Monday 2/1/16
EQ: What causes/ affects the motion of an object?
Warm up: Read Experiencing Forces lab Intro and complete pre-lab questions.
- Review pre-lab questions
Summary: Begin Experiencing forces lab
HW: Complete experiencing forces conclusion questions

Tuesday 2/2/16
EQ: What causes/ affects the motion of an object?
Warm up: What one word describes the cause of motion? What must be true about the situation for motion to occur?
- Review warm up & Nature of Force HW
-Introduction to Forces Lab
-Experiencing forces lab
1.Observations
2.Agent- produces force/ Receiver- receives force
3.Forces involved- Give the force a name
4.Contact vs noncontact- Check box and explain why.
Summary: Complete forces lab conclusions
HW: Complete Conclusions (“Assessment”) questions for today’s lab
Signed progress report by Friday


Wednesday 2/3/16
EQ: What causes/ affects the motion of an object?
Warm up: Go back to lab groups and begin to finish “Experiencing Forces” (20 minutes)
-Finish “Experiencing Forces” lab & Make conclusions
1.Observations
2.Agent- produces force/ Receiver- receives force
3.Forces involved- Give the force a name
4.Contact vs noncontact- Check box and explain why.
-Class review of Experiencing forces
-Falling objects clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eTw35ZD1Ig
Summary: Friction and Gravity Reading and Review
HW: Friction and Gravity Reading and Review



Thursday 2/4/16
EQ: What is the relationship between mass and weight?
Warm up: How many kilograms are in 35 grams? Greater mass affects which of the forces in last night’s HW?
Checking HW
-Review Friction and Gravity HW
-Introduction to Newton lab
-Complete Newton lab data collection
Summary: Create graph and interpret data
HW: Complete Newton lab graph and conclusions



Washers
Mass (kg)
Weight (Newtons)
3
0.0543
0.5
6
0.1092
1
9
0.1631
1.5
12
0.2184
2
15
0.2712
2.5

Friday 2/5/16
EQ: What is the relationship between mass and weight?
Warm up: What equation describes the relationship between weight and mass?
Checking HW
-Whole class review Newton Lab (whiteboards)
-Weight, Friction, and Equilibrium practice
Summary: Weight, Friction, and Eq Review
HW: Finish/ Fix any missing Labs!

Monday 2/8/16
EQ: What is friction? What affects the size of the friction force?
Warm up: What affects the amount of friction experienced by objects touching?
- Friction Lab Introduction
-Friction Lab Data Collection
-Friction Lab Conclusions
Summary: Review Friction Lab conlcusion questions
HW: Weight, Friction, and Equilibrium Wksht (from Friday)


http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Tuesday 2/9/16
EQ: What is electricity? What is electric charge?
Warm up: If you had the force of gravity pulling an object down with 50 N of force and air resistance (fluid friction) opposing with 10 N of force, what is the net force? Draw a picture of this.
- Friction Lab Review
-Weight, Friction, and Equilibrium Review
-BrainPop Electricity
-Electric charge demonstrations
Summary: Electric Charge wksht
HW: Electric Charge wksht
http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Wednesday 2/10/16
EQ: What is electricity? What is electric charge?
Warm up: Draw an atom. What happens to an atom to develop a “charge”. Give an example of an atom with a charge.
-Review warm up
-BrainPop Electricity
-Electric charge demonstrations
-Review Electric Charge HW
Summary: Electricity and why it moves
HW: Electricity and why it moves worksheet


Thursday 2/11/16
EQ: How does the electrical force cause electricity to flow?
What is magnetism and how do magnets make force?
Warm up: Why does electricity flow from one object to another?
-Review Electricity and why it moves HW
-Electric circuit class demo
-Small Group magnet observations
-Brain Pop magnetism
Summary: Magnets notes
HW: Begin studying forces, physics units, etc for coming quiz.

