Physics .:. Go Up

Linear Kinematics Unit Syllabus

Block

Class

Due on this class

If you miss this class:

1

Sept

5/6

-Course Policy/Index Cards

-Speed Trap/Uncertainty

-Tour of the Website assignment

-Data collection assignment for No reason to Speed Lab (NRTS)

Bring: Your smiling face

Bring: Paper and pencil and a calculator

Turn in: Completed information sheet

Turn in: Speed trap (In class) (indiv)

 

Watch: Videos 1A1 (?)

Watch: Videos for the Speed Trap Lab

Watch and Read: Info on the No Reason to Speed Lab

2

Sept

7/10

DI-Speed

DI-Review Dimensional analysis (DA)

-Math pretest

Video (all): Tour of the Website

 

Read: 2-1, 1-2 to 1-3

Read: This syllabus!

Watch: Videos 2A1, 2A2 (?)

3

Sept

11/12

GW-Work in groups on Speed and DA Quizlette and FA 2.1

-NRTS and Homework reminder

Turn in: Speed and DA Quizlette

Watch: Videos 2A1, 2A2 (?)

Work on Speed and DA Quizlette on your own

4

Sept

13/14

-Questions on FA 2.1?

-Google Classroom/Laptops/VF

SA 2.1 Speed (30 minutes)

-Work on No Reason To Speed Lab

Turn in:  FA 2.1

Practice 2.1 #1-8

 

 

5

Sept

17/18

DI - Vector Velocity

DI - Complex Acceleration

-Finish No Reason to Speed lab?

GW-Work on Acceleration Quizlette

VF: 2C - Simple Acceleration

Turn in: No reason to Speed lab  (indiv)

Practice 2.1 #9-16

Read: 2-2, pp 48-51

Watch: Videos 2B-2D

 

6

Sept

19/20

-Lateral Accelerometer assignment

GW-Finish Acceleration Quizlette

GW-FA 2.2 Acceleration

Turn in: Acceleration Quizlette

Work on Acceleration Quizlette on your own

7

Sept

21/25

-Questions on FA 2.2?

SA 2.2 Acceleration (30 minutes)

VF-2G Slope and velocity

DI-Tangent lines

Turn in:  FA 2.2

Practice 2.2 #1-6

 

 

Read: 2-2, pp51-58

Watch: Videos for the moving Plots Lab

Watch: Videos 2G

8

Sept

26/27

DI-Qualitative Graphs

-Rangefinders and graphs

GW-Graphs of Motion

VF: 2H Velocity graphs

Practice 2.2 #17-22

Watch: Videos for the moving Plots Lab

Watch: Videos 2H

9

Sept 28/

Oct 1

-Moving Plots equipment demo

-Cha Cha Cha demo

GW-Labs

 

Come in and make up these labs

10

Oct

2/3

GW-Labs

Turn in: Moving plots lab (Pairs)

Turn in: Cha Cha Cha Lab

 

Watch: Videos for the moving Plots Lab

Make up your Summative assessments

11

Oct

4/5

DI-Example Problems

GW-How Far Quizlette

VF: 2E Solving Kinematics

Watch: Videos 2E

Read: 2-3

12

Oct

8/9

GW-Work on How Far Quizlette

GW-FA 2.3

 

Work on How Far Quizlette on your own

13

Oct

10/11

DI-Free Fall Demos

GW-Work on Free Fall Quizlette

VF: 2F Free Fall Problems

Turn in: How Far Quizlette

Practice 2.3 #1-5, 21, 22

Work on How Far Quizlette on your own

Make up the reaction time lab

14

Oct

15/16

-Questions on FA 2.3?

SA 2.3 Kinematics (30 minutes)

GW-Work on Free Fall Quizlette

Practice 2.3 #6-10, 23, 24

 

Watch: Videos 2F

15

Oct

17/18

-Reaction time lab demo

GW-Reaction time lab

GW-Work on Free Fall Quizlette

Turn in: Free Fall Quizlette

Turn in: Reaction time lab  (indiv)

Work on How Far Quizlette on your own

16

Oct

19/22

-Air Rocket  lab

-Air Rocket Calculations

-The Range Equation (Magic!!)

 Practice 2.4 #1, 2, 3

Turn in: Air Rocket Lab  (indiv)

Get data from a group member and do the calculations yourself

17

Oct

23/24

-Warmup – calculate angle

-Air Rocket Competition: Hitting a target

Practice 2.4 #4, 5, 6

 

Video: Video 2Z

 

18

Oct

29/30

-Questions on FA 2.4?

SA 2.4 Free Fall (30 minutes)

DI-Vector Components

 

 

31/1

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Bring a ceramic mug

 

19

Nov

 

GW-Where Oh Where am I?

GW-Vector Quizlette

VF: 3C, 3D Vectors

 

 

 

Assignments

·          7 Labs:

o    Speed Trap Lab – Timing cars,   No handout /20 pts  (indiv)

o    No Reason to Speed Lab – Spreadsheet and questions /40 pts  (indiv)

o    Air Rocket Lab – Initial velocity outdoors, No handout /30 pts  (indiv)

o    Reaction Time Lab – Dropping meter stick  /20 pts  (indiv)

o    Moving Plots Lab – tape timer and cart /40 pts (pairs)

o    Cha3  /20 pts (group)

o    Rocket Competition – No write-up required

·          4 Formative Quizlettes (In class group work) (10 pts ea)

o    Quizlette 2.1 - Speed

o    Quizlette 2.2 - Acceleration

o    Quizlette 2.3 - How Far

o    Quizlette 2.4 - Free Fall

·          4 Formative/Summative Assessments: (10 pts ea)

o    2.1 Speed

o    2.2 Acceleration

o    2.3 Basic Kinematics

o    2.4 Free Fall Kinematics

 

Handouts