Sunday  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday 

27 
28 per1
Activity 3: Forces, Acceleration And The Missing Link (12)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 12 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Compare weight and mass.
2. Analyze the effect of the same force on objects of about the same size but of three different masses. 3. Define mass. 4. Define weight. 5. Determine the relative mass of objects based on application of a force. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 69: Reflection on scale factors in living things. New Content Strategies * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Class discussion with inquiry method * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Thre relationship F=ma, contrasting mass and weight. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: three balls with same diameter but different masses * PG Website * Computers HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students roll balls back and forth on the lab table in lieu of playing broom hockey. Underscore how to complete homework (online questions) for full credit.
per2
Activity 3: Forces, Acceleration And The Missing Link (12)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 12 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Compare weight and mass.
2. Analyze the effect of the same force on objects of about the same size but of three different masses. 3. Define mass. 4. Define weight. 5. Determine the relative mass of objects based on application of a force. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 69: Reflection on scale factors in living things. New Content Strategies * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Class discussion with inquiry method * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Thre relationship F=ma, contrasting mass and weight. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: three balls with same diameter but different masses * PG Website * Computers HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students roll balls back and forth on the lab table in lieu of playing broom hockey. Underscore how to complete homework (online questions) for full credit.
per4
The WorkEnergy Theorem and Power
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * State and explain the workenergy theorem, using the fact that objects can possess only kinetic energy
* Use the workenergy theorem to solve problems * State the definition of power, and solve related problems, including those involving the calculusbased formulation of power and power as constant force x velocity ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 7.4 and 7.5
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per5
Project: Gravity Cars (4)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply dynamics principles to design a small car powered by a falling weight
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab equipment and materials supplied by students
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Finish plans and construction of car
per6
Heat Engines, Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Recognize and apply the general principles of operation of a heat engine (transfer of energy from a hot to a cold reservoir, with useful work being done using extracted energy)
* Calculate efficiency and maximum efficiency for heat engines * Describe how a study of heat at the microscopic level explains flow of thermal energy from hot to cold * Recognize entropy as a property that quantifies the probability of a macrostate occurring, and that high entropy means a disordered state and a dispersal (a lack of concentration) of energy * State qualitatively the change in entropy accompanying common energy changes, such as temperature changes, phase changes, and conversion of energy from some other form to thermal energy * Recite and apply the second law of thermodynamics * Recognize that macroscopic energy flow and change arises from uneven distribution of energy, so distributed energy (a condition of high entropy) cannot be used to perform useful work. Thus processes in isolated systems "wind down" as the amount of useful energy is diminished ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.5 and 11.7
* Post  Representative problems from textbook NOTES: Day 1: Notes and discussion, start book problems
Day 2: Multiple choice AP questions (9), conceptual questions in flipcharts per8
The WorkEnergy Theorem and Power
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * State and explain the workenergy theorem, using the fact that objects can possess only kinetic energy
* Use the workenergy theorem to solve problems * State the definition of power, and solve related problems, including those involving the calculusbased formulation of power and power as constant force x velocity ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 7.4 and 7.5
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
29 per1
Activity 5: Force, Mass And Acceleration (23)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 23 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Determine the accelerations produced by a constant force on different masses.
2. Determine the accelerations procuced by different forces on a constant mass. 3. Interpret velocity vs. time graphs to compare accelerations. 4. Make force diagrams of experimental results. 5. State Newton’s Second Law Of Motion in words and mathematically. 6. Define net force. 7. Apply Newton’s second law of motion in everyday life. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 79 and p. 85: Reflection on force as it relates to initial speed and deceleration, and as it relates to mass. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Newton’s second law applied to everyday situations, interpreting a velocity vs. time graph to find acceleration. ASSESSMENT: * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab worksheet * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Lab materials: Labquest with photogate and smart pulley, cart, set of standard masses, pulley cord * Computers HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Collecting data, making graphs, and answering questions occurs over two periods and starting online work in third period. Can truncate to two periods total by supplying students with sample data and having them do their graphs online.
per2
Activity 5: Force, Mass And Acceleration (23)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 23 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Determine the accelerations produced by a constant force on different masses.
2. Determine the accelerations procuced by different forces on a constant mass. 3. Interpret velocity vs. time graphs to compare accelerations. 4. Make force diagrams of experimental results. 5. State Newton’s Second Law Of Motion in words and mathematically. 6. Define net force. 7. Apply Newton’s second law of motion in everyday life. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 79 and p. 85: Reflection on force as it relates to initial speed and deceleration, and as it relates to mass. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Newton’s second law applied to everyday situations, interpreting a velocity vs. time graph to find acceleration. ASSESSMENT: * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab worksheet * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Lab materials: Labquest with photogate and smart pulley, cart, set of standard masses, pulley cord * Computers HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Collecting data, making graphs, and answering questions occurs over two periods and starting online work in third period. Can truncate to two periods total by supplying students with sample data and having them do their graphs online.
per4
Potential Energy and Conservative Forces
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define potential energy, name common sources of potential energy, and derive the formula for common sources of potential energy from the work done by the related force
* Distinguish conservative from nonconservative forces, and perform calculations involving each to find changes in energy within a system ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 8.1  8.3
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
Heat Engines, Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Recognize and apply the general principles of operation of a heat engine (transfer of energy from a hot to a cold reservoir, with useful work being done using extracted energy)
