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:

Linearizing Data (Exercise)

Before Class Preparation:

  • BYOD laptop or sign out a Chromebook
  • Make sure you have a completed & organized data table for BOTH Newton’s 2nd Law simulations in Google Classroom

In Class Activity:

  • Google Classroom Activity: “Linearization of Data Exercise”
  • Linearize and graph the Newton’s 2nd Law simulation data

After Class Practice:

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