This page is designed for students in Mr. Baum's Honors Physics class at Myers Park High School.

Important Dates:

Quest HW 7.1 (Ohm's Law) Due: Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7 a.m. ET
Quest HW 7.2 (Circuits) Due: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7 a.m. ET
Ohm's Law and Power Quiz: Monday, November 30, 2015
Next Test Date: Friday, December 4, 2015

Tuesday, December 1st, from 2:20-3:20 pm: Baum (B-4)
Thursday, December 3rd, from 2:20-3:20 pm: Shoaf (B-2)

Test Corrections:

If you score below a 70 on an end-of-unit test and would like to try to raise your grade to a 70, you may come into physics tutoring after school to do test corrections within two weeks after the test. Let me know in advance so that I can pull your folder for whoever is running tutoring that day!

November 24, 2015: Series and Parallel Circuits
Work on Ohm's law and power Quest, circuits packet
Notes and examples: series and parallel circuits Homework:

Quest HW 7.1 due next Monday

November 23, 2015: Using Ohm's Law, Power
Practice using Ohm's law (examples and problem set) "Power: Putting Charges to Work" (reading, with questions on the back) Homework:

Finish power reading and answer questions if not completed in class

Start Ohm's Laws problem set, Quest HW 7.1

November 20, 2015: Introduction to Electric Circuits
Alternating vs. direct current, U.S. vs. Europe and other parts of the world
Four parts of a circuit: power source, load element, conductors (wires), control element
Voltage, current, and resistance: flow of electricity and the water analogy
Ohm's law (V = IR) and power (P = IV)

November 18, 2015: Diffraction and Interference
Veritasium video: the double slit experiment (interference of light and water waves)
Work on Quest and problem sets in class (answers to Snell's Law practice problems on Edmodo) Homework:

Quest HW 6.2 (Wave Interactions) due tomorrow at 7 am

Snell's Law Lab due tomorrow (if not yet turned in)

Questions throughout the reading on Wave Interactions (distributed in class)

Waves problem set (posted above and distributed in class)

November 17, 2015: Snell's Law Lab
Refraction of light and critical angle Homework:

Quest HW 6.2 (Wave Interactions) due Thursday

November 16, 2015: Snell's Law / Total Internal Reflection
Using index of refraction to calculate the speed of light in a matter medium
Snell's law for refraction
Critical angle and total internal reflection (application: fiber optics) (4th block) Constructive and destructive interference patterns Homework:

Quest HW 6.2 (Wave Interactions) due Thursday

November 13, 2015: Reflection and Refraction
Notes on reflection and refraction (speed of light, law of reflection, index of refraction)
Review unit 5 tests Homework:

Quest HW 6.1 (Waves) due Monday at 7 a.m. ET

November 12, 2015: Wave Interactions Reading
Wave interactions: reflection, refraction, diffraction, and interference
How do waves interact with objects?
What happens when waves interact with each other? Homework:

Quest HW 6.1 (Waves) due Monday

Bring "Wave Interactions" reading back to class

November 10, 2015: Sound Properties
Speed of sound (fastest in solids, slowest in air)
Sonar ranging to find distances
Resonance at an object's natural frequency
The Doppler effect Homework:

Finish parts A through D of the problem set (quiz Thursday)

Quest HW 6.1 (Waves) due next Monday at 7 a.m. ET

November 9, 2015: What Are Waves?
Types of waves (sound, light, water, radio, seismic, et cetera)
Categories of waves (mechanical vs. electromagnetic, transverse vs. longitudinal)
Wave parts and properties (amplitude, wavelength, frequency, period, speed, crest, trough, compression, rarefaction)
Waves as a transfer of energy (not matter)
The wave equation (v = λf) Homework:

Front page of waves problem set (parts A, B, and C)

(Today or tomorrow) Wave speed problems on problem set (part D)

See also Chapter 9 of the textbook (excluding the sections on angular momentum)

