Best Practice High School

Conceptual Physics Unit #1

(Two Week Unit)

MEASUREMENT, CONVERSIONS, & GRAPHING UNIT
 

LABS: (200) 

MEASUREMENTS  

LAB 1-1 "MEASURING MASS" (25) 

LAB 1-2 "MEASURING TEMP." (25) 

LAB 1-3 "MEASURING VOLU." (25) 

LAB 1-4 "MEASURING LENG"..(25) 

LAB 1-5 "TRIAGULATION" (50) 

 

GRAPHING 

LAB 1-5 "THE SPRING" (50) 

LAB 1-6 "THE PENDULUM (50) 

 

 

WORKSHEETS: (165) 

WKSHT 1-1 "MEASURING DIS" (25) 

WKSHT 1-2 "CONVERTING H." (25) 

WKSHT 1-3 "CONVERTING T." (25) 

 

WKSHT 1-4 "GRAPHING # 4." (40) 

WKSHT 1-5 "GREAT GRAPH. "(25) 

WKSHT 1-6 "GRAP.INT.EXT." (25) 

 

READING: (25) 

 

* SUMMARIZE THE CHAPTER 

IN A FULL PAGE REVIEW 

 

 

 

POINTS GRADES 

 

400 A 

350 B 

300 C 

250 D

 DEFINITIONS: (40)  

 

  • KINEMATICS 
  • SCIENTIFIC METHOD 
  • METRIC SYSTEM 
  • INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM (SI) 
  • METER 
  • KILOGRAM 
  • SECOND 
  • MECHANICS 
  • DECIMETER 
  • CENTIMETER 
  • MILLIMETER 
  • KILOMETER 
  • MILLIGRAM 
  • KILOGRAM 
  • ACCURACY 
  • PRECISION 
  • SIGNIFICANT DIGITS 
  • INDEPENDENT VARIABLES 
  • DEPENDENT VARIABLES 
 

TESTS:  

 

PHYSICS PRETEST (EXTRA CREDIT) 

FORCE CONCEPT INVENTORY (30) 

MECHANICS BASELINE (25) 

 

 

 

POINTS:  

 

LABORTORY EXPERIMENTS (250) 

WORKSHEETS (165) 

READING (25) 

DEFINITIONS (40) 

TEST (50+) 

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TOTAL 510 

 

 

 

 

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