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A cool fireworks wiki to see : jonemeinke.wikispaces.com/Fireworks


Science 9

Schedule:

Jump to 4th 9 weeks

1/10
Fireworks and sparklers - compiled list

1/11
Initial research

1/14
Understanding what we found

1/15
Testing - no class

1/16
Sci9 Notes - why certain elements are used in fireworks. We listed the elements, atomic numbers, and discussed the numbers and arrangements of electrons. See the note page for more info.

1/17
Research and discussion of information found

1/18
Bonding in atoms - ionic, covalent, metallic/Research

1/21
Determining charge of families and chemical properties

1/22
Family review and discussion of properties

1/23
Types of bonds

1/24
Metallic bonding activity - bobby pins

1/25
Finish metallic bonding questions/ Apex activity:http://www.apexvs.com/ApexUI/default.aspx

1/28
Review/look at group information and where we go from here - brainstorm project requirements
Atomic review:

1/29
Fireworks research site - find key information from site

1/30
Apex/review sheet

1/31
Apex/review sheet

2/4
Review need to know list and discuss missing information

2/5
Ionozation energies and what it means

2/6
Mini sparklers lab

2/7
Research

2/8


2/11
Anatomy of a firework activity

2/14
webquest on fireworks

2/15
Fireworks safety

2/18
History of Fireworks

2/19
finish activities from last week

2/20
Demonstration - "motion and behavior of molecules" in a candle/gas law activity

2/21
finish activities

2/22
snow day

2/25
Gas law discussion/oxidation discussion

2/26
Lab: cartesian diver

2/27
Work on project

2/28
Oxidation and reduction/Work on project

2/29
work on project

3/3 -3/7
project work

3/10
Finish project - all material on wiki

3/11
Finish project - all material on wiki

3/12
Motion of everyday objects

3/13
Motion of everyday objects

3/14
Motion of everyday objects

3/17
View the following powerpoints and answer the questions found [[Motion questions|here]]. Powerpoints:Newton's Laws Vectors

3/18
Finish questions from yesterday found here. Brainstorm Easter Egg Roll materials.

3/19 - 3/25
Easter Egg Roll-create two more rolls and analyze reuslts

3/26
Measure and graph results

3/27 - 3/28
Speed discussion - add information to wiki - Assignment: Motion of everyday objects

3/31
Discussion of speed questions/Calculate speed from Easter Egg Roll results

4/1
Jenga and factors that affect speed

4/2
Center of Gravity

4/3
Speed of a toy car

4/4
Newtons 3 Laws

4/7 - 4/8
Physics questions review sheet

4/9 - 4/14
Acceleration and Momentum experiments - Scooter fun! Convert units here

4/15 - 4/17
Elastic and nonelastic collisions

4/17- 4-/18
Analysis of easter egg roll

4/21
Speed problems check

4/22
Forces review

4/23
Complete Forces review / Everyday projects check in/ Introduce [[Power and work]]

4/24
Power and work lab

4/25
Calculations from Power and work lab

4/28
Relationship of learned information to Motion of everyday objects example

4/29 - 4/30
Energy Skate Park

5/1
2 trains on a track data/Hazardous roadways research and discussion

5/2 - 5/5
Finish work and power calculations

5/6 - 5/9
Free fall objects lab and calculations

5/12
Trajectory

5/13
Testing

5/14
Balanced and unbalanced forces Keep a journal of balanced and unbalanced forces and examples on your individual page. Title it balanced and unbalanced forces.

5/15
Use 12 pictures on worksheet to identify whether a push force, pull force, or both is required for the action. Explain why you chose the answer and place information on your individual wiki page. Title it push and pull forces.

5/16
http://www.edheads.org/activities/odd_machine/(Click on click here to start) and complete machine questions on worksheet

5/19
Finish machine activities - plan everyday motion project

5/20
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/grain_strain.aspx

5/21
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/launchpad/launchball/ As you play, describe the forces or how you overcome forces.

5/22
Create terms and project ideas for Motion of Everyday Objects project

5/23
Simple machines review - Add simple machines present in Motion of Everyday objects project. Search your everyday object on google and identify the simple machines. The 6 simple machines are discussed here.

5/26
Memorial Day

5/27
Circular motion and speed/acceleration review

5/28
http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/phy03/sci/phys/mfw/roller/index.html

5/29 - 6/5
Motion of everyday objects work

6/6
Science Final - Survey


Current projects:

Fireworks and sparklers work flamingfireworks.wikispaces.com

Past Projects:

Element commercials
Blog postings on Blogmeister