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Simpsons Controls and Variables
1. Smithers thinks that a special juice will
4. Control Group:
5. _
increase the productivity of workers. He
creates 2 groups of 50 workers each, and
assigns each group the same task (to staple
a set of
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Distance, Displacement, and Velocity Practice Problems
1. An object moves from the position +16m to the position +47m in 12 s.
a) Drawanumberlineandlabelwheretheobjectism oving.
b) Whatisitsdisplace m ent x) _
( ?
c) Whatisitsvelocity?
Given
x=
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Variables Worksheet
Directions: Write a hypothesis and identify the independent and dependent variable for each.
*Remember*
Hypothesis (If. then )
Independent variable what is being tested or manipulated
Dependent variable the resul
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Homework #1 Solving for Variables
Directions: solve the following equations/expressions for the variable indicated.
solve for I
1.
Show all work!
10.
2.
11.
3.
12.
4.
13.
solve for R
5.
solve for
14.
6.
15.
7.
16.
8.
17.
9.
solve for h
18.
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Average Speed
1. A boat travels 40 miles in two hours, speeds up to travel the next 80 miles in three hours then slows down to travel
the last 40 miles in three hours. What is the average speed of the boat for the entire trip?
Segment
1
2
3
Students worked in groups to create a speed word
problem.
All relevant information had to be given to solve for an
unknown variable.
Problem was solved using the GUESS method.
A comic strip was created to illustrate the word problem.
Speed Comic Strip Rub
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Homework # 2 Speed Calculations
Directions: Use the GUESS method to solve the following problems.
1. A sailboat travels a distance of 600 m in 40 seconds. What speed is it going?
2. How long does it take an airplane to fly 1500 miles if it m
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New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning
PHYSICS
Solving Equations
Progressive Science Initiative
This material is made freely available at www.njctl.org
and is intended for the non-commercial use of
students and teachers. The
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Metric Conversions Powers of 10
Part 1 Powers of 10 Video Answer the following questions in the unit of meters.
1. HowwideisthecityofChicago?_
2. HowwideistheEarth?_
3. Howwideisthesolarsystem?_
4. Howwideisthegalaxy?_
5. Howwideistheuniver
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Scientific Method Penny Lab
Problem/Question:Does soap affect how well water will stay on a penny?
Background. Information: What do you already know about water? About a penny? About soap?
Water:_
Penny:_
Soap:_
Howmanydropsofcleanwa
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CalculatingNetForce
Directions:Calculateandwritethenetforce(co m binationofallforcesactingontheobject)ontheblank.Makesuret
includeUNITS!Thencircleiftheforcesarebalancedorunbalanced.Finallycirclethedirectionofaccelerationofthe
A.
B.
Netforce=_
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Metric system (prefixes, values, etc.)
Significant Figures
Measurement Unit Test REVIEW SHEET
Measuring Length, Mass, and Volume
Density
What is the metric system?
Why is it important to have a common scientific language?
The base
Mass Lab
Background Information:Theabilitytoaccuratelym easurethemassofanobjectisanimportantskillinboththeScien
laboratoryandyourlife.Therearethreewaysinwhichthetriplebea m balancemaybeusedtom easuremass.Wewill
twowaysinDiscoveryScience.
1.Measuring Mass
Directions: With a small group, complete at least 3 of these activities. In each situation, consider Newtons 1 st
Law (law of inertia). Make observations and explain how Newtons Law is demonstrated.
Just a Quick Flick
Tostartthisproblem,youwillneedthefoll
1. A cart rolling down an incline for 5.0 seconds has an acceleration of 4.0 m/s 2. If
the cart has a beginning speed of 2.0 m/s, what is its final speed ?
2. A helicopters speed increases from 25 m/s to 60 m/s in 5 seconds. What is the
acceleration of th
Name _Date _ Dynamics Review
1. When a baseball is struck by a bat, the force of the bat on the ball is equal and opposite to the
force of the ball on the bat. This is an example of: _
2. If a book on the dashboard of your car suddenly flies towards you i
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Distance and Displacement Practice
Directions: Calculate the distance and displacement in each of the following situations. You must draw a diagram and
dont forget to include a direction with your answer.
1. Amyruns2milessouth,thenturnsaroundan
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Density Calculations Worksheet
Directions: SHOW ALL WORK! USE GUESS METHOD! INCLUDE UNITS! # 1 is filled in for you.
1. A student measures the mass of a block of brown sugar, which is 12.9g and the volume is 8 cm3. What
is the density of the
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Density Lab
Sample # = _
Mass (g) = _
Volume of Water (ml) = _50_
Volume of Water + Sample (ml) = _
Volume of Sample (cm3) (*1ml = 1 cm3*) = _
Density:
Given
Unknown
Equation
Substitute
m=
v=
Sample # = _
Mass (g) = _
Volume of Water (ml) =
Density Identification Lab
Purpose:
To measure the mass and volume of an unknown sample using a triple beam balance and water
displacement
To calculate the density of the unknown sample
To compare your density values with values given in a reference ta
Lab Notebooks pg _24_
Bubble Tube Lab
Purpose:
To calculate the speed of a bubble moving through a liquid
To draw and analyze a distance vs. time graph of the bubble
Pre-Lab Questions: - Discussion
1. What two components do we need to calculate the spee
Are you Golden?
Measurement
Height(B)
Distancefro m naveltofloor(N)
Lengthofindexfinger(F)
Distancefro m fingertiptobigknuckle
onindexfinger(K)
Distancefro m fingertiptoelbow(A)
Distancefro m fingertiptowrist(E)
Calculate the following ratios:
B N=_
FK=_
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-9.8m/s2
g=
1. An acorn falls from a tree. It takes 2.5 s to hit the ground. How fast was it going when it hit the
ground?
Given/Unknown
Equation
Substitute
Solve
Vf =
Vi =
t=
a=
2. A rock falls off a cliff and hi