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Week #9 --- Week of 2/27/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

2/27

AP Test #2 Section 1 - Part 1 AP Test #3 Section 1 - Part 1

Review for Test #3 - Chapters 18-20

 

2/28

AP Test #2 Section 1 - Part 2 AP Test #3 Section 1 - Part 2

Test #3 -- Chapters 18-20

 

3/1

AP Test #2 Section 2 - Part 1 AP Test #3 Section 2 - FRQ #1 Basics of Heat and Thermodynamics - Intro Lecture  

3/2

AP Test #2 Section 2 - Part 2

AP Test #3 Section 2 - FRQ #2

HW -- AP Test #3 Section 2 - FRQ #3

   

3/3

Activity - TBA Activity - TBA    

 

Week #8 --- Week of 2/20/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

2/20

Holiday - No School - YAY!

Holiday - No School - YAY!

Holiday - No School - YAY!

Holiday - No School - YAY!

2/21

AP Test #1 Section 1 - Part 1 AP Test #2 Section 1 - Part 1

Lesson 20.1 -- Pitch, Intensity, Duration, decibels, fundamental and overtones, timbre, families of instruments, music

HW -- Worksheet pages 15-17, 25 due Wed

 

2/22

AP Test #1 Section 1 - Part 2 AP Test #2 Section 1 - Part 2

Lesson 20.2 -- The Ear, scales of music, 12th root of two, 20-20 kHz

HW -- Bring Books for Thurs

 

2/23

AP Test #1 Section 2 - Part 1 AP Test #2 Section 2 - FRQ #1 CW -- Worksheets pages 33-36 in class due EOP  

2/24

AP Test #1 Section 2 - Part 2

AP Test #2 Section 2 - FRQ #2

HW - AP Test #2 Section 2 - FRQ #3

Activity - TBA  

 

Week #7 --- Week of 2/13/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

2/13

Holiday - No School - YAY!

Holiday - No School - YAY!

Holiday - No School - YAY!

Holiday - No School - YAY!

2/14

Make Up Review Cards AP Test #1 Section 1 - Part 1

Lesson 19.1 -- Loudspeakers, speed of sound, various media, reflection and refraction, AM vs FM radio, carriers and signals

HW -- p.355 #3-14 due Wed

 

2/15

Make Up Review Cards AP Test #1 Section 1 - Part 2

Lesson 19.2 -- Tuning forks, resonance, sympathetic vibrations, natural frequency, forced vibrations, beat frequencies

HW -- Sound Frequencies Wksht due Thurs

 

2/16

Make Up Calculator Skill Cards AP Test #1 Section 2 - FRQ #1 EXTRA -- Music Theory Day  

2/17

Share Cards with Others

AP Test #1 Section 2 - FRQ #2

HW - AP Test #1 Section 2 - FRQ #3

Bill Nye Videos -- 1) SOUND and 2) MUSIC

CW - 5 Things You Learned from Each

 

 

Week #6 --- Week of 2/6/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

2/6

Review for Test #2

Review and Share Card Presentations

Lesson 18.1 -- Waves, period, frequency, T = 1/f, simple harmonic motion, wave speed, longitudinal waves, compression, rarefaction, sine wave

HW -- p. 83 & 84 worksheets - due Tues

Debrief County Meet

2/7

Review for Test #2

Review and Share Card Presentations

Lesson 18.2 -- Interference, in/out of phase, standing waves, resonance, nodes -- demonstrations

HW -- p.338 #3-7,9-11,14,15,18,22,23 due Wed

 

2/8

Test #2 - Chapter 9

Review and Share Card Presentations

Activity - Vocab Review puzzles, pp. 101,102 plus
worksheets p.123 and 125 due EOP

 

2/9

Activity - TBA

HW -- Bring earphones, earbuds, headphones for Fri

Activity - TBA

HW -- Bring earphones, earbuds, headphones for Fri

Lesson 18.3 -- Doppler Effect, subsonic, ultrasonic, infrasonic, ultrasonic, bow waves, sonic booms

HW -- Bring earphones, earbuds, headphones for Fri

 

2/10

Computer Lab Research Activity Computer Lab Research Activity Computer Lab Research Activity  

 

Week #5 --- Week of 1/30/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

1/30

Sections 9.4/9.5 (part 2)

HW - TBA

Review for Test #2

Review for Test #2 -- Read HW quizzes aloud Prepare for County Meet

1/31

Sections 9.4/9.5 (part 3)

HW - TBA

Test #2 - Chapters 13 & 14

Topic and HW and Problem Review for Test #2 Prepare for County Meet

2/1

Review for Test #2

Review of Entire Course Curriculum - Day 1

Test #2 - Chapters 27, 28 and selected 29

Prepare for County Meet

2/2

Test #2 - Chapter 9

Review of Entire Course Curriculum - Day 2 Begin Unit on Sound - Demonstrations Prepare for County Meet

