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 Class Intro/Chapter 1: The Science of Physics Lecture Notes Notes included with worksheets Class Worksheets Intro to conversions and Dimensional Analysis #1 [pdf] Converions with Unit Ratios [word] Dimensional Analysis Lecture Worksheet [pdf] Dimensional Analysis worksheet I [word]    Wksht #2 [pdf] Book Practice [A] Activity p. 15   #1 - 5 Significant Figures Worksheet [pdf] Dimensional Analysis with Equations Worksheet [pdf] Chapter 1 pretest [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments 1) Read Sections 1.1 and 1.2 2) Finish DA Lecture Worksheet #2 3) Book Practice [A] Activity p. 15 #1-5 4) Read Section 1.3 5) Chapter Review Assignment [p. 27 - 30: #2(a,b), 5(a-f), 11(a-d), 13,             15, 16 (a-f) and 27] Labs and Related Links Intro Lab - The Paper Tower [pdf] Physics Skills Lab #1 Physics and Measurement [pdf]

 Chapter 2: Motion in One Dimension Lecture Notes Motion 1-D Lecture Notes [pdf] Class Worksheets 2.1 Average Speed lecture worksheet [pdf] 2.1 Average and Inst. Velocity and Displacement wksht [pdf]   2.2 Intro to Motion w/Acceleration Problem A lecture wksht [pdf]  Problem B HW wksht [word] 2.2 Displacement and Final Velocity w/Acceleration [pdf] 2.2 Pair-Share Horizontal Motion Activity [pdf]   2.3 Freefall Motion wksht [pdf]       Amusement Park lecture notes [PowerPoint] video clips    2.3 Freefall Pair-Share Activity [pdf]   Chapter Review Chapter Review Assignment/prep for Test: Textbook p. 68 - 70 [#7, 12, 13 (a-e), 17, 26(a-e), 20, 23, 30] Test Prep: Multiple Choice Problems [word] Free response Problems [word] Pretest: [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) 2.1 Displacement and Velocity        Read Chapter 2.1 (p. 40-46)    Complete p. 44 Practice A #1-4 (Average Velocity and Displacement)    Complete Average and Inst. Velocity and Displacement wksht   2.2 Acceleration   Average Acceleration: Read Section p.48-51 and p. 49 Practice B [#1,2,4]       Finish 2.2 Intro to Motion w/Acceleration Problem A lecture wksht      Displacement with Constant Acceleration: Read p.52-53 and p. 53 [#1-4]    Velocity and Displacement with Constant Acceleration: Read p.54-55 and p. 55 [#1-4]    Final Velocity after Displacement: Read p. 56-58 and p. 58 [#1-6]   Horizontal Motion HW Worksheet [word]   Makeup assignment p.69-70 [#16,18,19,21,23,24]   2.3 Freefall Motion    Freefall: Read Section 2.3 [p.60-64] and p. 64 [#1-3]   Graphical Analysis of Motion (motion graphs)    Motion Detector Lab - see below    Motion Graph Summary Review wksht/HW [pdf]    Motion Graph HW #1[pdf] #2[pdf] #3[pdf]    2.1 Analysis of d/t Motion Graph wksht [pdf] d/t and v/t Cart lesson [pdf]    Graphical Analysis of Motion wksht   Labs and Related Links Motion Detector Lab #[pdf] Velocity and Acceleration Outside Lab [pdf] Design an Experiment to Deterime the acceleration due to Gravity Lab [pdf] Tape Timer Lab [pdf]   prelab [pdf] Roller Coaster video [WMF] Motion Graph Website Activity [link] Motion Puzzles [pdf] Moving Man Lab Activity [link] [word document]

 Chapter 4: Forces and The Laws of Motion Lecture Notes Forces Lecture Notes [PowerPoint] Class Worksheets 4.1 Freebody Diagram worksheet [pdf] 4.2 Intro to Net Force worksheet [pdf]         2D Forces Lecture handout [pdf]  Net Force worksheet [pdf]   4.3 Newton's 2nd Law Lecture handout [pdf]  class wksht [pdf] 4.4 Intro to Friction Lecture handout [pdf]        Friction and the Net Force worksheet #1 [pdf]        Friction and Net Force Worksheet #2 [pdf]        Exploring the Coefficient of Friction worksheet [pdf]        Dynamics and Mechanics Combined [pdf]   Forces Unit Summary/Prequiz [pdf] Quiz Review - extra problems [pdf] Ranking Tasks [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) 4.1) Read p. 119-124 and complete p. 124 #1-5 4.2) Read p. 125-129/Finish intro to Net Force worksheet 4.3) Read p. 130-134 and complete p. 132 #1-4 and p. 134 #2,3 4.4) Friction and Net Force worksheet #1        Make-up assignment p. 139 #1,2,3 4.4) Friction and Net Force Worksheet #2 Chapter Review Assignment p. 145 #11, 12, 32, 35, 43, 45, Labs and Related Links Investigating Newton's Laws in the Classroom Web Activity [pdf] Kinetic Friction lab [pdf] Static Friction Lab [pdf] Weight Lab [pdf] Forces Video [WMF]  Phet Forces Activity [JAVA] Phet Lab Activity [Click] Handout [word]

 Chapter 5: Work and Energy Lecture Notes Work and Energy Lecture Notes [PowerPoint]  [pdf] Chapter 5 Concept Map of Activities [word] **Springs and Pendulum investigated in Chapter 11** Class Worksheets 5.1 Introduction to Work Lecture Worksheet [pdf] 5.4 Work and Power Worksheet [pdf] 5.2 Energy    Intro to Potential and Kinetic Energy lecture worksheet [pdf]    Work and Energy Relationship Lecture handout [pdf]    Conservation of Energy Roller Coaster Lecture handout [pdf]    Mechanics and Energy Combo wksht [pdf]    Energy Puzzlers [pdf]   Chapter 5 Unit Summary/Pre-Quiz   [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) 5.1 Work:    Read Section 5.1 and do probs p. 162 #1,2,3 and p. 163 #1,5 5.2 - 5.3 Energy:    Red Section 5.2 - 5.3    Finish Intro to Potential and Kinetic Energy wksht    Finish Work and Energy worksheet    Conservation of energy HW [pdf] Labs and Related Links Exploring Work and Energy Lab [pdf] Stairs Lab [pdf] Work Lab [pdf]   Work and Power Video [Media Player] Roller Coaster Animation [click] Terrorist on a motorcycle lesson [PowerPoint] The Speedboat lesson [PowerPoint]   Roller Coaster Project [pdf] Project Grading Rubrik [pdf] Roller Coaster Law of Conservation of Energy Lab [pdf] Pasco Energy Lab [pdf] Roller Coaster Interactive Activity [Link] Roller Coaster Web Lab [pdf] Roller Coaster and Energy Lecture Clip [Link] Cedar Point Roller Coaster Clip [video] Energy Transformations in a Pendulum [link] Energy Transformations PhET [link] Energy Transformations of a roller coaster [link] Stopping Distance of a Hot Wheels car (w/friction) [link]

 Chapter 6: Momentum and Collisions Lecture Notes Momentum Lecture Notes [pdf] Class Worksheets and Labs 6.1 Impulse and Momentum    Momentum Intro problems [pdf]    Impulse Intro Worksheet [pdf]      Impulse Puzzlers (II) [pdf]    Impulse and Momentum Regents problems [pdf]         6.2 Conservation of Momentum     Conservation of Momentum Demo; Calculation Program [excel]     Conservation of Momentum Lecture worksheet [pdf]     6.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions     Collisions Lecture worksheet [pdf]     Collision Puzzlers Worksheet [pdf]     Chapter 6 Practice Test [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments 6.1 Momentum and Impulse     Read Section 6.1 (Momentum); Probs p.199 #1-3     Read Section 6.1 (Impulse); Finish Impulse Intro Lecture wksht    6.2 Conservation of Momentum     Read Section 6.2 (Conservation); Finish Conservation lecture worksheet     Extra problem p. 209 #1 - 4   6.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions     Read 6.3 (Collisions); Finish Collisions Lecture worksheet     Problems p. 214 #1,2 and p. 219 #2,3     Make-up assignment p. 214 #3,5a and p. 219 #1a,4a Labs and Related Links pHet Collisions Lab Activity [link]  Impluse and Change in Momentum Pasco Lab [pdf]      Calculations verification program for lab [excel] Momentum and Impulse Crash Cart Lab [pdf]  postlab assessment [pdf] Inelastic Collision Lab [pdf] Elastic Collision Lab [pdf] Velocity Calc Program [Excel]   Conservation of Momentum Tutorial by The Physics Classroom [click]   [wksht Conservation of Momentum Tutorial by The Physics Classroom [Click] Momentum Video [Media Player] Impulse Video [Media Player]

