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Unit 11 May 26th Week at a Glance

Unit 11 – Electricity

Tuesday, May 26th Week at a Glance –

  • Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 11 tab. Work for this week will be in the folder “Week of 5-26.” There is also a Unit 11 Guided Reading Full Notes in the Unit 11 folder. I will be breaking up these notes over the next few weeks.
 
  • In this week’s folder, you will find:
    • This file – May 26th Week at a Glance
    • Notes for this week
    • Video – Lecture Part 1
    • Quiz Part 1
    • Video – Lecture Part 2
    • Quiz Part 2

 

**All the quiz questions come directly from the video and notes**

 

  • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
  • DO NOT take the quiz before you have all your questions answered.

**All assignments for this grading period’s final due date is Sunday at midnight at the very latest. Questions for me need to be posted by Friday.  NO      ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS to allow time for posting of grades before the end of the school year.

 

**On Monday, June 1st, there will be a final activity that will be worth bonus points.

 

Office hours 8:00 am to 9:00 am; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – during this time I will be actively answering online questions and emails.  Please note that, like you, I am at the mercy of my internet connection. Please allow time for me to respond.

 

7 School days to go!

Unit 11 May 18th Week at a Glance

Unit 11 – Electricity

Monday, May 18th Week at a Glance –

  • Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 11 tab. Work for this week will be in the folder “Week of 5-18.” There is also a Unit 11 Guided Reading Full Notes in the Unit 11 folder.  I will be breaking up these notes over the next few weeks.

 

  • In this week’s folder, you will find:
    • This file – May 18th Week at a Glance
    • Notes for this week
    • May 18th Instructional video
    • Unit 11 Week of 5-18 Quiz

 

**All the quiz questions come directly from the video and notes**

 

  • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
  • DO NOT take the quiz before you have all your questions answered.

**Work for this week is due Sunday at midnight at the very latest. Questions for me need to be posted by Friday.

Office hours 8:00 am to 9:00 am; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – during this time I will be actively answering online questions and emails.  Please note that, like you, I am at the mercy of my internet connection. Please allow time for me to respond.

 

*****This is an easy week – use the extra time to get caught up in my class or another class*****

 

12 School days to go!

Unit 11 – Electricity

Monday, May 11th Week at a Glance –

  • Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 11 tab. Work for this week will be in the folder “Week of 5-11.” There is also a Unit 11 Guided Reading Full Notes in the Unit 11 folder.  I will be breaking up these notes over the next few weeks.

 

  • In this week’s folder, you will find:
    • This file – May 11th Week at a Glance
    • A discussion board – Week of May 4th Curriculum Questions
    • Notes for this week
    • Two videos:
      • Lecture
      • Lab Assignment
    • The lab document – Circuits Virtual Lab (the lab sheet does not have to be turned in, the questions for the lab are in the quiz)
    • Ohm’s Law and Circuits Quiz – it is worth 2 grades!!

 

**All the quiz questions come directly from the videos, notes and the lab report**

 

  • If you don’t understand something, write down any questions you may have and post in the Week of May 11th Curriculum Questions discussion board:
    • For each question, start a new thread.
    • Post your question in the thread subject so everyone can easily see it:
      • Your questions must be specific:
        • Inappropriate post is “I don’t get it”
        • Appropriate post is “I don’t understand the difference between an open and a closed circuit.”
      • Look through the rest of the questions – feel free to help out other students.
      • Watch for threads from me – if I see the same mistake several time, I will post a clarification here.
      • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
      • DO NOT take the quiz before you have all your questions answered.

**Work for this week is due Sunday at midnight at the very latest. Questions for me need to be posted by Friday.

Office hours 8:00 am to 9:00 am; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – during this time I will be actively answering online questions and emails.  Please note that, like you, I am at the mercy of my internet connection. Please allow time for me to respond.

Unit 11 May 11th Week at a Glance

Unit 11 – Electricity

Monday, May 11th Week at a Glance –

  • Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 11 tab. Work for this week will be in the folder “Week of 5-11.” There is also a Unit 11 Guided Reading Full Notes in the Unit 11 folder.  I will be breaking up these notes over the next few weeks.

 

  • In this week’s folder, you will find:
    • This file – May 11th Week at a Glance
    • A discussion board – Week of May 4th Curriculum Questions
    • Notes for this week
    • Two videos:
      • Lecture
      • Lab Assignment
    • The lab document – Circuits Virtual Lab (the lab sheet does not have to be turned in, the questions for the lab are in the quiz)
    • Ohm’s Law and Circuits Quiz – it is worth 2 grades!!

 

**All the quiz questions come directly from the videos, notes and the lab report**

 

  • If you don’t understand something, write down any questions you may have and post in the Week of May 11th Curriculum Questions discussion board:
    • For each question, start a new thread.
    • Post your question in the thread subject so everyone can easily see it:
      • Your questions must be specific:
        • Inappropriate post is “I don’t get it”
        • Appropriate post is “I don’t understand the difference between an open and a closed circuit.”
      • Look through the rest of the questions – feel free to help out other students.
      • Watch for threads from me – if I see the same mistake several time, I will post a clarification here.
      • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
      • DO NOT take the quiz before you have all your questions answered.

**Work for this week is due Sunday at midnight at the very latest. Questions for me need to be posted by Friday.

Office hours 8:00 am to 9:00 am; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – during this time I will be actively answering online questions and emails.  Please note that, like you, I am at the mercy of my internet connection. Please allow time for me to respond.

May 4th Week at a Glance

Unit 11 – Electricity

Monday, May 4th Week at a Glance –

  • Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 11 tab. Work for this week will be in the folder “Week of 5-4.” There is also a Unit 11 Guided Reading Full Notes in the Unit 11 folder.  I will be breaking up these notes over the next few weeks.

 

  • In this week’s folder, you will find:
    • This file – May 4th Week at a Glance
    • Lab Assignment
      • The lab document – Electrical Conductivity Virtual Lab
      • The instructional video for the lab – make sure you watch this!!
      • The Electrical Conductivity Post Lab Questions Quiz (this is a grade)
    • History Assignment
      • The notes over The War of the Currents
      • A video lecture – The War of the Currents – make sure you watch this!!
      • Quiz – The War of the Currents (this is a grade)
    • A discussion board – Week of May 4th Curriculum Questions

 

  • There are basically two assignments, each with a quiz grade at the end. The quizzes are open notes and you may only take each of them twice. Make sure you are prepared by watching the videos and taking notes.

 

**All the quiz questions come directly from the notes and the lab report**

 

  • If you don’t understand something, write down any questions you may have and post in the Week of May 4th Curriculum Questions discussion board:
    • For each question, start a new thread.
    • Post your question in the thread subject so everyone can easily see it:
      • Your questions must be specific:
        • Inappropriate post is “I don’t get it”
        • Appropriate post is “I don’t understand the difference between an open and a closed circuit.”
      • Look through the rest of the questions – feel free to help out other students.
      • Watch for threads from me – if I see the same mistake several time, I will post a clarification here.
      • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
      • DO NOT take the quizzes before you have all your questions answered.

**Work for this week is due Sunday at midnight at the very latest. Questions for me need to be posted by Friday.

Office hours 8:00 am to 9:00 am; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – during this time I will be actively answering online questions and emails.  Please note that, like you, I am at the mercy of my internet connection. Please allow time for me to respond.

April 27th Week at a Glance

**        Due to the number of students who have just now received the necessary technology, I will leave last week’s quizzes up all this week.  However, I am planning on doing video reviews of the quizzes next week. 

  • Once the video reviews are uploaded, I will no longer accept any submissions.
  • Make sure you get caught up this week, or contact me and let me know if you have a reasonable excuse for needing more time.

 

Unit 11 – Electricity

Monday, April 27th Week at a Glance –

  • Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 11 tab. Work for this week will be in the folder “Week of 4-27.” There is also a Unit 11 Guided Reading Full Notes in the Unit 11 folder.  I will be breaking up these notes over the next few weeks.

 

  • In this week’s folder, you will find:
    • This file – April 27th Week at a Glance
    • The notes for this week – Unit 11 Electricity Guided Reading Week of 4-27
    • A video lecture – Unit 11 Lecture Week of 4-27
    • A discussion board – Week of April 27th Curriculum Questions
    • After watching the video, you may take the:
      • Unit 11 4-27 Vocabulary Quiz
      • Unit 11 4-27 Concept Quiz

 

  • Each quiz will be a grade. The quizzes are open notes and you may only take them once. Make sure you are prepared by watching the videos and taking notes.

 

**All the quiz questions come directly from the notes**

 

  • If you don’t understand something, write down any questions you may have and post in the Week of April 27th Curriculum Questions discussion board:
    • For each question, start a new thread.
    • Post your question in the thread subject so everyone can easily see it:
      • Your questions must be specific:
        • Inappropriate post is “I don’t get it”
        • Appropriate post is “I don’t understand the difference between series and parallel circuits.”
      • Look through the rest of the questions – feel free to help out other students.
      • Watch for threads from me – if I see the same mistake several time, I will post a clarification here.
      • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
      • DO NOT take the quizzes before you have all your questions answered.

