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Red 1

Honors

Updated:
August 22, 2006 
August 25, Wednesday Today introduced the class. Passed out the safety contract Passed out the syllabus Passed the worksheets for this class. HOMEWORK: Have your parents read and sign the syllabus. Have your parents fill out the online survey on the last page of the syllabus. Tell your parents that there will be a meeting next Tuesday at 7:00 PM in the media center to explain the role of the netbook in my class and to answer any questions. 
Red 2

AP Physics

Updated:
August 22, 2006 
August 25, Wednesday Today introduced the class. Passed out the safety contract Passed out the syllabus Passed the worksheets for this unit on kinematics. This unit is a review. It is quick but not short. Notes can be found here: http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/review/home.html If you want to look at some more examples or try a few problems on your own look here. http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/WS%20Answers/index.html Video explanations on how to solve the "race" problems are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/videos/04.html you will need QuickTime Video explanations on how to solve the segmented style problem http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/videos/05.html Notes specifically on the segmented problem are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/SegmentedProblem/index.html Notes on the "race" styled problem are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/RaceProblem/index.html HOMEWORK: Have your parents read and sign the syllabus. Have your parents fill out the online survey on the last page of the syllabus. Tell your parents that there will be a meeting next Tuesday at 7:00 PM in the media center to explain the role of the netbook in my class and to answer any questions. Do the three problems on the worksheet. Look at the notes for help. 
Red 3

AP Physics

Updated:
August 23, 2006 
August 25, Wednesday Today introduced the class. Passed out the safety contract Passed out the syllabus Passed the worksheets for this unit on kinematics. This unit is a review. It is quick but not short. Notes can be found here: http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/review/home.html If you want to look at some more examples or try a few problems on your own look here. http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/WS%20Answers/index.html Video explanations on how to solve the "race" problems are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/videos/04.html you will need QuickTime Video explanations on how to solve the segmented style problem http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/videos/05.html Notes specifically on the segmented problem are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/SegmentedProblem/index.html Notes on the "race" styled problem are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/RaceProblem/index.html HOMEWORK: Have your parents read and sign the syllabus. Have your parents fill out the online survey on the last page of the syllabus. Tell your parents that there will be a meeting next Tuesday at 7:00 PM in the media center to explain the role of the netbook in my class and to answer any questions. Do the three problems on the worksheet. Look at the notes for help. 
Blue 1

