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2006 - 2007 School Year

 

The following schedule is updated frequently. It's role is to serve as an organizational tool for students to find both required and helpful resources relevant to daily activities.

 

Monday, November 13

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss: Where are waves? Nature of a wave; Periodic motion and sinusoidal shape

The Wiggle Lab (not in packet)

Discuss Reading Sheet (pp. 1-2) - waves, types of waves, anatomy of a wave, characteristics of waves

Makeup Work:

Read online resources.

Come in immediately do makeup The Wiggles Lab.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 14:8-11

Assigned Homework:

Wave Terminology and Relations (pp. 3-4)

Print Set A Internet Problems

Helpful Online Resources:

Waves and Wavelike Motion

What is a Wave?

Categories of Waves

The Anatomy of a Wave

Frequency and Period of a Wave

Upcoming Due Dates:

None.

Announcements:

Have a good weekend.

Have you been using the online resources yet? If not, take some to time to get acquainted or re-acquainted - try The Physics Classroom for starters.

 

Wednesday, November 15

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss Categories of Waves; student demo of waves

Discuss mathematics of waves; check homework (pp. 3-4); attention to #15-17

The Wiggles Lab - continued

Discuss Wave Speed (pp. 5-6, #1-5)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Come in immediately do makeup The Wiggles Lab.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 14:8-11

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problem Set A (do 8 of 21 problems)

Complete Packet, pp. 5-6

Helpful Online Resources:

The Anatomy of a Wave

Frequency and Period of a Wave

Energy Transport and the Amplitude of a Wave

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Thursday, November 30.

Announcements:

Its a new unit and a great opportunity to improve or strengthen your quarter 2 physics grade. Stay on top of the material and take charge of your own learning.

 

Friday, November 17

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss wave speed; check Wave Speed (pp. 5-6)

Introduce standing waves; demos; packet, pp. 9-10 (selected problems)

Speed of a Standing Wave Lab (pp. 7-8)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Speed of a Standing Wave Lab. Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 14:12-13

Assigned Homework:

Complete Reading Sheet (p. 11); submit answers by 7:00 am on the next physics day.

Complete lab - pp. 7-8

Internet Problem Set A (do 12 of 21 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

The Speed of a Wave

The Wave Equation

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Thursday, November 30.

Speed of a Standng Wave Lab (pp. 7-8) is due on the next physics day.

Chapter 14:12-13 Reading Sheet answers should be submitted online by 7 am on the next physics day.

Announcements:

Have a great weekend.

 

Tuesday, November 21

Class Lesson Plan

Standing Wave Mathematics (pp. 9-10)

Discuss Reading Sheet (p. 11) - interference, superposition, boundary behavior; demos and laser disc segments; Packet, p. 19

Introduce wave behavior; laser disc and demos

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 14:12-13

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problem Set A (do 18 of 21 problems)

Start Minds On Physics

Helpful Online Resources:

Boundary Behavior

Interference of Waves

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Thursday, November 30.

Announcements:

Have a great Thanksgiving break.

Need help? Try the links listed in the Helpful Online Resources section.

Hava a short question? Try email.

 

Tuesday, November 28

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss/review boundary behavior of waves; demos; online applets (Behavior of Waves Simulation)

Q's on Internet Problems??

Partial Work Day -Minds On Physics

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Behavior of Waves Simulation. Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 14:8-13

Assigned Homework:

Study for next Thusday's Quest; finish Minds On Physics and work on Internet Problem Set A

Helpful Online Resources:

Visit The Review Session.

Use the The Physics Classroom and the Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Thursday, November 30. The 8 sublevels of Minds On Physics is due on Thursday, November 30.

Announcements:

Quest on Thursday, November 30. Now is the time to begin reviewing. Visit The Review Session.

 

 

Thurday, November 30

Class Lesson Plan

Review Boundary Behavior and Interference (pp. 20, 21, and 22

Quest on Unit 3

Makeup Work:

Always avoid missing a Physics Quiz, Quest or Test. If you missed the Quest, a makeup will be delivered to the LAC within a couple of days.

Textbook Reading:

To be announced.

Assigned Homework:

To be announced.

Helpful Online Resources:

To be announced.

Upcoming Due Dates:

None yet

Announcements:

The Unit 3 Quest will be graded and you will learn of your score in class on the next Physics day. Class time is not used to discuss quests and tests; come during one of the scheduled appointment times if you wish to discuss your test.

 

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E-mail: Tom Henderson || Last update: 11/10/2006