2/3

Academic Jeopardy Activity Review of Entire Course Curriculum - Day 3 Activity - TBA Prepare for County Meet

 

Week #4 --- Week of 1/23/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

1/23

Section 9.2 -- Taylor and MacLaurin Series - part 1

HW - p. 478 #1-8,9,11,13,18,19 due Tues

Lesson 14.1 -- Newton's Law of Gravity, G, W=mg, Cavendish, free-fall vs gravitational acceleration, rotating Earth, changing g w/altitude, finding density

HW - p.450ff #2,4,9,13,16,15 due Wed

Lesson 27.2 -- Real vs. virtual images, lens aberrations and defects

Lesson 28.1 -- Waves, diffraction, interference, constructive vs. destructive, phase, two-slit scenario

HW - Light/Optics wordsearches due Tues

Prepare for County Meet

1/24

Section 9.2 (cont) - More examples

Lesson 14.2 -- Brahe and Kepler, Kepler's Laws, ellipses, elaboration of the three laws

HW - Problem Set 14 due Thurs

Wave Superposition Woksheet Activity in class due EOP

HW - Create a crossword puzzle with ten terms and definitions from end of chapters 27 and 28 due Wed

Prepare for County Meet

1/25

Section 9.3 -- Taylor's Theorem, remainders, Remainder Theorem, Euler's forms, convergences

HW - p. 486 #1-15,25,29,32 due Fri

Problem Review and Further Examples

Lesson 28.2 - Spectroscopes/gratings, polarization, filters, holography and lasers

HW - Bring book to class Thurs

Prepare for County Meet

1/26

Sections 9.4/9.5 (part 1)-- Methods for Testing Convergence, radius of convergence, testing of endpoints

Review for Test #2

Scott pages 111-113 due EOP Prepare for County Meet

1/27

Activity - TBA

Test #2 - Chapters 13 and 14

Demo activity - lasers, mirrors, lenses Prepare for County Meet

 

Week #3 --- Week of 1/16/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

1/16

Holiday - MLK Day - No School (Yay!) Holiday - MLK Day - No School (Yay!) Holiday - MLK Day - No School (Yay!) Holiday - MLK Day - No School (Yay!)

1/17

Section 9.1 -- Intro to Power Series - arithmetic, geometric, partial sums, convergence vs. divergence, Sn for both

HW - p.467 #1-20,24,25,28,35 due Thur

Lesson 13.1 - Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM), waves, energy, x(t) vs. v(t) vs. a(t)

HW - p. 414ff #3,5,7,9,11 due Wed

Lesson 27.1 - Reflection and Refraction, mirrors, prisms, dispersion, total internal reflection, principle of least time, diffuse reflection, rainbows, twinkling stars, index of refraction

HW - p.510 #1,4,5,6,9,11,12,13,14,16 due Wed

 

1/18

Section 9.1 (cont.) - Lots of examples

Lesson 13.2 - Simple Pendulum Revisited, Torsional Pendulum, energy in SHM, damped SHM, resonance

HW - Problem Set 13 - due Fri

AFTER SCHOOL - Pendulum/SHM Activity/Lab

CW - Worksheets CP p. 117-120 with rulers and angle measurements in partners due EOP  

1/19

CW - Explorations 80 and 81 due EOP

HW - Finish for HW

CW - Practice Problems #1-15 in S&F (partners)

HW - Finish for HW

YouTube Videos on Light, Reflection and Refraction

 

1/20

Activity - pp. 95-96 Odd vs. Even functions, y=sinh x, y = cosh x with Taylor series, intro into Taylor Series

HW - Finish for HW

Finish S&F Problems p.54-55 #1-15

Lesson 27.2 - Lens and Images, ray tracing diagrams, convex vs. concave, focal distance, real vs. virtual images

HW - CP p. 125-126 due Fri

 

 

Week #2 --- Week of 1/9/17

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

1/9

Section 8.3 -- Improper Integrals - Part 3 Engineering Physics 101 Special Lecture -- Stress and Strain and various moduli

Lesson 25.3 -- Prisms, dispersion, opacity, transparency, colors, shadows, umbra, penumbra, eclipses

HW -- p.467 #4-6,8,12-16,20,21,24,27,29,31 due Tues

 

1/10

Activity - TBA

Review for Test #1 -- Chapters 10-12

Lesson 26.1 -- Colors, light vs. paint, gamuts, RGB vs CMYK, filters, the human eye

HW -- CP p.113-114 due Wed

 

1/11

Review for Test #1 -- Chapter 8

Test #1 -- Chapters 10-12

Review all worksheets and homework

HW -- Radio/TV mini-project due Thurs

 

1/12

Test #1 - Chapter 8

Lesson 13.1 -- Harmonic Oscillations, waves and their properties

HW - TBA

Review for Test #1 -- Chapters 25 and 26 -- Light and Color

 

1/13

Activity - Academic Jeopardy Activity - TBA

Test #1 -- Chapters 25 and 26

 

 

Week #1 --- Week of 1/2/17 --- First Week of Spring Semester

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

1/2

New Year's Day Holiday Observance - No School

New Year's Day Holiday Observance - No School

New Year's Day Holiday Observance - No School

New Year's Day Holiday Observance - No School

1/3

Section 8.1 -- L"Hopital's Rule and Intdeterminate Forms

HW -- Cert due Wed
HW -- p.423 #1-8,15-42x3 due Wed

Review of Chapters 10 and 11

HW -- Problem Set 11 due Thurs

Lesson 25.1 -- Properties of Light, speed c in various media, photons, waves, electromagnetic waves, The Electromagnetic Spectrum

HW -- 5 Ways to Improve due Wed

 

1/4

Section 8.2 -- Ordering of Functions, Big-Oh and Little-Oh

CW p.431 odds in class

HW -- p.431 #2-30x2 due Thurs

Lesson 12.1 -- General Equilibrium, constant p and L, stable vs. unstable vs. neutral equilibrium

Lesson 25.2 -- More on the the Electromagnetic Spectrum, c = lf and E = hf, Planck's constant, energies

HW -- CP pp.111-112 due Thurs
HW -- Bring textbooks

 

1/5

Section 8.3 -- Improper Integrals - Part 1

HW - p.442 #1-6abc,7-46x3 due Tues 1/10

Chapter 12 Problems -- Center of Mass for complicated objects, ladders, tipping a block over Worksheets in class - partners - pp.103-106 due EOP  

1/6

Section 8.3 -- Improper Integrals - Part 2

Activity - Calculator Exploration of NINT Functions - p.83-84

Video -- MIT - Dr. Walter Lewin -- Rotation, moments of inertial, angular momentum, gyroscopes Finish worksheets -- review puzzle activity and wordsearch  

WINTER BREAK

Week #18 --- Week of 12/12/16 --- FINALS WEEK

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

12/12

Final Review

Final Review

Final Review

 

12/13

FINAL EXAM -- Period 1

FINAL EXAM -- Period 2

No Class

No Class

12/14

No Class

No Class

FINAL EXAM -- Period 5

FINAL EXAM -- Period 6

12/15

No Class

FINAL EXAM -- Period 4

FINAL EXAM -- Period 3

No Class

12/16

Pupil-Free Day - No School - See You in 2017! Pupil-Free Day - No School - See You in 2017! Pupil-Free Day - No School - See You in 2017! Pupil-Free Day - No School - See You in 2017!

 

Week #17 --- Week of 12/5/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

12/5

Section 7.3 -- Volumes Part 1 -- Cross-sectional areas, circular, square, triangular, irregular

HW -- p.390 #1-10 due Tues

SECRET SANTA due 12/9

Lesson 11.1 -- Angular Momentum, L = r x p, L= mvr sin q, L = Iw, units, etc. with applications

HW -- p. 351 #19,22,22,23,25 due Tue

SECRET SANTA due 12/9

Review Rotational Worksheet -- More torque examples

HW -- p.138 #1-11,21,22,24 due Tues
HW -- Bring 8" x 10" piece of STIFF cardboard or equivalent due Tues

 

12/6

Section 7.3 -- Volumes Part 2 -- Washer Method, rotation about an axis

HW -- p.392 #13-17,20,23,24,26 due Wed

Lesson 11.2 -- Conservation of Angular Momentum

HW -- p.353 #33,34,36,37,41 due Wed

Center of Gravity demonstrations

Center of Gravity Activity

 

12/7

Section 7.3 -- Volumes Part 3 -- Shell Method, cylindrical shells

HW -- p.392 #29-34,39,41,43,45,49 due Thur

AP Free Response Questions on Torque Etc. #1-3

Review for QUIZ #7

 

12/8

Section 7.5 -- Further Applications of Integrals, statistics, normal curves, word, fluid pressure, pdf/cdf

HW -- p.407 #1-4,10,11,25,27-29,35-37 due Fri

AP Free Response Questions on Torque Etc. #4-6

QUIZ #7 -- Torques

 

12/9

Notebook Check

SECRET SANTA

Notebook Check

SECRET SANTA

Notebook Check

SECRET SANTA

EXTRAS!

SECRET SANTA

 

Week #16 --- Week of 11/28/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

11/28

Section 7.1 -- Applications of integrals, work, mechanics, flows, accumulations, springs, etc.

HW -- p.371 #1,3-5,7-10,12-16,21,22,29,30 due Tue

SECRET SANTA due 12/9

Lesson 10.4 -- Work, energy and Power in Rotational Motion

HW -- p.321 #43,45,47,49,50 due Tue

SECRET SANTA due 12/9

Lesson 8.1 -- Rotation, s = rq, radians and degrees, angular displacement, velocity, acceleration

SECRET SANTA due 12/9

SECRET SANTA due 12/9

11/29

Section 7.2 -- Areas between functions, with and without intersection

HW -- p.380 #1-10, 12-30x3,37,41,43 due Thur

How to Do a Cross Product - properties etc.

