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Last update:
Monday, June 12, 2017 9:55 AM

Assignments will be listed in the reverse chronological order in which there are assigned, thus placing the most recent assignments at the top of the list. Pay attention to the due dates, as they may not fall in the same chronological order. See the Scores web page for the point value for each graded assignment.
Item 
Assigned 

Description 

Due Date 
Project 
10 Jun 17 

The Physics Fundamentals Dodecahedron Project. Check out the Project Handout. Much of this project can be done in class, but you may also work at home. The Physics Fundamentals Dodecahedron Project. The dodecahedron panel pages are available in class, but also online. Also check out the rubric used for grading this project.


Friday, 16 Jun 17.
Don't turn this in late! 
Q8 
14 May 17 

Quiz 8: Circuits and Electrical Energy


Tuesday, 23 May 17 
 
14 May 17 

Circuits and Electrical Energy Inclass Review


Monday, 22 May 17 
H58 
14 May 17 

Curcuit Analysisworksheet


Friday, 19 May 17 
H57 
14 May 17 

Equivalent Resistance worksheet


Friday, 19 May 17 
H56 
14 May 17 

Electrical Power and Energy worksheet


Friday, 19 May 17 
H55 
14 May 17 

Electrical Power worksheet


Friday, 19 May 17 
H54 
14 May 17 

Two MCAS Practice Problems


Monday, 15 May 17 
H53 
8 May 17 

Parallel Circuits worksheet


Friday, 12 May 17 
H52 
8 May 17 

Series Ciurcuits worksheet


Friday, 12 May 17 
H51 
8 May 17 

Ohm's Law worksheet


Friday, 12 May 17 
H50 
3 May 17 

Energy Packet


Friday, 5 May 17 
L13 
1 May 17 

Lab: Building Series and Parallel Circuits on a "Breadboard".


Friday, 5 May 17 
H49 
1 May 17 

Voltage Drop Packet


Friday, 5 May 17 
L12 
26 Apr 17 

Physics Classroom Circuit Exploratory. A lab packet designed to explore series and parallel circuits using an online resource.


Friday, 5 May 17 
H48 
26 Apr 17 

Charge, Energy and Voltage: "5000 WS" V=IR, #410


Monday, 1 May 17 
H47 
25 Apr 17 

Electric Circuits and Electric Current


Friday, 28 Apr 17 
H46 
24 Apr 17 

Drawing Series and Parallel Circuits (Packet  4 pages)


Friday, 28 Apr 17 
H45 
24 Apr 17 

Introduction to Circuits


Friday, 28 Apr 17 
L11 
24 Apr 17 

Light that Bulb! A handson exploratory with a battery, a paperclip, and a light bulb.. 

Wednesday, 26 Apr 17 
Item 
Assigned 

Description 

Due Date 
H42 
4 Apr 17 

Waves in Motion worksheet. 

Friday, 7 Apr 17 
H41 
4 Apr 17 

Ten Wave Terms: Define in your own words.


Wed., 5 Apr 17 
H40 
3 Apr 17 

Basic Waves worksheet packet. Includes Describing Waves and the Wave Worksheet.


Tuesday, 4 Apr 17 
Q7 
27 Mar 17 

Quiz 6: EM Spectrum


Wed., 29 Mar 17 
Q6 
13 Mar 17 

Quiz 6: Heat Concepts.


Wed., 27 Mar 17 
H39 
22 Mar 17 

Heat Review Worksheet


Friday, 24 Mar 17 
L10 
13 Mar 17 

Specific Heat of a Metal Block: Write a procedure, then carry it out, to determine the specific heat of a metal block.


Friday, 17 Mar 17 
H38 
27 Feb 17 

Heat Practice (MCAS style problems).


Friday, 20 Mar 17 
H37 
6 Mar 17 

Heating Curves


Friday, 3 Mar 17 
MY 
3 Feb 17 

Midyear Exam. (26 multiple choice questions and one open response.)


Wed., 15 Feb 17 
H36 
6 Feb 17 

Elementary Particles and Electrostatic Forces


Friday, 10 Feb 17 
Q5 
22 Jan 17 

Quiz 5: Universal Gravitation and Centripetal Force. (Also has some weight, mass, momemtum, acceleration, force, work, etc., as these is included in calculations.).


Friday, 3 Feb 17 
H35 
22 Jan 17 

Gravitation and Celestial Bodies This was a worksheet found on the Internet  the link will download the .doc file from the original site. Pay attention to the difference between mass and weight! We started this in class; complete the worksheet as homework.


Friday, 3 Feb 17 
H34 
21 Jan 17 

Scientific Notation Worksheet  page 1 and Scientific Notation Worksheet  page 2 These worksheets were found on the Internet – they were handed out printed backtoback, but come from two different sources. Complete both pages as homework. Due no later than


Tuesday, 31 Jan 17 
H33 
20 Jan 17 

Universal Gravitation and Centripetal Force (Internet #3) This was a worksheet found on the Internet  the link will download the .doc file from the original site. Pay attention to the difference between mass and weight! We started this in class; complete the worksheet as homework.


