Mrs. McClure's Physical Science

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Sept. 18 – 22, 2017

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

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

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

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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