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Week of 6/15/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
6/15(2) 
No class 
Final Exam 
No class  Final Exam  period 5 only 
6/16 
Final Exam  period 1 only  No class  Final Exam  only chapter 5  No class 
6/17(0) 
Final Exam  period 3 only  No class  No class  Final Exam  period 6 only 
6/18 
FIRST DAY OF SUMMER VACATION! 
FIRST DAY OF SUMMER VACATION! 
FIRST DAY OF SUMMER VACATION! 
FIRST DAY OF SUMMER VACATION! 
6/19 
See You at the Beach! 
See You at the Beach! 
See You at the Beach! 
See You at the Beach! 
Week of 6/8/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
6/8(7) 
Sections 22.122.3  Acids, Bases and Salts, pH, strong vs. weak, indicators, neutralization, common acids and bases, titration, buffers HW  Copy chapter 22 study guide into lab book 
Section 20.1  Electromagnetic induction, Maxwell's equations, Faraday's Law, induced emf Read p. 715 in class 
Review worksheets 5.4A and 5.5A HW  Worksheets 5.4B and 5.5B due Tues 
Section 20.1  Basic organic chemistry, carbon bonds, sat vs. unsat, alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, maing straight chains, alkyl groups, Latin names HW  p.717 #1,3,6,8 due Tues 
6/9 
Sections 23.123.2  Organic compounds, naming them, latin prefixes, functional groups, aromatics, isomers HW  Worksheets 16 and 23 due Wed 
Section 20.2/3  Generators and motors, mutual inductance, transformers  Section 5.6  Fitting a Line to Data Points, correlations, pos/neg/none, scatter plots HW  p.328 #17, 1215, 17, 20 due Wed 
Section 20.1 (continued)  Isomers HW  p.744 #2,3,7,9,12,16,17,32,38 
6/10 
TBA  Section 20.4  Electromagnetic Spectrum, c=lambda x f, E=hf, energies and labels  Sectin 5.7  Linear modeling, predictions, interpolations, extrapolations, zeroes of a function HW  Worksheet 5.6A & 5.7A due Thur 
Notebook Catchup Day Begin Final Review 
6/11 
Lab Notebooks due  Lab Notebooks due  Begin Final Exam Review  Lab Notebooks due 
6/12(3) 
Final Exam Review  50% new, 50% old  Final Exam Review  50% new, 50% old  Final Exam Review  50% new, 50% old  Final Exam Review  50% new, 50% old 
Week of 6/1/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
6/1(12) 
GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY FIELD TRIP Remaining students  chemistry video 
GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY FIELD TRIP All students going 
Activity worksheets in class  GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY FIELD TRIP Remaining students  chemistry video 
6/2 
Section 19.2  Six types of chemical reactions, examples, activity series HW  P.593 #1215 due Wed 
Demonstrations for Elementary School Kids 
Section 5.3A Worksheet in class HW  Finish for HW 
Section 17.1  Factors affecting reaction rate, activation energy, energy vs. time chart, catalysis, concept of equilibrium HW  p.604 #2,4,6, p. 611 #1,2,4,5 due Wed 
6/3 
Section 19.3  Energies, endo vs exothermic, conservation of E, chemical bonds HW  Worksheets 15 & 16 due Thur 
Section 19.2  B field from current in a wire, Oersted, righthand rule, coils and solenoids, electromagnets, toroidal fields, B = uni HW  p. 686 #14 due Wed 
Section 5.4  Writing equations in standard form, equivalent equations w/graphing, horizontal and vertical lines HW  p.314 #336 x3, 38, 40 due Thur 
Section 17.3  Le Chatelier's Principle, solubility product constant and related calculations HW  Worksheets 81 & 82 due Thurs 
6/4 
Section 19.4  Reaction rates, equilibrium, Le Chatelier's Principle  read in class  Section 19.3  Magnetic fields and forces and examples HW  p. 689 #13, p.692 #12 
Section 5.5  Parallel and perpendicular lines, and finding equations of same HW  p.322 #330 x 3 due Fri 
Chapter 17 Calculations and Problems 
6/5(8) 
Activity  Activity  Worksheets 5.4A & 5.5A in class HW  Finish for HW 
Activity 
Week of 5/25/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
5/25 
Memorial Day Holiday  No School 
Memorial Day Holiday  No School 
Memorial Day Holiday  No School 
Memorial Day Holiday  No School 
5/19(16) 
TEST #8  Chapter 18 
TEST #4  Chapters 16 and 17 
Section 5.2  Using slopeintercept form, finding line given point and slope, finding line given two points HW  Worksheets 5.1A and 5.2A due Wed 
Section 16.3  Titrations, related lab equipment, endpoints, equivalents, buffers HW  p.586 #16, p.591 #4344 due Wed 
5/20 
Section 19.1  Chemical reactions, reactants, products, writing chemical equations, phases, coefficients, balancing chemical reactions HW  p.587 #14, p.811 #78 due Thur 
Review of chapter 18  Ohm's Law and circuit analysis CW/HW  p.672673 all 
Sections 5.1 and 5.2 (again)  worksheets 5.1B and 5.2B in class HW  Worksheets 5.1C and 5.2C due Thur 
Review for Chapter 16 Quiz CW  p.593 #111 due at end of period 
5/21 
Section 19.1 (cont.)  The Mole, calculating molar masses, changing moles into grams and grams into moles HW  p.589 #511 
Section 19.1  Magnetism, domains, magnetic flux, webers, Earth's magnetic field and related; read p.681 MRI in class  Section 5.3  Pointslope form of a line and how to use it HW  p.305 #339 x3 due Fri 
Chapter 16 Quiz Begin Section 17.1  Equilibrium, Keq, Le Chatelier's Principle 
5/22(13) 
Molar Mass Worksheet in class and basic Stoichiometry  Activity  Chapter 5 Activity Worksheets/Puzzles  Titration Lab (maybe) 
Week of 5/18/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry (per 5 MWR, per 6 TWF) 
5/18(21) 
Section 18.3  Compound Card Game  More practice naming compounds, latin prefixes, hydrates 
No class  block schedule 
No class  block schedule 
Section 16.1  Acids and Bases definitions, weak vs. strong, diprotic, triprotic, oxyacids, conjugates Section 16.2  pH, pH scale, pH + pOH, indicators, amphoterism HW  p.589 #2,3,4,6,7,9,10,13,14 due Wed 
5/19 
No class  block schedule 
Resistor Mystery Lab  Ohm's Law exploration  Review for Chapter 4 Test  look at all worksheets and HW assignments 
Section 16.1  Acids and Bases definitions, weak vs. strong, diprotic, triprotic, oxyacids, conjugates Section 16.2  pH, pH scale, pH + pOH, indicators, amphoterism HW  p.589 #2,3,4,6,7,9,10,13,14 due Wed 
5/20 
Review for chapter 18 test 
Review for Chapter 16 & 17 Test  Chapter 4 Test 
More pH calculations  weak acids and bases 
5/21 
Chapter 18 Test 
No class  block schedule 
No class  block schedule 
Section 16.3  Titrations, related lab equipment, endpoints, equivalents, buffers HW  TBA 
5/22(17) 
No class  block schedule  Chapter 16 & 17 Test 
Section 5.1  Writing slopeintercept form of a line from a) slope and point, b) two points, c) functional values HW  TBA 
Section 16.3  Titrations, related lab equipment, endpoints, equivalents, buffers HW  TBA 
Week of 3/23/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
3/23(55) 
Bill Nye  Atoms and Chemical Reactions CW  5 Things You Learned from each video 
