Earth Science … September 15th – 19th

September 12th, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Earth Science this week:

Monday, September 15th - Question of the Day Sheet 2 #8. Complete Worksheet: Drifting Continents and Earth's Moving Plates. Complete Chapter 10.1 Goal 2 B-E and get stamped. Begin F-H. Homework: Read Section 10.1 in yellow textbook for Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 16th - Question of the Day Sheet 2 #9. Check and turn in Worksheet: Drifting Continents and Earth's Moving Plates. Activity: Plate Puzzle. Go over Chapter 10.1 Goal 2 B-E with a Power Point (Power Points are in the Student Shared folder under All Students and Earth Science). Continue F-H.

Wednesday, September 17th - Watch: National Geographic: Amazing Planet: Born of Fire and take 20 Notes. Missed the video? Click here and take 20 notes ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plate_tectonics.

Thursday, September 18th - Question of the Day Sheet 2 #10. Turn in Sheet. Complete Chapter 10.1 Goal 2 F-H and get stamped. 

Friday, September 19th - Watch DVD: Scientific American Frontiers: Mysteries of the Deep and take 15  notes. Missed the DVD? Click here and take 15 notes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_smokers. Go over Chapter 10.1 Goal 2 F-H with a Power Point. Take and check Chapter 10.1 Goal 2 Quiz.

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 … September 15th – 19th

September 12th, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Chemistry this week:

Monday, September 15th - Review E-2 Significant Figures and get E-1 and 2 remediation handout (All retakes must be finished by October 2nd.). Finish E-3 Types of Observations Question, Conclusion, and Mind Prober Worksheet and turn in (E-03-14 ls/E-03 Lab Handout KR). Get E- 4 Bunsen Burner Prelab stamped (GUIDELINESFORLABREPORT-08/E-04-14 ls/E-4 BB Data Table). Go over E-4 Bunsen Burner Questions and take notes. Homework: Do E-5 Solids on Warming Prelab (E-05-14 ls/E-05 SoW Data Tables)(due Tues). D0 E-6 Heating and Cooling Curves Prelab (E-06-14 ls/NO separate data table is available for this lab.)(due Wed).

Tuesday, September 16th - Watch E-5 Lab Demo and complete Data Table. Have you finished and turned in the E-3 Types of Observations Question, Conclusion, and Mind Prober Worksheet? Homework: D0 E-6 Prelab (due Wed).

Wednesday, September 17th - Check and turn in the E-3 Types of Observations Question, Conclusion, and Mind Prober Worksheet. Complete E-5 Analysis Table and discuss results. Important note: We will be doing E-6 on Thursday. Please wear appropriate shoes for lab on Thursday!!!

Thursday, September 18th - Do E-6 Lab Day 1. Do E-6 Lab Day 2 if time. Get E-5 and 6 Prelabs stamped. Homework: Complete E-6 Analysis 1-3 for Day 1 (GUIDELINESFORGRAPHING-08)(due Friday).

Friday, September 19th - Get Data for Day 2 and Graph Day 2 on same graph. Discuss Analysis 1-3 and get stamped. Begin E-6 Analysis 4-7, Critical Thinking Questions, and Conclusion with partner and turn in. Homework: E-4-6 Labs Practice Test Parts 1  and 2 from page 28 in Workbook (E-06-09 pt)(due Mon).

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!!!

Earth Science … September 8th – 12th

September 5th, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Earth Science this week:

Monday, September 8th - Question of the Day Sheet 2 #4. Complete Activity: Eating the Earth (C2 EtE). Finish Goal 1 Section 2.1 in Composition Notebook (ESC2.1 and 10Obj (2014)). Letters B-F were due last Friday! Get G-J stamped if finished (due Tuesday.). 

Tuesday, September 9th - Question of the Day Sheet 2 #5.  Go over Chapter 2.1 Goal 1 B-H with a Power Point (Power Points are in the Student Shared folder under All Students and Earth Science).  Have you gotten Chapter 2.1 Goal 1 stamped? Letters B-F were due last Friday! Get G-J stamped today (If not done, HOMEWORK, due Thursday!).

