Mrs. McClure's Physical Science

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Oct. 16-20, 2017 Parent-Teacher Conference Week

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Oct. 9-13, 2017

October17

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

Bellringer: Poll Everywhere

What am I learning today?

  • Today I am learning to identify and describe elements, compounds, and mixtures.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures stations lab

How will I show that I learned it?

  • Completed lab record sheet

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

Bellringer: What is a compound?

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify and describe elements, compounds, and mixtures.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures stations lab

How will I show I have learned it?

  • Completion of lab record sheet

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

Bellringer: What is the difference between a pure substance and a mixture?

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify and describe elements, compounds, and mixtures.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Discuss types of mixtures
    • Notes
    • Graphic organizers

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Reflection questions

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

Bellringer: How do substances combine to form a compound?

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning identify and describe elements,  compounds, and mixtures

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Types of mixtures
    • Notes
    • Graphic organizer

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Reflection question

HW

  • Complete both graphic organizers
  • Answer Reflection questions 1 & 3

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Bellringer: What is the difference between a homogeneous mixture and a heterogeneous mixture?

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify and describe elements, compounds, and mixtures.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Solutions notes
  • Complete vocabulary graphic organizer
  • Complete “Types of Mixtures” graphic organizer

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Reflection question
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Sept. 18 – 22, 2017

September20

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Which group of elements are most reactive?
    • A. Alkali and Alkaline
    • B. Alkali and Noble Gases
    • C. Alkali and Halogens
    • D. Alkaline and Halogens

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • Today I am learning to recognize and organize elements on the periodic table of elements.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Review periodic table notes (20 mins.)
    • Coloring the Periodic Table
  • Work on Periodic Table project

How will I show that I learned it?

  • Periodic Table Mini-Assessment

Homework

  • Find That Element activity

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Which group of elements have complicated electron configurations?
    • A. Alkali Metals
    • B. Alkaline Metals
    • C. Transition Metals
    • D. Halogens

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to recognize and organize the elements on the periodic table of elements.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Review the periodic table
  • Work on Periodic Table project

How will I show I have learned it?

  • Periodic Table Mini-Assessment

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

Bellringer:

  • True or False. All elements in the periodic table are naturally occurring element.
  • What is the name of the two rows of elements below the periodic table?
    • A. Lanthanide series
    • B. Actinide series
    • C. Both A and B
    • D. Nether A or B

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how to recognize and organize the elements on the Periodic Table..

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Atom Building Game
    • Students will build models of atoms using marbles.

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Students will complete the Atomic Math Challenge sheet

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

Bellringer:

Draw a Bohr diagram for oxygen (O) using the information below:

  • Number or protons: 8
  • Number of neutrons: 8
  • Number or electrons: 8

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how to recognize and organize elements on the periodic table of elements.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Periodic Table Family project presentations

How will I show what I have learned?

  • 3-2-1
    • 3 elements you learned about today
    • 2 facts about element groups presented
    • 1 question you still have about the element groups

Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Bellringer:

Study time for test

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how to recognize and organize elements on the periodic table of elements.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Atoms & Periodic Table Exam
  • Periodic Table Family project presentations

How will I show what I have learned?

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Sept. 11-15, 2017

September20

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017  *School closed due to inclement weather.

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017  *School closed due to inclement weather.

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Complete the Atomic Mass and Number foldable

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how to recognize and organize the elements on the Periodic Table..

What am I goingto do to learn today?

  • S/will use an interactive PPT to discuss and record information about the Elements on the Periodic Table.
    • Note-taking guide
    • Blank Periodic Table of Elements

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Ticket Out the Door
    • How are the elements arranged on the periodic table?

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

Bellringer:

  • How do we organize atoms in the periodic table of elements?
    • A. By increasing atomic mass
    • B. By decreasing atomic mass
    • C. By increasing atomic number
    • D. By decreasing atomic number
  • Complete the statement. The rows of the periodic table are called _______ and the columns are called _______.
    • A. Periods, Families
    • B. Periods, Groups
    • C. Groups, Periods
    • D. Families, Periods

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • –I am learning how to recognize and organize elements on the periodic table of elements.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • StudyJams: Periodic Table
  • Periodic Table notes
    • NTG: PT groups
  • Coloring the Periodic Table

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Ticket Out the Door
    • What are the 4 major types of elements on the periodic table?

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Bellringer:

1.What is a noble gas?

  • A. An inert/unreactive gas
  • B. A type of gas
  • C. An element with a full outer shell
  • D. All of the above

2.Why do groups of elements have similar properties?

  • A. They have the same number of neutrons
  • B. They have the same number of electrons
  • C. They have the same number of valence electrons
  • D. They have the same number of electron orbitals/shells

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how to recognize and organize elements on the periodic table.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Coloring the Periodic Table

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Periodic Table Quiz
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Sept. 4 – 8, 2017

September20

Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 Labor Day Holiday/No School

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

Bellringer:

  • What is the difference between a molecule and an element?

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am how electrons fill shells, the energy associated with each shell and the importance of the outermost shell of electrons

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Review parts of the atom, molecules, and elements
  • Discuss electron shells and configuration

How will I show I have learned it?

  • Atomic Structure mini-assessment

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

Bellringer:

  • What is an element?
    • A. A type of atom with the same number of protons
    • B. A type of atom with the same number of neutrons
    • C. A substance made of the same type of atom
    • D. Both A and C
  • How do we abbreviate an element?
    • A. With a number
    • B. With one or two letters
    • C. With letters and numbers
    • D. With a color and shape

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how electrons fill shells, the energy associated with each shell and the importance of the outermost shell of electrons.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Review electron shells and configuration
    • Complete the electron configuration graphic organizer
  • Atoms Vocabulary

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Ticket Out the Door
    • What’s the difference between a molecule, an element, and a compound?

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

Bellringer:

  • 1. What do we call the electrons in the outermost shell or orbital?
    • A.    Outer electrons
    • B.    Chemical electrons
    • C.   Valence electrons
    • D.   Bonding electrons
  • 2. As you move away from the nucleus, the energy associated with a shell or orbital:
    • A. Increases
    • B. Decreases
    • C. Stays the same
    • D. Increases then decreases

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning about the atomic structure of an atom.
  • I am learning how electrons fill shells, the energy associated with each shell, and the importance of the outermost shell of electrons.
  • I am learning the vocabulary associated with atomic structure.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • EduSmart Lesson
    • Guided notes
  • Atoms vocabulary activity

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Electron Configuration mini-assessment

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Bellringer:

  • A carbon atom has 6 protons and 6 neutrons. What is the atom’s atomic number and atomic mass? Atomic number = 6; Atomic mass = 12
  • A magnesium atom has an atomic mass of 24 and an atomic number of 12. How many neutrons are in this atom? Atomic mass – atomic number; 24 – 12 = 12 neutrons

Agenda:

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how electrons fill shells, the energy associated with each shell, and the importance of the outermost shell of electrons.
  • I am learning what an elements atomic number and mass is.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Review electron configuration, atomic number, and atomic mass
  • Video: Element, Compounds, and Atoms

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Electron Configuration Quiz
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Aug. 28 – Sept. 1, 2017

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Monday, Aug. 28, 2017

Bellringer: Density

What am I learning today?

  • Today I am learning what matter is.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Review “matter”
  • What is an atom?
    • Notes
    • Complete graphic organizer on atomic history

How will I show that I learned it?

  • Matter mini-assessment

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

Bellringer:

  • What is the most basic form of matter?
  • What did Rutherford discover about the atom?

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning about the history of the atomic structure and how and why those models were modified by scientists throughout history.
  • I am learning what an atom is.
  • I am learning to identify the subatomic particles of an atom, their charge and location within an atom.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Complete the History of Atomic Structure foldable
  • Structure of the atom

How will I show I have learned it?

  • History of Atomic Structure mini-assessment

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Who was the first person to suggest the existence of atoms?
  • What are the 3 major particles that make up an atom, and what charges do they have?

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning about the history of the atomic structure.
  • I am learning what an atom is.
  • I am learning to identify the subatomic particles in an atom.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Review history of atomic structure
  • Atomic Structure graphic organizer – notes

How will I show I have learned it?

  • –History of Atomic Structure mini-assessment

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Bellringer:

  • What is the electron cloud?
  • Who said that electrons are found in energy levels around the nucleus?

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify the subatomic particles in an atom.
  • I am learning what an element is.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Edusmart lesson
    • Guided notes

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Atomic Structure mini-assessment

Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Define an element?(Please answer in complete sentences.)

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify the subatomic particles in an atom.
  • I am learning what an element is.

What am I going to do to learn today?

  • Legends of Learning
    • Atomic Structure

How will I show what I have learned?

