Intro Physics

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Curriculum & Classroom

Rules & Expectations PPT powerpoint | Rules and Expectations .doc

Multiple Intelligences Test

Physics Pre Test

The Nature of Science

Mystery Eggs (opening experiment)

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Scientific Method | Lecture Notes

Independent and Dependent Variables 
{Lab} Conducting an Experiment (Plop Plop Fiz Fiz) 

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Standards of Measurement | Lecture Notes

Standards - (Article) How Many Hands on a Horse word_icon

(Lab) Scientific Processes - Tools and Measurements word_icon

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Interpreting & Creating Graphs | Notes

Tadpoles Change in Number (English usage) word_icon
Interpreting Graphs (bar, line, scatterplots) word_icon
Graphing Practice | Graphing Flow Rates word_icon|

powerpoint Math & Physics | Lecture Notes

Review Guide and Practice Test

Motion

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Motion | Lecture Notes

Problemset: Distance & Displacement
Problemset: Velocity 

Activities: 
Speed and the Two Step | Mealworm Speed
Distance and Time Graphs with Wind-Up Ducks

Problem Set: Acceleration

Review Guide: Motion

Forces

powerpoint PPT: Motion & Forces (Newton's Law) | Lecture Notes
powerpointPPT: Newton's 2nd Law (F=ma) | Lecture Notes

Articles: Mathematics to Everywhere word_icon | High Speed Trains word_icon|Satellites word_icon | Another Dead Satellite word_iconNewton's Laws word_icon

Labs: Mass vs Weight word_icon | How Much Weight word_icon
eLabs: Projectile Motion | Airtrack Collisions Elevator Forces
Lab: Momentum; Marble Slides into Cup word_icon

FunLab: Design a Balloon Car

Problemset: Force and Acceleration (F=ma) 
Problemset: Mass and Weight  | Momentum 

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Newton's Third Law (collisions) 
Lecture Notes

Activity: Design a website for Isaac Newton

Review Guide: Newton's 2nd and 3rd Laws 

Energy

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Potential & Kinetic Energy | Lecture Notes

Article: Wicked Rollercoaster 

Elab: Coaster Crafter

Problem Set: Kinetic and Potential Energy 

Graphic: Potential Energy | Law of Conservation of Energy

Review Guide: Energy 

Work

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Work and Power | Student Notes
powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Simple Machines | Student Copy

Problemset: Work word_icon
Problemset: Power word_icon

Work and Machines: Vocabulary

Article: Levers and the Body word_icon

(Lab) Lever Lab: Calculate Mechanical Advantage
(Lab) Pulleys and Inclined Planes: If Your Need to Move a Piano.

PHET ELab - Balancing Act
(ELab) Levers | ELab - Simple Machines

(ELab) Pulley Systems

Review Guide: Work & Machines word_icon

For Fun: Build a system of gears with Gearsket.ch

Video: Disney Imagineering: Levers and Pulleys

Electricity

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Electricity | Student Notes

Graphing Energy Use word_icon

Light Bulb Exploration | Circuit Construction Kit (web)

Electronic Diagrams | Series and Parallel Circuits

Electricity ProblemSet (Ohm's Law)

Electricity Crossword (Review) word_icon

Magnetism

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Magnets | Lecture Notes

(Lab) Experiments with Magnets
(Demo Lab) Make an Electromagnet
(Lab) Create a Compass

Article: Magnetism word_icon

Review Guide: Magnets word_icon

Waves

powerpoint Powerpoint Lecture: Waves | Lecture Notes

powerpointPowerpoint Lecture: Sound (Waves) | Lecture Notes
powerpointPowerpoint Lecture: Electromagnetic Waves | Lecture Notes
powerpointPowerpoint Lecture: Light & Color | Lecture Notes

Problemset: Wave Speed word_icon
Vocabulary: Electromagnetic Waves word_icon
Lab: Working with Light & Color

Article: Sonar word_icon

Video: Tsunami word_icon

Final Project: Technology and Inventions

Final Exam Practice Quizzes: Scientific Method & Motion | Forces | Energy & Work | Electricity & Magnets |
Final Exam Topic Review Guide | Final Exam Fill in the Blank Review

If it's green, it's BIOLOGY. ▪ If it stinks, it's CHEMISTRY. ▪ If it doesn't work, it's PHYSICS

 

 

 

safety
Lab Safety Guidelines

Students will be doing many laboratory activities that may require the use of chemicals, laboratory equipment, and other items which, if used incorrectly, can be hazardous.

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duck
Position and Time Graphs

Practice creating graphs that show the position of an object as it moves. Finally, take your own data of a wind-up toy as it moves in a straight line.

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newton's laws
Newton's Laws

Read and article about Newton's three laws and answer questions. (Literacy and Science)

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wicked rollercoast
Wicked at Lagoon

How do roller coasters use potential and kinetic energy to design loops and hills. (Literacy and Science)

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ohm's law
Ohm's Law

This problemset uses the Ohm's Law equation to calculate voltage, resistance, and current within a circuit.

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magnet
Magnets

This article gives a brief overview of how magnets are used in everyday living.

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balloon car
Balloon Car

Engineering and Design lab where students design a car using bottle caps, straws, and skewers.

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