Motion, Speed and Acceleration 
Pace: 13 class periods

Big IdeaStudents who demonstrate understanding can:

StandardsNGSS: Disciplinary Core Ideas
PS2.A: Forces and Motion

4 Pretest
3 Pretest and Student DifferentiationIf you score a 90% or above on this pretest on your first attempt you will not need to complete any of the practice for this unit and an accelerated assignment will be provided. The pretest is not open internet or buddy or book. This pretest will be timed and may only be completed in class.

26 February
#5 What is Motion? Relative and Non Relative Motion


26 February


26 February
#7 Distance, Time, Speed Practice Problems
Distance, Time and Speed Practice Problems (problems #111)
 Use your #5 Cornell Notes and # 6 EDpuzzle to help.
 Complete 3 practice problems as a class.
 Complete practice.
distance_time_speed_PRACTICE.pdf  
File Size:  443 kb 
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27 February
#8 Force Practice
#8A Forces Worksheet A (pp. 12)
#8B Forces Worksheet A (pp. 34)
#8C Forces Worksheet A (pp. 56)
#8D Forces Worksheet A (pp. 78)
#8B Forces Worksheet A (pp. 34)
#8C Forces Worksheet A (pp. 56)
#8D Forces Worksheet A (pp. 78)
 Complete the Forces practice pages with your class and table partner.
 Check in with you teacher to assess for mastery before starting the next page.
forces_ws.pdf  
File Size:  290 kb 
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27 February
#9 3.1 Position and Velocity Cornell Notes (book pp 5458 (in class or digital))
#10 3.1 Mastery Check on PAPER
#9 3.1 Position and Velocity Cornell Notes
Use the terms to define the classroom text and the Powerpoint notes to complete Cornell Notes for this section. Include diagrams and examples when possible. Terms to define and explain in Cornell Notes: postion origin vector velocity axis coordinates 

#10 3.1 Position and Velocity Mastery Check USE YOUR BOOK section 3.1 (pg 59)
Complete #13 and #7 on a separate sheet of paper as your mastery check. Remember to find velocity (speed with direction) use the formula S=D/T TURN IT INTO THE BOX WHEN COMPLETE 

2 March
#11 3.2 Graphs of Motion Cornell Notes (pp 6065 in book or digital)
#11MC 3.2 Mastery Check (pg 66)
#11 3.2 Graphs of Motion Cornell Notes
Use the terms to define the classroom text and the Powerpoint notes to complete Cornell Notes for this section. Include diagrams and examples when possible. Terms to define and explain in Cornell Notes: position vs time graph Speed vs Time Graph graph independent variable dependent variable 

25 March
#12 EDpuzzle: Position Time Graph (Displacement vs Distance)

#12 EDpuzzle: Position Time Graph (Displacement vs Distance)

6 March
#15 Binder Check Rubric
#16 EDpuzzle: VelocityTime Graph
#15 Binder Check


BEFORE you complete the labs below review this about TICKER TAPES so the interactive labs make more sense.
#13 Name that Motion Activity CLICK HERE (you might need to use Safari to run this)
1. Use the activity sheet in class to explore the velocity of the car.
2. When the car moves to the right it is moving positively and the left is negative.
3. Keep track of the number of your trials and report them when completed and submit your data sheet for a grade.
4. You may work on your own or in pairs.
THIS LINK will work on all devices but is a lower quality.
#14 Graph That Motion Activity CLICK HERE (you might need to use Safari to run this)
1. Use the activity sheet in class to explore the velocity of the car.
2. You need to know that when the car moves to the right it is moving positively and the left is negative.
3. Keep track of the number of your trials and report them when completed and submit your data sheet for a grade.
4. You may work on your own or in pairs.
THIS LINK will work on all devices but is a lower quality.
#13 Name that Motion Activity CLICK HERE (you might need to use Safari to run this)
1. Use the activity sheet in class to explore the velocity of the car.
2. When the car moves to the right it is moving positively and the left is negative.
3. Keep track of the number of your trials and report them when completed and submit your data sheet for a grade.
4. You may work on your own or in pairs.
THIS LINK will work on all devices but is a lower quality.
#14 Graph That Motion Activity CLICK HERE (you might need to use Safari to run this)
1. Use the activity sheet in class to explore the velocity of the car.
2. You need to know that when the car moves to the right it is moving positively and the left is negative.
3. Keep track of the number of your trials and report them when completed and submit your data sheet for a grade.
4. You may work on your own or in pairs.
THIS LINK will work on all devices but is a lower quality.


8 March
#17 EDpuzzle: Average Speed Video Cornell Notes
#18 Race Car Lab
REVIEW HERE
#17 EDpuzzle: Average Speed Video Cornell Notes
Complete the EDpuzzle and turn in your Cornell Notes when completed. REVIEW HERE Before starting the average speed lab, review the process for calculating in your notes. #18 RACE CAR LAB


12 March
#19 3.3 Acceleration Cornell Notes (pgs 6772)
3.3 Acceleration Cornell Notes (pgs 6772)
Use the terms to define the classroom text and the Powerpoint notes to complete Cornell Notes for this section. Include diagrams and examples when possible.
Use the terms to define the classroom text and the Powerpoint notes to complete Cornell Notes for this section. Include diagrams and examples when possible.

Terms to know:
Acceleration Speed Deceleration Free Fall Acceleration due to Gravity vector projectile 
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12 March
#20 EDpuzzle: Acceleration Formula Cornell Notes
Acceleration Formula Video Cornell Notes
Complete the EDpuzzle and turn in your Cornell Notes when completed.
Complete the EDpuzzle and turn in your Cornell Notes when completed.
13 March
#21 Formula Challenge
REVIEW
Before starting the acceleration lab, review the process for calculating in your notes or here. #20 Formula Challenge Complete the practice in class. 

1314 March
#22 CSI LAB
#23 Bungee Jumper Video Reflection
Acceleration REVIEW
REVIEW
Before starting the acceleration lab, review the process for calculating in your notes or here. Paper copies provided in class. #22 CSI LAB Complete the practice in class. #23 Bungee Jumper Video Reflection Review the following "A Bungee Jumper's Max Acceleration" video as a class and complete a 35 sentence video reflection WITH at least ONE diagram describing the main idea.

A Bungee Jumper's Max Acceleration? 
14 March
#24 Unit Mastery Check: Force, Speed and Acceleration
Unit Mastery Check: Force, Speed and Acceleration in GCR
 Complete the mastery check in Google Classroom using your binder and classroom website.
 This mastery check in not open internet or buddy.
Deep Dive for additional credit
Complete the practice sheet found HERE for Extra Credit using the simulation below.
the_moving_man.doc  
File Size:  32 kb 
File Type:  doc 