Physical Science Classes Website, August - December, 2005

 

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Interactive Exam Review, 12/15/05

A new program that makes online, interactive crossword puzzles is being tried out here. It contains the same puzzle that was given in print form during the last Physical Science Class of 2005. Since the exam is not until Tuesday, doing the puzzle again online might help to make your exam more successful.

Go to the FInal Exam Review Puzzle


Internet Lesson 6

Wednesday,11/16/05 - Section A

Friday, 11/18/05 - Section B

1) For Internet Lesson 6. Do the following using the the Prentice Hall website. Do not use your textbook. pace yourself and make sure that you are not always on the same webpage. Do your assignment on loose-leaf paper. 2 sheets (3 sides) are needed at the minimum) and be sure to include your name, the title of the assignment, and date. Write in ink and do not use whiteout.

a) Go to Chapter 14 " Thermal Energy and Heat" (This is corresponds to Chapters 17 and 18 in your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School). Write a minimum of 3 sides of notes on loose-leaf paper. Add a 4th side if you are finished and search the terms for Wikipedia.

b) For Chapter 14 do the following:

1) Explore the 4 articles under Science News online. Write the tile of each article and something about it.

2) Go to HOT LINKS and read about "How Car Engines Work", "How Refrigerators Work", "How Water Heaters Work", "Thermal Energy in the Atmosphere", and the "Review of Solids, Liquids, and Gases".

3) Go to INTERNET ACTIVITIES and do "the Four-Stroke Engine". Answer the questions from the online worksheet in your notes. Refer to the online information or Page 468 in your textbook.

4) Go to SELF TEST and take it and take notes on it.

 

Go to Prentice Hall Physical Science (and be sure to return here to continue to see your assignment instructions)

c) You should have a minimum of 3 sides of notes if you did the above correctly. If you are finished early go to the Wikipedia website, and search for and take a 4th side of notes on the following topics:

1) Brownian Motion

2) Brain Freeze

3) Thermostat

4) James Joule

5) Suspended Animation

Go to Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia (and be sure to return here to continue to see your assignment instructions)

 

D) Be sure to hand-in the Internet Lesson 6 at the end of class. Make sure you have the number of sides of notes as indicated by the instructions or updated by the teacher.

E). This is Unit 5 and it covers Chapters 17 to 21 and goes to 12/2/05. Be sure to read and study those Chapters.

 This is the end of Internet Lesson 6.

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Internet Lesson 5: Thursday, 10/27/05 - Section A and Monday, 10/31/05 - Section B

1) For Internet Lesson 5, do the following using the the Prentice Hall website. Do not use your textbook. pace yourself and make sure that you are not always on the same webpage. Do your assignment on loose-leaf paper (2 sheets are needed at the minimum - plus the graph paper handout) and be sure to include your name, the title of the assignment, and date. Write in ink and do not use whiteout.

a) Go to Chapter 9 " Motion" (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School). Write a minimum of 1 and 1/2 sides of notes on Chapter 9

b) For Chapter 9 do the Hot Links , Internet Activities (include making the graph on the handout page), and Self-Test. Be guided by your interests and what will help you learn the most.

c) Then, Go to Chapter 10 "Forces" (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School). Write a minimum of 1 and 1/2 sides of notes on Chapter 10.

d) For Chapter 10 do the Hot Links, Internet Activities and the Self-Test. as you did for the previous Chapter.

e) You should have a minimum of 3 sides of notes if you did the above correctly. If you are finished early go back and do more and add more notes.

 

Go to Prentice Hall Physical Science (and be sure to return here to continue to see your assignment instructions)

  

2) Be sure to hand-in the Internet Lesson 5 at the end of class. Make sure you have the number of sides of notes as indicated by the instructions or updated by the teacher.

 This is the end of Internet Lesson 5.

