Thursday, September 21, 2017

Change in Biology Schedule...

Due to the grades on the test taken over chapter three I am stopping to re-teach this chapter before moving on. The following assignments were placed on the board today, September 21st, but just as a re-cap....we will be following this schedule:

  • Thursday, September 21st - Label the animal/plant cells & cell wall structure (Quiz Monday); From Table 3-1 explain the cell functions and processes; Study
  • Friday, September 22nd -  List out all organelles of the cell and explain their function; Study Quiz over labeling cells and cell wall
  • Monday, September 25th - Quiz Cell Structures; Explain the two ways substances enter the cell (Use bold black terms in your explanation [6])
  • Tuesday, September 26th - Study Test 3 Re-Take; Do Standardized Test 3
  • Wednesday, September 27th - Test 3 Re-Take

Vector Video...

In Physics we began chapter number four dealing with Vectors: basic info about them, how to perform mathematical operations with them, and how to solve them when they form triangles. To understand more about the basics of scalars and vectors check out this video by Mr. Anderson from Bozeman Science:
Section B of chapter four deals with thee mathematical operations of vectors. Here Mr. Anderson explains about calculating the sum of vector forces...

World Geography Study Guide...

On Thursday, Setember 21st, is the 11th and 12th World Geography Test. Thank you, Ben, for allowing the use of your study guide. Simply click HERE to be redirected to the picture of his notes. This should help when you have to make this test up. If you have any questions please leave me a comment below or e-mail them to me.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Physics Test Study Guide...

For those missing out on the Physics test over chapter 3, simply click HERE to be directed to the photo of a study guide written during our review. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave me a comment below or write me an e-mail. Don't forget that at least 18 of the questions will come from the quizzes over sections A and B.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Extra Credit Biology Video...

We have studied the individual parts of the cell in our 9th and 10th grade Biology class before discovering the need for the cell to maintain homeostasis. The cell accomplishes this by active and/or passive transport. Below is the video we were watching when the bell rang depicting the difference between these two types of transports...
Now for some extra credit: to understand better about the cell membrane watch these two videos below then leave me a comment or email that you watched it for +5 Bonus Points on the next test. The first introduces the cell membrane and what it is composed of...
The second deals with how the cell membrane transports substances...
If you have any questions from something you don't understand please leave me a comment or e-mail and I will answer them accordingly. Remember: you will need to use your critical thinking skills as you watch to apply information we have studied in previous chapters.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Colony Postage Stamp Project...

This year I assigned a new project while studying the thirteen colonies. How exciting to see creativity coming through in these postage stamps! Check them out:

Anna Grace's "Massachusetts" stamp...
Then check out these other colonies...
Let those creative juices flow! I'm excited to see how your colony postcard turns out. Remember, your job is to impress me. Think outside the box!! The due date for these postcards is Wednesday, September 20th. No extensions!

Northeast Asia Geography Video...

We are finishing up our study of the Asian continent with the northeastern countries of the Korean peninsula and the archipelago of Japan. Remember some key info about the names of the four Japanese islands with Mount Fuji being the highest point on the largest island and that the Korean peninsula being divided into North and South Korean at the 38th parallel. Check out this video for some geographic features of the eastern, northeastern section of Asia.