Sections 15.1  Interference, constructive vs. destructive, wave phase, coherent vs. incoherent light, twoslit experiments/results, path differences Section 15.2  Diffraction, gratings, resolving power 
Section 3.1  Solving onestep equations, properties of equality, inverse operations  with lots of examples  CW p. 137 HW  p.137 #1,2,348 x3 due Tues 
Gas Stoichiometry  MassGas problems HW  p.6970 worksheet 
3/24 
Begin chemistry  Section 14.1  Solids, liquids, gases, kinetic theory, Six changes of state/phase, melting points, boiling points, plasma, water and ice, crystals vs. amorphous HW  p.439 #14,6 due Wed 
Spectroscopes and Gas Spectra in LAB  Section 3.1 Review Worksheet A in class HW  Worksheets B & C due Wed 
More MassGas problems  making adjustments for nonSTP conditions 
3/25 
Sections 14.2 and 14.3  Buoyancy, Archimedes' Principle, pressure, Pascal's Principle, Bernoulli's Principle, viscosity, Boyle's Law, Charles' Law HW  Worksheets TBA 
Multimedia/Internet Presentation  Interference, Diffraction, TwoSlit patterns, lasers  More onestep equation practice  intro to twostep equations solving  Review for Chapter 13 Test 
3/26 
Section 15.1  Elements, substances, compounds and mixtures, hetero vs homogeneous mixtures, suspensions, colloids, Tyndall Effect, solutions HW  p.468 #1,2,3,5 due Fri 
Section 15.3  Lasers, how they work and applications HW  p.552 #110 due Friday 
Section 3.2  Twostep solving of equations, add or subtract, then multiply or divide, like terms HW  p.144 #1,2,321 x3, 2736 x 3 due Fri 
Test #4  Chapter 13 
3/7(51) 
DEMONSTRATIONS  Activity TBA 
Game Activity  Solving equations  DEMONSTRATIONS 
Week of 3/16/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
3/16(60) 
Section 12.4  Polarization, holography, optical fibers, total internal reflection, lasers and scanners HW  Worksheets 23,24,17,18 due Thurs 
Sections 14.1 and 14.2  Refraction, Index of Refraction, Snell's Law, Lenses, convex lens ray tracing examples HW  Take Home Test p.438 #119, p. 483 #119 due Wed 
Section 2.6  Dividing Real Numbers, rules with zero, fractions, decimals, signed numbers HW  p.106 #345 x3 due Tues 
Section 13.1 (cont.)  Pressure, units, conversions, atmospheric pressure, Boyle's Law, Charles' Law, absolute zero, Kelvins, barometer and manometer HW  p.480 #13,46ac due Tuesday 
3/17 
CAHSEE Testing  Section 14.3  Total internal reflection, optical fibers, critical angles, mirages, dispersion, aberrations  Chapter 2 Practice worksheets in class  Worksheets B & C in class for review  Section 13.1 (cont)  Moles, molar volume, volume, Avogadrto's Hypothesis, gas constant R, Ideal Gas Law, related calculations HW  Worksheets 2021 due Wed 
3/18 
CAHSEE Testing  Chapter 14 review  Review sections 2.1  2.6 for test #3 
Gas Problem Review ==> Ideal Gas Law, combined gas law, Boyle's Law, Charles' Law HW  Worksheets 22 & 24 due Thurs 
3/19 
Review Chapter 12 for quiz Look at p.393 Study Guide in class Correct worksheets in class 
Lens and Laser SelfGuided Activity  Test #3  Sections 2.1  2.6 
Section 13.3  Kinetic Theory, temperature vs pressure, real vs ideal gases, Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures, Graham's Law of Effusion, Avogadro's Hypothesis, kinetic energy, corrections to ideal gas law HW  Worksheets 23 & 25 due Fri 
3/20(56) 
Chapter 12 Quiz  Lens and Laser SelfGuided Activity LAB  Determination of index of refraction of plexiglass 
Activity  Test redo for half the points back  Academic Jeopardy 
Week of 3/9/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
3/9(65) 
Sections 12.1  Light, behaviors, reflection, refraction, prisms, mirages, colors, dispersion HW  p.372 #15 due Tues 
Section 13.2  Ray Tracing Practice with flat mirrors leading to HW  TBA 
Section 2.3  Subtracting real numbers, signed numbers, tricks with fractions, addition and subtraction properties, x  y = (y  x) HW  p.82 #336 x3 due Tues 
Review for Quest #3  chapter 11 
3/10 
Sectin 12.2  Colors, light vs. paint, primary colors. additive vs. subtractive colors, filters, pigments, inks and paints HW  Worksheets 15 and 16 due Wed 
Hooke's Law Lab HW  Writeup due Thursday 
Section 2.3  CW Worksheet practice in class 
Quest #3  Chapter 11 
3/11 
Sect 12.3  Types of lights, incandescent, fluorescent, neon, halogen, sodiummercury lights, efficiency, LASERs, cherent vs. incoherent light HW  Ten light sources from four diff types, what type and where did you see them  due Thurs 
Section 13.3  (continued) and Section 13.4  colors, light vs. paint, primary colors. additive vs. subtractive colors, filters, pigments, inks and paints, RGB, CMYK, gamuts, polarization  Section 2.4  Multiplying Real Numbers, properties of multiplying, signed numbers, tricks, review of fractions and decimals, cancelling HW  p.91 #1,2,342 x3 due Thurs 
Section 13.1  Pressure, units, conversions, atmospheric pressure, Boyle's Law, Charles' Law, absolute zero, Kelvins, barometer and manometer HW  p.480 #13,46ac due Thursday 
3/12 
Laser Activity  Review chapters 12 and 13 for test 
Sections 2.5  Applying the distributive property with lots of practice, constants, coefficients HW  p.99 #1,2,339 x3, 52, 53 due Fri 
Section 13.1 (cont)  Moles, molar volume, volume, Avogadrto's Hypothesis, gas constant R, Ideal Gas Law, related calculations HW  Worksheets 2021 
3/13(61) 
Activity  Test #2  Chapters 12 and 13 
Activity  Demonstrations  Gas Laws 
Week of 3/2/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
3/2(70) 
Bill Nye videos  Light and Color, Light Optics CW  5 Things You Learned from each video 
Section 12.1  Production and characteristics of sound, frequency vs. pitch, speed thru various media, ultrasound, Doppler Effect, red shift 
Word problem practice  worksheet page 51 in class HW  page 52 worksheet due Tuesday 
Review for Quest #2Problem review from HW 
3/3 
Review for Quest #3  Chapter 11HW p. 364 #1,410,1115 
Section 12.2  Intensity vs. Loudness, calc. of intensity, decibels, forced vs. damped vibrations, sympathetic vibration, natural freq. and resonance, the human ear 
Section 1.6  Functions, input, output, independent vs. dependent variables, domain and range with classroom practice examples 
Quest #2  Chapter 10 
3/4 
Quest #3  Chapter 11 
Section 12.3  Standing Wave Harmonics, in strings, open tubes, closed tubes, formulas for frequencies, fundamentals vs overtones, timbre, beats HW Problems Sets A&B all odd problems due Fri 
Section 1.6 practice on page 38 all Section 1.7  Intro to graphing in two dimensions HW  Worksheet page 62 due Thursday 
Section 11.1  Atomic Theory and History  Democritus, Dalton, Lavoisier, Rutherford's God Foil, Radiation types, waves and characteristics, electromagnetic spectrum, photons, light, c=lambda(f), E = hf 
3/5 
Lab Tube Sound Activity 
Review for Quiz #2Discuss HW worksheet 
Video  Volatile History of Chemistry  Part 2 CW  Write ten things you learn from video 

