Block A:  June 15 @ 9 - 11 AM;     Block C:  June 15 @ 1 - 3 PM


Term 1 = 40 %  (Units 1 and 3)

Term 2 = 40 %  (Units 2 and 4 + test corrections)

Final Exam = 20 %

1.     Bring Textbook to the library BEFORE the final exam.

2.     Bring your own Pencils, eraser, pen, ruler, calculator. 

        NO SHARING.

3.     Bring water only.  No food, pop or any other juice. 

        NO SHARING.

4.     NO electronic equipment in sight during final exam.

5.     You need to stay in the exam room for 2 hours.  After

        handing in your exam, you may listen to your music,

        quietly, or read a book, magazine, etc, for the remaining



Final exam Content:  20 True or False; 125 multiple choice; and 4 short answer questions



Know all vocabulary (bold words) in every Chapter and understand the following concepts:



Ch 1 Atomic Theory: Safety, WHMIS Symbols, Matter, chemical/physical change, kinetic molecular theory, Solid, Liquid, Gas, Temperature changes, Properties, table 1.1, Atomic theory, Dalton, Thompson, Rutherford and Bohr, Atomic Structure.  Periodic Table will be supplied.


Ch 2 Elements: Symbols, periodic table, families, Gas tests: hydrogen, Oxygen, Carbon dioxide, ions, Bohr Diagrams


Ch 3 Compounds: Covalent - Ionic bonds, polyatomic ions, Naming, Formulas, Reactions, Chemical changes, Exo/Endothermic, corrosion



Ch 4 Nucleus: Cell structure, Plant cell diagram, Animal cell diagram, DNA, Bases, A-T, G-C, sugar phosphate, chromatin, chromosomes, genes, proteins, fig 4.11 Mutation, types, effects,


Ch 5 Mitosis: Cell cycle diagram, interphase, replication, growth, phases of mitosis, chromatids, cytokinesis, checkpoints, Cancer, tumor, types of asexual reproduction, cloning,


Ch 6 Meiosis: sexual reproduction, diversity, diploid, haploid, gametes, fertilization, zygote, embryo, homologous chromosomes, crossing over, independent assortment, chromosome mutations, genetic disorders, sexual reproduction, external/internal fertilization, pollination, embryonic development,

fetal development. Reproductive Technologies.



Ch 7 Static Electricity: charge transfer, electrons move, Insulators and conductors, coulomb, grounding, Laws of static charge, Charging by conduction,


Ch 8 Current Electricity: Battery, potential difference/Voltage, dry/wet cells,

electrochemical cells, electrodes/electrolyte, sources of E Energy, Current, Amperage, circuits, loads, symbols, conventional current, Resistance, Ohms, Ohms law, V=IR, Calculations, Unit conversions, (formulas will be on the board)


Ch 9 Circuits: Series and parallel diagrams, what happens to voltage, current and resistance, Power/Watt, Energy /Joules, P=IV, calculations, Energy E=Pt calculations (formulas will be on the board)



Ch10 Universe formation: Hubble, Electromagnetic Waves, spectra, Red/Blue Shift, Big Bang, Galaxies; shapes, differences, Electromagnetic spectrum diagram, wavelength


Ch 11 Universe distances: Stars, Evolution of stars, fig 11.3, Hertzsprung Russell diagram fig 11.7, Color, temp and Composition, Sun; features fig 11.16, Planets; order, basic facts, Other solar system stuff, Triangulation calculation


Ch 12 Earth models: moon phases, tides, Earth rotation, Tilt, Eclipses, constellations, Meteors, Holistic views, optical, radio telescopes, geosynchronous.


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Science 9 Review


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