Monday – We will finish looking at lab safety and the different lab equipment from last week’s handout.
*Students need to have their Lab Safety Contracts and Rules and Expectations paper signed and turned in.*
Tuesday – We will begin organizing our class journal including its first entry, the periodic table.
Wednesday – Review the scientific method steps:
- Make an observation.
- Ask a question.
- Form a hypothesis, or testable explanation.
- Test the prediction.
- Iterate: use the results to make new hypotheses or predictions.
Thursday – Introduce online textbook, Discovery Education, and start first unit on Matter and Energy.
Friday – Lesson/Notes on atomic structure and how it defines an element.