Honors

Updated:
August 22, 2006 
May 27, Friday Finished the circuit activity. Went over the circuit activity's answers Looked at how to add resistors in series Looked at how to add resistors in parallel Identified resistors in series or in parallel when found in a compound circuit. Notes are online here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/circuit/notes/01/home.html We covered the first 26 slides. HOMEWORK: On this page, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/circuit/ParallelSeries list the resistors in series or parallel. In a new workbook file stored in My Documents/pdf resources/Wayne is a pdf file called, "Physics_Student_Workbook_Wayne_192209.pdf" the problems are here. If you are having difficulty finding the file on your netbooks you can download it here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/workbook2009/Physics_Student_Workbook_Wayne_192209.pdf On page 193 (look at the bottom of the pages for the numbers. It is the actual 2nd page in the file) do problems 47 On page 194 (look at the bottom of the pages for the numbers. It is the actual 2nd page in the file) do problems 912
May 18, Tuesday Finished electricity basics. On Wednesday we go go over the homework assignment and begin the next unit. Bring your netbooks, chargers and SD cards to class on Wed. HOMEWORK: In the workbook page 180 problems 1923 and 27 page 185 problems 5055 page 189 problems 7681 Read page 5 at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Elec_Ohm/reading/index05.html Do questions 2529 at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Elec_Ohm/reading/questions/index.html TEST ON MONDAY
May 14, Friday Did more with basic electricity HOMEWORK: Starting on page 179 in the physics workbook do problems 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11, 16, 17, and 18 Reading will be posted over the weekend. Read page 1 through 4 starting at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Elec_Ohm/reading/index.html Do questions 124 at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Elec_Ohm/reading/questions/index.html
May 4, Tuesday Finished Coulomb's Law. Began current electricity. Began the Ohms Law activity shared with you on Google Apps. Answers to last nights homework can be found here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/ans2 HOMEWORK: Quiz on Coulomb's Law next class. Finish the activity started in class on Google Apps and ExploreLearning.
April 30, Friday Explained the basics for Coulomb's Law. Test next Thursday on Coulomb's Law HOMEWORK: On page 177 of the workbook do problems 6, 7, and 9 April 28, Wednesday Took the test on electrostatics. HOMEWORK: Read http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/coulomb/reading/index01.html We will not be doing problems with three charges in a triangle like shape. Do Questions 19 on http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/coulomb/reading/questions/index.html April 22 Began to apply the math The reading and its questions will cover the bulk of the applications of the formulas. Notes are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/Presentations/03/home.html When the online notes begin to talk about using ratios stop. Don't read any further. HOMEWORK: In the pdf workbook on your netbook or here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/workbook2009/index.html . Do problems 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 40, 42, 44 on page 160 of the workbook April 20 Lightning, and began efields and demos, demos, demos! HOMEWORK: Expect a question of the day on what we have done so far. April 16 Today we cover the ways to charge, ben Franklin's experiment and demos, demos, demos! HOMEWORK: Read web pages 78 Page 5 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index04.html Page 6 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index05.html Page 7 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index06.html Page 8 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index07.html On the questions page ( http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/questions/index.html ) do questions 3541 April 14 Today we cover the ways to charge, ben Franklin's experiment and demos, demos, demos! HOMEWORK: Read web pages 57 Page 2 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index04.html Page 3 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index05.html Page 4 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index06.html On the questions page ( http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/questions/index.html ) do questions 1534 April 12 Welcome back from spring break Finished the impulse and momentum lab. Handed back the impulse and momentum test. The mastery assignment is due Wednesday and the test is Friday during 8th period. We then began the next unit on electrostatics. HOMEWORK: Read web pages 24 Page 2 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index01.html Page 3 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index02.html Page 4 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/index03.html On the questions page ( http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/electro/reading/questions/index.html ) do questions 115 Mar 26, Friday Finished discussing collisions and recoil ENERGY Mastery assignment is Due Monday. You can take the mastery test Tuesday or Thursday. I'll give bonus points for taking it on Tuesday instead of Thursday! Today we finished the content of momentum and impulse HOMEWORK: from http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/impulse/ImpulseGraph.pdf (Which you may have all ready downloaded in class.) do Page 1 problems c, d, e, f, g, h, k Page 2 problems a and b Page 3 problems 37, 38, and 39
