1st Semester Units: 

1 Dimensional Motion:

Schedule

Tuesday (9/6) - Book Preface, HW: Page xxii - How to succeed in your physics class

Wednesday (9/7) - Sec. 1.5: Unit Conversion 1/2 Sheet (Due - Thurs. 9/9)

Thursday (9/8) -  Sec. 2.1, 2.2: Page 48, Problems #2, 4  For both 2 and 4:  (a) Draw a vector diagram, b) Find the distance traveled, 

                           c) Find the displacement of the motion

                         Draw Vector Diagram and find Distance and Displacement for # 2, 4 (Due - Fri. 9/10)

Friday (9/9) -  Sec 2.2,  Page 48, Problems #8, 16, 18 - Find average velocity for (a. 0 to 4 secs, b. 4 to 6 secs) (Due - Mon. 9/13)


Monday (9/12) -  Sec 2.3: Page 48, Problems # 24, 26, 30(Find avg accel and distance traveled for 10-15 sec) (Due - Tues. 9/14)

Tuesday (9/13) - Review Problems - Day 1:  Note: Answers to all odd problems are in the back of the text on page AP1

                          Chapter 2, p.48: Prob. #1 (draw a vector diagram and give distance and displacement), 7, 11, 13,

                                          #19a (find avg velocity for t=1 sec to t=3 sec)(ans = 1.0 m/s), 

                                            19b   (find avg velocity for t=5 sec to t=6 sec)(ans = -5.0 m/s)

Wednesday (9/14) - Review Problems - Day 2:

                           I Dim Mot Quiz 1/2 sheet #1, 2, 3.

                           Chapter 2 Conceptual Questions p.46: #1, 2, 3, 4, 6

                           Problems p. 49: #21,25, 29(find avg accel for t=2 to t=10 sec)(ans=-1.88 m/s/s), 31

Thursday (9/15) - Quiz - Turn in review sheets and bring "Memory Enhancement Sheet"


Kinematics/Free Fall:

Friday (9/16) - Kinematics Equations:  Sec 2.4,  Herbert's Moped Handout

Monday (9/19) -  Sec.2.4: Page 50 Problems #33b,c, 34 (-1.5m/s/s), 36 a,b (9.2 s, 212 m),  39

Tuesday (9/20) - Pre Lab: Acceleration of g Lab.  HW: Acceleration of 'g' Lab Pre-Questions

Wednesday (9/21) - Acceleration of g Lab:  take data

Thursday (9/22) - Work on Acceleration of 'g' Lab write-up:  Due Monday 9/27

Friday (9/23) - Free Fall notes.  HW: Bill's Flight Overhead, Arrow 1/4 sheet


Monday (9/26) - Sec 2.6 Text Problems in Class:  (Answers are given in parentheses - all answers assume up is positive)

              Remember to draw diagrams, assign the positive direction, show variable lists and show equations used for all problems!

              Page 51: #44 (4.32 s), 45 (-85 m/s),  46 (a: 1.57  s, b: -48.0 m),  50a (21.1 m),  52 (-30 m/s)

Tuesday (9/27) - Review Day 1:  Kool Kinematics and Free Fall Problem Worksheet #1-4

Wednesday (9/28) - Review Day 2:  Finish Kool Kinematics and Free Fall Problem Worksheet + Page 51 #51

Thursday (9/29) - Kinematics and Free Fall Quiz


Projectile Motion:

Friday (9/30) - Intro to Projectile Motion.  HW: Bill's Fabulous Flight 1/2 sheet

Monday (10/4) - Hunting Bill 1/2 sheet and Projectile Motion Problems 1/2 sheet #1

Tuesday (10/5) - Projectile Motion Problems in class:  Projectile Motion Problems 1 worksheet

Wednesday (10/6) - Prep for Potato Canon Activity

Thursday (10/7) - Potato Canon Activity

Friday (10/8) - Potato Canon calculations and Pro Mot I Worksheet

Monday (10/11) - Projectile Motion II and Begin Projectile Motion Review Problems

Tuesday (10/12) - Review Day 1:  Projectile Motion Review Problems #1,2,3 plus Projectile Motion III

Wednesday (10/13) - Review Day 2:  Review for HSCE Exam, Continue with Proj  Mot Review

Thursday (10/14) - Projectile Motion Quiz

Friday (10/15) - Motion HSCE Exam


Forces I:

