Friday, October 30, 2009

Assignment for Friday, 10-30-09

Log onto a computer with your group.
On the Novell Screen go to:

Interactive Journey Through Physics
–Circular Motion 1
–Circular Motion 2
Do all parts except MCAT Questions

Submit one set of answers for the group. You can submit by paper, or copy/paste to the comment section below (just do it as an anonymous poster).

Thursday, October 29, 2009


Remember, Chapter 5 homework #2 is due Friday. Problems #21, 35, 39, 43, 55

We will then be doing a lab and activity on circular motion before having a short quiz on this chapter next week.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Assignment for 10-16-09

Forces - multimedia work and practice

1. Go to the following websites and follow the directions. Write your answers on a separate piece of paper.

2. Novell Screen on Computer – Interactive Journey Through Physics – Mechanics – Forces

Inclined Planes


Do “Topic Review”, “Animations”, “Simulations” and “Problems (do all 4)”


Chapter 4 Problems, #5, 11, 19, 25, 33, 55, 63 - due Tuesday, 10-20-09.

REMINDER: Lab Reports are due next Tuesday also.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Phone Number Reminder for Students

Remember, starting November 14th, you must dial the area code for EVERY number you call, including local ones. This is because they had to add two more area codes in CT.

For more information, go to the State's Site on this.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Schedule Update

We will finish the Forces and Friction lab on Wed, 10/14. The lab report will be due on Tuesday, 10/20.

On Wednesday you will also get some more practice problems and on Friday we will go over them and move on to Chp 5.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Schedule Update 10-08-09

We will finish the Friction lab next week. You should start working on the calculations and data analysis for the parts you have completed. You should also start setting up your lab report.

The lab packet and lab report format can be found HERE if you misplace yours.

Monday, October 5, 2009

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Schedule Update

Tuesday, Oct 6th - go over hmwk (Chp 4 - #21, 23, 29, 31, 39, 45, 53)

We will then do a hands-on lab on forces and friction and a multimedia lab on forces.

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