Mrs. McClure's Physical Science

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Sept. 17-21, 2018

Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

Objective: Students will be able to identify metals, nonmetals, and metalloids on the periodic table. Students will be able to compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties.  Students will be able to describe how elements are organized and grouped on the periodic table.

  • StudyJams video: The Periodic Table
  • Review notes on metals, nonmetals, and metalloids
  • Students record important information about families on the Periodic Table using the note-taking guide.
  • Students will label the families on the Periodic Table
  • HW: study for upcoming summative exam; work on the online assignment

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

Objective: Students will be able to describe how elements are organized and grouped on the periodic table.

  • Computer Lab: work on online assignments
  • HW:  study for upcoming summative exam

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

Objective: Students will prepare for an assessment on atoms, to recognize and organize the elements on the Periodic Table.

  • ClassLab activity: Monster Quiz
  • Students will continue recording information about the families on the Periodic Table.
  • Begin class review for upcoming exam
  • HW: study for upcoming exam

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

Objective: Students will prepare for an assesssment on atoms, to recognize and organize the elements on the Periodic Table.

  • Kahoot! review game
  • Continue with review in preparation for exam
  • HW: prepare for tomorrow’s exam

Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

Objective: Students will demonstrate their knowledge on atoms and the elements on the Periodic Table.

  • Intro to Matter, Atoms, and Periodic Table Exam
  • Notebook Check II

 

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Announcement

Summative Exam coming Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

Test will cover atoms, electron configuration, and everything about the periodic table of element.

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Sept. 10-14, 2018

Monday, Sept. 10, 2018

Objective: Students will be able to describe the structure of an atom.

  • Atomic Structure Lab
    • Students will create a paper-plate model of an atoms which is assigned to them by the teacher.
    • Students will complete make a Claim (C) about the structure of the atom, then provide Evidence (E) about the atom gathered from the lab.  They will then provide an explanation (Reasoning – R) that connects the evidence to the claim.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and organize the elements on the Periodic Table.

  • YouTube video: “Alkali Metal Explosion – Mythbusters for the Impatient”
  • Quick Read, pages 194-195
    • Class will read about the history of the periodic table and discuss the arrangement of elements on the table.
  • Students use interactive ppt to discuss and to record information on the Periodic Table.

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and organize the elements on the Periodic Table.

  • YouTube video: The Truly Periodic Table
  • Carousel Review
    • Students will rotate through stations answering questions about atomic structure.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Objective: Students will be able to recognize that valence electrons determine the chemical properties of an element.

  • Students use interactive ppt to discuss and to record information about groups, periods, and  trends, such as reactivity, on the periodic table.

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

Objective: Students will be able to categorize elements into the major groups: metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.

  • Students will color-code and label the periodic table to recognize and organize metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.
  • Students will use the interactive ppt to record information about the properties and uses of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.

 

Announcement:

  • Summative Exam, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
  • Topics covered on exam: atomic structure, electron configuration, periodic table
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Sept. 3-7, 2018

Monday, Sept. 3, 2018

  • No School/Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018

Objective:
Students will be able to describe how electrons are configured in shells or orbitals around the nucleus of an atom. They will learn how electrons fill shells, the energy associated with each shell and the importance of the outermost shell of electrons.

  • Interactive Word Wall/Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down
    • Students read definitions of vocabulary words and match it to the correct word on the board.
  • Atomic Structure review
    • StudyJams video
  • Interactive powerpoint notes on “Electron Configuration”
    • Students use fill-in-the-blanks notes pages to record important information.
  • Electron Configuration foldable

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018

Objective:
Students will be able to describe how electrons are configured in shells or orbitals around the nucleus of an atom.They will learn how electrons fill shells, the energy associated with each shell and the importance of the outermost shell of electrons.

  • Atomic Structure review
    • Atoms Task Card questions
  • Atomic Structure Quiz (open-note quiz)
  • Continue with “Electron Configuration” notes and foldable
  • Begin discuss of “Atomic Number and Atomic Mass”

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018

Objective:
Students will be able to differentiate between atomic mass and number and determine the atomic mass and number of an atom. Students will learn how to calculate the atomic mass and number when given information about subatomic particles.

  • Review “Electron Configuration”
  • Continue with notes on “Atomic Number and Atomic Mass”
    • Complete foldable activity
  • Atomic Math Challenge
    • Atomic Building Game
      • Students use the Atomic Math Challenge to build atoms of various elements using the “Atomic Building Game”.
  • Lesson Wrap-Up
  • Homework: Atoms homework sheet

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

Objective:
Students will be able to create a model of an atom based on the Bohr model of the atom.

  • Review “Atomic Number and Atomic Mass”
    • Video review of concepts
  • Atomic Models
    • Students will create Bohr models of atoms of their choosing.

Reminder: There are 2 ebook assignments due by midnight Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

 

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