Grade 11 Kinematics Unit Outline

Kinematics Unit Outline 2017-18

Date
Topic
Activity, Material
Text Pages, Recommended Questions
Nov. 16, 21/20
Introduction to motion; Scalars and vectors
Activity: Walking Speed Speed Problems
Worksheet: Vectors and Scalars

Video: Vectors and Scalars
Video: Speed-Time-Distance Calculations
6-7, 11-12
30 - #4, 7, 8; 71 - #40, 41
Nov. 21, 23/22
Position, Displacement, Distance, Speed, Velocity;
Position-time graphs
Worksheet: Position-time graphs
Group Problem Solving Activity: Group Problem - Speeder Bike Challenge

Video: Slope of Position-Time Graphs
Video: More Position-Time Graphs
14-18
30 - #10, 28, 29
Nov. 23, 27/24
Position-time and velocity-time graphs
Velocity-time graphs and displacement
Worksheet: Position-time Graphs Recap, Intro to Velocity-time Graphs
Worksheet: Position-time to Velocity-time Graphs
Video: Interpreting Velocity-Time graphs

Worksheet: Velocity-time Graphs and Displacement
Velocity Time Graphs and Displacement - solutions
Video: Finding displacement from the area under a Velocity-Time graph
Worksheet: Analyzing v-t graphs homework
48-50, 50-52
67 - #1, 24
Nov. 29, Dec. 4/Nov. 30
Representations of Motion
How to draw motion maps
Worksheet: Representations of Motion
Representations of Motion - solutions

Video - Visualizing Motion with iPhone Clipstro app
Video - Introduction to Motion Maps
Video: How to draw motion maps
40-43, 47
68 - #14, 21
Dec. 4, 6/5
Average velocity, Instantaneous velocity
Worksheet: Instantaneous Velocity; d-t graphs, instantaneous velocity and acceleration
d-t graphs, instantaneous Velocity and acceleration - solution

Video: Tangents and Instantaneous Velocity
19-24
Dec. 6, 8/7
Acceleration
Worksheet: Acceleration Problems
video - SMART Car drag racing - acceleration

Dec. 12/11
Review
Kinematics Graphing Summary and Review

Dec. 14/13
Quiz


December Break
Jan. 9/8
The Big Five constant acceleration equations
Worksheet: Introducing the BIG Five Equations of Constant Acceleration
BIG Five Homework Problems 1-3 - solutions
Chart: The BIG Five Equations of Constant Acceleration
Video: Solving constant acceleration problems with the Big Five
58-60
Jan. 11/10
Constant v and constant a problems: Reaction time and Braking time
Video: Stopping Distance
Video: Braking distance

Worksheet: Group Challenge Problem - Stopping Distance
Group Challenge Problem - Stopping Distance - solutions

Jan. 15/12
Free fall and acceleration due to gravity
Worksheet: Free Fall and Constant Acceleration
Worksheet: Free Fall Problems
Free Fall Problems - solutions

Video: Falling Objects
Video: Mythbusters - Hammer and Feather Drop
video - Hammer and feather drop on moon
Video - Solving Free Fall Problems with the BIG Five
Free fall simulation
61-62
67 - #54, 60
Jan. 17/16
Reaction time and more free fall problems
Video - Recreating Galileo's Falling Bodies Experiment
Video - Pilot G-force Training(3:18)

Worksheet: Reaction Time and More BIG Five Free Fall Problems
Reaction Time and More Free Fall Problems - solutions
77-82
Jan. 19/18
Introduction to vectors and two-dimensional motion
Two-dimensional motion - displacement
Worksheet: Vector Diagrams
Vector Diagrams - Solutions

Video: Adding vectors using scale diagrams
112 - #15
Jan. 23/22
Relative Velocities
Worksheet: Princess Bride Vectors practice
Princess Bride Vectors practice- solutions
Worksheet: Relative Velocities

Video - Introduction to Relative Motion
Video - relative velocities
Video - relative velocities 2
Video - Mythbusters - soccer ball
93-96, 97-101
114 - #35, 36
Jan. 25/26
Review
Kinematics Review Problems
Kinematics Review Problems - solutions
114 - #37, 39, 41, 43

Kinematics Unit Test
January 31 (Day 1), February 1 (Day 2)