LESSON PLANS 2018-19
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Tuesday, September 4, 20181. Assign seats, phones, books and administrivia 2. Intro to vectors - (an indispensable mathematical tool in making sense of nature) 3. View PP and solve basic problemsStudy pages 45 through 52. On page 65 do Questions 4, 5, 6 Do problem 1 and 2Blue Folderhttp://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dExVcDdFbUZhTi0xTEFUblZERTN2YWc6MQ#gid=0
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Wednesday, September 5, 20181. Collect HW - copy and quick review 2. Finish Vector PP and do practice problems 3. Subtraction of Vectors 4. Force vectors - they work the same way (mathematically) as displacement vectors 5.Work on problem set in preparation for quiz 6. Intro to StaticsStudy for Vector Quiz
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Thursday, September 6, 20181. Review the HW - any questions/clarifications? Vector addition and subtraction? Questions? 2. Take the quiz 3. Introduction to Statics - an application of vectors 4. Observe a static model - What is the weight of the suspended object? 5. Statics PP 6. Practice static problemsStudy pages 226 to 228 (up to but not including "The Second Condition for Equilibrium") Do Problems 1 and 5 on page 247 and problem 11 on page 249)
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Friday, September 7, 20181. Collect HW and Pass back Quizes 2. Continue on with statics PP - leading to basic problems and intro to real static situation and upcoming lab 3. Practice problems in groups and as a class Study for Statics Quiz
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Monday, September 10, 20181. Review select statics problems including past HW 2. Intro to statics lab 3. In groups work on an outline for essay explaining relevant principles Study for Quiz and write draft on docs... double space, Times New Roman size 12 font. No more than one page of writing. Other pages include mandatory diagram
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Tuesday, September 11, 20181. Any questions on statics? 2. Take the Quiz 3. Open google doc in Blue folder, make a copy and respond to the prompt 4. Go to lab team (to be assigned) and discuss each others ideas - make changes as you see fitWrite an essay that explains the principles behind the experimental design. Space 1.5, Times New Roman font size 12. One page max for the essay. Any graphics can appear on another sheet
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Wednesday, September 12, 20181. Collect the Essays 2. Break into groups and come up with final essay 3. Carry out the lab - Final product should include: Essay, diagram or pic of experimental design, Analysis that shows all calculations leading to percent of error, Conclusion based on a 3.0% of error 4. Intro to KinematicsStudy pages 19 through 27... make sure that you study the diagrams on pages 24 and 25 with accelerating cars. Do Questions 1, 2 and 3 on page 38. Do problems 1, 3 and 7 on page 39
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Thursday, September 13, 20181. Collect HW 2. Back to lab groups to complete report 3. Intro to kinematics - basic equations that quantify motion and how to use abbreviated versions for them 4. Work on problemsStudy for quiz on kinematics maybe
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Friday, September 14, 20181. What is motion and what kinds of motion are there - constant velocity, instantaneous and accelerated - the kinematics equations are used when acceleration is constant 2. Air Track demo - Law of Odd Integers 3. Review diagrams on page 24 and 25 - use air track to demonstrate the idea 4. Look at select problems as a class 7, 11, 18 5. In groups do problems 13, 15, 26, 27 and 28Study for Quiz on kinematics - there will be one statics problem on the quiz
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Monday, September 17, 20181. Review problems and concepts 2. Take the quiz 3. Free Fall - same kinematic concepts with unique acceleration 4. Law of Odd Integers 4. Watch free fall video 5. Look at Example 2-10 it follows the Law of Odd IntegersStudy pages 31 through 35. On page 38 do QUESTIONS 12 and 13 - explain your answers on page 40 do PROBLEMS 33, 34 and 36Video
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Tuesday, September 18, 20181. Pass back quizzes 2. Review format for presenting Open Response Solutions 3. Graphing Exercise - in groups create a graph that depicts displacement vs. time, velocity vs. time and acceleration vs. time for a ball tossed in the air and caught at release point (initial v = 10 m/s and A = 10 m/s/s) put graphs on white board when done 4. Select problems in groups for free fall Do select problems and download logger proDownload SQUAD
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Wednesday, September 19, 20181. Review HW - what problems did you select? Work in groups return to class 2. Define what will on quiz - all open response will be kinematics problems with some MC being vector and/or statics 3. Introduction to Free Fall lab and use of lab equipment 4. Carry out the lab and do analysis questions as a group - these too could be on quiz.Study for Kinematics Quiz II
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Thursday, September 20, 20181. Last minute questions about anything? 2. Take the quiz 3. Introduction to projectile motion via PP 4. Due to dodge balls being MIA, lab is postponed until tomorrowStudy pages 54 through 61 - pay careful attention to the sample problems On page 65 do Questions 18, 19 and 20. On page 66 do problems 17 and 18
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Friday, September 21, 20181. Review procedures for lab including changing scale of axis 2. Carry out the procedure and do the analysis as a group - make sure that you have all data and questions answeredNO HOMEWORK - Enjoy Homecoming Weekend!
