October 28 – November 1f


Friday, November 1st

Class A – before lunch

What we did in class today: We introduced the Periodic Table of the elements and worked on decorating a copy of our Periodic Table of the Elements.

What to do if you missed class today: Mr. Jamsa will give you a copy of the table and the note page the next time you are in class. Use a classmates table and notes to get caught up.

Class B – after lunch

What we did in class today: We introduced the concept of atoms with some demonstrations.

What to do if you missed class today: Write notes on the following film in your notebook under the title “Atoms.”

Thursday, October 31st

What we did in class today: We did a community building activity and a review crossword. We also spoke about science fair.

What to do if you missed class today: There is nothing you had to make up for today.

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Wednesday, October 30th

Class A – before lunch

What we did in class today: We continued our study of the enduring nature of matter with the story of Carrie the Carbon atom.

What to do if you missed class today: Copy the notes of a class mate and then talk to Mr. Jamsa. This concept will be hit often this year.

Class B – after lunch

What we did in class today: We designed our own Periodic Table of the Elements.

What to do if you missed class today: Today’s activity is a great way to learn about the PTE. When we share examples of great Periodic Tables in the future, you should be focused and ask questions so you understand the big picture. There is little you can do outside of class for today’s lesson.

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Tuesday, October 29th

Class A – before lunch

What we did in class today: We continued our study of matter by doing a rock cycle activity.

What to do if you missed class today: Watch the movie below. Take notes. Answer the following two questions. Show Mr. Jamsa. 1) Matter is created in your cycle _______________. 2) Matter is destroyed in your cycle _______________.

Class B – after lunch

What we did in class today: We learned how to determine information from the Periodic Table of the Elements.

What to do if you missed class today: Talk to a classmate or Mr. Jamsa and ask them what you missed and copy the table. You will be tested on this information at a later date.

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Monday, October 28th

Class A – before lunch

What we did in class today: We received an introduction to atoms.

What to do if you missed class today: Write notes on the following film in your notebook. Title the page: “Atoms.”

Class B – after lunch

What we did in class today: Today was the last day I donated class time to looking for a science fair project.

What to do if you missed class today: You can look for a project on your own. The due date for project ideas is Friday.

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