Marc ReifThe students in AP Physics C have nearly all had AP Physics 1 and are enrolled in AP Calculus AB or BC. (In 2016-2017 there were 20 students in the class, 1 was not enrolled in calculus, and 1 had not had a physics class before). Instruction begins on Monday, 14 August 2017. Our school is on A/B block. Each class meets five 90-minute sessions every two weeks. We have 80 blocks before the AP Exam. that is 7200 minutes or 120 hours or 5 complete days.There are 40 blocks in the first semester and 40 blocks in the second semester before the AP 1 and 2 Exams. Some units, as noted, do not include tests.I estimate 75 days (allowing a few days for interruptions due to state testing) of instruction before the AP 1 Exam on Tuesday, 8 May 2018. ~~~~~1111111~~~~Begin Semester 1~~~~~~1111111~~~~~~~Unit 01 - Tools (no test for this unit) [3 blocks (no test) - 37 remaining in the 1st semester] Knight Chapter 1 Activities: Experimental methods, curve-fitting from data Review: Vectors, scalars, dimensional analysis, significant figures Review: motion diagrams and concepts of motion Unit 02 - 1d Kinematics [4 blocks ( including test) - 33 remaining in the 1st semester] Knight Chapters 1 and 2 Falling Chain Lab - Jerk Model Introduce derivative and anti-derivative Calculus and Kinematics Activities Unit 03 - 2d Kinematics [4 blocks (incl. test date) - 29 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 9/12 or 9/13] Knight Chapters 3 and 4 Projectile Lab Circular kinematics lab Relativity of velocity Unit 04 - 1d Forces [6 blocks (incl. test date) - 23 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 10/2 or 10/3] Knight Chapters 5 and 6 Systems of multiple objects Atwood's Machine Lab Drag lab Spreadsheet simulations Unit 05 - 2d Forces [4 blocks (incl. test date) - 19 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 10/16 or 10/17] Knight Chapters 7 and 8 Circular motion and gravitation No Lab Unit 06 - Energy [6 blocks (incl. test date) - 13 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 11/5 or 11/6] Knight Chapters 9 and 10 Springs and Rubber band lab Energy dissipation lab Unit 07 - Impulse and Momentum [5 blocks (incl. test date) - 8 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 12/4 or 12/5] Knight Chapter 11 Impulse to stop a falling chain Increasing mass system Unit 08 - Rotation Knight Chapter 12 [8 blocks (no test other than semester exam) - 0 remaining in the 1st semester] Lab finding an unknown rotational inertia22222~~~~Begin Semester 2~~~~22222~~~~~~~~Unit 09 - Gravitation and Oscillation [6 blocks (incl. test date) - 34 remaining before AP Exam - test on 1/19 or 1/20] Knight Chapters 13 and 15 Lab Physical pendulum Unit 10 - Electric Charge, Force, and Field [5 blocks (incl. test date) - 29 remaining before AP Exam - test on 1/26 or 1/27] Knight Chapters 22 and 23 Electrostatic devices Lab Coulomb's Law Lab Unit 11 - Gauss's Law [4 blocks (incl. test date) - 25 remaining before AP Exam - test on 2/08 or 2/09] Knight Chapter 24 Unit 12 - Electric Potential, Potential Energy, and Capacitance [5 blocks (incl. test date) - 20 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 2/23 or 2/24] Knight Chapters 25 and 26 Capacitance Lab Electric Potential Lab Unit 13 - DC Circuits [4 blocks - 16 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 3/6 or 3/7] Knight Chapters 27 and 28 Lab Kirchhoff's Laws Lab RC Circuit Unit 14 - Magnetostatics [5 blocks (incl. test date) - 11 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 4/9 or 4/10] Knight Chapter 29 Bar magnet fields Lab B-field of a slinky Lab Pole strength of a magnet Lab Unit 15 - Induction [5 blocks - 6 remaining in the 1st semester - test on 4/24 or 4/26] Knight Chapter 30 Faraday's Law Lab Unit 16 - Maxwell's Equations [2 blocks - 4 remaining in the 1st semester - no test - Mock Exam on 5/1 or 5/2] Knight Chapter 31 No Lab AP C Exam on Monday, 14 May 2018 |

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