**Work for this week is due Sunday at midnight at the very latest. Questions for me need to be posted by Friday.

Office hours 8:00 am to 9:00 am; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – during this time I will be actively answering online questions and emails.  Please note that, like you, I am at the mercy of my internet connection. Please allow time for me to respond.

April 20th Week at a Glance

Unit 10 – Waves

Monday, April 20th Week at a Glance –

  • Go to Its Learning. Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 10 tab. Work for this week will be in the folder “Week of 4-20.”

 

  • If you made less than a 100 on the April 17th Quiz, watch the video reviewing the quiz.
  • After watching the video, you may take the April 17th Quiz Re-take. I will take the higher of the 2 grades. If you don’t understand something, post a question and get an answer before you take the quiz re-take.

 

  • If possible, download and print out a copy of the waves notes. The notes have 2 sections and each section has its own video and quiz. 

 

  • Each quiz will be a grade. The quizzes are open notes and you may only take them once. Make sure you are prepared by watching the videos and taking notes.

 

 

  • If you don’t understand something, write down any questions you may have and post in the Week of April 20th Curriculum Questions discussion board:
    • For each question, start a new thread.
    • Post your question in the thread subject so everyone can easily see it:
      • Your questions must be specific:
        • Inappropriate post is “I don’t get it”
        • Appropriate post is “I don’t understand the term inverse.”
      • Look through the rest of the questions – feel free to help out other students.
      • Watch for threads from me – if I see the same mistake several time, I will post a clarification here.
      • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
      • DO NOT take the quizzes before you have all your questions answered.

 

**Work for this week is due Sunday at midnight at the very latest. Questions need to be posted by Friday.

 

April 13th Week at a Glance

Unit 10 – Waves

Monday, April 13th Week at a Glance –

  • Go to Its Learning. Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 10 tab.
  • Watch the April 3rd Quiz Review (6 minutes 49 seconds)
  • Watch the April 10th Quiz Review (4 minutes 41 seconds)
  • Watch the Waves Math Mini-Lecture – Be prepared to take notes. You will need a calculator. (5 minutes 10 seconds)
  • Write down any questions you may have and post in the Week of April 13th Curriculum Questions discussion board:
    • For each question, start a new thread.
    • Post your question in the thread subject so everyone can easily see it:
      • Your questions must be specific:
        • Inappropriate post is “I don’t get it”
        • Appropriate post is “I don’t understand the term inverse.”
      • Look through the rest of the questions – feel free to help out other students.
      • Watch for threads from me – if I see the same mistake several time, I will post a clarification here.
      • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.
  • Do the interactive Waves Math Practice – you will have 3 tries. After the third try, it will show the correct answers. Do not take the Friday quiz until you have passed this quiz or figured out where you went wrong.
  • When ready, take the Unit 10 April 17th Friday Quiz:
    • This quiz is for a grade.
    • This quiz is not timed BUT YOU MAY ONLY TAKE IT ONCE.

 

 

**Work for this week is due Sunday at midnight at the very latest.

Unit 10 second Week at a Glance

Unit 10 – Waves

Monday, April 6th Second Week at a Glance –

Monday:

  • Go to Its Learning. Under the resources tab, go into the Physics Semester 2 tab, then into the Unit 10 tab.
  • Retrieve and read the Unit 10 Friday April 3rd Open Notes Quiz Results
  • Review the material from last week and retake the April 3rd Open Notes Quiz if you failed the first one or would like a better grade.
    • This quiz is not timed BUT YOU MAY ONLY TAKE IT ONCE.

Tuesday:

  • Using the Guided Reading, define the following terms:
    • Seismic waves
      • P-waves
      • S-waves
    • Tsunami
    • Light waves
    • Visible light waves (ROYGBIV)
    • Photon
    • Speed of Light
    • Parallel
    • Perpendicular
    • Frequency
  • Write down any questions you may have and post in the Week of April 6th Curriculum Questions discussion board:
    • For each question, start a new thread.
    • Post your question in the thread subject so everyone can easily see it:
      • Your questions must be specific:
        • Inappropriate post is “I don’t get it”
        • Appropriate post is “Why do electromagnetic waves all travel at the speed of light?”
      • Look through the rest of the questions – feel free to help out other students.
      • Watch for threads from me – if I see the same mistake several time, I will post a clarification here.
      • I will answer questions at least twice a day, but probably more.

Block:

  • Catch-up day.
  • Study for a quiz on Friday.

Friday:

  • Mini online quiz. Have all materials and assignments easily available. You may only take the quiz once.