Structure – Part A
Unit Objectives: By the end of this unit you should be able to
Try to hand things in every day. Mrs. H WILL NOT grade more than 15 points on any day of this unit.
in the Atomic Theory,
Resources: Addison-Wesley Chapter 4 & Chapter 5
Cathode ray tube
C Layer – Part 1:
All assignments in the following list are REQUIRED. They are due no later than 7:40 a.m. on Thursday (10/6/05).
|Assignment Description||Point Value||Points
|R||Demonstrate to Mrs. H that you know how to properly light and adjust a Bunsen burner. This task must be completed prior to doing the Flame Test Lab.||5|
|R||Monday: Listen to the lecture on History of the Atom. Take notes.||5|
Choose ONE of the following:
|R||Atomic Structure Tic-Tac-Toe. Complete 3 assignments that fill a row, column or diagonal.||15|
|R||Tuesday/Wednesday: With a partner complete the Flame Test Lab. (You will be given the procedure.) Answer all the summary questions at the end of the activity.||10|
C Layer – Part 2:
All the following assignments are REQUIRED. They are due no later than 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday (10/12/05).
|Assignment Description||Point Value||Points Earned||Initial|
|R||Thursday: Listen to lecture on Line Spectra & the Bohn Atom. Take notes.||10|
|Friday: Choose ONE
of the following:
|Label & Color a blank Periodic Table WS according to the key. Keep this table in your notebook, as we will be referring to it in future units.||5|
|Choose ONE of the
|R||Choose ONE of the
B Layer – REQUIRED Choose ONE option.
Choose two people with whom
to work. As a group, choose and prepare for one of the choices
below. For this unit, you will only be
planning your project. You will assign roles and
tasks. You will present your actual project to the class in the
next unit (3B).
The Project Plan Checklist is due no later than the end of class on Thursday (10/13/05)
|Design an exhibit for Explora!, the local science museum, to teach the public about atoms. See detailed instructions on the project handout. Complete a Project Plan Checklist.||10|
|Create a short oral presentation, video, or skit to teach the public about atoms. See detailed instructions on the project handout. Complete a Project Plan Checklist.||10|
A Layer: Choose ONE topic to research.
Choose your topic from the list below. Research the topic and find three appropriate articles. Complete an A Layer Assignment Sheet (both pages). You will be using this information to express your opinion about the topic in the next unit (3B).
|Our understanding of the structure of the atom has changed dramatically over the last 200 years. Are we “finished” discovering? (Does our current model accurately describe the structure of atoms? Will we have a different model 200 years from today? Why or why not?||
|Since Dmitri Mendeleev published the first periodic table of the elements, the table has grown as a new elements have been discovered. Is the current periodic table complete? Does it have all possible elements on it? How do you know?||
|What, if anything, does the general public need to know about atoms? Are scientists and students the only ones who should understand how to use the periodic table? Why?||
|The A Layer Assignment Sheet is due no later than 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday (10/18/05)|
* SEMESTER PROJECT – WS #2:
Due Tuesday 10/18/05 20 pts
Use your time off to complete
Worksheet #2 for your semester project. Pick up a copy of it, or
download it from the Chemistry – Materials Moodle Web. List 4
sources of information in your bibliography (2 from the last worksheet,
2 from this one). Type your answers. Type your bibliography
in MLA style. (For guidelines, pick up a copy of the MLA style
|88 – 100||75 – 87||62 – 74||49 – 61||< 49|