College Prep Physics

END AND FINAL EXAM
5/30 Tuesday Instructions about final exam
5/31 Wednesday Poor Man's Laser Light Show
6/1 Thursday Final Exam pt 1: Quia
Your username and password has been e-mailed to you.

- No help from another person or their work.
- You can look at your own work.
- There are 27 questions.
- They must be done during class time.
- You can only see one question at a time.
- YOU CANNOT BACKTRACK.
6/2 Friday Final Exam pt 2: Omnigraffle
An Omnigraffle will be placed in your Physics Folder in your Google Drive.

- Open it through Finder, not a web browser.
- It must be done during class time.
- No help from another person or their work.
- You can look at your own work.
- MAKE SURE IT SYNCS!!
6/3 Monday Final Exam pt 3: Final Feedback
Your choice of format.
- Place the file in your Physics Folder in your Google Drive.

You can answer any or all of the following:
A. Which Physics topic(s) did you enjoy most?
B. Did you find any physics topic(s) helpful in your life outside of class?
C. Which Friday thing(s) did you get the most out of?
D. Any other comments you'd like to make?


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WK37 COLOR
This Week's Omnigraffle is in your Google Physics Folder

 link RGB Color Addition Simulator

 link Windows 16 Challenge

 pdf notes

 zip file Week 37 Color Graffle
5/22
5/23
5/24
5/25
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WK36 LIGHT
We're in Omnigraffle This Week

 pic Light Basics
 pic IR & UV
 pic Emag Spectrum

 pdf notes
5/15
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5/18
5/19


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WK35 REFLECTION, REFRACTION & DIFFRACTION
We're on Paper This Week

 pdf wksht: D1a Flat Mirrors
 pdf wksht: D1b Curved Mirrors
 pdf wksht: D3a Refraction
 pdf wksht: D3b Diffraction

 video Reflection 1 video
 video Reflection 2 video
 video Refraction video
 video Diffraction video
5/8
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5/11
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WK34 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
We're in Omnigraffle This Week

 pic Standing Waves

 pic Natural Frequency
 pic Forced Vibration & Resonance

 pic Musical Instruments

 pic Musical & Non-Musical Sounds

 pdf Notes for the week
5/1
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5/5


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WK33 AMUSEMENT PARK PHYSICS
We're in Omnigraffle This Week

 pic Carnival Games Instructions

 pic Amusement Park Instructions
 pdf Amusement Park Questions & Problems

 link Link to google folder for Great Adventure Games
 link Link to google folder for Great Adventure Rides
4/24
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4/28


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WK32 SOUND
We're on Paper This Week

 pdf Notes for the Week

 pdf D1: Sound & Human Hearing wkt
 pdf D2: Doppler Effect & Sonic Booms wkt
 pdf D3: SONAR & RADAR wkt

 link Snopes
4/17
[INSERVICE DAY]
4/18
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4/20
4/21


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WK31 WAVES INTRO
We're on Paper This Week

 pdf Day 1 notes
 pdf D1: Wave Basics wksht

 pdf Day 2 notes
 pdf D2: Wave Motion wksht

 pdf Day 3 notes
 pdf D3: Speed of a Wave wksht

4/3
4/4
4/5
4/6
4/7


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WK30 COLLISIONS: MOMENTUM
We're on Paper This Week

 pdf D1: Totally Inelastic Collisions

 pdf D2: Inelastic Collisions

 pdf D3: Elastic Collisions & 2D Collisions

 link Wow Vehicles
 link Surviving Eggs
 link Two more!
3/27
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MP4 BEGINS

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WK29 COLLISIONS: IMPULSE
Paper & How your vehicle does.

 pdf Notes

 pdf Force & time wksht

 video Ford Freestar Crash Test
 video Toyota Sienna Crash Test
 video Older Cars
3/20
3/21
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3/24


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WK28 ROLLER COASTER DESIGN
We're on paper this week!

 pdf Coaster Calculations Worksheet
3/13
3/14
[SNOW DAY]
3/15
[2-HR DELAY]
3/16
3/17
[IN-SERVICE DAY]


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WK27 CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
We're on paper this week.

 pdf Energy Types Cheat Sheet

 pdf D1: Energy Conversions wkt

 pdf D2: Grav PE wkt

 pdf D3: KE wkt

 pdf D4: Conservation of E wkt

 link NASA's NEO Program
3/6


  Energy Types notes
3/7


  Grav PE notes
3/8


  KE notes
3/9


  Conservation of E notes
3/10


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WK26 CENTER OF MASS & ROTATION
We're in Omnigraffle this week!

 png Finding Center of Mass (CM)

 png When do objects topple over?
 png How do you make things more stable?

 png Torque: Calculation
 png Torque: Direction

 png Rotational Inertia
 png Spin Stability

Videos
 video Helicopter Mishap
 video Chubby Checker & The Twist
 video Guy Norris
 video Diving
 video The PIT Maneuver
2/27


