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Fall Chemistry Week 5-6

Week 5: October 2-6

Physical/Chemical Changes in Matter

ROCK CLIMBING CHEMICAL CHANGE?

Changes in Coffee Roasting

Coffee Roasting Observations (Use/turn in observation sheet)

Ice Cream Lab: Cold Milk

Cold Milk Lab: Measuring Energy Transfer in the Creation of Ice Cream

  • Read the background info and then create a hypothesis before starting the lab
  • At the end of this experiment you will have ice cream that is solid. When the cream reaches a solid phase, do you think the temperature of the ice will be the same as the temperature of the cream, higher than the temperature of the cream, or lower than the temperature of the cream?
  • Make a hypothesis stating what you predict the temperature will be in relation to the temperature of the cream at the conclusion of making ice cream, with an explanation of why you believe this to be true.

Week 6: Oct 9-12

Gummy Invertebrate Lab

Grading Period

Scientist Facebook Poster Due

Fall 2017 Weeks 3-4

Week 3:

Agenda for Monday, 18 September 2017:

Agenda for Tuesday, 19 September 2017:

Density Lab

Measuring Mass and Volume

 

Agenda for Wednesday, 20 September 2017:

Finish Density Activity

Agenda for Thursday, 21 September 2017:

Popcorn Lab

Agenda for Friday, 22 September 2017:

Finish Popcorn Lab Student Pages

Finish Density Lab

Facebook Scientist Poster Project- Due Oct 6

In purple student folder include the following:

  • Popcorn Student Pages
  • Density Lab Pages

Week 4: September 25-29

The law of conservation of mass: In any physical change or chemical reaction, mass is conserved; mass can be neither created nor destroyed.

Additional Question for the Popcorn Lab:

With that law in mind, explain how the volume of popcorn was able to change.

If we had not used an aluminum cover, the mass of the flask would have decreased after the Zea mays everta had popped. Why would the mass have gone down? Does this disprove the law of conservation of mass?

Oct 6- Facebook Scientist Poster Due

Oct 12- 2 Typed Lab Reports Due

Lab This Week: Melting Apple Lab-Thursday

Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter

STATES OF MATTER online activity

 

Fall 2017 Weeks 1-2

Agenda for Thursday/Friday, 7/8 September 2017:
-Welcome/Names
-Draw a Scientist
-Gum Project/Questions
  • Each group needs:
    1. Ruler
    2. 2 paper clips
    3. Calipers
    4. A piece of gum for each student

Create a way of organizing your data.  Make a table documenting your trials.

Agenda for Monday, 11 September 2017:

-Expectations: for both you and me
Safety In The Science Classroom Lab And Field
-Intro to Lab Reports/Formatting
 
-Citing Sources: Choose3 videos from below.  Watch write a short summary and create a MLA citation for the video.  Print your summary and citation
 
Check out the following citation websites for easy formatting help:
 
Make sure each paper includes the following:

Agenda for Tuesday, 12 September 2017:

Check-in: Assignments due/Synergy Updates/Citing Papers

What is matter?

Is it matter?  (Class activity)

Agenda for Wednesday, 13 September 2017:

Facts about Butter

More Facts about Butter

Butter Battle Lab

Agenda for Thursday, 14 September 2017:

-Atoms

-Atom Building Game (Group Activity)

Hunting the Elements

What is matter?

We are going to take some time to explore matter.  We will break into groups of 2-4 people and each person will research one of the following realms.  We will group back together and then each group will share out what they discovered.  Each group will produce a poster that will help describe matter. 

  1. Matter/Atoms
  2. Changes in Matter
  3. Describing Matter

 

What is MATTER?

How can you describe changes in matter?  What is the difference between physical change and chemical change?

Physical Change

Chemical Change

 

What are atoms?

 

How can you describe something?  What is the difference between physical properties and chemical properties?