* Calculate efficiency and maximum efficiency for heat engines * Describe how a study of heat at the microscopic level explains flow of thermal energy from hot to cold * Recognize entropy as a property that quantifies the probability of a macrostate occurring, and that high entropy means a disordered state and a dispersal (a lack of concentration) of energy * State qualitatively the change in entropy accompanying common energy changes, such as temperature changes, phase changes, and conversion of energy from some other form to thermal energy * Recite and apply the second law of thermodynamics * Recognize that macroscopic energy flow and change arises from uneven distribution of energy, so distributed energy (a condition of high entropy) cannot be used to perform useful work. Thus processes in isolated systems "wind down" as the amount of useful energy is diminished ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.5 and 11.7
* Post  Representative problems from textbook NOTES: Day 1: Notes and discussion, start book problems
Day 2: Multiple choice AP questions (9), conceptual questions in flipcharts per8
The WorkEnergy Theorem and Power
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * State and explain the workenergy theorem, using the fact that objects can possess only kinetic energy
* Use the workenergy theorem to solve problems * State the definition of power, and solve related problems, including those involving the calculusbased formulation of power and power as constant force x velocity ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 7.4 and 7.5
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
30 per1
Activity 5: Force, Mass And Acceleration (23)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 23 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Determine the accelerations produced by a constant force on different masses.
2. Determine the accelerations procuced by different forces on a constant mass. 3. Interpret velocity vs. time graphs to compare accelerations. 4. Make force diagrams of experimental results. 5. State Newton’s Second Law Of Motion in words and mathematically. 6. Define net force. 7. Apply Newton’s second law of motion in everyday life. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 79 and p. 85: Reflection on force as it relates to initial speed and deceleration, and as it relates to mass. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Newton’s second law applied to everyday situations, interpreting a velocity vs. time graph to find acceleration. ASSESSMENT: * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab worksheet * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Lab materials: Labquest with photogate and smart pulley, cart, set of standard masses, pulley cord * Computers HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Collecting data, making graphs, and answering questions occurs over two periods and starting online work in third period. Can truncate to two periods total by supplying students with sample data and having them do their graphs online.
per2
Activity 5: Force, Mass And Acceleration (23)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 23 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Determine the accelerations produced by a constant force on different masses.
2. Determine the accelerations procuced by different forces on a constant mass. 3. Interpret velocity vs. time graphs to compare accelerations. 4. Make force diagrams of experimental results. 5. State Newton’s Second Law Of Motion in words and mathematically. 6. Define net force. 7. Apply Newton’s second law of motion in everyday life. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 79 and p. 85: Reflection on force as it relates to initial speed and deceleration, and as it relates to mass. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Newton’s second law applied to everyday situations, interpreting a velocity vs. time graph to find acceleration. ASSESSMENT: * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab worksheet * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Lab materials: Labquest with photogate and smart pulley, cart, set of standard masses, pulley cord * Computers HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Collecting data, making graphs, and answering questions occurs over two periods and starting online work in third period. Can truncate to two periods total by supplying students with sample data and having them do their graphs online.
per4
Conservation of Energy
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * State the law of conservation of mechanical energy
* Use the law of conservation of mechanical energy, in conjunction with calculation of work done by nonconservative forces, to solve problems related to transfer of energy within systems and between systems and their environment ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 8.4  8.6
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per5
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per6
Inquiry: Ideal Gas Law (3)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Use a computer simulation to explore the relationships between variables in the ideal gas law
* Explain changes in pressure and temperature in a sample of gas based on mechanics principles (force, work, kinetic energy) * Define relevant vocabulary (isothermal, isobaric, isovolumetric, adiabatic) ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Lab with electronic data collection
* Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Handout
* Class set of computers HOMEWORK: * Finish lab report
NOTES: * Work with the program during week 1, then work on inquiry report during week 2
* Can be modified to allow students to complete a simulation activity, then write an inquiry procedure summary per8
Conservation of Energy
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * State the law of conservation of mechanical energy
* Use the law of conservation of mechanical energy, in conjunction with calculation of work done by nonconservative forces, to solve problems related to transfer of energy within systems and between systems and their environment ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 8.4  8.6
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
31 per1
Activity 8: Newton’s Third Law Of Motion
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. State Newton’s Third Law Of Motion.
2. Identify objects and the forces thay act on and explain why “action” and “reaction” forces do not cancel each other. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p.94: Reflection on the strength of gravity as a function of distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Class discussion with inquiry method New Content Newton’s Third Law. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Video * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: Physics Talk
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions per2
Activity 8: Newton’s Third Law Of Motion
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. State Newton’s Third Law Of Motion.
2. Identify objects and the forces thay act on and explain why “action” and “reaction” forces do not cancel each other. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p.94: Reflection on the strength of gravity as a function of distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Class discussion with inquiry method New Content Newton’s Third Law. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Video * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: Physics Talk
* Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions per4
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per6
The Atomic Model of Matter
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * List and describe the three phases of matter
* Describe the common model of an atom as containing protons and neutrons in a small central nucleus, with electrons orbiting in various energy levels comprising most of the physical size of atom * Define and apply atomic mass and atomic number, and use atomic mass units * Work with molar mass to determine the number of moles of a substance * Define volume and convert between metric volume units ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.1
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per8
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.

