Physical Science B SGI Lesson #4 (1-18-2018)


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:

What do you know about Physics?

Game Rules:

Objective: On the paper provided write down as much as you know about Physics.

Time Limit: 3 Minutes

Scoring: 1 Point per true statement


Today’s Winner: Zoey !



Task #1 – (Review)

Prompt: How do you think physics relates to your world? What do you think the job of a physicist includes?


Task #2 – (Review)

Sir Issac Newton!

Link -> PDF Version -> Introduction to the Laws of Motion (AZK Version)

Link -> PPT Version -> Introduction to the Laws of Motion (AZK Version)


Task #3 – (Review)

Task #4

Pg. 25 Questions 1-3

Average Acceleration

YouTube Clip – Average People try to beat Usain Bolt


Task #5

Pg. 27-28 Questions 1-9

Average Acceleration Continued


Task #6

Pg. 29-32

Lab – The Moving Man

Lab Link -> The Moving Man

YouTube Video -> The Moving Man Simulator Explained


Task #7

Pg. 33 -34

Review of Types of Motion

YouTube Link -> Review of Types of Motion 


Task #8

Pg. 76 –

Balloon Car Race

Teams will construct their cars if they have not done so already. First sketches of the cars will be made and then teams will assemble the cars.

Balloon Car Race Example:

YouTube Link -> Balloon Car Race

Balloon Car Examples:


The Cars Designed for Today by the students:

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?



Review what we went over today.


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.