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Chapter 7 Syllabus

Gravity and Circular Motion

 Block Class Due 1 Mar 18/29 -A Veritable Quandary -Centripetal acceleration vs Linear -Centripetal Force -RPMs, RPS and velocity Read:  7.2 (starting at page 257), 7.3 2 Mar 30/31 -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 Practice: 7.1:1-8, 9-14 Read: p. 260-2 3 Apr 1/4 -Universal Gravitation -Work on 7.2:1-6 (gravity) Check #1[1]: 7.2:1-6 (vertical circle) Read: p. 263-5 4 Apr 5/6 -Work On Orbit Problems 7.3:1-10 Check #2: 7.2:1-6 (gravity) Video Flip: F –Orbit (≈22 min) 5 Apr 7/8 -Banked Corners -Gravity in Space -Kepler's Laws -Models of orbital mechanics -Escape Velocity Check #3: 7.3:1-6 Read: p. 266-7 6 Apr 11/12 -Orbit lab intro -Hand out FA 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 -Time to work on problems and lab Check #4: 7.3:7-10 Practice: G&O: 19-23 7 Apr 13/14 -Time For FAs and Lab Check #5: 7.2:8,9,11 (vertical circle)         8,9,10 (gravity) Read: p. 268-9 8 Apr 18/20 Summative Assessments: 7.1 - Circular Motion 7.2 - Gravity and Vertical Circle 7.3 - Orbit Turn In: Orbit Lab Turn in: FA 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 Turn in: Checks 1-5 (above) Apr 19 ACTACTACTACTACTACTACTACTA (ACT day) 9 Apr 21/22 Vaves! Jah!!!! 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 Handouts:    This Syllabus    Worksheet-CircularMotion7.1    Worksheet-VerticalCircleandGravity7.2    Worksheet-Orbit7.3    Noteguide-Orbit    Lab-Orbit    FA7.1    FA7.2    FA7.3

[1] Clearly label the checks - Check #1, Check #2, etc  Demarcate the problems with a horizontal line in your homework.  Have these out at the beginning of class, and I will stamp them.  Put them on the board for EC