Mar 24, Wednesday Finished discussing collisions and recoil ENERGY Mastery assignment is Due Monday. You can take the mastery test Tuesday or Thursday. I'll give bonus points for taking it on Tuesday instead of Thursday! HOMEWORK: Do the PreLab at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/impulse/prelab/Dynamics_Track_Sim_PreLab.pdf The simulation is located at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/teacher/Impulse/SimFriction Also from the workbook on page 152 #38, 44 page 146147 #1115 Use what you know about impulse and the fact that impulse to start equals the negative impulse to stop.If you have signed up to take either AP Biology, AP Chemistry and/or AP Physics Please fill out the form below, NOW. I need to know this information for scheduling purposes. http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dFVTeGM2amY1Z2Y2Y3lDOGhRWkNPTEE6MA Mar 18, Thursday Took the test on mechanical energy. HOMEWORK: Read page 1 to 3 beginning at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/impulse/reading and answer questions 16 on in the questions section here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/impulse/reading/questions
Mar 12, Friday Reviewed energy relationships. Began Impulse and momentum. HOMEWORK: There was supposed to be a test next class. However, due to the SOL testing, the test is postponed to Thursday.
Mar 10, Wednesday Worked on graphs and work. Notes are online in the energy section. HOMEWORK: pg 119 of the workbook do problems 100103 and 119 pg 128 (The Work Coster) of the workbook do problems 168, 169, 172, 177 On http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/extra do problems E1, E2, and E3
Mar 8, Monday Worked on graphs and work and introduced Power. Notes are online in the energy section. HOMEWORK: pg 121 of the workbook do problems 115118 On http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/thejerk do problems 182186 Don't forget, you may need to use kinematics to find time if it is not given.
Mar 04, Thursday Added work to the energy conservation lawHOMEWORK: From the energy unit around page 124 do problems 133, 138, 146, and 164. Mar 02, Monday Applied the concept of work to Conservation of energy lawsHOMEWORK: From the physics workbook do problems 104, 106,107, 108, 120, 124 and 128 starting on page 119 and going to page 122. Feb 26, Friday Applied conservation of energy without work HOMEWORK: From the physics workbook do problems 27, 28, 29, and 3237 starting on page 110 and 97, 98, 99 on page 118. Feb 22, Wednesday Covered work and potential energy HOMEWORK: From the physics workbook do problems 78, 79, 91 and 92 on page 116 and 97, 98, 99 on page 188. Read Pages 5 through 9 starting here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/reading/index03.html Answer the questions 13 through 23 here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/reading/questions Feb. 23, Tuesday More capacitor stuffHOMEWORK: page 526 problems 33, 40, 43, 44, 48,49 and 49. You will need V=Ed. voltage equals Electric field times displacement Feb 22, Wednesday Covered work and potential energy HOMEWORK: Read Pages 5 through 9 starting here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/reading/index03.html Answer the questions 13 through 23 here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/reading/questions Feb 22, Monday Took Quia quiz on Kepler and Newton Took Math Pre Test on Quiz Did the energy activity http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/coasterANDenergy2.swf and http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/coasteractivity/energyactivity.pdf The answer sheet is at the bottom of the activity's questions. Finish for homework if you did not finish it in class. HOMEWORK: Ready Page 1 through 4 starting here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/reading Answer the questions 1 through 12 here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/energy/reading/questions Monday, Feb. 15 Showed science course choices for next year. Passed out science honor society forms. Science honor society due date has been moved to the 26th. Circular motion mastery assignment is due TOMORROW. Circular motion mastery test is Monday. We went over all the snow day assignments. Quiz next class on these points: 1) Know Kepler's laws by number. 2) Apply Kepler's 3rd law 3) Use Universal gravity to numerically solve simple problems 4) Use the concept of the inverse square law to solve problems 5) Review your readings Began the unit on energy. This assignment can be worked on next class, during class HOMEWORK: Study for the quiz. This is if we miss school on Feb 10 Wednesday (Snow Day Assignment) Recap snow day assignments so far... You've learned about Kepler's 3 laws of planetary motion. You have seen how to apply Kepler's 3rd law. You have read about gravity (Newton, and Cavendish to Einstein) You have used Newton's law of universal gravity to calculate some basic forces. Final step is to look at what is means to be an an inverse square law. When we meet again we will go over the assigned problems and do a few more in class. Then it will be quiz time. HOMEWORK: Watch the video linked below about the nature of inverse square laws. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHf9NKeXUUI Do the problems on the web at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/inversesquare
Feb. 8 Monday (Snow Day) Assignment 1 From your readings you should be able to apply Newton’s Law of universal gravity to basic word problems. From you pdf workbook, do problems 1,2 and 3 on page 96. Note the table of givens at the top of the page. Class notes are also online under the “orbital mechanics” section.Assignment 2 You should watch these two YouTube videos (These are updated videos with sound!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9omvz6LXYT8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJz30D3JBxc from page 97 of the pdf workbook , do problems 14, 17, and 18. Class notes are also online under the “orbital mechanics” section.
Feb. 03 Wednesday SNOWDAY ASSIGNMENT #2 HOMEWORK: Read: http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/reading/further Answer these related questions: http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/reading/further/questions This reading is longer than the previous reading. It includes two activities. You are NOT required to do the activities. Feb. 01, Monday. SNOWDAY ASSIGNMENT Read http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/reading Do the questions on http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/reading/questions HOMEWORK: Read http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/reading Do the questions on http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/reading/questions
