HONORS
PHYSICS
–
Luke Finley
September
1
0

1
4
, 201
2
9

10
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Mon
To experimentally determine the
effect
of air resistance of freely falling objects
9)
Free fall application
problem
Lab exercise: determining
the effects of air resistance on
free fall acceleration
9

11
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Tue
Summarize all information and skills
gained
relative to 1

D kinematics
10)
Sample test
question
Peer review for kinematics unit test
9

12
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
We
d
To demonstrate conceptual and
mathematical understanding of motion in
one dimension, to include free fall
N/A
Kinematics Unit
Test
Honors Portfolio 1 checkpoint is due
9

13
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Thur
To differentiate between vector and
scalar
To add vector quantities both graphically
and analytically using trig functions
1)
Badly disoriented
bird
Vector notes
Graphical
and analytical vector addition
Quest 2
assigned
9

14
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Fr
i
To separate vector resultants into the
horizontal and vertical components
2)
Vector vs. Scalar
Vector resolution discussion
Vector resolution handout
Learning Target:
Investigate fundamental physical quantities of length, mass and time.
Investigate kinematics and dynamics.
STANDARD
PHYSICS
–
Luke Finley
September
1
0

1
4
, 201
2
9

10
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Mon
To experimentally determine the
effect
of air resistance of freely falling objects
9)
Free fall application
problem
Lab exercise: determining
the effects of air resistance on
free fall acceleration
9

11
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Tue
Summarize all information and skills
gained
relative to 1

D kinematics
10)
Sample test
question
Peer review for kinematics unit test
9

12
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
We
d
To demonstrate conceptual and
mathematical understanding of motion in
one dimension, to include free fall
N/A
Kinematics Unit
Test
9

13
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Thur
To differentiate between vector and
scalar
To add vector quantities both graphically
and analytically using trig functions
1)
Badly disoriented
bird
Vector notes
Graphical and analytical vector addition
Quest
2
assigned
9

14
Objectives
FOCUS
Procedures
Fr
i
To separate vector resultants into the
horizontal and vertical components
2)
Vector vs. Scalar
Vector resolution discussion
Vector resolution handout
Learning Target:
Investigate fundamental physical quantities of length, mass and time.
Investigate kinematics and dynamics.
ASTRONOMY
–
Luke Finley
September
10

14, 2012
9

1
0
Objectives
APOD
Procedure
s
Mon
To
demonstrate understanding of recent
events in astronomy
To reinforce understanding of key
terminology
9) Galileo probe and
discussion
APOD Quiz and Grade
CW #2
9

1
1
Objectives
APOD
Procedures
Tue
To review all knowledge obtained
regarding historical
astronomy
1) Strangest Things in
the Universe FLV
Peer review for historical astronomy test
9

1
2
Objectives
APOD
Procedures
Wed
To
demonstrate understanding of
historical models of the solar system and
the history of observational astronomy
2) Flight
Patterns FLV
Unit 2 Test
9

1
3
Objectives
APOD
Procedures
Thur
Define a constellation as a region of space
Differentiate between constellations and
asterisms
3)
Hanny’s Voorwerp
PPT Unit 3
Draw any 5 constellations you see in the circumpolar field
9

1
4
Objectives
APOD
Procedures
Fri
Identify circumpolar constellations and
identify the mythology behind their
names
4)
3/17/06 APOD
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Finish PPT intro
Begin constellation packet: circumpolar constellations
Learning Target:
B.
Historical astronomy
Early models of the universe
Kepler’s
three
laws of planetary motion
Newton’s law of universal gravitation
AP
PHYSICS
B
–
Luke Finley
September 1
0

1
4
, 201
2
9

1
0
Objectives
Procedures
Mon
To
apply knowledge of Newton’s 2
nd
law and free body
diagrams to mathematical scenarios
FR 2012 #1 in pairs and grade
Preview Atwood’s and continue Quest
9

1
1
Objectives
Procedures
Tue
To determine acceleration of a
multiple body system
through experimental means
Half of class: Vernier Lab: Atwood’s Machine (groups of 3)
Half of class: Quest session
9

1
2
Objectives
Procedures
Wed
To
demonstrate current understanding of Newton’s
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Forces Quiz
9

1
3
Objectives
Procedures
Thur
To
create a mathematical model for Newton’s 3
rd
law
through experimental means
Debrief quiz
Vernier mini

lab: Newton’s 3
rd
with rubber band
9

1
4
Objectives
Procedures
Fri
To
summarize
knowledge and applications of Newton’s
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Review for test
Final Quest #3 session
; due tonight
Learning Target:
I. NEWTONIAN MECHANICS
A.
Newton’s Law of Motion
1.
Static equilibrium (first law)
2.
Dynamics of a single particle (second law)
3. Systems of two or more objects (third law)
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