PHS 531 daily calendar 2017

 

Monday, June 5

AM - Distribute workshop materials,

- Pretests (including Mechanics Baseline Test)

- Introduce leaders and participants

- Discuss workshop design and course expectations.

Begin Unit 1

- Do force diagrams of rubbed balloon stuck to wall and ceiling (intr force electric)

- Sticky tape activity

PM - Post-activity (sticky tape) whiteboarding

- develop atomic model of matter, charge

- conductors and insulators, polarization

- Balloon demo to show insulator properties

HW - Reading: Sherwood and Chabay: Begin Chapter 15, Electric Fields and Matter

- Please take the Pre-survey for AMTA (You need to do this to get your free years membership in the AMTA)

Tuesday, June 6

AM - Worksheet 1 and whiteboard

- Do electrophorus activity and whiteboard it

- charging by conduction and induction

PM - Demo: Using an electroscope to show different methods of charging

- Demo: Investigating charge with Vernier charge sensor

-       Do worksheet 2 and whiteboard

-       Demo: Mike Piepan

HW – Reading and write reflection: Finish Chapter 15, Electric Fields and Matter

Wednesday, June 7

AM - Construct and investigate the Leyden jar and whiteboard analysis

- Do selected questions on extra electrostatic worksheet and whiteboard

- Electrostatics quiz

- Determine relationship of electric force and distance between charges

- pre-lab

- perform lab using video with Video Analysis in Logger Pro and process data

- board meeting on lab

- Post lab discussion, look at effect of charge on force, produce Coulomb’s Law

- Do worksheet 3 and whiteboard it

PM - Do charge on a tape mini-lab

HW – Work on Coulomb’s Law in lab notebook


 

Thursday, June 8

AM - Finish mapping the electric field activity and whiteboard

- EM Field exploration activity with PhET simulation, discuss

- define electric field using a graph

- Do worksheet 4 and whiteboard

- Do worksheet 5 and whiteboard

- Determining electric field using a summation, use VPython to show a summation

PM HW – Begin reading Chabay and Sherwood, Matter and Interactions Chapter 19.1-19.7, A Microscopic view of electric circuits (This is heavy reading!) I would recommend splitting this into 3 readings. It will help your understanding of the next unit if you have the material read by next Tuesday.

Friday, June 9

AM Begin Unit 2

- Stairway activity to introduce potential

- Define gravitational and electric potential, derivations on board

- Lab: topographic maps and gravitational potential

- Discuss key points of topographic (contour) mapping

- Lab: Mapping electric potential

- Collect data, enter into spreadsheet, make graphs, show different graphs on the projector

- Discuss potential mapping lab concepts

- do worksheet 1 and whiteboard

HW – Continue reading Chabay and Sherwood, Matter and Interactions Chapter 19.1-19.7, A Microscopic view of electric circuits

- Work on problem set 1 due next Friday

**Get notebook ready to turn in Monday after class


Week 2

Monday, June 12

AM - Define eV (electron-volt) and do worksheet 2

- Whiteboard/discuss worksheet 2

- Look at a few VPython simulations of a positive charge released at rest in a dipole field

PM - Activity using PhET simulation: Charges and Fields (Exploring Electric Potential)

- Whiteboard activity and come up with equation for potential due to a point charge

- Do worksheet 3 and whiteboard

HW – Finish reading Chabay and Sherwood, Matter and Interactions Chapter 19.1-19.7 and write a one page reflection to be turned in Friday

 

Turn in course notebook for grading today

Tuesday, June 13

AM

- High wire worker clip

- Do worksheet 4 and whiteboard

- Demo/discussion on charge, potential for parallel plates

- Lab: Determine the relationship of the energy stored in a capacitor and the potential difference across the capacitor

- collect and analyze data, discussion of lab

- Talk about the relationship of capacitance and the size of the area of the plates and the separation of the plates

PM - Do worksheet 5 and whiteboard

- Bridging demo to circuits

Begin Unit 3.

- Lab: What’s Happening in the Wires?

- pre-lab discussion, collect data

 

HW – Reading and reflection: Chabay and Sherwood, Matter and Interactions 19.8-19.10, Energy in a circuit

Wednesday, June 14

AM

- Discuss first 3 pages of Lab 1

- Discussion of representations of charge distribution at various times, discuss transient condition.