November 5, 2015: Egg Drop
Quiz on impulse and momentum
Egg drop in class Homework:

Quest HW 5.2 due tomorrow at 7 a.m. ET

Egg drop paragraph and cross sectional drawing due Monday at the start of class (with cover sheet)

November 4, 2015: Egg Drop Construction
Building an egg drop apparatus in class (see Edmodo) Homework:

Quest HW 5.2 due Friday at 7 a.m. ET

Finish egg drop devices tonight if necessary

November 3, 2015: Law of Conservation of Momentum
Solving problems using conservation of momentum
Problem set and Quest worked on in class Homework:

Quest HW 5.2 due Friday at 7 a.m. ET

Check requirements and permitted materials for the egg drop apparatus on Edmodo (we will be building devices in class tomorrow)

Old Homework:

Finish Quest HW 5.1 tonight if necessary, and turn in labs ASAP

November 2, 2015: Impulse and Momentum
Impulse and momentum defined
Impulse-momentum theorem (impulse delivered to an object equals that object's change in momentum) Homework:

Quest HW 5.2 due Friday at 7 a.m. ET

Finish Quest HW 5.1 and labs by this Wednesday if necessary (Quest extended through Wednesday at 7 a.m. ET)

Impulse and Momentum Problem Set (distributed in class):

Spring lab (calculating spring constant, potential energy stored in a spring)
Power lab (how many stairs to burn off a candy bar) Homework:

Quest HW 5.1 due Monday

Finish lab calculations

October 29, 2015: Roller Coaster Design
Roller coaster design project in class (conservation of energy) Homework:

Quest HW 5.1 due Monday

October 28, 2015: Conservation of Energy
Energy LOL charts and conservation equations
Solving conservation of energy problems (Part E of the problem set) Homework:

Quest HW 5.1 due Monday

October 27, 2015: Work, Power, Transfer of Energy
Examples of calculating work (positive, negative, and zero work)
Examples of calculating power (faster motor, slower motor)
Parts A and B of the problem set Homework:

Quest HW 5.1 due next Monday (Work, Power, and Energy)

October 26, 2015: Energy Wanted Posters
Different forms of energy: kinetic, potential (gravitational, elastic), thermal, chemical, nuclear, Work as a transfer of energy (in joules) Power as the rate of doing work (in watts = joules per second) Homework:

Print the Work, Power, and Energy Problem Set to bring to class (posted above)

Print your Circular Motion Lab Report to turn in tomorrow in class (instructions and rubric posted above)

Circular Motion Lab Report:

Remember, you may only share data and check the results of numerical calculations with your group members. Your written lab report (including answers to the lab questions) must be your own original work. Also, you must draw your own free body diagrams using drawing tools in Word, Google Docs, or similar... nothing may be hand-written or hand-drawn!

October 22, 2015: Proportional Reasoning
Proportional reasoning using circular motion and gravitation equations
Gravitation quiz Homework:

Circular Motion Lab Report (typed) due Tuesday in class

Quest HW 4 (Circular Motion and Gravitation) due tonight at 6 p.m. ET

October 21, 2015: Gravitational Field Strength / Free Fall Acceleration on Other Planets
Preamble: Cavendish experiment reading (pp. 177-178 of textbook), acceleration due to gravity (pp. 182-183 of textbook)
Sample calculation of acceleration due to gravity on Mars Homework:

Quest HW 4 (Circular Motion and Gravitation) due tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET

Circular Motion Lab Report (typed) due next week

October 20, 2015: Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Circular motion quiz (graded in class)
Gravitational force between any two objects (proportional to the product of their masses, inversely proportional to the distance between them squared) Homework:

Quest HW 4 (Circular Motion and Gravitation) due Thursday

Circular Motion Lab Report (typed) due next week

October 19, 2015: Lab Writing Workshop
Formatting text, adding page numbers, drawing diagrams, inserting tables and equations in Microsoft Word and Google Docs Article read in class: "What Causes Gravity?" (1st block) Homework:

