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COURSE OUTLINE   Sept 2008

Curriculum:             The Ontario Curriculum Grades 11 and 12: Science (2008)

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Text:                            Physics 12 NELSON (2003, Hirsch,  et. al.)/ Giancoli

Required Guide:     KAPLAN AP Physics  B and C 2008   (required Chapters)

 Visit:                       Giancoli Online Tutor

Description: 

Throughout this course, students will:

* demonstrate an understanding of safety practices by selecting, operating, and storing equipment appropriately, and by acting in accordance with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation in selecting and applying appropriate techniques for handling, storing, and disposing of laboratory materials (e.g., wear appropriate protective clothing when handling radioactive substances);
* select appropriate instruments and use them effectively and accurately in collecting observations and data (e.g., select appropriate instruments, such as stopwatches, photogates, and/or data loggers, when preparing an investigation concerning the law of conservation of energy);
* demonstrate the skills required to design and carry out experiments related to the topics under study, controlling major variables and adapting or extending procedures where required (e.g., design an experiment to determine the relationship between the force applied to a spring and the extension produced);
* locate, select, analyse, and integrate information on topics under study, working independently and as part of a team, and using appropriate library and electronic research tools, including Internet sites;
* compile, organize, and interpret data, using appropriate formats and treatments, including tables, flow charts, graphs, and diagrams (e.g., analyse the forces acting on an object, using free-body diagrams);
* use appropriate scientific models (theories, laws, explanatory devices) to explain and predict the behaviour of natural phenomena;
* analyse and synthesize information for the purpose of identifying problems for inquiry, and solve the problems using a variety of problem-solving skills;
* select and use appropriate SI units, and apply unit analysis techniques when solving problems;
* select and use appropriate numeric, symbolic, graphical, and linguistic modes of representation (e.g., algebraic equations, vector diagrams, ray diagrams, graphs, graphing programs, spreadsheets) to communicate scientific ideas, plans, and experimental results;
* communicate the procedures and results of investigations and research for specific purposes using data tables, laboratory reports, and research papers, and account for discrepancies between theoretical and experimental values with reference to experimental uncertainty;
* express the result of any calculation involving experimental data to the appropriate number of decimal places or significant figures;
* identify and describe science- and technology-based careers related to the subject area under study (e.g., mechanical engineer, civil engineer, medical doctor, astronomer, air-traffic controller, nuclear physicist).

Evaluation:            70% is based on tests, quizzes, and assignments                     

                              30% is based on the Exam.

Errors and Error Analysis


           Significant Digits
          Handling Uncertainties
          Error Analysis                   (this is a complete document, keep it handy)

Lab Record:  Format of Lab Record

                        Visit: http://www.physics.ubc.ca/~phys209/pics/good_writeup/

                        Visit: http://www.sciencebuddies.org/mentoring/printable_project_logbook.pdf

Lab report:    Format and Example of Lab Report

                        Visit: http://www.ecf.toronto.edu/~writing/handbook-lab.html

Video Analysis:

                        The following document provides instruction

Excel Tutorial

                         Excel Tutorial website

                         Excel Charts Techniques

Topics:    

 

 

1.     Title and course info:

Waterloo Collegiate Institute – Science Department

SPH4UW, Period J, Room 400, Mr. Burns

Contact Info: burns@mjburns.net, Science Teacher Prep Room Rm 202 Period C/G/H

 


2.        Course Description:

 

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of physics concepts and theories. Students will continue their exploration of energy transformations and the forces that affect motion, and will investigate electrical, gravitational, and magnetic fields and electromagnetic radiation. Students will also explore the wave nature of light, quantum mechanics, and special relativity. They will further develop their scientific investigation skills, learning, for example, how to analyse, qualitatively and quantitatively, data related to a variety of physics concepts and principles. Students will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

Prerequisite: Science, Grade 11, Academic AP

From: The Ontario Curriculum Grade 11 and 12 Science (Revised 2008), p. 194

Textbooks:

SPH 4UI: Alan Hirsch et al., Physics 12, Nelson-Thomson Learning, 2003. ISBN 0-17-6259888-0
SPH 4UW:Douglas Giancoli, Physics (3rd Edition), Prentice Hall, 1991, ISBN 0-13-672510-4

 

As indicated in the Student Handbook a fee of $10 for laboratory enhancements will be collected at the beginning of this course. This fee has been reviewed and approved by the WCI Administration in June 2009.

