November 18 – 22

Friday, November 22nd

Class A – before lunch

We did the lesson for Class B on Tuesday below.

Class B – after lunch

We did the lesson for Class A on Thursday below.

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Thursday, November 21st

Class A – before lunch

What we did in class today: We learned how to count the number of atoms in a compound from a chemical formula.

What to do if you missed class today: Watch the movie clip below and take notes.

Class B – after lunch

We did the lesson for Class A on Wednesday below.

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Wednesday, November 20th

Class A – before lunch

What we did in class today: We learned about physical properties and chemical properties. We need this information to help us prepare for the chemistry unit like learning the alphabet before we learn to read.

What to do if you missed class today: Write down the following definitions and watch the following movie clip. It should help you get caught up.

Physical Property – describing what IS about matter; what you can observe with sight and touch. (shape, texture, color, etc)

Chemical property – describing what CAN BE about matter – how it CAN turn into something else – like Flammable, can rust, can rot, etc.

Class B – after lunch

Same lesson as written below for Class A on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, November 19th

Class A – before lunch

What we did in class today: We compared and contrasted elements, compounds, and mixtures.

What to do if you missed class today: Mr. Jamsa has a handout for you if you ask. This information will be the cornerstone of the upcoming chemistry unit.

Class B – after lunch

What we did in class today: We practiced using models.

What to do if you missed class today: Copy the information below. We will refer to it often over the next few weeks.

Models:

  1. Represents something else.
  2. Should be able to use to predict a future event.
  3. Should be able to upgrade as new info is added.
  4. You should know its limitations.

The Four Model Questions:

  1. This model represents:
  2. This model could help you predict:
  3. This model could be upgraded by:
  4. Limitations of model:

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Monday, November 18th

What we did in class today: Mr. Jamsa was ill, so the class watched part two of Temple Grandin.

What to do if you missed class today: You can work on your Temple Grandin graphic organizer when he is gone again and we watch part 3.

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