Unit 6 Calendar

2004-2005 School Year

The following calendar provides an estimation of our progress in Unit 6 of Regular Physics. There is no guarantee that we will follow every detail of this calendar - it is merely an approximation. The assumption is that you will be attending class (and listening) such that you will know exactly where we are at in this unit. This calendar will be most useful if you use the links to connect to various parts of our online physics resources.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

1/3

Lect. 1: Characteristics of Circular Motion; great demos

Phys. Exp. Lab: Uniform Circular Motion (pp. 1-2)

Marble activity

 

Final Exam Review

 HW:  Read 9.1-3; p. 133, RQ#1-10

 

1/4

Lect. 2: Inertia, Net Force, and Accel'n for Circular Motion; more cool demos

Circ. Motion & Inertia (pp. 3-4)

Circ. Motion and Accel'n (pp. 5-8)

Final Exam Review

HW:Read 9.4-5; p. 133, RQ#11-15

1/5

MOPS

1/6

Lect. 3: FBD Analysis and Mathematics of Circular Motion; examples from packet - sports, roller coasters

Final Exam Review

MOP - module 9, sublevels 1-2

HW: Read Supp. Challenges-pp. 1-3 and do SC #1-9

1/7

Circular Motion and FBDs (pp. 11-12)

or

Amusement Park Physics (pp. 13-14)

Final Exam Review

HW: Prepare for Final Exam

1/10

Lect. 7: Satellite Motion

Satellite Motion (pp. 31-32)

Apple & Moon Video ~15 min.

 

Lect. 8: Weightlessness in Orbit

Weightlessness (pp. 29-30)
1/11

Kepler's laws/MOPS

1/12

Kepler's Laws/ MOPS

1/13

Quiz on Unit 6

1/14

Final Exam Review

1/19

 

No School

King Day

 

 

 

1/20

Final Exams in

1/21

Final Exams in

1/22

Final Exams in

1/23

No School

Glenbrook Day


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This page last updated on 11/15/05.