HOMEWORK  Use this page to access all the links to homework.
INTRODUCTION
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2
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LESSONS
Welcome to Physics
Measurement
Review your Understanding
How to Answer a Question
TOPICS
Group roles, effective group work
Significant figures, scientific notation
Math you should be able to do
Evaluation in Gr. 12 physics
HOMEWORK
Homework sheet: How Groups Work
Video: Dysfunctional Group
Video: Functional Group
Homework sheet: Physics and Numbers
Read: pg. 546, “Significant Digits”
Read: pg. 547, “Scientific Notation”
Lesson: Scientific Notation
Video: How is Long is a Piece of String
Handbook: Review your Understanding
Video: The Big Bang
KINEMATICS
Kinematics

Lesson 
Topics 
Materials 
Homework 
1 
Introduction to Motion 
Uniform motion, position, time,
dt graphs, slope of dt, sign convention 
Buggies, pullback cars,
stopwatches, meter sticks, measuring tapes 
Video: The Known Universe 
2 
Introduction to Motion
continued 


Homework Sheet: Constant Speed Read: pg. 9 “Position” Read: pg. 14 “Graphing Motion
with Constant Velocity” Problems: pg. 10 #5 Lesson: Slope of dt Graph 
3 
Interpreting Position Graphs 
Position graphs for uniform /
nonuniform motion 
Motion detector 
Homework Sheet: Position Graphs Problems: Handbook – 2
questions Lesson: Describing dt Graphs 
4 
Defining Velocity 
Displacement, velocity vs.
speed, when is v changing? 

Read: pg
9, “Displacement” Lesson: Speed Calculation 
5 
VelocityTime Graphs 
Velocity graphs for uniform
motion, vectors 
Motion detector 
Homework Sheet: Velocity Graphs Read: pg. 8, “Scalars and Vectors” Problems: pg. 20 #1,2 Lesson: Vectors and
Scalars 
6 
Conversions 
,
units and conversions 
PowerPoint:
Homework in Physics 
Lesson: How to Convert Units Lesson: Unit Conversion Video: Peregrine Falcon 
7 
Problem Solving 
Problem
solving 

Problems: Finish problems
from class 
8 
Representations of Motion 


Handbook: Representations of Motion Handbook: Physics and Numbers 
9 
Changing Velocity 
Changing speed 
Ticker tape, wooden carts,
incline, metre sticks 

10 
Changing Velocity, continued 
Instantaneous velocity,
average velocity, tangents to dt
graph, 
Assign cart project 
Lesson: Tangents 
11 
The Idea of Acceleration 
Acceleration, slope of vt
graph 

Read: pg. 1819, “Constant Acceleration” Problems: pg. 20 #1 Lesson: Slope of vt Graph 
12 
Calculating Acceleration 
Acceleration equation, units 

Problems: pg. 22 #4,5,8,9 Lesson: Acceleration
Calculation 
13 
Speeding Up or Slowing Down? 
Sign of the acceleration,
speeding up, slowing down, representations
of SD & SU in dt and vt graphs, 
Track, cart, fan, motion
detector 
Handbook: SU/SD Homework Problems: pg. 22 #4,5,8,9 AGAIN! Lesson: Interpreting vt Graphs 
14 
Area and Average Velocity 
area under vt graph, sudden
changes in motion, average velocity 

Read: pg. 12, “Average Velocity” Read: pg.14 “Graphing Motion
with Constant Velocity” Problems: pg. 15 #11 Lesson: Area Under a vt Graph 
15 
Freefall 
Vertical motion, freefall,
turning around 
Coffee filters, tennis balls,
motion detector 
Video: Highest Sky Dive Video: NASA Drop Tower Video: Feather vs Ball 
16 
Acceleration of Gravity 
a_{g}, freefall
problem solving, multiple solutions, distance 
Stop watches, measuring tape 
Read: pg. 23, “Acceleration Due to Gravity” Problems: pg. 24 #11 Lesson: Freefall Example Lesson: Vertical Motion Video: Drop Zone Freefall Video: Freefall on Moon 
17 
Cart Project 

Stop watches, measuring
tapes, tickertape timers 
Review: pg. 13 #9, pg. 22
#4,5,6, pg.25 #2,3, pg.66 #2,3,5 Review: Kinematics (all questions are
very good!) Handbook: Graphing Review 
18 
Cart Project 


