Bumper Cars |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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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: |
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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 |
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Complete the Pop Bottle Rocket handout and lab report to receive full credit on the lab.

Unit 3 Forces Test -Honors |
Oct. 15, 2019 | Max Points: 43 |
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October Sky Movie Questions |
Oct. 14, 2019 | Max Points: 7 |
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Description:

Answer the movie questions as you watch October Sky

Rocket Science |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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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 |
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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 |
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Description:

Complete the free body diagram practice problems

Free Body Diagrams |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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Description:

More Free Body Practice. Challenge yourself

Lab 1 - Air Resistance with a Parachute lab |
Oct. 01, 2019 | Max Points: 40 |
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Description:

Follow the lab report format when writing your lab

Astronaut Training Chamber |
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

Elevator |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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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 |
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Description:

Answer the questions in the worksheet

Weight vs. Mass |
Oct. 02, 2019 | Max Points: 5 |
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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 |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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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 |
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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 |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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Description:

Read the article and work on the practice problems.

Right Triangle Trigonometry |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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Description:

more practice

Pythagorean Theorem Applications |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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Description:

Practice with the Pythagorean Theory.

Kinematic Equation Practice |
No Due Date | Max Points: 10 |
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Projectile Motion Practice |
No Due Date | Max Points: 3 |
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Description:

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

Position vs Time Graphing practice |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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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 |
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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

Oct. 23, 2019 |
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Oct. 08, 2019 |
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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 |
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Forces test will be next Tuesday (10/15/19)

Sept. 18, 2019 |
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Test tomorrow. Good luck!

Sept. 17, 2019 |
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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 |
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Aug. 26, 2019 |
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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!