Mr. Hoffner's  Classroom

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

Physics

3rd Quarter

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2. your username is your email address

3. your password is what you created in class

January 3rd

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Anatomy of a wave
 

Period

Vibration

Oscillation

Harmonic motion 

No Homework Wednesday

January 4th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Introduction to Lab 7:  Waves

Crest

Frequency

Amplitude

Wave length 

Read pages 490-494

January 5th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Lab 7: Waves data collection
Red Shift
Blue Shift
  Read page 494-497

January 8th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Lab 7: Waves

Finish collecting data 

Node

Anti-nodes

  Read page 498-506

January 9th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Lab 7: Waves

Collaborate your reports!


Begin construction of a "Wave Machine"

Transverse wave

Longitudinal wave

Constructive interference

Destructive interference 

January 10th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Lab 7: Waves

Reports due today!


Complete construction of a "Wave Machine"

Incident wave

Reflective wave

Doppler effect

Bow wave

Sonic boom

Doppler Shift

No homework Wednesday!

January 11th

Today
 Assignments

Transverse wave

Longitudinal wave

Constructive interference

Destructive interference 


Survey

 Please turn in your group lab before midnight! (Remember, only 1 person needs to submit the report for the group)

January 12th

Today
 Assignments
Work on Chapter 25 Study packet
  No Homework!
We are looking for you to join us tonight at Momentum!

January 15th

Today in Class

No School Today

Martin Luther  King Jr. Holiday

January 16th

We have a 2 hour delay for our campus due to weather related activity


Classes begin at 10:00



Encyclopedia Britannica 

Today
 Assignments
Exam covering Chapter 25 and 26 on Friday the 19th 

Ch 26 summary

January 17th

Today
 Assignments
No Homework Wednesday!

Chapter 25 answers (problem set)


January 18th

Today
 Assignments
Vocabulary Building assignment:
Word search
  Exam Tomorrow!

January 19th

Today
 Assignments
Exam 
Chapter 25 and 26
Waves and sound
No Homework!

January 22nd

Today
 Assignments
Post view Exam
 

January 23th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Introduction to Light
Photon
Light year
Electromagnetic wave
Electromagnetic spectrum
  Please read pages 532-535
Three Guys determining the speed of light.

January 24th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Infrared light
Ultraviolet
Transparent
Translucent
Opaque
No Homework Wednesday

January 25th

Today
 Assignments
Inquiry design 
Please read pages 536-539

January 26th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Finish inquary design

Ray diagram on a reflective surface
Ray
Shadow
Umbra
Penumbra
Polarization
Please read pages 540-543


January 29th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Mirror Lab

Refraction Ray Diagrams
Reflection
Refraction
  Please read pages 544-546


January 30th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Mirror Lab Activity

Group work on Ch 27 Work packet (1 paper turned in for group)
Visible light spectrum
White light
Pigment
Line spectrum
  Please read pages 554-558

January 31st

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Review of Ray diagrams on reflective flat surfaces

Leadin to ray diagrams on curved surfaces
Additive primary colors (Additive mixing)

Subtractive primary colors (Subtractive mixing)

Complementary colors
No homework Wednesday

February 1st

Today
 Assignments
Light behavior on:
  curved surfaces
  through substances

Reflection and Refraction
Index of Refraction

Difference between the 2 different types of Telescopes
Please read pages 558-560

February 2nd

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Light scattering
Excited State
Spectroscope
  Please read pages 560-565

February 5th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Lens Activity

Quiz

2nd half answers to project
Virtual image
Diffuse reflection
reverberation
  Please read pages 566-573

February 6th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Practice Chapter 28 question set
Wave front 
mirage
Dispersion
Critical angle
Optic fiber
Please read pages 578-584


Exam Monday Feb 12th











Celestron Powerseeker

Celestron Refactor Telescope

February 7th












Celestron Powerseeker 

Reflector Telescope

Today
 Assignments
Telescopes Microscopes and 

Rainbows!
 No Homework Wednesday


Chapter 28 summary

Exam Monday Feb 12th 

February 8th

Today
 Assignments
Practice Test Questions Chapter 29
Please read pages 584-595 

Answers for Questions on Chapter 29

February 9th

Today
 Assignments
Practice questions Chapter 30

Prep for Exam
Answers for Questions from Chapter 30

Friday's Exam Monday!