3/6(66) 
Computer Lab Research Activity  Meet in Computer Lab 
Computer Lab Research Activity  Meet in Computer Lab 
Quiz #2  Sections 1.41.7 
Demonstrations 
Week of 2/23/15 

Date 
Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 
2/16(75) 
Section 11.1/11.2  Electromagnetic waves, E and B fields, speed of light, review of sci. not., waves vs. particles, photons, e/m spectrum, Maxwell's  Section 12.1  Production and characteristics of sound, frequency vs. pitch, speed thru various media, ultrasound, Doppler Effect, red shift 
Word problem practice  worksheet page 51 in class HW  page 52 worksheet due Tuesday 
Review for Quest #2Problem review from HW 
2/17 
Section 11.2 (cont)  AM/FM radio, TV VHF/UHF, microwaves, IR, visible light, ultraviolet, Xrays, gamma rays, cosmic rays  calculations and applications 
Section 12.2  Intensity vs. Loudness, calc. of intensity, decibels, forced vs. damped vibrations, sympathetic vibration, natural freq. and resonance, the human ear 
Section 1.6  Functions, input, output, independent vs. dependent variables, domain and range with classroom practice examples 
Quest #2  Chapter 10 
2/18 
Bill Nye  Light video etc. CW  Write 5 things you learn from each video 
Section 12.3  Standing Wave Harmonics, in strings, open tubes, closed tubes, formulas for frequencies, fundamentals vs overtones, timbre, beats HW Problems Sets A&B all odd problems due Fri 
Section 1.6 practice on page 38 all Section 1.7  Intro to graphing in two dimensions HW  Worksheet page 62 due Thursday 
Section 11.1  Atomic Theory and History  Democritus, Dalton, Lavoisier, Rutherford's God Foil, Radiation types, waves and characteristics, electromagnetic spectrum, photons, light, c=lambda(f), E = hf 
2/19 
CW  Worksheet pages 15 & 16 due at the end of the period  Lab Tube Sound Activity 
Review for Quiz #2Discuss HW worksheet 
Video  Volatile History of Chemistry  Part 2 CW  Write ten things you learn from video 
2/20(71) 
Computer Lab Research Activity  Meet in Computer Lab 
Computer Lab Research Activity  Meet in Computer Lab 
Quiz #2  Sections 1.41.7 
Demonstrations 
Week of 2/16/15 

Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 

2/16 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
2/17 
Section 10.4  Acoustics, echolocation,sonar, ultrasound Read p.330 in class  debate HW  p.332 #2641 due Wed 
Review for Test #1  Chapters 8,9,10,11 
Section 1.4  Writing equations and inequalities, symbols used, using"is," using parentheses, solution for an equation, solution of an inequlality HW  p.24 #1,2,37,14,15,1726 x 3 due Wed 
Section 10.3  Basic thermochemistry, DH, exo vs endothermic rxns., calorimetry, Hess' Law with examples HW  p.338 #15 due Wed 
2/18 
Review for Quest #2  Chapter 10 
Test #1  Chapters 811 
Section 1.4  classwork page 40 worksheet HW  Worksheet page 41 due Wed 
Section 10.4  Energy sources in our world, fossil fuels, petro, natl gas, coal, power plant diagrams, fractional distillation, greenhouse effect, entropy, 2nd Law of T/D HW  Energy Chart Activity Worksheet due Thur 
2/19 
Quest #2  Chapter 10 
Academic Jeopardy 
Section 1.5  Solving word problems, using various formulas Enlist in REMIND 101 HW  p.3133 #4,8,10,12,16 due Friday 
Problem Review Day  Thermo, Q's, Hess' Law HW  Worksheets 51 and 52 due Fri 
2/20 
Juggling Activity  Juggling Activity  Quiz Teams Activity  Arithmetic Skills  Juggling Activity 
Week of 2/9/15 

Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 

2/9 
Sections 10.1 and 10.2  Sound, speed, media, how ears work, intensity vs. loudness, decibels, scale, pitch vs. frequency, Doppler Effect, red shift, sound barrier HW  p.310 #14, p.316 #812 due Tues 
Section 11.4  Wave behaviors, reflection, refraction, interference (constructive ve. destructive), standing waves, nodes, antinodes, diffraction, dispersion HW  p.396 #1,3,4,6,8,1013,15,16,19,2225,30,32,34,36,37,43 due Wed 
Section 1.3  More practice in class page 29 worksheet HW  p.30 worksheet due Tues 
Section 10.1  Energy, potential, kinetic, thermal, work vs. E, joules, conservation of energy, heat vs; temperature, exo vs. endothermic HW p.352 #1,4,6,7,10,13,14,2326,28 due Wed 
2/10 
Read sections 10.1 and 10.2 aloud in class HW  Worksheets 1516 due Wed 
Review problems from problem sets  chaps 810 Handout sets for chapter 11  sets A thru D HW  TBA 
Review for Quiz #1  Sections 1.1 1.3 Study Guides  p.23,33 in class HW  p.5354 #510, 1327 odd due Wed 
Section 10.2  Thermodynamics. First Law of T/D, energy changes in chemical rxns.,joules, heat, calories, Calories, Q=mcDT, specific heat capacity 
2/11 
Section 10.3  Music, natural frequencies, fundamental, overtones, timbre/quality of sound, resonators, wind, brass, fretted instruments, beat freqs. HW  Worksheets 17 & 25 due Thurs 
Problem review from chapter 11 
Quiz #1  Sections 1.1  1.3 
Bill Nye videos  Heat and Energy CW  5 Things you learned from each HW  p.15 worksheet #1,2,5 due Thur 
2/12 
Musical Tubes Activity  Spring Constant Lab? 
Activity  Algebra By Design Worksheets  Temperature vs. Rate of Reaction Demonstrations 
2/13 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
No School  President's Day Holiday 
Week of 2/2/15 

Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 

2/2 
Wave videos from Internet 
Bill Nye videos  Waves and Light & Color CW  Write 5 things you learn from each 
Section 1.2  Order of Operations = PEMDAS with lots of examples, evaluate using PEMDAS HW  [.10 #1,2,330x3,3234,36,38 due Tues 
Problem/HW Review Solubility Lab Prep 
2/3 
Math Problem Practice  Finding wave speed, wavelength, frequency, period HW  Worksheets 17 & 18 due Wed 
Chapter 10 Highlights  Thermodynamics, system vs. environment, 1st Law of T/D and special cases, isochoric, isothermic, isobaric, adiabatic, 2nd aw of T/D, entropy, efficiency 
Section 1.2 Practice  worksheet p.19 in class HW  Worksheet p.20 
Solubility Lab HW  Writeup due Fri 
2/4 
Review for Quest #1 
Sections 11.1 and 11.2  Simple Harmonic Motion, Hooke's Law, springs and calculations, elastic potential energy, periods of spring and pendulum and relationship, damped oscillations, forced oscillation HW  p.371 A14, P.381 C15 due Thur 
Section 1.3  Changing English into symbols and symbols into English, keywords, lots of example, "a number" and "a quantity", use of parentheses, concept of rates  Review for Quest #1 
2/5 
Quest #1  Chapter 9 
Section 11.3  Transverse vs. Longitudinal waves, characteristics, calculations, demonstrations HW  p.387 D14 due Fri 
Section 1.3  Second look CW  p.18 #431 x3 orally HW  p.18 #1,2,336 x 3 due Fri 
Quest #1  Chapter 8 
2/6 
Academic Jeopardy  Academic Jeopardy  Cool Math Tricks  Academic Jeopardy 
Week of 1/26/15 

