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Science 8 (Period 1)

Instructor
Grace Colgan
Term
2019-20 Trimester 1
Department
Science

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Force and Motion Unit Test
See attached Study Guide and extra Graphing Practice

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Tentative Weekly Agenda and HW for 11/18 - 11/22

Past Assignments

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Tentative Weekly Agenda and HW 11/11 - 11/15 

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Drop Deadline: 11/13

All Late Work due by 11/13

All Extra Credit due 11/13

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(IN54 - IN55)Physics Classroom Cornell Notes and Check your Understanding Questions (#1-4) DUE FRIDAY 11/8

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Tentative Weekly Agenda and Homework 11/4 - 11/8

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Tentative Weekly Agenda and Homework 10/28 - 11/1

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Finish Activity 11 Analysis Questions D54 or pg 349 online  

  • Answer in complete sentences 
  • Rephrase the question in your answer 
  • Use your notes from Part A and your diagrams as evidence to support your reasoning 
  • Question 1: Text based quote from Part A as evidence 
  • Question 2: Relate ALL 3 of Newton’s Laws  
  • Answer the Guiding Question (IN45) 

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Tentative Weekly Agenda and HW for 10/21 - 10/25

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Notebook Check and and Force and Motion Quiz Activities 5 - 10 
Study Guide is attached
Power Point has example questions that you can attempt by yourself or with friends to study! 

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Finish Cornell Notes for Activity 11: Part A D52 – D53  

- Read Part A to learn more about Newton’s third law. 
- Take Cornell Notes with proper format and headings on IN45, go onto page IN44 if needed 
- Highlight vocabulary 
- Draw Diagrams 
- Write a summary on IN44 

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Analysis 1-3 D48 – D49  

Answer Questions 1-2 in Notebook IN42 

Answer Question 3 on a separate piece of paper to be turned in 

  1. 1. Think back to the investigations you completed in the “Speed and Kinetic Energy” and “Mass and Kinetic Energy” activities using the cart, ramps, tracks, and block. In those activities, you described the motion of the block after it collided with the cart as evidence of energy transfer. How would you describe the motion of the block after it collided with the cart using forces?  
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  3. 2. A car hits a tree. Predict the forces that would be applied to the car and to the tree at the moment of the interaction. Create a diagram to show your prediction, and explain your ideas. 
  4. Vehicles have many features designed for safety in a collision. These features may be part of the structure of the vehicle itself or may somehow help the driver engage in safe driving behaviors.
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  6. 3. When engineers are designing safety features for vehicles, what do you think they think about as they design?
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  8. a. Make a list of the things you imagine engineers think about as they work on their designs for safe vehicles.
 
b. Before they begin to design a solution to a problem, engineers will identify the criteria and constraints for a successful design. The goals and the desired features of the solution are called criteria. Something that limits the solution to the problem is called a constraint. In your science notebook, make a t-chart like the one on the following page. The following is a list of criteria and constraints for the design of safety features for vehicles. Categorize items from the list into criteria and constraints. 
  • The design can only use technology that is available.
  • The design must account for different driving behaviors.
  • The design must work in various road conditions.
  • The design can only use materials that are available.
  • The design must be completed by the deadline.
  • The design must be able to calculate the total mass of the vehicle, including passengers and cargo.
 
c. Reflection: How did you decide which examples from the list in Analysis item 3b were criteria and which were constraints? Explain your thinking

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Tentative Agenda/HW for 10/14 - 10/18

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Cornell Notes Due 10/18 

CK-12 Combining Forces using Cornell Notes format (IN 41) Summary on (IN40) 

- Use the link to read the CK-12 article 
- Take Cornell notes following the example in class (Act 9 IN37) and the Cornell Notes Guide: https://pvpusd-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/colgang_pvpusd_net/EWbYqN61oxhEqvvJD1gF7-8BzkQfPiZQtrXy_ccsC7A1Uw?e=856Usb  
- Take notes on ARTICLE and VIDEO
- Make sure you put headings and a summary, summary goes on page IN40 

 Link to article: https://www.ck12.org/physics/combining-forces/lesson/Combining-Forces-MS-PS/  

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(IN36) Finish Analysis Questions Activity 9 Questions #1-4 D43 or pg 338 

1. Use Newton’s laws to explain why it is easier to turn a truck when it is empty than when it is carrying a heavy load. 
2. An engine can exert a force of 1,000 N. How fast can this engine accelerate 
a. a 1,000-kg car?
b. a 2,000-kg car? 
3. Compare the following two carts. Which cart will have a bigger change in motion? Explain your answer. (pg 338) 
4. Car and Driver Safety: Return to the list of vehicle features in the activity “Improving Car and Driver Safety.” Using what you have learned thus far in this unit, explain why these features matter for car and driver safety. 

