Monday 3/7/16
EQ: What is Energy? What are the different forms of energy?
Warm up: Pick an partner and complete energy notes (15 mins)
- BrainPop forms of Energy
-Review forms of Energy HW
Summary: Review energy notes
HW: Finish Energy Skate Park Pre-lab (1st page front & back)


Tuesday 3/8/16
EQ: What is potential and kinetic energy?
How is one form of energy transformed into another?
Warm up: Retrieve your assigned lap top and log on. Turn the laptop to face me and wait quietly.
Checking pre-lab
-Review pre-lab
-Complete Energy Skate park simulation Phet.colorado.edu
Summary: Complete post-lab page 1
HW: Complete Post-Lab page 1 (front & Back)


Wednesday 3/9/16- Early Dismissal
EQ: What is potential and kinetic energy?
How is one form of energy transformed into another?
Warm up: What factors influence a high kinetic energy? What factors influence a high potential energy?
-Return and Review Forces and Motion Quiz
-Review Energy Skate Park
-Turn in Simulation packets (inbox)
-Review Potential/ Kinetic Energy Notes
Summary: Potential/ Kinetic calculation practice
HW: Potential/ Kinetic calculation practice
http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Thursday 3/10/16
EQ: How is kinetic and potential energy calculated?
Warm up: Get out your Energy Notes- Complete the back of the front page #3 & #4. For #4, what would you predict the law of conservation of energy equation to look like? (think of energy skate park. How does the energy at the top of the ramp compare to the bottom?)
-Finish Energy Notes- Transformation and conservation of energy forms
-Review Kinetic/ Potential calculations (small groups/ whole group)
Summary: Conservation of Energy
HW: Conservation of Energy Practice
http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Friday 3/11/16
EQ: How is kinetic and potential energy calculated?
Warm up: If a 25 kg object falls and is moving at 10 m/s just before hitting the ground, how high did it fall from?
-Review warm up
-Mythbusterscar crash at different speeds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8E5dUnLmh4
- Understanding car crashes- Energy
Summary: Force- Work- Energy Connection
HW: Gold team Grade report
Energy Quiz next Friday

Monday 3/14/16
EQ: How do we apply the law of conservation of energy?
Warm up: How is energy transformed from one form to another? What happens to the total Energy in a given situation?
-Energy of a car crash
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUpiV2I_IRI&feature=relmfu
-Roller Coaster Physics- Conservation of Energy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrRdKmjhOgw
-Energy, Work, Power
Summary: Energy, Work, Power Review
HW: Complete Energy study guide for Energy Quiz Friday


Tuesday 3/15/16
EQ: What are the different renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy?
Warm up: Open your Great Energy Debate packet. Try to identify the FORMS of energy involved with each resource (Ex: Oil (chemical) to heat (thermal))
- “The Seven Forms of Energy video” (discovery)
-Great Energy Debate Jig-saw of energy sources
-http://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=2
- Energy sources summary sharing
Summary: Which sources of energy is the best for the U.S. in the future?
HW: Work on energy Study guide (Test Thursday)


Wednesday 3/16/16
EQ: Which sources of energy is the best to replace oil as our main energy source?
Warm up: Make a list of the renewable and nonrenewable (re)Sources of energy we use to make electricity and heat in our society.
- Review types of energy and resources
- Rotate the room and share summary (Adv, Dis, Fact)
Summary: What is the best (re)source of energy to replace oil as our main source of energy in the U.S.?
- Work on physics study guide with extra time
HW: Finish Energy Study Guide for tomorrow!

Thursday 3/17/16
EQ: How do we apply the law of conservation of energy?
Warm up: How much force is used to make a 40 kg mass move with 720 J of kinetic energy if moving it from rest to full speed in one second?
- Review warm up
-Review/ grade energy skate park basics
-Review Study guide
Summary: Small group review
HW: Complete Energy study guide for QUIZ tomorrow!


Friday 3/18/16
EQ: What is Energy? How is Energy related to the motion of objects?
Warm up: Quiz yourself or a neighbor using your study guide. (UNITS and VOCAB might be wise)
- Review warm up
-Review study guide
Summary: Energy Quiz
HW: Make ups?

Monday 3/21/16
EQ: What are the properties of waves?
Warm up: What types of energy are transferred in waves?
-Brainpop Waves
-Wave Demos
-Wave properties, notes, practice
Summary: Review wave answers
HW: Harmonic motion review
Physics Final Exam 4/1/16
http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Tuesday 3/22/16
EQ: What are the three types of mechanical waves?
How do waves behave?
Warm up: How are sound waves made? How can you change the frequency and amplitude of the waves made?
-Review Harmonic motion HW (small group/ large group)
-BrainPop Sound
-Meter stick investigations (5mins)
-What happened to the frequency of the vibrations when you made the meter stick longer?
-How did the frequency affect the pitch of sound produced?
-How did the vibrations physically affect the waves produced?
-Review musical instruments and sound
-Wave calculations
Summary: Sound Notes/ review sheet
HW: Finish Sound worksheet if needed

http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Wednesday 3/23/16
EQ: How do waves behave?
Warm up: How do musical instruments change the frequency and amplitude of sounds?
- Return and Review Energy Quizzes
-Review Sound Answers
-Cool application sound waves
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ude8pPjawKI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvJAgrUBF4w
- BrainPopElectromagnetic Spectrum
Summary: Light notes preview
HW: Light review worksheet
http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Thursday 3/24/16
EQ: How do waves behave?
Warm up: Draw and label what you remember of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. What properties of waves change from one end of the electromagnetic spectrum to the other?
-Review Electromagnetic spectrum (Brainpop period 3)
-Review Light Answers
Summary: Properties of waves guided notes / drawings
HW: Physics Final Exam study guide for NEXT FRIDAY FINAL


Tuesday 3/29/16
EQ: What are the characteristics of heat, Chemical energy, and Nuclear Energy?
Warm up: Which electromagnetic waves have the most energy? The least energy? Which are heat?
-Study Island "Physics Final Review"
HW: Begin studying for the Physics final exam Friday 4/1/16



Wednesday 3/30/16
EQ: What are the different renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy?
Warm up: Make a list of the renewable and nonrenewable (re)Sourcesof energy we use to make electricity and heat in our society.
-Review study guide
HW: Work on Physics Final Study guide (Test Friday)



Thursday 3/31/16
EQ: What are the basics of Physics?
Warm up: Get out assigned laptop and log on if you want to do a practice test.
- Review Physics Study Guide
Summary: Study Island- “8th Physics Final Review”
HW: Study for Physics Final Exam TOMORROW!


Friday 4/1/16
EQ: What are the basics of Physics?
Warm up: Put your name on answer sheet and separate your desks! Sharpen Pencils and get a calculator.
- Physics Final Exam
HW: BRING LAPTOPS ALL NEXT WEEK!