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Mrs. Hicks - Science

Mrs. Hicks - Science

 

 

4/30/2013

1) Warm up: Read "Inertia is related to an object's mass" on page 398 in the physical science text book. How is inertia related to mass?

2) Go over Forces Packet

HW: none

 

4/29/2013

1) Warm up: Describe the term force in your own words. What is motion?

2) Work on Forces Packet

HW: finish packet

 

4/22-4/26

TCAP WEEK!!! Get a good nights sleep and eat a well balanced breakfast!

 

4/15-4/19

TCAP REVIEW WEEK! YOUR ONLY HW IS TO STUDY!

 

4/10/2013

1) Warm up: Describe what happens if you cut a magnet in half. Compare the function of an electric motor to an electric generator.

2) Schoolhouse Rock "Electricity"

3) Work on Ch 14 and 16 Study Guides

HW: finish SG's and study!!!

 

4/9/2013

1) Warm up: Read "Temproary and Permanent Magnets" on page 428 in your textbook. Compare and contrast temporary magnets and permanent magnets.

2) Magnetism Notes Continued

3) Go over Ch 16 Section Review Questions

HW: Study!

 

4/8/2013

1) Warm up:

2) Video Clip of Magnets

3) Magnetism Notes

HW: Study!

 

4/5/2013

1) Warm up: Describe how you use the four biochemicals in your everyday life.

2) Go over Chapter Review

HW: Chapter 14 and 16 test next Friday!

 

4/4/2013 *Substitute

NO WARM UP

Read silently chapter 16 and answer all section review question.

 

4/3/2013

1) Warm up: Answer TCAP prep questions 1-6.

2) Chapter 14 Review

HW: finish Ch 14 Review

 

4/2/2013

1) Warm up: List two functions of a nucleic acid. Describe the four kinds of biochemicals in your own words.

2) Organic Compounds

3) Review pg 383

HW: None

 

4/1/2013

1) Warm up: What is a neutralization reaction? Describe what happens to the ions in a neutralization reaction.

2) Notes on Acids and bases

 

3/13/2013

1) Warm up: What is the purpose of balancing a chemical equation?

2) Jeopardy Review Game

HW: Exam is TOMORROW!!! STUDY TONIGHT!

 

3/12/2013

1) Warm up:

2) Go over homework pg 373

3) Review for Exam-looked over most missed test questions

HW: Exam is on Thursday!!! Study, Study, Study!!!

 

3/11/2013

1)Warm up: Compare and contrast an acid and a base.

2) Go over answers to Exam Study Guide

3) Acids and Bases Notes

HW: Section 2 Review pg 373 (1-8) ANSWERS ONLY

 

3/8/2013

1) Warm up: Label the diagram. How many valence electrons does a carbon atom have?

2) Go over answers to Exam Study Guide

3) Conferences with students about grades and missing assignments

HW: Study for your exam

 

3/7/2013

1) Warm up: How are ionic compounds formed?   Potassium Chloride is a chrystalline solid and has a melting point of 770 degrees Celcius.  Is this more likely to be ionic or covalent?

2) Work on Exam Study Guide

HW: Study for your exam

 

3/6/2013

1) Warm up: Read "Ionic Compound and Their Properties" on pages 364-365. Why do solutions of ionic compounds dissolved in water conduct electric current?

2) Look over test scores

3) Chapter 14 Vocabulary Foldable

HW: finish foldable and study vocabulary terms

 

3/5/2013

1) Warm up: 1. Turn in your warm ups to the front table.  2. Take a scantron and fill in your name, date, class period, and chapter 13 test on the BLUE side. 3.Place the folders up between you and your neighbors. 4. Look over your study guide silently until given further instructions.

2) Chapter 13 Test

HW: none

 

3/4/2013

1) Warm up: Answer TCAP prep questions 1-5 on page 358.

2) Review for Test

HW: Test tomorrow!!!

 

3/1/2013

1) Warm up: Does an ionic compound have a charge? Explain your answer.

2) Dancing Spaghetti Lab

HW: Study for your test on Tuesday!

 

2/28/2013

1)Warm up: An "instant cold pack" contains water and a chemical called ammonium nitrate which are separated by a plastic barrier. When the barrier is broken, the water dissolves the ammonium nitrate and becomes very cold. Is this an example of an endothermic or exothermic reaction? Explain your answer.

2) Go over Study Guide

3) Chemical Reactions Video Clip

HW: Study for test on Tuesday!

