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Physics 15 - 16 Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plans

 

Date  Assignment Due Topic  Class Plan 
5/2
  • None
  • Electricity
  • Final Project
5/3
  • None
  • Electricity
  • Final Project
5/4
  • None
  • Electricity
  • Final Project
5/5
  • None
  • Electricity
  • Final Project
       
4/25
  • None
  • Electricity
  • WU:  Give 3 reasons electricity is important
  • Discussion on electron movement and electricity terminology 
4/26
  • None
  • Electricity 
  • WU:  Explain how electricity moves
  • Discussion on types of electricity 
4/27
  • None 
  • Electricity 
  • WU:  Explain the types of electricity
  • Discussion on circuits 
  • Diagramming circuits 
4/28
  • None 
  • Electricity 
  • WU:  Explain a circuit
  • Circuit diagrams 
       
4/18
  • None
  • Research
  • Physicist Research
4/19
  • None
  • Research 
  • Physicist Research
4/20
  • Physicist Research
  • Light
  • WU:  Quiz
  • Light Lab 
4/21
  • None
  • Light 
  • WU:  Questions
  • Light Lab 
       

4/11

  • None
  • Research
  • Physicist Research
  • --Ms. Denham in Mrs. Prossers 
4/12
  • None
  • Research
  • Physicist Research
4/13
  • None
  • Research
  • Physicist Research
  • --Mrs. Piner in Mrs. Prossers 
4/14
  • None
  • Research
  • Physicist Research
       
4/4
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  None
  • Introduce Light
  • Complete Ear Diagrams 
4/5
  • Ear Diagrams
  • Light
  • WU:  Reading pgs 536 -544
  • Discussion on the electromagnetic spectrum and light absorbtion 
4/6
  • None
  • Light
  • WU:  What is the pg 544 #18 - #20
  • Discussion on polarization
  • Set Assignment for Thursday 
4/7
  • None
  • Light 
  • WU:  None
  • Any 20 questions from pg 557 and 561 
       
3/28
  • Vocab. CW
  • Sound 
  • WU:  Explain 3 pieces of technology that uses sound waves.
  • Discussion on echos and Doppler Effect 
3/29
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  What is the Doppler Effect
  • Discussion on the impact of sound on the human ear
  • Human ear drawing 
3/30
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  None
  • Human ear drawing  
3/31
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  None
  • Introduction to light and the electromagnetic spectrum 
       
3/21
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Sound Lab 
3/22
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  Questions
  • Sound Lab 
3/23
  • Sound Lab
  • Sound
  • WU:  What is and echo
  • Discussion on echo's and Doppler Effect 
3/24
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  None
  • Drawing of the human ear 
       
3/7
  • Assignment Data Collection
  • Momentum
  • WU:  Explain 3 things you learned by developing your own experiment
  • Complete Data Summaries and Clean Up area 
3/8
  • Experimental Results 
  • Sound
  • WU:  Rd pgs 493 - 500
  • Discussion on Sound Waves (notes)
  • Set Lab:  Sound Waves and Beats 
3/9
  • Lab Quiz
  • Sound
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Sound Waves and Beats 
3/10
  • None 
  • Sound
  • WU:  None
  • Lab:  Sound Waves and Beats 
       
2/29
  • Activity Plan
  • Momentum
  • WU:  Give a short description of your activity
  • Collect Data 
3/1
  • Data 
  • Momentum 
  • WU:  Summarize data collections
  • Switch Activities 
3/2
  • Data
  • Momentum
  • WU:  Explain the challanges of collecting data
  • Summary over experimental experiance 
3/3
  • None
  • Sound
  • WU:  What is sound
  • Discussion on sound and principals of waves 
       
2/22
  • Activity Plan 
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Activity  
2/23
  • Activity Steps
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Activity 
2/24
  • Activity Procedures
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Activity 
2/25
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Activity 
       
