Mrs. McCallum

Semester 2 2017

Posted: January 9, 2018

Chem 112- Students learned about empirical and molecular formulas yesterday and reviewed questions for those topics.  Today we reviewed a question on empirical and molecular formulas.  Test will be on Thursday on molar calculations.

Science 9- For the past two days we were finishing up our genius hour projects.  I observed student projects they have been working on this semester

Biology 112-Students were given a review sheet yesterday in class for Intro to animals and sponges.  Today we reviewed notes on Cnidarians.

Posted: December 21, 2017

Chemistry 112- Continued to work on Chemistry molar questions and I circulated to check in with students

Science 9- Students filled in a self assessment for their Genius Hour project and we went to the computer lab.  I was able to discuss some of the projects with the students.

Biology 112- students watch the Life video "Creatures of the Deep".  This is used to supplement what we will see after our break.

Posted: December 20, 2017

Chemistry 112- Students had time to work on questions and I introduced a new topic -percent composition.  Tomorrow we will continue to work on questions.

Science 9- Today they completed a space test.  We will go to the library tomorrow to finish our Genius Hour projects.

Biology 112- Continue notes on sponges


Posted: December 15, 2017

Chemistry 112- Students continued to work on problems on mole calculations

Science 9- students worked on their Genius Hour Projects.  They are finishing up with this project next week.

Biology 112- Students watch videos from the Life series to supplement units on Plants and Animals.  Worksheets were filled out while watching the videos.

Posted: December 14, 2017

December 13th was a snow day

Chemistry 112- Students continued to work on questions and I circulated to review test with students.

Science 9- Powerpoint presentation on the Moon-gave out a review sheet for Space unit- Quiz on Tuesday

Biology 112- Review plants for test Monday

Posted: December 12, 2017

Chem 112- We worked on some molar mass calculations and I started to go around and review tests with students

Science 9- We watched Mythbusters- Moon Hoax

Biology 112- Continued to review for test on Plants

Posted: December 11, 2017

Chemistry 112- We continued working on stoichiometry questions. An assignment was passed out to practice these questions.

Science 9-We reviewed questions- Other objects in outerspace- We did one question on determining the best place for a meteorite to hit.

Biology 112- We watched a video on plants-continued with questions


Posted: December 6, 2017

Chemistry 112- Continued with mole conversion examples-Briefly covered Molar mass.  Students will be doing questions over the next two days.

Science 9- Students worked on an inclass assignment on "Other objects in the Solar System"  For the next two days students will be finishing up their genius hour projects.

Biology 112- Students did a flower lab today.  For the next two days students will be doing review sheets on plants.

Posted: December 5, 2017

Chemistry 112- Reviewed significant digits.  Started into new section on Stoichiometry-measuring in Chemistry

Science 9- Did a foldable solar system activity. Gave a worksheet-Other Objects in space- students will continue working on it tomorrow.

Biology 112- Continued notes on plants

Posted: December 4, 2017

Chemistry 112- Chemistry test on chemical bonding

Science 9- Finished Planet projects, reviewed video sheet on Mercury and Venus

Biology 112- Students got notes on plants- first to divisions