 Chapter 7: Circular Motion Lecture Notes Chapter 7 Lecture Note [PowerPoint]  Student Handout Version [pdf] Class Worksheets 7.1 Circular Motion      Intro Lecture Worksheet [pdf]      Circular Motion Pair-Share Activity [pdf]     7.2 Newton's Law of Gravitation        Gravitation Worksheet [pdf]   Summary Worksheet   Optional if time permits - Banked Curves       Nascar (Banked Curves) [pdf]       Later Mater - The Turning Car Problem [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) 7.1 Circular Motion       Read Section 7.1 (p.233-238) / Probs p.236 #1,3 and p.238 #1,3        Problems p. 239 #1-6(except 3)       Make-Up Assignment p. 236 #2,4 and p. 238 #2,4   7.2 Gravitation       Read Section 7.2 (p. 240-247) / probs p. 242 #1-3       Problems p. 247 #1,2,3 (a,b only) and 4   Chapter Review Assignment p. 263-265 #1,2,7,8,12,13,14,18 Labs and Related Links Circular Motion Intro Video [link] Circular Motion Intro Lab [link] and handout [word] Circular Motion Lab [pdf]  Circular Motion Web Lab [Link] Handout [Word]  pHet Laby Bug Animation [click]

 Chapter 11: Vibrations and Waves - The Simple Pendulum and Springs Lecture Notes Pendulum Lecture Notes [PowerPoint] Springs Lecture Notes [PowerPoint] Class Worksheets Pendulum Pair-Share Class Activity [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) Read Section 11.1 Simple Harmonic Motion Read Section 11.2 Measuring Simple Harmonic Motion Springs HW #1 [pdf] Springs HW #2 [pdf] ** There will be a short Quiz on Springs and the Simple Pendulum Labs and Related Links Spring Toy Lab [pdf] 1-Second Pendulum Intro lab [pdf] Simple Pendulum and Gravity Lab [pdf] Pendulum Graphing Lab [pdf] Conservation of Energy Online Pendulum Demo [Click] Hook's Law Lab [pdf] Springs Interactive Online Activity [pdf] [link]

 Chapter 11: Vibrations and Waves Lecture Notes Chapter 11.3-11.4 Student-Copy Lecture Notes [pdf] Class Worksheets Drawing Transverse Waves Worksheet [pdf]  Demo Handout [pdf] Standing Waves Worksheet [pdf] 11.3 Regents Problems Worksheet [pdf] 11.4 Regents Problems worksheet pdf] Waves Extra Worksheet [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) HW #1: 11.3 Regents Worksheet HW #2: 11.4 Regents Worksheet HW #3: p.401 #11-16 and 18 ** There will be a Unit Test on Chapters 11 - 15** Labs and Related Links Traveling Wave Lab [pdf] Standing Wave Lab [pdf] Waves Video [Media Player]   Worksheet [pdf] Constructive Interference Demo [click] Destructive Interference [click] Standing Waves [click] Creation of a Standing Wave [click] Reflection of a Wave demo [click] pHet Wave on a string animation [click]

 Chapter 12: Sound Lecture Notes Chapter 12 Student-Copy Lecture Notes [color pdf] [B&W pdf] **We will maily focus on sections 12.1-12.2** Class Worksheets Sound Worksheet #1 [pdf] Sound Worksheet #2 [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) HW #1: Read 12.1 - 12.2 HW #2: Finish worksheets ** There will be a Unit Test on Chapters 11 - 15** Labs and Related Links Intro to Sound using Tuning Forks Lab [pdf] Determining the Speed of Sound Lab [pdf] Sound Video (23 min) [Media Player] Doppler Effect Demo [click] Beat Frequency Demo [click] Phases Demos  

 Chapter 13/14/15: Light, Reflection, Refraction and Diffraction Lecture Notes Chapter 13 Light and Reflection Lecture Notes [PowerPoint]     Lecture handout w/ practice problems [pdf]  Phases lesson [pdf] Chapter 14 Refraction Lecture Notes [PowerPoint]  Lecture handout [pdf] Chapter 15 Interference and Diffraction Lecture Notes Class Worksheets Fun intro to EMS worksheet [pdf] Light and EMS Worksheet [pdf]  EMS Worksheet #2 [pdf] Refraction and Diffraction Worksheet [pdf] Chapters 11-15 Pre-Test/Summary   ** There will be a Unit Test on Chapters 11 - 15** HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) HW #1: Complete Light and EMS worksheet HW #2: EMS worksheet #2 HW #3: Complete Snells Law and Diffraction wksht Labs and Related Links Snell's Law Lab [pdf] Interference Patterns Demo [click] Light Video [WMF] Diffraction Animations [click]  Phet Refraction Animation [click] Phet Sound Wave animation [click]

