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Linear Kinematics (Chapter 2) Syllabus

Text: Physics 6th edition by Douglas Giancoli

Block

In Class

Due on this class

1

Sept

4/5

-Hand out Syllabus/Course Policy

-Speed Trap lab outside

DI-Calculating Speed/Sig Figs

-Information card

-Video Flip 1B-1E/Noteguide

Bring a calculator, a writing utensil, and paper

Turn in: Completed information card

 

2

Sept

6/9

-Seating in Quad Pods

-Speed Trap Example

GW-Uncertainty worksheet, Speed Trap Lab, FA 1.1

Video - Tour of the website

(I will email you a link)

VF: 1A Sig Figs (optional)

VF: 1B-1E Uncertainty

Practice: Uncertainty Worksheet

3

Sept

10/11

SA 1.1 Uncertainty (first 30 minutes)

VF-2C-Acceleration

DI-Vector Nature of Velocity

Turn in: FA 1.1

4

Sept

12/13

DI-Example Kinematics

GW-Solving Kinematics Problems P2.3

GW-FA 2.3

-suvat flashcards/Data Packets/names on calculators!

VF: 2C, 2D Kinematics

Practice: Practice for 2.3

5

Sept

16/17

DI-Demos for Free Fall

GW-Solving Free Fall problems

Lab-Get tapes for Moving Plots

DI-How to analyze your tapes

VF: 2H Free Fall Problems

Practice: Practice for 2.3

6

Sept

18/19

SA 2.3-Kinematics (first 30 minutes)

VF-2F-Displacement Graphs

DI-Tangent Lines for slopes

Turn in: FA 2.3

Practice: Practice for 2.3

7

Sept

20/23

GW-Work on Graphs of motion

-Demo of Plot Matching lab

 

VF: 2G Velocity Graphs

Practice: Practice for 2.4

8

Sept

24/25

Lab-Air Rocket data gathering

GW-Labs

Practice: Practice for 2.4

9

Sept

26/27

SA 2.4-Free Fall (first 30 minutes)

GW-Labs

Turn in: FA 2.4

1

Sept 30/

Oct 1

DI-Vector Components

GW-Labs or VF

 

2

Oct

2/3

More on Vectors!

VF: 3C, 3D, 3E

Turn in: Moving Plots lab

Turn in: Air Rocket lab

 

Assignments

         4 Labs:

o    Speed Trap Lab done the first day of class, written up the second day. No handout

o    Air Rocket Lab-outdoors

o    Moving Plots Lab tape timer dots thingy

o    Plot Matching Lab matching the plots on the computer/written note saying you did it. No handout

         3 Formative/Summative Assessments:

o    1.1 Propagation of Uncertainty

o    2.3 Basic Kinematics

o    2.4 Free Fall Kinematics

Handouts