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Word of the Week

  • Week of June 4
    Momentum: (moh-men-tuhm); noun

    Definition: a measure of a mass in motion determined by multiplying mass by velocity; sometimes called "the amount of motion"

    Etymology: from the Latin momentum meaning movement or moving power

    Use in a Sentence: A car and a bus moving at the same velocity both have momentum, but the momentum of the bus is larger due to its larger mass.
    Posted Jun 3, 2013, 7:15 AM by Jesse Nechodom
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Class Announcements

  • How to Upload to Youtube If you have switched to the Gmail version of CNG's email service, you already have a Google account which means that you already have a Youtube account as well ...
    Posted May 29, 2013, 12:01 PM by Unknown user
  • New Rube Goldberg Demonstration Video Here is a link to the Rube Goldberg Machine that Mr. Nechodom made this year as a demonstration in class.  The video does not show the analysis section, so if ...
    Posted May 27, 2013, 3:25 PM by Jesse Nechodom
  • Rube Goldberg Machines Final Project Information, Hints, and Videos The first and most important thing that will be required for this project is PATIENCE!  You are being given a month to work on the project (remember the final project ...
    Posted May 8, 2013, 6:47 AM by Jesse Nechodom
  • Interesting Scientists If you have some free time (or even if you don't because it's that good), take some time to listen to a bunch of famous science people talking ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2013, 6:40 PM by Jesse Nechodom
  • April 9 - 10: Motion Notes Today during class students will take the Motion Notes after going over answers to the Chapter 10.1 Guided Reading.  
    Posted Apr 8, 2013, 8:43 AM by Jesse Nechodom
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Homework Assignments

  • June 5 - 6: Simple Machines and Forces Cover Page Students will work on the Simple Machines and Forces Cover Page during class today.  The Cover Page is due at the end of class and will be considered late if ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2013, 1:44 PM by Unknown user
  • May 24 - 28: Section 11.4 Quiz and Chapter 11 Review Questions During class today students will work on the Section 11.4 Quiz and  Chapter 11 Review Questions sheet.  The sheet is due at the start of the next class period ...
    Posted May 24, 2013, 8:08 AM by Unknown user
  • May 23 - 24: Section 11.3 Quiz and Section 11.4 Guided Reading During class today students will work on the Section 11.3 Quiz and Section 11.4 Guided Reading sheet.  The sheet is due at the start of the next class ...
    Posted May 23, 2013, 5:01 AM by Unknown user
  • May 21 - 22: Section 11.2 Quiz and Section 11.3 Guided Reading During class today students will work on the Section 11.2 Quiz and Section 11.3 Guided Reading sheet.  The sheet is due at the start of the next class ...
    Posted May 21, 2013, 5:00 AM by Unknown user
  • May 17 - 20: Section 11.1 Quiz and Section 11.2 Guided Reading During class today students will work on the Section 11.1 Quiz and Section 11.2 Guided Reading sheet.  The sheet is due at the start of the next class ...
    Posted May 19, 2013, 1:23 PM by Jesse Nechodom
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