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
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!
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!
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
Finish Nuclear Option
Complete writing assignment
Discuss nuclear energy career options