Ye Olde Physics Lesson Plans 2015-2016

Lesson Plans
Physics

Physics:
5/16-5/20/2016

Ch 25, Vibrations and Waves

Mon: ACT review problems.

Tues: ACT EOY Test.

Wed: Solar System

Thurs: Gone

Fri: Graduation

 

5/9-5/13/2016

Ch 25, Vibrations and Waves

Mon: Ch. 25 Review, chapter 26 Sound Waves, Pitch, sound medium, Sound waves, natural frequency, forced vibration, resonance.

Tues: chapter 26 sound interference, beats, ACT review problems.

Wed: Chapter 26 review, Chapter 27 light, Speed of light lab, Act Questions.

Thurs: Chapter 27 electromagnetic waves, transparent and opaque materials, shadows, Act Questions.

Fri: Ch. 27, polarization of light, 3d movies, ch. 27 review, Act Questions.

5/2-5/6/2016

E=mc2, Ch 25, Vibrations and Waves

Mon: E=mc2 Video

Tues: Ch. 25, Vibrations and Waves, Wave description, wave motion, wave types, interference, phase, standing waves, Doppler effect, bow waves.

Wed: Chapter 25 review, chapter 26 Sound Waves, Pitch, sound medium, Sound waves, natural frequency, forced vibration, resonance, sound interference, beats, ACT review problems

Thurs: Chapter 26 review, Chapter 27 light, Speed of light, electromagnetic waves, transparent and opaque materials, shadows.

Fri: Ch. 27, polarization of light, 3d movies, ch. 27 review, Act Questions.

 

4/25-4/29/2016

Ch 13, Gravity finish up, Start Ch 14 Satellite Motion.

Mon: Test Question Review Chapter 14 start.

Tues: TED Talk, Chapter 15 Satellite motion.

Wed: Chapter 14 ellipitical orbits, keplers laws, ACT review problems

Thurs: Ch. 14 escape velocity. Practice Questions

Fri: Chapter Chapter 14 Summative test.

 

4/18-4/22/2016

Mon: State Testing

Tues:   State Testing

Wed: State Testing

Thurs: TED Talk, Chapter 11 Concept Review, Book problems, Concept review problems

Fri: Chapter 13 Review and Summative Test

4/11-4/15/2016

Ch 11, Rotational Equilibrium Ch 12, Rotational Motion

Mon: Chapter 11 Book problems.

Tues: TED Talk, Chapter 11 Concept Review, Book problems.  Ch. 11 demonstrations, ACT Problems

Wed: Ch. 11, 12 Summative Test

Thurs: Chapter 13 Gravity introduction

4/4-4/8/2016

Ch 11, Rotational Equilibrium Ch 12, Rotational Motion

Mon: Torque, Balanced torques, Center of mass, Center of gravity, Torque and center of gravity: Toppling, Center of gravity of people, Stability.

Tues: TED Talk, Chapter 11 Concept Review, Book problems.  Ch. 11 demonstrations, ACT Problems

Wed: Chapter 11 Demonstrations, Chapter 12 Rotational Motion Intro, ACT review problems

Thurs: Ch. 12 Rotational inertia, Applied to gymnastics and rolling,  Angular Momentum, Conservation of angular momentum, Simulated Gravity, Concept check and concept review.

Fri: Chapter 11, 12 review, Formative Test and corrections.

 

Ch 10, Circular Motion

Mon: Rotation and revolution, rotational speed, types of speed, Linear, tangential and rotaional speed, centripetal force, calculating centripetal force, adding force vectors, centripetal and centrifugal forces, Centrifugal forces in a rotating reference frame.

Tues: TED Talk, Chapter 10 Concept Review, Book problems.  Ch. 10 demonstrations, ACT Problems

Wed: Chapter 10 Demonstrations, ACT review problems

Thurs: Ch. 10 formative test and corrections.

