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

What are CHEMICAL CHANGES and PROPERTIES? CHEMICAL PROPERTIES: Properties that can be observed during or after a chemical reaction. Examples are how easily something catches fire (flammability), decomposition, reactivity with air (rust), water, how toxic it might be. CHEMICAL CHANGES-  A change … 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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Wed., March 8th: Journal Checks, Reading and Blogging

Fill out a JOURNAL REFLECTION SHEET. Ms Fitz will be going over this with you during class. Complete all journal entries and missing work. Non-Fiction Reading- Read from non-fiction books. Create a Blog Entry that gives the following information. The … Continue reading

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Mon. and Tues., March 6th and 7th: States of Matter

  CHANGING THE STATES/PHASES OF MATTER Changing Phases: How does a substance change from a solid to a liquid to a gas and then back to a liquid and then to a solid? What happens to the substance in order to change states? … Continue reading

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