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Week #9  Week of 2/27/17 

Date 
AP Calculus 
AP Physics 
Physics 
Academic Decathlon 
2/27 
Special Discussion  Special Discussion  Review for Test #3  Chapters 1820 
Special Discussion  Continued Study for State 
2/28 
AP Test #1 Section 3  Part 1  AP Test #3 Section 1  Part 1  Test #3  Chapters 1820 

3/1 
AP Test #1 Section 3  Part 2  AP Test #3 Section 1  Part 2  Basics of Heat and Thermodynamics  Intro Lecture  
3/2 
Test Review  AP Test #3 Section 2  FRQ #1  
3/3 
Activity  TBA  AP Test #3 Section 2  FRQ #2 HW  AP Test #3 Section 2  FRQ #3 
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 1517, 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, 2020 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 3336 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 #314 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 #37,911,14,15,18,22,23 due Wed 

2/8 
Test #2  Chapter 9 
Review and Share Card Presentations  Activity  Vocab Review puzzles, pp. 101,102 plus 

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 #18,9,11,13,18,19 due Tues 
Lesson 14.1  Newton's Law of Gravity, G, W=mg, Cavendish, freefall 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, twoslit 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 #115,25,29,32 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 111113 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 #120,24,25,28,35 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. 117120 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 #115 in S&F (partners) HW  Finish for HW 
YouTube Videos on Light, Reflection and Refraction 

1/20 
Activity  pp. 9596 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.5455 #115  Lesson 27.2  Lens and Images, ray tracing diagrams, convex vs. concave, focal distance, real vs. virtual images HW  CP p. 125126 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 #46,8,1216,20,21,24,27,29,31 due Tues 

1/10 
Activity  TBA  Review for Test #1  Chapters 1012 
Lesson 26.1  Colors, light vs. paint, gamuts, RGB vs CMYK, filters, the human eye HW  CP p.113114 due Wed 

1/11 
Review for Test #1  Chapter 8 
Test #1  Chapters 1012 
Review all worksheets and homework HW  Radio/TV miniproject 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 
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, BigOh and LittleOh CW p.431 odds in class HW  p.431 #230x2 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.111112 due Thurs 

1/5 
Section 8.3  Improper Integrals  Part 1 HW  p.442 #16abc,746x3 due Tues 1/10 
Chapter 12 Problems  Center of Mass for complicated objects, ladders, tipping a block over  Worksheets in class  partners  pp.103106 due EOP  
1/6 
Section 8.3  Improper Integrals  Part 2 Activity  Calculator Exploration of NINT Functions  p.8384 
Video  MIT  Dr. Walter Lewin  Rotation, moments of inertial, angular momentum, gyroscopes  Finish worksheets  review puzzle activity and wordsearch 
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 
PupilFree Day  No School  See You in 2017!  PupilFree Day  No School  See You in 2017!  PupilFree Day  No School  See You in 2017!  PupilFree 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  Crosssectional areas, circular, square, triangular, irregular HW  p.390 #110 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 #111,21,22,24 due Tues 

12/6 
Section 7.3  Volumes Part 2  Washer Method, rotation about an axis HW  p.392 #1317,20,23,24,26 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 #2934,39,41,43,45,49 due Thur 
AP Free Response Questions on Torque Etc. #13  Review for QUIZ #7 

12/8 
Section 7.5  Further Applications of Integrals, statistics, normal curves, word, fluid pressure, pdf/cdf HW  p.407 #14,10,11,25,2729,3537 due Fri 
AP Free Response Questions on Torque Etc. #46  QUIZ #7  Torques 

12/9 
Notebook Check SECRET SANTA 
Notebook Check SECRET SANTA 
Notebook Check SECRET SANTAEXTRAS! 
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 #1,35,710,1216,21,22,29,30 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 #110, 1230x3,37,41,43 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 #16 (a only),1118,22,23,27 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 #3544 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.)  ParallelAxis Theorem and continued examples HW  maybe 
Collisions QuestHW  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, halflife, Newton's Law of Cooling, doubling time, frictional braking HW  p.33840 #1,3,58,1113,17,19,21,23,24,25,28,29,31 due Tues 
Review for Test #6 
Elastic and Inelastic Collisions, conservation of kinetic energy and momentum HW  CP worksheet p. 3233 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 #58,13,14,17,2730 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.3738 on screen Do pages 3942 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 #19,11,25,27 due Mon

CW/HW  p.6166 #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 #330 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 6.26.3+ 
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 #124,3142,55,56,58 due Tues 
Review Problem Set 8  Review packet pages 155160  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 160162 in partners, due EOP HW  Concept pages 5556 due Thur 
Lesson 9.1  Linear Momentum, impulse, law of conservation of momentum, collisions, elastic and inelastic, average force HW  pp. 3136 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  usubstitution technique, review power rules, exponential and logarithmic examples, more complicated examples HW  p.321 #144 all due Fri 
More on conservation of momentum with lots of examples HW  pp. 5358 odds only due Fri 
Work and Machines Review and Reinforcement  p.7377 HW  Finish for HW 

