WEEK 1: 8/21 1) What 3 things should be written at the start of class without being told? 2) How much talking is allowed at the start of class?
8/22 1) What needs to be done before the tardy bell rings? 2) List the 5 sections that need to be in your 3ring folder.
8/23 1) Think of some experiments you've done in past years. List some steps that are common to every experiment.
WEEK 2: 8/26 1) What is a hypothesis? 2) Does it matter if your hypothesis turns out to be incorrect? Explain.
8/27 1) What are some resources you can use to "gather information" before doing an experiment?
2) When should you write a conclusion?
8/28 1) Describe some ways that you can record the result of an experiment.
8/29 1) Use dimensional analysis to find the number of years in 6832800 minutes.
WEEK 3: 9/3 1) Convert by moving the decimal point:
a) 321.4 dm = _____mm
b) 43.75 cm = ____hm
2) Why can't you just move the decimal point with time conversions?
9/4 1) What units (mm, cm, or m)would be best to measure the following?
a) length of your finger
b) thickness of a penny
c) distance across the classroom 2) Describe a distance that you would measure in km.
9/5 1) What units (mL, L, or kL) would be best to measure the following?
a) water in a pool
b) soda can
c) bucket of water
9/6 1) In this class, we will measure things using the ________ system.
2) When using a ruler, we will never measure with the ________ side.
WEEK 4: 9/9 1) Describe the location of the a) cat b) man <<picture of a grid with a man, cat, boat, flag, and car>>
9/10 1) List 3 things in the classroom that are moving. 2) Is the classroom moving? Explain.
9/11 1) Las Vegas is 280 miles away. How fast must one drive to get there in 4 hours? 2) Find the slope of the graph:
<<picture of a graph with points at (0,0), (2,40), (4,80), and (6,120)
9/12 1) A runner travels at 8 km/h for 180 minutes. How far did he/she run?
9/13 1) A bus's maximum speed is 120 km/h. Is it possible for the bus to travel 730 km in 6 hours? Explain. Week 5: 9/16 1) Find the average speed. <<picture of a graph with points at (0,0), (2,100), and (4,200)
9/17 1) A car accelerates when getting on and off the freeway. What could acceleration mean?
9/18 1) A car travels north at 60 miles/hr for 10 minutes. Is the car accelerating? Explain.
9/19 1) What are some things that affect the way a rocket flies?
9/20 1) Explain why it's not necessary to test a launch angle of 0 degrees and 90 degrees.
Week 6: 9/23 1) If we wanted to figure out the speed of the rocket, what could we do?
9/24 1) Do you think it matters which group member stomps on the bottle? Explain.
9/25 1) "The lighter the rocket, the better." Agree or disagree? Why?
9/26 1) A rocket is launched at 10 km/s. How far would it travel in 1 minute?
9/27 1) A rocket at rest is launch to 1400 m/s in 120 seconds. What is its acceleration?
Week 7: 10/1 1) You are in a car going 60 miles per hour. You throw a ball in the air in front of you. Does it hit you in the face? Explain.
10/2 1) 2 people are pushing a block towards the right with a force of 20 N each. What is the net force? Balanced or unbalanced?
10/3 1) The force of ___________ pulls a submarine down while the force of ___________ pushes it up. If the submarine is not moving up or down, the forces are ______________.
10/4 1) A soccer ball is kicked onto the grass. Eventually it stops rolling. Why?
Week 8: 10/7 1) A soccer ball is rolled with the same force on notebook paper, napkins, and sandpaper. On which surface will the ball roll the furthest? Explain.
10/8 1) Identify the 2 forces in the diagram. <<pic of skydiver>>
10/10 1) The car on the hill is not moving. Why?
Week 9: 10/14 1) Give an example of when friction is helpful and when it is harmful.
10/15 1) Label all forces in the diagram. <<picture of a boat moving to the right>>
10/16 1) Label all forces in the diagram. <<picture of a car going up a hill>>
10/17 1) Label all forces in the diagram. <<picture of a hangman>>
10/18 1) Label all forces in the diagram. <<picture of person sitting at a desk>>
Week 10 10/21 1) Netwon's _______ law states that for every ____________, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
10/22 1) Explain why you will need friction between the wheels of your mouse trap race car and the floor.
10/23 1) After testing your mouse trap race car, you will make modifications to try and make it faster. What are some things that you might change?
10/24 1) When you set a mouse trap, what type of force is contained in the spring? 2) When the car is rolling, what 2 types of friction slow it down?
10/25 1) Label all forces in the diagram. <<picture of a student sleeping on his desk>>
