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2006 - 2007 School Year

### Monday, April 9

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss Electric Potential; Reading Sheet (p. 1)

Video - Electric Fields and Potential

Electric Potential and Potential Energy (pp. 3-4)

Video segment - Tango and Cash

Makeup Work:

Study Chapter 17.1

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 18.1-2 Reading Sheet (p. 2); submit answers by 7 am on next Physics day.

If not done, complete Packet, pp. 3-4

Electric Field and the Movement of Charge

Electric Potential

Electric Potential Difference

Upcoming Due Dates:

Announcements:

### Wednesday, April 11

Class Lesson Plan

Discuss Circuits and Current; Reading Sheet (p. 2)

Tupperware Lab (pp. 5-8)

Discuss common misconceptions - five T/F statements (p. 10, #4)

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for the Tupperware Lab (pp. 5-8). Study Chapter 18.1-2.

Review Chapter 18.1-2 and Read Chapter 18.3-5

Assigned Homework:

Complete Lab (pp. 5-8)

If not done, complete Packet, pp. 9-10

Start Minds On Physics - sublevels 1-2

Electric Potential Difference

What is an Electric Circuit?

Requirements of a Circuit

Electric Current

Upcoming Due Dates:

Chapter 18.3-5 Reading Sheet (p. 13); submit answers online by 7 am by next Physics day

Tupperware Lab (pp. 5-8) is due on next Physics day

Announcements:

### Friday, April 13

Class Lesson Plan

Review electric potential and current concept; requirements of a circuit; check Circuits and Current (pp. 9-10)

Discuss resistance, resistivity; relation to current; check Reading Sheet (p. 13)

Ohm jokes (both phunny and punny)

Voltage, Resistance and Current (pp. 11-12); collect data and construct chart; graph, and derive relationships.

Makeup Work:

Do makeup lab for Voltage, Resistance and Current (pp. 11-12)

Review Chapter 18:1-5 and Read Chapter 18:6-7

Assigned Homework:

If not done, complete Lab (pp. 11-12)

Chapter 18:6-7 Reading Sheet (p. 14); submit online

Internet Problem Set A (complete 5 of first 11 problems)

Journey of a Typical Electron

Resistance

Ohm's Law

Power: Putting Charges to Work

Power Revisited

Upcoming Due Dates:

Voltage, Resistance and Current (pp. 11-12) is due on the next Physics day

Chapter 18:6-7 Reading Sheet (p. 14); submit answers online by 7 am on the next Physics day

Internet Problem Set A (due by 5/1)

Announcements:

### Tuesday, April 17

Class Lesson Plan

Review resistance

Discuss energy and power; check Reading Sheet (p. 14)

Demos - circuits without batteries

Sparky the Electrician Lab (pp. 17-18); intro to circuit combinations

Makeup Work:

Study Chapter 18 and Read Chapter 19.1-2

Do makeup lab for Sparky the Electrician Lab (pp. 17-18).

Review Chapter 18:1-7 and Read Chapter 19.1-2

Assigned Homework:

Internet Problem Set A (complete 8 of the first 11)

Chapter 19.1-2 Reading Sheet (pp. 21-22); submit online

Complete the Sparky Lab (pp. 17-18)

Consider starting Minds On Physics - sublevels 1-3

Resistance

Ohm's Law

Power: Putting Charges to Work

Power Revisited

Two Types of Connections

Series Circuits

Parallel Circuits

Upcoming Due Dates:

Chapter 19:1-2 Reading Sheet (pp. 21-22); submit answers online by 7 am on next Physics day

Internet Problem Set A (due by 5/1)

Announcements:

Keep your ears and eyes open for Great America Physics Field Trip information; see ChemPhys 273 home page.

### Thursday, April 19

Class Lesson Plan

Review energy-work-power; voltage-current-resistance; list the multitude of equations; Electric Power (pp. 15-16)

Series Circuits Lab (pp. 37-38) - do and post-lab.

Discuss Series circuits - concepts and mathematics; check Reading Sheet (pp. 21-22) answers

Makeup Work:

Come in immediately to do makeup lab. Bring pp. 37-38 of your lab packet.

