Science 20F


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June 22

Continued working on our projects.

June 21

Continued working on our projects.

June 20

Started working on our projects. These will be due at the end of class on Wednesday.

June 17

Had part 2 of our exam. We'll start our project next week.

June 16

Had part 1 of our exam.

June 15

Had one more review day to catch up. Don't forget to study tonight!

June 14

Reviewed the Ecosystems unit.

June 13

Reviewed the Physics unit.

June 10

Reviewed the Weather unit.

June 9

Started our course review by talking about the Chemistry unit.

June 8

Had our Ecosystems unit test.

June 7

Reviewed the Ecosystems unit. The test is tomorrow.

June 6

Talked about species introduction and species extinction. Then we had some time to work on our food webs.

June 3

Worked on our food webs some more.

June 2

Worked on our food webs from yesterday, and talked about the exam.

June 1

Walked around outside to see what sorts of animals are living out there. We'll talk more about this tomorrow.

May 31

Had a quiz on the Ecosystems unit so far.

May 30

Worked on an in-class assignment.

May 27

Talked about carrying capacity and watched some Planet Earth.

May 26

Talked about bioaccumulation.

May 25

Talked about the nitrogen cycle.

May 24

Started the Biology unit by talking about the carbon cycle.

May 20

Everyone was gone, so we watched some Planet Earth.

May 19

Had our Physics unit test.

May 18

Reviewed some more and read some articles. If you write a summary/reflection of the article for tomorrow, you can get bonus marks on your test!

May 17

Reviewed for the test on Thursday.

May 16

Had presentations on vehicle safety features. Don't forget that the test is on Thursday.

May 13

Talked about energy, the Law of Conservation of Energy and transfers of energy.

May 12

Worked on an assignment and then relaxed.

May 11

Talked some more about braking/stopping distance.

May 10

Did a lab on braking distance. This will be due Friday if you're not done yet.

May 9

Continued working on our project from last week. Presentations will be next week on Monday and Tuesday.

May 6

Started a project, investigating various vehicle safety features.

May 5

Talked about momentum and impulse. Finish off the practice questions for tomorrow if you're not done yet.

May 4

Talked about Newton's third law.

May 2

Talked about Newton's second law. Don't forget about our quiz that's happening tomorrow.

Apr. 29

Talked about natural motion and Newton's first law. If you're not done the practice questions yet, finish them over the weekend.

Apr. 28

Did a lab using ticker tape timers. This will be due on Monday.

Apr. 27

Talked about what acceleration looks like on a displacement-time graph, and how to find instantaneous velocity on a d-t graph. Gave out a hand-in assignment, due on Friday.

Apr. 26

Talked about acceleration. If you're not done yet, work on the practice questions for tomorrow.

Apr. 25

Talked about displacement-time graphs. If you're not done the questions yet, these will be due Wednesday.

Apr. 21

Talked about speed and velocity.

Apr. 18

Started into the In Motion unit by talking about position, distance and displacement. If you're not done yet, work on the practice questions for tomorrow.

Apr. 14

Had our Weather unit test. No homework for the weekend!

Apr. 13

Reviewed the Weather unit. The test is tomorrow.

Apr. 12

Talked about how meteorologists collect weather information, and about high/low pressure systems. If you're not done yet, finish reading the article we started in class.

Apr. 11

Had more time to work on our severe weather articles. If you aren't done yet, they will be due on Wednesday.

Apr. 8

Started a project investigating severe weather events. We'll have one more class to work on this, and it will be due on Wednesday.

Apr. 7

Talked about precipitation and fronts.

Apr. 6

Did some investigating on El Nino and La Nina. We'll talk more about this tomorrow.

Apr. 5

Talked about weather maps, isotherms and isobars. Work on the isotherm and isobar maps for tomorrow.

Apr. 4

Talked about ocean currents.

Mar. 24

Talked about why seasonal changes occur, and watched part of "The Day After Tomorrow".

Mar. 23

Had time to work on our acid/base posters.

Mar. 22

Talked about jet streams and worked on our acid/base posters. These will be due by the end of the week.

Mar. 21

Started into the Weather unit by talking about prevailing winds and the Coreolis effect.

Mar. 18

Had our Chemistry unit test.

Mar. 17

Worked on an investigation on acids and bases. Don't forget to study tonight.

Mar. 16

Continued reviewing the Chemistry unit. Again, remember that the test is on Friday.

Mar. 15

Started reviewing the Chemistry unit. Remember that the test is on Friday.

Mar. 11

Talked about neutralization reactions, and practiced predicting the products of a chemical reaction.

Mar. 10

Had time to work on a hand-in assignment, then went to the gym for an assembly on sustainability.

Mar. 9

Talked about the characteristics of acids and bases. Then we had time to finish up the lab from the day before.

Mar. 8

Did a lab investigating the properties of acids and bases. We'll talk more about this tomorrow.

Mar. 7

Talked about reaction types. Work on the practice questions for tomorrow.

Mar. 4

Did a lab on the different types of reactions, which will be due on Wednesday. We'll talk more about reaction types on Monday.

Mar. 3

Talked some more about balancing equations and how to write a chemical equation from a word equation.

Mar. 2

Practiced balancing chemical equations. Finish this off for tomorrow if you're not done yet.

Mar. 1

Had a snow day today.

Feb. 28

Talked about chemical equations and how to balance them (using M&M's). No homework for tonight.

Feb. 25

Did a lab on the law of conservation of mass. This will be due on Monday.

Feb. 24

Had a quiz on naming and writing formulas for compounds.

Feb. 23

Did a mini-lab to help us get used to some of the lab equipment we'll be using. This will be due on Friday. Don't forget about the quiz tomorrow.

Feb. 22

Didn't really do anything, since everyone had to leave early to go on a field trip to Red River College. Don't forget about the quiz on naming of substances that's on Thursday.

Feb. 17

Worked on a hand-in assignment and watched some Bill Nye. The assignment will be due on Wednesday.

Feb. 16

Talked about covalent bonds and how to name covalent compounds.

Feb. 15

Talked about polyatomic ions and what happens when they bond.

Feb. 14

Talked about ionic bonds and how to name ionic substances.

Feb. 11

Worked on a hand-in assignment and watched some Mythbusters.

Feb. 10

Talked about ions and the transfer of electrons. Finish the practice questions for tomorrow if you're not done yet.

Feb. 9

Finished reviewing grade 9 chemistry and talked about Lewis dot diagrams.

Feb. 8

Started reviewing grade 9 chemistry. Finish off the practice questions for tomorrow.

Feb. 7

Handed out course outlines and textbooks, and talked about the course.