## CALENDAR

**PHYSICS**

**QUARTER 1**

**ROTATION 1****Monday, August 13**

- Class Info and Policies; Intro to Literal Expressions; "Lid Lab" Data Collection

**Tuesday, August 14 (Period 3) or Wednesday, August 15 (Period 5)**

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

**Thursday, August 16**

- Graph Relationships (Direct, Inverse, Quadratic, Square Root); Significant Figures

**Friday, August 17 (Period 3) or Monday, August 20 (Period 5)**

- Scientific Notation; SI/MKS Units; Metric Prefixes; Unit Conversion (Factor-Label Method)

**Tuesday, August 21**

**REVIEW - Test 1 (Math Review and Graphing)**

**ROTATION 2****Wednesday, August 22**

**TEST 1 (Math Review and Graphin****g)**

**Thursday, August 23 (Period 3) or Friday, August 24 (Period 5)**

- Scalar vs. Vector; Distance vs. Displacement; Speed vs. Velocity; Calculating Constant/Average Velocity;

Position-Time Graph for Velocity

**Monday, August 27**

- Velocity-Time Graph for Displacement; Acceleration; Sign on Acceleration; Calculating Average Acceleration; Velocity-Time Graph for Acceleration

**Tuesday, August 28 (Period 3) or Wednesday, August 29 (Period 5)**

- "Big Four" Equations for Uniform Acceleration

**Thursday, August 30**

- SUBSTITUTE - "One-Dimensional Motion Graphs" Worksheet

**ROTATION 3****Friday, August 31**

- Free-Fall and Straight Up/Straight Down Trajectory

**Tuesday, September 4 (Period 3) or Wednesday, September 5 (Period 5)**

**REVIEW - Test 2 (Chapter 2 - One-Dimensional Motion)**

**Thursday, September 6**

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

**Friday, September 7 (Period 3) or Monday, September 10 (Period 5)**

- PIVOT Interactives Free-Fall Video Analysis

**Tuesday, September 11**

- Basic Right Triangle Trigonometry

**ROTATION 4****Wednesday, September 12**

- Sections 3.1 and 3.2 . Adding Perpendicular Vectors; Standard Direction; Finding Components of Vectors

**Thursday, September 13 (Period 3) or Friday, September 14 (Period 5)**

**QUIZ on Basic Right Triangle Trigonometry**- Section 3.2 . Adding Non-Perpendicular Vectors Using Components

**Monday, September 17**

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

**Tuesday, September 18 (Period 3) or Wednesday, September 19 (Period 5)**

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

**Thursday, September 20**

- Projectile Motion - Horizontal Launch

**ROTATION 5****Friday, September 21**

- Projectile Motion - Launch at an Angle

**Monday, September 24 (Period 3) or Tuesday, September 25 (Period 5)**

**REVIEW - TEST 3 (Chapter 3 - Projectile Motion****)**

**Wednesday, September 26**

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

**Thursday, September 27 (Period 3) or Monday, October 1 (Period 5)**

- Begin the Film "October Sky"

**Tuesday, October 2**

- Finish the Film "October Sky"

**ROTATION 6****Wednesday, October 3**

- Force and Unit; Newton's Laws of Motion; Inertia; F = ma; Action-Reaction

**Thursday, October 4 (Period 3) or Friday, October 5 (Period 5)**

- Weight; Normal Force; Friction; Static vs. Kinetic Friction

**Monday, October 8**

- Net Force; Free-Body Diagrams; Air Resistance; Terminal Velocity

**Tuesday, October 9 (Period 3) or Thursday, October 11 (Period 5)**

- Pre-Lab Discussion - Force Vector Addition; Resultant Vectors; Equilibrant Force

**Friday, October 12**

- LAB - Force Table

**QUARTER 2**

**ROTATION 7****Monday, October 15**

**REVIEW - TEST 4 (Chapter 4 - Forces and Laws of Motion****)**

**Tuesday, October 16 (Period 3) or Wednesday, October 17 (Period 5)**

**TEST 4 (Chapter 4 - Forces and Laws of Motion****)**

**Thursday, October 18**

- "Cosmos" Episode - "When Knowledge Conquered Fear"

**Tuesday, October 23 (Period 3) or Wednesday, October 24 (Period 5)**

- Work Definition and Unit; Calculating Work; Power Definition and Unit; Calculating Power

**Thursday, October 25**

- SUBSTITUTE - Additional Force Unit Problems Worksheet

**ROTATION 8****Friday, October 26**

- Kinetic Energy; Work-Energy Theorem; Gravitational Potential Energy

**Monday, October 29 (Period 3) or Tuesday, October 30 (Period 5)**

- Conservation of Mechanical Energy

**Wednesday, October 31**

**REVIEW - TEST 5 (Chapter 5 - Work, Power, and Energy****)**

**Thursday, November 1 (Period 3) or Friday, November 2 (Period 5)**

**TEST 5 (Chapter 5 - Work, Power, and Energy****)**

**Monday, November 5**

**ROTATION 9****Tuesday, November 6**

Wednesday, November 7 (Period 3) or Thursday, November 8 (Period 5)

Friday, November 9

Monday, November 12 (Period 3) or Tuesday, November 13 (Period 5)

Wednesday, November 14

Wednesday, November 7 (Period 3) or Thursday, November 8 (Period 5)

Friday, November 9

Monday, November 12 (Period 3) or Tuesday, November 13 (Period 5)

Wednesday, November 14

**ROTATION 10****Thursday, November 15**

Monday, November 19 (Period 3) or Tuesday, November 20 (Period 5)

Monday, November 26

Tuesday, November 27 (Period 3) or Wednesday, November 28 (Period 5)

Thursday, November 29

Monday, November 19 (Period 3) or Tuesday, November 20 (Period 5)

Monday, November 26

Tuesday, November 27 (Period 3) or Wednesday, November 28 (Period 5)

Thursday, November 29

**ROTATION 11****Friday, November 30**

Monday, December 3 (Period 3) or Tuesday, December 4 (Period 5)

Wednesday, December 5

Thursday, December 6 (Period 3) or Friday, December 7 (Period 5)

Monday, December 10

Monday, December 3 (Period 3) or Tuesday, December 4 (Period 5)

Wednesday, December 5

Thursday, December 6 (Period 3) or Friday, December 7 (Period 5)

Monday, December 10

**ROTATION 12****Tuesday, December 11**

Wednesday, December 12 (Period 3) or Thursday, December 13 (Period 5)

Friday, December 14

Wednesday, December 12 (Period 3) or Thursday, December 13 (Period 5)

Friday, December 14