Week of April 24

Monday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Discuss the relationship between temperature and pressure

2. State Boyle’s Law

3. Graph data and recognize an inverse relationship

4. Solve problems using Boyle’s Law

Procedure: return and review conversion practice, continue with Boyle’s
Law. Discuss Boyle’s Law using BCT 30. Show Boyle’s Law apparatus.
Students will solve Boyle’s Law problems.Homework: students will complete Reading Guide 11.2-1.

Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Construct a simple apparatus to demonstrate Boyle’s Law

2. Observe a length of trapped air at different pressures

3. Examine the mathematical relationship between gas volume and gas pressure

4. Collect and graph data

5. Work cooperatively in groups

Procedure: students will perform a lab on Boyle’s Law.

Wednesday/Thursday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Discuss the relationship between temperature and pressure

2. Solve problems using Charles’s Law

Procedure: cover Charles's Law

Friday

Objectives: students will be able to solve problems using Charles’s Law

Procedure: solve sample problems, students will practice
solving problems using Charles’s Law.

Week of April 9

Monday

Fly balloons if weather permits. If not, see plans for Wednesday/Thursday

Wednesday/Thursday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. explain the relationship between temperature and pressure

2. Convert from one pressure unit to another using unit factor method

Procedure: Finish going over Reading Guide 11.1, follow up with Study Guide 11.1, students will start RG 11.2-1 on Boyle's law, finish for homework.

Week of April 3

Monday/Tuesday

Students finish hot air balloons

Wednesday/Friday

Fly balloons as weather permits

Wednesday/Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. explain the relationship between temperature and pressure

2. Convert from one pressure unit to another using unit factor method

Procedure: Finish going over Reading Guide 11.1, follow up with Study Guide 11.1, students will start RG 11.2-1 on Boyle's law, finish for homework.

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Discuss the relationship between temperature and pressure

2. State Boyle’s Law

3. Graph data and recognize an inverse relationship

4. Solve problems using Boyle’s Law

Procedure: return and review conversion practice, continue with Boyle’s
Law. Discuss Boyle’s Law using BCT 30. Show Boyle’s Law apparatus.
Students will solve Boyle’s Law problems.Homework: students will complete Reading Guide 11.2-1.

Week of March 27

PARCC

Thursday/Friday

Explain hot air balloon project, students begin making balloons.

Week of March 20

Monday

Objective: Students will determine the melting curve of a solid, graph results,
interpret data.

Procedure: students will do Chem Lab: Change of State, determine the melting
point of lauric acid.

Tusday/Wednesday

Students will be able to

1. Discuss the kinetic molecular theory of gases

2. Convert from one temperature scale to another

3. Define changes of state

4. Interpret heating curves

Procedure: return and review Change of State labs, temperature conversion worksheets,
students will complete review sheets: chapter 10.2 review, chapter 10 review
and assesment, crossword vocabulary.

Thursday

Students will demonstrate comprehension of chapter 10 by taking a test.

Homework: Reading Guide 11.1 page 1.

Friday

Balloon project announced. Students will make model paper balloons.

Week of March 13

Monday

Objectives:Students will be able to:

- work safely in the lab
- cut glass tubing
- make a 60 and 90 degree bend in glass tubing
- make dropper tips
- blow a glass bubble
- work cooperatively in groups

Procedure: Finish going over reading guide 10. Students will study an amorphous material: glass. Students will bend glass into various shapes, try to blow a glass bubble.

Homework: reading guide 10.2 1-18

Tuesday/Wednesday

Objective: students will be able to

1. state the relationship between temperature and kinetic energy

2. define changes of state:

a) evaporation

b) sublimation

c) condensation

Procedure: cover chapter 10, pp. 352 - 358. Discuss Reading Guide, Chapter
10, section 10.2, 1-18.

Homework: Reading Guide 10.2, items 19-36.

Thursday

Objective: students will be able to

- define boiling point
- define heat of vaporization.
- draw a graph from experimental data

Procedure: discuss Reading Guide items 19-36.

Friday

Objective: Students will determine the melting curve of a solid, graph results,
interpret data.

Procedure: students will do Chem Lab: Change of State, determine the melting
point of lauric acid.