Quest HW 4 (Circular Motion and Gravitation) due Thursday at 7 a.m. ET

Study for a quiz tomorrow on circular motion (review notes and be able to answer questions on the problem set)

October 16, 2015: Midterm Exam (Units 1-3) Homework:

Start Quest problems on circular motion

October 15, 2015: Review for Midterm
Review past tests / test corrections
Midterm review Quest and review sheet (above) Homework:

(Optional) Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ET

(Optional) Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ET

Finish circular motion problem set

October 13, 2015: Circular Motion Problem Solving (1st block) / Lab (4th block) Homework:

(Optional) Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ET

Finish circular motion problem set

October 12, 2015: Uniform Circular Motion
Linear (tangential) speed/velocity, period and frequency
Centripetal acceleration and direction of the net (centripetal) force for an object in circular motion Homework:

Finish the table on the front page of the Circular Motion notes

Problems 1 and 4 on the Circular Motion Problem Set (stapled to the guided notes from class)

(Optional) Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ET

There is an optional review Quest that you can use to review for the midterm. If you complete the Quest assignment and turn in your work, you may use it to replace your lowest Quest grade for the quarter. The midterm covers Units 1, 2, and 3 (one- and two-dimensional kinematics, forces, and Newton's Laws).

Finish Free Body Diagram interactive if not yet completed (show me a snapshot in class)

Finish Elevator Ride worksheet and turn in if not checked last week

October 8, 2015: Forces Problem Solving
Elevator ride discussion
Re-quiz on force problem from Tuesday Homework:

Quest HW 3.2 (Forces) due tonight at 9 p.m. ET

October 6, 2015: Quiz, Elevator and FBD Interactives, Inclined Planes (4th block)
Forces in an elevator (balanced/unbalanced) Elevator Ride simulation and Free Body Diagram interactive on physics classroom Homework:

Quest HW 3.2 (Forces) due Thursday at 9 p.m. ET

Finish elevator ride and FBD interactives before Thursday's class

Fill out elevator ride worksheet

Take a snapshot showing 12 stars on the FBD interactive, with your face in the photo

October 5, 2015:Inclined Planes (1st block), Problem Solving
Using free body diagrams to write net force equations
Using net force equations to solve problems Homework:

Quest HW 3.2 (Forces) due Thursday at 9 p.m. ET

October 2, 2015: Friction
Coefficients of static and kinetic friction
Problem solving with friction Homework:

Quest HW 3.2 (Forces) due next Thursday at 9 p.m. ET (the night before the test)

October 1, 2015: Forces and Free Body Diagrams
Identifying forces (friction, weight, normal force, applied force, tension)
Drawing free-body diagrams and solving force problems Homework:

Weigh a Car lab due tomorrow (start of class)

Draw free body diagrams on class handout (front side)

September 30, 2015: Newton's Laws Quiz / Problem Solving
Worksheet answers checked in class Homework:

Quest HW 3.1 (Newton's Laws) due tomorrow at 7 a.m. ET

Weigh a Car lab due Friday at the start of class

September 29, 2015: Newton's Third Law
Identifying force pairs / interaction pairs
Weighing a car lab (Newton's second law) Homework:

Quest HW 3.1 (Newton's Laws) due Thursday at 7 a.m. ET

Newton's Laws questions / worksheets (finish Newton's First and Second Law worksheets, front and back; questions on second page are also helpful to prepare for the quiz)

Weigh a Car lab due Friday

September 28, 2015: Newton's First and Second Laws

An object with balanced forces acting on it will maintain a constant velocity (possibly zero)

Forces can cause an object's motion to change (F = ma)

"Weight" as a measure of the gravitational force acting on an object (W = mg)

September 15, 2015: Relative Velocity
Relative velocity videos (stopping a ball in midair) [1] [2]
Riverboat problems Homework:

Watch the Projectile Motion Interactive Video Vignette and bring a screenshot of the certificate to class tomorrow (e-mail the screenshot if that is a problem)

Quest HW 2.1 (Vectors) due Thursday

September 14, 2015: Adding Vectors by Components
Review of graphical vector addition, example of adding by components
Work on vectors packet pages 13 (prime numbers), 14 (perfect squares), and 15 (odds) Homework:

Quest HW 2.1 (Vectors) due Thursday

Tomorrow in class:

Be prepared for a quiz tomorrow on vector addition, components, magnitude and direction

Adding vectors graphically (resultant vector, adding head-to-tail)
Magnitude and direction, x- and y-components Homework (for this weekend):

Print the activity (click "View Activity") and complete the four exercises using the Vector Addition Interactive at Physics Classroom (click "Launch Interactive")

Read the background information and complete the Cessna landing (take a photo/selfie of the screen after completing your landing)

September 9, 2015: Review for Test
Kinematics quiz (graded in class)
Fix motion graphs worksheets, fill in notes, work on problem set or study guide Homework:

Golf Ball Labs due tomorrow in class (front and back) with work shown (diagram, givens, unknown, equation, solution)

Study for test tomorrow: motion (definitions/concepts), kinematics (equations/problem solving), motion graphs

An optional motion graphs review is posted on Edmodo

Solutions for Quest will be posted after school

Finish problem set (especially parts A and C, the conceptual review)

September 8, 2015: Golf Ball Lab
Measuring the free fall acceleration of a falling golf ball
Schema for reading motion graphs Homework:

September 1, 2015: Acceleration Preamble: Reading in class (textbook pp. 58-59)
Definition of acceleration; meaning of +/- sign
Kinematics equations for solving problems Homework:

If you want to re-submit your lab between now and Friday, you can download and print a new lab sheet from Edmodo (this is a one-time-only deal for this lab)

August 28, 2015: Kinematics Concepts
Position vs. time graphs, distance vs. time graphs (review of lab)
Kinematics notes (see Edmodo) Homework:

## Important Dates:

Quest HW 7.1 (Ohm's Law) Due: Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7 a.m. ETQuest HW 7.2 (Circuits) Due: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7 a.m. ET

Ohm's Law and Power Quiz: Monday, November 30, 2015

Next Test Date: Friday, December 4, 2015

## Online Textbook:

http://www.glencoe.com/ose (use access code given in class)## Quest and Edmodo:

http://quest.cns.utexas.edu/http://www.edmodo.com/

## Physics Tutoring This Week:

Tuesday, December 1st, from 2:20-3:20 pm: Baum (B-4)Thursday, December 3rd, from 2:20-3:20 pm: Shoaf (B-2)

## Test Corrections:

If you score below a 70 on an end-of-unit test and would like to try to raise your grade to a 70, you may come into physics tutoring after school to do test correctionsafter the test.within two weeksso that I can pull your folder for whoever is running tutoring that day!Let me know in advance## Unit 7: Electric Circuits

Online resources for this unit:November 24, 2015:Series and Parallel CircuitsWork on Ohm's law and power Quest, circuits packet

Notes and examples: series and parallel circuits

Homework:November 23, 2015:Using Ohm's Law, PowerPractice using Ohm's law (examples and problem set)

"Power: Putting Charges to Work" (reading, with questions on the back)

Homework:November 20, 2015:Introduction to Electric CircuitsAlternating vs. direct current, U.S. vs. Europe and other parts of the world

Four parts of a circuit: power source, load element, conductors (wires), control element

Voltage, current, and resistance: flow of electricity and the water analogy

Ohm's law (

V=IR) and power (P=IV)## Unit 6: Waves

Waves problem set (distributed in class):November 19, 2015:Waves TestNovember 18, 2015:Diffraction and InterferenceVeritasium video: the double slit experiment (interference of light and water waves)