Tuesday 2/16/16
EQ: What is a magnetism? What causes it?
Warm up: What is magnetism? What causes it?
-Review EQ
-Review Electric and Magnetic force basics
-Magnetism Quick Lab
Summary: Begin Magnets Review
HW: Magnets Review worksheet
Forces Quiz Friday!
http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Wednesday 2/17/16
EQ: What affects magnetic force?
Warm up: What two factors affect all noncontact forces (gravity, electric, magnetic)?
-Review Magnets Answers
-Magnetism Lab
-Review Magnetism Lab
HW: The Nature of Force reading and review
Forces quiz on Friday



Thursday 2/18/16
EQ: What is buoyancy?
How do forces cause motion?
Warm up: Look at the data on the following page. Does the strength of a magnet affect the distance it can pull from? Try to explain any interesting observations.
-Review Magnetism Lab
-Review the nature of forces
-Elastic force demo
-Bouyancy quick lab challenge
Summary: How does a boat float?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xniW3_afO-0
HW: Types of forces review for Quiz tomorrow!


Friday 2/19/16
EQ: What forces affect the motion of objects?
Warm up: Get out your forces review and check answers.
Summary: Forces Quick Quiz
When finished:
-Review forces and motion pre-lab
-Basic forces notes
-Forces and motion virtual lab
-Phet.colorado.eduàPlay with simsà physics à Forces and motionà Download
Summary: Forces and motion Lab conclusions
HW: Make up work! Check the Portal! Next week is last full week of 2nd trimester!



Monday 2/22/16
EQ: What laws govern how forces affect the motion of objects?
Warm up: Turn over Forces Lab to blank back page and write “Law of Section 1”, “Law of Section 2” and “Law of Section 3” evenly spaced out on back.
- Intro to Forces stations!
- Forces and motion demo day
Summary: Forces and motion lab summary
HW: Work on explanations and force diagrams if necessary (or make ups)


Tuesday 2/23/16
EQ: What laws govern the motion of objects?
Warm up: Begin making conclusions about “Law of Section 1”, “Law of Section 2” and “Law of Section 3” on back.
-Finish Any demos necessary
Summary: Using observations and Force diagrams, explain the laws that appear to govern how section 1, 2, and 3 demonstrations work on the back of your lab.
HW: Finish Law explanations- *hint* doing some research may be helpful (Lab due tomorrow)

Wednesday 2/24 & Thursday 2/25
EQ: How do Newton’s laws of motion apply in real-world situations?
Warm up: If you were to give a phrase for each of the laws you came up with yesterday, what would that phrase be?
- Finish any Force demo stations necessary
- Review and Turn in Forces Lab
Summary: Introduce Newton’s Law notes
HW: Newton’s 3 laws review worksheet (due Friday)


Friday 2/26/16
EQ: How do Newton’s laws of motion apply in real-world situations?
Warm up: Who is Sir Issac Newton?
-Review warm up
-Brain Pop Newton
-Review Newton’s laws homework
-Introduce Newton’s law project
Summary: Begin work on Newton’s project
HW: ALL MISSING WORK DUE MONDAY – LAST DAY OF TRIMESTER 2
Newton Project Due Tuesday


Monday 2/29/16
EQ: What laws govern the motion of objects?
Warm up: Any questions about Newton Projects?
Grades posted
Summary: Begin working on project
HW: Newton’s Law projects due Tomorrow (presenting advanced options)
Forces and Motion quiz Friday- Begin studying Forces and motion Preview guide.
http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm


Tuesday 3/1/16
EQ: How do Newton’s laws of motion apply in real-world situations?
What is momentum?
Warm up: Fill in the blank on 3 Newton’s Law boxes on “Which Law?” worksheet
-Turn in / Present Newton Projects
-Which Law?
-Conservation of momentum demo
Summary: Introduce Momentum
HW: Momentum review sheet

http://cstephenmurray.com/worksheets.htm

Wednesday 3/2/16
EQ: What is momentum?
Warm up: What is the law of conservation of momentum? How does this affect collisions?
- Review momentum HW
-Introduce Momentum- Physics of car crash
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUpiV2I_IRI&feature=relmfu
Summary: physics of car crashes summary sheet
HW: Begin study guide for Forces and Motion Quiz Friday


Thursday 3/3/16
EQ: How do forces affect motion?
Warm up: Get out your Forces Unit Preview (Blue sheet) and identify questions and words you are NOT confident in answering.
-Review Forces and Motion Study guide in small groups
Summary: Forces and Motion BINGO
HW: Study for Forces and motion quiz TOMORROW
  • Changed the wording of a couple questions, answers are mostly the same


Friday 3/4/16
EQ: How do forces affect motion?
Warm up: Which concepts about forces still have you puzzled?
Summary: Forces and Motion Quiz
-Introduce Energy
http://www.eia.gov/kids/index.cfm
HW: Forms of Energy