Websites – Biogeochemical Cycles

Most of the websites should work in Safari, however, some MUST
be accessed by using the Puffin App as they are flash-based animations.

 

Bozeman Science – Overview of Biogeochemical Cycles (8:34 min, only watch the first 7 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=Bn41lXKyVWQ

 

Water Cycle

Kids Science – The Water Cycle

https://www.ducksters.com/science/the_water_cycle.php

Windows to the Universe – The Water Cycle

https://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/water_cycle.html

PBS – Water Cycle Animation (~1 min long)

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/dce5a696-4f0c-47c5-a2ba-5e517c779089/water-cycle-animation/

USGS – Interactive Water Cycle Diagram

https://water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycle-kids-adv.html

 

Carbon Cycle

Kids Science – The Carbon Cycle

https://www.ducksters.com/science/ecosystems/carbon_cycle.php

Windows to the Universe – The Carbon Cycle

https://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/co2_cycle.html

Windows to the Universe – The Carbon Cycle Game (Use Puffin App)

https://www.windows2universe.org/earth/climate/carbon_cycle.html

NASA – The Carbon Cycle (VERY detailed)

https://www.earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/CarbonCycle

 

Nitrogen Cycle

Kids Science– The Nitrogen Cycle

https://www.ducksters.com/science/ecosystems/nitrogen_cycle.php

Windows to the Universe – Nitrogen Cycle

https://www.windows2universe.org/?page=/earth/Life/nitrogen_cycle.html

PBS – The Nitrogen Cycle Interactive (Use Puffin App)

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.eco.nitrogen/the-nitrogen-cycle/#.XPf1Y4hKjIU

Vision Learning – The Nitrogen Cycle (VERY detailed)

https://www.visionlearning.com/en/library/Earth-Science/6/The-Nitrogen-Cycle/98

 

Phosphorus Cycle

Science Learning Hub – The Phosphorus Cycle (VERY detailed)

https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/961-the-phosphorus-cycle

Wadsworth Media – Phosphorus Cycle Animation (Use Puffin App)

http://www.wadsworthmedia.com/biology/starr_udl11_tour/phos_anim.html

Environmental Literacy Council – Phosphorus Cycle

https://enviroliteracy.org/air-climate-weather/biogeochemical-cycles/phosphorus-cycle/

Science 9 – Electricity Unit Test Outline

Format: 30 multiple Choice, 27 marks in the short answer. Test is out of 57 marks total and will have some optional challenge questions.

Topics: vocabulary, schematic diagrams, graphing and slope calculation, ohm’s law, rules for calculating voltage, current, and resistance in series vs parallel circuits.

Date: Tuesday, April 16

Science 9 – Biology Test

Format: 40 Scantron questions (includes Multiple Choice, True/False and Matching), 20 marks in short answer

Topics:

  • know your vocabulary!!!!!
  • Cell structures and functions
  • Why cells divide
  • features of the cell cycle
  • stages of mitosis (be able to identify/describe)
  • stages of meiosis (be able to identify/describe)
  • methods of asexual reproduction (e.g. budding, binary fission, etc…)
  • karyotyping and disease determination

Date: Thursday,  March 7th.

Learning Map for Scientist Research Project

lm – scientist microteach 2019

 

Science 9 Ecology WebQuest Day 3

To avoid problems with the website, please use the Puffin App to access the interactive animation.

Phosphorus Cycle

Science 9 Ecology WebQuest Day 2

Most of these links should work in Safari but if not then go through the Puffin App.

The Carbon Cycle – An Overview

The Carbon Cycle Game

  • Use the Puffin App. This link won’t launch in Safari on the school iPad.

Nitrogen Cycle – An Overview

  • Use the Puffin App. This link won’t launch in Safari on the iPad.

Nitrogen Cycle – Plants

Nitrogen Fixation

  • This is a 3:33 min video clip called “Nitrogen Fixation – seven wonders of the microbe world”

Science 9 Ecology WebQuest Day 1

Access all of the links below using Safari on the iPad.

Amoeba Sisters – Food Webs, Energy Pyramids, Etc..

Antarctic Food Web Game

Jungle Jeopardy

Feed the Dingo

Mountain Scramble

Make a Mangrove

Science 9 – Chemistry Test

Format: 34 Scantron questions (includes Multiple Choice, True/False and Matching), 35 marks in short answer, challenge questions

Topics:

  • KMT and changes of state
  • Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures
  • Atomic structure
  • Calculating protons, neutrons, and electrons for atoms and ions
  • Trends in Periodic Table
  • Bohr diagrams for atoms, ions
  • Naming and formula writing for monovalent, multivalent, polyatomic, and covalent compounds
  • Counting total number of atoms in a compound

Date: Tuesday,  December 4th.

Science 10 – Chemistry Test (Chapter 4)

Format: 20 multiple choice questions, ~30 marks in short answer

Topics:

  • Atomic structure
  • Calculating protons, neutrons, and electrons for atoms and ions
  • Bohr & Lewis diagrams for atoms, ions, ionic compounds, and covalent compounds
  • Naming and formula writing for monovalent, multivalent, polyatomic, and covalent compounds
  • Counting total number of atoms in a compound
  • Law of Conservation of Mass
  • Balancing equations

Date: Wednesday,  December 5th.

Science 10 – Genetics Unit Test Outline

Format: 20 multiple choice, 9 questions in the short answer (39 marks), Test is out of 59 marks total

Topics: vocabulary, 4 types of inheritance patterns (complete, incomplete, multiple alleles, sex-linked), dihybrid crosses, pedigrees, natural selection, questions based on your chosen genetic disease.

Date: Tuesday, October 23