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

Simulation Lab: Universal Law of Gravitation

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Use this simulation to investigate the Universal Law of Gravitation
    • Design your own experiment and collect data
    • Use data and graph to determine the universal gravitation constant, G

After Class Work:

Egg Bungee Challenge

Before Class Preparation:

  • How man elastic bands will it take to drop an egg without breaking it?

In Class Work:

  • Design an experiment to extrapolate the data using energy concepts
  • What is your success criteria?
  • What equipment do you need?
  • What do you need to measure?
  • How will you gather the data?
  • How will you use the data to make your prediction?

After Class Work:

  • Braingenie (Energy & Momentum 2)

Catch up on your work period

Before Class Preparation:

  • Bring materials (Laptop/Chromebook) you need to study with (I’m away)
    • You can sign out a chromebook in the library

In Class Work:

  • Learning skills self assessment
  • Lab report submission(s), at least one of:
    • Friction
    • Circular Motion
  • Hooke’s Law data/graph & discussion questions
  • Practice: Momentum & Impulse
  • Paper Lab: Energy & Momentum

After Class Work:

  • Braingenie (Energy & Momentum 2)

Simulation Lab: Impulse-Momentum Theory

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Use this simulation to investigate impulse-momentum theorem
    • Design your own experiment and collect data
    • Use data to confirm the impulse-momentum theorem

After Class Work:

  • Complete and submit lab report

Gizmos – Air Track/2D Collisions

Before class preparation

  • BYOD Laptop, or use the Chromebooks provided.
  • Go to the Google Classroom for the handouts (You can also print the pdf or use Google Docs to answer)
  • Complete “Prior Knowledge” questions for handout

In class activity

  • Try the Air Track Quiz, if you score less than 4/5, you should complete the package in the Google Classroom
  • 2D Collisions
  • Complete the worksheets:
    • Assigned Gizmo
  • Unit Projects

After class work

  • Finish Gizmos worksheets FIRST
  • Solutions will be emailed to you AFTER you’ve completed the worksheets
  • Complete the assessment questions once you’ve read the solutions

Hooke’s Law Lab

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Investigating Hooke’s Law with 3 different springs
    • Describe mathematically the relationship between the force and stretch of a spring.
    • Understand what is meant by spring constant and to be able to determine the spring constant.
    • Determine the amount of energy stored in the stretched spring.

After Class Work:

  • Graph & Data Analysis
  • Discussion Questions