Lesson Plan

Solutes, Solvents, and Solubility

Grade 7-8 Science
Michelle B.
Classroom teacher
Cabell County Career Technology Center
Huntington, WV
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My Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Objectives

Students will be able to...

WV Content Standard Objective SC.O.7.2.14 Examine the differences in types of solutions (e.g., solutes and solvents, relative concentrations, conductivity, pH).

Subjects
Science
Grades 7 - 8
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1 Hook: Dirty Laundry--YOU NEED WATER FOR EVERYTHING

Show students the above video which will introduce them to water importance in Solutes, Solvents, and Solubility. https://youtu.be/AN4KifV12DA

Student Instructions

 

 

2 Direct Instruction:

3 Guided Practice

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Go to above website:

This is the direct link

http://ck12.org/physical-science/Solutions-in-Physical-Science/lesson/So...

                                                        OR

1.  GO TO WEBSITE

2.  UNDER THE TAB IN RIGHT HAND CORNER:  What do you want to learn today?  Type in Solutions 

3.  Choose lesson Solutions Physical Science>  phases of matter:  Introduces solutions and solubility followed by examples of common solutions (picture is girl holding flask of liquid and lesson has a man with a miner's hat on)

4.  Do READ; VIDEO; ASSESSMENTS

A.  Click on Read with picture of a miner.  Read lesson on solutions; watch the videos.  Do questions under song video and Review questions.   Answer on your own paper.

B.  Go to Assessments tab at top of screen.  Do Solutions Practice.  show teacher your answers.  Teacher:  Print Solutions Quiz after downloading. Then have students do Solutions Quiz on printed paper.

 

 

 

 

4 Cooperative Learning Excercise

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1.  Divide students into groups of two or three.

2.  Have them to tab at top labeled REAL WORLD

3.  As a group they are to watch videos, answer questions under each video on SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW

4.  Submit.

NOTE: THIS MAY TAKE MORE THAN ONE CLASS PERIOD, BUT NOT MORE THAN TWO

Student Instructions

Go to same website:  Click on same lesson, then under Real World:  Discuss the lesson as a group by:

1.  Watching videos:  DO ALL THREE

2.  Click on link under SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW

3.  Write questions and answer questions on paper as a group and submit.

 

 

5 Independent Practice

   Go to above website and print handout on To Test the Solubility of Common Liquid Solvents.

Decide if you want to do this as a class project or an activity at home.  If you want this as a class activity, then divide into groups of two or three.  (After gathering materials for this lab)

You will need the following:  (if doing this as homework, have some items available for students to take home)

WATER                                ALCOHOL                    CLUB SODA

COOKING OIL                TABLE SALT                 SAND

TABLE SUGAR                  EPSOM SALT              BAGGIES

COFFEE STIRRERS        PLASTIC CUPS          MEAS. CUP

Some items can be prepackaged in snack size baggies

Have students to draw the chart on handout to fill in as they go.  Also have them to research questions.

Provide graph for students to complete bar graph

 

 

 

 

 

Student Instructions

LAB:

Gather supplies and do all activities.

Draw and fill in chart on your own paper.

Draw bar graph on graph paper as illustrated at bottom of handout.  Fill in your results.

Answer questions under Research Questions

 

6 Wrap Up

 Have students prepare a presentation using one of the above tools to include the following:

1.  Their findings

2.  Pictures of them doing experiements

3.  Pictures of the bar graph

Students may use phones, iPads, or laptops as resources.  Teacher can assist with uploading pictures from phone or Ipads.