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Unit 8: Newton's Laws of Motion

 
 TSWBAT:
·         List and explain each of Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion
·         Calculate acceleration given weight and mass
·         prepare a powerpoint demonstrating each of Newtons 3 Laws in your favorite sport

2013: Week 17

Date
Classwork
Homework
Mon, May 13
Adv
 Warm Up: list the 3 kinds of friction & give on example of each
Activities: stamp & go over HW; complete Marble Maze and “race” each one; collect Marble Maze Labs; collect list of 3 favorite sports from each student; take Notes on Newton’s Second Law of Motion
Do Mini Lab in Work Pkt (back of p. 2)
Tues,
May 14
 Warm Up: do page 1 of Work Packet: Mass and Weight on Earth and the Moon
Activities: stamp & go over HW: how did Mini Lab go?; review Notes on 2nd Law; & take Notes on3rd Laws(use old transparency film examples); do calculation examples of 2nd Law (F = m x a); share examples of Sports Powerpoints project; read directions for PowerPoint of Newton’s Laws; assign Newton’s PowerPoint partner and sport; start rough draft on your own paper
Do back of page 1 in Work Packet: called Force Practice problems #1-6; re-read directions for PowerPoint of Newton’s Laws
Wed,
May 15
 
 Warm Up: do page 2 of the Work Packet: Applying Newton’s Laws
Activities: stamp & go over HW; view DVD: Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion (Science of Disney Imagineering); do a 3-2-1; work on your Rough draft of Sports Powerpoint with your partner: lay out each page: write words & sketch illustration to use
Do Worksheet in Work Pkt called Effects of Microgravity
Thurs, May 16
Warm Up: write definition of Newton’s Third law and write two examples you can think up
Activities: stamp & go over HW; Take Notes on Falling Objects, Air Resistance, Terminal Velocity; work on PowerPoint of Newton’s Laws; may start use of assigned computer if paper is checked by Ms. Andrex or Ms. Gee first
Do Worksheet in Work Packet called: Matching (picture of Cheetah)
Fri,
May 17
Warm Up: Write definition of Air Resistance and describe one real life experience you have had with Air Resistance
Activities: stamp & go over HW; Take Notes on Projectile Motion and Circular Motion (in class brief demos); work on PowerPoint of Newton’s Laws
Do Worksheet in Work packet called Projectile and Circular Motion

2012
ICP Physics Unit 2: Newton's Laws of Motion:  Week 15

Date
Classwork
Homework
Mon,
Apr 30
Adv
 Warm Up:  explain in your own words the difference between weight and mass
Activities: stamp & go over Speed & Vel Quizzzes; do Physics Unit 1 Vocab. Word Sort using colored pencils; go over Unit 1 Physics Review-Motion Packet; if time, organize HW Pkt; view Pedal Power: Video Field Trip
Study Note Packet, labs, HW and foldables for Unit 1 Physics Exam tomorrow
Tues,
May 1
SSR
 
 Warm Up: Write the formula for Acceleration
Activities: collect HW packets; go to take Physics Unit 1 Exam: meet in classroom; then go to Computer Lab: Period 2: B 206 and Period 4: A 208
none
Wed,
May 2
Warm Up: Warm Up Quiz: use your own & own Weekly Agenda sheets to answer Quiz questions
Activities: New Physics Unit 2: Newton’s Three Laws: watch DVD: Bill Nye Powerful Forces All Pumped Up; complete and turn in 2 separate 3-2-1’s; start Unit 2 Notes: First Law of Motion
Read Sect 12.3 answer section questions #1-3; pick 3 sports you would like to analyze
Thurs, May 3
Warm Up:  Write the law of Inertia
Activities: stamp and go over HW; collect list of 3 selected sports; continue Notes on 1st Law of Motion: present examples of Sports PowerPoints that apply to 1st Law of Motion
A Crash course in Seat Belt Safety WS (front & back)
Fri,
May 4
Warm Up: write definition of Terminal Velocity
Activities:  stamp & go over HW; Take Notes on Projectile Motion and Circular Motion; start rough draft of Sports PowerPoint (on paper)
Do Mini Lab: Observing Inertia in Action (in Pkt)
 

 

 


Week 16
TSWBAT:
  • List and explain each of Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion
  • Prepare a powerpoint of Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion applied to the sport or activity of student’s choice
  • Be able to explain momentum, centripetal force, circular motion, projectiles, terminal velocity & air resistance

