Euro – années précédentes

Première ANG

1. Green Cities

a- Private initiative

The company “Green City” has a solution to make cities greener :
https://youtu.be/1I62NxB_Xrk

  • Explain how Liang Wu understood that there is a relation between health and nature.
  • How does Green City get rid of the city pollution ?
  • What are the main innovations of the Green City company ?
  • Do the Green City solution work ? Give some examples from the video.
b- Public initiative

Smarter Together is a European initiative for a better life in urban districs :
https://www.smarter-together.eu/cities/lyon#/

  • What is the goal of this initiative ?
  • What are the five main axis of the project ? Explain each of them shortly.
  • How was this project implemented in Lyon ? Give examples of what was done for each axis of the initiative.

2.Pressure and Google Game

This week we will work on Physics with the document about Pressure.

3. Smart Cities

Read the excerpt from the book “Smart Cities” from the author Anthony M. Thornsend here :
https://ssir.org/books/excerpts/entry/smart_cities_big_data_civic_hackers_and_the_quest_for_a_new_utopia#

  • Write an abstract of the content of this document.
    • What is the text about ? What is the entry point ?
    • Give a few reason explaining the fast spreading of Smartphones (from the text)
    • Why are Smartphones a game changer for poor countries ?
    • What are the side effects of this new technologies ?
    • Can we see the same effects in our country ? To what extend ?
  • Watch the video : https://youtu.be/19VeAqcOJXA
    • What is the aim of the San Diego City ?
    • Give some examples of how data are collected
    • What kind of data are collected
    • What do you think of this initiative and goal ?
    • Could there be “side effects” ? Explain.

4. Energy

A. Starting easy

Watch the video : https://youtu.be/mc979OhitAg

  • Write down all the english vocabulary related to electricity and the french equivalent
  • Summarize the main laws of electricity

You can find some more informations on this website : https://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricity.html

B. Power plant

How a power plan works : https://www.e-education.psu.edu/egee401/content/p6_p2.html

For the five main types of power plants : coal, nuclear, hyroelectric, solar and wind, each of you will make a small powerpoint document and explain :

  • How the power plant works ?
  • How it is connected to the power grid ?
  • what part of the energy production reprensent in the US compared to France
  • If they are any “side effects” : pollution, shortage of basic material…

You will then have a debate where you have to convince the others that “your” type of energy is the best one. The others are allowed to point out the problems related to other types of energy.

C. Energetic artist contest

You will now write a poem about how great and efficient your type of power plant is. Try to have rhymes in it. Then you will record yourself saying you poem with conviction.

you may be funny, tragic or in any other mood you like. We will then listen to your performance and decide together of the best poets of the group.

you may record it as audio only or video.

Here are some advices for poets: https://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/creative1/poetry-writing-tips-how-to-write-a-poem/comment-page-4/

d. Nuclear Waste

Watch this YouTube video.

  • What arguments make nuclear energy a « good » short term energy solution ?
  • Why is nuclear waste a problem ?
  • How can we dispose of nuclear waste ? What are the dangers related to each method ?
  • You can then watch this video to get additional information.

5. Basic chemistry

A. Periodic Table
  • 2019 was designated by the UNESCO as the year of the periodic table.
  • Choose one element of the periodic table (Z<=92) and explain everything we know about it : who discovered it, when, how, what are it’s properties, what is it used for…
B. Let’s burn something : chemical reactions

Terminale ANG

1. Fusion energy

a – Iter project

From the webpage about the ITER project (https://www.iter.org/proj/inafewlines) prepare a 2/3 minutes oral presentation about the main topics : what is ITER, what will ITER do…
Use the provided images and ressources of the website to illustrate your presentation.

b – Wendelstein 7-X

Watch this video :
https://youtu.be/OlGzt9ur1bY

  • Explain how the Wendelstein 7x and the Iter Tokamak work and what are the flaws of this technology according to the video.
  • How does the HB11 (https://www.hb11.energy/our-technology) technology work ? what are the advantages of these solution ?
  • Has the discovery of the HB11 received international recognition ? How ?
  • What are the next step the HB11 project has to make to achieve a working reactor ?

2. News from the stars

The class is divided in two teams. Each team will :

  • Summarize and explain one of the articles below.
  • Imagine a way to explore the subject further and prepare an argumentation to get founds from the US Congress. Make a PowerPoint with pictures to capture attention.
  • The two teams will then discuss each other’s arguments and try to convince the US Congress that their project is a priority for founding.
  • The team with the best project and arguments will win.

