Monthly Archives: February 2014

Thursday, February 27 D

Period 4 Class:
-review Ohm’s Law w/s
-PPT “quiz” on electricity vocab
-building an electromagnet (mini lab)
HW:
-take online electricity vocab quiz by Mon, 3/3. Secret word is electricity http://www.quia.com/quiz/4686845.html
read electricity and magnetism packets by next Mon
-Electricity WQ due at end of class on Fri, 2/28

Period 6 Class:
-(some students missing for scheduling)
-watch Mythbusters electrical safety in a thunderstorm and Bill Nye Electricity
HW:
-same as Per 4 above (except WQ is already turned in)…don’t forget the online vocab quiz!

Period 7/8 Class and LAB:
-Use Phet Sims to build circuits and study static electricity; hand in when completed
HW:
-same as Per 4, but WQ has already been turned in…don’t forget the online vocab quiz!

Wednesday, February 26 C

Period 2 Class:
-review Ohm’s law and do w/s (will be posted soon)
-mini PPT “quiz” on vocab terms
HW:
-readings (electricity and magnetism) due Fri
-Study electricity study guide (see below) for test next week (Wed, 3/5)

Period 6/7 Class and LAB:
-watch short video on electromagnets from discoveryeducation.com
-mini lab on making an electromagnet
-use pHet sims for electricity WQ (John Travoltage, Balloons an Static, DC Circuit Building; links here: http://blog.mrsnork.com/2014/02/25/phet-sims-website/
HW:
-same as per 2; also hand in electromagnet labs and WQ

Period 8 Class:
-watch short video on electromagnets from discoveryeducation.com
-mini lab on making an electromagnet
-van de graaff generator demo
HW:
-same as Per 2, but also hand in electromagnet lab

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Tuesday, February 25 B

Period 1/2 Class and LAB:
-Electricity PPT
-finish Electricity WQ http://mrsrobbinsclassroompage.weebly.com/uploads/1/3/2/1/13213621/electricity_web_ques_web.pdf and use pHet Sims (posted earlier)
HW:
-read Electricity and Magnetism packets for Fri, 2/28
-take online electricity vocab quiz by Mon, 3/3. The secret word is electricity. http://www.quia.com/quiz/4686845.html

Period 4 Class:
-Review Ohm’s law and work on problems
-go to Mr. Duyck’s class for demo w Van de graaff generator
HW:
-same as Per 2, but also complete WQ (started yesterday) by Fri, 2/28

Period 8 Class:
-warm up- mini PPT “quiz” on electricity (not really a quiz, just a vocab review)
-Ohm’s law probs
-watch Bill Nye’s Electricity video
HW:
-same as Per 2

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Friday, February 21 D

Period 4 Class:
-test today (on energy and heat)
-article on snowmaking in Sochi (from NYT)- identify at least 6 main ideas
HW:
-turn in Sochi article and main ideas by Monday, Feb 24

Period 6 Class:
-same as Per 4

Period 7/8 Class and LAB:
-begin study of electricity! videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLuPNThw0RE
-PPT on Electricity
-WQ on Electricity http://mrsrobbinsclassroompage.weebly.com/uploads/1/3/2/1/13213621/electricity_web_ques_web.pdf
HW:
-turn in WQ by Tues, Feb 24