Docs and Links


Matter and Energy Documents: 

Matter and Energy Notes - Here's a spare copy in case you need it. A primary copy will be handed out in class.

Matter and Energy Extra Credit Crossword Puzzle - worth up to 5 points added to your test grade, and a great way to review the unit's vocabulary terms.


Matter and Energy Websites:

How Electrons, Protons, and Neutrons were Discovered - This short video explains how our model of the atom has evolved over the past 2500 years.

Periodic Table of Videos - Cool videos about every element, with lots of demos of chemical reactions.

Double Slit Experiment Explained - So, you thought you had a firm grasp on reality? Electrons, photons, and atoms change their behaviour because you have knowledge about them.

Double Slit Experiment with Delayed Quantum Choice Eraser - Oh no, it's even weirder than you thought. By not recording data, we can change what happened in the past. Wait, what?

The Molecular Shape of You - I really like this song. 


Miscellaneous Sites of Interest 

PhET Earth Science Interactive Simulations - If you want to gain an understanding of fascinating concepts, and have fun doing it, these great interactive simulations are for you! Once you check out any of the concepts you're interested in, you'll be hooked. At least 20 simulations to choose from on all sorts of topics.

Your Blind Spots - Each of your eyes has a blind spot near the middle of your vision. Why don't we see it? Because your brain continuously makes stuff up to fill the blank. See for yourself!

Human Benchmarks - Test your reaction time and memory, and see how you compare to everyone else who has taken the tests.

Color Vision Test - Test to see how well you see colors.

Hearing Test - Test your ears frequency response. Can you hear sounds adults can't?


Earth/Space Science Course Syllabus