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1. 1. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT INDICATOR 5.1 a-e LAB THEMES/SKILLS LAB THEMES: ___5.1a Measured quantities can be classified as either vector or scalar.  Toolkit Math  September Unit 1 – Units and Scientific Notation  Linear Measurement  ___5.1b A vector may be resolved into perpendicular components.*   Velocity  Acceleration  SI System   of ___5.1c The resultant of two or more vectors, acting at any angle, is SKILLS: Units Understand the approximate values of 1 determined by vector addition. Unit Conversion   kg and 1 m Scientific   ___5.1d An object in linear motion may travel with a constant velocity* or with Convert using metric units Notation acceleration*.(Note: Testing of acceleration will be limited to cases in which Determine the resultant of two or more Significant   acceleration is constant.) vectors graphically Figures Distinguish between distance and Uncertainty   ___5.1e An object in free fall accelerates due to the force of gravity.* Friction displacement Graphical and other forces cause the actual motion of a falling object to deviate from its Compare and contrast the two cases of Analysis theoretical motion. equilibrium (static and dynamic) (Note: Initial velocities of objects in free fall may be in any direction.) Determine the slopes and areas of graphs Graphical analysis of displacement vs Unit 2 – Kinematics Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 1 time, velocity vs time and acceleration vs Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 2 time graphs. Scalar vs. vector   Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 3 Displacement/dis   Pertinent Reference Table Equations tance Video Clips d Velocity/speed   v = ∆v Acceleration   Mythbusters – Is It Worth It To Run In the Rain? t a= t Unit 3 – Uniform Mythbusters – Speed Cameras Accelerated v f = vi + at Motion Mythbusters – Penny Drop 1 Rectilinear   d = vit + at 2 motion 2 2 2 Three equations   v f = vi + 2ad of motion Freely falling bodies City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
2. 2. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 5.1b-u ___5.1f The path of a projectile is the result of the simultaneous effect of the LAB THEMES: horizontal and vertical components of its motion; these components act  Fall  Free  Projectile Motion  October Unit 4 – Two- dimensional independently. Target Practice Vectors motion ___5.1g A projectile’s time of flight is dependent upon the vertical component SKILLS: of its motion. Theoretical path of a projectile (with and ___5.1h The horizontal displacement of a projectile is dependent upon the without air resistance) Trajectories horizontal component of its motion and its time of flight. Calculate the position and velocity of a Finding range ___5.1i According to Newton’s First Law, the inertia of an object is directly projectile at any point using the horizontal Finding height proportional to its mass. An object remains at rest or moves with constant and vertical components of the motion Vector velocity, unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. Review the trigonometry of right Components ___5.1j When the net force on a system is zero, the system is in equilibrium. triangles ___5.1l Weight is the gravitational force with which a planet attracts a mass*. Resultant of two or more vectors The mass of an object is independent of the gravitational field in which it is (graphically) Unit 5 – Static located. Resolve a single vector into component Forces ___5.1m The elongation or compression of a spring depends upon the nature Identify the forces acting on an object of the spring (its spring constant) and the magnitude of the applied force.* Inertia is directly related to mass ___5.1o Kinetic friction* is a force that opposes motion. Find the force of gravity between two Newton’s First ___5.1s Field strength* and direction are determined using a suitable test masses Law particle. (Notes: Graphically and analytically represent the 1)Calculations are limited to electrostatic and gravitational fields. inverse square nature of gravitational force Equilibrium 2)The gravitational field near the surface of Earth and the electrical field Contrast kinetic and static friction Weight and between two oppositely charged parallel plates are treated as uniform.) Graphically represent Hooke’s Law and Tension ___5.1t Gravitational forces are only attractive, whereas electrical and spring constant Gravitational magnetic forces can be attractive or repulsive. Analyze vector diagrams of mechanical   forces ___5.1u The inverse square law applies to electrical* and gravitational* fields systems in equililbrium produced by point sources. Pertinent Reference Table Equations Frictional forces Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 4 Fg Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 5 g= Coefficient of m Friction Video clips F f = µFN Spring force Gm1m2 Basics of Physics: Exploring Gravity Fg = r2 Mythbusters: NASA Myths Fs =kx Mythbusters: Escape Slide Parachute Ax = A cosθ Ay = A sin θ City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