Physical Science 
Physics 
Algebra 1A 
Chemistry 

1/26 
No School  Furlough Day 
No School  Furlough Day 
No School  Furlough Day 
No School  Furlough Day 
1/27 
Review of Certification HW  Five Ways I Can Improve  due Wed 
Review of Certification HW  Five Ways I Can Improve  due Wed 
Intro to Class HW  Get cert signed, get notebook  due Wed 
Review of Certification HW  Five Ways I Can Improve  due Wed 
1/28 
Sections 9.1 and 9.2  Waves, Transverse, Longitudinal, Media, Seismic, Wave characteristics, speed of a waver, intro to calculations HW  p.278 #13, p.282 #79, p.284 #1114,16,17 due Fri 
Chapter 8 Highlights  Mass density, buoyancy, buoyant forces, apparent weight, pressure defn., Pascal's principle, Bernoulli's principle, lift HW  p.279 #1,2,3 due Thur 
Section 1.1  Constants and variables, Evaluate expressions, exponents and bases HW  20 places to find help online  due Fri 
Section 8.1 Aqueous chemistry, solubility, rules, precipitates, strong vs. weak electrolytes, acids, and bases, molecular, complete ionic and net ionic eqns. HW  p.271 #1,38,1012,14 due Thur 
1/29 
Bill Nye Videos  Waves and Light & Color CW  Write 5 things you learned from each 
Chapter 9 Highlights  Heat vs. Temperature, thermal equilibrium, temp. scales, conduction, convection, radiation, calculating Q = mcDT, specific heat, calorimetry, energy phase diagram for water HW  p.319 #1,2,5,6 due Fri 
Section 1.1  CW page 7 resource HW  page 8 resource worksheet  due Fri 
Section 8.2  Neutralization reactions (acidbase), definitions, review of seven types of reactions, REDOX reactions with examples HW  p.273 #22,32,33 due Fri 
1/30 
Section 9.3  Wave Behaviors, Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction, Interference (constructive and destructive), standing waves, nodes, resonance, beat frequencies, tuning forks  Academic Jeopardy  Quiz Teams Review Game Activity  Section 8.3  Review of seven types of reactions, REDOX reactions with more examples 
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Week of 12/1/14 

Physical Science 
Chemistry 
Physics 
AP Chemistry 

12/1 
Section 6.3  Basic electronic circuits, series, parallel, Ohm's Law, resistances SECRET SANTA 
Sections 7.1 and 7.2  Chemicals rxns., evidences, symbols used, equations, reactants, products, conservation of mass SECRET SANTAHW  p.234 #2,48,1012,1430x2 due Tues 
Section 6.3  Examples of elastic and inelastic collisions, kinetic energy considerations, perfect vs. imperfec SECRET SANTAHW  p.214 #15; p.216 #2; p.219 #2,4 
See Chemistry 
12/2 
Circuits Activity 
Section 7.3  Balancing Chemical Reactions CW  Worksheet #1 HW  Worksheet #2 
Problem Review UCLA Trip HW  Prepare Oral Presentation from Sets E,F, and G for Wednesday 
See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 
12/3 
More on balancing chemical reactions CW  p.235 #3149 Standard Deviants Video 
Oral Presentations  See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 

12/4 
Section 7.3+  Channging words into balanced chemical reactions HW  Worksheets p.5859 due Fri 
Review Chapters 5 and 6 
See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 

12/5 
Knowledge Bowl  Test #4  Chapters 5 and 6 
See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 
Week of 11/17/14 

Physical Science 
Chemistry 
Physics 
AP Chemistry 

11/17 
Work on Labs  Bar charts, etc. HW  Labs due Tuesday  bring in lemon or lime for Friday's lab 
Work on labs, bar charts, etc., as necessary CW  Review worksheets 245250 odds in class HW  Same worksheets  even problems 
Work on labs if necessary Section 6.1  Momentum, impulse, derivation of FDt = mDv, stopping distance, hitting balls, etc. CW  p.203 #13 HW  p.204 #15 due Tuesday 
See Chemistry 
11/18 
Sections 6.1 and 6.2 Electric charge, force, fields, coulombs, static electricity, conductors and insulators, charging by contact and by induction, lightning and thunder 
Review for Test #4  Chapter 6Collect labs and worksheets 
Sectin 6.2  Conservation of momentum, sums of momenta, elastic vs. inelastic collisions, variable forces HW  p.59 #1,3,6; p. 61 #1,4,6,8; p.63 #2,4,6 due Thursday 
See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 
11/19 
Continue Sections 6.1 and 6.2  Current, voltage, resistance, Ohm's Law, units, batteries, AC vs. DC HW  Worksheets pages 16 and 23 due Thurs 
Test #4  Chapter 6 
Bill Nye  Momentum Review of Planck length artice 
See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 
11/20 
Bill Nye Videos  Electricity and Static Electricity CW  5 things learned from each video 
Crystal Projects Due 
Problem Review 
See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 
11/21 
Lemon Battery Lab  HW Writeup due Monday, 12/1 
Grade crystal projects 
Momentum Activity and Demonstrations and Grading Projects 
See Chemistry AfterSchool AP Tutoring as required 
Week of 11/10/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Physical Science 

11/10 
PUPIL FREE DAY  No School (YAY!) 
PUPIL FREE DAY  No School (YAY!) 
PUPIL FREE DAY  No School (YAY!) 
PUPIL FREE DAY  No School (YAY!) 
11/11 
Veteran's Day Holiday  No School (More Yay!) 
Veteran's Day Holiday  No School (More Yay!) 
Veteran's Day Holiday  No School (More Yay!) 
Veteran's Day Holiday  No School (More Yay!) 
11/12 
Computer/Internet Day  Scavenger Hunts  Meet in Computer Lab  Computer/Internet Day  Scavenger Hunts  Meet in Computer Lab 
Computer/Internet Day  Scavenger Hunts  Meet in Computer Lab 
Computer/Internet Day  Scavenger Hunts  Meet in Computer Lab 
11/13 
Crystal Making Activity  in class creativity  Crystal Making Activity  in class creativity 
Crystal Making Activity  in class creativity 
Crystal Making Activity  in class creativity 
11/14 
Probabity Lab  HW Writeup due Tuesday 
Probabity Lab  HW Writeup due Tuesday 
Probabity Lab  HW Writeup due Tuesday 
Probabity Lab  HW Writeup due Tuesday 
Week of 11/3/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Physical Science 

