Complete the foldable as instructed below. Be sure to follow the rubric. (more…)
In class we discussed lab safety. Be sure to study this information, you will be quizzed on it next class.
To make sure students have an solid understanding of my classroom rules and procedures, students must complete the binder cover assignment. (more…)
Students completed one of my favorite labs and one that is definitely a crowd pleaser. They are tasked with helping the police solve a crime and find who stole the missing wedding cake. Using water, acetic acid, and iodine as reagents, students compare their results to the data analyzed by…
Students were able to take ownership of their own learning as they worked independently, with phone buddies, or in groups to brainstorm and complete a variety of stations. After two days in class (block schedule) students who did not complete their work were expected to do it at home over…
Learning new vocabulary words is essential if you want to grasp new concepts. Students created a pocket and carefully folded paper (or index cards) to create enough strips to write down all of the vocabulary necessary for understanding matter. The term went on the front and the definition on the…
Students demonstrate their understanding of density by finding the density of the irregularly shaped rock before finding the density of various density cubes located at their lab stations.
Using the notes taken on metric measuring, complete the foldable on the various tools used. For each picture, tell what unit it measures and what it measures.
Students review the basic metric units of measurement and how to convert between different units. Length, mass, volume, density, temperature, and time are covered. The powerpoint is located on the class website.
Using your knowledge of the scientific method, students must create a foldable by putting the steps in order and stating what takes place at each stage. The foldable will be graded based on the following rubric: