Week 3: 18 September to 22 September 2023

18 September 2023:

**In Class:** Thrown Balls and Free Fall Graphs.

Expectations: Students will be able to solve for distance, average speed, and final speed in free fall problems.

**Homework:** Pages 1:139-140 ( 45 – 52 ). Study for Quiz on Section 1-1.

**Lab 1b:**

Collect data and review the
Graphing with Spreadsheets Part b lab.

Expectations: Students will identify the order of polynomial functions using a spreadsheet.

19 September 2023:

**In Class:** Calculating Initial and Final Velocity, Acceleration, Time, and Distance.

*v*=

_{f}*v*+

_{i}*at*

*v*= final velocity or speed

_{f}*v*= initial velocity or speed

_{i}*a*= acceleration

*t*= time

*d*=

*v*+ ½

_{i}t*at*

^{ 2}

*d*= displacement or distance

*v*= initial velocity or speed

_{i}*t*= time

*a*= acceleration

Expectations: Students will be able to solve for initial and final speed, acceleration, time, and distance.

**Due:** Pages 1:139-140 ( 45 – 52 ).

**Homework:** Pages 1:140-142 ( 53 – 64 ). Begin Take-Home Quiz on Unit 1 Section 1 (pages 1:1 to 1:17).

20 September 2023:

**In Class:** Solving for initial and final velocity directly from acceleration and distance

*v*

_{f}^{2}=

*v*

_{i}^{2}+

*2ad*

*v*= final velocity or speed

_{f}*v*= initial velocity or speed

_{i}*a*= acceleration

*d*= displacement or distance

Expectations: Students will be able to solve for initial and final speed directly from acceleration and distance.

**Due:** Pages 1:140-142 ( 53 – 64 ).

**Homework:** Page 1:142 ( 65 – 69 ).

21 September 2023:

**No Class:** Physics does not meet on Thursday.

22 September 2023:

**In Class:** Scalar and Vector Quantities. Minimum and Maximum Vector Sums.

Expectations: Students will be able to explain the difference between scalar and vector quantities and to eliminate incorrect vector sums based on the minimum and maximum possible vector sums.

**Due:** Page 1:142 ( 65 – 69 ).

**Homework:** Pages 1:142-143 ( 70 – 77 ).

**Note:** 1^{st} quarter ends 9 November 2023.