__Tuesday, April 30, 2019__

1. Check in Oxford worked examples - questions?

2. QUICK ACTIVITY: Emission Tubes

A. Look at Practice Problems (Smartboard) from

**Siyavula site**

B. Look at

**SPECTRA ppt**for some context

3. Watch "NEUTRINOS" - 60 Symbols

Homework: TSOKOS Nuclear HW#1 p. 372 #1-11

__Friday, April 26, 2019__

1.

**QUIZ: Standing Waves**

2. NOTES: The Atom and Its Nucleus

3. Emission / Absorption Spectrum Videos (1 and 2)

Homework: Oxford Book - Review and write out answers to worked examples on p. 270, p. 273, and p. 304 Questions #1-2

__Wednesday, April 24, 2019__

1. New Seats

2. Standing Waves Review (all links on RIGHT)

A. Standing Waves Problems

B. Standing Waves Review Document

C. Standing Waves Organized Notes

D. Problems N12-N13

3. 1 on 1 chats about PGs - See excel file

4. Return WAVE QUIZZES

Homework: Standing Wave Quiz next class

__Wednesday, April 17, 2019__

1. Homework Check / Go over

2. LAB: Speed of Sound Investigation (see helpful links on SL INVESTIGATIONS page)

Homework: Lab due Wednesday, April 24 at Turnitin.com at 3:30

Complete Motion Problems

__Monday, April 15, 2019__

1. NOTES: Standing Waves (link on right)

2. VARIOUS DEMOS: Waves on a string, open tubes, hearing test

Homework: Complete TSOKOS Waves HW#7 p. 256 #11-17

__Thursday, April 11, 2019__

1. WAVES QUEST P1 and P2 - RETAKE

2. Watch YouTube: Chris Doner Standing Waves (link on right)

Take notes - compare with TSOKOS chapter on standing waves

Homework: Take a look at TSOKOS Waves HW#7 p. 256 #11-17

____

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

****CHANGE OF PLANS** 1 extra day on waves**

1. Finish corrections - Ride the Wave Quiz

2.

**N12-N13 Wave Problems with MS (link on right)**

2.

**OLD WAVES Core Test with MS**(link on right) - No polarization problems

3.

**Polarization Practice (link on right)**

Homework: Prepare for the EXACT SAME QUEST next class that you took before. Good luck!

__Wednesday, April 3, 2019__

1. WAVES QUEST P1 and P2

2. Watch YouTube: Chris Doner Standing Waves (link on right)

Take notes - compare with TSOKOS chapter on standing waves

Homework: Enjoy your weekend. But take good notes on Standing Waves so you know already what they are and how they relate to musical instruments (strings fixed at both ends and wind instruments open at one end or open on both ends)

__Monday, April 1, 2019__

1. HW Check / go over

2. Check out Double Slit Experiment

3. WAVES TEST PREP - See Links on Right

A. Paper 1 Problems (Interference, Diffraction, Polarization) with MS

B. Oxford PG166: 8, 13.

C. TSOKOS PG 279: 18, 19, 22, 8

Homework: Prepare for Waves Quest on Wednesday

__Thursday, March 28, 2019__

1. NOTES: Polarization (link on right)

2. TSOKOS Wave HW#6 p. 278 #4,7,10-16

3. Work on Young's Double Slit Experiment

Homework: Finish HW Problems

__Tuesday, March 26, 2019__

1. HW Check / go over

2. Young's Double Slit Experiment (simulation). Experimentally, find the wavelength of a laser (R, G, or B). While you will have only one trial, you should still have 7 values of the IV. You are expected to follow the protocol of labs: data table, scatter plot, linearize (if needed), find the wavelength (WITH uncertainty) ... you should know the routine well by now. For your reference: Make your own Double Slit demonstration.

