## 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

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

- Dynamics TIPERS

**Tuesday, October 30**

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

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

Monday, November 5

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

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

Monday, November 5

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

Thursday, November 8

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

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

Wednesday, November 14

Thursday, November 8

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

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

Wednesday, November 14

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

Tuesday, November 20

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

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

Thursday, November 29

Tuesday, November 20

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

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

Thursday, November 29

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

Tuesday, December 4

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

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

Monday, December 10

Tuesday, December 4

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

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

Monday, December 10

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

Thursday, December 13

Friday, December 14

Thursday, December 13

Friday, December 14