Physics 3rd Six Weeks

Day 1 (A - 11/08): Students will be able to describe how force affects the motion of an object and be able to distinguish between contact forces and field forces

Day 2 (A - 11/10): Students will be able to interpret and construct free-body diagrams and use Newton's First and Second Laws of Motion to solve for unknown quantities 

Day 3 (A - 11/14):  Students will be able to calculate the net external force on an object and calculate mass, force, and acceleration using Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

Day 4 (A - 11/16): Students will be able to measure the force required to overcome static friction and the kinetic force and calculate the net external force on an object and calculate mass, force, and acceleration using Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

Day 5 (A - 11/18):  Students will be able apply Newton's universal law of gravitation to calculate the gravitational force between two masses to name the 5 mechanical forces and construct free body diagrams    

  • Four fundamental forces: Gravity, Weak, Electromagnetic and Strong ​
  • Calculate the gravitational force that exists between 2 people
  • Practice Problems: Txtbk pg 139 #1-2
  • Start Test Review (look at Day 7 for Newton's 1st, 2nd and 3rd Law Worksheets)
  • PhyzLab Springboard: Feel the Forces

 

Day 6 (A - 11/29): Students will be able to calculate the magnitude and direction of normal forces and calculate the coefficient of friction and be able to provide examples of Newton's 3rd Law of Motion 

 

Chapter 4 TEST Next Class (A - 12/1, B - 12/2)

 

Day 7 (A - 12/1):  Students will be able to describe how forces affect the motion of objects and be able to calculate unknown quantities using Newtons 3 Laws of Motion

 

Chapter 4 TEST (A - 12/1, B - 12/2)

 

​​​Day 8 (A - 12/5):  Students will be able to name the 6 simple machines and demonstrate how unbalanced forces cause changes in the speed or direction of an object's motion

Day 9 and Day 10 (A - 12/7, B - 12/9):  Students will be able to understand how scientific inquiry leads to the development of technologies and students will be able to describe the motion of a rocket as projectile motion

  • October Sky Questions
  • HOMEWORK - Essay Question to be answered in a minimum of a 3-paragraph essay:  Describe Newton's 3 Laws of Motion as it pertains to rockets 

Day 11 (A - 12/13): Semester Review

  • Click on the following link to access the Semester Review 

Semester Review

Semester Exam A Day - 12/15 and A Day 12/16

Exam Schedule:
1st/5th Period: 7:35 - 8:30am
2nd/6th Period: 8:36 - 9:31am
3rd/7th Period: 9:37 - 10:32am
4th/8th Period: 10:40 - 11:35am

 

EXTRA

Students will be able to calculate angular displacement and angular speed
 

Day 12 (A - 12/16):  Students will be able to demonstrate how unbalanced forces cause changes in the speed or direction of an object's motion and calculate mechanical advantage of simple machines