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