 Chapter 16 Electric Forces and Fields Lecture Notes Chapter Outline [word] Electric Charge and Force [pdf]      Lecture handout [pdf]        Lecture Demo Activity [pdf]   Student version of notes [pdf] Electric Fields    [pdf]    Drawing Fields Lines handout [word] Electric Fields Lecture handout [pdf] Class Worksheets Electric Charge and Force lecture worksheet [word]       3 warm-up probs [PowerPoint] Electric Force and Charge Post First Lecture Demo [pdf] Electric Force and Charge Quick Review #1 [word] Electric Force and Charge Quick Review #2 [pdf] Drawing Electric Field lines worksheet [pdf] C16 Must KNow Problems [word] Electric Field Activity [word] Electric Field Activity Post Lab Worksheet [word] Electrostatics Word Search [pdf] Chapter 16 Jeopardy [PowerPoint] - not available on site   Chapter Summary/Pre-test [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) See Chapter Outline Labs and Animations Electrostatics Video [WMF]    intro [pdf] Static Electricity Lab[word] Lightning - an animation on possibly why it occurs [click] Electrostatics Website lab [pdf]  link to website [click] Coulomb's Law Lab [click] Graphing Coulomb's Law Activity [pdf] Graphing Electric Field Strength Activity [pdf] Electroscope Demos    [Charged object] [induction]  [conduction]  Electric Field Mapping  [click] Electric Field Strength [click] Equipotential Lines [click] Charged Parallel Plates [click]

 Chapter 17 and 18: Electric Current Resistance and Voltage and Circuits Lecture Notes Intro to Electricity and Ohm's Law Notes [PowerPoint]         Student Notes [pdf]  Series Circuits Lecture Notes [PowerPoint]  Student Notes [pdf] Parallel Circuits Lecture Notes [PowerPoint] Comparing Series and Parallel Circuits [PowerPoint] Electrical Power, Energy and Kirchoffs Junction Rules Lecture Notes [PowerPoint]    Student Notes [pdf] Class Worksheets Intro to Electricity and Ohm's Law worksheet [pdf] (3) Problems on Drawing Circuits, Ohm's Law and Resistivity HW [pdf] Series Circuits Worksheet [pdf] Series Circuit HW Problem #1  [pdf] Series Circuit HW Problem #2 [pdf] Parallel Circuits Intro Worksheet [pdf] Parallel Circuits Worksheet [pdf] Parallel Circuits HW #2 Problem [pdf] Comparing Circuits Worksheet [pdf] Electrical Power, Energy and Kirchoff's Rules Worksheet [pdf] Unit Pre-Quiz [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) HW #1: Finish Intro/Ohm's Law worksheet HW #2: Finish Series Circuits Lecture worksheet HW #3: Series Circuit Problem HW #4  Parallel Circuits Intro problem HW #5: Parallel Circuits worksheet Labs and Related Links Intro to Resistors and Using a Multimeter mini-lab [pdf] Ohm's law Lab [pdf] Series Circuits Lab [pdf] Parallel Circuits lab [pdf] Variable Resistors in Series Circuits lab [pdf] Ohm's Law Video [WMF]

 Chapter 19: Magnetism Lecture Notes Magnetism Lecture Notes [PowerPoint] Class Worksheets Magnetism Worksheet [pdf] HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) Labs and Related Links Magnetism Lab [pdf] Electromagnetic Induction [Click]  Devices [Click] Lorentz Force [Click] DC Motor Animation [Click]

 Chapter 20: Electromagnetic Induction Lecture Notes Lecture Notes Class Worksheets Worksheet HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) Labs and Related Links

 Chapter 21 and 22: Atomic and Subatomic Physics Lecture Notes Unit Planner [pdf] Duality and Models of the Atom Lecture Notes [PowerPoint] Quantum Theory Part I Lecture Notes [PowerPoint] Quantum Theory part II Lecture Notes [PowerPoint]         Student Handout [pdf] Standard Model and Collisions Lecture Notes [pdf] Class Worksheets Duality and Models of the Atom worksheet [pdf] Mass and Energy Relationship worksheet (Part I wksht) [pdf] Photon energy and deBroglie wavelength    worksheet (Part II wksht)  [pdf] Standard Model and Collisions worksheet [pdf] Unit Jeopardy review - reserved for class use HW Assignments Reading Assignments (RA) HW #1: Finish Duality and Models of the atom worksheet HW #2: Finish Mass and Energy relationship worksheet Labs and Related Links Modern Physics Website Activity [pdf] Bill Nye Theory of relativity video.14min [WMF] Bill Nye Subatomic Physics video.14 min [WMF] The Particle Adventure Website  [click] Photoelectric Effect Animation [Click]