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AST 3 Course Outline

Chapter Lessons/Labs/Activities Timeline


11 Tech 11.1 Drafting Lines September
11.2 Projections (4 weeks)
11.3 Blueprints
LAB Scale 16 classes
11.4 Diagrams
Review
Test
12 Tech 12.1 Materials and station activity September
LAB: Deformation -October
12.2 Wood & Treated Wood (jigsaw activity) (3 weeks)
12.3 Metals & Alloys
Activity ? 15 classes
12.4 Basic Mechanical Functions
LAB: Determining type of function
12.5 Complex Mechanical Functions
Activity Building CMFs
Review 1 period of Qs
Test
1 1.1 Matter & The Particle Model (pretend to be particles) October-
Particles 1.2 Mixtures November
of Matter LAB: Colloid or solution (3 weeks)
1.3 Properties of Solutions
Math practice 15 classes
1.4 Separation of Mixtures
Activity/lab?
1.5 Pure substances/elements
1.6 Characteristic Properties
LAB properties
Review (1-2 days)
Test
2 Energy 2.1 Energy & its forms (stations activity) November
2.2 Physical Changes (jigsaw?/Groups with lists of examples and (2 weeks)
put them into categories)
2.3 Chemical Changes
LAB - + demo
Review (1 day) or MIND MAP (2 days)
Test
3 3.1 Fluids (read text and fill in notes) December
Pressure 3.2 Pressure (2 weeks)
and Fluids LAB HIGH HEELS 8-10
3.3 Pressure of Fluids classes
Marshmallow stations
3.4 Human organism & fluids
Review
Test
4 Waves 4.1 Characteristics of waves (activity make a wave and label January
& Light it) (3 weeks)
4.2 Waves & Electromagnetic Spectrum
(activityput yourself on spectrum say use, etc.) 15 classes
4.3 Sound Waves and Decibel Scale (with computer lab
assignment?)
4.4 Light waves and Reflection
LAB 1 Reflection
LAB 2 -
4.5 Refraction & Lenses
Activity practice drawing
Assignment Eye disorders
Review (2-3 days)
Test
5 Cells, 5.1 The Cell (computer lab investigation) February
Puberty, 5.2 DNA and Genetic Diversity (4 weeks)
etc. Activity read article and answer questions 17-20
5.3 Cell Division classes
(Plates of Cell Division 1 or 2 classes)??
5.4 Cell Specialization
LAB microscopes
5.5 Stages of Development & Puberty
Activity?
5.6 Female Reproductive System
Activity matching game or ovarian cycle and menstrual cycle in
groups
5.7 Male Reproductive
Activity Putting things in order
Review (2 days)
Test
6 6.1 Food & Nutrients (Canadas food guide) March-
Nutrients, LAB Protein, fat, suger? Etc April
Resp, 6.2 Digestive System (4 weeks)
Excret, Activity? Group tracing and labeling
Blood 6.3 Functions
Matching activity? Jigsaw?
6.4 Respiratory system
Activity Building lungs with pop bottles
6.5 Respiration
Activity reading article?
6.6 Blood & Blood Types
Activity mixing blood or GAME?
6.7 Cardiovascular System
Activity song making?
6.8 Lymphatic System
Activity Drawing
6.9 Excretion
Review (2 days)
Test
7 Brain 7.1 Neurons and Nervous System April
& Senses 7.2 The Peripheral Nervous System (2 weeks)
Candy activity
7.3 Central Nervous System
7.4 Eyes & Ears
Activity with moulds
7.5 Nose & Tongue
LAB: Tasting
7.6 Musculoskeletal System
LAB: Bones
Review (2 days)
Test
8 8.1 Traditional vs Modern Biotech (video of giant cow) April-May
Biotech. 8.2 Cell Cultures (2 weeks)
LAB How dirty is your school?
8.3 Genetic Transformation
Activity GMO article
8.4 Food Processing Applications
LAB: Pasteurization
8.5 Medical Applications
Review (2 periods)
Test
EXAM Week 1 Chapters 1-4 MAY
REVIEW Week 2 Chapters 5-8
Week 3 Chapters 11-12
Week 4 OLD EXAMS


Evaluation:
Assignments/Projects Tests/Quizzes Lab Reports Term Weight
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Term 2 10% 50% 40% 20%
Term 3 10% 50% 40% 60%
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