# UNIT ONE CALENDAR, 2007-2008

### 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

8/29

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

9/5

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

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)

9/13

NO SCHOOL

9/14

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

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