## CALENDAR

**PHYSICS**

**QUARTER 1**

**ROTATION 1****Thursday, August 13 (1, 4)**

- Class Information and Syllabus
- Rearranging Literal Expressions

**Friday, August 14 (1) or Monday, August 17 (4)**

- Estimation in Measurement; Significant Figures; Rules for Determining Significant Figures; Operations with Significant Figures

**Monday, August 17 (1) or Tuesday, August 18 (4)**

- Scientific Notation; Conversions Between Scientific and Decimal Notation; Operations with Scientific Notation

**Wednesday, August 19 (1, 4)**

- MKS/SI Units; Standard vs Derived Units; Metric Prefixes; Factor-Label Method

**Thursday, August 20 (1) or Friday, August 21 (4)**

- Go Over Metric/Factor-Label Homework

**ROTATION 2****Monday, August 24 (1, 4)**

- Science Graphing Techniques
- Graph Relationships (Direct, Inverse, Quadratic, Square Root)

**Tuesday, August 25 (1) or Wednesday, August 26 (4)**

- Using OneNote Class Notebook
- Work on Test 1 Review

**Wednesday, August 26 (1) or Thursday, August 27 (4)**

- Go Over Test 1 Review

**Friday, August 28 (1, 4)**

**TEST 1 "MATH REVIEW AND GRAPHING" (Chapter 1)**

**Monday, August 31 (1) or Tuesday, September 1 (4)**

- Period 1 - PIVOT Registration and Activity - "The Ping Pong Ball Bazooka"
- Period 4 - Computer Issue

**ROTATION 3****Wednesday, September 2 (1, 4)**

- Period 1 - Study Period

- Period 4 - PIVOT Registration and Activity - "The Ping Pong Ball Bazooka"

**Thursday, September 3 (1) or Friday, September 4 (4)**

- Kinematics: Displacement vs. Distance; Velocity vs. Speed; Vector vs. Scalar; Position-Time Graph

**Friday, September 4 (1) or Tuesday, September 8 (4)**

- Acceleration; Velocity-Time Graph for Displacement and Acceleration

**Wednesday, September 9 (1, 4)**

- "Big Four" Equations for Uniform Acceleration

**Thursday, September 10 (1) or Friday, September 11 (4)**

- Free Fall; Acceleration Due to Gravity, g; Dropped Object; Object Thrown Directly Upwards

**ROTATION 4****Monday, September 14 (1, 4)**

- Graphing Motion Worksheet

**Tuesday, September 15 (1) or Wednesday, September 16 (4)**

- Go Over Test 2 Review

**Wednesday, September 16 (1) or Thursday, September 17 (4)**

**TEST 2 "ONE-DIMENSIONAL MOTION" (Chapter 2)**

**Friday, September 18 (1, 4)**

- PIVOT "Free Fall Five" Activity

**Monday, September 21 (1) or Tuesday, September 22 (4)**

- Trigonometry Review: Basic Right Triangle Trigonometry

**ROTATION 5****Wednesday, September 23 (1, 4)**

- Text Sections 3.1-3.2: Adding Perpendicular Vectors; Standard Direction

**Thursday, September 24 (1) or Monday, September 28 (4)**

- Text Section 3.2: Finding Components of Vectors; Adding Non-Perpendicular Vectors Using Components

**Monday, September 28 (1) or Tuesday, September 29 (4)**

- Review for Vectors Quiz

**Wednesday, September 30 (1, 4)**

**VECTORS QUIZ (Section 3.2)**

**Thursday, October 1 (1) or Friday, October 2 (4)**

- Additional Vector Problems Worksheet

**ROTATION 6****Monday, October 5 (1, 4)**

- Text Section 3.3: Projectile Motion; Horizontal vs. Vertical Motion; Horizontal Launch (Problems #1-3)

**Tuesday, October 6 (1) or Wednesday, October 7 (4)**

- Text Section 3.3: Angled Launch Projectiles (Problems #11 and 14)

**Wednesday, October 7 (1) or Thursday, October 8 (4)**

- Review for Test 3

**Friday, October 9 (1, 4)**

**TEST 3 "PROJECTILE MOTION" (Section 3.3)**

**Monday, October 12 (1) or Tuesday, October 13 (4)**

- PIVOT Projectile Motion Activity "Three Views of Projectile"

**QUARTER 2**

**ROTATION 7****Thursday, October 15 (1, 4 - Both Online)**

- Go Over Test 3

**Tuesday, October 20 (1) or Wednesday, October 21 (4)**

- Review PIVOT Lab "Three Views of Projectile"

**Wednesday, October 21 (1) or Thursday, October 22 (4)**

- PIVOT Lab Activity "Motion Graphing a Dry Ice Puck on a Ramp" (Not Parts 2 or 3)

**Friday, October 23 (1, 4)**

- Text Chapter 4: Force (Unit N); Newton's Laws of Motion; Inertia; F = ma; Action and Reaction

**Monday, October 26 (1) or Tuesday, October 27 (4)**

- Text Chapter 4: Weight; Normal Force and Apparent Weight; Friction - Static vs. Kinetic

**ROTATION 8****Wednesday, October 28 (1, 4)**

- Text Chapter 4: Net Force; Free-Body Diagrams; Air Resistance; Terminal Velocity