Monday (10/18) - Lecture: Inertia;  HW:  Finish calculations for lab

Tuesday (10/19) - Lecture: Newton's 2nd Law;  HW:Josie's Wagon 1/2 sheet

Wednesday (10/20) - Newton's Own 2nd Law Worksheet

Thursday (10/21) - Vertical 2nd Law Problems; HW: Balloon Ride OH

Friday (10/22) - Newtons 2nd Law Problem-2 Worksheet

Monday (10/25) - Motion HSCE Assessment;  HW: Apparent Weight 1 & 2

Tuesday (10/26) - Newton's 3rd Law; HW: Newton's 3rd Law Worksheet #1

Wednesday (10/27) - Dynamical Systems - Day 1;  HW: Newton's 3rd Law Worksheet #2

Thursday (10/28) - Dynamical Systems - Day 2; HW: Horse & Wagon Ex

Friday (10/29) - Dynamical System Worksheet in class

Monday (11/1) - Review - Day 1: 2nd Law Worksheet

Tuesday (11/2) - No School

Wednesday (11/3) - Review - Day 2: Text Problems: p.129 #9, 13, 14, 16;  p.132 #15, 23, 41

Thursday (11/4) - Forces Quiz


Vectors (Forces II)

Friday (11/5) - Vector Notation & Conversions;  HW: Vector Conversion Worksheet: a, b, c

Monday (11/8) - Vector Addition;  HW: Board Problem

Tuesday (11/9) - Vector Addition Worksheet #2, 3, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5  (in class)

Wednesday (11/10) - Force at an Angle;  HW: Herb's Tree 1/2 sheet

Thursday (11/11) - Josie at the Beach Worksheet (in class)

Friday (11/12) - Inclined Planes;  HW: Inclined Plane Problems #1, 2

Monday (11/15) - Invaluable Inclined Plane Problems #1, 2, 3 (in class)

Tuesday (11/16) - Review Day 1: Vector Review #1  #1, 2, 3, 7, 8

Wednesday (11/17) - Review Day 2:  Vector Review #2:  #2-6

Thursday (11/18) - Vectors Quiz

Friday (11/19) -Prep for Egg Drop Lab

Monday (11/22) - Egg Drop Lab

Tuesday (11/23) - Work on Egg Drop Lab write-up


Work/Energy:

Monday (11/29) - Work!;  HW: Too Much Work 1/2 sheet

Tuesday (11/30) - Work Energy Theoem 1;  HW: W/E Thm #1 1/2 sheet

Wednesday (12/1) - Potential Energy; HW: Potentially Energetic Elevator

Thursday (12/2) - Text Problems: p. 216-219: #1, 2, 8, 11, 13, 18, 23

Friday (12/3) - Work on Forces HSCE Review and Egg Drop Lab

Monday (12/6) - Work/Energy Theorem 2  HW:  The Rolling Ball

Tuesday (12/7) - Go over Forces HSCE Review  HW : Roller Coaster W/E #1 (due Thurs.)

Wednesday (12/8) - Forces HSCE Test

Thursday (12/9) - Work on W/E Prob II (front side)

Friday (12/10) - Prep for Conservation of Energy Lab; HW: W/E Prob II (backside)

Monday (12/13) - Conservation of Energy Lab

Tuesday (12/14) - Review Day 1: Working at Work/Energy #1, 2, 3, 5

Wednesday (12/15) - Review Day 2: Work/Energy I: #1, 2, 3 (extra credit)

Thursday (12/16) - Work/Energy Quiz

Friday (12/17) - Roller Coaster Quizmo


Momentum/Collisions:

Monday (1/3) - Lecture: Impulse HW: Herbert's Impulses 1/2 sheet

Tuesday (1/4) - Impulse/Momentum Theorem; HW: Impulse/Momentum Problem Worksheet

Wednesday (1/5) - Text Problems: p. 252: #1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11

Thursday (1/6) - Impulse/Momentum Thm for a system;  HW: Herbert & Space Station 1/2 sheet

Friday (1/7) - Types of Collisions;  HW:  Bouncing Cars I & II

Monday (1/10) - Elastic and Inelastic Collisions Worksheet in class

Tuesday (1/11) - Review Day 1: Impulse/Momentum Review #1-9

Wednesday (1/12) - Review Day 2: Impulse/Momentum Review #10-18

Thursday (1/13) - Impulse/Momentum Quiz

Friday (1/14) - Airbag Reading Assignment,  HW:  Energy/Momentum HSCE Review - due Tuesday

Tuesday (1/18) - Go Over Energy/Momentum HSCE Review

Wednesday (1/19) - Energy/Momentum HSCE Test

Thursday (1/20) - Final Exam Review: complete through Kinematics/Free Fall

Friday (1/21) - Final Exam Review: complete through Vectors

Monday (1/24) - Final Exam Review: complete through Impulse/Momentum (complete entire review)






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