• Curriculum Map for Physics A

     

     

    WEEK 1

    WEEK 2

    WEEK 3

    WEEK 4

    WEEK 5

    ESSENTIAL QUESTION

    What is Physics?

    How do we measure in Physics?

    What is the Language of Physics?

    How do we describe displacement and velocity?

    What is acceleration?

    CONTENT

    Identify activities and fields that involve major areas of physics

     

    Describe the Scientific Method

     

    Describe the role of models and diagrams in physics

     

     

    List SI Units

     

    Convert measurements to scientific notation

     

    Distinguish Accuracy (vs) Precision

     

    Use significant figures

     

    Graphing

    Interpret data, tables, and graphs

     

    Distinguish between conventions for abbreviating units and quantities

     

    Use dimensional analysis

     

    Perform order of magnitude calculations

    Describe motion in terms of frame of reference, displacement, time, and velocity

     

    Calculate displacement and velocity

     

    Construct and Interpret graphs of position vs time

    Describe motion in terms of changing velocity

     

    Compare graphical  accelerated to non-accelerated motion

     

    Apply kinematic equations to calculate distance, time, and velocity under conditions of constant acceleration

    STANDARDS/SKILLS

    UCP 2, SAI1, SAI2, HNS1, HNS2

    UPC 1, UPC 2, SAI 1, SAI 2, HNS 2, HNS 3

    UPC 1, UPC 2, SAI 1, SAI 2, HNS 2

    UPC 2, UPC 3, SAI 1, SAI 2

    UPC 2, UPC 3, SAI 1, SAI 2 HNS 3

    PRODUCTS/ASSESSMENTS

    Key Ideas and Terms.

     

    Vocabulary Quiz

     

    Problem sets

     

    Problem sets

     

    Accuracy VS Precision Lab

     

    Problem sets

     

    Graphing Lab and Quiz

     

    Problem sets

     

     

    Key Ideas and Terms.

     

    Vocabulary Quiz

     

    Problem sets

     

    Motion and Race Cars Lab and Quiz

     

    Problem sets

     

     

     

    KEY VOCABULARY

    Holt Physics Vocabulary List

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    Holt Physics Vocabulary List