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Physics

 

Date* Lectures Objectives
8/18


Orientation
Panther Day
PASCAR
 



8/19

Orientation

   
  Module 1    
  Measurement & Calculation    
8/20



What is Physics?


  L-1 What is Physics

American Genius: S01E02 - Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss


8/21





Students will learn base and derrived units as well as Scientific Notation.

 

 

 



  L2-Scientific Notation

HW: Book 1:1-1:5

Finish American Genius: S01E02 - Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss
8/24


See Above.

 

 

  HW: pg 9, 1-3 & Worksheet



8/25

Pretest

   
8/26




Students will learn about SI Units.




  L-3 SI Units

Conversion Chart

HW: Worksheet

8/27



Students will learn to distinguish between accuracy, precision as well as maintain calculations within significant figure guidelines.

 

 

 

  L-4 Accuracy, Precision & Sig Figs



 
8/28




Students will collect measured information and record it on the data sheet.

Panther Day

  Data Collection Form (XLS)

Data Collection Form (PDF)



8/31

See Above.

   
9/1


Students will learn to graph data and perform calculations via Excel.

  L-5a Beginning Excel 1


9/2


Students will learn to graph data and perform calculations via Excel. 

 

  L-5b Beginning Excel 2

Datafile1

9/3


Students will learn to graph data and perform calculations via Excel.

 

  L-6 Graphing in Excel

       
  Unit 1 Measurement and Motion    
9/4





Students will learn to express lengths in metric and English units and convert measurements and calculated quantities between different units.


Panther Day

  2.1 Space and Time

HW:
Worksheet




9/7

Labor Day

   
9/8




Students will learn to  describe two effects you feel every day that are created by mass, describe the mass of objects in grams and kilograms, and use scientific notation to represent large and small numbers.



  2.2 Mass, Matter, and Atoms

HW:
Worksheet 1 and Worksheet 2


9/9



Students will learn to design a controlled experiment and create and use a graphical model based on data.


  2.3 Experiments and Data

HW:
Worksheet


9/10


Students will learn to calculate time, distance, or speed when given two of the three values and solve an equation for any of its variables.

  3.1 Space and Position

HW:
Worksheet


9/11







Students will learn to use and interpret positive and negative values for velocity and position, describe the relationship between three-dimensional and one-dimensional systems, draw and interpret graphs of experimental data, including velocity versus position, and speed versus time, and use a graphical model to make predictions that can be tested by experiments.




  3.2 Graphs of Speed and Velocity

HW:
Worksheet 1 and Worksheet 2






9/14





Students will learn to derive an algebraic model from a graphical model and vice versa, determine velocity from the slope of a position versus time graph, and determine distance from the area under a velocity versus time graph.



   3.3 Working with Equations

HW:
Workaheet




9/15




Students will learn to calculate acceleration from the change in speed and the change in time, give an example of motion with constant acceleration, and determine acceleration from the slope of the speed versus time graph



  4.1 Acceleration

HW:
Worksheet



9/16



Students will learn to calculate time, distance, acceleration, or speed when given three of the four values, and solve two-step accelerated motion problems.


  4.2 A Model for Accelerated Motion

HW:
Worksheet

 
9/17

Quiz

 
9/18



Quiz

Panther Day

 

9/21

Continue 4.2

  HW: Worksheet

9/22



Students will learn to calculate height, speed, or time of flight in free fall problems, and explain how air resistance makes objects of different masses fall with different accelerations.


  4.3 Free Fall and the Acceleration due to Gravity

HW:
Worksheet


9/23

Gravity Acceleration Lab

  Lab

9/24

See Above.

  Lab

9/25



Unit 1 Exam Review

Panther Day


  Review



9/28

Unit 1 Exam

   
       
  Unit 2 Motion and Force in One Dimension    
9/29


Students will learn about Newton's First Law - Force and Intertia.


  5.1 The First Law-Force and Inertia

HW:
Worksheet

9/30



Students will learn about Newton's Second Law - Force, Mass and Acceleration


  5.2 The Second Law-Force, Mass, and Acceleration

HW:
Worksheet

10/1


Students willl learn about Newton's Third Law - Action and Reaction.


  5.3 The Third Law-Action and Reaction


10/2

Inservice Day

 

 
10/5


Students will learn the differences and how to use the concepts of Mass and Weight.


  6.1 Mass, Weight and Gravity

HW:
Worksheet

10/6

Unit 2.1 Exam

 

 
10/7


Students will learn to calculate and understand the various types of Friction. 

