Monthly Archives: March 2017

Creating Your Own Experiment

THE CONTROL– The following video is our “control experiment”. All student experiments will be changing one variable (the independent variable) and will be measuring a specified reaction. WHY DO THEY REACT? http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=4147 Asking a Scientific Question: http://scienceprojectideasforkids.com/2011/experimental-science-questions/ http://www.goscienceseven.com/SciMethod/sciquestions.html Variables- https://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/help/user_guide/graph/variables.asp Scientific … Continue reading

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Monday, March 26: Chemical Changes Continued

CRASH COURSE: WHAT IS A CHEMICAL CHANGE? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37pir0ej_SE Bozeman Science: Physical and Chemical Changes– http://www.bozemanscience.com/physical-chemical-changes/ EXAMPLES OF PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHANGES Chemical vs Physical Changes- https://www.learner.org/courses/essential/physicalsci/session4/closer1.html Chemical Reactions/Changes 10 Examples of Everyday Chemical Reactions- http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemicalreactions/ss/10-Examples-of-Chemical-Reactions-in-Everyday-Life.htm#showall Chemical Change Examples- http://www.buzzle.com/articles/chemical-change-examples.html Examples of Chemical Changes- http://www.chemistryforkids.net/reactions/what-is-a-chemical-change Physical Changes … Continue reading

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Wed., March 22nd: Testing Physical Properties and Chemical Beginnings

What are CHEMICAL CHANGES and PROPERTIES? CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:  Definition (on top of flap)– Properties that can be observed during or after a chemical reaction. The substance is changed to a NEW substance. Examples (under flap)– How easily something catches fire (flammability), … Continue reading

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Monday, March 20th: Physical Properties

What is a physical property of a substance and what are physical changes? A physical property is a property of a substance that does not involve a chemical change. Examples include: shape, melting/boiling point, solubility, density, color, weight, mass, volume, state … Continue reading

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Monday, March 20th: Blogging

kidblog.org POST #1 Tell me the title of your book. Your topic. Why you chose that book or subject. Three facts from your reading. We have been adding to our blogs and now let’s use a checklist to see if … Continue reading

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Monday, March 13th: How Big is an Atom?

Today we are answering four main questions in our journal: How big is an atom? What does an atom look like? How can we see or touch an atom? What is a scientific model? NUMBER 1: How Big is an Atom? … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 8th: Atoms, Molecules, and Elements

Overview: Bill Nye- Ask Bill Nye! Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZAh3b2vNf8 Video: http://www.schooltube.com/video/52bb23430c9c4e0ebb74/Bill%20Nye%20-%20Atoms Video Guide: Particles of Matter Reading Information: The Particles of Matter Guided Reading Outline: What is Matter Made Of Exploration of Sites Below Atoms and Elements Interactive- https://www.learner.org/interactives/periodic/index.html Atoms What are Atoms? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-3I1JGW-Ck The Space in Atoms– https://mpbn.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.matter.atoms/atoms-the-space-between/#.WMFWUBLyugQ … Continue reading

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