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2006 - 2007 School Year

 Last update: 12/22/2006

 

Tuesday, January 9

Class Lesson Plan

Introduce Unit 11; organization; grade reports; discuss final exam

Discuss work - def'n; examples and non-examples, equation, units, sample problems - selected Qs from Work (pp. 2-4)

It's All Uphill Lab (pp. 5-6)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for It's All Uphill Lab. Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-2 and Read Chapter 5.8

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set A (do 5 of 15 problems)

Chapter 5.8 Reading Sheet (p. 8); submit answers online by 7 am on the next Physics day

If not done, then complete It's All Uphill (pp. 5-6)

Helpful Online Resources:

Which Path Requires the Most Energy?

Definition and Mathematics of Work

Calculating the Amount of Work Done by Forces

Power

Upcoming Due Dates:

It's All Uphill Lab (pp. 5-6) is due at the start of class on the next physics day

Answers to Chapter 5.8 Reading Sheet (p. 7) are due by 7 am on next Physics day

Internet Problems - Set A is due on January 24.

Announcements:

It's a long unit with several labs, five reading sheets, six sets of internet problems and 10 sublevels of Minds On Physics.

 

 

Thursday, January 11

Class Lesson Plan

Review work; check Reading Sheet (p. 1); complete pp. 2-4 of Packet; explain why the incline angle does not affect the work done in Its All Uphill Lab

Introduce concept of power; discuss Reading Sheet (p. 7)

Powerhouse Lab (pp. 9-10)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Powerhouse Lab (pp. 9-10). Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Read 5.3-4

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set A (do 12 of 15 problems)

Complete Powerhouse Lab (pp. 9-10)

Chapter 5.3-4 Reading Sheet (pp. 11-12); submit answers online.

Helpful Online Resources:

Definition and Mathematics of Work

Calculating the Amount of Work Done by Forces

Power

Upcoming Due Dates:

Answers to Chapter 5:3-4 Reading Sheet (pp. 11-12) are due by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Internet Problems - Set A is due on January 24.

Announcements:

It's a long unit with several labs, five reading sheets, six sets of internet problems and 10 sublevels of Minds On Physics.

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

 

 

Monday, January 22

Class Lesson Plan

Review power; power calculations (p. 8)

Discuss mechanical, potential and kinetic energy; check Chapter 5:3-4 Rdg Sheet (pp. 11-12); some demos.

Work and Kinetic Energy Lab (pp. 13-14)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5:1-4 and Read Chapter 5:5-6

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 5.5-6 Reading Sheet (pp. 15-16); submit answers online.

Internet Problems - Set A - complete

Helpful Online Resources:

Calculating the Amount of Work Done by Forces

Power

Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy

Mechanical Energy

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Upcoming Due Dates:

Answers to Chapter 5.5-6 Reading Sheet must be submitted online by 7 am on the next Physics day.

Internet Problems - Set A is due on January 24.

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

 

 

Wednesday, January 24

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss work-energy theorem; discuss work to energy conversions; check answers to Reading Sheet (pp. 15-16)

Discuss Work-Energy Bar Charts (pp. 17-18)

Do selected questions from Energy Conservation (pp. 19-22)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-6

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set B (do 8 or more problems)

Study Work-Energy bar Charts (pp. 17-18)

Helpful Online Resources:

Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy

Mechanical Energy

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Bar Chart Illustrations

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set B is due no later than 3:30 PM on January 31 (a Chemistry day).

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

 

 

Friday, January 26

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss work to energy conversions and energy conservation; relate to work-energy bar charts; do more selected Qs from Energy Conservation (pp. 19-22)

Two selected problems from Packet, pp. 41-44

Energy on an Incline Lab (pp. 23-24)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up. Do makeup lab for the Energy on an Incline Lab (pp. 23-24).

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 5.1-5.6

Assigned Homework:

Study Work-Energy bar Charts (pp. 17-18)

Problem Set B (do all 14)

If not done, then complete Lab (pp. 23-24)

Helpful Online Resources:

Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy

Mechanical Energy

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Bar Chart Illustrations

Energy Transformation for a Pendulum

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set B is due no later than 3:30 PM on January 31 (a Chemistry day).

Energy on an Incline Lab (pp. 23-24) due on next Physics day

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

A Pop Quiz is likely on Thursday (2/1); visit the Quiz Room to find out more.

