# Welcome to Intro to Physics A 9/7/10 Seating: you may choose today Agenda Items Introductions Activity Inspirational card: name, quote or goal, pics *Reminders:

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Welcome to Intro to Physics A 9/7/10 Seating: you may choose today Agenda Items Introductions Activity Inspirational card: name, quote or goal, pics *Reminders: 3-ring binder tomorrow!

(Please write down the journal number and question) J#1 How do you determine/judge if an object is in motion? Is it is important that other people are judging an objects motion in the same way? 9/8/10 Finish Inspirational Cards Textbooks IPA packets/syllabus & lab safety Tower Lab *Reminders: Syllabus signatures due 9/10

(Please skip lines between journals) J#2 What is frame of reference? (hint see p328 in text) 9/9/10 Tower Lab Notes: Frame of reference P14 & 15 P16 #1-4 *Reminders: Syllabus sig due 9/10

J#3 What is distance and what SI unit is it measured in? (p329 text) 9/10/10 Due today: syllabus sig P16 #1-4 Notes:Distance and Displacement Text P330 Quick Lab P7 #1-10

J#4 What is displacement? 9/13/10 Due today: p7 Finish 11.1 Notes Calculated & Measured Displacement Activity Finish p8

J#5 Is displacement like a rope pulled straight or like a coiled rope? Explain! 9/14/10 Due today: p8 Start 11.2 Notes/practice problems P43-45 Lab: Walk in the Park

J#6 What is speed and how is it calculated? What are the SI units for speed? 9/15/10 Notes 11.2 Speed Calculation practice P17 & 18 due 9/16 P19 & 20 due 9/16

J#7 What are 2 metric units each that could be used to measure the following: a) Distanceb) Timec) Speed 9/16/10 Due Today: p17-20 p46 & 47 Lab: Measuring Constant Speed P21 & 22 P35

J#8 What is velocity? 9/17/10 Due today: p21 & 22 & 35 Notes: Graphing speed & velocity Graphing speed practice P9 & 10

Sub 9/20/10 Apollo-13

J#9 What is slope on a distance-time graph? 9/21/10 Finish Apollo-13 Ch 11 Cartoons

J#10 How much distance should an engineer design into a gym between a basketball court an the wall? 9/22/10 Due Today: p9 & 10 Lab: p48 Stopping on a Dime *Reminders: – Bring 4 bottle caps for tomorrow

Sub 9/23/10 Finish Lab p48

Sub 9/24/10 Mythbusters

J#11 What is acceleration? 9/27/10 Notes 11.3/video clips P51 Lab: Finding the Speed of a Car *Reminders: – Ch 11 Quiz Thurs 9/30

J#12 What are the units for acceleration? 9/28/10 Build and Test cars Race day tomorrow! p34 *Reminders: – Ch 11 Quiz Thurs

J#13 What are 3 ways an object can accelerate? 9/29/10 Race cars P34 Ch 11 practice quiz *Reminders: – Ch 11 Quiz 10/1!

J#14 Describe the motion of an object in free fall. 9/30/10 Ch 11 Practice *Reminders: – Ch 11 Quiz tomorrow!!

No Journal 10/1/10 Due Today: Journals Finish the Ch 11 Practice Ch 11 Quiz Mythbusters

J#15 What is the formula for calculating acceleration? 10/4/10 11.3 Notes P23 & 24 P5 & 6 #18-22 Acceleration practice problems

J#16 Calculate the acceleration of a dog who ran at a speed of 15m/s and then slowed to 3m/s in 4s when he came to the edge of his yard. 10/5/10 Test corrections Finish Accel. Practice problems P53 Lab: Marble Motion *Reminders: – 11.3 Quiz Friday

J#17 Calculate the acceleration of the biker who sped up from 15km/h to 25km/h in 5s. 10/6/10 Finish 11.3 Notes Finish Accel Practice P25 & 26 P36 Ch 11 Cartoons

J#18 What is the slope of a speed-time graph? 10/7/10 Lab:p54 Measuring Acceleration P25 & 26 due @end of the hour P36 P33 *Reminders: – Quiz 11.3 Monday 10/11

J#19 What type of motion does a marble rolling down a ramp have? 10/8/10 Due Today: Lab p54 11.3 practice P36 & 33 *Reminders: – Ch 11.3 Quiz Monday

J#20 Write an acceleration problem and solve it. 10/11/10 Go over practice Review P11 & 12 *Reminders – Grade sheets 10/13

No journal 10/12/10 P11 & 12 Quiz 11.3 P13 xc

J#21 Which would hit the ground first: an arrow dropped from a height of 5m or an arrow shot horizontally from the same height? 10/13/10 Due today: p13xc P58-62 Lab: Investigating Free Fall Test corrections

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