Physical Science Old Lesson Plans 2016-2017

Physical Science

Lesson Plans

3/20-24/17

Monday: Topic: Chapter 15: Waves


Activities: Pre-assessment on waves, Kahoot, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.  


Objectives:  Students will correctly calculate the wavelength of a wave given the frequency and the wave speed.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 15: Waves


Activities: Vibrations, Wave types Demonstrations, Wave properties, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly calculate the period of a wave given the frequency.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 15: Waves


Activities: Doppler effect, Reflection, Mirror Ray tracing, Refraction, Diffraction, Interference, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.  


Objectives: Students will correctly draw a virtual image resulting from the reflection of a mirror.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 15: Waves


Activities: Interference, Standing Waves, Standing Waves, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.


Objectives:  Students will correctly locate the nodes and antinodes on a standing wave.

3/6-3/10/17

Monday: Topic: Chapter 14: Heat and Temperature


Activities: Temperature and Energy Temperature scales and energy transfer, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.  


Objectives:  Students will correctly answer calculate the temperature of body temperature in multiple temperature scales.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 14: Heat and Temperature


Activities: Methods of energy transfer, conductors and insulators, specific heat. Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly calculate the specific heat of a material, knowing the energy input and the temperature change.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 14: Heat and Temperature



Activities:   Calculating specific heat of an unknown substance.  Specific heat lab.



Objectives: Students will correctly measure and calculate the specific heat of a material in an experimental setting.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 14: Heat and Temperature


Activities: Law of thermodynamics and heat engines, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.


Objectives:  Students will relate the law of thermodynamics to heat engines to explain how the energy is transferred.

2/27-3/3/17

Monday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities: Energy conservation and Transformations, Law of the conservation of energy, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.  Formative Test.


Objectives:  Students will correctly answer questions on formative test with 80% accuracy.


Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities: Formative Test corrections, Energy transformations. Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly calculate potential energy of different objects

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy



Activities:   Summative Test Chapter 13



Objectives: Students will correctly answer questions on summative test with 80% accuracy.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities: Test Corrections, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.


Objectives:  Students will correct the test with 100% accuracy and create a study guide.

 

2/20-2/24/17

Monday: Topic:                                 Holiday


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Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities: Energy and Work, Potential energy, Kinetic energy Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly calculate potential energy of different objects

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy



Activities:   Different types of energy, Mechanical Vs. Non-mechanical energy, chemical, nuclear, Energy storage, storage in fields: Discussion, Lecture/Notes.



Objectives: Students will correctly identify three types of energy and how one can lead to amother.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities: Energy conservation and Transformations, Law of the conservation of energy, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.


Objectives:  Students will correctly trace the flow of energy through different transformations in a system.

2/13-2/17/2017

Monday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities:   Work and power, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will be able to calculate the work done on a system.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities: Machines and mechanical advantage: Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly calculate mechanical advantage of a simple machine.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy



Activities:   Simple Machines, Building levers types, pulleys, and inclined planes, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.



Objectives: Students will correctly identify three families of simple machines.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 13: Work and Energy


Activities: Simple Machines, Building machines, Discussion, Lecture/Notes.


Objectives:  Students will correctly trace the flow of energy through a system.

 

2/6-2/10/2017

Monday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces


Activities:   Newton’s laws demonstrations, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will be able to demonstrate Newton’s laws with a variety of props.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces: Newton’s third Law, Review


Activities: Study on Chapter 12 for test: Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly identify the action-reaction pairs of common interaction.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces, Projectile Motion



Activities:   Summative Test.



Objectives: Students will correctly answer 80% of test questions on chapter 12.




Friday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces: Wrap up.  Intro to chapter 13.


Activities: Summative test corrections, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly identify the action-reaction pairs of common interaction.

1/30-2/3/2017

Monday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces


Activities:   Finish Gravity exercise, Finding the mass of the earth using the universal gravitation equation, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will correctly calculate the mass of the Earth.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces: Free fall and


Activities: Gravity’s affect on objects,  Falling and Freefall. Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will calculate the distance and object will fall in earth’s gravity when dropped.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces, Projectile Motion



Activities:   Projectile motion exercise, Discussion, Lecture/Notes



Objectives: Students will correctly calculate the range of a projectile given time aloft and angle of launch.




Friday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces: Newton’s third Law


Activities:  Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:  Students will correctly identify the action-reaction pairs of common interaction.

