I.S. 1 Assignments and Quizes

  • CELL4 Quiz

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 3/2/2020

    Write a short paragraph explaining how use of antibiotics can be bad for your health.

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  • CELL3 Quiz

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 2/21/2020

    1. Name two molecules that are part of cell membranes.

    2. Name one molecule that can easily pass through any cell membrane.

    3. Make a very simple sketch of a cell membrane.

    4. What type of molecule is necessary for ions and water to pass through membranes?

    5. How does the fact that oil and water don't mix help keep membranes from falling apart?

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  • CELL2 Quiz

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 2/2/2020

    a. Match these:

    ____Includes the genus Thermophilus

    ____One group has chloroplasts

    ____Includes the Streptococcus, which causes "Strep-throat."

    ____Has peptidoglycan cell wall.

    ____Has a nucleus

    ____You and me.


    A. Bacteria

    B. Archaea

    C. Eukaryota

    b. Why do we usually say these viruses are not alive?

    c. Why would these viruses be considered by some scientists to be a fourth domain of life?

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  • ABC6-9 notes

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 1/20/2020

    Here are the notes for the final test:

    ABC#6 I can trace the path of sunlight from the sun's core to life on Earth.

    ABC#7 I can quantify elements on the periodic table.

    ABC#8 I can use atomic spectra to construct Bohr's model of the atom.

    ABC#9 I can use Bohr's model to demonstrate how atoms bond.

    ABC 6-9 Concept Map

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  • ABC#9 Quiz

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 1/13/2020

    a. Why do atoms lose or gain electrons?

    b. Name one element that normally gains electrons, and one that loses electrons. 

    c. Why are most crystals formed from metal and non-metal ions?

    d. Why do non-metals often form molecules?

    e. Why are most molecules on Earth found in gas form?


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  • ABC#7 Quiz

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 12/18/2019

    ABC 7 Quiz

    a. Copy and fill in this table:

    element table

    b. Why do we identify elements by their atomic number and not their mass number?

    c. Why is the charge on an atom equal to the protons minus the electrons?

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  • ABC#8 Quiz

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 12/18/2019

    ABC 8 Quiz

    1. How do we spread this light out to see the colors?spectrum

    2. How many colors are visible?

    3. How are electrons involved in making these colors?

    4. Draw one electron making one of these colors.



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  • ABC 1-5 notes

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 12/5/2019
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  • ABC #2 and #3 Quiz

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 11/12/2019

    ABC #2 Quiz: (Show your work)

    a. What is the scale of a model of a 20 meter long boat, if the model is 1.0 meter long?

    b. How long is the real SR-71 Blackbird if the 1:72 scale model is 44 cm long?

    c. If Earth is 150,000,000 km from the sun, how far would it be at a 1:1,000,000 scale?


    Kepler's Laws quiz target ABC#3

    a. Draw the elliptical orbit of a planet. Label four features of the elliptical orbit.

    b. Write two differences between circular orbits and elliptical orbits.

    c. Draw a highly elliptical orbit of a comet, and label the comet's highest velocity and lowest velocity on the orbit.

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  • ABC #2 Practice Problems

    Posted by Craig Messerman on 11/7/2019

    1. The scale of the model space station in back of the room is 1 to 144 (1:144). How much bigger is the real space station than the model?

    2. If the station is 150 meters across, how big is the model?

    3. If the solar system model in the back of the room has a scale of 1 to a billion, how far away would Earth be from the sun at that scale?

    4. Alpha Centauri is four light years away from the solar system. How far would it be in our 20cm sun model?

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