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1  Mon., Aug. 26  Class Introduction AP Physics Program 
Students will become aware of class
policies
and procedures. 
Complete Student Background 

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Wed., Aug. 28  Create EDpuzzle account, don't log in using Google, don't provide an email, use your first name and just last initial. Join the class using code: sifidve Introduction to Significant Figures (6:14) 
Trigonometric Ratios Converting Metric Units Flipping Physics Notes Mastering Physics Introduction Textbook 
Students will identify the number of significant digits in a measurement and calculate to the proper number of significant figures. Students will explain the difference between accuracy and precision. Students will identify the metric units of measurement for distance and time; list the common metric prefixes and use them to change units. Students will calculate an unknown angle or side in a right triangle.  Complete two pages front and back. Mastering Physics Introduction due: Wed., Sep. 4 at 11:25 AM, 
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Fri., Aug. 30  Introduction to Displacement (11:43) Kinematic Concepts KC1, KC2, KC3 
Kinematic Concepts KC1, KC2, KC3 Flipping Physics Notes Exit Ticket Summarizer 
Students will describe the motion of objects in one dimension using words, diagrams, numbers, graphs and equations.  finish Mastering Physics introduction 
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Wed., Sep. 4  Average Velocity Example (12:53) Ultrasonic Motion Detector Lab 01 
Ultrasonic Motion Detector Lab 01 Flipping Physics Notes Mastering Physics Chapter 1 
Students will move to create position vs. time graphs, describe this motion in words, and sketch corresponding the velocity vs. time graph.  Ultrasonic Motion Detector Lab 01 Mastering Physics Chapter 1 due: Thur., Sep. 12 at 11:25 AM, 
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Fri., Sep. 6  Introduction to Acceleration (10:53) Kinematic Graphing 
Kinematic Graphing Flipping Physics Notes Classwork 1 
Students will relate positiontime, velocitytime and accelerationtime graphs for multiple situations.  Classwork 1 due in class 
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Tue., Sep. 10  Introduction to Uniformly Accelerated Motion (6:42) Lab 02 Displacement on the Velocity  Time Graph 
Lab 02 Displacement on the Velocity  Time Graph Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will conduct an inquiry based experiment to determine how displacement is related to the velocity  time graph.  Lab 02 Typed Lab Report 
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Thur., Sep. 12  Understanding UAM (5:49) Kinematic Concepts KC4, KC5, KC6, KC7 
Kinematic Concepts KC4, KC5, KC6, KC7 Flipping Physics Notes Classwork 2 Mastering Physics Chapter 2 
Students will relate positiontime, velocitytime and accelerationtime graphs for multiple situations.  Classwork 2 due in class Mastering Physics Chapter 2 due: Fri., Sep. 20 at 11:25 AM, 
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Mon., Sep. 16  Experimentally Graphing UAM (3:52) Review KC47 
Classwork 3 Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will correctly choose one of the four UAM equations to solve for an unknown. Students will review graphs of accelerated motion.  Classwork 3 due in class 
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Wed., Sep. 18 
KC8, KG4, KG5 Dropping a Ball from 2.0 meters (12:11) 
Kinematic Concepts KC8 Classwork 4 Flipping Physics Notes AP Physics Equations and Constants see pages 226 and 227 
Students will calculate unknown values when given three variables: acceleration, time, velocity, or displacement.  Classwork 4 due in class 
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Fri., Sep. 20  Lab 03 Free Falling Washers A FreeFall Problem (10:21) 
Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will understand the variables involved with freely falling objects and analyze the motion of six falling washers.  Lab 03 Typed Lab Report

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Tue., Sep. 24  Kinematic Graphing How To Use Cardinal Directions (5:58) 
Classwork 5 Kinematic Graphing Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will complete the focus on describing and analyzing one dimensional (linear) motion.  Classwork 5 due in class Prepare for 
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Thur., Sep. 26  Unit 01 Quiz Introduction to Projectile Motion (5:40) 
Unit 01 Quiz Flipping Physics Notes Mastering Physics Chapter 3 
Students will demonstrate knowledge of Unit 01 content through written assessment.  Mastering Physics Chapter 3 due: Mon., Oct. 7 at 11:25 AM, 20 questions, 130 points 
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Tue., Oct. 1  new seats VP1, VP2, VP3, VP4 NerdAPult (8:17) A Range Equation Problem (6:44) 
Classwork 6 VP1, VP2, VP3, VP4 Flipping Physics Notes PhET Tutorial: Projectile Motion 
Students will use the graphical and triogonometric methods of adding vectors. Students will determine the vertical and horizontal motion of a projectile. Students will determine the maximum height and range of projectiles launched at a variety of angles. 
Classwork 6 due in class PhET Tutorial due Oct. 3 
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Thur., Oct. 3  Warmup #6 The Classic Bullet Projectile (3:58) 
Students will calculate and experimentally
verify the angle of a ramp that a steel ball should be released from
for a given starting height up the ramp. 
Lab 04 Typed Lab Report 

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Mon., Oct. 7 
Two short demonstrations START OF UNIT 2 Inertial Mass (3:58) 
Classwork 7 Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will calculate the force of gravity on an object, recognize that mass and weight are related but different and draw free body diagrams for physical objects at rest and in motion.  Classwork 7 due in class

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Wed., Oct. 9  VP5, VP6, VP7, VP8 Reality of Free Body Diagram (2:30) 
VP5, VP6, VP7, VP8 Classwork 8 Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will examine the components of vectors and confirm the independence of velocities in the x and y directions.  Classwork 8 due in class AP Classroom Unit 1 MC

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Fri., Oct. 11  Lab 05 Acceleration, Force and Mass Three Force Example (8:39) 
Lab 05 Acceleration, Force and Mass Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will determine the relationships between force, mass and acceleration. 
Lab 05 Typed Error Analysis and Conclusion with two graphs and Diagram 
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Fri., Oct. 18  Review Chapters 13 Visually Complicated Vector Addition (7:56) Understanding Tension Force (3:10) Intro. to Equilibrium (3:45) 5 Steps to Solve Free Body Diagram (3:50) Intro. Tension Force Problem (8:59) 
Chapters 13 Powerpoint Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will create free body diagrams and conduct problem solving for situations involving frictionless ramps and pulleys.  Prepare for Unit 01 Test 
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Tue., Oct. 22  NL 1  4 Intro. to Static and Kinetic Friction (4:03) Intro. to Coefficient of Friction (4:59) Understanding the Force of Friction (6:57) Graphing the Force of Friction (2:57) Does the Book Move? (7:59) 
NL 1  4 Classwork 9 Flipping Physics Notes 
Students will utilize Newton's Laws of Motion and Free Body Diagrams to explain how an object moves.  Classwork 9 due in class 
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