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Frosh Physics

Bell Work 6
1. What is the metric system?
2. Why should the United
States use the metric
system?
3. List the base unit for
weight, and list the prefix
and symbol if you had
1,000 of them.

F. P.
Bell Work 7
1. Who is the only major
nation in the world not to
use the metric system in
their daily lives?
2. State the definition for the
Metric System.
3. What are the 2 points of
simplicity associated with
the metric system?

F.P.
Bell Work 8
1. What is a big reason why
the metric system was
created?
2. What are the three basic
units a nonscientist needs
to know for everyday life?
3. What is the definition of
the metric system?

F.P.
Bell Work 9
1. What two civilizations
made early attempts at
standardization?
2. How were early weights
derived in some systems?
And, what were the issues
with that system of
weights?
3. What are the 4 number
systems? What numbers
are they based on and who
created them?

F.P.
Bell Work 10
1. To the best of your ability,
illustrate the scientific
method.
2. Name an advantage of the
scientific method that
makes it very good for
scientific discovery.
3. Explain how a scientific
theory is accepted.

F.P.
Bell Work 11
1. Explain; A theory is accepted
not based on the prestige or
convincing powers of the
proponent, but on the results
obtained through observations
and/or experiments which
anyone can reproduce.
2. What does falsifiable mean?
3. Provide an example of a
falsifiable theory.

F.P.
Bell Work 12
1. Define Independent
variable.
2. Give an example of a
dependent variable.
3. Why is the term controlled
variable an oxymoron?

F.P.
Bell Work 13
1. Why is being falsifiable
important?
2. What is a variable?
3. Explain what a control item
is in an experiment.

F.P.
Bell Work 14
1. The scientific method is
(I am looking for 3
elements in your answer.)

F.P.
Bell Work 15
1. Vocabulary; what is a base
unit?
2. What is a prefix for a base
unit?
3. Density equals mass
divided by volume (D =
m/v). What is the density
of a 10 cm3 sample of
copper that has a mass of
89.6 g?

F.P.
Bell Work 16
1. Explain how the
independent variable
affects the dependent
variable.
2. Convert; 32 oz into grams.
3. Explain how to convert
degrees Fahrenheit to
degrees Celsius.

Bell Work 17
F.P.
1. Given the example of
picking an outfit to wear in the
morning, formulate a testable
hypothesis for finding a shirt
that enhances your choice of
clothes.
2. Illustrate a graph indicating
the different number of boys
to girls in our class.

F.P.
Bell Work 18
1. Write a hypothesis using
an IfThen statement
for what you think will
happen if the rain
continues for a week.
2. What do you think makes a
good hypothesis?
3. Can anyone use the
scientific method? Why or
why not?

F.P.
Bell Work 19
1. Why can the scientific
method be used by
anyone?
2. Can the scientific method
be used to solve problems
that have yet to be
answered? Explain your
answer.
3. How does using the
scientific method begin?

F.P.
Bell Work 20
1. What typically ends the
process of using the
scientific method?
2. What makes the scientific
method universally
accepted?
3. Does everyone use the
scientific method? Explain
your answer.

F.P.
Bell Work 21
1. List any flaws you think
may be associated with
the scientific method.
Explain your flaws.
2. Why can anyone use the
scientific method?

3. If your tests produce


results that are not
consistent with your
predictions, what happens
next in the scientific
process?

F.P.
Bell Work 22
1. Convert the following;
16 in = _______ cm
2. 263 in = _________ft
______in

3. 12 km = _______dm

F.P.
Bell Work 23
1. Solve the following;
29kg = ________ oz
2. 133 ft = __________ yds
______ft

3. 4 kg 910 g =___________ g
Set them up correctly
Show all of your work

F.P.
Bell Work 24
Show your work.
1. Convert the following;
8 weeks into how many
seconds.

2. 92 ft = ___________ km
3. 14.5 lbs = _________ g

F.P.
Bell Work 25
1. Many bags of chips contain 9g
of fat per bag. If you at a family
pack of chips (0.6 dekabags).
How many ounces of fat did
you eat? There are about 10

calories per gram of fat, how


many calories have you
consumed?
2. 1200 ml = _____________oz
3. How many grams are in 6
pounds of jelly?

F.P.
Bell Work 26
1. Solve, show your work.
26km to feet
2. 3in to mm
3. What are vectors?

F.P.
Bell Work 27
1. True or False, Vectors contain
direction and magnitude?
2. Give an example of a vector.
3. How far you walk to school, is
this an example of a vector?

F.P.
Bell Work 28
1. What are vectors and scalars?
2. Give 2 examples of vectors and
scalars.
3. What is the difference between
a vector and a scalar?

F.P.
Bell Work 29
1. When writing vectors or
scalars, how do we distinguish
between the two?
2. Give 2 examples of vectors and
explain why they are vectors.

3. Give 2 examples of scalars and


explain why they are scalars.

F.P.
Bell Work 30
1. What is the most challenging
thing about the lab you are
working on?
2. How could we make this lab
more challenging?

F.P.
Bell Work 31
1. What is Newtons first law of
motion?
2. What is inertia?
3. Name 2 things in the room that
you think have inertia.

