Lab Exam (Culminating)

Before Class Preparation:

  • Review pre-labs from the semester

In Class Work:

20 minute quiz: Investigation Skills

Can you:

  • Identify independent/dependent/relevant control variables based on an experiment/equation
  • Identify correct units for all variables
  • Create a research question based on variables
  • Linearize a graph based on given equation
  • Use algebra to explain the linearization
  • Predict what the expected slope of a graph should be
  • Identify the correct unit for the expected slope

After quiz:

  • Collect data from the experiment for your final report

After Class Work:

  • Start organizing data from class and complete full lab report

Quizmas 2019 – Waves

Before Class Preparation:

  • Finish Assigned Braingenies & Self Quizzes
  • BYOD for Open-Internet Quiz

In Class Work:

8 questions, 30 minute Open-Internet MC quiz: Waves & Sound

Can you:

  • Determine the wavelength, amplitude, velocity, frequency of a given wave
  • Solve problems involving the wave equation v=fλ
  • Understand the relationship between wave velocities and mediums they travel in
  • Apply the concept of speed of sound to unfamiliar situations
  • Predict the consequences of the Doppler effect
  • Apply the concepts of wave interference & superposition
  • Predict constructive and destructive interference of sound waves

After quiz:

  • Quizmas Party

Quiz – Thermal Energy (Application)

Before Class Preparation:

  • Complete class work and relevant Braingenie/Gizmo exercises
  • Read and follow instructions on this pre-quiz

In Class Work:

30 minute quiz: Application: Familiar/Unfamiliar situations

Can you:

  • Identify & apply different methods of thermal energy transfer
  • Apply energy concepts for 2 objects of different temperatures and brought to thermal equilibrium
  • Read a temperature-time graph and extract information about specific heat and latent heat
  • Explain why things feel cold on your skin
  • Apply energy concepts to explain this demonstration

After quiz:

Quiz – Work/Energy/Power

Before Class Preparation:

  • Complete class work and relevant Braingenie exercises

In Class Work:

15 minute pre-quiz: Group Discussion of Scenarios

30 minute quiz: Work, Energy, Power

Can you:

  • Identify energy transformations of objects in motion
  • Use energy diagrams to explain a situation
  • Use conservation of mechanical energy to solve problems
  • Calculate:
    • the amount of mechanical energy gained by an object
    • the work done by a force
    • the power of a machine
    • the potential energy of an object at different heights
    • the kinetic energy of an object at different speeds
    • the potential & kinetic energies of an object based on energy transformations
  • Determine the mechanical energy loss of a system

After quiz:

Unit Test – Newton’s Laws

Before Class Preparation:

  • Finish
    • All Newton’s Laws Self Quizzes on Google Classroom
    • All Newton’s laws Braingenie questions
    • All graphing exercises (linearization)
  • Test Rubric is here

In Class Work:

10 minute group discussion
60 minute Test: Newton’s Laws

Can you:

  • Use a velocity-time graph from a Labquest to predict the net force acting on an object in free fall
  • Determine the correct linearization relationship when given a formula
  • Draw free body diagrams
  • Interpret information from free body diagrams
  • Determine net forces acting on different objects from its motions
  • Determine the sizes of friction acting on an object when the object is at rest versus moving
  • Determine the sizes of forces and accelerations of objects connected with a rope
  • Explain Newton’s 3 Laws in different situations

After Test: