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Posted: December 16, 2010

Complete presentations tomorrow Revision due tomorrow Questions à faire pg. 35 - tout sauf les 3 dernières   pg. 36 - 37 #1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12, 15, 16  Test Monday

Posted: December 15, 2010

Went over the answers for the worksheet assigned yesterday on acceleration problems and graphing acceleration questions.   Pop Quiz   Students are asked to bring in small toy cars or cars they may have made in shop class in middle school.  If we get enough we will do an activity that uses balloons, straws  & some means to attached them to the car.  The goal is to make the car travel 2 m in 8s.   Test will either be Friday or Monday depending on whether the students bring in the cars.

Posted: December 15, 2010

Went to the computer lab to give the students time to finish up their research projects  due tomorrow. They are to hand in a 800 word paper and also present the information to the class in some form.    Test is Friday, revision questions were given yesterday to the students to work on between Tues and Friday.

Posted: December 13, 2010

Watched video clips illustrating competition for food   Notes on Food and pesticides.   Homework read pages 30-31 Respond to analyse question 1-6 on page 32

Posted: December 13, 2010

Corrected Problemes sur acceleration worksheet   Notes & explanation on graphs for acceleration and how the distance covered can be calculated.   No homework.

Posted: December 10, 2010

Students worked on their research project today in the computer lat.  It is due next Thursday, Dec 16th.   We are almost finished the first chapter in the Ecosystem Unit therefore a test will be coming up next week sometime.

Posted: December 10, 2010

Started working on acceleration this week.   Homework Complete the assigned  `Problemes sur l'acceleration` worksheet for Monday.

Posted: December 7, 2010

Worked on the assigned research project on species at risk in the computer lab.    No specific homework

Posted: December 7, 2010

Tested today on Chapter 9, if you missed the test be prepared to write it when you return.   No homework

Posted: December 6, 2010

Corrected review sheet   Test tomorrow, please bring a calculator and ruler.

Posted: December 6, 2010

Notes on Populations Notes on Species at Risk and project assigned.  Written research report on a species extinct or endangere due Dec 16th. If possible the species should be chosen by tomorrow   Computer lab to work on the project Tues Dec 7th and Friday Dec 10th  

Posted: December 1, 2010

Food Web project is due Friday.  Students were given time in class today and last Friday to research information.  The project is to be completed as a poster.   Period 3 tomorrow will have a boomerang activity.     

Posted: December 1, 2010

Newton's Laws Project is due tomorrow, this can be a video or a skit demonstrating & explaining the laws.   Worksheet assigned today in class is due to Friday.

Posted: November 29, 2010

Took notes on the drop in frog populations, why frogs are important and what some of the causes are.   Started the video "The Vanishing Frog" will continue with it tomorrow.   Students have a food web project due friday, they should be working on this at home.  They will be given one more class period on Wednesday.

Posted: November 29, 2010

Completed notes and example for drawing graphs of distance and time to indicate speed by determining the slope of the line.   Assigned terms to be completed for Wednesday as well as the worksheet on significant figures and conversions.   Termes vocabulaires - Ecrivez les definitions   1. distance: 2. intervalle de temps: 3. vecteur: 4. vecteur vitesse: 5. instantané: 6. vitesse: 7. accélération: 8. précision: 9. marge d'erreur: 10. mouvement linéaire: 11. taux de variation: 12. Scalaire 13. Déplacement        Tuesday students will be working on their Newton's Laws project and should have all necessary materials with them.

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