vargas island, summer, 2010

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

camosun bog field trip

march 18

you will visit the bog during your science block and be at school during your regular math block:
first period:
report to 19th and camosun, the entrance of the bog.
8:30 to 9:15.  then take the 25th bus east to get back to PW.

second period:
leave PW during math class and board the 25th UBC bus to get to Camosun street.  (bus stop just past Lord Byng Secondary).  walk down camosun and meet me at the entrance of the bog
10:30 to 11:15.  then use the remainder of the period to return to PW for lunch.

arrival and dismissal will be on site.  bring consent forms
Reading and google map here:

Friday, March 4, 2011

chapter 10 test on March 14th

We will blitz through chapter 10 and 11 to finish all before spring break.  Your homework for next tuesday is to do the vocab (list of words and definitions.  all study packages are here.  Go back to the study package link for updates as we go through the unit.

 Download the thermal energy package for next period's class. Many of these concepts are are a review of other jr. science topics from gr. 9 and 10 such as phase changes, kinetic molecular theory and convection currents.  I expect you to have some knowledge of these concepts.

For Tuesday's class: each of you ought to bring:

  1. a completed vocab list with definitions
  2. a printed out study package 

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

test on friday

I'm reposting your class notes and review materials here.  note the addition of a vocab list and some sample questions

the test will have
75 questions.

Breakdown as follows: questions will be based on the material from the following sources.  Good luck

10 qu from your chapter questions
5 qu any vocab word
20 from our 2 column class notes and lecture notes
15  previous provincial exam questions
5 qu from the provincial exam study guide
20 mc qu from your contributions