Physics (week of June 16th):
  • Mr. Adams continues to teach us electricity! :)


Physics (week of May 27)

Physics (week of April 14th - April 18th):
  • Tuesday - Chapter 11 exam
  • Wednesday - The Mechanical Universe: Resonance
  • Thursday - light
  • Friday - light


Physics (week of March 31st - April 4th):
  • Tuesday - Waves with Richard Adams
  • Wednesday - Waves, continued
  • Thursday - Waves, continued
  • Friday - Waves, continued (Chapter 11 waves study guide DUE TUESDAY)


Physics week 26 (3/17-3/21):
  • Tuesday - specific heat quiz and lab, turn in homework!
  • Wednesday - Cosmos + specific heat lab write up
  • Thursday - ensure that you have turned in circular motion lab write up!
  • Friday -


Physics week 25 (3/10 to 3/14):
  • Tuesday - I was gone grading science fair projects so students watched a documentary based on the book Galileo's Daughter
  • Wednesday - early release, watch the rest of documentary
  • Thursday - chapter 9 notes and math practice
  • Friday - continue chapter 9 notes


Physics Week 22 (2/24-2/28):
  • Tuesday - circular motion (Ladybug revolution)
  • Wednesday - circular motion book problems (page 237 #1-5 and page 243 #1-7)
  • Thursday - Go over chapter Study Guide (Chapter 7)
  • Friday - Lab Circular motion


Physics Week 21 (2/17 - 2/21):


Physics Week 20 (2/10 - 2/14):
  • Monday - no class, block scheduling
  • Tuesday -
  • Wednesday -
  • Thursday -
  • Friday - Finish lab: collision and start circular motion


Physics Week 19 (2/3 - 2/7):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule
  • Tuesday - collision lab + chapter 5/6 test
  • Wednesday -
  • Thursday -
  • Friday -


Physics Week 15 (1/6-1/10):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule
  • Tuesday - finish data collection on lab (Static and Kinetic Friction)
  • Wednesday - finish and turn in lab analysis and do chapter review assignment
  • Thursday - Phet activity
  • Friday - Test, chapter 4
  • HOMEWORK DUE ON MONDAY: READ CHAPTER 5 SECTION 1 AND DO #s 1-6 PAGE 157


Physics (12/16 - 12/20):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule
  • Tuesday - start lab: Static and Kinetic Friction
  • Wednesday - continue lab
  • Thursday - finish lab: Static and Kinetic Friction
  • Friday - finish lab write-up/do 5 more problems


Physics Week 11 (11/11 - 11/15):
  • Monday - no classes, Veteran's Day
  • Tuesday - Go over homework, complete notes for chapter 3 (pep assembly, 20 minutes less for this class)
  • Wednesday - Angry Birds Lab
  • Thursday - Test review
  • Friday - Exam, chapter 3


Physics Week 10 (11/4 - 11/8):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule
  • Tuesday - Wrap up vectors/go over homework
  • Wednesday - no class, career fair (half day - parent conferences)
  • Thursday - notes! (half day - parent conferences) Homework: Review sheet/problems handed out in class!
  • Friday - no school!


Physics Week 9 (10/28 - 11/1):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule
  • Tuesday - HW check, Vector math Phet (see above for link), and trebuchet project presentation work
  • Wednesday - trebuchet/projectiles
  • Thursday - projectiles
  • Friday - grading day for teachers, no school


Physics Week 8 (10/22 - 10/26):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule
  • Tuesday - review first then test, chapter 2
  • Wednesday - tba, chapter 3
  • Thursday - tba, chapter 3
  • Friday - tba, chapter 3


Physics Week 7 (10/14 - 10/18):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule
  • Tuesday - Block schedule - quiz, finish taking data and complete lab/turn in, work on D and E problems
  • Wednesday - Review of concepts in chapter 2, objects thrown up PROBLEM set F DUE tomorrow
  • Thursday - Go over Problem set F, turn in your completed lab, angular motion
  • Friday - Review for test, chapter 2! Complete review sheet! Test is on Tuesday, 10/22


