April 3

IPC Lesson Plans April 2-6

This week we will work with different models for Atomic Structure!

Monday:  Bohr Model Candy activity (use candy as electrons for electron placement practice)

Tuesday: Electron Dot Model notes and assignment

Wednesday: Atomic Structure Review activity

Thursday: Atomic Structure TEST

Friday: Color a periodic table for metals and nonmetals; Periodic Table Scavenger hunt

 

March 25

IPC Lesson Plans March 26-29

This week we will be studying the structure of the atom and how to read the periodic table.

Monday:  Atomic Structure Notebook assignment.  Their Atomic Theory Timeline presentations are due at the start of class today.

Tuesday: Build An Atom Virtual Lab, If extra time: Review element symbols Kahoot

Wednesday: How to Read the Periodic Table notebook entry; Periodic Table Practice assignment (finish for homework if you do not finish in class)

Thursday: Bohr model notebook entry; Bohr model electron coloring

 

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;

Monday:

Element, compound and mixture notes and concept map

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

Tuesday:

Element #1-20 quiz

Iron and salt mixture lab

Wednesday:

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

Thursday:

Lava Lamp Lab

Friday:

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 2

IPC Lesson Plans, Feb. 5-9

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

TEKS:

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.

 

Monday:

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

Tuesday:

Renewable resource notebook entry

Renewable resource assignment using CH. 8, section 3

Wind energy assignment using website

Wednesday:

Freshmen are taking the STAAR benchmark today

Thursday:

Discuss Nuclear Energy

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

Writing Assignment

Friday:

Finish Nuclear Option

Complete writing assignment

Discuss nuclear energy career options

September 5

Lesson Plans September 5-9

This week we will review the scientific method, assess our knowledge of lab safety and the scientific method, and begin converting within the metric system.

TEKS Covered this week:  1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 6C, 6E

Tuesday:

Cabbage Juice Indicator Lab – this lab helps the students experience the scientific method while introducing them to acids and bases.

Wednesday:

Review assignment for test

Variables Color Sheet for extra credit

Thursday:

Lab Safety and Scientific Method Test

HW: Complete color sheet for extra credit

Friday:

Introduction to the metric system

 

August 29

August 28-September 1 IPC Lesson Plans

This week we are focusing on using lab equipment and setting up experiments.

TEKS covered:  1A, 1B, 2B, 2C, 2E

Monday:

Video clip: Metric system Ted Ed

Diagrams in notebook: Thermometer, Graduated cylinder

Arm Span vs. Height Metric Practice Activity

Tuesday:

Lab Equipment Practice Lab (meet in room 119)

Wednesday:

Scientific Method Foldable, glue in notebook

Thursday:

Scientific Method review

Hypothesis or not activity

Scientific method assignment on chromebook

HW: Complete scientific method assignment if you don’t finish in class

Friday:

Scientific Method vocab

Paper Plane Scientific Method experiment

 

August 22

August 21-25 IPC Lesson Plans

Monday:

Eclipse Day!  We viewed the eclipse during 5th period.

Myth of Multitasking video and Switchtasking Activity

Discuss Lab Safety

HW: Get Lab Safety contract signed by Wednesday

Tuesday:

Big Bang Theory safety video clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wmn-U01b_Q

Walk down and visit the lab

Enroll in Google classroom on Chromebook

Minions Lab Safety assignment on google classroom

HW: Get Lab Safety Contract signed

Wednesday:

Set up notebook: title and number pages

Glue Lab License in

Glue Lab Safety Rules in

Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning notes

Thursday:

Claim, Evidence, Reasoning assignment

Concussions in Sports reading and questions

Friday:

Universal Screener

Optical Illusion activity