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:

10 minute group discussion
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

After Test:

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.