Data Analysis Section 2
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NOTES
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DealingwithUnits
Topics to go over:
Homework Today
Units in Calculations
Unit Conversions
- Exercise 2
- Read Data Analysis pg 6-10
How to Keep Units in Your Calculations!
In physics it is often easy to t

SPH3U Data Analysis
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Exercise 3: Significant Digits, Comparing Values
This material is based on pages 6 10 of the Measurement and Analysis notes.
As a group, take turns doing the following problems. When it is your turn, explain to
your group membe

SPH3U: Data Analysis
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Experiment: Factors Affecting the Period of a Pendulum
In this experiment, you will investigate the factors that might affect the period of a
simple pendulum. The independent variables that you will investigate are the length

Lab Report Guidelines
One of the chief goals of a scientist is to communicate their work to others, usually in
the form of a report in a scientific journal. Reports are intended to present a
complete and accurate picture of an investigation as well as its

SPH3U: Data Analysis
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DATA ANALYSIS
As in any other branch of science, progress in Physics is a result of performing and
analysing experiments. These experiments usually involve making accurate
measurements of physical quantities and the manipulation of

SPH3U Data Analysis
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Exercise 1: Units, Scientific Notation, Writing Numbers and Units
As a group discuss the following points and record your responses in full sentences
in your note book. This material is based on pages 1 3 of the Measurement and
Analy

SPH3U Data Analysis
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Exercise 3: Significant Digits, Comparing Values
This material is based on pages 6 10 of the Measurement and Analysis notes.
As a group, take turns doing the following problems. When it is your turn, explain to
your group membe

SPH3U Data Analysis
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Name:
Exercise 1: Units, Scientific Notation, Writing Numbers and Units
As a group, discuss the following points and record your responses in your note
book. This material is based on pages 1 3 of the Measurement and Analysis
notes.

SPH3U Data Analysis
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Exercise 2: Units in Calculations, Unit Conversion
This material is based on pages 4 6 of the Measurement and Analysis notes.
As a group, take turns doing the following problems. When it is your turn, explain to
your group memb

SPH3U Data Analysis - Mr.Howey
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Graphing and Tables
Graphs must have a title (the title should read y-axis vs. x-axis or y-axis as a
function of x-axis), labels on each axis (including units), and a scale on each axis.
Do not use breaks in the axes

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Knowledge (K)
Energy Assignment #1
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Covers5.1,5.2,5.3
Thinking/Inquiry (I/T)
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Communication (C) Application (A)
/5 Sig Figs, Units, Symbols
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E
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efficiency out 100%
Ek = m v2
W =Fdcos( )
2
Ein
1. Describe

SPH3U1
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Data Analysis Section 3
SignificantDigits
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Topics to go over:
Homework Today
Measuring and Deciding Significant Digits
Deciding # of Significant Digits
Deciding # of Significant Digits after Calculations
- Practice Significant Di

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Knowledge (K)
Thinking/Inquiry (I/T)
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Communication (C) Application (A)
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Total
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1. Express the following numbers in scientific notation (2K)
a) 8 73 000 cm = _ b) 0.000 126 37 km =
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2

Data Analysis Section 3
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SignificantDigits
Topics to go over:
Homework Today
Precision and Accuracy
Comparison Between two Values
Small Intro to web resources (mrhowey.ca, gizmos, graphmatica)
- Finish Exercise 3
- go to www.mrho

Intro To Physics and Data Analysis
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Topics to go over:
Homework Today
SI (Metric System)
Metric Prefixes
Scientific Notation
- Exercise 1
- Study for Safety Quiz Tomorrow
- Read Data Analysis pg4-6
Vocabulary
Word
Definition
Exam

SPH3U: Energy
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Independent Study: Energy Sources
INTRODUCTION
In order to meet the energy needs of humans, many different methods of transforming energy from
one type to another (more useful) type have been developed over the ages. The earliest met

SPH3U: Kinematics
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Displacement, Speed, Velocity
Kinematics is the branch of Physics dealing with the description of motion.
Describing motion is the starting point for understanding of how the world works.
Before we can understand why things work,

SPH3U Data Analysis
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Exercise 2: Units in Calculations, Unit Conversion
1. What units would result from each of the following calculations?
a) 3 cm/s 25 s =
m 1
s
cm
c) 15 m/s2 2 s =
m 2
s
b) 4 m 6 s =
m/s or
m 1
s
m/s or
d) 5 m/s 3 s = m/s2 or
e)