Jan. 27, Thursday. Ping Pong Wrangler money is due the next red day we have school. Test today on uniform circular motion Mastery for the test consists of two smaller assignments. BOTH need to be completed and turned in by February 5th. They can be located at these two links. http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/circular/mastery http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/freebodies/mastery HOMEWORK: Do the activity on http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/gravity/handout.html and answer question 1 – 11 on this page. If we miss school on Monday, there will be a snow day assignment posted here. I will send out emails and face book notifications. You can join my facebook group to get these notifications. On facebook search for "mrwayensclass."
Jan. 26, Monday. Test next class on free body diagrams and uniform circular motion. The first part of the test will be formula quiz on the circular motion formulas. THe second part will consist of one or two problems to solve. The third part will multiple choice on Quia. HOMEWORK: Study for the test. There are sections on the honors resources page for circular motion http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/circular/home.html and free body diagrams http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/freebodies Jan. 22, Thursday. Ping Pong Wrangler and Wicked Water Rocket Contest updates Turn in Yellow Light Letter if you didn't Work on Circular Motion Activity in class Grade Circular Motion Activity HOMEWORK: Page 87 in the pdf workbook problems 36, 38, 51, and 52
Jan. 13, Wednesday. Began solving circular motion problems. HOMEWORK: 4, 20, 21, 26, 32 ,34, 35 Solutions to 4 through 26 are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/circular/Answers4to26
Jan. 11, Monday. Finished the free bodies and began discussing the concepts associated with circular motion. HOMEWORK: NO HOMEWORK !!!
Jan. 05, Tuesday. Did a projectile motion activity. Instructions can be found here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/projectile/lab HOMEWORK: Read this section on free bodies for next class, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/freebodies/reading As you read fill, out this sheet http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/freebodies/fbd_Summary_sheet.pdf . (You may have picked it up in class.)
Dec. 10, Thursday. Practiced projectile motion problems. For the exam: you are allowed a 3"x 5" index card with anything written on both sides. You card must be hand written. It cannot be created on the computer. It cannot be a photocopy of someone else's card. You may work together and share information on each other's index card. TEST NEXT CLASS!#29 pg 78 #32 pg 79 #44 pg 83 ANSWERS #40 a) 0.731 s b) 7.59 m c) 16.7 m/s @ 51.7° 41 a) 3.35 s b) 45.6m c) 55.4 m/s @ 75.8° with the ground 42 a) 3.87 s b) 34.18 m c) 40.61m/s @ 77.4° with the ground 43 a) 0.589 s b) 2.85 m c) 1.70 m Dec. 8, Tuesday. Practiced projectile motion problems HOMEWORK: #1 from page http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/projectile/EX/index.html #2 from page http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/projectile/EX/index.html #29 pg 78 #32 pg 79 #44 pg 83 ANSWERS #1 a) 4.92 s b) 169 m c) 42 m/s downwards #2 a) 3.62 s b) 68.81 m c) 26 m/s 29 a) 2.08s b) 51.49 m c) 46.23 m/s, 57.62° with the gound 32 a)39.2 m b) Vertical final velocity is 29.6 m/s c) V_{impact}34.30 m/s, 59.67° with the ground 44 a) 0.793 s ...on the way down b) 1.03 m c) 1.2 m d) 3.21 m/s 66° with the table top Dec. 4, Friday. Practiced projectile motion problems HOMEWORK: #8 pg 71 #23 pg 75 Remember, when v_{O} is horizontal skip drawing the triangle. #25 pg 75. #26 pg 76. #26 pg 76.ANSWERS #8 pg 71 a) 85.45 m b) 8.35 s c) 453.56m #23 pg 75 a) 2.0 s, 4.4 m b) 2.0 s c) 19.7 m/s d) 19.7 m/s , 83° with the ground #25 pg 75 a) 113 meters away b) 2.78 s #26 pg 76 a) 1.02 s b) 5.10 m c) 17.67 m #27 pg 76 a) 1.43 s b) 55.52 c) 34.5 m/s, 43° with the ground Dec. 2, Wednesday. Wow! We finished those cool projectile motion problems. HOMEWORK: #7 pg 71 #19 pg 74 Remember, when v_{O} is horizontal skip drawing the triangle. #22 pg 75. ANSWERS #7 pg 71 (a) 29.6 m (b) 4.9 s (c) 254.0 m (d) ??? #19 pg 74 Remember, when v_{O} is horizontal skip drawing the triangle. (a) 1.2 s (b) 48 m (c) ??? (d) 3 s (e) 44.1 m (f,g) 29.82 m/s, 80.35°w/the ground #22 pg 75. (c) 1.20 s (d) 11.95 m (e,h) 15.40 m/s, 49.51° w/the ground
Nov.30, Monday. We began discussing projectile motion problems. In class we began to construct a table of vertical and horizontal givens. HOMEWORK: Complete the table by doing the necessary calculations to fill in the blank spaces. Nov.19, Thursday. finished Newton's Laws and began projectile motion stations Many note are online in that did not appear directly in class. HOMEWORK: STUDY FOR THE TEST. LOOK AT THE OBJECTIVES AT THE BEGINNING OF THE pdf FILE ON YOUR NETBOOK REGARDING NEWTON'S LAWS OF MOTION. It is above the problems we did for homework. Turkey shoot next class too!
Nov.13, Friday. Finished Newton's 1st and 2nd law discussed weight as w=mg HOMEWORK: From the worksheets file with all the problems on page 60, do 2, 4, 6, 18, 19, 20, 21, 34, 35, 39, 40, 41, 42 Answers are on page 62 of the file.
Oct. 26, Monday. Took the test on kinematics by Algebraic means Worked on coming up with an experiment and writing it in a "Yellow Light Experiment's Proposal" on Google Docs. I also shared the grading rubric with you. You divided up into teams and shared this document with your teammates. Share "Yellow Light Experiment's Proposal" with your teammates and me. Each of you is to take on a role in this experiment as described in "Yellow Light Experiment's Proposal" In, "Yellow Light Experiment's Proposal," you are to submit your experiment's proposal by 8:00 PM Tuesday night. Oct. 20, Tuesday.  Discussed the segmented style problem.  This is the last section for the chapter. There will be a test next MONDAY.  Today's lecture can be found at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/lectures/segmentedProblems/home.htmlA video summary of the notes can be found here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/videos/05.html the file is big and may take a while to load.HOMEWORK: On the netbook and here, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/workbook2009, is your workbook file. The workbook is broken up into sections by pages numbers. Tonight's homework is page 57 and the problems below. those are the answers next to the problems. 55 a) 6.7 s 55 b) 20 m/s 55 c) ? 56 a) 12.47 s 56 b) 4820 m 56 c) 773 m/s 58 a) 14.24 m/s 58 b) 295.5 m 58 c) 0.3 g's 60 a) 11.01 s 60 b) 79.9 m This file with the questions is also on your netbook. Do the following clicks to locate it: My Documents PDF Resources Physics_Student workbook WAYNE Physics_Student Workbook_Wayne_1190.pdf If you do not a netbook, the file can also be found here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/workbook2009/Physics_Student_Workbook_Wayne_1190.pdf . Study for the formula quiz.