Review: Graphing Summary 
19 
Review 



20 
Test 













FORCES
Forces – 4C
Day 
Lesson 
Topics 
In Class 
Homework 
1 
What is a Force? 
Idea of force 
Elastics, spring scales 
Video: Fundamental
Forces Assign Song / Video Project 
2 
What is the Effect of a
Force? 
Force causes acceleration 
Dynamics carts, elastics
spring scales, motion sensor 
Video: Feynman and Inertia 
3 
What are the Effects of Many
Forces? 
Combining forces, net force 
Dynamics carts, spring
scales Double Atwood machine demo 
Handbook: The Net Force Homework Video: Inertia HipHop Read: “Newton’s First Law of Motion”, pg. 3536 
4 
The Inertia Principle 
Systems, inertia, changing
forces 
Track + cart + extra
friction, motion detector + force probe 
Handbook: The Inertia Principle HWK Video: First Law Video: Forces in Space! 
5 
The Force of Gravity 
Force of gravity,
gravitational field strength, F_{g} = mg 
Masses, 10 N spring scales Start normal force The Universe  Gravity 
Read: “Force of Gravity”, pg. 26 Read: “Mass and Weight”, pg 42,43 Video: Big Bang Theory Video: Gravity – Newton to Einstein 
6 
Normal Force 
Normal force 
Meter sticks, masses, spring
scales 
Read: “Forces”, pg. 2627 Handbook: Normal Forces Video: Normal Force Video: Normal Force 
7 
Force, Mass and Motion 
Force and mass affect
acceleration 
Dynamics carts, masses,
tickertape timers, pulleys 
Video: Cars and Inertia Handbook: Representing Forces 
8 
Force, Mass and Motion –
part 2 
Newton’s 2^{nd} law, F_{net} = ma, definition of force, definition of
Newton, inertia 
Finish activity 
Read: “Newton’s Second Law of Motion”, pg. 4041 Problems: pg. 42 #1,2,3 Lesson: Newton’s Second
Law Video: 2^{nd} Law in Space! 
9 
Newton’s
Second Law Problem Solving 
Force problem solving
techniques 
Develop 2^{nd} law 
Problems: pg. 45 #17 Lesson: Finding the Net Force 
10 
Forces as Interactions 
Forces are interactions 
Two carts on track 
Video: 3^{rd} Law in Space! Video: Newton’s Third Law 
11 
Newton’s 3^{rd} law 
Newton’s 3^{rd} Law, Force pairs 
Computer force probes, two
carts on track Develop Newton’s 3^{rd}
Law 
Read: “Newton’s 3^{rd} Law of Motion”, pg. 4647 Problems: pg 48 #14 Read: “Applications of the Third Law of Motion”, pg. 4950 Problems: pg 50 #57 
12 
Friction 
Kinetic and static friction 
Friction boxes, masses,
spring scales 
Read: “Controlling Friction”, pg. 5860 Video: Brake Test Video: Chevy Volt Test 
13 
Friction 
Coefficient of friction, F_{f} = mF_{n} 
Finish activity Friction problem solving 
Read: “Friction and the Coefficients of Friction” pg
5253 Problems: pg 54 #15 Lesson: Static and
Kinetic Friction Lesson: Intro to Friction Lesson: Friction Problem 
14 
Review 

Friction problem solving Representing
Forces and Motion 
Problems: pg. 66
#6,7,11,12,13,17,18 Review: Newton’s Laws 
15 
Test 



MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
Day  In Class  Homework 
1  PP 01  Rd Pg 70,71 
2  PP 02 Inv 2.2 Procedure 14, Analsysis be  Rd Pg 7174 Pg 74 Q# 35 
3  Finish Inv 2.2 PP 03  Rd Pg 7576 Pg 77 Q#6,8 
4  PP 04  Rd Pg 8183 Pg 83 Q#37 
5  PP 05  Rd Pg 8486 Pg 87 Q# 59 
6  PP 06 Pulleys  Inv 2.5  Rd Pg 8892 Pg 93 Q# 13,7 
7  PP 07  Rd Pg 9495 Pg 95 Q# 912 
8  Review  Pg 111 Q#111 
9  TEST 
Energy
4CEnergy 




