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    Jeff Jacobs
    PHYSICS
    Head Boys Basketball
    High School 
    E-mail: jeff.jacobs@sunnyvaleisd.com
    Phone:  972-226-2834
     
  • 4th Quarter: Spring 2019

    8th Week: 5/13 to 5/17

     

     

     

    This is a: A-B-A-B-Friday (AWARDS FRIDAY)

     

    LAST PHYSICS PROJECT

    Energy Crisis, Mars?, Design, and the Physics of everyday LIFE.
    1) 30 second video of 2 activities or games that show and explain the basic physics involved.
    (Your group must be in the pictures or video)
    Please make this a separate video shared with me through DRIVE or E-MAIL
    So, either 2 short 30 second videos or 1 video with both activities
    2) What are 3 possible solutions for the "Energy Crisis" that our WORLD is going to have to solve
    3) Show and explain something that has an improved "design" through engineering and/or innovation that has made life and/or performance better for us.
    4) Briefly explain the possibility and difficulties of Mars exploration and/or colonization.

    25 POINTS EACH and Videos and Pictures are always essential
    Major Grade
    DUE MAY 17th or EARLIER!!!! :)

     

     

    - Monday/Tuesday: The Journey to Mars

     

    One Year Simulation on "Mars" (Big Island Hawaii)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNYlAD601qY&t=877s

     

    We Are Not Going to Mars

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo-jvH_Wlmk

     

     

    - Wednesday/Thursday: Nuclear Energy ... the Future?

     

    Energy and Poverty (Nuclear Energy is the Future)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETFkztcoMVc

     

    Thorium (Nuclear Energy)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2vzotsvvkw

     

    - Friday: AWARE #8 REVIEW

     

     

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    POTATOE LAUNCHER SHOT approxiately 150 meters (in the air almost 6 seconds)

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    Great extra 212 Degrees Effort

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