Mr. Hoffner's  Classroom

Pantego Christian Academy
2201 Park Row Dr. 
Arlington, Tx 76013 
(817) 460-3315

Physics 2nd Quarter



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October 2nd

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Introduction to Newtons 3rd Law


Skate board activity: Hang - 10 as we determine your Force! 

Vocabulary from last Quarter
  • Components
  • Resultant
  • Resolution
  • Projectile 

October 3rd

Today in Class
 Assignment

Understanding Newton's Third law


Finish: Skate board activity: Hang - 10 as we determine your Force! 


Introduction to Projectile Motion

  Stay in prayer as to what message God has for you during our retreat!



Senior High Retreat
Riverbend Retreat Center
October 2nd-6th



October 9th



School Holiday


State Fair of Texas

October 10th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Introduction to Projectile Motion
 

Range (Down Range)

Terminal speed

Terminal Velocity

  No Home Work!
Get your rest for a Great performance on the PSAT!

October 11th



Morning Exams



Seniors gone all day with Mr Jones

In Class Today
 Assignment

PSAT


Schedule for the day:


Testing in assigned rooms: 8:00-11:25


After dismissal, return to regular schedule.

  • 1st, 2nd 3rd and 4th period will not meet.
  • 5th period will be considered a holding period in the event testing runs long.
No Homework Wednesday

October 12th

Today in Class
 Assignments
Lab 4:
Projectile Motion

October 13th

In Class Today
 Assignment

Delineate data  from Lab 4: Projectile Motion


Determine Percent error between Predicted and Actual landing point of the ball 

October 16th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Record data from Lab 4

Identify what the specs are for the Lab report

Math practice problems

Group work on Chapter 5 packet at the beginning of class

Spreadsheet for Projectile motion


Template for Projectile Motion Lab


Pick up worksheet for Chapter 5


Scan back over Chapter 5 pgs 68-79


Test covering Chapter 5 and 6 Monday October 23rd 

October 17th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Group work on worksheet for Chapter 5 

Answers to Chapter 5 Worksheet

Pick up Chapter 6 Review Packet

Skim back over Chapter 6 pages 86-97

Test covering Chapter 5 and 6 Monday October 23rd 

October 18th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Chapter 6 consult with your group!

Prep for exam covering Chapter 5 and 6
No Home Work Wednesday  


Test covering Chapter 5 and 6 Monday October 23rd 

October 19th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Test covering Chapter 5 and 6 Monday October 23rd 

October 20th

Today in Class
 Assignments
Homecomming!

Test covering Chapter 5 and 6 Monday October 23rd 

October 23rd

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Exam Chapter 5 and 6
Interactions
Action Force
Reaction Force
Please read sections 7.1 - 7.3 (pages 106 - 109)

October 24th

In Class today
 Assignments
Debrief Exam

Introduce Newton's Third Law of Motion
  Please read sections 7.4 - 7.7 (pages 110 - 116)

October 25th

Today in Class
 Assignments
Lab 4: Balloon Rockets
  No Homework Wednesday

October 26th

Today in Class
 Assignments
Lab 4: Balloon Rockets (continue)
  Class data chart

October 27th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Lab 4: Balloon Rockets (continue)
  Enjoy your Weekend!

October 30th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Class spread sheet

Chapter 7 work packet
Group activity
Momentum
Impulse
Bouncing
Please read:
Chapter 8 section 8.1-8.2
pages 124-129


Test Monday November 6th

October 31st

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignment
Introduction to Momentum

Conservation of Momentum
Elastic collision
Inelastic collision
Please read Chapter 8 section 8.3-8.4 pages 129-132


Lab 5: Rocket Balloons spread sheet 

Test Monday November 6th

November 1st

Today in Class
 Assignments
Momentum practice work problems

  No Homework Wednesday


Test Monday November 6th

November 2nd

In Class Today
 Assignment
Chapter 8 Work sheet
Please read Chapter 8 Section 8.5-8.6 pages 132-136



Test Monday November 6th

November 3rd

Today in Class
 Assignments

Quiz

Quiz answers


Continue Newtons 3rd Law


Prep for Exam

Chapter 8 Power Point 

Test Monday November 6th



This needs to be done at 2:00 am Sunday Morning!

