## CALENDAR

**AP PHYSICS 1**

**QUARTER 1**

**ROTATION 1****Monday, August 13 (Period 4) or Tuesday, August 14 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Class Info and Policies
- LAB - "Lid Lab" Data Collection

**Wednesday, August 15**

- LAB (Continued) - "Lid Lab" Graphing Using Proper Science Graphing Techniques
- Graph Relationships (Direct, Inverse, Quadratic, Square Root); "Straightening" Graphs

**Thursday, August 16 (Periods 4 and 6) or Friday, August 17 (Period 7)**

- Using Logger Pro

**Friday, August 17 (Period 4) or Monday, August 20 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**QUIZ 1 on Graphical Analysis**- MKS/SI Units; Metric Prefixes; Unit Conversion (Factor-Label Method); Scientific Notation

**Tuesday, August 21**

- Graphing TIPERS
*(Tasks Inspired by Physics Education Research)*

**ROTATION 2****Wednesday, August 22 (Period 4) or Thursday, August 23 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Sections 2.1 - 2.3: Kinematics; Distance, Position, and Displacement; Scalar vs. Vector; Velocity vs. Speed; Calculation of Velocity and Speed; Position-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

**Friday, August 24**

- Sections 2.4 - 2.6: Acceleration Definition, Calculation, and Sign; "Big Four" Equations for Uniform Acceleration

**Monday, August 27 (Periods 4 and 6) or Tuesday, August 28 (Period 7)**

- Section 2.7: Acceleration Due to Gravity; Free Fall; Dropped Object and Straight Up and Down Trajectory

**Tuesday, August 28 (Period 4) or Wednesday, August 29 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Section 2.8: Graphical Analysis of One-Dimensional Motion; Position-Time, Velocity-Time, and Acceleration-Time Graphs

**Thursday, August 30**

- SUBSTITUTE - "One-Dimensional Motion Graphs" Worksheet

**ROTATION 3****Friday, August 31 (Period 4) or Tuesday, September 4 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- "Graphs of Motion in One Dimension" Worksheet; Interpreting Motion Graphs (pp. 80-81 # 26, 27, 29, 30);

**Wednesday, September 5**

- Additional AP OpenStax Chapter 2 Problems; Sample AP One-Dimensional Kinematics Problems for Test Review

**Thursday, September 6 (Periods 4 and 6) or Friday, September 7 (Period 7)**

**TEST 2 (Chapter 2 - Kinematics: One-Dimensional Motion)**

**Friday, September 7 (Period 4) or Monday, September 10 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- LAB - Logger Pro Video Analysis of a Freely-Falling Object

**Tuesday, September 11**

- One-Dimensional Kinematics TIPERS

**ROTATION 4****Wednesday, September 12 (Period 4) or Thursday, September 13 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Section 3.3: Adding Perpendicular Vectors; Standard Direction; Finding Components of Vectors

**Friday, September 14**

- Section 3.3: Adding Non-Perpendicular Vectors Using Vectors

**Monday, September 17 (Periods 4 and 6) or Tuesday, September 18 (Period 7)**

- LAB - Acceleration vs. Angle of Incline (Start)

**Tuesday, September 18 (Period 4) or Wednesday, September 19 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**QUIZ on Vectors******LAB - Acceleration vs. Angle of Incline (Finish)

**Thursday, September 20**

- Projectile Motion - Horizontal Launch

**ROTATION 5****Friday, September 21 (Period 4) or Monday, September 24 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Projectile Motion - Launch at an Angle

**Tuesday, September 25**

- Additional AP OpenStax Chapter 3 Problems; Sample Free-Response Projectile Problem for Test Review

**Wednesday, September 26 (Periods 4 and 6) or Thursday, September 27 (Period 7)**

**TEST 3 (Chapter 3 - Kinematics: Projectile Motion)**

**Thursday, September 27 (Period 4) or Monday, October 1 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Projectile Motion Unit "Debrief"

**Tuesday, October 2**

- MEET IN THE DAVIS GYM - Videotape Free Throw; Projectile Motion Video Analysis Lab Prep

**ROTATION 6****Wednesday, October 3 (Period 4) or Thursday, October 4 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Force; Special Forces (Friction, Tension, Weight, Normal, Applied, Air Resistance); Constructing Free-Body Diagrams

**Friday, October 5**

- Review Free-Body Diagram Homework
**QUIZ on Free-Body Diagrams**

**Monday, October 8 (Periods 4 and 6) or Tuesday, October 9 (Period 7)**

- Free Throw Projectile Motion Lab DUE!
- Newton's First Law; Net Force of Zero

**Tuesday, October 9 (Period 4) or Thursday, October 11 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Newton's Second Law; Weight; Normal Force; Atwood Machine, Apparent Weight

**Friday, October 12**

- Atwood Machine Free-Response; Atwood Machine Pre-Lab Discussion; Test Review Packet Distributed

**QUARTER 2**

**ROTATION 7****Monday, October 15 (Period 4) or Tuesday, October 16 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- LAB - Atwood Machine

**Wednesday, October 17**

- Friction; Static vs. Kinetic Friction; Coefficient of Friction; Calculating Friction

**Thursday, October 18 (Periods 4 and 6) or Tuesday, October 23 (Period 7)**

- Additional AP OpenStax Chapter 4 Problems; Test Review Packet

**Tuesday, October 23 (Period 4) or Wednesday, October 24 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**TEST 4 (Chapters 4 and 5.1 - Dynamics and Newton's Laws)**