Oct. 14, Wednesday.  Looked at solving a new style problem. Notes are online here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/lectures/04%20Race_expl/home.html  Video summary of the these notes is here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/videos/04.html The video is a 10 MB file and may take a while to load.Homework is from your student workbook. Page 56 problems 4647. Page 57 problem #53. The file with pages 56 and 57 can be downloaded here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/workbook2009/Physics_Student_Workbook_Wayne_1190.pdf It is also found on your netbook in MyDocumentsPDF ResourcesPhysics Student Workbook waynePhysics_Student_Workbook_Wayne_1190.pdf Oct. 14, Wednesday.  Looked at solving a new style problem. Notes are online here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/lectures/04%20Race_expl/home.html  Video summary of the these notes is here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kinemat/videos/04.html The video is a 10 MB file and may take a while to load.Homework is from your student workbook. Page 57 problem #53. The file with page 57 can be downloaded here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/workbook2009/Physics_Student_Workbook_Wayne_1190.pdf It is also found on your netbook in MyDocumentsPDF ResourcesPhysics Student Workbook waynePhysics_Student_Workbook_Wayne_1190.pdfHOMEWORK: Click on the clink below to look at the movie on how to use a physlet to find the average velocity, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRJrQUMBgmk , and the movie on how to find acceleration, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2vunuY901w On the netbook resource page, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/netbook , Do problems 245.13 and 247.15. Remember most of these physlets contain multiple problems. The number after the decimal is the problem you are to do on the page. Therefore on those linked pages do problem 13 and 15. For homework credit, show your math steps in your problem notebook. This means to list your givens, show your formula(s), and your final answer with units. At the bottom of the page there is a submit button. After choosing an answer, click on "Submit" to find out if you are correct or not.Study for the formula quiz. Oct. 12, Monday.  Finished problem solving techniques  Passed out netbooks to students who turned in forms  More kinematics HOMEWORK: Click on the clink below to look at the movie on how to use a physlet to find the average velocity, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRJrQUMBgmk , and the movie on how to find acceleration, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2vunuY901w On the netbook resource page, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/netbook , Do problems 245.13 and 247.15. Remember most of these physlets contain multiple problems. The number after the decimal is the problem you are to do on the page. Therefore on those linked pages do problem 13 and 15. For homework credit, show your math steps in your problem notebook. This means to list your givens, show your formula(s), and your final answer with units. At the bottom of the page there is a submit button. After choosing an answer, click on "Submit" to find out if you are correct or not.Study for the formula quiz. Oct. 8, Thursday.  Finished problem solving techniques HOMEWORK: 10a 31.3 ^{m}/_{s} right 10b 14.224 ^{m}/_{s} right 11a 12 ^{m}/_{s} right 11b 24 m 12a 26.8224 ^{m}/_{s} right 12 b 3.16 ^{m}/_{s}^{2} right 12 c 9.92 s 12 d 155.2 m right 13 a 6.83 ^{m}/_{s}^{2} 13b 3.08 s 14a 2 ^{m}/_{s}^{2} right 14b 25 m right 15a 16.1 ^{m}/_{s} right 15b 95.4 m right 15c 90.35 ^{m}/_{s} right 17 90.35 ^{m}/_{s} down 5.54 s Study for the formula quiz. Oct. 6, Tuesday.  Collected forms  Got into problem solving HOMEWORK: From the handouts do problems 39 on page 46. List the givens, do not solve. Study for the formula Sept. 28, Monday.  Went over the homework  Practiced reading the graphs from changing amounts of information HOMEWORK: From the handouts do problems 5077 on pages 3334 From the handouts for problems 98111 on page 40 Sept. 24, Thursday.  Worked finding tangents for curves.  and making graphs of slopes HOMEWORK: Find the 4 remaining slopes on the worksheet with the curves page 25. Do pages 28 and 29 from the handouts. On page 30 do numbers 1419. Sept. 22, Tuesday.  Finished the 1st lab  "How to" videos are on YouTube. Search for mrwayensclass.  Worked more on slopes  Began the prelab for the Velocity of a moving car activity. HOMEWORK: Finish the lab if you have not done so all ready in class. Find the remaining slopes on page 20. Plot 2 the graphs on pages 23 and 24. Sept. 8, Tuesday.  finished vectors. HOMEWORK: Study for the vector quiz next class
Sept. 3, Thurs.  Added and subtracted vectors.  Took the dimensional analysis quiz. HOMEWORK: From the worksheets on page 10 do problems R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5. The problems are defined by the answers R1 = resultant 1, R2 = resultant 2 etc.You also need to be ready to select a project. More information will appear on the website.
Sept. 1, Tues.  Finished dimensional analysis.  Began vectors HOMEWORK: Study for the dimensional analysis quiz next class. There are online pretests.
Aug. 28, Friday.  Too much dimensional analysis HOMEWORK: From the worksheets: 36 Convert all answers to fathoms/sec 37 convert all answers to liters 38 Convert all answers to ft/s 40 Convert to gallons 41 42 Hint: 1 cubit = 20 inches 43
Aug. 26, Wednesday.  Introduction to the class HOMEWORK: None