11/3 
See Chemistry 
Section 6.2b  Percentage Composition with lots of examples HW  p. 212 #2728 all due Tues 
Section 5.1  Concept of work, W=Fd cos q, positive vs. negative work, net forces 
Section 5.3  Heaters, active vs. passive solar collectors, 1st Law of thermodynamics, law of cons. of E, concept of entropy, 2nd Law of T/D, car engines, fridges HW  worksheets 35,39,40,43 due Tues 
11/4 
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Section 6.3  Empirical Formula from percentage composition, molecular formula from empirical HW  p. 212 #3234, 3650 x 2 due Wed 
Section 5.2  Energy, kinetic energy, potential energy, workenergy theorem, GPE, Hooke's Law HW  p. 43 #1,4,5,7,9 due Wed 
Review for chapter 5 Quiz Collect and discuss TWO homeworks 
11/5 
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More practice examples from sections 6.2a, 6.2b, 6.3 HW  worksheet page 27 due Thurs 
Section Quizzes  in class  pages 2932  grade and review by end of period HW  p. 4647 #1,5,7,8,9 due Thurs 
Quiz #4  Chapter 5 
11/6 
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Multimedia slides, powerpoints, YouTube and other videos on topics from chapter 6 Collect and correct homework, collect element reports 
Collect and review PROJECTS  weighing them  discussing ideas 
Collect and review PROJECTS  weighing them  discussing ideas 
11/7 
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Compounds Quiz #2 Element Reports Given Live 
PROJECT EGG DROP TEST DAY  PROJECT EGG DROP TEST DAY 
Week of 10/27/14 

AP Chemistry 
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10/27 
GREEN BOOK  p.161 #12,5,7,13,16 then free response section #a,c,d,e

Section 6.1  Average mass, amu, The Mole, Avogadro's number, conversions HW  p. 210 #1,3,5,8,11,13,15 due Tues 
Answer lab concerns and questions HW  p.39 #210 evens due Tues 
Work on lab writeup  graphs and questions 
10/28 
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More examples convereting to and from moles/atoms/molecules CW  worksheets 5253 HW finish for HW 
More on problem sets C and D and friction; review homework  Section 5.1  Thermal energy, heat vs. temperature, Q=mcDt, specific heat, calorimeter HW  p. 142ff #1,2,48 
10/29 
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Section 6.2a  Finding molar masses of a compound  read pp. 185189 in book HW  get scientific calculator by Friday  no phones 
Review for Chapter 4 QUEST 
Section 5.2  Conduction, convection, radiation, conductors and insulators HW  p. 150 #11,12,13 due Wed 
10/30 
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More molar mass examples HW  p.211 #1726 odd letters due Fri 
Chapter 4 QUEST 
Demonstrations HW Worksheets 1720 due Tuesday 
10/31 
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Compounds Quiz #1 Knowledge Bowl Check and review homework 
Knowledge Bowl or Activity  Knowledge Bowl or Activity  discuss grades 
Week of 10/20/14 

AP Chemistry 
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10/20 
GREEN BOOK  P.101 #1,12,17,18,21; p.117 #24,1012,1418,20

Video  BBC's Volatile History of Chemistry  part 1  CW  write 5 things you learned from video HW  Alien Periodic Table due Tues 
Classwork problems  pages 3537 odds HW  p.3537 evens due Tuesday 
Bill Nye Videos  Simple Machines and Energy HW  Worksheets 1516 due Tues 
10/21 
YELLOW BOOK  Read p.2426,30,3435

Section 4.2  Another look at polyatomic ions and compounds, oxyanions, naming acids, writing formulas from names HW  p. 119 #2529 odd letters due Wed 
Section 4.4  Weight, W = mg, normal forces, force of friction F = (mu)mg, coefficient of friction, kinetic vs. static friction, mass on an incline exploration  Section 4.3  Law of Conservation of Energy, GPE vs. KE, mechanical energy projectiles in motion, pendulum motion, frictional forces, power, P = E/t, joules and calories HW  Worksheets 17 18 due Wed 
10/22 
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Common Compounds Handout and discussion Average atomic mass calculations HW  p.164 #38 odd letters due Thurs  Also worksheet p.28 due Thurs 
Section 4.4 (continued)  calculation of mu, musubk vs. musubs, air resistance, common forces in everyday life, the Four Forces HW  Worksheets packet pp. 2328 
Review for Chapter 4 Quiz/test CW  pages 2325 in class 
10/23 
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Review for halftest  discuss homework  chapter 4 and compounds and S/N  Work on pp. 2328 in class  due at the end of the period  Chapter 4 QUIZ/TEST 
10/24 
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Chapter 4 Halftest  chapter 4, compounds, S/N, etc.  Pendulum Lab HW  Lab Writeup due Tuesday 
Pendulum Lab HW  Lab Writeup due Tuesday 
Week of 10/13/14 

AP Chemistry 
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10/13 
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Review for Exam #2 STUDY for Exam 
Review for Exam #2 STUDY for Exam 
Review for Exam #2 STUDY for Exam 
10/14 
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Exam #2  Chapter 3 
Exam #2  Chapter 3 
Exam #2  Chapter 3 
10/15 
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Section 4.1  IUPAC names, multivalent ions, naming them, Latin prefixes on nonmetal compounds, read p.96 article HW  p.118 #613 odd letters due Thurs 
Section 4.1  Concept of force, Newtons, vectors, classes of forces, diagrams, freebody, balanced vs. unbalanced HW  p. 2122 "quiz" due Thurs 
Section 4.1  Definitions of work and energy, joules, machines, types of simple machines, compound machines, efficiency, mechanical advantage HW  Copy section summary p.122 into lab book, plus page 107 #14, page 110 #56 
10/16 
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DEMONSTRATIONS 
Section 4.2  Newton's First Law, inertia, net force, equilibrium and applications HW  p. 132 #15, p.134 #15 due Fri 
Section 4.2  Concept of energy, kinetic, potential, types of energy, formulas, devices that transform energy HW  Write ten devices that change one type of energy into another with the changes  no repeats 
10/17 
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Element Quiz #5  first 103 elements  symbols and names (spelling counts!) Knowledge Bowl 
Projectile Motion Exploration/Lab  frinding the muzzle velocity of a springloaded gun

