March 5

IPC Lesson Plans 3/5-3/9

Monday:  Element Symbol Quiz!  We will also prepare for our lab tomorrow by reading the procedure and answering some pre-lab questions on google classroom.

Tuesday: Chromatography Lab (separating ink mixtures)

Wednesday: Spa Vandalism Lab, Day 1

Thursday: Spa Vandalism Lab, Day 2

Friday: Matter Review Activity, to recap what we’ve learned through our labs the past 2 weeks

January 29

IPC Lesson Plans January 29 to Feb 2

This week we are finishing our marble roller coaster projects!

Monday and Tuesday: Marble Roller Coaster work days

Wednesday: Show off and test your roller coasters!  Calculate velocity, potential energy and kinetic energy.

Thursday: Fossil Fuels assignment, using Chapter 8, section 1.  Begin discussing nonrenewable and renewable energy sources.

Friday: Nonrenewable resource notebook entry, fossil fuel checklist and Alaskan pipeline assignment


October 20

Oct. 23-27 IPC

IPC Lesson Plans:


First day of 2nd 9 weeks

Forces in the NHL video clip

Intro to Forces notebook assignment


Discuss unbalanced and balanced forces; diagrams in notebook

Friction in everyday life assignment on google classroom


Complete Friction in every day life activity

Discuss and plan Friction Inquiry lab


Friction Inquiry lab


Friction Inquiry lab

September 18

Lesson Plans, September 18-22

This week we will practice manipulating the density formula to calculate density, mass and volume.  We will also review our measurement conversions to prepare for our summative test.


We will complete our Challenging Density problems the first part of class.  I was so proud of my IPC students, they did so well last Friday on these.

Density practice problems, for notebook


Density review discussion

Density for Chocoholics Lab


Density review and Mass,Volume, & Density Task Cards


Discuss the upcoming test (go through notebook, to make sure they are caught up)

Review Assignment: Metric Conversion, Dimensional Analysis, and Density


Test: Metric Conversion, Dimensional Analysis, and Density

HW: Comparing Densities Assignment

September 11

September 11-15 Lesson Plans for IPC

This week we will learn and practice converting units of measurement within the metric system and from the metric system to/from the English Standard system.  This will help us all year as we do labs and assignments.  Also, this will prepare them for future Chemistry and Physics classes.


Metric Conversion Chart notebook entry

Metric Conversion practice problems and partner evaluation (if time)


Metric System Conversion Practice Task cards —  differentiation based on depth of questioning in each bag of cards— beginner, moderate, advanced


Dimensional Analysis notebook entry and practice problems (to glue in notebook)

Metric Conversion Kahoot (if they enjoy the slap game, I may just let them keep playing and do this tomorrow)



Metric Conversion and Dimensional Analysis Kahoot-formative assessment

Dimensional Analysis Dominoes activity


Dimensional Analysis challenging problems notebook entry

Dimensional Analysis challenging problems — differentiated by answer bank and level of questioning. (Versions A,B, and C)

HW: None!