 

1/23-1/27/2017

Monday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces


Activities:   Newton’s First and Second Laws, Motion graphing exercise using motion sensors, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will predict the graph of their movement.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces


Activities: Newton’s First and Second Laws, Balanced and unbalanced forces, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will calculate acceleration, mass, or force given two of the three quantities.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces



Activities:   Gravity and Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation, The acceleration due to the pull of earth’s gravity, Discussion, Lecture/Notes



Objectives: Students will correctly calculate the weight of objects in different gravitational fields.




Friday: Topic: Chapter 12: Forces


Activities:   Gravity and gravitational attraction. Finding the mass of the earth.  Making gravity cards.

Objectives:  Students will correctly calculate the gravitational attraction between 2 objects

 

1/16-20/2017

Monday: Holiday

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Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 11: Motion Lab Due



Activities:   Motion and force, Balanced and unbalanced forces, Friction and motion. Friction exercise, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will calculate acceleration given the velocity before and after a timed event.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 11: Motion



Activities:   Formative Practice Test on Ch 11--Corrections, Discussion, Lecture/Notes



Objectives: Students will correctly answer 80% of the formative test questions correctly.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 11: Motion



Activities:   Summative Chapter Test


Objectives:  Students will correctly answer 80% of the summative test questions correctly.

 

1/9-13/2017

Monday: Topic: Chapter 11: Motion


Activities: Observing Motion, Speed and Velocity, Calculating Speed, Graphing motion, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will label types of motion as speed, velocity and acceleration.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 11: Motion


Activities:   Calculating Acceleration, Graphing Accelerated Motion, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will calculate acceleration given the velocity before and after a timed event.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 11: Motion



Activities:   Position and Velocity graphs, Matching graphs with motion, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will correctly predict the motion being graphed using computer motion sensors.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 11: Motion



Activities:   Force of friction, fundamental forces, balanced and unbalanced forces, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will understand the differences between static and dynamic friction and predict which will have the most effect on a given system.

12/12-12/16/2016


Monday: Topic: Chapter 6: Compounds and Molecules


Activities: Ionic and Covalent Bonding worksheet review, Metallic Bonds, Naming compounds continued, empirical formulas, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will identify the empirical formula of a compound by its proper name and name a compound by its empirical formula.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 6: Compounds and Molecules Test Review


Activities:  Formative Test Ch 6 and corrections, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will answer correctly 80% of the Questions on the Formative Test.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 6: Compounds and Molecules Summative Test.


Activities:   Ionic, covalent, metallic bonds and polyatomic ions, Naming compounds. Ball and stick models of compounds, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will answer correctly 80% of the Questions on the Summative Test.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 7: Chemical Reactions


Activities:   Endothermic and exothermic chemical reactions, Video: Hunting the Elements: Section on Explosions, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will whether some chemical reactions will be endo or exothermic reaction and understand that explosions are rearrangements of chemical bonds

12/5-12/9/2016

Monday: Topic: Chapter 6: Compounds and Molecules


Activities: Ionic and Covalent Bonding worksheet review, Metallic Bonds, Naming compounds continued, empirical formulas, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will identify the empirical formula of a compound by its proper name and name a compound by its empirical formula.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 6: Compounds and Molecules Test Review


Activities:  Formative Test Ch 6 and corrections, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will answer correctly 80% of the Questions on the Formative Test.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 6: Compounds and Molecules Summative Test.


Activities:   Ionic, covalent, metallic bonds and polyatomic ions, Naming compounds. Ball and stick models of compounds, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will answer correctly 80% of the Questions on the Summative Test.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 7: Chemical Reactions


Activities:   Endothermic and exothermic chemical reactions, Video: Hunting the Elements: Section on Explosions, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will whether some chemical reactions will be endo or exothermic reaction and understand that explosions are rearrangements of chemical bonds

 

11/28-12/2/2016

Monday: Topic: No School




Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 6: Compounds and Molecules


Activities:  Chemical bonds and chemical structures, Bond lengths and angles, the characteristics of chemical bonds, Network structures, molecular substances and strength of attraction, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Given the chemical formula of two substances, students will compare the physical properties, such as melting point, of the two substances.  

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 6: Ionic and Covalent Bonding.


Activities:   Ionic, covalent, metallic bonds and polyatomic ions, Naming compounds. Ball and stick models of compounds, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Students will identify the empirical formula of a compound by its proper name and name a compound by its empirical formula.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 6: Periodic Table, Element characteristics. Science Math Quiz 2

Activities:   15 Min. Video, hunting the elements if needed, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Given a periodic table, students will identify atom characteristics by their location on the table.


 

11/14-18/2016

Monday: Chapter 5 Periodic Table


Activities:   Origins of the table and mapping out more trends.  Valence counts and electron configurations.  Ion formation and the octet rule.

