• 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 Holt Physics Vocabulary List Holt Physics Vocabulary List Holt Physics Vocabulary List Holt Physics Vocabulary List