1. Topic-
Matter. Physical and Chemical properties of matter.
2. Content-
Identify evidence of chemical changes, including color change, generation of a gas, solid formation and temperature change.

Distinguish between chemical and physical changes in matter.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students will understand what matter is.
2. Students will understand what a physical change is.
3. Students will understand what a chemical change is.
4. Objectives-
1. Students will review what physical and chemical properties of matter are.
2. Students will get with a partner, and perform the lab.
3. Students will clean up from the lab, and work on the questions that accompany the lab.
5. Materials and Aids-
-Hand Lens
-5 mystery powders
-5 paper cups marked A, B, C, D, E
-Jar of water with dropper
-Jar of vinegar with dropper
-Jar of iodine with dropper
-1 votive candle
-1 metal lid
-1 clothespin
Observation tray labeled A, B, C, D, and E
-Metal Spatula
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Review the difference between physical and chemical changes from yesterday.
2. Introduce and explain/demonstrate the lab students will be working on today.
3. Answer the question that accompany the lab.

B. Development-

Students will be told, and shown how to do the lab before they attempt it with a partner.


C. Practice-

Students will do the lab with a partner.

At the beginning of the lab students will be closely monitored by the teacher.

D. Independent Practice-

Students will continue to do the lab throughout the class, but teacher will be less involved as they proceed.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Lab is explained verbally. Students can see the lab being demonstrated before they do it. Teacher will also provide support as they do the lab. Extra explanations will also be given to students that require it.

F. Checking for understanding-

Assessment will be made on the questions they complete with the lab.

G. Closure-

Tomorrow we will have a discussion about the lab, and go over the questions they answered about the lab.
7. Evaluation-
The summative assessment will be a unit test when we have completed learning about matter.

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