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Everyday Before school 6:45 a.m.-7:25 a.m.
Tuesday X Block (rm E-5)
Everyday both lunches (Room E-9)

Monday
3-12-18
Learning target: Students will review classroom procedures
OA: Board Question Explanation
Topics
Pass out paperwork
Pick up textbook
Homework:
None
Reminders
Parent Signature due 3-19
Unit 1 Exam 3-21
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Tuesday
3-13-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply various ways in which objects become charged.
OA: Page 654 Review Question 15 (Charged Objects)
Topics
The Atom
How Objects Obtain charges
Grounding
Conductors vs. Insulators
Homework:
Read page 627-633
Pg 633 Section Review 1,3,4,5
Pg 654 Review Question 5,7
Reminders
Parent Signature due 3-19
Unit 1 Exam 3-21
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Wednesday
3-14-18
School Walk Out
Thursday
3-15-18
Learning target: Students will be able to compare and contrast insulators and conductors.
OA: pg 654 Conceptual Question 4
Topics:
Continue How Objects Obtain Charges
Lightning
Start Electric Force
Homework:
Page 633 Section Review 6
Page 654 Review Question 1,2,3,6 & 9
Reminders
Parent Signature due 3-20
Unit 1 Exam 3-22
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Friday
3-16-18
Learning target:Students will be able to explain and apply Coulomb’s law conceptually and mathematically.
OA: pg 654 Conceptual Question 8
Topics
Coulomb's Law : Electric force
Homework:
Read pages 634-637
Page 636 Practice 17A 1,2a,3
Page 654 Review Question 12,16
Reminders
Parent Signature due 3-19
Unit 1 Exam 3-22
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Monday
3-19-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply Coulomb’s law conceptually and mathematically.
OA: pg 636 Practice 17A 4
Topics
Coulomb's Law: electric force
How to charge object simulation lab
Review Sheet for Monday Exam
Homework:
Read pages 638-642
Page 642 Section Review 1 ab
Page 639 Practice 17B 1
Page 641 Practice 17C 1,2
Reminders
Parent Signature due 3-19
Unit 1 Exam 3-22
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Tuesday3-20-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply electric field conceptually and mathematically.
OA. page 642 Problem 3
Topics
Electric field and conductors and static equilibrium
Homework:
Read pages 643-647
Page 642 Problem 4
Page 647 Practice 17D 3
Page 652 Section Review 2b
Reminders
Parent Signature due 3-20
Unit 1 Exam 3-22
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Wednesday
3-21-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply Electric Fields and Forces conceptually and mathematically.
OA: page 655 practice Problems 23
Topics
Check Homework
Van de Graff Demos
Charging Objects and Electric Field Lab- Computer Simulation
Homework
Read pages 648-652
Page 647 Practice 17D 2
Page 652 Section Review 3
Page 655 Review Questions 28
Reminders
Parent Signature due 3-20
Unit 1 Exam 3-22
Journal due Friday
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Thursday
3-22-18
Learning target: Students will be assessed on Electric Forces and Fields.
OA. page 655 Review Question 25
Topics:
Exam Electric Forces and Fields
Homework
Electric Field Hockey Lab
Reminders
Journal due Friday
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Friday3-23-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply potential difference.
OA page 699 question 1
Topics
Hand in Journal
Potential difference
Current
Homework:
Electric Field Hockey Lab due Monday
Page 695 1,2,3 & 4
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Monday
3-26-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply current and resistance.
OA. pg 717 Practice 18
Topics
Hand in Electric Field Hockey Lab
Drift velocity
Types of Current
Resistance
Homework:
Page 699 Section Review 2,3,4,5
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-28
Tuesday
3-27-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply Ohm’s Law.
OA: Pg 707 Section Review 4
Topics:
Hand in Journal
Wrap up Resistance
Phet Mini Lab
Superconductors
Start Power
Homework:
Page 703 Practice 19B 1,2,3,4,5