1 per1
Supplement: Velocity, Acceleration and Force Problems (12)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 12 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to Gain practice in solving math problems introduced in Activities 1, 2 and 3.
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content Discuss steps in solving problems and applicable equations. New Content Strategies * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content * Use of F=ma with velocity and acceleration equations for mathematical problemsolving ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Computers HOMEWORK: * PG questions / problems
NOTES: Can use one or two periods for this purpose.
per2
Supplement: Velocity, Acceleration and Force Problems (12)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 12 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to Gain practice in solving math problems introduced in Activities 1, 2 and 3.
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content Discuss steps in solving problems and applicable equations. New Content Strategies * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content * Use of F=ma with velocity and acceleration equations for mathematical problemsolving ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Computers HOMEWORK: * PG questions / problems
NOTES: Can use one or two periods for this purpose.
per4
Impulse, Momentum, and Conservation of Momentum
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * State the impulsemomentum theorem and the law of conservation of momentum
* Solve problems related to impulse, momentum, and conservation of momentum in one and twodimensions ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 9.1  9.5
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
The Atomic Model of an Ideal Gas (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define an ideal gas
* Apply the formula for thermal energy of an ideal gas as a function of temperature * Define rms speed and apply the formula for rms speed of a molecule of ideal gas as a function of temperature * Define pressure, understand force as a function of pressure difference, and define a vacuum and gauge pressure * Derive two versions of the ideal gas law from the origins of pressure in collisions of gas molecules with the container, and the resultant proportionalities between pressure, temperature, and volume * Answer conceptual and mathematical questions related to the ideal gas law ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.2
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per7
Impulse, Momentum, and Conservation of Momentum
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * State the impulsemomentum theorem and the law of conservation of momentum
* Solve problems related to impulse, momentum, and conservation of momentum in one and twodimensions ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 9.1  9.5
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per8
Project: Gravity Cars (4)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply dynamics principles to design a small car powered by a falling weight
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab equipment and materials supplied by students
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Finish plans and construction of car
Active Physics: Action / reaction pairs handled as preclass.

2 
3 
4 per1
Predictions 2 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per2
Predictions 2 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per4
Center of Mass and the Motion of Systems of Particles
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define center of mass, and calculate center of mass for regular objects
* Recognize that center of mass and center of gravity are at the same point if g is the same everywhere within the object * Describe the implications of the concept of center of mass, and the law of conservation of momentum, on the motion of a system of particles ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 9.6  9.7
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per5
Project: Gravity Cars (4)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply dynamics principles to design a small car powered by a falling weight
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab equipment and materials supplied by students
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Finish plans and construction of car
per6
The Atomic Model of an Ideal Gas (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define an ideal gas
* Apply the formula for thermal energy of an ideal gas as a function of temperature * Define rms speed and apply the formula for rms speed of a molecule of ideal gas as a function of temperature * Define pressure, understand force as a function of pressure difference, and define a vacuum and gauge pressure * Derive two versions of the ideal gas law from the origins of pressure in collisions of gas molecules with the container, and the resultant proportionalities between pressure, temperature, and volume * Answer conceptual and mathematical questions related to the ideal gas law ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.2
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per8
Center of Mass and the Motion of Systems of Particles
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define center of mass, and calculate center of mass for regular objects
* Recognize that center of mass and center of gravity are at the same point if g is the same everywhere within the object * Describe the implications of the concept of center of mass, and the law of conservation of momentum, on the motion of a system of particles ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 9.6  9.7
* Post  Representative problems from textbook Active Physics: Essential friction knowledge handled in demonstration.

