Physics Comprehensive Curriculum

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Unit 1:  Measurement and Symbolic Representation
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Ohaus digital balances

metric rulers, protractors, and meter sticks

GLXs with various sensors for scientific investigation skills

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Unit 2:  Forces and Linear Motion
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metric rulers, meter sticks, and protractors

GLXs with force sensors, motion sensors, photogates digital adaptors, and dynamics cart with accessories

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Match Graph

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

Acceleration Due to Gravity

Newton's 1st Law

Newton's 2nd Law

Newton's 3rd Law

Friction

Momentum

Impulse & Momentum

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 Unit 3:  Motion in Two Dimensions and Periodic Motion
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digital beam balances

metric rulers, meter sticks, and protractors

GLXs with force sensors, motion sensors, photogates digital adaptors, and dynamics cart with accessories

for demonstration:  3 axis acceleration altimeter and 3 axis force platform

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Range of a Projectile

Centripetal Motion

Hooke's Law

Pendulums

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Unit 4:  Energy Transformation and Conservation
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digital beam balances

metric rulers, meter sticks, and protractors

GLXs with temperature sensors, force sensors, motion sensors, photogates digital adaptors, and dynamics cart with accessories

for demonstration:  3 axis acceleration altimeter and 3 axis force platform

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Explore Gravitational Potential Energy

Conserve Energy

Work & Energy

Transfer of Energy

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Unit 5:  Interactions of Energy and Matter - Waves
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tuning fork set, tuning fork octave set

mirrors

protractors

medicine droppers

GLX with incorporated sound sensor and generator and temperature sensors

Data Studio Wave Port software on laptop

diffraction grating glasses 

laser pointers with a can of fog

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Beats

Inverse Square Law

Polarization

Mirrors and Lenses Simulation
Submitted by Mike Dartez

Sound Wave Properties

Sound in a Vacuum Simulation
Submitted by Mike Dartez

Sound Demo. Link

The Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms
Link submitted by Patrice Mire
 

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Unit 6:  Interactions of Energy and Matter - Electricity and Magnetism
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Heathkit analog trainers

electronics fundamental parts

snap circuits with associated parts (use in place of Castle kits in PASCO activities)

bar magnets and compasses

GLX with voltage-current sensors and magnetic field sensors

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What is Current?

What is Voltage?

Current in Parallel Circuits

Current in Series Circuits

Ohm' Law

Time Constant of a Resistor-Capacitor Circuit

Voltage in a Parallel Circuit

Voltage in a Series Circuit

Galvanometer
(Students construct their own galvanometer!  An idea from TOPS.)

Magnetic Fields

Cells & Batteries
(a tutorial link contributed by Nick Willis)

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