Welcome to Mr. Meinhardt's class website! You can find class notes, powerpoints, handouts, labs, and other important items here. If there is something that you need and you can not find it on this webpage, please e-mail me.
September 1st - Read Ch 11.1-11.4 Periodic Table Cutout Atom Drawing Worksheet Memorize Polyatomic Ions/Naming Prefixes
October 4th - Read 11.6-11.9 + do naming type 1 worksheet October 12th - Read 12.1-12.4: List 3 Facts each about: 1. Ionic Bonds 2. Metallic Bonds. 3. Covalent Bonds (9 facts TOTAL)
November 29th - Dimensional Analysis Quiz Corrections - Due Wed; "Calculating Dozens" worksheet
Final Review Packet due on the day of the final (Week of January 17th) *All Late/Missing work from first semester must be turned in by January January 13th if you want it included in your semester grade*
01/24/12 - Read 22.1-22.6; Take 5 Notes Minimum (must be complete sentences)
01/30/12 - Guided Reading 22.1-22.5 worksheet - Do not write directly on the worksheet - Due Friday
01/30/12 - Color Maps Turn that on friday also. BRING YOUR BOOKS TO CLASS!! For the rest of the semester, I would plan on having your books in class, unless I tell you otherwise.
01/30/12 - Quiz on Plate Tectonics & all of Ch 22 on Friday.
02/03/12 - Do Review questions on pg 527-528 Every other ODD problem - must be in complete sentences (do not have to write out the question) - Due Thursday (02/09/12).
Quiz on Tuesday 02/07/12
02/07/12 BRING COLORED PENCILS TO CLASS ON THURSDAY. Finish homework from 02/03/12
02/09/12 - Read sections 22.7-end of chapter. Define all key terms from those sections. Due Monday.
02/13/12 - Read chapter 23.1 & 23.2 & Presentations on "project" will be due on Friday, Feb 17th. Requirements for project- be creative & have fun Turn in Outline (basic rough draft) Turn in "story" of your world that you created - Typed - 1-3 pages double spaced Full poster board - colored Presented in front of class (5-6 Minutes) BRING YOUR BOOK TO CLASS on Wednesday
02/15/12 - Finish the project and be ready to present on Friday. Also, read chapter 23.1-23.3 and answer the following questions:
1. What is the Earth made up of? 2. What is the Earth's crust made up of? 3. What characteristics are in minerals? 4. What is the difference between a crystalline solid and an amorphous solid? 5. What are some properties of a mineral? (section 23.3)
02/22/12 - Read ch 23.6-23.10 & do problems on pg 553 (17-31 odd). Answers must be in complete sentences to receive credit
02/28/12 - Read Rock Cycle from Chapter 23.10. Draw a complete rock cycle (and color). A complete rock cycle can be found on page 552. Bring your books to class!
03/01/12 - Finish study guide and study for your test. There is a test on March 5th, 2012, on chapter 22 all, and rock cycle 23.10. There also may be questions on specific types of rock (igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary or magma)
03/12/12 - Finish coloring the 4 different cycles - water cycle, nitrogen cycle, carbon cycle and phosphorus cycle
05/10/12 - Study for evolution slides. Powerpoints found at the bottom of the website (ch 15 & ch 16)
Intro - Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, Substances
Mixture vs Substance Element vs Compound Periodic Table of Elements Performing a Standard Scientific Experiment/Reporting Lab Findings