WELCOME TO...Physical Science B! **PLEASE BRING YOUR BOOKS TO CLASS AND KEEP THEM THERE FOR THE REST OF THE TERM! MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK IN INK! THIS WILL ALSO MAKE IT EASY FOR US TO RETURN YOUR BOOKS AT THE END OF THE TERM!


WEEK OF MARCH 2nd to MARCH 6th:

  • This week will be a combination of finishing up studying orbits in the lab (simulation) - Monday and Tuesday AND finishing up Biography projects (DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 6th).
  • Review assignment for final will be posted here this week and given out in class.
  • Review assignment: Do chapters 3, 4, and 5 end of the chapter assessments!! This is suggested for you to do. I will also do a clicker review on Monday. The final exam is Tuesday (see South Homepage for final exam schedule)


WEEK of FEB 22 to FEB 27:

  • Monday - Take "Test your Study Guide" for homework! Make sure to return to class with it, your book, and your study guide on Tuesday so we can go over it!
    • Monday we'll spend the day on your biography projects! Many of you did not turn in your time period note-taker, so make sure you complete that before you begin your scientist research! I will have the computers.
  • Tuesday - Go over the "Test your Study Guide" homework assignment! Again, you will have the computers so you can complete your biography project time line and work on your diary entries.
  • Wednesday - Take "Test your Study Guide" for chapter 8 for homework! Make sure to come back to class with it, your book, and your study guide on FRIDAY so we can go over it! Attachment to come. Last day to work in class on your biography project.
  • Thursday - Lab: Orbits
  • Friday - Go over chapter 8 study guide/start chapter 26!

WEEK OF FEB 8th to FEB 13th:

  • Monday - Chapter 7 study guide information, Storybird log-in and information (computers in class today)
  • Tuesday - Work on study guide/Storybird
  • Wednesday - Newton's Dark Secrets - movie
  • Thursday - Julie Vignoul shows us how to do research for our projects that is reading level appropriate!
  • Friday - finish up storybirds! Get your work checked in class. You may need to finish it up this weekend!

WEEK of FEBRUARY 2 to FEBRUARY 6:
  • Monday - Chapter 10-1 and 10-2, Waves! Slinky Lab
  • Tuesday - Chapter 10-1 and 10-2, waves!
  • Wednesday - Day 1, Waves on a string simulation (Phet)
  • Thursday - Day 2, Waves on a string simulation (Phet)
  • Friday - Electromagnetic spectrum


WEEK 6 January 26 to 30:

  • Monday - go over back side of Work and Energy worksheet, finish bouncy ball data analysis, turn in Bouncy Ball Lab
  • Tuesday - Energy Skate Park simulation!
  • Wednesday - Energy Skate Park simulation - finish/review for test
  • Thursday - Review for test/chapter 5 test
  • Friday - no school

WEEK 5 January 19 to 23:




WEEK 3 PICTURE OF WORK TO TURN IN THIS WEEK AND AGENDA:

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Monday (December 8):
  • Watch Eureka videos parts 1-4 (inertia, mass, speed, acceleration part I)
  • Make accelerometers


Tuesday (Dec 9):
  • Hot wheels lab - parts A and B


Wednesday (Dec 10):
  • Acceleration math practice part I
  • Hot wheels lab - parts C and D


Thursday (Dec 11):
  • More acceleration
  • Terminal Velocity Lab

Friday (Dec 12):
  • Finish Terminal Velocity Lab

Monday - No School for students! Inservice day for teachers!

Tuesday -
  • Introductions
  • Student survey
  • Begin Motion, Acceleration and Forces (CHAPTER 3)
  • BOOK CHECK OUT! You need your ID!
  • Homework - read section 3-1, do practice problems on page 73 (reading pages 70-75)


Wednesday -
  • Moving Man Phet!


Thursday -
  • Turn in Moving Man Phet (only two groups did not turn this in)
  • Finish "Everything is Motion" handout (groups may still need to collect motion data trials)
  • Lab - Graph Matching!
  • Homework - TBA


Friday -
  • QUIZ on what we've gone over so far (position vs. time graphs, slopes of those graphs, SI unit conversions)
  • Continue with Chapter 3!

Week 12??!?! Final Exam Review

Monday:

  • Chemical reactions lab
  • wrap up ch23

Tuesday:
  • 2nd period re-do Chem Rxns lab (bad teaching day...Tubman's fault)
  • wrap up ch23, start chapter 25: nuclear changes (notes)
  • notes chapter 25, start working on packet

Wednesday:

Thursday:
  • ch25 continued

Friday:
  • Quiz, chapter 25
  • wrap up ch25

Week 11!


