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Welcome to Freshmen Science. I personally feel this is the most important science class that we teach here at the high school because we deal with real problems in the world, how man has caused them, and what needs to be done to solve these problems. Many of these concerns are controversial, so we train you to be able to analyze a problem to determine what is actually causing the problem and what things could actually solve the problem. This gives you the ability to analyze problems for yourself in the future and to be able to make logical choices to solve these problems. You won’t need to have someone else tell you what is wrong and what needs to be done about it. The problems in the world are continually changing, sometimes weekly. New research is always being conducted. Thus, this class does not rely on a textbook which could be outdated before it is published. Instead, we will be using journal articles, news reports and internet sources for up to date information. The Freshmen Science program is a ‘Tech-rich’ program. We have classroom computers to use frequently to research information. The quickly changing nature of the topics covered in this class (astronomy, environmental science, pollution, trash and recycling, urban sprawl and development, energy usage and energy sources) lend them selves extremely well for extensive use of technology.
This class will integrate different branches of science, physics, chemistry, ecology and biology. This will allow us to understand how the Universe works and the special characteristics of Earth that allow life to exist, and to examine our role on the Earth. This class also meets the StThe Resilient Planet questionsate requirements for a physical science class which all students must take. The goal of this class is to give you the research tools and techniques and the ability to analyze information to determine the cause of a problem and which solutions seem best. Hopefully, you will learn how to be a citizen of the world who can analyze all sides of a topic and choose the best solution for themselves. This is our best defense against many of the problems that face our world today, made by poorly informed citizens and so-called experts of the past. I hope you enjoy the class, but I especially hope you will see the importance of this class.
The easiest way to reach me is by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MISSING OR LATE WORK
A student with an unexcused absence can not receive credit for the material missed, receiving a zero for this missed work, including homework and tests.
FIRST SEMESTER: Assingments late one day will recieve a 0% or 50% depending on the assignment. Late projects wil be marked down 10% for everyday late. If we go over the homework that day, late work will receive a zero.
SECOND SEMESTER: late assignments will receive a zero
LONG TERM PROJECTS
THIS WEEK'S HOMEWORK
****Work not finished in class should be finished for homework
Mon: Finish unique Earth video; discuss characteristics which make the Earth unique
Tues: Quiz: Geological Time; Geological Dating: Relative vs. Absolute;
Wed: Nearpod presentation on the unique characteristics which allow Earth to have the diversity of life it has
Thur: Notes on unique characteristics of the Earth
Mon: Fossil worksheet with iPads
Tues: Geological dating power points with Nearpod answering questions
Wed: Fossil dry lab
Thur: Intro Unique Earth and characteristics
Fri: Origins video looking for unique features of Earth
***Quiz on geological dating will be next Tuesday. 10 Define relative and absolute dating. 2) Know the different principles of relative dating. 3) Know how radiometric dating works. 4) Be able to read the Geological time scale, define Epoch, Eon, Era, Period
Mon: Plate Tectonics, Finish notes and power point
Tues: Plate tectonics Nearpod
Wed: Finish Nearpod activity, Plot volcanoes and earth quakes, Hmwk: Earth's Tectonic plates
Thur: handouts for competency review and practice quiz; Start What is a billion (will finish back side 'Fossils" tomorrow), Hmwk: 'Earth Processes Vocabulary'
Fri: Finish Fossils handout (Finish for homework if not done);
***Competency quiz on plate tectonics next Wed***
Mon: Mineral characteristics; No homework or class work to finish unless you were absent then see me
Tues: Rock cycel; Intro Plate techtonics: Pangea, theories
Wed: Plate tectonics
Thur: Plate tectonics
Fri: Quiz: Minerals and rocks, rock cycle; Plate tectonics
Tues: Layers of the Earth notes, used powerpoint from diocuments: FrSciQ3Layers-of-the-Earth; Reviewed how Solar System was formed (worksheet)
Wed: Wrap up Solar system formation; Start Rock and mineral lab
Thur: Finish Rock and Mineral Lab
Fri: Quiz: 1) Earth formation: handout and flash cards; 2) Earth layers: composition; state of matter; characteristics; notes and earth slice 3) Solar system formation: worksheet, diagram Rock cycle video
Mon: Snow day
Tues: Review how everything was formed up to formation of Earth; Watch Origins video and record the steps involved in the formation of the earth
Wed: Finish video; class discussion of steps nvolved in formation of the Earth
Thur: Powerpoint on formation of the Earth, Solar system planet composition worksheet
Mon: Rehash semester 1, go over Biology choices for next year, intro Semester 2
Tue: Snow day
Wed: Snow day
Thursday: Graph readings comparing inner and outer planets, due Fri
Fri: Density lab; Due Mon
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
Welcome!! You are now in a class that will prepare you for college and especially for the medical field. All the time and hard work you put into this class will definitely benefit you in the future!! If you begin to struggle come and see me ASAP!!