Blue 2

Planning Duty

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August 23, 2006 
My classes do not meet during this time. 
Blue 3

Honors

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August 22, 2006

May 4, Tuesday Finished wave optics. HOMEWORK: Chapter 24 problems: 4, 5, 6, 8, 14, 15, 18
Apr. 28, Wednesday Lenses! Did ray diagrams and began applying the math. Worked on problem 29 in chapter 23. HOMEWORK: Chapter 23 problems 30, 31, 34, 36, 37 Apr. 22, Thursday Applied the math. May students used the time to work on the problem set. Did problems 15 on http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/mirrors/WS2/index.html HOMEWORK: on page http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/mirrors/WS2/index.html do problems 615. Expect a take home quiz next class. Apr. 20, Tuesday Began looking at the mirror equation and the other pieces of math. HOMEWORK: Instead of the quiz next class, answer the questions on part 1 (ONLY PART 1) on the web page at http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/mirrors/WS2/index.html Apr. 16, Friday Went over the homework. answers are online for chapter 22 Began talking about making ray diagrams HOMEWORK: Do the take home Apr. 13, Wednesday Welcome back from spring break. Reviewed light basics HOMEWORK: From the book . Page : 708, Numbers 7, 10, 11a, 11b, 15, 25, 33, 43, 49 April. 12, Monday Welcome back from your spring break. Covered a lot of light concepts from chapter 22. Notes are on line http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Ch22Light/Notes/02/home.html HOMEWORK: Do the worksheet http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Ch22Light/ExtraWs/Extra_Light_WS.pdf Mar. 26, Friday Demonstrated the theremin. Went over the last couple of homework problems. Began light. HOMEWORK: None! Mar. 24, wednesday Finished magnetism HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 614: 29 and 30 Page 646: 27, 28, 59 Mar. 18, Thursday Worked on the homework problems below in class. These problems are a little different from what was worked on in class. HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 613: 11, 17, 27, 31, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 47 Mar. 18, Thursday finished discussing E&M. HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 613 Problems 17, 27, 34, 35, and 13 Page 611 Problems 11, 13, 23–29 Mar. 12, Friday Began discussing E&M. HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 611 CONCEPTUAL QUESTIONS #3, 4, and 13 Page 611 PROBLEMS Section #2, 3, 5 and 12 Mar. 04, Thursday worked with example problems using Kirshoff's rules HOMEWORK: From the stapled packet do problems 1315 and number 17. Mar. 02, Tuesday Introduced Kirchoff's rules. Next class we will finish applying themHOMEWORK: Finish the take home quiz on capacitance, Feb. 26, Friday More capacitor stuffHOMEWORK: Chapter 17, page 551 problems 11, 13, 15, 21, 22, 23 31, 33, 41. I forgot to pass out the take home. you will get that next class. Feb. 24, Wednesday More capacitor stuffHOMEWORK: page 526 problems 33, 40, 43, 44, 48,49 and 49. You will need V=Ed. voltage equals Electric field times displacement Feb. 22, Monday covered capacitance basics including "circaduko" HOMEWORK: From the worksheets to problems 1, 2, and 4. The worksheet is here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/capacitance/WS Tues Feb 16 Shortened class due to the 2 hour late opening Went over the snow day assignments. HOMEWORK: Do these three problems on this worksheet http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/electrostatics/Electrostatics_Review_WS.pdf Feb. 10, SNOW DAY ASSIGNMENT Here is your snow day assignment. It is the easiest so far. View the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzzxJ9MXIJs From chapter 16. (That's a different chapter than the previous assignments.) Do problems 13, 15, and 17. Maybe we will be in school tomorrow, Thursday.
Feb. 8 SNOW DAY ASSIGNMENT Look at the videos at Coulomb’s Law background    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zYwOn_WIUo Coulomb’s Law applied to particles in a plane    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOPtm_fKsZk Calculating efields at a point in space    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqBQqyyNQOA Look at the notes on Chapters 14/15 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/electrostatics/presentations/02%20coulomb/home.html http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/electrostatics/presentations/03%20efieldsPoint/home.htmlFrom your book in chapter 15 do problems 11, 12, 13, 24, 25 and 26
Feb 4 Applied Coulomb's Law HOMEWORK: page 491, problems 11, 12, and 13 Answers are posted here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/electrostatics/HW Monday , Feb 1st SNOW DAY ASSIGNMENT HOMEWORK: View the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zYwOn_WIUo Download this handout http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/snowday/Snowday_Couomb_WS.pdf
Friday, Jan 22 Themo test in class. Here are some resources:Flash cards and quizzes: http://quizlet.com/1711123/apphysicsthemodynamicsreviewflashcards/ A set of flash cards that include PV diagrams: http://www.flashcardmachine.com/p/mrwaynesclas Video lesson on the ideal gas law: http://ia341336.us.archive.org/3/items/AP_Physics_B_Lesson_28/Container.html Video Lesson on thermodynamics: http://ia311240.us.archive.org/3/items/AP_Physics_B_Lesson_29/Container.htmlHOMEWORK: Study for the test Wednesday, Jan 20 Finished thermo HOMEWORK: Here is the homework worksheet http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/thermo12/PV_Worksheet.pdf Tuesday, Jan 12 Worked on cycles HOMEWORK: Chapter 12 #'s 10, 11, and 13 Wednesday, Jan 6 Began Thermodynamcs HOMEWORK: Page 327 in the book #'s 1, 3, 28, 29, 31, 36, 38 Tuesday, Jan 5 Began Thermodynamcs HOMEWORK: Page 327 in the book #'s 1, 3, 28, 29, 31, 36, 38 Wednesday, Dec 9 Practice Practice Practice HOMEWORK: Page 295 in the book #'s 13, 18, 23, 31, 40, 42, 45 Tuesday Dec 7 Finished fluids now we need to practice HOMEWORK: Page 297 in the book #'s 14, 16, 26, 27, 28 Dec. 1 Today we went over the continuity equation and discussed some implied givens. We also worked on class problems. Notes are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/fluids/Presentation/02/home.html HOMEWORK: on page http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/fluids/Class_WS/home.html Do problems 1  5 in SECTION 2 of the page. Remember F=kx for a spring and the energy stored in a spring is ^{1}/_{2}kx^{2} Nov.30, Monday. Took the mastery page for the last test during class. In class we worked through fluid dynamics. Pressure at depth. Next class we will start with the water towers example. HOMEWORK: None. Nov. 13, Friday. Did many examples about torque Notes are on line herehttp://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap#torque HOMEWORK: from the book page 248 problems 20, 21, 22, 23
Oct. 30, Friday. TEST ON THURSDAY IN CLASS The test will cover momentum and impulse, Newton's Universal Gravity and Kepler's 3 Laws. It will be taken during class time. Covered Kepler's Laws Notes: http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/NewNotes/01Kepler Note on Combing Circular Motion with Universal Gravity are at the link below http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/NewNotes/02InverseAndGravity Short movies explaining the concepts Gravity and the inverse Square Law: http://www.acpstech.org/physics/twayne/#InverseSquareLaw Universal Gravity and Kepler Review : http://www.acpstech.org/physics/twayne/#OrbitalMechanics Answers to worksheet problems : http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/WSANS/index.htmlHOMEWORK: Study for the Test!
Oct. 26, Monday. Discussed circular motion and began to link it to Orbital mechanics HOMEWORK: On http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Circular/04/index.html do all the problems 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 34
Oct. 23, Friday. Turned in test. Covered the concepts of circular motion.Next class the formula combined with Newton's Law of Universal Gravity. HOMEWORK: None Oct. 14, Wednesday. Worked on the ballistic pendulum activity see google docs. Nobody finished.HOMEWORK: None Oct. 6, Tuesday. Went over the homework and practiced problems in class. HOMEWORK: From the NRP do 275.8, 50.3, 52.5, 55.10, 54.9 Read the section on springs in chapter 5 and do problem 33.
Sep. 24, Thursday.  finished applying the concept of freebody diagrams HOMEWORK: Page 109 problems 29, 33, and 37
Sep. 16, Wednesday.  worked on the lab form last class. Entered results into a Google Doc  Here is a link to the lab. http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Ch3Projectile/Air_Rocket_Projectile_Lab.pdf If you were not in class you should be able to at least do the book problems. HOMEWORK: Finish the lab and enter your answers in Google Docs. Check your account for a shared document. Page 77 problems 32, 33, 58
Sep. 9, Monday.  Covered how to set and solve the basics projectile motion problem. Notes are online, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Ch3Projectile/01/index.html HOMEWORK: From the textbook you picked up on Monday. Do problems 26 and 29 on page 76. From the NRP to problem 254.5 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/nrp At the bottom of the page with the physlet activity, there is a submit button. This submit button will tell you if your answer is correct. I want to see your calculations for this problem.
Aug. 28, Friday.  The harder kinematics problems HOMEWORK: From the worksheets do problems 5558. If you need the worksheet you can find the porblems here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/ws
Aug. 26, Wednesday.  Introduction to the class HOMEWORK: Get those forms signed !!!

