Wednesday, 11-24-09:
  • In Class:
    • Rvw HW
    • Do Types of Energy Lab
    • Assign: U7 WS1
  • Homework:
Monday, 11-30-09:
  • In Class:
    • Do Energy Skate Park for 10 minutes
      • Display Pie Chart
        • w/out friction what can you tell from the Pie chart?
          • Total Energy, Kinetic Energy, Gravitational Potential Energy?
        • w/ friction: what can you tell from the Pie chart? (click on track friction, then adjust the coefficient of friction)
          • Total Energy, Kinetic Energy, Gravitational Potential Energy?
      • Display Bar Graphs.
        • What information can you gain from the bar charts?
      • What is the software choosing to be the SYSTEM for this simulation?
      • When is KE maxed out?
      • When is PE maxed out?
      • What happens to E total with friction included?
      • What happens to E total w/o friction?
    • Work on Energy Bar Charts worksheet in groups
  • Homework:
    • Finish the first page (front & back) of Energy Bar Charts (U7WS3)
    • Do PS 5.1:#3, 10, 19
Wednesday, 12-02-09:

Thursday, 12-03-09:
Friday, 12-04-09:
  • In Class:
    • Finish RollerCoaster Lab
    • RollerCoaster Analysis questions:
    • Is E(total) constant? If not, why?
    • Find some positions with identical (or close to identical) E(potential) values. How do the E(kinetic) values compare at these points?
    • For identical heights, what is true for velocity values?
    • Rank the t(fall), v(bottom) values for three slides. Think about energy & energy transfers.
      • All slides are 5 meters tall.
      • Slide 1 = really steep
      • Slide 2 = curvey
      • Slide 3 = really long (still just 5 meters tall), with a gentle, small slope.
  • Homework:
    • Finish lab questions and conclusions
    • Work-Energy Kit
    • page VI-3(all), VI-4(all), VI-5(all), VI-10(a only), VI-21(all)


Monday, 12-07-09:
  • In Class:
    • Rvw Lab
    • Rvw Work Energy Kit
    • Discuss Conservative vs Non-Conservative Forces
  • Homework:
    • For Chapter 5, Section 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:
    • For each section (excluding the example problems) Record:
      • 2 things that you already understood
      • 3 things that are new to you.
      • 1 question (that is not, "how does all of this work?")
  • Note: Test Thursday

Tuesday, 12-08-09
  • In Class:
    • Work on AP Review Questions Work & Energy (in APPB basket under whiteboard)
    • Come up with 5 or more ways to find W(net)
    • Come up with 5 of more ways to find change in KE
  • Homework:
    • AP Review Questions Packet on Work & Energy

Wednesday, 12-09-09:
  • In Class:
    • Rvw Work Energy Kit # 21
    • AP Review Questions Impulse & Momentum
    • post solutions to Work Energy Rvw questions.
  • Homework:
    • AP Review Questions

Thursday, 12-10-09:
In Class:
Test
Homework:
Begin Pressure, E(gp), Fluids, and gauges
Fluids quiz tuesday

Friday, 12-11-09: - move on to Fluids Review section in navigation menu.
  • In Class:
    • Rvw p, E, W test
  • Homework:
    • Read 9.3-9.6
    • Review the Video links at the bottom of this page on Hydrostatic Pressure & Buoyancy. They include questions as you go along.


Monday, 12-14-09:
In Class:
Rvw Bernoulli
Do Bernoulli Lab
Homework:
fluids quiz tomorrow

Tuesday, 12-15-09:
In Class:
Fluids Quiz
Homework:
TakeHome

Wednesday, 12-16-09
In Class:
Rvw Quiz
Temp, Pressure, Volume, moles
Homework:
Do Rvw packet on T, P, V, n, N

Thursday, 12-17-09:
In Class:
Rvw TPVnN
Begin laws of thermo







  • In Class:
    • Review Energy Bar Charts (U7 WS3a)
    • Do Energy Skate Park.
    • Discuss: E(p), E(k), +/-W
  • Homework (in the order below):
    • Take notes on the figures of the text page 118-130
    • Take notes on the text (skip the sample problems) pg 118 - 130.
    • PS 5.1:#3, 10, 19

Thursday, 11-13-08:
  • In Class:
  • Homework:
    • Finish Lab Analysis
    • Add #22 to P.S. 5.1
Friday, 11-14-08:

Monday, 11-15-08:
  • In Class:
  • Homework:
    • Begin planning lab work for Bungee Jumping lab.
    • You should be able to write total energy equations for the jumper at the top/bottom of each chunk of motion. Tuesday you will have to collect data to determine k for your bungee cord.



Monday, 11-24-08:
  • In Class:
    • Drop Babies. Success!! One of our Best 1st Runs Ever. Congrats. Video coming.
  • Homework:
    • Finish Packet from Thursday / Friday (mutliple sheets - skip #4 on first page).
    • Do Review Packet from today (1 sheet front & back).
  • Note: Test Wednesday.