Previous Announcements

2017-10-10

Welcome back!

You had a chance to get a little bit of rest, I hope, because we are just getting started! :)

This week will be our last week with Newton's Laws, culminating in a test on that material this Friday. We've been doing a really good job of practicing all that material, so I'm not too worried about you.

Just remember, it always begins with a free-body diagram and Fnet = ma.

Always!

See you in class...!

2017-09-18

Vectors, old and new

We've done displacement, velocity, and acceleration vectors, so now it's only fair that we turn to Force vectors.

I hope you like drawing free-body diagrams... because we're going to be doing that. A lot.

See you in class...!

2017-09-10

It's all about Projectile Motion!

We had some strong work this past week, and this week, you'll get a chance to demonstrate your skills: a lab is due Wednesday, the same day we'll do the "Catch the Ball" lab, and on Thursday you'll take your second test of the year.

Good times!

Oh, and I'm looking forward to meeting your parents on Thursday at Back-to-School night!

See you in class...

2017-09-04

Happy Labor Day!

Perhaps this holiday really does represent the end of the summer, and the transition to the school year. When I see you tomorrow we'll begin working together in the classroom for the first time, expanding the work that you began in the Summer Reading Assignment.

Tuesday we'll be looking over your tests—there's some strong work there—AND... on Wednesday we'll have our first lab! I love labs!

See you in class...

2017-08-30

Welcome to AP Physics!

Okay, okay, enough with the warm greetings and the class policies. Can we just move on and get to the part where we get to do cool experiments and solve hard problems??!

Thanks in advance for joining me on this journey. Let's get started, shall we?! ;)

2017-08-14

AP Physics Summer Reading Assignment is available

Hello! And welcome to our course website.

We've still got a couple of weeks left to go in the summer, of course, and that should be plenty of time for you to complete the Summer Reading Assignment for our course. It's a bit more than just reading—you'll need to watch a few videos and do some homework—but most of the topics covered should be nothing more than a review of what you studied as ninth graders; it shouldn't pose any serious difficulties for you.

Also, make sure you have a chance to check out our course calendar. Note that we have our first test on Friday, September 1.

So I guess I'm that teacher. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Seriously, though, we're going to have an amazing year in here. I'm looking forward to working with you.

2017-07-06

Happy Summer!

I hope you're out having a good time somewhere. This site will go live again on August 1. See you then!