Periodic Table of Elements
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%.
Students will be able to better explain the following by the end of the lesson today:
- Structure and Properties of Matter
- Chemical Reactions
- Types of Interaction
- Learn from mistakes
- Personal electronics only when appropriate
Course Digital Resources:
Link -> Interactive Periodic Table
Link -> Online Stop Watch
Game -> Little Alchemy
Game -> Little Alchemy2
Warm Up: Unit 3 Test Review
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Step #1 Cereal Iron Lab (20 Minutes)
We are going to rerun the iron in cereal lab since our last time was a flop. Handouts and supplies will be provided.
Lab Set Up Video Link -> Sick Science: Iron in Cereal
Info Link -> Why is iron important to our bodies?
Step #2 Scientific Current Events (10 Minutes)
While the cereal solution is being put together we are going to get caught up with what is currently happening in the world of science. The form and news source below will be printed for you and handed out.
Downloadable Form -> Scientific Current Event Form
News Link -> Science Current Event Article – Climate Change
Step #3 Classroom Rebuild (3 Minutes)
We are going to put the room back into rows of 2-3-2.
Next Generation Science Standards Addressed:
Science and Engineering Practices:
Developing and Using Models
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions