March 4-8

Physics Lesson Plans

Week of March 4-8

 

Monday:

  1. Prebell – Explain Newton’s first law of motion in your own words.
  2. Review Newton’s laws
  3. Problems with Newton’s Third Law
  4. Assign Balloon Car Project (based on Newton’s third law. Students must design a car that is powered by a balloon.  This project is due on Friday March 22nd).
    1. Show students pictures of balloon cars
    2. Teacher’s domain video – Balloon Cars
  5. Lecture/Notes – Types of Forces
    1. Normal Force
    2. Contact Force
    3. Gravity
    4. Tension
    5. Friction
  6. Calculating Friction
  7. Closure – exit slip

Tuesday:

  1. PRebell – Give an example that illustrates one of Newton’s laws of motion
  2. Calculating Friction
  3. Friction Lab
  4. Closure – write conclusions for friction lab

Wednesday:

  1. Quiz on Forces
  2. Review for 9-weeks test

Thursday:

9 weeks test

 

Friday:

9 weeks test