Wed. (3/20)

Honors Physics

  • lab: roller coaster energy
  • HW: finish rest of worksheets and quiz on work, power, energy (tomorrow? Friday?)

 

AP Physics

  • lab: flying pig centripetal motion

Tues. (3/20)

Honors Physics

  • notes on conservation of energy and roller coaster example
  • 2 practice worksheets: conservation of energy concepts and conservation of energy calculations
  • HW: finish rest of worksheets

 

AP Physics

  • centripetal acceleration and centripetal force
  • centripetal forces example problems

Mon. (3/18)

Honors Physics

  • notes on spring constant, hooke’s law, and elastic potential energy
  • lab: spring constant and energy
  • HW: finish graph and discussion for the lab (if necessary)

 

AP Physics

  • go over test on energy and momentum

Fri. (3/15)

Honors Physics

  • go over forces test
  • practice with work, power, potential energy, kinetic energy calculations (in class worksheet)

 

AP Physics

  • test on energy and momentum

Thurs. (3/14)

Honors Physics

  • finish power and stairclimbing lab
  • new stuff: potential energy and kinetic energy notes

 

AP Physics

  • practice FRQ with momentum and energy
  • upcoming: test on energy and momentum on Fri. (3/15)

Wed. (3/13) (early release day)

Honors Physics

  • new stuff: work and power definitions
  • lab: power and stairclimbing (we’ll finish discussion in class tomorrow)

AP Physics

  • practice FRQ with momentum and energy
  • HW: momentum problem set due Thurs. (3/14)
  • upcoming: test on energy and momentum on Fri. (3/15)

Tues. (3/12)

Honors Physics

  • test on forces

AP Physics

  • informal lab: ballistic pendulum
  • HW: momentum problem set due Thurs. (3/14)
  • upcoming: test on energy and momentum on Fri. (3/15)

Mon. (3/11)

Honors Physics

  • practice assessment in class (review results)
  • review of forces
  • upcoming: test on forces on Tues. (3/12)

AP Physics

  • finish notes on momentum (elastic collisions, momentum in 2D, center of mass)
  • finish examples of momentum (practice MC kinds of questions)
  • HW: momentum problem set due Thurs. (3/14)
  • upcoming: test on energy and momentum on Fri. (3/15)

Fri. (3/8)

Honors Physics

  • go over forces quiz #2
  • new stuff: universal gravitation notes
  • HW: finish circular motion and gravity objectives sheet
  • upcoming: test on forces on Tues. (3/12)

 

AP Physics

  • impulse and momentum continued
  • momentum examples (impulse, explosions, ballistic pendulum and inelastic collision)
  • HW: momentum problem set due Thurs. (3/14)
  • upcoming: test on energy and momentum on Fri. (3/15)

Thurs. (3/7)

Honors Physics

  • forces quiz #2
  • lab: circular motion of rubber stopper
  • HW: finish lab (graph and discussion)
  • HW: 2 schoology HW checks on Newton’s laws and friction due by Thurs. (3/7) at midnight
  • upcoming: test on forces on Tues. (3/12)

 

AP Physics

  • practice energy FRQ 2009 in class
  • new stuff: momentum and impulse
  • formal lab on air resistance due Fri. (3/8)
  • HW: momentum problem set due Thurs. (3/14)
  • upcoming: test on energy and momentum on Fri. (3/15)
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