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Announcements for Physical Science 12 Spring 2014  

If you vote for your favorite LARGE poster using the poster LETTER (Ballots in red), you can earn another 2 extra credit points. Week  of 4/21.  American Chemical Society Celebration of Earth Day 2014.  Extra credit for the class can be obtained by making a poster 11x17 inch (no larger) promoting the theme, “Water!” and receive up to 10 extra credit points.  Neatness (no hand writing) originality and professional look will be criteria for the extra credit points.  You can check the ACS Earth Day website at http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_TRANSITIONMAIN&node_id=1034&use_sec=false&sec_url_var=region1&__uuid=02a08fe7-8154-47a3-89ff-7ccbfa5bdb7e  Posters will be due on Monday 4/21 by 4pm in SE12.  Posters will be displayed on tables in the hallway just outside of the lab.  All BC students will be able to vote for their favorite poster using the ballots and ballot box on one of the tables.  Those who fill out a ballot completely and correctly (including a valid reason for their choice) may receive up to 3 extra credit points.  Voting will end on Thursday 4/24 at 4pm.  Winners of the student votes will receive flash drives or similar prizes and will be featured on my Earth Day web site.  Past winners and celebrations can be viewed off my main web page at http://www2.bakersfieldcollege.edu/dkimball/Earth%20Day%20Celebrations.htm .

Due Wednesday 4/23 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 11

Due Wednesday 4/23 before Lab:  Lab Report 15

Due Wednesday 4/30 before Lecture:  Homework Chapter 12

Due Wednesday 4/30 before Lab: Lab Report 16

Due Monday 5/5 before Lecture:  End of Semester Questionnaire

Due Wednesday 5/7 before the test 3 review:  Homework Chapter 13

Test 3 (Chapters 10-13) Wednesday 5/7 in Lecture.  Please write your name and section number on your Scantron ( form 882) and your test booklet.  No leaving room until you have finished the test. You may use your book and notes.  All cell phones and other electronic equipment, except calculator, should be turned off and stored out of sight. No sharing of calculators or any other test materials.  No baseball caps or other eye shield material.  Please keep your hands away from your eyes.  Please keep your papers covered and keep your eyes on your own papers.  Any indication of cheating will result in a zero for the test.  Overall grades should be posted on the internet under "Grades" according to student number by late evening after the test.

Due Wednesday 5/7 before Lab:  Lab Reports 17 and 18 before the end of lab

By Thursday Evening 5/8 all grades after dropping the lowest lecture quiz, homework, lab, video report and test will be posted.  Any errors must be reported before the final. 

Final Exam (Chapters 1-13) Wednesday 5/14 in SE12 6:00-7:50 pm.  Please write your name and section number on your Scantron and your test booklet.  No leaving room until you have finished the test. You may use your book and notes.  All cell phones and other electronic equipment, except calculator, should be turned off and stored out of sight. No sharing of calculators or any other test materials.  No baseball caps or other eye shield material.  Please keep your hands away from your eyes.  Please keep your papers covered and keep your eyes on your own papers.  Any indication of cheating will result in a zero for the test.  Overall grades should be posted on the internet under "Grades" according to student number by late evening after the test.  Please pick up graded work on the front table after the final.  Borderline cases (1% short of a grade) will be decided by the final score.  Those whose final score is above the overall percent will receive the higher grade.  Those with a final score below the overall percent will receive the lower grade.   After the final, only errors since before the final will be considered if reported within 24 hours of the final.  After that all grades are final even with errors.