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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tuesday January 27th, 2015

Today's Quote:


Chapter 1 Unit 1 Page 8- Train rides, Page 13 Try it, Apply it, and Section review

Turned in today for 1 letter grade lower

Today's Lateral Thinking question:

Four tasmanian camels traveling on a very narrow ledge encounter four tasmanian camels coming the other way. As everyone knows, tasmanian camels never go backwards, especially when on a precarious ledge. The camels will climb over each other, but only if there is a camel sized space on the other side. The camels didn't see each other until there was only exactly one camel's width between the two groups. How can all camels pass, allowing both groups to go on their way, without any camel reversing?

Now Playing During Lunch

Force and motion.

Today's Class:

Following up on the activities we began Thursday and Friday, students continued working with the mapping lab.

Today's homework:

Watch the video Force and motion.

Read chapter 1 , Section 2 Ch1 Section 2 Speed and Velocity. Do Math SKill question page 21, Do NGSS skill check Page24, Do section Review. Due Wednesday or Thursday.
Unit Vocabulary Define the following terms and then in sentence form describe one real life example of how the word applies (scientific point of view) You can use your desktop Sciencesaurus to do these in class. Due Thursday and Friday.

speed, velocity, positive acceleration, negative acceleration, inertia, momentum, contact forces (friction), non-contact forces (gravity, electrical and magnetic) balanced forces, unbalanced forces, net forces, Law of Universal Gravitation, mass, weight.

Class in Action

Buried treasure activity.

Need 2 Know

Lesson plans

Honors Physical Science: Honors curriculum map. We are currently covering pages 18-19

Physical Science: Regularr Ed Physical Science. We are currently covering pages 23-24

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Cool physics apps to learn Newton's Laws

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