Welcome to Honors Physics!


Course Information:

Room: B109
Class Syllabus (click for a pdf of the syllabus)
Email: ph07bps@birmingham.k12.mi.us

Homework to be collected with test tomorrow (Fri 9/20):

Vector Problems p. 74 #6-11
Textbook p. 75 #18-19
Textbook p. 50 #6,7,9,17
Textbook p. 48 #22,24,25
Free Fall WS #4,7,13
Free Fall WS #6,11

‍‍Reminders:

Test scheduled for Fri 9/20.
Hurrican Gern Mid-Term in mid-October

Daily Classwork:

Week of
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Sept 2
Labor Day
- Welcome Bak!
- Lenz's law demo and CER
- Reference frames
- Displacement

HW:
- Syllabus (due Fri)
- Safety Contract (due Fri)
- Read 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8 (due Thurs)
- p. 18 # 5,16, 17,21,42,43 (due Thurs)
- Scalars and vectors
- Vector Additon & Subtraction (graphical)
- Vector Problems p. 74 #6-11

HW: None
- Emergency Drills
- Go over Tues' HW
- SI System
- Trig Review
- Accuracy/Precsion
- Resolving Vectors

HW: None
In class work time:
- vector WS
- p. 74 *8a,b,c; 9-11,13
- p. 75 #17

HW:
- p. 75 # 18-19
- Read 2.1-2.2
Sept 9
- Go over HW
- Kinematics lecture
- Vector Lab Activity

HW:
- Finish Vector Activity
- Read 2.1-2.2
Bottlemania writing due
- Quiz #1 - Vectors
- Discuss and collect Vector Activity
- Kinematic problems: p. 49 #1,5,19,20,27

HW: Finish problems above
- Go over HW
- Motion Detector demo and modeling motion graphically
- Velocity and position vs. time graphs
- Acceleration and velocity vs. time graphs

HW:
- p. 50 #6,7,9,17
- Whiteboard presentations of HW problems 6,7,9 and p. 58 conceptual questions 1-3
- Instantaneous velocity/acceleration notes
- Bottlemania discussion (1st hour)

HW:
p. 48 #17 (if you didn't get it yesterday), 22,24,25
Study for quiz (at least 1 graphing problem and 1 mathematical analysis problem)
- Quiz #2
- Free Fall lecture
- Passed out practice kinematics problems with answers

HW: None
Sept 16
Bottlemania Day
1st Hour:
- Climate and Civil Rights Surveys
- Bottlemania White Board discussion
- Discuss Friday's quiz
- Review free fall
1st and 5th Hour:
- Go over HW #17,22
- Begin Work on Free Fall WS

HW: Free Fall WS #7,8,10,12,13
-Go over HW #4,7,13
- Graphing motion lecture
- Handout Free Fall Lab and discuss

HW:
- Read Lab Procedure
- Free Fall WS #6,11
Free Fall Lab
HW:
Lab Report Due Tues
- Discuss Lab Report Requirements: Don't have to do Extensions 1 or 2
- Go over HW #11
- Group Whiteboard "Car A vs. Car B" problem and group presentation
- Kinematic Curves WS
Test
Sept 23

Free Fall Lab Report Due