Monday:
  • Lab parts A + B: Conservation of Mass (day 1)
  • Turn in homework
  • warm-up - do last page of chapter 23 packet


Tuesday:
  • no school


Wednesday:
  • Lab part C: Conservation of Mass (day 2)
  • answer lab questions
  • turn in lab
  • (absent - substitute)


Thursday:
  • tba, chapter 23
  • (absent - substitute)


Friday:
  • go over wed post lab assignment
  • demos
  • types of chemical reactions packet - go over


WEEK 10:
Monday:


Tuesday:

Wednesday:


Thursday:
  • go over homework
  • notes
  • Lab: introduction to chromatography

Friday:

WEEK 9
Monday:

Tuesday:
  • Practice test!

Wednesday:
  • TEST!

Thursday:
  • Specific Heat!
  • Notes
  • Demo

Friday:
  • Specific Heat Lab: finding the specific heat of Aluminum using a calorimeter

WEEK 8
Monday:
  • Your homework on Friday was to read 22-1 and 22-2 and take notes on reading. Class notes on 22-1 and 22-2:
  • Demonstrations - Na and K
  • Finish trading cards, cut them out and paste them in your INB


Tuesday:
  • Pre-lab
  • Lab safety
  • Lab: Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids

Wednesday:
  • I will be gone - work on periodic table trading cards and in-class book assignment

Thursday:
  • Electron energy and light
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  • Use prisms to look at emission spectra of different elements!
  • Key electron energy and light

Friday:
  • Finish up Electron energy and light
  • Take assessment (open note) on Electron Energy and light
  • Finish trading cards and pink wks (in-class book assignment)
  • review assignment

Interactive Periodic Table

THIS WEEK, YOU'LL WANT TO READ PAGES 588-596 (IN CHAPTER 19) AND PAGES 688-692 (IN CHAPTER 22)...HOMEWORK FRIDAY WAS TO READ 22-1 and 22-2 and take notes on that reading.

Week 7:


Monday:

Tuesday:


Wednesday:
  • state testing day
  • Students who are failing received a note Tuesday to meet with me today to chat about a plan to get grades up! Please check in with your student to see if they met with me (you will also have received a call or an email)


Thursday:


Friday:


Week 6:


Monday:
  • Hand back "Isotopes" - go over any questions
  • Open note practice quiz: what did you learn from "Isotopes"?
  • Finish "Ions"
  • HW - Left side of last week's notes answer 1-7 on page 583 (in your book at home) - READ chapter 19-1 and 19-2 AND do left side input on structure/mass of atoms notes (see page 6 in your INB - on how to do the left side input)

Tuesday:
  • "Ions" warm up - what did you learn from "Ions"
  • Homework checked off during that time
  • Finish "Average Atomic Mass"
  • Lab/laptops - finish "building an atom" and "

Wednesday:

  • Assembly schedule
  • Atomic Mass of Candium Lab

Thursday:
  • Half day - finish data analysis in class for Atomic Mass of Candium Lab
  • Homework: Purple Average Atomic Mass packet!

Week 5


Monday:
  • TEST - UNIT 1
  • Homework: Classification of Matter (students started this in class after they turned in their test)
  • Classification of matter WKS


Tuesday:


Wednesday:
  • Substitute - in-class reading assignment on isotopes
  • Begin Isotope POGIL
  • Take home as homework

Thursday:

Friday:

WEEK 4:

Monday:
  • Density of old and new pennies
  • Go over/turn in homework


Tuesday:


Wednesday:

Thursday:


Friday:




WEEK 3:
Monday
  • Finish setting up the reference section of your notebooks
  • What is matter vocab
Tuesday


Wednesday
  • Go over homework (here is what we went over in class):
  • Some groups need to finish collecting data
  • Data analysis
  • make sure your science notebook is up to date.

Thursday

Friday



WEEK 2:




Tuesday - Quiz on Fundamentals of Design & Accuracy and Precision Lab

Wednesday-
  • analyze data collected during tuesday's lab and turn in
  • C-notes stuff
  • take notes on scientific notation
  • HOMEWORK: Read through Costa's levels packet and write the summary for accuracy and precision notes. Before writing your summary, write 2 level 1 questions, 2 level 2s, and 2 level 3s. Follow the template for writing a summary (and you can write your final summary on your notes). DUE TUESDAY.



Thursday -
  • create reference section of science notebooks!

Friday -
  • continue setting up science notebooks!


WEEK 1
Day 1: Wednesday, September 3 (55 minute classes)


Day 2: Thursday, September 4 (70 minute classes)
  • Syllabus quiz
  • Cornell notes - introduction/pre-assessment quiz
  • C-notes: matter, measurement, scientific method
  • POGIL: Fundamentals of Experimental Design

Day 3: Friday, September 5 (70 minute classes)
  • Physical and Chemical changes