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This will direct you the 9th Grade Biology Calendar for Biology from 
Mrs. Hirsh's website.  I will be following along with her.  Any 
changes that are specific to Mr. Weitz's class will be noted on Mr. 
Weitz's website, under Biology Calendar.
 Biology Google Calendar

Mrs. Hirsch is the lead biology teacher and I am following 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 my Moodle page, which has EVERYTHING you 
could need.  It's basically Mrs. Hirsch's Mooodle!
To Mr. Weitz Moodle

Watched in class by Per. 1-3 on 3/12/13
NOVA's "Secrets of the Sun"

Watched in class by Per. 5-7 on 3/12/13
The Universe's "Secrets of the Sun"

A good website for the student who ALREADY has a good understanding 
of the 
names, formulas, and combinations of ions.  Ch. 3 provides a 
challenging 
practice program.
http://science.widener.edu/svb/tutorial/

A good, but college level, tutorial on the naming of ions and the 
compounds 
they make.  This is an excellent place for students to learn more 
and practice
what they know.
http://www.chemistry.wustl.edu/~edudev/LabTutorials/Dihydrogen/name_tutorial.html

NASA for middle-school students
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/index.html

You've got to check out this website!  It's a terrific for making 
flashcards
and studying or reviewing the elements of the periodic table.
http://education.jlab.org/indexpages/index.php

Help with balancing equations!  Check it out!
http://www.chemtutor.com/react.htm

PRACTICE DENSITY AND BUOYANCY PROBLEMS!
http://www.algebralab.org/practice/practice.aspx?file=Word_Density.xml

Science of Sports
http://www.exploratorium.edu/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
http://www.chemicalelements.com

Earth and Sky Skywatching Center
http://www.earthsky.org/skywatching

Astronomy for Kids
http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/

Astronomy Photo of the Day
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Wunderground Astronomy- This is a great site to get current, by the 
hour,
positioning of constellations, moons, and planets.  Just type in 
your zip code
and you're off!
http://www.wunderground.com/sky/index.asp

Find out when Foothill Observatory is hosting sky-viewing 
gatherings.
http://www.foothill.fhda.edu/ast/pas.htm

Polaris as the "North Star"
http://www.onr.navy.mil/focus/spacesciences/observingsky/constellations4.htm

The NOVA special "The Diamond Deception" is very nice trip through
the science
of the diamond as it relates to light and its atomic structure.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/diamond/sparkle.html

An interesting article from a commercial, online newsite reporting 
on the
ability to CREATE DIAMONDS from the carbon remains of loved-ones.  
Note that
it's commercial and may have pop-ups, for which I have no control 
and take no
responsibility.
http://www.spiegel.de/international/0,1518,359567,00.html

Inside the Teenage Brain- a great overview of the unique aspects of 
the
teenager's brain, with interactive tutorials and the entire program.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/

MORE ABOUT DIAMONDS FROM HUMAN REMAINS
http://jewelry.about.com/cs/syntheticdiamonds/a/lifegem_diamond.htm

This is for making what I would call "gak".  It makes a couple of
hands full,
so be prepared to have a lot of gak.  To make it "flubber", just add
about a
cup of corn starch to the glue and water mixture.  ENJOY!
http://www.muddlepuddle.co.uk/Science/kitchenscience.htm

This has the recipe for everything from flubber to oobleck.  
AWESOME!
http://www.teachnet.com/lesson/science/glopgloop.html

Earthquake and Earth's rotation and axis
http://novan.com/earth.htm

Gregorian Calendar info 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregorian_calendar

National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/cellphones

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 
basics.
Health Physics Society

Use this map of nuclear reactors in the United States to determine 
how close
you live to an operable reactor.
International Nuclear Safety Center

The 4 C's of diamonds

Carbonado (Black) Diamonds

These are good sources of information about everything nuclear.
Nuclear Radiation learning activities

Please complete this survey in class.  Thank you.
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