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Cedar Point Permission Slip due 3-31
Wednesday
3-28-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply how to calculate their electric bill.
OA. pg 707 Section Review 5
Topics
Review Sheet for exam 2
Wrap up power
Calculate cost of appliances
Homework:
Page 712 Practice 19D 1
Page 710 Practice 19C 1,2,3,4
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Thursday
3-29-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply how to calculate their electric bill.
OA. Explain how to calculate your electric bill.
Topics
Calculate cost of appliances web quest
Homework:
none
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Friday3-29-18
Start of Spring Break
Monday
4-9-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply series circuits
OA: page 718 question 21
Topics
Chapter 20/21 Notes
Resistors in series
Resistors in parallel
Combo circuits
Finish Resistors in parallel
fuses versus circuit breakers
Homework:
Page 739 Practice 20A 1,2,4
Page 744 Practice 20B 1,3
Page 748 1 and 2a
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Tuesday
4-10-18
SAT
Wednesday
4-11-18
Work Keys
Thursday
4-12-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply parallel circuits.
OA. Page 739 Practice 20A 5 resistors.
Topics
Combo Circuits
Ohm's Law Lab with circuit boards or Circuit PHET Lab
Homework:
Lab
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Friday
4-13-18
Learning target: Students will be able to compare and contrast series and parallel circuits.
OA:Explain how to calculate the cost of using a household appliance.
Topics
Finish Circuit Lab
Homework
Unit 2 Exam
Reminders
Unit 2 Exam 4-16
Monday
4-16-18
Learning target: Students will be assessed on electricity.
OA: Compare and contrast series and parallel circuits.
Topics
Collect Cedar Point Paperwork
Exam 2
Collect Circuit Lab
Homework
None
Reminders
None
Tuesday
4-17-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply magnetic characteristics.
OA pg 772 SR Question 3
Topics
Magnets
Wires with magnetic field
Solenoid
Earth's Magnetic field
Homework
Page 769 Section Review 1,2,3
page 772 1, 2
Reminders
Journal due Friday
Exam 3 4-24
Wednesday
4-18-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply the right hand rule.
OA. page 781 Question 3
Topics
Compare and contrast electric and magnetic fields and forces
Right Hand Rule
Forces between wires
Homework
Page 775 Practice 21A 1,2,3,4
Reminders
Journal due Thursday
Exam 3 4-24
Thursday
4-19-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply the right hand rule.
OA. Which materials are magnetic and why?
Topics
Hand in Journal
Compare and contrast electric and magnetic fields and forces Right Hand Rule
Forces between wires
Homework
Page 775 Practice 21A 1,2,3,4
Reminders
Exam 3 4-24
Friday
4-20-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply the right hand rule.
OA: Explain the right hand rule.
Topics
Wrap up Magnetism
Questions?
Work on Right Hand Rule WS
Homework
Right Hand Rule WS
Page 778 Practice 21B 1,2,3
Reminders
Exam 3 4-24
Monday
4-23-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply magnetic force.
OA. Draw a magnetic field around a bar magnet.
Topics
The magnetic force
Magnetism Lab- Computer simulation- complete in class
Homework:
Study for Exam 3
Reminders
Exam 3 4-24
Tuesday
4-24-18
Learning target: Students will be able assessed on Magnetism
OA: Why is the earth’s magnetic field unique?
Topics
Hand in Magnetism Lab
Exam 3
Homework
None
Wednesday
4-25-18
Learning target: Students discover how various variables affect a pendulum.
OA: Explain the following terms: equilibrium position, amplitude, frequency and period.
Topics
Pendulums
Pendulum Lab
Homework
Review Wave worksheet
Reminders
Journal due Friday
Exam 4 5-9
Thursday
4-26-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply simple harmonic motion to waves.
OA: Explain the following terms: simple harmonic motion.
Topics
Pendulums
Wave characteristics
Finish Pendulum Lab
Homework
page 449 Problems 1-3
Reminders
Journal due Friday
Exam 4 5-9
Friday