Physics Week 6 (10/07 to 10/10):
  • Monday - no class, block schedule 2, 4, 6
  • Tuesday - Block schedule - Go over homework/lab: determining g on an incline
  • Wednesday - early release - determining g on an incline, continued
  • Thursday - determining g on an incline, continued
  • Friday - statewide inservice, no school for students


Physics Week 5 (9/30 to 10/4)...TURN IN ALL PROBLEMS ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4th
  • Monday - no class, block schedule 2, 4, 6
  • Tuesday - Block schedule - 1D kinematics notes AND describing motion
    • HOMEWORK: Page 49, problems 1-4
  • Wednesday - 1D kinematics, continued
    • HOMEWORK: Page 51, problems 1-4
  • Thursday - 1D kinematics, continued
    • HOMEWORK: Graph Skills + Math Skills Packet
  • Friday - 1D kinematics QUIZ
    • HOMEWORK:


Physics HW
Week 4 (9/23-9/27)

Monday -
  • No class (block scheduling)
Tuesday -
  • Begin 1D kinematics - notes
  • Graph Matching Lab
  • Homework: Read pages 34-40 and DO Problems 1-6 on page 40 (please use Textbook problems for physics format)

Wednesday -
  • Graph matching lab, continued
  • 1D Kinematics, continued
  • Read pages 41-43!

Θ-
  • 1D Kinematics, continued
  • Read pages 44-49, DO problems 1-4, page 49 and 1-3 and 6 on page 43

Friday -
  • 1D Kinematics, continued
  • Read pages 50-51, DO problems 1-4 on page 51 & Read 52-54 and DO problems 1-6 on page 54

Physics HW
Week 2 ( 9/16 - 9/20)
M
No class (block scheduling)
T
Classroom business/go over homework
  • finish "Methods and Tools of Physics"
  • Graphing
  • Please make sure to turn in Accuracy and Precision Lab
  • Finish Measurements and Uncertainties lab and Turn in!
  • Review sheet (bring in tomorrow)!
W
  • Review/book problems for review
  • Do page 15 #s 1-5
  • Go over graph straightening/graph straightening worksheets
Θ
  • Finish up Methods and Tools of Physics
F
  • Quiz: Methods and Tools of Physics

Physics HW
Week 2 ( 9/9 - 9 / 13 )
M
No class (block scheduling)
T
Classroom business/go over homework
  • continue with Methods and Tools of Physics
  • Wrap up Accuracy and Precision lab write-up and turn in!
  • Homework: page 3 and 4 in packet
W
  • Notes - measurements and uncertainties
  • Homework: page 3 and 4 in packet
Θ
  • Measurement and Uncertainty Lab activity
F
  • Finish up Methods and Tools of Physics packet hopefully!
  • Nope, we worked on measurement and uncertainty lab activity
  • HW - do page 11 problems, read about conventions of graphs and then do problems on page 14!


Physics HW Week 1 ( 9/3 - 9 / 6 )
M
No School - Labor Day Holiday
T
Classroom business
  • Getting to know you
  • Getting to know Mrs. Tubman
  • Syllabus/classroom procedures
  • Assignment sheets
  • teacher website
  • HOMEWORK: Why Study Physics? + handout, signed syllabus confirmation
W
Classroom business/Day #2
  • Turn in signed syllabus sheet
  • collect signed syllabus confirmation/Why Study Physics?
  • Text Problem directions
  • Pick up Worksheet #1, Methods and Tools of Physics Note Packet, and Review Sheet
  • Order of magnitude (video) + lecture notes:
    • sig figs & scientific notation
    • units
    • metric prefixes and conversions
    • Work time for worksheet # 1 & textbook problems
    • HOMEWORK: page 28 - 16,18,20,21,22
Θ
CB/Day #3:
  • We worked on homework and p#3 in packet problems 1-6
  • HW - page 20 #2, 3 and page 28 #19
F
CB/Day #4:
  • Lab: Accuracy and Precision!!
  • Homework: page 20 #4 and page 28 #11, #15 and Accuracy and Precision lab data analysis +answer all questions