Monthly Archives: September 2012

Forces Quiz 1 Review

Pre-reading question: Draw a Free Body diagram for a book sliding across a table. Textbook reading: On pages 137 and 138, look at the review for sections 5-2, 5-6 and 5-7. On page 176, look at the review for sections 6-2 … Continue reading

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2.5 Translational Equilibrium and Friction

Textbook reading: You need to be able to identify and define kinetic friction, coefficient of kinetic friction, static friction and coefficient of static friction. Find these definitions in section 6-1 (pages 148-156). You DO NOT need to read all the text in these … Continue reading

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2.4 Static Equilibrium in 2 Dimensions

Because of the long video, there is no pre or post reading question. HOWEVER, I suggest having problem 4 from today’s classwork in front of you as you watch. Since there is no pre or post reading question, use that … Continue reading

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2.3 Static Equilibrium in one dimension

Textbook reading (do after watching the video): section 6-3, pages 161 through the conceptual checkpoint on page 163. Pre-reading question: Conceptual question 7 on page 139. Videos: Static equilibrium concepts: Static equilibrium examples: Textbook reading (do after watching the video): section 6-3, pages 161 through … Continue reading

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2.2 Forces and Free Body Diagrams

Guided Notes:  DOC: Forces Guided Notes                               PDF: 3.Forces Guided Notes Textbook reading: The goal of this reading is to know how to draw a Free Body Diagram. Read … Continue reading

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2.1 Inertia, mass and weight

Audio problems in the weight video are now fixed. Sorry! Textbook reading: The first 7 paragraphs of section 5-2 on pages 112-113. Stop when you get to the paragraph that begins “According to Newton’s first law, being at rest….” After … Continue reading

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Unit 1 Exam

Suggested (optional) reading: Take the practice test on pages 31-34 of the Princeton Review book.  Then, check your answers on pages 362-366 of the review book AND MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND HOW TO GET THEM! No video. Study!

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Unit Exam 1 Review

Textbook Reading: Walker Chapter 2 review (p. 45-47), Chapter 3 review (sections 3-1, 3-2 and 3-3 on pages 74-75) and Chapter 4 review (101-103). Suggested (optional) reading: Take the practice test on pages 31-34 of the Princeton Review book.  Then, check … Continue reading

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Quiz Review

Pre-reading question: What is your biggest concern for the quiz on Tuesday? Textbook reading: Look at the chapter 4 review in Walker, pages 101-103. The book gives you the main key points. Video: Post reading question: What are you going to … Continue reading

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1.13 General Launch Angle

Lab deadline extended, because I said I would remind you but forgot to do so. I repeat: lab is NOT due tomorrow. Pre-reading question: Conceptual question 10 on page 103. Textbook reading: Walker sections 4-4 and 4-5, pages 92-100. Section … Continue reading

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