Phys, May 1, 2017

GPS:  SP4. Students will analyze the properties and applications of waves.
a. Explain the processes that results in the production and energy transfer of electromagnetic waves.
b. Experimentally determine the behavior of waves in various media in terms of reflection, refraction, and diffraction of waves.
c. Explain the relationship between the phenomena of interference and the principle of superposition.
d. Demonstrate the transfer of energy through different mediums by mechanical waves.
EQ:  What are the properties of waves?
What are the applications of waves?
How do waves interact with each other?

Wave station kick off lab.
phet lab link

Physics, April 24, 2017

GPS for the Week:
SP5. Students will evaluate relationships between electrical and magnetic forces.
a. Describe the transformation of mechanical energy into electrical energy and the transmission of electrical energy.
b. Determine the relationship among potential difference, current, and resistance in a direct current circuit.
c. Determine equivalent resistances in series and parallel circuits.
d. Determine the relationship between moving electric charges and magnetic fields.
EQ for the Week:
How are electric fields, magnetic fields, and electric charges related?
How are voltage and current affected in series and parallel circuit?

Complete the lab on PhET Parallel & Series Circuits lab
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omplete the Magnetism video