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Unit 1 - Scientific Method and Matter

Science Characteristics

1.0a  Laboratory Safety

1.0b Zombie College - funny intro video

1.1  Scientific Method

1.1a Independent and dependent variables video example

1.1b Critical Parts of any Experiment

1.1c  Variables, Controls & Constants Review

Standards:  SPS5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare and contrast the phases of matter as they relate to atomic and molecular motion.
          a. Ask questions to compare and contrast models depicting the particle arrangement and motion in  solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas.
           b. Plan and carry out investigations to identify the relationships among temperature, pressure, volume, and density of gases in closed systems.

1.2a States of Matter video

1.2b States of matter student notes w/ imbedded GO

1.3a Phase changes and matter video

1.3b Six types of phase changes (vocab)

1.4 Phase change triangle

1.4Q Quiz over states of matter and phase changes (in class)

1.4R Phase change remediation HO

1.5 Phase change notes

1.6 Phase change diagram part 1

1.7 Student construction of a phase change diagram (paired activity)

Diagram A - students will complete one of A-D

Diagram B

Diagram C

Diagram D

1.8 Phase change station lab

1.9 Gas Laws -teacher notes 

1.10 a Boyle's Law video - cartesian diver

1.10 b Boyes Law graphing exercise

1.11 a Charles' Law - hot

1.11 b Charles' Law - cold

1.11 c Charles' Law graphing exercise

1.12 Gas Law Graphic Organizer - Summary

Unit 1 Study Guide (given out in class Thursday, 8/24)

Unit 1 Test - Tuesday, 8/29


Unit 2 - Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table

SPS1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information from the Periodic Table to explain
the relative properties of elements based on patterns of atomic structure.
a. Develop and use models to compare and contrast the structure of atoms, ions and isotopes.
(Clarification statement: Properties include atomic number, atomic mass and the location and
charge of subatomic particles.)
b. Analyze and interpret data to determine trends of the following:

  • Number of valence electrons
  • Types of ions formed by main group elements
  • Location and properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids
  • Phases at room temperature

c. Use the Periodic Table as a model to predict the above properties of main group elements.

2.0 - 2.06 is background to the standards

2.0 Types of matter - video

2.01 What's the matter? HO

2.02 Physical Properties/Changes GO

2.03 Chemical Properties/Changes GO

2.04 Basic notes on PP, PC, CP, CC

2.05 Density calculation notes

2.06 Density Labs

2.1a Atomic Structure Video

2.1b Atomic Structure Assignment

2.2 Atomic structure guided notes

2.3 The Atoms Family Activity  submit in Showbie

2.4 Bohr Model and the Electron Cloud Model of the Atom - guided notes

2.5 Atom Scavenger Hunt Activity -  in class only turn in to Showbie

2.6 Isotopes and Neutrons - guided notes

2.7 Help determining neutrons in specific isotopes

2.8 Isotope reinforcement activity (first practice)

2.9 Isotope practice 2 (HO)

2.10 The Modern Periodic Table

2.11 Metals, Nonmetals and Metalloids GO

2.12 MNM Tree Map

2.13 Representative groups

2.14 Groups of the Periodic Table - notes

Study Guide for test preparation   -  Test date - Friday, October 6th











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