1 
The Flow of Energy 
Energy flow diagrams, bar
charts 
Pullback cars, marble,
incline track, motion detector 
Read: “Forms of Energy” and
“Energy Transformations” pg 128129 Lesson: Energy Diagrams 
2 
Doing Work! 
Positive, negative work, net workkinetic energy theorem 
Carts, wood blocks 
Read: “Work”, pg. 132133 Problems: pg. 135 #1,3,4,5,6 Read: “Zero Work” pg 136 Problems: pg. 137 #1114 Lesson: Work and Energy 
3 
Measuring Energy 
Kinetic energy, gravitational
potential energy 
Basketball, motion detector 
Read: “Kinetic Energy”, pg. 143 Problems: pg. 143 #7,9,10 Lesson: Work and GPE Video: Swinging Ball of Death 
4 
Gravitational Potential
Energy 
Path independence, vertical
origin 
Pair of (shelving) tracks, 2
large ball bearings. 
Read: “ Gravitational Potential Energy”, pg. 141 Problems: pg. 142 #1,5,6 
5 
The Conservation of Energy 
Conservation of energy,
thermal energy 

Read: “Conservation of Energy”, pg. 152153 Problems: pg. 153 #10,11,12 Lesson: Conservation Problems Video: Canada’s Wonderland Behemoth Simulation: Rollercoaster Simulation: Skateboarding
Park 
12 
Spring Force and Energy 
Springs and energy 
Metal springs, spring
scales, cclamps 
Read: “Work and Springs”, pg. 137 Problems: pg. 139 #10 Video: Hooke’s Law Video: Energy in Springs

14 
Spring Launch 



7 
Review Lesson 


Review: pg. 169 #4,5,6,8,13,14,16,23 
8 
Energy Test 



ELECTRICITY
Gr. 12 C Physics Electricity
This chart contains a complete list of the lessons and homework for Gr. 12C Physics. Please complete all the worksheets and problems listed under “Homework” before the next class. A set of optional online resources, lessons and videos is also listed under “Homework” and can easily be accessed through the links on the Syllabus found on the course webpage. You may want to bookmark or download the syllabus for frequent use.



 
1  The Flow of Electricity  Circuits, conductors, insulators, electric current, ammeters  Wires, bulbs, batteries, ammeters, switches  Read: Electric Circuits, pg. 316317 Electric Current, pg. 319320 Problems: pg. 318 #1 pg.320 #1 Simulation: Circuit Builder 
2  Electric Circuits and Voltage  Circuit diagrams, batteries, electric potential difference, voltage, voltmeters, voltage rise, voltage drop, sources, loads  Read: Electric Potential Difference, pg. 324325 Read: Circuit Symbols, pg. 576 Problems: pg. 326 #1, pg. 327 #1 Video: Current and Voltage  
3  Bulbs in Series  Series circuits, current model, resistance, resistance in series, voltage rule  Video: Dr. Megavolt  
4  Bulbs in Parallel  Parallel circuits, resistance in parallel, current rule  Handbook: Bulbs in Parallel Homework Video: Series and Parallel  
5  A Complex Circuit  Current rule, voltage rule  Handbook: A Complex Circuit Homework  
6  Resistance and Ohm’s Law  Ohm’s law, definition of resistance, equivalent resistance in series and parallel  Read: Electric Resistance, pg. 328331 Problems: pg. 330 #1, pg.331 #5,7,8 Lesson: Ohm’s Law Lesson: Resistors in Series Lesson: Resistors in Parallel Lesson: Finding Equivalent R  
7  Circuit Decomposition  Circuit decomposition 
 Handbook: Electrical Connections Lesson: Circuit Decomposition 
8  Kirchoff’s Laws  Voltage law, current law 
 Read: Kirchoff’s Laws, pg. 335341 Problems: pg. 337 #13, pg. 339 #46, pg. 340 #7 Lesson : Applying Kirchoff’s Laws 
9  Circuit Analysis  Circuit analysis 
 Read: Analyzing SeriesParallel Circuits, pg. 341343 Problems: pg.342 #9, pg.343 #18 Quiz: Electric Circuit Quiz (skip questions about power) 
10  Circuit Review 

 Review: Electric Circuits Electricity Review: pg. 363 #18, 1117, pg.364 #513 
11  Test 


