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Archive for February, 2018

Attention Biology Students-Meiosis and Chromosomes

February16

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on Meiosis, 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 […]

Today’s Featured Scientist and/or Inventor

February16

Garrett Augustus Morgan (1877-1963) Born in Kentucky, Morgan invented a gas mask (patented 1914) that was used to protect soldiers from chlorine fumes during World War I. Morgan also received a patent (1923) for a traffic signal that featured automated STOP and GO signs. Morgan’s invention was later replaced by traffic lights Excerpt from, www.infoplease.com/black-scientists-inventors […]

Today’s Featured Scientist and/or Inventor

February15

Patricia Bath (1942-) Born in Harlem, New York, Bath holds a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College and an M.D. from Howard University. She is a co-founder of the American Institute for the Prevention of Blindness. Bath is best known for her invention of the Laserphaco Probe for the treatment of cataracts Excerpt from, www.infoplease.com/black-scientists-inventors

Attention Biology Students-Quiz Reminder

February14

Cell Cycle & Mitosis Quiz scheduled for tomorrow.  Make sure to review your notes and handouts to prepare for tomorrow.  Come see me if you need additional help.

Attention Physics Students-Newton’s Laws

February14

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on Newton’s Laws pf Physics, 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 […]

Today’s Featured Scientist and/or Inventor

February14

Madame C.J. Walker (1867-1919) Widowed at 20, Louisiana-born Sarah Breedlove Walker supported herself and her daughter as a washerwoman. In the early 1900s she developed a hair care system and other beauty products. Her business, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, amassed a fortune, and she became a generous patron of many black charities. Excerpt from, www.infoplease.com/black-scientists-inventors

Today’s Featured Scientist and/or Inventor

February13

Aprille Ericsson (b. 1963) Born and raised in Brooklyn, N. Y., M.I.T graduate Aprille Ericsson was the first female (and the first African-American female) to receive a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Howard University and the first African-American female to receive a Ph.D. in engineering at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Ericsson has won […]

Attention Physics Students-Review for Unit Test tomorrow

February12

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on Projectiles, 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 […]

Attention Biology Students-more Mitosis

February12

Students if you did not quite understand or need a refresher on Mitosis, 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 […]

This Week in Physics!

February12

Week of 2/12/18 (tentative & subject to change) Monday: Review Quiz; review of Centripetal Force and Acceleration Tuesday: Projectile & Centripetal Force and Acceleration Unit Test Wednesday: Review unit test; Newton Laws notes and activities Thursday: Newton Law notes & activities Friday: Remediation Quiz SP1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the relationship between distance, […]

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