Monthly Archives: January 2014

Day 2.5 Comparing Motion Models

Fri. Jan 31, 2014 Groups had the task to compare and contrast the Constant Velocity Model unit with the newly developed Constant Acceleration Model.  Here is the prompt I gave them on the board: As you can imagine I had … Continue reading

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Day 2.3 Periodic Table of Aliens

Wed. Jan 29, 2014 Small groups were given a set of “Alien Cards”  They were to arrange the cards into a table that was organized in some logical fashion.  Can you predict the traits of the missing alien? Thank you … Continue reading

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Day 2.2 – Negative Positive Acceleration

Physics 1 began to develop the constant velocity model yesterday by using programmed robots. Today we analyzed, both classes decided this was case should be termed “Negative Positive Acceleration.”  I’ve never used two directions to describe acceleration like this before, but … Continue reading

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Day 2.1 – The Pinhole Camera

Wed. Jan 22, 2014 Physics II started today and the first question I pose to them is “What is Light?”  To begin to explore this concept we set up a pinhole camera.   “Inside” the pinhole camera setup.  NOTE: there … Continue reading

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Apology Day

Wed Jan. 22, 2014 Today I offer an apology for anyone that actually reads this blog consistently.  I won’t make excuses, but obviously I haven’t been very good at posting lately. One of the main reasons I lost motivation is … Continue reading

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