February 12th

Today
  Vocabulary
   Assignments

Exam:

Chapter 27-30 

Charge
Conservation of charge
Please read Chapter 32
Pages 642-647

February 13th

Today
  Vocabulary
   Assignments
Post view Exam

What is Electrostatics
Demonstration with Van de Graaf
Electrostatics
Attraction
Repulsion
Coulombs Law
Coulomb
Please read Chapter 32
Pages 648-652

February 14th

Today
   Assignments
Continue Demonstration with  Van de Graaf

Conservation of Charge
Coulombs Law
  No Homework Wednesday

February 15th

Today
  Vocabulary
   Assignments
Electrical rearrangement
Static discharge

In class assignment Define each vocab-term as presented on this site from Monday Feb 12th - Friday Feb 16th.  (14 terms)
Conductors
Insulators
Semiconductors
Please read Chapter 32
Pages 652-657

Vocab due Friday Morning - Pay attention to the terms ... you just might see them again shortly! HINT

February 16th

Today
  Vocabulary
   Assignments
Polarization

Induced
Induction
grounding
Electrically polarized
This is a half day for students!

February 19th






Enjoy your Day off from Classes!

February 20th

Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Coulomb's Law

Practice Equations
Electric Field
Electrical Potential Energy

  Please read Chapter 33
Pages 664-667

Finish equations not completed in class today... due Wednesday!

Chapter 32 and 33 Test Monday February 26th

February 21st

Today
  Assignments
Finish equations from assignment

Voltage Calculations

Quiz (maybe)
No Homework Wednesdays

February 22nd

Today
  Vocabulary
  Assignments
Chapter 32 Work packet

Quiz
Volt
Voltage
Capacitor
  Please read Chapter 33
Pages 668-674


Chapter 33 answers

Chapter 32 and 33 Test Monday February 26th

February 23rd

Today
  Assignments
Chapter 33 Work packet

Prep for Exam
Chapter 32 and 33 Test Monday February 26th

February 26th

Today
  Assignments
Chapter 32 and 33 TesT
  End of Quarter approaching!  Make sure all make-up work is turned in by Friday March 2nd

February 27th

Today
  Vocabulary
  Assignments
Post view Exam
Potential difference
Amperes
Voltage source
Chapter 34:
Please read pages 680-684

February 28th

Today
  Assignments

Introduction to circuit flow:

Three components of conduction

No Homework Wednesday!

End of Quarter approaching!  Make sure all make-up work is turned in by Friday March 2nd

March 1st

Today
  Vocabulary
  Assignments
Ohm's Law work sheet

Flow of Charge
Superconductivity
Ohms
Ohm's Law
Chapter 34:
Please read pages 685-688

March 2nd

Today
  Vocabulary
  Assignments
Distinguishing between current and voltage
Direct current
Alternating current
Diode
Electric Power
  Chapter 34:
Please read pages 688-692

March 5th

Today
  Vocabulary
  Assignments
Introduction to schematics:
Series and Parallel
Circuit
Series circuit
Parallel circuit
Chapter 34:
Please read pages 693-694

March 6th

Today
  Vocabulary
  Assignments
Begin circuit Lab

Continue:
Schemetic diagrams
Schematic diagram
Circuit Breaker
Short circuit
Chapter 35:
Please read pages 702-706

March 7th

Today
  Assignments
Electric Power

  No Homework Wednesdays!

March 8th

Today
  Assignments
Calculate:
Total Resistance in Series and Parallel
  Chapter 35:
Please read pages 707-710

March 9th

Today
  Assignments
Evaluate scores and identify which grades (from Quizzes and Daily) will be dropped!

End of 3rd Quarter
Chapter 35:
Please read pages 711-712

Enjoy your Break!