HW -- p.351 #9,11,13,14,15 due Wed

Momentum, Energy, Collisions Lab

HW -- Lab Writeup due Fri

 

11/30

Homework problem review day and discussion

Lesson 11.1 -- Angular Momentum, L = r x p, L= mvr sin q, L = Iw, units, etc. with applications

After School -- Momentum, Energy, Collisions Lab

HW -- Lab Writeup due Fri

Bill Nye - Spinning Things & ?  

12/1

Section 7.4 Lengths of curves (not on AP test)

HW -- p.399 #1-6 (a only),11-18,22,23,27 due Mon

Blood Drive Today

Lesson -- TBA

Blood Drive Today

Lesson -- TBA

Blood Drive Today

Blood Drive Today

12/2

Seniors Out -- Albion Street Day Seniors Out -- Albion Street Day Seniors Out -- Albion Street Day  

 

Week #15 --- Week of 11/21/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

11/21

Trigonometric Substitution Technique

HW -- p. 452 #35-44 due Tues

Lesson 10.2 -- Moments of Inertia, rotational energy, torque, rolling objects, total energy

HW -- p.319 #23,25,26 due Tues

More Practice on Elastic Collisions

Review for Collisions Quest

 

11/22

Test #6b Review

Lesson 10.2 (cont.) -- Parallel-Axis Theorem and continued examples

HW -- maybe

Collisions Quest

HW -- Bring earbuds/headphones for computer lab

 

11/23

Test #6b -- Sections 6.4-.6 + Slope Fields + Trig Substitution - Euler's Method

CW Activity TBA

HW -- Problem Set 10 due Tues 11/29

Computer Lab Activity  

11/24

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

11/25

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - No School

 

Week #14 --- Week of 11/14/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

11/14

Section 6.4 -- Exponential Growth and Decay, half-life, Newton's Law of Cooling, doubling time, frictional braking

HW -- p.338-40 #1,3,5-8,11-13,17,19,21,23,24,25,28,29,31 due Tues

Review for Test #6

Elastic and Inelastic Collisions, conservation of kinetic energy and momentum

HW -- CP worksheet p. 32-33 due Tues

 

11/15

Growth and Decay Example Problems

Test #6 -- Momentum, Collisions, Center of Mass

Selected momentum problems; "show that" problems on p.70

HW -- selected problems TBA due Wed

 

11/16

Section 6.5 -- Population Modeling, Logistics Model

HW -- p.347 #5-8,13,14,17,27-30 due Thur

Lesson 10.1 -- Rotational Kinematics, analogs to equations of motion, s, w, a, etc.

HW -- p.317 #1,3,5,6,7 due Thurs

AFTER SCHOOL -- Rotational Kinematics Problems

Momentum Videos

HW -- Bring textbook for Thurs

 

11/17

Activity - Slope Field Exploration

HW -- Finish for HW due Fri

Day lost due to senior photos

Review p.37-38 on screen

Do pages 39-42 using textbook as reference due EOP

 

11/18

Section 6.6 -- Numerical Methods, transcendental Equations, series expansions, 5 ways to find areas, Euler's Method, interpolation, differentials, linearizations

HW -- p.355 #1-9,11,25,27 due Mon


CW/HW -- p.61-66 #3 and #5 on each page/section due Mon

Correct worksheets

Activity - Academic Jeopardy

 

 

Week #13 --- Week of 11/7/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

11/7

Section 6.3+ -- Partial Fractions and integration, repeated fractions, quadratics

HW -- p.452 #3-30 x3 due Tues

Problem Review -- Collisions -- Show Solutions

HW -- Problem Set 9 due Wed

Finish Friday's packet w/textbook

Review for Test #5

Prepare for Scrimmage

11/8

Problem Review

Test Topic Review

Center of mass problems, ballistic pendulum problems, inelastic collisions problems

Test #5 -- Work, energy, machines, momentum

Prepare for Scrimmage

11/9

TEST #6a -- Scetions 6.2-6.3+

More on center of mass, collisions/momenta videos

AFTER SCHOOL -- Problem Set 9 Review

Hooke's Lab Law

HW -- Lab Report due Mon 11/14

Prepare for Scrimmage

11/10

Activity -- Silly Sally Seal and Integration Doodle Activity -- TBA Computer Lab Activity Prepare for Scrimmage

11/11

VETERAN'S DAY -- No School

VETERAN'S DAY -- No School

VETERAN'S DAY -- No School

VETERAN'S DAY -- No School

 

Week #12 --- Week of 10/31/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

10/31

Section 6.1 -- Basic differential equations, initial value problems, separation of variables technique, multiplier method, orders of diff eq, compound interest and population modeling

HW -- p.312 #1-24,31-42,55,56,58 due Tues

Review Problem Set 8 - Review packet pages 155-160 - Review for Test #6

Finish packet from last Friday

Wordsearch and Simple Machines Activity due EOP with descriptions

HW -- Finish for HW

 

