10/31/2017

Today: Background Research to Develop a Hypothesis for the Penny Lab

NO WARM UP

Today students worked on collecting background research on their penny lab. Their goal was to identify key terms related to the penny lab and water building up on a penny and then use those terms to research their own variables.

Here is a copy based on what I showed students in  class:

https://docs.google.com/a/wlwv.oregonk-12.net/document/d/1zb47avJxL6owDKIjl9OjK719BveEe6HnQHxTTgUJySk/edit?usp=sharing

HOMEWORK: COMPLETE THE TABLE WITH YOUR OWN RESEARCH IF NOT DONE.

10/27/17

Today: Weekly Check and Journal Turn In

We completed a weekly check on the topics of molecules, solutions, polar vs non-polar molecules, and adhesion vs cohesion.

We did a self evaluation of journals and turned those in.

HW – NONE

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10/26/17

Topic: Penny Lab Procedures

WARM UP: We read about hydrophilic vs. hydrophobic. Here’s a version of the reading, but I removed a few of the more complex paragraphs from the reading the students completed: http://news.mit.edu/2013/hydrophobic-and-hydrophilic-explained-0716

-Define and give examples of things that are hydrophobic and hydrophilic.

PROCEDURE DEVELOPMENT: Students completed a draft of their lab procedures, had them peer reviewed, and then turned them in to me for a final evaluation.

HOMEWORK CHECK: Completing “hints” for Vocabulary Set 2

HOMEWORK: Study vocab for check-in tomorrow – Vocabulary Set 2

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10/23/17

Topic: Vocabulary Related to Drops on a Penny Lab

WARM UP: How come water is called a polar molecule?

VOCABULARY HAND OUT: Vocabulary Set 2

WORKING WITH THE VOCABULARY: We created a list of “hint” words on the back.

HOMEWORK: Finish making your “hint list” for the vocabulary.

ALL LATE/REVISED WORK DUE BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

10/18/17

Topic: Sharing Odes to Elements

WARM UP: Vocab Hashtag Warm Up

ODE TO ELEMENT SHARE OUT AND NOTES: Ode to Element Share Out

HOMEWORK: COMPLETE YOUR ODE IF NOT DONE YET

10/11/17

Topic: Ode to the Elements

WARM UP: We read in the textbook “Introduction to Matter” about the difference between metals, non-metals, and metalloids. We recorded brief notes on the differences.

ODE TO ELEMENT WORK TIME: I gave students work time for their Ode to an Element assignment.

Ode to Elements

Ode to Element Notes

HOMEWORK: FINISH ODE NOTES AND ROUGH DRAFT IF NOT DONE. 

10.10.17

Topic: Ode to Elements

Students continued to work on Ode to Elements

Homework: Finish background notes if not done.

10.9.17

Topic: The Elements

I had a sub today. Students began an assignment called “Ode to an Element”. Here’s an overview: Ode to Elements

HOMEWORK: At leas 5 notes on your Ode to Element Notes

10/5/17

Topic: Molecular Model of Water

WARM UP: Notes on the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jwAGWky98c

WATER CLOSE READING NOTES: Work time to finish reading notes on water.

HOMEWORK: Finish Notes making sure you do the following:

  • Underline important information. BRIEFLY Summarize on the side these important points.
  • Record questions in the margin. Put a ? Symbol by the text where the question came up.
  • Create at least one visual for each paragraph.
  • RECORD a 3-sentence summary at the end.

ALSO: Get explain to someone in your household about water as a polar molecule. Get them to sign your planner affirming that you did this.