Classification of Matter

Reading Guide 18-1 Classification of Matter

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Notes 18-1: Classification of Matter- slideshow

Notes 18-1: Classification of Matter- student fill in outline

Classification of Matter Poster Requirements

Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures- Rotation Lab



Chemical vs. Physical Properties and Changes

Reading Guide 18-2: Properties of Matter

Notes 18-2: Physical Vs. Chemical Properties and Changes (Brainstorming Activity with class)

Metric Mania: Slideshow

Printable Metric Ruler

Mass Lab

Volume Lab and Volume Lab Questions

Measuring Volume: Practice 1

Measuring Volume: Practice 2

Metric Mania: Density 1, Density 2, Density 3

Density Lab


Chemical Vs. Physical Changes Virtual Lab (Slideshow)

Chemical Vs. Physical Changes Virtual Lab (Student Lab Handout)

Atoms and the Periodic Table

Outermost Electrons and Properties of Elements: Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms. PS 1-1, PS1A

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Reading Guide 19-1: Structure of the Atom

Reading Guide 19-2: Masses of Atoms

Lab: Modeling an Aluminum Atom

Element Song

Reading Guide 19-3: Periodic Table 

Element Expert– research sheet

Periodic Table Trends- Slideshow

Periodic Table Trends- notes sheet

Periodic Table Trends- WebQuest

Periodic Table Trends- Worksheet- more practice for Assessment

Ionic and Covalent Bonding

Simple Chemical Reactions: Construct and revise an explanation for the outcome of a simple chemical reaction based on the outermost electron states of atoms, trends in the periodic table, and knowledge of the patterns of chemical properties. PS 1-2, PS1A

Reading Guide 22-1 Stability in Bonding

Reading Guide 22-2 Types of Bonds

Covalent Bonding Minilab

Reading Guide 22-3 Writing Formulas and Naming Compounds

Swap and Drop– slideshow tutorial

Naming Ionic Compounds

Ionic and Covalent Compounds- lab handout  and lab set up

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Chemical Reactions and the Law of Conservation of Mass

Conservation of Mass- class demo handout

Balancing Chemical Equations- slideshow

Balancing Chemical Equations- student notes (that go with slideshow)

Wikihow- How to Balance Chemical Equations (look at “Traditional Balance” Only)

Lab: Making Molecules and Balancing

Balancing Equations- pHet online simulation handout

Balancing Equation- link to pHet online simulation

FunBased Learning- website for balancing worksheet

FunBased Learning- worksheet

Online practice: Balancing Chemical Equations

Bill Nye- Chemical Reactions- video

Bill Nye- Chemical Reactions- worksheet

Chemical Reactions- class demo slideshow

 Chemical Reactions- class demo student fill-in notes

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Acids and Bases

Reading Guide 24-3 Acids, Bases, and Salts

Acid and Bases- notes slideshow

Reading Guide 24-4 Strength of Acids and Bases

Alien Juice Bar- online AB lab

Alien Juice Bar- handout 

Acid/Base formal lab outline- google doc

Product Descriptor for Acid-Base formal lab

Carbon Cycle

Carbon Cycle Simulation Game

Online carbon simulation– make-up if you miss activity

NASA Climate Change Investigation– online lab

Carbon Event- brainstorming

Carbon Event Presentation

Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

The Carbon Cycle-Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration:Develop a model to illustrate the role of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cycling of carbon among the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and geosphere.LS 2-5, LS 2B