These creatures were all designed using the Switcheroo Zoo. Overall Best Animal: Juulia [coming soon] Most Cute: Sungwon’s Elepandra Most Cute Runner Up: Sophia Most Original: Johan Most realistic: Charlotte Most Unrealistic: Yudai Funniest Animal: Eddie Funniest Runner-up: Johan Thanks to 6A for all the imaginative new animals!!
Archives for April, 2012
Here are the answers to the Google Form, as requested. Only the correct answer will be shown. 1. The sun is mostly powered by nuclear fusion. 2. An alpha particle is essentially a Helium nucleus. 3. A beta particle is an electron produced in the nucleus of an atom when a neutron turns into a [...]
This is a few things we need to review (some from last year) to finish the current Chemistry unit. Finishing chemistry View more presentations from duffieldj.
It may be helpful to practise balancing nuclear equations. This is optional (but recommended) homework, since exams are close and it may not be the best use of everyone’s time now (if you are confident with this already). In most nuclear reactions, gamma rays are given off, and often other particles are too, such as [...]
In the past tutorials were not well attended. In light of approaching IGCSE exams, I will schedule some more tutorials. This week: Wednesday, April 18th (tomorrow). Next week: Tuesday (24th) and Thursday (26th). A reminder that I will not present new material at tutorials (out of fairness to students who cannot attend them). Please come [...]
Homework (due Wed 18th April) Finish your blog post on the egg drop. It should discuss: 1. What we did in egg drop, and why. For example, what are we studying and how is this relevant? 2. Whether your egg survived the first drop, and the second drop. 3. What was required for the egg [...]
The Science exam will be on Tuesday April 24th straight after tutor time, in your tutor classroom. It will only cover the chemistry unit (it will not cover Genetics or Evolution). You will be provided a Periodic Table in the exam. When writing the formula for ionic compounds, you will be told which ion it [...]
The exam will be at 9:10 on Friday April 27th. It will only cover the current topic: “The Earth and Its Chemistry” (starting from the astronomy we covered). It will not cover the unit on food. Resources: Spotlight science Brainpops – solar system, the rock cycle, compounds and mixtures Class notes pages Your notes Your [...]
8C (Periods 1-2) and 8A (Periods 7-8) Science: 1. Types of Reactions Textbook: Longman Chemistry (located in room behind whiteboard close to the door; students may need to share books). A. Read pages 176-180 (ignore ‘neutralisation’ page 178 because we haven’t done acids yet) B. Answer questions 1-3 (except 3b) on page 181 C. Read [...]