3. 3. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 5.1 k,n,p,q,r ___5.1k According to Newton’s Second Law, an unbalanced force causes a LAB THEMES: mass to accelerate*. Coefficient of Friction   November Unit 6 – Dynamic Forces ___5.1n Centripetal force* is the net force which produces centripetal Hooke’s Law   acceleration.* In uniform circular motion, the centripetal force is Centripetal Force   perpendicular to the tangential velocity.  onservation of Momentum C Newton’s Second ___5.1p The impulse* imparted to an object causes a change in its SKILLS: Law momentum*. Analyze vector diagrams of Newton’s Third ___5.1q According to Newton’s Third Law, forces occur in action/reaction nonequilibrium mechanical systems and find Law pairs. When one object exerts a force on a second, the second exerts a the net force Free Body force on the first that is equal in magnitude and opposite in direction.  Contrast horizontal motion with motion on Diagrams ___5.1r Momentum is conserved in a closed system.* (Note: Testing will be an inclined plane Uniform Circular limited to momentum in one dimension.)  Identify the directions of centripetal force, Motion centripetal acceleration and velocity vectors Period Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 6 for objects in circular motion Kepler’s Laws Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 7  Identify reaction forces  Analyze the motions of objects before and after collisions Unit 7 – Momentum and Impulse Video Clips Pertinent Reference Table Equations Mythbusters: Baseball Myths Momentum   Mythbusters: 360 degree Swing Set Fnet Impulse   Mythbusters: Flight Attendant Free Fall a= Conservation   of Mythbusters: Toy Car vs. Real Car m Physics of Car Crashes momentum v2 Collisions   Fc = mac ac = Powerpoint: Circular Motion r p = mv J = Ft = ∆p pbefore = pafter City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
4. 4. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 4.1 a-i City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
5. 5. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe ___4.1a All energy transfers are governed by the law of conservation of LAB THEMES: December Unit 8 – Work, Energy energy.*   Power and Power  Energy Stored in a Spring  ___4.1b Energy may be converted among mechanical, electromagnetic,  Period of a Pendulum  nuclear, and thermal forms.  Conservation  Work and Energy ___4.1c Potential energy is the energy an object possesses by virtue of SKILLS: Power its position or condition. Types of potential energy include gravitational* Factors affecting the period of a pendulum and elastic*. Contrast the work done and power Kinetic Energy developed while moving up stairs ___4.1d Kinetic energy* is the energy an object possesses by virtue of its Graphically represent kinetic and potential Gravitational motion. energies Potential Energy Calculate the work done against friction in a ___4.1e In an ideal mechanical system, the sum of the macroscopic variety of situations Elastic Potential kinetic and potential energies (mechanical energy) is constant.* Identify the types of mechanical energy at Energy any point in an object’s motion ___4.1f In a nonideal mechanical system, as mechanical energy Identify the location of maximum speed, decreases there is a corresponding increase in other energies such as displacement, energies for a pendulum. Work-Energy internal energy.* Pertinent Reference Table Equations Theorem ___4.1g When work* is done on or by a system, there is a change in the W = Fd = ET Unit 9 - Conservation of total energy* of the system. W Fd Energy P= = = Fv ___4.1h Work done against friction results in an increase in the internal t t Conservation   of energy of the system. 1 2 Energy ___4.1i Power* is the time-rate at which work is done or energy is KE = mv ∆PE = mg∆h expended. 2 1 2 Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 8 PEs = kx Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 9 2 ET = PE + KE + Q Video Clip Mythbusters: Conservation of Energy City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
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7. 7. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 4.1j, 5.1s-u City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
8. 8. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe ___4.1j Energy may be stored in electric* or magnetic fields. This LAB THEMES: January Unit 10 – Electrostatics energy may be transferred through conductors or space and may be  Electrostatics  converted to other forms of energy. Atomic structure   SKILLS: ___5.1s Field strength* and direction are determined using a suitable Knowledge of basic atomic structure test particle. (Notes: Behavior of charges and interactions Conservation   of 1)Calculations are limited to electrostatic and gravitational fields. between charged and uncharged objects Charge 2)The gravitational field near the surface of Earth and the electrical Conservation of charge and symmetry of field between two oppositely charged parallel plates are treated as