 Lakeside High School Lesson Plans Posted by the Week
Vocab Terms to Learn...
Week of 10/16 - 10/20 (Quiz Thur. 10/19):
• magnitude
• direction/angle
• vector
• vector quantity (examples of)
• scalar
• scalar quantity (examples of)
• tail
• vector subtraction
• relative motion
• frame of reference
• (inverse) sin/cos/tan (-1) [Trig. functions]
• leg; hypotenuse
• Pythagorean Theorem
• Law of Sines
• Law of Cosines
• components
• resultant
• orthogonal
• parallel & perpendicular (normal)
• current (re: water)
• ground speed
• wind speed
• air speed
• inertial frame of reference
• Earth's/fixed frame of reference
• x- or y- component
• theta (θ) [used for angles]
• motion in 2 dimensions (linear)
• vector composition
• vector resolution
• parallelogram method; diagonal (of a quadrilateral shape)
• projectile motion (and 2D motion along a curved [non-linear] path, in general)
• range & hang time [projectiles]
• projectile
• apex / max. height [projectiles]
• trajectory
• parabolic
• tension [force]
• equilibrium
• weight
• inclined plane (or, ramp); angle of incline
• Newton (the unit)

Week of 9/04 - 9/08 (Quiz Mon. 9/18):

• kinematics
• particle model
• translation
• motion diagram
• "naught" (subscript)
• time interval
• instantaneous
• average
• origin (frame of ref.)
• position
• linear motion
• distance
• displacement
• speed, instantaneous & average
• velocity, instantaneous & average
• acceleration, positive & negative
• deceleration
• negative and positive vis-a-vis position, velocity, acceleration
• at rest
• free fall
• air resistance
• apex
• terminal velocity
• gravitational acceleration constant
• vacuum
• uniform acceleration
• uniform motion
• tangent line
• secant line
• delta
• rate
• area under the curve
• "g-forces"
• stopping/braking distance
• hang time
• maximum height
• jerk (bonus)

Week of 8/07 - 8/11 (Quiz Wed. 8/16):
• hypothesis
• theory
• precision
• accuracy
• quantity
• unit (dimension)
• symbol
• base/derived units
• MKS/SI (metric) & English systems (of units)
• line of best fit
• directly proportional
• inversely proportional