High School Admissions Homework
Weekly Group Homework
This material will set the foundation for many more complex topics later in your academic career. It will make learning them feel much easier. Practice a little bit every day. For anything in life, you are more likely to remember skills and will learn them much more strongly if you practice over long periods of time. Practice until you cannot get the topic wrong, not just until you get it right.
Each high school admissions tutoring group has a unique name that they choose:
Monday 7:00 – Boyle – masterofchemistry.com/boyle – Helped develep our understanding of gases
Tuesday 4:00 – Feynman – masterofchemistry.com/feynman – Helped develop our understanding of quantum physics and nanotechnology.
Tuesday 5:30 – Joule – masterofchemistry.com/joule – The standard unit of energy is named a Joule. 4.18 Joules are one calorie.
Tuesday 7:00 – 6th Graders – Copernicus – masterofchemistry.com/copernicus – Around 1500, he proposed that the earth moved around the sun and not vice-versa. Look at how far we’ve come in only 500 years!
Tueday 8:15 – SAT Group – Fermi – masterofchemistry.com/fermi – Enrico Fermi developed the first nuclear reactor.
Wednesday 9:30 AM – Nash – masterofchemistry.com/nash – Mathematician in the movie A Beautiful Mind.
Wednesday 4:00 – Curie – masterofchemistry.com/curie – Helped develop our understanding of radioactivity.
Wednesday 6:30 – 6th Graders – Pasteur – masterofchemistry.com/pasteur – He invented pasteurization, a rabies vaccine, and helped pioneer germ theory in the 1800s.
Wednesday 6:45 – Tesla – masterofchemistry.com/tesla – Before the car company named after him, Nikola Tesla developed alternating current electricity, which is what we use today in our homes.
Wednesday 7:00 – Gibbs – masterofchemistry.com/gibbs – Gibb’s Free Energy helps us determine whether chemical reactions will occur or not. It takes into account the tug of war between energy and entropy.
Monday and Thursday ELA Enrichment Groups – Galileo – masterofchemistry.com/galileo – Invented telescopes among many other things.
Thursday 5:00 – Turing – masterofchemistry.com/turing – This guy helped invent computers. We use Turing tests to determine if something is human or not.
Thursday 7:00 – Pascal – masterofchemistry.com/pascal – A 17th century mathematician, logician, and many other things. The standard unit for pressure is named a Pascal, which is a Newton per square meter.
Friday – Salk – masterofchemistry.com/salk – Salk invented the Polio vaccine in the 1950s, which revolutionized the way we make vaccines, allowing us to make them for many other diseases. Prior to this, only 2 were successful.
SJST – masterofchemistry.com/sjst
Other useful homework links:
Khanacademy.org has practice for many math and grammar topics.
Freerice.com donates food for every questions you get correct.
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