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7th grade Standard I-Objective 1 Atoms and Molecules

Standard 1: Students will understand the structure of matter.
Objective 1: Describe the structure of matter in terms of atoms and molecules.

Enduring Understanding: All matter is made up of atoms that are too small to see; they are in perpetual motion. Atoms can combine to form molecules. Scientific knowledge about atoms has changed over time and all models of atoms have limitations.

"I Can" Statements

  1. I can explain how something we cannot see can be tested.
  2. I can summarize how our model of the atom changed.
  3. I can compare and contrast atoms and molecules
  4. I can describe how solids, liquids, and gasses are different.
  5. I can evaluate different models of atoms.

Assessment
Objective 1-Multiple Choice and Essay

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Learning Plan

Learning Activity Technology Application Lab Inquiry Lab Discussion Audio-Visual Reading/ Writing Students Teach Demonstration
Dawn Monson's pages
7th grade Core Tracker
Can you divide a Kiss
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Making Molecules
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Matter is Made of Parts
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Knowledge Check
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Literacy Activities
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Phases Action Heroes (new)
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20 questions
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History of the Atom (new)
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Live Class Model
X
Physical State Diagram
Atomic Theory in Action
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Physical State Diagrams
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Atom or Molecule
Is Glass a Liquid? X