Monthly Archives: March 2015

Grade 12 Friday – Period 1 Cover

Dissolved Oxygen in Water

  1. Read E5 Dissolved Oxygen in Water pg 451-2 of text.
  2. Make your own notes.
  3. Choose a video on E5 from Dr Richard Thornley or Mike Jones and add anything you need to your notes.

We have finished discussing environmental issues with the atmosphere.  In short, these were:

Moon Over Earth (NASA, International Space Station, 07/31/11) [Explored]

    • Air pollution and Smog (HL)
    • Acid Deposition
    • Greenhouse Effect
    • Ozone Depletion

Use inspiration or other suitable tool to create a concept map as a summary of atmospheric pollution and its impacts.

Image credit

Moon over earth shared on Flickr by NASA’s Marshall’s Flight Centre’s Photostream CC BY-NC 2.0


Polymers and Plastics Review

Try this review site to test your knowledge.  Do each activity in order:

  1. Review
  2. Activity
  3. Test

Next, there are two types of plastic.  Thermosetting and thermoplastic.  For each type of plastic:

  1. give an example
  2. describe with a suitable diagram, the difference in the general structures of the two types of plastic
  3. describe the main properties of each type of plastic

Think about your potato plastic.  Which type do you think it is?