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*Lab and homework are bold printed*

Dec 11-15
Mon    -Finish K1.1 Guided Notes - 
            -Microscope introduction
Tues    -Microscope lab introduction
                -prepared slide and parts/function
Wed/Thurs    -Classes will be split, part will continue on the 
    microscope lab, part will be doing trifold vocabulary
Fri        -Review trifold cell parts.

Dec 4-8
Mon    -Recycling
Tues    -Book exchange, starting book C
               - HW  R&R Introduction to cells
Wed    -R&R due
             -Folder clean out
            -Guided Notes - Purple
Thurs    -Test return and review
              -Guided notes
Fri        -Parent signature due
            -Guided notes 
   Nov 20-24
Mon    -R&R due and review -fission and fusion
            -Spectra tubes demo
Tues    -Returns and review
            -Finish guided notes

Nov 13-17
Mon    -R&R Nonmetals due 
            - Chart element review
            - Penny density Lab
Tues    -Lab due and review
            -Vid, "Mint"
            -Guided Notes - Nonmetals (pink)
Wed    -Guided notes
Thurs    - Alien periodic lab  -alien brain melt
Fri        -Alien due
            -Hydrogen demo
            -Finish guided notes if needed
            -R&R Stardust
Nov 6-10
Mon    -Element presentations
            -Name in elements is due.
            -R&R Metals
Tues    -Element presentations
            -Guided notes  Metals
Wed    -Element presentations
            -Guided notes  Metals
Thurs    -Metals
                -Video -The Mint
                -Element sing along
Fri           -Lab - Penny Density

Oct 30-Nov 1
Mon    -Element chart due - Check and review
Tues    -Atomic models
            -Chap 2 test return
Wed    -Project questions
            -Variations of Periodic Table
            -Create your name using the elements
            Projects are due and will be presented Mon-                    Wed.  Students volunteered for order.
Thurs    -Conferences
Fri        -No school

 

Element Project

Background :  For many years, scientists searched for a way to organize the known elements of the universe onto a useful chart or table.  It was not until the mid-1800’s that a Russian chemist by the name of Dmitri Mendeleev recognized hidden patterns that could be used to organize the elements.  Mendeleev’s periodic table became the first useful system for the classification of the elements.  Each element on the periodic table has its own unique physical and chemical properties.  Some of the elements have important uses.  Some were discovered a long time ago and others are man-made. 

Task:  Your task is to research an element using your textbook, the library, an encyclopedia, the Internet, and other appropriate resources.  The information obtained will be portrayed graphically by creating either a poster or a computer generated presentation using Power Point. This must be on a disc or media that can be turned in to the teacher.  The project will be presented to the class.  The element must be a naturally occurring element.  Elements will be chosen on a first come, first serve basis during class.  All required information must be included. 

Required Information: Use this as a check list for your completed project.

            -Element name

            -Element symbol

            -Element number

            -Element mass (most common isotope)

            -Number of protons

            -Number of electrons

            -Number of neutrons

            -Number of energy levels

            -Oxidation numbers

            -Type of element (metal, nonmetal, or metalloid)

            -Physical state at 20º C.

            -Melting point

            -Boiling point

            -Date of discovery or origin

            -Who discovered or identified the element

            -Origin and/or history of its name and symbol

            -Common and commercial uses

            -Biological importance, how is the element used in biological (living) processes. 

You may include additional information or interesting facts that pertain to your element.  Any pictures should have source cited. 

Due date:  This project will be due the week of  November 6th  when you present to the class.  Projects may be turned in earlier if completed.  Don’t forget MLA.


Oct 23-27
Mon    -Finish lab review
            -Guided Notes - Parts of the atom
Tues    -Project Introduction
            -Review parts of atom
            -HW - Back of pink - table parts Zinc
                    -Study guide for Friday quiz
Wed    -Element selection
            -Atomic Models
Thurs    - Model lab
Fri       -Early release 12:00
             -Table quiz  
            -Model lab due and review
Oct 16-20
Mon    -Returns and review "Gas Laws"
Tues    -Returns and Vids 'Frostbite Theater'
Wed    -Review, color of the chapter is salmon
Thurs    -Chapter Quiz
                -pg 79   #1 a,c  2 a,b   3 a
Fri          -Chapter 3 pretest - periodic table
                -Guided notes K3.1
  
Oct 9-13
Mon    -No school
Tues    - Review Sublimation/Deposition
            -R&R Gas behavior
Wed    -Guided Notes Gas Laws
            -R&R Graphing Gas Behavior
Thurs    -Lab - It's a Gas
Fri        -Lab due and review
            -Returns and review

Oct 2-6
Mon    -Qualitative Analysis lab part 1 - Peotone CSI
                -due on Thursday after completing pt 2
Tues    -Review lab and introduce part 2
            -Graphic organizer notes - change of state
            -Change of states WS
Wed    -homework due
            -Qualitative Analysis lab part 2 
                -determining an unknow using pt 1 data
Thurs   - Lab due
            -Review Change of state WS, Number line
            -Vids, Frostbite Theater
Fri    -Finish Graphic Organizer notes
        -HW - Enrich - Freeze dried

Sept 25-29
Mon    -Graphic Organizer notes
Tues    -GO
Wed    -Returns - Labs
            -Finish GO
Thurs    -Test return (pending make-ups)
                -Lab set up
Fri        -Qualitative Analysis Part I

Sept 18-22
Mon    -Finish Guided Reading
            - Enrich - Transforming Energy
Tues    -Homework due and review
Wed    -Chapter review, study guide purple
Thurs    -Chapter Quiz
              -Hw pg 47 #1a,b 2 a, c  3b
Fri        -Graphic organizer K2.1 States of matter.

Sept 11-15

Mon    -Unknown lab -determining an unknown using density.   Conclusion paragraph is homework.
Tues    -Lab due and review
            -Guided notes K1.2
Wed    -Review measurement
            -Displacement Lab
Thurs  -Lab due and review -Chemical/Physical 
                properties. 
             -Guide Reading K1.3 
Fri    -Early dismissal
        -Guided reading review

Sept 4-8

Mon-    No school
Tues    -R&R Describing Matter due
            -Guided Notes K1.1   
            -Measurement lab intro
Wed    -Measurement lab
Thurs    -Lab due and review
               -Finish K1.1
Fri        -Introduce K1.2
            -Formats
            -R&R Measuring Matter - Set up for lab

Aug 28-Sept1

Mon    -Jelly Belly Lab due and review
                -Monarch ecology
Tues    -Scientific Method
            -Intro to Tissue Lab
Wed   -Tissue Lab - Testing a hypothesis and gathering data
Thurs- Lab due and review
            Introduction to matter
            HW  R&R Describing Matter
Fri    -Review Matter
        -Measurement Lab -at home portion. 

Aug 21-25

Mon    -Introduction
                        -Outline and expectations

Tues    -Seating and finish expectations
               -Introduction to Scientific Method
                    -Guided notes
Wed    -Review
            -Handout books and online information
Thurs    -Lab safety
                -HW Lab/Kitchen Safety
Fri        -HW Jelly Belly Lab  -Using observations to determine properties.