Physics Syllabus
Online, 2016-2017
Mr. Owens
Week What to do this week Assignments
Week 1
☐   Section 1.1: Introduction to Physics
☐   Section 1.2: Units and Scientific Notation
☐   Section 1.3: Converting Units
☐   HW 1A
☐   HW 1B
☐   Section 1.4: Measurement
☐   Lab 1A
☐   HW 1C (Honors)
☐   Chapter 1 Test
   HW 1A
   HW 1B
   Lab 1A
   HW 1C (Honors)
   Chapter 1 Test
Week 2
☐   Section 2.1: Definitions
☐   HW 2A
☐   HW 2B
☐   Section 2.2: Graphing Position vs. Time
☐   HW 2C
   HW 2A
   HW 2B
   HW 2C
Week 3
☐   Section 2.3: Acceleration
☐   HW 2D
☐   Section 2.4: Equations for Accelerated Motion
☐   HW 2E
☐   Section 2.5: Equations for Accelerated Motion, Part 2
☐   HW 2F
☐   HW 2G
   HW 2D
   HW 2E
   HW 2F
   HW 2G
Week 4
☐   Section 2.6: Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Graphs
☐   Section 2.7: Falling Bodies
☐   HW 2H, HW 2I, HW 2J
☐   HW 2K (Honors)
☐   Lab 2A
☐   Chapter 2 Test
   HW 2H
   HW 2I
   HW 2J
   Lab 2A
   HW 2K (Honors)
   Chapter 2 Test
Week 5
☐   Section 3.1: Vectors
☐   HW 3A
☐   Section 3.2: Relative Velocity
☐   HW 3B
☐   Section 3.3: Trigonometry
☐   HW 3C
☐   HW 3D
   HW 3A
   HW 3B
   HW 3C
   HW 3D
Week 6
☐   Section 3.4: Vectors and Components
☐   HW 3E
☐   Lab 3A
   HW 3E
   Lab 3A
Week 7
☐   Section 3.5: Projectile Motion
☐   HW 3F
☐   HW 3G
☐   Lab 3B
☐   HW 3H (Honors)
☐   HW 3I (Honors)
☐   Test on Chapter 3
   HW 3F
   HW3G
   Lab 3B
   HW 3H (Honors)
   HW 3I (Honors)
   Chapter 3 Test
Week 8
☐   Section 4.1: Introduction
☐   Section 4.2: Newton’s First Law
☐   Section 4.3: Newton’s Second Law
☐   HW 4A
   HW 4A
Week 9
☐   Section 4.4: Newton’s Third Law
☐   Section 4.5: Weight
☐   HW 4B
☐   Section 4.6: Newton’s Second Law Applied
☐   HW 4C
   HW 4B
   HW 4C
Week 10
☐   Section 4.7: Friction
☐   HW 4D
☐   HW 4E
☐   Lab 4A and Lab 4B
☐   Honors students do section 4.8: Inclines
☐   Honors students do HW 4F and HW 4G
☐   Chapter 4 Test
   HW 4D
   HW 4E
   Lab 4A and Lab 4B
   HW 4F (Honors)
   HW 4G (Honors)
   Chapter 4 Test
Week 11
☐   Section 5.1: Intro to Work and Energy
☐   Section 5.2: Kinetic Energy
☐   HW 5A
☐   HW 5B
☐   Section 5.3: Potential Energy
☐   HW 5C
   HW 5A
   HW 5B
   HW 5C
Week 12
☐   Section 5.4: Conservation of Energy
☐   HW 5D
☐   HW 5E
☐   Section 5.5: Power
☐   HW 5F
☐   Lab 5A
   HW 5D
   HW 5E
   HW 5F
   Lab 5A
Week 13
☐   Section 6.1: Momentum
☐   HW 6A
☐   Section 6.2: Conservation of Momentum
☐   HW 6B
☐   Honors students do section 6.3: The Ballistic Pendulum
☐   Section 6.4: Angular Momentum
☐   Chapter 6 Test
   HW 6A
   HW 6B
   Chapter 6 Test
Week 14
☐   Dec 12 First Semester Exam
Week 15
☐   Section 7.1: Uniform Circular Motion
☐   HW 7A
☐   Section 7.2: A Car on a Flat Turn
☐   HW 7B
☐   Section 7.3: A Ride at an Amusement Park
☐   HW 7C
   HW 7A
   HW 7B
