Class Setup for 2020

Adaptive Learning Model:

  • A blend of in-person and online learning (See more info from PDSB here)
  • Quadmester 1: September 14th to November 13th
  • The schedule for quadmester 1 & 2 is here

In Class Learning

  • teacher lessons that include lectures, discussions, and demonstrations
  • if the amount of equipment allows, inquiry activities and experiments

Online Distance Learning

  • work at home will be assigned work for practice in Braingenie
  • assessments and projects will be assigned in Google Classroom

Online Real-Time Distance Learning

  • videos, simulations and online discussions

Kinematics Lab: Freefall

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Free fall of a dropped ball: start data collection

After Class Work:

Kinematics Crime Scene

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Who destroyed Wilma Wilshire’s priceless antique vase?
  • Can you:
    • Use the kinematic equations to solve for an unknown variable
    • Set up a free fall problem using the acceleration of gravity
    • Interpret a diagram to calculate the acceleration for a moving object
    • Create a mathematical model to predict for a given scenario
    • Work productively in a group

After Class Work:

  • Google Classroom: Conclusion Discussion
  • Braingenie

Kinematics (First Steps) Practice

Before Class Preparation:

  • Complete “Self Directed Learning Sheet” for the 5 equations (1st 2 pages from yesterday)
  • BYOD for PollEV

In Class Groupwork:

  • Kinematics Practice (First Steps)
  • PollEV: Kinematics

After Class Practice:

Big 5 Equations

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • PollEV Review: VT Graphs
  • Deriving “Big 5” Equations
    • Solve problems involving uniform and non-uniform linear motion in one dimension using algebraic equations

After Class Work:

Graph Conversion

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Analyse and interpret position–time, velocity–time, and acceleration–time graphs of motion in one dimension
  • Use the tangents to convert position–time graphs to velocity–time graphs)
  • Submit answers on Google Forms:
  • Part 4: Complete this worksheet and submit it later
  • Part 5: Scavenger hunt in the classroom

After Class Work:

Quiz – Kinematics Graphs

Before Class Preparation:

  • Complete all Google Classroom & Braingenie assessments on Kinematics Graphs

In Class Work:

20 minute quiz: Kinematics Graphs

Can you:

  • Identify a motion based on a d-t or v-t graph
  • Describe the changing motions of the different segments in a d-t or v-t graph
  • Convert different graphs of motion by sketching the shapes
  • Draw d-t/v-t/a-t graphs of different types of motion with constant acceleration
    • Speeding up/Slowing down/Constant velocity in the positive or negative directions.

After quiz:

Take up the quiz immediately using Sage & Scribe 

Area of VT Graphs

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Analyse and interpret position–time, velocity–time, and acceleration–time graphs of motion in one dimension
  • Use the area under the curve to create position–time graphs from velocity–time graphs and velocity–time graphs from acceleration–time graphs)
    • Area of VT Graph worksheet
    • PollEV Discussion

After Class Work:

Videos:

Speeding up or Slowing down?

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Practice:

  • Group work: Speeding Up or Slowing Down?
    • Use appropriate terminology related to kinematics: time, distance, position, displacement, speed,
      velocity, and acceleration
    • Analyse and interpret position–time, velocity–time graphs of motion in one dimension
    • Solve problems involving uniform and non-uniform linear motion in one and two dimensions, using graphical analysis
  • Summary of d-t and v-t graphs

After Class Work: