Mrs. Greig's Science Classes

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   Oct 25

Science 10

Monday June 20th
Optional Tutorial????

Thursday June 16th
Complete nuclear chemistry
Practice for provincial exam

Friday June 10th Double Block
Complete discussion of change in an ecosystem
Start nuclear chemistry

Wednesday June 8th
Test: Why are there more grasshoppers than hawks?
Discussion of change in an ecosystem: ecological succession

Monday June 6th
Complete modelling of toxins activity
PCBs in killer whale populations
Active study for test next class

Thursday June 2nd
Toxins in an ecosystem
heavy metals and POPs
Modelling bioaccumulation and biomagnification with M and Ms
Test next Wednesday June 8th

Tuesday May 31st
Continue with nutrient cycles and data booklet
Review of how to access government exams
Active study questions for test next week (Wednesday)

Friday May 27th
Nutrient cycles
Discussion, summary table plu 2 worksheets practicing using the data booklet and nitrogen vocabulary

Wednesday May 25th
Energy travels through the food chain
Discuss food web activity, spot-prawn activity and ecological pyramids

Tuesday May 24th
Creature is due even though no class today

Thursday May 19th
Creature is due
Food chain, webs and pyramids. Energy through the ecosystem.
Vocabulary and activity.

Tuesday May 17th
Test on biomes, adaptations, and relationships
May have time to work on your creature

Friday May 13th
Practice questions
Continue with Creatures
Test next class Tuesday May 17th, there may be some time to work on your project
Creature is due Thursday.

Wednesday May 11th
Predator-Prey relationship
Activity with wolf and moose – due end of class? or next day?
Test Tuesday May 17th

Monday May 9th
Possible practice quiz on “relationships”
Assign “Creatures, Creatures: What are your features?” summative activity

Thursday May 5th
Relationships within the biotic community – powerpoint
Vocabulary worksheet, possible practice quiz
Bring crayons/colours to next class

Tuesday May 3rd
Biome quiz?
Practice questions

Friday April 29th
Biome assignment due by 8:30am
Fasten your seatbelt!
Gallery walk – Relationships between the abiotic and biotic factors (adaptations) in terrestrial biomes
Quiz next class?

Wednesday April 27th
Second of two classes to work on biome pictorial assignment
Due Friday 8:30am no later

Monday April 25th
First of two classes to work on biome pictorial assignment
Remember to assign tasks for next day and come prepared on Wednesday
No flexibility in due date, must be ready for 8:30am Friday

Thursday April 21st
Types of adaptations
Introduction to biome project
Come to class next day with your pictures and your device for research

Tuesday April 19th
Introduction to biomes powerpoint and notes
Creating a climatograph

Wednesday April 13th
Test on plate tectonics: Wednesday April 13th
Complete epicentre activity due next Tuesday April 18th

Monday April 11th
Earthquake waves
Finding the epicentre – activity
volcano worksheet homework check
Test on plate tectonics: Wednesday April 13th

Thursday April 7th
Earthquake vocabulary
Richter scale
Volcano assignment due on Monday – answer key will be posted
Test on plate tectonics: Wednesday April 13th

Tuesday April 5th
3 types of Volcanoes associated with plate boundaries- worksheet to be completed by Monday
Test on plate tectonics: Wednesday April 13th

Friday April 1st
Plate boundaries – discussion, notes and question sheet

Wednesday March 30th
Earth’s layers, discussion, notes and question sheet

Welcome back from spring break!

Friday March 11th
Video: Journey to the centre of the Earth, Earth’s layers

Wednesday March 9th
Hot spots and the rate of movement of the Pacific Plate

Monday March 7th
Rate of seafloor spreading activity – Atlantic Ocean
Hot spots in the Pacific Ocean – Hawaiian Islands

Thursday March 3rd
Reading a geological time line
Summary of evidence for theories – activity multiple choice worksheet
Quiz on Theories
Homework check and review
Start movement of plates: the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Tuesday March 1st
Plate Tectonic Theory = Continental Drift + Seafloor Spreading + Magnetic Striping
Mapping the lithospheric plates activity

Friday Feb. 26th
Sea floor spreading activity

Wednesday Feb 24th
Ms Nader’s group
convection currents

Mrs. Greig’s group
Introduction to Earth Science unit
Pangaea puzzle
Evidence for continental drift theory

Monday Feb 22nd
Ms Nader’s group
continue with Earth Science

Mrs. Greig’s group
Final class on physics summative assignment – to be handed in at the end of class
Learning Intentions sheet for “Why does PW have earthquake drills?”

