PHYSICS 10-17-13 ACT Science Reasoning Overview, Pt. 1

PHYSICS: Your favorite thing to do, right? Wow! I’m sure I don’t have to remind you of all there that’s involved in getting ready for one test!

The good news? The ACT is so very do-able! All the answers are there, you just have to use what you know how to do to find them, and that takes practice, practice, practice. Do you have a better grasp of the skills that you’ll need and techniques you can use to be successful? Let’s look at the last couple of sections tomorrow in class! Fun times!!! πŸ™‚

PHYSICS 10-17-13 ACT Overview, Pt. 1 from Tammy Skinner on Vimeo.

Image source testprep.about.com

Chemistry 10-17-13 Intro to Chemical Names & Formulas

CHEMISTRY: Great job today learning to name binary ionic compounds – and even begin to write formulas! Tomorrow let crank it up a notch and write formulas for compounds with polyatomic ions. Speaking of those, how’s the memorization coming. Word of warning – don’t wait to the last minute!!

Super important – the secret for the next few days is DON’T GET BEHIND! Keep up with me and practice, practice, practice!

CHEMISTRY 10-17-13 Intro to Chemical Names & Formulas from Tammy Skinner on Vimeo.

Hon Chemistry 10-17-13 Oxidation Numbers

HON CHEMISTRY: So how are the chemical formulas coming? Here are a few guidelines to help polish up what you already know!

Help Session? And don’t forget to add a few more things to your “make sure you memorize for the test” list: polyatomic ions, chemical names and formulas for common substances, binary acids, oxyacids, prefixes, and from today oxidation rules. Oxidation rules! We’ve really already been using oxidation numbers, you just didn’t know it! πŸ™‚

But does it all matter? These complicated rules about naming compounds, I mean. Let’s find out tomorrow in lab!

HON CHEMISTRY 10-17-13 Oxidation Numbers from Tammy Skinner on Vimeo.

flickr photo by scottwillis

__________________________________________