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Researching Science

  • An article on science will be will be assigned and analyzed most weeks.  Some of these will be completed in class.
  • The format for the articles was given out in class.  Click here for a new copy: Researching Science Article Format
  • If you are absent, it is up to you to find an article on the correct topic and analyze it. The  topics for the articles will be listed below.
  • All information should come from a valid website.  For help you should go to the media center website.
Date Article Completed in class Topic/ Research Question
 

1 This Week in Class:

                     Quarter 1               Quarter 2             Quarter 3             Quarter 4

Please note that all plans are tentative and subject to change as circumstances dictate.

Quarter 4

3/30 4/6 4/13 4/20 4/27 5/4 5/11 5/18 5/25 6/1

6/1/2015 - 6/5/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 6/1

PERIOD 1 FINAL
TUES 6/2 PERIOD 2 AND 3 FINALS
WED 6/3 PERIOD 4 AND 5 FINALS
THURS 6/4 PERIOD 6 AND 7 FINALS
FRI 6/5 PLANNING

5/25/2015 - 5/29/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 5/25

NO SCHOOL
TUES 5/26 Atomic Theory scientist research
WED 5/27 Atomic theory scientist research
THURS 5/28 Create Atomic Theory timeline
FRI 5/29 Finish timeline and present

5/18/2015 - 5/22/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 5/18

Mole-mole problems and practice (WS1)
TUES 5/19 Review mole-mole problems
WED 5/20 Percent yield and stoichiometry problems

Practice (ws2)

THURS 5/21

No 2

Review percent yield and stoichiometry problems P7
FRI 5/22

No 7

Review percent yield and stoichiometry problems P2

5/11/2015 - 5/15/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 5/11

Testing Day - Early Release
TUES 5/12 Testing Day - Early release
WED 5/13 Unit 7 Review
THURS 5/14 Unit 7 Review
FRI 5/15 Unit 7 Test

Study guide and review packet due

5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 5/4

Testing Day - Early Release
TUES 5/5 Testing Day - Early release
WED 5/6 Reaction types

Practice problems

THURS 5/7 Review equations, reaction types

Energy bar diagrams

FRI 5/8 Equations and reaction types quiz

Energy bar graph discussion and practice

4/27/2015 - 5/1/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 4/27

Testing Day - Early Release
TUES 4/28 Testing Day - Early release
WED 4/29 Precipitation reactions and solubility

Finish lab write-up

Precipitation WS

THURS 4/30 Decomposition Lab - Need closed shoes
FRI 5/1 Precipitation reaction review

Finish WS

4/20/2015 - 4/24/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 4/20

Balancing equations review

Practice (WS1)

Nail Lab Part 3 - Period 7

TUES 4/21 Balancing equations practice and review (finish WS1)
WED 4/22 Double Replacement/ Precipitation Lab - need closed shoes
THURS 4/23

 

Lab discussion and finish write up.

Equations review

FRI 4/24 Balancing Equations Quiz

Precipitation Reactions discussion and practice

4/13/2015 - 4/17/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 4/13

Period 2: Reading Assignment - Rusting Aluminum

Period 7: Introduction to chemical equations

Arranging Atoms Activity and WS

TUES 4/14 Nail lab Part 1 - Need closed shoes

Chemical Equations Intro P2

Finish activity and WS and discuss P7

WED 4/15 Nail Lab Part 2 - need closed shoes

Arranging atoms activity and WS P2

Start WS 1 (Balancing Equations) P7

THURS 4/16

 

Discuss Equation balancing

Finish activity P2

Finish WS 1 P7

FRI 4/17 Nail Lab Part 3 (P2)

Lab Write Up and discussion

4/6/2015 - 4/10/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 4/6

Unit 6 review

Naming and formula review P 251 #6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14

TUES 4/7 Naming and formula quiz (Period 2)

Unit 6 review

WED 4/8 Unit 6 Test Period 7

Unit 6 review (Period 2)

THURS 4/9

 

Unit 6 Test Period 2

Reaction In a Bag Lab - need closed shoes Period 7

FRI 4/10 Reaction In a Bag Lab - need closed shoes Period 2

Reading assignment - rusting aluminum Period 7

3/30/2015 - 4/3/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 3/30

Acid naming review

Molecular naming and formulas

Practice (WS)

Review naming and formulas

TUES 3/31 Review naming and formulas
WED 4/1 Naming and formula review

Unit 6 Review

 

THURS 4/2

(Prof. dev.)

Naming and formulas Quiz (P7)

Unit 6 review

FRI 4/3 NO SCHOOL

Quarter 3

1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 3/16

3/16/2015 - 3/20/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 3/16

Ionic naming and formula review

Ionic Naming Activity

TUES 3/17 Roman Numeral Lab - need closed shoes
WED 3/18 Ionic naming and formulas Quiz

Acid naming and practice

THURS 3/19

(Early Rel.)

Acid naming review and finish practice

FRI 3/20 PLANNING - END OF Q3

3/9/2015 - 3/13/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 3/9

Review WS1

"What's My Rule" Activity for classifying solids

Finish WS

TUES 3/10 "Why Structure is Important" discussion and practice
WED 3/11 Ionic naming and formulas

Practice (WS3)

THURS 3/12

 

Polyatomic Ion Quiz

Ionic naming and formulas - Roman Numerals

Practice (finish WS3)

FRI 3/13 Ionic naming and formulas - polyatomic ions

"Representing Ions: WS

Ionic Naming Activity

3/2/2015 - 3/6/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 3/2

Cathode ray tube discussion and video

Finish reading and WS.

TUES 3/3

 

Thomson model - discussion and video clips

Sticky tape post lab

WED 3/4 Static electricity discussion and video clips

Post-lab WS

THURS 3/5

Prof. Dev

Chemical Families Video and Notes
FRI 3/6 Electrolysis demo

Patterns of Charge discussion and WS

2/23/2015 - 2/27/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 2/23

Unit 5 Review and study guide
TUES 2/24

 

Unit 5 Review
WED 2/25 Unit 5 test
THURS 2/26

Early Release

NO 2

Intro to Unit 6

Sticky Tape / Charged Particle lab

FRI 2/27 "Inside the Atom" reading and notes.

2/16/2015 - 2/20/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 2/16

NO SCHOOL
TUES 2/17

 

Empirical Formula Lab Part 2 - need closed shoes

Review mole problems

WED 2/18

Review Mole problems

Empirical formula problems and practice (WS3)

THURS 2/19

 

Mole Problem Quiz

Empirical Formula Lab Part 3

Lab discussion and calculations

Empirical formula practice

FRI 2/20 Molecular formulas

Empirical and molecular formula practice (WS)

Unit 5 Review notes

2/9/2015 - 2/13/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 2/9

Mole and molar mass discussion

WS 1

The Mole WS (Finish for HW)

TUES 2/10

INTERIMS

Mole-mass and mole-particle conversions

Practice (WS2) - finish for HW

WED 2/11 Review WS 2

Additional mole problem practice (group work)

THURS 2/12

 

Additional mole problem practice (WS)

Finish for HW

FRI 2/13 Empirical Formula Lab - Need closed shoes

2/2/2015 - 2/6/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 2/2

Unit 4 review
TUES 2/3 Unit 4 Test
WED 2/4 Avogadro's Hypothesis and relative mass discussion

Relative Mass Activity/Lab

Relative mass calculations

THURS 2/5

Prof Study

Review relative mass calculations
FRI 2/6 Researching Science article "Pseudoscience"

Vocabulary for the mole

1/26/2015 - 1/30/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 1/26

Finish Dalton's Playhouse online lab and WS

(P2 finish notes on reading)

Representing mixtures and compounds - Review WS

TUES 1/27 Mass ratio problems

U4 WS3 Practice

WED 1/28 Review WS 3

Percent composition

U4 WS4 Practice

THURS 1/29

 

WS 3 and 4 Review

Begin Unit 4 Review

FRI 1/30 WS 3 and 4 Quiz

Continue with Unit 4 Review

1/19/2015 - 1/23/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 1/19

NO SCHOOL
TUES 1/20 Avogadro's Hypothesis discussion

U4 WS2

WED 1/21 Whiteboard review WS 1 and 2

Vocabulary summary

THURS 1/22

 

WS 1 and 2 Formative Quiz

Democritus and Dalton Reading

FRI 1/23 Dalton's Playhouse online Lab presentation and worksheet

1/12/2015 - 1/16/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 1/12

P2: Flammability demo

Substance and Mixture Lab P2 - Need closed shoes

P7: Element Quiz 1

Finish Specific Heat Lab

Flammability demo

TUES 1/13 P2: Lab discussion

Distillation to separate mixtures -discuss and demo

Finish Substance and mixture packet

P7: Substance and Mixture Lab Part 2 - discussion

Lab discussion and finish packet

WED 1/14 Mixtures and compounds - Demo, video and discussion

U4 WS1

THURS 1/15

 

Element name and symbol quiz 2

Researching Science article - Oil Refining and distillation

FRI 1/16 Evidence for Definite Composition - Video (Gases and How They Combine)

Complete video study guide

1/5/2015 - 1/9/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 1/5

Periodic Table/ Element Names readings and essay assignment

HW: Study Lab safety rules

TUES 1/6 Lab Safety rule Quiz 2

Elements to Learn Activity (WS)

WED 1/7 Specific Heat Lab - Need closed shoes and tie back hair
THURS 1/8

Prof Dev.

