Friday, March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015

Objective: Finish Crash Test Phase 2

due dates:

Mon 3/9 - Crash Test presentations (no extensions)
Tue 3/10 - Eg & Ek problems  (key on couplands.net > ACIS 2A > Unit 3)
                 Final Exam Review (key on couplands.net > ACIS 2A > Unit 3)
Wed         Final Exam

March 5, 2015

Crash Test work day


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March 4, 2015

Objective: Finish energy pie charts.  Calculate gravitational potential and kinetic energy.

30 minute class due to testing

Activities

  • Calendar
  • Stamp and review energy pie charts
  • Discuss Energy reading, Gravitational Potential and Kinetic Energy Problems
Homework due Friday: Gravitational Potential and Kinetic Energy Problems

Monday, March 2, 2015

March 2, 2015

Objective:  Describe energy transformations with energy pie charts

Activities

  • Put summary sheets in tray
  • Return graded work
  • Test 2 corrections
  • Energy Pie Charts WS
  • Whiteboard energy pie charts
Homework:  Crash test 2 preliminary work

Thursday, February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015

Objective: Describe energy transformations with energy pie charts

Activities

  • FIRST Robotics - 2015 Game animation
  • Check Review Guide for Unit 2 - Forces
  • What is energy?
  • Examples of drawing energy pie charts
  • Unit 5 Worksheet 1 - Energy pie charts
Friday
    Test 2 - Forces

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

February 25, 2015

Objective: Analyze a car crash in terms of motion, forces, and energy

Starting activity:  Read Crash Test Phase 2.  Mark up with questions.

Activities

  • Calendar for Crash Test Phase 2
  • Demonstrate the apparatus
  • Questions on requirements.
  • Task planning sheet
  • Work on Crash Test project OR
  • Work on MOP-4

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

February 24, 2015

Objective: Identify action-reaction force pairs and use Newton's 3rd Law to find unknown forces.

Handouts:
     Practice: Vocabulary and Force Diagrams
     Newton's Laws of Motion
     Newton's Third Law
     Review Guide for Unit 2 - Forces

Starting activity:  Practice: Vocabulary and Force Diagrams

Activities
  • Force sensors demo (stamp)
  • N46 - Identify force pairs in the classroom
  • Newton's Laws of Motion
  • Newton's Third Law worksheet (stamp)
Homework:
   MOP-4 (due Friday)
   Thu at start of class:  Review Guide for Unit 2 - Forces, Forces Concept Map
   Fri: Test 2 - Forces, Packet 5