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Week 9:  31 October to 4 November 2021

31 October 2021:

In Class:  The Pendulum:

Calculating the period of a pendulum (Not on Reference Tables):

• • T= period
π= 3.141 592 65
l= length of pendulum
g= acceleration due to gravity
• Expectations:  Students are expected to be able to solve problems using the pendulum equation.

Relationship between frequency and period (See Waves Table):

• T=
• 1
f
• T= period
f= frequency
• Expectations:  Students are expected to be able to convert period and frequency.

Lab 4:
Data collection and analysis of Free Fall Reaction Time Lab.

Expectations:  Students will be able to calculate time from distance in free fall.

Due:  Pages 1:167-169 (237 – 252).

Homework:  Pages 1:169-170 (253 – 259) and finish the Free Fall Reaction Time Lab report.

1 November 2021:

In Class:  Work:

• W = Fd = ΔET
• W= work
F= force
d= displacement or distance
Δ= change
ET= total energy
• Expectations:  Students are expected to do work (or, at least, to solve work problems).

Due:  Pages 1:169-170 (253 – 259) and finish the Free Fall Reaction Time Lab report.

Homework:  Pages 2:49-50 (1 – 10).

2 November 2021:

In Class:  Power:

• P=
•  W
t
•  =
•  F d
t
•  = F v̅
• P= power
W= work
t= time
F= force
d= displacement or distance
= average velocity or speed
• Expectations:  Students will be able to solve power problems.

Due:  Pages 2:49-50 (1 – 10).

Homework:  Pages 2:50-51 (11 – 25).

3 November 2021:

No Class:  Physics does not meet on Thursday.

4 November 2021:

In Class:  Gravitational Potential Energy:

• ΔPE = mgΔh
• Δ= change
PE= potential energy
m= mass
g= acceleration due to gravity
h= height
• Expectations:  Students will be able to solve gravitational potential energy problems.

Due:  Pages 2:50-51 (11 – 25).

Homework:  Pages 2:51-53 (26 – 31).

Note:  1st quarter ends 9 November 2023.