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Week 4 – More Acceleration

This week, we continued our study of accelerated motion.  Here are some recommended resources. http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/1DKin/U1L4a.cfm https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/one-dimensional-motion/acceleration-tutorial/a/what-are-velocity-vs-time-graphs Feel free to email or post any questions in the comments. Due Wednesday: Week 3 – Acceleration WKST Lab…

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Week 3 – Accelerated Motion

Resources: Graphing practice (Use World 3 for this week’s topics) Ramp Lab: We observed a disk roll down an inclined ramp.   Model Summaries: http://dev.physicslab.org/Document.aspx?doctype=3&filename=Kinematics_GraphShapesAcceleratedMotion.xml http://old.wl.k12.in.us/hs/depts/sci/physics/p2u1/p2u1_CAsummary.pdf We also began whiteboarding problems from the Week 3…

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Week 2 – Constant Velocity

This week, we did the Toy Car lab. After observing the motion, students said they thought it was traveling constant speed. They marked the position of the car every 2 seconds, and then graphed their…

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Week 1 – Graphical Analysis of Data

This week, we looked at several linear relationships and their graphs and determined the meaning of slope and y-intercept.  We also used those relationships to make predictions. If you need more practice or assistance in…

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Upward Bound Physics – Syllabus

Welcome to Upward Bound Physics.  You can find the course syllabus below: Course Syllabus:  UB Physics Please feel free to post any questions about the course in the comments.