Work on Quest and problem sets in class (answers to Snell's Law practice problems on Edmodo)

Homework:Review for test:November 17, 2015:Snell's Law LabRefraction of light and critical angle

Homework:November 16, 2015:Snell's Law / Total Internal ReflectionUsing index of refraction to calculate the speed of light in a matter medium

Snell's law for refraction

Critical angle and total internal reflection (application: fiber optics)

(4th block)Constructive and destructive interference patternsHomework:November 13, 2015:Reflection and RefractionNotes on reflection and refraction (speed of light, law of reflection, index of refraction)

Review unit 5 tests

Homework:November 12, 2015:Wave Interactions ReadingWave interactions: reflection, refraction, diffraction, and interference

How do waves interact with objects?

What happens when waves interact with each other?

Homework:November 10, 2015:Sound PropertiesSpeed of sound (fastest in solids, slowest in air)

Sonar ranging to find distances

Resonance at an object's natural frequency

The Doppler effect

Homework:November 9, 2015:What Are Waves?Types of waves (sound, light, water, radio, seismic, et cetera)

Categories of waves (mechanical vs. electromagnetic, transverse vs. longitudinal)

Wave parts and properties (amplitude, wavelength, frequency, period, speed, crest, trough, compression, rarefaction)

Waves as a transfer of

energy(notmatter)The wave equation (

v=λf)Homework:(Today or tomorrow)Wave speed problems on problem set (part D)## Unit 5: Work, Power, Energy, and Momentum

Review sheet!Online resources for this unit:excludingthe sections onangular momentum)November 5, 2015:Egg DropQuiz on impulse and momentum

Egg drop in class

Homework:November 4, 2015:Egg Drop ConstructionBuilding an egg drop apparatus in class (see Edmodo)

Homework:November 3, 2015:Law of Conservation of MomentumSolving problems using conservation of momentum

Problem set and Quest worked on in class

Homework:Old Homework:November 2, 2015:Impulse and MomentumImpulse and momentum defined

Impulse-momentum theorem (impulse delivered to an object equals that object's change in momentum)

Homework:Impulse and Momentum Problem Set (distributed in class):Work, Power, and Energy Problem Set (print for class):October 30, 2015:Spring Lab / Power LabSpring lab (calculating spring constant, potential energy stored in a spring)

Power lab (how many stairs to burn off a candy bar)

Homework:October 29, 2015:Roller Coaster DesignRoller coaster design project in class (conservation of energy)

Homework:October 28, 2015:Conservation of EnergyEnergy LOL charts and conservation equations

Solving conservation of energy problems (Part E of the problem set)

Homework:October 27, 2015:Work, Power, Transfer of EnergyExamples of calculating work (positive, negative, and zero work)

Examples of calculating power (faster motor, slower motor)

Parts A and B of the problem set

Homework:October 26, 2015:Energy Wanted PostersDifferent forms of energy: kinetic, potential (gravitational, elastic), thermal, chemical, nuclear,

Workas a transfer of energy (in joules)Poweras the rate of doing work (in watts = joules per second)Homework:Printthe Work, Power, and Energy Problem Set to bring to class (posted above)## Circular Motion Lab Report:

Remember, you may only sharedataand check the results of numerical calculations with your group members. Your written lab report (including answers to the lab questions) must be your own original work. Also, you must draw your own free body diagrams using drawing tools in Word, Google Docs, or similar... nothing may be hand-written or hand-drawn!## Unit 4: Circular Motion and Gravitation

Online resources for this unit:Problem SetsOctober 22, 2015:Proportional ReasoningProportional reasoning using circular motion and gravitation equations

Gravitation quiz

Homework:at 6 p.m. ETtonightOctober 21, 2015:Gravitational Field Strength / Free Fall Acceleration on Other PlanetsPreamble: Cavendish experiment reading (pp. 177-178 of textbook), acceleration due to gravity (pp. 182-183 of textbook)

Sample calculation of acceleration due to gravity on Mars

Homework:October 20, 2015:Newton's Law of Universal GravitationCircular motion quiz (graded in class)

Gravitational force between any two objects (proportional to the product of their masses, inversely proportional to the distance between them

squared)Homework:October 19, 2015:Lab Writing WorkshopFormatting text, adding page numbers, drawing diagrams, inserting tables and equations in Microsoft Word and Google Docs

Article read in class: "What Causes Gravity?"

