# pre-ap_physics_wk1_2011

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```					Plan:          Pre-AP Physics
End Date:                                                                                     8/26/2011
Start Date:                                                                                   8/22/2011
Teacher:       Szentirmay

Monday                         Tuesday                   Wednesday
Activity Title Measurement;                  Graphing, Equation of line, Lab Safety, Scientific
Mathematical                  , SI Quantities and Units Notation, Metric
Relationships                                             Conversions
Objective      Measure length in metric      Express measurements in Identify safe lab practices.
units. Use vernier caliper.   metric units. Identify base Express numbers in
Determine the relationship    quantities and units.       scientific notation. Convert
between quantities by         Discuss qualities of good metric units.
graphing.                     tables and graphs. Write
equations for linear data.

Materials      textbook, paper, pencil,      textbook, paper, pencil,       textbook, paper, pencil, lab
round items bin, rulers       balances, jars of pennies      supplies
Procedure      1.Warm Up "All                1.Warmup: Test your            1.Warmup: safety
About"/hand out syllabus,     metric intuition/hand out      scenarios/check homework
assignment sheet.             safety rules, agreement, rr    2. Locate safety
2. Lab: Relationship of       passes.                        equipment.
circumference and             2.Discuss graph of line of     3. Equation of line problem
diameter of circular          diam- circumference.           (handout)/ID problems in
objects. (ppt prelab).        3. Base units, symbols         Bad Graphs.
metric prefixes.               4. Metric conversions,
4. Powers of 10 website        scientific notation .
5. Metric scenarios lab (ppt
prelab)

Homework       Have syllabus signed.         Read, sign safety rules &      Read Ch. 2.2 p. 26-31.
Learn base quantities and     21-25. Complete Practice
abbreviations (Table 2-1)     problem:s slope, eqn. of
and metric prefixes (Table    line (handout)
2-2) for Quiz Fri.
Complete circumference
vs. diameter report.
Enrichment                                   AP question-data.              AP question-data.
TEKS           1A-B, 2A-L, 3A, 3F            1A-B, 2A-L, 3A, 3E-F           1A-B, 2A-L, 3A, 3F
Key terms      circumference, diameter,      directly proportional, base    fume hood, waft,
metric units, Vernier         quantities, base units, y-     ventilation, flammable,
caliper, length, meter,       intercept, slope, metric       corrosive, toxic, scientific
centimeter, millimeter        prefixes, Systeme              notation
Internationale (SI), derived
units
Assessment   Report with data table,   Test your metric intuition, Safety Scenarios. Chapter
graph, equation for       Practice problems: slope, 2 Problems. Metric
circumference vs.         eqn. of line                Scenarios report.
diameter.
Modification As per IEP                 As per IEP                As per IEP
TEKS 1A-B and 2A-L are    incorporated in labaoratories and activities onan ongoing basis.
Thursday                          Friday
Precision and Accuracy,        Quiz; Conversion factors
Mystery Area Lab               for area and volume

Compare precision and          Determine the relationship
accuracy. Deterimine           between quantities by
certain and uncertain digits   graphing. Convert area
in measurements.               and volume units. Carry
Construct a graph using        out metric conversions and
standards and use it to        calculate using scientific
determine unknown area.        notation.

textbook, paper, pencil, lab   textbook, paper, pencil, lab
supplies                       supplies
1.Warmup: metric               1.Warmup: precision -
conversion problem.       2.   accuracy handout
Discuss precision and          2.Quiz on lab safety, base
accuracy (ppt)           3.    units (Table 2-1), metric
Lab (half page handout):       prefixes (Table 2-2), and
Measurement and                scientific notation.
uncertainty.        4.         3. Sneeze activity (Area
Mystery area lab               and volume conversions)
(handout).                     (handout).

Read Chapter 2.3 p. 33-37. Complete sneeze activity
Answer 9-11 p. 23 and         calculations.
Chapter review problems
31-33, p. 39. Study for quiz
on lab safety, SI units (Tbl
2-1), metric prefixes (Tbl 2-
2) and scientific notation.

AP question-data.
1A-B, 2A-L, 3A, 3F             1A-B, 2A-L, 3A, 3E-F
accuracy, precision,
parallax
Lab report: Measurment      Quiz on lab safety, base
and uncertainty, Mystery   units (Table 2-1), metric
area lab report            prefixes (Table 2-2), and
scientific notation.
As per IEP                 As per IEP
s onan ongoing basis.

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