Mrs. McCallum

Semester 2 2017

Posted: October 12, 2017

Chemistry 112-  There is a test tomorrow.  Students should study their notes and review sheet.

Science 9- Students worked on a question sheet about DNA and started a Genetic Research Project.  Tomorrow we will continue and work on our Genius Hour Projects

Biology 112- Students are finishing up tests and we started our new section on Classification.

Posted: October 10, 2017

Chemistry 112- A review sheet was passed out in class.  This is not due for tomorrow.  The test is going to be on Friday.  We will be reviewing for the next few days.


Science 9- They started watching a movie on DNA.  We will continue it tomorrow.


Biology 112- Test on cell membranes Wednesday. A review sheet was passed out on Friday and was due today for bonus points.

Posted: October 6, 2017

Chemistry 112- Students have questions from the textbook to complete for Tuesday. Questions were given out in class on Thursday and time given today to work on them.  The questions are: Pg 132 1-7, pg 135 8-9, pg 136 10-13.  A test will be coming up next week on these topics.

Science 9- students worked on their genius projects in class.

Biology 112- Students reviewed worksheets, were given notes on mitochondria and chloroplast and started working on a review sheet for cell membranes.  The review sheet is due on Tuesday, when it will be reviewed.  The test is planned for Wednesday.

Posted: October 2, 2017

Chemistry 112-  Today we continued to discuss quantum theory.  Students should look over the notes. We corrected the first half of the ion sheet. We will correct the rest tomorrow.


Science 9- We discussed sexual and asexual reproduction. Student started an in class assignment. Mini quiz on Mitosis tomorrow.


Biology 112- Student took some notes on cell membranes and diffusion. They were given terms in class to complete for tomorrow.  Extra sheet given is class is not due for homework.

Posted: September 28, 2017

Chemistry 112- Today we took notes on the quantum theory page 130.  Students were given sheets to support the notes on orbitals and electron configuration.  We will continue our discussion Monday on the quantum theory.  


Science 9- Students did a mitosis lab today.  If they did not finish in class they are to complete their lab at home.

Biology 112- Students did a test today on the cell.  Tomorrow we will start our discussion about the cell membrane.

Posted: September 25, 2017

Chemistry 112- Student will write a test tomorrow on Matter.  The students were given a review today in class.  Note: there was a mistake on one of the answer sheets.  The most abundant element in the human body is Oxygen, not hydrogen.  Please correct.  I will mention this in class tomorrow too.

Science 9-Students wrote a test today in class on scientists, cells and microscopes.

Biology 112- Students reviewed questions on questions sheets.  Students were given an assignment to complete for marks.

Posted: September 21, 2017

Chem 112-  Today students were to pass in their chemistry assignment. Students got this assignment on Tuesday.  We worked on writing up the Candium Lab today that we did in class.  The lab write up is due on Monday Sept 25.

Science 9- Students were given back the marks on their cell quiz.  They were given a cell review that is to be completed for tomorrow.  We will review it in class tomorrow then we will work on our Genius Hour projects.  Each student will be provided with a composition book tomorrow to record their results.  Remember, please think of an idea you would like to start searching tomorrow.

Biology 112- Students finished up their e labs and were given worksheet to complete for Monday.  A quiz will be coming up next week on the cells and functions.




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.