Honors Physics
Monday |
Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday |
Quiz | Acceleration | Acceleration, | Motion Graphs (v vs. t) |
Catch the speeder lab |
Equipment needed: pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday
Graph paper & ruler will be needed on Thursday
Assignments:
Match Graph Lab Questions due Monday 9/13
Ch. 2 Section 2 Review Questions 5 & 6(p. 59) due Friday 9/17
Practice 2B problems (p. 49) due Friday 9/17
Important Vocabulary:
acceleration | |
positive acceleration | |
negative acceleration | |
deceleration (not the same as negative acceleration) |
Watch out for misconceptions!
negative acceleration does not always mean an object is slowing down (see table 2-3 on p. 51) | |
Acceleration is a vector, and must have a direction. | |
Negative signs denote direction. Negative velocity means velocity in the negative direction. Negative acceleration means acceleration in the negative direction. |
Important Equations:
a = Δv/Δt
v_{ave} = 1/2 (v_{i} + v_{f})
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