 

 

  6.2 Friction

HW:
Worksheet

10/8


Newton's Third Law makeup

 


  HW: Worksheet

10/9




Students will learn to understand and apply the concept of Equilibrium to problems as well as Hooke's Law. 



Panther Day
  6.3 Equilibrium of Forces and Hooke’s Law

HW:
Worksheet



10/12

SIA #1

 

 


10/13

Unit 2.2 Exam

 


10/14

PSAT

   
10/15

Students will learn to apply the concepts of Vectors and Direction.


  7.1 Vectors and Direction

HW:
Worksheet


  Unit 3 Motion and Force in 2 and 3    
10/16




See Above.


Panther Day

  HW: Worksheet



10/19



Students will learn about Projectile Motion and calculating/understanding Velocity as a vector.

Homecoming Week

  7.2 Projectile Motion and the Velocity Vector

HW:
Worksheet


10/20



Students will learn the concept of calculating Forces in Two Dimensions.


Homecoming Week

  7.3 Forces in Two Dimensions

HW:
Worksheet


10/21





See Above.

Homecoming Week

End of 1st 9-wks

  HW: Worksheet





10/22



See Above.

Homecoming Week

  HW: Worksheet




10/23



Teacher Planning Day

Panther Day

 




10/26

Unit 3.1 Exam

   
10/27


Students will learn to calculate  forces upon an object in Circular Motion.


  8.1 Circular Motion

HW:
Worksheet

10/28


Quiz

 

10/29


Circular Motion (cont)

 

10/30





Circular Motion (cont)

Panther Day

Report Cards

 




11/2


Lab

  Worksheet


11/3

Lab

 

11/4



Students will learn the concept of Centripetal Force.



  8.2 Centripetal Force

HW:
Worksheet 1
HW: Worksheet 2

11/5


Students will learn the concept of Universal Gravitation and Orbital Motion


  8.3 Universal Gravitation and Orbital Motion

HW:
Worksheet
11/6



See Above.

Panther Day

 

11/9


Students will learn the concept of Torque.



  9.1 Torque

HW: Worksheet

11/10

See Above.


  HW: Worksheet

11/11

Veteran's Day

 
11/12

See Above.

 

11/13


See Above.

Panther Day


11/16


Students will learn to analyze the forces in a truss.


  Truss Analysis

HW: Worksheet

11/17

See Above.

   
11/18

Makeup/Enrichment

 


11/19

Makeup/Enrichment

   
11/20



Makeup/Enrichment

Panther Day

 


11/23-11/27


Thanksgiving Break


 



11/30


Unit 3.2 Exam

 

12/1

SIA #2
   
12/2


Students will learn about machines and mechanical advantage.


  Mechanical Advantage

HW:
Worksheet
12/3
See Above.
  HW: Worksheet
12/4


See Above.

Panther Day

  HW: Worksheet


12/7

See Above.

  HW: Worksheet
12/8
Lab
   
12/9

Unit 4.1 Exam

 


12/10



 
12/11




Panther Day

 


12/14


Students will learn about the calculations for work.


  Work

HW:
Worksheet

12/15


See Above.

  HW: Worksheet 1
Worksheet 2
12/16

Unit 4.2 Exam

 

12/17

Makeup/Enrichment

   
12/18



Makeup/Enrichment

Panther Day

 

12/19-1/3


Winter Break


 


1/4 Test Review    
1/5


Work Exam


 
1/6


Students will learn about Energy and the Conservation of Energy.


  Conservation of Energy

HW:
Worksheet
1/7


Students will learn about Efficiency


  Efficiency

HW:
Worksheet

1/8

See Above.

  HW: Worksheet
1/11



Lab



   
1/12


Students will learn about Energy and Power.


Energy and Power

HW;
Worksheet

1/13


See Above.

 
1/14




 

1/15

See Above.

   
1/18

MLK Day

   
1/19
Planning Day

   
1/20

Unit 4.3 Exam

 


1/21



 
1/22



Students will learn about Energy Flow in Systems

Panther Day

  Energy Flow in Systems

HW;
Project

File MUST be received before 12:00 AM on 1/29/16 via email to kbaker@my.putnamschools.org

1/25

Students will learn about Momentum and Conservation of Energy


  Momentum

HW:
Worksheet

1/26
See Above.

  HW: Worksheet
1/27

See Above.


    HW: Worksheet


1/28

See Above.

  HW: Worksheet

1/29



Presentation Day

Panther Day

  Project Presentations are due



2/1


Students will learn how Force is the rate of change in Momentum


  Force is the rate of change in Momentum

HW:
Worksheet
2/2
Students will learn about Angular Momentum


  Angular Momentum

HW: Worksheet

2/3

See Above.
 