Wednesday, September 10th - Complete 26.2 Insolation Skill Set in Composition Notebook (C26.2 ACT IL). Complete Chapter 2.1 Goal 1 through J (If not done, HOMEWORK, due Thursday!).

Thursday, September 11th - Question of the Day Sheet 2 #6. Check and turn in Eating the Earth. Go over Chapter 2.1 Goal 1 I-J with a Power Point. Go over 26.2 Quiz.

Friday, September 12th -  Question of the Day Sheet 2 #7. Do 2.1 Acting Out Parts of the Earth Activity (C2 AOtPotE). Take and check 2.1 Quiz. Homework: Read Section 10.1 in yellow textbook for Tuesday.

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 … September 8th – 12th

September 5th, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Chemistry this week:

Monday, September 8th - If time, stamp E-2 Significant Figures More Practice Problems odds (E-02-14 ss/E-02-08 mp) AND stamp the E-3 Types of Observations Prelab (GUIDELINESFORLABREPORT-08/E-03-14 ls/E-3 O Data Table). Do E-3 Lab Day 1. Discuss Guidelines for Graphing (GUIDELINESFORGRAPHING-08). Homework: Complete the E-3 Analysis #1 - the graph (due Tues). Did you remember to wear appropriate shoes for lab???           

Tuesday, September 9th - Take Science Skills Pretest. If you haven't already ... Stamp E-2 Significant Figures More Practice Problems odds AND the E-3 Types of Observations Prelab. Do E-3 Lab Day 2. Turn in E-3 Data Table. Homework: Complete the E-3 Analysis #2 - lists on the BACK of Analysis #1 - the graph (due Thurs). 

Wednesday, September 10th -  Complete the E-4 Bunsen Burner Prelab INCLUDING the labeled drawing (E-04-14 ls/E-4 BB Data Table)(due Fri). Homework: Complete the E-3 Analysis #2 - lists on the BACK of Analysis #1 - the graph (due Thurs). 

Thursday, September 11th - Look over E-3 Analysis rubric and staple to front of graph (E-3 rubric KRd). Turn in E-3 Analysis. Begin E-3 Question, Conclusion, and Mind Prober Worksheet with partner and turn in (E-03 Lab Handout KR). Homework: Do E-5 Solids on Warming Prelab (E-05-14 ls/E-05 SoW Data Tables)(due Mon).

Friday, September 12th -  Do E-4 Lab. Go over E-4 Lab results. Homework: Do E-5 Prelab (due Tues).

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!!!

Earth Science … September 1st – 5th

September 2nd, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Chemistry this week:

Monday, September 1st - NO SCHOOL. LABOR DAY.

Tuesday, September 2nd - Question of the Day #10. Turn in the sheet. Review Terms tricks (C26.2 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/SeasonsFan and Pick Review Game (C26.2 FaP). Homework: Work on Handouts: 26.2 Review Sheet and Chapter 26.2 Supplemental Review. Whatever you write on these handouts, you may use on the Quiz Wednesday! Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wed.

Wednesday, September 3rd -  Question of the Day Sheet 2 #1. Students who have less than a C- will receive a printout today. Turn in 26.2 EC X Word. Final 26.2 Review. Take 26.2 Quiz (You may use your review sheet!). Begin Goal 1 Section 2.1 in Composition Notebook (ESC2.1 and 10Obj (2014)). Homework: Read Section 2.1 in yellow textbook for Friday. 

Thursday, September 4th - Question of the Day Sheet 2 #2.  Take Science Skills Pretest. Continue Goal 1 Section 2.1 in Composition Notebook. Homework: Read Section 2.1 in yellow textbook for Friday. 

Friday, September 5th -  Question of the Day Sheet 2 #3. Finish Goal 1 Section 2.1 in Composition Notebook. Get letters B-F stamped today! Get G-J stamped if finished (Must be stamped by next Tuesday.). Go over B-F with Power Point (All Power Points are in the student shared folder under all students and earth science.).

