Wednesday 8/13 - Assign Seats. Math Skills PreTest. Student Survey. Homework: Read class policies and procedures on weebly. Complete Student Survey, Student Info sheet, Computer Usage sheet, and Honesty and Integrity Sheet. have parent sign. Turn in by Friday. Bring in Brown Grocery Bag on Friday.
Thursday 8/14 - Laboratory Safety. Activity: Scavenger Hunt. Demonstrate Eye Wash and Safety Shower. Bring in Brown Grocery Bag tomorrow.
Friday 8/15 - Handout textbooks. ACTIVITY: "Cover It". Homework: Number the first 50 pages of the Lab Journal. Skip the first four pages in the Journal.
Monday 8/18 - Safety Finish going over Safety Rules. Homework: Study for Safety Quiz over safety rules, location of safety equipment, and safety symbols.
Tuesday 8/19 - Safety Classroom Protocol Finish "Cover It" ACTIVITY: Safety Equipment Scavenger Hunt; Demonstrate Eye Wash and Safety Shower. Homework: Study for Safety Quiz over 21 safety rules and location of Safety Equipment.
Wednesday 8/20 QUIZ: Laboratory Safety READ: "The Nature of Science" pp NS1-NS8. Outline Section. Homework: Finish "The Nature of Science" Outline.
Thursday 8/21 ACTIVITY: "Stirring Up Chemistry"
Friday 8/22 Warm-up: Write the definitions of Science, Chemistry, and Physics. What is an Observation? What is an Inference?
Week 3 Monday 8/25 ACTIVITY: "How do Scientists Use Their Observations" Homework: Study for Nature of Science quiz
Tuesday 8/26 Quiz: The Nature of Science Elements and Compounds a. What is the difference between matter and energy? WARM UP: "What do you Think" questions on pg 7 INVESTIGATE: As a group, complete step 1 on your board. Homework: READ pp 11-13. Write definitions of Vocabulary in your Lab Journal.
Wednesday 8/27 Elements and Compounds b. Describe the characteristics of an element and the symbols used to identify the element. c. Describe the characteristics of a compound WARM UP: Turn the page in your Lab Journal. Write from memory, as best as you can, the definition for matter, element, compound and molecule. INVESTIGATE: pg 8, #1-9. Homework: READ pp 14-15. Write definitions of vocabulary in your lab journal.
Thursday 8/28 Elements and Compounds c. Describe the characteristics of a compound WARM UP: Turn the page in your lab journal. Write from memory, as best as you can, the definition of chemical formula, diatomic molecule and conservation of matter. INVESTIGATE: cont. Correct Quiz Answer checking up questions 1-4 in your journal in complete sentences.
Friday 8/29 Elements and Compound DIRECT INSTRUCTION: The Structure of Matter. Go over "Checking Up" questions.