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Monday, September 24, 20181. Watch demo video on PM 2. Use Phet to analyze launching projectiles at an angle 3. Break into groups to work on problems 4. Review questions from Ball Toss labStudy for Projectile Motion Quiz, which may take the place of the previous quiz
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Tuesday, September 25, 20181. Review in groups for quiz 2. Take the quiz Study pages 36 and 37 and do problems 49 and 50 on page 41
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Wednesday, September 26, 20181 Pass back quizzes and review 2. Cumulative on Friday - just kinematics 3. Graphing motion - take out lab analysis questions review as class 4. Graphing questions in groups 5. Make a plan for tomorrowStudy for cumulative
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Thursday, September 27, 20181. Pass out study guide 2. In groups of their choosing they may have the period to study for the CumulativeStudy for Kinematics CumulativeSub was here
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Friday, September 28, 20181. Any last minute questions? 2. Take the cumulative 3. Intro to dynamics - the third law of motion - action reaction pairs and FBD Study pages 72 to 80 up to, but not including section 4-6. Do questions 1, 3, 6 and 9 on page 97. Do problems 1, 2, 3 on page 98
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Monday, October 1, 20181. Newton's Laws - what about the 3rd law - interaction of forces and least understood action/reaction pairs 2. First and second laws and Free Body Diagrams allowing one to determine "Net Force" (Gravitational and Normal Forces)3. Practice problems in groups: Review HW do problems 4, 5, 6 7 and 8Study pages 80 (Starting at Section 4-6) through 86 (Up to but not including "Tension in a Flexible Cord" Do problems 9, 10, 11, 12
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Tuesday, October 2, 20181. Pass back Cumulatives 2, Free body Diagram Exercise 3.Practice problems Study for Dynamics Quiz
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Wednesday, October 3, 20181. Any questions/problems for review? 2. Take the quiz 3. Pulling/pushing things at an angle 4.Intro to friction - kinetic vs. static - review graph 5. Note how normal force can change the value of friction - do basic problemsStudy page Example Problem 4-11 on page 86 and 4-12 on page 87 Study pages 90 through 93 up to but not including Example 4-20 Do question 12 on page 97 Explain your answer in detail using diagrams Do problems 35, 36 and 37 on page 101
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Thursday, October 4, 20181. Pass back and review quiz 2. Collect and review HW 3. Do first homework problem 4. Review Concepts for friction 5. Group work on friction problemsHave a wonderful weekend... NO HOMEWORK
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Monday, October 8, 20181. Sub today... 2. You will be given a sheet with eight practice problems work through each of the problems in groups of your choosing or individually. I've put all answers on the sheets - these will be the basis for a Dynamics Quiz II (which can take the place of the previous quiz) on Thursday. Please put all solutions on blue HW paper - there is some available on the side of the file cabinet Study for Dynamics Quiz IIIf you missed class the practice problems are located in the "Dynamics Folder" - just click the "Folder" link at the top of this sheet.
