Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Momentum in 2 Dimensions

Today we expanded our conservation of momentum problems into 2 dimensions.

Here is the solution to the first example problem:

Homework: p.194 # 49 & 51

Monday, December 10, 2018

Lab: Conservation of Momentum

Today you are completing Lab: Conservation of Momentum. Here is a picture on the board with some stuff. There happens to be some help with number 31 from the homework due today as well.

Homework is p.193 #36a, 37, 40

Friday, December 7, 2018


Today we talked about collisions, which are really just another kind of momentum conservation problem.

Notes: Collisions

The PhET collision simulator is here.

Homework tonight is p. 192 #29, 31, 34a

You also need to complete the pre-lab for Lab: Momentum Conservation.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Conservation of Momentum

Today we had very few notes:

Notes: Conservation of Momentum

The rest of the period was yours to start your homework since it's a bit longer than yesterday's.

Homework: p. 192 #25, 26, 27

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Momentum Intro

Today we had one slide of notes and a bunch of practice problems:

Notes: Momentum Intro

Then you worked on your homework: p. 190 #1, 3, 6, 7

Monday, December 3, 2018

Rotational Motion Test

Ok, your test is today! We'll have about half an hour of work time first.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Test Postponed

I decided to move the test to next class, so today is another work day.

The practice test, its key, and solutions videos are on yesterday's post.