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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.

Friday, April 20

Class Lesson Plan

Introduce unit; discuss vector direction and vector addition

Vector Representation (p. 5)

Where Am I? Lab (pp. 3-4)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Where Am I? Lab (pp. 3-4)

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3:1-2

Assigned Homework:

Complete Vector Representation (pp. 5-6)

Complete Lab (pp. 3-4)

Helpful Online Resources:

Vectors and Direction

Vector Addition

Resultants

Upcoming Due Dates:

Where Am I? Lab (pp. 3-4) is due next class period

Announcements:

This unit will have a flavor similar to the last unit with many hands-on, minds-on activities (lab work, internet problems, MOP, etc.).

 

 

Tuesday, April 24

Class Lesson Plan

Flash Answers to Vector Representation (pp. 5-6)

Discuss vector addition; do a sample problem from pp. 9-10 (A + C and A + B + C)

Vector Addition Lab (pp. 7-8)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Vector Addition Lab (pp. 7-8)

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3:1-2

Assigned Homework:

Practice Vector Addition (pp. 11-12); check answers on the web. See answers.

Complete Lab (pp. 7-8) by next class day

Helpful Online Resources:

Vectors and Direction

Vector Addition

Resultants

Upcoming Due Dates:

Complete Vector Addition Lab (pp. 7-8) by next Physics class.

Announcements:

This unit will have a flavor similar to the last unit with many hands-on, minds-on activities (lab work, internet problems, MOP, etc.).

 

 

Wednesday, April 25

Class Lesson Plan

Shortened schedule - 15 minutes

Discuss Chapter 3.1-2 Reading Sheet (pp. 1-2)

Do a sample problem from pp. 9-10 (A - C)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Vector Addition Lab (pp. 7-8)

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3:3

Assigned Homework:

Practice Vector Addition (pp. 11-12); check answers on the web. See answers.

Chapter 3:3 Reading Sheet (pp. 13-14)

Helpful Online Resources:

Vectors and Direction

Vector Addition

Resultants

Upcoming Due Dates:

Submit answers to pp. 13-14 online by 7 am on next Physics day.

Announcements:

This unit will have a flavor similar to the last unit with many hands-on, minds-on activities (lab work, internet problems, MOP, etc.).

 

Monday, April 30

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss Right-angle vector addition (Pythagorean theorem and SOH CAH TOA); Vector Addition by Components (pp. 15-16)

Vector Components Lab (pp. 19-20) - Part A

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 3:3

Assigned Homework:

Complete Vector Addition Practice (pp. 11-12) - check answers online

Finish Part A of Lab (pp. 19-20)

Internet Problems - Set A (do ~4 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Vector Addition

Resultants

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set A due on Tuesday, 5/8.

Announcements:

This unit will have a flavor similar to the last unit with many hands-on, minds-on activities (lab work, internet problems, MOP, etc.).

 

 

Wednesday, May 2

Class Lesson Plan

Vector Resolution (p. 10) - short-cut method

Vector Addition - Analytical method (pp. 17-18): B + C = ???? and A + B + C = ????

Check Reading Sheet (pp. 13-14)

Road Trip Lab (not in packet)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3:1-3

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set A (do ~12 problems)

Complete Road Trip Lab

Helpful Online Resources:

Vector Addition

Vector Components

Vector Resolution

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set A due on Tuesday, 5/8.

Announcements:

This unit will have a flavor similar to the last unit with many hands-on, minds-on activities (lab work, internet problems, MOP, etc.).

 

 

Friday, May 4

Class Lesson Plan

Vector Addition by Components (pp. 17-18) - selected problems

Vector Components Lab (pp. 19-20) - Part B

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Vector Components Lab (pp. 19-20)

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 3:6

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 3.6 Reading Sheet (p. 21) - submit answers online

Internet Problems - Set A (do all 15 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Vector Addition

Vector Components

Vector Resolution

Relative Velocity and Riverboat Problems

Upcoming Due Dates:

Submit answers to p. 19 online

Internet Problems - Set A due on Tuesday, 5/8.

Announcements:

Pop Quiz on Monday, May 14. Details to be made available at the Quiz Room.

Have a good weekend

  

 

Tuesday, May 8

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss relative velocity concept; laser disc segment; demos; check Reading Sheet (p. 21); River Boat Problems (p. 22)

River Boat Lab (pp. 23-26)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for River Boat Lab (pp. 23-26)

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3:6

Assigned Homework:

Start Internet Problems - Set B (~5 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Vector Addition

Vector Components

Vector Resolution

Relative Velocity and Riverboat Problems

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set B due on May 16.

RiverBoat Lab (pp. 23-26) due on the next Physics day.

Announcements:

Pop Quiz on Monday, May 14. Details to be made available at the Quiz Room.

