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
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
names, formulas, and combinations of ions. Ch. 3 provides a
A good, but college level, tutorial on the naming of ions and the
they make. This is an excellent place for students to learn more
what they know.
NASA for middle-school students
You've got to check out this website! It's a terrific for making
and studying or reviewing the elements of the periodic table.
Help with balancing equations! Check it out!
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
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.
zSpace Student Reflection