**Thursday, October 29 (1) or Friday, October 30 (4)**

- Work on Test 4 Review

**Friday, October 30 (1) or Monday, November 2 (4)**

- Review for Test 4

**Tuesday, November 3 (1, 4)**

**TEST 4 "DYNAMICS AND NEWTON'S LAWS OF MOTION" (Chapter 4)**

**Wednesday, November 4 (1) or Thursday, November 5 (4)**

- Work on Additional Force Problems

**ROTATION 9****Friday, November 6 (1, 4)**

- Go Over Test 4

**Monday, November 9 (1) or Tuesday, November 10 (4)**

- Text Section 5.1: Work - Definition; Formula; Unit
- Text Section 5.4: Power - Definition; Formula; Unit

**Tuesday, November 10 (1) or Wednesday, November 11 (4)**

- Text Section 5.2: Kinetic Energy; Work-Energy Theorem; Gravitational Potential Energy

**Thursday, November 12 (1, 4)**

- NO SCHOOL - Weather Day

**Friday, November 13 (1) or Monday, November 16 (4)**

- Text Section 5.3: Conservation of Mechanical Energy

**ROTATION 10****Tuesday, November 17 (1, 4)**

- Review for Test 5

**Wednesday, November 18 (1) or Thursday, November 19 (4)**

**TEST 5 "WORK AND ENERGY" (Chapter 5)**

**Thursday, November 19 (1) or Friday, November 20 (4)**

- Study Period

**Monday, November 30 (1, 4)**

- Text Section 6.1: Impulse and Momentum; Impulse-Momentum Theorem

**Tuesday, December 1 (1) or Wednesday, December 2 (4)**

- Text Section 6.2: Conservation of Momentum; Inelastic Problems; Recoil Problems

**ROTATION 11****Thursday, December 3 (1, 4)**

- Text Section 6.3: Elastic vs. Inelastic Collisions

**Friday, December 4 (1) or Monday, December 7 (4)**

- Work on Test 6 Review

**Monday, December 7 (1) or Tuesday, December 8 (4)**

- Go Over Test 6 Review and Test 5

**Wednesday, December 9 (1, 4)**

- PIVOT Lab Activity "Blowdart Cart Collision"

**Thursday, December 10 (1) or Friday, December 11 (4)**

- Final Study Period

__TEST 6 "MOMENTUM"__-*TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15 @ 11:00 A.M. - NOON IN S106 (our regular classroom)!!***QUARTER 3**

**ROTATION 12****Monday, January 4 (1, 4)**

- Review Test 6
- Text Section 7.2: Universal Gravitation

**Tuesday, January 5 (1) or Wednesday, January 6 (4)**

- Text Sections 11.1-11.2: Simple Harmonic/Periodic Motion; Period vs. Frequency; Pendulum; Mass on a Spring; Hooke's Law

**Wednesday, January 6 (1) or Thursday, January 7 (4)**

- Work on Quiz 7 Review Worksheet

**Friday, January 8 (1, 4)**

- Quiz 7 Review

**Monday, January 11 (1) or Tuesday, January 12 (4)**

**QUIZ 7 "GRAVITATION AND PERIODIC MOTION" (Chapter 7.2 and 11.1-11.2)**

**ROTATION 13****Wednesday, January 13 (1, 4)**

- Text Section 7.1: Circular Motion; Period vs. Frequency; Tangential Speed; Centripetal Acceleration

**Thursday, January 14 (1) or Friday, January 15 (4)**

- Text Section 7.1 (continued): Centripetal Force

**Friday, January 15 (1) or Tuesday, January 19 (4)**

- Text Section 7.4: Torque; Rotation and Lever Arm; Rotational Statics; Sign of Torque

**Wednesday, January 20 (1, 4)**

- Work on Centripetal Force and Torque Worksheet

**Thursday, January 21 (1) or Friday, January 22 (4)**

- Work on Test 8 Review Worksheet

**ROTATION 14****Monday, January 25 (1, 4)**

- Review for Test 8

**Tuesday, January 26 (1) or Wednesday, January 27 (4)**

**TEST 8 "CIRCULAR MOTION" (Chapter 7.1 and 7.4)**

**Wednesday, January 27 (1) or Thursday, January 28 (4)**

- PIVOTS Lab "Period of a Pendulum"

**Friday, January 29 (1, 4)**

- Junior Day (Study Period)

**Monday, February 1 (1) or Tuesday, February 2 (4)**

- KAHOOT Mechanics Quiz

**ROTATION 15****Wednesday, February 3 (1, 4)**

**Thursday, February**

**4 (1) or Friday, February 5 (4)**

**Friday, February 5 (1) or Monday, February 8 (4)**

**Tuesday, February 9 (1, 4)**

Wednesday, February 10 (1) or Thursday, February 11 (4)

Wednesday, February 10 (1) or Thursday, February 11 (4)

**ROTATION 16****Tuesday, February 16 (1, 4)**

**Wednesday, February**

**17 (1) or Thursday, February 18 (4)**

**Thursday, February 18 (1) or Friday, February 19 (4)**

**Monday, February 22 (1, 4)**

Tuesday, February 23 (1) or Wednesday, February 24 (4)

Tuesday, February 23 (1) or Wednesday, February 24 (4)

**ROTATION 17****Thursday, February 25 (1, 4)**

**Friday, February**

**26 (1) or Monday, March 1 (4)**

**Monday, March 1 (1) or Tuesday, March 2 (4)**

**Wednesday, March 3 (1, 4)**

Thursday, March 4 (1) or Friday, March 5 (4)

Thursday, March 4 (1) or Friday, March 5 (4)