You will be given a syllabus for each chapter. Test dates will be included on the syllabus. We generally have a test after each chapter is completed. Homework is graded and can definitely benefit your grade!! Don't fall behind!!!
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Old Home Day Race
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McKivergan, Madison 21:18 21:50 -:32 21:16
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Guay, Courtney 21:43 23:05 -1:22 -----
Ziolek, Bella 23:01 22:58 +:03 -----
Marchant, Kaitlyn 23:11 23:22 -:11 -----
Holland, Emily 23:31 24:21 -1:10 25:47
Doris, Jill 24:30 27:32 -3:02 27:05
Stubbs, Elizabeth 24:36 26:39 -2:03 27:43
Howes, Natalie 24:15 26:30 -2:15 24:28
Lupo, Emily 26:22 ----- ---- 29:12
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NH XC Festival Jamboree
Derryfield Park, Manchester, NH 08/23/2014
Results by Millennium Timing
Alexandra Seeley Londonderry 6:47 14:37.3 6:58
Courtney Guay Londonderry 6:43 14:44.1 7:01
Madison McKivergan Londonderry 6:49 14:46.9 7:03
Bella Ziolek Londonderry 7:17 15:30.6 7:24
Emily Holland Londonderry 7:23 15:34.1 7:25
Kaitlyn Marchant Londonderry 7:17 15:35.0 7:26
Jill Doris Londonderry 7:35 16:06.2 7:41
Natalie Howes Londonderry 7:44 16:38.4 7:56
Emily Lupo Londonderry 7:52 17:10.7 8:11
Elizabeth Stubbs Londonderry 8:04 17:15.3 8:13
Sophia Simard Londonderry 7:53 17:41.8 8:26
Sarah Court Londonderry 8:06 17:56.4 8:33
The Medical Explorer's Club was started by three students interested in the medical field. They wanted to have exposure to professionals from the medical field here at Londonderry. The club is open to any Londonderry student. We will have different professionals visit LHS and share their experiences, we may have some field trips to various medical institutes, may perform some disections, and will view some medical videos.
: Vice President
: Publicity Coordinator
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For any given assignment, the date assigned and date due refer to to the beginning/ending dates for a specific weekly syllabus.
Go to my teacher webpage at www.londonderry.org/lhs to access every weekly syllabus for this semester.
My Special Codes for X2
Adult Ed Life Science
Powerpoint: ADULTEDnotes.pptx This powerpoint has many of the summarized notes you will need for the class.
We covered safety procedures: Get your safety contract signed by a parent/guardian; The scientific method, and parts and their functions of the animal cell.
Topics on next week's quiz: 1) Safety procedures (safety contract); 2) scientific method; 3) cell parts (diagram) and functions; Review the power point (use link above)!!***FOR ALL QUIZZES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Next quiz: Cell theory; microscope
Next quiz: Cell transport, Mitosis
Next quiz: Respiration and photosynthesis;
Next quiz: A & P; organization of living things; tissues
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