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Honors Physics

Week 14 (11/22-11/26)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Test--Forces Grade tests, class feedback, Electric meter Break Break Break

Featured Link:  NASA's J-track system (tracks 500+ satellites in orbit)

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

Assignments
Electric meter readings (3 over break)  due Monday 11/29

Important Vocabulary:

Important Equations:


Pythagorean theorem diagram
equation
images from The Physics Classroom

ΣF = ma

Fg = mg    Fg = Gm1m2/r2

Ff = μFN

Fc = mv2/r    ac = v2/r

Useful links:    
Your textbook companion site,

Physics Classroom
  Circular Motion & Planetary Motion

Java Games
    Motion under different forces

Howstuffworks
    How Satellites Work

Fear of Physics
    Why don't satellites fall?
    Sun, Earth, and Moon
    Swinging a ball on a string

Physicist Biographies on about.com
    Isaac Newton

Miscellaneous
    Convert units automatically online
    Scientific Notation practice