Best Practice High School

Conceptual Physics Unit #3
(Three Week Schedule)

FORCE IN EQUILIBRIUM, VECTORS & CENTER OF MASS

 

UNIT LABS: (150)

Forces:

Lab 3-1 Force Boards (50)

Lab 3-2 Forces in a Straight Line (30)

 

Vectors:

Lab 3-3 Vectors (Colored Papers) (20)

Lab 3-4 School to O'Hare (20)

& Home to School

 

Equilibrium and Torque:

Lab 3-5 Torque See-Saw (30)

Lab 3-6 Weigh Your Partner

Lab 3-7 Meter Stick Trick (15)

 

Friction:

Lab 3-8 Friction Blocks Surfaces (50)

 

Worksheets:

Wrksht 3-1 Intro. To Vectors (40)

Wrksht 3-2 Vector addition #2 (45)

Wrksht 3-3 Vectors and Equilibrium (50)

 

Reading: (25)

Conceptual Physics

Chapter #3 Sections: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 (only)

 

* Summarize the Chapter in a Full Page

 

Points: Grades:

400 A

350 B

300 C

250 D

 

 

 

 

 

DEFINITIONS: (40)

 

  • Scaler 
  • Magnitude 
  • Vector 
  • resultant 
  • Displacement 
  • Distance 
  • Speed 
  • Velocity 
  • Concurrent Forces 
  • Equilibrium 
  • Equilbrant 
  • Components 
  • Vector Resolution 
  • Torque 
 

TEST:

 

Bell Ringer #1 (25)

Bell Ringer #2 (25)

White Board #1 (25)

White Board #2 (25)

 

UNIT #3 Final Exam (100)

"Forces, Vectors &Equilibrium

 

 

POINTS:

 

LAB EXPERIMENTS (150)

WORKSHEETS (135)

READING (25)

DEFINITIONS (40)

NOTES (30)

TESTS (200)

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TOTAL (580)

 

 

 

 

 

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