Review Chapter 18:1-7 and 19:1-2

Review Chapter 18:1-7 and 19:1-2

Assigned Homework:

Complete Series Circuits Lab (pp. 37- 38)

Internet Problem Set A (complete 14 problems)

There are currently no GBS resources on this topic.

Upcoming Due Dates:

Series Circuits Lab (pp. 37-38) is due on the next Physics day.

Start Minds On Physics - sublevels 1-3

Internet Problem Set A (due by 5/1)

Announcements:

Keep your ears and eyes open for Great America Physics Field Trip information; see ChemPhys 273 home page.

### Monday, April 23

Class Lesson Plan

Review Energy in Circuits (pp. 19-20)

Series Circuits (selected Qs of pp. 23-26)

Catch-up; makeup; review

Any Qs on Internet Problems?

Makeup Work:

Complete packet pages - pp. 23-24

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 19.3-4 Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28); submit online

Internet Problem Set A (do all 20 problems)

Start Minds On Physics - sublevels 1-6

Complete packet pages - pp. 23-24 (if not done in class)

Resistance

Ohm's Law

Power: Putting Charges to Work

Power Revisited

Two Types of Connections

Series Circuits

Upcoming Due Dates:

Chapter 19.3-4 Reading Sheet (pp. 31-32); submit answers online by 7 am on the next Physics day

MOP (due by test day)

Internet Problem Set A (due by 5/1)

Announcements:

Keep your ears and eyes open for Great America Physics Field Trip information; see ChemPhys 273 home page.

### Friday, April 27

Class Lesson Plan

Review series circuits; do selected Qs from pp. 27-30

Discuss Parallel Circuits - concepts and mathematics; check Reading Sheet (pp. 27-28) answers

Parallel Circuits Lab (pp. 39-40)

Makeup Work:

Review Chapter 19:1-4; come in immediately to do makeup lab. Bring pp. 39-40 of your lab packet.

Review Chapter 18 and Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

Minds On Physics - sublevels 1-6

Two Types of Connections

Series Circuits

Parallel Circuits

Upcoming Due Dates:

MOP (due by test day)

Internet Problem Set A (due by 5/1)

Announcements:

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 22.

### Tuesday, May 1

Class Lesson Plan

Review parallel circuits; do selected Qs from pp. 29-32

Circuit Analysis (pp. 33-34); other practice; review of series vs. parallel circuits

Discuss Combination Circuits (pp. 41-42)

Makeup Work:

Read Chapter 19:1-4; do packet pages; come in immediately to do the makeup lab.

Review Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

MOP (due by test day) - no excuses accepted

Complete Packet, pp. 33-36

Two Types of Connections

Series Circuits

Parallel Circuits

Combination Circuits

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

MOP (due by test day)

Announcements:

Electric Circuits Test is on May 9. Final exam in Physics on June 1.

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 22.

### Thursday, May 3

Class Lesson Plan

Check Packet pp. 23-26 and pp. 29-32

Continue on Combination Circuits (pp. 41-42)

Series vs. Parallel Circuits Lab (pp. 35-36)

Makeup Work:

Read Chapter 19:1-4; do packet pages; come in immediately to do the makeup lab.

Review Chapter 18 and Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

MOP (due by test day); complete Lab (pp. 43-44)

Two Types of Connections

Series Circuits

Parallel Circuits

Combination Circuits

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

MOP (due by test day)

Announcements:

Electric Circuits Test is on May 9. Final exam in Physics on June 1.

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 22.

### Monday, May 7

Class Lesson Plan

Combination Circuit Lab (pp. 43-44)

Makeup Lab day/Work day for MOP

Makeup Work:

Read Chapter 19:1-4; do packet pages; come in immediately to do the makeup lab.

Review Chapter 18 and Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

MOP (due by test day); complete Lab (pp. 43-44)

Two Types of Connections

Series Circuits

Parallel Circuits

Combination Circuits

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

MOP (due by test day)

Announcements:

Electric Circuits Test is on May 9. Final exam in Physics on June 1.

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 22.

