Theme-2: Mechanics (~45 class periods or ~ 9 weeks)
|Ch-3: Describing Motion
Ch-4: Vector Addition
Ch-5: Mathematical Model of Motion
Ch-7: Forces and Motions in Two Dimensions
Ch-8: Universal Gravitation
Ch-9: Momentum and its conservation
Ch-10: Energy, work and Simple Machines
|Objective-1: Scientific processes. The student, for at least 40% of instructional time, conducts field and laboratory investigations using safe, environmentally appropriate, and ethical practices.
Objective-2: Scientific processes. The student uses scientific methods during field and laboratory investigations.
Objective-3: Scientific processes. The student uses critical thinking and scientific problem solving to make informed decisions.
Objective-4: Science concepts. The student knows the laws governing motion.
3-2.Where and When
3-3.Velocity and Acceleration
|Draw – and use motion diagrams to describe motion
Use – a particle model to represent a moving object
Differentiate – between scalar and vector quantities
Recognize – how the chosen coordinate system affects the signs of vector quantities
Define – velocity and acceleration operationally
Relate – the direction and magnitude of velocity and acceleration vectors to the motion of the objects
|Pocket Lab – Rolling Along
Pocket Lab – Swinging
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Rocket Launcher (PV)
Hover Craft (PV)
Free Fall (PV)
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