February 26

IPC Lesson Plans 2/26 to 3/2

Here are the objective we will focus on this week along with memorizing element symbols:

6(B)  relate chemical properties of substances to the arrangement of their atoms or molecules;

6(C)  analyze physical and chemical properties of elements and compounds such as color, density, viscosity, buoyancy, boiling point, freezing point, conductivity, and reactivity;

7(B)  recognize that chemical changes can occur when substances react to form different substances and that these interactions are largely determined by the valence electrons;


Element, compound and mixture notes and concept map

Finish flashcards and study, Quiz over #1-20 tomorrow


Element #1-20 quiz

Iron and salt mixture lab


Physical and Chemical property and change notebook entry (will have to catch up with 8th)


Lava Lamp Lab


Element symbol quiz (#1-37)

Physical and Chemical change review activity (8th catch up on notebook)

Physical and chemical change video and checklist assignment

February 19

IPC Lesson Plans Feb. 19-23

Monday: President’s Day Holiday

Tuesday: Scuba diving TED-ed video and Boyle’s Law practice domino activity

Wednesday: Review assignment and finish domino activity if you didn’t finish yesterday. Test tomorrow!

Thursday: Matter test – States of Matter, Phase Changes, and Boyle’s Law

Friday: Pass back tests, Element name and symbol flashcards

Quiz over the first 20 elements on Tuesday!

February 12

IPC Lesson Plans: Feb. 12-16

This week we will begin our Chemistry portion of the year. We will begin learning about the states of matter.

Monday: States of matter discussion and notebook assignment (categorizing info about the states of matter)

Tuesday: States of Matter Lab

Wednesday: Complete graph and analysis questions from lab, states of matter enrichment activity

Thursday: States of matter diagram in notebook; Plasma video clip; Why can’t we have light sabers video clip

Friday: Boyle’s law assignment in notebook, Scuba diving video clip


Next week: Matter test on Thursday!

February 2

IPC Lesson Plans, Feb. 5-9

This week we will be discussing renewable and nonrenewable energy sources.


5H:analyze energy transformations of renewable and nonrenewable resources

5I: critique the advantages and disadvantages of various energy sources and their impact on society and the environment.



Nonrenewable resource notebook entry

5th: Fossil Fuels Ch. 8 section 1 assignment

Ted Ed fossil fuel video clip

8th: Fossil fuel checklist and alaskan pipeline assignment


Renewable resource notebook entry

Renewable resource assignment using CH. 8, section 3

Wind energy assignment using website


Freshmen are taking the STAAR benchmark today


Discuss Nuclear Energy

Watch “The Nuclear Option”  A NOVA special that aired January 2017

Writing Assignment


Finish Nuclear Option

Complete writing assignment

Discuss nuclear energy career options