UNIT THREE CALENDAR FOR CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS, 2007-2008

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

10/15

Warm-up question

Announce Physics Raffle winners

Go over test

Force and motion connection lab, part I (p. 11-12)

HW:  finish lab and post-lab questions, read 4.3

10/16

Reading question

Force and motion connection lab, part II (p. 13-14)

Keep chillin’ and Keep goin’ Demos

Newton’s 1st law

 

HW:  read 4.4

10/17  Late arrival

Reading AND warm-up question

Inertia demos and activities

Inertia club membership

 

HW:  review problems (p. 15-16), read p. 48-p.49 in book

10/18

Reading AND warm-up question

Force and motion connection lab, part IIIA (p. 17)

Discussion

Force and motion connection lab, part IIIB (p. 18)

HW:  finish lab, study for quiz; practice (p. 19-20)

10/19 

Warm-up question

Quiz

Super awesomely cool demo

10/22

Warm-up question

Newton’s 2nd law lab (p. 21-24)

Graph results

Collect class data

HW:  finish lab

10/23

Warm-up question

Derive Newton’s 2nd law with class results (p. 25-26)

Practice with Newton’s 2nd law (p. 27-28)

HW:  finish practice problems, read 5.1-5.3; finish WebAssign

10/24 WebAssign 1 Due

Reading question

Balanced versus unbalanced forces: what happens when there’s more then one force (p. 29-30)

HW:  more Newton’s 2nd law problems (p. 31-32)

10/25

Warm-up question

Finding the unbalanced force

Using the unbalanced force (force diagrams, etc.) (p. 33-34)

HW:  finish worksheet, read 4.6-4.7, study for quiz

10/26

Reading question

Types of forces demos and notes (p. 35-38)

Quiz

HW:  identifying which forces act in various situations

10/29

Warm-up question

Go over HW with response cards

Book versus paperclip revisited

Mass versus weight lab (p. 39-40)

HW:  finish lab, read 5.6

10/30

Reading question

Go over lab

Mass versus weight problem solving (p. 41-42)

Force diagrams involving mass and weight (p. 43-44)

HW:  finish problems, read p. 50; finish WebAssign

10/31 WebAssign 2 Due

Reading question

Kinematics connections (p. 45-46)

 

 

HW: finish kinematics connections problems

11/1

Warm-up question

More kinematic connections

Plan for car push (p. 47-49 or 50-52)

 

 

HW:  finish kinematic connection problems, plan for car push; wear warm clothing

11/2 

Warm-up question

Car push (p. 53-54)

 

 

 

 

HW:  finish car push; Physics Idol is due Monday!!!

11/5

Collect Physics Idol

Warm-up question

Newton’s 3rd law demos

Newton’s 3rd law practice (p. 55-56)

HW:  read 6.1-6.3

11/6

Reading question

WebAssign/Review time

 

 

 

HW:  study for test; finish WebAssign

11/7  Late arrival

WebAssign 3 Due

Lab practical

 

 

 

HW: study for test

11/8

Test day!!!

11/9