Miss Houghton's Grade 9 Academic Page

Welcome to the section devoted to all things grade 9 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 grade nine 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 to grade 9 science!

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: signed form, safety contract

6 Safety

HW: finish class work

7 Lab Equipment

HW: finish class work

8
9 10 Safety Poster

HW: safety poster

11 Scientific Method

HW: safety poster

12 Safety Poster Due

Particle Theory

HW: study for quiz

13 Quiz #1

 

HW: finish classwork, read over lab

14 Finish Particle Theory

 

HW: particle theory w.s #2, read lab and complete hypotheses

15
16 17  Particle Theory Lab

HW: lab report

18 Classification of Matter

HW: finish seatwork, lab report

19 Physical Properties

HW: finish seatwork, lab report

20 Lab Due

Physical Properties Scavenger Hunt

HW: finish seatwork

21 Chemical Properties Lab

 

HW: review for quiz, lab write up

22
23 24 PA DAY 25 Lab due

Density

 

HW: study for quiz

26 Quiz #2

Density

HW: density practice

27 Density Practice

 

HW: read density activity

28 Density Lab

 

HW: Density Lab (online)

29
30            

October 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1 Density and Atomic Theory Activity

HW: finish work from class

2 Library Period Superhero

 

HW: work on project

3 Atomic Structure

 

HW: finish work from class

4 Bohr-Rutherford Diagrams

 

HW: finish work from class, project

5 Grade 9 Camp Day 6
7 8 Thanksgiving 9 Bohr Rutherford Diagrams and Identifying Gases

HW: finish work from class, project

10  The Periodic Table

 

11 Superhero Project Work Period 12 Quiz

Trends in the Periodic Table

13
14 15 Classifying Elements Activity 16 Trends in the Periodic Table 17 Ionic Compounds 18 Molecular Compounds 19 Library Period #2 20
21 22 PA DAY 23 Modelling Compounds 24 Review 25 Unit Test (tentative) 26 27
28 29 30 31      

November 2018

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

 December 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 26 27 28 29
30 31          

 

January 2019

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 26
27 28 29 30 31