A ‘bang’ in LIGO and Virgo detectors signals most massive gravitational-wave source yet (https://phys.org/news/2020-09-ligo-virgo-detectors-massive-gravitational-wave.html)

Venus: Could it really harbour life? New study springs a surprise (https://phys.org/news/2020-09-venus-harbour-life.html)

3. Electricity

A. Back to basics

Watch the video : https://youtu.be/mc979OhitAg

  • Write down all the english vocabulary related to electricity and the french equivalent
  • Summarize the main laws of electricity
  • How are these laws used in a Power Plant ?
  • Draw the basic plan of a nuclear Power Plant with english annotations.

You can find some more informations on this website : https://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricity.html

B. Energy in the UK

Source : https://www.energylivenews.com/2020/06/26/almost-half-uks-electricity-generation-was-from-renewables-in-the-first-quarter/

The UK are almost at the point where half of their energy production comes from renewable energy.
Each of you will pick one renewable energy and make a small explanation (with 1 or 2 powerpoint slides) :

  • Where does the energy come from ?
  • How is it converted to electric energy ?
  • How is the energy production center connected to the main power grid ?

You will then have a small debate to promote your renewable energy as the best one. Don’t hesitate to point out other energy sources flaws.

C. Energetic artist contest

You will now write a poem about how great and efficient your type of power plant is. Try to have rhymes in it. Then you will record yourself saying you poem with conviction.

you may be funny, tragic or in any other mood you like. We will then listen to your performance and decide together of the best poets of the group.

you may record it as audio only or video.

Here are some advices for poets: https://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/creative1/poetry-writing-tips-how-to-write-a-poem/comment-page-4/

4. Christmas Physics

Watch this video about Santa’s Christmas gift delivery: YouTube video on Santa

  • What are the hypothesis presented to determine how many homes Santa has to deliver to ?
  • What physic laws are involved in Santa’s trip ? List the laws and summarize what you know of each of them.

Now watch this video about Einstein’s relativity : YouTube video about Einstein

  • How did Einstein get the idea that time and speed are connected ?
  • What are the two laws that he used as a start of his theory ?
  • What choice did Einstein have to make and how did he solve it ?
  • How could we use the theory of relativity to explain Santa’s Christmas « magic » ?

5. Waves

A. Physical bases

Now explain : what is a wave ? what are the different kinds of waves ? What are the physical properties of waves ? How can we measure these properties ?

B. Fast and curious : experiment on waves

Using the document from Science on Stage : Fast and curious :

  • what is the Doppler effect ?
  • Read the document and prepare a smartphone experiment on the Doppler effect.
  • conduct the experiment and calculate the speed with the Doppler effect.


2019-2020

Euro Allemand

1. Saurer Regen

2. pH und Pflanzen

  • Bodenarten und pH-Wert
  • pH-Wert une Boden
  • Arbeit : Nennen Sie, welche Arten von Böden sauer oder basisch sind.
    Nennen Sie einige Beispiele für Pflanzen für jede Art von Boden.
    Welche Nährstoffe machen einen Boden sauer oder basisch?
    Gibt es Pflanzen, die in sauren und basischen Böden leben können? Nennen Sie Beispiele und sagen Sie, was je nach Bodenart unterschiedlich ist.

3. Mündliche Vorstellung

Du bist eine deutsche Erfindung. Erkläre: wer dich entdeckt oder erfunden hat, was du bist (physikalische Konzepte, Chemie oder Funktionieren), wofür du benutzt wirst. Erstelle ein kleines PowerPoint für eine 5-minütige mündliche Präsentation.

4. Futurium

a. Gedankenlesen

5. Infographics und Wissenschaft erklären

6. Unser Gymnasium auf Deutsch vorstellen

  • Wir werden eine Videopräsentation unserer Schule für unsere zukünftigen deutschen Partner machen.
    • Machen Sie eine Liste der verschiedenen Abschnitte der Schule und einen kurzen Text, um jeden Abschnitt auf Deutsch zu präsentieren (halten Sie es einfach, weil Sie es mündlich fließend sagen müssen).
    • Bereiten Sie die Aufnahmen vor, die Sie aufnehmen möchten (mit einem Smartphone).
    • Wir werden dann die verschiedenen Aufnahmen filmen, bevor wir sie gemeinsam bearbeiten und kommentieren.

