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Welcome to a new school year! Mrs. Sutterlin's Physical Science students will find most of what they need on this blog. Check it EVERYDAY! Parents will find this helpful too.

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The Mid-Term Exam is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 29th!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Week 10 - Chemical Reactions (Dress for Lab)

Monday: Due: Notes for pg. 412-427; In Class: Notes - Physical vs. Chemical Reactions, Physical vs. Chemical Reaction Wkst., Naming Compounds, Types of Reactions; HW: Read pg. 437-448 and take notes, Dress for Lab Tomorrow (legs covered, close-toed shoes, long hair tied back, no baggy sleeves or scarfs)

Tuesday: Due: Notes for pg. 437-448; In Class: Lab - Evidence of a Reaction, Balancing Chemical Equations, Gizmo - Demo, Practice Wkst.HW: Balancing Chemical Equations Wkst., Dress for Lab Tomorrow (legs covered, close-toed shoes, long hair tied back, no baggy sleeves or scarfs)


Wednesday:Due: Balancing Equations Wkst.; In Class: Lab - Formula for Ionic Compounds, Practice Balancing EquationsHW: Worksheet, Finish Lab QuestionsDress for Lab Tomorrow (legs covered, close-toed shoes, long hair tied back, no baggy sleeves or scarfs)


Thursday: Due: Post Lab Questions; In Class: Review Lab, Notes - Endothermic/Exothermic Reactions, Lab - Endo/Exo Reactions; HW: Read pg. 449-455 and take notes, Study for Quiz

Friday: Due: Notes for pg. 449-455; In Class: Review for Quiz, Reactions Quiz; HW: Study for Mid-Term Exam

Friday, October 10, 2014

Week 9 - Mixtures and Solutions (Dress for Lab)

Weekly Objectives
1. Identify and classify matter as element, compound, homogeneous mixture, heterogeneous mixture, solution, suspension
2. Identify examples of solutions, suspensions, homogeneous mixtures, and heterogeneous mixtures
3. Describe how solutions are made
4. Understand and apply the factors that affect the solubility of a compound
5. Identify examples of elements, compounds, homogeneous mixtures (solutions and suspension) and heterogeneous mixtures
6. Identify the solvent and solute in a solution
7. Understand how soaps and detergents work (both polar and non-polar)
8. Understand and be able to use techniques to separate a mixture
9. Explain the law of conservation of matter and energy both conceptually and experimentally
10.Describe factors that affect reaction rates
11. Identify and give examples of endothermic and exothermic reactions
12. Explain the exchange of energy that takes place during endothermic and exothermic reactions and how temperature is affected
13. Identify reactants and products in a chemical reaction, give an example

Monday: Due: None; In Class: Notes - Mixtures + Solutions, Develop a Procedure to separate a mixture; HW: Lab Procedure  Draft (See RUBRIC)

Tuesday: Due: Lab Procedure Draft; In Class: Bell Work, Classifying Matter Activity, Socrative Practical, Lab Prep - Separating a Mixture; HW: Work on Lab Procedure, Dress for Lab Tomorrow (legs covered, close-toed shoes, long hair tied back, no baggy sleeves or scarfs)

Wednesday: Due: None; In Class: Bell Work, Demo - Acid Concentration; HW: Finish Lab Procedure to Separate a MixtureDress for Lab tomorrow (legs covered, close-toed shoes, long hair tied back, no baggy sleeves or scarfs)

Thursday: Due: Finalized Lab Procedure; In Class: Lab - Separate a Mixture (RUBRIC); HW: Read pg. 412-427 and take notes

Friday:  No School

Friday, October 3, 2014

Week 8 - Properties of Water

Weekly Objectives:
1. Explain and apply the differences between elements, atoms, molecules, compounds, mixtures, and substances
2. Explain how different substances have different chemical and physical properties, give examples
3. List and explain the three phases of matter in terms of energy, particle spacing, and motion
4. Explain the relationship between location on the periodic table and chemical properties (valance, charge, mass, energy levels, type of element)
5. Define and apply the term electronegativity
6. Understand that water is a polar substance, but other substances can be polar too
7. Explain how molecules can be attracted to one another
8. Draw a water molecule
9. Sketch and explain how hydrogen bonds form
10. Explain that a hydrogen bond is not an ionic or covalent bond, but that it is an attraction between molecules
11. Explain the relationship between location on the periodic table and chemical properties (valance, charge, mass, energy levels, type of element)
12. Identify and classify matter as element, compound, homogeneous mixture, heterogeneous mixture, solution, suspension
 13. Identify examples of solutions, suspensions, homogeneous mixtures, and heterogeneous mixtures
14. Describe how solutions are made
15. Understand and apply the factors that affect the solubility of a compound
16. Identify examples of elements, compounds, homogeneous mixtures (solutions and suspension) and heterogeneous mixtures
17. Identify the solvent and solute in a solution
18. Understand how soaps and detergents work (both polar and non-polar)
19. Understand and be able to use techniques to separate a mixture

Monday: Due: Signed Field Trip Forms; In Class: Notes - Properties of Water, Start Lab - Properties of Water; HW: Read Ch. 19.6-19.7 and take notes

Tuesday: Due: Notes on Ch. 19.6 -19.7; In Class: Lab - Properties of Water, Read Ch. 19.7, Introduce Lab Equipment; HW: Chemistry Lab Equipment Wkst., Post Lab Questions

Wednesday: Due: Lab Equipment Wkst, Post Lab Questions; In Class: Lab Review and Discussion, Lab Quiz, Review Lab Equipment; HW: Review Lab Safety StandardsReview Lab Equipment

Thursday:Due: Lab Questions; In Class: Safety Video, Safety Quiz, Review Lab Equipment, Lab Equipment Quiz, Water Quality Report Worksheet; HW: Write 5 Questions for tomorrow's field trip

Friday: Due: 5 Questions; In Class: Field Trip - Crown Filtration PlantHW: None - Happy Homecoming!