Natural Science - Year II

Chat times for 2017-2018
Wed 9-10:30am ET/6-8:30am PT

Dr. Christe Ann McMenomy


Course Materials Under Revision for 2017-2018

Scholars' Online Natural Science Year II
Units for Academic Year 2017-2018

Week of CourseChat DateHomework UnitHistory TopicScience TopicLab Exercise
19/7/201634Preparing for Chat
History Review
Doing the Homework
Science Review
Lab Expectations
29/14/201635What is Science: Round 2The Scope of ScienceData representation
39/21/201636From Alchemy to ChemistryTypes of reactionsAcid-base indicators
49/28/201637LavoisierAtoms and Elements, Molecules and BondsCandle Chemistry
510/5/201638DaltonReaction theory and ratesPrecipitation Reactions
610/12/201639Quest for the ElementsPeriodic TableFlame Test
710/19/201640Steno, Buffon, Werner, CuvierEarth HistoryRock Identification
810/26/201641WegenerPlate TectonicsMapping the circle of fire
911/2/201642Cuvier, LamarkGeological AgesFossil examination
1011/9/201643DarwinNatural selectionThe Game of Life
1111/16/201644Post-DarwinSocial SciencesPeppermoth simulation
1211/23/201645MendelInheritance and cellsInheritance in Peas
1311/30/201646WattEnergySteam engine
1412/7/201647Industrial RevolutionPower and efficiencyConvection lab
1512/14/201648HelmholtzThermodynamicsNo Lab
1612/21/2016Christmas Holiday
1712/28/2016New Year Holiday
181/4/201749YoungLightDiffraction lab
191/11/2017ReviewReviewReview
201/18/2017EXAM WEEKNo New MaterialNo New Material
211/25/201750Volt and AmpereElectrical charge and circuitsElectroscope
222/1/201751FaradayMagnetismSimple Circuits; the Magnetic field
232/8/201752MaxwellElectromagnetic wavesMicrowave measurements
242/15/201753CurieRadioactivitySimulating Radioactive decay
252/22/201754Rutherford, Thomson, and PauliThe internal structure of the atomBlackbox
263/1/201755PlanckQuantum MechanicsNo Lab
273/8/201756EinsteinRelativityLadder Paradox
283/15/201766Technological RevolutionComputers and AirplanesProgram design
293/22/201757Audobon, Muir, CarsonThe EnvironmentField lab: pollution
303/29/201758CalvinPhotosynthesisChromotography
314/5/201759KrebsCellular RespirationDiffusion lab
324/12/2017Holy Week
334/19/201760Crick and WatsonDNADNA Samples/Comparisons
344/26/201761Discovery of the PlanetsPlanetary explorationTelescope observations
355/3/201762Annie CanonStellar Types and spectroscopySpectroscopy lab
365/10/201763HubbleGalaxiesGalaxy identification lab
375/17/201764The Very BeginingCosmologyCosmos Lab
385/24/201765What next?Unsolved QuestionsPropose Your Own
395/31/2017Review and Final