Happy Pi-thon Day!

Happy Pi Day!!!

Related imageToday you will complete a tutorial on the basics of programming in Python. Each lesson module below has information on Python syntax and grammar with some interactive activities built in.

Writing Your First(!) Program

After you complete those four short lessons you should be able to complete the code to write a short program that will solve the Sizzle and Slice problem.

Sizzle and Slice Skeleton Code

Gizmos Atwood Machine

Image result for atwood machineAn Atwood Machine is basically two masses hanging over a pulley. Did anyone do less to invent a “machine” than George Atwood?

Today you’ll be using a Gizmo to explore the workings of the wonderous Atwood machine.

Click here to log into Gizmos. You’ll need to use the username and password on the paper at the front of the room.

You can work with a partner to complete this activity. Just a reminder for many of you in CP Physics – a partner means ONE other person, not 9 people “working” together.