Pendulum Lab

Pendulum Lab

This week, grade 12 Physics students in Mrs. Patrascu’s class started their first lab of the year by recording the time and period of pendulum swings. From there, they shortened the length of the wire to see how results were affected, learning more about the physics of pendulum motion.

The Voice of a Storyteller

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Students in the Grade 12 TOPS English classes have recently begun exploring how stories have a significant impact on their lives. They began the unit by reading an excerpt from Daniel Wallace’s Big Fish – a novel of “mythic proportions”.

Energetic Soup Cans

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The AP Physics C class hit the ground running with a lab on the second day of school. Students rolled soup cans down ramps to analyze changes in potential and kinetic energies over time. With demanding labs and university applications looming, one question spun in their heads: “Can” they make …

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