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Monday, September 18 - No class - Teacher Inservice

 

Tuesday, September 19

 

  • Pretest for describing motion
  • Definition of vectors (magnitude and direction) and scalars (magnitude only)
  • Difference between distance and diplacement as path dependent and path independent distances

 

Wednesday, September 20

 

  • Review concepts of distance, displacement, vectors and scalars
  • Introduction of average speed and velocity
  • Difference between speed and velocity as scalars and vectors
  • Calculate the average speed of an object, distance traveled, or time given kinematics data

 

Thursday, September 21

 

  • Difference between instantaneous and average velocity
  • Pictorial diagram discussion
  • Work on motion problems

 

Friday, September 22

 

  • Demonstrate acceleration topics and define acceleration
  • PHET simulations about motion

 

Monday, September 25

 

  • Motion problems due
  • Go over motion problems
  • Derive kinematics equations from definition of velocity and acceleration

 

Tuesday, September 26

 

  • Example kinematics problems
  • Gravity example problem and g=9.80 m/s^2

 

Wednesday, September 27

 

  • Intro. to velocity & acceleration lab
  • Work on lab

 

Thursday, September 28

 

  • Continue working on velocity & acceleration lab

 

Friday, September 29

 

  • P. 61, 17-23 due
  • Go over problems
  • Work on review

 

Monday, October 2

 

  • Velocity & Acceleration Lab due
  • Chapter 3 Study Guide due
  • Go over review

 

Tuesday, October 3

 

  • Some more practice problems

 

Wednesday, October 4

 

  • Chapter 3 Test

Physics I Honors - Chapter 3

Linear Kinematics

Unit Outline with Standards

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