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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.

Thursday, September 28

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss friction and mu; check Reading Sheet (p. 1)

Friction Problems (pp. 3-4) - selected problems

Sliding Friction Lab (pp. 5-6)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Do makeup lab for Sliding Friction Lab (pp. 5-6).

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Complete Lab (pp. 5-6)

Problem Set C (do ~8 of 16 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Finding Acceleration

Finding Individual Forces

Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Sliding Friction Lab is due at beginning of class on the next Physics day.

Problem Set C is due by Wednesday, October 3.

Announcements:

FYI: Unit 8b has a short MOP module (~6 sublevels), 1 reading sheet, and four lengthy problem sets.

Monday, October 1

Class Lesson Plan

Review friction and coefficient of friction; pp. 3-4

Discuss vector resolution; force components; Fnet = m•a in 2-dimensions; do pp. 7-8 (selected problems)

Any questions on problem set??

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Complete Problem Set C (all 16 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Finding Acceleration

Finding Individual Forces

Net Force Problems Revisited

Resolution of Forces

Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set C is due by Wednesday, October 3.

Announcements:

FYI: Unit 8b has a short MOP module (~6 sublevels), 1 reading sheet, and four lengthy problem sets.

 

Wednesday, October 3

Class Lesson Plan

Review forces at angles and applications to Fnet = m•a; do pp. 7-8 (selected problems)

Discuss static equilibrium situations; analysis of static equilibrium situations

Equilibrium Lab (pp. 11-12)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Equilibrium Lab. Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Complete Equilibrium Lab (pp. 11-12)

Problem Set D (do 8 of 21 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Net Force Problems Revisited

Resolution of Forces

Equilibrium and Statics

Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Equilibrium Lab (pp. 11-12) is due on the next Physics day.

Problem Set D is due by Friday, October 12.

Announcements:

FYI: Unit 8b has a short MOP module (6 sublevels), 1 reading sheet, and four lengthy problem sets.

 

Friday, October 5

Class Lesson Plan

Review static equilibrium situations; analysis of static equilibrium situations; Equilibrium Concepts (pp. 9-10); Bird on a Wire demo.

Discuss Inclined Planes; demos; develop equations

Sign Hanging Lab (pp. 13-14)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for the Sign Hanging Lab. Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Sign Hanging Lab (pp. 13-14)

Problem Set D (do 16 of 21 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Net Force Problems Revisited

Resolution of Forces

Equilibrium and Statics

Inclined Planes

Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Sign Hanging Lab (pp. 13-14) is due on the next Physics day.

Problem Set D is due by Friday, October 12.

Announcements:

There is a pop quiz on Wednesday; numerous resources are available to assist in preparing for the quiz. You might check out the Quiz Room for starters.

 

Wednesday, October 10

Class Lesson Plan

Questions on problem set D?

Inclined Plane Lab (pp. 15-16)

Inclined Plane Analysis (p. 17-20)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for the On a Roll Lab. Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Problem Set D (all 20 problems)

Start Problem Set E (do 4 of 20 problems; avoid #13-20)

Complete Inclined Plane Lab (pp. 15-16)

Helpful Online Resources:

Inclined Planes

Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set D is due by Friday, October 12.

Problem Set E is due on Thursday, October 18.

Announcements:

Your Survival Packet has a page titled Problem-Solving Tips (p. 6). If you're becoming aggravated by the problems, you might want to read that page and reflect on your strategies of problem-solving. Visit Survival Packet.

 

Friday, October 12

Class Lesson Plan

Review Inclined Planes

On a Roll Lab (pp. 21-22)

Quiz on Sets C and D material

Makeup Work:

You never, ever want to miss a Physics Quiz or Test. If you missed the quiz, a makeup quiz will be delivered to the LAC within a couple of days.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Problem Set E (do 12 of 20 problems)

The On a Roll Lab (pp. 21-22) is due on the next Physics day.

Helpful Online Resources:

Inclined Planes

Kinematic Equations and Problem-Solving

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set E is due on Thursday, October 18.

Announcements:

Your Survival Packet has a page titled Problem-Solving Tips (p. 6). If you're becoming aggravated by the problems, you might want to read that page and reflect on your strategies of problem-solving. Visit Survival Packet.

 

Tuesday, October 16

Class Lesson Plan

Introduce Two Body Analysis (pp. 23-24)

Computer Lab Reserved - today is a work day designated for doing work on the completion of the 6 Minds On Physics sublevels of the Forces in Two Dimensions module. The module is due at the end of the unit.

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Complete Problem Set E (do all 20 problems)

Start Problem Set F (do 4 of 20 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Inclined Planes

Unit 8b Review Questions (see 2-Body Examples)

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set E is due on Thursday, October 18.

Problem Set F is due on Wednesday, October 24.

Announcements:

Unit 8b Test on Wednesday, October 24. Now is the time to begin reviewing. Visit The Review Session.

 

Thursday, October 18

Class Lesson Plan

More Two-Body problems/examples; pp. 29-30

Computer time - work on problem sets and MOP

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for the Two-Body Simulation. Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4.7

Assigned Homework:

Problem Set F (do 12 of 20 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Unit 8b Review Questions (see 2-Body Examples)

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set F is due on Wednesday, October 24.

Announcements:

Unit 8b Test on Wednesday, October 24. Now is the time to begin reviewing. Visit The Review Session.

 

Monday, October 22

Class Lesson Plan

Computer Lab Reserved - Review and Minds On Physics and Problem Set F

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review/study Chapter 4

Assigned Homework:

Problem Set F (do 20 of 20 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Unit 8b Review Questions (see 2-Body Examples)

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set F is due on Wednesday, October 24.

Announcements:

Unit 8b Test on Wednesday, October 24. Now is the time to begin reviewing. Visit The Review Session.

 

Wednesday, October 24

Class Lesson Plan

Unit 8b Test

Makeup Work:

You never, ever want to miss a Physics Test. If you missed the test, a makeup test will be delivered to the LAC within a couple of days.

Textbook Reading:

To be announced.

Assigned Homework:

To be announced. Start Unit 9.

Helpful Online Resources:

To be announced.

Upcoming Due Dates:

To be announced. Start Unit 9.

Announcements:

Test grades will be provided on the next Physics day.

 

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E-mail: Tom Henderson || Last update: 10/26/2007