Fri: Chapter 10 final review and Summative Test, Intro chapter 11: rotational equilibrium.

 

3/14-3/18/2016

Ch 9: Energy Finish 3rd Quarter Finish

Mon: Simple Machines lab continued, Work power, mechanical energy, potential, kinetic, work energy theorem, Conservation of energy

Tues: Finish Simple Machine Lab..

Wed: SCA Review

Thurs: SCA

Fri: Levers and Study

 

3/7-3/11/2016

Ch 9: Energy

Mon: Simple Machines lab continued, Work power, mechanical energy, potential, kinetic, work energy theorem, Conservation of energy

Tues: Finish Simple Machine Lab, energy, effeciency, energy for life and sources of energy.

Wed: Chapter 9 formative test and corrections.  Concept review. ACT review

Thurs: Ch. 9 Summative Test

Fri: Chapter 10 circular motion introduction.

 

2/29-3/4/2016

Ch 8 and 9: momentum and Energy

Mon: Final day Energy project work, measurement and signage.

Tues: Ch 8 Review, Ch 8 Formative Test review,

Wed: Chapter 8 summative test, Chapter 9 Introduction, Work, power, mechanical advantage.

Thurs: Ch. 9 Potential, kinetic energy, work energy theorem, Conservation of energy.

Fri: Machine types and effeciency.

2/22-2/26/2016

Ch 8 and 9: momentum and Energy

Mon: Ch 8 Measurements, Energy project work.

Tues: Ch 8 Review, Energy project work.

Wed: Ch 8 Formative Test and corrections, Energy project work.

Thurs: Ch. 9 Introduction, Energy project work.

Fri: Ch 8 Summative Test, Energy project work--finish.

 

2/15-2/19/2016

Ch 8 and 9: momentum and Energy

Mon: No School

Tues: Ch 8 Review, Energy project work.

Wed: Ch 8 Formative Test and corrections, Energy project work.

Thurs: Ch. 9 Introduction, Energy project work.

Fri: Ch 8 Summative Test, Energy project work--finish.

 

2/8-2/12/2016

Ch 8 and 9: momentum and Energy

Mon: Momentum Vectors, Energy project work.

Tues: Ch 8 Review, Energy project work. (Snow Day)

Wed: Ch 8 Summative Summative Test, Energy project work. (Snow Day)

Thurs: Ch. 8 corrections, Energy project work. (Snow Day)

Fri: No School

 

2/1-2/5/2016

Ch 8 and 9: momentum and Energy

Mon: Ch 6-7 test review, Energy Project work.

Tues: Ch 8 Momentum introduction, Energy project work.

Wed: Ch 8 Impulse, bouncing, Energy project work.

Thurs: Collisions, elastic and inelastic collisions, Energy project work.

Fri: Momentum Vectors, Ch 8 Formative test and corrections, Energy project work.

 

1/25-1/29/2016

Ch 6 Continued

Mon: HW: Pgs 103-105,  Problems 55-67 check, Concept Development check, Act Questions.

Tues: Formative Test Ch. 6 and corrections, Research in Kinetic energy project.

Wed: Ch 6 Review, Kinetic energy project work.

Thurs: Summative Test Ch 6, Kinetic energy project work.

Fri: Chapter 7 Intro. Kinetic energy project work.

 

1/18-1/22/2016

Ch 6 Continued

Mon: MLKing Day

Tues: Acceleration Lab Finish, Think and rank, Concept Development worksheets, ACT review, HW: Pgs 103-105,  Problems 55-67.

Wed: HW check, Concept Development check, Formative Test Ch. 6 and corrections, Act Questions.

Thurs: Acceleration word problems check,

Fri: Summative Test Ch 6, Research in kinetic project.

 

1/11-1/15/2016

Mon: Chapter 6: Newton's Second Law--Force and Acceleration, friction, pressure.

Tues: Free fall, air resistance and terminal velocity, Concept review questions, Think and rank, Concept Development worksheets, ACT review.