11/1

Section 6.1 (cont) -- Slope fields, Euler's method, terminal velocity example

HW - TBA

Test #6 - Chaps 7 & 8

Lesson 6.3 -- Momentum, p = mv, law of conservation of momentum, elastic and inelastic collisions  

11/2

CW - Taylor pages 160-162 in partners, due EOP

HW -- Concept pages 55-56 due Thur

Lesson 9.1 -- Linear Momentum, impulse, law of conservation of momentum, collisions, elastic and inelastic, average force

HW -- pp. 31-36 due Thur

After School -- Hooke's Law Lab

Bill Nye - Momentum and Energy

CW - 5 Things You Learn from each

 

11/3

Section 6.2 -- u-substitution technique, review power rules, exponential and logarithmic examples, more complicated examples

HW -- p.321 #1-44 all due Fri

More on conservation of momentum with lots of examples

HW -- pp. 53-58 odds only due Fri

Work and Machines Review and Reinforcement - p.73-77

HW -- Finish for HW

 

11/4

Section 6.3 -- Integration by parts, examples, methods, exceptions

HW -- p.328 #3-24x3,27-31,33

Activity - TBA Types of Energy and Machines/Devices that change one type into another type  

 

Week #11 --- Week of 10/24/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

10/24

Section 5.4 -- Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, chain rule, variable limits, applications and examples

HW -- p.286 #1-14,15-27x2,37-48,52-55 due Tue

Lesson 8.1 -- Potential Energy, Work vs Ep, conservative vs. non-conservative forces, determining the value of potential energy

HW -- Work and Energy probs. #1-15 due Tue

Review for Test #4 -- Topic Review and Study Guide given in class

HW -- Homemade ten-question quiz with answers

 

10/25

Section 5.5 -- Trapezoidal Method and Simpson's Rule

HW -- Concept Pages 53-54 due Wed

Lesson 8.2 -- Conservatiuon of mechanical energy, force found from potentials, equilibria and potentials, generalized work

HW -- Problem Set 7 due Wed

Test #4

 

10/26

CW Concept pages 49-52 w/partners due EOP

Wrap-up topics from chapter 8, review problem set 7

HW -- Problem Set 8 due Fri

After-school -- Hooke's Law Lab

Lesson 6.1 -- Work and Energy, Mechanical = Potential + Kinetic, law of conservation of energy, formulas for work, GPE, and K, machines

HW -- worksheet p 15-16 due Thurs

 

10/27

Solo Review Activity - Taylor pp. 90-94 Examples of potential energy, work, and conservation of energy

Lesson 6.2 -- Six +2 simple machines, compound machines, mechanical advantage, efficiency, friction and lubrication, compound pulleys

HW -- Cons. of E worksheet p. 17-18 due Fri

 

10/28

Test #5 - Basic Integration Chapter 5

Review packet p. 155-160

HW -- Finish for HW

Work-Energy Packet pages 35-40 in partners due EOP

Finish on Monday

 

 

Week #10 --- Week of 10/17/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

10/17

Sects. 5.1 & 5.2 -- Intro to Integration, Riemann Sums, estimation, sigma to integrals

HW -- p.267 #7-38 all, 41,45,46 due Wed

Lesson 7.1 -- Work and energy, law of conservation of energy, mechanical = potential + kinetic, formulas for all, review dot product

HW -- p.207 #1-5,12,13,27,35,37 due Tues

Radians and degrees, omega, alpha, changing rpm into rad/s and vice-versa, 33/45/78 rpm records

HW -- p.120 #1-5 on gravity due Tue

 

10/18

Continue in more detail with more examples

Lesson 7.2 -- Work done by gravity, Hooke's Law, work done by springs, work done by friction, power

HW -- p.207 #17-19,23,24,39,47,65 due Wed

Circular Motion Worksheet in class with partner  

10/19

Terminology, symbology, dummy variables, using geometry, above and below x-axis, odd vs even functions

Work and Energy Worksheet in class

After School -- Rotation vs Revolution lab activity

Review worksheet

PSAT DAY - Plans subject to change

10/20

Section 5.3 -- Properties of definite integrals, average value of a function, min-man inequality, Mean Value Theorem

HW -- p.274 #1-20 all, 22-32 x2 due Fri

Ballistic Pendulum Demo Etc., On overhead, problems pages 29-36 in class Rotation vs Revolution lab activity

SHAKEOUT drill - Plans subject to change

10/21

Activity - TBA Coffee Filter -- Air Resistance Lab Activity Coffee Filter -- Air Resistance Lab Activity  

 

Week #9 --- Week of 10/10/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

10/10

Section 4.6 -- Related Rates

HW -- p.237 #1-5,8,13,14,18,26, 27,29,33,37 due Tues

More on banked turns, orbiting satellites etc.

