College Physics Course Planner PHYS103 Week 1: Sept 6-­9 Day Lecture Topics Tue/Wed Course overview & expectations Goal setting & metacognition A B Math skills assessment Day 1 College registration forms Thur/Fri Problem solving strategies • Variable list & values C D • Formula(s) & drawing Day 2 • Substitution w/units • Solution w/ units Algebra & Scientific notation Dimensional analysis Weeks 2 & 3: Sept 12 -­ 23 Day Lecture Topics Mon/Tue One dimensional linear motion • Speed vs. velocity A B • Distance vs. displacement Day 3 • Average velocity Wed/Thur C D Day 4 Fri/Mon A B Day 5 Scalars & vectors Factor-­label unit conversions Linear motion graphs Slopes and their significance Acceleration Motion diagrams – dot diagrams Motion formulas (and how to choose which to use when) Motion problem-­solving Motion graphing MOTION QUIZ Tue/Wed C D Day 6 Free fall due to gravity Problem solving practice Free fall motion diagrams Thur/Fri A B Day 7 Projectiles launched vertically and horizontally Determine max height and range Problem solving practice HW Due none Concepts & Skills Read Text P. 5-­11, 16-­18 P. 19 MCQ #3,4,& 11 P. 20 #9 & 10 3. Decipher word problems to identify variables quantities. 4. Rearrange formulas to solve for different variables using algebra. 5. Represent powers of ten using scientific notation, -­ + x and ÷ 6. Verify or refute relationships based on unit consistency. HW Due Read Text P. 24 – 30 P. 28 Quick Quiz 2.1 P. 49 # 1 & 2 1. Long & short term learning goals. 2. Develop basic understanding of planning, monitoring, & evaluating. Concepts & Skills 1. Use motion equations to solve for word problems. 2. Determine average velocity and differentiate it from initial, final, and instantaneous, velocities. 3. Convert units by F-­L approach. Read Text P. 31-­33 4. Represent motion on graph P. 32 Quick Quiz 2.2 5. Determine slope of graph P. 33 Quick Quiz 2.3 6. Calculate acceleration by P. 34 Quick Quiz 2.4 formula and by graph slope P. 49 #6, 8, & 9 7. Represent linear motion by dot diagrams and motion diagrams Read Text P. 34-­41 8. Find distance traveled during P. 50 # 23, 27, & 29 acceleration 9. Find final or initial velocities STUDY! 10. Identify constant velocity vs. accelerated motion from graphs Read Text P.42-­43 11. Represent velocities with P. 42 Quick Quiz 2.6 & 2.7 vectors and diagram free fall motion P. 51 # 33 & 34 12. Dot diagram free fall motion 13. Calculate velocities and displacements as a function of time Read Text P. 44-­47 14. Calculate max height and range P. 52 # 50 & 51 of simple projectiles. P. 53 # 69 15. Determine time of free fall 16. Find initial velocities of projectile launched vertically or horizontally. Weeks 4 & 5: Sept 26 – Oct 7 Day Lecture Topics HW Due Mon/Tue Vector components of vel. w/θ Projectile Review Distance formula in x & y to solve problem set due at C D projectile problem with launch θ beginning of class Day 8 P. 52 #56, 62, & 69 Wed/Thur A B Day 9 Fri/Mon C D Day 10 Tue/Wed A B Day 11 Thur/Fri C D Day 12 Concepts & Skills 1. Use trig functions to find x & y velocity components of projectiles 2. Find max height & range of a projectile launched at an angle 3. Sketch path of projectiles Complete sample pretest Construct d vs. t, v vs. t, & a vs. t graphs and interpret motion graphs Motion STUDY! Try it… You will Solve multi-­step motion problems be amazed at what it can Draw motion dot diagrams do for your exam score! Find x and y vector components Projectile practice Read Text P. 54-­58 4. Use motion equations in x and y Projectiles at angles w/ non-­ zero Read Text P. 62-­69 independently to solve 2D initial vertical displacement P. 64 Quick Quiz 3.5 & 3.6 projectile probs w/ Δdy ≠ 0 P. 66 & 67 Q 3.6 Ex 3.6 P. 68 & 69 Q 3.8 Ex 3.8 *** Follow examples to do HW*** Add vectors to find resultants Read Text P.70-­74 5. Use graphical and mathematical Determine relative velocities in P. 75 MC #9-­13 strategies to find vector resultants non-­accelerated motion probs P. 78 # 24 & 30 6. Use Pythagorean Theorem to find resultants of perp. Vectors 7. Solve relative motion problems Projectile problem solving P. 79-­80 # 38, 54, & 58 Solve multi-­step problems w/ Relative velocity practice projectile launched at an angle STUDY! Find vector resultants Projectile & Solve river current relative Relative Motion Quiz motion problem Unit Exam Week 6: Oct 11-­14 Day Lecture Topics HW Due Tue/Wed Newton’s 1st & 2nd Laws of Motion Read P. 83-­89 Mass & inertia P. 87 Quick Quiz 4.1 A B Force vectors P. 88 Q 4.1 & Ex 4.1 Day 13 Vector resultants P. 89 Q 4.2 & Ex 4.2 Thur/Fri C D Day 14 Free body diagrams Concurrent forces Forces in equilibrium Practice force vector drawings P. 111 #1, 3,5,& 7 Concepts & Skills 1. Acceleration of an object is directly proportional to NET force acting on it. a = F/m 2. Find Fnet using vector diagrams 3. Find vector component forces 4. Identify all forces acting on an object, and draw and label vectors. 5. Find resultant of two or more vectors acting concurrently Marking Period 1 ends Oct 20th Labs require: Well written abstract Labs due Friday Oct 14th Purpose or objective Labs must be word processed! Procedure (if required) Data & observations Calculations & graphs Questions A well written complete conclusion: purpose, what you did, How you did it, what you found out, what it means, how it could be improved, and sources of error due to limitations beyond YOU.