5 No School  Election Day

6 per1
Predictions 2 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per2
Predictions 2 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per4
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per5
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per6
Inquiry: Ideal Gas Law (3)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Use a computer simulation to explore the relationships between variables in the ideal gas law
* Explain changes in pressure and temperature in a sample of gas based on mechanics principles (force, work, kinetic energy) * Define relevant vocabulary (isothermal, isobaric, isovolumetric, adiabatic) ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Lab with electronic data collection
* Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Handout
* Class set of computers HOMEWORK: * Finish lab report
NOTES: * Work with the program during week 1, then work on inquiry report during week 2
* Can be modified to allow students to complete a simulation activity, then write an inquiry procedure summary per8
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.

7 per1
Predictions Chapter 2 Exam (2)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the most important concepts in this chapter
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content All concepts in this chapter as necessary New Content Strategies * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session New Content All concepts in this chapter ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Review worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written  Finish review worksheet, study for test
NOTES: Day 1: Review For Test
Day 2: Exam per2
Predictions Chapter 2 Exam (2)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the most important concepts in this chapter
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content All concepts in this chapter as necessary New Content Strategies * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session New Content All concepts in this chapter ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Review worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written  Finish review worksheet, study for test
NOTES: Day 1: Review For Test
Day 2: Exam per4
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per6
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per8
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.

8 per1
Predictions Chapter 2 Exam (2)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the most important concepts in this chapter
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content All concepts in this chapter as necessary New Content Strategies * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session New Content All concepts in this chapter ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Review worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written  Finish review worksheet, study for test
NOTES: Day 1: Review For Test
Day 2: Exam per2
Predictions Chapter 2 Exam (2)
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the most important concepts in this chapter
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content All concepts in this chapter as necessary New Content Strategies * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session New Content All concepts in this chapter ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Review worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written  Finish review worksheet, study for test
NOTES: Day 1: Review For Test
Day 2: Exam per4
Unit 3 Summative Assessment (2)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the material in this unit in an APstyle common test.
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option * Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Online problems
* Study for test NOTES: Review period after general practice sessions, followed by test.
per6
Unit 3 Part A Summative Assessment (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the material in this unit in a APstyle common test
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option * Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Online problems
* Study for test NOTES: Review period after general practice sessions, followed by test. Two tests in this unit.
per7
Unit 3 Summative Assessment (2)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the material in this unit in an APstyle common test.
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option * Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Online problems
* Study for test NOTES: Review period after general practice sessions, followed by test.
per8
Project: Gravity Cars (4)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply dynamics principles to design a small car powered by a falling weight
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab equipment and materials supplied by students
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Finish plans and construction of car
Active Physics exam

9 
10 
11 per1
Supplement: Friction
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define friction.
2. Determine how changes in roughness, pressure and area of contact affect the frictional force. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary Review Content Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Linear relationship between frictional force and the force pressing two surfaces together, rougher surfaces have more friction, friction is independent of surface area. ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
* Collect and check lab worksheet * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Lab materials: Friction box, set of standard masses, spring scale HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students drag friction boxes to investigate the impact of surface roughness, surface area and weight on the force of friction.
Can be expanded by collecting normal force and frictional force data, and graphing to find the coefficient of friction. per2
Supplement: Friction
UNIT: Active Predictions 2
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define friction.
2. Determine how changes in roughness, pressure and area of contact affect the frictional force. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary Review Content Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Linear relationship between frictional force and the force pressing two surfaces together, rougher surfaces have more friction, friction is independent of surface area. ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
* Collect and check lab worksheet * Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * PG Website * Lab materials: Friction box, set of standard masses, spring scale HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students drag friction boxes to investigate the impact of surface roughness, surface area and weight on the force of friction.
Can be expanded by collecting normal force and frictional force data, and graphing to find the coefficient of friction. per4
Unit 3 Summative Assessment (2)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the material in this unit in an APstyle common test.
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option * Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Online problems
* Study for test NOTES: Review period after general practice sessions, followed by test.
per5
Project: Gravity Cars (4)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply dynamics principles to design a small car powered by a falling weight
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab equipment and materials supplied by students
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Finish plans and construction of car
per6
Unit 3 Part A Summative Assessment (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the material in this unit in a APstyle common test
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option * Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Online problems
* Study for test NOTES: Review period after general practice sessions, followed by test. Two tests in this unit.
per8
Unit 3 Summative Assessment (2)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the material in this unit in an APstyle common test.
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option * Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Online problems
* Study for test NOTES: Review period after general practice sessions, followed by test.
End MP 1; APC and AP2 exams