Element name and symbol quiz 1

Lab discussion, calculations and write-up

FRI 1/9 Substance and Mixture Lab Part 1 - Need closed shoes and tie back hair

Quarter 2

10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 12/15  

12/15/2014 - 12/19/2014

MIDTERM EXAMS

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 12/15

PERIOD 7 MIDTERM
TUES 12/16 PERIOD 6 MIDTERM

PERIOD 5 MIDTERM

WED 12/17 PERIOD 4 MIDTERM

PERIOD 3 MIDTERM

THURS 12/18

 

PERIOD 2 MIDTERM

PERIOD 1 MIDTERM

FRI 12/19 EMPLOYEE PLANNING

 

12/8/2014 - 12/12/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 12/8

Quantitative energy problems

U3 WS3

TUES 12/9 Finish U3 WS3

Start Unit 3 review

WED 12/10 Review WS3

Additional quantitative problem practice

Folder Check

THURS 12/11

 

Quantitative Energy problem Quiz

Finish Unit 3 review

Folder check

FRI 12/12 Unit 3 review and study guide

12/1/2014 - 12/15/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 12/1

Energy reading review

Energy Bar charts and practice (U 3 WS 1)

TUES 12/2 Review Energy Bar charts (WS 1)

Additional practice (U3 WS 2)

WED 12/3 Energy bar chart and heating curve review (group whiteboard review)

Intro to Quantitative energy problems - notes

THURS 12/4

(Prof. Dev)

Energy Bar Chart Quiz

Quantitative problems - notes

FRI 12/5 Quantitative energy problems- (U3 WS3)

11/24/2014 - 11/28/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 11/24

Finish Icy Hot Lab and hand in

Energy reading assignment and study guide.

TUES 11/25 Researching Science article - Turkey
WED 11/26 NO SCHOOL
THURS 11/27 NO SCHOOL - HAPPY THANKSGIVING
FRI 11/28 NO SCHOOL

11/17/2014 - 11/21/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 11/17

PVTn Problem Quiz

Unit 2 review

TUES 11/18 Unit 2 review and study guide
WED 11/19 Unit 2 test

Heat v's Temperature discussion

THURS 11/20

INTERIMS

Icy Hot Lab - need closed shoes and tie back long hair

Graph lab data

FRI 11/21

Exam Waivers due

Lab discussion - class whiteboard

Finish lab write-up

11/10/2014 - 11/14/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 11/10

Discussion and whiteboarding of lab data

Graphs and diagrams for lab due

TUES 11/11 NO SCHOOL
WED 11/12 PVTn problems

Practice (WS3)

THURS 11/13

Q1 Report cards

PVTn problems

Temperature Reading: Kelvin, Celsius, and Fahrenheit.

FRI 11/14 PVTn Review (Quiz Monday)

Finish Reading

Unit 2 review

11/3/2014 - 11/7/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 11/3

Review WS 2

Lab - Pressure and Volume

Graph data - finish for HW

TUES 11/4 PLANNING
WED 11/5 WS 1 and 2 Quiz

Whiteboard lab data and discuss

Finish lab write-up

THURS 11/6

(Prof. Dev)

Lab Demo - Pressure and amount of gas

Graph data

FRI 11/7 Lab - Pressure and Temperature - need closed shoes

Graph Lab data - finish for HW

10/27/2014 - 10/31/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 10/27

Thermal expansion

Video clips

WS1 - finish for HW

TUES 10/28 Blow Up a Student and other pressure demo's

Video clip

Particle diagrams

WED 10/29 Lab - Effects of Atmospheric Pressure - need closed shoes and a soda can

Lab write up and diagrams

THURS 10/30

 

 

Review WS1

Pressure discussion and presentation

Manometer demo

WS 2

FRI 10/31 Review WS2

Pressure Effects Lab

Lab write-up

Quarter 1

8/18 8/25 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20

10/20/2014 - 10/24/2014

NATIONAL CHEMISTRY WEEK-THE SWEET SIDE OF CHEMISTRY: CANDY

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 10/20

Lab discussion

Lab write-up - finish for HW

TUES 10/21 Lab - Volume of CO2 in Pop Rocks Candy - need closed shoes

Lab write-up

WED 10/22 Researching Science article
THURS 10/23

(Early Release)

 

P2: Thermal expansion demo and discussion

Video clips

P7: Reading. Torricelli

FRI 10/24 Planning - end of Q1

 

10/13/2014 - 10/17/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 10/13

The model so far

Liquid diffusion demo and discussion

Storyboard

TUES 10/14 Movement and energy of particles in solids, liquids, and gases - video clips and discussion,

Summary chart of solid, liquid, gas - finish for HW

WED 10/15 PSAT

P7: Researching Science- Metric System

THURS 10/16

 

Lab - Bunsen burner safety and finding the hottest part of a flame - must wear closed shoes and tie back hair
FRI 10/17 Lab- Gold Penny: Diffusion in Solids - must wear closed shoes and tie back hair.

