Physical Science 92 WELCOME TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE! Physical Science is the study of matter and energy.In this class, we will study both matter and energy and how they relate to each other. This web page is intended to help students achieve. It will include class objectives, assignments, review activities and physical science links. Daily schedules may change to accomodate the needs of individual classes. Students are responsible for updating information on the daily calendar. Week 1 Jan. 10 – Jan 12 Wednesday, Jan. 10 Objectives: Understand class procedures and expectations Identify topics studied in physical science Assignments: Return parental signature sheet Thursday, Jan. 11 Objectives: Explain the importance of the science notebook Evaluate methods of problem solving Compare and contrast hypothesis, theory, law Assignments: Set up science notebook as instructed. Return parental signature sheet. Friday, Jan 12 Objectives: Explain the importance of data collection Compare observation and inference Assignments: Set up Physical Science notebook to prepare for a quiz on Tuesday Week 2 ( If Mrs. Bonnenfant is absent, assignments will vary from the following) Jan. 16 – Jan. 19 Tuesday, Jan. 16 Objectives: Name the steps of the scientific method and use scientific method to devise experiments. Explain the difference between the independent and dependent variables. Assignments: Complete experiment write up, if necessary Begin work on Chapter 1 study guide Wednesday, Jan. 17 Objectives: Name SI units of measurement Relate SI units of measurement to types of materials being measured Assignments: Complete Chapter 1 guide and worksheet review Study for Chapter 1 quiz Thursday, Jan. 18 Objectives: Name the prefixes used in SI Relate SI prefixes to powers of 10 Assignment:in Complete SI worksheet calculations, if necessary Begin work on Chapter 2 guide Friday, Jan. 19 Objectives: Convert measurements among SI units Define and calculate derived units Assignment: Continue work on Chapter 2 guide Week 3 Jan. 22  Jan. 26 Monday, Jan. 22, 2001 Objectives Explain the types of information shown on bar, circle and line graphs Consrtuct bar, circle and line graphs Assignment Finish any graphing not completed in class Answer questions on test review to study for the test tomorrow on Chapters 1 and 2 Tuesday, Jan. 23 Objectives Complete line and bar graphs Assignment Continue work on chapter guide Wednesday, Jan. 24 Objectives Review for unit 1 test Assignment Complete test review and study for unit 1 test Thursday, Jan 25 Objectives 1. Complete unit 1 test Assignment 1. Read and take notes on Chapter 3, section 1 Friday, Jan. 26 Objectives 1. Define speed. 2. Calculate for speed, time,and distance. Assignment 1. Begin work on chapter guide Week 4 Jan. 29  Feb. 2 Monday, Jan 29 Objectives Compare and contrast speed, velocity, acceleration Assignment Complete calculation worksheet on acceleration Tuesday, Jan. 30 Objectives 1. Relate speed and acceleration to roller coasters Assignment 1. Continue work on chapter guide Wednesday, Jan. 31 Objectives: 1.Define force. Compare balanced and unbalanced forces. Assignment 1.Complete worksheet on velocity and acceleration 2.Continue the chapter guide Thursday, Feb 1 OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT AT 7:00 Objectives: 1.Define balanced and unbalanced forces. Define inertia 2.State Newton's 1st Law. Assignment: 1. Questions on Section 3.4 in text. 2. Continue work on Chapter 3 guide. Friday, Sept. 8 Objectives: 1.Define gravity and give examples of its effects. 2.Relate gravitational pull to mass and distance. Assignment: 1.Complete chapter 3 guide Week 5 Feb.5  Feb 9 Monday OBJECTIVES: 1. Distinguish between mass and weight. 2. Explain how force, mass, and acceleration are related ASSIGNMENT: 1. Complete worksheet on gravity 2. Chapter 4 guide assigned. Tuesday OBJECTIVES: 1. Calculate for force, mass, and acceleration. 2. State Newton's 2nd Law ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete calculations worksheet. Use GUPSS! 2. Continue work on Chapter 4 guide. Wednesday OBJECTIVES: 1. Compare the rates at which different objects fall. 2. Observe the effects of air resistance ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Work on Chapter 4 guide. 2. Complete lab write up Thursday OBJECTIVES: 1. Calculate for force, mass, acceleration. Review Newton's 2nd Law. 2. Observe and explain the effects of air resistance. ASSIGNMENT: 1.Complete lab writeup ( Parachute lab ) Friday OBJECTIVES: 1. Explain the movement of projectiles. Define centripetal force. 