PreAP Science

Class Date
Class Work & Assignments
Course Introduction
HW:  Acknowledgements and Safety Contract-Get signed

Please see my home page for class acknowledgments.  Safety Contract is on Parent Access.
Course Introduction.doc
Safety in Science
HW:  Science Safety Your Way Due 9/3

1.  Conclude course guidelines from Monday
2.  Set up composition notebooks (Please see me during tutorials or advisory if you were absent.)
3.  Discuss Science Safety Your Way assignment - Choose one of the ten projects to complete.
4.  Safety Scenarios Activity - Rotate through various scenarios to find safe practices in the lab.  (If absent, we will conclude this activity in class on Friday.  It is not necessary to come to tutorials for this assignment.)

Safety Scenarios.docx
Safety Scenarios Answer Sheet.doc
Flinn Safety Contract.pdf
Safety in Science
HW:  Science Safety Your Way Due 9/3
        Safety Quiz on 9/3

1.  Review planner information.
2.  Add periodic table, formula chart, and safety rules to composition notebook.
3.  Review answers from safety scenarios.
4.  Prove or Disprove?  Activity
If you were absent, please see me for tutorials to finish setting up your composition notebook.  

Intro to Safety.doc
Fire Safety Notes and Crossword.pdf
Prove or disprove Warm Up.ppt
Safety Quiz
Current Science Research

HW:  Current Science Research Due Week of 9/15
        Equipment Match Up 9/5

1.  Safety Quiz
2.  Current Science Research

Student Example.doc
Equipment Match up.doc
Current Science Research
Scientific Method

HW:  Identifying Variables WS 9/9
       Textbook Scavenger Hunt WS 9/9
       Current Science Research Due 9/15
       Unit 1 Test 9/11

1.  Textbook Handout (if absent, see Mr. Horan during your lunch break)
2.  Compare and Contrast Activity: Coke and Diet Coke (see me during tutorials or advisory to complete this assignment)
3.  Experimental Scenarios (need to set this up before class during tutorials or advisory if absent)
4.  If time allows, we will work on current science research.
Textbook Scavenger Hunt Student Copy.docx
Experimental Scenarios.pdf
Identifying variables worksheet.doc
Scientific Method
Quantitative vs. Qualitative Observations
Theory vs. Law

HW:  Practicing Using the Steps of the Scientific Method WS Due 9/11
       UNIT 1 TEST on Thursday 9/11
       Current Science Research Due 9/15

1.  Warm Up:  Work on Experimental Scenarios
2.  Grade homework assignments from 9/5
3.  Qualitative vs. Quantitative
4.  Graphing Foldable
5.  Theory vs. Law (Read pg. 12 in textbook)

Table of Contents Update
Pg 18 Equipment Matchup
Pg 19 Qualitative vs. Quantitative
Pg 20 Graphing

Practicing Steps of the Scientific Method.doc
Qualitative vs Quantitative Observations.pdf
Graphing Foldable.pdf
Unit 1 Test
After Test:  Measurement PreQuiz

HW:  Current Science Research  Due 9/15  After 9/19, it will be late.

1.  Test
2.  Measurement Quiz
There is nothing to print here.  If you are absent, you will need to make up both the test and the quiz on the next class day.  
Significant Figures
Test and Quiz Review
Research Plans

HW:  Current Science Research Due now.  Late after Friday.
        Research Plans 9/23
        Finish significant figures activity
        Parent Letter for EDC Participants 9/17

Warm Up:  APA Format

1.  Test and Quiz Review
2.  EDC Parent Letter
3.  Research Plan Assignment
4.  Significant Figures
Sig Fig Cards Color.pdf
Sig Fig Rules and Practice.pdf
Significant Figures Student Page.pdf
Significant Figures
Stumble Sheet from Unit 1 Test
Length Lab

HW:  Finish the length lab as much as possible.  (Warm up on Friday will be completing the questions that require a meterstick, your partner, or pieces of furniture in the class, etc.)

Research Plans Due 9/23

Warm Up:  Use the "ruler" to measure the arrows.  Glue in on page 26 and write your answers with one estimated digit.

1.  Stumble Sheet for Unit 1 Test
2.  Significant Figures Activity
3.  Length Lab

The "ruler" and stumble sheet must be picked up during tutorials or advisory if absent.

