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 Welcome to Ms. Esser's Science 1 page.  Here you'll be able to find out what we're doing in class, studying tips, and some helpful web sites.   Important dates: MIDTERM EXAM: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 Upcoming Agenda: Study for exam! 1st Semester Exam Study Guide—Science 1 Review all notes, tests, and quizzes Scientific Method/Nature of Science  List the steps of the scientific method (in order), what each entails, and how to apply them  Recognize the difference between control group and experimental group  Know what “science is” and “science is not”  Identify the difference between an observation and an assumption Metrics and Density  Know how to use KHDMdcm  Make metric conversions  Know the metric units for length, volume, density, mass  Know the density of water; when objects will sink or float  Be able to identify the density of objects by looking at a graph  Identify the relative density of liquids in a density column Matter and Atoms  Define the four states of matter and give an example of each  Know the difference between heterogenous mixtures and homogeneous mixtures, and give examples  Identify the difference between solutions, compounds, mixtures, and elements  Identify the trends of the periodic table  Identify elements as metals, nonmetals, metalloids, transition metals, or noble gases  When given an element, use the periodic table to find the symbol, atomic number, atomic weight, # of protons, neutrons, electrons, orbitals, and # of electrons in the last orbital.  Know the difference between ionic and covalent bonds  Who created the periodic table?  What is an ion?  Create Bohr models of the first 20 elements  Recognize correct Lewis dot structures of compounds Changes in Matter  Recognize the difference between isotopes and different elements  Give examples of isotopes  Define endothermic and exothermic reaction, and be able to identify them by reading a graph  Identify the differences between physical, chemical, and nuclear changes  Define and understand the Law of Conservation of Matter and the Law of Conservation of Mass  Identify the pros and cons of nuclear energy  Know the difference between subscripts and superscripts  Balance chemical equations Organic Chemistry  Understand the pH scale  Know the difference between acids and bases, and the ions in each  Recognize the how the color of pH and litmus paper identifies acids and bases  Define: monosaccharides, disaccharides, polysaccarides and give examples of each  Define and recognize the structures of carbohydrates, fats and proteins  Name the elements found in carbs, fats, and proteins  Name the functions of carbs, fats, and proteins  What are amino acids?  How many are there?  What distinguishes one amino acid from another?  Describe the process of dehydration synthesis  Name the chemical formula for a simple sugar  Describe the difference between saturated and unsaturated fatty acids  Define enzymes and name the three things that effect enzyme activity  How do you name enzymes?  Define: active site, substrate, lock and key model
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