Welcome back! Our first branch of science to be discovered is Chemistry! We will begin our study of matter tomorrow 8/30/16! Please remember to bring your materials: pencil,pen, copybook for science only and the Pentaflex for study sheets to be safely stored in the Science fold. See you soon:)
8/30/16 No homework tonight.
8/31/16 Complete study sheet 1-1 use pages 16-17 to help. Complete #1-14
only on the study sheet.
9/1/16 No homework! Happy Labor Day!
9/6/16 Read p. 18-19 a)Answer flag questions #1-3 and Concept questions p.19 #1-5
9/7/16 Read p. 20-21 Answer flag questions #1-5
9/8/16 Complete study sheet 1-2 (back side of 1-1 in your Pentaflex)
9/9/16 Begin to prepare for Wednesday Check Up 9/14/16 on Units 1-1,1-2 and 1-3.
9/12/16 Answer concept questions #1-5 and Thinking questions #6-7 p. 21
Continue to study units 1-1,1-2 and 1-3 for Check Up on Thurs.9/15.
Complete Study sheet 1-3 questions #1-10.
9/13/16 Read p. 22-23 a) Answer flag questions #1-4 and Concept /Thinking #1-9.
9/14/16 Complete Study Sheet "What are the States of Matter? 1-3
Check Up moved to Friday 9/16/16. Study all Study sheets #1-1,1-2,1-3 and
9/15/16 Continue to prepare for State of Matter check up tomorrow!
9/16/16 Read p. 26-27. Use these pages to help complete Study sheet #1-4 which we started during class after the Check Up today.
REMINDER: PROBLEM STATEMENTS ARE DUE FOR SCIENCE FAIR ON MONDAY, 9/19/16.
9/19/16 Complete back side of Study sheet #1-4. If you have this completed from Friday 9/16/16, you have no homework.
9/20/16 Read p.26-27 a)Answer flag questions #1-3 and Concept #1-6.
Begin to prepare for Chapter test on Monday, 9/26/16.
9/21/16 Complete Study Sheet 1-5
9/22/16 Will continue to prepare for Chapter Test on Tuesday 9/27/16.
9/26/16 Answer Question #1 p.29 in Analysis. Chapter Test is moved to Thursday 9/29/16.
9/27/16 Complete the conclusion questions #2,3,4 on page 29 then will transfer answers to lab sheet during class.
Continue to prepare for Chapter Test on Thursday, 9/29/16.
9/28/16 Answer questions #1-8 p.32 in preparation for Chapter Test tomorrow!
9/29/16 Read p. 52-53 a)Answer flag questions # 1-3 and Concept questions #1-7.
9/30/16 No Homework:) Remember to work on your Science Fair One Page Research Paper due on Oct. 28.
10/3/16 Read article p. 53 on Madam Curie in blue box. Answer question at the bottom of the article. Remember to continue your work on the Science Fair One Page Research Paper due on Oct. 28!
10/4/16 Continue to work on One Page Research Paper for Science Fair due on Oct. 28! Completed Investigate on p. 52 today. Reread p. 52-53 for tomorrow.
10/5/16 Read p.54-55 a) Answer flag questions #1-4 and concept questions #1-6.
10/6/16 Continue to Research for the One Page Research paper due on Oct. 28th! Remember your bibliography.
10/7/16 Continue working on your Science Fair paper and project due on Oct. 28th.
10/10/16 Did practice lab to use as a guide sheet for Science Fair experiment to be done at home. Experimentation should begin after the completion of the One Page Research Paper.
10/11/16 Read p.55 article on Particle Accelerators (in bottom blue box). Answer question below. Complete study sheet 3-2 one side. "What are atoms?"
10/12/16 Read p. 56-57 A)Answer flag questions #1-5
10/13/16 Answer Checking Concepts #1-6 and Thinking #7-8 p.57
10/14/16 Complete Study sheet #3-3 "What are the parts of an Atom?"
STUDY SHEETS 3-1,3-2 AND 3-3 FOR CHECK UP ON TUES. 10/18.
10/17/16 Review notes, models and scientists from Unit 3-1 and 3-2 for check up tomorrow, Tues. 10/18 on the Atomic Theories. Review Unit 3-3 on parts of an atom for part 2 of the check up on Wednesday ,10/19/16.
10/18/16 Review study sheet #3-2, 3-3 Parts of an Atom for Part 2 Check up on Friday, 10/21/16. Read p.57 Article on Subatomic particles. Answer questions at the bottom of the article .
10/19/16 Read p.58-59 a)Answer flag questions #1-3 b)Answer Concept questions #1-5 p59 c)Prepare for Check Up on Atoms on Friday, 10/21.Moved to monday 10/24.
