Mr. Bilak 2009-10 8/27/09 Day 4 Make a list of words or phrases that come to mind when you hear the word physics. • In your notebooks Come up with a definition of physics • In your notebooks • As a group on your white boards 8/28/09 Day 5 Writea few sentences on what you think an equation is… • Where do they come from? • Who makes them? • How are they used? E mc 2 8/31/09 Day 1 Ifyou believe that there is a difference between accuracy and precision, please explain it. If not, define the terms. 9/1/09 Day 2 Lab Ifyou believe that there is a difference between accuracy and precision, please explain it. If not, define the terms. 9/3/09 Day 4 Convert this number to proper scientific notation • 2091x102 What is the number in standard form? 9/4/09 Day 5 there a different between the two Is following values (besides the obvious)? • 340.1 • 340.10 Explain the difference or the reason that they are exactly the same Does one form give you more information? 9/8/09 Day 1 Do not use your notebooks On a slip of paper, write one question that you have about sci. not., sig. figs., algebra, unit conversion, etc down the topic(s) that you Also, write have the most trouble with. 9/10/09 Day 3 Imagine that you are strolling through a flat, open field and you suddenly come across a large boulder. • Why is the boulder just sitting there? Why is it not in motion? 9/11/09 Day 4 Inertia is an objects resistance to changes in motion. Force is required to change an objects state of motion. Friction often stops things that would otherwise continue straight-line, constant speed motion. Explain how the tablecloth trick works in terms of inertia, force, and friction. 9/14/09 Day 5 there a difference between mass and Is weight? • Please explain your answer for full credit. 9/15&16/09 Day 1&2 What will happen if… • I tug quickly on the bottom string attached to the hanging cylinder? Why? • I pull slowly on the bottom string attached to the hanging cylinder? Why? 9/21/09 Day 5 there a difference between speed & Is acceleration? • Please explain your answer for full credit.
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