12 per1
Activity 1: Response Time
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Identify the parts of the process of stopping a car.
2. Measure reaction time using stopwatches and falling rulers. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 4: Reflection on response time in an emergency. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Measurement of actual response time by two different methods. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * Worksheet
* Lab materials: Metric rulers and stopwatches HOMEWORK: * Written: Physics To Go
NOTES: Students calculate their response times using various methods.
per2
Activity 1: Response Time
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Identify the parts of the process of stopping a car.
2. Measure reaction time using stopwatches and falling rulers. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 4: Reflection on response time in an emergency. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content Measurement of actual response time by two different methods. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * Worksheet
* Lab materials: Metric rulers and stopwatches HOMEWORK: * Written: Physics To Go
NOTES: Students calculate their response times using various methods.
per4
Rotational Kinematics and Angular Quantities
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Recognize and define rotational and angular quantities related to kinematics
* Write and use rotational kinematics equations that are analogs to the linear equations learned in unit 2 ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 10.1  10.3
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
Ideal Gas Processes (4)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply the ideal gas law to solve for volume, pressure, or temperature before and after state changes for a fixed sample of gas
* Define isovolumetric (isochoric), isobaric, isothermal, and adiabatic processes * Interpret pV diagrams and process types to determine whether and by how much temperature, pressure, volume, and internal energy change, and to determine heat and work on a fixed sample ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session.
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance. * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment. MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.3
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per8
Rotational Kinematics and Angular Quantities
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Recognize and define rotational and angular quantities related to kinematics
* Write and use rotational kinematics equations that are analogs to the linear equations learned in unit 2 ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 10.1  10.3
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
13 per1
Transportation 1 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per2
Transportation 1 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per4
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per5
Ideal Gas Processes (4)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply the ideal gas law to solve for volume, pressure, or temperature before and after state changes for a fixed sample of gas
* Define isovolumetric (isochoric), isobaric, isothermal, and adiabatic processes * Interpret pV diagrams and process types to determine whether and by how much temperature, pressure, volume, and internal energy change, and to determine heat and work on a fixed sample ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session.
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance. * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment. MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.3
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
Inquiry: Ideal Gas Law (3)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Use a computer simulation to explore the relationships between variables in the ideal gas law
* Explain changes in pressure and temperature in a sample of gas based on mechanics principles (force, work, kinetic energy) * Define relevant vocabulary (isothermal, isobaric, isovolumetric, adiabatic) ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Lab with electronic data collection
* Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Spiral using PCAs and application in future lessons ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Handout
* Class set of computers HOMEWORK: * Finish lab report
NOTES: * Work with the program during week 1, then work on inquiry report during week 2
* Can be modified to allow students to complete a simulation activity, then write an inquiry procedure summary per8
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
APC and AP2: Detailed review of latest exams

