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Day 2 : Students will be able to draw ray diagrams for convex and concave mirrors and distinguish between real and virtual images


              . More Notes for Ray Diagrams - Concave Mirrors
               . More Notes - Convex Mirrors


Day 3 : Students will be able to calculate distances and focal lengths using the mirror equation for concave and convex mirrors


Day 4 (A - 02/28): Students will be able to calculate period and variables that affect the period of a pendulum and spring-mass system and calculate the period and frequency of a wave

  • Wave Notes (cont'd from Day 1)
  • Txtbk pg 377 #1-4
  • Txtbk pg 379 #1-3 Type your paragraph here.

Day 5 and 6 (A - 03/2 and A - 03/6): Students will be able to calculate the period of a pendulum and describe what affects the period of a pendulum and apply the relationship among wave speed, frequency, and wavelength to solve word problems  


            .Pendulum worksheet         


Day 7 and Day 8 (A - 3/8 and A - 3/10) : Students will be able to differentiate between constructive and destructive interference and describe the properties of waves


            .Properties of Waves- wkst


Day 10 (A - 3/21):  Students will be able to identify nodes and anti-nodes of standing waves and be able to demonstrate understanding of harmonic motion



Day 11 (A - 03/23): Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of harmonic motion


  • Chapter 11 Test
  • Define Chapter 12 Vocabulary


Day 12 and Day 13 (A - 3/27 and A - 3/29) : Students will be able to relate frequency to pitch and explain why humans cannot hear infrasonic and ultrasonic waves


  • Discovery Learning - "Basics of Physics: Exploring Sound" - write essay
  • Sound Waves Lab - PhET Lab simulation

             .Sound Waves Lab wkst


Day 14 and 15 (A - 3/31 and A - 4/4): Students will be able to calculate the harmonics of a vibrating string and of open and closed pipes



Day 16 and Day 17 (A - 4/6 and A - 4/10): Students will be able to calculate the speed of sound and intensity of sound waves


  • Finish Chapter 12 Notes
  • Formative Assessment Txtbk pg 418 #1-5
  • Open Book Chapter 12 Test


Day 18 (A - 4/12): Students will be able to name the categories of the electromagnetic spectrum and list applications for each


  • Create EM Chart



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Day 3 (A - 02/24): Students will be able to calculate the frequency and period of an oscillating object and examine and describe oscillatory motion and wave propagation in various types of media 


             Harmonic Motion - wkst 

  • Vibrations and Waves Notes (cont'd from Day 1 and 2)
  • Formative Assessment Txbk pg 373  ​

Day 1 and Day 2 (A - 02/17 and 2/22): Students will be able to calculate the spring force using Hooke's Law and identify conditions of simple harmonic motion


Students will be able to apply the law of reflection for flat mirrors and distinguish between real and virtual image


Day 2 (A - 4/21): Students will be able to calculate frequency or wavelength of electromagnetic spectrum and be able to observe and describe how energy affects the movement of molecules


            .Molecules and Light - lab wkst

  • View online txtbk notes for 14-1        
  • Txtbk pg 447# 1-6


Day 3 (A - 04/25) : Students will be able to calculate the frequency and wavelength of different colors and be able to apply the law of reflection for flat mirrors 


Day 4 : Students will be able to calculate distances and focal lengths using the mirror formula for convex mirrors and students will be able to recognize how additive colors affect the color of light


           .Color Vision wkst


Day 5: Students will be able to describe the path light travels when passing through lens   


Physics 5th 6 weeks