Physics with Technology  Unit 6: Forces
General ScheduleDay 1  Introduction to Forces
Day 2  Equillibrium Day 3  Springs Day 4  Friction Day 5  Friction Applications Day 6  Test 
Unit 6 Learning Objectives

Day 7  Test
January 25, 2017
Test, Notes and Lab Assessment
January 25, 2017
Test, Notes and Lab Assessment
pwt_forces_review_2017.pdf  
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Day 6  Friction Wrapup and Applications. Test Review.
January 23, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
Assignments:
January 23, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Determine which variables influence the force of friction and what the relationship is.
 Use the friction equation to make calculations.
 Apply what we know about friction and forces to make calculations.
In Class:
 Review Friction Lab
 Finish Friction Notes
 Friction Application Problems
 Test Review
Assignments:
 Online Homework
 Finish Packet


Day 5  Springs Wrapup and Friction Notes/Lab
January 19, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
Assignments:
January 19, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Determine which variables influence the force of friction and what the relationship is.
In Class:
 Finish Spring Lab
 Check Spring Practice (top of page 6)
 Review and practice sheet Questions
 Friction Notes
 Friction Lab
Assignments:
 Online Homework
 Finish Lab


Day 4  Springs  Review
January 17, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
Assignments:
January 17, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Build your own functional Spring Scale using a spring.
 Derive Hooke's Law and use it to make calculations
 Determine which variables influence the force of friction and what the relationship is.
In Class:
 Finish Spring Lab
 Watch the Spring Video
 Spring Practice (top of page 6)
 Review and practice sheet
Assignments:
 Online Homework
 Top of Page 6
 Forces Practice Sheet
Day 3  Springs
January 12, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
Assignments:
January 12, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Build your own functional Spring Scale using a spring.
 Derive Hooke's Law and use it to make calculations
In Class:
 Review Forces
 Watch the Slinky Drop Experiment series
 Discuss the difference between spring scales and balances
 Spring Notes
 Hooke's Law Lab
 Spring Homework (Top of page 6)
Assignments:
 Online Homework
 Top of Page 6


Day 2  Equillibrium
January 10, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
Assignments:
January 10, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Use the net force and independence of dimensions to calculate forces acting on an object when the net forces are balanced (Equilibrium).
In Class:
 Forces Notes (Bottom of Pg 3pg4)
Assignments:
 Online Homework


Day **  Break Bridges (Quarter 2)
January 6, 2017
In Class:
January 6, 2017
In Class:
 Last Physics in the News oportunity
 Break Bridges and Turn in Yellow/Green/Neon sheet with Design and Math
Day 1  Introduction to Forces
January 4, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
Assignments:
January 4, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Understand vector diagrams, how to draw them, and how to calculate the net force
In Class:
 Physics in the News
 New packets, Green
 Forces Notes (pg's 2Top of 3)
 Review Video
Assignments:
 Online Homework

