Week 7:  18 October to 22 October 2021

18 October 2019:

In Class:  Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation:

  • Fg = G
  •  m 1 m 2 
        r 2     
  • Fg = force due to gravity
    G = universal gravitational constant
    m = mass
    r = radius or distance between centers
  • Expectations:  Students will solve problems using Newton's Universal Gravitation Law equation.

    Due:  Pages 1:155-161 (166 – 196).

    Homework:  Page 1:162 (197 – 201).

    19 October 2021:

    In Class:  Gravitational Field Strength:

  • g =
  •  Fg
     m  
  • g = acceleration due to gravity or gravitational field strength
    Fg = force due to gravity
    m = mass
  • Expectations:  Students will solve problems using the gravitational field strength equation.

    Due:  Page 1:162 (197 – 201).

    Homework:  Pages 1:161-163 (202 – 211).

    20 October 2021:

    Homework:  Finish the October Interim Practice Exam.  Here is the
    October Interim Practice Exam Key to help you.

    21 October 2021:

    No Class:  Physics does not meet on Thursday.

    22 October 2021:

    In Class:  Kinematics Exam (Chapter 1, sections 1 and 2).

    Due:  The October Interim Practice Exam.

    Note:  1st quarter ends 12 November 2021.