In class, I handed out the Class Syllabus which included all the important information about the homework policy, what to do if you’re absent, and class expectations.
Here’s a copy Science Class Syllabus 2010-2011 and our tentative schedule:
September— Science skills, Physics-Force and Motion: Speed, Acceleration
October—Physics-Force and Motion: Gravity, Newton’s Laws, Fluids
November—Finish Physics, Begin Oil Spills: Chemistry/Physics of Water
December— Oil Spills-focus on Gulf of Mexico spill
January—Chemistry: Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonds
February—Chemistry: Periodic Table, Chemical reactions
March—Earth science: Earth formation and structure, Plate tectonics
April—Earth science: Volcanoes, Earthquakes;
May—Evolution: Geologic time, Darwin, Natural selection
The Science Fair will be scheduled for March 30th.