Quiz – Work/Energy/Power

Before Class Preparation:

  • Complete class work and relevant Braingenie exercises

In Class Work:

15 minute pre-quiz: Group Discussion of Scenarios

30 minute quiz: Work, Energy, Power

Can you:

  • Identify energy transformations of objects in motion
  • Use energy diagrams to explain a situation
  • Use conservation of mechanical energy to solve problems
  • Calculate:
    • the amount of mechanical energy gained by an object
    • the work done by a force
    • the power of a machine
    • the potential energy of an object at different heights
    • the kinetic energy of an object at different speeds
    • the potential & kinetic energies of an object based on energy transformations
  • Determine the mechanical energy loss of a system

After quiz:

Lab: Conservation of Mechanical Energy

Before Class Preparation:

  • Go to the Google Classroom and complete the pre-lab questions:
    • Research Question
    • Identify variables
    • Brief theory behind your question and derivation of the equation that fits your research question
    • Linearization prediction
  • Check out Who’s got the Power? Activity

In Class Activity:

After Class Work:

  • Braingenie
  • Daily journal for Physics blog

Conservation of Mechanical Energy

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Conservation of Mechanical Energy: Skateboard Simulation, Pendulum Swing
  • Roller Coaster Practice Questions
  • Design your own roller coaster assignment in Google Classroom (only if you complete the previous practice question)

After Class Work:

GPE & Conservation of Mechanical Energy

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Clickers: 2 Ramps, 2 Marbles prediction
    • Explain your prediction
  • Gravitational Potential Energy
  • Conservation of Mechanical Energy: Skateboard Simulation, Pendulum Swing
  • Roller Coaster Practice Questions

After Class Work:

Work!

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Describe, with reference to force and displacement along the line of force, the conditions that are required for work to be done
    • Group work: Doing Work
  • Submit link to website (e-portfolio)

 

  • Finish Part D from yesterday’s work
  • Ball drop prediction of Eg –> Ek:
    • with what velocity will the ball hit the ground?
    • how will the theoretical value compare to the experimental value? Explain

After Class Work:

Videos:

Energy Introduction Day 2

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Introduction to Energy
  • Explain the concepts of and interrelationships between (gravitational potential/kinetic) energy and work, and identify and describe their related units

After Class Work:

 

Energy Introduction

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity (2 Days):

  • Debatable question
  • Introduction to Student e-Portfolio
  • Explain the concepts of and interrelationships between (gravitational potential/kinetic) energy and work, and identify and describe their related units

After Class Work: