• The Plan: 1st quarter **Motion** 2nd quarter **Energy** 3rd quarter Elements 4th quarter Reactions
  • bring paper, at least 2 pens or pencils, highlighter and tape/glue stick everyday
  • study what you learned for the next class quiz/test, and
  • turn in your portfolio with all your labs, activities and quizzes completed every week.
  • Homework: show your planner and classwork to your parents each day we meet,
  • Enrichment: If you finish all of your assignments early, please create a poem, song, story or piece of art to help others learn in an entertaining way
  • For your current grade, go to engrade.com For your id and password, see me.

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TED Talks TED Ed TED Radio Hour Moth Radio Hour Selected Shorts This American Life

Benchmarks
Chemical reactions absorb (endothermic) or give off (exothermic) heat.
Several factors affect the rate of chemical reactions (including surface area, heat, atomic structure, concentration, and pressure)
Matter and energy are steadily becoming less ordered - entropy
Describe a variety of chemical reactions - synthesis decomposition single replacement double replacement combustion

Week 38 May 16-20
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Are you for or against geothermal energy? Should we go with NextEra Energy or not?
Observation - 5 w's about NextEra Energy
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Geothermal Energy
Activities -Pros and Cons of Geothermal Energy / continue poster / rap / story /poem
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What are the risks and benefits of Geothermal power on the Big Island?
Observation - Pele's Appeal video notes trailer
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - H2O Hydrogen sulfide
Activities - Guest speakers - Bob Petricci and Harry Kim
Wednesday - Renewable Energy Sources
Define New Vocab on pg 271 (1 pt)
Reading Check questions – do ALL (1 pt)
Self-Check Q And A on pg. 276 (1 pt)
Sketch - choose one from section (1 pt)
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Analyze info about renewable resources
Observation - TED talk - My Stroke of Insight Spacex
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) -Lahaina Noon 2016: When the sun casts no shadow | Okunomichi video 12:16pm
Activities - Kahoot! pt. 1 Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts / Circle the 5 most difficult notes on the input notes, pt 1 and 2 / add notes to 1/4 sheet for test
Friday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Ecosystems Test / use only 1/4 sheet for notes
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 37 May 9-13
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What are the benefits and risks of Nuclear Power?
Observation - Nuclear Waste Disposal video
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Plutonium
Activities - Input chart notes, pt 1
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe your 3 favorite types of renewable energy.
Observation - Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - renewable energy
Activities - Input chart notes, pt 2
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain the situation with unexploded ordnances and DU in Puna - Guest Speaker - Jim Albertini
Observation - What do you know about UXO and DU? Five notes about the handout.
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Unexploded Ordnance(UXO) / Depleted Uranium
Activities - Video notes / Map and locations / Fact sheet / Renewable Energy Kahoot!
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Communicate UXO / DU information to the public as a poster 10 facts = A rap / poem or story 15 facts = A
Observation - Write 5 notes from yesterday
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - none
Activities - Kahoot! pt 1 and 2 / Make poster / rap / poem / story
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Continue work on poster/rap/poem/story
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 36 May 2-6
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe the combustion of propane, include balanced chemical equation
Observation - write the procedure for propane bubble demonstration methane bubble demo
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - propane
Activities - write the chemical equation for propane combustion / write observations and conclusion, including further study question
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Are the risks worth the benefits of nanotechnology? Justify
Observation -TED talks Nanotechnology Risks and Benefits Superconductor Trains
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - nanotechnology
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% 2nd try = 3pts 75% 2nd try = 2pt
Wednesday
Observation – Read 21.4 pg 646 - (Blue Book)
Define New Vocab on pg 646 (1 pt)
Reading Check questions – do ALL (1 pt)
Self-Check Q And A on pg. 650 (1 pt)
Sketch - choose one from the section (1 pt)
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe how to change concentration, and why concentration affects the speed of a chemical reaction
Observation - Write the procedure for making Elephant Toothpaste with different concentrations of H2O2
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - solute / solvent / dilute
Activities - Elephant Toothpaste observations and conclusion / Kahoot! Atomic Structure and Periodic Table Mania
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% 2nd try = 3pts 75% 2nd try = 2pts
Kahoots Atomic Structure and Periodic Table Mania
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe how to clean pennies and copper plate paper clips
Observation - Write procedure for cleaning pennies with vinegar and salt
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) -
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Week 35 April 25-29
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Balance chemical equations in various chemical reactions
Observation - endothermic / exothermic reactions
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - endothermic / exothermic reactions
Activities - Practice balancing equations Test
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Identify variables in bubble formula
Observation - TED talks - My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - bubble
Activities - Experiment making bubbles with bubble wand
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - How does surface area affect the speed of a chemical reaction, such as combustion? Explain why.
Observation - write procedure for making a cornstarch torch
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - surface area / combustion
Activities - Cornstarch torch observations and conclusion / balance chemical equation for burning cornstarch lab
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - How does temperature affect the speed of a chemical reaction? Explain why.
Observation - Glow Stick Lab
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - temperature
Activities - Cornstarch Torch Post-Lab Questions / Submarine Post-Lab Questions
Friday
Observation – Read 21.1 pg 632 - (Blue Book)
Define New Vocab on pg 632 (1 pt)
Reading Check questions – do ALL (1 pt)
Self-Check Q And A on pg. 637 (1 pt)
Sketch - choose one from the section (1 pt)