10/6/2014 - 10/10/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 10/6

Unit 1 Review
TUES 10/7 Unit 1 whiteboarding and group review
WED 10/8 Unit 1 Test
THURS 10/9

 

Researching Science Article - Helium
FRI 10/10

Gas diffusion demonstration

Storyboarding and discussion

9/29/2014 - 10/3/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 9/29

Media Center - "The Size of Things" online activity and WS

HW:  Review metric units and prefixes

TUES 9/30 Converting metric units

Practice (WS)

HW: Finish practice

WED 10/1 Unit 1 Review packet

HW: Work on review

THURS 10/2

(Prof. Study)

Review metric conversions

Work on review packets

FRI 10/3 Unit 1  review (Unit test Wednesday 10/8)

9/22/2014 - 9/26/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 9/22

Discuss WS 4

Factor Label method

Redo WS 4 problems using factor label

HW: Finish problems

TUES 9/23 Review WS 4

Scientific notation review

Practice problems

HW: Finish problems - due Friday

WED 9/24 Thickness of a Thin Layer activity/ lab

Lab write up and calculations

HW: Study for Density Quiz

THURS 9/25 NO SCHOOL
FRI 9/26 Density Quiz

Scientific notation review

Lab activity discussion and finish

9/15/2014 - 9/19/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 9/15

Mass and Volume Lab

HW:  Graph data

TUES 9/16 Lab discussion

Finish graph and questions for lab

HW: Finish lab - due Friday

WED 9/10

Density discussion

 WS 3

HW: Finish WS 3

THURS 9/11

(Early Release)

Researching Science article: Iron

FRI 9/12 Discuss WS 3

WS 4

HW: Finish WS 4

9/8/2014 - 9/12/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 9/8

Volume Lab - Need closed shoes

HW:  Graph data

TUES 9/9 Line of best fit and slope discussion

Finish graph for volume lab

HW: WS 2 - Measurement

WED 9/10 Mass and Change Lab Report due

Discuss WS 2 - measurement and significant figures.

Revise and finish WS 2

HW: Complete online tutorial on uncertainty in measurement

THURS 9/11

(Prof Study)

Significant Figure discussion and practice (WS)

HW:  Study for estimation/ measurement quiz

FRI 9/12 Estimation / Measurement Quiz

Significant figure review

HW: Vocab activity

9/1/2014 - 9/5/2015

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 9/1

NO SCHOOL
TUES 9/2 Mass and Change lab Parts 5 and 6- need closed shoes

HW: Define physical and chemical properties and changes and give examples.

WED 9/3 Group analysis of lab data (histograms and particulate diagrams)

Class discussion of Mass and Change lab data

HW: Worksheet 1

THURS 9/4 Discussion of Worksheet 1

Video - Mass and Change/ Conservation of Matter

HW: Mass and Change lab Report

FRI 9/5

Researching Science Article

Continue with lab report

8/25/2014 - 8/29/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 8/25

Lab Safety Quiz

Histogram Group activity

HW: Read about histograms

TUES 8/26 Democritus model of the Atom - discussion

Demonstration/ video and class whiteboarding activity

WED 8/27 Mass and Inertia Video

Intro to the balance and mass

THURS 8/28 Mass and Change lab Parts 1 and 2 - need closed shoes
FRI 8/29 Mass and Change Lab parts 3 and 4 - need closed shoes.

8/18/2014 - 8/22/2014

DATE

ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

MON 8/18

Rules and procedures

Demonstration and introduction to the study of matter

HW:  Signed forms and student info due by Friday 8/22

TUES 8/19 Lab safety rules - group activity

HW: Lab safety bumper sticker due Thurs 8/21

WED 8/20 Lab Safety rules and classroom safety equipment

Equipment lab

HW: Modeling Reading

THURS 8/21 Chemistry diagnostic test

Finish equipment lab

HW: Study lab safety rules

FRI 8/22 Researching Science article about Lab Safety

HW: Study lab safety rules

 

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