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Internet Lesson 4: Friday, 10/7/05 - Section A and Tuesday, 10/11/05 - Section B

 

1) For Internet Lesson 4, do the following using the the Prentice Hall website. Do not use your textbook. Pace yourself and make sure that you are not always on the same webpage. Do your assignment on loose-leaf paper (2 sheets are needed at the minimum) and be sure to include your name, the title of the assignment, and date. Write in ink and do not use whiteout.

a) Go to Chapter 6 " Acids, Bases, Solutions" (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School). Write a minimum of 1 and 1/2 sides of notes on Chapter 6.

b) For Chapter 6 do the Hot Links and Chem Tutor. Read enough of it to help you understand more about acids and bases. Then read Internet Activities and take the Self-Test.

c) Then, Go to Chapter 7 "Carbon Chemistry" (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School). Write a minimum of 1 and 1/2 sides of notes on Chapter 7.

d) For Chapter 7 do the Hot Links, Internet Activities and the Self-Test. as you did for the previous Chapter.

e) You should have a minimum of 3 sides of notes if you did the above correctly.

 

Go to Prentice Hall Physical Science (and be sure to return here to continue to see your assignment instructions)

 

f) There are plenty of useful links at the PS School website, but just case you run out of things to do, you should use the Wikipedia link below to look up and take notes on one or more of the following: acid, base, electrolyte, pH, neutralization, isomer, hydrocarbon, Petroleum, Oil Refineries, first oil well. Place these notes on side 4 of your loose-leaf paper.

 

Go to Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia (and be sure to return here to continue to see your assignment instructions)

2) Be sure to hand-in the Internet Lesson 4 at the end of class. Make sure you have the number of sides of notes as indicated by the instructions or updated by the teacher.

 This is the end of Internet Lesson 4.

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Internet Lesson 3: Monday, 9/19/05 - Section A and Tuesday, 9/20/05 - Section B

Physical Science A: Before going to the lesson, check your grades at www.gradeconnect.com When finished, send an email to the teacher from Grade Connect saying that you checked your Physical Science grades.

Internet Lesson 3: Monday, 9/19/05 - Section A and Tuesday, 9/20/05 - Section B

1) For Objective PS26, Internet Lesson 3, do the following

2) Go to Chapter 3 " Atoms and the Periodic Table" (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School).

a) Go to the Chapter 3 Hot Links and the Periodic Chart. Find elements discovered during the following dates: 1669, 1894, 1798, 1901, 1939, 1955. Write the name, symbol, atomic mass, and the boiling point and melting point for each of the 6 elements.

b) Go to the Chapter 3 Internet Activities and do the scavenger hunt by writing down the choice and its characteristics on your paper. The interactive feature may not work.

c) Then do the Chapter 3 Self Test, and write down notes from the ones you did not get correct.

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3) Then, Go to Chapter 4" Chemical Bonds" (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School).

a) Go to the Chapter 4 Hot Links and the Periodic Chart. Choose your favorite 6 elements and write the name, symbol, atomic mass, atomic number, number of protons, number of neutrions, and number of electrons for each of the six elements. Then do the other the other Chapter 4 Hot Links and take notes on them.

b) Go to the Chapter 4 Internet Activities and take notes on each of the topics.

c) Then do the Chapter 4 Self Test, and write down notes from the ones you did not get correct.

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5) There are plenty of useful links at the PS School website, but just case you run out of things to do, use the Wikipedia link below to look up and take notes on the following: metals, halogens, noble gases, rare-earth elements, metalloid, corrosion, isotope, quark.

Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

6) You may also check out the following links (at home if no time in school): 17 years ago on September 17, 1989, Hurricane Hugo hit St. Croix. Read the Hurricane Hugo Articles from the Congressional Record. Also check out the sunspot on the sun and Today's Space Weather

7) Be sure to hand-in the Internet Lesson 3 at the end of class. Make sure you have the number of sides of notes as indicated by the teacher.

8) For Section A homework, read Chapter 6-4. at home. Do Objective PS27: Write the answers (in sentences) to the Section Review Questions, 6-1, Page 140 - 2,3 ,4 and 6-2, Page 149 -1 ,2 (5 questions total).