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Tuesday, October 9, 20181. Work on Dynamics Problems individually or in groupsStudy for Dynamics Quiz IISub in Today
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Wednesday, October 10, 20181. Review all problems on handout Study for Dynamics Quiz II which will be on FRiday, 10/12
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Thursday, October 11, 2018Spend time in groups or individually going over material for tomorrow's quiz. Additional problems to try at your discretion at end of chapter are problems 48, 49, 56, 59, 66 and 70Sub in Today
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Friday, October 12, 20181. Spend 20 minutes to review 2. Take the QuizNo HomeworkSub in Today
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Monday, October 15, 20181. Pass back quizzes and other assessments - schedule absentees 2. When does quarter end for physics? 3. Review select parts of quiz 3. Coupled motion and inclines - do example problem from reading in chapterDo problems at the end of chapter 4: 25, 31, 34, and 67Cumulative Coming on Friday - will cover everything and can count for any assessment
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018Storm DayStorm DayStorm Day
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Wednesday, October 17, 20181. A problem from last year's cumulative 2. Review the HW 3. Forces on an incline 4. Problems Study for Cumulative
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Thursday, October 18, 20181. Any questions for cumulative 2. Dynamics on an incline - basic concepts 3. More advanced - combining friction, coupled motion and inclines 4. Break in to groups 5. Back as classStudy for Cumulative
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Friday, October 19, 20181. Take the CumulativeNo Homework
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Monday, October 22, 20181. Pass back Cumulatives - review key areas 2. Grade replacement - make sure the right one is replaced 3. Review inclines with friction and coupled motion 4. Intro to PBLStudy for Incline Quiz on Thursday
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Tuesday, October 23, 20181. Continue work on PBLStudy for Incline Quiz on Thursday
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Wednesday, October 24, 20181. Work on PBL for another 30 minutes 2. Review the Survey they are going to take and ask for input 3. Presentations will start tomorrow after the quiz and continue to Friday if necessary 4. Review incline problemsStudy for Incline Quiz on Thursday
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Thursday, October 25, 2018Take the Incline QuizNo Homework
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Friday, October 26, 20181. Intro to Circular Motion - tangential velocity, period and frequency 2. Hand out problem set 3. PBL PresentationsStudy pages 106 through 110 - please pay careful attention to the example problems. Watch the can academy video via the "Video" link under Notes. Do questions 1 and 2 on page 129 and do problems 1, 2, and 3 on page 130.Video
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Monday, October 29, 20181. Make Up for Cumulative - pass back past stuff 2. Take survey on PBL 3. Collect and review HW 4. Review problems set from Friday - do in groups 5. Watch KA video on solving problems in Centripetal Force 6. Vertical considerations - ferris wheel, ball on string and dip and bump in roadReview pages 106 to 111 (Example Problem 5-4 is really important) Do problems 4, 5, 6 and 7 on page 130
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Tuesday, October 30, 20181. Collect HW - look up "perfunctory" 2. Review 5, 6 and 7 as a class 3. In groups do QUESTIONS 5, 6 and 7 ALSO make sure you understand Example 5-4 on page 111 and can do EXERCISE B AND EXERCISE C 4. Review as class Study for Quiz on Centripetal Acceleration/Force
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Wednesday, October 31, 20181. Any questions? 2. Take the quiz 3. Intro to conical pendulum problem - Study pages 117 through 121 Do questions 11, 12 and 13 on page 129 Do problems 28, 29 and 30 on page 131
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Thursday, November 1, 20181. Do an AP practice problem 2. Intro to Universal Gravitation - historical context - relationship between the masses and the distance 3. Cavendish Experiment to determine "G" 4. Review HW and relevant problems Do questions 10, 20 and 21 on page 129 and do problems 31 through 34 on page 132How can the moon fall toward the earth but never get any closer??
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Friday, November 2, 20181. Show how setting universal formula to linear and centripetal acceleration can be useful 2.Study for Quiz on Centripetal Acceleration/Force and Universal Gravitation35-36-39-41-43-52
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Monday, November 5, 20181. The conical pendulum - one way to prove the centripetal force hypothesis - prep for a lab activity tomorrow 2. Take the quizDo problems 66, 68, 69 and 71 on page 133
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Thursday, September 6, 20181. Pass back quizzes - review basic concepts and equations 2. Review the quiz in class or groups?? 3. Do additional problems 4. Conical pendulum problemFinish/Study/Do the problems handed out in class and any others that might be helpfulWhen is the retake? Friday, November 9, 2018
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Wednesday, November 7, 20181. Any question about past problems? 2. The conical pendulum... theoretical problems followed by a class lab 3. Intro to energy - what is energy? Study for the Retake
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Thursday, November 8, 20181. Any question about past problems? 2. Energy - what is it exactly ... well whatever it is, it's constant 2. Definition of work leading to different kinds of energy 3. Methods for keeping track of energy in solving problemsStudy for the Retake
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Friday, November 9, 20181. Recap the basics of work and energy - especially the concept of negative energy 2. Take the RetakeHave a great long weekend - no homework - come back rested and ready for physics!
