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Science Literacy

Last updated Sunday, February 17, 2008

I am not teaching this course this year, but I have left the material on the web. I hope you find it useful. This is last year's calendar.

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 February        March        April          May        June

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Labor Day

3

First Day of School

Classroom Rules and Procedures

4

Get Books

Homework due-Parent note 

5

Safety Rules

Homework due- Parent note 

6

Safety Rules

Homework due- Know your book

 

7
8 9

Safety Test

HW Due: Safety contract

10

What is science?

HW Due: Reading questions 1.1

11

Scientific Method

HW Due: Reading questions 1.2

12

Measurement

HW Due: Reading questions 1.3

13

Quiz

Tables and Graphs

HW Due: Tables and Graph worksheet

14
15 16

Metric conversion

HW Due: Pg 11 #1-7

17

Metric Measurements

HW Due: Conversion Practice

18

Pendulum Lab

HW Due: Pg 17 #1-8

19

 Quiz

Chapter 1 Review

Back to School Night

20

Test Chapter 1

HW Due: Chapter 1 Review

 

21
22 23

Chapter 2 Matter

 

24

Substance or Mixture

Practice 2.1

HW Due: Reading questions 2.1

25

Kinetic Theory

Practice 2.2

HW Due: Reading questions 2.2

26

Measurement Lab

HW Due: Pg. 44 #1-7

27

Energy

HW Due: Measurement Lab

28
29 30

Properties of Matter

HW Due: Reading questions 2.3

1

Physical Changes

Practice 2.2

HW Due: Pg. 56 #1-9

2

Chemical Reaction Lab

HW Due: Pg. 52 #1-7

3

Quiz

Chapter 2 Review

4

Test Chapter 1

HW Due: Chapter 2 Review

 

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1 2

Labor Day

3

First Day of School

Classroom Rules and Procedures

4

Get Books

Homework due-Parent note 

5

Safety Rules

Homework due- Parent note 

6

Safety Rules

Homework due- Know your book

 

7
8 9

Safety Test

HW Due: Safety contract

10

What is science?

HW Due: Reading questions 1.1

11

Scientific Method

HW Due: Reading questions 1.2

12

Measurement

HW Due: Reading questions 1.3

13

Quiz

Tables and Graphs

HW Due: Tables and Graph worksheet

14
15 16

Metric conversion

HW Due: Pg 11 #1-7

17

Metric Measurements

HW Due: Conversion Practice

18

Pendulum Lab

HW Due: Pg 17 #1-8

19

 Quiz

Chapter 1 Review

Back to School Night

20

Test Chapter 1

HW Due: Chapter 1 Review

 

21
22 23

Chapter 2 Matter

 

24

Substance or Mixture

Practice 2.1

HW Due: Reading questions 2.1

25

Kinetic Theory

Practice 2.2

HW Due: Reading questions 2.2

26

Measurement Lab

HW Due: Pg. 44 #1-7

27

Energy

HW Due: Measurement Lab

28
29 30

Properties of Matter

HW Due: Reading questions 2.3

1

Physical Changes

Practice 2.2

HW Due: Pg. 56 #1-9

2

Chemical Reaction Lab

HW Due: Pg. 52 #1-7

3

Quiz

Chapter 2 Review

4

Test Chapter 1

HW Due: Chapter 2 Review

 

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Chapter 8 Motion

HW Due: Chromatography Lab

3

Velocity

Graphing Motion

HW Due: Spectrum 8.1

4

Forces

HW Due: Spectrum 8.21

5

Notebook Due

Calculating Speed

HW Due: Spectrum 8.22

6

Quiz

Friction

HW Due: Calculating Speed

7
8 9

Newton's Laws

HW Due: Spectrum 8.3

10

How things Fall

Motion Lab

HW Due: pg 258 #1-5,  7-9

11

Air Resistance

HW Due: pg.267 #1, 4, 5, 6, 7

12

Quiz

HW Due: Vocabulary

13

Test Chapter 8

HW Due: Chapter 8 Review

14
15 16

Chapter 9

HW Due: Spectrum 9.1

 

17

Potential energy

 

HW Due: Spectrum 9.3.1

18

Kinetic Energy

Practice 9.1

HW Due: Spectrum 9.3.2

19

Conservation of Energy

HW Due: Spectrum 9.4

20

Quiz

Motion Simulations

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23 24            25            26                    27                  28                     

Christmas Break

29

 

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Transferring Energy

HW Due: Motion Simulations

7

Rolling Lab

HW Due: Chapter 9 Math

8

Temperature

HW Due: Reading Questions 10.1

9

Temperature Conversions

HW Due: Reading Questions 10.2

10

Heat

11
12 13

Pedal Power

14

 

15 16

Test Chapter 8

17

Review for Final

18
19 20

No School

MLK day

21

Review for Final

22

Finals 1&4

23

Finals 2&5

24

Finals 3&6

25
26 27

No School

28

Chapter 11 Waves

29

 

