Earth Science … First 10 Days!

August 15th, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Earth Science the first ten days:

Monday, August 18th - TEACHER INSERVICE. NO SCHOOL. OPEN HOUSE PM.

Tuesday, August 19th - New Seats! Introduce blog (http://mhs.molineschools.org/kanderso/?cat=86). Discuss needed materials (composition notebook without spiral and writing utensil). Pick up yellow Earth Science Textbook. Complete All About You Sheet (AAYS 2009). Begin Question of the Day Sheet (ESQOTD B 2009) with Question #1. Begin Intro to the Textbook Activity (ESTSH 2011). Homework: Read Section 26.2 in yellow textbook for Thursday.

Wednesday, August 20th -  Question of the Day #2. Discuss Planner Rules. Finish Intro to the Textbook Activity.  Homework: Read Section 26.2 in yellow textbook for Thursday.

Thursday, August 21st - Question of the Day #3. Four Corners Seasons Discussion. Introduce Round Table Cooperative Learning Structure. Complete, discuss, and turn in the Activity What Do You Know About Seasons Using the Round  Table Structure (C26.1 WDYKAS). Missed the Activity? Click here for the makeup ... C26.1 WDYKASmu. Begin Chapter 26.2 Movements of the Earth Circling Activity (ESC26.2Obj (2014)). 

Friday, August 22nd - Question of the Day #4. Finish Chapter 26.2 Movements of the Earth Circling Activity. Homework: Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd. 

Monday, August 19th - Question of the Day #5.  Check and turn in Intro to the Textbook Activity. Check and turn in Chapter 26.2 Movements of the Earth Circling Activity. Finish the "Hemispheres" Packet. Homework: Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd.

Tuesday, August 20th - Question of the Day #6. Complete In Depth Investigation: Earth Sun Motion (C26.2 GSL AS/C26.2 GL). Homework: Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd.

Wednesday, August 21st - Question of the Day #7. Complete In Depth Investigation: Interpreting a Shadow Line (C26.2 SL). Homework: Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd.

Thursday, August 22nd - Question of the Day #8. Check and turn in "Hemispheres" Packet. Check and turn in In Depth Investigations: Earth Sun Motion and Interpreting a Shadow Line. Discuss Terms tricks (26.2 Term Tricks)(C26.2 Term Tricks). Homework: Handouts: 26.2 Review Sheet (C26.2 RS) and Chapter 26.2 Supplemental Review (C26.2 SR). Whatever you write on these handouts, you may use on the Quiz on Wednesday, September 3rd! Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd.

Friday, August 23rd - Question of the Day #9. Review Terms tricks (26.2 Term Tricks). Video: Bill Nye the Science Guy: Seasons (10 Questions with Answers.). Missed the video? Click here and take 10 good notes ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seasons. Homework: Handouts: 26.2 Review Sheet and Chapter 26.2 Supplemental Review. Whatever you write on these handouts, you may use on the Quiz on Wednesday, September 3rd! Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd.

Have a great week!

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

P.S. I am in J-313 before school and E-314 after school if you need help!!!

Chemistry … the First 10 Days!

August 15th, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Chemistry the first ten days:

Monday, August 18th - TEACHER INSERVICE. NO SCHOOL. OPEN HOUSE PM.

Tuesday, August 19th - New Seats! Introduce blog (http://mhs.molineschools.org/kanderso/?cat=85). Discuss needed materials (science notebook, scientific calculator, pen - REQUIRED / 1" RING BINDER OR FOLDER - OPTIONAL). Pick up black Chemistry Textbook, MHS Chemistry 1st Semester Workbook (may be delayed this year), and Flinn Safety Contract. Complete Chemistry Student Information Sheet (Chemistry Student Information Sheet Fall). Put Two Truths and a Lie About My Summer Vacation on the back. Introduce Guidelines for Measuring (GUIDELINESFORMEASURING-08). Begin Measuring Worksheet (letters a+b). Homework: READ pages vii - viii Common Laboratory Equipment and page  ix Guidelines for Measuring in MHS Chemistry Workbook for Wednesday. Finish Measuring Worksheet (letters c+d) for Wednesday. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 28th.).