such to predict conduction Elementary charge   uniform.) Graphically and analytically represent the inverse square nature of electrostatic force ___5.1t Gravitational forces are only attractive, whereas electrical and Draw electric field lines around charged Electric fields   magnetic forces can be attractive or repulsive. objects and between parallel plates using a positive test charge Potential difference   ___5.1u The inverse square law applies to electrical* and gravitational* fields produced by point sources. Pertinent Reference Table Equations Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 10 kq1q2 Fe = Video Clips: r2 Mythbusters: Franklin’s Kite Fe E= Mythbusters: Safety During a Thunderstorm q W V = q City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
9. 9. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 4.1 n,o LAB THEMES:  Using Multimeters  February Unit 11 – Current and ___4.1n A circuit is a closed path in which a current* can exist. (Note: Electricity Use conventional current.)  Ohm’s Law  SKILLS: ___4.1o Circuit components may be connected in series* or in Use ammeters and voltmeters to determine Electric Current   parallel*. Schematic diagrams are used to represent circuits and circuit the resistance on a ciruit elements. Compare and contrast the resistance of Resistance of a   conductors of various lengths, materials and Conductor cross-sectional areas Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 11 Calculate power and energy expenditures Ohm’s Law   for a variety of devices Electric Power and   Pertinent Reference Table Equations Energy q I= t V R= I ρL R= A V2 P = VI = I R = 2 R V 2t W = Pt = VIt = I Rt = 2 R City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
10. 10. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 4.1 j 5.1 t,u City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
11. 11. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe ___4.1j Energy may be stored in electric* or magnetic fields. This LAB THEMES: March Unit 12 – Circuits energy may be transferred through conductors or space and may be Series and Parallel Circuits   converted to other forms of energy. Magnetic Field Lines Around a Permanent   Series Circuits   Magnet ___5.1t Gravitational forces are only attractive, whereas electrical and MMagnetic Induction Parallel Circuits   magnetic forces can be attractive or repulsive. SKILLS: ___5.1u The inverse square law applies to electrical* and gravitational* Build simple and parallel circuits and be able Unit 13 – Magnetism fields produced by point sources. to predict the behavior of light bulbs in such circuits Magnetic Fields   Draw a schematic diagram from a given list of Electromagnetism   Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 12 components Generators/Motors   Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 13 Identify the appropriate location for ammeters and voltmeters in a circuit Solve circuit diagrams using the series and parallel equations Map the magnetic field of a permanent magnet, distinguishing between N and S poles Recognize and describe conversions among different forms of energy in devices such as motors, generators, photocells or batteries Series Circuits I = I1 = I 2 = I 3 = ... V = V1 + V2 + I 3 + ... Req = R1 + R2 + R3 + ... Parallel Circuits I = I1 + I 2 + I 3 + ... V = V1 = V2 = V3 = ... 1 1 1 1 = + + + ... Req R 1 R 2 R 3 City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
12. 12. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 4.3a-k ___4.3a An oscillating system produces waves. The nature of the LAB THEMES: system determines the type of wave produced. Speed of Sound Lab   rilAp Unit 14-Wave Characteristics ___4.3b Waves carry energy and information without transferring mass. This energy may be carried by pulses or periodic waves. SKILLS: ___4.3c The model of a wave incorporates the characteristics of Draw waves with various characteristics  Mechanical/ amplitude, wavelength,* frequency*, period*, wave speed*, and phase. Determine the net motion of particles in a  Electromagnetic ___4.3d Mechanical waves require a material medium through which to wave Waves travel. Describe the difference between mechanical  Transverse/ ___4.3e Waves are categorized by the direction in which particles in a and electromagnetic waves Longitudinal medium vibrate about an equilibrium position relative to the direction of Differentiate between transverse and Waves propagation of the wave, such as transverse and longitudinal waves. longitudinal waves  Period ___4.3g Electromagnetic radiation exhibits wave Compare the characteristics between two characteristics. Electromagnetic waves can propagate transverse waves for frequency, period,  Wavelength amplitude, wavelength and speed and how these  Amplitude through a vacuum. characteristics manifest themselves in light and  Speed ___4.3k All frequencies of electromagnetic radiation travel at the same sound waves  Phase speed in a vacuum.* Determine the type of electromagnetic wave  Sound and Light from its frequency or wavelength Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 14 Compare the frequencies of color of visible light Video Clip Pertinent Reference Table Equations Mythbusters: Voice Fire Extinguisher T= 1 f v=fλ City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
