On Tuesday there will be a quiz on Linear Relations. Students are expected to be able to complete a table of values, graph using 4 quadrants, derive a formula from table of values and be able to write expressions using word problems. I have attached some of the word problems we worked on this week in class.

All students who are away for Band Camp on Tuesday and Wednesday will be making up the Quiz Thursday at Lunch and will be allowed to also continue during the flex period. Bring your lunch.

table_of_values_question_cards.pdf |

Some extra practice for anyone who would like to study some more over the weekend.

linear_relations_review.pdf |

light_and_optics__research_topics.pdf |

For the wave model of light students are expected to now both what a wavelength is, and parts of a wave including crest, trough, rest point, amplitude as well as what frequency is and how to calculate frequency.

We also revisited the Electromagnetic Spectrum. Among learning the different types of waves that exist we also discussed how Gamma Rays hold an incredible amount of energy and that they are not green as we cannot see them and being inundated by a massive amount Gamma Rays would not lead us to becoming The Hulk but rather becoming The Not Alive.

Finally students were given some time to explore white light, prisms and laser pointers. They were all able to show how white light is indeed composed of all the colours of the rainbow. Laser pointers were used to reflect and making some laser mazes with mirrors.

Students exploring various light properties.

Our best demonstration of white light being a combination of all the colours of the rainbow.

We will be moving onto Linear Relations next week on Tuesday. A reminder that Monday we will be having a final Linear Relations Quiz. Students will need to know Distributive Property, combining like terms and solving equations that have variables on both sides.

]]>Some practice that we have been doing in class are below. The first set is what we have been working on. The second set is more challenging and some students will be ready to do those today. There will be a final quiz (Linear Equations Quiz III) early next week.

Set I:

Set II:

Key

In Science we covered the topic of Colour in terms of Light and Optics. we also watched . short video of National Geographic's Brain Games: In Living Colour. We finished off with a lab. We have 2 quick topics to go in this unit: Wave Model of Light and Optics Technology. There will be a short quiz next week.

]]>The answer to 4 is c and the answer to 5 is a. 6 is a simple tree diagram that should have 9 outcomes in total.

The answer to 11 is: Green.

Vocabulary students should know includes:

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- Independent Events versus Dependent Events
- Experimental Probability versus Theoretical Probability
- Outcomes
- Sample Space
- Tree Diagram and Table
- Fair game versus not-fair game

To finish off the unit students researched and presented the History of Public Health and presented one major era in the history of time. There were some great presentations with the themes of sanitation, pathogen/antibiotic relationship and vaccines being prominent.

we wrapped the unit up with a heart rate activity and students learned about resting heart rate and active heart rate. How to find your heart rate and what heart rate is optimal during exercise and how heart rates change for highly trained athletes.

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current_events_assignment_2018.pdf |

https://www.nationmaster.com/

https://www.unicef.org/statistics/index_countrystats.html

http://www.oecd.org/statistics/compare-your-country.htm

https://www.indexmundi.com/

In Science, today we began our Human Body Systems Project. It is a big group project which will involve an oral presentations, a life size body systems gallery, a doctors panel and a quiz. Students have the rest of the week to work on the project and we will be ding various activities and presentations next week. ]]>

In Math we worked on a Golden Ratios Assignment. Students measured different body parts and tried to find if there were any golden ratios to be found in the human body.

]]>In Science students have been learning about microscopes and will be using them to complete a lab tomorrow. Overall, students should be able to explain how microscopes have changed our understanding of the world.

Used dental floss under a scanning electron microscope.

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