2/15
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions on Lab
  • Complete Lab Review 
2/16
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  How is momentum demonstrated on the playground
  • Playground fieldtrip
  • Discussion on Vocab CW 
2/17
  • None
  • Forces 
  • WU:  None
  • Vocab CW 
2/18
  • None 
  • Forces
  • WU:  What is your favorite activity on the playground
  • Discussion on playground activity
  • Complete CW 
       
2/8
  • Momentum Calculations
  • Forces
  • WU:  Explain momentum
  • Discussion on impulse
  • Set Lab:  Momentum 
2/9
  • Lab quiz
  • Forces
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Momentum 
2/10
  • None 
  • Forces
  • WU:  None
  • Lab:  Momentum 
2/11
  • Lab
  • Forces 
  • WU:  Explain what work is
  • Discussion on work
  • Work Practice Problems 
       
2/1
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Explain the success of your design
  • Egg Drop summaries 
2/2
  • Egg Drop summaries
  • Forces
  • WU:  Explain what is momentum?
  • Discussion on momentum
  • Class examples of momentum 
2/3
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Explain the momentum equation.
  • Momentum study sheet 
2/4
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Complete momentum sheet
  • Discussion on exam 
       
1/25
  • Egg Projects
  • Forces
  • WU:  None
  • Project Grading 
1/26
  • Egg Projects
  • Forces
  • WU:  None
  • Project High Drops 
1/27
  • Egg Projects
  • Forces
  • WU:  None
  • Project Analysis 
1/28
  • Egg Projects
  • Forces
  • WU:  None
  • Project Analysis 
       

1/18

  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Project Building 
1/19
  • None 
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Project Building 
1/20
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Project Building 
1/21
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Questions
  • Project Building 
       
1/11
  • Force Problems
  • Forces
  • WU:  What is friction and why is it important?
  • Discussion on friction and friction coefficients
  • HW:  Friction Problems 
1/12
  • Friction Problems
  • Forces
  • WU:  What is forces
  • Egg Drop Project 
1/13
  • None
  • Forces
  • Egg Drop Project
1/14
  • None
  • Forces
  • Egg Drop Project
       
1/4
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  What is a force?
  • Discussion on forces and types of forces 
1/5
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  List 5 types of forces.
  • Calculating Forces
  • Force practice problems 
1/6
  • None
  • Forces
  • WU:  Explain the force equation
  • Discussion on inertia
  • Complete equations 
1/7
  • Force Problems
  • Forces
  • WU:  Explain inertia
  • Discuss Newton's 2nd Law
  • Discussion on friction 
       
11/30
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • Complete Questions
12/1
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  None--Meet in Library 
12/2
  • None 
  • Projectile Motion
  • Explain Projectile Motion
  • Discussion of Projectile Motion
  • Example Problems 
12/3
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU: Read Projectile Motion
  • Practice Problems 
       
11/09
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  Set Up Lab
  • Lab:  Projectile Motion 
11/10
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • Projectile Motion Lab
11/11
  • Lab
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  Explain Projectile Motion
  • Discussion of Projectile Motion
  • Example Problems 
11/12
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  Read Projectile Motion
  • Class sample problems 
       
11/02
  • pg 130
  • Relative Motion
  • WU:  Explain how you completed hw
  • Practice Problems:  #72 - #73 pg 145
11/03
  • pg 145
  • Relative Motions
  • WU:  Questions
  • #76 
  • Set Lab:  Relative Motion 
11/04
  • Lab Quiz
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  Projectile Motion Quiz
  • Lab  
11/05
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  None
  • Lab 
       
10/26
  • Read lab
  • Relative Motion
  • WU:  Lab quiz
  • Lab--Relative motion 
10/27
  • None
  • Relative Motion
  • WU:  Gather materials
  • Lab--Relative motion 
10/28
  • Lab--Relative Motion
  • Relative Motion
  • WU:  Rd pgs 127 - 130
  • Discussion on relative motion
  • Example Problems 
10/29
  • None
  • Relative Motion
  • WU:  Explain relative motion
  • Example Problems
  • HW:  4.3 pg 130 
       
