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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.

Wednesday, October 25

Class Lesson Plan

Circular Motion, Gravitation, and Planetary Motion Ideas (p. 1)

Uniform Circular Motion Simulation (pp. 3-4)

Discuss motion characteristics of UCM; cool demos; introduce mathematics of UCM

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Uniform Circular Motion Simulation. Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 7.5-7

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems, Set A (do 4 of 21 problems)

Acquire all problem sets

Helpful Online Resources:

Speed and Velocity

Acceleration

Mathematics of Circular Motion

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Monday, 11/6

Announcements:

Want to review your Unit 8b test; come in and see me at one of the scheduled appointment times.

Try doing sublevel 1 of Minds On Physics.

  

 

Friday, October 27

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss centripetal vs. centrifugal force; emphasis on UCM and inertia; laser disc segments; centripetal acceleration derivation; mathematical considerations

Check Chapter 7:5-7 Reading Sheet (pp. 5-6)

Circular Motion and Centripetal Force (pp. 7-12) - selected problems

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 7.5-7

Assigned Homework:

Circular Motion and Inertia (p. 2)

Internet Problems, Set A (do 8 of 21 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

The Centripetal Force Requirement

The Forbidden F-Word

Newton's Second law - Revisited

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Monday, 11/6

Announcements:

Want to review your Unit 8b test? Come in and see me at one of the scheduled appointment times.

Try doing sublevels 1-2 of Minds On Physics.

 

Tuesday, October 31

Class Lesson Plan

Circular Motion and Centripetal Force (pp. 7-12) - selected problems

Centripetal Force Lab (pp. 13-14) - collect data

Makeup Work:

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

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 7.5-7

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems, Set A (do 15 of 21 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Newton's Second law - Revisited

Amusement Park Physics

Athletics

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Monday, 11/6

Centripetal Force Lab (pp. 13-14) is due on the Physics day after the next Physics day

Announcements:

There is a quiz on next Monday; visit the Quiz Room to assist in your preparation.

Try doing sublevels 1-4 of Minds On Physics.

  

Thursday, November 2

Class Lesson Plan

Circular Motion and Centripetal Force (pp. 7-12) - selected problems

Discuss Centripetal Force Lab (pp. 13-14)

Minds On Physics (first 5 sublevels of Circular Motion module)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Work on MOP.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 7.5-7

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems, Set A (do all 21 problems)

Prepare for Monday's quiz; visit the Quiz Room.

Helpful Online Resources:

Newton's Second law - Revisited

Amusement Park Physics

Athletics

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problem Set A is due on Monday, 11/6

Centripetal Force Lab (pp. 13-14) is due on the next Physics day

Announcements:

There is a quiz on Monday; visit the Quiz Room to assist in your preparation.

Try doing sublevels 1-5 of Minds On Physics.

 

 

Monday, November 6

Class Lesson Plan

Circular Motion and Centripetal Force (pp. 7-12) - selected problems

Gravitation Simulation (pp. 17-18)

Quiz on circular motion concepts and mathematics.

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. A makeup quiz will be placed in the LAC soon; take at your own convenience.

Do pp. 17-18 online and bring to class on the next Physics day.

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 7.8

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 7.8 Reading Sheet (pp. 15-16); submit answers online by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Helpful Online Resources:

Gravity is More than a Name

The Apple, the Moon, and the Inverse Square Law

Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

Upcoming Due Dates:

Submit answers to Chapter 7.8 Reading Sheet by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Announcements:

Keep up with the Internet Problems schedule; it assures that you are excused from any last-minute technical problems.

 

Wednesday, November 8

Class Lesson Plan

g, G, Fgrav, etc. (p. 19, #1 only)

The Inverse Square Law of Universal Gravitation (p. 20)

Orbutal Motion Activity (pp. 21-22)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Do pp. 21-22 online and bring to class on the next Physics day.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 7.8

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems, Set B (do 8 of 21 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Gravity is More than a Name

The Apple, the Moon, and the Inverse Square Law

Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems Set B is due on Thursday, 11/16

Announcements:

Have a restful weekend.

Try doing sublevels 1-6 of Minds On Physics.

 

 

Friday, November 10

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss Chapter 7.8 Reading Sheet (pp. 15-16)

g, G, Fgrav, etc. (p. 19, #2-5); develop/use g = GM/R2 eq'n

Discuss satellite motion and orbital Velocity; Packet, pp. 23-24, #1-6

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 7.11

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems, Set B (do 16 of 21 problems)

Chapter 7.11 Reading Sheet (p. 25); submit answers online by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Helpful Online Resources:

Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

The Value of g

Circular Motion Principles for Satellites

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems Set B is due on Thursday, 11/16

Submit answers to the Chapter 7.11 Rdg Sheet by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Announcements:

 Keep up with the Internet Problems schedule; it assures that you are excused from any last-minute technical problems.

Test on Unit 9 (Chapter 7 of the book) is on Monday, 11/20. Visit The Review Session to prepare.

Try doing sublevels 1-7 of Minds On Physics.

 

Tuesday, November 14

Class Lesson Plan

Complete Newton's Laws of Grav'n - Derivations and Applications (pp. 23-24)

Discuss Kepler's Three Laws of planetary motion; Chapter 7.11 Reading Sheet (p. 25); Video - Kepler's Laws; packet, pp.27-28; packet, p. 29, #1-3 (hopefully)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up. Come in immediately to makeup simulation (pp. 25-26).

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 7.11

Assigned Homework:

Complete Internet Problems, Set B (do all 21 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Circular Motion Principles for Satellites

Mathematics of Satellite Motion

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems Set B is due on Thursday, 11/16

Announcements:

Test on Unit 9 (Chapter 7 of the book) is on Monday, 11/20. Visit The Review Session to prepare.

Try doing sublevels 1-8 of Minds On Physics.

 

 

Thursday, November 16

Class Lesson Plan

Review/Catch-up

Discuss weightlessness

Weightlessness (pp. 33-34)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch-up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 7.5 - 11 (omit sections 9 and 10)

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems, Set C (do 12 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

The Value of g

Mathematics of Satellite Motion

Weightlessness in Orbit

Mathematics of Satellite Motion

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

Internet Problems Set C is due on Monday, 11/20

Announcements:

Test on Unit 9 (Chapter 7 of the book) is on Monday, 11/20. Visit The Review Session to prepare.

Try doing sublevels 1-10 of Minds On Physics.

  

Monday, November 20

Class Lesson Plan

Unit 9 Test

Makeup Work:

A makeup test will be placed in the LAC soon; take it at your own convenience.

Textbook Reading:

To be announced.

Assigned Homework:

Coming soon.

Helpful Online Resources:

None

Upcoming Due Dates:

None

Announcements:

Your test will be graded soon; grade sheets will be handed out in class.

Have a great Thanksgiving

 

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