Wednesday, August 20th - Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Review Guidelines for Measuring. Check Measuring Worksheet (letters c+d). Complete and check Chemistry Scavenger Hunt (CSH). Homework: Read E-1 Metric Measurement in Workbook for Thursday (and see Workbook for textbook pages)(E-01-14 ss). READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 28th.).

Thursday, August 21st - Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Turn in Measuring Worksheet and Chemistry Scavenger Hunt. Pick up Chemistry Careers Worksheet (CiC). Begin E-1 Metric Measurement Notes (basic prefixes/"move the dot"). Homework: Complete E-1  Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-5 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...) for Friday. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 28th.). Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (Here is a very helpful link you might want to use ... http://ilcis.intocareers.org/default.aspx.)(due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd). 

Friday, August 22nd - Do you have your Chemistry Careers Worksheet or Flinn Safety Contract? Stamp and check E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-5 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...). Continue E-1 Notes (scientific notation/conversion factors). Homework: Begin E-1 Practice Problems 6-8 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...) for Tuesday. Need a conversion sheet? Click here ... Metric Conversions. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 28th.). Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd). 

Monday, August 25th - Do you have your Chemistry Careers Worksheet or Flinn Safety Contract? Watch ACS Safety Video: Starting With Safety (http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=123895) and take notes on handout. Complete Room Map (Turn in before SAFETY QUIZ Thursday). Homework: Finish E-1 Practice Problems 6-8 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...) for Tuesday. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 28th.). Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd). 

Tuesday, August 26th - Do you have your Chemistry Careers Worksheet or Flinn Safety Contract? Stamp and check E-1 Practice Problems 6-8 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...). Finish E-1 Notes (conversion factors part 2). Review Rally Coach Cooperative Learning Structure. Complete E-1 Extra Problems on page 6 in Workbook using Rally Coach Structure, check, and turn in (E-01-13 ept). Homework: Do E-1 Practice Problem 9 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...) for Wednesday. STUDY for E-1 Test TOMORROW. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 28th.). Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd). 

Wednesday, August 27th - Do you have your Chemistry Careers Worksheet? Stamp and check E-1 Practice Problem 9 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...). Take E-1 Test. Homework: Read E-2 Significant Figures in Workbook (and see calendar for textbook pages)(E-02-14 ssfor Thursday. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return TOMORROW. STUDY for Safety Quiz TOMORROW. Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd ).

Thursday, August 28h - Do you have your Chemistry Careers Worksheet? E- 2 Significant Figures Notes (Atlantic Pacific Rule/Places). Turn in Safety Contract. Turn in Room Map. Take Safety Quiz. Homework: Complete E-2 Practice Problems 1, 2, and 4 "odd letters" (a, c, e ...) for Friday.  Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd ).

Friday, August 29th - Stamp and check E-2 Practice Problems 1, 2, and 4 "odd letters" (a, c, e ...). Finish E-2 Notes (+- and x/ Rules). Homework: Complete E-2 Practice Problems 3 ALL and 5 1st and 3rd columns, and 6 "odd letters" (a, c, e ...) for Tuesday. Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd ).

Have a great week!

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

P.S. I am in J-313 before school and E-314 after school if you need help!!!

Welcome to 2014-2015 Earth Science!

February 27th, 2009

Hello, students!

Welcome to Earth Science!

Check SOON to see what we are doing each day, check for upcoming due dates, and download assignments!

For this class, you will need a composition notebook (NO spiral) and a writing utensil.

I look forward to meeting you at the MHS Open House on Monday, August  18th! :)

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

Welcome to 2014-2015 Chemistry!

February 27th, 2009

Hello, students!

Welcome to Chemistry!

Check back SOON to see what we are doing each day, check for upcoming due dates, and download assignments!

For this class, you will need a one inch ring binder or folder (OPTIONAL), a Science Notebook with graph paper squares, a scientific calculator with an "EE" or "EXP" button, and a pen.

I look forward to meeting you at the MHS Open House on Monday, August  18th! :)

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

Welcome to My 2014-2015 Classroom Blog Site!

February 27th, 2009

Welcome to my 2014 - 2015 Classroom Blog Site!

Questions?

Please e-mail me at kanderso@molineschools.org.

Or call me at 309-743-8938.