Ms. Houghton's Grade 10 Applied Science Page

Welcome to the section devoted to all things grade 10 applied science. Here I will post most class notes and assignments not found in your course packs. Please also check frequently as I will also post due dates and other class information.

Parents, please feel free to check my website for updates regarding your child's science course. If you would like me to communicate with you via email please let me know. 

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Students should check this website daily for updates.

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Welcome back!

Textbooks have been assigned. If you did not resolve textbook issues from last semester, you will not be assigned a text to take home until the issue is resolved.

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(note T=text, CP handout number)

This schedule is tentative only, some dates may need to be changed to accommodate school functions, events and shared equipment between classes. 

September 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

  5 Grade 9 Day 6 Course Intro

HW: PARENT FORM

7 Lesson 1A: Lab Equipment 8 Lesson 1B: Safety

(Nelson p. 540-542)

9
10 11 Lesson 1C: Safety Symbols

(Nelson p. 543)

HW: finish worksheet 1C

12 Lesson 2A: Classification of Matter

(Nelson p.162-163)

HW: finish worksheet 2A

13 Lesson 2B: Chemical Change

(Nelson p. 168-170)

HW: finish worksheet 2B

14 Lesson 3A: The Periodic Table

(p. 164-165)

HW: finish worksheet 3A

15 Quiz #1

Independent Assignment

HW: finish independent assignment

16
17 18 Independent Assignment Due

Lesson 3A: The Periodic Table

(Nelson p. 164-165)

HW:Worksheet 3A

19 Lesson 3B: Bohr Diagrams

(Nelson p. 165)

HW: Worksheet 3B

20 Lesson 3C: Electron Arrangement

(Nelson p. 166)

HW: Worksheet 3C

21 Lesson 4: Ions

Worksheet 4-0, 4-1

(Nelson p. 174-177)

HW: Worksheet 4-2

22 Review Ions and Bohr Diagrams

HW: catch up

23
24 25 PA DAY 26 Quiz

Lesson 5: Forming Compounds

(Nelson p. 178)

HW: Worksheet 5

27 Lesson 6A: Ionic Compounds

(Nelson p. 178-180)

HW: Worksheet 6A

28 Lesson 6B: Ionic Compounds

(Nelson p. 178-180)

HW: Worksheet 6B

29 Bond with a classmate activity 30
             

October 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 Lesson 7: Polyatomic

(Nelson p. 181-183)

Worksheet 7

HW: worksheet 7

3 Lesson 8: Molecular Compounds

(Nelson p. 184-186)

HW: worksheet 8

4 Lesson 9A: Counting Atoms

HW: Atom Practice

5 Lesson 9B: Describing Chemical Reactions

(Nelson p. 214-215)

HW: Worksheet 9B

6 Independent Worksheet 4 7
8 9 Thanksgiving 10 Conservation of Mass Demo

Lesson 9C

(Nelson p.214-215)

HW: finish worksheet 9C

11 Quiz (Lesson 5-8)

Balancing Practice

HW: text p. 221 #2, 3, 5

12 Lesson 10: Types of Reactions

(Nelson p. 222-224, p. 246-248)

HW: Worksheet 10

13 Lesson 11: Acids and Bases Part 1

(Nelson p. 190-193)

HW: worksheet 11A

14
15 16Lesson 11A: Acids and Bases Part 2

(Nelson p. 194-195)

HW: Worksheet 11A

17 Lesson 11B: Acids and Bases

(Nelson p. 194-195)

HW: worksheet 11B

18 Lesson 11C: Neutralization Reactions

(Nelson p. 224-229)

HW: worksheet 11C

19 Bill Nye Chemical Reactions

Acid Rain Case Study

20 PA DAY 21
22 23 Lab: Acids and Bases

HW: lab report

24  Review

HW: study for test

25 Review

HW: study for test

26 Chemistry Unit Test 27 Lab Due

Introduction to Biology

Lesson 1: Cells

(p. 28-31)

HW: Worksheet 1

28
29 30 Lesson 2: Microscopes

 

31  Lesson 3: Osmosis  

 

 

     
             

November 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      2 Lesson 4: DNA 3 Lesson 5: Cell Division 4
5 6 Lesson 5: Cell Division 7 Lesson 6: Cancer 8 Lesson 7: Cell Specialization 9 Lesson 8: Tissues 10 Take up Chemistry Test 11
12 13 Cloning 14 Stem Cells 15 Body Systems Project 16 Body Systems Project 17 Body Systems Project 18
19 20 Presentations 21 Frog Dissection 22 Review 23 Biology Unit Test 24 PA DAY 25
26 27 Review Digestive System 28 Review Respiratory 29 Review Circulatory 30 Review Excretory and Medical Imaging    

 December 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
             
          1 Intro to Optics

Finish Biology Package

Intro Questions in Text for Optics

2
3 4

Lesson 1: Nature and Sources of Light

HW: Worksheet #1

5

Lesson 2: Sources of Light

HW: Worksheet #2

 

6

 Lesson 3: Behavior of Light

HW: Worksheet 3

7  Quiz #1

Lesson 4: Colour of Light

HW: Worksheet4

8

Lesson 5A, 5B: Colour of Objects Part 1, 2

HW: Worksheet 5a, 5b

 

9
10 11

Lesson 5c: Colour of Objects Part 3

HW: Worksheet 5c

12

Lesson 6A: Plane Mirrors

HW: lab write up, Treasure hunt

13

Lesson 6b: Drawing Ray Diagrams

HW: Worksheet 6b

14

Lesson 7: Concave Mirrors

HW: Worksheet 7

 

15

Lesson 8: Convex Mirrors

HW: Worksheet 8

16
17 18

Plane Mirror Lab #1

19 Curved Mirror Lab 2, 3 20  Labs Due

Review

21 Optics Unit Test 22 23
24 25 Winter Break 26 27 28 29 30
31            

 

January 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 Exams 26 Exams 27
28 29 Exams 30 Exams 31 Exams