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Weekly Schedule for Physics I-Honors

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First Six Weeks

Week 1
Day 1
Class Information, Safety Information, Science Fair Information; Aluminum Foil Boats - The Scientific Method
 
Day 2
PhyzMatch-graphical interpretation of motion using TI CBL's and TI 83's
Week 2
Day 1
Chapter 3-Velocity
 
Day 2
Chapter 3-Velocity; Sample Problems
 
Day 3
Lab-Velocity (computer lab); lab is due on Friday; Form for emailing answers to lab questions
 
Day 4
Chapter 4-Acceleration
 
Day 5
Chapter 4-Acceleration; Sample Problems
Week 3
Day 1
Lab-Acceleration of Falling Objects (computer lab); due Wednesday; Form for emailing answers to questions
 
Day 2
Egg Drop Contest; Individual answers to questions due Thursday; Form for emailing answers to questions
 
Day 3
Chapter 3 & 4 Quiz; Chapter 3 & 4 Homework due
 
Day 4
Chapter 3 & 4 Review; Reteach - rework quiz
 
Day 5
Chapter 3 & 4 Test
Week 4
Day 1
Chapter 5-Newton's Laws; Chapter 8-Universal Law of Gravitation
 
Day 2
Chapter 5-Applications of Newton's Laws; Sample Problems
 
Day 3
Newton's Laws; Practic Problems, cont.
 
Day 4
Lab-Friction (computer lab); lab is due on Friday; Form for emailing answers to questions
 
Day 5
Lab-Atwood Machine (computer lab); due Wednesday; Form for emailing answers to questions
Week 5
Day 1
Holiday
 
Day 2
Major Lab-Newton's Second Law (computer lab); due Thursday; complete lab write-up required
 
Day 3
Tower Challenge; Form for submitting answers; individual answers to questions due on Friday
 
Day 4
Fettucini Physics
 
Day 5
Fettucini Physics - testing of "structures";Form for submitting answers; individual answers to questions due on Tuesday
Week 6
Day 1
Internet Lesson- How Do They Know That Dinosaurs Held Their Tails Erect?
 
Day 2
Internet Lesson, cont., answers to questions due on Thursday
 
Day 3
Chapters 5 & 8 Open Note Quiz; Chapter 5 & 8 Homework due
 
Day 4
Chapters 5 & 8 Review
 
Day 5
Chapters 5 & 8 Test
Week 7
Day 1
Chapter 6-Graphical & Mathematical Analysis of Vectors
 
Day 2
Lab-Following a Vector Map-due at the end of class
 
Day 3
Lab-Combining Forces-due at end of class
 
Day 4
Chapter 6-Resolution of Vectors-sample problems
 
Day 5
Resolution of Vectors, cont.
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Second Sixth Weeks

Week 1
Day 1
Quiz-Vectors; Graphical & Mathematical Vectors Homework due
 
Day 2
Chapter 6-Vectors Review
 
Day 3
Chapter 6 Test-Vectors
 
Day 4
Vectors Scavenger Hunt; Form for Submitting Answers; due Monday
 
Day 5
Chapter 6-Vector Applications-Inclined Planes
Week 2
Day 1
Vector Applications, cont.
 
Day 2
Major Lab-Inclined Planes; lab due on Friday; computer lab
 
Day 3
Vector Applications Quiz; Homework due
 
Day 4
Vector Applications Review
 
Day 5
Vector Applications Test
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Third Sixth Weeks

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Fourth Sixth Weeks

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Fifth Six Weeks

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Sixth Six Weeks