SIMPLE MACHINES HIGH SCHOOL


STANDARDS
SPS8. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain the relationships among force, mass, and motion.
d. Use mathematics and computational thinking to identify the relationships between work, mechanical advantage, and simple machines.
ASSESSMENTS
TEST: March 29
study guide:
secondary study guide: answer key

Jeopardy Review:









PROBLEM FOR THIS UNIT
PROBLEM:
rubric for solution to problem
ENGINEERING PLAN TEMPLATE:
Prototype: due 3/26-3/27
engineering plan due: 3/27-3/28

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The Ramp
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FOR HELP UNDERSTANDING SIMPLE MACHINES GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES
single_pulley.gif

Try this Rube Goldberg activity: Catch the Robber TRY THIS: EdHeads SIMPLE MACHINES & MA



PULLEYS http://interactagram.com/physics/dynamics/MechanicalAdvantage/pulley/

ASSIGNMENTS



Monday 3/5
videos: Science Court: Work & Mechnical Advantage AND Bill Nye: Simple Machines

Tues 3/6


2.. Introduce Problem for Simple Machines:
3. Read and take notes 210-15
4. Section Review page 215
4. handout: Calculating work & power:
work and power students copy.pdf
work and power students copy.pdf
work and power students copy.pdf
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Wed 3/7
1. Warm up: work & power
Remediate with
http://www.leydenscience.org/physics/work/work.htm
http://www.leydenscience.org/physics/work/power.htm
2. Read, notes & discuss pages 216-221
3. section review page 221
5. handout: AMA & ME

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Thurs 3/8
1. Read& take notes on pages 222-228
Note the IMA of each machine
2. Compare & Contrast IMA & AMA of each machine
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Fri 3/9
1. quiz: MA, ME, PORK & POWER
2. Simulations:simple Machines: CK12


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Mon 3/12- Tues 3/13
Inclined Plane Investigation

. CW & HW: BECOME PROFICIENT IN: ID 3 TYPES OF LEVERS, IMA FOR LEVERS, EXAMPLES OF EACH TYPE OF LEVER. USE BOOK & TUTORIALS ABOVE ON THIS BLOG PAGE.
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Wed 3/14-
WED IS EARLY RELEASE
NOTES:




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Thursday 3.15-
Fri 3/16
Lever Investigation:


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Mon 3/19
warm up Formative Pulleys
pulley investigation:

HOMEWORK:
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Tues 3/20
1. Tie up loose ends of previous labs: complete pulley investigation.

2. lab quiz from last night's homework


3. work on design REFER TO RUBRIC & ENGINEERING PLAN TEMPLATE






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Wed 3/21- Fri 3/23
engineer prototype
REFER TO RUBRIC & ENGINEERING TEMPLATE AT TOP OF BLOG
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Mon 3/26- Tues 3/27
prototype assessment
record design data
work on engineering plan
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Wed 3/28
review for test

ANSWERS TO HOMEWORK:
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Thurs 3/29
review for test
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