Monthly Archives: May 2018

Theory of Continental Drift

  1.  Presentations:  how indigenous plants have been used as medicines
  2. Go over ch3 (Immune system) test
  3. I will be able to explain the theory of continental drift.
  4. Activity:  the “Obscertainer” – by making observations, can you figure out the pattern of walls inside the container without looking inside?
  5. Activity:  Wegener’s Puzzling Continents – color the fossil evidence, cut out the land masses, and put the “puzzle” together.  Wegener proposed that at one time, all the land masses were one land mass called Pangaea which spread out from each other over time.
  6. Read section 4.1.  Do:  Workbook pages for section 4.1.

Redox Reactions Gone Bad!

  1.  Warm Up!  Review of Electrolytic Cells.
  2. I will be able to explain how corrosion occurs and how to prevent it.
  3. Read section 12 and do #60-63.
  4. Next class: review for the unit test.  Bring your 2 review worksheets to do in class and/or to ask questions.
  5. Tues: Unit V test
  6. Thur: review for final exam
  7. Mon: Final Exam part 1 (written section)
  8. Wed/Fri:  Final Exam part 2 (mc section)

Applications of IMFs

  1.  Go over Worksheet #1.  See answer key here:  IMF WS and answers
  2. Warm Up Q:  Why do we add salt to water when we want to boil pasta? (Hint:  think about IMFs)
  3. I will be able to compare the viscosity, surface tension, boiling point, melting point, etc…. (properties) of compounds by comparing the IMFs involved
  4. Finish reading ch11 and taking notes.
  5. Do:  Worksheet #2.  Start on ch11 review WS.
  6. Ch11 Test – Wed. next week

Ch3 Test

  1.  Finish presentations on indigenous plants.
  2. Ch3 Test on the Immune System.
  3. Please make sure you are up to date on your assignments!
  4. Next week:  I will start collecting textbooks back from you if you are up to date with all your assignments.

Intro to IMFs (InterMolecular Forces)

  1.  I will be able to compare the strengths of intermolecular forces.
  2. Read:  section 11.1 and 11.2 (comparing intermolecular forces), section 11.3 to 11.5 (how IMFs affect properties such as viscosity, surface tension, and phase changes), section 11.6 (phase diagrams), and section 11.7 and 11.8 (structure and properties of solids)
  3. Do:  Worksheet.  See copy here and the answers are included:  IMF WS and answers
  4. A really good resource/summary of IMFs:  https://il01001099.schoolwires.net/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=7654&dataid=8083&FileName=IMFs%20Prep%20Session%20NMSI%20STUDENT.pdf

 

 

 

 

Indigenous Plants, Vaccines, and Review!

  1.  Sharing:  How have indigenous plants been used as medicines?
  2. Mark Immune System Worksheets #2
  3. Study:  Do chapter review questions p.112 #1-23
  4. Study:  Make study notes or a cue card to help you review for your test next class.
  5. Tuesday:  Test on Ch3 Immune System