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August 23, 2006

Apr. 27, Tuesday Lenses! Did ray diagrams and began applying the math. Worked on problem 29 in chapter 23. HOMEWORK: Chapter 23 problems 30, 31, 34, 36, 37 Apr. 23, Friday Practiced some other mirror problems. HOMEWORK: Take home quiz on mirrors Apr. 19, Tuesday Finished ray tracing for different type of mirrors. HOMEWORK: No homework. Apr. 15, Thursday Went over the homework. answers are online for chapter 22 Began talking about making ray diagrams HOMEWORK: Do the take home Apr. 12, Monday Welcome back from spring break. Reviewed light basics HOMEWORK: From the book . Page : 708, Numbers 7, 10, 11a, 11b, 15, 25, 33, 43 Mar. 23, Tuesday Worked on the homework problems below in class. HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 613: #11, 17, 27, 31, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 47 page 646: #11, 23, 24, 25 Mar. 25, Thursday Finished magnetism HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 614: 29 and 30 Page 646: 27, 28, 59
Mar. 23, Tuesday Worked on the homework problems below in class. HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 613: #11, 17, 27, 31, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 47 page 646: #11, 23, 24, 25 Mar. 19, Friday Worked on the homework problems below in class. HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 613: 11, 17, 27, 31, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 47 Mar. 15, Monday Began discussing E&M. HOMEWORK: From the book . Page 611 CONCEPTUAL QUESTIONS #3, 4, and 13 Page 611 PROBLEMS Section #2, 3, 5 and 12 Mar. 03, Thursday Worked with example problems using Kirshoff's rulesHOMEWORK: From the stapled packet do problems 37. March 01, Monday Worked on some class problems. Began Kirchoff's rules/laws. HOMEWORK: Chapter 17, page 551 problems 11, 13, 15, 21, 22, 23 31, 33, 41. Feb. 26, Thursday Current electricityHOMEWORK: Do the take home. Do not work on the problems assigned in class. Feb. 23, Tuesday More capacitor stuffHOMEWORK: page 526 problems 33, 40, 43, 44, 48,49 and 49. You will need V=Ed. voltage equals Electric field times displacement Feb. 19, Friday covered capacitance basics including "circaduko" HOMEWORK: From the worksheets to problems 1, 2, and 4. The worksheet is here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/capacitance/WS Feb. 10, SNOW DAY ASSIGNMENT Here is your snow day assignment. It is the easiest so far. View the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzzxJ9MXIJs From chapter 16. (That's a different chapter than the previous assignments.) Do problems 13, 15, and 17. Maybe we will be in school tomorrow, Thursday.
Feb. 8 SNOW DAY ASSIGNMENT Look at the videos at Coulomb’s Law background    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zYwOn_WIUo Coulomb’s Law applied to particles in a plane    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOPtm_fKsZk Calculating efields at a point in space    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqBQqyyNQOA Look at the notes on Chapters 14/15 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/electrostatics/presentations/02%20coulomb/home.html http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/electrostatics/presentations/03%20efieldsPoint/home.htmllFrom your book in chapter 15 do problems 11, 12, 13, 24, 25 and 26
Monday , Feb 1st SNOW DAY ASSIGNMENT HOMEWORK: View the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zYwOn_WIUo Download this handout http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/snowday/Snowday_Couomb_WS.pdf
Friday, Jan 22 Themo test in class. Here are some resources:Flash cards and quizzes: http://quizlet.com/1711123/apphysicsthemodynamicsreviewflashcards/ A set of flash cards that include PV diagrams: http://www.flashcardmachine.com/p/mrwaynesclas Video lesson on the ideal gas law: http://ia341336.us.archive.org/3/items/AP_Physics_B_Lesson_28/Container.html Video Lesson on thermodynamics: http://ia311240.us.archive.org/3/items/AP_Physics_B_Lesson_29/Container.htmlHOMEWORK: Study for the test Thursday, Jan 21 Finished thermo HOMEWORK: Here is the homework worksheet http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/thermo12/PV_Worksheet.pdf
Wednesday, Jan 20 finished Thermo HOMEWORK: Here is the homework worksheet http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/thermo12/PV_Worksheet.pdf Thursday, Jan 14 Nearly finished Thermo HOMEWORK: Page 384 #'s 14, 15, 23, 27,and 29 Also do the 3 problems on the worksheets picked up 2 classes ago. They have pictures of three cylinders on them. Tuesday, Jan 12 Worked on cycles HOMEWORK: Page 2 of this pdf file, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/thermo12/Classworksheet%20Thermo%20Cycles.pdf Chapter 12 #'s 10, 11, and 13
