1. Course Syllabus 2013 to 2014x

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Course Syllabus


Mr. Gary

Room B7

Email:
wgary@milfordma.com



Extra Help and Make Up Work

Room

and Time

Room B7

Tu, W, and Th 2:20 pm


2:40 pm

No office hours first Tuesday of each month; faculty
contractual day

Wednesday:

2:15 pm


3:00 pm by Contract


Mechanical Pencil


Notebook


6 inch see through ruler


Small see through protractor


TI
-

84+
or Scientific Calculator


Free apps: myhomework for ipad,
ipod
, iphone, and
andriod


Recommended Materials

On line Student Planner

What
will

be found on this app



This app may be downloaded to iphones, ipads, android phones, and
ipod



Calendar planner that will include all class events



Homework will be uploaded to myhomework in word format



Lecture notes will be uploaded to myhomework in word format



Lab reports will be uploaded to myhomework in word format



Reminders for all assignment initial and due dates



Reminders for most quizzes
1




Reminders for all exams



Holidays and Inservice days posted



Assignments will be posted for most teacher absences

1. Not all quizzes will appear on calendar as some may be given without notice

What
will not
be found on this app



Student Grades: posted on x2



Student Attendance: posted on x2



Student Discipline: posted on x2



Respect me and I will respect you



Respect yourselves and others in the class




Come to class with a pass if tardy



Raise your hand if you have questions during the lecture.



Stay in your assigned seat during lectures,

quizzes, and



exams.




No idle chat during lecture.



Makeup work will be scheduled in accordance with


Student/Parent Handbook rules




All Discipline
will be dealt with
Student/Parent Handbook


policies


Behavioral Expectations



Assigned most classes four (4) to six (6) problems M



Th



Packet assignments



Reviewed at following class meeting



Will not be graded

Daily Homework


Graded Homework Assignments



Challenging Problems




Graded Work



Handed out in on the last day of class for that subject
.

Daily Class Work

Practice Problems




Practice Problems from your textbook



Small groups assigned by instructor



Work must be completed in class on same day as assigned



Problems reviewed before the end of class as follow up to


assigned problems


Most quizzes will be announced


May be given randomly


Will be g
iven weekly


Will include only problems from previously reviewed
homework.


Will

not include GHW Homework Problems

Quizzes


All exams will be announced at least twenty
-
four hours in
advance


Exams will begin immediately following the last tone for
start of class
; be on time!


Students who miss class the day before any exam will be
required to take the exam on the day it

is given

except where
excused by administration


Exams



Graded Homework
is due at the beginning of class at the


date and time posted



Work not handed at the beginning of class when requested


will lose ten (10) points even if handed in later on in that


class or that day



All late work will lose 10 for each day an assignment is


late

Timely Due Date

Past Due Assignments




Past due GHW Assignments will lose 10 points for each


class they late




Past due Quizzes and Exams will be completed on


Wednesday following the original quiz or exam




Past due will lose 10 points for each day they are late past


the due date for your class.

Any past due work that is graded only be allowed in
accordance to the policies established in the Milford High
School Student/Parent Handbook

Exam

Quiz

GHW

Description

5

pts

10 pts

5

pts

Accuratel
y label all physical quantities on a provided
sketch or free body diagram.

1
0 pts

20 pts

1
0 pts

Show
all algebraic
steps
leading to solution;

no
numbers.

5 pts

10 pts

5 pts

Plug and Chug numbers only at the last step

2.5 pts

5 pts

2.5 pts

Include correct units with all
numbers only at last

step

2.5 pts

5 pts

2.5 pts

Box in all supporting and final answers



Graded Homework based on four(4) problems



Quizzes based on two (2) problems



Chapter exams based of four (4) problems

Grading Rubric

Term I

Term II

I.


Linear Motion


a.

Speed ,

Velocity, and

Acceleration


b. Uniform
Acceleration


c..

Free Falling Objects

V. Work and Energy


a.


Work
and Energy


b. Conservative
Forces


c.


Kinetic
Energy


d.

Potential
Energy


e
.

Conservation
of energy

II. Graphing Motion

a.

Position


Time Graph

b.

Velocity


Time Graph

c.

Acceleration


Time Graph

d.

Area under the graph

VI. Linear Momentum


a. Impulse


b. Momentum


c. Collisions and Momentum


d. Conservation of Momentum


e. Elastic
Collisions


III.
Motion in a Plane


a.

Components


b.

Semi Parabolic Problems


c.


Full Parabolic Problems


d. Quadratic Problems

VII.
Uniform Circular Motion


a. Kinematics of Uniform Circular Motion


b. Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion


c. Highway Curves Banked/Unbanked





IV.
Dynamics


a.

Friction Problems;

Planes


b. Friction Problems;

Incline
Planes

c. Compound
Forces;

Pulleys

VIII. Rotational Motion


a. Angular Quantities


b. Constant Angular Acceleration


c. Rolling Motion (Without Slipping) Torque


d. Rotational Inertia


e. Rotational Kinetic
Energy

Term III

Term IV

VIII. Static Equilibrium

a. Conditions for Equilibrium

b. Solving Statics Problems

c. Applications to Muscles and Joints

d. Stability and Balance

XV. Electric Charge and Electric Field


a. Static Electricity and Its Conservation


b. Electric Charge and the Atom


c. Insulators and Conductors


d. Coulomb’s Law


e. The Electric Field


f. Field Lines


g. Electric Fields and Conductors

IX. Newton’s Laws of Gravitation

a. Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation

b. Gravity Near the Earth’s Surface

c. Satellites and Weightlessness

d. Kepler’s Laws and Newton’s Synthesis

XVI. Magnetism

a.
Magnets and Magnetic Fields

b.
Electric Currents Produce Magnetic Fields

c.
Force on an Electric Current in a Magnetic

Field; Definition of
β
.

d. Force on an Electric Field Moving in a Magnetic Field

e. Magnetic Field Due to a Straight Long Magnetic Wire

f. Force Between Two parallel Wires

XI. Vibrations and Waves


a. Simple Harmonic Motion


b. Energy in the Simple Harmonic Motion


Oscillator


c. The Period and Sinsoidal Nature of Simple


Harmonic Motion


d. The Simple Pendulum


e. Wave Motion


f. Transverse and Longitudinal Waves


g. Energy Transported by Waves

XVII. Sound

a.
Characteristics of Sound

b.
Intensity of Sound; Decibels

c.
The Ear and Its Response

d.
Sources of Sound

e.
Quality of Sound

f.
Interference of Sound Wave

g.
Doppler Effect

1.

Graphing Motion


a.

Calculator Lab: Easy Data


b.

Finding the Slope of a Particle with Constant Motion Lab


c.

Finding the Slope of a Particle Accelerating Lab

2.
Projectile Motion


a.

Semi Parabolic Motion Lab: Horizontal Launcher and Carbon Copy Paper

3.
Dynamics


a.

Friction

4.
Uniform Circular Motion


a


Circular Motion Lab

6.
Work and Energy


a.

Hooke’s Law Lab: Determine the elastic potential energy of a system

7.
Momentum


a.

The Ballistic Pendulum Lab

Labs Portfolio

Graded Activity

Category Grade Percent

Homework

20 %

Lab Report Portfolio

20 %

Quizzes

20 %

Exams

40 %

Grade Categories

All Terms

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