Thursday, May 30, 2013

Science Magnetism Quiz Materials

Magnetism Quiz Material (WORD)

Magnetism Quiz Material (PDF)

Page 37 Answer Key

Here are ALL the materials you will need to prepare for the Classmarker quiz on Monday, June 10.  I will base the questions off of the review questions from these worksheets.  The answer key is found on the last page.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Last Day of Class / Science Quiz

Please note that the last day of class is Monday, June 10.  We will also have a ClassMarker quiz that day based on the worksheets that I will be posting tomorrow (Wednesday).    

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Bonus Assignment - up to an additional 10% to your test score.

Please answer these two questions as a 10% bonus to your test score.  Submit your answers by bringing your completed answers to the next class.  

Questions 1 (5%)


Assignment: Provide a summary of four electricity related words and explain their origins.   Provide answer in paragraph form (150 word minimum).  

Question 2 (5%)


Assignment: Explain what bioluminescence is, and provide a descriptive summary of three examples of bioluminescence in nature.   Provide answer in paragraph form (150 word minimum)  

Monday, April 29, 2013

classmarker quiz results

Your test results are now available at

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Classmarker online test

Please bring a laptop to class for the quiz if you have one available; otherwise, there will be laptops available to borrow.  

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Term 3 Electricity & Wave Homework

Week 1

HOMEWORK - Week 1 (Word)


Week 2


HOMEWORK - Week 2 (Word)
Week 3

Presentation Guidelines (Word)

Presentation Guidelines (PDF)

Presentation Dates:
Surrey - May 6 and 13
Vancouver - May 6    

ClassMarker Quiz Date: April 29 based on Week 1 and 2 worksheets    

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Build a Lightbulb at Home


Note to students who were absent: I can lend you the required materials to try this at home.  Come and see me on Monday.  

Friday, March 8, 2013

Crayfish Dissection

Hey guys!  We will be dissecting a crayfish in class this week.

Here is the introductory video we will be watching in class.     

Labeling of Plant and Animal Cell

I will be making this an optional activity in class.  If you are able to fill in the blanks correctly from the word bank I will add a few extra marks onto your term mark.  

Have a great sunny weekend!

Mr. Young 

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Worm Dissection

Hey guys!  We will be doing the worm dissection this week.  I don't think you need to necessarily do anything to prepare.  For those of you who are squeamish about such things, don't worry, you won't be required to touch the worms.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Science Test

The test you will be writing on Monday will be taken online here at:

Mr. Young will provide you with a username and password to access the test at the beginning of class.  You will be able to access your test results on Monday evening by signing in to your account.   

We will be spending the first 30 minutes of class reviewing and doing test preparation.  Please bring something along with you to work on quietly when you have finished writing the test.   

Please bring your laptop if you have one available.  We do have extra laptops available for those who do not have access to one.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Science Exploratorium Test - Feb. 25

We will be having our test on Monday, February 25.  Please study the homework sheets that you have been working on this term.  Only the information from the sheets posted on this blog will be included on the test.

10% of the questions will come from the Five Big Questions Sheets.  Expect a few.  

Mr. Young  

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Life Skills 101 - PowerPoint Essentials

Today's Assignment:

Use the skills that you have learned today to create a PowerPoint presentation or Prezi.  You can choose one of these options:

a. create a presentation of your dream party / wedding

b. create a presentation for something you are studying

c. create a presentation on a topic that you are interested in  

PowerPoint Tutorial Slides and Videos

Monday, January 28, 2013

Vancouver Only - Town Hall Meeting

Vancouver Only - Town Hall Meeting   

Prepare a 60 second argument from the perspective of your stakeholder.   

Argument #1 with supporting fact/research
Argument #2 with supporting fact/research 
Argument #3 with supporting fact/research   

Andrew - General Public 
Teagan - Corporation    
Yvonne - Dolly the Sheep 
Coram - Scientist 
Justin - Christian Perspective
Seth - Government Official 
Jarod - Genetically Modified Human   
Audrey - Ecologist   

Monday, January 14, 2013

Life Skills Class - Graduation to Marriage

Choosing the Right College

Finding a Career - Take three quizzes and be prepared to provide a review for each.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Classes Resume January 14

Happy New Year!

This is just a reminder that Exploratorium classes will resume on Monday, January 14.  Surrey students, please note that we will be continuing our Disease Presentations.  Please be prepared to present if you have yet to present.  

Mr. Young