This zip file contains many different activities (25 pages of student
handouts and PowerPoints with a total of 109 slides) which can be used to compose a unit for chemistry students introducing and reviewing some basic science skills required for chemistry. While these lessons were originally designed to correlate to the performance indicators of the New York State Chemistry - Physical Setting curriculum, the components of this lesson may be easily used in other chemistry or physical science courses as well.
Some of the topics addressed in this learning packet include basic SI units, metric prefixes and conversions, scientific notation, significant figures and calculations involving significant figures, density, percentage of error and mathematical relationships involving graphing.
Many documents are included in both word docx as well as pdf format to allow editing for specific teacher needs.
The specific contents of the learning package includes the following items (the page count for these items are actual student handouts as answer key page counts are not included):
-- Marzano self assessment scale including learning goals and Common Core Reading/Writing and Mathematics Standards for students specific to this unit
-- Cloze notes handout for students with learning goals and Common Core Standards (8 pages)
-- 60 slide PowerPoint to accompany the cloze notes
-- Density of Pennies Lab (1 page)
-- Sugar Density Column Lab (1 page)
-- Scientific Notation and Metric Conversions Worksheet (1 page) with 23 slide answer key in PowerPoint format
-- Significant Figures Worksheet with answer key (18 questions) (3 pages)
-- Density and Percentage of Error Worksheet with answer key (2 pages)
-- Basic Science Review Quiz with key (2 pages pdf only)
-- Basic Science Review Quiz # 2 with key (1 page pdf only)
-- Basic Science Review Exam for this Unit with key (15 mixed format questions) (4 pages)
-- Density of Pennies Lab (1 page) (no key)
-- Sugar Density Column Lab (1 page) (no key)
-- Basic Science Review Jeopardy Game (26 questions) (54 slides)