Knowledge Bowl 
Week of 10/6/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Physical Science 

10/6 
See Chemistry 
Watch history of chemistry videos Announce element quiz #4 for Friday  1st 80 HW  Bring seven 3" x 5" cards for Thursday, lined or unlined 
Section 3.3  Projectiles launched horizontally CW  p. 99 #14 HW  Worksheets 2326 due Wed 
Lab  Air Resistance due at end of period HW  worksheet p.2324 due Tues 
10/7 
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Sect. 3.4  Triads, octaves, Periodic Table, Mendeleev, periods, groups, periodicity, characteristics, monatomic vs. diatomic gases, allotropes, transition metals HW  p.88 #3143 due Wed 
Section 3.3  Projectiles launched at an angle, maximum range/angle derivation CW  p. 101 #14 
Section 3.3  Using Newton's Laws  crashes, safety belts, air bags, free fall, air resistance, terminal velocity, weightlessness, centripetal forces Review homework 
10/8 
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Sect. 3.5  Ions, cations, anions, naming them, making simple binary compounds HW  Chez Chemistry Cafe due Friday 
Additional problems HW  p.108ff #230x2,3137,45,47,48,56 due Friday 
Orally accomplish all problems and exercises on pages 989 from book in class HW  p.100101 all due Thursday 
10/9 
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More on ions, polyatomic ions, practice on naming compounds Compound Card Game 
Equipment Play Day  students will explore mechanics equipment on hand for lab development 
Chapter and homework review HW  p.3740 due Mon 
10/10 
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Element Quiz #4  first eighty elements  symbols and names (spelling counts!) Knowledge Bowl 
Homework/problem review Knowledge Bowl (or otherwise)

Knowledge Bowl 
Week of 9/29/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Physical Science 

9/29 
See Chemistry 
Bill Nye videos  The Atom, Phases of Matter  write five things you learned Announce element quiz #3 for Friday  1st 60 
Section 3.1  2D motion, vecors vs. scalars, components intro, adding, subtractiung and multiplying by a scalar, finding angles, resultant HW  p.1718 worksheet probs due Wed 
Section 3.1  Newton's Law of gravitation, inverse square laws in general, weight vs. mass, W = mg, weight on various planets, force in newtons, newtons vs. pounds HW  Copy section summary from p.79 into lab book, do problems #510 on p. 79 as well 
9/30 
See Chemistry  Sects. 3.2 & 3.3  History of Chemistry, Democritus, Ancients, Lavoisier, Dalton's Atomic Theory, Thomson, plum pudding model, electrons, Rutherford's gold foil exper., Planck, Bohr Theory, quantum mechanics, Chadwick HW  2 crosswords due Wed 
Section 3.2  Vector operations, trig review, rectangular to polar and viceversa CW p. 92 # #14, p. 94 #14 HW  p.1920 worksheet probs due Wed 
Section 3.2  Newton's Three Laws of Motion, inertia, F=ma, actionreaction, math examples HW  Worksheets 1516 due Thursday 
10/1 
See Chemistry  Section 3.3 (cont.)  Atomic structure, protons, electrons, neutrons, symbols, isotopes, atomic number, atomic mass, AMU, masses and charges of each HW  Worksheets 97100 due Fri 
Problem Review Day 
Section 3.2 (cont.)  More on Newton's Laws  Launch Lab p.3 w/spring scales  classwork due at end of period 
10/2 
See Chemistry  Work on worksheets in class HW  Find 5 YouTube Videos of 7 minutes max length on any topic in Sections 3.2 and 3.3 
Quiz on sections 3.1 and 3.2  Begin section 3.3  Projectile Motion, parabolas, components 
Videos/Transparencies/Technology  Newton's Laws, Bill Nye, YouTube, demonstrations Check homework and discuss 
10/3 
See Chemistry  Element Quiz #3  first sixty elements  symbols and names (spelling counts!) Knowledge Bowl 
Knowledge Bowl (or otherwise) 
Knowledge Bowl Announce next test Tuesday, October 14 
Week of 9/22/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Physical Science 

9/22 
See Chemistry 
Intro to first twenty elements and their properties and characteristics, density = mass / volume, lab prep, The Elements song Announce element quiz #2 for Friday  1st 40 
Bill Nye Videos  Motion and Gravity CW  5 things you learned from each video 
Bill Nye Videos  Motion and Gravity CW  5 things you learned from each video 
9/23 
See Chemistry  Density Lab HW  Reports due Thursday 
TEST #1 
Section 2.3  Acceleration in general, circular motion, 3 ways to accelerate Prep for Freefall Lab, gravity, air resistance, terminal velocity HW  Worksheets 1518 due Thursday 
9/24 
See Chemistry  Section 3.1  Categories of elements, metals, nonmetals, metalloids, abundances, old vs. new names, another look at properties HW  Wordsearch & Crossword due Fri 
Section 2.3  Free fall, gravity, force of gravity intro, constants, terminal velocity, air resistance, Tower of Pisa, equations HW  p. 70 #26,28,3032 due Fri 
Free Fall  Hangtime Lab HW  Lab report due Fri 
9/25 
See Chemistry  DemonstrationsAnnounce Rock Candy Project due 11/20/14 
Free Fall  Hangtime Lab HW  Lab report due Mon 
Section 3.1 Basics  Forces, net forces, balanced vs. unbalanced, results of net force, three kinds of friction 
9/26 
See Chemistry  Element Quiz #2  first forty elements  symbols and names (spelling counts!) Knowledge Bowl 
Knowledge Bowl (or otherwise) Check and discuss homework Announce Egg Drop Project due 11/6 
Knowledge Bowl Announce Egg Drop Project due 11/6 
Week of 9/15/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
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9/15 
See Chemistry 
Data Lab Prep  averages, three types of errors, how to graph data, how to do a lab report CW  data graphing exercise Announce element quiz #1 for Friday 
Data Lab Prep  averages, three types of errors, how to graph data, how to do a lab report CW  data graphing exercise 
Data Lab Prep  averages, three types of errors, how to graph data, how to do a lab report Review data graphing exercise 
9/16 
See Chemistry  Blood Pressure Data Collection and Presentation Lab HW  Reports due Thursday 
Blood Pressure Data Collection and Presentation Lab HW  Reports due Thursday 
Blood Pressure Data Collection and Presentation Lab HW  Reports due Thursday 
9/17 
See Chemistry  Review for Test #1  chapters 1, 2 and basics  Section 2.2 (cont.)  Finding final velocity and change in position given a constant acceleration, all four equations of motion HW  p. 59 #16 due Fri 
Section 2.2  Velocity and momentum, speed vs. velocity, relative motion, p = mv, problem examples, vectors vs. scalars HW  p. 55 #1621 
9/18 
See Chemistry  TEST #1Collect labs 
TBA Collect labs 
Review for Test #1  Basics and chapter 2 Collect labs 
9/19 
See Chemistry  Element Quiz #1  first twenty elements  symbols and names (spelling counts!) Knowledge Bowl 
TBA Check and discuss homework 
TEST #1One side of 3" x 5" notecard is okay! 
Week of 9/8/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Physical Science 

