Useful Links for Mr. Weitz's Class
Use appropriate links to help you succeed in class. The links that are the
most important or relevant will appear near the top, or will be specifically
assigned to you.
Mrs. Hirsch is the lead biology teacher and I am basically following along
with her curriculum, so her page will have most of the documents and
PowerPoints that may not be on my website.
Bookmark it and use it as necessary!
To Mrs. Hisrch's 9th Grade Biology Page.
This link will take you to eLearn page, which has most EVERYTHING you
could need. It's basically Mrs. Hirsch's eLearn!
To Mr. Weitz eLearn
This is the link for you to go to the online textbook. You were given a
username and password in class and told to write it down on pg. 3 of your
BoB. IT IS CASE SENSITIVE! Enjoy the book!
Biology textbook online access
If you are having issues with the online textbook I believe you may use
these pdf's if you are logged in to Google chrome.
The online textbook chapters as pdf's.
A overview of Biomolecules with links to other great overview videos.
They are informative and entertaining.
Crash Course in Biomolecules
Informative and entertaining
Bonding Basics Crash Course
PRACTICE DENSITY AND BUOYANCY PROBLEMS!
Science of Sports
This is a great link for practicing SIGNIFICANT FIGURES. It gives
you immediate feedback and
changes them when you refresh the page.
PRACTICING SIGNIFICANT FIGURES
Good website for basic info on the periodic table
Earth and Sky Skywatching Center
Astronomy for Kids
Astronomy Photo of the Day
Wunderground Astronomy- This is a great site to get current, by the
positioning of constellations, moons, and planets. Just type in
your zip code
and you're off!
Find out when Foothill Observatory is hosting sky-viewing
Polaris as the "North Star"
The NOVA special "The Diamond Deception" is very nice trip through
of the diamond as it relates to light and its atomic structure.
An interesting article from a commercial, online newsite reporting
ability to CREATE DIAMONDS from the carbon remains of loved-ones.
it's commercial and may have pop-ups, for which I have no control
and take no
Inside the Teenage Brain- a great overview of the unique aspects of
teenager's brain, with interactive tutorials and the entire program.
MORE ABOUT DIAMONDS FROM HUMAN REMAINS
This is for making what I would call "gak". It makes a couple of
so be prepared to have a lot of gak. To make it "flubber", just add
cup of corn starch to the glue and water mixture. ENJOY!
This has the recipe for everything from flubber to oobleck.
Earthquake and Earth's rotation and axis
Gregorian Calendar info
National Cancer Institute
Use this link to calculate your radiation exposure based on where
you live and
some general activities.
Radiation Dose Calculator
Use this site to research radiation types, exposure, and detection
Health Physics Society
Use this map of nuclear reactors in the United States to determine
you live to an operable reactor.
International Nuclear Safety Center
Good Overview of Biomolecules
Biomolecules Crash Course
Good overview of biomolecules
Biomolecules: Bozeman Science
These are good sources of information about everything nuclear.
Nuclear Radiation learning activities
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zSpace Student Reflection
A Tour of the Cell