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Honors Physics

Week 17 (12/13-12/17)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Potential Energy, Derivation of kinematics Conservation of Energy Conservation of Energy Conservation of Energy Quiz

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Roller Coaster Database

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

Assignments
Practice 5D (1,3) p. 180 due Thursday 12/16
Practice 5E (1-5) p. 185 due Thursday 12/16

Important Vocabulary:

Important Equations:


Pythagorean theorem diagram
equation
images from The Physics Classroom

W = Flld

W = ΔKE

KE = 1/2 mv2

PE = mgh

ME = KE + PE

MEi = MEf

P = W/t

Useful links:    
Your textbook companion site,

Physics Classroom
    Work
    Work-Energy Theorem and Conservation of Energy
    Multimedia Energy Tutorial

Java Games
    Design a coaster track
    FUNderstanding Roller Coaster
    Measure the fear your coaster creates
 

Howstuffworks
    How Force, Power, Torque, and Energy Work
    How Roller Coasters Work
    How Air Bags Work

Fear of Physics
 

Physicist Biographies on about.com
    Isaac Newton

Miscellaneous
    Convert units automatically online
    Scientific Notation practice