Date
Classwork
Homework
Mon, May 7
Adv
 Warm Up: review definition of Terminal Velocity
Activities: stamp & go over HW: how did Mini Lab go?; review Notes on 2nd Law; & take Notes on3rd Laws(use old transparency film examples); do calculation examples of 2nd Law (F = m x a); continue rough draft of Sports PowerPoint (on paper); may start use of assigned computer if paper is checked by Ms. Andrex first
Do Worksheet called Force Practice problems #1-6 in HW Packet
Tues,
May 8
SSR
 Warm Up: write definition of Newton’s Third law and write two examples you can think up
Activities: stamp & go over HW; Take Notes on Falling Objects, Air Resistance, Terminal Velocity; work on PowerPoint of Newton’s Laws
Do Worksheet in HW Packet called: Matching picture of Cheetah)
Wed,
May 9
 
 Warm Up: Write definition of Air Resistance and describe one real life experience you have had with Air Resistance
Activities: stamp & go over HW; Take Notes on Projectile Motion and Circular Motion (in class brief demos); work on PowerPoint
Do Worksheet in HW packet called Projectile and Circular Motion
Thurs, May 10
Warm Up:
Activities: stamp & go over HW; take Notes on Centripetal force: try demo with bicycle wheel and wire (or get tools from Mr. Hahn) and on momentum; work on PowerPoint
Do Workseet in HW Pkt: Gravity- A Familiar Force: Effects of Microgravity
Fri,
May 11
Warm Up: Write definition of Centripetal Force and review status of PowerPoints
Activities: stamp & go over HW; Activity: Measuring the Effects of Air Resistance with your powerpoint partner & answer all question of back; work on PowerPoint; remember: it is due on May 15, next Tuesday
Do Worksheet in HW packet called Momentum: #1-4; Powerpoint presentatons due on Tues May 15

Week 17

Date
Classwork
Homework
Mon, May 14
Adv
 
Warm Up:set up presentation schedule
Activities: collect HWpacket; pass out new Worksheet packets on Newton’s Laws; Bottle Balancing Activity; complete powerpoint projects
WS: Unit: Mechanics – Force & Motion
Tues,
May 15
SSR
Warm Up: WS: Projectile and Circular Motion Study Guide
Activities: present 6 PowerPoints;  Notes on Energy;
WS: Enrichment: Projectile and Circular Motion
Wed,
May 16
 
Warm Up: Worksheet: Laws of Motion
Activities: present 6 PowerPoints; Notes on Energy; Future Generations of Chickens: Egg Drop Activity
WS: Reinf’nt: Action & Reaction
study for Newton’s Laws Unit Exam
Thurs, May 17: computer Lab A 208
Warm Up: WS: Bicycle Helmets
Activities: present 6 PowerPoints: Notes on Energy; Work & Power problems 1-4; Newton’s Laws Exam: Part 1 on computer and Part 2 on paper 
none
Fri,
May 18
No school for Students due to G-8 meeting
 

Generic Agenda

Date
Classwork
Homework
Day 1
Warm Up: collect Chapter 11 Test
Activities: Extra Credit Rock Candy due at the end of Wk; start Chapter 12: Forces & Newton's Laws; Section 12.1: Forces; Inquiry Activity; Quick Lab: Friction
Sect 12.1 Assm't, p. 362; #1-5
Day 2
Warm Up: list the four types of friction
Activities: Extra Credit Rock Candy due at the end of Wk; Section 12.2: Newton's 1st & 2nd Laws; Quick Lab: Inertia; Math Skills: #1-4, p. 367; explore link *
Sect 12.2 Assm't, p.369; #1-3 and Math Pract: # 6 & 7
Day 3
Warm Up: write Newton's Second Law: the formula for calculating acceleration; use F, M & A
Activities: Extra Credit Rock Candy due at the end of Wk; Video Field Trip: Air Forces; Section 12.3:Newton's 3rd Law; Crash Test Dummies; explore link**
Sect 12.3 Assm't, p. 377; #1-3 & #4
Day 4
Warm Up: write Newton's Third Law in your own words
Activities: Extra Credit Rock Candy due; Concepts in Action: Terminal Speed; Section 12.4: Universal Forces; Quick Lab Demo: Bubbles & Balloons; Exploration Lab: Balloon Jet; complete Analysis & Conclusion (p. 383)
 Sect 12.4 Assm't, p. 382; #1-4 & #4
 
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