 

 

Tuesday, January 30

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss work-energy conversions; check pp. 29-30

Selected problems from Packet, pp. 41-44

The Loop-de-Loop Challenge - Section 1 (pp. 25-26)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up. Do some ~5 sublevels of Minds On Physics.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-5.6

Assigned Homework:

Study Work-Energy Bar Charts (pp. 17-18)

Chapter 5.7 Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28); submit answers online by 7 am on next Physics day

Start Internet Problems - Set C (do 8 of 14 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy

Mechanical Energy

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Upcoming Due Dates:

Answers to Chapter 5.7 Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28) are due by 7 am on the next Physics day

Problem Set B is due no later than 3:30 PM on January 31 (a Chemistry day).

Problem Set C is due on February 5.

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

There will probably be a quiz on the next Physics day. Visit the Quiz Room for more details.

 

 

Thursday, February 1

Class Lesson Plan

The Loop-de-Loop Challenge - Section 2; plan for Section 3 (pp. 25-26)

Work-Energy Fundamentals (p. 31)

Pop Quiz (if not today, then expect one on Monday)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 5.7

Assigned Homework:

If not done, complete lab (pp. 25-26)

Complete Problem Set C (do 14 of 14 problems)

Start Problem Set D (do 4 of 12 problems)

Plan for Section 3 of Lab (pp. 23-24)

Helpful Online Resources:

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Energy Conservation on an Incline

Upcoming Due Dates:

Energy Conservation on an Incline Lab (pp. 25-26) due at beginning of class on next Physics day

Problem Set C is due on February 5.

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

 

 

Monday, February 5

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss work-energy relationship; selected problems from pp. 41-44

The Loop-de-Loop Challenge - Section 3 (pp. 25-26)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-8

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set D (do 10 or more of 12 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Internal vs. External Forces

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set D is due on February 9.

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

 

  

Wednesday, February 7

Class Lesson Plan

One awesome demonstration

Selected problems from pp. 41-44

Stopping Distance vs. Speed Lab (pp. 33-36)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up. Do makeup lab for the Stopping Distance vs. Speed Lab (pp. 33-36).

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-8

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problems - Set D (do 12 of 12 problems)

Internet Problems - Set E (do 6 of 17 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Application and Practice Questions

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set D is due on February 9.

Problem Set E is due on February 15.

Complete lab (pp. 33-36) by next Physics day.

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

 

  

Friday, February 9

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss elastic potential energy; Spring-Loaded Gun (pp. 37-38); demos

All Work and No Play Lab (pp. 39-40)

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up. Do makeup lab for the All Work and No Play Lab.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-8

Assigned Homework:

If not done in class, the Lab (pp. 39-40) is due on the next Physics day.

Internet Problems - Set E (do 14 of 17 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Application and Practice Questions

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set E is due on February 15.

Announcements:

Bring a paper copy of your problem sets to class!!

A test is coming soon; see The Review Session for an online review (with answers and explanations).

 

    

Tuesday, February 13

Class Lesson Plan

Work - Delta E Challenges (pp. 45-46)

Selected Problems on pp. 41-44

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-8

Assigned Homework:

Complete Internet Problems - Set E (all17 problems)

Internet Problems - Set F (do 2 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Application and Practice Questions

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set E is due on February 15.

Problem Set F is due on February 20.

Announcements:

A test is coming soon; see The Review Session for an online review (with answers and explanations).

 

 

Thursday, February 15

Class Lesson Plan

Work Day - do Minds On Physics and Internet Problems

Makeup Work:

Use online resources to catch up.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 5.1-8

Assigned Homework:

Complete Internet Problems - Set E (do 17 of 17 problems)

Internet Problems - Set F (do all 6 problems)

Helpful Online Resources:

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Application and Practice Questions

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

Problem Set F is due on February 20.

Announcements:

A test is coming soon; see The Review Session for an online review (with answers and explanations).

 

 

Tuesday, February 20

Class Lesson Plan

Test on Work, Energy and Power

Makeup Work:

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

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 6.1

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 6.1 Reading Sheet (pp. 1-2) of Unit 12

Helpful Online Resources:

Energy and Situations Involving External Forces

Situations in Which Mechanical Energy is Conserved

Bar Chart Illustrations

Application and Practice Questions

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

Answers to Chapter 6.1 Reading Sheet are due by 7 am on next Physics day

Announcements:

See the ChemPhys 273 Home Page for info about reviewing your test.

 

 

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