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--  09/18/14 @ 20:05

 



Week #3.  9/15 - 9/19

Monday  

  • Start lab 2B, Experiments and Variables

Tuesday

  • Continue and finish lab 2B, Experiments and Variables.  This should be completed today or finished for homework.  It will be collected after we do another lab.  At that time, both labs will be collected.

Wednesday 

  • Work on Unit I Outline that was assigned last week.  (Mr Jansen absent)

Thursday 

  •  PowerPoint presentation-  Inquiry and Scientific Method

Friday

  • Finish yesterday's PowerPoint
  • Introduce Egg Drop

Week #2.  9/8 - 9/12

Monday  

  • 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 or symbol 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 or symbol for each of the 18 vocab words.  You do not have to define the words.

Tuesday

  • Finally go over the class syllabus and safety for the science class room 
    • hand out a safety sheet and contract 
      • the contract needs to be signed by student and guardian and returned

Wednesday 

  • PowerPoint presentation- Measurement

Thursday 

  • Finish PowerPoint presentation- Measurement
  • Work on the Unit I Outline that is due in about two weeks

Friday

  • Interpreting Graphs.  This is due Monday.


Week #1.  9/1 - 9/5

 

Monday  

  • No school.  Still summer!

Tuesday

  • No school.  Still summer!

Wednesday 

  • Science Is (also called Queen Ann Likes).  This is not a graded assignment. 
  • 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(Queen Ane) and complete a Questionnaire.
  • Hot Rail Demonstration (this is not a graded assignment and will be added to Science Is and the Quesionnaire)

Friday

  • Previous Knowledge Exercise (not a graded assignment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 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.