General Information for Ms. Aleksza’s Classes

 ➡ This webpage is not maintained on a weekly basis.  Please use ASPEN and/or Google Classroom for up to date assignments and information.  Use this site for support information.


Check out my NEW STANDARDS Page above.  See what you need know!  HS standards start on pg 75 of the NextGen standards.

What is a POGIL? – POGIL is an acronym for Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning. POGIL originated in college chemistry departments in 1994; there are now well over 1,000 implementers in a wide range of disciplines in high schools and colleges around the country.  Check out this video:   and the POGIL main website:

General Information:

  • Environmental-Botany Club:  Volunteers Wanted!! Check out our new reusable water bottles!
  • Chem League I: First Pre-Test meeting 
  • SAT 2 – Go 4 it!!
  • LESSON: Just because a formal due date is a long time away does not mean you are not responsible for the information daily!
  • Asking Questions, PRACTICE, reviewing, PRACTICE, reading ahead, PRACTICE, making up missed assignments, etc. – ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY!



Biology (all Blocks)

  1. Check ASPEN or Google Classroom first and then come here other support information.


  • What is the Science that Purchasing Agent’s need to study?
  • BUYology
  • Biology – The only science where multiplication and division are the same.
  • Did you know diarrhea is genetic?
  • It runs in your jeans….
  • Why are chemists great problem solvers?
  • Because they have all the solutions….

Did you know that cations are pawsitive?

  • If Caring is Sharing then it’s cool to be Covalent! Isn’t that Ionic?
  • “Darling, which elements are the diatomics?”
  • “H O N, it’s the halogens.” (BrINClHOF)

I was going to tell a Chemistry joke but all the good ones Argon.

  • ~ A Chemistry Poem ~
  • Poor Willie worked in chem lab.
  • Poor Willie is no more.
  • For what he thought was H2O was H2SO4!


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