Physics  Unit 8: Energy Reflections
General ScheduleDay 1  Energy transformations and Transportation
Day 2  Work and Force/Distance Day 3  Mechanical Advantage and Efficiency Day 4  Kinetic Work Theorem and Potential Energy Day 5  The Law of Conservation of Energy Day 6  Power and Work Relationship 
Unit 8 Learning Objectives

Day 8  Test
March 18, 2017
In Class:
Assignments:
March 18, 2017
In Class:
 1Minute Physics
 Take Test
 Assess Notes
Assignments:
 Complete online Test
Day 7.5  Pendulum Challenge/Nuclear Power Debate
March 16, 2017
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Assignments:
March 16, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Calculate where to place a bullseye to catch a falling mass.
 Understand the pros and cons of Nuclear Energy and be able to articulate a solid argument using factual evidence.
 1Minute Physics
 Power Notes
Assignments:
 Complete online homework
 Complete Power and Work Practice
pendulum_practicum.pptx  
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n33h_pendulum_practicum.doc  
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nuclear_power_debate_2017.docx  
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Day 7  Power
March 14, 2017
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March 14, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Understand the difference between power and work.
 Use power to make calculations.
In Class:
 1Minute Physics
 Power Notes
Assignments:
 Complete online homework
 Complete Power and Work Practice
power.pptx  
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n33i_power.doc  
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Day 6  Nuclear Debate Research
March 10, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
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March 10, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Understand the pros and cons of Nuclear Energy and be able to articulate a solid argument using factual evidence.
In Class:
 Nuclear Power Debate Research on Computers
 See Nuclear Power Debate Page
Assignments:
 Complete online homework
 Complete Nuclear Power Debate Page
nuclear_power_debate_2017.docx  
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Day 6  Conservation of Energy
March 8, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
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March 8, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Draw energy bar graphs and pie charts for a given story.
 Understand how kinetic and potential energy relate to the total energy of the system.
 Use the conservation of energy to make calculations.
In Class:
 1Minute Physics
 Check page 10 homework
 Conservation of energy notes
 Bar graphing
 Pie Charting
 Calculations
Assignments:
 Complete online homework
 Complete Bar graph practice
 Complete Pie Chart Practice
 Complete calculation practice
conservation_of_energy.ppt  
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n33e_conservation_of_energy.doc  
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conservation_calculations.pptx  
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n33g_conservation_calculations.doc  
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Day 5  Kinetic Work Theorem
March 3, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
In Class:
Assignments:
March 3, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Use the kinetic work theorem to make calculations.
 Use work and energy to solve for the internal friction of a skateboard.
In Class:
 1Minute Physics
 Check page 7 homework
 Kinetic Work Theorem Notes
 Skateboard Lab
 Practice Page 10
Assignments:
 Complete online homework
 Complete skateboard Lab
 Complete packet practice (pg 10)
physics_pg_7.pdf  
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kinetic_work_theorem.pptx  
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n33d_kinetic_work_theorem.doc  
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Day 4  Angled Work
March 1, 2017
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March 1, 2017
Topics and Objectives:
 Determine the relationship between force and distance and use it to make calculations
 Calculate the mechanical advantage for a ramp, the work in, workout, and efficiency.
 Use the kinetic work theorem to make calculations.
In Class:
 1Minute Physics
 Check page 8 homework
 Angled Work Lab (pg 6)
 Angled Work Notes
 Angled Work Practice (pg 7)
Assignments:
 Complete online homework
 Complete Angled Work Lab
 Complete packet practice pg 7)
physics_angled_work_calculations_pg_8.pdf  
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angled_work.pptx  
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n33c_angled_work.doc  
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Day 3  Work, Mechanical Advantage, Efficiency
February 27, 2017 Topics and Objectives:
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Day 2  Work
February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017
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Online: In Class:
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work.pptx  
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n33b_work__1_.doc  
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Day 1  Energy Transformations
February 21, 2017 This was a little too much to cram into one day. This needs more of an activity. Topics and Objectives:
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