Monday, 30 Jan 17 
Item 
Assigned 

Description 

Due Date 
Q4 
7 Jan 17 

Quiz 4: Kinetic and Potential Energy, including conservation of energy. (Also has some momemtum, acceleration, force, work, etc., as these is included in energy calculations.).


Friday, 17 Jan 17 
H28 
4 Jan 17 

Kinetic and Potential Energy Worksheet (Internet #3) This was a worksheet found on the Internet  the link will download the .doc file from the original site. Pay attention to the difference between mass and weight! We started this in class; complete the worksheet as homework.


Friday, 6 Jan 17 
H27 
3 Jan 17 

Kinetic and Potential Energy Worksheet (Internet #2) This was a worksheet found on the Internet  the link takes you to worksheet on the original site. We started this in class; complete the worksheet as homework.


Wednesday, 4 Jan 17 
H26 
21 Dec 16 

Kinetic Energy Worksheet (Internet #1). The link points to the original document. We started this very basic worksheet in class; complete the worksheet as homework.


Friday, 23 Dec 16 
Q3 
13 Dec 16 

Quiz 3: Application of Newton's Laws– calculations and representations of momentum, impulse, and collisions (this includes force, mass, weight, gravity, free body diagrams of stationary objects and objects in motion).


Friday, 16 Dec 16 

13 Dec 16 

Review chapter 3 in the textbook. Write down any questions you have from the reading; bring your questions to class or Jblock to get them answered!


Tuesday, 1 Nov 16 
H25 
13 Dec 16 

Momentum and Impulse Review and Practice worksheet. We started this in class; complete the worksheet as homework.


Friday, 16 Dec 16 
H24 
13 Dec 16 

Collisions! (Elastic and Inelastic) worksheet. Complete the worksheet as homework.


Wednesday, 14 Dec 16 
H23 
7 Dec 16 

Momentum, Impulse, and Momentum Change worksheet. Complete the worksheet as homework.


Friday, 9 Dec 16 
H22 
5 Dec 16 

Momentum Word Problems worksheet. Complete the second and third pages of the worksheet as homework.


Tuesday, 6 Dec 16 
H21 
5 Dec 16 

Introduction to momentum. Complete page 1 of the worksheet as homework, if not completed in class.


Monday, 5 Dec 16 
B2 
2 Dec 16 

Bonus work: Twodimensional calculations on Force, Friction, Tension, and Acceleration (Second Law ad Third Law problems) worksheet. Complete the worksheet as bonus homework.


Wednesday, 7 Dec 16 
B1 
2 Dec 16 

Bonus work: More trigonometry problems. Complete the worksheet as bonus homework.


Wednesday, 7 Dec 16 
H20 
2 Dec 16 

Force, Friction, Tension, and Acceleration (Second Law and Third Law problems) worksheet. Complete the worksheet as homework.


Monday, 5 Dec 16 
L9 
2 Dec 16 

Determination of Sine, Cosine and Tangent – Introduction to Trigonometry activity using rules and protractors. Completed in class.


Friday, 2 Dec 16 
Q2c 
28 Nov 16 

Quiz 2 corrections: make corrections on a separate paper. Be sure to include the reason why the right answer is correct! :)


Wednesday, 30 Nov 16 
H19 
28 Nov 16 

Force, Friction, and Acceleration (Second Law) worksheet. Complete the worksheet as homework.


Wednesday, 30 Nov 16 
H18 
28 Nov 16 

Net Force and Acceleration worksheet. Complete the worksheet as homework.


Wednesday, 30 Nov 16 
H17 
28 Nov 16 

Distance, Velocity, and Time worksheet – as review. Complete the worksheet as homework.


Tuesday, 29 Nov 16 
Q2 
18 Nov 16 

Quiz 2: Application of Newton's Laws– calculations and representations of force, mass, weight, gravity, etc., including free body diagrams of stationary objects and objects in motion.


Tuesday, 22 Nov 16 
H16 
18 Nov 16 

Practice calculations for gravity, weight, and net force. Complete the worksheet as homework.


Monday, 16 Nov 16 
H15 
16 Nov 16 

Computer Lab Day. Introduction to Newton's First and Second Laws using the Phet website. Complete the activity on Forces and Motion as homework, if you did not complete it during out lab time.
(https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/legacy/forcesandmotion)


Friday, 18 Nov 16 
H14 
15 Nov 16 

Introduction to the concept of the Net Force. Complete the Balanced Forces Worksheet and the worksheet on Introduction to Fnet as homework.


Wednesday, 16 Nov 16 
H13 
14 Nov 16 

Mass and Weight. Finish the worksheet on Weight = the Force of Gravity as homework.


