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Attention Physics Students-Waves Review

April17

Students , it’s time to review for your unit test on waves, check out the link below. (Link(s) found online & posted for your use as study material. Information not my own; used for educational purposes only). The link has a sample test and answer key in which you can use to help you prepare and practice for your unit test. I am available in (room 9304 Tuesday-Thursday in the PM) if you need additional assistance. Do not wait until the day/night before a test to learn material!!

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Attention Biology Students-Bacteria & Viruses

April16

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on bacteria and viruses, check out the link below. (Link(s) found online & posted for your use as study material. Information not my own; used for educational purposes only). The link has notes in which you can use to help you prepare and practice for a quiz/test. I am available in (room 9304 Tuesday-Thursday in the PM) if you need additional assistance. Do not wait until the day/night before a test to learn material!!

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This Week In Physics!

April16

Week of 04/17/2018 (tentative & subject to change)
Monday: Review waves quiz; Tuning Fork Lab
Tuesday: complete Tuning Fork Lab; Review for Waves unit test
Wednesday: Waves Unit Test
Thursday: Review unit test; Intro to EMR; Generating light/Atomic Spectra activity
Friday: Intro to Optics

SP4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the properties and applications
of waves.
a. Develop and use mathematical models to explain mechanical and electromagnetic waves as a
propagating disturbance that transfers energy.
(Clarification statement: Mathematically describe how the velocity, frequency, and
wavelength of a propagating wave are related.)
b. Develop and use models to describe and calculate characteristics related to the interference
and diffraction of waves (single and double slits).
c. Construct an argument that analyzes the production and characteristics of sounds waves.
(Clarification statement: Includes, but not limited to, Doppler Effect, standing waves,
wavelength, the relationship between amplitude and the energy of the wave, and the
relationship between frequency and pitch.)
d. Plan and carry out investigations to characterize the properties and behavior of
electromagnetic waves.
(Clarification statement: Properties of waves include, but not limited to, amplitude,
frequency, wavelength, and the relationship between frequency or wavelength and the energy
of the wave.)

e. Plan and carry out investigations to describe common features of light in terms of color,
polarization, spectral composition, and wave speed in transparent media.
• Analyze experimentally and mathematically aspects of reflection and refraction of light
waves and describe the results using optical ray diagrams.
• Perform calculations related to reflections from plane surfaces and focusing using thin
lenses.
f. Plan and carry out investigations to identify the behavior of light using lenses.
(Clarification statement: Investigations concerning Snell’s Law, optical ray diagrams, and
thin lens equation should be conducted.)
g. Plan and carry out investigations to describe changes in diffraction patterns associated with
geometry and wavelength for mechanical and electromagnetic waves.

SP6. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about nuclear changes of matter and related technological applications.

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This Week In Biology!

April16

Week of 04/16/2018 (tentative & subject to change)
Monday: Quiz (Classification); Bacteria & Viruses notes and activities
Tuesday: Introduction to Ecology (The Biosphere, Levels of organization, Types of Heterotrophs, Autotrophs, Food Chains & Food Webs)
Wednesday: Ecology notes & activities (Cycling of matter, Water cycle, Nitrogen cycle, Phosphorus cycle, Mixed geochemical processes, Nutrient Limits)
Thursday: Ecology notes & activities (Abiotic & Biotic, Types of symbiotic relationships, Different Biomes)
Friday: Ecology notes & activities (Populations, Exponential & Logistic Growth, Carrying Capacity, Density Dependent & Independent Factors)
***Remember you are quizzed daily. Be Prepared***

SB5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to assess the interdependence of all organisms on one another and their environment.
a. Plan and carry out investigations and analyze data to support explanations about factors affecting biodiversity and populations in ecosystems.
(Clarification statement: Factors include population size, carrying capacity, response to limiting factors, and keystone species.)

b. Develop and use models to analyze the cycling of matter and flow of energy within ecosystems through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.
 Arranging components of a food web according to energy flow.
 Comparing the quantity of energy in the steps of an energy pyramid.
 Explaining the need for cycling of major biochemical elements (C, O, N, P, and H).
c. Construct an argument to predict the impact of environmental change on the stability of an ecosystem.
d. Design a solution to reduce the impact of a human activity on the environment.
(Clarification statement: Human activities may include chemical use, natural resources consumption, introduction of non-native species, greenhouse gas production.)
e. Construct explanations that predict an organism’s ability to survive within changing environmental limits (e.g., temperature, pH, drought, fire).

