Science is an imaginative adventure of the mind seeking truth in a world of mystery.
Sir Cyril Herman Hinshelwood

Monday, October 29, 2012

Oct 29- Nov 2

Monday- Bellringer # 19 Read "Exploring Planets" pg. 665 and answer question 1 in your journal.  Students will take notes and have discussion over Chapter 19 S.2 about the planets.  Homework: Ch 19 S.2 Vocab (just for section 2) and the S.2 Review Questions pg. 670 #1-8

Tuesday- History Channel Video about Mars and Venus

Wednesday- Planet Walk- students will do a demonstration/activity to realize how far the planets are away from eachother and what size they are relative to eachother. Students were told to bring their jackets because we are going outside.

Thursday- BR #20 Read " Where are Earth's crators?" pg. 677 answer questions 1 and 2 in your journal.  Notes over chapter 19 S.3 Homework: Ch 19 S.3 vocab words (just for S.3) and the S.3 review questions pg.679 #1-9

Friday- History Channel Video about Saturn

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Oct 15-19

Weekly Lesson Plans October 15-19

Monday- Students took the Chapter 5 vocab quiz then they had the rest of the period to work on their Chapter 5 Study Guide.

Tuesday- Students will trade and grade their study guides and then play the game show review.  CHapter 5 Test Wednesday.

Wednesday- Chapter 5 Test and extra credit.  Extra Credit is due on Thursday.

Thursday- Students will be in the library working on creating an Element pamphlet.

Friday- Students will continue working on their Element pamphlet in the library.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Oct 8-12

Weekly Lesson Plans October 8th-12th

Monday- No Scool

Tuesday- BR #15 What items do you put on your calander? What items appear in a regular pattern or periodic? Notes and Discussion over Chapter 5 S.1 Homework: Organizing Elements worksheet with the Chapter 5 vocab (12 words pg. 169) on the back.

Wednesday- BR #16 Identify the following on the periodic table:  A. the chemical symbol for Mercury B. The period and group for Gold C. the atomic mass of Iron D. the atomic number of Neon E. the element represented by Cu  Students will take notes and have a discussion over Ch 5 S.2  Homework: Elements in your body/Magnesium

Thursday- BR #17 Drawing Conclusions #7 pg. 155 Students will take notes and have discussion over chapter 5 S.3 Homework: Ch 5 S.3 Concept Review/ACT Practice

Friday- Students will watch a video about elements. Tempted to snore over the periodic table of the elements? Not after poet Roger McGough, in inspired dramatic fashion, traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to present day. This program includes one feature segment and three short segments: The Elixir of Life (12 min.), European Alchemists (9 min.), The Elements of Life (22 min.), Combined Strength (5 min.)

Reminders: Vocab Quiz next Monday and Ch 5 Test next Wednesday!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Oct 1-5

Weekly Lesson Plans October 1st-5th

Monday-BR#14 Predict what will happen to the volume of a balloon left on a sunny window sill.  What gas law predicts this result?   Students are continuting to work on their Lab.  Today they are doing Section 2 Freezing Lab. Students are testing their hypothesis by measuring the temperature of water as it boils and freezes.  Students will graph their boiling and freezing data.  Labs are due tomorrow.

Tuesday-Journals are due BR#1-14.  Students have a Chapter 3 Vocab Quiz.  Then students will work on their Chapter 3 Study Guide for the rest of the period.  Study Guide is due tomorrow.

Wednesday- Students will trade and graede their Study Guides.  Then they will play hte Gameshow Review to review the Chapter 3 material for the test tomorrow.

Thursday- Chapter 3 Test.  There will be extra credit for students to work on when they are done with the test. Due Tuesday.

Friday- No School !