Physical Science B SGI Lesson #3 (1-14-2019)


Introduction to Physical Science B!



Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will attain an 80% passage rate in 3 of 4 trials


How Physics relates to the world around us.

Life Connection:

Students will answer this question before leaving class today.

Behavioral Norms:

  • Learn from mistakes
  • Tolerance
  • Participate
  • Personal electronics only when appropriate

Key Concepts:

Patterns, Cause and Effect, System and System Models

Course Digital Resources:

Link -> Mr. Tyler’s Physical Science Digital Resources

Warm Up:

Go to 

Enter room “A89559b4”

Take the quiz. It is 10 questions open ended. No notes or resources may be used on the quiz.



Task #1 –

Check in on homework. Did you get to page 72?


Task #2 – Examination of Key Concepts


#1 – Force

#2 – Friction

#3 – Inertia

#4 – Action vs Reaction Force


Task #3 – (Balloon Car Design Analysis)

utilizing the terms we just went over, on the index card provided, explain the pros and cons of this design.

Task #4 – (Balloon Car Prep) 

Balloon Car Race Example:

YouTube Link -> Balloon Car Race

Balloon Car Examples:


The Cars Designed by the students in Spring 2018:

Top Two Designs!

Ticket Out the Door:

Sticky note questions

#1 – What is the number one thing you learned today?

#2 – What was the most confusing thing you did today?



#1 – Complete construction of Balloon car by 1-23-2019

#2 – Read all attached materials with unit 6. Pgs. 365 – 419

#3 – Be ready for reading test on 1/23 based on that reading

#4 – Participate in virtual class on 1-16-2019. This means there will be no physical class this Wednesday. Go to on 1-16-2019 and do the virtual assignments there.


Next Generation Science Standards:

HS-PS 21 Analyze data to support the claim that Newton’s second law of motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and it acceleration.


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