# Intro to Rocket Science

Before Class Preparation:

• Print & Read worksheet:

In Class Groupwork:

• Rocket Science Assignment
• analyse, and solve problems relating to, Newton’s law of universal gravitation and circular motion

After Class Practice:

# 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

# Gizmos – Coulomb Forces

### 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

• Coulomb Forces
• Complete the worksheets:
• Assigned Gizmo

### 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
• Check for new Braingenies

# 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