Bayless High School Physical Science
Unit III Velocity/Acceleration Syllabus and Portfolio Directions
Objective: Assemble the assignments for the units into a booklet. Then use the booklet to complete
review questions and prepare for the test.
The following items should be put in the following order in the portfolio:
Unit Syllabus and Portfolio Directions (this sheet) (printable copy)
Vocabulary
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Classwork/Daily Log
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Reinforcement: Motion and Speed (Bike Race)
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Reinforcement: Velocity and Acceleration (The Car Race)
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Distance-Time Graphing Activity
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Speedometer Activity
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Acceleration and Speed-Time Graphs
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Lab Part A: How Fast is Your Toy Car?
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Lab Part B: Height of the Ramp (Honors)
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Design A Slow Flyer Activity (Honors)
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Unit Review
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Portfolio Grade
cover
(out of 5)
______ (Neatness, effort, and color are important.)
objectives
(out of 5)
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concepts
(out of 5)
______ (You may use words, symbols, diagrams on each.)
contents
(out of 5)
______ (All assignments must be included and in order.)
total
(out of 20)
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Test Grade
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The Front Cover
Write the unit title on the cover. "Unit III - Velocity/Acceleration"
Decorate the front cover with drawings of concepts from the chapter.
Be neat and use lots of creativity and color.
The Inside Front Cover
Write "Objectives" at the top of the page. List the following unit objectives:
Using distance and time be able to compute speed.
Be able to compute average speed from list of speeds.
Be able to determine the slope of a line on a graph.
Be able to read a distance-time graph and determine the speed.
Be able to read a speed-time graph and determine the acceleration. (slope)
Given speed and time be able to compute distance.
Be able to read and compare racing data from a graph.
Know the terms on the study guides.
Be able to define the key concepts from each activity.
Inside Back Cover
Write "Concepts" at the top of the page. Divide the page into nine squares.
Explain the answers to the unit objectives with words and diagrams.
Back Cover
Write your name and any additional information.