Week 10

Agenda for Monday, 5 June 2017:

Berries and Bacteria Lab: Gather the Data
Agenda for Tuesday, 6 June 2017:

Berries and Bacteria: Lab Finish Write Up
Start writing procedure for Diet vs Regular Soda Experiment

 

Agenda for Wednesday, 7 June 2017:

Finish Procedure for the Diet vs Regular Soda Experiment
If you finish the procedure, watch the following video on sugar, take notes. Is sugar bad? Why or Why not? Is this an easy question to answer?
The Truth about Sugar
Agenda for Thursday/Friday, 8/9 June 2017:

The Diet vs Regular Soda Experiment
WEEK ELEVEN: June 12-16

Agenda for Monday, 12 June 2017:

Finish Lab Reports/Missing Assignments
Flint Water Crisis: How Chemists are Involved?
C-Notes: Take notes on the film
EQ: What are ways chemists are involved in the Flint water crisis? How is chemistry involved?
Guiding Questions: What is the crisis? Who is impacted? How does it work? What can chemists do?
Poisoned Water
Agenda for Tuesday, 13 June 2017:

Finish any missing assignments, labs, or late work
What’s the Next Big Thing?
Watch the video and take C-Notes
EQ: What are ways that science and technology are changing our future?
What are developments in progress?
Anything we should be concerned with?

Week 5

Agenda for Monday, 1 May 2017:
  • Welcome
  • Walk (or other movement) around Track

Agenda for Tuesday, 2 May 2017:

    • Welcome
    • Walk (or other movement) around Track

Agenda for Wednesday, 3 May 2017:

    • Welcome-New Activity Logs
    • Walk (or other movement) around Track

Agenda for Thursday, 4 May 2017:

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  • Welcome
  • Walk (or other movement) around Track

WEEK NINE: May 30-June 2

WEEK NINE: May 30-June 2

Agenda for Tuesday, 30 May 2017:

  • Berries and Bacteria Lab: Complete the Lab Procedure

Agenda for Wednesday, 31 May 2017:

  • Berries and Bacteria: Petri Dish Swab
  • Finish missing work (Acidic Milk Lab)
  • Start Lab Report

Agenda for Thursday, 1 June 2017:

  • Finish Missing Lab Reports
    • Acidic Milk Lab
    • Online pH Labs
  • Start Berries and Bacteria Lab Report
    • Background
    • Hypothesis
    • Procedure
  • Mixed Reception Murder Mystery
    • Solve they murder mystery, piece together the information from what you have been given.  You need the three handouts from class.

Agenda for Friday, 2 June 2017:

Finish Work from the Week

WEEK 8

WEEK EIGHT: May 22-26

Agenda for Monday, 22 May 2017:

  • For Everyone:  Lab Safety REMINDERS!!!
  • Finish gathering data for the Acidic Milk Lab
  • When finished put your data on the board and write other people’s data down…. if you don’t have enough space, add an additional line to your table.

Measuring pH changes when acid is introduced in cheese making.

Agenda for Tuesday, 23 May 2017:

Agenda for Wednesday, 24 May 2017:

  • OMSI

Agenda for Thursday/Friday, 25/26 May 2017:

  • Finish Lab Report/ Missing Work
  • Extra Credit: Take Notes and look for connections to acid and bases
  • Elements that make up our world: Hunting the Elements
    We’re talking about acids and bases, but lets back up a bit and look at the atoms that are the building blocks of the molecules that then make up everything around us. 

Week 7

WEEK SEVEN: May 15-19

Agenda for Monday, 15 May 2017:

Agenda for Tuesday, 16 May 2017:

  • Acids + Bases Presentation: Acid + Base Presentation 
    • Take organized Cornell notes and ask questions
    • Learning Targets: (What you are trying to walk away with…)
      • Differentiate between acids and bases.
      • Define pH.
      • Explain the significance of acids, bases, and pH to living organisms and the environment.
  • Acid Base Exploration Prep
  • Water: Acid or Base?
Agenda for Wednesday, 17 May 2017:
Online Lab: Complete the packet as we explore and try to accomplish the following goals:
  • Students will be able to know each pH level of the 11 different given basic substances;
  • To be able to know how dilution affects the pH level of the given substances
Investigating the pH level of the 11 different basic substances

If you finish the lab, you can start watching the NOVA video below.  Color the periodic table with the similar family types.

Elements that make up our world: Hunting the Elements

We’re talking about acids and bases, but lets back up a bit and look at the atoms that are the building blocks of the molecules that then make up everything around us. 

Agenda for Thursday, 18 May 2017:

In Class: Measuring pH Indicator practice

pH Scale phet Investigation

Click on the following link to access the digital lab:

pH Scale Digital Lab part 2

Agenda for Friday, 19 May 2017:

Measuring pH changes when acid is introduced in cheese making.