4-27-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply wave characteristics.
OA: Explain the following terms: wave, medium, wave pulse, periodic wave, mechanical wave and electromagnetic wave.
Topics
Hand in Journal
Review of wave characteristics
Start Wave lab
Homework
Read Chapter 12-3 Properties of waves and wave interference pages 452-465
Reminders
Exam 4 5-9
Monday
4-30-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply wave characteristics.
OA: Explain the following terms: wave speed, frequency and wavelength.
Topics
Review of wave characteristics continued
Finish Wave Lab
Homework
Finish Wave Lab
Reminders
Exam 4 5-9
Tuesday
5-1-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply wave interference.
OA: Explain constructive and destructive interference.
Topics
Interference
Constructive and Destructive
Standing Waves
Ripple Tank Wave Lab
Homework
Read Chapter 13 Section 1 page 480-483
Reminders
Exam 4 5-9
Wednesday
5-2-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply sound wave characteristics.
OA: Page 470 Q23 and Q24
Topics
How do speakers produce sound?
Human hearing
Categories of Soun
Using Wave formulas for sound
Homework:
Read Chapter 13 page 485-486
Page 472 Chapter 12 Review and Assess 48, 50, & 51
Reminders
Exam 4 5-9
Thursday
5-3-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply sound wave characteristics.
OA: Page 507 Review and Assess 5
Topics
Discuss Homework
Doppler Effect
Homework
Page 486 Section Review 1, 3, 5, 6 & 7
Page 507 Review and Assess 7, 8, 13, & 14
Reminders
Exam 4 5-9
Friday
5-4-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply sound wave characteristics.
OA: Page 507 Review and Assess 10
Topics
Discuss Homework
Intensity
Wave Behaviors of Sound (reflection, interference)
Homework
Read Chapter 13-2 Pages 487-490
Page 488 Practice 13A 1,2, 3, 4, 5
Page 493 Section Review 3 & 4
Page 507 Review and Assess 16, 21
Reminders
Exam 4 5-9
Monday
5-7-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply sound wave characteristics.
OA: Explain beats.
Topics
Harmonics
Resonance
Sound Wave Lab
Homework
Page 508 Conceptual Questions 26, 33
Page 509 Practice Problems 40
Page 499 Practice13B 1,2, 3 & 4
Reminders
Journal due Friday
Exam 4 5-9
Tuesday
5-8-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply sound wave characteristics.
OA: Page 499 Practice 13B 4.
Topics
Sound Wave Lab
Homework
Study for Exam 4
Reminders
Exam 4 5-9
Wednesday
5-9-18
Learning target: Students will be assessed on waves.
OA: Explain fixed and free end reflection.
Topics
Exam 4
Homework
Sound Wave Lab
Reminders
none
Thursday
5-10-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply light wave characteristics.
OA: List a real life example of the following: radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, x-rays and gamma rays
Topics
Resonance
Light Web quest
Homework
Finish Lab
Reminders
Exam 5 (5-22)
Friday
5-11-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply light wave characteristics.
OA: Page 550 Conceptual Question 9
Topics
Collect Journal
Start Light and Reflection
Mechanical vs. Electromagnetic
Wave Vocabulary
Electromagnetic spectrum
Homework
Read pages 520-525
Page 523 Practice 14A 1,2,3
Reminders
Exam 5 (5-22
Monday
5-14-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply light wave characteristics.
OA: Compare and contrast electromagnetic and mechanical waves.
Topics
Diffuse vs. Specular Reflections
Reflection Vocabulary
One Way mirror
Red eye
Homework
Read pages 526-528
Page 523 Practice 14A 5
Page 529 Section Review 1, 4
Page 550 Review Questions 14, 17
Reminders
Exam 5 (5-23)
Cedar Point Packet due 5-25
Tuesday
5-15-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply plane, concave and convex mirrors imaging.
OA: Page 551 Conceptual Question 19.
Topics
Curved Mirrors
Mirror Equation
Magnification
Start Ray diagrams
Review Sheet
Homework
Read pages 530- 539
Page 529 Section Review 5
Page 550 Practice Problems 11,12, 16
Page 536 Practice 14B 1,2,3 (Ray diagrams not required)
Page 542 Section Review 4
Reminders
Exam 5 (5-23)
Cedar Point Packet due 5-26
Wednesday
5-16-18
AP Test
Work on Cedar Point Packet