Homework: crossword

Week of March 6

Monday/Tuesday

Objective: students will be able to calculate

1. mass of reactants and mass of products in a chemical reaction

2. percent yield

Procedure: Review mole-mole exercises, discuss mass relationships in a chemical
equation, solve mass/mass and mass/volume problems. Hand out worksheets for
practice. A quiz will follow to check comprehension.

HW: reading guide 10.1

Wednesday/Thursday

Students will be able to

1. Define 4 states of matter

2. Discuss the kinetic molecular theory of gases

3. Define liquid crystals

4. Define Brownian motion

5. Define amorphous materials

Procedure: Cover section 10.1, show examples of liquid crystals, show gas model
and molecular race, discuss plasma. Students will complete 10.1 study guide
to check comprehension.

Friday

Students will complete and submit reading guide 10.2

Week of February 27

Monday (Exp 5 only)

More mole conversions.

Tuesday/Wednesday

Objective: students will be able to calculate

1. mass of reactants and mass of products in a chemical reaction

2. percent yield

Procedure: Review mole-mole exercises, discuss mass relationships in a chemical
equation, solve mass/mass and mass/volume problems. Hand out worksheets for
practice.

Thursday/Friday

Quizzam on mass/mass problems.

Week of February 20

Tuesday/Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Write and balance chemical equations (review)

2. Express the molar relationship between reactants and products in a chemical
reaction

3. Compare masses of reactants and products in a chemical equation.

Procedure: Discuss relationships in a chemical equation. Hand out worksheets
for practice.

Demo: show acid-base neutralization reaction using an indicator and buret to
demonstrate molar relationship between reactants.

Thursday/Friday

Objective: students will be able to calculate

1. mass of reactants and mass of products in a chemical reaction

2. percent yield

Procedure: Review mole-mole exercises, discuss mass relationships in a chemical
equation, solve mass/mass and mass/volume problems. Hand out worksheets for
practice.

Week of February 13

Monday/Tuesday

Review for a test on chapter 16. Reaction balancing practice, reaction type practice, chapter 6 study guide and review questions.

Wednesday

Test on chapter 6.

Students will work on Study guide 10.1, finish for homework.

Note: changed plans to cover chapter 12, Stoichiometry

Thursday

Students will be able to

1. Define 4 states of matter

2. Discuss the kinetic molecular theory of gases

3. Define liquid crystals

4. Define Brownian motion

5. Define amorphous materials

Procedure: Cover section 10.1, show examples of liquid crystals, show gas model
and molecular race, discuss plasma. Students will complete 10.1 study guide
to check comprehension.

Friday

Objectives:Students will be able to:

- work safely in the lab
- cut glass tubing
- make a 60 and 90 degree bend in glass tubing
- make dropper tips
- blow a glass bubble
- work cooperatively in groups

Procedure: Students will study an amorphous material: glass. Students will bend glass into various shapes, try to blow a glass bubble.

Week of February 6

Monday/Tuesday

Objective: students will be able to

1. experimentally determine the effect of concentration and temperature on
reaction rate

2. work cooperatively in groups

Procedure: students will do a lab activity on reaction rates.

Homework: Study Guide 6.3.

Wednesday

Objective: students will be able to

1. discuss the nature of chemical reactions

2. define limiting reactant

3. work cooperatively in groups

Procedure:

Students will do a short lab activity on limiting reactants.

Thursday/Friday

Objective: students will be able to

1. discuss the nature of chemical reactions

2. define chemical equilibrium

3. define limiting reactant

4. describe the effect of temperature, concentration and catalyst on reaction
rate

Procedure: Review for a test on section 6.3. Go over study guide 6.3. Students
will complete 5 problems in the text. Review problems.

Week of January 30

Monday

Review for a quiz, then students will take a quiz on chapter 6, writing, balancing and classifying
chemical reactions. Students will finish writing lab report and submit report.

Homework: reading guide 6.3.

Tuesday/Wednesday

Objective: students will be able to

1. discuss the nature of chemical reactions

2. define chemical equilibrium

Procedure: Begin section 6.3, discuss reading guide 6.3 up to number 19.

Thursday/Friday

Objective: students will be able to

1. discuss the nature of chemical reactions

2. describe the effect of temperature, concentration and catalyst on reaction
rate

3. define limiting reactant

Procedure: discuss reading guide 6.3, items 20 – 40, BCT 18 on concentration,
temperature and reaction rate.