10/20/16 answer Study sheet #3-4 on Atomic Number. Begin to Review sheets #3-2,3-3 and 3-4 for Check up on AToms on Monday 10/24.
10/24/16 Read p.62-63 a)Answer flag questions #1-3 b)Answer Concepts/thinking #1-5 p. 63
Use easybib.com to help with the bibliography for the One Page Research Paper for Science Fair.
10/25/16 Using the site webelement.com or google search for "elements", find the Name, symbol, atomic number, atomic mass, state of matter, mass number and one physical property and one chemical property for the element you chose during class. Write information on index card to be turned in on Thurs. 10/27/16.Can use the periodic table on p.66-67 and appendix p148 for help.REMEMBER YOUR SCIENCE FAIR ONE PAGE RESEARCH PAPER WITH A BIBLIOGRAPHY IS DUE ON FRIDAY, 10/28/16.
10/27/16 Finish research paper due tomorrow!
10/31/16 No homework! Happy Halloween:)
11/1/16 Read p. 68-69 a)Answer flag questions #1-3 and Concept questions #1-7. Remember that November is your month for Science Fair experimentation and writing of your lab report. Aim for Thanksgiving to be done. Then set up your display board by Nov.30. Whole project is due Dec. 1,2016.
11/2/16 Complete any part of "Big Idea Periodic Table" p.66-67 on the study sheet that was started in class. Only do the front side, do not go on to Metals/Non-metals on back.
11/7/16 Read p.70-71 a)Answer flag questions #1-4 and Concept questions #1-6.
11/8/16 REVIEW PERIODIC TABLE P. 63-71 AND MATCHING STUDY SHEETS FOR A CHECK UP ON THURSDAY, 11/10/16.
SCIENCE FAIR SET UP WILL BE ON NOVEMBER 30, SINCE THE HALL IS AVAILABLE. THIS WILL ALLOW THE JUDGES TO HAVE ALL OF DEC. 1 TO JUDGE THE PROJECTS. I.D. NUMBERS WILL BE GIVEN ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28. PLEASE ATTACH THESE TO THE DISPLAY BOARD AND BRING THE BOARD IN ON NOVEMBER 30!!
11/8/16 HOMEWORK: ANSWER QUESTIONS #1-8 ON STUDY SHEET #3-8 METALS AND NONMETALS.
11/9/16 Prepare for Check up on the Periodic table, groups and periods p.63-71 and matching study sheets. Check up is tomorrow.
11/10/16 Read p. 72-73 a)Answer flag questions #1-4 and Concept questions #1-7.Isotopes Chapter Test will be on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Review your study sheets, vocabulary, periodic table and all Review questions in text for this Chapter 3-1 to 3-10.
11/14/16 Answer questions #8-11 and article question on Cancer cures both on p. 73. Continue to study for Chapter test on units 3-1 to 3-10 to be taken on Wednesday, 11/16, after review. Please make corrections on the atom/periodic table check up you received today to help prepare you as well.
11/15/16 Finish questions #1-12 on the page 76 in preparation for Chapter Test tomorrow. Test will take place after we finish the rest of the review on pages 78-79 and will continue to Thursday, if needed. Please continue to study!
11/16/16 Continue to prepare for Part 2 of the Chapter Test.
11/17/16 Read p. 80-81 a)Answer flag questions #1-3 and Concept questions #1-9. Remember to fold a page and start a new section in your copybook.
11/28/16 Complete study sheet #4-1 using pages 80-81. Read article on Robert Boyle on p. 81 then answer questions at bottom of the article. Science Fair Display boards complete with all information attached is due Nov. 30,2016. Remember to attach your I.D. number given to you today to your board. Your name is only written on the back of your board with your homeroom number.
12/1/16 Complete study sheet #4-2 Compounds.
12/2/16 Great Science Fair! No Homework! Relax!
12/5/16 Read p. 84-85 Answer flag questions #1-3 and Concept/thinking #1-6 on Mixtures.
12/6/16 complete study sheet on mixtures #4-3(on the back of 4-2 Compounds that we just finished).
12/7/16 Read p. 86-87 a)Answer flag questions #1-3 and Concept/thinking #1-6 "Comparing Compounds and Mixtures."
12/8/16 Answer study sheet 4-4
12/12/16 Read p90-91 a)Answer flag questions #1-5 and concept/thinking #1-8.
12/13/16 Using p.90-91 complete study sheet #4-5(on the back of #4-4 that we completed yesterday.)
12/14/16 Read p. 92-93 a)Answer flag questions #1-4
b) Answer concept/thinking questions #1-6. Review STudy sheets 4-1,4-2 ,4-3 and 4-4 for Vocab check up Friday,12/16.
12/15/16 Review study sheets 4-1 to 4-4 for check up for Friday 12/16/16.