Uniform Circular Motion, Newton's Law of Gravity, terminal velocity, tangential velocity, centripetal force and acceleration

HW -- CP pp.51-52 due Tues

 

10/11

Activity - Derivatives

Quest #5 -- Forces - just 60 points

Gravity on Other Worlds, orbiting bodies, Kepler's Laws, Ptolemy, Galileo, Copernicus, Tycho, Kepler, Newton

HW -- Vocab Puzzle p.19-20 due Thurs

 

10/12

NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY

10/13

Review for Test #4 - HW Review etc.

HW - TBA

Centripetal Force Lab

HW - Writeup due Monday

Centripetal Force Lab

HW - Writeup due Monday

 

10/14

Test #4 - Chapter 4

CW Activity - p.25-34 AP questions #91-120 in class Activity - TBA Week 9 Essay

 

Week #8 --- Week of 10/3/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

10/3

NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY

10/4

NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL - RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY

10/5

Homework Catch-up Day

Frictional Forces revisited, inclines, etc., static vs. kinetic friction, braking

HW -- p.144 #41,44,46,50,53 due Thurs

AFTER SCHOOL -- Examination of Newton's 3rd Law

Effects of Air Resistance Lab Activity

Force, Mass, Acceleration Activity

HW -- Newton's 3 Laws Crossword due Thurs

 

10/6

Section 4.5 -- Linearization, Newton's Method, Differentials

HW -- p.229 #3,5-9,11,14,15,18,19,
22,25,27,30,33,36,38,39,44,46,47 due Fri

Drag Forces, unifrom circular motion, degrees vs radians, centripetal force and acceleration, satellites in orbit

HW -- p.103 #24,25,28,29,33 due Fri

Review for Test #3

 

10/7

 

Banked turns with and without friction

Test #3 - Newton's Laws and 2D Motion

HOMECOMING

 

Week #7 --- Week of 9/26/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

9/26

Section 4.1 -- Extrema, critical points, 1st and 2nd derivative tests, maxima and minima, domains, points of inflection, concavity

HW -- p.184 #1-10,11-29x2 due Tues

Problem Set C problem review, gravitational force, elevator problems

HW p.140 #8,13,24,25,33 due Tues

Vector Addition Worksheet I and Independent Practice due EOP

HW -- Drawing Vectors and Enrichment (p.109 wksht) - due Tues

 

9/27

Section 4.2 -- Mean Value Theorem and applications, increasing and decreasing intervals, Rolle's Theorem, what f'>0 and f'<0 mean

HW -- p.192 #3-33x3,39,42,43,48,49 due Wed

Moving Blocks scenarios, apparent weight, concept of friction intro

HW -- Problem Set 5 due Thurs

Newton's Three Laws of Motion, mass vs. weight, F=ma, W=mg, with lots of examples

HW -- CP pp.11-16 due Thurs

 

9/28

Section 4.3 -- Curve Sketching using calculus, 1st and 2nd derivs., drawing f(x) from f'(x) and f''(x), bumps, end behaviors -- Sketching Handout

HW -- p.203 #1-11x2,15-30x3,37,40-42,44,48 due Wed

Spring Scale Activity, Inclines and Friction due EOP

Washer Lab - Atwood's Machine Aftewr School

HW -- Lab Writeup due Fri

Vector Voyage Activity in class

More on Trig Forms of Complex Numbers

9/29

Section 4.4 -- Maxima and Minima problems, business applications, number problems, product design

HW -- p.214 #1-9,12,14,16,17, 20,21,27,31,36,45 due Fri

Review Problem Set 5 - Review for Test #4

Spring Scale Activity, Inclines and Friction due EOP  

9/30

More practice on maxima and minima problems

HW -- Applications of Derivatives Wksht due Wed 10/5

Test #4 -- 2D Motion Newton's Laws and Forces

Stretching a Relationship Lab

HW -- Lab Writeup due Wed 10/5

 

 

 

Week #6 --- Week of 9/19/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

9/19

Section 3.8 -- Derivatives of Inverse Trig Functions w/derivations, assumptions and examples

HW - p.162 #1,4,5,7,12,14,16,17,19,20 due Tues

Review for Test #3 - Look at Prob. Set 4

Begin two-dimensional motion, projectile motion, parabolas, vectors, intro to pendulum lab

Discuss essay writing pointers

9/20

Section 3.9 -- Derivatives of e^x, a^x, logb(x), ln x with chain rule applications, logarithmic differentiation

HW - p.170 #2-38x3,42,44,45,48,53 due Wed

Test #3 - Sections 4.1-4.3 (in text)

Pendulum Lab

HW - Writeup due Thursday

Multiplying and Dividing Complex Numbers - A Second Look

9/21

Test #3 - Part 1 - Multiple Choice - Sects. 3.5 - 3.9

Lesson 5.1 - Concept of Force, Newton's Laws of Motion, reference frames, superposition, net force, Newtons vs. lbs., free-body diagrams, sigma F = ma, mass vs. weight, equilibrium, concept of Faraday's field and action at-a-distance