2. State Newton's 3rd Law. ASSIGNMENT: 1. Complete worksheet on projectiles, action/reaction. 2. Complete workon chapter 4 guide, if necessary. WEEK 6 FEB 12  FEB 16 PLEASE RETURN SIGNED PROGRESS REPORTS SIMPLE MACHINES PROJECT DUE FEB 27 MONDAY, FEB 12 OBJECTIVES: 1. Distinguish between kinetic and potential energy 2. Calculate for potential and kinetic energy. ASSIGNMENT: 1. Complete tennis ball lab write up 2. Begin Chapter 5 guide TUESDAY, FEB 13 OBJECTIVES: 1. Define work. 2. Calculate for work, force and direction. ASSIGNMENT: 1. Complete calculations on work 2. Continue work on chapter guide WEDNESDAY, FEB 14 OBJECTIVES: 1. Explain how machines make work easier. 2. Calculate for mechanical advantage ASSIGNMENT: PROJECT DUE ON FEB 27 1. Complete worksheet on mechanical advantage THURSDAY, FEB 15 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe the six types of simple machines 2. Calculate the MA for different types of machines ASSIGNMENT: PROJECT DUE ON FEB 27 1. Simple machine project due on October 16. 2. Complete worksheet on simple machines and MA. FRIDAY, FEB 16 OBJECTIVES: 1. Define compound machine. Give examples 2. Calculate for the efficiency of a machine. ASSIGNMENT: PROJECT DUE ON FEB 27 1. Complete problems on efficiency 2. Test on Unit 3 Tuesday, Feb. 20 WEEK 7 FEB 19  FEB 21 SIMPLE MACHINE PROJECTS ARE DUE ON TUESDAY, FEB 27 MONDAY, FEB 19 Test on chapter 5.1 and chapter 7 Tuesday OBJECTIVES 1. Calculate for power and efficiency 2. Review for test tomorrow ASSIGNMENT: 1. Chapter 5.1, 7 guide due tomorrow 2. Study for test TUESDAY, FEB 20 OBJECTIVES: 1. Complete test on C. 5.1, 7 ASSIGNMENT: 1. Work on simple machine project WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21 OBJECTIVES: 1. Relate use of simple machine to real life situations ASSIGNMENT: 1. Simple Machine projects are due on Tuesday, Feb. 27 WEEK 7 FEB. 26  MARCH 2 MONDAY, FEB 26 OBJECTIVES: 1. Compare and contrast heat and temperature. 2. Explain what determines thermal energy ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Begin chapter guide C.5.2,4 and C. 6.1 TUESDAY, FEB. 27 OBJECTVES: 1. Calculate for specific heat 2. Compare conduction, convection, and radiation. ASSIGNMENT: 1. Complete lab , if necessary. 2. Complete chapter guide WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe the 4 states of matter. 2. State the kinetic theory of matter ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete review on states of matter given out in class. 2. Begin work on Chapter 8, 9 guide THURSDAY, MARCH 1 OBJECTIVES: 1. Explain thermal expansion 2. Identify changes in state and relate them to thermal expansion ASSIGNMENT: 1. Continue chapter guide FRIDAY, MARCH 2 1. Distinguish between substances and mixtures. 2. Compare solutions, colloids, and suspensions ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Continue Chapter guide WEEK 8 MARCH 5  MARCH 9 MIDTERM EXAM MARCH 13 MONDAY, MARCH 5 OBJECTIVES: 1. Discuss the origins of fossil fuels and the need for conservation of resources. 2. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of various alternative energy sources ASSIGNMENT 1. Complete alternative energy source chart, if necessary TUESDAY, MARCH 6 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe the 4 states of matter. 2. State the kinetic theory of matter ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete review on states of matter given out in class. 2. Begin work on Chapter 8, 9 guide WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 OBJECTIVES: 1. Explain thermal expansion 2. Identify changes in state and relate them to thermal expansion ASSIGNMENT: 1. Continue chapter guide THURSDAY, MARCH 8 1. Distinguish between substances and mixtures. 2. Compare solutions, colloids, and suspensions ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Continue Chapter guide FRIDAY, MARCH 9 MIDTERM EXAM MARCH 13 1. Give examples of physical and chemical properties. 2. Distinguish between physical and chemical changes. 3. State the law of conservation of mass. ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete chapter guide. 2. Complete study guide for midterm exam WEEK 9 MARCH 12  16 MIDTERM EXAM MARCH 13 MONDAY, MARCH 12 OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the current model of the atom 2. Complete study guide for midterm ASSIGNMENT 1. Study for midterm exam 2. Element brochure assigned, due March 28 TUESDAY, MARCH 13 OBJECTIVES 1. Complete midterm exam ASSIGNMENT 1. Read and take notes on Chapter 10, section 1 2. Begin Chapter 10 guide. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 OBJECTIVES: 1. Recognize element symbols. 