Demos: genie in a bottle (catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide).

Week of January 23

Monday

Objective: Students will be able to

1. write and balance chemical equations

2. distinguish between types of reactions.

Procedure: review examples of writing and balancing chemical equations. Give
problems to solve, hand out worksheet for students to complete in class.

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday (depends on Expression)

Objectives: students will be able to

1. recognize chemical reactions

2. write a formula equation to represent a chemical reaction

3. write and balance chemical equations

4. distinguish between types of reactions

5. work cooperatively in groups

Procedure: students will perform a lab on types of chemical reactions.

Friday

Quiz on reactions after lab review.

Students will work on reading guide 6.3.

Week of January 16

Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. write formulas

2. name binary ionic compounds

3. name covalent compounds including acids and hydrates

Procedure: administer quiz on nomenclature, students will complete a reading
guide on chapter 6.1.

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

Objective: students will be able to

1. list and explain several indications that a chemical reaction has taken
place (color change, precipitation, energy change, odor change, gas release)

2. define reactant

3. define product

4. write a word equation to represent a chemical reaction

5. write a formula equation to represent a chemical reaction

Procedure: administer quiz on nomenclature, students will complete a reading
guide on chapter 6.1. Cover pp. 189-195. Students will work on a word equation
worksheet, writing reactants and products of chemical reactions.

Demos: show examples of some indicators listed above: precipitate Cu(OH)2,
evolve gas using vinegar and baking soda, show acid/base indicator color change.

Week of January 9

Monday/Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. construct models of several binary ionic compounds

2. correctly arrange number and type of ion for each compound

Procedure: Students will finish Ionic Compound Cut and Paste activity. Students will practice naming ionic compounds and writing formulas when they complete their Cut and Paste activity.

Homework: review practice sheets for a quiz on ionic compound formulas and nomenclature.

Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. write formulas

2. name binary ionic compounds

Procedure: administer quiz on ionic compounds, continue with covalent compounds, see objectives below.

Thursday/Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Write the formulas of covalent compounds

2. Write the names of covalent compounds given the formula

3. write the formulas of common acids and bases given the name

4. write the name of common acids and bases given the formula

5. write and name hydrates

Procedure:

1. show and name common covalent compounds

2. demonstrate properties of acids by dissolving magnesium in hydrochloric
acid, testing the product with a lit splint

3. hand out and go over notes on nomenclature of acids and bases

4. demonstrate the dehydration and rehydration of copper (II) sulfate pentahydrate

5. hand out and go over the nomenclature of hydrates

Week of January 2

Tuesday

Expression 5 only: Peace Corps pictures.

Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. write formulas

2. name binary ionic compounds

Procedure:

Introduce naming of compounds using “Ch. 5 Notes.” Students will
do guided practice using a worksheet.

Thursday/Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. construct models of several binary ionic compounds

2. correctly arrange number and type of ion for each compound

Procedure: Review how and why ionic compounds form, explain the varying nature
of transition metal valence electrons. Students will start Ionic Compound Cut
and Paste activity. The following materials will be provided:

1. instruction sheet

2. sheets containing all required ions

3. construction paper

4. scissors

5. glue sticks

6. markers

Week of December 19

Monday/Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. distinguish the properties of compounds from those of the elements of which
they are composed

2. Compare and contrast the properties of sodium chloride, water, and carbon
dioxide

3. analyze evidence to conclude that differences exist in the ways compounds
form

Procedure: review 4.1 outline,. Students will work
on compound vs. element worksheet, BCT 10 and 4.1 Study Guide.

Homework: begin Reading Guide 4.2

Wednesday/Thursday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. explain why atoms combine to form molecules or ionic compounds

2. state the octet rule

3. model types of compound formation

4. compare ionic and covalent compounds

Procedures:

Go over Reading Guide 4.2. Discuss objectives. Diagram ionic compound formation
using Lewis Dot diagrams. Students will complete a ionic compound worksheet.
Go over covalent compound formation. Students will complete a covalent compound
worksheet.

Friday

Peace Corps pictures.

Week of December 12

Finished chapter 8, Gave a lil' quiz on atom and ion sizes, started chapter 4 with demos of NaCl, CO2 and H2O.

