Mrs. McCallum

Semester 2 2017

Posted: September 20, 2017

Chemistry 112- Chemistry assignment due tomorrow (it was assigned on Tuesday). We will work on the Candium Lab in class tomorrow using the results you got from class today.

Science 9- Today students completed a cell quiz today.  They discussed their topics for Genius hour and they were assigned a sheet for homework.  To complete the sheet, students have to write out the proper function of a cell part and then compare it to a school function.  We did the first two in class as examples.

Biology 112- Students did a microscope mini quiz at the beginning of class.  They copied notes on prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and they were given a sheet with two cell diagrams to complete using their textbook. We will review it tomorrow.

 

Posted: September 19, 2017

Chemistry 112- Today we went over a worksheet given Monday in class on atomic mass and atomic number.  We reviewed a problem with calculating atomic mass of elements. An assignment was given today in class and it is due on Thursday.

Science 9- Quiz on cells will be tomorrow.  There was an assembly during period 2, so the quiz will be written in class tomorrow.

Biology 112- Students have a mini quiz on the microscope tomorrow.  Sheets were given in class and they are to be used to study.

Posted: September 18, 2017

Chemistry 112- Students had a mini quiz on the periodic table.  Students were given a worksheet to complete for tomorrow.  The worksheet will be corrected in class together.  The lab is due in class tomorrow.

Science 9- Today we continued our discussion on cells.  Students were given a blank cell sheet to fill in and a crossword to complete with the cell functions.  Tomorrow there will be a mini quiz on the cell parts and functions.

Biology 112-  Students wrote a test on spontaneous generation and scientists.  They completed getting the results for their scientific method lab. The lab is due tomorrow in class.

Posted: September 15, 2017

 

Chemistry 112- We worked on a lab testing the properties of unknown substances.  For any students who did not finish, you can finish in class on Monday and hand it in that day.  

There will be a mini quiz on the periodic table and periodic law on Monday, Sept 18.

 

Science 9- The students were introduced to our new project that we will be working on throughout the year.  We will be conducting a "Genius Hour" each week in which the student will be able to work on projects of their choice. They were asked to brain storm some ideas over the weekend.  They will be able to work on their projects during the week in class only if they have completed the other work we do in the Science curriculum.  

 

Biology 112- Students have a quiz on Monday on Spontaneous Generation, Scientists and Scientific Method

 

Posted: September 14, 2017

Chemistry 112- Today we had a quiz on introductory material.  We copied some notes on hydrogen and periodic law.

Science 9- Students finished their labs and we started to discuss cells.

Biology 112- We discussed the scientific method and the classes were given a review sheet for their quiz on Monday Sept. 18.

Posted: September 13, 2017

 

Chemistry 112- Today we reviewed a sheet on pure substances and mixtures, physical/chemical properties and changes.  Tomorrow there will be a mini quiz on those topics. 

Science 9- Students has a mini microscope quiz in class today.  We worked on a microscope lab in class.  We will continue working on it tomorrow.

Biology 112- We completed notes and worked on a foldable regarding scientists disproving spontaneous generation. Next week we will be having a test incorporating this topic.

 

 

Posted: September 11, 2017

 

Chemistry 112- Student were given textbooks today.  Students were asked to complete a table given in class.

Science 9- Students discussed different genetic traits in class and they were given a graphing assignment to complete for homework

Biology 112- Students were introduced to spontaneous generation and they were given a list of scientists to research.  If they did not complete it in class they were told to do it for homework.

Posted: May 30, 2017

ES 120- We worked in class today on the final project.  Tomorrow we will be going to the library.  Please bring in any material you think you need for your project.

Bio 112- Covered sponge material in class today.  We reviewed for the plant Quiz tomorrow.

Chem 112- We reviewed our open book test on molar calculations.

Posted: May 29, 2017

ES 120- Students started a project today.  Final Project will be worked on throughout this week.  Students will also work on ecopoints if they are not completed.

Bio112- Students were asked to look over plant questions and a crossword.  Students will be quizzed on plant material this week.  We started the animal section today.

Chem 112- Take home test was passed in and it will be corrected tomorrow in class.  We are practicing balanced equations in class.

Posted: May 23, 2017

ES 120- We corrected the assignment "Water Resources" and started working on the assignment "Ocean Pollution".  Test on Friday on the Topics of Succession, Cycles, Abiotic Factors, Pollution and Global Warming.

Biology 112- Students wrote their protist/fungus test today.

Chem 112- Introduction to Volume and mole conversion, worked on questions.

 

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