Wed: Acceleration Lab, HW: Pgs 103-105,  Problems 55-67

Thurs: Finish Acceleration Lab, HW check, Formative Test Ch. 6

Fri: Summative Test Ch 6

1/4-1/8/2016

Ch 5 Projectile Motion Continued

Mon: Chapter 5 Review, Calculating Velocity using gravity.  Lab Exercise

Tues: Finish Lab exercise, 5.6 Projectiles launched horizontally and at an angle. HW: Pg 84, 37-50

Wed: HW Review, Chapter 5 Formative Quiz and corrections

Thurs: Chapter 5 Summative Test, Chapter 6 introduction.

Fri: Chapter 6: Newton's Second Law--Force and Acceleration.

 

12/14-12/18/2015

Ch 5 Projectile Motion

Mon: Velocity Explorations lab exercise.

Tues: Softball angle lab exercise.

Wed: Finish Lab exercises, review for SCA

Thurs: SCA:  65 questions

Fri: Calculating Velocity using gravity.  Lab Exercise

 

12/7-12/11/2015

Ch 4 Linear Motion

Mon: Falling objects, How fast and how far

Tues: Chapter 4 concept development, Chapter Questions.

Wed: Ch 4 Formative Test and Corrections

Thurs: Chapter 4 Summative Test Chapter 5 intro: Projectile Motion.

Fri: Chapter 5: Velocity vectors, Ch. 5 Questions and demonstrations.

 

11/30-12/4/2015

Ch 3 Early Motion Concepts, Newton's first Law of Motion

Mon: No School

Tues: Vectors continued and Newton's First Law, Chapter 3 concept development, Chapter Questions.

Wed: Ch 3 Formative Test and Corrections

Thurs: Chapter 3 Summative Test Chapter 4 intro: Linear Motion.

Fri: Chapter 4: Linear Motion, Speed Velocity, acceleration, free fall: velocity and distance.

 

11/23-11/24/2015

Ch 3 Newton's first Law of Motion

Mon: Start Ch 3, Early motion concepts, Aristotle, copernicus and Galileo, Newton law of inertia. Galileo Ramp Lab exercise.

Tues: Galileo Ramp Lab exercise completion.

 

11/16-11/20/2015

Ch 2 Mechanical Equilibrium

Mon: Vectors and the parallelogram rule, Questions and concept development.  More Electronic clean up.

Tues: Conceptual motion pretest.  Book Questions, Pg 25-41, HW pg 27:42-48

Wed: Chapter 2 formative test and corrections, Galileo Ramp Lab.

Thurs: Ch 2 Summative Test, Start Ch 3, Early motion concepts, Aristotle, copernicus and Galileo, Newton law of inertia.

Fri: Galileo Ramp Lab exercise.


11/9-11/13/2015

Finish Electronics and Start Kinematics--Motion

Chapter 36-37 finish Ch 2 Begin

Mon: Review ch. 36-37 and summative test, circuit work.

Tues: Finish up circuit project work. Electronic clean up.

Wed: Veterans Day, No School

Thurs: Ch 2 Mechanical Equilibrium, Force, tension, and weight, Equilibrium rule and equilibrium for moving objects.

Fri: Circuit Project due, Chapter 2 work: Vectors, parallelogram rule.  Chapter 2 Formative Test.

11/2-11/6/2015

Chapter 36-37 Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Mon: Ch 36 Magnetic poles, fields, domains, electric current and magnetic fields, building an electric motor, circuit work.

Tues: Chapter 36 Earth's magnetic field and review.  Concept development worksheets, Ch. 37 Electromagnetic induction, making current with magnetics, circuit work.

Wed: Ch. 36 Faradays law, generators and AC current, motors and generators, Transformers and power transmission, Circuit project work.

Thurs: Ch 36, Electromagnetic waves, chapter review and formative test ch 36-37.