Objectives: Students will identify the reason for the reactivity of groups of elements on the periodic table.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 5: Periodic Table


Activities: Metal, non-metal, and semiconductor properties, 15 Min. of the Video: Hunting the Elements, Discussion, Lecture/Notes, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Given the location on the periodic table, students will predict the chemical properties of specific elements on the periodic table.

Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 5: Periodic Table, Periodic law, more Element characteristics.


Activities:   Sorting elements, making the periodic table, 15 Min. of the Video: Hunting the Elements, Science Math Revisited, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Given a periodic table, students will identify atom characteristics by their location on the table.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 5: Periodic Table, Element characteristics.


Activities:   15 Min. Video, hunting the elements if needed, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Given a periodic table, students will identify atom characteristics by their location on the table.



 

11/7-11/11/2016   

Monday: Chapter 4 atoms Summative test


Activities:   Chapter 4 Summative Test

Objectives: Students will perform with 80% accuracy on summative test.


Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 5: Periodic Table


Activities: Periodic table parts, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will correctly identify the 4 named families of the periodic table.


Wed/Thurs: Topic: Chapter 5: Periodic Table, Element characteristics.


Activities:   Video, hunting the elements, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Given a periodic table, students will identify atom characteristics by their location on the table.


Friday: Topic:    No School: Holiday


 

10/31-11/4/2016  

Monday: Topic:Chapter 4 Atoms Continued, Modern Model of the atom.


Activities:    Isotope worksheet Homework review, Chapter 4 Formative Test review, Bohr diagram review, Modern model of the atom--electron configuration, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Given an atom and a periodic table, Students will be able to state the number of protons, neutrons and electrons contained within with accuracy.  

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 4: Continued, Modern Model of the atom.


Activities:  Atom models: Lewis dot structures and Valence electrons,  Moles and atomic amounts review, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will correctly calculate the number of atoms in a specific mass of an element.

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 4 atoms Electron configuration and Modern model of the atom.  Review of chapter 4.


Activities:   Electron configuration, s p d f orbitals, Shapes of modern atom models, Spectrum of gases, laser excitation of atoms, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: Given an atom and a periodic table, students will place electrons in their correct energy levels around the nucleus.


Friday: Topic:    Chapter 4 atoms Summative test

Activities:   Chapter 4 Summative Test

Objectives: Students will perform with 80% accuracy on summative test.

 

10/24-28/2016


Monday: Topic:  Chapter 4 Atoms Continued, Atom Parts and charges, Atomic numbers, masses, and Isotopes.


Activities:    Bohr diagram review, Atomic theory: beginnings, Dalton Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr, Chadwick, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Given an atom and a periodic table, Students will be able to state the number of protons, neutrons and electrons contained within with accuracy.  

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 4:


Activities:  Bohr diagram review, Isotope exercise,  Moles and atomic amounts, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will correctly calculate the number of atoms in a specific mass of an element.

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 4 atoms Structure and Modern model of the atom.


Activities:   Converting Between moles and grams, Mole exercise

Objectives: Students will experimentally measure the amount of a substance and calculate the moles and molecules it contains correctly.


Friday: Topic:    Chapter 4 atoms review, Modern modle of the atom


Activities:   Chapter 4 Formative Test and corrections.

Objectives: Students will perform with 80% accuracy on formative test.

 

10/17-21/2016


Monday: Topic: Chapter 1, 2, 3  Review for SCA


Activities:  Ch 1, 2, 3 practice tests review, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will review the topics on the previous tests for the SCA.    

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 1, 2, 3  Review for SCA



Activities: Science Math Review, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will review the topics on the previous tests for the SCA.    

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Short Cycle Assessment



Activities:   Test: SCA, Chapter 4 atoms discussion.

Objectives: Students will perform with 80% accuracy on SCA.


Friday: Topic:    Chapter 4 Atoms Continued, Atom Parts and charges, Atomic numbers, masses, and Isotopes.


Activities:    Bohr diagram review, Atomic theory: beginnings, Dalton Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr, Chadwick, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Given an atom and a periodic table, Students will be able to state the number of protons, neutrons and electrons contained within with accuracy.  

 

10/10-14/2016    

Monday: Topic: Chapter 3  Review


Activities:  Ch 3 Formative test and corrections, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Students will perform with 80% accuracy on practice assessment over chapter 3.   

Tuesday: Topic: Finish Chapter 3  Matter and energy, Changes of state, Kinetic theory.  Intro into Chapter 4 Atoms


Activities: Ch 3 Summative Test: Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:Students will perform with 80% accuracy on the assessment over chapter 3.    

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 4  Atoms, Atom models


Activities:   Atom Drawing,  Historical development of the Atomic Theory, Early experimenter Democritus, Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Atom movie and worksheet notes, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: By the end of instruction, students will be able to state the contributions of the early pioneers of atomic theory.


