CHESSIE NEWS
Christian Home Educator's Science & Sports Institute (CHESSIE)

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Dear K & 1 families, Welcome to CHESSIE! Below,  you will find the handouts for each unit of Mrs. Lepage's classes. If you lose something and need an extra copy, please check here 

before e-mailing Mrs. Lepage for lost handouts.                                                    2016-2017 TOPICAL SCIENCE CLASS CALENDAR


NUTRITION/ OUTDOOR SURVIVAL/FIRST AID/PLANTS  UNITS 

SCHEDULE                                                                                             Nutrition website suggestions                   FIRST AID PRESENTATIONS FLYER       

A TREE IS LIKE A HUNGRY KID                                                      A Wilderness Primer

SEED SEQUENCING

BEAN SEED

PARTS OF A PLANT VOCABULARY


MAGNETISM & ELECTRICITY UNIT                                                OPTIONAL READING LIST FOR MAGNETISM & ELECTRICITY

SCHEDULE

Handout page 1-3 for week 1, static electricity

Handout pages for week 2 on magnets (please note that we are skipping the page that lists KWL at the top)

Handout pages for week 3 on electromagnets

Handout pages for week 4 on series and parallel circuits

Dominion power electricity basics video episode 1 for 2/9

Dominion power conductors and insulators video episode 2 for 2/9


UNITS FOUND BELOW ON THIS WEB PAGE:

FLIGHT

ECOLOGY

OCEANOGRAPHY

FLIGHT UNIT                                                          Family Flight Field trips

Schedule                                                               Optional reading list for motion and flight

Reading pages below:                                                          Homework pages below:

Sir Isaac Newton, p1                                                              Sept 8 homework

Newton's first law p2                                                            Sept 15 homework

Newton's 2nd law p3                                                             Sept 22 homework

Newton's 3rd law p4                                                             Sept 29 homework

Forces of flight, lift weight, thrust, drag p5                               Oct 6 homework

Bernoulli's principle, p6                                                         Oct 13 homework

Plane parts, p7

Flight controls p8

Ecology study of stream health p9

Ecology study of stream health p10

Flight facts, history of flight p 11,12,13, 14

Kites, p15,16

ECOLOGY UNIT

Schedule                                                                                 Optional reading list for ecology

Herbivore, Carnivore, or Omnivore, p1                                          Please note: the reading list has not been updated in several years.

The food chain, p2                                                                   Some videos may no longer be available & some links may not work

Food chain in the sea and on land, p3&4                                       Optional reading list for oceanography

Food chains homework, p5                                                          OCEANOGRAPHY UNIT

Food chains homework, p6                                                          Marine Animal Report due 11/17

What are biomes?                                                                      Schedule

Biome map, p7                                                                          Oceanography Science & Art contest

Biome, tundra, p8                                                                      Life Cycle of Salmon 12/1

Biome, taiga, p9                                                                        Homework questions on salmon 12/1

Link to remaining biome pages                                                     Answers to homework questions on salmon 12/1

water cycle                                                                               Name that shark questions and answers 12/8

watershed

Pollution reduction, doing your bit

Celery experiment, how plants drink up pollution