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Summer Assignments 2017

Click on the course title/curriculum area to expand the tab and find your summer assignment for each course.

All assignments are required, unless otherwise specified.

AP Art

 

Who

Students taking AP Art in the 2017-2018 school year

What

Sketches from life

  1. Draw 5 real things from life in your room or home, examples lamps, computers, plants ,shoes, etc. you can combine two together.
  2. Draw  two self portraits from life, looking in a mirror and drawing yourself.
  3. Take as many interesting photos as like. Make drawing on one them.
  4. Visit art museum or gallery or two this summer, write down a painting or something that you like, artist name, etc. take a photo, etc.
  5. Make a least one paining, water color, drawing that is acumination of all the idea building and sketches for the summer. This will be presented the first week in class with other works.
  6. Enjoy your time off

Contact

Tim Davis (TADavis2@fcps.edu)

 

 

AP Biology

 

Who

Students taking AP Biology in the 2017-2018 school year

What

Read the Summer Assignment Letter (pdf) first. This will give you an overview of the entire assignment.

Here are the documents you will need:

Contact

Jennie Rosenblum (JFRosenblum@fcps.edu)

 

AP Calculus BC

 

Who

Students taking AP Calculus BC in the 2017 – 18 school year

What

BC Calculus Summer Assignment (doc)

BC Calculus Summer Assignment Solutions (doc)

Also available shortly on Blackboard:

  • Electronic copy of textbook
  • Sample quiz
  • Sample quiz key

Students need to self-enroll in the Blackboard course: https://fcps.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/execute/launcher?type=Course&id=_1076606_1

Contact

Marianne Razzino (mprazzino@fcps.edu)

 

AP Computer Science A with Data Structures - OPTIONAL

 

Who

OPTIONAL for Students taking AP Computer Science in the 2017 – 18 school year

What

List of optional resources to keep Java skills up over the summer:

Summer Resources for Pre-APCS (pdf)

Contact

Ria Galanos (rgalanos@fcps.edu)

 

AP French

 

Who

Students taking AP French in 2017-2018

What

AP French Summer Assignment (doc)

Contact

Cynthia Van De Kamp (cvandekampwa@fcps.edu)

 

AP German

 

Who

Students taking AP German in 2017-2018

What

AP German Summer Assignment (doc)

Contact

Szilvia Oszko (soszko@fcps.edu)

 

AP Japanese / Japanese 4 / Japanese 5

 

Who

Students taking AP Japanese, Japanese 4, or Japanese 5 in 2017-18

What

Contact

Koji Otani (KOtani@fcps.edu)

 

AP Lit / AP Lang / AP Gov (singletons or teamed)

 

Who

All students who will be Seniors in 2017-2018

What

Contact

Suzette Henry (SHenry@fcps.edu)

 

AP Spanish Language

 

Who

Students taking AP Spanish Language in 2017-2018

What

AP Spanish Language Summer Assignment (doc)

Additional Documents Needed

Contact

Peggy Gendive (MAGendive@fcps.edu)

 

AP Spanish Literature

Who

Students taking AP Spanish Literature in 2017-2018

What

AP Spanish Literature Summer Reading (pdf)

Contact

Alexandra Pou (aypou@fcps.edu)

 

AP Physics C

 

Who

Students taking AP Physics C in the 2017-2018 school year

What

AP Physics C Summer Assignment (pdf)

Additional Documents Needed

Contact

Mark Hannum (mshannum@fcps.edu)

 

Artificial Intelligence

 

Who

Students taking Artificial Intelligence in 2017-2018

What

AI Summer Assignment (pdf)

Contact

Patrick White (pewhite@fcps.edu)

 

Chemical Analysis & Nanochemistry Senior Research Lab

 

Who

Rising Seniors taking Chemical Analysis & Nanochemistry Research in the 2017-2018 school year

What

Summer Initiative – see Blackboard for assignments and all due dates.   This was also explained during info sessions in April-May.  Discussion Board posts due June 1 and Summer Proposals due August 20.

Contact

Brian Kennedy (BJKennedy@fcps.edu)

 

Electrodynamics & Quantum Mechanics

Who

Students taking Electrodynamics and Quantum 2017-2018 school year

What

Overview - Read this first (pdf)

Complex 2-D Vector Space Arithmetic (pdf)

Contact

John Dell (JCDell@fcps.edu)

 

English 9 (IBET)

 

Who

Students taking English 9 (IBET) in the 2017-2018 school year

What

IBET English 9 Summer Reading Assignment (pdf)

Contact

Suzette Henry (SHenry@fcps.edu)

 

English 10 & World History 2 (HUM 1)

 

Who

Students taking HUM 1 (English 10 & World History 2), including those students taking CHUM, in the 2017-2018 school year

What

HUM 1 Summer Assignment (doc)

Contact

Suzette Henry (SHenry@fcps.edu)

 

English 11 & APUSH or US/VA History (HUM 2)

 

Who

Students taking HUM 2 (English 11 and APUSH or US/VA History) in the 2017-2018 school year

What

HUM 2 Summer Assignment (doc)

Contact

Suzette Henry (SHenry@fcps.edu)

 

French 3

 

Who

Students taking French 3 in 2017-2018

What

French 3 Summer Assignment (doc)

Petit Prince travail (pdf)

Contact

Genevieve Delfosse (GJDelfosse@fcps.edu)

 

Japanese 2

 

Who

Students taking AP Japanese 2 in 2017-18

What

Review for rising Level 2 Japanese (pdf)

Contact

Koji Otani (KOtani@fcps.edu)

 

Japanese 3

 

Who

Students taking AP Japanese 3 in 2017-18

What

Review for rising Level 3 Japanese (pdf)

Contact

Koji Otani (KOtani@fcps.edu)

 

Neuroscience Senior Research Lab

 

Who

Rising Seniors taking Neuroscience Senior Research Lab in the 2017-2018 school year

What

Contact

Laura Locklear (lllocklear@fcps.edu) or Mark Hannum (mshannum@fcps.edu)

 

Oceanography & Geophysical Systems Lab

 

Who

Rising Seniors taking Oceanography & Geophysical Systems Senior Research Lab in the 2017-2018 school year

What

Contact

Lisa Wu (llwu@fcps.edu)

 

Quantum Physics and Optics Senior Research Lab

 

Who

Rising Seniors taking Quantum Physics and Optics Research Lab in the 2017-2018 school year

What

All the books mensioned below are ready for your picking up by the end of semester 

(a) For Computational Physics based on Quantum Mechanics research project, the text book <<Computational Physics>> written by J. M. Thijssen, and read Chapters 5 & 6; and text book <<Electronic Structure Basic Theory and Practical Methods>> written by Richard Martin, and read Chapters 1-9.

(b) For computational chemistry and biology based on classical molecular dynamics research project, please read the text book <<Computational Physics>> written by Rubin H. Landau, Chapter 10 & 18;

(c) For Quantum Information research project, please read text book <<Exploring Quantum Physics through Hands-on Projects>>, Chapter 8;

(d) For Nanophysics projects, please read text book <<Nanophysics and Nanotechnology>>, Chapter 7.

Contact

Xuan Luo (xluo@fcps.edu)

 

Research Statistics 1

 

If you are taking Research Statistics 1 in TJ Summer School:

Who

Students taking Research Statistics 1 in TJ Summer School during 2017

What

Cover Letter (docx)

Summer Assignment Packet to be completed BEFORE summer school starts on July 5 (pdf)

Summer Assignment Packet Answers (pdf)

Students need to self-enroll in the Blackboard course: https://fcps.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/execute/launcher?type=Course&id=_1076642_1
Note: If you do not yet have a Blackboard account, do not worry about enrolling. You are not missing any materials, and will be able to enroll when you get to TJ.

Contact

Isaac Carey (ijcarey@fcps.edu)

 

If you are taking Research Statistics 1 during the regular school year:

Who

Students taking Research Statistics 1 in the 2017 – 18 school year

What

Summer Assignment Packet (pdf)

Summer Assinment Packet Answers (pdf)

Students need to self-enroll in the Blackboard course: https://fcps.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/execute/launcher?type=Course&id=_1076643_1
Note: If you do not yet have a Blackboard account, do not worry about enrolling. You are not missing any materials, and will be able to enroll when you get to TJ.

Contact

Isaac Carey (ijcarey@fcps.edu)

 

Spanish 3

 

Who

Students taking Spanish 3 in 2017-2018

What

Spanish 3 Summer Assignment (doc)

Additional Files Needed

Contact

Nannette Mateo (NMateo@fcps.edu)

 

Siemens Competition and the Regeneron Science Talent Search (aka: Intel STS) Information

 

Who

Students interested in the Siemens Competition and the Regeneron Science Talent Search (aka: Intel STS)

What

For students in grades 10-12 who are doing summer research AND who may be interested in advanced STEM Competitions, for all information please visit the Blackboard Organization: TJ Regeneron Science Talent Search and Siemens Competition Info 

Included are summaries of due dates, tips for success, and links to required Google Forms for data collection and interests

NOTE: The Intel Science Talent Search is now sponsored by Regeneron, hence the name change.

Contact

Brian Kennedy (BJKennedy@fcps.edu)

 

 

 

 

 

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