Glenbrook South Year-End Physics Projects

Relativity

Project Timeline and Calendar

Relativity Links

Project Homepage

Scoring Rubrics

Resources

Basic Research Qs

Project Timeline

Project Pitfalls

The Lab Report

Collaborat'n Ideas

Tentative Timeline for Project Completion

The following schedule for completion of the various parts of the study has been arranged. Dates are tentative and therefore subject to change.

Topic introduction
Week of March 15
Topic selection
Week of March 15
Literature Search in IMC
March 25 and March 26
Literature Survey/Theory & Bibliography Peer Assessment
Due on April 16
Acquaintance with Technology
April 21 (1 day)
Literature Search /Theory & Bibliography Rough Draft
Due on April 21
Project Proposal/Design Peer Assessment
Due on April 27
Project Proposal/Design Rough Draft
Due on April 30
Approval of Proposal
Week of May 3
Experimental Investigation/Work
May 6, 10, 11, 13, 17, 18
Reporting
Reports scheduled for May 19, 20, 26, 27, 28

 

Tentative Calendar for Project Completion

The following calendar is tentative schedule for the year-end project. Daily activities are subject to change; deadlines for completion of work are highly unlikely to undergo change. The schedule shows usual classroom activities (labs, packet materials, etc.) being run along side the year-end project. Year-end project activities are highlited in red.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

3/15

Student Project Info Sheet -assigned as HW; Sound unit activities

3/16

Year-end projects introduced and discussed; Sound unit activities

3/17

Project sign-up begins at 7 am; first-come, first-serve; Sound and Light unit activities

3/18

Q & A session about YEP topics - 4 minutes; Sound unit activities

3/19

Q & A session about YEP topics - 4 minutes; Sound unit activities

3/22

Student groups receive their project folders; exemplars are distributed and looked at for 10 minutes; Sound and Light unit activities

3/23

Discuss project expectations; Sound unit activities

3/24

Waves and Sound Exam

3/25

IMC reserved- students use resources to conduct a literature search

3/26

IMC reserved- students use resources to conduct a literature search

4/5

Light and Color unit activities

4/6

Class discussion of projects/goal of lit. search; Light and Color unit activities

4/7

Light and Color unit activities

4/8

Light and Color unit activities

4/9

Light and Color unit activities; Quiz

4/12

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/13

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/14

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/15

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/16

First draft of lit. search is due; 10 min. spent doing peer assessment; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/19

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/20

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/21

Rough draft of lit. search due; students spend entire day investigating potential use of lab equipment.

4/22

Time allowed to discuss project proposal (20 min.); Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/23

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/26

Rough draft of lit. search returned to students - 5 min. allotted to read comments and plan editting strategy; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/27

First draft of project proposal is due; 10 min. spent doing peer assessment; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/28

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/29

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

4/30

Rough draft of project proposal is due; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/3

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/4

Rough draft of project proposal returned to students; 10 min. allotted to read teacher feedback;Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/5

Groups allowed 10 min. to discuss tomorrow's activities; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/6

Student groups begin their experiment; entire 55 minutes devoted to collecting data

5/7

Student groups reflect on yesterday's successes and failures (10-15 min.); Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/10

Entire 55 minutes allowed for experimentation

5/11

30 minutes allowed for experimentation; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/12

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/13

Entire 55 minutes allowed for experimentation

5/14

Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/17

Presentation sign-up; entire 55 minutes allowed for experimentation

5/18

30 minutes allowed for experimentation; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/19

Planning time (15 min.); Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/20

Project Presentations and lab reports due; Reflection and Refraction unit activities

5/21

Reflection and Refraction Unit Test

5/24

Memorial Day

No School

5/25

Physics Field Trip (probably)

5/26

Project Presentations and lab reports due; Great America Quiz

5/27

Project Presentations and lab reports due

(Honors and Awards Assembly)

5/28

Project Presentations and lab reports due

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Created: July 23, 1996 Last Updated: March 16, 1999
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