Assignments

Bumper Cars

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

Collision simulation

Crash Test Dummy

No Due Date Max Points:
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If you finish the two worksheets early, you can interact with this car crash simulation.

Interest in iFly Physics Field Trip Survey

Oct. 23, 2019 Max Points:
Description:

Please complete the attached survey to show your interest in the iFly field trip.

Details are as follows from the website:

Flying is the final part of the iFLY STEM curriculum, and this student experience is what makes it stand out from any other field trip. This flying experience includes:
Classroom instruction and training
Gearing up in an iFLY flight suit
One-on-one flying with an iFLY flight instructor

Cost:
(1 x 1 minute)Flight + STEM Education Program | $35
(2 x 1 minute)Flights + STEM Education Program | $45
UPGRADES (per flyer)
High Flight (flyer favorite) | $8
Boxed Sandwich Lunch | $10 + tax

The field trip requires a minimum of 12 students.

Please visit the following website for more information:
https://www.iflyworld.com/programs/stem-field-trips/high-school/

Lab 2 - Pop Bottle Rocket Lab

Oct. 21, 2019 Max Points: 40
Description:

Complete the Pop Bottle Rocket handout and lab report to receive full credit on the lab.

Unit 3 Forces Test

Oct. 15, 2019 Max Points: 33
Description:

Test results will be displayed here

Unit 3 Forces Test -Honors

Oct. 15, 2019 Max Points: 43
Description:

Test results will be displayed here

October Sky Movie Questions

Oct. 14, 2019 Max Points: 7
Description:

Answer the movie questions as you watch October Sky

Rocket Science

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Description:

More practice with Newton's 3rd law if you are bored in class.

Make a Clinometer

No Due Date Max Points: 5
Description:

Make a clinometer using a weight, string, protractor, straw and tape.

Then, using trigonometry, find the maximum height of the rocket trajectory.

Add the information to your lab report and show your work.

Free Body Diagram Practice

Oct. 07, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete the free body diagram practice problems

Free Body Diagrams

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More Free Body Practice. Challenge yourself

Lab 1 - Air Resistance with a Parachute lab

Oct. 01, 2019 Max Points: 40
Description:

Follow the lab report format when writing your lab

Astronaut Training Chamber

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Complete this activity as you are waiting for a scale or are finished with the Weight vs Mass activity

Elevator

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Description:

The following simulation explains the elevator phenomenon in more detail

Newton's Second Law Practice

Oct. 04, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Answer the questions in the worksheet

Weight vs. Mass

Oct. 02, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Follow the directions on the handout, then turn the handout in at the end of the period.

If you are waiting for a scale, you can complete the two CK-12 activities

Mass vs Weight: Your Weight on a World

No Due Date Max Points:
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Complete this activity as you are waiting for a scale or are finished with the Weight vs Mass activity

Kicking a Gold Ball

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Go through the following activity to gain more practice with horizontal projectile motion.

Chase the Assailant Activity

Sept. 25, 2019 Max Points: 15
Description:

After watching the YouTube video, create your own rooftop chase scene for the next Hollywood blockbuster.

Projectile Motion for an Object Launched at an Angle

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Description:

Read the article and work on the practice problems.

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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more practice

Pythagorean Theorem Applications

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Practice with the Pythagorean Theory.

Kinematic Equation Practice

No Due Date Max Points: 10
Description:

Complete the problems given to you by Mr. Ashe using your kinematic equations handout.

1D Kinematics Unit Test

Sept. 19, 2019 Max Points: 40
Description:

1D Kinematics Unit Test results

Projectile Motion Practice

No Due Date Max Points: 3
Description:

Complete the projectile motion practice problems. Mr. Ashe will be available to help

Position vs Time Graphing practice

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

Answer the challenge me questions for the Position vs Time Graph using the PLIX simulation

Position, Speed, and Velocity Practice

Sept. 06, 2019 Max Points: 3
Description:

Work in groups of 2 to 3 students.
Using a toy car, 2 to 3 meter sticks, and a stopwatch application on your phone...

1. Calculate the speed of the toy car
2. What is the velocity of the toy car?

Repeat steps 1-3 three more times.

Acceleration Practice

No Due Date Max Points: 3
Description:

Work in groups of to 3 to 4 students.
Using a tennis ball, a meter stick, and a stopwatch application on your phone...

1. Calculate the velocity of the tennis ball as it passes two positions
2. What is the acceleration of the tennis ball?

Repeat steps 1-3 three more times and record the velocities and acceleration each time.

Describe the motion of the ball as it rolls down the classroom

Sept. 04, 2019 Max Points: 3
Description:

Describe the motion of the ball as it rolls down the classroom using everything you have ever learned about movement.

Rates Practice

Sept. 04, 2019 Max Points: 3
Description:

Use your knowledge of rates in math to complete the assignment.
Handout given to students on 8/30/19.

Independent/Dependent Variable Practice

Sept. 04, 2019 Max Points: 3
Description:

Use your knowledge of independent and dependent variables to complete the assignment.
Handout given to students on 8/29/19.

Metric System Practice

Sept. 04, 2019 Max Points: 3
Description:

Use your knowledge of the metric system to complete the assignment.
Handout given to students on 8/30/19.

Physics Lab Safety Presentation

No Due Date Max Points: 10
Description:

Working Individually...
Create a Google Slide Deck based on 1 lab safety rule
Include…
-Title slide
-Summary of the lab rule
-What happens when you don’t follow the rule?
-YouTube video explaining the rule, or written instructions explaining the rule
-Works cited page
All 5 slides must have at least one picture

Explore Physics Day

Aug. 28, 2019 Max Points: 3
Description:

Spend 10 minutes at each station
On a piece of paper, write 2 questions and 2 observations about the equipment at each station
Make sure your name (first and last) is on the paper before handing it in

Announcements

Oct. 23, 2019

Please fill out the iFly field trip interest survey by tomorrow. I only have one response and the trip requires at least 12 students.

Oct. 15, 2019

Forces Test Tomorrow.

Good Luck!

Oct. 08, 2019

Hello everyone,

Make sure to check your grades within the next 24 hours. If you are missing an assignment, turn it in.

You are taking a semester long class, and term A ends on October 24th. If you fail term A, you will have to take it again. You need at least a 70% (C-) to pass term A. SET is a no D school.

The last day to turn in late work for term A will be on Wednesday, October 23rd.

We start term B on Monday, October 28th.

Oct. 07, 2019

Forces test will be next Tuesday (10/15/19)

Sept. 18, 2019

Test tomorrow. Good luck!

Sept. 17, 2019

Mr. Ashe needs 2-liter soda bottles for Physics and Earth Science. If you have empty 2-liter soda bottles, then please wash them and bring them to Mr. Ashe. I will award students 1 extra credit point per bottle (max 3 extra credit points).

Thanks!

Sept. 03, 2019

If you have not yet joined and/or downloaded the Remind App, then please do so. Sign up with your @sethigh.org email. The class code is @a4d292

Aug. 26, 2019

Hello Class! Welcome to Physics. My name is Mr. Ashe and I will be your teacher for the semester.
I have attached a copy of my syllabus for your reference. You will receive a physical copy of the syllabus during class, which you will be required to sign. I will also require a parent signature.
I look forward to sharing my appreciation and fascination of the sciences with everyone. Stay curious!