Chemical and Nuclear Reactions
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
In this unit students will develop and use models in addition to using mathematics and computational thinking. Specifically in the field of Patterns, Energy and Matter, and Types of Chemical Interactions. The goal is for a student average of 85%.
What are the uses of chemical reactions in the real world?
- Learn from mistakes
- Personal electronics only when appropriate
Course Digital Resources:
Link -> Interactive Periodic Table
Link -> Online Stop Watch
Warm Up: (5 Minutes)
Which set of elements are in the Noble Gases Group?
A. Hydrogren, Lithium, Sodium, Potassium
B. Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton
C. Copper, Silver, Gold, Zinc
D. Fluorine, Chlorine, Bromine, Iodine
Today we are going to practice utilizing Cornell Notes.
Template -> Cornell Notes (V2)
Topic # 1 – Solutions and Other Mixtures (Review)
Heterogeneous vs Homogeneous Mixtures
PPT Link -> Heterogeneous vs Homogeneous
Suspensions, Solutions, and Colloids (Review)
Practice Quiz -> Solutions, Colloids, Suspensions Quiz
Focus Study: Crude Oil, It’s Evolution, Uses, and Dangers (New!)
YouTube -> Crude Oil Fractions
Youtube – > How it’s Made: Crude Oil
YouTube -> Fossil Fuels: Pros and Cons
Newslink-> What is PetCoke?
Supplementary Materials for writing Activity
YouTube Link -> History of Crude Oil
Information Source -> 12 Pros and Cons to Using Crude Oil
Information Source -> Alternative Fuels
Topic # 2 – How Substances Dissolve
PPT – > Mixing and Dissolving
Topic #3 – Solubility and Concentration
PPT -> Solubility and Concentration
Topic #4 – Acids, Bases, and pH
PPT -> Acids & Bases
Topic #5 – Acids, Bases, and Salts in the Home
PPT -> PPT – Acids, Bases, & Salts
Topic #6 – Nuclear Fission and Fusion
PPT -> Fission and Fusion
Topic #7 – Nuclear Radiation Today
YouTube (7 min) -> Nuclear Energy | Nuclear Fission | Nuclear Fusion
YouTube (4 min) -> Nuclear Energy Explained: Risk or Opportunity
YouTube (2 Min) -> Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power
Activity Deliverable (Assignment):
In a brief one page typed paper, explain what crude oil is, how it is made, its pros and cons, and your stance on if you believe continuing to use crude oil for the foreseeable future is advisable as opposed to utilizing nuclear energy.
Ticket Out the Door:
What was the most confusing concept in today’s lesson?
Finish your reading for Unit 5 and begin looking over the work.
Next Generation Science Standards Addressed:
Chemical Reaction Rates:
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions