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November 2019


By Chemistry In The Earth System
  • In your Evidence notebook (called Experience notebook in this edition) list examples of rocks or minerals that you are familiar with
  • What do you think causes the differences in the color of the minerals in the Rainbow Mountains?
  • What do you think caused the rock layers to have so many different colors at different periods on Earth?
  • Unit Project: Minerals, Crystals, and Gemstones


By Honors Chemistry
  • Warm-up
  • Notes: Stoichiometry and Empirical Formulas
  • Sample problems for Empirical and Molecular formulas
  • Do Empirical formula and Molecular formula problem set; all practice problems and Additional problems #s 1 & 2; due Wednesday December 4th
  • Stoichiometry Problem set due


By Chemistry In The Earth System
  • Submit Combustion lab sheet
  • Unit 3 Anchoring Phenomena: What distinguishes the minerals in a mountain?
  • Brainstorm ideas for an experiment that would help explain the phenomena
  • Crystal formation video
    • Why are some of the crystals square shaped?
    • What happens when two crystals touch?
    • What would happen if you removed a crystal from the solution?
  • Chemical samples

November 14, 2019

By National Honors Society

Hi all!

Important information from the previous meeting:

Congratulations to Wesley Veiga for becoming Community Outreach!

Kudos to all the candidates.

  • Turn in your fees!!! Currently, 54/72 members paid.
  • Remember you must complete at least 2 hours of tutoring per semester.
    • Sign up as a tutor via Sign-up-as-a-tutor
    • You will be placed on a spreadsheet with other tutors
      • You can check the spreadsheet to find a compatible tutor!
    • Please let your friends and other WC students know to sign up for tutoring via Request-A-Tutor

How to reach us:


Remind :  text @nhsatwc to 81010

Instagram: wc.nhs

  • Linktree in our bio will lead you to all the links for events and discussion

Tran: or last resort @ (916)490-9971

Mr. Mapplebeck:  here(Rm 63) or at




Below is the link so you can view the meeting slides for our previous meeting!

November 14th Meeting Slides!