3. Return Quizzes

Homework: Finish Index of Refraction Lab: Submit to Turnitin.com

A. Data Table (perfect format)

B. Scatter Plot (18 point font - perfect format) with best fit (linear) +

MIN and MAX lines

C. Statement of conclusion - Value for 'n' with % error calculated based on researched value.

D. 3 sources of error with improvements

__Friday, March 22, 2019__

1. Sample Problems (Single Slit and Double Slit) - see links

2. Work on EXPERIMENT: Index of Refraction. Find "n" using a scatter plot. Be sure to consider uncertainties (error bars / min / max lines)

Homework: Double Slit Problems Worksheet

__Wednesday, March 20, 2019__

1. HW Check / go over

2. NOTES: Double Slit Diffraction

3. EXPERIMENT: Index of Refraction. Find "n" using a scatter plot. Be sure to consider uncertainties (error bars / min / max lines)

Homework: TSOKOS Wave HW#5 p. 631 #2,3,7,8

__Monday, March 18, 2019__

1. QUIZ: Wave Types & Refraction

2. NOTES: Single Slit Diffraction & Resolution

Homework: TSOKOS Wave HW#4 p. 265 #1-4

__Thursday, March 14, 2019__

1. HW Check / Go over

2. Ideal Gas Labs - Debrief - examples of data tables / graphs

3. Review wavelengths on the EM Spectrum

4. More WAVE Review Problems

Homework: Review wave types and refraction for QUIZ next time

__Tuesday, March 12, 2019__

1. HW Check / go over

2. PRES: Reflection & Refraction & Diffraction

3. DEMOS: Fish tank laser, total internal reflection

Homework: TSOKOS Wave HW#3 p. 237 #5,7,8,10

__Friday, March 8, 2019__

1. HW Check / go over

2. PRES: Simple Harmonic Motion - with DEMOS

Homework: OXFORD SHM HW#1 p. 164 #1-6

__Wednesday, March 6, 2019__

1. Check in HW / go over (Waves HW #1)

2. SLINKY DEMOS

3. Look at some IB Wave Problems (link on right)

4. Finish Phet Lab - make sure you know exactly what DOES (and does NOT) affect the speed of a wave.

Homework: TSOKOS Waves HW#2 p. 225, #3,7,8,11,18,19

__Monday, March 4, 2019__

1. Return 3.2 Quizzes - corrections due Monday, March 11

2. NOTES: Wave Types

3. Look through TSOKOS Text on Waves

4. Start Phet: Waves on a String (Speed of a Wave Lab)

Homework: TSOKOS Waves HW#1 p. 225, #12-17

__Thursday, February 28, 2019__

1. QUIZ: 3.2 Modelling a Gas

2. Finish

**LAB: Verification of Boyle's Law - due Sunday in Turnitin.com by 8 p.m.**Make sure all group member names are on document

Homework: Finish and submit Boyle's Law Lab

__Tuesday, February 26, 2019__

1. HW Check / go over

2. Final Preparation for Gas Law Quiz:

A. Alternative Formula Problems (PV = NkT, N = n/Na)

B. Ideal Gas Law WS / InThinking Conceptual Problems

C. Multiple Choice Practice

D. PhET / Linearization and Boyle's Law Lab

Homework: 3.2 Modeling a Gas Quiz next class

__Friday, February 22, 2019__

1. HW Check / go over

2.

**LAB: Verification of Boyle's Law**- Process Data

A. Linearizing Data Lesson

B. Linearizing / Processed Data Guide

C. One lab report per group - but you will be assessed on these skills!

Homework: OXFORD HW#1 p. 113 #8-13

__Wednesday, February 20, 2019__

1. HW Check / Go over

2

**NOTES: Gas Laws**

3.

**LAB: Verification of Boyle's Law**- Take Data

Homework: TSOKOS Ideal Gas Problems #2 p. 181 #7-9,15-17

__Monday, February 18, 2019__

1. New seats

2. Hand out FINAL EXAM - paper 1 only

3. Work in table groups to do corrections on the multiple choice in a DIFFERENT COLOR

4. Complete FINAL EXAM REFLECTION

5. Begin IDEAL GAS INTRODUCTION QUESTIONS Googledoc (make a copy save as YOUR NAME) and share with scooper@nido.cl

Homework: TSOKOS Ideal Gas Problems #1 p. 181 #1-3,5,6

__Wednesday, December 12, 2018__

1. Review Trivia Game for chocolate! Qs and answers on right

2. Finish test corrections

3. What to bring to final:

A. Calculator w/ spare batteries

B. Pencil and blue/black pen

C. Water bottle

Homework: Review core topics 1, 2, 3.1, and 6. Don't worry too much about calculated uncertainties for this final. Good luck! If you want look at some old IB Physics exams. Go to the link on right.