HW - textbook p.140 #3,5,9,11,15 due Thurs

2-D vectors, components, trig review, cliff problems, monkey problem, intro to projectile motion

HW - p.14-17 test bank probs due Thurs

 

9/22

SHORTENED DAY

Test #3 - Part 2 - Free Response Questions

SHORTENED DAY

Lesson 5.2 - Gravitational forces, normal forces, general conception of friction, tension, rock climber problem

HW - Problem Set C #1-15 due Fri

SHORTENED DAY

Vector Activity in class;

SHORTENED DAY

9/23

Derivatives Worksheet #3 & Trig Droodle Activities Moving blocks on incline examples, Atwood's machine, maybe an activity as time permits Moebius Strip Activity - What's It Like to be a Teenager in the 21st Century Essay Writing - Week 6

 

Week #5 --- Week of 9/12/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

9/12

Section 3.5 -- Derivatives of Trig Functions, intro to SHM; derive each expression

HW - p.140 #3-10,13,17-19,26,27 due Tues

Lesson 4.1 -- Projectile Motion, kinematics in two dimensions, home run problem, derivation of maximum range, projectiles with vectors

HW - Problem Set 4 - due Wed

Making Up Stories to Explain Graphs with lots of examples

HW - Graphing Motion - due Tues

 

9/13

Section 3.6 -- The Chain Rule, parameterization and derivs., composite functions

HW - p.146 #4,6,7,9,12-16,19,21,28,29,33,37,40,41,46,52 due Wed

CW Workbook Probs. 3.7-3.10 #33-41 due end of period Moving Objects Handout in partners - due at end of period Science Self-Quiz

9/14

CW -- Worksheet #2 on derivatives
CW -- Essentials - Chain Rule worksheet, p.50-1

HW - Finish for HW

Pendulum Lab -- HW Writeup due Thurs

Incline Lab Chalk Talk

Six-part Incline/Cart/Motion Lab -- HW Writeup due Fri

Motion Graphs Handout and discussion

CW - Kinematics in 1-D Exam Prep

HW - Finish for HW

 

9/15

Section 3.7 -- Implicit Differentiation w/many examples

HW - p.155 #6-20,24,25,28,33,37,38,41,46 due Fri

More two-dimensional kinematics problems; licked, thrown, off-cliffs, etc.

CW - p.101 #9-10 from textbook

Review for Test #2

Social Science Self-Quiz

9/16

Derivative Droodle and Fun and Games Puzzle Moebius Strip Activity; Dates & What is It?(3)

Test #2

Essay Writing - Week 5

 

Week #4 --- Week of 9/5/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

9/5

Labor Day Holiday

Labor Day Holiday

Labor Day Holiday

Labor Day Holiday

9/6

Section 3.3 -- Rules for derivatives, constants, power rules, multiples, sum and difference, product rule, quotient rule, 2nd and higher order derivs. w/examples and applications

HW - p.120 #1-26,28,31-34 due Wed

More vector and 2D problems

Partners activity - S/V p.8-9 problems #1-12 -- Finish for HW due Wed

HW - Problem Set 3 - due Wed

Vernier Lab Intro

Motion lab start

 

9/7

Section 3.4 -- Position, velocity, acceleration and other important applications

HW - p.129 #1-6,8-12,15 due Thurs

Vector addition worksheet in class

Review for quiz

Finish Motion Lab

HW - Lab write-up due Fri

 

9/8

Review for Test #2

Quiz on Vectors

Reaction Time Activity

HW - Lab Write-up due

Movie Day - Bridge on the River Kwai (part 1)

9/9

Test #2 - Sects. 3.1 - 3.4

Activity - TBA Activity - TBA Movie Day - Bridge on the River Kwai (part 2)

 

Week #3 --- Week of 8/29/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

8/29

Review for Exam #1

HW -- p.91 #3,5,6,8,13,21-24,31,34,39,44,45 due Tues

Review for Exam #1

HW -- Unit 2 Kinematics in 1D Exam Prep - due Tues

Linear motion, position, speed, velocity, average vs. instantaneous, acceleration, free-fall and g

HW - CP pages 7-9 due Tues

 

8/30

Exam #1

Exam #1

Graphing Motion and Problem Solving

HW - Lab write-up due Thurs

 

8/31

Section 3.1 -- The derivative, definitions, derivations, limit form, alternate form, notation, graphs of f(x) and f'(x), tangents and normals

HW - p.101 #1,2,,4,9-11,13,14,18-20 due Thur

Intro to Vernier Apparatus

Motion Lab - in class - finish after school

HW - Lab write-up due Fri

Review for Exam #1

CW Review worksheet in class due at end of period

 

9/1

Section 3.2 -- More on differentiability, corners, cusps, vert. asymptotes, discontinuities, IVT

HW - p.111 #1-22 all due Fri

Lesson 3.1 -- Coordinate systems, rect. vs. polar, vectors and scalars, resultants, law of cosines, vector operations, graphical vs. analytical methods, projections and components

HW - textbook p.71 #3-15x3,17,19,26,28 due Fri

Exam #1

 

9/2

Pre-Calc Droodle and Limits/Continuity Turvy activity due at end of class

Large-scale vector operations activity - graphical vs. analytical

 

Computer Lab Research and Internet Scavenger Hunt Activity - room S207 Jeopardy - Social Sciences

 

Week #2 --- Week of 8/22/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

8/22

Intro Lecture - Chapter 1 overview and history of calculus

HW - p.62 #3-15x3,17,20,21-30x3,31,32,43,44,
51,58 due Tues

Lesson 2.1 (cont.)