Welcome Back to 2017!
1/3/17 Read p. 96-97 Section #4-8 a)Answer Flag questions #1-5 and Concept/thinking #1-7
1/4/17 Complete study sheet #4-6 on Covalent Bonds. Chapter test scheduled for next week, Tuesday,1/10/17.
1/5/17 Read p.94-95 Section 4-7 Answer flag questions #1-4 and Concept questions #1-8.
1/6/17 Using text section 4-7 and 4-8 p.95-97 Complete study sheet #4-8 on Organic compounds. Homework postponed til Monday,1/9/17:)
1/9/17 Read p96-97 to Complete Study sheet #4-8 "Organic compounds". Chapter test is moved to Wed. 1/11/17.
1/10/17 Answer Review questions #1-10 p.100, #1-16 p.101 and Test prep #1-5 p102 in preparation for test on Wed.1/11/17.
1/11/17 Continue to Review. Chapter Test moved to Thursday,1/12/17.
1/12/17 Test today! Will finish "Interpreting Diagrams" part of the test tomorrow , if needed. Continue to review. No additional homework. Will begin Astronomy on Friday, 1/13/17.
1/13/17 Read p. 6-9 a)Answer all figure and check pt. questions b)Define all bold print words.
1/17/17 Read p. 10-11 a)Describe how the Earth has seasons.
1/18/17 a)Answer Earth in Space study sheet #47-48.
b) Read p.12-13 Define: solstice and equinox 2)Name the 2 solstices and 2 equinoxes, include their dates.
1/19/17 Complete study sheet #49-50 and Answer Review questions p.13. Start to review vocab for check up on Monday, 1/23/17.
1/20/17 Read p. 16-17 a)Define: force, gravity, mass, weight and Universal Gravitation b)Answer figure and check pts.
1/23/17 Complete Study sheet #57-58 Gravity and Motion.
1/24/17 No homework. Will be checking #57-58 tomorrow. Lab work today.
1/25/17 Read p. 18-19 a)Define: orbital motion, inertia, First Law of Motion b)Answer check pt. and figure ques.
1/26/17 Answer Review questions p.19 Remember to write your vocab definitions 3X for those words that were incorrect on your last check up. Review
1/30/17 Review the vocab on study sheet "Gravity and Motion" for check up this week on Thursday, 2/2/17.
1/31/17 Read p. 20-23 a)Describe the rotation and revolution of Earth's moon. b) List the phases of the moon. c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions. d)If the moon is visible, use your text to determine which phase the moon is in.
2/1/17 Complete study sheet "Phases, eclipses and tides" #63-64. Vocabulary Check Up Moved! Prepare for vocabulary check up from study sheet #59 (7 words in Building Vocabulary) on Monday, 2/6/17.
2/2/17 Read p. 23-25 a) Define: eclipse, umbra, penumbra b)Describe the difference between solar and lunar eclipses. May draw and label. c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions d)Review vocab. on study sheet #59 (7 words) for check up on Monday, 2/6/17.
2/6/17 Answer study sheet #65-66 on Eclipses and Tides. Please complete both sides. Begin to Review the 8 moon phases for a check up later this week(2/10 ?).
2/7/17 Read p. 26-27 a)Define: tides, neap tide and spring tide b)Answer figure and check pt. questions c)Describe the tidal cycle.
2/8/17 No School
2/9/17 Answer study sheet #67
2/10/17 Study your vocabulary on study sheet #67(10 words) for a check up on Wed. 2/15/17. Text p.20-27 Section 3.
2/13/17 Answer Review questions p. 27 Prepare vocab on phases, eclipses and tides, study sheet #67 for Wed. Check Up, 2/15/17.
2/14/17 Study section 3 in text and Study sheet #67 for vocabulary check up tomorrow.
2/15/17 Read p.30-33 a)Define:telescope, craters, marias, highlands and meteoroids b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c)Answer Review questions p.33
2/21/17 Complete both sides of Study sheet #75-76 on Collision Ring Theory.
2/22/17 Answer questions #1-10 p.35 in preparation for Chapter Test on Tuesday, 2/28/17.
2/23/17 Answer questions #11-20 p.35-36 in preparation for Chapter Test on Tuesday, 2/28/17. Monday 2/27/17 will be our Review Day.
2/24/17 Answer Test Prep #1-5 p. 37 in preparation for Chapter test on Tuesday, 2/28/17.
2/27/17 Review study sheets and review questions,p.35-37 and vocabulary for chapter test to start on Tues. 2/28 after review and continue on Wed. March 1.
2/28/17 Continue to prepare for chapter test Wed. 3/2.
