Main goal:

Understand what vectors are, how to use them and why they are useful in physics problems. (5.1-5.4)

Class Agenda:

  1. Change Challenge - Take an honest look at a bad habit that you have. Break it! (TED Talk)
  2. Vector Review - (read lessons 1 a-f) (Practice Set) (Key) (Video Explanations)
  3. Challenge Problem

Homework:

  1. Complete vector review (see agenda item 2 above)

Main goal:

Understand how to solve for distance, velocity and time given an object's position.

Class Agenda:

  1. 6 Stages of Moral Development - Challenge yourself to hit levels 5 or 6! (Image) (Summary) (Research Link)
  2. Vector Review
  3. Projectiles Introduction (pg. 2, left side, in 2D Packet)(key) (explanations)
  4. Projectiles Discussion (pg. 2, right side, in 2D Packet)(key) (explanations)
  5. Free Fall Calculations (pg. 3, 2D Packet) (key)(explanations)

Homework:

  1. Complete items from class agenda
  2. Complete pages 4 & 5 in 2D Packet (Use a computer - iPad does not run simulation well)
  3. Read lessons 2c & 2d on physics classroom

Main goal:

Understand how to solve for distance, velocity and time given an object's position. (5.5 - 5.7)

Class Agenda:

  1. Fight without violence - Challenge yourself to choose kindness! (Video Link)
  2. Projectiles & Free Fall Practice Problems (pgs. 6 & 7, 2D Packet) (key) (explanations)
  3. Using horizontal and vertical components (pgs. 8 & 9 in motion packet) (key) (explanations)

Homework:

  1. Read lessons 2e, 2f on physics classroom
  2. Catch up - complete pgs. 2-9 in 2D Packet

Main goal:

Understand how to relate horizontal and vertical components of motion to one another to solve for motion-related problems. (5.6 - 5.8)

Class Agenda:

  1. Review 2D motion problems from pages 6-9 in motion packet.
  2. Begin 2D motion lab (Template)

Homework:

  1. Complete up through page 10 in motion packet.
  2. Complete 2D motion lab solutions Template
  3. Catch up on schedule items and homework from previous days.

Main goal:

Be able to solve for various values of projectiles launched at angles. (5.9)

Class Agenda:

  1. Finish 2D Motion Lab
  2. Projectiles at an Angle (pgs. 10 & 11 in motion packet) (key) (explanations)
  3. Additional Projectile Problems Practice (pg 12. in motion packet) (key) (explanations)

Homework:

  1. Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break! Be thankful for what you have whether it is a little or a lot!

Main goal:

Be able to solve for various values of projectiles launched at angles. (5.9)

Class Agenda:

  1. Review Select Problems (pgs. 10 & 11 in motion packet) (key) (explanations)
  2. Complete motion problems (pg 12 in motion packet) (key) (explanations)

Homework:

  1. Finish packet pages 1-12
  2. Review answer keys and watch explanations of challenging problems.

Main goal:

Be able to solve for various values of projectiles launched at angles. (5.9)

Class Agenda:

  1. Review Select Problems (pg 12 in motion packet) (key) (explanations)
  2. Complete mixed problems (pgs. 13 & 14 in motion packet) (key) (explanations)

Homework:

  1. Finish packet pages 1-14
  2. Review answer keys and watch explanations of challenging problems.

Main goal:

Be able to solve for various values of projectiles launched at angles. (5.9)

Class Agenda:

  1. Review Select Problems (motion packet) (key) (explanations)
  2. Complete motion packet) (key) (explanations)

Homework:

  1. Finish packet pages 1-14
  2. Review answer keys and watch explanations of challenging problems.

TBA - Lab & Review

Main goal:

Show all of the knowledge that you have gained during this unit (5.1-5.9)

Class Agenda:

  1. Brief Review
  2. Exam

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