Ms. S. Casey Notes

Welcome To Our Page


Posted: March 2, 2011

Assigned Feb 8th 1.) What is environmental science? 2.) Why is Canada such a "resource-rich nation" ? 3.) Explain the expansionist and ecological approach on conservation? 4.) Outline the expansionist and ecological world views on conservation?   Assigned Feb 21   1.) List and briefly explain the main environmental problems listed below.   a) Overpopulation b) Depletion of resources (renewable and non-renewable) c) Pollution d) Extinction    2.) Define and explain the differences between developed countries and developing countries?    

Posted: March 2, 2011

Test Friday March 4th   Activity 4.3 to be handed in by Friday as well.

Posted: March 2, 2011

Test Thursday March3, 2011

Posted: February 24, 2011

Reviewed Bohr and Bohr-rutherford diagrams and corrected homework questions Learned about ions homework Complete assigned sheet and the question below. Pg 101 Q. 13 13 Draw and write the charge for the following ions: a) Beryllium, atomic number 4 b) nitrogen, atomic number 7 c) sulfur, atomic number 16

Posted: February 23, 2011

Ecologs will be checked this Friday, they should contain the following items: questions and answers assigned on Monday video worksheets completed and corrected

Posted: February 23, 2011

Advocacy letter is Due tomorrow - Feb 24th This is the first component of the eco-challenge portion of the course which makes up 35 % of the final mark.   Video worksheets are due tomorrow as well.

Posted: February 23, 2011

Notes and explanation on Bohr and Bohr-Rutherford Diagrams.   Homework P 93 Questions 2, 4, 5

Posted: February 18, 2011

Corrected page 65 questions 1-5   Homework Complete both review sheets for Monday   Test Tuesday

Posted: February 17, 2011

Explained metal, nonmetals and metalloids on the periodic table.  Learned how chemical formulas are written and how to draw hook and ball diagrams   Homework Page 65 questions 1-5   Test Tuesday on all material covered up until this point.  A review was handed out today in case of storm.    

Posted: February 16, 2011

Reviewed notes and information from Monday, went over the answers to chart from Monday.  Added notes on isotopes and radioisotopes.   Homework Complete BLM 3.3 for homework

Posted: February 14, 2011

Corrected video worksheet, notes on atoms.   Homework Fill in the chart copied off the Smartboard

Posted: February 11, 2011

Corrected homework from yesterday, went over how to count atoms, assigned worksheet, watched video `'Elements, Compounds and Atoms'  and assigned a worksheet assoicated with the video   Homework If the counting atoms worksheet or video worksheet are  not complete they are to be completed for homework.

Posted: February 10, 2011

Completed notes on compounds, chemical abreviations and formulas.   Homework complete the Matter and change crossword Complete questions 1-5 pg 59 (handout)

Posted: February 9, 2011

Eco Challenge Contracts are due tomorrow, Thursday, Feb 10th.  Students must decide what they are doing for the 4 components of the eco challenge.

Posted: February 9, 2011

Today Finished notes & questions on combustion Took notes and discussed particle theory, solutions, mixtures, elements, compounds, molecules   Homework Lab reports are due tomorrow. They must have a title page, table completed, questions answered and a conclusion.