  D1 notes
2/28


  D2 notes
3/1


  D3 notes
3/2


  D4 notes
3/3


THE GREAT GUMBALL GUNKULATOR
Period 4/5 Gunkulator Slideshow

Period 4/5 Gunkulator Timelapse
Period 10 Gunkulator Slideshow

Period 10 Gunkulator Timelapse


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WK25 NATIONAL ENGINEER'S WEEK CHALLENGES

All class-participation Activities this week.
2/20
[PRESIDENT'S DAY]
2/21
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2/24


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WK24 SPINNY RIDE PROJECT
Paper or Omnigraffle

 pdf wkt: g's for a Ride worksheet

 pdf wkt: Spinny Ride g Calculation worksheet
2/13
2/14
2/15
2/16
2/17
[INSERVICE]


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WK23 CIRCULAR MOTION
Paper and Omnigraffle this week!

 image Angular Velocity vs Actual Velocity
 pdf wkt: Actual Velocity is Tangent

 image Centrip Accel Situations
 pdf wkt: Calculating Centrip Accel

 image Centripetal Force
 image Centrifugal "Force" - not really a force

 pdf wkt: Spinny Ride Sample
2/6
2/7
2/8
2/9
[SNOW DAY]
2/10


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WK22 PROJECTILE MOTION
Part Omnigraffle, part paper

 pic Horiz Launch: Concepts
 pic Horiz Launch: Situations

 pdf wksht: Horiz Launch Probs
 pic Horiz Launch Guide

 pic Angled Launch: Concepts
 link Projectile Motion Simulator
 pic Angled Launch: Situations

 pdf wksht: Angled Launch Probs

 pdf 2 possible wows for the week

 link Human Cannonball Game (for fun)
1/30
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2/1
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WK21 2D MOTION

We're on paper this week!

 pdf Day 1 Worksheet
 pdf Day 2 Worksheet
 pdf Day 3 Worksheet
 pdf Day 4 Worksheet

 pdf Launch Speed Lab
1/23
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WK20 UPWARD THROWS
We're on paper this week!

 movie Up & Down video

 pdf Wkt 1: Up & Down
 pdf Wkt 2: Launch Speed and Time
 pdf Wkt 3: Max Height & Outdoor Activity
 pdf Exceeds: Measure your reaction time
1/16
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- MLK
1/17
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MP3 BEGINS

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WK19 ZERO-G RESEARCH: THE DROP TOWER


1/9
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WK18 FREE FALL
We're on paper this week!

 pdf Day 1 worksheet
 pdf Day 2 worksheet
 pdf Day 3 worksheet
 pdf Exceeds: Measure your reaction time
 pdf Day 4 worksheet

 movie
Col. Joe on ABC
 movie Col. Joe on Youtube

 pdf Dots on video in Logger Pro
1/2
[HOLIDAY]
1/3
1/4
1/5
1/6


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WK17 INTERSTELLAR & MODERN PHYSICS

12/19
12/20
12/21
12/22
12/23
[HOLIDAY]


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WK16 MOTION GRAPHS

Show what you know, then wksht on Thursday.
 pdf Basic Tasks
 pdf Intermediate Tasks
 
 pdf wksht: Story Time
12/12
12/13
12/14
12/15
12/16


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WK15 MOTION EQUATIONS

We're on paper this week!

 pdf wksht: Average Speed Activity
 pdf wksht: Identifying Motion Variables
 pdf wksht: Solving Motion Problems

 zip ESL version: Average Speed Activity
12/5
12/6
12/7
12/8
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WK14 MOTION INTRO

We're on paper this week!

 pdf wksht: Dot Patterns Again
 pdf wksht: Tracking Position & Velocity
 pdf wksht: Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell
 pdf wksht: Fill in the Rest of the Motion

11/28
11/29
11/30
12/1
12/2


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WK13 FORCES RECAP

 pdf Worksheet: Forces Practice

 zip Download Forces Scenarios Graffle
11/21
11/22
11/23
11/24
[HOLIDAY]
11/25
[HOLIDAY]


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WK12 THE 3rd LAW OF MOTION

 pic 3rd Law Basics
  Videos: Tires spitting gravel, Tire spitting dirt, Doggie skids
 pic Different Masses
 pic Force Pairs

 pic 3rd Law in Orbit
  Video: Balloon Car
 pic Recoil & Rockets

 pic Two Questions
  Videos: Ultimate X 1, Ultimate X 2, Ultimate X 3
 pic Internal Forces

 pic Space Walks
  Video: Space Walk
 pic 3rd Law Conundrums
 pic Two Exceeds Questions
11/14


  The 3rd Law
11/15


  Different Mass or Friction?
11/16
11/17


  Outside Forces
11/18


Cycle 11: How Much Will College Cost You?
College Loan Calculator


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WK11 THE 2ND LAW OF MOTION
We're on paper this week!