10/19
  • None
  • Vectors 
  • Vector Exam
10/20
  • None
  • Vectors
  • Vector Exam
10/21
  • None 
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  131 -137
  • Discussion on projectile motion
  • Set Lab:  Projectile Motion 
10/22
  • None
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab 
       
10/11
  • Vocab. CW
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Rd pgs 121 - 126
  • Adding Vectors 
10/12
  • Vocab. CW
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Explain how to add vectors
  • Complete adding vectors 
10/13
  • Adding Vector WS
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  131 -137
  • Discussion on Projectile Motion
  • Set Lab:  Projectile Motion 
10/14
  • Lab Quiz 
  • Projectile Motion
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab Projectile Motion 
       
9/28
  • Fenwicks Wildride 
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Explain the benefit of vector digrams
  • Discussion of lab
  • Introduce adding vectors 
9/29
  • None
  • Vectors 
  • WU:  Review
  • pg 105 and 106;  63 - 77, 84 -89 
9/30
  • pg 105 and 106
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Questions
  • Adding vectors 
10/1
  • None
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Questions
  • Adding Vectors 
       
9/21
  • None
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Explain Scalars and Vectors
  • Discussion on vector applications
  • Use of Protractors 
  • Set Lab:  Fenwick's Wildride 
9/22
  • None
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Fenwick's Wildride 
9/23
  • None
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Review Lab
  • Lab Analysis and Conclusion 
9/24
  • Fenwicks Wildride 
  • Vectors
  • WU:  Explain lab conclusion
  • Discussion on vector length and direction
  • Practice problems pg 117 
       
9/8
  • None
  • Motion
  • WU:  What is physics?
  • Explanation of physics
  • Discussion on motion 
9/9
  • None
  • Distance and Displacement 
  • WU:  What is motion
  • Discussion on distance and displacement
  • Set Lab:  Graphing your motion 
9/10
  • None
  • Distance and Displacement 
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Graphing your motion 
9/11
  • None
  • Distance and Displacement
  • WU:  Summarize our lab
  • Complete lab calculations 
       
9/1
  • None
  • Significant Figures
  • WU:  Explain the last two rules of S.F.
  • Discussion on adding and subtracting S.F. 
  • Practice Problems 
9/2
  • Adding/Subtracting S.F. 
  • Significant Figures
  • WU:  Explain the how to add and subtract S.F.
  • Discussion on multiplying and dividing S.F.
  • Practice Problems 
9/3
  • Multiplying/Dividing S.F.
  • Scientific Notation
  • WU:  Explain how to multiply and divide S.F.
  • Discussion on scientific notation
  • Practice problems 
9/4
  • None
  • Atomic Structure 
  • WU:  Explain how to convert to S.N.
  • Discussion of physics and energy 
       
8/24
  • Class Syllabus
  • Binder and Divider 
  • Equipment ID
  • WU:  List and describe 10 pieces of equipment
  • Equipment ID review 
8/25
  • Equipment ID Quiz
  • Equipment ID
  • WU:  Questions on equipment
  • Equipment ID quiz
  • Review the importance of significant figures 
8/26
  • None
  • Significant Figures
  • WU:   Explain accuracy and precision 
  • Discussion on significant figure rules
  • Class practice of significant figures
  • Pass out text books 
8/27
  • None
  • Significant Figures
  • WU:  Explain the rules of significant figures
  • Significant figure practice problems 
       
8/17 
  • None 
  • Introductions to Process and Procedurs
  • Equipment ID 
  • Discussion on syllabus and procedures
  • Explanation of notebook (due 8/24)
  • Discussion on measurement and units
  • HW:  Unit conversions 
8/18 
  • Metric Conversions 
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Equipment ID 
  • WU:  Explain the advantages of the metric system
  • Discussion on accuracy and precision
  • Begin equipment ID 
8/19 
  • None 
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Equipment ID 
  • WU:  Explain accuracy and precision
  • Discussion on significant figures
  • Equipment ID 
8/20 
  • None 
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Equipment ID 
  • WU:  List and explain 10 pieces of equipment
  • Complete equipment ID
  • Review equipment ID 

 

 

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