# CP Physics Assignments

This is where each week's assignments in CP Physics are posted. Please let me know if you have any questions!

## Week 16: Monday, December 4th – Friday, December 8th

Hello again, and welcome to the first week of December! We're going to continue our work on Unit 5: Unbalanced Forces, so here's the plan for this week:

Mon. 12/4

Coffee Filter Drop Activity

DUE: Unit 5 Practice #2

Tue. 12/5

Unit 5 Practice #3

Wed. 12/6

Friction Lab

Thu. 12/7

work on Friction Lab report

DUE: Unit 5 Practice #3

Fri. 12/8

Unit 5 Practice #4

DUE: Friction Lab report

Next week, we'll do one more lab, take one more quiz, and then we'll have our Unit 5 Test, which will be the final test of the semester. After that, we can start preparing for the 1st Semester Exam. As always, let me know if you have any questions. I hope you have a wonderful week!

## Week 15: Monday, November 27th – Friday, December 1st

Welcome back! I hope you had a restful and relaxing Thanksgiving Break and are fully recharged. We have three weeks to get through Unit 5: Unbalanced Forces before we take our 1st Semester Exam, which should be plenty of time. Here's the plan for the last week of November:

Mon. 11/27

review Unit 4 Test B

introduction to unbalanced forces

Tue. 11/28

Modified Atwood Machine class demo & whiteboarding

Wed. 11/29

Unit 5 Practice #1

Thu. 11/30

Unit 5 Practice #2

Fri. 12/1

Unit 5 Quiz #1: Modified Atwood's Machine

DUE: Unit 5 Practice #1

I hope you have a great week! Please let me know if you have any questions.

PS: Make sure you plug in your Chromebook to charge overnight!

## Week 14: Monday, November 13th – Friday, November 17th

We finally made it to Thanksgiving Break! Here's the plan for this week:

Mon. 11/13

Unit 4 Quiz #2: Velocity vs. Time Graphs

review quiz & study for test with extra practice

Tue. 11/14

Unit 4 Test A: Uniform Acceleration

DUE: Unit 4 Practice #4

Wed. 11/15

review test A

Thu. 11/16

Unit 4 Test B: Uniform Acceleration

Fri. 11/17

review test B + something fun?! 🦃

I hope you have a restful and relaxing Thanksgiving Break! Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

## Week 13: Monday, November 6th – Friday, November 10th

Hello again! Here's the plan for the first full week of November as we begin to wrap up Unit 4: Uniform Acceleration:

Mon. 11/6

UAPM Deployment Lab

DUE: Unit 4 Practice #2

Tue. 11/7

Unit 4 Quiz #1: Stacks of Graphs

DUE: PhysQuiz.net Acceleration #1 & #2 (linked on Google Classroom)

Wed. 11/8

Unit 4 Practice #3

DUE: UAPM Deployment Lab

Thu. 11/9

practice quantitative problems (aka "math")

Fri. 11/10

Unit 4 Practice #4

DUE: Unit 4 Practice #3

We should be able to take our Unit 4 Quiz #2 and Unit 4 Tests A & B next week, right before we go on Thanksgiving Break. Let me know if you have any questions, and have a great week!

## Week 12: Monday, October 30th – Friday, November 3rd

It's the last week of October, and it's finally starting to feel like Fall! I hope you got out and enjoyed the last bits of nice weather. Here's the plan for this week as we begin our work acceleration:

Mon. 10/30

begin Unit 4: Uniformly Accelerated Particle Model (UAPM)

Changing Velocity Lab

Tue. 10/31 🎃

"Dropping the Ball" demo

Wed. 11/1

Unit 4 Practice #1

DUE: Changing Velocity Lab

Thu. 11/2

Unit 4 Practice #2

Fri. 11/3

start Volleyball Lab

DUE: Unit 4 Practice #1

I hope you enjoy the labs and activities in this new unit! Please let me know if you have any questions. Have a great week!

## Week 11: Monday, October 23rd – Friday, October 27th

Welcome to 2nd Quarter – we're already 1/4 done with the year! Here's the plan for this week as we wrap up Unit 3: Balanced Forces:

Mon. 10/23

BEGIN 2nd QUARTER

finish Unit 3 Practice #4

Tue. 10/24

Unit 3 Formative Quiz 2

DUE: Unit 3 Practice #4

Wed. 10/25

Unit 3 Test A: Balanced Forces

Thu. 10/26

review Unit 3 Test A

Fri. 10/27

Unit 3 Test B: Balanced Forces

Next week, we'll start Unit 4: Uniform Acceleration. Have a great week, and get out and enjoy the nice weather while it lasts!

## Week 10: Monday, October 16th – Friday, October 20th

Welcome back from your 3-day weekend! Here's the plan as we wrap up 1st Quarter:

Mon. 10/16

review Unit 3 Formative Quiz 1

finish Balanced Forces Stations Activity

start Unit 3 Practice #3

DUE: Balanced Forces Stations Activity

Tue. 10/17

finish Unit 3 Practice #3

Wed. 10/18

Spring Constant Lab

DUE: Unit 3 Practice #3

Thu. 10/19

Newton's Third Law demos

DUE: Newton's Second Law practice quiz on PhysQuiz.net

Fri. 10/20

END OF 1st QUARTER

Unit 3 Practice #4

DUE: Spring Constant Lab

Remember, because it's the end of 1st Quarter, Friday is the last day to turn in any work from Units 1, 2 or 3 for credit. Let me know if you have any questions. Have a great week!