 pic Speed Up Rate worksheet
 pic 2nd Law worksheet
 pic Make Up Your Own worksheet (WOW)

11/7
11/8
[INSERVICE DAY]
11/9


  2nd Law Notes
11/10
11/11


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WK10 MASS VS WEIGHT

 pic Why/when do things hurt?
 pic Mass - Weight Differences

 pic Feel the Mass!
 link NASA: The Danger of Orbital Debris
 pic Is it a Mass or Weight Issue?

 pic Inertia is Mass
 pic Force vs Mass - Changing Speed


 link Patent #5354238
 pdf John Gaughan
10/31
11/1


  Mass vs Weight Notes
11/2
11/3
11/4


MP2 BEGINS

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WK9 LIFE IN ZERO-G

 pic Being on the Moon vs Orbiting Earth
 pic video 1: Life in ISS
 pic video 2: The Moon Salute
 pic video 3: The Moon Stroll
 pic video 4: The Moon Fall
 pic Moon vs ISS - what would work?

 pic Why Are Orbiting Astronauts Weightless?
 pic How Do We Put Something in Orbit?
 link Newton's Cannon Sim
 pic Free-Fall and Weightlessness

 pdf Rocket Results!
10/24
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10/28


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WK8 WATER BOTTLE ROCKET CHALLENGE

10/17
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WK7 DRAG

 pic Heavier Objects Fall Faster?
 pic High/Low Drag Challenge

 pic Drag Basics
 pic Skydiving

10/10
10/11
10/12
[HOLIDAY]
10/13
10/14


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WK6 TUG-OF-WAR & FRICTION

 pic Youtube Tug-of-War questions
 movie #1 Strength video
 movie #2 Slip'n'Slide video
 movie #3 Gym Floor video
 movie #4 What are they doing video

 pic UM Tug-of-War & British Nationals questions
 movie #5 Juniors vs Sophomores 2015
 movie #6 Seniors vs Juniors 2015
 movie #7 British Nationals

 pic 2 Friction Challenges
 pic Friction Investigation 1
 pic Friction Investigation 2

 pic Calculating Coefficient of Friction
 pic Using Coefficient of Friction
 pic (WOW) Create your own Tug-of-War

 pic Too Heavy to Move
 movie Boy & Boat 1
 movie Boy & Boat 2
 movie Strong Man Truck Pull
10/3
[HOLIDAY]
10/4
10/5


  notes: What affects friction?
10/6


  notes: Coefficient of Friction
  notes: Calculating Friction
10/7


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WK5 WEIGHT & SURFACE (NORMAL) FORCE

 pdf Fnet Practice Worksheet
 pdf Scales, Mass & Weight
 pdf Surface Forces Worksheet
 pdf Jumping Activity
 pdf Elevators Worksheet

 movie Up in the elevator
 movie Down in the elevator

 image Download Omnigraffle Stencils

 link Check Your Understanding on Schoology
9/28


  Real Forces Guide
9/29
9/30
10/1
10/2


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WK4 NET FORCE

We're on paper this week.

 link Pilot the Rocket Easy
 link Pilot the Rocket
 pdf printable Space Pilot Sim

 pdf printable Force Measurement
 pdf printable Force Diagrams
 pdf printable Force & Motion


 image Download Omnigraffle Stencils
9/19
9/20


  Net Force Notes
9/21


  1st Law Again
  Force and Motion
9/22
9/23


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WK3 1ST LAW OF MOTION

Slippery Road Videos
 movie Snow
 movie Rain

Seatbelts, etc.
 movie Seatbelts or Not?
 movie Time Warp: Rearending
 movie IIHS: seat test

 image Dots and Forces Situations

Objects Released While Moving
 movie Paratroopers
 movie Robbers ditch money
 movie Mythbusters Eject Seat

 link Check Your Understanding on Schoology
9/12
9/13
9/14

main idea
9/15
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WK2 DOT PATTERNS

 image Complex Patterns 1
 image Complex Patterns 2

 image Dot Pattern Mystery 1
 image Dot Pattern Mystery 2
 image Dot Pattern Mystery 3

 link Check Your Understanding Quiz on Schoology

  Putting Dots on Videos with Logger Pro


 image Download Omnigraffle Stencils
9/5
HOLIDAY
9/6


  main ideas
9/7
9/8
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WK1 CLAIMS, EVIDENCE & REASONING
 external link Inattentional Blindness video
 image UMAHS aerial view 1

 image UMAHS aerial view 2
 pdf Claims, Evidence & Reasoning
 image Maine beach at low tide

 movie Tracks on tracks
 movie Running vs walking on the beach

 pdf KOP 1942-2010
 link King of Prussia Historical Society - aerial photos from all over the district (and more stuff)

 pdf HOW GRADES WORK
8/29
8/30
8/31
9/1
9/2
[HOLIDAY]


MP1 BEGINS