In this course, students gain an understanding of the content. Students will study the units listed for the Fall and Winter Semesters which have been designed referencing the Michigan High School Physics Content Expectations. In class and online lectures, discussions,
projects, videos, and laboratory work are the primary methods of exploration and instruction in this student self-paced mastery based classroom.
So... what does it take for me to be successful?
1. Watch the videos and take Cornell Notes.
2. Practice using the online materials and check your answers.
3. Apply what you have learned in the labs.
4. Complete every mastery check at an 80% or higher.
5. Move on to next topic.
Draft Fall Semester
Chapter 2: Mechanical Equilibrium (3.1 & 3.2)
Chapter 3: Newton's 1st Law - Inertia
Chapter 4: Linear Motion
Chapter 5: Projectile Motion
Chapter 6: Newton's Second Law of Motion
Chapter 7: Newton's Third Law of Motion
Chapter 8: Momentum
Balloon Car Inquiry
Energy Part 1: Energy Transfer
Energy Part 2: Ch 9: Energy Transformation
Energy Part 3: Ch 9: Kinetic and Potential Energy
Chapter 10: Circular Motion
Draft Spring Semester
Chapter 13: Universal Gravitation
Chapter 25: Vibration and Waves
MWP- Mechanical Wave Propagation
Chapter 27: Light and Electromagnetic Waves
Chapter 28: Color
Chapter 29: Reflection and Refraction
Chapter 32 Electrostatics
Chapter 34: Electric Current
Chapter 35: Electric Circuit Inquiry
Practical Exam (Cedar Point)
Egg Drop Inquiry