General Science Weekly Update
HONORS10/17 Monday: Writing Ionic Formulas and Names/Ionic Dice Activity
10/18 Tuesday: Polar Bonds/Electronegativity/Naming Covalent Compounds
10/19 Wednesday: Hydrogen Bonding/LAB: Properties of Water
10/20 Thursday: Unique Properties of Water/Vocabulary
10/21 Friday: Unit Wrap-up & Review
*Unit #2 TEST is tentatively schedule for Monday, 10/24
10/17 Monday: Intro to Ionic Bonding/Writing Ionic Formulas
10/18 Tuesday: Naming Ionic Formulas/Ionic Dice Activity
10/19 Wednesday: Covalent Bonding/Electronegativity
10/20 Thursday: Unique Properties of Water/Key Vocabulary
10/21 Friday: LAB: Properties of Water
*Unit #2 TEST is tentatively schedule for Tuesday, 10/25
Explosions in Science!
Most students picked Mg as the fastest reaction, but as you can see below in a video captured by one of the students, Ca quickly combines with water to produce hydrogen gas that we captured in a balloon and ignited.
It's always a great day in science when things explode!
Block #2 Hydrogen Explosion
Helpful Study Resources
Also, HERE is a link to the Quizlet for the Unit #2 vocabulary. Students are still struggling with some of the foundational vocabulary of the chapter. If you child had a low quiz grade this week, please encourage them to run through the Quizlet a few times to brush up on their terms.