Chemistry Syllabus: August 2018
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August 13
Teacher Workday

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Teacher Workday

Open House 5:00 PM

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DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Read Creation, Maintenence, and Evaluation of your Science Notebook. Place today's handouts in their sections as labeled.
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the bonding in a polymer. Use claim, evidence, reason format to explain findings. Demonstrate use of and organizational skils for class materials, in a notebook and digitally.
IN CLASS: Get Chromebooks. Notes set-up, with date, topic, learning target. Sodium alginate polymers.
ASSESSMENT: Claim, Evidence, Reason Conclusion
TO DO:

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DUE TODAY: Binder check 1. Paperwork and forms
ENTRY TICKET:
Place your binder, open, and your signature form on the back table. Get out a pencil and calculator.
LEARNING TARGET
Pretest.....
IN CLASS: Pretest. When finished, scan Course Info; Draw * by these topics: Attendance, Academic Integrity, Electronics. Read these topics now. Set up Google drive folder named Chem-Lastname and share it with me now.
ASSESSMENT:
TO DO:


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DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Discuss your lab observations from Thursday with a partner.
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the bonding in a polymer. Write a claim, describe supporting evidence, use scientific reasoning to support your claim, and reflect on the process including limitations.
IN CLASS: Notes set-up, with date, topic, learning target.Discussion - sodium alginate polymers and scientific communication. 
ASSESSMENT: Conclusion and self-assessment of conclusion to polymer lab.
TO DO: Finish your conclusion.
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NO CLASS

 

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DUE TODAY: Conclusion: Sodium Alginate Polymer Lab
ENTRY TICKET:
Look over Elements to Know list.  Which do you already know? Questions?
LEARNING TARGET
: Know names, symbols, and location on the periodic table for 50 common elements. Learn collaboratively in a group. Work safely in lab
IN CLASS: Group roles activity. Website setup; begin Lab Safety Webquest if time.
ASSESSMENT: Elements quiz on Friday.
TO DO:

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DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Lab safety web page setup
LEARNING TARGET
: Demonstrate the use of PPE and application of lab safety protocols.
IN CLASS: Lab Safety Webquest. - summarize lab safety roles on your website.
ASSESSMENT: Lab Safety Quiz on
Wednesday.
TO DO:
Complete Lab Safety Rules and be ready for discussion

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DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Element Quiz
LEARNING TARGET
: Use Safety Data Sheets to understand the propertues of substances used in lab and prepare to use those substances safely.
IN CLASS: Lab Safety Webquest; how to use SDS and what information you need to work safely in lab.
ASSESSMENT:  Lab Safety Quiz on Wednesday.
TO DO: Work on SDS chart
27 DAY:
DUE TODAY: SDS chart
ENTRY TICKET:
Set up notes with date and title. Review the
Sodium alginate polymers.   Highlight the sections that will appear in other lab reports. Discuss the types onf information in each with a partner.
LEARNING TARGET
: Identify questions and concepts that guide scientific investigations. Design and conduct scientific investigations. Formulate and revise explanations and models using logic and evidence (critical thinking).
Communicate and support a scientific argument
IN CLASS: Interactive discussion: How do I clearly communicate my lab findings to others? Web page setup to explain (or Google doc)
ASSESSMENT: Web page on writing in the laboratory
TO DO:  Web page on writing in the laboratory
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NO CLASS
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DUE TODAY: Web page on writing in the laboratory
ENTRY TICKET:
Lab Safety Quiz. Review the equipment handout. Add today's date. Compare your ideas on equipment names with a neighbor. Set up notes with date and title. Skim Measurement in Science for any unfamiiar terms, or terms you don't remember. Underline, discuss with partner, and ask.
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the use of each piece of glassware and equipment before using it. Measure mass, length, and volume in SI units, with appropriate precision, and record the measurement with the correct significant digits. Describe measurements as accurate and/or precise, and explain your reasoning.
IN CLASS: Equipment Review - discussion. Begin Measurement in Science - Skills process skills lab. Part 1 and 2.
ASSESSMENT: Equipment quiz Tuesday.
TO DO: Write summary in your notes on measurement: how did you improve your measurement skills?
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DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Equipment Quiz. Review your measurememt work so far. Questions?
LEARNING TARGET
: Measure mass, length, and volume in SI units, with appropriate precision, and record the measurement with the correct significant digits. Describe measurements as accurate and/or precise, and explain your reasoning.
IN CLASS: Continue with Measurement in Science skills lab. Complete Part 1
ASSESSMENT: Measurement practical next  week.
TO DO:
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DUE TODAY: Measurement Skills data and calculations - updated as of yesterday
ENTRY TICKET:
Review your measurement work. Any questions?
LEARNING TARGET
:
Measure mass, length, and volume in SI units, with appropriate precision, and record the measurement with the correct significant digits Describe measurements as accurate and/or precise, and explain your reasoning.
IN CLASS: Lab Safety Quiz. Continue with Measurement in Science skills lab. Work on Part 2 today.
ASSESSMENT: Lab Safety Quiz, website
TO DO: Write summary in your notes explaining accuracy and precision and why each is important. How have your measurement skills improved?
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