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Tuesday, November 13, 20181. Review concepts of work and energy 2. Go through Example problem 6-1 on page 139 2. Example problem 6-2 on page 140 3. Example problems 6-4 and 6-5 on page 143 4. Potential Energy - work done in a gravity field 5. In groups do problems 8, 10, 15, 22, 27 and 28Study pages 136 through 146 Do QUESTIONS 10, 11 and 14 on page 161. Do PROBLEMS 9, 18, 23 and 30 on pages 162 and 163Quiz on Thursday
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Wednesday, November 14, 20181. Collect HW 2. Do practice AP problem in conservation of energy 3. Other conservation problems from text 4. Introduction to Conservation of Energy Lab - falling ball repriseStudy for Work/Energy QuizReminder that I will be out on Thursday
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Thursday, November 15, 20181. Review for 15 Minutes 2. Take Energy QuizNo HomeworkSub was here
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Friday, November 16, 2018SNOW DAYSNOW DAYSNOW DAY
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Monday, November 19, 20181. Pass back quizzes 2. Review points of conservation lab 3. Carry out the procedure and work on analysis questions - groups reportStudy pages 147 through 148, up to but not including Section 6-6. Do problems 26, 32 and 41 on page 163
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018Snow DaySnow DaySnow Day
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Monday, November 26, 2018Where are we on the lab? 1. Review HW 2. Use springs to demonstrate Hooke's Law and stored energy in a spring 3. Emphasise the distinction between the two formulas 4. Work on problems related to EPEStudy for Energy II Quiz on Wednesday
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Tuesday, November 27, 20181. Pass back past assessments 2. Review relevant problems for the quizStudy for energy Quiz IIThe quiz will be a mix of multiple choice and open response problems from the last quiz and new material. Two of the four open response questions will be on elastic potential energy and the MC will be a mix
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Wednesday, November 28, 20181. Spend 20 minutes going over stuff 2. Take the Energy II QuizStudy pages 158 to 160 - Please note the two variations of the Power formula on page 159. Do Questions 22 and 23 on page 161. Do Problems 58, 59 and 63 on page 164
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Thursday, November 29, 20181. Collect HW 2. Pass Back quizzes - here is the plan on that 3. Go over Quiz 4. Intro to Power 5. Practice problemsStudy for Energy Quiz III on MondayEnergy Quiz III can count for II but not for I
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Friday, November 30, 20181. Talk about details of make up and power quiz 2. Take practice AP problem - review as a class 3. Do select power problems from text powerStudy for Energy III Quiz and Power QuizEnergy III - 15 Power Q - 5
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Monday, December 3, 20181. Take quiz 2. Intro to momentum - basic equation - what is it quantifying? 3. Change and rate of change of momentum - vector quantities 4. Intro to conservation of momentumStudy pages 167 to 173 (Up to but not including Section 7-3) Do questions 1, 2 and 3 on page 187. Do problems 1 through 4 on page 188
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Tuesday, December 4, 20181. Collect HW 2. Change in momentum on a ball bouncing off wall 3.Conservation of Momentum - Do Example 7-3 On page 171 3. Watch video and determine the speed of a bullet 4. Review HW Problems 5. Go to groups and work on select problemsStudy for Quiz on Momentum
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Wednesday, December 5, 20181. Pass back quizzes 2. Questions on momentum? 3. Take the quiz 4. AP Practice Problem 5. Impulse and intro to lab Study pages 173 to 175 (Up to but not including Section 7-4) Do problem 15, 16 17 and 18 on page 189
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Thursday, December 6, 20181. Pass back quizzes 2. Open Response Practice 3. Review graphic from reading - could you do the problem is depicts? 4. Questions on HW 5. In groups do problems 19, 20, 32 and 39 - Part "A" only 5. Go over problems in class Study for Momentum Quiz II using the HW problems and class problems as a guide. This may count for previous quizSet Time for Cumulative... Week from Friday... 12/13
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Friday, December 7, 20181. Review a bit for the quiz 2. Take the QuizNo Homework
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Monday, December 10, 20181. Pass back quizzes - review 1 and 4. 2. Update on Cumulative - study guide coming 3. Intro to impulse lab - what are we trying to prove? Details of experiment 4. Carry out the lab 5. Work on reportStudy for Cumulative
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018Any questions for the Cumulative? 1. Review procedure and final product 2. Carry out the procedure and work on the reportStudy for CumulativePass out Study Guide
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Wednesday, December 12, 20181. Questions for the Cumulative? 2. Continue to work on the lab/reportStudy for Cumulative
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Thursday, December 13, 20181. Questions for the Cumulative? 2. Pass in lab 3. Intro to Cornerstone 4. Assign groups and work on data and reportStudy for Cumulative
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Friday, December 14, 2018Take the Cumulative
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Monday, December 17, 20181. Pass back Cumulatives - replace grades 2. Work on Inelastic Collision Lab - hand in at end of periodStudy for Inelastic Collision Cornerstone
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Tuesday, December 18, 20181. Review details of Cornerstone quiz 2. Intro to elastic collisions see page 176 and note what the math says 3. Model the collision for problem 22 on page 189 3. Do Practice problemStudy for Inelastic Collision CornerstoneFriday Plan?