## Week 9: Monday, October 9th – Thursday, October 12th

I hope you had a great weekend! This should be a fun week of labs and hands-on activities as we continue to explore the balanced forces model. Here's the plan for our abbreviated week:

Mon. 10/9

start Little "g" Lab

Parent-Teacher Conferences 5-8pm - sign up here!

Tue. 10/10

work on Little "g" Lab write-up

DUE: Practice Problems #2 - Force Diagrams and Component Forces

Wed. 10/11

Unit 3 Formative Quiz 1

start Balanced Forces Stations Activity

DUE: Little "g" Lab write-up

Thu. 10/12

EARLY RELEASE DAY

finish Balanced Forces Stations Activity

Fri. 10/13

Teacher PD Day – NO SCHOOL

Enjoy your 3-and-a-half-day weekend! As always, please let me know if you have any questions.

## Week 8: Monday, October 2nd – Friday, October 6th

Welcome to October! Last week, we wrapped up Unit 2 on constant velocity, so now we're going to move on to Unit 3 so we can try to define, identify and measure various forces. Here's the plan for this week:

Mon. 10/2

start Unit 3: Balanced Forces Particle Model

Common types of forces

start Hover Disc Activity

Tue. 10/3

finish Hover Disc Activity

Wed. 10/4

Practice Problems #1 - Force Diagrams

DUE: Hover Disc Activity

Thu. 10/5

Free body diagrams and component forces

Fri. 10/6

Practice Problems #2 - Force Diagrams and Component Forces

DUE: Practice Problems #1 - Force Diagrams

We have some fun hands-on activities planned for this week, so I hope you enjoy them! Please let me know if you have any questions. Have a great week!

## Week 7: Monday, September 25th – Friday, September 29th

Hi there! Here's what we're doing for the first week of autumn 🍂 as we wrap up Unit 2: Constant Velocity:

Mon. 9/25

Unit 2 Formative Quiz 2

finish Unit 2 Practice #3: Position vs. Time Graphs and Velocity vs. Time Graphs

Tue. 9/26

start Unit 2 Review

DUE: Unit 2 Practice #3: Position vs. Time Graphs and Velocity vs. Time Graphs

Wed. 9/27

Unit 2 Test A: Constant Velocity

DUE: Unit 2 Review

Thu. 9/28

review Unit 2 Test A

Fri. 9/29

Unit 2 Test B: Constant Velocity

I hope you have a great week! Please let me know if you have any questions.

## Week 6: Monday, September 18th – Friday, September 22nd

Hello again! This week, we're going to wrap up motion maps and graphs so we can move on to determining the average velocity of an object. Here's what we're doing for the last week of summer:

Mon. 9/18

finish Unit 2 Practice #1: Motion Maps and Position vs. Time Graphs

Motion Graphs practice quizzes on PhysQuiz.net

DUE: Unit 2 Practice #1: Motion Maps and Position vs. Time Graphs

Tue. 9/19

Unit 2 Formative Quiz 1

start Unit 2 Practice #2

Wed. 9/20

whiteboard Unit 2 Practice #2

Thu. 9/21

start Unit 2 Practice #3

Fri. 9/22

finish Unit 2 Practice #3

DUE: Unit 2 Practice #2

Next week, we'll take our Unit 2 Tests A & B on motion maps and graphing constant velocity. As always, let me know if you have any questions. It looks like the weather is going to be great, so get out and enjoy it while it lasts!

## Week 5: Monday, September 11th – Friday, September 15th

Welcome back! I hope you had fun with all the Homecoming festivities this past weekend. This week, we're going to continue our work on graphing constant velocity. Here's the plan for the first full week we've have in a while:

Mon. 9/11

buggy collisions!

start Buggies Lab report

Tue. 9/12

finish Buggies Lab report

Wed. 9/13

start Motion Detector Lab

DUE: Buggies Lab report

Thu. 9/14

finish Motion Detector Lab

Fri. 9/15

start Practice #2: Motion Graphs

DUE: Motion Detector Lab

I hope you have a great week! Please let me know if you have any questions.

## Week 4: Tuesday, September 5th – Friday, September 8th

I hope you enjoyed your 3-day weekend! We're wrapping up Unit 1 this week and moving on to Unit 2: Constant Velocity. Here's the plan for this hot, hot week:

Mon. 9/4

Labor Day – NO SCHOOL

Tue. 9/5

Unit 1 Test B - Scientific Measurements

Wed. 9/6

start Unit 2: Constant Velocity

start Buggies Lab

Thu. 9/7

finish Buggies Lab

Fri. 9/8

whiteboard and discuss lab results

As always, please let me know if you have any questions or need help with anything at all. Stay cool!

## Week 3: Monday, August 28th – Friday, September 1st

I hope you enjoyed your unexpected 3-day weekend! Here's what we're doing in class for the last week of August:

Mon. 8/28

dimensional analysis (a.k.a. unit conversions)

DUE: Spaghetti Bridge Lab Report

Tue. 8/29

complete Unit 1 review packet

Wed. 8/30

Unit 1 Test A - Scientific Measurements

Thu. 8/31

review Test A

Fri. 9/1

Unit 1 Test B - Scientific Measurements

Keep up the great work, and as always, please let me know if you have any questions!

## Week 2: Monday, August 21st – Friday, August 25th

Welcome to the first full week of the 2023-2024 school year! Now that we've had a few days to get to know each other and practice taking and interpreting data, we can get to work! Here's what we're doing in class this week:

finish Bouncing Ball Lab

complete Spaghetti Bridge Lab

I hope you had a great first week and that you were able to get some rest this weekend before we attempt to go to school for five full days without strange bell schedules or burning birds. Let me know you have any questions!