This week we are finishing our marble roller coaster projects!
Monday and Tuesday: Marble Roller Coaster work days
Wednesday: Show off and test your roller coasters! Calculate velocity, potential energy and kinetic energy.
Thursday: Fossil Fuels assignment, using Chapter 8, section 1. Begin discussing nonrenewable and renewable energy sources.
Friday: Nonrenewable resource notebook entry, fossil fuel checklist and Alaskan pipeline assignment
I had plans but forgot to post them!
Here is what we did in class:
Monday: Anatomy of a Distance Time Graph notebook entry
Running Wolf assignment (page 1)
Distance time graph example with numbers, using the graph to calculate speed notebook entry
Tortoise and the Hare assignment – application grade
Complete Tortoise and the Hare activity
8th: Finish Tortoise and the Hare activity
Sub here today!
Acceleration introduction book assignment
This week we will calculate speed and create distance-time graphs to analyze motion.
4(A) describe and calculate an object’s motion in terms of position, displacement, speed, and acceleration;
4(B) measure and graph distance and speed as a function of time using moving toys;
Cheetah video clip:
Speed and Velocity intro video clip: Sports in Science NHL http://www.nbclearn.com/science-of-nhl-hockey
Ch. 2, section 1 book assignment, glue in notebook
Back pages of the running wolf assignment (distance and displacement)
Hot Wheels Speed Lab
Speed Triangle notes
Complete hot wheel velocity lab report
Speed practice problems
Tracing the Racecar assignment