You made it! Science Rules... -February:Force Motion Start
 

Science Portal- Welcome!

Dinner conversations:  What is energy? What is force? What are machines? How do you describe motion? How do batteries work?  Physics is totally awesome, isn't it?

 
Now Lesson 4: Storing & Using Energy in a Battery
Next: 1-4 quiz, Notebook Check 
 
Reading for Energy Unit: Galileo and Experimental Science, Batteries- Electricity to go, Wet-Cell and Dry-Cell Batteries, Different Batteries for Different Needs, Electric Cars: Back to the Future?, Putting the Wind to Work, The difference between Mass & Weight, Bungee Jumping: The Forces Are With You, Hooke and Newton: Geniuses at Work, Nature Puts on the Brakes, Rock Climbing: Two People, One Powerful Force, Motors- Getting Smaller Every Day, The Meaning of Work, Measuring Up, Klamath Falls- A Real Hot Spot, Work, Energy, & Power, How Many Horses?, The Power of Nature, Cars: Energy to Burn.
 
Vocabulary: EMM Energy
Electrodes
Anode
Cathode
Electrolyte
Electrochemistry
Electron
Chemical Reaction
 

Circuit (open/closed)

Energy
Battery
Cell
Dry cell
Wet cell
Friction
Fulcrum

Dependent Variable
Heat energy

Light energy

 kinetic energy

 potential energy

Gravitational Potential Energy
Work

Joule

Newton

 

Independent Variable
 Force

Gravitational force

Elastic Force

Frictional Force

Friction

Horsepower

Control Variable



 
Vocabulary: EMM Machines

Target Practice: 

CE Target Practice - (Make up)

EMM Target Practice Questions

(click above to get access to the learning target assignment for the latest lesson)
 
 

Homework: Daily Thought

Science notebooks are a large part of this class.  Please investigate the provided materials on the homework/classwork page to learn more.

 


Daily Thoughts are required in the science notebooks.  This requirement can be met even while sick or on vacation.  Keep your eye out for science and then share. Make connections to what you learn. Upon your return, talk to a "study buddy" to get the missed notes.

Sick? Home-bound? Check out the Sick page for instructions. 

 
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