Formation of Elements

To begin class, students were asked to share out a response to the question: where do the elements come from?  After a brief discussion, we watched the video below:

Next, we worked through the PowerPoint to learn more about the concepts of fusion and fission, and then students used the remainder of class to work on the Lesson 16 Worksheet.  This is the final textbook lesson of Chapter 3.  On Monday, we will continue our exploration of nuclear reactions with a Gizmo activity in preparation for the Chapter 3 test next Wednesday.

Homework for this evening:

  • Read Lesson 16 in the textbook.  Login via hs.saplinglearning.com and enter your username and password:
    • Username: wahps****s-####### (**** = first 4 letters of your last name and ####### = student number).  Remember to include the dash between s and #.
    • Password: S-####### (the S must be capitalized)
  • Work through the homework problems at the end of Lesson 16 and then verify accuracy with the Lesson 16 Homework Answers.
  • Write notes for Lesson 16 on the Chapter 03 Notes handout.
  • Come to class Monday prepared to ask questions about anything from Chapters 1-3 you did not yet fully understand.
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