3.        Overall Expectations -


 

Overall Expectations: ( Ontario Curriculum Grades 10 and 12 Science)

Textbook Reference: Physics 12

A.   Scientific Investigation Skills and Career Exploration

Throughout this course, students will:

1.       demonstrate scientific investigation skills (related to both inquiry and research) in the four areas of skills (initiating and planning, performing and recording, analysing and interpreting, and communicating);

2.       identify and describe a variety of careers related to the fields of science under study, and identify scientists, including Canadians, who have made contributions to those fields.

 

B.       Dynamics

By the end of this course, students will:

 

1.       analyse technologies that apply the principles of the dynamics of motion, and asses the technologies’ social and environmental impact.;

2.       investigate, in qualitative and quantitative terms, forces involved in uniform circular motion and motion in a plane, and solve related problems;

3.       demonstrate an understanding of the forces involved in uniform circular motion and motion in a plane.

Ch 1: Kinematics

Ch2: Dynamics

Ch3: Circular Motion

 

C.        Energy and Momentum

By the end of this course, students will:

1.       analyse and propose ways to improve, technologies or procedures that apply principles related to energy and momentum, and assess the social and environmental impact of these technologies or procedures;

 2.      investigate, in qualitative and quantitative terms, through laboratory inquiry or computer simulation, the relationship between the laws of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum, and solve related problems;

3.       Demonstrate an understanding of work, energy, momentum, and the laws of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum, in one and two dimensions.

Ch 4: Work and Energy

Ch5: Momentum  and Collisions

 

D.       Gravitational, Electric, and Magnetic Fields

By the end of this course, students will:

1.       analyse the operation of technologies that use gravitational, electric, or magnetic fields, and assess the technologies’ social and environmental impact;

2.       investigate, in qualitative terms, gravitational, electric, and magnetic fields, and solve related problems;

3.       Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, properties, principles, and laws related to gravitational, electric, and magnetic fields and their interactions with matter.

Ch 6: Gravitation and Celestial Mechanics

Ch 7: Electric Charges and Electric Fields

Ch8: Magnetic Fields and Electromagnetism

E.        The Wave Nature of Light

By the end of this course, students will:

1.       analyse technologies that use the wave nature of light, and assess their impact on society and the environment;

2.       investigate, in qualitative and quantitative terms, the properties of waves of light, and solve related problems;

3.       Demonstrate an understanding of the properties of  waves and light in relation to diffraction, refraction, interference, and polarization.

Ch 9: Waves and Light

Ch 10: Wave Effects of Light

 

F.        Revolutions in Modern Physics: quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity

By the end of this course, students will:

1.         analyse, with reference to quantum mechanics and relativity, how the introduction of new conceptual models and theories can influence and/or change scientific thought and lead to the development of new technologies;

2.         investigate special relativity and quantum mechanics, and solve related problems;

3.          Demonstrate an understanding of the evidence that supports the basic concepts of quantum mechanics and Einstein’s theory of special relativity.

Ch 11: Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity

Ch 12: Waves, Photons, and Matter

 

 

4.       Units:

 

Unit 1

Energy and Momentum

28 hours

Unit 2

Gravitational, Electric and Magnetic Fields

33 hours

Unit 3

Atomic and Nuclear Physics

22 hours

Unit 4

Relativity

27 hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

A: Scientific Investigation Skills and Career Exploration

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.       Introduction: 

a.        How to Round

b.       Random versus Systematic Errors

c.        Percent Error versus Percent Differences

A1.1, A1.13

PPT, Website, Appendix A1 [F]

 

2.       Height of Flag Pole Lab

A1.2., A1.10,

Laboratory Equipment, Website, Appendix A5 [S] [F]

3.       Propagation of Errors: Addition and Subtraction

a.     Activity: Worksheet

A1.13, C1.12

PPT, Website, Appendix A1 [F]

 

