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Natural Science - Year II

Chat times for 2019-2020
Tuesday
11:00a-12:30p ET/8:00a-9:30a PT


Dr. Christe Ann McMenomy

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Scholars Online Natural Science
Units for the Second Year for 2019-2020

Natural Science Year II Syllabus:
Chat Dates, Topics, and Lab Exercises

Week of CourseChat DateHomework UnitHistory TopicScience TopicLab Exercise
19/3/201934Preparing for Chat
History Review
Doing the Homework
Science Review
Lab Expectations
29/10/201935What is Science: Round 2The Scope of ScienceData representation
39/17/201936From Alchemy to ChemistryTypes of reactionsAcid-base indicators
49/24/201937LavoisierAtoms and Elements, Molecules and BondsCandle Chemistry
510/1/201938DaltonReaction theory and ratesPrecipitation Reactions
610/8/201939Quest for the ElementsPeriodic TableFlame Test
710/15/201940Steno, Buffon, Werner, CuvierEarth HistoryRock Identification
810/22/201941WegenerPlate TectonicsMapping the circle of fire
910/29/201942Cuvier, LamarkGeological AgesFossil examination
1011/5/201943DarwinNatural selectionThe Game of Life
1111/12/201944Post-DarwinSocial SciencesPeppermoth simulation
1211/19/201945MendelInheritance and cellsInheritance in Peas
1311/26/201946WattEnergySteam engine
1412/3/201947Industrial RevolutionPower and efficiencyConvection lab
1512/10/201948HelmholtzThermodynamicsNo Lab
1612/17/201949YoungLightDiffraction lab
1712/24/2019Christmas
1812/31/2019New Years
191/7/2020Review and ExamReview and ExamReview and Exam
201/14/202050Volt and AmpereElectrical charge and circuitsElectroscope
211/21/202051FaradayMagnetismSimple Circuits; the Magnetic field
221/28/202052MaxwellElectromagnetic wavesMicrowave measurements
232/4/202053CurieRadioactivitySimulating Radioactive decay
242/11/202054Rutherford, Thomson, and PauliThe internal structure of the atomBlackbox
252/18/202055PlanckQuantum MechanicsNo Lab
262/25/202056EinsteinRelativityLadder Paradox
273/3/202057Audobon, Muir, CarsonThe EnvironmentField lab: pollution
283/10/202058CalvinPhotosynthesisChromotography
293/17/202059KrebsCellular RespirationDiffusion lab
303/24/202060Crick and WatsonDNADNA Samples/Comparisons
313/31/202066Technological RevolutionComputers and AirplanesProgram design
324/7/2020Holy Week
334/14/202067Nature: Organic, Mechanical, or SystemSystems AnalysisState change
344/21/202061Discovery of the PlanetsPlanetary explorationTelescope observations
354/28/202062Annie CannonStellar Types and spectroscopySpectroscopy lab
365/5/202063HubbleGalaxiesGalaxy identification lab
375/12/202064The Very BeginingCosmologyCosmos Lab
385/19/202065What next?Unsolved QuestionsPropose Your Own
395/26/2020Review and ExamReview and ExamReview and Exam