14 per1
Activity 2: Speed And Following Distance (3)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define speed.
2. Identify constant and changing speeds. 3. Interpret distance vs. time and speed vs. time graphs. 4. Contrast average and instantaneous speeds. 5. Calculate the distance traveled at a constant speed. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 10: Reflection on safe following distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Using the concepts of instantaneous and average speed and interpreting speed vs. time graphs in the context of establishing a safe following distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: Lab quest with motion detector * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Reading: Physics Talk * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students use a motion detector to understand speed. Three periods with supplemental graph match activity and online problems.
per2
Activity 2: Speed And Following Distance (3)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define speed.
2. Identify constant and changing speeds. 3. Interpret distance vs. time and speed vs. time graphs. 4. Contrast average and instantaneous speeds. 5. Calculate the distance traveled at a constant speed. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 10: Reflection on safe following distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Using the concepts of instantaneous and average speed and interpreting speed vs. time graphs in the context of establishing a safe following distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: Lab quest with motion detector * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Reading: Physics Talk * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students use a motion detector to understand speed. Three periods with supplemental graph match activity and online problems.
per4
Rotational Energy and Moment of Inertia
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Recognize the moment of inertia as a formulation intended for mathematical convenience as the analog for mass in rotational calculations
* Recognize that moment of inertia arises from a calculation of kinetic energy for a revolving particle * Use integration with respect to radius to calculate the moment of inertia for common shapes * Use the parallel axis theorem to calculate the moment of inertia of common shapes rotating about axes in locations other than through the center of mass ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 10.4  10.5
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
Ideal Gas Processes (4)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply the ideal gas law to solve for volume, pressure, or temperature before and after state changes for a fixed sample of gas
* Define isovolumetric (isochoric), isobaric, isothermal, and adiabatic processes * Interpret pV diagrams and process types to determine whether and by how much temperature, pressure, volume, and internal energy change, and to determine heat and work on a fixed sample ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session.
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance. * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment. MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.3
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per8
Rotational Energy and Moment of Inertia
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Recognize the moment of inertia as a formulation intended for mathematical convenience as the analog for mass in rotational calculations
* Recognize that moment of inertia arises from a calculation of kinetic energy for a revolving particle * Use integration with respect to radius to calculate the moment of inertia for common shapes * Use the parallel axis theorem to calculate the moment of inertia of common shapes rotating about axes in locations other than through the center of mass ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 10.4  10.5
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
15 per1
Activity 2: Speed And Following Distance (3)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define speed.
2. Identify constant and changing speeds. 3. Interpret distance vs. time and speed vs. time graphs. 4. Contrast average and instantaneous speeds. 5. Calculate the distance traveled at a constant speed. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 10: Reflection on safe following distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Using the concepts of instantaneous and average speed and interpreting speed vs. time graphs in the context of establishing a safe following distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: Lab quest with motion detector * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Reading: Physics Talk * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students use a motion detector to understand speed. Three periods with supplemental graph match activity and online problems.
per2
Activity 2: Speed And Following Distance (3)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define speed.
2. Identify constant and changing speeds. 3. Interpret distance vs. time and speed vs. time graphs. 4. Contrast average and instantaneous speeds. 5. Calculate the distance traveled at a constant speed. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 10: Reflection on safe following distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Using the concepts of instantaneous and average speed and interpreting speed vs. time graphs in the context of establishing a safe following distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: Lab quest with motion detector * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Reading: Physics Talk * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students use a motion detector to understand speed. Three periods with supplemental graph match activity and online problems.
per4
Unit 4 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per6
Ideal Gas Processes (4)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply the ideal gas law to solve for volume, pressure, or temperature before and after state changes for a fixed sample of gas
* Define isovolumetric (isochoric), isobaric, isothermal, and adiabatic processes * Interpret pV diagrams and process types to determine whether and by how much temperature, pressure, volume, and internal energy change, and to determine heat and work on a fixed sample ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session.
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance. * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment. MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.3
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per7
Unit 4 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per8
Activity: Rolling Down an Incline
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Solve problems related to kinematics and energy of rolling objects to verify the results of an experiment where a disk or hoop is rolled down an incline and across the floor
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab materials: Inclined plane, disk or hoop, timer (supplied by student)
HOMEWORK: None

