Day 1
Thursday
August 16 
 Learning Target/Question
 Use claim, evidence, reason format to explain findings. Demonstrate use of and organizational skils for class materials, in a notebook and digitally.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Read Creation, Maintenence, and Evaluation of your Science Notebook. Place today's handouts in their sections as labeled.
 Get Chromebooks. Notes setup, with date, topic, learning target. Sodium alginate polymers.
 Differentiation
 Options in notbook organization
 Assessments
 Write Claim, Evidence, Reason Conclusion
 Assignment
 Claim, Evidence, Reason Conclusion

Day 2
Friday
August 17 
 Learning Target/Question
 Activities/Strategies
 Place your binder, open, and your signature form on the back table. Get out a pencil and calculator.
 Pretest. When finished, scan Course Info; Draw * by these topics: Attendance, Academic Integrity, Electronics. Read these topics now. Set up Google drive folder named ChemLastname and share it with me now.
 Differentiation
 Assessments
 Assignment

Day 3
Monday
August 20 
 Learning Target/Question
 Describe the bonding in a polymer.
 Use claim, evidence, reason format to explain findings and reflect on the process.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Discuss your lab observations from Thursday with a partner.
 IN CLASS: Notes setup, with date, topic, learning target.Discussion  sodium alginate polymers and scientific communication.
 Differentiation
 Students read, write, hear and speak the academic language used in science communication. These students are learning to support one another in conversation. Options in notebook organization.
 Assessments
 Conclusion and selfassessment of conclusion to polymer lab.
 Assignment

Conclusion: Sodium Alginate Polymer Lab

Day 4
Wednesday
August 22 
 Learning Target/Question
 Know names, symbols, and location on the periodic table for 50 common elements. Learn collaboratively in a group. Work safely in lab
 Activities/Strategies
 Differentiation
 Students begin with a role in which I know they are strong so the role is modeled well for others. They will gradually ransition into doing each role well.
 Assessments
 Observations, modeling, and feedback on roles.
 Elements quiz on Friday.
 Assignment

Day 5
Thursday
August 23 
 Learning Target/Question
 Demonstrate the use of PPE and application of lab safety protocols.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Lab safety web page setup
 IN CLASS: Lab Safety Webquest.  summarize lab safety roles on your website.
 Differentiation
 Student choice in format for web page
 Assessments
 Lab Safety Quiz on Wednesday.
 Assignment
 Complete Lab Safety Rules and be ready for discussion

Day 6
Friday
August 24 
 Learning Target/Question
 Use Safety Data Sheets to understand the propertues of substances used in lab and prepare to use those substances safely.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Element Quiz
 IN CLASS: Lab Safety Webquest; how to use SDS and what information you need to work safely in lab.
 Differentiation
 Skim SDS for HCl for terms  say them together. Markup of hard copy SDS
 Assessments
 Lab Safety Quiz on Wednesday
 Lab Safety web page review
 Assignment
 Keep working on SDS chart

Day 7
Monday
August 27 
 Learning Target/Question
 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
 Activities/Strategies
 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.
 IN CLASS: Interactive discussion: How do I clearly communicate my lab findings to others? Web page setup to explain (or Google doc). Discuss whast is and isn't in the report. Focus on formatting academic language, parsimony, sections, calculations.
 Differentiation
 Students are at very different levels in academic language. A few write at with a high level of skill, a few still do not write in complete sentences. Most are somewhere in between. The use of a modeled report (the sodium alginate lab) helps students to compare
 Assessments
 Web page on writing in the laboratory
 Assignment
 Complete web page on writing in the laboratory and lab report template on a Google doc, linked to web page.

Day 8
Wednesday
August 29 
 Learning Target/Question
 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.
 Activities/Strategies
 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.
 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.
 IN CLASS: Equipment Review  discussion. Demonstration and modeling of using balance, grad cylinder, ruler for precision. Begin Measurement in Science  Skills process skills lab. Part 1 and 2.
 Differentiation
 Students will read directions for measuring, hear discussion, and observe techniques for measuring and do the skills themselves, constructing their own understanding of precision and accuracy in measurement.
 Assessments
 Assignment
 Write summary in your notes on measurement: how did you improve your measurement skills?

Day 9
Thursday
August 30 
 Learning Target/Question
 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.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Equipment Quiz. Review your measurememt work so far. Questions?
 Continue with Measurement in Science skills process skills lab. Part 3.
 Differentiation
 Students will read directions for measuring, hear discussion, and observe techniques for measuring and do the skills themselves, constructing their own understanding of precision and accuracy in measurement.
 Assessments
 Measurement Quiz next week?
 Assignment
 Write summary in your notes explaining accuracy and precision and why each is important. How have your measurement skills improved?

