Physical Science

 

Capital High School

Physical Science 2014-2015

Instructor: M. Jansen

Work email  mjansen@osd.wednet.edu

PowerPoints for the lectures (very important) and the text book worksheets (not very important) are accessible via the links to the left.  Powerpoints for some labs and other documents are sometimes linked in the calendar below.

The textbook is online at www.linktosicence.com
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Last updated--  08/31/14 @ 17:55

 



Week #1.  9/1 - 9/5

Monday  

  • No school.  Still summer!

Tuesday

  • No school.  Still summer!

Wednesday 

  • Science Is/Questionnaire 
  • Hand out class syllabus (CLICK HERE for the class syllabus)
    • The following are required for the class by Wednesday, 9/10:
      • 3-ring binder
        • 6 tab dividers labeled as follows:
          • Organizer
          • Labs
          • Notes
          • Outlines
          • Class Work
          • Quiz/Test
      • calculator
      • composition lab notebook.  These can be purchased at CHS for $1 but are cheaper and come in lots of colors and designs at local stores.

Thursday 

  • Finish Science Is/Questionnaire and then turn in (this is not a graded assignment)
  • Hot Rail Demonstration (this is not a graded assignment)
  • Go over safety if time permits.

Friday

  • Hand out text books and explain how to complete Unit Outlines.
  • Unit I Outline.  This is not due for about three weeks.
    • Chapter 1
      • Notes:  Take notes on all of chapter 1.  Write the blue title at the top of each page and then take some notes.  How much is up to the student.
      • Questions: 
        • p. 11:  1,2,6,7,8
        • p. 16:  3,5
        • p. 23: 1,5
        • p. 29: 1,3
        • Vocabulary:  3-6, 13, 17
        • Concepts:  4,9
        • Problems:  1,2,5,9
      • Vocab Pictures:  Draw a simple picture for each of the 21 vocab words.  You do not have to define the words.
    • Chapter 2
      • Notes:  Take notes on all of chapter 2.  Write the blue title at the top of each page and then take some notes.  How much is up to the student.
      • Questions: 
        • p. 39:  3,5
        • p. 43:  2,3,7
        • p. 47:  4
        • Vocabulary:  4,7,9-13, 18
        • Concepts:  1,3,7
        • Problems:  1
      • Vocab Pictures:  Draw a simple picture for each of the 18 vocab words.  You do not have to define the words.