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Mrs. Webster's 8th Grade Science Class

Welcome to Mrs. Webster's 8th Grade Science Class
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science songs lyrics

This document contains the lyrics for the following songs:
The Atom's Family
The New periodic table song (2018, ASAP Science)
The Meniscus Song (Mr. Edmonds)
Mass Vs. weight Song (Mr. Edmonds)
Groups and Periods Song (Mr. Edmonds)
Scientific Method Rap (Have Fun Teaching)

Practice Test and Intro to Electromagnetism

Homework:  Remember your homework for this week is to complete the math practice\density practice worksheet.  It is due on Wednesday.  
  • Show your work
  • Color your pictures
1. Questar Practice test
  • Click Student
  • I will give you the code in class
  • Read the powerpoint slides and work through your booklet

Acids and Bases work for 2/21/18

1. Take out your homework.
2.  open up
3. Acids and bases webquest
4. Chemical bonding websites:
On the back of your paper answer the following questions:
1. What is an ionic bond?
2. What type of ions do metal forms?  What happens to their electrons?
3. What type of ions do non-metals form? What happens to their electrons?
4. What happens to the electrons of the sodium and chlorine when they are bonded?
5. Sketch slide 17.
6. Instead of calling this compound a "molecule" we call it an ______ _____.
7. What is the correct formula for the compound on slide 23?
8. What is the correct formula for the compound on slide 24?
BBC Acids and Bases  (try opening in internet explorer)

Homework for Wednesday Feb 14

Atom's you should know quiz Part 2:
Next week's quiz will be on the names, symbols, and atomic number for the following elements:
H, O, Na, Li, He, Ne, Hg, Ni, B, K, I, U, C Ca, Au, Pu, N Fe, Pb, Ts
Homework assignment:
Pick one of the following articles and complete the article review above:
Be prepared to share after the quiz next week.

Homework for Wednesday 1/31/17

Okay guys, here's a little help...
Tomorrow you must bring in a mini-book describing the groups on the periodic table.
Think of each group as a chapter or section in a book.  Each section should include:
  •  The list of common properties of that group.  For example are they very reactive or non-reactive.  Are they all metals, non-metals, or metalloids.  Are they hard solids or all they all gases.
  • The number of valence electrons (electrons in the last orbit) in each group.
  • The list of each elements in each group.
  • A picture representing one of the elements in each group.
The groups are:
Alkali metals
Alkaline Earth metals
Transition metals
Boron Group
Oxygen Group
Nitrogen Group
Carbon Group
Nobel Gases
Lathanides (not really a group)
Actinides (not really a group either)
Valence electron help:
Look a the grey Periodic Table Group on this Wikipedia page--> Valence Electrons
More....Tomorrow's Quiz will cover how to find protons, neutrons, and electrons, atomic number, atomic mass, periodic table groups and trends of the periodic table.

Homework for January 24, 2018

1.  Complete your blank periodic table of elements.
2. Create a table with information and examples of metals, non-metals, and metalloids.  Include 3 facts and 5 examples for each.  Attach 1 real world example of a metal, non-metal, or metalloid to your paper.

Homework for Wednesday November 29, 2017

Physical Vs. Chemical Changes "T" Chart

Physical Changes Chemical Changes
Definition  Definition
List 3-5 signs\evidences List 5 signs\evidence
List 5 Examples List 5 Examples