Wednesday, 4/20/16- A Day

Learning Objective:

To apply the Cornell note-taking system to capture the wealth of information about the periodic table and atoms

Learning Objective:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your daily planner; Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Cornell notes p.91” (Right Side); Head page 91 properly with “Ch.4 Student Reading-Cornell notes-4/20/16”
  2. Flashcards– Copy the definitions for the following scientific terms onto the back of the flash-card template: atom, nucleus, proton, neutron, electron, atomic number, atomic mass, periodic table
  3. Cornell Notes of “Chapter 4 Student Reading”- Do this on page 95 of science notebook- Model as a full class. Work in learning partners to take Cornell notes on each section of reading assignment

Homework:

Periodic Table and Atoms Quiz on Wednesday, 4/27 (STUDY science notebook pp.79-91)

Friday, 4/1/16- A Day

Learning Objective:

  • To identify different atoms by the number of protons in the nucleus and realize that the number of electrons equals the number of protons in a neutral atom
  • To explain the meaning of atomic number and atomic mass

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Parts of an Atom p.87” (Right Side) and Head page 87 properly with “Parts of an Atom-Definition-4/1/16.”
  2. Definitions- Trim & tape parts of an atom definitions to page 87.
  3. Notebook– Trim and tape Periodic Table Elements 1-20 to page 84.Write an Understanding Connections statement about the Periodic Table on a Post-It note and stick it to the Understanding Connections pages (p.80-81) of your science notebook.
  4. Science FridaySuperbloom: How Death Valley Springs to Life
  5. Educational videoTED Ed Periodic videos

Thursday, 3/31/16- B Day

Learning Objective:

  • To identify different atoms by the number of protons in the nucleus and realize that the number of electrons equals the number of protons in a neutral atom
  • To explain the meaning of atomic number and atomic mass

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Elements 1-20 p.84” (Left Side) and Head page 84 properly with “Periodic Table-Elements 1-20-3/31/16.”
  2. Advance OrganizerPeriodic Table Study Jam and The genius of Mendeleev’s periodic table TED Ed video
  3. Game– The Periodic Table- Model how to play the game and then begin! Trim and tape Periodic Table Elements 1-20 to page 84.
  4. Understanding Connections- Write an Understanding Connections statement about the Periodic Table on a Post-It note and stick it to the Understanding Connections pages (p.80-81) of your science notebook.

Wednesday, 3/30/16- A Day

Learning Objective:

  • To identify different atoms by the number of protons in the nucleus and realize that the number of electrons equals the number of protons in a neutral atom
  • To explain the meaning of atomic number and atomic mass

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Periodic Table p.85” (Right Side) and Head page 85 properly with “Periodic Table-Notes-3/30/16”
  2. Advance Organizer– “Meet the Elements” song and distribute Periodic Table
  3. Notes– Introduction to the Periodic Table- on page 85 of science notebook; Trim & tape Periodic Table as flip page to page 85
  4. Game– The Periodic Table- Model how to play the game and then begin!

Friday, 1/23/15

Learning Objectives:

  • Illustrate the differences in the physical and chemical properties of a molecule and the individual atoms that bond to form that molecule.
  • Differentiate between a mixture and an element or compound and identify examples.

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Take out a pencil or pen, Add “Periodic Table p.68” to Table of Contents, & Work with the person sitting next to you to solve the “Camping Chaos.” How would you separate the mixture?
  2. Science Friday- Behind-the-Scenes at the Explorers Club
  3. Elements, Compounds, Molecules, Matter Quiz
  4. Periodic Table- color, trim, tape to p.68