4.         Propagation of Errors: Multiplication and division

a.                                      Activity: Worksheet

A1.13, C1.12

PPT, Website, Appendix A1 [F]

5.       Propagation of Errors: Miscellaneous

a.                                      Activity: Worksheet

A1.13, C1.12

PPT, Website, Appendix A1 [F]

6.       Propagation of Errors: Advanced Techniques

a.      Activity: Worksheet

A1.13, C1.12

PPT, Website, Appendix A1 [F]

7.       Laboratory Journals and Laboratory Reports

A1.11, A1.8, A1.9

PPT, Website, Appendix A5 [F]

8.       Dimensional Analysis

a.     Practice

A1.10

Worksheet 1A [F]

9.       Quest

 

Test [S]

 

B: Dynamics

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Acceleration due to Gravity

B2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 2.1, [F]

2.     Projectile Motion

a)       Components

b)       Derived Formulas

B2.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 1.4, [F]

3.      Vectors and Velocity

a)       Components

b)       Sine and Cosine Law

B2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook A1, [F]

4.     Forces and Free Body Diagrams

a)            Common Forces

b)           Drawing Free Body Diagrams

B2.4, B2.5

PPT, Website, Textbook 2.1, [F]

5.     Work Period on Net Force

B2.2

Worksheet 4A [F]

6.     Newton’s Three Laws of  Motion

a)       Newton’s First Law of Motion

b)       Newton’s Second Law of  Motion

c)       Weight and Earth’s Gravitational Field

d)       Newton’s Third Law of Motion

B2.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 2.2, [F]

7.     Applying Newton’s Laws of Motion

a)       Solving Problems in a Systematic Way

b)       Applying Newton’s Third Law of Motion

B2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 2.3, [F]

8.     Frictional Forces

a)       Coefficients of Friction

b)       Fluid Friction and Bernoulli’s Principle

B2.4, B3.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 2.4, [F]

9.     Work Period on Friction

B2.4, B2.2

Worksheet 4B [F]

10. Inertial Forces

a)       Inertial Frames of Reference

b)       Noninertial Frames of Reference

B2.1,B3.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 2.5, [F]

11. Friction Lab

B2.1

Website, [S]

12. Review for Test

 

PPT, Website, Video, Textbook C2 Summary, [F]

13. Test

 

Test, [S]

 

C: Circular Motion

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Centripetal Motion -Proof

a)       The Direction of Centripetal Acceleration

b)       The Magnitude of Centripetal Motion

B2.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 3.1, [F]

2.     Centripetal Motion - Examples

a)       Analyzing Forces in Circular Motion

b)       Rotating Frames of Reference

B2.7

PPT, Website, Textbook 3.2, [F]

3.     Work Period on Centripetal Force

B3.3

Worksheet 7G [F]

4.     Work Period on Centripetal Acceleration

B2.6

Worksheet 7H [F]

5.     Universal Gravitation

a)          Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation

b)         Determine the Universal Gravitation Constant

B1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 3.3 [F]

6.     Satellites and Space Stations

a)       Satellites in Circular Motion

b)       Apparent Weight and Artificial Gravity

B1.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 3.4, [F]

7.     Work Period on Satellites

B1.1

Worksheet 7I [F]

8.     Review for Test

 

PPT, Website, Video, Textbook C3 Summary, [F]

9.     Test

 

Test, [S]

 

D: Energy and Harmonic Motion

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Work Done by a Constant Force

a)       Introduction

b)       Zero Work

C2.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 4.1, [F]

2.     Kinetic energy and the Work Energy Theorem

C2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 4.2, 4.3, [F]

3.     Conservation of Energy

a)                      Introduction

b)                     Other Forms of Energy

B2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 4.4., [F]

4.     Work Period on Energy

C2.3

Worksheet 5C [F]

5.     Quest

B2.2

Video [S]

6.     Hooke’s Law

a)       Introduction

b)       Elastic Potential Energy

C3.1, C3.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 4.5, [F]

7.     Spring Potential Energy

a)       Introduction

b)       Simple Harmonic Motion

C3.4, C3.5

PPT, Website, Textbook 4.5, [F]

8.     Wave Review

C1.2, C1.1

PPT, Website, [F]

