Grade 11 Kinematics Unit Outline

Kinematics Unit Outline 2016-17
Date
Topic
Activity, Material
Text Pages, Recommended Questions
Nov. 14/23
Introduction to motion; Scalars and vectors
Worksheet: Scalars and Vectors
Activity: Walking and Running Speeds
Video: Vectors and Scalars
Video: Speed-Time-Distance Calculations
6-7, 11-12
30 - #4, 7, 8; 71 - #40, 41
Nov. 22/25
Position, Displacement, Distance, Speed, Velocity;
Position-time graphs
Worksheet: Position-time graphs
Group Problem Solving Activity: Speeder Chase!
Video: Slope of Position-Time Graphs
Video: More Position-Time Graphs
14-18
30 - #10, 28, 29
Nov. 28/29
Position-time and velocity-time graphs
Worksheet: Position-time and velocity-time graphs
Worksheet: d-t to v-t graphs worksheet
d-t to v-t graphs worksheet solution

Group Challenge: Speeder Bike Chase!
Speeder Bike Chase - solutions

Video: Interpreting Velocity-Time graphs
48-50, 50-52
67 - #1, 24
Nov. 30/Dec. 1
Velocity-time graphs and displacement
Worksheet: Velocity-time graphs and displacement
Velocity-time graphs and displacement - solutions
Worksheet: Analyzing v-t graphs

Video: Finding displacement from the area under a Velocity-Time graph
40-43, 47
68 - #14, 21
Dec. 6/5
Representations of Motion, motion map
Worksheet: Representations of motion
Representations of Motion - solutions

How to draw motion maps
Video: How to draw motion maps
19-24
Dec. 8/7
Average velocity, Instantaneous velocity
Worksheet: Instantaneous velocity, and Position-time graphs, instantaneous velocity and acceleration
Instantaneous Velocity Assignment solution

Video: Tangents and Instantaneous Velocity

Dec. 12/9
Acceleration
Worksheet: Acceleration problems
video - SMART Car drag racing - acceleration

Dec. 14/13
Quiz - vectors and scalars, d-t and v-t graphs, motion maps


December Break
Jan. 10/Dec. 15
Quick Lab - Constant velocity and acceleration
Activity: Quick Lab - Constant velocity and acceleration

Jan. 9/12
The Big Five constant acceleration equations
Worksheet: Review - d-t, v-t and a-t graphs
Worksheet: The BIG Five Equations of Constant Acceleration, Problems
Chart: The BIG Five Equations
58-60
Jan. 11/12
Problem-solving: The Big Five constant acceleration equations
Group Challenge: Stopping Distance
Worksheet: BIG Five Practice Problems
Group Challenge: Stopping Distance

Video: Stopping Distance
Video: Braking distance
Video: Solving constant acceleration problems with the Big Five

Jan. 13/16
Free fall and acceleration due to gravity
Video: Falling Objects
Video: Mythbusters - Hammer and Feather Drop
Worksheet: Free fall problems
BIG Five and Free fall
BIG Five - Free fall problems
BIG Five - Free Fall Problems - solutions
Video - Solving Free Fall Problems with the BIG Five
Free fall simulation
61-62
Jan. 17/18
Recap: Reaction time and more free fall problems;
Review for quiz
Video - Recreating Galileo's Falling Bodies Experiment
Worksheet: Reaction time and more free fall problems
Reaction time and more BIG Five free fall problems
More BIG Five Free Fall Problems - solutions
72 - #54, 60
Jan. 19/20
Quiz - BIG Five problems, Free-fall problems
Video: Adding vectors using scale diagrams
Read pp. 77-82
Jan. 25/26, 30
Two-dimensional motion - displacement
Worksheet: Vector Diagrams
Vector Diagrams - Solutions

Worksheet: Princess Bride Vectors Assignment
Princess Bride Vectors Assignment - solutions
112 - #15
Jan. 27/30, Feb. 1
Relative Velocities
Worksheet: Relative Velocities
Relative Velocities - solutions
Video - Introduction to Relative Motion

Video - relative velocities
Video - relative velocities 2
Video - Mythbusters - soccer ball
93-96, 97-101
114 - #35, 36
Jan. 31/ Feb. 1, 2
Review
Kinematics and Vectors Review Questions
Kinematics and Vectors Review Problems - solutions
114 - #37, 39, 41, 43

Kinematics Unit Test
Tentative Date: February 3 (Day 1), February 2 (Day 2)