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(IN34) Finish Analysis Questions 1-5 for Activity 8: Force, Mass and Acceleration D36 – D37 or pgs331-332 

 

NUMBER 5 IS DONE ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER TO BE COLLECTED AND GRADED 

  1. 1. Which distance vs. time graph(s) below correspond to an object (see online textbook) 
  1. a. with balanced forces acting on it? 
  1. b. with unbalanced forces acting on it? 
  1. c. that is accelerating? 
  1. d. that is not accelerating?  
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  1. 2. Compare the two lines, “Experiment 1” and “Experiment 2,” on your graph. Identify and explain
  2. a. any similarities.
  3. b. any differences.
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  1. 3. Use your equation for force, mass, and acceleration to determine the missing values a–f in the table below: (see online textbook) 
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  1. 4. In the “Improving Car and Driver Safety” activity (IN21)  Vehicle 2 has a greater acceleration than Vehicle 1, but has a less forceful engine. How can this be? Explain in terms of your equation.  
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NUMBER 5 IS DONE ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER TO BE COLLECTED AND GRADED 

  1. 5. Your friend says that for a moving object to continue moving, a force must be continually applied to it. Do you agree with your friend? Explain your answer. 

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Tentative Agenda and Weekly HW for 10/7 - 10/11

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TENTATIVE Weekly Agenda and Homework 9/30 - 10/4

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Tentative Weekly Agenda and Homework 9/23 - 9/27

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Quiz on Activities 2 (Measuring and Graphing Speed) 3 (Speed and Kinetic Energy) and 4 (Mass and Kinetic Energy)
Topics:
- speed graphs
- kinetic and potential energy
- speed and kinetic energy relationship
- height and speed relationship
- mass and kinetic energy relationship
To Study...
- Review pages IN18 - IN27
- Textbook pages D-7 - D-18 (textbook) OR online pg 302-313
- Analysis Questions (IN22, IN24, IN26)
 
My room is open Tuesday at lunch for extra help :) 

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Finish Graphing Activity 

Complete both front and back data tables and graphs for Mass vs Kinetic Energy and Velocity vs Kinetic Energy 

Handout: https://pvpusd-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/colgang_pvpusd_net/Ef-K9XyBVKhPkGiCSBpqAwwBwADxOSHZKp1WShJ1ncCMaw?e=W46wbw  

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Weekly Agenda and Homework for 9/16 - 9/20 TENTATIVE

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PART A ANALYSIS QUESTION 1

Page D-16: Answer Analysis Question #1:  

According to the data from Part A, what is the effect of release height on speed? 

- Must use complete sentences 
- Must rephrase the question in your answer 
- Must use numerical data from your data table from IN25 
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PART B PREDICTION AND DATA TABLE

Page D-15: Part B Speed and Energy 

7. Imagine there was an obstacle at the bottom of the RAMP. On (IN25) predict would happen to the object after the cart was released from Notch A, Notch B and Notch C. Use key terms: speed, kinetic energy, energy transfer 
- USE data from previous Part A to support your prediction  
 

Copy data table into your notebook (D-16)  FILLING IN the independent variable and dependent variable. 

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Study for Notebook Check TUESDAY 

The Check will be from... 

  • Pages 1-13 in your Interactive Notebook
  • The syllabus
  • OneNote
  • Online access to LabAids
You will be able to use your notebook for the quiz.  

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Weekly Agenda and Homework for 9/9-9/13

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Original Story for Speed Graph 

- make up your own story about a trip for a person going on a journey 

-must include a minimum of three speed changes 

-make a trip slip per speed change 

-create a graph representing the speed changes  

-use Teasha and Josh’s graphs (IN22) as reference 

DUE FRIDAY 

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Typed Finished Draft of CER Shared (from IN20) 

  • Type your CER with your Claim, Evidence and Trade-off into template
  • Claim can be the class claim  
  • Evidence is from Comparing Vehicles Data Sheet (IN21) and use CER Handout (IN8) 
  • Trade-offs explain the “why” your evidence supports your claim 
  • Complete sentences in paragraph form 
  • Share with Ms. Colgan at colgang@pvpusd.net  

DUE THURSDAY 

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(IN20) Finish Evidence portion of CER 

- Complete sentences in paragraph form 
- List evidence from Comparing Vehicles Data Sheet (IN21) and use CER Handout (IN8) 

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Weekly Agenda and Homework for the week of 9/3-9/6

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The syllabus for this year will be handed out in class. Please read and review with your guardian and return the last page by next Thursday, 9/5

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Weekly Agenda and Homework for 8/28 - 8/30