__Monday, December 10, 2018__

1. Grade Kinematics Review

2. Thermal Test Corrections

3. Return Gravity Force Lab with comments

4. SELF-GRADE: Specific Heat Capacity

Homework: Review IB Physics Subject Guide

__Thursday, December 6, 2018__

1. Return Thermal Quizzes and all old work.

2. Review IB Syllabus Guide for Mechanics and Thermal Energy

3. Newton Kinematics Review Problems - teams and whiteboards

Homework: Complete Kinematics Review

__Tuesday, December 4, 2018__

1. Check in E.C. (Volcano Challenge)

2.

**QUIZ: Thermal Concepts 3.1**

3. Finish Specific Heat Capacity Lab - Use rubric of course! Submit to Turntin.com

A. Data Tables

B. Graph

C. Calculations

D. Conclusion with % error

Homework: Write an IA question (ONE) for Thermal Concepts and add to your existing document.

__Friday, November 30, 2018__

1. Chris Doner's Youtube Channel: IB Physics Inclined Planes

2. HW Check / Go over

3. LAB: Specific Heat Capacity Practical (Hamper)

Homework: Check out Topic 3 Subject Guide and review for Topic 3.1 quiz on Tuesday. Extra-Credit: VOLCANO CHALLENGE.

__Wednesday, November 28, 2018__

1. HW Check / go over

2. Projectile motion problem

3. IB Thermal Physics Review 2012 #2,4,5,6(a),7,8(a)(b) (w/ MS) - link on right

Homework: More IB Thermal Problems: Thermal Physics Review #1,4,6,7,10

__Monday, November 26, 2018__

1. VIDEO: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

2. Solve ice bucket problem: Find final temperature of a water and ice mixture:

- mass (water) = 20.0 kg

- mass (ice) = 2.0 kg

- Ti (water) = 12 C

- Ti (ice) = -3 C

3. Elevator Problem - together

4. Ballistic Spike Problem - with MS

5. Thermal Concepts Organized Notes

p. 3 #4-5, p. 4 #1-2, and p. 7 #1-2

Homework: Finish all Thermal Concepts Problems

__Wednesday, November 21, 2018__

1. QUIZ: Circular Motion and Gravitation

2 Add ONE IA idea for an experiment you could do (take measurements) related to uniform circular motion and universal gravitation.

3. Check in HW#16 - see solutions on right

Homework: Thermal Organized notes p. 3 #4-5, p. 4 #1-2 and p 7 #1-2

__Monday, November 19, 2018__

1. NOTES: Thermal Properties

2. Review for QUIZ: Circular Motion and Gravitation next class

Homework: HW#16 TSOKOS p. 171 #2-4, 6-11, 13, 14

__Thursday, November 15, 2018__

1. HW Check / go over

2. Mechanics Test Corrections (30 mins)

3. Gravity Force Lab - Phet - Lab

**DUE SUNDAY, NOV. 18 (10 p.m.)**

Homework: Physics Classroom Review Problems for Gravitation and Uniform Circular Motion (link on right)

__Tuesday, November 13, 2018__

1. HW Check / go over

2. Return tests / Return Impulse Lab (Test corrections due Tuesday, November 19)

3. MARS ROVER: Launch & Landing

4. PhET: Gravity Force Lab - Design a procedure to Estimate G

Homework: Work on Lab / Complete Gravitational Forces Review

__Wednesday, October 31, 2018__

1. HW Check / Go over

2. PRES: Universal Gravitation

Homework: HW#15 p. 131 #1-8 and Gravitation Field Ratio Problem (IB)

__Monday, October 29, 2018__

1. Test make-ups!

2.

