Weekly Calendar for Physics

Second 6 Weeks ________________________Content______________________________

Week 1
September 19-23
Day 1
Vectors: Graphical Method (Head to Tail)
HW: Vector Map (due tomorrow).
Day 2
Hewitt Video: Vectors
HW: Read Chapter 3 and begin problems in text (including Appendix F)
TableTopCatapult Project assigned (due 10/5-6)

Day 3 - 4

Introduction to vector components (Pythagorean Theorem and Trig) & Frame of Reference
HW: Read Chapter 3..................................................... ...................................................Homecoming Parade
Day 5
Problem Solving on the board ......................................................................................am Pep Rally
..........................................................................................................................................................................Homecoming!!!
Week 2
September 26-30
Day 1
Exam: Vectors (MG#1)
Day 2
Kinematics in 2-D: Projectile Motion
HW: P&C, T&S, Appendix F
Day 3 - 4
Problem Solving in groups ..................................................................................Pep Rally Seminar
Day 5
Problem Solving in groups on the board
Week 3
October 3-7
Day 1
Problem Solving CYU
Day 2
Exam: Kinematics in 1- and 2-D (MG #2) ..................................................................Rosh Hashannah
Day 3 - 4
Catapult Project (MG#3)
Day 5
M.U. Video: Four Fundamental Forces
Week 4
October 10-14
Day 1
Staff Development
Day 2
Introduce Poster/Banner Project and begin rough draft of group posters
Day 3 - 4
Identify the parameters of your demonstration ............................................................Yom Kippur
Day 5
Rough Draft of group posters due before 1st period today
Week 5
October 17-21 
Day 1
Meet the Scientists Video
Day 2
Computer Lab Day 1: Train on IT ....................................................................................... Sukkot
Day 3 - 4
Computer Lab Day 2: Work with IT and questions to scientists (ChemEng and Physics)
Day 5
Computer Lab Day 3: Update posters to submit for peer review Tuesday
Week 6
October 24-28
Day 1
Parent-Teacher Conference
Day 2
Computer Lab Day 4: Peer Review
Day 3-4
Computer Lab Day 5: Create Class Banner ...............................................................Simhat Torah
Day 5
Computer Lab Day 6: Class Banner Due! (MG #4)

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