Unit 3 Elements

Objectives


5a: Students will know that elements are pure substances that are represented by chemical symbols.
5b: Students recognize that only a few elements make up Earth's crust, atmosphere, oceans and living things.

Guiding Questions
1. Why is an element considered a pure substance?
2. What elements make up the largest portion of solid earth, living matter, oceans and the atmosphere?

Oct. 15, 2015 Activity:


Period 1 Collaborative T-Chart
Period 3 Collaborative T-Chart
Period 4 Collaborative T-Chart
Period 5 Collaborative T-Chart

Webquest:


Part 1 (click here)
Part 2 (click here)
Part 3 (click here)

Bill Nye: Atoms & Molecules


VOCABULARY

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element - a substance composed of atoms having an

identical number of protons in each nucleus

‍compound - a substances whose molecules contain atoms from different elements


chemical symbol - a one- or two-letter abbreviation for an element's name (O - oxygen)


chemical formula - a set of symbols that describe the number and kind of elements in a compound (NaCl)


matter - anything that has mass and takes up space


molecule - a particle of matter made up of two or atoms joined tightly together


Important Links:
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Study Jams: Elements and Compounds

Bite Size Chemistry

Elements - Chem4Kids

Compounds - Chem4Kids

Periodic table with detailed information on Elements

Period table with interesting videos

Electrons in an Atom - Electron Configurations

Period table with Video and Element Information


Songs and Games
Meet The Elements

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Element Song
Element Lab
Periodic Table Game
Element Flash Cards
Elements Games


Adopt an Element resources
Best Periodic Table for this Project
Periodic Table for Kids
Chemicool Periodic Table
Element Price
WebElements Period Table

Period table with Video and Element Information




Sample Journal Entries For Unit 3:
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