F.P.
Bell Work 32
1. What does Newtons first law
pertain to?
2. Explain how objects can have
inertia.

3. What is the definition of


inertia?

F.P.
Bell Work 33
1. What are motion maps?

2. Illustrate the movement of a


ball rolling down a hill, using a
motion map.
3. How are motion maps
generally read?

F.P.
Bell Work 34

1. Roll your pencil across your


table, make a motion map of at
least 6 positions as it rolled on
the table.
2. Explain Newtons 1st law in
your own words.
3. Name 2 things in the classroom
with inertia. One moving and
one stationary.

F.P.
Bell Work 35

1. Based on the velocity graph, draw


a motion map that replicates the
graph, with one dot for every
second.

2. What is the difference between


speed and velocity?
3. What is the formula for average
speed?

F.P.

Bell Work 36
1. What do motion maps
represent?
2. What do the arrows on motion
maps represent?
3. How is the lack of motion
represented on a motion map?

F.P.

Bell Work 37
1.
A car is traveling at a constant speed
of 15 km/h and travels for a total of 5
hours. Since the car is traveling at a
constant speed, what would the distance
traveled be at the 2 hour mark?
2.
In this graph, are both objects
traveling at constant speed? How do you
know?

3.

What is the formula for slope?

F.P.
Bell Work 38
1.
What do you think Newtons second
law of motion is about?
2.
What does the following graph
represent?

3.
If a person walks 4km in 2 hours. What
is their average speed? (dont forget units)

F.P.

Bell Work 39
1. At what speed was the object represented by the red line
moving? Same with the green line.

2. Graph the following set of data.


Time (Hours)
Distance (km)
1
15
2
?
3
?
4
?
5
?

F.P.
Bell Work 40

1. What is the formula P=M(v)


used for?
2. What is the difference between
weight and mass?
3. Explain momentum.

F.P.

Bell Work 41
1. State Newtons 3rd law.
2. What are Newtons used to
measure?
3. Explain potential energy.

F.P.
Bell Work 42

1. State Newtons second law.


2. What does it mean to have
balanced forces?
3. What is the formula
used for?
A= / M

F.P.
Bell Work 43

1. What is the difference


between potential energy
and kinetic energy?
2. Explain Newtons 2nd law in
your own words.
3. What is friction?

F.P.
Bell Work 44

1. Generally, tell me all 3 of


Newtons laws in your own
words.
2. How can you tell if
something has kinetic
energy?
3. What is gravity?

F.P.
Bell Work 45

1. What things can we figure


out with Newtons 2nd Law?
2. What force does it take to
accelerate an object by
12.3 m/s2 with a mass of
6.5 kg?
3. What is Newtons 1st Law
about?

F.P.

Bell Work 47
1. In one word what is
Newtons 3rd law about?
2. If I travel to Mars, will my
mass change? Why or why
not?
3. If I accelerate at 18 m/s2 a
mass of 12 kg what is the
amount of force I need to
accomplish this?

F.P.
Bell Work 48
1. When traveling in a car at
35 mph and someone
steps on the brake rapidly,
what do you tend to do?
2. Does your reaction from
#1 signal a balanced or
unbalanced force?
3. What does this symbol
mean in physics?

F.P.
Bell Work 49
1. Explain the action force when
interpreting Newtons 3rd Law.
2. A box of mass 50 kg is placed on a
horizontal frictionless icy sidewalk. Sam
applies a constant force on another box
of 10 kg and slides it towards the first
box with an acceleration of 1 m/s2. What
is the acceleration of the 50-kg box as it
is struck by Sams box?
3. In the following image describe what is
happening.

F.P.
Bell Work 51
1. Illustrate the scientific
method.
2. What is peer review?
3. Discuss the Roman and
Greek prefixes of the
metric system.

F.P.
Bell Work 52
1. What is the metric system?
2. Why should the United
States use the metric
system?
3. List the base unit for
weight, and list the prefix
and symbol if you had
1,000 of them.

F.P.
Bell Work 53 (Review)
1. Who is the only major
nation in the world not to
use the metric system in
their daily lives?
2. State the definition for the
Metric System.
3. What are the 2 points of
simplicity associated with
the metric system?

F.P.
Bell Work 54 (Review)
1. What is a big reason why
the metric system was
created?
2. What are the three basic
units a nonscientist needs
to know for everyday life?
3. What is the definition of
the metric system?
NOTE: the formula for momentum is
p=m*v
P=momentum, m=mass, v=velocity

F.P.
Bell Work 55 (Review)
1. What two civilizations
made early attempts at
standardization?
2. How were early weights
derived in some systems?
And, what were the issues
with that system of
weights?
3. What are the 4 number
systems? What numbers
are they based on and who
created them?

F.P.
Bell Work 56 (Review)
1. Convert the following;
16 in = _______ cm
2. 263 in = _________ft
______in
3. 12 km = _______dm

F.P.
Bell Work 57 (Review)
1. Solve the following;
23kg = ________ oz
2. 210 ft = __________ yds
______ft
3. 6 kg 851 g =___________ g
Set them up correctly
Show all of your work