Friday: Topic:    Chapter 4  Atoms, Atom Parts and charges, Atomic numbers, masses, and Isotopes.


Activities:    Looking at the Bohr diagram, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: Given an atom, Students will be able to state the number of protons, neutrons and electrons contained within.with accuracy.  

10/3-7/2016

Monday: Topic: Chapter 3  Matter and energy, Kinetic theory.


Activities:  Correct Ch 2 test, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: By the end of instruction, students will be able to correctly apply the Kinetic theory of Matter to given scenarios.   

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 3  Matter and energy, Kinetic theory.

Continued


Activities: Demonstrations, Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives:By the end of the lecture, students will be able to apply the three conditions of the kinetic theory to a given scenario.

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 3  Changes of state and Energy, Conservation of mass and energy.


Activities:   Change of state exercise, Hand warmers,  Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: By the end of instruction, students will be able to state the reasons why the hand warmers get hot by applying the concepts learned in the conservation of energy lecture to this example.


Friday: Topic:    No School Today

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9/26-30/2016

Monday: Topic: Chapter 2 Finish: Changes in Matter, Physical and chemical changes


Activities:  Thermal Expansion Exercise, Ball & Ring, Wire, Review Chapter 2 topics and Vocabulary review


Objectives: By the end of instruction students will be able to correctly predict the behavior of matter under changing thermal conditions.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 2 Finish: The Nature of Matter


Activities: Chapter 2 Summative Test

Objectives:Students will correctly answer 80% of the test questions from chapter 2.

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 3 Introduction:  States of matter and the role of Energy


Activities:   Change of phase exercise: Solid-Liquid-Gas, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: By the end of instruction, students will understand the role that energy plays in states of matter and phase change.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 3  Matter and energy, Kinetic theory.  


Activities:  Discussion, Lecture/Notes


Objectives: By the end of instruction, students will be able to correctly apply the Kinetic theory of Matter to given scenarios.    

9/19-23/2016

Monday: Topic: Chapter 2 Continued: The Nature of Matter


Activities: Review and turn in physical property lab, review classification of matter, Vocabulary review


Objectives: By the end of instruction students will be able to correctly classify examples of substances as Homogeneous or heterogeneous mixtures.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 2 Continued: The Nature of Matter


Activities: Elements and compounds, Notes, discussion, modeling and lecture.

Objectives:By the end of instruction, students will correctly identify compounds, molecules, and atoms from models.

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 2 Continued: The Nature of Matter, Chemical properties of matter:


Activities: Chemical properties Demonstrations, modeling a chemical reaction, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: By the end of instruction, students will correctly identify a chemical reaction product and produce a model of it.  


Friday: Topic:     No School--PD Day


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9/12-16/2016

Monday: Topic: Chapter 2 The Nature of Matter


Activities: Chapter 1 Test Review, Chapter 2 Matter, the classification of matter, Finish density Lab.


Objectives: By the end of instruction students will be able to correctly classify examples of substances as pure or mixtures.

Tuesday: Topic: Chapter 2 The Nature of Matter


Activities: Elements and compounds, Notes, discussion, modeling and lecture.

Objectives:By the end of instruction, students will correctly identify compounds, molecules, and atoms.

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 2 The Nature of Matter, Physical properties of matter:


Activities: Physical properties exercise, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives: By the end of instruction, students will correctly identify and use the physical properties of matter to separate a dry mixture.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 2 The Nature of Matter,


Activities:  Physical and chemical changes


Objectives:·By the end of instruction Students will provide examples of chemical and physical changes in matter.          

 

9/5-9/2016

Monday: Topic:


Activities:                             Holliday


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Tuesday: Topic:  Finish Ch 1, Science Math, Scientific Method, Theories and Laws, Variables, Precision and Accuracy, Quantitative and Qualitative data.


Activities:  Science Math Test Review, Notes, discussion and lecture, hypothesis writing.

Objectives:By the end of instruction, students will be write a correct hypothesis that is explanatory, falsifiable, predictive, and fall within the scope of Natural Science.

Wed/Thurs: Topic:  Chapter 2 The Nature of Matter, Classifying Matter, Elements, Compounds, Pure Substances and Mixtures.


Activities: Physical properties exercise, Discussion, Lecture/Notes

Objectives:By the end of instruction students will be able to correctly classify examples of substances as pure or mixtures.


Friday: Topic: Chapter 1 Review and Test


Activities:  Chapter 1 Test


Objectives:·By the end of instruction Students will demonstrate 80% proficiency in chapter 1 topics.