**Thursday, October 25**

- SUBSTITUTE - Dynamics Free Response Problems

**ROTATION 8****Friday, October 26 (Period 4) or Monday, October 29 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Review Graded Projectile Motion Lab; Dynamics TIPERS

**Tuesday, October 30**

- Review Test 4; Relative Velocity

**Wednesday, October 31 (Periods 4 and 6) or Thursday, November 1 (Period 7)**

- Universal Gravitation; Newton's Law and Constant; Formula for g and Gravitational Field

**Thursday, November 1 (Period 4) or Friday, November 2 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Centripetal Acceleration; Period and Frequency; Centripetal Force

**Monday, November 5**

- SUBSTITUTE - Universal Gravitation and Relative Velocity Worksheet

**ROTATION 9****Tuesday, November 6 (Period 4) or Wednesday, November 7 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Motion in a Vertical Circle; Motion in a Horizontal Circle (Conical Pendulum)

**Thursday, November 8**

- Common Uniform Circular Motion Free-Response Questions

**Friday, November 9 (Periods 4 and 6) or Monday, November 12 (Period 7)**

- Review for TEST 5 (Chapter 6 - Uniform Circular Motion)

**Monday, November 12 (Period 4) or Tuesday, November 13 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**TEST 5 (Chapter 6 - Uniform Circular Motion)**

**Wednesday, November 14**

- PIVOT Experiment on "Exploring Forces in Circular Motion"

**ROTATION 10****Thursday, November 15 (Period 4) or Monday, November 19 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- PERIOD 4 - Begin "October Sky"
- PERIODS 6 and 7 - SUBSTITUTE - Textbook Problems on Uniform Circular Motion

**Tuesday, November 20**

- PERIOD 4 - Finish "October Sky"
- PERIODS 6 and 7 - Begin "October Sky"

**Monday, November 26 (Periods 4 and 6) or Tuesday, November 27 (Period 7)**

- PERIOD 4 - Study Period
- PERIODS 6 and 7 - Finish "October Sky"

**Tuesday, November 27 (Period 4) or Wednesday, November 28 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Review Test 5 on Uniform Circular Motion

**Thursday, November 29**

- Self-Guided Reading of Work, Power, and Energy Notes and Chapter 7

**ROTATION 11****Friday, November 30 (Period 4) or Monday, December 3 (Periods 6 and 7)**

- Work; Kinetic Energy; Work-Energy Theorem; Gravitational Potential Energy; Dissipative Forces (Work Lost Due to Friction)

**Tuesday, December 4**

- Conservation of Mechanical Energy; Escape Velocity; Spring Force and Spring/Elastic Potential Energy

**Wednesday, December 5 (Periods 4 and 6) or Thursday, December 6 (Period 7)**

- Power; Graphical Representation of Work, Energy, and Power; F-x and F-v Graphs (Periods 4 and 6)
- SUBSTITUTE - Practice Free-Response Problems (Period 7)

**Thursday, December 6 (Period 4) or Friday, December 7 (Periods 6 and 7)**

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- SUBSTITUTE - Practice Free-Response Problems (Period 4)
- Practice Free-Response Problems (Period 6 with Mr. Lipp)
- Power; Graphical Representation of Work, Energy, and Power; F-x and F-v Graphs (Period 7)

**Monday, December 10**

- Review for TEST 6 (Chapter 7 - Work, Power and Energy)

**ROTATION 12****Tuesday, December 11 (Period 4) or Wednesday, December 12 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**TEST 6 (Chapter 7 - Work, Power, and Energy)**

**Thursday, December 13**

- Semester Exam Review

**Friday, December 14**

- Semester Exam Review

**SEMESTER EXAM - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20 at 8:30 a.m. in McGehee Auditorium!**

**QUARTER 3**

**ROTATION 13****Monday, January 7 (Period 4) or Tuesday, January 8 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Wednesday, January 9**

**Thursday, January 10 (Periods 4 and 6) or Friday, January 11 (Period 7)**

**Friday, January 11 (Period 4) or Monday, January 14 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Tuesday, January 15**

**ROTATION 14****Wednesday, January 16 (Period 4) or Thursday, January 17 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Friday, January 18**

**Tuesday, January 22 (Periods 4 and 6) or Wednesday, January 23 (Period 7)**

**Wednesday, January 23 (Period 4) or Thursday, January 24 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Friday, January 25**

**ROTATION 15****Monday, January 28 (Period 4) or Tuesday, January 29 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Wednesday, January 30**

**Thursday, January 31 (Periods 4 and 6) or Friday, February 1 (Period 7)**

**Friday, February 1 (Period 4) or Monday, February 4 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Tuesday, February 5**

**ROTATION 16****Wednesday, February 6 (Period 4) or Thursday, February 7 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Friday, February 8**

**Monday, February 11 (Periods 4 and 6) or Tuesday, February 12 (Period 7)**

**Tuesday, February 12 (Period 4) or Wednesday, February 13 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Thursday, February 14**

**ROTATION 17****Tuesday, February 19 (Period 4) or Wednesday, February 20 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Thursday, February 21**

**Friday, February 22 (Periods 4 and 6) or Monday, February 25 (Period 7)**

**Monday, February 25 (Period 4) or Tuesday, February 26 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Wednesday, February 27**

**ROTATION 18****Thursday, February 28 (Period 4) or Friday, March 1 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Monday, March 4**

**Tuesday, March 5 (Periods 4 and 6) or Wednesday, March 6 (Period 7)**

**Wednesday, March 6 (Period 4) or Thursday, March 7 (Periods 6 and 7)**

**Friday, March 8**