3/1/17 same as Tuesday, 2/28/17
3/2/17 Read p.40-41 a)Define: rocket b)Create a timeline to show how rockets have changed over time.
c)Answer figure and check pt. questions.
3/6/17 Answer Study sheet #111 -112
3/7/17 Read p. 42-43 a)Define: escape velocity, orbital velocity b)Describe how a rocket works. c)List the 3 rocket fuels d) Answer all figure and chk pt. questions.
3/8/17 No homework
3/9/17 Read p. 44-45 a)Outline the stages of a multi-stage rocket. b)Answer all figure and check pt.
3/10/17 No homework:)
3/13/17 Bring in materials to make a multistage rocket that can separate into sections for a mock launch with your team. Complete study sheet #113-114 on Multistage rockets.
3/14/17 Answer Review questions p.45
3/15/17 Continue homework from 3/14/17
3/16/17 Read p. 48-49 a)Describe the Space Race and the events that led to humans in space. b)Define: satellite c)Answer all figure and check pt.
3/20/17 Read p. 50-52 a)Answer Review questions p.52 b) Answer figure and check pt.
3/21/17 Answer Study sheet #119-120
3/22/17 Using p. 50-52 Complete study sheet #121-122.
3/23/17 Read p.53-54 A)Define: shuttle B)List the names of the 6 space shuttles c) Answer figure and check pts. d)Search the internet for 6-8 facts about one shuttle of your choice. Can print or handwrite the information.
4/3/17 Read p. 55-57 a)Define: space station, probe and tell how each is used. b)Answer figure and check pt. questions c)Answer Review p. 57. CHAPTER TEST IS SCHEDULED FOR THIS FRIDAY, 4/7/17.
4/4/17 Complete any work not completed during class for pages 57-60.
4/5/17 Read p. 60-62 a)Give 3 examples of space technologies that have been used on Earth. b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c)Answer Review questions p. 62. Remember to prepare for Chapter Test scheduled for this Friday, 4/7/17.
4/6/17 Answer Review questions #1-10 p.67, Answer #11,12,13 on p.68 and questions #1-5 on Test Prep p.69. This work has been started during class. Only need to complete what you have left in preparation for Friday's Chapter Test, 4/7/17. Review all vocab on p. 66.
4/7/17 Read p. 72-75 a)Define all bold vocab b)Describe the heliocentric and geocentric theories. List and describe the contributions of scientists who supported either of these 2 theories. c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions. *This work was begun following the completion of the Chapter test.
4/10/17 Read p.76-77 A)Answer all figure and check pt. questions b) Answer all Review questions p.77
4/24/17 Review text p. 72-77 and notes on the heliocentric and geocentric theories with the scientists and their contributions to these theories. Study for Check Up on this information on Friday, 4/28/17.
4/25-4/27 Work on Planet power point project using chrome books during class. Continue to prepare for check up on Friday, 4/28 on the heliocentric and geocentric theories.
4/28/17 Check Up after discussion of study sheet on heliocentric and geocentric theories. Planet Power Point presentations begin on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please complete your illustration of the organism that might live on your planet by Monday, 5/1/2017. May use hand drawn, hand painted or computer graphics to create your imaginary alien for your planet. Bring in hard copy of your drawing, 5/1/17.
5/4/17 Read p. 78-79 a)Define: nuclear fusion, convection zone, radiation zone and core.
5/8/17 Complete study sheet #179-180
5/9/17 Read p. 80-82 Answer study sheet #181 on Sun's Atmosphere and Features.
5/11/17 The Sun study sheet #181 and Review p. 82
5/15/17 Review the vocab on study sheet #181/182 The Sun in preparation for Check Up on Wed. 5/17/17. Chapter Test to come on Tuesday, May 23,2017.
5/16/17 Continue to review study sheet on the Sun #181-182 for Check Up tomorrow! 5/17/17.
5/17/17 Read p. 104-105 a)Draw a comet, label its parts and tell what each part is made up of. b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c) Describe the Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud.
5/18/17 Read p. 106-107 Answer Review questions p.107. Remember Chapter Test on May 23,2017.
Welcome Back! Chapter test moved to Thursday, 6/1.
5/30/17 Read p.108-111 a) Define: extraterrestrial life
b) What is the Goldilocks Condition? c)Could there be life on Mars or on the moon Europa? d)Answer Review questions on p. 111. Prepare for Chapter test on June 1.
Homework notebooks and stamped study sheets from April - May will be collected for homework points tomorrow.5/31
5/31/17 Remember your notebook and stamped study sheets for homework credit to turn in tomorrow,6/1/17.
6/1/17 Chapter test on Thursday 6/1/Friday 6/2. Review sections #1,2 and 5,6. Questions on the planets from sections 3 and 4 that had been covered during your presentations may be on the test. Please prepare.