Significant Figures Activity can be printed from 9/15/14.

Length Practicing Measurement Skills.doc
Length Lab Conclusion
Specific Heat Lab

HW:  Research Plans Due 9/23

Warm Up:  Length Lab Measurements & Safety for Specific Heat Lab

1.  Research Plans Question and Answer Period
2.  Specific Heat Lab

Finish specific heat graph and conclusion.  
Specific Heat Temperature Lab Answer Sheet.doc
Specific Heat Temperature Lab.doc
Volume Lab
Density Lab

HW:  Graduated Cylinder Practice WS
        Volume Lab Conclusion Questions and box and t-chart
        5 Printed Research Articles that will be used in ISP must be brought to class on September 29 for a 100 quiz grade.  Each article printed will be worth 20 points.  No articles will mean a zero for a quiz grade.  We will be using these in class on September 29.

Turn in Research Plans!!

1.  Volume Lab
2.  Density Lab
Volume Lab.pdf
Density Lab.pdf
Volume Practice WS.pdf
Density Lab
Online Metrics Practice

HW:  Finish online metrics
        5 Research Articles Due 9/29 Quiz Grade
        Metrics Practical Major Grade 10/1

Discovering Density Lab.pdf
Interactive Metrics Online.doc
ISP Background Research

HW:  Research Article Summary #1 Due 10/3

1.  Selective Highlighting of Articles
2.  Set up ISP Journal
3.  Power Notes over Article #1

The research plan handed back today in class, MUST be attached to updated research plan that will be due on October 9.  
Metrics Practical

HW:  Article #1 Summary Due 10/3
       Updated Research Plans Due 10/9

If you did not finish Pages 42-52 reading and questions 1-9 during class, please complete these.  
Atomic Models

HW:  Updated Research Plans Due 10/9

1.  Metrics Practical Stumble Sheet
2.  Atomic Models Notes and Powerpoint
Atomic Model Data Table.doc
Atomic Model PPT.ppt
Atomic Structure
The Atom Song

HW:  Updated Research Plan Due 10/9
       Artcile Summary #2 Due 10/15

1.  Article #2 Summary Discussion
2.  The Atom Song
3.  The Inside of an Atom Activity
The Inside of an Atom Activity.doc
The Inside of an Atom Pictures.pdf
Atomic Model Review
Atom Song Quiz
Bohr Model Activity and Notes

HW:  Drawing Atoms of Elements Lab Due 10/13
       Article Summary #2 Due 10/15
       Article Summary #3 Due 10/23

Warm Up:  Sort the Atomic Model Cards with your neighbor.  

1.  Atom Song Quiz (see me before school to make up)
2.  Conclude the Inside of an Atom Activity (if needed)
3.  Bohr Models Activity and Notes
Bohr model Group discovery worksheet.doc
Protocol Forms
Periodic Table Trends

HW:  Protocol Email Parent Confirmation 10/15
       Article Summary #2 Due 10/15
       Article Summary #3 Due 10/23
       Chemistry TEST 10/23
       Textbook Online Homework Due 10/15

1.  Complete protocol call (science fair) registration and send parent email for permission to participate.
2.  Periodic Table Trends - metals, metalloids, and nonmetals
Metals, Metalloids, Nonmetals Foldable.pdf
Atomic Model Review
Periodic Table Properties

HW:  Research Article #3 Due 10/23
        Chemistry Test 10/23
        Complete online protocols on  10/17

Warm Up:  Understanding Valence Electrons

1.  Review homework from textbook for correct answers
2.  Discuss warm up
3.  Atomic Models with Atom Boards
4.  Properties of the Periodic Table Lab (please make up during tutorials or advisory)
Planner Quiz
Update composition notebooks

HW:  Protocol Forms if not already completed

1.  Planner Quiz
2.  Update composition notebooks
Table of Contents
Pg. 35 Atom Song Quiz
Pg. 36 Metals, Metalloids, and Nonmetals Foldable
Pg. 39-41 Bohr Model WS
Pg. 42-43 Drawing Atoms of Elements Lab
Pg. 45 Atom Notes
Atom Notes.pdf
Atomic Structure Test Review

HW:  Atomic Structure Test 10/23
        Article Summary #3 Due 10/23
Atomic Structure PreAP Test Review.doc


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