Day 10
Friday
August 31 
 Learning Target/Question
 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.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Review your measurement work. Any questions before we take a quiz?
 IN CLASS: Measurement Quiz. Link the Google doc you made on measurement to your website. On the website, write a reflection on measurement. How has your understanding of measurement changed? Use your Measurement handout and the summaries you wroe in your notes.
 Differentiation
 Students will read directions for measuring, hear discussion, and observe techniques for measuring and do the skills themselves, constructing their own understanding of measurements, calculations, and the importance of precision. Reflections and summaries allow for metacognition.
 Assessments
 Measurement quiz, Google doc and website
 Assignment

Day 11
Tuesday
September 4 
 Learning Target/Question
 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.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Equipment Quiz.
 IN CLASS: Part 2&3 Measurement  Direct Measurement of Volume and Volume by Displacement
 Differentiation
 Students will read directions for measuring, hear discussion, and observe techniques for measuring and do the skills themselves, constructing their own understanding of measurements, calculations, and the importance of precision. Reflections and summaries allow for metacognition
 Assessments
 FA and conversations, measurement assessment on Monday
 Assignment
 Look up TLV and on your lab safety page write 2 examples of LETHAL and 2 examples of NONLETHAL values. Explain. Complete Measuring Volume Summary on handout

Day 13
Thursday
September 6 
 Learning Target/Question
 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.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Look up chronic and acute toxicity. On your lab safety page, write 2 examples of each. Explain.
 IN CLASS: Measuring Mass  complete all parts.
 Differentiation
 Students will read directions for measuring, hear discussion, and observe techniques for measuring and do the skills themselves, constructing their own understanding of measurements, calculations, and the importance of precision. Reflections and summaries allow for metacognition
 Assessments
 FA and conversations, measurement assessment on Monday
 Assignment

Day 14
Friday
September 7 
 Learning Target/Question
 Use the correct number of siginficant figures in the result of a calculation.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Look up local and systemic toxicity. On your lab safety page, write 2 examples of each. Explain.
LEARNING TARGET: Use the correct number of siginficant figures in the result of a calculation.
IN CLASS: Complete measurement investigation, using sigfigs correctly.. Class discussion.
 Differentiation
 Devise a method to remember how to use sig figs in a calculation.
 Assessments
 Quiz; Using sig figs correctly in every calculation all year.
 Assignment
 Check all calculations on this activity got correct sig figs.

Day 15
Monday
September 10 
 Learning Target/Question
 State the prefixes, values, and relative sizes for milli , centi , and kilo to use with the SI units grams, liters, meters as equalities.
 Write a ratio from an equality, express the ratio as a fraction, and use the fraction as a conversion factor.
 State 5 base (fundamental) SI units used in chemistry and how to use them both in lab and in calculations.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Measurement quiz (lab stations)
 IN CLASS: Learn the 7 fundamental units of measure and the 5 units used in chemistry. Learn how to write each with prefixes as a ratio, and practice.
 Differentiation
 Students will devise individual strategies to remember metric equalities.
 Assessments
 Assignment
 Know metric equalities and write conversion factors for quiz

Day 16
Wednesday
September 12 
 Learning Target/Question
 Use metric equalities as ratios in dimensional analysis to convert between units in problemsolving.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: metric equivalent quiz
 IN CLASS: Common metric equalities; base and fundamental units. Writing conversion factors from equalities, and using them in singlestep and multistep calculations. Use scientific notation to express significant figures in numbers with leading or trailing zeros
 Differentiation
 Assessments
 Assignment

Day 17
Thursday
September 13 
 Learning Target/Question
 Explain the difference between derived units and fundamental units.
 Describe some derived units used in chemistry (ex. volume, density) and how to use them.
 Define density as a relationshp between the mass and volume of an object or substance.
 Write density as a ratio of mass per unit volume; as a conversion factor in calculations.
 Activities/Strategies
 ENTRY TICKET: Write 1500 m, 1500.0 m, 0.00015 m and 0.0001500 m in scientific notation.
 IN CLASS: Two types of calculations practice strategies for problemsolving.
 Measurements for density investivation tomorrow.
 Differentiation
 Colorcoding units and using domino patterns
 Assessments
 Assignment

Day 18
Friday
September 14 
 Learning Target/Question
 Use the density formula to find mass or volume of a known or unknown substance by rearranging the equation as needed.
 Use the units for density as a conversion factor.
 Graph mass vs volume on desmos.com
 Activities/Strategies
 Create a graph of yesterday's measurements on desmos.
 Differentiation
 Assessments
 Assignment
 ENTRY TICKET: Solve the problem on the screen. Trade with a partner and give feedback.
LEARNING TARGET:
IN CLASS: Density measurement and calculations; graphing in Desmos.
TO DO: Prepare for measurement assessment.

Day 19
Monday
September 17 
 Learning Target/Question
 Activities/Strategies
 Differentiation
 Assessments
 Assignment
