class code: | SPS21 | teacher: | Mr. Elert |

classroom: | t.b.d. | office: | A214 |

test day: | Friday | phone: | (718) 724–8500 ext. 2141 |

email: | elert@midwoodscience.org |

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- Regents Exams

## Unit 0 |
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Foundations | ||
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hw | 0 | Class policies |

hw | 1 | Units, order of magnitude |

hw | 2 | Line of best fit |

hw | 3 | Curve fitting |

quiz | 0 | unit prefixes |

## Unit 1 |
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Kinematics in 1D | ||
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hw | 4 | Speed and velocity |

hw | 5 | Acceleration |

hw | 6 | Equations of motion |

hw | 7 | Falling bodies |

hw | 8 | Graphs of motion |

quiz | 1 | Equations of motion |

quiz | 2 | Falling bodies |

quiz | 3 | Graphs of motion |

project | 1 | Toy cars (guidelines, template) |

test | 1 | Kinematics in 1D |

## Unit 2 |
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Dynamics in 1D | ||
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hw | 9 | Forces |

hw | 10 | Force and mass |

hw | 11 | Action-reaction |

hw | 12 | Weight |

hw | 13 | Dynamics and statics |

hw | 14 | Friction |

quiz | 4 | Newton's laws, qualitative |

quiz | 5 | Newton's laws, quantitative |

quiz | 6 | Friction |

project | 2 | Newton's second law (guidelines, template) |

test | 2 | Dynamics in 1D |

## Unit 3 |
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Mechanics in 2D | ||
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hw | 15 | Trigonometry review |

hw | 16 | Vector addition |

hw | 17 | Kinematics in 2D |

hw | 18 | Vector components |

hw | 19 | Equilibrium in 2D |

quiz | 7 | Trigonometry review |

quiz | 8 | Kinematics in 2D |

quiz | 9 | Equilibrium in 2D |

quiz | 10 | Protractor use (protractor required) |

quiz | 11 | Graphical addition of vectors (ruler and protractor) |

test | 3 | Mechanics in 2D |

## Unit 4 |
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Miscellaneous Mechanics | ||
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hw | 20 | Inclined plane |

hw | 21 | Circular motion |

hw | 22 | Gravitation |

quiz | 12 | Inclined plane |

quiz | 13 | Circular motion |

quiz | 14 | Gravitation |

project | 3 | Coefficient of friction (guidelines, template) |

test | 4 | Miscellaneous mechanics |

## Unit 5 |
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Momentum and Energy | ||
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hw | 23 | Impulse-momentum theorem |

hw | 24 | Conservation of momentum |

hw | 25 | Work |

hw | 26 | Types of energy |

hw | 27 | Conservation of energy |

hw | 28 | Power |

hw | 29 | Springs |

quiz | 15 | Conservation of momentum |

test | 5 | Momentum and energy |

## Unit 6 |
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Orphaned Topics | ||
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hw | 30 | Collisions |

## Unit 0 |
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Foundations | ||
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hw | 0 | Class policies |

## Unit 1 |
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Electrostatics | ||
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hw | 1 | Introduction to electrostatics |

hw | 2 | Electrostatic force |

hw | 3 | Electric field |

hw | 4 | Conductors and insulators |

hw | 5 | Electric potential |

quiz | 1 | Electric force and field |

quiz | 2 | Electric field and potential |

project | 1 | Hooke's law (guidelines, template) |

test | 1 | Electrostatics |

## Unit 2 |
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Electric Current & Circuits | ||
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hw | 6 | Electric current |

hw | 7 | Electric resistance, Ohm's law |

hw | 8 | Electric power |

hw | 9 | Electric resistance in wires |

hw | 10 | Resistors in circuits |

quiz | 3 | Electric current |

quiz | 4 | Electric circuits |

project | 2 | Ohm's law (guidelines, template) |

test | 2 | Electric current and circuits |

## Unit 3 |
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Mechanical Waves & Sound | ||
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hw | 11 | The nature of waves |

hw | 12 | Superposition, interference |

hw | 13 | The nature of sound |

hw | 14 | Doppler effect |

hw | 15 | Standing waves & resonance |

quiz | 5 | General waves |

quiz | 6 | Standing waves |

project | 3 | Speed of sound (guidelines, template) |

test | 3 | Waves & sound |

## Unit 4 |
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Optics | ||
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hw | 16 | The nature of light, polarization |

hw | 17 | Diffraction, interference |

hw | 18 | Reflection |

hw | 19 | Refraction |

quiz | 7 | Physical optics |

quiz | 8 | Geometric optics |

project | 4.1 | Ray diagram: ice crystal |

project | 4.2 | Ray diagram: raindrop 1 |

project | 4.3 | Ray diagram: raindrop 2 |

test | 4 | Waves and light |

## Unit 5 |
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Electromagnetism | ||
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hw | 20 | Magnetism |

hw | 21 | Electromagnetism |

hw | 22 | Electromagnetic waves |

quiz | 9 | Electromagnetism |

Modern Physics | ||
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hw | 23 | Particle nature of light |

hw | 24 | Wave nature of matter |

hw | 25 | Atomic spectra |

hw | 26 | Mass-energy |

hw | 27 | Standard model |

quiz | 10 | Atomic spectra |

quiz | 11 | Particle physics |

test | 5 | Magnetism & modern physics |

## Unit 6 |
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Mechanics Review | ||
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hw | 28 | Projectiles |

quiz | 12 | Projectiles |

quiz | v | Dynamics and statics |

quiz | w | Momentum, circular motion, gravitation |

quiz | x | Energy and elasticity |

quiz | y | Kinematics |

quiz | z | Mechanics and other stuff |

project | 5 | Shoot for your grade |

test | 6 | Mechanics and other stuff |

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12:45–4:15 PM EDT, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Regents High School Examination. This exam counts as two tests and cannot be dropped |