9.     Harmonic Motion

a)                      Simple Harmonic Motion

C3.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 4.5, [F]

10. Simple Harmonic Motion Lab

C2.4

Website

11. Simple Harmonic Motion Lab

C2.5, C2.6

Website

12. Work Period on Harmonic Motion

C2.7

Worksheet 12A, 12C [F]

13. Review for Test

 

PPT, Website, Video, Textbook C4 Summary, [F]

14. Test

 

Test, [S]

 

E: Momentum and Collisions

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Momentum and Impulse

a)       Introduction

b)       Impulse and Change in Momentum

C2.1, C3.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 5.1, [F]

2.     Conservation of Momentum in One Dimension

C3.5

PPT, Website, Textbook 5.2, [F]

3.     Conservation of Momentum in Two Dimensions

B2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 5.4., [F]

4.     Elastic and Inelastic Collisions

a)       Introduction

b)       Solving collision Problems

C2.6

PPT, Website, Textbook 5.3., [F]

5.     Work period on Collisions

C1.1

Worksheet 6A, 6B [F]

6.     Work period on Collisions

C1.2

Worksheet 6D, 6E [F]

7.     Work Period in Collisions

C2.2

Worksheet 6F, 6G  [F]

8.     Test

 

Test, [S]

   

F: Gravitational Fields

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Gravitational Fields

D2.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 6.1, [F]

2.     Orbits and Kepler’s Laws

a)     Introduction

b)    Kepler’s Law of Planetary Motion

D3.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 5.2, [F]

3.     Gravitational Potential Energy

a)     Introduction

D2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 5.4., [F]

4.     Gravitational Potential Energy

c)                   Introduction

d)                   Escape from a Gravitational Field

C2.6

PPT, Website, Textbook 5.3., [F]

5.     Work period on Kepler

D1.2

Worksheet 7H [F]

6.     Work period on Universal Gravity

D1.2

Worksheet 7I [F]

7.     Review for Test

 

PPT, Website, Textbook C6 Review., [F]

8.     Test

 

Test, [S]

 

G: Electric Fields

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Electric Charge and the Electrical Structure of Matter

a)       Introduction

b)       Charge by Friction

c)       Charge by Contact

d)       Charge by Induction

D1.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.1, [F]

2.     Electric Forces: Coulomb’s Law

a)      Introduction

b)      Coulomb’s Law versus the law of Gravity

D2.1, D3.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.2, [F]

3.     Work Period on Electric Forces

D1.2

Worksheet 17A, 17B, 17C  [F]

4.     Electric Fields

a)      Introduction

b)      Drawing Electric Fields

c)      Electric Fields in Nature

D2.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.3, [F]

5.     Work Period on Electric Fields

D2.3

Worksheet 17D  [F]

6.     Fields in an on conductors – the effect of Dielectric Materials

D2.4

PPT, Website, Textbook7.3, [F]

7.     Electric Potential I

D2.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.4, [F]

8.     Electric Potential II

D2.5

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.4, [F]

9.     Force, Field, and Equipotential Surfaces

D3.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.4, [F]

10. Work Period on Electric Potential

D2.4

Worksheet 18A, 18B  [F]

11. The Millikan Experiment

D2.5

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.5, [F]

12. The Motion of charged Particles in electric Fields

D3.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 7.6, [F]

13. Review

 

PPT, Website, Video, Textbook C7 Summary, [F]

14. Test

 

Test, [S]

 

H: Magnetic Fields

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Magnetic Fields

a)       Magnets

b)       Earth’s Magnetic Field

c)       The Domain Theory of Magnetism

d)       Magnetic Field of a Straight Conductor

e)       Magnetic Field of a Solenoid

D1.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 8.1, [F]

2.     Magnetic Force on Moving Charges

a)      Introduction

b)      Measuring Magnetic Fields

c)      Charge-to-Mass Ratios

d)      Effects of Magnetic Fields

e)      Field Theory

D2.1, D3.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 8.2, [F]

3.     Work Period on Magnetic Forces

D1.2

Worksheet 21A  [F]

4.     Magnetic Force on a Conductor

a)      Introduction

b)      Deriving the Equation for the Magnetic Force

D2.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 8.3, [F]