Thursday Feb18th
Ms Nader’s group:
Start Earth Science
Introduce Continental Drift
Interims printed and distributed. To be signed and returned.

Mrs. Greig’s group:
In-class physics summative assignment – Period 1
Interims printed and distributed. To be signed and returned.

Tuesday Feb 16th
Motion Test: remember to bring a calculator and a pencil

Friday Feb 12th
Practice/work period
Motion Test: Next Class

Wednesday Feb 10th
velocity vs time graph
vertical acceleration
Motion Test: Tuesday Feb 16th

Thursday Feb 4th
go over position vs time graph
Horizontal acceleration
Remember: the sign on acceleration tells us the direction not wether the object is speeding up or slowing down!
concept and practice practice worksheet – start but don’t need to complete for next day
Motion Test: Tuesday Feb 16th

Tuesday Feb 2nd
“Walk this way” lab
completed and handed in by the end of class
equation for a straight line on practice graph – due next class

Friday Jan 29th
Quiz (if not last day)
Practice worksheet “Motion Problems”
Position vs Time graph worksheet from textbook

Wednesday Jan 27th
Practice word problems on speed and velocity
Position vs time graph interpretation
possible quiz

Monday Jan 25th
Velocity on a position vs time graph
Formula for slope, practice worksheet “Speed and Velocity” to be continued next class

Thursday Jan 21st
continue with uniform motion – complete Language of Motion worksheet
speed practice worksheet
both worksheets need to be completed for Monday

Tuesday Jan 19th
Motion unit begins
scalar vs vector
time and time interval
distance, position, and displacement
solving problems with position “lines”
Start: Language of Motion worksheet (omit problems on uniform motion)

Friday Jan 15th
Test: Classifying Reactions
Learning Intentions for Motion: Where am I going and how long will it take me to get there?
Vocabulary/Symbols worksheet

Wednesday Jan 13th
Rate of Reaction – demonstrations and worksheet
Test next class

Monday Jan 11th
Lab: Double Replacement reactions
Work on active study practice sheets
Test Friday Jan. 15th

Thursday Jan 7th
Practice with reaction types
Lab next class

Tuesday Jan 5th
Welcome back. Hope you had a wonderful holiday!
6 types of chemical reactions
Practice worksheet
Quiz next class


Friday Dec 18th
Tests back
Preparation for January

Wednesday Dec 16th
Test on Classifying Compounds

Monday Dec 14th
Continue with organic compounds – making models and naming compounds
Test next Wednesday

Thursday Dec 10th
Organic vs Inorganic compounds – how to tell the difference
Practice worksheet
Test next Wednesday

Tuesday Dec 8th
Practice with acids, bases and salts
Demonstrations: Metal oxides, nonmetal oxides, carbonates
Practice worksheet
Test next Wednesday

Friday Dec 4th
Quiz on naming acids and bases
Titration lab
Acid/Base/Salt Worksheet

Wednesday Dec 2nd
Naming of acids – practice worksheets
Acid + Base produces and Salt + Water – neutralization reactions
Lab next class

Monday Nov 30th
Lab: Properties of acids and bases
Continue working on Chem. Practice worksheet
Top of Properties of Acids and Bases Worksheet

Thursday Nov 26th
Practice using an indicator chart
pH scale
Properties of acids and bases
Worksheet – Chemistry Practice (do not do the questions on naming acids)
Lab next class

Tuesday Nov 24th
Lab: Acids, Bases and Indicators

Friday Nov 20th
“Learning to speak IUPAC” test
Learning intentions sheet for next unit: “Classifying Compounds”