2/4 Unit 4.4 Exam
   
2/5


Panther Day

 

2/8



 

2/9
     
2/10




   
2/11
     
2/12


Panther Day

   
2/15

President's Day

   
2/16
     
2/17



   
2/18
Students will learn to model Periodic phenomena with specified amplitude, frequency and midline.

  Modeling Periodic Data

HW:
Worksheet
2/19



Students will learn to graph Sine and Cosine functions

Panther Day

  Graphing Sine and Cosine

HW:
Worksheet

2/22

Impulse/Momentum Exam

 


2/23      
2/24




 



2/25
     
2/26


Panther Day

 

2/29





 



3/1
     
3/2



 

3/3
     
3/4


Panther Day

 

3/7


Election Theory


  Election Theory

HW: Worksheet

3/8


Issues with Various Election Methods


  Election Theory Issues

HW: Worksheet

3/9


Apportionment Methods


  Apportionment Methods

HW: Worksheet

3/10 See Above.
   
3/11



Election Theory Exam

Panther Day

 


3/14






 




3/15
     
3/16



 

3/17

SIA #3

  SIA Review

3/18



Makeup/Enrichment

Panther Day

 
3/21-3/25

Spring Break

 
3/28



Students will learn about cycles with respect to period and how to measure in Hertz.



  Harmonic Motion

HW: Worksheet

3/29


See Above.

  Why Things Oscillate

HW: Worksheet
3/30


See Above.


  Resonance and Energy

HW: Worksheet

3/31
Review
   
4/1

Planning Day

   
4/4
Cycles Exam
  Review Packet
4/5

Experiment

   
4/6


Students will learn about waves and wave pulses.


  14.1 Waves and Wave pulses

HW: Worksheet

4/7



Students will learn about 14.3 Natural Frequency and Resonance


  14.3 Natural Frequency and Resonance



4/8



See Above.

Panther Day

  HW: Worksheet



4/11



Students will learn how waves move and interact with other things.


  14.2 Motion and Interaction of Waves

HW: Worksheet


4/12

Review

   
4/13



 


4/14








 


4/15





Panther Day
 
4/18

Waves Exam

 
4/19



Students will learn about the properties of sound.




  Properties of Sound

HW: Worksheet
HW: Worksheet

4/20


Students will learn about the properties of sound waves.


  Sound Waves

HW: Worksheet
4/21


Students will learn about sound perception and music


  Sound Perception & Music

HW: Worksheet
4/22


Sound Exam

Panther Day
 

4/25


Students will learn about the properties and sources of light.
Students will learn how light affects color and vision.


  Properties of Light
Color and Vision

HW: Worksheet
4/26


Students will learn how light is related to photons and atoms.


  Photons and Atoms

HW: Worksheet

4/27


Light Exam


 
4/28



Students will learn how light reflects and refracts



  Reflection and Refraction

HW: Worksheet


4/29



Students will learn how mirrors and lenses affect images.

Panther Day

  17.2 Mirrors, Lenses, and Images

HW: Worksheet

5/2



Students will learn about optical systems.



  17.3 Optical Systems

HW: Worksheet

5/3

Optics Exam
   
5/4




Students will learn about the electromagnetic spectrum.




  Electoromagnetic Spectrum

HW: Worksheet
HW: Worksheet
HW: Worksheet
5/5


Students will learn about Interference, Diffraction, and Polarization

  18.2 Interference, Diffraction, and Polarization

HW: Worksheet
5/6



Students will learn about Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Panther Day

  18.3 Special Relativity

HW: Worksheet

5/9

Electromagnetic Exam

 
5/10

Student Presentations

 
5/11

Student Presentations

 
5/12

Student Presentations

 
5/13




Student Presentations

Panther Day


  3d Hologram Template 1
3d Hologram Template 2


3d Hologram  Videos


5/16

Student Presentations

 

5/17

Student Presentations
   
5/18

Student Presentations

 

5/19
Student Presentations

   
5/20



Student Presentations

Panther Day

 


5/23

Student Presentations

 
5/24 Student Presentations
   
5/25

Student Presentations

 

5/26 Student Presentations
   
5/27

Student Presentations

 


5/30

Memorial Day

 


5/31

Makeup/Enrichment
   
6/1

Makeup/Enrichment

 

6/2 Makeup/Enrichment    
6/3
Makeup/Enrichment
 


 

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Schedule is subject to change due to reteaching or unforseen events

 

Lectures are in MS PowerPoint (v10) format. The PowerPoint Vewer or Open Office suite may be freely downloaded.

 

Practice Problems are in PDF format. The 

Adobe Acrobat Viewer is also a free download.