5.     Ampere’s Law

a)      Introduction

b)      Coaxial Cables and Magnetic Fields

c)      The Ampere as a Unit of Electric Current

D2.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 8.4, [F]

6.     Work Period on Magnetic Forces

D3.2

Worksheet 21B  [F]

7.     Electromagnetic Induction

a)      Introduction

b)      Lenz`s

c)      Applying Lenz`s Law

D3.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 8.5, [F]

8.     Work Period on Magnetic Forces

D3.3

Worksheet 22A  [F]

9.     Review

 

PPT, Website, Video, Textbook C8 Summary, [F]

10. Test

 

Test, [S]

 

I: The Wave Nature of Light

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Waves and Light

a)       Introduction

b)       Reflection from a Straight Barrier

c)       Refraction

d)       Partial Reflection – Partial Refraction

E3.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 9.1, [F]

2.     Work Period on Light

E1.1, E2.3

Worksheet 15A  15C  [F]

3.     Diffraction of Water Waves

 

PPT, Website, Textbook 9.2, [F]

4.   Interference of Waves in Two dimensions

a)      Introduction

b)      Mathematical Analysis

E2.4

PPT, Website, Textbook 8.3, [F]

5.   Young’s Double Slit Experiment

E2.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 9.3, [F]

6.   Multi-Slit Interference

E2.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 9.5, [F]

7.       Single Slit Diffraction

a)     Introduction

b)    Resolution

E2.4

PPT, Website, Textbook 10.3, [F]

8.   Work Period on Diffraction

E3.4

Worksheet 16A  [F]

9.     Work Period on Interference

E3.3

Worksheet 16B  [F]

10. Colour and Wavelength

 

PPT, Website, Textbook 9.6, [F]

11. Polarization of Light

E2.1, E3.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 10.1, [F]

12. Interference of Thin Films

 

PPT, Website, Textbook 10.4, [F]

13.           Applications of Thin Films

a)      Introduction

b)      Newton’s Rings

c)      Oil on Water

d)      CD’s and DVD’s

E1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 10.5, [F]

14. Light: Particle or Wave

E1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 9.4, [F]

15. Michelson

 

PPT, Website, [F]

16. Review

 

 

17. Test

 

Test, [S]

 

J: Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Frames of Reference

a)       Introduction

b)       Special Theory of Relativity

c)       Simultaneity

F3.1,F2.1, F1.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 11.1, [F]

2.     Relativity of Time, Length, and Momentum

a)       Time Dilation

b)       The Twins Paradox

c)       Length Contraction

d)       Relativistic Momentum

F3.2, F2.3

PPT, Website, Textbook 11.2, [F]

3.     Mass and energy

F3.4, F1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 11.3, [F]

4.   General Relativity

 

PPT, Website, Textbook 11.3, [F]

5.   Black Holes

 

PPT, Website, Textbook 11.3, [F]

6.     Review

F1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 11.4, [F]

7.     Test

 

Test, [S]

 

K: Quantum Mechanics

 

 

Lesson Topic

Guideline Expectations

Resources/Assessment:  Formative (F)  Summative (S)

1.     Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

d)       Introduction

e)       Blackbody Radiation

f)        Planck’s Quantum Hypothesis

a)       Photoelectric effect

b)       The Compton Effect

F3.1,F2.2, F2.4

PPT, Website, Textbook 12.1, [F]

2.     Wave Particle Duality

a)     Introduction

b)    The Particle Nature of electromagnetic Waves

c)     The Wave Nature of Matter

d)    Electron Microscopes

F3.1, F2.3, F1.1

PPT, Website, Textbook 12.2, [F]

3.     Rutherford’s Model of the Atom

a)     Introduction

b)    The alpha particle

c)     The size of the Nucleus

F3.4, F1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 12.3, [F]

4.   Atomic Absorption and Emission Spectra

F3.4, F1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 12.4, [F]

5.   The Bohr Model of the Atom

a)      Introduction

b)     The energy Levels of Hydrogen

c)      The Bohr Model

d)     The Wave model of the Hydrogen Atom

F3.4, F1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 15.5, [F]

6.     Review

F1.2

PPT, Website, Textbook 12 S, [F]

7.     Test

 

Test, [S]

   

5.       Course Evaluation:


 “The SPH4UI course will be evaluated based on term work worth 70% of your final report grade and the components of the final evaluation are worth 30% of your final grade.  Term work includes; tests, quizzes, assignments, lab reports.  Our final evaluation will be composed of a final exam.”

