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  • 1/27-1/31

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/25/2020 4:20:00 AM

    Monday: Mixtures Lab

    Tuesday: Ch. 15 (Properties of Matter) Test Review (click here

    Wednesday/Thursday: Finish test review; Ch. 15 Test 

    Friday: Ch. 16 Vocabulary; Model of an atom 

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  • 1/20-1/24

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/18/2020 2:15:00 AM

    Monday: NO SCHOOL 

    Tuesday: Review examples; Change Lab; Physcial/Chemical change worksheet 

    Wednesday: Mental Health Awareness Presentation

    Thursday: Properties of Matter Rotation Activity and Group consensus paper, 

    Friday: Types of mixtures chart and flow chart to notes; Changes foldable 

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  • 1/13-1/17

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/11/2020 3:20:00 AM

    Monday and Tuesday: Study guide and review for Ch. 14 test (click here)

    Wednesday/Thursday: Ch. 14 Test; start Ch. 15 vocab 

    Substance, Element, Compound, Solution, Suspension, Colloid, Homogeneous mixture, Heterogeneous mixture, Physical property, Chemical property, Law of conservation of mass, Filtration, Distillation, physical change, chemical change

    Friday: Finish ch. 15 vocab and answer summary questions: 

    • Carbon and the gases hydrogen and oxygen combine to form sugar. How do you know sugar is a compound?
    • A pat of butter melts and then burns in a hot frying pan. Which of these changes is physical and which is chemical?
    • Explain why evaporation of water is a physical change and not a chemical change.
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  • 1/6-1/10

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 1/6/2020 3:20:00 AM

    Monday: NO SCHOOL 

    Tuesday: Review states of matter and Kinetic Molecular Theory (make sure notes are up to date); States of Matter Lab

    *TEST NEXT WEEK Ch. 14

    Wednesday/Thursday: Review phase changes and reverse phase changes (make sure notes are up to date); Review endo- and exothermic--add to foldable (which phase changes are endothermic and which are exothermic?); Phase Change Lab; Notes on Heating Curves

    Friday: Phase Change Graphic Organizer; Textbook notes on Gas Laws (section 14.3); Answer question 24 on pg. 451

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  • 12/2-12/6

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/30/2019 3:10:00 AM

    Monday: States of matter (ch.14) vocab:

    Kinetic theory 

    Melting point

    Boiling point




    Thermal expansion



    Boyle's Law

    Charles's Law 

    Tuesday: States of matter graphic organizer 

    Wednesday/Thursday: States of matter notes; Phase Change foldable; Begin working on midterm study guide 

    Friday: States of matter lab; continue working on midterm study guide 

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  • 11/18-11/22

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/16/2019 3:20:00 AM

    Monday: Notes behavior of waves; study guide given ch. 9 (click here--coming soon)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTWHxZ6Jvjs --reflection

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95V-QJYZ2Dw refraction

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH0NfVUTWG4 --diffraction

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPe1z4GC1uU --interference 


    Tuesday: Work on study guide 

    Wednesday/Thursday: Wave Lab; Test review 

    Friday: Ch. 9 Waves Test 

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  • 11/11-11/15

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/10/2019 3:15:00 AM

    Monday: Bill Nye video on waves and guided notes. 

    Tuesday: Ch. 9 Vocab:



    Mechanical wave

    Transverse wave

    Longitudinal wave













    Wednesday/Thursday: Notes on types and properties of waves; Waves foldable; Waves intro lab

    Friday: Waves practice questions; Worksheet

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  • 11/4-11/8

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 11/2/2019 2:10:00 AM

    Monday: Give out ch. 4 study guide--Due Friday! (click here); Energy Conversions notes/discussion (click here)

    Tuesday: Energy Conversions worksheet (click here)

    Wednesday/Thursday: Energy Lab; Finish working on/study the study guide 

    Friday: Ch. 4 Test

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  • 10/28-11/1

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 10/26/2019 4:10:00 AM

    Monday: Notes on section 4.3 in the textbook (pgs 120-127); Answer questions 28-31 on pg 127 on your own paper and turn in. 

    Tuesday: Form groups and being working on roller coaster project

    Wednesday: (early release) Build roller coasters

    Thursday: Finish testing roller coasters/finish project

    Friday: Forms of Energy Lab

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  • 10/21-10/25

    Posted by Ashley Banta on 10/18/2019 3:50:00 AM

    Monday: Notes on work and power; Practice problems page 107 #1-3

    Tuesday: Work and power practice sheet (click here)

    Wednesday/Thursday: Work and Power Lab; Forms of Energy identification; Notes on Kinetic/Potential/Mechanical Energy; Practice sheet Kinetic/Potential Energy (click here)

    Friday: Finish Kinetic/Potential wkst; Energy Conservation foldable 

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