Guest Hollow's High School Physics Curriculum


Week 2



Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Reading Assignments

Mad About Physics
Mad About Physics

p. 113
Questions 273, 274, 275, 276


p. 114
Questions 277-281


p. 115-116
Questions 282-287

Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees
Zoom: How Everything Moves

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5






Come See the Earth Turn

Mixing History & Science

Aristotle: A Graphic Guide

Stop at The Problem of “Nous”.

Stop at an Odd Mixture.

Stop at A Flourishing Life.

Stop at The Politics.

Stop at Politics, Education and Art.

Learning About Physics Terms

Basher PhysicsBasher Science: Physics

p. 20-21

p. 22-23

p. 24-25

p. 26-27


Activities & Assignments

Junk Drawer Physics: 50 Awesome Experiments That Don't Cost a Thing
Junk Drawer Physics


p. 10-11 Floating Coin (center of mass)


p. 14-16 Rolling Uphill (center of gravity)



Workbook and printables

Aristotle notebooking page

Guest Hollow’s Physics Workbook Week 2 Balancing Bird (center of gravity)



Sprott:  Ballistics Car


Sprott: The Monkey and the Coconut

TED-Ed: The physics of the “hardest move” in ballet

Sprott: Inertia Ball


Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy 

Eureka: Gravity

TED-Ed: How to think about gravity




TED-Ed video review questions

Article: Earth’s Young Magnetic Field – Read before or after chapter 3 in Gravity.

Article: Center of Mass

TED-Ed video review questions




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