### Wednesday, May 9

Class Lesson Plan

Exam on Electric Circuits

Makeup Work:

A makeup exam will be placed in the LAC within a couple of days.

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Use resources at the GBS Physics web site to assist in preparation for the exam.

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Roller Coaster Project is due at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 30 (or before) (but not later, don't even think of it).

Announcements:

Final exam in Physics on June 1. Use the The Review Session to prepare.

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 23.

### Friday, May 11

Class Lesson Plan

Roller Coaster Project - steps 1-2 (submit rough design)

Makeup Work:

Consult with your coaster project team

Review Chapters 17.1, 18, and 19

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Unit 13 Test

The Review Session

Upcoming Due Dates:

MOP (due by test day)

The Roller Coaster Project is due at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 30 (or before) (but not later, don't even think of it).

Announcements:

Electric Circuits Test is on May 9. Final exam in Physics on June 1.

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 22.

### Tuesday, May 15

Class Lesson Plan

Roller Coaster Physics

Roller Coaster Project

Makeup Work:

Roller Coaster Project

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Use resources at the GBS Physics web site to assist in preparation for the exam.

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Roller Coaster Project is due at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 30 (or before) (but not later, don't even think of it).

Announcements:

Final exam in Physics on June 1. Use the The Review Session to prepare.

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 23.

### Thursday, May 17

Class Lesson Plan

Great America Field Trip preparation - use of equipment; organizational details

Roller Coaster Physics

Roller Coaster Project

Makeup Work:

You missed an important day centered around the Great America field trip; ask a friend about details.

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Design Project

Use resources at the GBS Physics web site to assist in preparation for the exam.

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Roller Coaster Project is due at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 30 (or before) (but not later, don't even think of it).

Announcements:

Final exam in Physics on June 1. Use the The Review Session to prepare.

Great America Field Trip on Tuesday, May 23.

### Monday, May 21

Class Lesson Plan

Roller Coaster Physics

Roller Coaster Project

Makeup Work:

Roller Coaster Project

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Use resources at the GBS Physics web site to assist in preparation for the exam.

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Roller Coaster Project is due at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 30 (or before) (but not later, don't even think of it).

Announcements:

Final exam in Physics on June 1. Use the The Review Session to prepare.

### Tuesday, May 22

Class Lesson Plan

Great America Physics Field Trip - bring calculator, writing utensil, lab packet, and a season pass (unless you paid for a ticket)

The lab packet is due by 1 pm; hand in at Hometown Square

Makeup Work:

Students who are absent or chose not to attend Great America must do the makeup lab - available at circulation desk in the IMC. The makeup packet is due on the following day (not a Physics day).

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Use resources at the GBS Physics web site to assist in preparation for the exam.

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Roller Coaster Project is due at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 30 (or before) (but not later, don't even think of it).

Announcements:

Final exam in Physics on June 1. Use the The Review Session to prepare.

### Friday, May 25

Class Lesson Plan

Great America Field Trip/Roller Coaster Quest

Roller Coaster Project

Makeup Work:

Roller Coaster Project

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Use resources at the GBS Physics web site to assist in preparation for the exam.

Upcoming Due Dates:

The Roller Coaster Project is due at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, May 30 (or before) (but not later, don't even think of it). NOTE this is not a Physics day.

Announcements:

Final exam in Physics on June 1. Use the The Review Session to prepare.

### Wednesday, May 30

Class Lesson Plan

Course survey (to be completed online in a computer lab)

Review for Final Exam

Makeup Work:

None

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Use resources at the GBS Physics web site to assist in preparation for the exam.

Upcoming Due Dates:

None

Announcements:

Final exam in Physics on June 1. Use the The Review Session to prepare.

### Friday, June 1

Class Lesson Plan

Final Exam in ChemPhys 273.

Makeup Work:

See me immediately if you have missed the Final Exam.

Forget it!

Assigned Homework:

Have a great summer!

It's a little late for that!

Upcoming Due Dates:

None

Announcements:

Check in after the weekend to see how you did on the final exam. Final grades to be posted outside the physics classroom door sometime next week.

It's been a pleasure having you as students in ChemPhys.

Have a great summer!