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8th Grade Life Science

Week 21

 Date Objective/ Procedure Handouts/ Labs Homework
1/28 Intro to Chemistry

1. Watch a video: Atoms & Molecules: take notes in science journal
A. Atoms & Elements

B. The Elements-
C. Meet the Elements

D. Bill Nye- Atomic Saloon
E. Phases of Matter- Bill Nye

2. Discuss and differentiate between atoms. elements, compounds, molecules, mixtures, and substances

3. Discuss the importance and characteristics of water

NJCCCS 5.1  , 5.5, 5.6

 

 

 

Studyisland Assignment #5 Matter

31. Chemistry of Life

 

1/29

Atoms, Elements, Compounds

1. Science Journal: What is the difference between an atom, element, and Compound?

2. Read text p. 66- 73 Add words to definitions: Matter, energy, atom, element, compound, mixture

3. Understand that chemical changes produce new substances by rearranging the atoms and that physical changes do not produce new substances therefore they are just mixtures that can be separated-Notes & The Properties Song

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.6

 

32.Elements, Compounds, Mixtures/ Parts of the Atom

Studyisland Assignment #5 Matter

32.Elements, Compounds, Mixtures/ Parts of the Atom (front)

1/30

Organic & Inorganic Compounds

1. Science Journal:  1.  What is a Compound?  2. What is the difference between an Organic & Inorganic Compound?

2. Read text p. 66- 73 Add words to definitions: ions, compounds, Organic, Inorganic, importance & characteristics of water

2. Watch The Properties Song and then participate in the Physical vs. Chemical Changes Activity to differentiate between chemical and physical changes

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.6

 

Studyisland Assignment #5 Matter

 

1/31

Subatomic Particles

1. Participate in an activity:  Atomic Musical Chairs

2. Determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons in an atom (Atomic #= protons=electrons) (Neutrons=Atomic Mass- Atomic Number)

3. Draw models of an atom with the protons and neutrons in the nucleus and and electrons outside the nucleus

5.1 ,5.2 , 5.3 & 5.4

 

Studyisland Assignment #5 Matter
 


 

2/1 Field Trip

 

Studyisland Assignment #6 Force & Motion

 

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