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AP Physics

Week 1 (8/24-8/27)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NO SCHOOL Class Expectations, Lab Safety Safety Quiz, Datastudio tutorial,
Units & Unit analysis
Significant Figures,
Solar System Scaling
Solar System Scaling, Curve-fitting

Equipment needed:  pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday

Assignments:  1)  Obtain a notebook by Wednesday
                            2)  Fill out and return your Student Info Form by Thursday
                            3)  Lab safety quiz on Wednesday
                            4)  Summer assignment due Thursday 8/26

Ch. 1. pp. 2631: Problems: 24, 25, 33, 34, 35, 44, 47,
49, 50, 56, 60, 68, 72    due Monday 8/30

Important Vocabulary:

bulletSI base units, p. 3
bulletSI derived units, p. 3
bulletmeter (m), p. 4
bulletkilogram (kg), p. 5
bulletsecond (s), p. 5
bulletliter (L), p. 9
bulletdensity (r), p. 12
bulletmks system, p. 6
bulletcgs system, p. 6
bulletprefixes for metric units, p. 7
bulletdimensional analysis, p. 10
bulletconversion factor, p. 13
bulletorder of magnitude, p. 16
bulletsignificant figures, p. 17

Important Equations:

Useful links:     AP Yearly Schedule
                            Your textbook companion site,
                            How Sunburns Work,
                            Origin of Measurement