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Dr. J. Dalton York

Classroom : Annex BN-SC

 

 

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ASSIGNMENTS

 

H PHYSICS

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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Week of 8/30/21 - Join your specific class at the website Pivot Interactives ( Pivot Interactives ); find your class below and signup. I am assigning a lab activity there to be completed by the end of the day Tuesday.

 

2nd Period : https://app.pivotinteractives.com/join-class?classKey=ck-ee1713a4

3rd Period : https://app.pivotinteractives.com/join-class?classKey=ck-7dc7535e

4th Period : https://app.pivotinteractives.com/join-class?classKey=ck-179681c3

6th Period : https://app.pivotinteractives.com/join-class?classKey=ck-e86b7d12

7th Period : https://app.pivotinteractives.com/join-class?classKey=ck-d40553e2

 

Wednesday or Thursday for the block day, you will be conducting a multi-layered webquest activity. See the documents below to complete this. Scroll all the way down until you see the files at the bottom of the page regarding the Okavango Delta webquest. The "web assignment" file is the answer sheet; BUT, you can use the webform to answer parts 1 & 2. You MUST answer the questions for part 3 on the answer sheet. Use the answer sheet and the webform for part 4.

 

 

Week of 9/7 : I have been reviewing the Chapter 1 material for 2 days ( we have had shorter periods due to CERT testing ) and a link to a webform-version of this test is right here : https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=j8uWO0wXZUuC61zDi54GbL65d_mAn15BlcuRhO0-7X9UODBVODRJUUs5SlVZU0RZUElQU1JJUjg5RS4u.

 

I will be starting notes on Chapter 2 Friday. Beginning with the scientific method. You can find these note-files below at the very bottom of this page for now.

 

Week of 9/13 : Covering notes for Chapter 2 (section 1) found below. I will update throughout the week with anything else.

Scientific Method QUIZZIZ link here : https://quizizz.com/join?gc=01646094

Law vs Theory QUIZZIZ : https://quizizz.com/join?gc=17377038

MATTER Review QUIZZIZ : https://quizizz.com/join?gc=35155342

 

Week of 9/20 : Covering notes for Chapter 2 ( section 2 ) found below. This section covers Chemistry & Energy which are broad topics. I am finishing this section this week and skipping section 2.4. I am giving a TEST over Chapter 2 FRIDAY or MONDAY. I had students color-code a Periodic Table. I have attached both a blank PT and sample color-coded version below. I can always leave a paper-copy in the main office BUT YOU HAVE TO ASK.

 

9/22-23 : I conducted a States of Matter virtual lab at the PhET site. A direct-link to the site is : States of Matter: Basics - Atoms | Molecules | States of Matter - PhET Interactive Simulations (colorado.edu). Click on the "play" icon and select the "states" tab to complete the handout attached at the bottom of this page ( or write the answers on a separate sheet ). I also gave a QUIZZIZ to go over basic concepts of Potential & Kinetic Energy. Mechanical energy is the sum of kinetic and potential. The QUIZZIZ link is here : https://quizizz.com/join?gc=55587790.

 

I am giving a Chapter 2 TEST on Friday. Webform version is here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=j8uWO0wXZUuC61zDi54GbL65d_mAn15BlcuRhO0-7X9UMEQzQUxCODEyNUFTT0hUNlpUWE1JNERBQy4u.

 

Week of 9/27 - I covered all notes found in the Chapter 3.1 file ( bottom of page ). After finishing 3.1 on Tuesday, I gave this QUIZZIZ to review the concepts covered : https://quizizz.com/join?gc=07100526.

Wed-Fri : Covered Cycles of Matter Notes and assigned the Cycles of Matter Storyboard project ( all found below ).

 

Week of 10/11 - Covering notes on how energy flows around in and thru ecosystems. The files with "Energy Flow" in the name found below are these notes I am speaking of. There is a powerpoint and guided notes below.

I gave a QUIZZIZ over how energy flows in ecosystems : https://quizizz.com/join?gc=60327902.

 

Week of 10/18 - Starting with a Photosynthesis Lab/Project. The handout with ALL the info is found below. After this, I am reviewing for a Chapter 3 TEST. A length review-packet is found below.

 

Week of 10/25 - Giving a CHAPTER 3 TEST on Tuesday, 10/26. Final review ( QUIZZIZ ) link is here : https://quizizz.com/join?gc=35549182. I will update for the rest of the week on 10/27.

 

 

TEXTBOOKS

Contact me to obtain online textbook information for this class, especially for the Physics text.

 
HMH Physics : my.hrw.com
Environmental Science : https://nglsync.cengage.com

 

OFFICE 365/EMAIL

 You can access your Office 365 account by clicking here, the username and password are the same as your computer login at school.

 

SCHEDULE CHANGES
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Schedule

1st Period : H Physics

2nd Period: H Environmental Science

3rd Period: Environmental Science

4th Period: Environmental Science

5th Period: Planning

6th Period: Environmental Science

7th Period: Environmental Science

 

Keys to success in my class:

1) Show up to class PREPARED and ON TIME

2) Pay attention during class / TAKE NOTES

3) ASK QUESTIONS about anything and everything (related to your class)

4) Follow the COVID-19 guidelines!!