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Posted: April 6, 2011

Questions for the Video `The Story of Stuff`   Story of Stuff 1.What did you learn from the video, list three specific things? 2. What is one of the main problems with all the stuff produced in factories? 3. What is produced by women that contains high amounts of toxins? 4. Now that the US doesn`t have the resources it requires for making stuff, where do they get the natural resources needed? Name 2 parts of the environment that have been impacted because of this. 5. When you go to buy an item, ex radio, at a store why doesn`t the price really reflect the cost of the item? 6. Six months after stuff is bought, what % is still being used? 7. Are items made today meant to last for a long time or short time, why? 8. Name three things you think you need to buy because of TV commericals making you feel like you need it. Do you really need it, why or why not? 9. Incineration is used to reduce the amount of trash going in a landfill, why did she say incineration was bad? 10. What can you learn from this video that will help you do your part to improve the environment.

Posted: April 5, 2011

Complete the balancing worksheet assigned in class, remember to write the word equations for the last four questions as well as balance.

Posted: April 4, 2011

Ecologs will be checked at the end of the week   Assignments 1.  Feeling better assignment - pick 15 items from the list and discuss the 5 point for each   2.   Map assigment - textbook  assignment   3.  Complete the ten questions on `The Story of Stuff`` Video

Posted: April 4, 2011

Corrected Video worksheet from last Wed   Worked on balancing equation problems Homework Complete questions 1,2 & 3 for homework

Posted: March 28, 2011

EcoChallenge projects were due Friday make sure to get them in!

Posted: March 28, 2011

Test was written today, if you missed the class be prepared to write the test when you return to class.

Posted: March 25, 2011

TEST Monday, March 21st Attached is a document with the answers to the review questions
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Posted: March 22, 2011

Eco Challenge project due Friday   All outstanding assignments due tomorrow for marks to be entered, report cards next week.

Posted: March 22, 2011

Complete ALL of the Ionic and Molecular compounds worksheet ( there are 2 sides)   Test Friday on the three types of compounds

Posted: March 21, 2011

Review Ionic, polyatomic and molecular compounds Homework Worksheet 5.11 Ionic & Molecular compounds worksheet Q 1 & Q2 a-p   Any missing work needs to be in by Wed to receive marks for the report card next week.

Posted: March 18, 2011

Homework Read pages 201-204 Questions p 204 1- 6

Posted: March 16, 2011

Websites   Helpful Instructions: Question 1a) -go to the first website -Click on data access -select a country -select 1950 -click submit   Question 1-bcd) -return to main page -look at the demographic indicators: Midyear populations   Question 3 -Look up  “growth rate” on the internet, may be more accurate if you use Population growth rate   Question 6 -click on populations pyramids in the tabs above the information, if nothing comes up for your country show me.   Question 7 -type in   Question 8 Go to the website: -click on country to find your country -look up your country: and look up the HDI value for your country and look across to the GDP per capita   Question 9 Go to the website: -scroll down to find your country -scroll down to the “People” category -scroll down to the “economoy” category   Question 10 -scroll up to “background” information -you are also able to look at other websites to find other information -if you can’t find any information try to explain one of the examples we discussed yesterday in class

Posted: March 16, 2011

Homework Sheet 5.8 Complete the Ionic Compounds questions 1 & 2.  This assignment will be marked.

Posted: March 15, 2011

    HOMEWORK Pg 195  Q 1, 3, 4, 5, 6,7,8, & 9    (P3 only up to question 5)   Crisscross Rule: Write the ionic charge above the symbol. Then crisscross the numbers using them as subscripts.     Metal Non-metal The formula is AlCl3 3+ 1-   Al  Cl