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Wednesday, January 2, 20191. Welcome Back! 2. Concepts of recent past - in groups go over problem set reviewing momentum and energy principles 3. Center of mass calculations - see video 4. Collisions in two dimensionsStudy Example 7-11 on page 180 Study Section 7-8 on page 182 to 184 Do problems 40 and 41 on page 190 and problems 46 and 47 on page 191
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Thursday, January 3, 2019Pass back Stuff1. Collect HW 2. Questions on 40 and 41? Try problem 42 3. Review as necessary 4. Review 46 and 47 3. Do problem 72 on page 192 5. Docm problem from SmartBoardDo problems 58 on page 191, 76 and 77 on page 192
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Friday, January 4, 20191. Go over Smartboard problem Break into groups and review problems set from Wednesday, HW from yesterday and today 2. Come back as class and reviewStudy for Quiz
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Monday, January 7, 20191. Intro to Torque - by way of Statics and then into dynamics 2. What is it as a concept? 3. How is it calculated? 4. take Momentum Quiz IIIStudy pages 228 (Starting with "The Second Condition of Equilibrium") through 231 - Make sure you review Example Problems 9-4 and 9-5. Do problems 2, 4 and 8 on page 247
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Tuesday, January 8, 20191. Review applications of torque 2. Bridge problem 3. Diving board problem 4. Ladder problem 5. Tension and scaffold problemDo problems 15, 16 and 18 on page 248
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Wednesday, January 9, 2019SNOW DAYSNOW DAYSNOW DAY
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Thursday, January 10, 20191. Any questions on HW? 2. REview more complex problems 3. PracticeStudy for Quiz
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Friday, January 11, 20191. Review prior to the quiz 2. Take the quizStudy pages 194 to 200 Do problems 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7
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Monday, January 14, 20191. Review HW 2. Do a few in groups 3. l = r0, v = rw, a = r alpha Do Example 8-7 on page 202 4. Rotational analog to F = ma - how to calculate rotational inertia - see chart on page 208 Study pages 206 to 209 - pay careful attention to Example 8-11 Do problems 27, 28 and 29 on page 220Quiz on Wednesday
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Tuesday, January 15, 20191. Collect HW 2. Review main concepts - is there a need for practice? 3. Watch KA video on rotational dynamics 4. Solve basic problems Study for Quiz on rotational kinematics with problems similar to the handout
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Wednesday, January 16, 20191. Review for 10 minutes 2. Take the quiz 3. Do problems 31 on page 220 4. Revisit principles of T = I alpha 4. Do select problemsDo problems 27 through 30 on page 220
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Thursday, January 17, 20191. Pass back Static Quizzes 2. Review HW and one new problem 3. Work in groups on dynamics problems 4. Class workStudy for Quiz in dynamicsPass out handout on rotational inertia
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Friday, January 18, 20191. Review any problems before quiz 2. Intro to next set of problems 3. Take the quizNo Homework - Have a wonderful long weekend... you most certainly deserve it!
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Wednesday, January 23, 20191. Pass back quizzes and answers - review in small groups 3. Review two key example problems 2. RKE - rotational kinetic energy and work in the angular systemStudy for quiz that will include example problems and RKE
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Friday, January 25, 20191. Any questions on quiz? 2. Introduction to angular momentum - the formula analog 3. Demo 4. Do problem 56 on page 222 5. Take the quizStudy pages 213-216. do problems 51 through 55 on page 222
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Tuesday, January 29, 20191. Pass back quizzes and collect HW 2. Conservation of Angular momentum - in groups work on HW problems and 56, 57 and 74 3. Ball and stick problem where angular and linear momentum are conservedStudy for quiz.....Link
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Thursday, January 31, 20191. Intro to SHM - review k-values, frequency, period and amplitude 2. Formula for period of a spring 3. Take the quiz Study pages 286 through 293 Do problems 1, 2, 3, 4 on page 317
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Monday, February 4, 20191Pass back quizzes - review video of last problem 2. Review basics of springs - Hooke's Law, period and frequency and conservation of energy 3. Introduce period of a spring formula - go over HW problems 4. In groups do problems 5, 7, 8, and 9 (not part 'd') 4. Class review on selected problemsStudy for quiz over 286-293 and selected problems on page 317-18 1 through 27
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