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 … September 1st – 5th

September 2nd, 2014

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Chemistry this week:

Monday, September 1st - NO SCHOOL. LABOR DAY.

Tuesday, September 2nd - Check E-2 Significant Figures Practice Problems 1, 2, and 4 "odd letters" (a, c, e ...). Finish E-2 Notes (+- and x/ Rules)(E-02-14 ss). Homework: Have you read the E-2 Study Sheet? Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due Wednesday). Complete E-2 Practice Problems 3 ALL and 5 1st and 3rd columns, and 6 "odd letters" (a, c, e ...) for Wed. 

Wednesday, September 3rd -  Students who have less than a C- will receive a printout today. Stamp and check E-2 Practice Problems 3 ALL and 5 1st and 3rd columns, and 6 "odd letters" (a, c, e ...). Review Rally Coach Cooperative Learning Structure. Complete E-2 Practice Test on page 12 in Workbook using Rally Coach Structure and check (E-02-13 apt). Homework: Complete E-2 More Practice Problems odds due Friday (E-02-08 mp).

Thursday, September 4th - Go to B-220. Complete E-2 Excel Practice Test (DO NOT PRINT ... unless YOU want to; if so, preview FIRST!!!)(E-2 EXCEL PT). Homework: Complete E-2 More Practice Problems odds due Friday.

Friday, September 5th -  Discuss Guidelines for Lab Report (GUIDELINESFORLABREPORT-08). Check E-2 More Practice Problems odds. Take E-2 Test. Homework: Complete E-3 Observations Prelab for Monday (E-03-14 ls/E-3 O Data Table). Important note: We will be doing E-3 on Monday. Please wear appropriate shoes for lab on Monday!!!

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!!!

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 25th - 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. Begin the "Hemispheres" Packet. Homework: Do 26.2 EC X Word due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd.

Tuesday, August 26th - Question of the Day #6. Check and turn in the "Hemispheres" Packet. 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.

Wednesday, August 27th - Question of the Day #7. Complete In Depth Investigation: Earth Sun Motion (C26.2 GSL AS/C26.2 GL). 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.

Thursday, August 28th - Question of the Day #8. Complete In Depth Investigation: Interpreting a Shadow Line (C26.2 SL). 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 29th - Question of the Day #9. Discuss Terms tricks (26.2 Term Tricks)(C26.2 Term Tricks). Check and turn in In Depth Investigations: Earth Sun Motion and Interpreting a Shadow Line. 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? Do and check E-1 Quick Check Square (Staple to E-1). Review Rally Coach Cooperative Learning Structure. Complete E-1 Extra Problems on page 6 in Workbook using Rally Coach Structure and check (E-01-13 ept). 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).  Complete Room Map (Turn in before SAFETY QUIZ Thursday).  Homework: Do E-1 Practice Problem 9 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...) for Wednesday. STUDY for E-1 Test THURSDAY. 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 or Flinn Safety Contract? Stamp and check E-1 Practice Problem 9 "odd letters" (i.e. a, c, e ...). Watch ACS Safety Video: Starting With Safety (http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=123895) and take notes on handout. Trouble viewing it? Click "x" to close adds! Do E-1 Quick Check Rectangle for Thursday (Staple to E-1)(E-1 CF MP). Homework: STUDY for E-1 Test TOMORROW. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return TOMORROW. STUDY for Safety Quiz TOMORROWRead E-2 Significant Figures in Workbook (and see calendar for textbook pages)(E-02-14 ssfor Friday. Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd ).

Thursday, August 28h - Do you have your Chemistry Careers Worksheet? Check E-1 Quick Check Rectangle. Take E-1 Test. Turn in Safety Contract. Turn in Room Map. Take Safety Quiz. Homework: Read E-2 Significant Figures Study Sheet for Friday (E-02-14 ss). Complete Chemistry Careers Worksheet (due on or before Wednesday, September 3rd ).

Friday, August 29th - E- 2 Significant Figures Notes (Atlantic Pacific Rule/Places). Homework: Complete E-2 Practice Problems 1, 2, and 4 "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