 

The final grade will be determined as follows:

Assessment

Percentage

Knowledge and Understanding

Communication                                              

Application                                                   

Thinking and Investigation                         

June Examination                                         

Total

              25%

              15%

              15%

              15%

              30%

            100%

 

6.       Late Work Policy:  

At WCI is the expectation that students will submit all required work by the assigned due date as evidence of their learning.  Students who fail to meet a due date for an essential course component will be subject to the completion policy found the student planner. Failure to submit this work, despite these interventions, will be recorded as incomplete and may result in a loss of credit.”  

7.       Cheating/Plagiarism Policy :

 

At WCI it is the expectation that students will submit their own original work for the purpose of demonstrating their learning.  In the event that cheating or plagiarism occurs, the following              consequences may be implemented, in consultation with administration, depending on the    situation:

·         The student may be required to redo all or part of the assignment or assessment.

·         The student may be required to complete an alternate assignment of assessment.

·         The student’s work may be treated as a missed assignment.

·         There may be other consequences that are determined to be appropriate, including disciplinary consequences as outlined in the Cheating/Plagiarism section of the student planner.”

 

8.       Learning Skills :

 

The development of learning skills and work habits is an integral part of a student’s learning.  The achievement of these skills is officially reported on the Provincial Report Card.  The evaluation of learning skills and work habits is reported as follows: E-Excellent, G-Good, S-Satisfactory, and N-Needs Improvement.  For a full description of the 6 Learning Skills; Responsibility, Organization, Independent Work, Collaboration, Initiative, and Self-Regulation, please see the WCI Student Planner.”

 

Responsibility

Organization

Independent Work

Collaboration

Initiative

Self-regulation

 

·      Do you complete and submit all your class work and assignments on time?

·      Do you allow other students to complete their work during class time?

·      Do you come to class on time?

·      Do you contribute positively to class discussions?

·      Do you respect other students in the class and their opinions?

·      Do you come to class prepared with the proper learning supplies?

·      Do you complete any missed assignments if you were absent?

·      Do you raise your hand when answering a question?

·      Do you AVOID listening to your iPod and NEVER use your cell phone in class?

 

 

·      Do you keep a neat and organized binder?

·      Do you organize and manage your time outside of class to complete your work?

·      Do you use class time appropriately to complete your work?

·      Do you complete your assignments with care and submit them neatly to your teacher?

·      Do you use a planner or any other organizational tool to keep track of due dates and upcoming tests?

 

 

·      Do you work quietly and independently during class when required?

·      Do you work right to the end of the period on your own when asked?

·      Can you work well on your own with minimal assistance and supervision?

·      Do you stay in your seat until the bell rings at the end of the class?

·      When at home do you limit distractions (computer, TV, cell phone, etc.) to maximize your productivity?

 

·      Do you contribute an equal and fair amount of work to group activities?

·      Do you listen and respect the ideas, opinions, values and traditions of other group members?

·      Do you work with others to resolve conflicts within your group?

·      Do you contribute positively to the group goals?

·      Do you cooperate and work efficiently with your lab partner?

·      Do you and your partner cooperate and work QUIETLY during lab activities?

·      Do you and your partner work together to ensure you adhere to all lab safety rules?

 

·      Do you look for new ways to learn and solve problems?

·      Do you approach new tasks with a positive attitude?

·      Do you try to solve problems on your own before asking for help?

·      Do you seek assistance from your teacher when required?

·      Do you seek out different resources and materials to assist with your learning?

·      Do you require little prompting to complete a task?

·      Are you self-motivated?

 

·      Did you set a goal for this course and have made an effort to achieve this goal?

·      Have you looked for clarification and assistance when needed?

·      Have you taken responsibility for your own learning?

·      Have you looked at your strengths and weaknesses and made an effort to improve your weaknesses?

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