9/8 
The Scientific Method Review worksheet #1 
The Scientific Method Quantitative vs. Qualitative Elements and Compounds, Substances, Heterogeneous vs. Homogeneous Mixtures Independent vs. Dependent Variables, Controls Review worksheet #1 
The Scientific Method Review worksheet #1 
The Scientific Method Review worksheet #1 
9/9 
Continued from 9/8 DEMONSTRATIONS (Acid Breath, Sugar Cubes and Cigarettes, magnesium plus oxygen) Announce element quiz #1 for Friday HW  Scavenger Hunt due Thurs 
Continued from 9/8 DEMONSTRATIONS (Acid Breath, Sugar Cubes and Cigarettes, magnesium plus oxygen) HW  Scavenger Hunt due Thurs 
Continued from 9/8 DEMONSTRATIONS (Acid Breath, Sugar Cubes and Cigarettes, magnesium plus oxygen) HW  Scavenger Hunt due Thurs 
Continued from 9/8 DEMONSTRATIONS (Acid Breath, Sugar Cubes and Cigarettes, magnesium plus oxygen) HW  Scavenger Hunt due Thurs 
9/10 
Sects. 1.51.7  States of Matter, physical vs. chamical properties, extensive vs. intensive properties, density, temperature scales, mass vs. weight HW  p.32ff #13,79.1112,1720,2225,3050x2,58,64,75,76,84 due Fri 
Sects. 2.12.2  Nature of matter, physical vs. chamical properties, atoms, elements, abundances in universe, Earth's crust, human body, physical and chamical changes HW  p.45 #26,811,13 due Fri 
Section 2.1  Motion in one dimension, frames of reference, relative motion, displacement vs. distance, pos. vs. neg., speed vs. velocity, units of, average vs. instantaneous velocities HW  p.47 #16 due Fri 
Section 2.1  Motion and Forces, normal state of things, position, distance, displacement, speed, constant vs. changing speed, graphing motion, v = d/t, adding displacements 
9/11 
Lab Equipment Show and Tell  see lab manual Scientific Notation, significant figures, rounding Review and correct scavenger hunt 
Lab Equipment Show and Tell  see lab manual Scientific Notation, significant figures, rounding Review and correct scavenger hunt 
Section 2.2  Acceleration, units of, meaning of pos. vs. neg. a, rest conditions, equations, classwrok practice problems Review and correct scavenger hunt 
Section 2.1 (cont.) Graphing motion examples Review and correct scavenger hunt HW  Worksheet #2 due Fri 
9/12 
Element Quiz #1  First 20 elements  symbols and names (spelling counts!) Review and correct homework Knowledge Bowl or Jeopardy (time permitting) 
Knowledge Bowl Review and correct homework 
Knowledge Bowl Review and correct homework 
Knowledge Bowl Review and correct worksheet #2 
Week of 9/1/14 

AP Chemistry 
Chemistry 
Physics 
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9/1 
LABOR DAY HOLIDAY 

9/2 
Intro and Paperwork HW  Get a lab notebook due Wed 
Intro and Paperwork HW  Get a lab notebook due Wed 
Intro and Paperwork HW  Get a lab notebook due Wed 
Intro and Paperwork HW  Get a lab notebook due Wed 
9/3 
Qualities of a Scientist HW  Find twenty websites to get help  due Fri 
Qualities of a Scientist HW  Find twenty websites to get help  due Fri 
Qualities of a Scientist HW  Find twenty websites to get help  due Fri 
Qualities of a Scientist HW  Find twenty websites to get help  due Fri 
9/4 
SI System of Measurement HW  Worksheet #1  due Fri 
SI System of Measurement HW  Worksheet #1  due Fri 
SI System of Measurement HW  Worksheet #1  due Fri 
SI System of Measurement HW  Worksheet #1  due Fri 
9/5 
Collect worksheets, check certs., check websites Remind 101 Setup Intro to Teacher Website Issue textbooks Fun Assignment & Lost on the Moon 
Collect worksheets, check certs., check websites Remind 101 Setup Intro to Teacher Website Issue textbooks Fun Assignment & Lost on the Moon 
Collect worksheets, check certs., check websites Remind 101 Setup Intro to Teacher Website Issue textbooks Fun Assignment & Lost on the Moon 
Collect worksheets, check certs., check websites Remind 101 Setup Intro to Teacher Website Issue textbooks Fun Assignment & Lost on the Moon 