AP Physics 1 Calendar Fall Semester 2017*
Day

Date

Quiz

Major Topic(s) To Be Covered In Class

1


Math Basics

Observation, Inference, Scientific Notation

2


Scientific Notation

Scientific Method, Prefixes

3


Scientific Method

Graphing Data, Circumference vs Diameter Lab

4


Graphing Data

Scalars, Vectors, Trig

5


Trig, Scientific Method

Vector Practice

6


Vectors, Graphing

One dimensional (1D) motion, velocity lab

7


Velocity(v), Vectors

Acceleration lab

8


Acceleration (a)

Acceleration of gravity lab

9


V, a , graphing

1D motion problems

10



Test 1

11


Vectors

Test corrections, more 1D motion problem practice

12


Scientific Method, trig

Two dimensional (2D) motion notes and practice

13


V, a

2D motion practice

14


2D motion, graphing

2D lab #1

15


2D, vectors

2D lab #2

16


2D

2D lab #2 continued

17


2D

2D motion practice

18


2D

2D motion practice

19


Newton’s Laws vocabulary

Newton’s Laws notes and practice

20


Formulas to date

Weight lab

21



Test 2

22


V, a, 1D motion

Test corrections, Newton’s second law lab #1

23


2D

Newton’s Second law lab #2

24


Newton’s laws

Newton’s laws practice

25


Newton’s laws

Newton’s laws practice

26


Circular motion (F_{c}) and gravitation (F_{G}) vocabulary

F_{c} notes and lab #1

27


Newton’s laws, v, a

F_{c} lab #2, F_{c} practice

28


Formulas to date

F_{G} notes and lab

29


F_{c}

F_{G }practice

30



Test 3

31


F_{G}

Test corrections, F_{G }and F_{c} pracitce

32


F_{G}

F_{G }and F_{c }practice

33


Energy (E) vocabulary

Energy notes and practice

34


Newton’s Laws

Energy practice

35


F_{G }and F_{c}

Work and power lab, energy practice

36


E

E lab #1, E practice

37


E

E lab #2, E practice

38


Formulas to date

E practice

39


2D

E practice

40



Test 4

41


Newton’s Laws

Test corrections, momentum (p) notes

42


F_{G }and F_{c}

p lab #1, p practice

43


E

p lab #2, p practice

44


Formulas to date

p practice

*subject to change with all changes announced in class