Wednesday Nov 18th
Quiz on balancing equations
Labs back
Review for test (active study worksheet)
“Learning to speak IUPAC” test Friday Nov 20th

Monday Nov 16th
Lab – hand in before you leave class
Continue with practice balancing chemical equations
Quiz on balancing next day
“Learning to speak IUPAC” test Friday Nov 20th

Thursday Nov. 12th
Practice balancing equations
Lab next Monday Nov. 16th
“Learning to speak IUPAC” test next Friday Nov 20th

Monday Nov 9th
Writing word, skeleton, and blanaced equations for chemical reactions
Practice worksheet (2 sides)
Lab next Monday Nov. 16th

Thursday Nov 5th
Discuss results of lab
Exo and Endothermic reactions comparing energy in bond breaking to that in bond making
Worksheet on above

Tuesday Nov 3rd
Lab: Physical vs Chemical Change
Lab due before you leave class

Friday Oct 30th
Practice with all types of compounds
Quiz on covalent compounds
Lab next class

Wednesday Oct 28th
Quiz on polyatomic ions
Covalent compounds – using prefixes
Mixing it all up!

Monday Oct 26th
Practice with polyatomic ions and counting atoms
Quiz on above
Worksheet – table format

Wednesday Oct 21st
Quiz on Binary Ionic Compounds (sign and multi-valent metals)
Compounds with polyatomic ions
Counting atoms
Worksheet – answers posted

Monday Oct 19th
Binary Ionic compounds (single and multi-valent metals) – names and formulae
Practice worksheet(s) check answers in showcase
Quiz next class

Thursday Oct 15th
Test on “Atomic Theory and Bonding”
Introduction to “Learning to speak IUPAC”

Tuesday Oct 13th
Discuss property differences between ionic and covalent compounds
Practice vocabulary matching sheet
Quiz on Bohr and Lewis Diagrams (answers posted in showcase)
Test on “Atomic Theory and Bonding” Thursday Oct 15th

Thursday Oct 8th
Lab: Property differences between ionic and covalent compounds
Report due before you leave class
Test on “Atomic Theory and Bonding” Thursday Oct 15th

Tuesday Oct 6th
Practice with Bohr and Lewis Diagrams for atom, ions, ionic compounds, and covalent (molecular) compounds
Lab next day: Thursday Oct 8th
Test on “Atomic Theory and Bonding” Thursday Oct 15th

Friday Oct 2nd
Bohr and Lewis diagrams for atoms and ions
Begin Ionic and Covalent Compounds as shown by Bohr and Lewis Diagrams
All Safety Material needs to be completed by next week as we will be doing a lab

Wednesday Sept 30th
Quiz on Atomic Theory
Introduction to Bohr Model of the atom
Practice worksheet on Electrons
All Safety Material needs to be completed by next week as we will be doing a lab

Monday Sept 28th
Prof. Development Day

Thursday Sept 24th
Review of trends in Periodic Table
Complete worksheets assigned Tuesday
Quiz on Atomic Theory next class (Wed)

Tuesday Sept 22nd
Atomic Theory Worksheet: watch back page *difference between atoms and ions
Periodic Table Scavenger Hunt
Document Trend in the periodic table on the blank table
Crossword puzzle

Friday Sept 18th
Complete all outstanding safety sheets
Begin “Atomic Theory and Bonding”
vocab: pure substance, chemical change, atom, molecule, element, compound
subatomic particles: electrons, protons, neutrons
atomic number, atomic mass, mass number
assignment: Mass number, atomic number and atomic mass worksheet

Wednesday Sept 16th
Safety Quiz
Hand in: Safety Activity Sheet, Safety Labels Sheet, Safety Symbols Sheet, and signed course outline and Safety Agreement forms

Monday Sept. 14
Continue with safety assignment – review answers to Safety Activity – posted outside class in showcase
Safety Symbols worksheet – complete for next class
Safety Materials Data Sheet and Labels worksheet – complete for next class
Safety Quiz Wednesday Sept. 16th – 30 multiple choice questions

Thursday Sept. 10th
Introduction to course
Return signed course outline
Complete as much of the safety handout as you can remember