Monthly Archives: December 2012

Circular Stuff Test Review 3

Study! Here are some videos and Princeton readings to help: Videos: Fluids: SHM, Kepler and Gravity Circular Concepts   Princeton Reading: Fluids: Pages 131-136 (chapter 8), Try all Multiple choice and Free Response Questions. Answers to these questions are on pages … Continue reading

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Circular Stuff Test Review 2

Assignment: Remember to try the problems in this packet: homework_52_ap-review Video:   Princeton reading:  “Torque” and “Equilibrium” on pages 95-100 Question 7 on page 106 (answer is on page 384)  

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Circular Stuff Test Review 1

Don’t assume because these are review you don’t have to watch them. You do! All material in these videos is eligible for tomorrow’s reading quiz. Tomorrow’s Lab: Design an experiment in which you collect and graph data, and the slope of … Continue reading

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4.2 Centripetal Force Lab (Linearizing a Graph)

Lab Guide: 11-ap-centipetal-force Video: Post-reading question: You must comment on this post with your suggestion for how to determine the mass of the object moving in a circle.  Your suggestion should tell what you think should be graphed and what the slope … Continue reading

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Gravitation, Kepler’s Laws and SHM Quiz Review

Princeton Review: Gravitation and Kepler:  p. 100-104 Problems 6, 8-16 on p.106-107 (answers p. 383-386) Summary on p. 110 Simple Harmonic Motion p. 111-127 All multiple Choice Problems on p.126-127 (answers p. 391) Summary on p.130 Review Videos: Made by others: … Continue reading

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4.10 Torque

Pre-reading Question: In the picture below, where should Linus (the student in the green shirt) sit so that Charlie Brown (in the orange shirt) is not lifted into the air? Video: Textbook reading: Walker section 11-1 (pages 333-336) has a lot of … Continue reading

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4.8 Simple Harmonic Motion

Pre-reading question: A mass is hung on a spring and oscillates in simple harmonic motion. Decide from the following scenarios which would increase, decrease or have no effect on the period (T) of oscillation (how long the spring takes to … Continue reading

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4.5 Flying Pig Lab

Lab Guide: 12-ap-flying-pig (1) Assignment: Watch the video below. Then, comment on this post with two (2) methods for determining the speed of the pig.  Your comment will contribute two (2) points to your reading quiz score for the semester (i.e., … Continue reading

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Kepler’s Laws Reading assignment

Reading: As explained in class, you are responsible for reading about Kepler’s three laws and having question 5 on homework 48 answered. By the end of this reading, you should be able to tell someone Kepler’s Three Laws and answer question 5 AND … Continue reading

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Uniform Circular Motion Quiz Review

Princeton Review: “Uniform Circular Motion,” pages 92-95.  You should attempt each example BEFORE reading the book’s solution to it.  Then, turn to page 105 and try questions 1-5. Finally, turn to page 108 and try questions 2 & 4. Solutions to all … Continue reading

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