Physics 163

UNIT FOUR CALENDAR, 2006-2007

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

11/13  Introduction

Go over test

Define impulse and momentum

Work on momentum problems

11/14  Minimizing force

Balloon toss lab and discuss

Egg demo and discuss

Check in and go over

11/15 Maximizing Δp

11/16 Minimizing time

11/17  Ft=mvf - mvi

Lab 1, Part 2: Changing force with springs

Sum up Ft=mvf - mvi

Discuss tricky questions in MOP 4

11/20 Explosions

Introduce explosions

Explosion lab: carts on track (part 1=equal mass explosions; part 2=unequal mass explosions)

11/21  Assessment

11/22

No school

11/23

No school

11/24

No school

11/27 More explosions

Class lab: tennis ball cannon

11/28 Qualitative collisions

Collision lab

Work time

11/29 Quantitative collisions

Pivotal lab: Cart and brick lab

Collision practice problems

Introduce extra credit

11/30  Winter Sports Assembly / Half Physics Day

Work time

12/1  Collisions with two initial velocities

Lab: collisions with two carts

12/4  Assessment

Test day!