November 6th

Today in Class
 Assignment
Exam Chapter 7 and 8
  None Tonight

November 7th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignment
Post view exam
Mechanical Energy

Kinetic Energy

Potential Energy 

Please read Chapter 9 section 9.1 and 9.2 
pages 144 - 147

November 8th

Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Introduction of 2nd Quarter Project:
Rules and regs
Work
Power
Joule
Watt
No Homework Wednesday

November 9th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Mechanical Energy:
  • Kinetic energy
  • Potential Energy

Devise an inquiry approach to investigate the relationship between Kinetic and Potential energy
Elastic potential energy
Chemical Energy
Gravitatonal potential energy 
 Please read section 9.3 and 9.4
Pages 147 - 149

November 10th

Today
 Assignment
Lab:
Discover variables of a pendulum
  Please read section 9.5 and 9.6
pages 150 - 152

Coo Coo Clock

November 13th

Today
 Assignment
Continue Pendulum Lab

Lab is due Monday November 27th

November 14th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Chapter 9 Review packet
Conservation of Energy
Simple Machines

Please read section 9.7 and 9.8
pages 153 - 157

2nd Period!
Remember, "Exhalt"is due Wednesday Morning!


November 15th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Information for the Catapult Project (Due 12/6)

Introduction to Simple Machines
Lever
Pulley

  No Homework Wednesday

November 16th

Today in Class
Vocabulary
 Assignments
Pulley activity
Fixed pulley
Movable pulley
Block and tackle
Lab is due Monday November 27th

November 17th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Identify best orientation for effecient use of a lever

  • 1st class
  • 2nd class
  • 3rd class
  Please read sections 9.9 through 9.11
pages 158 - 163

November 23rd





Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27th

Class
Pendulm lab due today!

Discovery on Levers
"Best fit for the class!"

Discussion on Projects

November 28th

Today
Discovery on Pulleys
"Best fit for the class!"

November 29th

In Class Today
Vocabulary
Chapter 10 packet
rotational speed
centripetal force
centrifugal force

November 30th

Today
 Vocabulary
When Pigs Fly!
axis
rotation
revolution
Linear speed

December 1st

Today
 Assignments
Last day for Semester Make-ups:
  • Labs
  • Test
Catapult Project Directions - Due Wednesday 12/6

Report due Friday 12/8 at 11:59pm to Turnitin.com

December 4th

December 5th

December 6th

Today
 Assignments
Projects due!

Exhibition Day!

Last minute questions?
Semester Exams are next week!
  • You will recieve a formula chart for the exam on exam day
  • Review each vocabulary term this semester. (this should be in your lab manuel)
  • Review your Semester packets ... down load them from this site
  • Get some sleep!  Each night between now and the exam you need to train your body with rest.

Text Book check!  Please bring your book to class Thursday!

December 7th

Todays Activities
 Assignment
Be prepared to provide the following

Determine grades to be dropped
select 2 grades from the following categories:

December 8th

Todays Activities
 Assignments
Anawers for today's quiz

December 11th

What is going on today!
Review for the final Packet 2

Determine grades to be dropped
select 2 grades from the following categories:
  • Daily
  • Quiz

Pop Quiz
(Answers will be avaliable after school today!)

Review for the Final

December 12th

Final Exams Today!
8:00 - 9:30   1st period

9:45 - 11:15  5th period

December 13th

Final Exams Today!
8:00 - 9:30  2nd period Here we go!

9:45 - 11:15 6th period This is it!

December 14th

Final Exams Today!
8:00 - 9:30  3rd period Lets close the door on this one!

9:45 - 11:15 7th period





Merry Christmas

December 15th

Final Exams Today!
8:00 - 9:30  4th period

9:45 - 11:15 8th period