16 
17 
18 per1
Activity 2: Speed And Following Distance (3)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define speed.
2. Identify constant and changing speeds. 3. Interpret distance vs. time and speed vs. time graphs. 4. Contrast average and instantaneous speeds. 5. Calculate the distance traveled at a constant speed. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 10: Reflection on safe following distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Using the concepts of instantaneous and average speed and interpreting speed vs. time graphs in the context of establishing a safe following distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: Lab quest with motion detector * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Reading: Physics Talk * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students use a motion detector to understand speed. Three periods with supplemental graph match activity and online problems.
per2
Activity 2: Speed And Following Distance (3)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 3 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Define speed.
2. Identify constant and changing speeds. 3. Interpret distance vs. time and speed vs. time graphs. 4. Contrast average and instantaneous speeds. 5. Calculate the distance traveled at a constant speed. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 10: Reflection on safe following distance. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Using the concepts of instantaneous and average speed and interpreting speed vs. time graphs in the context of establishing a safe following distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet * Lab materials: Lab quest with motion detector * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Reading: For You To Read
* Reading: Physics Talk * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions NOTES: Students use a motion detector to understand speed. Three periods with supplemental graph match activity and online problems.
per4
Rotational Torque and Power
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define torque, recognize torque as the rotational analog to force, and write Newton's second law for rotation
* Solve problems involving rotation and Newton's second law * Define power in a rotational context and solve problems involving torque and power ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 10.6  10.8
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per5
Activity: Rolling Down an Incline
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Solve problems related to kinematics and energy of rolling objects to verify the results of an experiment where a disk or hoop is rolled down an incline and across the floor
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab materials: Inclined plane, disk or hoop, timer (supplied by student)
HOMEWORK: None
per6
Thermal Expansion
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Describe the physical changes that lead to thermal expansion
* State that thermal expansion in length, area and volume is directly related to the change temperature and affected a material property, the coefficient of thermal expansion * Perform calculations related to linear thermal expansion ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Demonstration(s) * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 12.4
* Post  Representative problems from textbook NOTES: Perform thermal expansion demonstration with a bimetallic strip and ballandring.
per8
Rotational Torque and Power
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define torque, recognize torque as the rotational analog to force, and write Newton's second law for rotation
* Solve problems involving rotation and Newton's second law * Define power in a rotational context and solve problems involving torque and power ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 10.6  10.8
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
19 per1
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per2
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per4
Rolling, Rigid Objects (2)
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Describe the conditions for rolling without slipping, and compute translational and rotational kinetic energy for an object which is rolling without slipping
* Solve problems related to kinematics and energy of rolling objects ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.1
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
Calorimetry (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define specific heat and heat of transformation
* Perform calculations related to the heat involved in changing the temperature and phase of substances ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Check individual student work during lab * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 12.5, 12.6 and 12.7
* Post  Representative problems from textbook NOTES: Informal use of computer simulation to enhance understanding.
per8
Rolling, Rigid Objects (2)
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Describe the conditions for rolling without slipping, and compute translational and rotational kinetic energy for an object which is rolling without slipping
* Solve problems related to kinematics and energy of rolling objects ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.1
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
20 per1
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per2
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per4
Rolling, Rigid Objects (2)
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Describe the conditions for rolling without slipping, and compute translational and rotational kinetic energy for an object which is rolling without slipping
* Solve problems related to kinematics and energy of rolling objects ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.1
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per5
Calorimetry (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define specific heat and heat of transformation
* Perform calculations related to the heat involved in changing the temperature and phase of substances ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Check individual student work during lab * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 12.5, 12.6 and 12.7
* Post  Representative problems from textbook NOTES: Informal use of computer simulation to enhance understanding.
per6
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per8
Rolling, Rigid Objects (2)
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Describe the conditions for rolling without slipping, and compute translational and rotational kinetic energy for an object which is rolling without slipping
* Solve problems related to kinematics and energy of rolling objects ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.1
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
21 per1
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per2
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per4
Vector Product and Torque
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Compute the vector (cross) product of two vectors expressed in unit vector notation
* Compute the torque associated with radius and force vectors expressed in unit vector notation * Use the righthand rule to determine the direction of the vector product ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.2
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
Heat Transfer
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define and describe conditions for the three types of heat transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation
* Perform calculations related to the conductive and radiative heat transfer ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Check individual student work during lab * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP Problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 12.8
* Post  Representative problems from textbook NOTES: Preview this topic qualitatively at the time when transfer of thermal energy by heat is first discussed. Revisit the topic quantitatively when it occurs in the flow of the textbook.
per8
Vector Product and Torque
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Compute the vector (cross) product of two vectors expressed in unit vector notation
* Compute the torque associated with radius and force vectors expressed in unit vector notation * Use the righthand rule to determine the direction of the vector product ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Section 11.2
* Post  Representative problems from textbook 
22 per1
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per2
Activity 3: Stopping Your Car (4)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Relate stopping distance to initial speed.
2. Determine stopping distance from response time and braking distance. 3. Examine accelerated motion. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity to activate prior knowledge Review Content What Do You Think? p. 17: Reflection on the factors involved in stopping your car. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Lab with electronic data collection * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab * Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Teacherassigned pairs or groups * Citation of applications meaningful to students New Content Exploration of the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance. ASSESSMENT: * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance
* Check individual student work during lab * Collect and check lab and related homework MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Lab materials: Labquests with photogates, inclined planes, carts, ring stands, index cards, tape * Worksheet * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Written: Online questions / problems or Physics To Go questions
NOTES: Students investigate the relationship between initial speed and stopping distance for uniform braking acceleration.
Day 1: Collect data. Day 2: Do graph and begin questions. Day 3: Discuss methods to answer questions in this activity, work on missing items. Day 4: Wrap up and turn in activity, work on supplemental worksheet. per4
Angular Momentum of Particles and Rigid Bodies
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define angular momentum and state Newton's second law for rotation stated in terms of torque and angular momentum
* Calculate the angular momentum of rotating objects and systems ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 11.3  11.4
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per6
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per7
Angular Momentum of Particles and Rigid Bodies
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Define angular momentum and state Newton's second law for rotation stated in terms of torque and angular momentum
* Calculate the angular momentum of rotating objects and systems ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Board presentation with notes and examples
* Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Representative AP problems HOMEWORK: * Pre  Read / Outline Sections 11.3  11.4
* Post  Representative problems from textbook per8
Project: Gravity Cars (4)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply dynamics principles to design a small car powered by a falling weight
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab equipment and materials supplied by students
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Finish plans and construction of car
Per 8: Gravity Car Run

23 
24 
25 per1
Transportation 1 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per2
Transportation 1 General Practice Session
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Work on unfinished classwork and homework
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
* Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Finish work as required
per4
Unit 4 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per5
Project: Gravity Cars (4)
UNIT: AP C Energy and Linear Momentum
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: 4 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Apply dynamics principles to design a small car powered by a falling weight
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Citation of applications meaningful to students ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * Lab equipment and materials supplied by students
* Handout HOMEWORK: * Finish plans and construction of car
per6
Unit 3 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per8
Unit 4 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
Per 5: Gravity Car Run