**PRES: Uniform Circular Motion (links on right)**

3. Support materials - go to "RESOURCES" page - best links:

A. Physics Classroom

B. Subject Guide (on home page)

C. InThinking Physics

D. Khan Academy

E. Chris Doner YouTube Channel (IB Physics Teacher)

Homework: HW#14 p. 124 #2,3,5-10, 13,15,16

__Thursday, October 25, 2018__

1. TEST: Magical Mechanics!

Homework:

1. Download

**"Student Template: IA Ideas (SL Physics)"**word document (link on right). Please save it as

**First name Last name: IA Ideas (SL Physics)**. For example, mine would be:

**Sharon Cooper: IA Ideas (SL Physics)**

2. Read the example on this document. I added everything in blue to show a decent example of an IA idea based on some of the concepts we learned in Kinematics and Mechanics. Please add two more ideas, from your brain, that might be interesting to you as possible IA ideas associated with what we have learned recently. Please make it a Google doc and share it with

**scooper@nido.cl**before next class.

__Tuesday, October 23, 2018__

1. P1 Mechanics Review - 5 problem chunks (timed)

2. P2 Mechanics Review - link on write with MS (Solutions)

Homework: Review for Mechanics Test on Wednesday

__Thursday, October 18, 2018__

1. HW Check - Circular Motion Problems

2. P1 Mechanics Review

Homework: Finish P1 Mech. Review and Review Mark scheme (MS)

__Friday, October 12, 2018__

1. PRES: Uniform Circulation Motion

2. Look at

**Newton Momentum Problems M13/M17**

Homework: HW#14 TSOKOS p. 124, #2,3,5-10,13,15,17

__Wednesday, October 10, 2018__

1. HW Check / SOLNS

2. Look at Mechanics Review Qs M08/N09 Problems

3.

**WHITEBOARDS: Newton Momentum Problems M13/M17**

4. Work on Labs (RQ/Data/Data Processing/Graphs/Short Conclusion)

**No need for min and max lines, but you should have error bars, Conclusion should use data to clearly answer RQ**

Homework: Check out all mark schemes for above problems along with IB Syllabus on this topic (See Home Page) - Finish Labs - Submit to Turnitin.com by Thursday morning, October 18.

__Monday, October 8, 2018__

1. Crane Collision Problem with MS

2.

**PRES: Power & Efficiency**

3. Finish LAB: Write RQ, Process Data, Make Graphs, draw conclusion

4.

**TEST ANNOUNCEMENT - Thursday, October 18**

5. Start Review Packet

Homework: Review Packet Mechanics M08/N09 with MS

TSOKOS HW#13 p. 113 #15-18,20,22,23

__Thursday, October 4, 2018__

1. Check in data tables.

2. Look at the Lab Reflection Form (link on right) for the Friction Lab

3. IMPULSE LAB - get data and graph it.

Homework: Work, Energy and Power Basics IB Problems with MS (on right). We haven't learned about Power and Efficiency yet, but focus on the rest.

__Tuesday, October 2, 2018__

1. Check in / Go over HW#11 and HW#12

2. Return Friction labs with comments

3. Intro. to IMPULSE LAB

**RESEARCH Q: For a cart colliding with a "wall", what is the relationship between the thickness of the foam in front of the "wall" and the force exerted on the cart?**

Homework: Write RQ and prepare empty data table with 5 testing conditions and 5 trials each. Also, look at your Friction lab and the rubric used to get ready to fill out a reflection form that will be due next Monday.