Exam 5 (5-23)

Cedar Point Packet due 5-26
Thursday
5-17-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply concave and convex mirrors imaging.
OA: Page 551 Practice Problem 34 part a.
Topics
Curved Mirrors
Wrap up mirror equations
Ray diagrams
Homework
Page 540 Practice 14 C 1,2,3,4
Read pages 541-542
Page 542 Section Review 2, 3
Page 552 Problem 36
Reminders
Exam 5 (5-23)

Cedar Point Packet due 5-26
Friday
5-18-18
Prom
Work on Cedar Point Packet

Reminders

Exam 5 (5-23)

Cedar Point Packet due 5-26
Monday
5-21-18
Work on Cedar Point Packet
Reminders
Exam 5 (5-23)
Cedar Point Packet due 5-26
Journal due Friday
Tuesday
5-22-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply concave and convex mirrors imaging.
OA: Page 540 Practice 14 C 6.
Topics
Discuss HW
Wrap up Convex Mirrors
Spherical Aberration
Ray Diagram Practice Problems
Homework:
Study for Exam 5
Reminders
Exam 5 (5-23)
Cedar Point Packet due 5-26
Journal due Friday
Wednesday
5-23-18
Learning target: Students will be assessed on light and mirrors.
OA: Why do our eyes sometimes look red in photographs?
Topics
Exam 5 Light+ Reflection
Homework:
None
Reminders
Cedar Point Packet due 5-26
Journal due Friday
Thursday
5-24-18
Cedar Point Day
Friday
5-25-18
Cedar Point Packet due at the end of class
Hand in Journal
Tuesday
5-28-18
Memorial Day
Tuesday
5-29-18
Learning target: Students will discovery refraction in the lab.
OA: Define refraction.
Topics
Refraction Inquiry Lab
Homework
Refraction Inquiry Lab
Reminders
Exam 6 June 7th
Wednesday
5-30-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply Snell’s Law.
OA: Page 550 3.
Topics
Refraction
Index of refraction
Snell's Law
Homework:
Read pages 562-566
Page 567 Section Review 1,2
Page 587 Review Question 3, 4, 7
Reminders
Exam 6 June 7th
Thursday
5-31-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply Snell’s Law.
OA: Page 587 Conceptual Question 8.
Topics
Finish Snell's Law
Start Thin Lenses
Homework
Page 567 Practice 15A 1,2,3
Page 567 Section Review 3, 4
Reminders
Exam 6 June 7th
Friday
6-1-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply converging and diverging lens imaging.
OA: Page 587 Practice #10.
Topics
Thin Lenses
Thin Lens Equation
Ray Diagrams
Homework
Read pg 568-574
Page 576 practice 15 B 1, 2
Page 588 Practice Problem 25, 26
Reminders
Exam 6 June 7th
Monday
6-4-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply converging and diverging lens imaging.
OA: Page 589 Mixed Review 39.
Topics
Review Thin Lens Equation
Review Converging vs. Diverging
Human Eye
Snell’s Law Lab Activity
Homework
Page 576 Practice 15 B 3,4
Reminders
Exam 6 June 7th
Journal due Friday
Tuesday
6-5-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply total internal reflection.
OA: Page 588 Practice Problem 24.
Topics
Chromatic Aberration
Total Internal Reflection
Critical Angle
Fiber Optics
Dispersion
Rainbow
Homework
Read pg 580-585
Page 582 Practice 15C 1,2,3 & 4
Page 579 Section Review 6
Reminders
Exam 6 June 7th
Journal due Friday
Wednesday
6-6-18
Learning target: Students will be able to explain and apply refraction.
OA: Explain dispersion.
Topics
Refraction Lab
Homework
Finish Refraction Lab
Reminders
Exam 6 June 7th
Journal due Friday .
Thursday
6-7-18
Learning target: Students will be assessed on refraction.
OA: Page 585 Section Review 1.
Topics:
Exam 6
Homework
None
Reminders
Journal due Friday