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):
    • compile accurate data from laboratory and record the data using appropriate formats: graphing & line of best fit

After Class Work:

Sound Demonstrations

Before Class Preparation:

  • Complete air column data tables

In Class Activity:

After Class Work:

Resonance in an air column

Before Class Preparation:

  • Read this overview of Resonance in an Air Column
  • Answer Pre-Lab Questions in Google Classroom (due before class)
  • What is the distance between different parts of a standing wave (nodes, anti-node) in terms of wavelength?
  • Read this handout: Air Column Resonance
    • Print if possible
    • Identify the variables on the handout
    • We’ll be working with water, so computers are not a good idea
  • Download frequency apps:

In Class Activity:

  • What is the goal in a science experiment?
  • Resonance of standing waves
  • Resonance in an air column
  • Verifying the speed of sound in air
  • Record your results here or scan the QR code:

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After Class Work:

Interference of Waves

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

After Class Work:

Introduction to Waves with Pendulums

Before Class Preparation:

  • Sign up for/check online tools (Google Classroom/Braingenie)
  • What is a wave?
  • Bring your favourite song to class
  • Print & Read this worksheet

In Class Activity:

  • Introduce end of unit project
  • Debatable question
  • Group Activity: Pendulum
  • Whiteboard: Sketch a d-t graph for your pendulum

After Class Work: