Monday, September 18, 2017

Unit 4: Chemical Bonding

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Tuesday 9/19:
Due: Nuclear Reactions Study Guide
In Class: Quiz - Nuclear Reactions, Color Coding the Periodic Table
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 17.6-8

Wednesday 9/20:

Due: Notes on Ch. 17.6-8
In Class: Notes - Periodic Trends, Electron Dot Diagrams
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 18.1-18.4

Thursday 9/21:
Due: Notes on Ch. 18.1-18.4
In Class: Notes - Chemical Bonding
HW: Ions and Ionic Compounds Worksheet

 Friday 9/22:

Due: Ions and Ionic Compounds Worksheet
In Class: Gizmo - Ionic Bonds, Game - "Go Fishing for Ions" 
HW: Finish Gizmo

Monday 9/25:
Due: Gizmo - Ionic Bonds
In Class: Game - "Go Fishing for Ions", Practice Quiz, Finish Notes on Chemical Bonds, Gizmo - Covalent Bonds
HW: Notes on Ch. 18.5-7, Dress for lab on Monday (bring hair ties and close-toed shoes)

Tuesday 9/26:  

Due: Notes on Ch. 18.5-7, Dress for lab (bring hair ties and close-toed shoes)
In Class: Gizmo - Covalent Bonds, Lab - Electricity and Ionic Solutions, Worksheet - Comparing Chemical Bonds
HW: Study for Quiz - class handouts

Wednesday 9/27:
Due: None
In Class: Polyatomic Ions, Practice Drawing Lewis Diagrams and Naming Compounds, Chemical Bonding Worksheet
HW: Study for Quiz - class handouts

Thursday 9/28:

Due: None
In Class: Review Study Guide, Ch. 18 Table Challenge, Discuss Polar Bonds and Water - Notes
HW: Study for Quiz - class handouts

Friday 9/29:

Due: Study for Quiz - class handouts
In Class: Quiz - Chemical BondsDiscussion and practice with bond polarity and properties of water, water demos
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 17.1-4

Monday, September 11, 2017

Unit 3: Nuclear Reactions

Practice Quizizz for Atoms Quiz - code: 828647

Tuesday 9/12:
Due: Atoms Study Guide
In Class: Atoms Quiz, Notes - Nuclear Reactions
HW: Read and take notes on Ch. 16.1-16.5, Mystery Element


Wednesday 9/13:
Due: Notes on Ch. 16.1 - 16.5
In Class: Finish Notes - Nuclear Reactions, Nuclear Decay Scheme
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 16.6-9, Mystery Element

Thursday 9/14:
Due: Notes on Ch. 16.6-9
In Class: Nuclear Decay Cards Activity, Lab - Half-Life
HW: Nuclear Reaction Study GuideFinish Nuclear Reactions Lab Packet, Mystery Element

Friday 9/15:
Due: Nuclear Reactions Lab Packet, Mystery Element
In Class: Review for the Nuclear Reactions quiz
HW: Nuclear Reactions Study Guide

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Monday 9/18:
Due: Completed lab packet and graphs
In Class: Review for Quiz
HW: Nuclear Reactions Study Guide join.quizizz.com code: 938344

Tuesday 9/19:
Due: Nuclear Reactions Study Guide
In Class: Quiz - Nuclear Reactions, Color Coding the Periodic Table
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 17.6-8

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Unit 2: Atoms, Ions, and Isotopes

Tuesday 9/5:
Due: Study for Quiz
In Class: Quick Review, Quiz - Density and Heat (Ch. 8-9)
HW: Read and Take Notes Ch. 15.1-5 (note-taking template)

Wednesday 9/6:
Due: Notes Ch. 15.1-5
In Class: Chemistry Pretest, Video – The Size of an AtomGizmo - Element Builder (packet only) 
HW: Finish Gizmo packet

Thursday 9/7:
Due: Gizmo packet
In Class: Explore this Periodic Table and Color your P.T., Practice Worksheets
HW:  Study Guide

Optional: Practice Quizizz for Ch. 15 go to join.quizizz.com and enter code: 131167

Friday 9/8:

Due:  None
In Class: NearPod Notes AtomsDiscuss Gizmo, Review for Atoms quiz

HW: Study Guide


Monday 9/11:
Due: Atoms Study Guide
In Class: Atoms Quiz, Notes - Nuclear Reactions
HW: Read and take notes on Ch. 16.1-16.5

Monday, August 21, 2017

Unit 1: Density and Heat

2nd Block Physical Science

Thursday 8/24: School Year Begins!
Due: An eager and inquisitive mind . . . ready to learn science! Course Supplies - See Checklist
In Class: Introductions, Register for Online Resources, Gizmos (2) - Density
HW: Signed Contracts, Student Information Form, Your Learning Style Google Form, Bring materials for tomorrow's density project (ex. eraser, styrofoam, thumbtacks, stables, rubber bands, corks . . . a collection of sinkers and floaters in a ziplock bag)

Bonus Opportunity Due Monday

Friday 8/25:
Due: Signed Contracts, Student Information FormYour Learning Style Google Form, Bring Density Objects for today's project (eraser, styrofoam, thumbtacks, stables, rubber bands, corks . . . a collection of sinkers and floaters in a ziplock bag)
In Class: Notes - Density and Properties of Matter, Practice Problems and graphical interpretations
HW: Read and Take Notes on Ch. 8.1-4, Bring in more density project items (optional)

Monday 8/28:
Due: Bonus OpportunityCourse Supplies Due - See Checklist, Read and Take Notes on Ch. 8.1-4, Bring Density Objects for today's project (eraser, styrofoam, thumbtacks, stables, rubber bands, corks . . . a collection of sinkers and floaters in a ziplock bag)
In Class:  Finish notes discussion, Safety Video and Quiz, Work on Gizmos, Work on Density Project
HW: Finish Density Gizmo packet (do not answer online questions)

Tuesday 8/29:
Due: Finish Density Gizmo packet (do not answer online questions)
In Class: Finish Gizmos, Finish Project - Ups and Downs of Density, Prepare Liquid Density Lab Procedure
HW: Finish Ups and Downs of Density lab paper (front and back)

Wednesday 8/30:
Due: Ups and Downs of Density lab paper (front and back)
In Class: (Rock Lab) Lab - Liquid Density, Practice problems
HW: Finish Lab Graph and Questions, Read and Take Notes Ch. 9.1-4

Thursday 8/31:
Due: Read and Take Notes Ch. 9.1-4, Lab Graph and Questions
In Class: Make a Thermometer,  Thermal Energy Notes and Demos
HW: Read and Take Notes Ch. 9.5-10, Study for Quiz

Friday 9/1:
Due: Notes Ch. 9.5-10, Study for Quiz,
In Class: Lab Challenge - Race to the Temp, Finish Notes, Review for Quiz - Density and Heat
HW: Study for Quiz (study guide, practice quizizz, Gizmo-Phase Change, notes, labs)

Optional Study Tool:  Go to Join.Quizizz.com and enter code:  325792.  You can do this as many times as you want to help prepare for Tuesday's quiz.

Monday 9/4: No School - Labor Day

Tuesday 9/5:
Due: Study for Quiz
In Class: Quick Review, Quiz - Density and Heat (Ch. 8-9), Introduce Atoms
HW: Read and Take Notes Ch. 15.1-5 (Here is a helpful note-taking template)