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Chapter 7 Syllabus

Gravity and Circular Motion

B/A

Class

Due 

If you miss this class:

1

Feb

6/7

-A Veritable Quandary

-Centripetal acceleration vs Linear

-Centripetal Force

-Friction and Centripetal Force

 

Read:  7.2 (starting at page 257), 7.3

Watch: Videos A, B

 

2

Feb

8/9

-Centripetal vs. Centrifugal

-Centripetal Force Quizlette

Check: P7.1 #1

Turn in: Centripetal QL

 

3

Feb

12/13

-Motion in a vertical circle (g force)

-Rollercoaster loops

-Mythbusters and Swingsets

Check: P7.1 #2-3

Turn In: P7.1 #1-3

Read: p. 260-2

Watch: Videos C

 

4

Feb

14/15

-Vertical Circle Quizlette

Check: P7.2 #1c-e

Turn in: Vertical Circle QL

 

5

Feb

16/20

-Fundamental forces in Physics

-Universal Gravitation

-Work on 7.2:1-3ab

Check: P7.2 #2-3c-e

Turn In: P7.2 #1-3

 

Read: p. 263-5

Watch: Videos D, E

 

6

Feb

21/22

-Work On Orbit Problems 7.3:1-6

-Hand out FA 7.1, 7.2, 7.3

Video Flip: F –Orbit (≈22 min)

Turn In: 7.3 #1-6

Watch: Videos F

 

7

Feb

23/26

-Banked Corners

-Gravity in Space

-Kepler's Laws

-Models of orbital mechanics

-Escape Velocity

-Orbit lab intro

 

 

Read: p. 266-7

Watch: Videos G, H

 

8

Feb 28/

Mar 1

-Time to work on problems and lab

 

Read: p. 266-7

Read: p. 268-9

9

Mar

2/5

 

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

 

 

 

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: 1-3 /30 pts
    • P7.2: 1-3 /30 pts
    • P7.3: 1-6 /30 pts

 

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