Week of May 2022
Work days to complete final project
**QUIZ TUESDAY, MAY 12 ON WAVES** (TYPES OF WAVES, WAVE PROPERTIES, CALCULATIONS WITH WAVELENGTH, FREQUENCY, AND SPEED, WAVE INTERACTIONS, ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM)
Week of May 47
Monday/Tuesday
 Finish Wave Interactions lab observations
 Complete Wave Interactions chart
 Use textbook as resource (this site is great, too)
Wednesday
 Discuss Wave Interactions
 Wave Interactions left side summary (page 79)
 Begin Electromagnetic Spectrum
Thursday
 Jigsaw groups present Electromagnetic Spectrum sections/take notes/uploads/3/7/7/8/37787153/electromagnetic_waves.docx
 Practice with EM Spectrum
Next Monday: Jeopardy to review for quiz!
Week of April 2730
Monday/Tuesday:
 Left side (p.77) Wave questions (see presentation slides below or here for the questions)
 Wave Properties: Waves on a String Simulation HERE!
 Extra resources: Energy Transport and Amplitude, The Speed of a Wave, The Wave Equation
Wednesday:
 Complete Waves on a String questions/uploads/3/7/7/8/37787153/wave_properties_&_sim.docx, if not
finished Mon/Tues
 Speed of a Wave Equation (see notes) and practice (also, more Challenge Practice with Planck's constant and
scientific notation)
 Extra resource: Info on scientific notation
Thursday:
 Discuss calculations
 Wordsplash Summary on page 79: see last slide of notes for vocab terms and write 34 complete sentences, using all
the words and demonstrating your understanding of the meaning of the terms and how they are connected to one
another
 Begin Wave Interactions Lab
 Station 6: The Marina Simulation
 Station 7: Waves on a String Simulation
Work days to complete final project
**QUIZ TUESDAY, MAY 12 ON WAVES** (TYPES OF WAVES, WAVE PROPERTIES, CALCULATIONS WITH WAVELENGTH, FREQUENCY, AND SPEED, WAVE INTERACTIONS, ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM)
Week of May 47
Monday/Tuesday
 Finish Wave Interactions lab observations
 Complete Wave Interactions chart
 Use textbook as resource (this site is great, too)
Wednesday
 Discuss Wave Interactions
 Wave Interactions left side summary (page 79)
 Begin Electromagnetic Spectrum
Thursday
 Jigsaw groups present Electromagnetic Spectrum sections/take notes/uploads/3/7/7/8/37787153/electromagnetic_waves.docx
 Practice with EM Spectrum
Next Monday: Jeopardy to review for quiz!
Week of April 2730
Monday/Tuesday:
 Left side (p.77) Wave questions (see presentation slides below or here for the questions)
 Wave Properties: Waves on a String Simulation HERE!
 Extra resources: Energy Transport and Amplitude, The Speed of a Wave, The Wave Equation
Wednesday:
 Complete Waves on a String questions/uploads/3/7/7/8/37787153/wave_properties_&_sim.docx, if not
finished Mon/Tues
 Speed of a Wave Equation (see notes) and practice (also, more Challenge Practice with Planck's constant and
scientific notation)
 Extra resource: Info on scientific notation
Thursday:
 Discuss calculations
 Wordsplash Summary on page 79: see last slide of notes for vocab terms and write 34 complete sentences, using all
the words and demonstrating your understanding of the meaning of the terms and how they are connected to one
another
 Begin Wave Interactions Lab
 Station 6: The Marina Simulation
 Station 7: Waves on a String Simulation
Week of April 2023
Monday/Tuesday:  Wrap up roller coaster physics project (see post below)  Review types of energy to revisit PreTest Questions  BINGO game Wednesday/Thursday:  Post "PreTest" on energy  New objective: Can I compare and contrast different types of wave and how they travel? (see notes to right and notes pamphlet template below)  Use this website and this one to compare and contrast longitudinal, transverse, and surface waves (or check out this one)


Roller Coaster Physics Project final info and notes:
*Individual reflections are due Sunday, April 19  assignment is in Google classroom (make sure you officially click "turn it on" in the upper right corner of the completed doc) *The first day back from Arts Fest (April 20 or 21) you will have a short amount of time to wrap things up with your group. During this time, you should do your Design and Performance Data Sheet if you didn't already do your time trials. You will also finalize and turn in all of your completed work, which should be stapled in the following order: 1. Title Page (Proposal Questions at this link are not required, but if you had time to complete them, they should be the last thing in your proposal packet) 2. Project Checklist 3. Background Research A, B, & D 4. Planning and Design Sheet 5. Design and Performance Data Sheet 

