Force and Motion

Intro Text:     pages 58-104. 10 day unit.

Conceptual Text:    pages 10-102.  20 day unit.

Objectives

After completing this section, students will be able to:

1.    identify and apply Newton's 3 laws,

2.    define, compare and contrast velocity and speed,

3.    define, compare and contrast velocity and acceleration,

4.    define, compare and contrast momentum and force,   

5.    define, compare and contrast inertia and momentum,

6.    define, compare and contrast weight and mass,

7.    understand and explain the force of gravity,

8.    understand circular and projectile motion,

9.    apply mathematical formulas to compute velocity, acceleration, momentum and force.

    >>>>>Click HERE for a nice outline of the formulas.  Here is an outline on how to solve problems.  And another one.

Activities

1.    Timing velocity of Hot Wheels.  Or foot races.  Or a bubble in a tubeBreaking the law?

2.    A Inertia, Momentum and Force Journal.

3.    A Math Worksheet ,Word Problems Homework, and Vocabulary Homework.

4.    A Web Lesson.

5.    Motion and Force MPEGS

6.    Julius Sumner Miller Demonstration MPEGS

7.    Motion and Force Jeopardy, Round 1, Round 2.

8.    A demonstration of the gyroscope using a bicycle wheel.

Intro Web Lessons

To optimize machine performance, close each hyperlink window when finished with the site.

1. Check the glossary           http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/glossary.htm

2. Define these words          

3. Rewrite Newton's 3rd       http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/miscon/miscon4.html#newt

4. Shoot the cannon            http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/Cannon/index.html

5. Coaster applet                 http://www.funderstanding.com/k12/coaster/

6. Velocity vectors              

7. Newton's Laws                 http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/newt.html#fmaill

8. Quiz on Newton's Laws    http://www.quia.com/jq/19675.html

9. Football Physics                http://footballphysics.utk.edu/

Inertia, Momentum and Force Activity

To optimize machine performance, close each hyperlink window when finished with the site.

a. Shoot the cannon            http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/Momentum/

 

Web Lessons

To optimize machine performance, close each hyperlink window when finished with the site.

1.     Do the Mechanics lesson          http://library.thinkquest.org/10796/index.html

2.     Shoot the cannon                    http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/Cannon/index.html

3.     Speed & Velocity                     http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/U1L1d.html

4.    Acceleration                             http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/U1L1e.html

5.    Freefall Calculations                 http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/U1L5d.html

6.    A Freefall Misconception          http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/U1L5e.html

7.    Newton's Laws                        http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/newtlaws/newtltoc.html

8.    More on Newton's Laws          http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/newt.html#ntcon

9.    Quiz on Newton's Laws          http://www.quia.com/jq/19675.html

Enrichment sites

Football Physics               http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/physics-of-football.htm

                                        http://electron9.phys.utk.edu/

Recognizing Forces          http://www.physicsclassroom.com/morehelp/recforce/recforce.html

Coaster Database            http://www.rcdb.com/

Coaster Designers              http://www.coasters.net/designers/

Physics4Kids           http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_main.html

Momentum applet    http://dept.physics.upenn.edu/courses/gladney/phys1/lectures/lecture7/momentum_conservation.html

Pool Tables            http://www.phys.virginia.edu/classes/109N/more_stuff/Applets/Collision/jarapplet.html

  

 

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