Thursday, September 28, 2017 Day 4

Homeroom:

  • COLLECT TECH AGREEMENTS AND PCAM

  • STUDENT SLACKING THESE WILL BE GIVEN INCENTIVES TO RETURN THEM TOMORROW.

 

Grade 7 Agenda:

HOMEWORK:

  • QUIZ FRIDAY - CHEMICAL SYMBOLS AND ELEMENT NAMES/SPELLINGS

 

PhET States of Matter Exploratory activity

  • Pass out and explain worksheet.

  • Locate BrainPop states of matter worksheet for me to assess in lab. 

  • Bring both sheets with you.

  • Send me an email during class from your student email account.

Computer-lab Norms:

  • Bring necessary materials, pencil, worksheets

  • Quiet hall passage.

  • Assigned seating.

  • Read and follow worksheet carefully.

  • Maintain quiet, independent work

  • Raise hand for questions/clarification

Transition to computer lab and complete activity.

 

As time permits:

SLANT: STATES OF MATTER, KEY CONCEPTS

THE FOUR STATES OF MATTER

  • SOLIDS
    • definition
    • properties
    • particle arrangement
    • particle motion
    • crystaline solids
    • amorphous solids
  • LIQUIDS
    • definition
    • properties
    • particle arrangement
    • particle motion
    • viscocity
    • surface tension
    • demonstration, high versus low viscocity
    • surface tensiondemonstration
  • GASES
    • definition
    • properties
    • particle arrangement
    • particle motion

WIN:

Second Step: Name That Person(activity)

 

Grade 8 agenda:

HOMEWORK:

Complete an Experimental Plan and share with me by tomorrow morning.

EXPERIMENTATION WITH MAGNETISM:

  • Desk-check of homework

  • Check and approve experimental questions (as needed).

  • Groups to conference about responses to Q. 1 - 4

  • 3 minute check-ins.

 

Student work Expectations:

Discuss and agree on Q. 1-4

  • Prepare and Experimental Plan for each experimental question.

  • Share (one per group) with all group members.

  • This is a formal document that should be clear, well prepared, neat, and in complete sentences.

  • When it is done, share it with me.

  • This should be complete for tomorrow's class.