(1st block)Homework:October 16, 2015:Midterm Exam (Units 1-3)Homework:October 15, 2015:Review for MidtermReview past tests / test corrections

Midterm review Quest and review sheet (above)

Homework:(Optional)Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ETOctober 14, 2015 (PSAT):Circular Motion Lab(1st block only)Homework:(Optional)Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ETOctober 13, 2015:Circular Motion Problem Solving(1st block)/ Lab(4th block)Homework:(Optional)Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ETOctober 12, 2015:Uniform Circular MotionLinear (tangential) speed/velocity, period and frequency

Centripetal acceleration and direction of the net (centripetal) force for an object in circular motion

Homework:(Optional)Midterm review Quest due Friday at 7 a.m. ETRecommended:## Midterm Review:

There is an optional review Quest that you can use to review for the midterm. If you complete the Quest assignment and turn in your work, you may use it to replace your lowest Quest grade for the quarter. The midterm covers Units 1, 2, and 3 (one- and two-dimensional kinematics, forces, and Newton's Laws).## Midterm Review Sheet:

## Unit 3: Forces and Newton's Laws

Forces Problem Set:Online and print resources for this unit:October 9, 2015:Unit 3 TestHomework:October 8, 2015:Forces Problem SolvingElevator ride discussion

Re-quiz on force problem from Tuesday

Homework:tonightat 9 p.m. ETOctober 6, 2015:Quiz, Elevator and FBD Interactives, Inclined Planes(4th block)Forces in an elevator (balanced/unbalanced)

Elevator Ride simulation and Free Body Diagram interactive on physics classroom

Homework:October 5, 2015:Inclined Planes(1st block), Problem SolvingUsing free body diagrams to write net force equations

Using net force equations to solve problems

Homework:October 2, 2015:FrictionCoefficients of static and kinetic friction

Problem solving with friction

Homework:October 1, 2015:Forces and Free Body DiagramsIdentifying forces (friction, weight, normal force, applied force, tension)

Drawing free-body diagrams and solving force problems

Homework:September 30, 2015:Newton's Laws Quiz / Problem SolvingWorksheet answers checked in class

Homework:September 29, 2015:Newton's Third LawIdentifying force pairs / interaction pairs

Weighing a car lab (Newton's second law)

Homework:September 28, 2015:Newton's First and Second Lawschange(F=ma)W=mg)Homework:September 25, 2015:Newton's Laws of Motion (Introduction)Homework:September 24, 2015:Unit 2 TestHomework:whether you agree or disagree with each of Derek's laws, and whywrite downOnline and print resources for this unit:## Unit 2: Vectors and Projectile Motion

Unit Test Review Sheet:Problem Sets:Online Resources for Projectile Motion:Use the PhET Projectile Motion simulation, the Projectile Simulator Interactive, or the Galileo and Einstein Projectile Motion applet to visualize what will happen when you change the launch parameters of a projectile. They will help you answer the multiple-choice questions on both sides of the problem set.