 

2/27/2013

1) Warm up: In 2-3 complete sentences, describe how grinding a solid into a powder will increase the reaction rate.

2) Go over answers to Chapter 13 Review

3) Passed out and began working on the Chapter 13 Study Guide

HW: finish the study guide

 

2/26/2013

1) Warm up: Balance the chemical equation: ____Al2O3 ---> ____ Al + ____O2  What type of chemical reaction is this?

2) Chapter 13 Review

3) Go over Balancing Equations and Types of Reactions Review

HW: Study for Chapter 13 Test!

 

2/25/2013

1) Warm up: Balance the chemical equation: ____ CuCl2 + ____ H2S ---> ____ CuS + ____HCl  What type of chemical reaction is this?

2) Go over answers to homework

3) Review- balancing equations and types of equations handout

HW: Finish today's review handout

 

2/22/2013

1) Warm up: Balance the chemical equation: ____ B2Br6  + ____ HNO3 ---> ____ B(NO3)3 + ____HBr   What type of chemical reaction is this?

2) Types of Chemical Reactions-Notes

3) Vocabulary Quiz

HW: Read Chapter 13 Section 4 and answer the section review questions.

 

2/21/2013

1) Warm up: Balance the chemical equation: ____ Zn + ____HCl ----> ____ ZnCl2 + ____ H2

2) Check Balancing Act practice problems

3) Analyzing Chemical Equations

HW: Study for vocabulary quiz tomorrow!

 

2/20/2013

1) Warm up: Balance the chemcial equation: ____Mg +  ____N2 ---->  ____Mg3N2

2) Balancing Equations Race

HW: Study for Vocabulary Quiz on Friday!

 

2/19/2013

1) Warm up: Calculate how many atoms of each element are in the following chemical formulas: 1. 2H2O2   2. 4CO  3. 3Al(CO2)3    What is the total number of atoms in each chemical formula?

2) Balancing Act

HW: None

 

2/18/2013

NO SCHOOL--Presidents' Day

 

2/15/2013

1/2 Day of School--NJHS induction ceremony

 

2/14/2013

1) Warm up: Compare and contrast a subscript and a coefficient in a chemical formula. *Use the overhead to help you.

2) Go over homework page 343.

3) Understanding chemical formulas

HW: none

 

2/13/2013

1) Warm up: Read "Signs of Chemical Reactions" on page 335. What are the most common signs that a chemical reaction has taken place?

2) Look over tests

3) Chemical Reactions

HW: Read chapter 13 section 2 and answer the section review questions.

 

2/12/2013

1) Warm up: Which pair of atoms will form an ionic bond? Explain your answer in 2-3 sentences.  a) sodium and potassium  b) potassium and fluorine  c) flourine and chlorine  d)sodium and neon

2) Chapter 11 & 12 Test

HW: none

 

2/11/2013

1) Warm up: Which of the following would be the best conductor of electric current? Explain your answer.  a)germanium   b) sulfur   c) aluminum   d) helium

2) Review for Test TOMORROW!!!

HW: Study!

 

2/8/2013

FIELD TRIP

 

2/7/2013

1) Warm up: Complete the TCAP prep questions #4-8. We will go over the answers when I return to school.

2) Define all Chapter 13 Vocabulary Terms

3) Read silently pg 334-337. Answer the section review questions 1-7 on page 337.

4) Study silently for your test on Tuesday

HW: None

 

2/6/2013

1) Warm up: Write these definitions on your warm up. 1) Cation- positively charged ion that forms when a metal donates its valence electrons. 2) Anion- negatively charged ion that forms when a nonmetal gains electrons.  3) What types of elements join to make an ionic bond?

2) Go over answers to Study Guides

3) Finish Periodic Table of Students

4) Bonding Basics

HW: Study!

 

2/5/2013

1. Warm up: 1) How many valence electrons are in the following atoms: nitrogen, magnesium, aluminum, and krypton?  2) List the charge of each ion.

2.Work on Study Guide for Ch 11 and 12 Test

3. Periodic Table of Students

HW: none!

 

2/4/2013

1. Warm up: 1) How many valence electrons are in the following atoms: oxygen, carbon, neon, sodium, lithium? 2) List the charge of each ion.

2. Work on Study Guide for Ch 11 and 12 test

HW: Study!

