Assignments

Second Exhibition Project Checkpoint-Written Document Supporting Project is Finished

Dec. 13, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

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
Description:

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
Description:

In less than three weeks we will have Exhibition Night (12/19/19). Follow the directions in the attached assignment directions and impress your friends, family, and the SET High Community.

Momentum and Impulse Test

Nov. 20, 2019 Max Points: 40

Apollo 13 Movie Questions

Dec. 02, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

Answer the movie questions as you watch Apollo 13

Momentum and Impulse Test Review

Nov. 20, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

Use this packet to review for the test on Wednesday

Collisions and Conservation of Momentum

Nov. 11, 2019 Max Points: 10

Impulse Practice

Nov. 11, 2019 Max Points: 10
Description:

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
Description:

Follow the lab instructions. Turn in part 2 of the lab handout and your completed lab report.

Bumper Cars

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

Collision simulation

Crash Test Dummy

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

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:
Description:

Some extra practice at a honor's level.

Momentum Practice

Oct. 29, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete the worksheet on momentum

Unit 3 Forces Test -Honors

No Due Date Max Points: 43
Description:

Test results will be displayed here

Unit 3 Forces Test

Oct. 23, 2019 Max Points: 33
Description:

Test results will be displayed here

Resolution of Forces

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

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
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.

Interest in iFly Physics Field Trip Survey

Oct. 24, 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/

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.

October Sky Movie Questions

Oct. 14, 2019 Max Points: 7
Description:

Answer the movie questions as you watch October Sky

Rocket Science

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

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

Free Body Diagram Practice

Oct. 11, 2019 Max Points: 5
Description:

Complete the free body diagram practice problems

Astronaut Training Chamber

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

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:
Description:

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:
Description:

The following simulation explains the elevator phenomenon in more detail

Weight vs. Mass

Oct. 08, 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

Lab 1 - Air Resistance with a Parachute lab

Oct. 08, 2019 Max Points: 40
Description:

Follow the lab report format when writing your lab

Chase the Assailant Activity

No Due Date Max Points: 15
Description:

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

1D Kinematics Unit Test

No Due Date 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

Kinematic Equation Practice

No Due Date Max Points: 10
Description:

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

Projectile Motion for an Object Launched at an Angle

No Due Date Max Points:
Description:

Read the article and work on the practice problems.

Right Triangle Trigonometry

No Due Date Max Points:
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More practice

Pythagorean Theorem Applications

No Due Date Max Points:
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Practice with the Pythagorean Theorem

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

Velocity Practice

No Due Date 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.

Physics Lab Safety Presentation

Sept. 06, 2019 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 which relates to the lab safety rule

Independent/Dependent Variable Practice

Sept. 09, 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. 09, 2019 Max Points: 3
Description:

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
Description:

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
Description:

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
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.

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. 22, 2019

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

First test is 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 @3dk6ab

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!