EIE – Monrovia Jr. High – Sr. High

EIE

2640-A7 S. Myrtle Ave.
Monrovia, CA 91016

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Contact: Jill Wilcox: jill@science2u.com, 562-754-1081

 

Earth Science  6th – 8th grade-CLOSED

Tuesdays: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Class duration 2 semesters – Instructor: Jill Wilcox

This class will cover material in the following areas; stars and planets, the sun, asteroids, comets, meteors, the space program, weather, rocks and minerals, fossils, mountain formation, volcanoes, earthquakes, erosion, glaciers and more! Students will complete 29 labs in this class and a science fair project!

The class will meet for 90 minutes once a week.  This course includes lecture, hands-on labs, homework assignments, tests and a science fair project. Tests will be taken online.

Dates: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12, January 9, 16, 23,30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22

Days off: Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 26, Jan. 2, Feb. 20, Mar. 27, Apr. 3

Physical Science  8th – 9th grade 

Tuesdays: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Class duration 2 semesters – Instructor: Jill Wilcox

This class will cover material in the following areas; the scientific method, energy and motion, acceleration and momentum, matter (solid, liquid, gas), atomic structure and chemical bonds, properties of substances, light, sound waves, electricity, electronics, nuclear reactions and energy sources. Students will complete 29 labs in this class and a science fair project!

The class will meet for 90 minutes once a week. This course includes lecture, hands-on labs, homework assignments, tests, and a science fair project. Tests will be taken online.

* Note, not all charter schools accept this for high school credit. Please check with your individual charter school.

 

Dates: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28, December 5, 12, January 9, 16, 23,30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22

Days off: Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 26, Jan. 2, Feb. 20, Mar. 27, Apr. 3

Biology 9th– 10th grade    CLOSED 

Thursdays: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Class duration 2 semesters A-G Course – Instructor: Lisa Wright

This class will include such topics as intro. chemistry, cell biology, protein synthesis, photosynthesis, thorough coverage of genetics, classification and a survey of the kingdoms including archeabacteria, eubacteria, protists, fungi, plants and animals including invertebrates, arthropods and vertebrates. There will be 1-2 long-term projects. Students will complete 28 labs and 2 in-class practicum assessments in this class.

This course meets weekly for 2.5 hours (1+ hour of lecture, 1+ hour of lab). Weekly homework assignments from the textbook, lab reports and handouts will be completed by the students at home each week. Tests are taken online. Two in-class practicum tests will be given by the instructor.

  • Cost: $400/semester
  • A textbook is required, with two choices for text book available on Biology Textbooks.

Dates: September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26,  November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, January 11, 18, 25, February 8, 15, 22,  March 1, 8, 15,  April  5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 31.

Days off: Oct 19, Nov 23, Dec 21 & Dec 28, Feb 15, March 22. 29

  • Lab Practicum In-class required exam: Dec 14
  • Comprehensive In-class required exam : May 17
  • Final projects due: May 24
  • Last day of class: May 24

Chemistry  10th– 12th grade level 

Thursdays: 12:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Class duration 2 semesters A-G course – Instructor: Lisa Wright

This class will include such topics as: structure of the atom, elements of the periodic table, chemical bonding, molecular structure and reactivity, mole concepts and stoichiometry, gases, acids & bases, and solutions, reaction rates and chemical equilibrium, redox reactions and electrochemistry, introduction to biochemistry and organic chemistry.

There will be a significant emphasis on laboratory practice, with weekly labs and/or demonstrations, along with computation for quantitative analysis. In addition, practice questions for the SAT II chemistry subject test will be included and discussed on a regular basis.

This course meets weekly for 2.5 hours. Weekly homework assignments from the textbook, lab notebooks and handouts will be completed by the students at home each week. Tests will be sent home with the student to be administered by their parent and returned to class the following week.

Cost: $500/Semester

A textbook is required. Go to Chemistry textbooks for ordering info.

Dates: September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26,  November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, January 11, 18, 25, February 8, 15, 22,  March 1, 8, 15, 22,  April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 31.

Days off: Oct 19, Nov 23, Dec 21 & Dec 28, Feb 15, March 29, April 5

  • 1st sem in-class  exam: Dec 14
  • Comprehensive In-class required exam: May 17
  • Last day of class: May 24