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Natural Science - Year I

Unit 8: Early Greek Theories of Matter

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Homework Assignment for Unit 8


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Homework for Unit 8: Early Greek Theories of Matter

Reading

Reading due before our discussion:

History Web Lecture: Ionic Greek Philosphers

Science Web Lecture: Basic Properties of Matter

PARENTS NOTES


Chat Preparation Essay

Post your essay answer to the questions below to the Moodle Unit 8 Forum before chat. Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the Natural Science course link, and then on the forum link for this unit. Read any other forum postings.

Describe Greek materialism briefly. How does it differ from the Babylonian, Egyptian, and Hebrew views of the world that we've already studied?


Mastery Exercise

Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the mastery exercise for the unit, and attempt the mastery exercise at least once before chat. Bring any questions you have to chat. Then return and attempt the exercise as many times as necessary to achieve an 85% or better score.


Lab Exercise

Lab Instructions: Measuring Density.

Labs are within two weeks of the discussion section; the extra time should allow you to find equipment or materials. Post your lab results to the class Lab forum, in the appropriate thread.


Unit Quiz

Take the quize for this unit. Notice the times the quiz opens and when it closes and be sure that you complete it on time!