Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Day 4

Hemingway cat update:

"Still, residents in Key West said, it could have been worse. Even the famous colony of six-toed cats that lives at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West survived the storm, all 54 of them."


  • During WIN block, stay with your most recent class



    Flash card quiz next Thursday - 18 Terms

    Fill in chemical symbols on element list for tomorrow.


    Pass back: FLASHCARD Quiz (11 terms)

    • go over answers

    • Our next flashcard quiz will be on Thursday.


    SLANT: Atomic Structure and the periodic table

    NOTAS AD REDIGENDUM (Reduce to notes)

    What we know about atoms:

    1. What determines which element an atom is?

    2. Does the number of neutrons always equal the number of protons in a stable atom?

    3. What is necessary to make an atom with a net charge of zero?

    4. What determines the mass number of an atom?

    Introduction to the Elements

    The Periodic Table - pass out student copies

    • Element Blocks

      • atomic Number (average)

      • Atomic Mass

      • chemical symbol

    • different groups of elements

      • metals

      • nonmetal

      • metaloids

    • periods and electron Arrangement

    • families and chemical properites


    Elements of the Periodic Table

    Fill in the element list...



    Review of technology policies.

    Handout, tech policy sheet to be signed and returned tomorrow.




    Flipgrid: "How do you have fun with gravity?" Assignment due Wednesday.

    Alternative Assignment: 

    • Students who are unable to submit a video may prepare a written response using text and pictures they take (or downloaded versions that are properly cited).  The submission should be typed, double spaced, and ready for class on Wednesday.

    Pass back and go over Percentage Practice worksheet, grades

    Check and go over Calculating Gravitational Force Worksheet


    SLANT: Fields

    a. What is a field?

    • a region of space influenced by the effects of gravity, magnetism, or electric charges

    b. What kinds of fields are there?

    • gravitational
    • magnetic
    • electric

    c. What properties do fields have?

    • direction
    • magnitude (strength)

    d. What do certain fields affect?

    • gravitation - mass
    • magnetic, certain metals, electrons (electricity)
    • electric: magnets, electrons

    Magnetic Field Demonstration