# ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOLS CURRICULUM PACING GUIDE

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ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOLS
CURRICULUM PACING GUIDE

Glencoe Physics: Principles and Problems is the textbook for Alleghany Physics. Newtonian Physics by Brian Crowley is a supp
lemental text for
practice problems.

SOL ref
ers to the Virginia Standards of Learning for Physics.

10
-
11

2010
-

2011

Physics

:
1
st

6 Weeks

Time Frame

Unit/SOLs

SOL#

Strand

Resource

Assessments

Printed

Technology

15
days

Newtonian Physics

Velocity

Acceleration

Forces

Newton’s laws

Vectors

Circular motion

Gravity

PH. 1

-

5

Scientific
Investigation
s,
Measurement, and
Problem Solving
,

Force and Motion

Glencoe

“Physics:
Principles
and
Problems,”

Chapter

1
-
8

“Newtonian
Physics”
supplemental
physics
problems

Online Study
Tools
,

TI
-
83
Calculator
s
,

Probeware,

Crocodile
Physic
s.

Standardized
Test
Practice
,

Teacher
Generated
Assessments

15 days

Conservation Laws

Energy, Work, and Machines

Conservation of Energy

States of Matter:

Thermal Energy

States of Matter

PH. 5

6,
PH.8

Conservation of
Energy, Work,
Momentum,
Thermodyna
mics

Glencoe
“Physics:
Principles
and
Problems,”
Chapter 9
-
13

“Newtonian
Physics”
supplemental
physics
problems

Online Study
Tools
,

TI
-
83
Calculators,

Probeware,
Crocodile
Physics

Standardized
Test
Practice
,

Teacher
Generated
Assessments

ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOLS
CURRICULUM PACING GUIDE

Glencoe Physics: Principles and Problems is the textbook for Alleghany Physics. Newtonian Physics by Brian Crowley is a supp
lemental text for
practice problems.

SOL ref
ers to the Virginia Standards of Learning for Physics.

10
-
11

Physics

: 2
nd

6 Weeks

Time Frame

Unit/SOLs

SOL#

Strand

Resource

Assessments

Printed

Technology

15

days

Vibrations and
Waves
:

Vibrations and Waves

Sound

PH. 7
,
9
-
10

Wave Phenomena
,

Vibrations,
Resonance, Free
Waves, Bounded
Waves

Glencoe

“Physics:
Principles
and
Problems,”

Chapters 14
-

15
.

“Newtonian
Physics”
supplemental
physics
problems

Online Study
Tools
,

TI
-
83
Calculators,

Probeware,
Crocodile
Physics.

Standardized
Test
Practice
,

Teacher
Generated
Assessments

15 days

Electricity and Magnetism:

Static Electricity

Electric Fields

Current Electricity

Series and Parallel Circuits

Magnetic Fields

Electromagnetic Induction

Electromagnetism

PH.
12, 13

Electricity and
the
Atom, The Nucleus,
Circuits,
Electromagnetism,
Capacita
nce and
Inductance

Glencoe
“Physics:
Principles
and
Problems,”

Chapters 20
-

26
.

“Newtonian
Physics”
supplemental
physics
problems

Online Study
Tools
,

TI
-
83
Calculators,

Probeware,
Crocodile
Physics.

Standardized
Test
Practice
,

Teacher
Generated
Assessme
nts

ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOLS
CURRICULUM PACING GUIDE

Glencoe Physics: Principles and Problems is the textbook for Alleghany Physics. Newtonian Physics by Brian Crowley is a supp
lemental text for
practice problems.

SOL ref
ers to the Virginia Standards of Learning for Physics.

10
-
11

Physics

3
rd

6 Weeks

Time Frame

Unit/SOLs

SOL#

Strand

Resource

Assessments

Printed

Technology

15
days

Optics:

Fundamentals of Light

Reflection and Mirrors

Refraction and Lenses

Interference and Diffraction

PH.
1
1

Light and Optics:

The Ray Model of
Light, Images,
Refration, Wave
Optics

Glencoe
“Physics:
Principles
and
Problems,”

Chapters 16
-

19
.

“Newtonian
Physics”
supplemental
physics
problems

Online Study
Tools
,

TI
-
83
Calculators,

Probeware,
Crocodile
Phy
sics.

Standardized
Test
Practice
,

Teacher
Generated
Assessments

15

days

Modern
Revolution of
Physics

Quantum Theory

The Atom

Solid
-
State Electronics

Nuclear Physics

PH.
14

Non
-
Newtonian
Physics
: Relativity,
Randomness, Light
as a Particle,
Matter as a Wav
e,
The Atom

Glencoe
“Physics:
Principles
and
Problems,”

Chapters 27
-

31
.

Online Study
Tools
,

TI
-
83
Calculators,

Probeware,
Crocodile
Physics.

Standardized
Test
Practice
,

Teacher
Generated
Assessments