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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

sample Mr. Gary


Find youtube video-- predator or prey or predator eating prey--nothing gross
click share
click embed
ctrl C
go to blogger
click HTML
Ctrl V
post in sheets what your topic is

discuss three adaptations--for example orcas are big, fast, and have teeth



Thursday, July 14, 2016

Multicolored electrolysis



Multicolored Electrolysis

acid and bases indicators electrolysis
Materials: petri dish universal indicator solution sodium chloride, NaCl, small amount 9 volt battery electrode wires with alligator clips (preferable red and black)

Procedure:
1.       two pencils sharpened at both ends, or two paper clips distilled water—take pictures.
2.       Fill a petri dish with distilled water.
3.       Add a small amount of salt and stir until dissolved.  —take pictures
4.       Add enough universal indicator to give a rich green color —take pictures.
5.       Attach each of the wire alligator clips to one end of each pencil lead. Attach the other ends of the electrodes to the battery poles, the red wire to the positive pole, the black wire to the negative pole. Turn the projector on.
6.       As electrolysis progresses, color changes will begin to occur.
7.       Place a niobium magnet in the middle and discuss what happens.
Discussion:
1.       Why is the universal indicator green when you first add it?
2.       Why can we use the pencils to run a charge.
3.       What is the color at the cathode?
4.       What is the color at the anode?
5.       What happens when you place the niobium magnet?  Why?
6.       What is the equation for the electrolysis of water? Without e and volts
7.       Why can we dump the solution down the drain?



Monday, July 11, 2016

Parent meeting

It was an impressive showing at the parent meeting as I ran out of handouts--I made 100 copies.   I ran out on the way to M5.  Really nice to see M6 parents one more time as they're about to graduate.  Gam has returned.

Giving alot of assessment this week with most levels having a quiz.

m1 biomes
m5 chem/bio have unit tests
m6 chem has their unit test

Should be a fun week before the long weekend

any questions please feel free to email me
gary


Thursday, June 30, 2016

bonus

what fish are we using?  what species

M1 fish lab

1.  describe what happened in the experiment and propose an explanation for your observations.
2.  explain why some of the jars changed color.  the bromothymol blue will turn yellow in presence of carbon dioxide
3.  describe how plants and animals are dependent on each other.
4.  make a prediction about what will happen in one week.
5.  if anything happened, try to explain why.  sunlight causes the plants to give off oxygen

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Bonus: Find me due July 5

M1--anything virtual lab on terrariums

M5--a website that has limting reagents

M6--a case study of genetic disorders

Monday, June 27, 2016

Agenda for week June 27, 2016

M1  Terrarium project



M5  presentations due
topics:  Aqueous solutions
flatworms
In Cinch, there are four online assessments that will prepare you for the exam.

M6 unit test for chemistry on Thursday at 8th period
topics:  Oxidation reduction, linkages DNA

High Scores for quizzes/tests
M1:
Pon, Ta, and Milo  100/100

M5: Biology:  Poom, Nina, Amm, Lotto, Guy, Fah, Pang, Shaq, Gifted, Boss  100/100

M5:  Chemistry:  Poom, Fah, Er, Guy

M6 Biology:  Proud 200/200

M6 Chemistry:  Mint 85/100

Monday, June 20, 2016

Debate Activity: first class THW Ban guns

Our first class will be a demo debate by our senior members and then, we will proceed to work on PM speeches for next class

congratulations to the new debate club activity members:
101 Brighter
101 Junior
101 Mild
101 Plaifa
102 An-An
102 Bright
102 Deer
102 Milo
102 Sonson
102 Ta
201 Chynna
201 Por
201 Tammy
202 Moji
301 Gase
301 Petty
302 Pran
401 Aim
401 Tonnum
601 Gam

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Mr. Gary's Class 2016

Mr. Gary is teaching M5 and M6 Biology and Chemistry as well as M1 Add Science.  His class lists are to the right.

M1, M5,  and M6 should have a gifpal and the first lab posted on their bloggers by today June 16, 2016

Welcome to a brave new world