ACADEMIC PHYSICS WARM-UPS by hcj

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									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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