7. Grosse Entdeckungen

  • In diesem neuen Jahr ist es Zeit für eine wissenschaftliche Rückschau.
    Wählen Sie eine der Entdeckungen aus einem dieser beiden Links und machen Sie eine Präsentation: Worum geht es? Wer hat diese Entdeckung gemacht? Was sind die Folgen oder Anwendungsmöglichkeiten?
  • Entdeckungen mit Wow-Effekt (2019)
  • 50 Erfindungen, die die Welt veränderten

8. Chemische Kinetik

  • Video Kinetik (Youtube Link)
  • Video Katalysator (Youtube link)
  • Einfach Chemische Reaktionskinetik (link)
  • Reaktionsgeschwindigkeit (link)
  • Erklären Sie anhand der bereitgestellten Videos und Dokumente folgende Konzepte: Reaktionsgeschwindigkeit, Aktivierungsenergie, Katalysator, kinetischer Faktor. Eine kurze mündliche Präsentation sollte vorbereitet werden.

9.Isomerie

Summenformel : formule brute

Erklären Sie den Unterschied zwischen einem Konstitutionisomere und einem Stereoisomer. Kopieren Sie die Grafik des Videos.

Suchen Sie für jeden Fall ein Beispiel. Machen Sie das Molekül mit den Holzmodellen und dann mit der Website molview.com und erstellen Sie ein Dokument mit Fotos und Screenshots.

10. Fadenpendel

Euro Anglais

1. Mole, mass and Molecules

  • Molar Mass
  • Video : what is a mole
  • Exercise : Make a powerpoint (3 slides) to explain : What is a mole ? How to calculate the number of moles from a mass of entities (give a example) ? How to calculate the volume of a liquid, given the number of moles (give an example) ?

2. Beer’s Law

  • Beer’s Law Lab
  • Beer’s law explained
  • Work to do : Explain the Beer’s law, when to use it and and what are it’s limitations. Use the lab and explain how concentration is related to the amount of  solvant and solute. Why does the wavelength of the light change for different solutions ? Explain the choice of wavelength for each solution in the lab.

3. Famous Scientist

You are a famous English speaking scientist (English, American, Australian or Canadian).

  • Resume your life (dates of birth and death, studies, place where you lived..)
  • Explain what you have discovered
  • Explain how your work/discoveries are uses today

Make a small PowerPoint for a 5 minutes presentation.

4. Redox reactions

5. Halloween Chemistry

6. Redox Song (canon) – Interlude

  • In redox reaction,
  • oxydant take electrons
  • Reductors are the givers,
  • remember it in this song

7. Titration – A reminder on chemical vocabulary

  • Video 1 (link)
  • Video 2 (link)
  • After watching the videos together, make a second viewing by noting the specific chemical vocabulary, the different steps of a titration (with diagrams), the precautions to be taken and the calculations to be made to determine the concentration of the unknown solution.

8. Let’s burn something : chemical reactions

9. Molecule polarity

10. Christmas Chemistry

  • A list of Chemistry Lab Apparatus (link)
  • Christmas Cooking ideas (link)
  • Task : You are the Christmas chemist and you must use your chemistry lab apparatus to prepare a meal for Christmas. Describe your recipe as a step-by-step chemistry experiment. Make a presentation of it (with a PowerPoint if needed).

11. 2019 : Year of the Periodic Table

  • 2019 was designated by the UNESCO as the year of the periodic table.
  • Choose one element of the periodic table (Z<=92) and explain everything we know about it : who discovered it, when, how, what are it’s properties, what is it used for…

12. Elemental forces of Physics

13. Pressure

14. In the news

What comparisons are made in the article between plague and coronavirus?
Research and compare the spreading modes of these two diseases.
Debate/role-playing: two opposing sides in Europe :

  1. Those who believe that entire areas should be isolated, borders controlled and certain categories of people prevented from entering.
  2. Those who think that we should simply isolate the sick and let everyone move freely.

Prepare and defend your arguments using the New York Times article.

15. Back to Pressure

Back to activity 13 : answer the questions and we make a Google Translate game together !



Européenne Allemande en Seconde Générale et Première (anciens documents)

Documents des séances

Séances avec ressources en ligne :

A. Relativitätstheorie

1. Seht euch das Video an. Und auch : Zeitdilatation
2. Ihr müsst dann antworten zu diese zwei fragen vorbereiten und sie danach mündlich zum Lehrer vorstellen:

a) Wer war Albert Einstein und was hat er in 1915 entdeckt und geschrieben.
b) Erklärt was die Zeitdilatation in der Relativitätstheorie bedeutet mit einige Beispiele.

B. Ein Physik Lied

  1.  Dokumente über Gravitation 

Européenne Allemande en Terminale S

Spaß mit Physik

Documents des séances

Européenne Anglais en Seconde Générale