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  Physics Week 7
October 8 - 12, 2001
Lesson Plans
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October 8, 2001

Objective  To understand non-horizontal projectiles.
Standards 2.2  Students know that energy appears in different forms, and can move (be transferred) and change (be transformed).

2.3  Students understand that interactions can produce changes in a system, although the total quantities of matter and energy remain unchanged.
Lessons Hand back Test #2 - Vectors, Force, and Momentum
Introduction to Non-Horizontal Projectiles
Handout - Non-Horizontal Projectiles
Classroom Practice
Homework Projectile Worksheet #1 - due 10/09/01
       

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October 9, 2001

Objective To enhance students understanding of non-horizontal projectiles through exercises and construction of NHPLs.
Standards 2.2  Students know that energy appears in different forms, and can move (be transferred) and change (be transformed).

2.3  Students understand that interactions can produce changes in a system, although the total quantities of matter and energy remain unchanged.
Lessons Review Projectile Worksheet #1
Lab - NHPL Lab (Non-Horizontal Projectile Launchers aka catapults)
Homework Read p. 81 - 89 in textbook.
Projectile Worksheet #2 - due 10/10/01
Extension Work:  Problems 78, 80 and 82 on page 95 of textbook.
       

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October 10, 2001

Objective To continue to enhance students understanding of non-horizontal projectiles through exercises and construction of NHPLs
Standards 2.2  Students know that energy appears in different forms, and can move (be transferred) and change (be transformed).

2.3  Students understand that interactions can produce changes in a system, although the total quantities of matter and energy remain unchanged.
Lessons Review Projectile Worksheet #2
Lab - NHPL Lab (continued) - launch day 
Homework More Projectile Problems - due 10/11/01
Extension Work:  Problems 81, 83 and 84 on page 95 of textbook.
       

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October 11, 2001

Objective To understand circular motion
Standards 2.2  Students know that energy appears in different forms, and can move (be transferred) and change (be transformed).

2.3  Students understand that interactions can produce changes in a system, although the total quantities of matter and energy remain unchanged.
Lessons Review More Projectile Problems
Introduction to Circular Motion
Classroom Practice
Homework Read p. 203 - 206 in textbook
Circular Motion Worksheet #1 - Due 10/12/01
Extension Work:  Problems 16, 17 and 18 on page 236 of textbook.
       

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October 12, 2001

Objective To continue to enhance students understanding of circular motion through exercises and laboratory work.
Standards 2.2 Students know that energy appears in different forms, and can move (be transferred) and change (be transformed).

2.3 Students understand that interactions can produce changes in a system, although the total quantities of matter and energy remain unchanged.
Lessons Review Circular Motion Worksheet #1
Continued discussion of Circular Motion
Circular Motion Lab
Homework Read p. 206 - 216 in textbook.
Circular Motion Worksheet #2 - Due 10/15/01
Extension Work:  Problems 33, 34 and 35 on page 237 of textbook.