Week of December 5

Monday

Objectives: students will be able to

- describe the historical development of the periodic table
- predict similarities and properties of elements by using the periodic table
- define periodicity, periodic law
- graph physical properties of elements

Procedures:

- Discuss RG 3.2 items 1-19
- Graph physical properties
- Students will finish RG 3.2 if time remains

HW: Finish RG 3.2 for Tuesday.

Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. use the periodic table to classify an element as a metal, nonmetal or metalloid

2. compare the properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.

Procedure:

Review for chapter 3 test. Students will do crossword puzzle 3.2.

Wednesday/Thursday

Test on chapter 3

HW: Reading Guide 8.1

Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. relate the position of any main group element in the periodic table to its
valence electrons and nature (metal, metalloid, nonmetal, nobel gas).

2. predict patterns in atomic size in periods and groups

3. predict patterns in ionic radii in periods and groups

4. graph periodic trends of ionic radii vs. group number within a period and ionic radii vs. period number within a group

Procedures:

1. Discuss Reading Guide1 for chapter 8

2. Use BCT 21 and 22 to reinforce concepts

3. students will complete the following graphs: comparing atomic radii to group number for periods 3 and 5

Test on Chapter 3.

Week of November 28

Monday (Expression 5 only)

Display the solution to Mendeleev for a Day and discuss.

Follow up: division of the periodic table into regions using colors to highlight each region.

Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. describe the historical development of the periodic table

2. predict similarities and properties of elements by using the periodic table

3. define periodicity, periodic law

Procedures:

Finish going over Reading Guide 3.1, Distribute Study Guide 3.1, to check comprehension.

HW: Do reading guide 3.2 items 1-19.

Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. describe the historical development of the periodic table

2. predict similarities and properties of elements by using the periodic table

3. define periodicity, periodic law

Procedures:

1. Discuss RG 3.2 items 1-19.

2. Students will finish RG 3.2 if time remains.

Demo: show reaction of halides and halogens. (Mini-lab on trends.)

HW: Finish RG 3.2

Thursday/Friday

Lab on the elements.

Week of November 21

Monday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. describe the historical development of the periodic table

2. predict similarities and properties of elements by using the periodic table

3. define periodicity, periodic law

4. predict the similarities of the elements by using the periodic table

Procedures:

1. Demo: trends in groups, show reaction of alkali metals in water, Discovery
Demo 3.1.

2. Discuss Reading Guide 3.1, introduction to the periodic table

Homework: Finish reading guide 3.1

Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. predict similarities and properties of elements by using the periodic table

2. define periodicity, periodic law

3. work cooperatively in groups

Procedures:

Students will work on Mendeleev for a Day activity in which they will arrange
squares by color and number representing Mendeleev’s elements.

Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. predict similarities and properties of elements by using the periodic table

2. define periodicity, periodic law

3. work cooperatively in groups

Procedure:

Display the solution to Mendeleev for a Day and discuss.

Follow up: periodic table crossword puzzle.

Thursday and Friday

No school

Week of November 14

Monday (expression 5 only)

Objectives: students will be able to

- relate energy sublevels and orbitals within the atom
- observe electrons in action
- work cooperatively in groups

Procedures: students will do a few simple electron configurations, then perform a lab in which they will observe the colors of flames.

Tuesday

More electron configurations and then orbital filling.

Wednesday

Review electron configuration, orbital filling. Quiz. Reading guide 3.1.

Thrusday/Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. describe the historical development of the periodic table

2. predict similarities and properties of elements by using the periodic table

3. define periodicity, periodic law

4. predict the similarities of the elements by using the periodic table

5. predict the properties of two mystery elements based on the properties of
surrounding elements.

Procedures:

1. Demo: trends in groups, show reaction of alkali metals in water, Discovery
Demo 3.1.

2.discussion will follow using the Reading Guide.

Week of November 7

Monday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. relate energy sublevels and orbitals within the atom.

2. determine and write the electron configurations of any element using the
periodic table

Procedures:
go over Reading Guide 7, discuss capacity of orbitals, students will label and color a blank periodic table, indicating orbital
regions, students will do Problem Solving Transparency 20, Energy and Sublevels.

Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

- relate energy sublevels and orbitals within the atom
- observe electrons in action
- work cooperatively in groups

Procedures: students will do a lab in which they will observe the colors of flames.

