Second Exhibition Project Checkpoint-Written Document Supporting Project is Finished |
Dec. 13, 2019 | Max Points: 10 |
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Have the written portion of the project finished (2. a-h) so I can review what you have before adding everything to your poster.

First Exhibition Project Checkpoint |
Dec. 06, 2019 | Max Points: 10 |
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Provide me with a 1-2 page outline of your exhibition project. The outline should explain the Physics topic you have chosen, what you plan to create for your demonstration, and a one sentence summary for each sub category under requirement 2.

Physics Exhibition Project |
Dec. 18, 2019 | Max Points: 50 |
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Momentum and Impulse Test |
Nov. 20, 2019 | Max Points: 40 |
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Apollo 13 Movie Questions |
Dec. 02, 2019 | Max Points: 10 |
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Momentum and Impulse Test Review |
Nov. 20, 2019 | Max Points: 10 |
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Description:

Use this packet to review for the test on Wednesday

Collisions and Conservation of Momentum |
Nov. 11, 2019 | Max Points: 10 |
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Impulse Practice |
Nov. 11, 2019 | Max Points: 10 |
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Complete the worksheet using a separate piece of paper. The printer is not working today

To be moved to term B

Lab 3 - Egg Drop Lab |
Nov. 18, 2019 | Max Points: 40 |
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Follow the lab instructions. Turn in part 2 of the lab handout and your completed lab report.

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.

More Impulse and Momentum problems |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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Description:

Some extra practice at a honor's level.

Momentum Practice |
Oct. 29, 2019 | Max Points: 5 |
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Description:

Complete the worksheet on momentum

Unit 3 Forces Test -Honors |
No Due Date | Max Points: 43 |
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Resolution of Forces |
No Due Date | Max Points: |
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Honors Physics students:

Please read the following article about the resolution of forces:

https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/vectors/u3l3b.cfm

You will learn how to find the horizontal and vertical forces, given a diagonal force at a specific angle. There are three problems in this article, which are identical to the review questions on the last page of the forces review packet.

Ask Mr. Ashe for help if you are lost.

Make a Clinometer |
Oct. 16, 2019 | 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.

Interest in iFly Physics Field Trip Survey |
Oct. 24, 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/

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.

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

Free Body Diagram Practice |
Oct. 11, 2019 | Max Points: 5 |
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Description:

Complete the free body diagram practice problems

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

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

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

The following simulation explains the elevator phenomenon in more detail

Weight vs. Mass |
Oct. 08, 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

Lab 1 - Air Resistance with a Parachute lab |
Oct. 08, 2019 | Max Points: 40 |
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Description:

Follow the lab report format when writing your lab

Chase the Assailant Activity |
No Due Date | 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 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

Kinematic Equation Practice |
No Due Date | Max Points: 10 |
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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 Theorem

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

Velocity Practice |
No Due Date | 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.

Physics Lab Safety Presentation |
Sept. 06, 2019 | 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 which relates to the lab safety rule

Independent/Dependent Variable Practice |
Sept. 09, 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. 09, 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.

Rates Practice |
Sept. 09, 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.

Describe the motion of the ball as it rolls down the classroom |
Sept. 06, 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.

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.

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. 22, 2019 |
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Just a reminder, you are allowed to have the following for the test tomorrow:

1. One page of notes

2. The types of forces chart

Good luck and get some rest

Sept. 23, 2019 |
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First test is 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!