26 per1
Quiz Activites 13 or 16 (2)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Review for a quiz via classroom discussion and sample problems.
2. Take a quiz in order to assess their understanding of material presented in this chapter to date. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content Sample questions and problems. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Citation of applications meaningful to students * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content none ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Summative  Quiz MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written: Study for quiz
NOTES: Day 1: Review.
Day 2: Take quiz. Alternate plan: Quiz on Activities 13 and 56 separately. Review before each quiz. Add a third day if needed. per2
Quiz Activites 13 or 16 (2)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Review for a quiz via classroom discussion and sample problems.
2. Take a quiz in order to assess their understanding of material presented in this chapter to date. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content Sample questions and problems. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Citation of applications meaningful to students * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content none ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Summative  Quiz MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written: Study for quiz
NOTES: Day 1: Review.
Day 2: Take quiz. Alternate plan: Quiz on Activities 13 and 56 separately. Review before each quiz. Add a third day if needed. Early Dismissal (10am) Tar

27 per1
Quiz Activites 13 or 16 (2)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Review for a quiz via classroom discussion and sample problems.
2. Take a quiz in order to assess their understanding of material presented in this chapter to date. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content Sample questions and problems. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Citation of applications meaningful to students * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content none ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Summative  Quiz MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written: Study for quiz
NOTES: Day 1: Review.
Day 2: Take quiz. Alternate plan: Quiz on Activities 13 and 56 separately. Review before each quiz. Add a third day if needed. per2
Quiz Activites 13 or 16 (2)
UNIT: Active Transportation 1
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to 1. Review for a quiz via classroom discussion and sample problems.
2. Take a quiz in order to assess their understanding of material presented in this chapter to date. ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: Review Strategies
* Teacher review of homework as necessary * Preclass activity related to prior lesson Review Content Sample questions and problems. Review of previous classwork or homework as appropriate. New Content Strategies * Board / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples * Board presentation to document / post problems solved * Multiple representations (graphical and algebraic) * Use of easy / medium / difficult questions * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session * Citation of applications meaningful to students * Teacherassigned pairs or groups New Content none ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance * Summative  Quiz MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheet HOMEWORK: * Written: Study for quiz
NOTES: Day 1: Review.
Day 2: Take quiz. Alternate plan: Quiz on Activities 13 and 56 separately. Review before each quiz. Add a third day if needed. per4
Unit 4 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
per5
Unit 3 Part B Summative Assessment (2)
UNIT: AP2 Thermodynamics
DURATION: 2 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Demonstrate mastery of the material in this unit in a APstyle common test
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session
ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign online problems with correction / resubmit option * Summative  Test MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* PG Website HOMEWORK: * Online problems
* Study for test NOTES: Review period after general practice sessions, followed by test. Two tests in this unit.
per6
Activity: Millikan Analogy
UNIT: AP2 Electricity
DURATION: 1 period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Perform mathematical processes to determine the mass of a single paper clip from masses of multiple piles of an unknown number of clips, similar to those performed by Robert Millikan to measure the charge on a single electron
* Describe the Millikan experiment and relate its method to the method of data collection and analysis in this activity ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during lab
* Peer teaching / collaboration during lab * Class discussion with inquiry method ASSESSMENT: * Check individual student work during lab
MATERIALS: * ActivBoard and chalkboard
* Paper clips, electronic balance HOMEWORK: * Finish lab report
NOTES: Whole class participation in data collection, individual analysis of data.
per8
Unit 4 General Practice Session
UNIT: AP C Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics, Equilibrium
STANDARDS: click to view
DURATION: As needed period(s)
OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to * Successfully answer questions and solve problems based on the material covered in this unit
ACTIVITIES / PROCEDURES: * ActivInspire / PowerPoint presentation with notes and examples
* ActivInspire to document / post problems solved * Oneonone teacher / student instruction during practice session * Peer teaching / collaboration during practice session ASSESSMENT: * Monitor proficiency during practice session
* Assign preclass problem(s) on next day after practice / reflection homework assignment * Call on students at random or with emphasis on students who may need assistance MATERIALS: * ActivBoard & chalkboard
* Worksheets with sample AP problems * PG Website HOMEWORK: * Continue with problem set from class
* Related online problems NOTES: Use book, board and / or worksheet problems, allowing students to finish for homework if necessary. Preclass may consist of important, challenging problems.
Per 1,2: Quiz Activities 13

28 No School  Thanksgiving

29 No School  Thanksgiving

30 