11/4 
Section 6.3  Integration by parts, examples, methods, exceptions HW  p.328 #324x3,2731,33 
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 #114,1527x2,3748,5255 due Tue 
Lesson 8.1  Potential Energy, Work vs Ep, conservative vs. nonconservative forces, determining the value of potential energy HW  Work and Energy probs. #115 due Tue 
Review for Test #4  Topic Review and Study Guide given in classHW  Homemade tenquestion quiz with answers 

10/25 
Section 5.5  Trapezoidal Method and Simpson's Rule HW  Concept Pages 5354 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 4952 w/partners due EOP  Wrapup topics from chapter 8, review problem set 7 HW  Problem Set 8 due Fri Afterschool  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 1516 due Thurs 

10/27 
Solo Review Activity  Taylor pp. 9094  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. 1718 due Fri 

10/28 
Test #5  Basic Integration Chapter 5 
Review packet p. 155160 HW  Finish for HW 
WorkEnergy Packet pages 3540 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 #738 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 #15,12,13,27,35,37 due Tues 
Radians and degrees, omega, alpha, changing rpm into rad/s and viceversa, 33/45/78 rpm records HW  p.120 #15 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 #1719,23,24,39,47,65 due Wed 
Circular Motion Worksheet in class with partner  
10/19 
Terminology, symbology, dummy variables, using geometry, above and below xaxis, 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, minman inequality, Mean Value Theorem HW  p.274 #120 all, 2232 x2 due Fri 
Ballistic Pendulum Demo Etc., On overhead, problems pages 2936 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 #15,8,13,14,18,26, 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.5152 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.1920 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.2534 AP questions #91120 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 Catchup 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 #3,59,11,14,15,18,19, 
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 #110,1129x2 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 #333x3,39,42,43,48,49 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.1116 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 #111x2,1530x3,37,4042,44,48 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 #19,12,14,16,17, 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 twodimensional 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 #238x3,42,44,45,48,53 due Wed 
Test #3  Sections 4.14.3 (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., freebody diagrams, sigma F = ma, mass vs. weight, equilibrium, concept of Faraday's field and action atadistance HW  textbook p.140 #3,5,9,11,15 due Thurs 
2D vectors, components, trig review, cliff problems, monkey problem, intro to projectile motion HW  p.1417 test bank probs due Thurs 

9/22 
SHORTENED DAYTest #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 #115 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 #310,13,1719,26,27 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 #4,6,7,9,1216,19,21,28,29,33,37,40,41,46,52 due Wed 
CW Workbook Probs. 3.73.10 #3341 due end of period  Moving Objects Handout in partners  due at end of period  Science SelfQuiz 
9/14 
CW  Worksheet #2 on derivatives HW  Finish for HW 
Pendulum Lab  HW Writeup due Thurs Incline Lab Chalk Talk Sixpart Incline/Cart/Motion Lab  HW Writeup due Fri 
Motion Graphs Handout and discussion CW  Kinematics in 1D Exam Prep HW  Finish for HW 

9/15 
Section 3.7  Implicit Differentiation w/many examples HW  p.155 #620,24,25,28,33,37,38,41,46 due Fri 
More twodimensional kinematics problems; licked, thrown, offcliffs, etc. CW  p.101 #910 from textbook 
Review for Test #2 
Social Science SelfQuiz 
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 #126,28,3134 due Wed 
More vector and 2D problems Partners activity  S/V p.89 problems #112  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 #16,812,15 due Thurs 
Vector addition worksheet in class Review for quiz 
Finish Motion Lab HW  Lab writeup due Fri 

9/8 
Review for Test #2 
Quiz on Vectors 
Reaction Time Activity HW  Lab Writeup 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 #1HW  p.91 #3,5,6,8,13,2124,31,34,39,44,45 due Tues 
Review for Exam #1HW  Unit 2 Kinematics in 1D Exam Prep  due Tues 
Linear motion, position, speed, velocity, average vs. instantaneous, acceleration, freefall and g HW  CP pages 79 due Tues 

8/30 
Exam #1 
Exam #1 
Graphing Motion and Problem Solving HW  Lab writeup 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,,4,911,13,14,1820 due Thur 
Intro to Vernier Apparatus Motion Lab  in class  finish after school HW  Lab writeup due Fri 
Review for Exam #1CW 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 #122 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 #315x3,17,19,26,28 due Fri 
Exam #1 

9/2 
PreCalc Droodle and Limits/Continuity Turvy activity due at end of class  Largescale 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 #315x3,17,20,2130x3,31,32,43,44, 
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 #115,1828x2,2937,39,40,44 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 #116,1922,26,2830,41,43 
Freefall and gravity w/lots of examples...onedimensional, intro to parabolic motion AFTER SCHOOL SECTIONS  34 or 45 pm  Discuss problem set 2 
Accuracy vs. Precision, temperature scales and conversions, safety rules, 3 types of experimental error, augmented truefalse 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 2.12.4  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 
Lecture 1.1  Intro to AP  About the Test Intro activities, syllabus, calculators, etc. HW  Certification due Wed 
Intro to Physics  all about the class  syllabus, calculators, books, etc. Intro activities HW  Certification 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, 
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  Writeup due Monday 
Science  Section 2 