Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Chapter 6 & 7 Review Game: Jousting!

Try to unseat your rival with better test questions that you make from chapter 6 or 7! Yes, of course there are prizes!  The test is tomorrow.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Acids and Bases in Solutions

Today: We are pH testing a variety of substances using litmus paper and cabbage juice indicator solution.

Finish taking your notes on the properties of acids and bases in your notebook.  Turn in your note taking guide from textbook p.268-279.

Thursday, January 21, 2016


Due Today: Messin' with Mixtures lab

Use your Cornell Notes on Solutions and Solubility (text p.256-267) to help you identify the solutes and solvents in the lab and check with your table partner. 

Today, we will review the properties of mixtures and identify various household items as colloids, suspensions, or solutions.  Be prepared to defend your claim with observable evidence! 

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, Solutions, and Molecules

EQ: How are the properties of matter used to separate different substances in mixtures and solutions?

Log in to Google Classroom.  After examining the jar. Draw a diagram on IAN p.128.

Make a table and list of each of the materials it contains.  Describe the properties of each and the technique you would use to separate each unique substance.  Organize your notes on IAN p.129

Summarize by answering the Essential Question.

We are learning about the difference between mixtures and solutions.  Take notes on the illustrated sheet.

Next, we are reviewing how to read chemical formulas and counting atoms in molecules.  Illustrate the atoms that make up each molecule in on p.130.  Reading the formulas and balancing chemical equations will be next on p.131.