Wednesday, 2/15/17- A Day- Outsider’s Day

Core Ideas:

  • Substances are made from different types of atoms, which combine with one another in various ways. Atoms form molecules that range in size from two to thousands of atoms.
  • Each pure substance has characteristic physical properties (for any bulk quantity under given conditions) that can be used to identify it.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Effect of Volume- p.58” (Left Side). Head page 58 properly with “Effect of Volume-Model & Conclusion-2/15/17.” Open your science notebook to page 59. Review the procedure handout and have your lab safety checklist ready.
  2. Investigation– What is the relationship between volume and density for objects of equal mass? On p.58, set up space for model of “Relative size & arrangement of atoms/molecules in plastic & metal cylinders” and Conclusion. Follow procedure to conduct lab investigation. Identify the samples using the densities. Answer question 5. Tape the Activity handout (procedure, data table, question 5) as flip page to p.59. Complete the Lab Safety Checklist “After the Lab is Completed” Questions 1-5.
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Tuesday, 2/14/17- B Day

Core Ideas:

  • Substances are made from different types of atoms, which combine with one another in various ways. Atoms form molecules that range in size from two to thousands of atoms.
  • Each pure substance has characteristic physical properties (for any bulk quantity under given conditions) that can be used to identify it.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and open to page 59. Read the Key Question and Problem Statement on page 59. Give one of the members of your cooperative table group a complement in honor of Valentine’s Day!
  2. Investigation– What is the relationship between volume and density for objects of equal mass? On page 59, set up Key Question, Problem Statement, Hypothesis, and Experimental Design. Read Procedure. Review Table Group Member Responsibilities. Review Science Safety and complete Lab Safety Checklist Before You Begin Questions 1-7.  Start lab!

Monday, 2/13/17- A Day- Delayed Opening

Core Ideas:

  • Substances are made from different types of atoms, which combine with one another in various ways. Atoms form molecules that range in size from two to thousands of atoms.
  • Each pure substance has characteristic physical properties (for any bulk quantity under given conditions) that can be used to identify it.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and open to page 59.
  2. Periods 2 & 4- Demonstration– Rods- Do rods with the exactly the same mass but have the same volumes? How do you measure volume using the water displacement method?
  3. Complete Practice– Questions 1-4 on Demonstration handout
  4. Investigation– What is the relationship between volume and density for objects of equal mass? On page 59, set up Key Question, Problem Statement, Hypothesis, and Experimental Design.

Wednesday, 2/8/16- B Day

Core Ideas:

  • Substances are made from different types of atoms, which combine with one another in various ways. Atoms form molecules that range in size from two to thousands of atoms.
  • Each pure substance has characteristic physical properties (for any bulk quantity under given conditions) that can be used to identify it.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Effect of Volume- p.59” (Right Side). Head page 59 properly with “Effect of Volume-Investigation-2/7/17.”
  2. Check/Review HW- Density Calculation (Take It Further) worksheet
  3. Period 4-Investigation– What is the relationship between mass and density for objects of equal volume?  Model relative size and arrangement of atoms/molecules in metal, plastic, & wooden cubes. Complete conclusion regarding how the mass of cubes of the same volume affect density. Trim and tape data table as flip page to p.57 and tape graph paper as flip page to p.56.
  4. Driving Question Summary Table– Complete the Summary Table on pages 52-53 for the Effect of Mass Activity.
  5. Demonstration– Rods- Do rods with the exactly the same mass but have the same volumes? How do you measure volume using the water displacement method?
  6. Investigation– What is the relationship between volume and density for objects of equal mass? On page 59, set up Key Question, Problem Statement, Hypothesis, and Experimental Design.
  7. Practice- Questions 1-4 on Demonstration handout

Monday, 2/6/17- B Day

Core Ideas:

  • Substances are made from different types of atoms, which combine with one another in various ways. Atoms form molecules that range in size from two to thousands of atoms.
  • Each pure substance has characteristic physical properties (for any bulk quantity under given conditions) that can be used to identify it.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your science notebook and open to pages 56-57. Take out your data table and your graph paper. Work out the following density word problem on the colored paper strip: “Calculate the density of a cube using the following information: Each side is 3 cm long. The mass of the cube is 54 g.
  2. Investigation– What is the relationship between mass and density for objects of equal volume? Complete the graph of your data on graph paper. Use the density of each cube to identify the substance that the cube is made from. Model relative size and arrangement of atoms/molecules in metal, plastic, & wooden cubes. Write conclusion regarding how the mass of cubes of the same volume affect density. Trim and tape data table as flip page to p.57 and tape graph paper as flip page to p.56.
  3. Driving Question Summary Table– Complete the Summary Table on pages 52-53 for the Effect of Mass Activity.

Homework:

Density Calculation worksheet