Unit 8 Calendar; 2007-08

The following calendar provides an estimation of our progress in Unit 8 of Honors Physics. There is no guarantee that we will follow every detail of this calendar - it is merely an approximation. The assumption is that you will be attending class (and listening) such that you will know exactly where we are in this unit.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

3/3

March Institute Day

3/4

Define: electric potential energy, potential, potential difference

pp3,4

Hwk: Rdg Sht; Ch17/1

3/5

pp's 5,6

Pot demos; different sized tins

Field Plots

Tango & Cash

Hwk: Rdg Sht; Ch17/2; p562/Q1-4,7,10, #'s 1,3,4

3/6

Demo; between par plates

RT; Pot in E-Field

Discuss rdg shts, book

Begin Castle Lab

Hwk: p562/#'s 6,9,11

3/7

Electricity paragraph

Lazerdisk

Labwork

Hwk: Rdg Sht; Ch18/1-5; p562/#'s 15

3/10

 Finish Labwork

H.O. on Elec Pot diagrams and #'s

 

Hwk: Handout

3/11

V=IR Lab

Take Quiz

 Hwk: p585/1,5

 

3/12

Do #13

Finish Lab

Hwk: Read 18.6, 18.7; p586/Q's 3,6,8,15,16;#'s 15,19,39,51

3/13

DC Circuits Video

Hwk: p586/Q's 9,20;#'s 17,23,42,53

3/14

Series Lab

Hwk: Read 19.1, 19.2,p586/ 25,45,55; p614/Q's 2,3,6; #1

3/17

 Finish Series Lab

p615/ #3

Hwk: p614/2,6,7; Read 19.3

3/18

 Combo Circuit; p616/9

Room 159/Internet #'s

Hwk: p615/Q's 4-7, 10-13; #'s 10,11,12

3/19

 Parallel Lab

Hwk: p615/Q's 14-16; #'s 13,15,16; Quiz

3/20

 Finish Lab

Hwk: Read 19.7 p619/44,45,47,55

3/21

Good Friday

3/24

Spring Break

3/25

Spring Break

3/26

Spring Break

3/27

Spring Break

3/28

Spring Break

 3/31

Begin Combination Lab

Hwk: Internet #'s

 4/1

Finish Combination Lab

Hwk: Review

4/2

Current Electricity Test


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