August 31st, 2015

Objective: To introduce the topics and give an overview of Chemistry

  1. Do NOW!
    Watch this BRAINPOP video on Atoms
    Name one thing that is matter & one thing that is not matter.
    (HINT:  Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space.  ex. Solids, liquids, gases, etc.)

    Nombre una cosa que es materia y una cosa que no se importa. (SUGERENCIA:.. La materia es todo aquello que tiene masa y ocupa espacio ex sólidos, líquidos, gases, etc.)

  2. Compounds, Mixtures, and Reactions Lecture with Compounds, Elements, Reactions Guided Notes- 2015

Homework: Discovery Education Quiz on Lab Safety (Due Wednesday 9/2)
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August 28th, 2015

Objective: To learn about the different phases of Matter

  1. Do NOW!
    Describe EACH of the three states of matter. [Use your notes to help]
    Describen cada uno de los tres estados de la materia.
  2. Current Event Activity; Students will read one of the articles, their shoulder partners will read the other.  While reading the articles students will write a one paragraph summary and answer the following questions; Why is this relevant to society?  How can this impact the future?
    Thanks for the (Computer) Memory
    Melting an Ice-burg with a Hot Poker
  3. Its just a phase article

Homework:

1- Its just a phase article and Questions (if unfinished in class)

2- Discovery Education Quiz on Lab Safety (Due Wednesday 9/2)
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August 27th, 2015

Objective: To learn about the Phases of Matter

  1. Do NOW!
    What do you think it means to be PREPARED (Think, not just supplies but mentally as well)?  Write THREE sentences.¿Qué piensas que significa estar preparado (Piensa, no sólo los suministros, pero mentalmente también)? Escribir tres frases.
  2. Finish up 8th Grade Intro Lab with 8th Grade Intro Lab Stations
  3. Phase Changes Lecture with Phases of Matter Guided Notes

Homework: Get Lab Safety Contract Signed

August 25th, 2015

Objective: To use the scienaltific method to solve real world problems.

  1. Do NOW!
    Why is it important to know and follow safety guidelines in the Science classroom? Write 3 or more complete sentences
    ¿Por qué es importante conocer y seguir las directrices de seguridad en el aula de ciencias?
  2. Mrs. Spears’ Rules & Procedures
  3. Scavenger Hunt & Getting to know you Activity

Homework: Get the science safety contract signed by you and your parents