13. 13. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 4.3f-n Unit 15 - Wave Behaviors LAB THEMES:  Reflection of Light   Refraction of Light  May ___4.3f Resonance occurs when energy is Reflection   Energy Levels of Hydrogen  transferred to a system at its natural frequency. Refraction SKILLS: ___4.3h When a wave strikes a boundary between two media, Observe, sketch and interpret the behavior of a wave as Dispersion reflection*, transmission, and absorption occur. A transmitted it reflects from a boundary Diffraction wave may be refracted. Draw a ray diagram for a given reflection and identify Doppler Effect ___4.3i When a wave moves from one medium into another, the angles of incidence and reflection. Identify distance to Interference wave may refract due to a change in speed. The angle of object and to image Standing Waves refraction (measured with respect to the normal) depends on the  Observe, sketch and interpret the behavior of a wave angle of incidence and the properties of the media (indices of Resonance as it refracts at a boundary refraction).*  Draw a ray diagram for a given refraction and identify ___4.3j The absolute index of refraction is angles of incidence and refraction. inversely proportional to the speed of a wave.*  Describe the relationship of a wavelength to that of the ___4.3l Diffraction occurs when waves pass by obstacles or size of the opening or obstacle causing diffraction through openings. The wavelength of the incident wave and the Describe the relationship between source, observer size of the obstacle or opening affect how the wave spreads out. with respect to frequency, wavelength and speed ___4.3m When waves of a similar nature meet, the resulting (Doppler effect) interference may be explained using the principle of superposition. Predict the superposition of two waves interfering Standing waves are a special case of interference. constructively and destructively ___4.3n When a wave source and an observer are in relative Determine amplitude, phase, nodes and antinodes of a motion, the observed frequency of the waves traveling between standing wave them is shifted (Doppler effect).  Relate the importance of standing waves in producing resonance ϑ ϑ Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 15 Pertinent Reference Table Equations s =i n 1n 2 1n i 2n s Video Clip ϑϑ = i r Mythbusters: Ancient Death Ray n v λ 2 = 1= 1 Mythbusters: Can a Singer Break Glass? n v 2 2 λ2 c n= v City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map
14. 14. Text: Physics: Principles & Problems, Merrill-Glencoe NYS STANDARD/KEY IDEA/PERFORMANCE MONTH CONTENT LAB THEMES/SKILLS INDICATOR 5.3a-i ___5.3a States of matter and energy are restricted to discrete values LAB THEMES: (quantized). Half-Life Lab   neJu Unit 16 - Modern Physics ___5.3b Charge is quantized on two levels. On the atomic level, charge is  Spectral Analysis Lab   Quantum Physics restricted to multiples of the elementary charge (charge on the electron or SKILLS: proton). On the subnuclear level, charge appears as fractional values of the Interpret energy-level diagrams (reference  Models of the elementary charge (quarks). tables) Atom ___5.3c On the atomic level, energy is emitted or absorbed in discrete Correlate spectral lines with energy-level  Hydrogen/Mercury packets called photons.* diagram  Energy Level ___5.3d The energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency.*  Quantitatively determine energy of a photon  Quarks and Particle ___5.3e On the atomic level, energy and matter exhibit the characteristics of frequency and wavelength Physics both waves and particles. Classification of Matter (reference tables) ___5.3f Among other things, mass-energy and charge are conserved at all  Particles of the standard model (reference levels (from subnuclear to cosmic). tables) ___5.3g The Standard Model of Particle Physics has evolved from previous  Quantitatively convert energy to mass and attempts to explain the nature of the atom and states that: vice versa • atomic particles are composed of subnuclear particles • the nucleus is a comglomeration of quarks which manifest themselves as Pertinent Reference Table Equations protons and neutrons • each elementary particle has a corresponding antiparticle ___5.3h Behaviors and characteristics of matter, from the microscopic to the Ehoton =E−E p i f cosmic levels, are manifestations of its atomic structure. The macroscopic characteristics of matter, such as electrical and optical properties, are the result of microscopic interactions. ___5.3i The total of the fundamental interactions is responsible for the =f E h =c appearance and behavior of the objects in the universe. ___5.3j The fundamental source of all energy in the universe is the conversion of mass into energy.* E m2 Worksheets/powerpoints/misc Unit 16 City School District of Albany Physics Curriculum Pacing Map