Physics for the Next Generation Agenda

Important Links

Description

Patterns Physics Teacher (Restricted) Site

This website includes all teacher calendars, tests and keys and access to all files.

Patterns Physics Open Access Website

This publicly available website includes student calendars and has access to all the curriculum materials students use.

Patterns Approach Google Drive

The entire Patterns Physics curriculum is found in this Google Drive including teacher calendars, keys, and assessments.

Idea Capture Tool for Workshop

This document is for our workshop and will allow us to share ideas, wonderings, and reflections with the group

Design Principles of the Patterns Approach

This document is a two page summary of the pedagogy underlying the Patterns Approach Curriculum. A more detailed description can be found here.

Eyes on the Prize

Monday

Time

Goal

Activities

Looking at a Storyline and Computational Thinking

8:30

Getting Feedback

Parking Lot + Discuss Previous Day’s Ticket out the Door +

8:45

HS-ET1-2. Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.

Introduction to the Texting & Driving Project

Essential Question: How can we use STEM to enhance a social discussion?

Building from our Patterns; Brainstorming and tackling a complex situation using System Analysis

12:00

Lunch

Optional 12:10-12:30 - Teacher Set-up of Your Classroom Formative

12:45

HS-ET1-2. Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.

Investigation to Determine the Mathematical Model for Constant Acceleration. (With a peek at getting A = ½ acceleration)

A Look at 2Q1 - Quiz on the Big Ideas about Acceleration

Begin computational Thinking about Complex Motion

3:20

Feedback

+ Further Reading

Ticket Out the Door

3:30

Adjourn

Reading on The Framework for K-12 Science Education

Tuesday

Time

Goal

What and how (activities, discussion, etc.)

8:30

Getting Feedback

Parking Lot + Discuss Previous Day’s Ticket out the Door

8:45

Cultivating our next Storyline

Contextualize Energy through Eggstreme Bungee Jump Project

Using Scientific Tools (Energy Bar Charts) to Make Sense of Phenomenon and Enhance Student Writing

Spiral back to System Analysis to determine our Next Steps

Bridging Egravitational and EKinetic

Living

a

3D Learning Progression

12:00

Lunch

Optional 12:10-12:30

12:30

HS-PS3-1. Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.

Stretch of Spring

+/- 0.2

(m)

Force Needed to Stretch the Spring

+/- 0.5

(N)

Mini Experiment: Graph with Mathematical Model    

Using a different set of Video Analysis Tools to determine the Mathematical Model for Ee  - PNG1 Template Here

3:20

Feedback

+ Further Reading

Ticket Out the Door

3:30

Adjourn

Reading the Evidence Statements

Wednesday

Time

Goal

What and how (activities, discussion, etc.)

8:30

Getting Feedback

Parking Lot + Discuss Previous Day’s Ticket out the Door

8:45

HS-PS3-1. Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.

Complete Elastic Energy lab

Diving deeper with thermal energy and critical thinking about claims of published materials

Program Your App -- starting template to save time + video tutorial

Jump on Low Height, Iterate your app, then all together go for Final Jump after previewing Software Expo

11:45

Looking Back

&

Looking Ahead

Reflecting on how we have developed student identities and competencies with the Science and Engineering Practices, Cross-Cutting Concepts, and the NGSS Performance Expectations

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Industry Tour

Field Trip to Energ2

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Energ2/@44.6138948,-123.1075682,16.39z/data=!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0x0:0x0!2zNDTCsDM2JzQ4LjQiTiAxMjPCsDA2JzE2LjUiVw!3b1!8m2!3d44.613443!4d-123.104591!3m4!1s0x54c06b690ceec9cb:0xfa362f4e2f41e7ad!8m2!3d44.6136724!4d-123.104511

Next Steps

3:20

Feedback

+ Further Reading

Ticket Out the Door (Last Day)

Contacting Jess Jacobs about continuing the professional development.

Jess Jacobs - Director, Accounting & Budget

Linn-Benton Community College

jacobsj@linnbenton.edu

3:30

Adjourn