B4 AP Physics 1 (1st semester) 2019 - 2020

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Date
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Objectives
Homework
1 Mon., Aug. 26

Class Introduction

AP Physics Program

Course Syllabus
Student Background

Semester One Plan

Students will become aware of class policies and procedures.
Complete Student Background
2
Wed., Aug. 28

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Introduction to Significant Figures (6:14)
Rounding and Working with Significant Digits (7:05)
Introduction to Conversions (12:12)
Introduction to Accuracy and Precision (9:24)
A Problem to Review SOH CAH TOA (13:08)

Warm-up #1

Road-Runner Intro

Mathematics Rules

Physics Math Practice Set

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,
10 questions,
40 points

3
Fri., Aug. 30

Introduction to Displacement (11:43)
Introduction to Velocity and Speed (10:52)

Warm-up #2

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
4
Wed., Sep. 4

Average Velocity Example (12:53)
Velocity and Speed (5:31)
Position as a Function of Time (12:38)

Ultrasonic Motion Detector Lab 01

Position-Time Graph

Velocity-Time Graph

p-t vs. v-t graphs

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,
19 questions,
120 points

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Fri., Sep. 6

Introduction to Acceleration (10:53)
Basic Acceleration Example (9:52)

Kinematic Graphing
KG1, KG2, KG3

Kinematic Graphing
KG1, KG2, KG3

Flipping Physics Notes

Classwork 1

Students will relate position-time, velocity-time and acceleration-time graphs for multiple situations. Classwork 1 due in class
6
Tue., Sep. 10

Introduction to Uniformly Accelerated Motion (6:42)
Introduction to UAM Problem (11:41)

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)
Graphical UAM Example (7:59)

Warm-up #3

Kinematic Concepts KC4, KC5, KC6, KC7

Kinematic Concepts KC4, KC5, KC6, KC7

Flipping Physics Notes

Classwork 2

Mastering Physics Chapter 2

Students will relate position-time, velocity-time and acceleration-time graphs for multiple situations.

Classwork 2 due in class

Mastering Physics Chapter 2 due: Fri., Sep. 20 at 11:25 AM,
23 questions,
130 points

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Mon., Sep. 16

Experimentally Graphing UAM (3:52)
Reviewing One Dimensional Motion (5:16)
Introduction to Free-Fall (12:12)

Review KC4-7

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

v-t vs. a-t graphs

Warm-up #4

R.R. Balloon & Anvil

myap.collegeboard.org

KC8, KG4, KG5

Dropping a Ball from 2.0 meters (12:11)
Graphing the Drop of a Ball (4:55)
Throwing a Ball Up (10:45)

AP Physics Contract

Kinematic Concepts KC8
Kinematic Graphing KG4, KG5

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
10
Fri., Sep. 20

Lab 03 Free Falling Washers

A Free-Fall Problem (10:21)
Tip-To-Tail Vector Addition (10:26)
Tip-To-Tail Vector Addition Problem (11:33)

Lab 03 Free Falling Washers

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
KG6, KG7, KG8

How To Use Cardinal Directions (5:58)
Introduction to Vector Components (8:22)

Classwork 5

Kinematic Graphing
KG6, KG7, KG8

Flipping Physics Notes

Students will complete the focus on describing and analyzing one dimensional (linear) motion.

Classwork 5 due in class

Prepare for
Unit 01 Quiz

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Thur., Sep. 26

Unit 01 Quiz

Introduction to Projectile Motion (5:40)
Projectile Motion Problem Part 1 (9:41)
Projectile Motion Problem Part 2 (7:56)

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
13
Tue., Oct. 1

new seats

Warm-up #5

VP1, VP2, VP3, VP4

Nerd-A-Pult (8:17)
Understanding The Range Equation (8:52)

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

Warm-up #6

Lab 04 Bull's Eye

The Classic Bullet Projectile (3:58)
Demonstrating the Components of Projectile Motion (6:12)
Skateboarding Frame of Reference  (1:54)
Introductory Relative Motion Problem (11:57)
Relative Motion Problem (8:44)

Lab 04 Bull's Eye

Flipping Physics Notes

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

Warm-up #7

Two short demonstrations

START OF UNIT 2

Inertial Mass (3:58)
Intro. to Force (6:19)
Force of Gravity (5:12)
Weight vs. Mass (5:16)
Free Body Diagrams (6:56)

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)
Intro. Newton's First Law (5:09)
Intro. Newton's Second Law (9:41)
Newton's Second Law Example Problem (8:14)

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
due: Fri., Oct. 11 at 11:15 AM,
16 Questions

 

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Fri., Oct. 11

Lab 05 Acceleration, Force and Mass

Three Force Example (8:39)
Summing the Forces (3:10)
Using Newton's Second Law (5:58)
Intro. Newton's Third Law (5:35)
Common Misconception (2:36)

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
18
Fri., Oct. 18

Review Chapters 1-3

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 1-3 Powerpoint

Kahoot.it

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
19
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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Thur., Oct. 24 Unit 01 Test      
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