Tuesday, 15 Nov 16 
H12 
9 Nov 16 

We started this inclass worksheet on Recognizing Realistic Forces. Finish as homework.


Monday, 14 Nov 16 
T1C 
4 Nov 16 

Test corrections for Test 1. Any points earned will be added to your term 1 total! Remember: don't just figure out the correct answer, you need to explain WHY each answer is correct.


Wednesday, 3 Nov 16 
Item 
Assigned 

Description 

Due Date 

31 Oct 16 

Review your notes for chapter 3, sections 1 and 2. Read chapter 3 section 3 in the textbook. Write down any questions you have from the reading; bring your questions to class to get them answered!


Tuesday, 1 Nov 16 
L8 
31 Oct 16 

A Catalog of Forces Project. We will start this project in class, but the rest is to be done at home. The poster needs to be 22" by 17", which is 1/2 of a typical poster board.


Monday, 7 Nov 16 
T1 
19 Oct 16 

New test day: Test 1: Kinematics – calculations and graphing involving motion.


Friday, 28 Oct 16 
H11 
19 Oct 16 

Graph Matching Lab followup questions. Complete at home. Hand it with the lab results.


Friday, 21 Oct 16 
L7 
18 Oct 16 

Graph Matching Lab (Computers with worksheet)
Carts on tracks with motion detectors. This lab will take two days.


Friday, 21 Oct 16 
H10 
17 Oct 16 

Moving Man Lab post activity questions (last page of the handout). Answer on a separate sheet of paper.


Tuesday, 18 Oct 16 
L6 
17 Oct 16 

The Moving Man Lab (Computers with worksheet)
Moving Man Applet found on the phet website 

Tuesday, 18 Oct 16 

11 Oct 16 

Inclass review of kinematic concepts. No homework over Wednesday. (Should have notes from class.)



H9 
5 Oct 16 

Even more graphing! Velocity versus time – the roots of constant acceleration. Started in class.


Friday, 7 Oct 16 
H8 
3 Oct 16 

Even more graphing! position versus time – the roots of constant velocity, and or velocity versus time – the roots of acceleration. Done in class.


Friday, 7 Oct 16 
H8 
3 Oct 16 

More graphing: position versus time – the roots of constant velocity, and or velocity versus time – the roots of acceleration. Done in class.


Wednesday, 5 Oct 16 

2 Oct 16 

Read chapter 3 section 2 in the textbook. Write down any questions you have from the reading; bring your questions to class to get them answered!


Tuesday, 4 Oct 16 

28 Sep 16 

Read chapter 3 section 1 in the textbook. Write down any questions you have from the reading; bring your questions to class to get them answered!


Friday, 1 Oct 16 
Q1 
26 Sep 16 

Quiz 1: Kinematics – calculations and graphing involving motion.


Wednesday, 28 Sep 16 
H7 
26 Sep 16 

Graphing velocity versus time – the roots of acceleration.


Tuesday, 27 Sep 16 
H6 
26 Sep 16 

Acceleration worksheet. Word problems connecting to acceleration.


Wednesday, 28 Sep 16 
H5 
26 Sep 16 

Interpreting Graphs Worksheet 2; position versus time, and velocity versus time.


Tuesday, 27 Sep 16 
H4 
26 Sep 16 

Interpreting Graphs Worksheet; position versus time (inclass).


Monday, 26 Sep 16 
L5 
23 Sep 16 

Direct Measurement Videos. Introduction of DMV, and how to use the tools:
Activity 1: Introduction to DMV: Roller Coaster Motion


Friday, 23 Sep 16 

18 Sep 16 

Read chapter 2 in the textbook. Write down any questions you have from the reading; bring your questions to class to get them answered!


Monday, 19 Sep 16 
H3 
16 Sep 16 

Position versus Time Graphing Worksheet. Start in class, finish as homework.


Monday, 19 Sep 16 
G1 
14 Sep 16 

Moving Activity. Complete the data collection with your group, then copy your group data, and plot results individually.


Friday, 16 Sep 16 
H2 
14 Sep 16 

Describing Motion Worksheet. Start in class, finish as homework.


Friday, 16 Sep 16 
L3 & L4 
12 Sep 16 

Marble Speed Activity. Complete the data (L3) and graph (L4) in class. Finish as homework, if not completed in class..


Wednesday, 14 Sep 16 
L1 & L2 
12 Sep 16 

Slow Paper Airplane. Build a slow paper airplane Speed Activity. Complete the data and graph in class (L1). Finish the Post Activity Questions as homework (L2).


Tuesday, 13 Sep 16 

9 Sep 16 

Read chapter 1 in the textbook. Write down any questions you have from the reading; bring your questions to class to get them answered!


Monday, 12 Sep 16 
H1 
7 Sep 16 

Read and sign the Expectations and Policies form. Return for credit.


Friday, 9 Sep 16 

