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Aug 28 - Sep 1

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__Syllabus__- Lab Safety
__Contract__(we will not be handling chemicals and seldom work with glassware) - Both you and a parent should read the syllabus and safety contract, then acknowledge that you have done so by completing
__this form__within the first three days of school

- Read and complete exercises in
**Chapter 1: An Introduction to Physics** - Primary objective: study a mathematical model for average speed; define a vector (with its two representations) and the Cartesian coordinate system; discuss distance and displacement
- See homework in Calendar above. Note: HW is posted on the date it is due! Not the date it is assigned.

Sep 5 - Sep 8

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- 2nd pd: complete the
__Reading Guide__for Chapter 1 by Tuesday's class - 2nd pd: Quiz on Thursday over Chapter 1
*and Section 0.3 of Chapter 2* - B day: complete the
__Reading Guide__for Chapter 1 by Friday's class

- Read and complete exercises in
**Chapter 2: Kinematics** - Primary objective: differentiate among and calculate displacement, distance, velocity, speed, and acceleration; be able to explain the importance of a reference frame

Sep 11 - Sep 15

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- B day: Quiz on Tuesday over Chapter 1
*and Section 0.3 of Chapter 2* __Extra Practice Problems__for Chapter 1 and Section 0.3 of Chapter 2 (Acceleration)

__Ball Toss Lab____Data Analysis Practice____More Data Analysis Practice__- Read and complete exercises in
**Chapter 3: Free Fall and Graphing Motion** - Primary objective: practice using the motion model
**x**=_{f}**x**+_{i}**v**t + ½_{i}**a**t^{2}; discuss and measure the rate with which objects on Earth fall

Sep 18 - Sep 22

- Begin reading
**Chapter 4: Data Analysis and Projectiles** - Work on Stop Motion Video Project
- 2nd pd: Quiz on Thursday over motion graphs (B day quiz is next Tuesday)

- Practice matching motion to graphs with
__this interactive__ - Find additional instruction and help on the webpage
__Kinematics 2__, on this website - Find additional practice at dev.physicslab.org:
__page 1__,__page 2__and__page 3__ - Primary objective: create position-time and velocity-time graphs from data; gain comfort "reading" graphs and drawing the corresponding velocity-time graph for any given position-time graph

Watch this excellent video on vectors by __3Blue1Brown__.

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Watch this interesting explanation of vectors by Edward Frenkel in an episode of __Numberphile__.

Sep 25 - Sep 29

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- Work on Stop Motion Video Project
- B day: Quiz on Tuesday over motion graphs
- Unit 1 Test on Friday/Monday(the 2nd)

- Absent Wednesday or Thursday? Read this
__webpage__before the test! - Unit 1
__Test Review__(__Answer Key__) - Primary objective: create position-time and velocity-time graphs from data;
*add trend lines and properly interpret those trend lines as motion models*; complete the Stop Motion Video Project

submit your video here

(don't *share *it... copy and paste it)

or submit a YouTube link __here__

- B day: Unit 1 Test
- Review the test
- Projectile Motion
__Video Analysis Lab__- download
__this video__to analyze

- download
- Trend line interpretation
__worksheet__(homework)

- Primary objective: collect position-time data from a video of a moving object, graph that data, add trend lines, and interpret the trend lines to obtain high-level information about the object

Oct 2 - Oct 6

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Parabolas in the NFL: the __physics__ of a football punt

Oct 10 - Oct 13

- Complete
**Chapter 4: Data Analysis and Projectiles** - Projectile Motion
__Practice Problems__(with answers) - Thursday: B day: use Logger Pro to determine the acceleration of the "angry" bird in this
__video clip__(set the scale so that the bird is 0.25 m tall), showing your work in your notebook; then read Chapter 4, section 0.5, in your booklet and do the following practice problems (pages 18-21); take home and complete the Conceptual Questions (linked at right but also available in class)

- Find helpful instructional videos
__here__. (See Chapter 3.) This "video book" is sponsored by the Texas Education Agency. - Primary objective: track the position and velocity of projectiles

__Investigation__of projectile motion (using a PhET__simulation__)- Discuss relative motion
- Review for test
- Thurs/Fri: Quiz over projectiles

- Primary objective: track the position and velocity of projectiles

Oct 16 - Oct 20

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