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

- Chapter 4 Section Reviews - print 4-1 and 4-2
- Formative Assesment: Txtbk pg 124 #1-6
- Types of Forces Notes

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

- Forces and Motion Basics PhET LAB
- Newton's 1st Law of Motion
- Practice 4A: pg 128 #1-3
- Mass and Inertia Explained
- Newton's 1st Law wkst

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

- Newton's 2nd and 3rd Law Notes
- Txtbk Practice 4B: pg 138 #1-3
- Newton's 2nd Law wkst

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

- Force, mass, acceleration wkst (Hint: there are 2.2 lbs in 1 kg)
- Static and Kinetic Force LAB

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

- 4-4 Notes - Frictional Forces
- Ranking Coefficient of Friction LAB
- Pre-Test for Chapter 4 - due day of the test
- Use Newton's 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Law wksts for additional review (Day 7)

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)

- Pre-Test for Chapter 4 - Due at time of Ch 4 Test
- Chapter 4 Review - use the following Newton's 3 Laws of Motion wksts

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 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

- Balanced Forces Packet
- Introduction to Newton's Law of Gravitation: A little bit on gravity

Students will be able to calculate angular displacement and angular speed

- Angular displacement and angular speed notes
- Relationship between angular velocity and speed: How angular velocity relates to speed

- Absentees please view video
- Practice Problems 7I: Txtbk pg 265 #1-3

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