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[Phys-L] Sequence

Good day all!

Several teachers at my school have decided they want to teach forces first in our ninth grade physics course.
I currently teach constant velocity, balanced forces, constant acceleration, constant net force, energy and finally mechanical waves. One teacher does motion then forces, and another does forces first, then motion.

We are being told to show up with our arguments why we should follow a certain sequence. All the headache of college teaching with none of the joy it seems!
Anyone here have an opinion on sequence? I'd love to hear from you!

Jim Cibulka
Kirkwood high school