HW Due: Reading Questions 11.1

30

Parts of a Wave

Virtual Lab

HW Due: Reading Questions 11.2

31

Wave Speed

Chapter 11 Review

HW Due: Virtual Lab

1

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Quiz

Chapter 13 Electricity

HW Due: Chapter 11 Review

4

Moving Charges

Electrostatics Lab

HW Due: Reading Questions 13.1

5

Current

HW Due: Reading Questions 13.2

6

Ohm's Law

HW Due: Reading Questions 13.3

7

Quiz

Circuits

8
9 10

Circuits

Chapter 11 Vocabulary

11

Circuit Lab

HW Due: Chapter 11 Vocabulary

12

Chapter 11 Review

HW Due: Circuit Lab

13

Test Chapter 13

HW Due: Chapter 11 Review

14

No School

15
16 17

No School

18

Chapter 14 Magnetism

19

Magnetic Fields

Magnetic Field Lab

HW Due: Reading questions 14.1

20

Magnetism from Electricity

HW Due: Reading questions 14.2

21

Quiz

Motors

HW Due: pg 467 #1-5

22
23 24

Galvanometer

HW Due: Reading questions 14.3

25

Transformers

Magnetic Direction Lab

HW Due: pg. 473 #1, 3, Pg. 480 #1, 4, 5

26

Notebooks due

Quiz

Chapter 14 Review

HW Due: Chapter14 Vocab

27

Chapter 14 Test

HW Due: Chapter 14 Review

28

Astronomy

HW Due: Bring Books

 

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Spectrum 16 Reading

HW Due: Know Your Book

4

Ultraviolet Telescopes

HW Due: Reading Questions 2.1

5

Chapter 2

HW Due: Reading Questions 2.2

6

Nova

HW Due: Reading Questions 2.3

7

Spectrum

HW Due: Reading Questions 2.4

8
9 10

Quiz

Quasars

Expanding Universe

11

Stars

HW Due: Expanding Universe

12

Distance to Stars

HW Due: Reading Questions 2.5

13

Star Life Cycle

 

14

 

Chapter 2 review

Bring Books

HW Due: Vocabulary

15
16 17

Quiz

Chapter 2 Word List

HW Due: Chapter 2 review

18

Chapter 2 Test

HW Due: Chapter 2 Word List

19

The Solar System

HW Due: Reading Questions 3.1

20

Ptolemy

Retrograde Motion

HW Due: Reading Questions 3.2

21

The Special features of planets 

HW Due: Reading Questions 3.3.1

22
23 24

The Outer planets 

HW Due: Reading Questions 3.3.2

25

Quiz

HW Due: Graphing the planets

26

Spheres of the Earth

HW Due: Reading Questions 5.1

27

The Atmosphere

HW Due: Reading Questions 5.2

28

The Present Atmosphere

HW Due: Reading Questions 5.3

 

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The layers of the atmosphere

Temperature layers of the atomsphere

1

Gases, Light  and temperature Lab

HW Due: Section Review pg 189 #1-5 and pg 198 #1-4

2

Quiz

The Magnetosphere

3

Notebook Due

Books

Chapter 5 Review

4

Test Chapter 5

HW Due: Chapter 5 Review

5
6 7                 8              9              10            11

Spring Break

12
13 14

Extra Credit

Chapter 6 Oceans

15

Ocean Gases

HW Due: Reading Questions 6.1&2

16

Ocean Floor

HW Due: Reading Questions 6.3

17

Ocean Floor

Ocean Floor

HW Due: Pg 214 1-5, pg 222 # 1-4

 

18

Quiz

Ocean Life Zones

HW Due: Reading Questions 6.4

19
20 21

Open Ocean Zone

Ocean floor shape

HW Due: Review 6.2

22

Drowning Lab

HW Due: Ocean floor shape

23

Fresh water

HW Due:

Drowning Lab

24

Ground water

HW Due: Reading Questions 7.1

 

25

Quiz

HW Due: Reading Questions 7.2

26
27 28

Ocean Bottom Video

 

29

Test Chapter 6 and 7

HW Due: Chapter 6 and 7 Vocabulary

30

Chapter 10

HW Due: Reading Questions 10.1

1

Mantle

2

Faults

HW Due: Reading Questions 10.2

3

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Mantle

2

Faults

HW Due: Reading Questions 10.2

3
4 5 6

Domes

Earth's Interior Video

Earths interior

Plasticity Lab

Chapter 10 Practice

7 8

Quiz

Books

Burning Up

Chapter 10 Rand R

Notebook

HW Due: Pg 311 #1-3
Pg 337 #2-4
Pg 340 #2,3

9

Test Chapter 9 and 10

HW Due: Review Sheet

10
11 12

Chapter 11

HW Due: Reading Questions 11.1

13

Seismic waves

HW Due: Reading Questions 11.2

14

Volcanoes

15

Types of Volcanoes

HW Due: Reading Questions 11.3

16

Quiz

Volcano zones

17
18 19

Zones Activity

HW Due:Pg 355 #1-4
Pg 363 #1-3

 

20

Test Chapter 11

HW Due: Chapter 11 Review

21

Chapter 12

HW Due: Reading questions 12.1

22

Ocean Floor Spreading

HW Due: Reading questions 12.2

23

Ocean Floor Spreading

HW Due: Reading questions 12.3

24
25 26

 

Memorial Day

27

Moving Plates

HW Due: Ocean Floor spreading

28

Quiz

Boundaries

HW Due: Chapter 12 Vocab

29

Test Chapter 12

HW Due: Chapter 12 Review

30

Weather

HW Due: Reading questions 16.1

31

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Air Pressure

Global Winds

HW Due: Reading questions 16.2 and 3

3

Winds

Wind and Pressure Practice

HW Due: Reading questions 16.4

4

Moisture

HW Due: Reading questions 16.5

5

Weather Patterns

HW Due: Reading questions 16.6

6

Test Chapter 16

HW Due: Chapter 16 Review

7
8 9

Review for Final

10

Notebook Due

Final exam

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