Week of March 913
Monday/Tuesday:
 Forms of Energy: directions for card sort and notes sheet (taped to page 68)
Wednesday:
 Forms of Energy 321 Summary on page 67
 Energy Skate Park Simulation (answer these questions while you work)
Thursday:
 Finish simulation
 Begin Roller Coaster Physics Project < the document linked here contains ALL the information and links you need to help you complete each step of your proposal!
Central Question: How can we predict and describe an object's motion?
Week of February 2326
Monday: Newton's 3rd law simulation Use this sheet to answer questions while you work
 This document lists everything that will be covered on the test, and includes links of relevant practice problems. We will review together in class on Wednesday
Tuesday: Eldora!
Wednesday: Review for test
Thursday: Test
Test on Thursday, February 26!
 This document lists everything that will be covered on the test, and includes links of relevant practice problems. We will review together in class on Wednesday
 Test covers ALL objectives on ISN p. 46: speed, acceleration, velocity, graphs, Newton's laws, gravity, friction... you will be allowed to use a calculator and ONE notecard!
 Here's a cool TedEd video to review all of Newton's laws, too!
Week of February 1719
Tuesday:
 Finish gravity objective from last week (notes below); Left side summary on ISN p. 59 (Give Me 5)
 New objective... make sure your objective log on p. 46 is up to date (you should have 7 objectives)
 PhET Forces and Motion Simulation  Instructions and Student Lab sheet
 Finish PhET simulation and questions/discuss Newton's 2nd Law
Thursday:
 Newton's Second Law practice problems (do Level 1 problems, then challenge yourself to try some Level 2) (Answer key)
 Get PhET simulation questions and summary checked for IC entry
 Intensive 3 only (other classes will do this Monday): Newton's 3rd law simulation Use this sheet to answer questions while you work
Week of February 912
Monday:
 WarmUp on forces (ISN page 53)
 Give feedback on triad
 Egg drop demonstration and discussion (on ISN page 56)
 Notes about Newton's First Law of Motion (on ISN page 56)
 begin First Law/Inertia Concept Questions (on ISN page 55)
Tuesday:
 Finish and discuss First Law/Inertia Concept Questions (see Check your Understanding questions at the bottom of this webpage)
 Friction intro (ISN page 58)
 The Mu of the Shoe Lab (click here for directions and here for data table/questions)
Wednesday:
 Discuss coefficient of friction/calculations (see links above)
 Finish collecting and analyzing data for Mu of the Shoe Lab; answer lab questions (ISN p. 57)
 Finish notes on kinetic and static friction (have completed lab checked for IC entry)
 Page 57 Friction summary (see left side guidelines on ISN p. 13)
 New objective: Can I describe gravity and its effect on motion, mass, and weight?
 ISN p. 60 Gravity (videos embedded in the presentation)
Week of January 2629
** If you want another reference for the Physics concepts we've been studying, this website is a great resource!
Monday: Finish acceleration calculations for last week's lab; Acceleration practice; begin Kahoot
Tuesday: Motion Kahoot review (to play at home, you'll need to run the game from one window and play the game in another window); read and take notes on ISN page 52 while reading pages 1013 in textbook (Forces)
Want to learn more about different types of forces and how they interact? Check out this lesson from the Physics Classroom or watch this lesson about Normal Force and Contact Force on Khan Academy
Wednesday: Net Forces whiteboard practice; Cart observations about motion and forces in gym
Thursday: QUIZ ON SPEED, VELOCITY, ACCELERATION, & GRAPHS  You may use a 1 notecard and a calculator!
Week of January 2022
Monday: No School
Tuesday: WrapUp Distance vs. Time graphs; Velocity (click or see below); Velocity practice problems
Want to know more about vectors, scalars, speed, and velocity? Check this out.
Know some Geometry? Want to apply it to velocity problems? See these Relative Velocity and Riverboat Problems.
Wednesday: Wrap up velocity and finish calculations on Graphing/Calculations practice (turn it in); Begin Velocity and Acceleration Lab
Thursday: Finish collecting data for lab; Acceleration; Lab calculations and graphing
Want to work more kinematics problems with ALL the equations? The equations are here. Try these problems! Or these!
Week of January 1215:
Monday: Motion/Forces PreTest, Team Work Traits and Goals, Central Question exploration
Tuesday: Complete central question exploration; Speed Lab
HW: Write a 46 sentence hypothesis related to the question about motion that you created. For example, if your question was "How does a pendulum work?" you should write about how you think a pendulum works and explain your thinking. NO research allowed, just write what you think! Write it on a sheet of notebook paper or type and print a copy to turn in. Include drawings to support your explanation, if necessary. Due Thursday, 1/15.
Wednesday: Finish Speed calculations; Questions/Analysis for speed lab
Thursday: Triad challenge question; Graphing Distance vs. Time
Week of December 811

