Monthly Archives: February 2015

Grade 12 Cover – 10, 11 and 17th February

Hi Grade 12’s

There is NO study hall during the lead up to the mocks whilst I’m away.  I expect SL and HL to be in attendance for all lessons.

Mock Exam Guide

Standard Level

Exam covers all topics 1-11 except topic 8 (Acids and Bases).  Option D – medicines and drugs is also not covered!

Paper one – 45 minutes

  • Answer ALL questions
  • No calculator or data booklet but you do get a periodic table.

Paper two – 75 minutes

  • Answer ALL questions in part A
    This section will include a data question ie calculation!
  • Answer ONE question in part B
    Read all three questions during reading time and decide which one you will do.  You have a choice from 3 questions.
  • Data booklet supplied and calculator allowed.

Higher Level

Exam covers all topics 1-21 except topics 8,18 (Acids and Bases).  Option D – medicines and drugs is also not covered!

Paper one – 60 minutes

  • Answer ALL questions
  • No calculator or data booklet but you do get a periodic table.

Paper two – 135 minutes

  • Answer ALL questions in part A
    This section will include a data question ie calculation!
  • Answer TWO questions in part B
    Read all three questions during reading time and decide which one you will do.  You have a choice from 4 questions.
  • Data booklet supplied and calculator allowed.

Standard Level

  1. Finish your final IA and submit it to Turn-It-In by Friday 13th!
  2. You will be working through the following papers as revision.   Try and do them under test conditions at first, then mark them and practise the questions you couldn’t do.
    Example Paper 1          Answers
    Example Paper 2          Answers
  3. Extra questions can be found on the google+ community separated into topics.

Good luck!

Higher Level

  1. Finish your final IA and submit it to Turn-It-In by Friday 13th!
  2. Review and take notes from the following videos to finish off topic 18 Acids and Bases.  No more calculations here!  Yay!  Take a note of any questions you have about the videos and we will review them after your mock exams.

3. To prepare for your mocks, you can work through the following papers:

Example paper 1       Answers
Example paper 2        Answer

Grade 10 – Cover work for 9, 10 and 17th February

Hi Grade 10!

Monday 9th February

  1.  Finish your assessment task from Friday.
  2. Submit this to Turn-It-In by the end of the class.
  3. Now it is time to practise naming and drawing a few more alkanes!Draw all the structural isomers of heptane C7H16 and then try and name them.Hint – You can use this video or these written instructions to help you if you’ve forgotten what to do.Apart from heptane, there should be eight other isomers.  See if you get them all as a class!
  4. Read pg 174 and 175 of text.  (You will need to download the file and then turn it to view it for reading.)
  5. Make a brief summary of the main points in your notebook.
  6. Answer the questions 1-5 on page 175.

 

Tuesday 10th February

Finish anything you didn’t complete yesterday before beginning today’s work.

Fractional Distillation

Watch this video.

    1. Now read page 170-171 in the text.
    2. Answer questions 1-5 on page 171 in your notebook.
    3. Using the terms evaporation and condensation, write a paragraph to explain how kerosene is separated from crude oil.

 

Tuesday 17th February

Finish anything you haven’t completed in the previous two lessons before beginning today’s work.

Polymerisation and Plastics

  1. Read pg 176 to 177 of the text.  (You will need to download the file and then turn it to view it for reading.)
  2. Make a brief summary of the main points in your notebook.
  3. In your notebook, answer the question 1-6.  Check with a partner to make sure you agree on the answers.  If you can’t do something, look it up!
  4. Click on this link to start a lesson on polymers and plastics.
    Watch the video
    Think and answer the questions
    Dig deeper and view some additional material and resources
    Discuss the question posted on the discussion board.

Comfortable with everything?  Here’s a documentary called “Addicted to Plastic”.  Enjoy!

Grade 7A and 7B – Cover work for February 9 and 11

Hello Grade 7!

Here is what you need to complete during Monday’s double period.

  1. Log in to BrainPop using the nine dots!
  2. Watch the BrainPop Video on the “Digestive System”
    Screen Shot 2015-02-04 at 7.28.53 PM
  3. Take the quiz and submit results to me on a spreadsheet!  You need to get at least 8/10 before going to the next activity.
  4. After you have become an expert on the digestive system, choose the “Make-a-map” option.
    Screen Shot 2015 02 04 at 6.19.36 PM
  5. Arrange the images in the correct order and label them to make a map of how the digestive system works.You do not need to include every image and every keyword in your diagram.  Just use the ones that make sense to you.Here is an example of the concept map I began.  You could start yours like mine or choose to do it totally differently.
    Screen Shot 2015-02-04 at 6.29.32 PM
  6. Save your finished map and submit to teacher.
  7. Finished?  Need more?  Watch the movie below.
  8. Read pg 8 of Spotlight Science 8.
  9. In your notebook, put the heading Digestion.
  10. Answer question 1 in your notebook.

 

7A(nimals)  –  Here is what you need to complete on Wednesday’s double period.

  1. Log on to BrainPop using the nine dots.
  2. Watch the video “Nutrition”
    Screen Shot 2015-02-04 at 7.26.40 PM
  3. Take the quiz and send the results to me via a spreadsheet.  You need to get at least 8/10 before you proceed to the next step.
  4. Investigate a diet.

    Many people choose different diets for different reasons.  For example, some people are allergic to certain foods.  Some people don’t eat certain foods for ethical reasons.  These people still need to eat a balanced diet.

    Investigate one of the following diets:
    a)  Vegan
    b)  Vegetarian
    c)  Celiac
    d)  Lactose intolerant
    e)  Diabetic

    Answer the questions based on the diet you choose to investigate.
    a)  What foods are excluded (not eaten) on this diet?
    b)  What nutrients are these foods (in part a) a major source of?
    c)  Give a suggestion for what foods could be eaten instead of those in part a) so that people on this diet would still have a balanced diet.

  5. Finished?  Need more to do?  Explore BrainPop for other videos on digestion and nutrition.  If you find a good one, share it with the class!