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12 Mechanics / Mātai Pūhanga

Learning Outcomes / Ngā Whāinga Ako

  1. Motion
    1. Constant acceleration in a straight line
    2. Free fall under gravity
    3. Projectile motion
    4. Circular motion
  2. Force
    1. Force components
    2. Vector addition of forces
    3. Unbalanced force and acceleration
    4. Equilibrium (balanced forces and torques)
    5. Centripetal force
    6. Force and extension of a spring
  3. Momentum & Energy
    1. Momentum
    2. Change in momentum in one dimension and impulse
    3. Impulse and force
    4. Conservation of momentum in one direction
    5. Work
    6. Power and conservation of energy
    7. Elastic potential energy

Slides / Ngā Kirita🔗

  1. Kinematic Equations (Slides)
  2. Speed & Acceleration (Slides)
  3. Vectors (Slides)
  4. Circular Motion (Slides)
  5. Energy & Hooke's Law (Slides)
  6. Momentum & Impulse (Slides)
  7. Projectile Motion (Slides)
  8. Torque & Equilibrium (Slides)

Unit Plan / Mahere Kōwae

Akoranga 1Akoranga 2Akoranga 3Akoranga 4
Week 1Teacher Only DayJuniors OnlyMaths LicenseSpeed & Acceleration
Week 2Scalars & VectorsVectors in 1D (Delta)Waitangi DayVectors in 2D
Week 3Vector ComponentsVector RevisionVector TestKinematic Equations
Week 4Kinematic EquationsKinematic EquationsNewton’s LawsNewton’s Laws
Week 5Newton’s LawsMid-Topic Test #1Projectile MotionProjectile Motion
Week 6Projectile MotionProjectile MotionProjectile MotionTorque & Equilibrium
Week 7Torque & EquilibriumTorque & EquilibriumTorque & EquilibriumTorque & Equilibrium
Week 8Circular MotionCircular MotionCircular MotionMid-Topic Test #2
Week 9Momentum & ImpulseMomentum & ImpulseMomentum & ImpulseMomentum & Impulse
Week 10Momentum & ImpulseEnergy ConservationElastic Potential EnergyWork & Power
Week 11RevisionTESTHand Back TestWork on Test Mistakes