Reminder: Science Assessment on Thursday, 11/20. It will cover classification of matter, physical and chemical properties, density (concepts and calculations), and phases of matter (ISN pages 2736). NOT open notes!
Use these links for more practice on: density, classification of matter, physical and chemical properties
YOU MAY HAVE ONE 3"X5" NOTECARD WITH ANY NOTES YOU WANT TO WRITE ON IT (FRONT AND BACK)
Week of November 1720
Monday: Finish XOD lab; Phase Changes notes/discussion
Tuesday: Phase Change lab
Wednesday: Review for assessment with Kahoot game
Thursday: ASSESSMENT
Week of November 1014
Monday: Finish clay lab and add your group's data here; Left side page (p.33) summary of density (HW if not finished in class)
Wednesday: Begin new objective on phases of matter; What's the Matter with XOD? Lab
 More information on the states of matter here!
Thursday: Notes on ISN p.36 about Bose Einstein Condensates and Plasma; finish XOD Lab
Monday: Finish XOD lab; Phase Changes notes/discussion
Tuesday: Phase Change lab
Wednesday: Review for assessment with Kahoot game
Thursday: ASSESSMENT
Week of November 1014
Monday: Finish clay lab and add your group's data here; Left side page (p.33) summary of density (HW if not finished in class)
Wednesday: Begin new objective on phases of matter; What's the Matter with XOD? Lab
 More information on the states of matter here!
Thursday: Notes on ISN p.36 about Bose Einstein Condensates and Plasma; finish XOD Lab
Week of November 36
Monday: Kahoot game review of chemical and physical properties! Begin the Case of the Stolen Necklace lab.
Tuesday: Finish analysis of The Case of the Stolen Necklace
 If your'e ready for it, try these Density Challenge Questions on your own
 HW due Wed (unless you finish it in class): Finish lab calculations and questions (if you're really stumped after 5 minutes of work, STOP! We'll work through it together in class)
Wednesday: Layering Liquids calculations, questions, and demonstration; Density Practice problems
 Ready for even more practice with calculations? Here it is!
Thursday: Finish Density Practice problems; Begin Density Lab 2 (with clay)
Monday: Kahoot game review of chemical and physical properties! Begin the Case of the Stolen Necklace lab.
Tuesday: Finish analysis of The Case of the Stolen Necklace
 If your'e ready for it, try these Density Challenge Questions on your own
 HW due Wed (unless you finish it in class): Finish lab calculations and questions (if you're really stumped after 5 minutes of work, STOP! We'll work through it together in class)
Wednesday: Layering Liquids calculations, questions, and demonstration; Density Practice problems
 Ready for even more practice with calculations? Here it is!
Thursday: Finish Density Practice problems; Begin Density Lab 2 (with clay)


Week of October 2023
Monday: Types of Mixtures; review Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures (click the link for an interactive lesson and activity)
Wednesday: Go over lab; Physical and Chemical properties demo/notes/foldable
Thursday:
Monday: Types of Mixtures; review Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures (click the link for an interactive lesson and activity)
 Watched TedEd The Science of Macaroni Salad: What's in a mixture?
 Want to Watch Part 2? The Science of Macaroni Salad: What's in a molecule?
Wednesday: Go over lab; Physical and Chemical properties demo/notes/foldable
 HW: Classification of Matter practice DUE THURS 10/23
Thursday:


Week of October 1416
Central Question: What is matter and how is it classified?
Tuesday: "Whatsa Matter?";
Thursday: Continue filling in graphic organizer (page 28) about compounds; research a compound and the elements that make it up
Central Question: What is matter and how is it classified?
Tuesday: "Whatsa Matter?";
 HW: Cut out puzzle pieces for Wednesday's lesson
Thursday: Continue filling in graphic organizer (page 28) about compounds; research a compound and the elements that make it up


Week of September 29October 2
Monday: Reflection on Mass lab (page 21); Notes on volume, see below (page 24)
Tuesday: Volume practice (whiteboards); Volume lab, see below (page 23)
Wednesday: Finish volume lab; review for quiz
Thursday: Quiz on Measurements (length, mass, volume), includes lab component
Monday: Reflection on Mass lab (page 21); Notes on volume, see below (page 24)
Tuesday: Volume practice (whiteboards); Volume lab, see below (page 23)
Wednesday: Finish volume lab; review for quiz
Thursday: Quiz on Measurements (length, mass, volume), includes lab component


Monday: Finish notes on length; complete Centimeter and Millimeter Worksheet
Tuesday: Length Lab (HW: Quiz revisions)
Wednesday: Notes on mass (ISN p. 22); Measuring mass practice (ISN p. 21)
 More practice with metric conversions can be found here
Thursday: Mass Lab (see slide 23 below)


Week of Sept. 1519
Add your individual averages for the "It's HOW Big" cubit measuring activity to this doc. Make sure you are on the tab for the correct intensive!
Answers to Simpsons Controls and Variables quiz review
Week of Sept. 24
How Science Works flow chart
Add your individual averages for the "It's HOW Big" cubit measuring activity to this doc. Make sure you are on the tab for the correct intensive!
Answers to Simpsons Controls and Variables quiz review
Week of Sept. 24
How Science Works flow chart
Scientific Summer HW Assignment 