Lab: Work and Power (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Calculate work done.
Calculate power used.
Introduction
Performing various tasks as you go about your day takes energy to do that sort
of work. The p
Lab: Swinging (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Describe the law of conservation of energy.
Calculate gravitational potential energy of a pendulum.
Calculate kinetic energy of a swinging pendulum.
Introd
Lab: Hookes Law (27 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Demonstrate Hookes law.
Relate force and the distance a spring is stretched.
Calculate the spring constant of a spring.
Calculate the elastic energy stor
Lab: Momentum (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Explain how time, force and change of momentum are related.
Describe the motion of objects in a collision where momentum is conserved.
Connect modern techn
Unit Assignments
As you work through this unit, you will complete the following graded assignments:
Section 2: Work and Energy
Lab: Swinging
Lab: Hooke's Law
Lab: Work and Power
Lab: Conservation of Mechanical Energy
Work and Energy Quiz
Section 3: Moment
Imagine you are in a car that just had a flat tire. You get out a car jack and apply some force and
it lifts the car. Then, you take out a tire iron and apply a different force. This loosens the nuts that
hold the wheel to the car so you can take the whee
Energy and Motion: Introduction
In this unit, you will learn about work, energy, and motion. You will begin by studying the
different kinds of energy that are involved when objects move. You will then learn how
energy is converted from one form to another
Energy and Motion: Introduction
In this unit, you will learn about work, energy, and motion. You will begin by studying the different kinds of ener
are involved when objects move. You will then learn how energy is converted from one form to another when c
Lab: Radiation (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Describe how heat is transferred via radiation.
Explain how solar radiation can be used as a heating source.
Introduction
The sun is the ultimate source o
Ahorseweighing150kghasakineticenergyof500J.Whatisthespeedofthehorse?
Lab: Momentum (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Explain how time, force and change of momentum are related.
Describe the motion of obj
Lab: Hookes Law (27 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Demonstrate Hookes law.
Relate force and the distance a spring is stretched.
Calculate the spring constant of a spring.
Calculate the elastic energy stor
Lab: Calorimeter (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Describe the relationship between heat and Calories.
Calculate amount of Calories in food.
This lab involves using fire and an open flame. Have an adult
Lab: Work and Power (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Calculate work done.
Calculate power used.
Introduction
Performing various tasks as you go about your day takes energy to do that sort of work. The p
Lab: Thermal Conductors (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Identify thermal conductors.
Compare and contrast thermal conductors and insulators.
Introduction
Heat can be transferred through radiation, conv
Lab: Newtons Third Law (27 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Explain Newtons third law of motion.
Identify action and reaction force pairs.
Draw and interpret a force diagram.
Introduction
Isaac Newton was o
Lab: Swinging (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Describe the law of conservation of energy.
Calculate gravitational potential energy of a pendulum.
Calculate kinetic energy of a swinging pendulum.
Introd
Lab: Calorimeter (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Describe the relationship between heat and Calories.
Calculate amount of Calories in food.
This lab involves using fire and an open flame. Have an adult
Lab: Thermal Equilibrium (27 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Generate and graph data on the progress toward thermal equilibrium in
a given time.
Relate starting temperature and progress toward thermal equi
Lab: Work and Power (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Calculate work done.
Calculate power used.
Introduction
Performing various tasks as you go about your day takes energy to do that sort
of work. The p
Lab: Conservation of Mechanical Energy (25 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Describe the energy transfers that occur as a marble moves through a
track.
Calculate the gravitational potential energy of an obj
Lab: Conduction in Gases (25 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Observe how heat is conducted through a gas.
Compare and contrast conduction and convection.
Introduction
Heat can be transferred through conduc
Lab: Machines and Efficiency (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Use a simple machine.
Calculate mechanical advantage of a simple machine.
Describe the efficiency of a simple machine.
Introduction
Simple m
Lab: Momentum (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Explain how time, force and change of momentum are related.
Describe the motion of objects in a collision where momentum is conserved.
Connect modern techn
Lab: Molecular Motion (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Explain how temperature affects molecular motion.
Relate heat and temperature.
Introduction
Particles on a molecular level are constantly in motion
Lab: Swinging (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Describe the law of conservation of energy.
Calculate gravitational potential energy of a pendulum.
Calculate kinetic energy of a swinging pendulum.
Introd
Lab: Free Fall (26 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Calculate the distance and displacement of a freely falling object, given the
time of flight.
Calculate the average velocity and instantaneous velocity of
Lab: Circle (32 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Accurately measure in centimeters using a ruler.
Graph data and write the equation of the line.
Explain what the slope and y-intercept on your graph represen
Lab: Projectile Motion (28 points)
Objectives
After you have completed this laboratory, you will be able to:
Analyze and describe the motion of a projectile that is accelerating.
Use kinematics equations to find the velocity and angle at which a
projectil