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A- DAY                               B-Day

May 9,2017

posted May 9, 2017, 5:02 AM by Kristela Garcia

1st Period: 
  • You will work on the Circuits Review. It is not a grade, or extra credit. 
           The circuits test will be at the beginning of class next time. It will include problems like the ones on the review, including switch and lightbulb problems (like in the lab). I'll have tutorials today after school.

  • You will also need to review all of the requirements for the Rollercoaster project, which we'll begin after the test next time. Read all the Requirements. You should get into your groups and start researching ideas/sketching out your design. It will be one major grade. You will pick your groups of 3 (with one group of 4).  SENIORS: Gerardo, Marcus, and Huyen (You will be in a group together, seniors end sooner than everyone else). 

Rotation Sims

posted Mar 29, 2017, 6:50 AM by Kristela Garcia   [ updated Mar 29, 2017, 10:49 AM ]

Read through the Intro and watch the tutorial at the top after the intro. 

On a separate sheet of paper, answer the questions below in complete sentences. 
Play around with the sim. 
1.How does the radius affect the speed of the objects?
a. Draw a free body diagram for the solid ball on the ball NOT A DOT, showing where the force originates. (AKA/ Where will you find each force?)
b. Which force (only one) causes the object to rotate? Which is creating torque? Consider the angle between each force and the axis of rotation.
3. Sketch angular motion graphs for the solid ball. Remember clockwise is ______________________. 
4. Create and fill out the table below: 
 Object    Final Velocity 

5. Think about how the mass is spread out for each of the objects above (Draw a picture if necessary). Explain in 2-3 sentences for how we can determine who will win a race. Does mass and radius matter?
6. Who experiences the greatest acceleration? Explain your answer using the graphs. 
7. If there were no friction, what would change? Who would win? How do you know? Explain in 2-3 sentences. Think energy.
8. Describe the similarities and differences between the energies of the fastest and slowest object at the beginning and end.  

Standing Waves Notes

posted Feb 17, 2017, 7:18 AM by Kristela Garcia   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 7:21 AM ]

Copy the pieces in color, diagrams, and equations. 

Wave Notes

posted Feb 9, 2017, 6:01 AM by Kristela Garcia   [ updated Feb 22, 2017, 1:29 PM ]

Do the first guided notes, work on the assignment #1. 

Stop at Standing Waves

Work Energy Review (Online)

posted Jan 11, 2017, 6:44 AM by Kristela Garcia

Show work for #1, 6,9,11, but go through all the problems. Similar type of problems will be on your test.

Show work for problems #1,2,3 at the bottom.
Feel free to read the articles as necessary.

Write your explanations and show your work for the questions in the document attached.

Work and Energy Lab

posted Jan 5, 2017, 4:37 AM by Kristela Garcia

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