__Friday, September 28, 2018__

1. Check in HW#11 - go over

2. PRES: Work and Energy - part 2 (Cons. of E, Springs)

3. Start HW#12

Homework: HW#12 TSOKOS p. 113 # 7,8,12,14,24-27,34,39

__Wednesday, September 26, 2018__

1. PRES: Work and Energy - part 1 (PE and KE)

2. Mr Bob's Work and Energy Worksheet (link on right)

3. Return Quizzes -

**Corrections Deadline = Friday after school**

Homework: HW#11 TSOKOS p. 112 #4-6, 9-11, 14

__Monday, September 24, 2018__

1. QUIZ: Newton's Laws Applications (elevators, ramps, tension)

2. SAMPLE IB PROBLEM: Momentum Rocket Problem (link on right)

Homework: Submit Momentum Problem

__Wednesday, September 12, 2018__

1. PRESENTATION: Impulse and Momentum (link on right)

2. HW Check / Go over

3. WRITE-SOLVE MOMENTUM PROBLEM:

A. Write a challenging but IB appropriate problem with clear solution

B. You will be assessed on clarity, difficulty, correctness, Ingenuity

4. Review Newton Problems for QUIZ when we get back.

Homework: Submit WRITE-SOLVE Problem to Turnitin.com. before class on Wednesday. Review for QUIZ on Monday, September 24

__Monday, September 10, 2018__

1. Two more DYNAMICS STATIONS - see solutions on right

2. NOTES: Momentum and Impulse - see link on right

3. Back to Newton's Review Problems - mark scheme available on right

**QUEST on MONDAY, September 24th**

Homework: HW#10 TSOKOS p. 95 #1-4,6,7,12,18

__Thursday, September 6, 2018__

1. Check in Newton's Review Problems - mark scheme available on right

2. Coefficient of Static Friction Labs:

A. Purpose

B. Follow all descriptors for DPP on IA Rubric OLD (2011) Link on right.

C. Is information on graph readable when you do a screen shot? Did you show uncertainties for the force sensor in your raw data table? Uncertainties for the average force of static friction from the trials? Did you use your max and min best fit line to estimate the uncertainty of the slope? Did you report that value correctly? Did you connect the slope of your graph to the purpose of the lab?

D. Revisit purpose with a quick conclusion.

E. Turn in you OWN lab to Turnitin.com by SUNDAY, Sept. 9, 10:00 p.m.

3. DYNAMICS STATIONS

4. Return Quizzes - do corrections on a separate sheet. Re-work the ENTIRE QUESTION on a separate piece of paper.

__Tuesday, September 4, 2018__

1. QUIZ: Motion

2. Check in HW (Friction on an Inclined Plane)

3. How to do Elevator Problems (link on right)

4. Static Equilibrium Problems (link on right)

Homework: HW#9 General Newton's Review Problems (link on right)

**You only need to do the ones that relate to forces and motion, but you should feel free to TRY them all!!**

__Friday, August 31, 2018__

1. Check in Friction Labs

2. DEMO: Kinetic Friction with LoggerPro and Force Sensor

3. PRES: Friction on an Inclined Plane (link on right) - Sample Problems

Homework: Friction on Ramp Worksheet Problems (link on right). Complete neatly in your notebook.

__Wednesday, August 29, 2018__

1. HW Check - Check solutions at home

2. Return Quizzes

3. LAB: Force of Friction (Static and Kinetic)

Homework: Get data tables and graphs ready using the Physics IA Rubric for DATA COLLECTION and PROCESSING only. All documents are available on the right.

__Monday, August 27, 2018__

1. HW Check - Go over solutions

2. Correct PRACTICE QUIZ: Motion

3. IA BRAINSTORM SHEET - download from right

4. PRES: Friction Force (see button at right)

Homework: Giancoli Friction Problems #35,36,43,45 (HW#8) - see button on right

__Thursday, August 23, 2018__

1. PRACTICE QUIZ: Motion (projectiles, relative motion, graphing 1-D motion)

2. PRES: Introduction to Newton's Laws (see button at right)

3. DEMOS: Inertia (egg in wine glass) and Newton's 3rd (cart crash)

Homework: Watch the rest of the presentation and work through TSOKOS p. 84 #2-5,15-17, 20,23 (HW#7)

__Monday, August 20, 2018__

1. HW Check / Go over

2. IB Kinematics Problems w/ MS (skip #9)

3. More 1-D Graphing

4. More relative velocity problems

Homework: Review for Projectiles Quiz on Thursday (include some graphing and relative motion problems).

