Physics G .:. Go Up

Chapter 7 Syllabus

Gravity and Circular Motion

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Class

Due 

If you miss this class:

1

Apr

18/20

-A Veritable Quandary

-Centripetal acceleration vs Linear

-Centripetal Force

-RPMs, RPS and velocity

 

Read:  7.2 (starting at page 257), 7.3

Watch: Videos A, B

 

2

Apr

21/24

-Centripetal vs. Centrifugal

-Motion in a vertical circle (g force)

-Rollercoaster loops

-Going all the way around on a swing set – Mythbusters

-Fundamental forces in Physics

Check: 7.1:1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 13, 14

Turn In: 7.1

Read: p. 260-2

Watch: Videos C

 

3

Apr

25/26

-Universal Gravitation

-Work on 7.2:1-6 (gravity)

Check: 7.2:1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10

              (vertical circle)

 

Read: p. 263-5

Watch: Videos D, E

 

4

Apr

27/28

-Work On Orbit Problems 7.3:1-10

Check: 7.2:1-6 (gravity)

Turn In: 7.2

Video Flip: F –Orbit (≈22 min)

Watch: Videos F

 

5

skip

-Banked Corners

-Gravity in Space

-Kepler's Laws

-Models of orbital mechanics

-Escape Velocity

Check: 7.3:1-6

 

Read: p. 266-7

Watch: Videos G, H

 

6

May

1/2

-Orbit lab intro

-Hand out FA 7.1, 7.2, 7.3

-Time to work on problems and lab

Check: 7.3:1-10

 

 

Read: p. 266-7

Read: p. 268-9

7

skip

-Time For FAs and Lab

Check: 7.2:8,9,11 (vertical circle) 8,9,10 (gravity)

 

 

8

May

3/4

Summative Assessments:

7.1 - Circular Motion

7.2 - Gravity and Vertical Circle

7.3 - Orbit

Turn In: 7.3

Turn In: Orbit Lab

Turn in: FA 7.1, 7.2, 7.3

 

May

8-12

Oaks Park Week!

 

 

 

 

Assignments:

  • 1 Lab:
    • Orbit lab – (Simulation on computer) /25 pts
  • 3 Formative/Summative Assessments:
    • 7.1 - Circular Motion
    • 7.2 - Gravity and Vertical Circle
    • 7.3 - Orbit
  • 3 Formative Homework sets
    • P7.1: 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 13, 14 /14 pts
    • P7.2: VC: 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, Gr: 1-6 /24 pts
    • P7.3: 1-10 /20 pts

 

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