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NOVEMBER UNIT OBJECTIVES
1.1 Compare and contrast vector quantities (e.g., displacement, velocity, acceleration force, linear momentum) and scalar quantities (e.g., distance, speed, energy, mass, work).
1.2 Distinguish between displacement, distance, velocity, speed, and acceleration. Solve problems involving displacement, distance, velocity, speed, and constant acceleration.
1.3 Create and interpret graphs of 1-dimensional motion, such as position vs. time, distance vs. time, speed vs. time, velocity vs. time, and acceleration vs. time where acceleration is constant.
1.4 Interpret and apply Newton’s three laws of motion.MATH CONCEPTS:Dimensional Analysis, Metrics, Significant Figures, Scientific Notation, Using Formulas to solve problems.11/5 - 11/9Review / clarify Chapter 4.1 and 4.2 up to "free fall and distance"Concept Development 2.2 "Accleration" in class / pairsDevelop an acceleration / velocity lab / working in teams of 3-4Review / clarify Chapter 4.2 - free fall and distanceFinding Free Fall and Distance / work in pairsVELOCITY & ACCELERATION OF A CAR:Design an experiment that shows the following:
Velocity at the half-way mark of a track
Acceleration at the half-way mark of a track
Velocity from the half-way mark to the end of the track
Acceleration from the half-way mark to the end of the track
Illustration of the set-up
Determine what tools you can use to measure this.
Graph your results for Velocity
Graph your results for Acceleration