   HW 7C
Week 16
☐   Section 7.4: A Car in a Banked Turn
☐   HW 7D
☐   Section 7.5: An Object in a Vertical Circle
☐   HW 7E
☐   Section 7.6: A Roller Coaster Loop
☐   HW 7F
☐   Section 7.8: Summary
   HW 7D
   HW 7E
   HW 7F
Week 17
☐   Section 8.1: Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation
☐   HW 8A
☐   Section 8.2: Gravity Near the Earth’s Surface
☐   HW 8B
☐   HW 8C
   HW 8A
   HW 8B
   HW 8C
Week 18
☐   Section 8.3: Satellites and Weightlessness
☐   Section 8.4: Circular Orbits
☐   HW 8D
☐   Section 8.5: Geosynchronous Orbits
☐   Honors students do HW 8F and HW 8G
☐   Section 8.6: History of Theories of Planetary Orbits
☐   HW 8E
☐   Test on Chapters 7 and 8
   HW 8D
   HW 8E
   HW 8F (Honors)
   HW 8G (Honors)
   Chapter 7 and 8 Test
Week 19
☐   Section 9.1: Atoms
☐   Section 9.2: Temperature
☐   HW 9A
☐   Section 9.3: Pressure
☐   HW 9B
☐   Section 9.4: Absolute Zero
☐   HW 9C
   HW 9A
   HW 9B
   HW 9C
Week 20
☐   Section 9.5: Thermal Expansion
☐   HW 9D
☐   Section 9.6: Gas Laws
☐   HW 9E
☐   Section 9.7: The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat
☐   HW 9F
   HW 9D
   HW 9E
   HW 9F
Week 21
☐   Section 9.8: Specific Heat Capacity
☐   HW 9G
☐   Section 9.9: Calorimetry
☐   HW 9H
☐   Section 9.10: Entropy
☐   Chapter 9 Test
   HW 9G
   HW 9H
   Chapter 9 Test
Week 22
☐   Sections 10.1: Oscillations and Resonance
☐   Section 10.2: Wave Motion
☐   HW 10A
☐   Lab 10A
☐   Section 10.3: Sound Waves
   HW 10A
   Lab 10A
Week 23
☐   Section 10.4: The Doppler Effect
☐   HW 10B
☐   HW 10C
☐   HW 10D
☐   HW10E
☐   Section 10.5: The Doppler Effect with Light Waves
   HW 10B
   HW 10C
   HW 10D
   HW 10E
Week 24
☐   Section 11.1: Reflection
☐   Section 11.2: Refraction
☐   HW 11A
☐   Section 11.3: Lenses
☐   Section 11.4: Total Internal Reflection
☐   Lab 11A
☐   Test on Chapters 10 and 11
   HW 11A
   Lab 11A
   Chapters 10 and 11 Test
Week 25
☐   Section 12.1: Static Electricity
☐   Section 12.2: Coulomb’s Law
☐   HW 12A
   HW 12A
Week 26
☐   Section 12.3: Michael Faraday and Electric Fields
☐   HW 12B
☐   HW 12C
   HW 12B
   HW 12C
Week 27
☐   Section 12.4: Electric Potential and Voltage
☐   HW 12D
☐   Section 12.5: Simple Circuits
☐   Section 12.6: Capacitance
☐   HW 12E
☐   Chapter 12 Test
   HW 12D
   HW 12E
   Chapter 12 Test
Week 28
☐   Section 13.1: Early History
☐   Section 13.2: Electric Current, Ohm’s Law, Resistivity
☐   HW 13A
☐   HW 13B
☐   Section 13.3: Electric Power
☐   HW13C
   HW 13A
   HW 13B
   HW 13C
Week 29
☐   Section 13.4: Resistors in Series and Parallel
☐   HW 13D
☐   HW 13E
   HW 13D
   HW 13E
Week 30
☐   HW 13F
☐   HW 13G
☐   Section 13.5: Power Generation
☐   Lab 13A
☐   Chapter 13 Test
   HW 13F
   HW 13G
   Lab 13A
   Chapter 13 Test
Week 31
☐   Exam Review
Week 32
☐   Second Semester Exam