September 22, 2015:Projectiles Problem SolvingContinue working on Quest and projectiles problem set

Homework:September 21, 2015:Projectile Lab (Part 2)Projectiles quiz (launched horizontally)

Continue working on Quest and projectiles problem set

Homework:September 18, 2015:Projectiles Launched at an AngleProblem solving examples

Lab in fourth period

Homework:September 17, 2015:Projectile Lab (Part 1)Determine the launch speed of your projectile cannon

Work on problem set or Quest

Homework:September 16, 2015:Projectile MotionIndependence of horizontal and vertical motion

Projectiles launched horizontally

Homework:Online Resources for Vectors:Interactive Simulations for Vectors:September 15, 2015:Relative VelocityRelative velocity videos (stopping a ball in midair) [1] [2]

Riverboat problems

Homework:September 14, 2015:Adding Vectors by ComponentsReview of graphical vector addition, example of adding by components

Work on vectors packet pages 13 (prime numbers), 14 (perfect squares), and 15 (odds)

Homework:Tomorrow in class:September 11, 2015:Vectors and Vector AdditionAdding vectors graphically (resultant vector, adding head-to-tail)

Magnitude and direction, x- and y-components

Homework (for this weekend):using the Vector Addition Interactive at Physics Classroom (click "Launch Interactive")complete the four exercisesClasswork/Homework (to complete next week):Optional Reading (do what is best to help you succeed!):(Optional)You can read about vectors in Section 5.1 of the textbook (pp. 118-125), or online:## Unit 1: Linear Motion

Online resources for this unit:Physics Classroom tutorial on 1-D Kinematics (i.e. one-dimensional motion)

- Lesson 1: defining the concepts (important vocabulary, motion concepts)
- Lesson 2: motion-time graphs (used for motion graphs worksheet!)
- Lesson 3: position-time graphs (used for motion graphs worksheet!)
- Lesson 4: velocity-time graphs (used for motion graphs worksheet!)
- Lesson 5: free fall motion (new topic this week!)
- Lesson 6: kinematics equations (new topic this week!)

APlusPhysics videos on KinematicsSeptember 10, 2015:Unit 1 TestSeptember 9, 2015:Review for TestKinematics quiz (graded in class)

Fix motion graphs worksheets, fill in notes, work on problem set or study guide

Homework:September 8, 2015:Golf Ball LabMeasuring the free fall acceleration of a falling golf ball

Schema for reading motion graphs

Homework:September 4, 2015:Free Fall Problem SolvingObjects thrown vs. dropped

Problem solving (kinematics pset and Quest)

Homework:September 3, 2015:Free FallRead aloud/think aloud: textbook p. 72 (free fall)

Problem solving (kinematics pset part D)

Homework:September 2, 2015:Kinematics Problem SolvingKinematics equations

Problem solving steps (kinematics pset part B, questions 4-10)

Homework:September 1, 2015:AccelerationPreamble:Reading in class (textbook pp. 58-59)Definition of acceleration; meaning of +/- sign

Kinematics equations for solving problems

Homework:August 31, 2015:Uniform Motion Problem SolvingCommon mistakes in solving problems

Quiz on uniform motion

Homework:August 28, 2015:Kinematics ConceptsPosition vs. time graphs, distance vs. time graphs (review of lab)

Kinematics notes (see Edmodo)

Homework:August 27, 2015:Football Stadium LabWalking at a consistent pace

Position-time graphs of your walker's motion

Homework:August 26, 2015:Distance and Displacement, Speed and Velocity(1st block)Whiteboarding sections from Chapter 2.(4th block)Review "Position, Distance, and Displacement" worksheet; define terms (distance, displacement, speed, velocity, position).Homework:(1st block only)"Position, Distance, and Displacement" worksheet (everything but the first page)August 25, 2015:Motion OverviewPreamble:Snapshot of Chapter 2 (Uniform Motion)(4th block)Whiteboarding sections from Chapter 2.Homework:(4th block only)"Position, Distance, and Displacement" worksheet (everything but the first page)August 24, 2015:Introduction and ExpectationsPlease return signed:Sign up online for:Start of Semester InformationLink to the UTexas (Quest) website:UT Online HomeworkOther useful websites:

## Required Materials:

BlackandRedBallpoint Pens