2. Name specific elements ASSIGNMENT 1. Continue chapter 10 guide THURSDAY, MARCH 15 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe how electrons are arranged in an atom. 2. Compute atomic number and average atomic mass number ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Continue work on chapter guide. 2. Quiz Monday on elements FRIDAY, MARCH 16 NO SCHOOL !! hAVE A GREAT WEEKEND WEEK 11 MARCH 19  MARCH 23 MONDAY, MARCH 19 OBJECTIVES: 1.Relate atomic number to number of electrons. 2.Define isotope and identify isotopes of common elements ASSIGNMENT 1.Construct a model of the periodic table. 2.Continue work on chapter guide TUESDAY, MARCH 20 OBJECTIVES: 1.Describe the periodic table of elements and use it to find information about an element 2.Distinguish between a group and a period. ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Continue work on chapter 10 guide WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 OBJECTIVES: 1. Use the periodic table to classify an element as a metal, nonmetal, or metalloid ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete chapter 10 guide due tomorrow THURSDAY, MARCH 22 OBJECTIVES: 1. Explain what a chemical formula represents 2. Explain why chemical bonding takes place ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Begin Chapter 11 guide 2. Complete text guide given out in class 3. Element brochure due March 28 FRIDAY, MARCH 23 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe ionic bonds and name the particles produced by ionic bonding ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Continue work on chapter guide 2. Complete worksheet on ionic bonds 3. ELEMENT BROCHURE DUE ON MARCH 28 WEEK 11 MARCH 26  30 MONDAY, MARCH 26 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe the properties of alkali and alkaline metals 2. Describe the properties of nonmetals. ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete chart on elements, if necessary 2. Element brochure due March 28 TUEDAY, MARCH 27 Objectives: 1. No class today because of testing. Assignment: 1. Element brochure due Nov. 28 or Nov. 21 for 10 extra points! WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 ELEMENT PROJECTS DUE!! Objectives: 1. Describe covalent bonds. 2. Explain polar and nonpolar molecules Assignment: 1. Complete worksheet on bonding. 2. Complete corresponding section of chapter guide THURSDAY, MARCH 29 Objectives: 1. Explain how to determine oxidation numbers and name binary compounds 2. Review for test tomorrow on Chapters 10, 11 Assignment: 1. Complete chapter guide 11 to be handed in tomorrow. FRIDAY, MARCH 30 Objectives: 1. Complete test on Chpaters 10 and 11 Assigment: 1. Have a wonderful Spring Break!! WEEK 12 APRIL 9  APRIL 13 MONDDAY, APRIL 9 OBJECTIVES: 1. Identify reactants and products in a chemical reaction 2. Explain how a chemical reaction demonstrates the law of conservation of mass ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Begin Chapter 16 guide 2. Complete bonding activity, if necessary TUESDAY, APRIL 10 OBJECTIVES: 1. Interpret symbols used in chemical equations. 2. Explain what is meant by a balanced equation ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Continue chapter guide 2. Complete worksheet given out in class, if necessary. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 OBJECTIVES: 1. Demonstrate how to write balanced equations ASSIGNEMNTS: 1. Continue work on chapter guide. 2. Complete worksheet on balancing equations THURSDAY, APRIL 12 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe four types of chemical reactions 2. Classify chemical reactions according to type. ASSIGNMENT: 1. Continue chapter guide 2. Complete worksheet given out in class. FRIDAY, APRIL 13 OBJECTIVES: 1. Differentiate between exothermic and endothermic reactions. 2. Explain the role of catalysts and inhibitors. ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete chapter guide due Monday 2. Test Tuesday, April 17 over chapter 16 WEEK 13 APRIL 16 APRIL 20 MONDAY, APRIL 16 OBJECTIVES: 1. Relate chemical reactions studied to practical situations 2. Explain energy changes in chemical reactions ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete Chapter 16 guide TUESDAY, APRIL 17 OBJECTIVES: 1. Define acid and base 2. Give characteristic properties of acids and bases ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Read and take notes on Chapter 17, sections 1 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 OBJECTIVES: 1. Define pH and relate the pH scale to the strength of acids and bases 2. Discuss the effects of acid rain. ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete test review and study for test on Chapters 16 and 17. 2. Chapter guides are due. THURSDAY, APRIL 19 OBJECTIVES: 1. Complete test. ASSIGNMENTS: 1.No homework FRIDAY, APRIL 20 OBJECTIVES: 1.Relate chemical reactions to fireworks ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Read and take notes on Chapter 18, section 1 WEEK 14 APRIL 23  APRIL 27 MONDAY, APRIL 23 Objectives: 1. Define waves 2. Explain transverse waves and label each part. Assignments: 1. Begin chapter 18 guide 2. Complete work given out in class. TUESDAY, APRIL 24 Objectives: 1. Explain the relationship between frequency and wavelength in a transverse wave 2. Calculate for frequency, velocity, and wavelength. Assignments: 1. Continue chapter guide. 2. Complete calculations on waves. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 Objectives: 1. Demonstrate differences in wave quantities in a spiral spring. 2. Predict the behavior of waves when they hit an immovable barrier Assignments: 1. Continue chapter guide 2. Complete lab write up, if necessary. THURSDAY, APRIL 26 Objectives: 1. Define sound 2. Describe the transmission of sound through a medium Assignments: 1. Continue chapter guide 2. Complete work handed out in class FRIDAY, APRIL 27 Objectives: 1. Explain the relationship between intensity, loudness and frequency, pitch. Assignments: 1. Continue chapter guide WEEK 14 APRIL 30  MAY 4 MONDAY, APRIL 30 Objectives: 1. Compare and contrast electromagnetic waves with other waves 2. Describe the arrangement of waves on the electromagnetic spectrum Assignments: 1. Complete reading guide, if necessary 2. Begin Chapter 19 guide TUESDAY, MAY 1 Objectives: 1. Explain at least one application for each type of wave on the spectrum 2. Describe the difference between opaque, transparent, and translucent materials Assignment: 1. Continue Chapter 19 guide WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 Objectives: 1. Explain how color is seen. 2. State and give examples of the law of reflection Assignments: 1. Continue chapter 19 guide. 2. Complete section review given out in class. THURSDAY, MAY 3 Objectives: 1. Define refraction and explain how it separates white light into the colors of the spectrum 2. Describe how diffraction and interference patterns demonstrate wave behavior Assignments: 1. Chapter 19 guide due Monday FRIDAY, MAY 4 SPRING FLING !!! :) NO 3RD PERIOD :( HAVE FUN !! WEEK 15 MAY 7  MAY 11 END OF COURSE TEST IS THURSDAY, MAY 17 MONDAY, MAY 7 Objectives: 1. Explain how an image is formed in a mirror. 2. Explain plane, convex and concave mirrors Assignment: 1. Chapter guide due tomorrow. Test tomorrow! 2. Return signed progress reports TUESDAY, MAY 8 Objectives: 1. Complete test on chapters 18,19, 20 Assignment: 1. Read and take notes on Chapter 21, section 1 WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 Objectives: 1. Explain static electricity and its effects. 2. Distinguish between conductors and insulators and give examples of each. Assignment: 1. Complete section questions given out in class. THURSDAY, MAY 10 Objectives: 1. Differentiate between static and current electricity. 2. Explain how a battery can be a source of electricity. 3. Relate potential difference, resistance, and current. Assignment: 1. Complete section questions given out in class FRIDAY, MAY 11 Objectives: 1. Calculate for current, amperes, and voltage Assignment: 1. Continue chapter guide WEEK 17 MAY 14  MAY 18 END OF COURSSE TEST ON THURSDAY, MAY 17 MONDAY, MAY 14 OBJECTIVES: 1. Illustrate a series and parallel circuit and give examples of each. 2. Explain the function of circuit breakers and fuses. ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Continue chapter guide TUESDAY, MAY 15 OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe the properties of magnets ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Complete reading guide section on Chapter 22. WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 OBJECTIVES: 1. Review for End of Course test ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Study test guide for End of Course test THURSDAY, MAY 17 OBJECTIVES: 1. Complete county End of Course Test ASSIGNMENTS: 1. No homework!! FRIDAY, MAY 18 OBJECTIVES: 1. Name and explain different sources of energy ASSIGNMENTS: 1. Reasearch energy sources in text or on the Internet 1. Begin study for final exam Objectives: 1. Go over EOC test, correct errors 2. Review for final exam Assignment: 1. Study for final exam given Thursday or Friday Thursday Final Exams for 2nd and 3rd blocks Friday Final exams for 4th and 5th blocks

