Miss Houghton's Grade 10 Academic 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.edca)

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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.

Please note: T=text, CP = handout numbers at bottom of page

September 2018 

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

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

3 Labour Day 4 Grade 9 Day 5 Course Intro

HW: PARENT FORM

6 Safety

(T p. xvii, p. 204-205, p. xii -xiii)

HW: SAFETY WORKSHEET

7 Textbook Exploration and Assessment for Learning Grade 9

HW: finish AFL

8
9 10 Grade 9 Review

HW: Atom Review and Periodic Table Detectives

11 Chemical and Physical Change

(T p.180)

(HW: finish chem and phys change

12 Grade 9 Review Cont.

 

HW: review for quiz

13 Quiz 1: Safety

Ions (T Section 4.1)

HW: finish predicting ions worksheet

14

Chemical Bonding

HW: finish seatwork from class

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16 17

Combining Capacities and Binary Compounds

(T p. 140-146)

HW: finish predicting ions worksheet

18

 Writing Ionic Compounds

Play Bond with a Classmate

(T p. 140-146)

HW: T p. 150 # 6-8, read lab

19

Lab: Ionic vs. Molecular Compounds

 

HW: lab write up

20

 Polyatomics

(T. 148-149)

HW:CP 55 1 a-j and 2 a-j)

21 Lab Due

Finish polyatomic

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23 24 PA DAY 25

Molecular and Diatomic

(T Section 4.2)

HW: finish seatwork

Quiz #2

Law of Conservation of Mass

(T p. 160-161

HW: finish demo questions

27 Mixed Naming Practice and Word Equation Practice 28

Balancing Chemical Reactions

(T p. 163-p.165)

HW: finish practice from class

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October 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1

Types of Reactions

(T p. 179-197)

HW: finish seatwork from class

2 Naming Acids and Bases

(T pp. 222-227)

3 Quiz #3

Naming Acids and Bases

(T pp. 222-227)

4 Acids and Bases

pH and Neutralization

HW: Case Study

5 Lab: Acids and Bases 6
7 8 Thanksgiving 9 Library Period 10 Wrap-up 11 Review 12 Chemistry Unit Test 13
14 15 Acid Base Lab due

Intro to Biology

16 Microscopes 17 Cell Organelles 18 Onion Cell Lab 19 20
21 22 PA DAY 23 24 25 26 27
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November 2018

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 December 2018

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January 2019

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