Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Wednesday 9/30

Today we corrected Properties of Water Lab + Properties of Water cont.

  • Correcting 2.1, 2.2 Study Guide
  • Introduction to Macromolecules
Wednesday 10/7
  • Properties of Water Quiz
  • TURN IN: Properties of Water Labs

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Properties of Water

The Properties of Water Lab + Extension are due Wednesday 9/30. We will be correcting these in class.

We are also going over the 2.1-2.2 Worksheets.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Monday & Tuesday

Properties of water lab!

Please wear closed-toes shoes.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Friday 9/25

Due Today: Read 2.1, 2.2

Today: Notes on 2.1, 2.2

Chapter 2 Packet
  • The chapter 2 packet will be stamped periodically as pieces become due.
  • Packet turned in on day of Chapter 2 Test
  • Replacement packets cost points. The packet consists of workbook pages and can be downloaded from the online book!
For Monday: 2.1, 2.2 Worksheet pages due in packet

Monday: Properties of Water Lab

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Thursday and Friday

Today was the scenario quiz! Yay!

For Tomorrow: Read 1.1, 1.2

What is Life?

For Friday: Read 2.1, 2.2

Chemistry of Life - we're going straight into chemistry and then into water, sugars, lipids, and proteins!

For Monday: Wear Real Shoes!!!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

For Wednesday:

Sheep Dash Lab Due - this is less formal than the first one, but the final product is due tomorrow.

Experimental Design Quiz!

Conversion worksheet from Tuesday 9/22.

Great meeting all you parents tonight!

Sunday, September 20, 2009


Misleading Graphs

PS "Celsius" is always capitalized because it is named for Anders Celsius!

Friday - a belated posting

Turn in: scavenger hunt (5th period: I will let you know when the problems have been resolved)

Finish Posters if needed
Make absolutely certain you have EVERY design piece!

Grade Safety Quizzes

Drawing + Procedures

Next Week:

If your class did not draw on Friday, then your procedure is due on Monday.

Wednesday: Experimental Design Quiz

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

This Week

Monday: Lab report was due. Peer correcting.

Tuesday (Today): Safety Skits
  • Period 3 and 4 will be presenting their experimental plans tomorrow.
Wednesday: Safety Quiz

Thursday: In Portable 1 signing up for online book!


Friday: More experimental design. Book checkout.

NEXT WEDNESDAY: Experimental Design Quiz

Sunday, September 13, 2009

The Lab "Question"?

If you were writing up the entire lab, there would be 2 questions:

"How bright will a glow stick glow in different temperatures of water?"
"At what temperature will the least light be given off from a glow-stick?"

As you are only required to write up the 2nd part (with your own experimental plan), the question is the following or similar:

"At what temperature will the least light be given off from a glow-stick?"

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Don't forget

Monday: Lab Report Due!

Wednesday: Safety Quiz

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Thursday 9/10

Hurray for graphing!

We starting working through graphing skills. Some of you are already rockstars and some of you need lots of work and that's great because we're going to all get there!


Starting today, every class with take a turn cleaning during the week. 1st period today, 2nd period tomorrow, and so on next week.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Wednesday 9/9

Today we went over the Lab Report Rubric and the Experimental Vocabulary. If you were absent, please pick those up in the files at the front of the room.

Due Monday: Formal Lab Report

On Wednesday: Safety Quiz

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Tuesday 9/8

Due Tomorrow: answer the remaining questions in your lab book.

If you were absent today, it is *very* important that you schedule a time (or come in tomorrow first thing!) to make up the lab by the end of the week.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life Video

Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life [Video]

Excellent video for organism development from single cells to modern day.

Shared via AddThis

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Welcome new students!

This week:

Wednesday 9/2/09
  • attendance

Thursday 9/3/09
  • Syllabus
  • Safety Contract
  • Safety Map
Friday 9/4/09
  • Prelab for Tuesday
Next week dates:

Tuesday 9/8/09
  • BRING:
  • composition book - with complete prelab, you will need this to do your lab!
  • safety contract - signed
  • syllabus - signed
  • goggles!
  • dress appropriately for lab activity