Friday, 2/26/16- A Day

Learning Objective:

  • Students will be able to determine whether an object will sink or float by comparing its density to the density of water.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now-Get out your science notebook and open to page 66; Get out the following handouts: “Explain It With Atoms & Molecules Question 4” & “Take It Further Questions 5-8;” Tape the following handouts to the corresponding pages:”Explain It With Atoms & Molecules Question 4″ to page 66 and “Take It Further Questions 5-8” as flip page to page 66.
  2. Science Friday– Nothing to Sneeze At
  3. Advance OrganizerThe real story behind Archimedes’ Eurkeka! TED Ed video
  4. Period 2– Demonstration –Sinking & Floating Solids- Why does a heavier candle float and a lighter piece of clay sink?
  5. Review Application– “Take It Further” Questions 5-8
  6. Understanding Connections- Write an Understanding Connections statement on the sinking or floating of solids on a Post-It note and stick it to the Understanding Connections pages p.60-61 of your science notebook.
  7. Practice- Density Workbook
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Wednesday, 2/24/16- A Day

Learning Objective:

  • Students will be able to determine whether an object will sink or float by comparing its density to the density of water.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to your Table of Contents- “Sinking & Floating Solids Demo. p.67” (Right Side); Head page 67 properly with “Sinking & Floating Solids-Demonstration-2/24/16;” Get out your Question 8 and trim & tape it to page 64.
  2. Review HWPeriod 6– Questions #8-9/Application– Answer “Explain It With Atoms & Molecules” Question 8 (Periods 2, 4, & 7)
  3. Notebook– Set up questions on page 67.
  4. Advance OrganizerProperties of Matter Study Jams and Measuring Matter Brain POP animations
  5. Demonstration– Sinking & Floating Solids- Why does a heavier candle float and a lighter piece of clay sink?
  6. Application– Answer “Explain It With Atoms & Molecules” Question 4 & “Take It Further” Questions 5-8

Tuesday, 2/23/16- B Day- Early Dismissal

Learning Objective:

  • Students will be able to determine whether an object will sink or float by comparing its density to the density of water.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to your Table of Contents- “Density of Water Explanation p.64” (Left Side); Head page 64 properly with “Density of Water-Explanation-2/22/16;” Get out your Density of Water Lab Activity (Data Table and Questions 2-7) and trim & tape it as a flip page to page 65.
  2. Review HWPeriods 2, 4, & 7– Lab Questions #2-7/Periods 3 & 6– Questions #8-9
  3. Application– Answer “Explain It With Atoms & Molecules” Question 8 (Periods 2, 4, & 7)
  4. Notebook– Tape Questions 8 & 9 as flip page to page 64; Set up questions on page 67.

Monday, 2/22/16- A Day

Learning Objectives:

  • To measure the volume and mass of water and calculate its density.
  • To explain that since any volume of water always has the same density, density is a characteristic property of water.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your Density of Water Lab and get out your science notebook and open to page 65; Trim & tape the Density of Water Activity procedure as a flip page to page 65.
  2. Observation Investigation– Do different amounts of water have the same density?Continue conducting the investigation & recording the data. Answer questions 2-7. Trim & tape data table & questions 2-7 as flip page to page 65.
  3. Application– Answer “Explain It With Atoms & Molecules” Question 8 & “Take It Further” Question 9

Homework:

  • Periods 2,4, & 7- Complete Lab Questions 2-7
  • Periods 3 & 6- Questions 8 & 9

Wednesday, 2/17/16- B Day

Learning Objective:

Each pure substance has characteristic physical properties like density (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 add to your Table of Contents- “Application p.62” (Left Side) and “Bill Nye Buoyancy p.63” (Right Side); Head page 62 properly with “Density & Buoyancy-Applying to Main Idea-2/17/16″ and page 63 properly with “Bill Nye Buoyancy-Educational Video-2/17/16.”
  2. Notebook Organization– Set up homework questions on page 62.
  3. Practice– Review “Take It Further” Question 8 and tape it onto page 59 of your notebook.
  4. Understanding Connections- Write an Understanding Connections statement on density on a Post-It note and stick it to the Understanding Connections pages p.60-61 of your science notebook.
  5. Educational videoBill Nye The Science Guy- Buoyancy and Density– Complete “Buoyancy” handout and trim & tape it onto page 63.

Homework:

Answer questions on page 62 of your science notebook-

  • What is density?
  • What do mass & volume have to do with density?
  • Why do you think something would sink or float?