Wednesday, Jan Began Thermodynamcs HOMEWORK: Page 327 in the book #'s 1, 3, 28, 29, 31, 36, 38 Wednesday, Dec 9 Practice Practice Practice HOMEWORK: Page 295 in the book #'s 13, 17, 18, 23, 31, 40, 42, 45 Monday Dec 7 Finished fluids now we need to practice HOMEWORK: Page 297 in the book #'s 14, 16, 26, 27, 28 Dec. 1 Today we went over the continuity equation and discussed some implied givens. We also worked on class problems. Note are here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/fluids/Presentation/02/home.html HOMEWORK: on page http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/fluids/Class_WS/home.html Do problems 1  5 in SECTION 2 of the page. Remember F=kx for a spring and the energy stored in a spring is ^{1}/_{2}kx^{2} Nov. 4, Wed. TEST ON FRIDAY IN CLASS The test will cover momentum and impulse, Newton's Universal Gravity and Kepler's 3 Laws. It will be taken during class time. Covered Kepler's Laws Notes: http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/NewNotes/01Kepler Note on Combing Circular Motion with Universal Gravity are at the link below http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/NewNotes/02InverseAndGravity Short movies explaining the concepts Gravity and the inverse Square Law: http://www.acpstech.org/physics/twayne/#InverseSquareLaw Universal Gravity and Kepler Review : http://www.acpstech.org/physics/twayne/#OrbitalMechanics Answers to worksheet problems : http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/Kepler/WSANS/index.htmlHOMEWORK: Study for the Test!
Oct. 27, Tuesday. Discussed circular motion and began to link it to Orbital mechanics HOMEWORK: On http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Circular/04/index.html do all the problems 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 34
http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Circular/04/index.html Oct. 13, Tuesday. Worked on the ballistic pendulum activity see google docs. Nobody finished.HOMEWORK: None Oct. 7, Wed. Went over the homework and practiced problems in class. Introduced spring energy HOMEWORK: on the worksheet do 48, 14 and 15 from the NRP do 63.7. You will need to use projectile motion to determine the kinetic energy after the object leaves the gun. The NRP page is here: http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/netbook 4  28.32 ^{m}/_{s} 5  4010 ^{N}/_{m} 6  24.5 ^{m}/_{s} 7  9.34 m 8  8.48 ^{m}/_{s} 14  166,789 ^{N}/_{m} 15  163,920 ^{N}/_{m}
Oct. 5, Monday. Went over the homework and practiced problems in class. HOMEWORK: page 148149 problems 34, 39, from the NRP do 275.8, 50.3, 52.5, 55.10, 54.9 Read the section in Chapter 5 about spring energy and do problem 33.
Sep. 25, Friday. Went over the homework and practiced problems in class. HOMEWORK: page 109 problems 39, 41, 45, 49, 59 HINT: for problem 59, don't let the wording throw you off. You are solving for the net acceleration and the net force and friction point in the same direction.
Sep. 23, Wednesday. Finished off freebody diagrams. HOMEWORK: page 109 problems 29, 33, and 37 Sep. 21, Monday. A lot of notes about force types (Friction, Normal force, tension, weight and net force) and began freebody diagrams. HOMEWORK: Draw the freebody diagrams for the remaining problems on the worksheet.
Sep. 15, Tuesday.  worked on the lab form last class. Entered results into a Google Doc  Here is a link to the lab. http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Ch3Projectile/Air_Rocket_Projectile_Lab.pdf If you were not in class you should be able to at least do the book problems. HOMEWORK: Finish the lab and enter your answers in Google Docs. Check your account for a shared document. Page 77 problems 32, 33, 58
http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Ch3Projectile/Air_Rocket_Projectile_Lab.pdf Sep. 10, Thursday.  Covered different kinds of projectile problems. HOMEWORK: Page 7577 problems 22, 24, 25, 55
Sep. 4, Friday.  Covered different kinds of projectile problems. HOMEWORK: Page 7577 problems 22, 24, 25, 55
Sep. 4, Friday.  Covered how to set and solve the basics projectile motion problem. Notes are online, http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/Ch3Projectile/01/index.html HOMEWORK: From the textbook you picked up on Friday. Do problems 26 and 29 on page 76. From the NRP to problem 254.5 http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/nrp At the bottom of the page with the physlet activity, there is a submit button. This submit button will tell you if your answer is correct. I want to see your calculations for this problem.
Aug. 31, Monday.  The harder kinematics problems.  Introduced the google Apps as a tool  Began working on a group exercise. HOMEWORK: Do you part of the worksheet and enter your answers on the Google Docs spreadsheet your group is sharing.
Aug. 27, Thursday.  The harder kinematics problems HOMEWORK: From the worksheets do problems 5558. If you need the worksheet you cna find hte porblems here http://www.mrwaynesclass.com/ap/kinematics/ws
Aug. 25, Tuesday.  Introduction to the class HOMEWORK: Get those forms signed !!!

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