__Thursday, August 16, 2018__

1. HW Check / Go over

2. Look at BALL on RAMP - Check out IB IA Rubric for Physics with a focus on ANALYSIS

3. NOTES: Projectiles (see button on right)

4. Try the first 3 HW problems together

5. PROJECTILE CHALLENGE! (see button on right)

Homework (#6): TSOKOS 2.10 p139 #3-7, 10,11,12,15

__Monday, August 13, 2018__

1. HW Check / Go over

2. Look at BALL on RAMP - time to find a = acceleration from our linearized graphs WITH correct uncertainties

A. Use best fit line for estimate (slope = 1/2a)

B. Use max and min lines to find max and min accelerations. Divide the range of these by 2 to get the uncertainty for a.

3. Return 1-D motion quizzes - explain process for corrections and due date (FRIDAY by 3:30 p.m.)

4. D/V/A graph review with motion detector and physics of skydiving.

Homework (#5): Finish DVA graphs worksheet and bring in final draft of acceleration data table and TWO graphs all with error bars and uncertainties with calculation of how to find acceleration "a" with propagated uncertainties.

__Thursday, August 9, 2018__

1. QUIZ: 1-D Motion

2. Measurement and Uncertainties - PRESENTATION

3. Return to Ball on RAMP lab:

A. How to LINEARIZE your data

B. How to find uncertainties that are PROPAGATED (carried through) calculations

Homework (#4): OXFORD BOOK Unit 1 p. 24 Qs # 1-4, 7, 9, 11. You will need to go to the Physics SL2 Haiku page for the link. Go to the OXFORD WEBSITE and type in ksupplee@student.nido (e-mail) and newton (password)

__Tuesday, August 7, 2018__

1. HW Check / look at data tables and graphs - should be a CURVE

2. Let's look at uncertainties in devices (usually small) and uncertainties in trials (usually larger) -

**PRESENTATION**

3. EXERCISE - Open up your data table in Excel/Googlesheets and in LoggerPro

A. Learn how to do a best fit line (curve)

B. Learn how to put in error bars for a SYSTEMATIC ERROR (i.e. in the device)

C. Learn how to put in error bars for RANDOM ERROR (i.e due to different trials using the RANGE of values)

4. 1-D Motion Review

A. TSOKOS 2.2 p. 57 #10-16 even and #35-38 SOLUTIONS on HAIKU

B. TSOKOS 2.2 p. 57 #18-29 all

Homework (#3): Look for SOLUTIONS to the first set on HAIKU. Prepare for 1-D Motion Quest next class

__Friday, August 3, 2018__

1. HW Check / go over

2. Acceleration Investigation.htm - by next class

A. 1 data table made

B. 1 scatterplot

3. VIDEO: Logger Pro Error Bars, min and max lines

4. Organized Notes: Measurement

Homework (#3): Create data table/scatter plot for "ball on ramp" on your own laptop. Watch Logger Pro video above and take notes.Try to graph min and max regression lines with error bars. More practice problems for 1-D motion with solutions. 1-D motion quiz next Thursday!

Don't have LOGGERPRO? Go to the IB Physics SL1 HAIKU page to find it. The file is too large for my free Weebly site to handle!

__Wednesday, August 1, 2018__

1. HW Check / go over

2. MEASUREMENT: Review - see Oxford Study Guide on the right of Haiku page

3. Back to 1-D Motion / Kinematics / Here are kinematics formulas

A. IB Motion Problem Set #1 (groups)

B. InThinking Displacement and Velocity Activity

C. TSOKOS 2.2 p. 57 #7,11,13,15,17

D. TSOKOS 1.1 p. 6 #1,5,7,9

Homework (#2): Finish TSOKOS problems above.

__Monday, July 30, 2018__

1. Seating Chart / Attendance

2. NLT Protocol: Compass Points

3. KINEMATICS PROBLEMS from InThinking

A. Vectors and Scalars

B. Velocity and Speed

C. Acceleration and suvat

Homework (#1): TSOKOS textbook pp. 45-46 #1-3,6,8,9.

Also read and take notes in Oxford Study Guide on Measurement pp. 2-6 (on Haiku Page)