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Three questions, requiring short answers, show that chemistry learners understand the concepts behind balancing chemical equations. Nine equations leave the coefficients to be filled in, and eleven reactions are described for learners to write as balanced equations. This is a comprehensive activity that provides the necessary repetitive practice in balancing chemical equations. This may be useful for a general chemistry course as well as the intended advanced placement course.
Written for a college physics course, this midterm examination deals with electric and magnetic fields. When taking this test, learners answer multiple choice questions, solve problems, and analyze a variety of attractive diagrams. Because it was designed for a general physics college course, it would also be appropriate to administer to your high school advanced placement physics classes.
The University of Hawaii has published a vast collection of midterm and final exams for their Physics 152 course. This particular exam offers a variety of assessment methods, and covers the topic of electromagnetic radiation. Multiple-choice, drawing light rays, short-answer, and problem-solving questions are available. Use this excellent resource with your advanced placement physics learners.
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening comprehension before the exam? Teach your Italian speakers some of these strategies and give them several opportunities to practice.
There is no better sight to see than a classroom full of eager young adults, hands raised high, eager to jump into a class discussion. Get your class identifying and discussing rhetorical strategies and then debating long into the night with this current events-centered lesson plan.
Eighth graders examine what they need to do to meet their career goals. They design a four to six year plan for the classes they need to take in high school after listening to high school mentor tell about their experiences with this activity. They include a journal entry in their career folding that explains their hopes for the future.
Modify your pupils' skills in modifiers with the practice questions that assess the mastery of the many types of modifiers such as: adjectives, adverbs, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, appositive phrases, infinitive phrases, absolute phrases, and adverb and adjective clauses. Add more questions to assess specific modifiers, or use this as a unit test for grammar.
Learners explore the concept of finding the area between two curves. In this finding the area between two curves lesson, students model the logos of McDonalds, Nike, and Motorola on grid paper. Learners find functions to represent the logos. Students find the area between two curves of each logo by taking the integrals of the functions.
Crick and Watson connected the dots to reveal the structure of the DNA molecule. The double helix is set up to duplicate itself. Cancer is a chemical flaw in DNA, so researchers are beginning to understand such diseases and hopefully develop solutions. This resource would be a relevant introduction to your unit on DNA and heredity. It may be most stimulating to an advanced placement level biology class.
Your advanced Spanish readers will gain historical perspective by relating how the events leading up to the Treaty of Paris (1898) are reflected in the symbolism and imagery found in Bodas de Sangre. You will need to locate a copy of the work and create the assignment sheet and rubric, but this plan includes the standards addressed and a brief outline of the week's events.
Learners analyze a variety of literary styles focusing on poetry and prose. In this made for television lesson, students view video news clips shown during the Vietnam War to discuss how the media affects society's perception of war. Student select an event that occurred during war to research and role-play as a war correspondent.
Young chemists write complete or net equations for the products on this instructional activity. In all, they identify if a precipitate or no reaction will occur. Since it deals with basic stoichiometry, this resource is suitable as a practice homework for advanced placement courses as well as for general chemistry.
Students study the key figures in African-American military history. They discover how African-American military history reflect both discrimination and the often heroic struggle to overcome discrimination. They examine the key periods of progress in African-American military history.