 

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Internet Lesson 2: Friday, 9/2/05 - Section A and Tuesday, 9/6/05 - Section B

1) Write something on loose-leaf paper about what you learned about each of the activities of websites visited. It is more important that you spend all of the available class time in learning from the websites instead of writing too much. However, do write at least 3 lines of notes for each website visited and the teacher will suggest how many sides you should have based on the available time after registering for grade connect. Your evaluation will depend on your active participation and what you hand-in for this assignment.

2) For Objective PS13, Internet Lesson 2, Go to Chapter 2 States of Matter (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School). Do the Hot Links, Internet Activities, Self Test, and explore the Links with the Conversion Charts. Return here to check your assignment as needed.

Go to Prentice Hall Physical Science

5) If there are not enough useful links at the PS School website, then use the Wikipedia link below to look up and take notes on the following: plasma, solid, liquid, gas, physical change, chemical change, boiling, condensation, sublimation, evaporation, element, compound.

Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

6) For Section A homework, read Chapter 4-3 and 4-4. Use your extra time to re-read and study all of Chapters 1 to 4. The test on Chapters 1 to 4 will be on Friday, 9/9/05. Section B will take the same test at the same time.

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Internet Lesson 1: Friday, August 26, 2005 - Section A and Monday, August 29, 2005 - Section B

 

1) Go to www.gradeconnect.com and sign on to your Physical Science Section. Register first by following the handout page. If you don't have an email address, sign up for one first.

2) Then, return to this website and read and do the following for the remainder of the period. PS06 is the Section A assignment label. Section B students should call it Internet Lesson 1. The homework is for Section A. Section B homework will be announced.

3) Write something on loose-leaf paper about what you learned about each of the activities of websites visited. It is more important that you spend all of the available class time in learning from the websites instead of writing too much. However, do write at least 3 lines of notes for each website visited and the teacher will suggest how many sides you should have based on the available time after registering for grade connect. Your evaluation will depend on your active participation and what you hand-in for this assignment.

4) For Objective PS06, Internet Lesson 1, do the Internet Activities and Self Test and links for Chapter 1 Matter (This is a different edition of your textbook) at the Physical Science textbook website (Prentice-Hall Physical Science, PS School). Return here to check your assignment as needed.

Go to Prentice Hall Physical Science

5) If there are not enough useful links at the PS School website, then use the Wikipedia link below to look up atnd take notes on the following: matter, scientific method, metric system, temperature, density, inertia, weight, gravity, Titanic, Mary Rose ship.

Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

6) For Section A homework, do Objective PS07: Write the Questions with the one correct answer for Content Review Multiple-Choice Questions and also write out the True-False Questions with the correct answers. This is on Page 36. Be sure to follow the assignment rules for this class. For your reading assignment, read Section 3-1 on Pages 62 to 69.

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COMPUTER USAGE RULES

 

1) Keep all classroom rules, especially - no talking and no leaving your seat without permission and the Computer Use Guidelines for St. Joseph High School.

2) Do not change any screen savers, backgrounds, or settings.

3) Do not save any files on the computer without permission.

4) Do not use CD's or download or upload files using flash memory or diskettes without the teacher's permission.

5) Do not use the printer for this class unless the teacher gives permission to do so. Assignments are normally handwritten on loose-leaf paper.

6) Use sound only as needed and with the permission of the teacher. If you have earphones and play your CD music, you are breaking a school rules and those items must be taken from you and turned in to the school office.

7) Do not play games (except for any games you may find in the assignment) on the computer.

8) Do not go to any other websites without permission. If you go to the wrong site by mistake and it is has inappropriate material on it, inform the teacher at once.

9) No email is to be sent (except as requested by the teacher). Do not use instant messengers or go to any newsgroups. If the teacher requests to view your computer history, do not resist.

10) Use all of your time using the computer while you are in the computer room. Go back and go more into depth for your assignment if you think you are finished.  

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