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Attention Physics Students-Sound Waves

April13

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on properties of sound, check out the link below. (Link(s) found online & posted for your use as study material. Information not my own; used for educational purposes only). The link has notes in which you can use to help you prepare and practice for a quiz/test. I am available in (room 9304 Tuesday-Thursday in the PM) if you need additional assistance. Do not wait until the day/night before a test to learn material!!!

properties of sound notes-2iwaj0t

 

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Attention Biology Students-more Classification

April13

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on Classification, check out the link below. (Link(s) found online & posted for your use as study material. Information not my own; used for educational purposes only). The link has notes in which you can use to help you prepare and practice for a quiz/test. I am available in (room 9304 Tuesday-Thursday in the PM) if you need additional assistance. Do not wait until the day/night before a test to learn material!!!

Classification of Living Things NOTES-1v2gbhj

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Attention Biology Students-Classification Intro.

April12

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on Classification, check out the link below. (Link(s) found online & posted for your use as study material. Information not my own; used for educational purposes only). The link has notes in which you can use to help you prepare and practice for a quiz/test. I am available in (room 9304 Tuesday-Thursday in the PM) if you need additional assistance. Do not wait until the day/night before a test to learn material!!!

Classification Organisms F16-2h9691b

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Attention Biology Students-Drawing Waves & Calculations practice

April10

Students if you did not quite understand or need practice on drawing waves and calculating wave speed, check out the link below. (Link(s) found online & posted for your use as study material. Information not my own; used for educational purposes only). The link has practice problems and the answer key to self-assess in which you can use to help you prepare and practice for a quiz/test. I am available in (room 9304 Tuesday-Thursday in the PM) if you need additional assistance. Do not wait until the day/night before a test to learn material!!!

Drawing Waves and Velocity Practice 2 and KEY-1swm953

 

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Attention Physics Students-All About WAVES

April9

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on wave characteristics and behaviors, check out the link below. (Link(s) found online & posted for your use as study material. Information not my own; used for educational purposes only). The link has notes in which you can use to help you prepare and practice for a quiz/test. I am available in (room 9304 Tuesday-Thursday in the PM) if you need additional assistance. Do not wait until the day/night before a test to learn material!!!

Waves-Sound Waves-1tjy8a5

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This Week in Physics!

April9

Week of 04/09/2018 (tentative & subject to change)
Monday: Review Energy unit test; review Intro to Waves schoology quiz; Wiggler LAB
Tuesday: Complete and discuss Wiggler LAB; Waves notes and activities; Drawing waves worksheet
Wednesday: Review remediation practice and drawing waves; Unit Vocabulary; Wave calculations practice
Thursday: Review Wave problems; Demonstrations (Frequencies & Resonance); Energy Remediation Quiz
Friday: Review Behavior of Waves schoology quiz; Notes and activities on Behavior of Waves; Characteristics of Waves quiz

SP4. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the properties and applications of waves.
a. Develop and use mathematical models to explain mechanical and electromagnetic waves as a
propagating disturbance that transfers energy.
(Clarification statement: Mathematically describe how the velocity, frequency, and
wavelength of a propagating wave are related.)
b. Develop and use models to describe and calculate characteristics related to the interference
and diffraction of waves (single and double slits).
c. Construct an argument that analyzes the production and characteristics of sounds waves.
(Clarification statement: Includes, but not limited to, Doppler Effect, standing waves,
wavelength, the relationship between amplitude and the energy of the wave, and the
relationship between frequency and pitch.)
d. Plan and carry out investigations to characterize the properties and behavior of
electromagnetic waves.
(Clarification statement: Properties of waves include, but not limited to, amplitude,
frequency, wavelength, and the relationship between frequency or wavelength and the energy
of the wave.)

e. Plan and carry out investigations to describe common features of light in terms of color,
polarization, spectral composition, and wave speed in transparent media.
• Analyze experimentally and mathematically aspects of reflection and refraction of light
waves and describe the results using optical ray diagrams.
• Perform calculations related to reflections from plane surfaces and focusing using thin
lenses.
f. Plan and carry out investigations to identify the behavior of light using lenses.
(Clarification statement: Investigations concerning Snell’s Law, optical ray diagrams, and
thin lens equation should be conducted.)
g. Plan and carry out investigations to describe changes in diffraction patterns associated with
geometry and wavelength for mechanical and electromagnetic waves.

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