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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

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 18.1-2

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

Helpful Online Resources:

Electric Field and the Movement of Charge

Electric Potential

Electric Potential Difference

Upcoming Due Dates:

Chapt. 18.1-2 Reading Sheet (p. 2); submit answers online.

Announcements:

Keep your ears and eyes open for Great America Physics Field Trip information; see ChemPhys 273 home page. Once sales open, buy your ticket immediately!

 

  

 

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.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 18.1-2 and Read Chapter 18.3-5

Assigned Homework:

Chapter 18.3-5 Reading Sheet (p. 13); submit answers

Complete Lab (pp. 5-8)

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

Start Minds On Physics - sublevels 1-2

Helpful Online Resources:

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:

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

 

 

 

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)

Textbook Reading:

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)

Helpful Online Resources:

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:

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

 

  

 

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).

Textbook Reading:

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

Helpful Online Resources:

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

Textbook Reading:

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)

Helpful Online Resources:

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

Textbook Reading:

Read Chapter 19.3-4

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)

Helpful Online Resources:

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.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 18 and Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

Minds On Physics - sublevels 1-6

Complete Internet Problem Set A

Helpful Online Resources:

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.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

MOP (due by test day) - no excuses accepted

Complete Packet, pp. 33-36

Helpful Online Resources:

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.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 18 and Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

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

Helpful Online Resources:

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.

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapter 18 and Chapter 19:1-4

Assigned Homework:

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

Helpful Online Resources:

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.

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Helpful Online Resources:

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

Textbook Reading:

Review Chapters 17.1, 18, and 19

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Unit 13 Test

Helpful Online Resources:

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

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Helpful Online Resources:

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.

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Design Project

Helpful Online Resources:

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

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Helpful Online Resources:

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).

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Roller Coaster Project

Helpful Online Resources:

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

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Helpful Online Resources:

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

Textbook Reading:

None

Assigned Homework:

Prepare for Final Exam

Helpful Online Resources:

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.

Textbook Reading:

Forget it!

Assigned Homework:

Have a great summer!

Helpful Online Resources:

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!

 

 

 

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