Fri: Review ch. 36-37 and summative test, circuit work.

10/26-10/30/2015

Mon: Ch 35 Circuit notes, Combining Resistors, Parallel circuits and overloading, Chapter review questions.

Tues: Chapter 35 Formative Test and review, Circuit project work.

Wed: Chapter 35 final notes Circuit project work.

Thurs: Ch 35 Summative test, Circuit project work.

Fri: No School, Parent teacher conferences

 

10/19-10/23/2015

Mon: Ch 35 notes, Breadboards, Circuit project work.

Tues: Ch 35 notes, Circuit basics, Circuit project work.

Wed: Ch 35 notes, Circuit components, Circuit project work.

Thurs: Ch 35 notes, Circuit project build.

Fri: Ch 35 notes, Circuit project build.

10/12-10/16/2015

Mon: Chapter 34 formative test review, Chapter 34 questions pg 597-701, Measuring Current and voltage in a circuit, HW pg 700, 59-75 odd.

Tues: Chapter 34 HW problems review, Circuit project choices.

Wed: Chapter 34 Summative Test, Circuit project work.

Thurs: SCA review, Circuit project work.

Fri: SCA Review, SCA

10/5-10/9/2015

Mon: Chapter 33 test Corrections and Review, Chapter 34 intro, Electric Current, Flow of charge, electric current.

Tues: ACT Problems, Chapter 34 Voltage Sources, Resistance, ohms law, Electric shock, Working with VOM and Resistors

Wed: Chapter 34 AC and DC current, Diodes and Converting AC to DC current, Electron speed in a circuit and source of electrons.

Thurs: Ch 34 Electric Power, Circuit project introduction.

Fri: Chapter 34 formative test and corrections, Circuit project and ACT questions.

9/28-10/2/2015

Mon: Chapter 32 test Corrections and Review, Chapter 33 intro, Soldering stations assembly.

Tues: ACT Problems, Chapter 33 Electric fields, Electric field lines, Electric shielding, Building a cell phone isolater.

Wed: Chapter 33 Electric potential energy, Electric energy storage, build project.

Thurs: Ch 33 formative test and corrections, Van de Graaff Generator construction.

Fri: Chapter 33 Summative Test, Electric Field Sensors.

9/21-9/25/2015

Mon: Chapter 32: Electrostatics, Conservation of charge, Coulomb's law, Charge problems, Charging by Friction and contact, Electroscopes and tools.

Tues: Chapter 32 Charge polarization.  Concept review questions, and problems.

Wed: Chapter 32 formative test and corrections.

Thurs: Ch 32 Summative test. Intro into ch 33, electric fields and potentials. 

Fri: PD day

 

9/14-9/18/2015

Mon: Chapter Tests, Review, Heat engine measurements, heat energy transferred by a candle.

Tues: Chapter 24 review, Thermodynamics .

Wed: Chapter 24 review and Pop pop boat measurements.

Thurs: Heat engine efficiency lab exercise: Comparison of energy in with the work out.

Fri: Finish pop pop boat heat engine efficiency exercise--Hand in.

9/7-9/11/2015

Mon: Labor day.

Tues: Chapter 22 Heat Transfer.  Concept review, and problems.

Wed: Chapter 23 Intro and Pop pop boat building

Thurs: Ch 22-23 Formative Test and corrections. Heat engine boat building and troubleshooting.

Fri: Ch 22-23 Summative Test, Heat engine boat Racing.

Physics:
8/31-9/4/2015

Mon: Ch. 21 formative test review, Pop-pop boat build: engine

Tues: Chapter 22 Intro, Concept development wksh, Pop-pop boat build: engine

Wed: Chapter 22 Continued, Finish and test boat engine, Ch 22 HW.

Thurs: Chapter 22 HW review. Ch 21 Summative Test. Heat engine boat building and troubleshooting.

Fri: Ch 22 Formative Test and corrections. Heat engine boat building and troubleshooting.