Lesson Plans: August 19th – 23rd

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:

  1. Make an observation.
  2. Ask a question.
  3. Form a hypothesis, or testable explanation.
  4. Test the prediction.
  5. 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.