- Finish Lab and discuss

- Do worksheet 1 and whiteboard

PM

- Do Lab 2: Charge Distribution and Potential Difference

- collect and analyze data

- post-lab discussion, discuss flow rate vs. drift velocity, discuss E-field and drift velocity, discuss L and R bulb in series and parallel circuits

- Demo: show two bulbs in series as a transient occurrence

- Work on worksheet 2

HW

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Thursday, June 15

AM

-   Whiteboard worksheet 2

- Prelab Ohm’s Law lab with long bulb extension

- Collect data and make whiteboards

- Board meeting on laba

PM

- Lab: resistors in series and parallel, collect and w/b data, post-lab discussion to develop characteristics of each circuit, resistor addition rules

-   Do worksheet 3 and whiteboard

- Work on worksheet 4 and whiteboard

HW

-   Formal write up of Ohm’s Law Lab due on Monday

3:15 – Go to scale up room to listen to Jeff Hengesbach, AMTA executive officer

4:00 – All are invited to a mixer at 4 peaks. It is located at 1340 E 8th St, Tempe,AZ, about 1.1 miles East of our classroom

Friday, June 16

 

AM

- Whiteboard worksheet 4

- Introduce resistor network addition

- Work on practice sheet for multi-resistor circuits

- Circuit practicum

- Work on DIRECT diagnostic test, check answers with equipment

HW

-   Reading: R. Cohen, B. Eylon, and U. Ganiel, “Potential difference and current in simple electric circuits: a study of students’ concepts” (Reflection on the reading for next Tuesday)

-   Get notebook ready to turn in on Monday

-   Formal write up for

Turn in:

-   Turn in problem set 1

-   2 reflections on Sherwood and Chabay’s Chapter 19 readings, the first one is 1 page and the second is ½ to one page.

 

 


 

Monday, June 19

AM

- Discuss answers to DIRECT diagnostic test

- Two conducting sphere thought questions

Begin Unit 4

- Lab 1: Investigation of the magnetic field around a current-carrying wire; collect and whiteboard data, post-lab discussion, RH curl rule

- Lab 2 Prelab

- Investigate the following relationships

- Relationship of magnetic field strength (B) and the distance from the center of a current bearing wire (r),

- Relationship of the magnetic field strength (B) and the current in the wire (I)

PM

- Board meeting on B field of a wire lab and discuss

- Activity/discussion of field around permanent magnets

- Field direction demos for wire and solenoid, rules for magnetic field direction

- Do worksheet 1

- Whiteboard worksheet 1

- Begin construction of current balances if time

HW – Reading; Chabay and Sherwood, Matter and Interactions Chapter 18.9-18.11, Magnetism

Turn in:

-   Ohm’s Law write up

-   Course Notebook

Tuesday, June 20

AM

- Finish constructing current balances

- “Oh No! Mr. BIL” and force on a wire, rules for force on wire

- Lab: Magnetic force on current-bearing wire (3 labs in one!)

- Relationship of the magnetic force on the wire and the current through the wire

- Relationship of the magnetic force on the wire and the length of the wire

- Relationship of the magnetic force on the wire and the magnetic field strength

- Whiteboard lab and come up with Force on wire equation

PM

- Demo/discussion: force on charged particle

- Cathode ray tube demo

- Do worksheet 2

- Whiteboard worksheet 2

- VPython and relationships of B and r, v and r, q and r, m and r, T and r

- Do worksheet 3 and whiteboard

HW – Reading and reflection: Chabay and Sherwood, Matter and Interactions Chapter 21, Magnetic Force


 

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Wednesday, June 21

AM

- Hall effect

-Worksheet on Hall effect

-Introduction to TIPERS

- Do magnetic force TIPERS, Ranking Tasks

PM

- Introduce motional EMF

-   Magnetic flux, Faraday’s Law, Lenz’s Law

-   Practice with coils and galvanometer

-   Look at ASU demos on Faraday’s and Lenz’s laws

- Do worksheet 4 and whiteboard

- Do drop the magnet activity

HW – Look at Friday’s turn in list

 

Thursday, June 22

AM - Look at discharging a capacitor through a light bulb

- Review electromagnetic induction

- Induction demos and thought questions

- Do worksheet 5 and whiteboard

PM

- Do worksheet 6 and whiteboard

- Build Johnson motors

Turn in notebook for quick look

HW – Look at Friday’s turn in list

 

Friday, June 23

 

AM

- Perform Faraday’s Law Lab, do unknown

- Induction TIPERS

- CSEM for “phun”, take and discuss

- Post-test, course evaluation

Turn in:

-   Problem Set 2

-   Reflection on Course

-   Reflection on Magnetism Readings