This is the second-to-last week of the quarter, so please stay on top of things and finish strong! 🙂
As this is OGT week, we have a heavily-modified schedule:
Astronomy class only meets Monday and Wednesday.
Physics 3rd period only meets Monday and Wednesday. Note that our lab period (4/5) is the first period of the school day, and our 3rd period will meet later in the day.
Physics 6th period meets every day as usual. Note that our lab period on Tuesday and Thursday will be your first period of the school day.
AP Physics only meets Tuesday and Friday. (That means we have only three periods together instead of nine.)
This Week in AP Physics
We will conduct our electrostatics lab on Tuesday and will hopefully do homework 3 for Friday. Expect the unit 10 test the following week, the week of March 17. Please remember: YOUR CEDAR POINT MONEY AND PERMISSION SLIPS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY.
This Week in Physics
We will (hopefully) finish our unit on circular motion and gravity, although the test won’t be until the following week, the week of March 17. For Monday please take notes on Podcast 5 – Gravity and Podcast 6 – Center of Mass, Gravity, and Planetary Orbits. We will discuss those on Monday and do assignment 2. What we don’t finish in class will be due as homework for Wednesday if you are in 3rd period. For 6th period, we will finish the assignment in class and then spend the rest of the week doing an enrichment engineering project. Please remember: YOUR CEDAR POINT MONEY AND PERMISSION SLIPS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY.
This Week in Astronomy
We will continue to examine the daily and annual appearance of the sun’s motion in our sky and will (if time) relate it to climate. There will be a unit test the following week, the week of March 17. NOTE: We have had plenty of clear nights, so your Unit 1 – Outdoor Lab is still due. However, since we’re not meeting on Tuesday, I’m extending the due date to Wednesday, March 12.
Cool Science of the Week
This past week the movie Gravity won an Oscar for visual effects. Have you ever wondered how CGI works? Check out this article and video that shows you how the Gravity team made the movie magic happen!