Acceleration practice (p. 51-53)

 

HW:  finish classwork; read 2.4; study for quiz

9/7

 

Reading question

 

Check in and go over homework

 

Quiz (speed calculations, p-t graphs, v-t graphs, and acceleration concepts)

 

More acceleration practice (p. 54-58)

 

HW:  finish classwork

9/10

 

Opening question

 

Finish acceleration practice (p. 59-62)

 

 

 

 

HW: finish classwork

 

9/11

 

Opening question

 

Relate p-t and v-t graphs

 

Start p-t and v-t graph connection practice sheet (p. 63-64)

 

WebAssign Assignment #3 Due

 

HW: finish classwork (p. 63-64)

9/12

 

Opening question

 

Quiz on Graph that Motion (NTM bonus available; can use last night’s homework on quiz)

 

HW:  Read 2.7

 

 

9/13

 

 

 

 

 

NO SCHOOL

9/14

 

Reading question

 

Distance calculations for accelerated motion

 

Practice sheet: find Dx, a, and Dt (p. 65-66)

 

HW:  finish practice sheet; wear work-out gear/running shoes Monday

9/17

 

Opening question

 

Sprinter lab (p. 67-69)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW: finish lab

9/18

 

Opening question

 

Collect lab

 

Introduce acceleration of gravity, demonstrations, etc.

 

Acceleration due to gravity practice (p. 71-72)

 

If time: start review

WebAssign Assignment #4 Due

HW:  finish classwork

9/19

 

Opening question

 

Reaction time and hang time activity (p. 73-74)

 

Introduce balloon drop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW:  finish classwork; read 2.5-2.6; prepare for balloon drop

9/20

 

Reading question

 

Balloon drop preparation

(p. 75)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HW:  balloon drop; optional: start reviewing, Physics Idol extra credit

9/21

 

PHYSICS IDOL IS DUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Opening question

 

Balloon drop

 

9/24

 

Finish + collect balloon drop

 

 

 HW: review and study

9/25

 

Collect packet

 

Unit One Test

WebAssign Assignment #5 Due