  • Ticket out the Door
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August 21-25, 2017

August24

Monday, August 21, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Which property of matter is determined by measuring the pull of gravity on a sample of matter?
    • –A.  Weight           C.  volume
    • –B.  Mass              D.  acceleration

Agenda:

  • What am I learning today?
    • Today I am learning what matter is.
  • What am I going to do to learn today?
    • Pretest on “Matter”
    • Independent reading, “What is Matter?”
  • How will I show that I learned it?
    •  S/complete an Independent Reading assignment on “What is Matter.”

Homework:

  • Study 15-20 minutes each night

 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bellringer:

  • 1. What is physical science?
  • 2. Why is it important to study the characteristics of physical science?

Agenda:

  • What am I learning today?
    • –Today I am learning what matter is.
  • What am I going to do to learn today?
    • Finish “Matter” pre-test
    • Independent Reading and notes
      • “What is Matter?”, complete the Directed Reading
  • How will I show that I learned it?
    • Review matter properties

 Homework:

  • Study 15-20 minutes each night

 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Put the items below in categories of “matter” or “not matter”.

–Rocks  — salt  — fire

–Baby powder  — Mars  — smoke

–Milk  — Jupiter  — oxygen

–Air  — steam  — stars

–Light  — rotten apples  — gravity

–Dust  — heat  — magnetic force

–Love  — sound waves  — dissolved sugar

–Cells  — water  — electricity

–atoms   — bacteria

Agenda:

  • What am I learning today?
    • Today I am learning what matter is.
  • What am I going to do to learn today?
    • Discuss the independent reading
  • How will I show that I learned it?
    • Oral mini assessment – Q&A

Homework: 

  • Complete the cover page for Unit 1 Nature of Matter with 3-5 pictures, phrases, or words.
  • Study 15-20 minutes each night

 

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Bellringer:

  • Video: Introduction to Matter?
  • Write a short summary of the video

Agenda:

  • What am I learning today?
    • Today I am learning what matter is.
  • What am I going to do to learn today?
    • Graduated cylinder graphic organizer
    • Matter notes
  • How will I show what I have learned?
    • Review matter properties

Homework:

  • Study 15-20 minutes each night

 

Friday, August 25, 2017

Bellringer:

Agenda:

Homework:

  • No homework on Fridays
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August 14-18

August22

Monday, August 14, 2017

Today we learned the appropriate steps to solving a problem.

Bellringer: Which piece of lab equipment would you use to measure approximately 200 mL of water?

Video: StudyJams – Scientific Method

Students did independent reading on Scientific Method and wrote 2-column notes from the reading.

  1. What is the scientific method?
  2. How do scientists use the scientific method?
  3. What is data?
  4. Why do scientists design experiments?
  5. How do scientists organize data?
  6. How do scientists gather information?
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August 7 – August 11

August7

Monday, August 7

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify laboratory safety practices and precautions.

What am I going to do today to learn?

Homework:

  • Get Science Safety contracts signed
  • Study for tomorrow’s Science Safety Test
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July 31 – August 4

August7

Monday, July 31

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to work in collaborative groups with others to build knowledge and learn to solve common problems.
  • I am learning local school procedures and classroom procedures.

What am I going to do today to learn?

  • Welcome Back and Introductions
  • Discuss classroom procedures and expectations
  • Work in collaborative groups

 

Tuesday, August 1

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to work in collaborative groups with others to build knowledge and learn to solve common problems.
  • I am learning local school procedures and classroom procedures.

What am I going to do today to learn?

  • Review classroom procedures
  • Activity: Nailing the Act of Balance
  • Discuss the class syllabus
  • Work on Personal Shield

Homework:

  • Complete “Personal Shield”
  • Get the class syllabus signed

 

Wednesday, August 2

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning how to arrange my Interactive Notebook (INB).

What am I going to do today to learn?

  • S/take out their class syllabus and INB
  • Discuss and arrange INB

 

Thursday, August 3

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify laboratory safety practices and precautions.

What am I going to do today to learn?

  • Safety Story Time
    • Using the picture provided, students will work with an elbow partner. Put a small “x” in red over the parts of the scenario that are bad lab practices. Put a green circle around the practices that are correct.
  • YouTube video: Safe Science – Lab Safety Awareness
  • Discuss Science Safety Contract
  • Add pages to the INB

Homework:

  • Get the Science Safety Contract signed
  • Study for upcoming Science Safety Test on Tuesday, August 8

 

Friday, August 4

What am I learning today?

  • I am learning to identify laboratory safety practices and precautions.

What am I going to do today to learn?

  • Revisit lab safety rules
  • Laboratory Safety graphic organizer

Homework:

  • Get the Science Safety Contract signed
  • Study for upcoming Science Safety Test on Tuesday, August 8

 

 

 

 

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