Week of Oct. 17-19
Objective: To understand the basic chemical principles that control living things.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Lesson Objective: I will understand the vocabulary of our Chemistry unit.
Opener: What are the two oppositely charged particles of an atom?
Summary: What does the number of electrons have to do with the ability of an atom to make molecules?
- Introduce vocabulary and properties: Element & Symbol, Atom, Proton, Neutron, Electron, Atomic Wt., Atomic Number, Isotope, & Valence.
- Assign chapter 2.1 to read (click here for link)
Thursday, Oct. 18
- I will show my understanding of the periodic table and demonstrate how to interpret the information that it provides.
- I will be able to construct a model of any atom from Hydrogen to Calcium
Opener: Illustrate how many electrons are in the valent shell of Nitrogen.
Summary: Why is Argon a stable atom?
- H.O. worksheet Periodic Chart Data table.(work in groups of 3)
- Introduce drawing of the Bohr model for atoms; Oxygen, Hydrogen, Carbon, Helium, Argon, Nitrogen (others through Calcium)
Friday, Oct. 19
- Demonstrate my understanding of the Periodic table and Bohr models
- I will learn how the valent shell of an atom tells me how it will bond with another atom.
Opener: How many atoms of Hydrogen will it take to combine with Nitrogen to form a “happy” molecule?
Summary: Why does Lithium only give up its electrons to Oxygen?
- formative quiz: Periodic Chart Data table.
- Introduce Co-Valent and Ionic Bonding
Week of October 22-26
Objective: I will learn that molecules interact with other molecule in ways that allow us to have the qualities that give us life.
Monday, Oct. 22
- I will demonstrate that I understand how to draw Bohr models of molecules.
- I will learn how to construct “structural models” of molecules.
Opener: Why does Hydrogen have only one bond line associated with it and oxygen has two associated with it?
Summary: What does the + or – sign at the end of a molecular formula mean?
- Introduce drawing of Structural models of simple molecules. (H2O, O2, COOH+, NH3, OH-, CO2)
- Assign 2.2 to read (click here for a link)
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Lesson Objective: 1. I will demonstrate that I understand how to draw Bohr models of molecules.
2. I will learn about the unique properties of Water.
Opener: Why does ice float.
Summary: What is the difference between adhesion and cohesion.Opener
- Formative quiz over Bohr models of atoms, molecule, and structural models.
- Discuss 2.2 (click here for a link)
- Explain pH. (discuss the relationship between the H+ and OH-)
- H.O. 2.2 worksheet
- Assign 2.3 to read.(click here for the link)
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Lesson Objective: I will learn about the 4 macromolecule groups that are found in living things.
Opener: What does protein have that lipid or carbohydrates do not?
Summary: The atom, phosphorus, is found in the molecule phosphate, explain why this molecule is so important to Nucleic Acid.
- H.I. worksheet 2.2
- Review: Structural models
- Discuss 2.3 (click here for a link)
- H.O. worksheet 2.3
Thursday, Oct. 25
Lesson Objective: I will learn the vocabulary that describes chemical reactions.
Opener: What keeps our bodies from burning as we “burn” sugar to give us our energy needs?
Summary: Please explain in a paragraph the relationship of a substrate and an active site.
- H.I. worksheet 2.3
- Assign to read 2.4 in class
- Discuss 2.4 (overview) (click here for link)
Friday, Oct. 26
Lesson Objective: Demonstrate that I understand how molecules of life are made and how they interact with each other.
Opener: I feel that I have prepared well for ____ of this summative exam. I will ask a fellow student to explain an area that I do not feel as comfortable.
Summary: Explain in a short paragraph how you think you are making progress as a student.
- Hand back worksheet 2.3
- Summative exam over Chapter 2
- Assign to read 7.1(click for a link)