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Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

posted by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now:                   
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date. Without using people's names, write down something that has happened this year at Macopin that you would label as "DRAMA."         

Today's Goals:        Digital Citizenship Lesson: Online Drama
1. What is drama?
2. How are gender stereotypes reinforced by people's thoughts and actions?
Homework:                
ECM Practice HW due Thursday    (Also:Bring in snacks for Mixtures Lab Fri 12/21)
 Upcoming: Elements, Compounds, Mixtures Quiz January 4th

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

posted by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                   
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and try to use only these three shapes ●▲⬛to draw three models: an element, a compound and a mixture. Go back to your definitions if you need help! 
E: C:             M:

Today's Goals:        CHANGES IN MATTER with E,C,M!
1. Continue comparing and contrasting Elements, Compounds and Mixtures. 
2. Play a quick-action review game!
Homework:                
ECM Practice HW                  (Also:Bring in snacks for Mixtures Lab Friday 12/21)
 Upcoming: Elements, Compounds, Mixtures Quiz January 4th

Monday, December 17th, 2018

posted Dec 17, 2018, 3:45 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Dec 17, 2018, 4:06 AM ]

Do Now:                   
1. Take out your ECM Poem/ Questions to be checked/discussed. 
2. Get a Unit 4 tab from the front counter and set up your notebook. 
  • Tape in tab (add to front table of contents)
  • A page (front and back) for Do Nows
  • A page (front and back) for Vocabulary

Today's Goals:        Kicking off CHANGES IN MATTER with E,C,M!
1. Discuss the ECM poem answers. 
2. Start learning about Elements, Compounds and Mixtures. 
Homework:                
none                            (Bring in snacks for Mixtures Lab Friday 12/21)
 Upcoming: Elements, Compounds, Mixtures Quiz January 4th

Friday, December 14th, 2018

posted Dec 14, 2018, 4:17 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                   
1. Take out your Unit 3 Study Guide and STUDY! Test today! 
2. Was your lab missing yesterday? Study Guide? Check it in with your teacher!

Today's Goals:        Unit 3 Test Day!
1. Show what you know about the FOUNDATIONS OF MATTER (Test today!)
2. Start thinking about our next topics (ECM poem HW)
   
Homework:                
 Upcoming: Elements, Compounds, Mixtures Quiz January 4th

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

posted Dec 13, 2018, 4:02 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                   
1. Take out your Unit 3 Study Guide to be checked. 
2. Turn in your Identifying Unknown Substances Lab into the class bin!

Today's Goals:         Review Day!
1. Anything from the study guide you would like to review?
2. Review Games!             Quizlet        Quizzizz
   
Homework:                
STUDY! STUDY! STUDY! Test tomorrow!
All of Unit 3 Chemistry Portfolio due TONIGHT at midnight!
Unit 3 Study Guide Answer Key available after school today (G.Classroom, Website)
 Upcoming: Unit 3 Test is Friday, December 14th.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

posted Dec 12, 2018, 3:48 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:              Say Happy Birthday to Ms. Alexander if you see her today!       
1. Take out your Identifying Unknown Substances Lab from yesterday. 
2. Begin to make your claims- which metal is on which table? Use the Properties of Common Substances Chart to help you. (yellow half-slip)

Today's Goals:         A Day To #SetGoals
1. Finish your Unknown Substances Lab. Turn it in. 
2. Work on your Chemistry Portfolio. All of Unit 3 is due at midnight tonight.
3. Work on your Unit 3 Study Guide. It is due tomorrow. 
   
Homework:                
Identifying Unknown Substances Lab is due Thursday.      Honors Lab HERE  
Unit 3 Study Guide is due Thursday    Is your portfolio complete? Use this copy!
All of Unit 3 Chemistry Portfolio due Wednesday at midnight!
 Upcoming: Unit 3 Test is Friday, December 14th.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

posted Dec 11, 2018, 3:38 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Dec 11, 2018, 5:36 AM ]

Do Now:                     
1. Take out your Classifying Elements HW to be checked! 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond to the following: 
"Write out a numbered list of steps of how to find the DENSITY of a mystery chunk of metal."     (think about what two things you need to measure/calculate)

Today's Goals:         Characteristic Properties- Day 2
What is a characteristic property? How can they be used to identify mystery substances?    Identifying Unknown Substances Lab today!          Honors Lab HERE
   
Homework:                
Unknown Substances Lab is due Thursday.    (extra time to work on it in class tomorrow)
Unit 3 Study Guide is due Thursday    Is your portfolio complete? Use this copy!
All of Unit 3 Chemistry Portfolio due Wednesday at midnight!
 Upcoming: Unit 3 Test is Friday, December 14th. 

Monday, December 10th, 2018

posted Dec 10, 2018, 3:44 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                     
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond to the following: 
"If I asked you to identify the chunk of metal on the front counter, what would your first step be?"
Today's Goals:         Characteristic Properties- Day 1
What is a characteristic property? How can they be used to identify mystery substances?    And.... Measurement Review!
Homework:                
Unit 3 Study Guide is due Thursday    Is your portfolio complete? Use this copy!
 Upcoming: Unit 3 Test is Friday, December 14th. 

Friday, December 7th, 2018

posted Dec 7, 2018, 3:39 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                     
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond to the following: 
"If I told you apples are full of chemicals, should you be afraid to eat them? Why?"

Today's Goals:         Natural and Synthetic Materials- Day 2
Where do all the atoms that make up the things around us come from? What's in our food? What is the difference between natural and synthetic materials?

Homework:                
Artificial Flavors Article and EdPuzzle: Star Stuff  due tonight at midnight.  
Analyzing Food Sources due Monday before class! (google classroom)
 Upcoming: Unit 3 Test is Friday, December 14th. Study Guide will be given out on Monday!

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

posted Dec 6, 2018, 3:58 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Dec 6, 2018, 3:59 AM ]

Do Now:                     
1. Take out your notes and study! Quiz today!
2. Is your portfolio up-to-date? If not, we better talk!

Today's Goals:         Atoms, Periodic Table, Combining Elements
Show what you know! Quiz today!
After the Quiz: Artificial Flavors Article & Questions (in Google Classroom) 

Homework:                
Artificial Flavors Article and Questions due Friday at end of period.  (google clsrm)
EdPuzzle: Star Stuff video/questions due Friday (in google classroom)
 Upcoming: Unit 3 Test is Friday, December 14th. Study Guide will be given out on Monday!

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