Miss Houghton's Grade 10 Academic ESL Page

Welcome to the section devoted to all things grade 10 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. 

Click here to contact me by board email (heather.houghton@yrdsb.ca)

 If you would like to contact me at the school I can be reached at x 525

This page will be updated as often as possible.

*******NEWS*********

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.

Addendum to Course Outline

Letter to Parents

Please note: T=text, CP = course pack

September 2014

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

1 Labour Day

 

2 Grade 9 Day

 

3 Course Intro

HW: Form signed by parent or guardian, paragraph about you

4 Lab Equipment

HW: Lab Equipment

5 Safety

HW: study for quiz, safety

6
7 8 Safety

HW: safety worksheet

9 Classification of Matter

HW: worksheet 2A

10 Physical and Chemical Properties

HW: study for quiz

11 Quiz #1: Safety

Physical and Chemical Change

HW: worksheet 2B

 

12 Patterns and the Periodic Table

HW: worksheet 3-4, 3-5

13
14 15 Atoms and Ions

HW: finish worksheets from class

16 Lewis Diagrams

HW: worksheet 4-1, 4-2, 4-3

17 Ionic Compounds

HW: worksheet 5-1, 5-2

18 Quiz #2 19 Ionic Compounds

HW: bitstrips project

20
21 22 PA Day 23 Computer Lab 24

Ionic Compounds

HW: worksheet 6-1, 6-2, 6-3

25

Molecular Compounds

HW: Bitstrips Project

26 Naming Acids

 

HW: finish worksheets

27
28 29 Worksheet 7-1, 7-2 30 Polyatomic

8-1, 8-2

HW: comic, worksheets

       

October 2014

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1 Acids and Bases

9-1, 9-2

HW: study for quiz

2 Quiz #3

9-3 worksheet

HW: comic

3 Chemical Reactions

Worksheet 10A, 10B

4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 Thanksgiving 14 pH

HW: finish worksheet 12-3, read lab

15 Lab: Acids and Bases

HW: lab report

16 Neutralization

HW: lab report, study

17 Case Study: Acid Rain

HW: lab report, study

18
19 20 Review 21 Unit Test 22 Lab Report Due

Intro to Biology

HW: finish worksheets

23 Animal vs. Plant Cells

HW: finish worksheets, focus questions

24 Library Period #1 25
26 27 PA DAY 28 Microscopes

HW: finish worksheets

29 Microscopes

HW: finish storybook research

30 Library Period #2 31 Halloween

Cloning Video

HW: lab report

 
             

 

November 2014

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
            1
2 3 Onion Cell Lab

HW: lab report

4 Osmosis and Diffusion

HW: worksheet 3

5 DNA and Chromosomes

HW: worksheet 4A, study

6 Quiz #4

Bill Nye Genes

HW: storybook, lab

7 Lab report due

Cell Cycle

HW: worksheet 4B

8
9 10 Mitosis

HW: 5-1, 5-2, 5-3

11 Internet Mitosis

HW: mitosis worksheet

12 Microviewer

HW: study

13 Quiz: Lesson 3,4

Finish Microviewer

14 PA DAY 15
16 17 Storybook Due

Stem Cells

HW: worksheet 7A

18 Tissues

HW: worksheet 7B

19 Tissues

HW: worksheet 8A

20 Quiz: lesson 5

Tissues

HW: worksheet 8B

21 Organ Systems 22
23 24 Organ Systems

HW: Worksheet 9b-1

25 Digestive System

HW: Worksheet 10-1

26 Circulatory System

HW: study for quiz

27 Quiz

HW: worksheet 11-1, 11-2

28 Respiratory System

HW: worksheet 12-1, 12-2

29
30            

 December 2014

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
             
  1 Excretory System

HW: worksheet 13-1

2 Medical Imaging

HW: worksheet 14

3 Dissection

HW: finish lab report

4 Review 5 Biology Unit Test 6
7 8 Lab report due

Lesson 1: Sources and Nature of Light

9 Lesson 2: Properties of Light 10 Lesson 3A: Concave Mirrors 11 Optics Quiz #1

 

12 Lesson 3B: Convex Mirrors 13
14 15 Lesson 4: Calculations 16 Mirror Lab 17 Lesson 5A: Refraction 18 Optics Quiz #2

Lesson 5B: Total Internal Refraction

19 Winter Assembly 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      
             

 

January 2015

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1 2 3
4 5 Lesson 6A: Lenses 6 Lesson 6B: Images in Lenses 7 Lesson 7: Lens Calculations 8 Optics Quiz #3

Lens Applications: Human Eye

 

9 Lens Applications: Human Eye 10
11 12 Lens Lab 13 Optics Review 14 Optics Test 15 Intro to Summative 16 Summative 17
18 19 Summative 20 Summative 21 Exam Review 22  Exam Review 23 Exams Begin 24
25 26 27 28 Final Exam 29 30 31