Today we built periodic tables of the first 18 elements and learned about the Bohr model of the atom. Tomorrow we will learn about the Lewis Dot structure and continue practicing diagramming atoms. We will have our final chemistry assessment this Friday.
On Thursday you will have an exam covering the Law of Conservation of Mass and balancing chemical equations. Use the videos below to help you study for your exam.
Watch the video below and practice balancing equations along with the video. You should pause and try to solve them yourself before watching the answer.
In class today we took a quiz on balancing chemical equations. Your GOLD TAPE QUESTION for this week is about a family of molecules we haven'y yet discussed in class. Click THIS LINK to learn about Forever Chemicals answer the following question: What are "Forever Chemicals" and what are scientists trying to do to them?
Gold Tape Question: Methane has one carbon, ethane has two, propane has three and butane has four. What is the name of a hydrocarbon with TWELVE carbons?
Thursday and Friday Students watched the NOVA documentary "Hunting the Elements." On Monday Students will begin their final week before winter break.
GTQ: Who is credited with inventing the Periodic Table and what country was he from?
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Mr. Powell is an 8th grade Science Teacher in Western Colorado.