  

 

Thursday, May 10

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss projectiles - def'n; motion characteristics; trajectory analysis; sample problem; discuss Chapter 3.5 Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28)

Projectile Sim'n (pp. 35-38)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Projectile Sim'n (pp. 35-38)

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 3.5

Assigned Homework:

Complete Projectile Sim'n (pp. 35-38)

Internet Problems - Set B (~15 problems)

Chapter 3.5 Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28) - submit answers online

Helpful Online Resources:

Relative Velocity and Riverboat Problems

Upcoming Due Dates:

Submit answers to Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28) online

Internet Problems - Set B due on May 16.

Announcements:

Pop Quiz on Monday, May 14. Details to be made available at the Quiz Room.

Have a good weekend

 

  

Monday, May 14

Class Lesson Plan

Answer questions on Internet Problems - Set B

More on Projectiles

Pop Quiz

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3.5

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set B (all 20 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

What is a Projectile?

Characteristics of a Projectile's Trajectory

Horizontal and Vertical Components of Velocity

Horizontal and Vertical Components of Displacement

Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set B due on May 16.

Announcements:

The end is near. The weather is warm. And though difficult, persistence is important - keep on keeping on.

 

 

Wednesday, May 16

Class Lesson Plan

Post-lab Projectiles Simulation (pp. 35-38)

Projectiles discussion; demos; trajectory analysis; laser disc segments; discuss problem-solving approaches

Selected questions from Projectile Motion (pp. 29-34)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3.5

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set C (do ~8 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

What is a Projectile?

Characteristics of a Projectile's Trajectory

Horizontal and Vertical Components of Velocity

Horizontal and Vertical Components of Displacement

Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set C is due on May 23.

Announcements:

There is a test on Monday, 6/4

 

 

Friday, May 18

Class Lesson Plan

Projectile Motion (pp. 29-34) - selected questions

Projectile Problem-Solving (pp. 39-42) - selected problems

Answer questions on Set C problems

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3.5

Assigned Homework:

Complete Internet Problems - Set C

Helpful Online Resources:

What is a Projectile?

Characteristics of a Projectile's Trajectory

Horizontal and Vertical Components of Velocity

Horizontal and Vertical Components of Displacement

Initial Velocity Components

Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Non-Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set C is due on May 23.

Internet Problems - Set D is due on Thursday 5/31

Minds On Physics is due on Monday, 6/4

Announcements:

There is a test on Monday, 6/4

 

 

Wednesday, May 23

Class Lesson Plan

Projectile Problem-Solving (pp. 39-42) - selected problems

Projectile Lab I (p. 43)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Projectile Lab I (pp. 39-40)

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3.5

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set D (do ~8 problems)

Complete Projectile Lab I (p. 43)

Helpful Online Resources:

Initial Velocity Components

Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Non-Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set D is due on Thursday 5/31

Minds On Physics is due on Monday, 6/4

Announcements:

There is a test on Monday, 6/4

 

 

Thursday, May 24

Class Lesson Plan

Projectile Problem-Solving (pp. 39-42) - selected problems

Projectile Lab II (p. 44)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Projectile Lab II (p. 44)

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3.5

Assigned Homework:

Complete Internet Problems - Set D (by 5/26)

Complete Projectile Labs I and II (pp. 43-44)

Helpful Online Resources:

Initial Velocity Components

Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Non-Horizontally Launched Projectiles - Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems - Set D is due on Thursday 5/31

Minds On Physics is due on Monday, 6/4

Announcements:

There is a test on Monday, 6/4

 

 

Tuesday, May 29

Class Lesson Plan

Projectile Lab III-IV (pp. 45-46)

Partial Work Day - Minds On Physics and Internet Problems

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Come in immediately to make up the Projectile Lab

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3.1-6

Assigned Homework:

Complete Projectile Lab (pp. 43-48)

Prepare for Unit 7 test; see The Review Session

Minds On Physics

Helpful Online Resources:

The Physics Classroom

Multimedia Physics Studios

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

Minds On Physics is due on Monday, 6/4

Announcements:

There is a test on Monday, 6/4

 

 

Thursday, May 31

Class Lesson Plan

Work Day - Minds On Physics; review for test; makeup lab work

Makeup Work:

Complete Minds On Physics

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 3

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Unit 7 test; see The Review Session

Minds On Physics

Prepare for Final Exam; see The Review Session

Helpful Online Resources:

The Physics Classroom

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

Minds On Physics is due on Friday, 6/2

Announcements:

There is a test on Friday, 6/2

 

Monday, 6/4

Class Lesson Plan

Vectors and Projectiles Test

Makeup Work:

A makeup test will be placed in the LAC in a couple of days; take it immediately.

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam; see The Review Session

Helpful Online Resources:

The Physics Classroom

Multimedia Physics Studios

Upcoming Due Dates:

None

Announcements:

Final Exams begin later this week.

 

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E-mail: Tom Henderson || Last update: 4/17/2007