Lesson 2.2 - Graphs of linear motion, derive all four equations of motion, use calculus tools, how to solve kinematics problems

HW - Problem Set #2 due Wed

Intro to trig, degrees and radians, conversions, SOHCAHTOA

HW - Trig function worksheet - due Tues

 

8/23

Sect. 2.2 - Limits as x --> infinity, vertical and horizontal asymptotes, limits of ratl. exprns., endpoint behaviors, substitution technique, "pretzel" method, f(x)=sinc(x)

Sect. 2.3 - Continuity - 4 types of discontinuities, removable, etc., holes

HW - p.71 #1-15,18-28x2,29-37,39,40,44 due Wed

Lesson 2.2 (cont.) - Graphical understanding of x vs. t, v vs. t, and a vs. t, review of graph matching lab, graphing motion ppt

Vectors vs. scalars, basic linear motion, distance vs. displacement, speed vs. velocity, acceleration, relative motion, frames of reference, coordinate systems

HW - Olympics worksheet due Thurs

 

8/24

Sect. 2.3 (cont.) - Continuous functions, intervals of continuity, properties of continuous functions, composition of, Intermediate Value Theorem

Sect. 2.4 - Average rate of change, difference quotient, secant lines, tangents to a curve, how to find slope, normals

HW - p.80 #1-16,19-22,26,28-30,41,43
HW - p.87 #1-6(a),8,10,11,16-18,23-27,30 due Thurs

Free-fall and gravity w/lots of examples...one-dimensional, intro to parabolic motion

AFTER SCHOOL SECTIONS - 3-4 or 4-5 pm - Discuss problem set 2

Accuracy vs. Precision, temperature scales and conversions, safety rules, 3 types of experimental error, augmented true-false questions

HW - Worksheet due Friday

 

8/25

"Salt and Pepper" Activity

Motion Lab Activity

HW - Lab Writeup due Mon 8/29

Motion Lab Activity

HW - Lab Writeup due Mon 8/29

 

8/26

Review for Exam #1 - History of calculus, trig/exponentials, sections 2.1-2.4 - Five HW assignments reviewed

AP Questions, Quiz #1 Math tricks, birthday trick, Nim, Graphing Motion ppt  

 

Week #1 --- Week of 8/15/16

Date

AP Calculus

AP Physics

Physics

Academic Decathlon

8/15

Intro to AP - About the Test - Changes this year

Intro activities, syllabus, calculators, etc.

HW - Certification due Wed
HW - Notebook due Wed

Lecture 1.1 - Intro to AP - About the Test

Intro activities, syllabus, calculators, etc.

HW - Certification due Wed
HW - Notebook due Wed

Intro to Physics - all about the class - syllabus, calculators, books, etc.

Intro activities

HW - Certification due Wed
HW - Notebook due Wed

Intro to Aca Deca

Experienced members will discuss with newbies and answer their questions

8/16

Trig and Math Analysis Topics Review

HW - 20 Places Online in notebook due Fri

Lecture 1.2 - Metric system, SI System, English vs. Metric, math tools review, logs, trig, lab writeups, lab errors, scalars and vectors, sci. notation, dimensional analysis

HW - 20 Places Online in notebook due Fri

Scientific Notation and Scientific Method, Fun activity and Lost on the Moon

HW - 20 Places Online in notebook due Fri

Levels and the Ten Topics

8/17

Trig and Math Analysis Topics Review Lecture 1.3 - Branches of physics, qualities of a scientist, scientific method, presenting like a physicist

Branches of physics, qualities of a scientist, scientific method, scientific notation (second look)

HW - Scientific Notation worksheet - due Thur

Science - Section 1

8/18

Group Activity Exploration!

HW - p.52 #1,2,6,9,10,13,19,20,23,25,29,30,38,40,41,
45,58,59,63,65 due Mon 8/22

Lecture 2.1 - Linear motiuon in one dimension, graphing, derivatives and integrals, coordinate systems, reference frames, average and instantaneous speed and velocity with examples

HW - Problem Set #1 due Monday

Metric system, SI system, English vs. Metric units, dimensional analysis

HW - Metric/dimensional analysis worksheet - due Mon 8/22

Science - Section 1 (cont.)

8/19

UCLA Calculus Readiness Test

Graph Matching Activity

HW - Write-up due Monday

  Science - Section 2

 

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