Teacher: Sharon Wu

Phone Number: (626) 934 – 4440 × 4521

E-mail: svwu@hlpusd.k12.ca.us

Website: www.wu-over-science.com

Office Hours: during conference nights or by appointment(s)

Intervention: during PRIDE and lunch.

**Overview of Course Semester One:**

- Motion
- Students will learn the relationships of motion and velocity.
- Students will learn the relationships of motion and force.
- Energy
- Students will learn the relationships of force and mementum.
- Students will learn the relationships of force and energy
- Heat
- Students will learn about energy in heat travel/convection.
- Students will learn how convection movement is used in plate tectonics theory.

**Overview of Course Semester Two:**

- Wave
- Students will learn how wave vibration is used in geophysics.
- Electricity
- Students will learn how energy produce electricity.
- Students will learn how electromagnetism is used in astrophysics.
- Nuclear Physics
- Students will learn the relationships of motion and space.
- Students will learn energy and matter in nuclear process.

- Students will learn about energy in waves.

**Required Materials:**

- supplementary textbook: Physics by Holt
- supplementary textbook: Conceptual Physics by Hewitt
- paper
- pencils or pens (no red)
- website: www.wu-over-science.com
- website: www.pearsonsuccessnet.com
*positive learning attitude*

**Teaching/Learning Strategies:**

- Common Core
- Cornell notes
- lab reports
- MLA reports
- oral presentations
- use of technology
- other(s)

**Teacher Expectations:**

- I EXPECT you to have respect for school rules, policies, dress codes, good attendance, and personal integrity.
- I EXPECT you to follow class rules posted to maintain a safe and learning environment.
- I EXPECT you to put in true effort to learn the curriculum.
- I EXPECT you to turn in assigned work on time.
- I EXPECT you to put your name on the assignments before you turn them in.

**Grading Scale:**

assignments 55 % 100 % - 90 % = A tests 30 % 89 % - 80 % = B final 15 % 79 % - 65 % = C 64 % - 50 % = D Below 50 % = F

**Makeup Policy for Assignments and Tests:**

- You will have the same number of absent days to make up your missing work.
- Late assignments will be accepted for 80 % of the original points.
- Tests need to be made up within 3 days after returning from an absence.
__NO__late assignments will be accepted after each grading period.

**Parent/Student Signatures:**

I, ____________________,the student, understand the above classroom expectations and will follow them at all times.

I, ____________________, the parent/guardian, have read the above classroom expectations and have gone through them with my child. I will support all the teacher's expectations and be an active member in my child's learning.

- I will log into Aeries every week to check on the class progress.
- I will supervise my child for 20 minutes each day to do/review his/her assignments.
- I will sign my child's rubric after every test.

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