S: PHYSICS 2010-2011 Ms Dee's 7th PERIOD by Kelly Xi
BC: Kelly Xi Physics E-Portfolio 2010-2011
FC: PHYSICS 7th PERIOD Ms Dee | 2010-2011 | E PORTFOLIO | By Kelly Xi
1: Let's begin the journey of a Hercules High school physics student. This year-long trek through Ms Dee's classroom introduced her to the vast and wondrous universe of motion and matter, a world of forces & friction, gravity, energy, and electricity. Explore through the eyes of Kelly Xi! | Welcome One and All...
2: First Assignment! My first Warm-Up, on significant figures. Little did I know, it was to become a daily routine. | Warm Ups! | FIRST STAMP
3: First things we learned about was making this chart of powers of tens in measurement and their prefixes. Little did I know then how helpful this would be for future calculations and dealing with exponentially large and small complex numbers. This chart really simplified the mathematics for me and effectively broke down the order.
5: Fun Times- Paper Tower | Balloon Car | These projects were not only fun, they were very hands-on, allowing us to experiment and explore to our full potential. We made discoveries on our own and worked together to come up with products that incorporated the lessons of physics. I especially enjoyed the paper tower project, in which we broke the record for tallest freestanding tower by distributing the weight in tripod structure. We couldn't have had so much success in all our projects if it wasn't for teamwork. | Record
6: The Cat-a-pult lab was definitely a fun one. The mechanism itself was pretty interesting. I earned an A+ on this particular report thanks to my many charts and graphs comparing the trajectories versus the various settings of height against distance. It reinforced the concept of projectile motion for me in time for the upcoming test
7: Another lab I did well on: | Calendars help us keep track of homework, classwork, and points. For me, the calendar served as a weekly reminder of my standings in the class, what I had to continue working hard at,, and what I had to accomplish
8: Alice in Wonderland Ride | Swag. | Our roller coaster project was intense. From the get-go we all just wanted it to look awesome, and with teamwork we managed to pull it off. It was fun, yet difficult couple of weeks, but I'm really glad everyone's had work paid off in the end. I remember that I would have mood swings every time our bipolar track decided to function, and then all of a sudden stopped working. It was a still a valuable experience
9: 6.674 x 10^-11 N(m/kg)^2 | Gravitational Force of Different Planets | An example of everyday class work, consisting of warm-ups and followed by work problems in the daily routine. In this particular activity, we are calculating the gorce of gravity of masses on different planets based on gravitational constants.
10: A TEST TO REMEMBER | VECTOR ADDITION | YAY
11: This was one of my best tests. I am proud to say if was one that I actually studied for. When I was taking it, I really didn't expect to that good, since I knew I should have been more familiar with vector addition. However, I still did well, so I was happy the work that I did paid off. If only I could duplicate this score every time! | NEED TO STUDY! | One of the not-so-good tests. Actually I think this was one of my worst ones. I really have studied the impulse part more. I remember how stressed and confused I was during that exam. Bad Memories! This exam really reminded me that I did need to study hard and work hard before each test! | Tests! Tests! Tests!
12: A YEAR TO REMEMBER | This year in physics was so memorable to me because of all the fun times, awesome projects, hands-on experiments, and unforgettable experiences. I am departing with a vast knowledge of a subject I knew next to nothing about a year ago as a freshman.Not only will this knowledge stick with me and empower me through my future in the fields of science and in life, it has made me realize how much physics can apply to everyday life. And more importantly, that physics can be fun! I learned so much about the everyday world, it's mechanics. and how things function the way they do; physics changed my view on the world forever.
13: WANTED! | A+