Introduction to Motion

Before Class Preparation:

Videos:

In Class Activity:

• Buggy/Pull Back Car Activity
• Describe the difference between uniform & non-uniform motions
• Explain how you would predict the position of the object, 1.0 s after your last measurement
• Assessment Criteria (Thinking/Inquiry):

After Class Work:

Latent Heat

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

• PEOE:
• Ice cube in the metal & plastic trays
• Temperature Graph of Melting Ice & Boiling Water
• Group work: Latent Heat
• PollEV Questions

After Class Work:

Power!

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

• Finish roller coaster questions
• Work = Energy gained (cos90 = 0)
• Who’s got the power activity
• Scan the QR Code for the Google Form (http://bit.ly/FizXPower) to enter your answers

After Class Work:

• Recap Video:
• Update your blog
• Braingenie

Unit Test: Energy & Momentum

Before Class Preparation:

• Complete all braingenie exercises and self quizzes on Google Classroom
• Rubric for tests are here

In Class Work:

10 minute group discussion

• To study collisions, a simulation was designed to show the collision between a moving baseball and a stationary bat.
• An investigation report of a car accident  that includes data of the vehicles involved.
• A roller coaster, with its passengers, starts from rest on a friction-less track.
• Consider a friction-less track and mass 1 collides with mass 2.
• Consider a compressed spring and used to launch a physics student up a ramp.

60 minute written test

Can you:

• Use a v-t graph to answer questions about a collision experiment (Thinking/Investigation)
• Analyse and solve physics problems and relating them to everyday life (Application)
• A car accident
• Roller coaster-type questions
• Spring constant questions
• Overall Communication Level for neatness and notation

Unit Test – Newton’s Laws

Before Class Preparation:

• Finish
• All Newton’s Laws Self Quizzes on Google Classroom
• All Newton’s laws Braingenie questions
• All graphing exercises (linearization)
• Test Rubric is here

In Class Work:

60 minute Test: Newton’s Laws

Can you:

• Use a velocity-time graph from a Labquest to predict the net force acting on an object in free fall
• Determine the correct linearization relationship when given a formula
• Draw free body diagrams
• Interpret information from free body diagrams
• Determine net forces acting on different objects from its motions
• Determine the sizes of friction acting on an object when the object is at rest versus moving
• Determine the sizes of forces and accelerations of objects connected with a rope
• Explain Newton’s 3 Laws in different situations

Unit Test: Dynamics & Circular Motion

Before Class Preparation:

• Complete all braingenie exercises and self quizzes on Google Classroom
• Rubric for tests are here

In Class Work:

10 minute group discussion

60 minute written test

Can you:

• Predict motion of objects based on an investigation of an Atwood’s Machine (Thinking/Investigation)
• Analyse and solve physics problems and relating them to everyday life (Application)
• Atwood’s Machine
• Elevator scenarios
• Inertial & Non-Inertial frames of reference
• Inclined planes
• Circular Motion
• Apply dynamics concepts in order to assess the impacts on the society (Application)
• Overall Communication Level for neatness and notation

Unit Test: Motion

Before Class Preparation:

• Complete all braingenie exercises and self quizzes on Google Classroom
• Enhanced classes: Buggy Report Due by the due date or the test will count
• Rubric for test is here

In Class Work:

10 minute group discussion

60 minute written test

• Retrieve information from a Labquest to answer a question (Thinking/Investigation)
• Analyse and solve physics problems and relating them to everyday life (Application)
• Apply kinematics concepts in order to assess the impacts of driving on the society (Application)
• Overall Communication Level for neatness and notation

Can you:

• Describe how you would set up a cart on an incline that would produce graphs of different shapes on a Labquest
• Identify the correct number of significant digits in a calculation
• For a free falling body, explain: its motion, the factors that affect free fall, and conditions needed for free fall
• Use data collected from an experiment and calculate an average measurement and its uncertainty
• Use the 5 kinematics equations when given 3 quantities to solve familiar and unfamiliar word problems
• Use the 5 kinematics equations with different initial conditions to solve unfamiliar word problems in one dimensional and two dimensional (projectile motion) kinematics.
• Apply the concepts of distance/displacement and speed/velocity in solving an unfamiliar word problem.