 

2/1/2013

1. Warm up: Answer questions 1-3 on TCAP prep page 328.

2. Ch 12 Quiz

3. Go over Chapter 12 Review

4. Pass back graded work

 

1/31/2013

1. Warm up: Compare the differences between ionic, covlaent, and metallic bonds.

2. Chapter 12 Review pg. 326-327 1-11 should be written in a complete sentence

HW: Study vocabulary terms and finish Ch 12 Review

 

1/30/2013

1. Warm up: Explain how an atom develops a charge in 2-3 complete sentences.

2. Covalent and Metallic bonds

3. Element bonding video clip

 HW: Study vocabulary

 

1/29/2013

1.Warm up: Use the periodic table and what you know about the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons to draw atoms of the following elements: 1) Nitrogen 2) Helium 3) Fluorine  Which element(s) can form bonds? Explain.

2. Loopy dot diagrams

HW: study vocabulary

 

1/28/2013

1. Warm up: Use the periodic table and what you know about the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons to draw atoms of the following elements: 1) Beryllium 2) Oxygen 3) Chlorine   Which element(s) can form bonds? Explain.

2. Lewis Structure and Borh Diagrams

HW: read chapter 12 section 2 and answer questions 1-9 in complete sentences on page 317

 

1/24/2013

1. Warm up: Use the periodic table and what you know about the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons to draw atoms of the following elements: 1) Carbon 2) Sodium 3) Neon  Which element(s) can form bonds? Explain.

2. Chemical bonds

HW: none!

 

1/23/2013

1. Warm up- Answers questions 1, 2, and 3 from the TCAP prep on page 304.

2. Go over answers to Chapter 11 Review

3. Chapter 12 Vocabulary Foldable

HW: finish foldable

 

1/22/2013

1. Warm up- Read page 296. Which gasses from group 15 and group 16 on the periodic table make up most of the air you breathe?

2. Turn in periodic table diagrams

3. Chapter Review page 302 1-20. Answers to 1-10 need to be written in a complete sentence. OMIT number 15.

4. Pass back chapter 11 graded work.

HW: Finish Chapter Review

 

1/18/2013

1. Warm up- 1) Turn in your warm ups from 1/9-1/18 on the front table. 2) Begin working on your periodic table. They are due when you come to classo on Tuesday.

2. Work on periodic table diagram (last day in class)

HW: finish periodic table diagrams!

 

1/17/2013

1. Warm up- 1) Take out a sheet of notebook paper. 2) Write your name at the top and number from 1-20. 3) Open your book to the periodic table in the back of your book. 4) Study quietly for your quiz until given further instructions.

2. Periodic Table Quiz

3. Periodic Table Diagram

HW: none!

 

1/16/2013 *2 hr delay*

1. Warm up- Complete the sentences.  1) Atoms of elements in the same ________ have the same number of __________ in their ourter energy level. 2) Elements in the same ______ have the same number of energy levels.

2. Periodic Table Diagram (will count as a test grade for science and will be used in a cross-curricular activity for Mrs. Carpenter's class)

3. Distrubuted graded work

HW: Periodic Table Quiz tomorrow

 

1/15/2013

1. Warm up- Fill in the missing information about the chlorine atom. Use your periodic table. 1) How many protons, neutrons, and electrons does this atom have? 2) What is the mass of the chlorine atom? 3) What state of matter is chlorine at room temperature?

2. Go over HW pg 299

3. Periodic Table Video

HW: none!

 

1/14/2013

1. Warm up- Compare the chemical properties of metals, non-metals, and metalloids.

2. Finish Periodic Table Notes

3. Grouping the Elements

HW: page 299 (1-13). Answers need to be written in complete sentences.

 

1/11/2013

1. Warm up- Use what we have learned about a period and a group to identify the elements on the periodic table.  1) I'm in group 4, period 5, and have 40 electrons. 2) O have an atomic mass of 31amu and I can be found in group 15-the nitrogen group.  3) I'm the only metalloid in group 16 on the periodic table.

2. Continue Periodic Table Notes

HW: none!

 

1/10/2013

1. Warm up- Read "Discovering a Pattern" on page 284-285. 1) How did Mendeleev arrange the first periodic table when he noticed a pattern? 2) Describe how this is different from the property we use to arrange today's periodic table of elements.

2. Go over homework

3. Periodic Table Notes

4. Concept Map

HW: finish concpet map

 

1/9/2013

1. Warm up- Think of all the ways a deck of cards could be laid out so that the cards form some sort of identifiable pattern. What ways can you identify?

2. Chapter 10 Review

HW: Read pages 284-290 complete 1-9 on page 291.

 

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