Monday 2/2 - Graphing Motion: Distance, Velocity, and Acceleration a. What changes when an object accelerates? b. How do you calculate the acceleration of an object moving in a straight line? c. How can a graph be used to find acceleration? Investigate: Take measurements for steps 2-7. Begin answering "pencil" questions for these steps. Homework: Read Physics Talk pp 58-60. Answer Checking Up questions 1-3, and Physics to Go questions 1-6.
Tuesday 2/3 - Graphing Motion: Distance, Velocity and Acceleration Finish answering "pencil" questions for steps 2-7. Review: Physics to Go and Checking Up questions Homework: Read Physics Talk pp 61-64. Answer Checking Up questions 4-5 and Physics to Go questions 9-12, and 15.
Wednesday 2/11 - Centripetal Force: Driving on Curves" a. Why does a car need to slow down before driving in a curve on the road? b. Why is this considered acceleration? c. What role does friction play on centripetal force? Investigate: Answer 1.a) in your journal. Complete all of step 2 with your lab table, (3 groups). Read and answer 3 in your journal. NOTES: Nonlinear Motion (slides 6-9) Homework: READ - Physics Talk pp 109-110. Answer Checking Up questions on pg 110.
Thursday 2/12 - "Centripetal Force: Driving on Curves" Investigate - Step 5,7 and step 8. Notes: Friction Review: Checking Up questions, pg 110 Discuss: Physics to Go, questions 1,2,4,5,9,10,12 . Homework: Complete Physics to Go questions 1,2,4,5,9,10,12 in your Lab Journal.
Friday 2/13 - "Centripetal Force: Driving the Curves" Review: Physics to Go"
Week 25 Monday 2/16 - President's Day No School
Tuesday 2/17 - Evidence Based Writing: "The Neuron"/ Reaction Time Mastering FCAT Reading pg 134. READ- the article "The Neuron: A Cell for Rapid Communication" before answering Numbers 1 through 10. Be sure to use "English Class" standards for writing the short response questions. (Remember, it is your job to communicate your answer to me. If I can't read your writing, I cannot grade your response.) Homework: Study for section 1.7 quiz.
Wednesday 2/18 - Centripetal Force: Driving the Curves ASSESSMENT: Quiz over section 1.7. Review: Correct Quizzes Homework: Answer questions 1-11, 13, &15 on pp 124-125.
Thursday 2/19: Chapter Review: Driving the Roads Review: Finish Correcting Quizzes Homework: Study for Chapter 1 Test.
Friday 2/20 - Driving the Roads Review for Chapter Test
Monday 2/23 - Driving the Roads ASSESSMENT: Chapter 1 Test. READ: pg 132. Answer WDYT in your Lab Journal.
Tuesday 2/24 - Newton's First Law: A Running Start INVESTIGATE: Page 133. Answer all "Pencil questions" in your lab journal. CORRECT: Chapter 1 Test Homework: READ: Physics Talk , pp134-138. Answer Checking Up questions on pg 138.
Wednesday 2/25 - Newton's First Law: A Running Start Go over Physics talk and Checking up questions. Homework: Complete Physics to Go, #1-4 on pg 143.
Thursday 2/26 - Newton's First Law: A Running Start Review: Physics to Go on pg 143. Complete: Physics to Go # 1-3, 6, 8,9,11-13, on pg 154. Homework: Finish Physics to Go questions Friday 2/27 - Constant Speed and Acceleration: Measuring Motion Review: Physics to Go, pg 154. ASSESSMENT: Section 2.1 and 2.2 Quiz. READ - pg 157. Answer the two WDYT questions.