Week of October 31

Monday

Students will be able to

define isotopes and give examples

define ions and give examples

write the notation for atoms, ions and isotopes

Procedure: review isoptopes, go over representations of atoms, isotopes, ions. Students will complete a set of examples, turn in a follow-up set.

Tuesday

Review for a test on chapter two by completing 2.2 study guide and chapter review questions.

Wednesday/Thursday

Finish chapter 2 review by going over 2.1 study guide, EM spectrum problems, Lewis dots.

Friday

Students will be able to demonstrate comprehension of concepts covered in chapter
2 by taking a test on chapter 2.

Homework: reading guide 7.1 page 1.

Week of October 24

Monday (expression 5 only)

Objectives: students will be able to observe the spectra of several elements and draw spectra.

Procedure: Discuss the Bohr model of the atom, students will observe atomic spectra and sketch spectra.

Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Solve problems using the relationship between frequency and wavelength

2. Work with scientific notation

3. Give properties or uses of each region of the EM spectrum

4. Rank the regions according to frequency, energy and wavelength

Procedure:

Show sample calculations, have students solve problems using the relationship
between frequency and wavelength.

Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Define electron cloud in terms of energy levels

2. Illustrate valence electrons by making Lewis dot diagrams

Procedure:

1. Check Reading Guide 2.2 for completion

2. Students will do PST 2, Lewis Dot Diagrams

3. Give a short quiz on Lewis diagrams

Thursday/Friday

Objective: students will be able to demonstrate comprehension of concepts covered
in chapter 2.

Procedure:

Review concepts from chapter 2 by doing the following review activities:

1. Do or review 2.1 and 2.2 study guides

2. Do crossword puzzle to review vocabulary

3. Go over frequency and wavelength problems

4. Students will do more Lewis Dot Diagrams

homework: study for test on chapter 2

Week of October 17

Monday/Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

- Summarize section 2.1
- State the law of conservation of matter
- Define and explain properties of isotopes

Procedures:

- Students will complete a short lab activity on isotopes
- Students will complete Friday’s lab on conservation of matter.
- Students will begin Reading Guide 2.2 or complete for homework.

Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Solve problems using the relationship between frequency and wavelength

2. Work with scientific notation

3. Give properties or uses of each region of the EM spectrum

4. Rank the regions according to frequency, energy and wavelength

Procedure:

1. Discuss the Bohr model of the atom

2. Discuss the electromagnetic spectrum by defining each of the regions: gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet, visible, infrared, microwaves,
radio waves.

3. Distribute EM spectrum worksheet

4. Discuss the EM spectrum and have students follow by completing the EM spectrum
worksheet

5. Show sample calculations, have students solve problems using the relationship
between frequency and wavelength.

Homework: EM spectrum problems.

Thursday

Objectives: students will be able to observe the spectra of several elements and draw spectra.

Procedure: Discuss the Bohr model of the atom, students will observe atomic spectra and sketch spectra.

Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Define electron cloud in terms of energy levels

2. Illustrate valence electrons by making Lewis dot diagrams

Procedure:

1. Check Reading Guide 2.2 for completion

2. Students will do PST 2, Lewis Dot Diagrams

Homework: study guide 2.1

Week of October 10

Monday

No school

Tuesday

(expression 5 only)

Finish Scientists.

Wednesday

No school

Thursday/Friday

Element Quiz on Friday!

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Illustrate the modern model of the atom

2. Interpret the information available in an element block of the periodic
table.

Procedures:

1. Discuss Reading Guide 2.1

2. discuss subatomic particles, information found in the periodic table

3. students will complete a subatomic particle inventory worksheet

Week of October 3

Monday/Tuesday

No school

Wednesday/Thursday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. define hypothesis, law, theory

2. compare the laws of Lavoisier and Proust with Dalton’s Atomic Theory

3. describe the experiments of Thomson, Rutherford, Millikan

4. relate element symbols and element names

Procedures:

1. Distibute list of element names/symbols

2. Discuss hypothesis, law, theory

3. Review the contributions of Thomson, Rutherford and Millikan

4. Students will complete BCT 4 on the Rutherford experiment.

Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Illustrate the modern model of the atom

2. Interpret the information available in an element block of the periodic
table.

Procedures:

1. Discuss Reading Guide 2.1

2. discuss subatomic particles, information found in the periodic table

3. students will complete a subatomic particle inventory worksheet

Week of September 26

Monday, Expression 5 only

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Graph data using good graphing technique

2. Graphically express density

Procedures:

Students will answer questions about density and graph data to determine density.

Tuesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Distinguish between physical and chemical properties.

2. Contrast chemical and physical changes.

Procedures:

1. Review selected items from Reading Guide 1.2.

2. Demos: burn magnesium in air (exothermic reaction) and write the corresponding
chemical equation, demonstrate other reactions including vinegar and baking
soda, mixing of ammonium and barium salts (endothermic reaction).

3. Review density, mass and volume.

4. 1.2 study guide..

Homework: study for a test on chapter 1.

Wednesday

Students will take a test on chapter 1.

Thursday/Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Distinguish between physical and chemical properties.

2. Contrast chemical and physical changes.

Procedures:

Students will do a lab, the Alchemist's Dream.

Distribute Reading Guide 2.1 for homeworkWeek of September 19

First day

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Classify matter according to its composition

2. Distinguish among elements, compounds, homogeneous mixtures, and heterogeneous
mixtures

3. Relate the properties of matter to its structure

4. Use chromatography to analyze the inks from several pens

Procedures:
continue with concepts to meet above objectives.
Students will work on Section 1.1 Problem Solving Transparency, Compounds and Mixtures. Turn in Candle lab.Turn in Candle lab if not completed. Complete Minilab 2, Paper Chromatography
of Inks, complete chapter 1.1 study guide after lab. Homework. Reading Guide 1.2

Second day

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Define density

2. Calculate density

3. Find the density of several objects using a ruler and balance

Procedures:

1. Check and go over first items in Reading Guide 1.2

2. Students will complete a pre-lab on density

3. Students will explore the concepts of density by doing a lab activity.

Third day

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Determine the procedure and equipment necessary for density determination.

2. Determine the density of various materials using a balance, and water displacement
or direct measurement.

Procedures:

1. In a discussion activity, students will determine the procedure and equipment
needed to determine density.

2. Students will determine the density of the following materials: Al, Zn,
Cu, H2O, C2H5OH.

3. Students will complete a lab report sheet with data table.

Fourth day

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Graph data using good graphing technique

2. Graphically express density

Procedures:

Students will answer questions about density and graph data to determine density.

Week of September 12

First day

Safety quiz, pre-test, equipment review, assign chapter one reading guide.

Second day

Objectives: students will be able to

1. demonstrate knowledge of lab safety

2. identify types of lab equipment

3. Distinguish among elements, compounds, homogeneous mixtures, and heterogeneous mixtures

4. Relate the properties of matter to its structure

Procedures:

Check reading guides, continue with concepts to meet above objectives.

Students will work on Section 1.1 Problem Solving Transparency, Compounds and Mixtures

Third day

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Classify matter according to its composition

2. Distinguish among elements, compounds, homogeneous mixtures, and heterogeneous

3. Administer safety and lab equipment quiz.

Procedure:

1. Finish going over 1.1 Reading Guide

Homework: 1.1 X-word Puzzles

Fourth day

Objectives: students will be able to

1. Observe a candle flame and perform several tests

2. Interpret observations and the results of the tests

3. Distinguish between physical and chemical properties

4. Work cooperatively in groups

Procedure:

Complete Chem Lab 1, Observation of a Candle.

Week of September 5, 2016

Monday Labor Day, no school

Tuesday/Wednesday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. state course goals and expectations

2. observe several chemical changes in a test tube

3. discuss the concepts of chemistry

4. complete a lab report

Procedure:

1. Take roll, assign seats, give overview of the course, including goals and
expectations. Distribute homework policy/conduct code, rules and consequences

2. Conduct a chemistry experiment. Students will add a common iron nail to
copper sulfate solution and sodium chloride. The students will observe changes
in the test tube. Groups will make data tables to organize observations, record
data. Test tubes will be held so
that they may observe any changes that occur overnight. A discussion will follow,
covering the concepts of chemistry.

3. work in groups on One-pot Experiment lab reports.

4. Distribute textbooks.

Homework: students will have a 3-ring binder.

Thursday/Friday

Objectives: students will be able to

1. demonstrate knowledge of lab safety

2. identify types of lab equipment

Procedures:

1. Review lab equipment

2. Present lab safety by doing a demonstration

3. Safety scavenger hunt