Week 34 April 18-22
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe synthesis and decomposition reactions, give examples
Observation - Notes on Self Esteem Video
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - synthesis / decomposition reactions
Activities - Review Friday's quiz Act out synthesis and decomposition reactions Input notes, pt. 1
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe entropy and give an example
Observation - TED talks - The Skill of Self Confidence
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Entropy / Single Replacement / Double Replacement reactions
Activities - Input notes, pt. 2
Wednesday
Observation – Read 21.3 pg 641 - (Blue Book)
Define New Vocab on pg 641 (1 pt)
Reading Check questions – do ALL (1 pt)
Self-Check Q And A on pg. 645 (1 pt)
Sketch - choose one from the section (1 pt)
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Describe 5 ways to speed up a chemical reaction
Observation - Elephant Toothpaste - catalyst, concentration, exothermic - gives off heat
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - catalyst / concentration
Activities - Kahoot! Test review Test
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 33 April 11-15
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain neutralization reactions - what happens when acids and bases mix
Observation - video notes
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - acid / base / neutralization
Activities - complete presentations vinegar baking soda rocket procedure and launch
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Find the combination of variables to get the most air time for a rocket
Observation - TED talk
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - limiting factor
Activities - Neutralization Rocket Procedure
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What is the purpose of the control in a scientific investigation? Explain why each trial should differ by only one variable
Observation - Make a data table for the rocket launch
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - control (scientific method)
Activities - Rocket launch jobs / behavior / safety concerns
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Why do scientists need to standardize units of measurement, like meters and miles?
Observation - Make a data table for rocket launch - day two
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - standardize
Activities - Rocket launch jobs / behavior / safety concerns
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 32 April 4 - 8
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - How do you write a great procedure?
Observation - write procedure for burning cloud bottle
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - procedure
Activities - make poster for Physical and Chemical Change Poster and Presentation
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Write the chemical equation for your presentation's chemical reaction
Observation - TED Radio Hour - first story
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Chemical Equation
Activities - make poster, practice presentation (include procedure for chemical reaction) for Physical and Chemical Change Poster and Presentation
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What's more important - chemical or physical changes?
Observation Read 15.2 pg 458 - (Blue Book)
Define New Vocab on pg 458 (1 pt)
Reading Check questions – do ALL (1 pt)
Self-Check Q And A on pg. 465 (1 pt)
Sketch - choose one from the section (1 pt)
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Write the procedure for your presentation's chemical reaction
Observation - Physical change video quiz
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - none
Activities - Complete poster and presentation
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 31 March 29-April Fools Day Chemical Reactions
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What happens in a chemical reaction?
Observation - What are your hopes and dreams for the last 9 weeks?
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - chemical reaction Chemical Reaction video
Activities - Video notes - What is evidence of a chemical reaction? Laws of Motion review play Quick Six
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Compare Chemical and Physical Changes
Observation - Physical change video quiz
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - physical change
Activities - Physical and Chemical Change Poster and Presentation
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What is the difference between reactants and products? Give example
Observation - Write the reactants and products of a chemical reaction
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - reactant / product
Activities - Physical and Chemical Change Poster and Presentation
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 30B End of 3rd Quarter!
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Summary and Reflection - how does life change over time
Activities - Complete missing assignments Do enrichment assignment - create a poem, song, story or piece of art to help others learn in an entertaining way Departure Video Libya Madagascar
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Write a lab report for an activity viewed in a video
Observation - TED Radio Hour
Activities - Mythbusters Video notes and lab report biology chemistry

Week 30 March 7-11 Change over time TEST THURSDAY
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Predict and name ionic compounds from several families
Observation - Which family do you think is least reactive, besides the Nobles
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - halogens periodic charge electron dot
Activities - worksheet complete posters
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Test review - Write 4 Q and A - 2 which you know the answer and 2 you must find out
Observation - TED Radio Hour - first story
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - none
Activities - Highlight input chart Bingo
Wednesday
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Evaluate why atoms form bonds
Observation - Megaportfolio cover
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - none
Activities - Review Test
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week of 29, Feb. 29 - Mar. 3
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What are the rules for writing chemical formulas for ionic compounds
Observation - Review Atoms Rule! pt. 1 Underline info you know already on handout / Describe excellent class behavior during projects
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - chemical formula
Activities - Write chemical formulas for 20 ionic compounds poster
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What are the rules for writing the names of ionic compounds?
Observation - video notes
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - nomenclature TED ed Bonds Li3N CO2 Ionic vs Covalent
Activities - Complete Density Bottles work on 20 ionic compounds poster - model, chemical formula and name
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - draw electron dot diagrams of any 10 elements
Observation - put electron dots on elements on periodic table
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - electron dot diagram
Activities - Review Atoms Rule! pt. 2 work on 20 ionic compounds poster - model, chemical formula and name
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Show how electron dot diagrams explain why chemical bonds form
Observation - first there is a proton periodic charge electron dot
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - valence electrons
Activities - electron dot worksheet work on 20 ionic compounds poster - model, chemical formula and name
Think of it this way: metals give away diamond rings (valence electrons) to non-metals
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 28, Feb. 22-26
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What happens to elements when they give or get electrons?
Observation - Make data table for M&M investigation
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - ion 2
Activities - Why do atoms bond? pt. 1 poster for answers
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What is true about all of the ions in a family on the periodic table?
Observation - Why do atoms bond? pt. 2
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - noble gasses 2 3
Activities - Complete poster
Wednesday
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Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What is the rules for forming ionic compounds?
Observation - Write 5 polyatomic ions
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - polyatomic ions
Activities - Create and name 20 ionic compounds
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 27, Feb. 16-19
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Compare the properties of molecules and the elements that form them
Observation - List important elements in your life
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - molecule
Activities - [[/file/view/Molecule%20Report.docx/575031597/Molecule%20Report.docx|Molecule Report / Advertisement]]
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - When do ionic bonds form?
Observation - Draw a carbon and hydrogen atom
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Ionic Bond
Activities - Continue Molecule Report / Advertisement
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - When do covalent bonds form?
Observation - Draw a sodium and chlorine atom
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - covalent bond
Activities - Continue Molecule Report / Advertisement
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 26, Feb. 8-12
Benchmarks:
explain how elements are arranged in the periodic table
describe trends among elemental properties in the periodic table
explain how changes in thermal energy can lead to a phase change in matter
Monday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What's so great about being a scientist?
Observation - What would you like to investigate or discover?
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - misconception
Activities - Video notes - How We Found the Giant Squid, Compile portfolio Week 22-24, 50 Science Misconceptions
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Formulate the number of protons, neutrons and electrons for elements 1-20
Observation - Set-up and clean-up procedure for Candy Science Lab
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - dissolve
Activities - PNE worksheet Candy Science Lab
Wednesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - How is Pascal's and Boyle's Law shown with our submarines?
Observation - Write hypothesis to improve Candy Science Lab - make m come to surface sooner
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Pascal's Law / Boyle's Law SLG ppt
Activities - Boyle's and Pascal's Law Demos
Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass - What does Bernoulli's Principle have to do with chemistry?
Observation - Sketch fig 17 on pg 88 How does it work?
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Bernoulli's Principle
Activities - Complete PNE worksheet / game
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% 2nd try = 3pts 75% 2nd try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 25, Feb. 1-4
Monday
Observation – Read “A Gas that Glowed” pg 594 (Blue Book) write 25 words about it (1pt)
Read / Skim Ch. 19 -
Chapter 19 Review questions – do ALL Q&A 1-24 pg 596-597 (3 pt)
Do 25-27 (1 pt EC)
Answers can be used in Review Game Tomorrow! Test Thursday
Tuesday
Learning target/Exit Pass - Explain how to change a submarine's density, and what will happen
Observation - Video notes Archimedes Principles, Density, Buoyancy10 Amazing Science Tricks - liquid
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) - Archimedes' Principle, Density, Buoyancy
Activities - Review Game, Write procedure for Submarine Bottle
Wednesday TEST REVIEW
Activities - Portfolio cover / Compile portfolio / Bingo / Submarine Bottles / Peer Review
Thursday TEST!
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 24 How do solids, liquids and gasses interact?
Monday
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Thursday
Learning target/Exit Pass How can air crush a can?
Observation Video note - Charles Law
Vocabulary (sounds like/definition/how to remember) Charles Law
Activities Demo notesOne more video! / Quick Six game (Periodic Table Review)
Friday
Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 23 Make a Periodic Table
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Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 22 Make an Atomic Model
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Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

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Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

Week 21 Learn the Elements
Monday
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Tuesday
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Achieve3000 88%first try = 5pts 75% first try = 4pts 88% second try = 3pts 75% second try = 2pts
Quiz or PAT time
Portfolio - staple all work together and complete cover sheet

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Quarter 2 [[/file/view/_WebQuest%20Energy2.docx/563447905/_WebQuest%20Energy2.docx|Energy Webquest]]
Quarter 3
Quarter 4

Observation – Read “A Gas that Glowed” pg 594 (Blue Book) write 25 words about it (1pt)
Read / Skim Ch. 19
Chapter 19 Review questions – do ALL Q&A 1-24 pg 596-597 (3 pt)
Do 25-27 (1 pt EC)
Answers can be used in Review Game Tomorrow! Test Thursday