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This module seeks to answer the question, what is chemistry? To answer this question, topics such as the scientific method, physical state of matter, law of conservation of matter, classification of matter, physical and chemical properties, measurements etc. are addressed. This module is designed primarily for students with no previous chemistry courses.
Prepare for a POSTDIGITAL world of OPPORTUNITY at this free community technology event.Interactive learning about our use of mobile devices and broadband technologies guides the design of a human-centered, digital technology infrastructure for Albany, NY during this community technology event. The Howe Branch Library kicks off the Tech-Com Albany Symposium as the host of the opening plenary session on design-thinking about data diets, WiFi hotspots, and user experience concerns on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10AM. Trinity Alliance CSCC, co-hosts the second day of the symposium with a half day of interactive workshops on inclusive thinking in STEM and career choice on Saturday, April 29th at 8:30AM. Pre-register today! Tech-Com Albany Plenary Session Data - Friday, April 28, 2017
SummaryStudents will learn more about hacking and trolling in the online world. They will collaborate and build off others ideas and practice how to respond thoughtfully when creating discussions/posts/ comments. AccommodationsThis activity needs prior background that includes discussions about real news/fake news, what hacking truly means, and acting positive online, and digital literacy. This lesson allows for accommodations to be met through videos (close captioning) and completing commenting (recording it, using images/symbols). Articles/videos can be done together or independently. Images or symbols could be added to enhance learning (http://www.rcsthinkfromthemiddle.com/csi-color-symbol-image.html) Grade Level This lesson is for 5th grade and can be adjusted for younger or older students. Time duration Estimated time: One hour (or over 2 days). Teachers chose if they want to extend this activity. Teachers can divide students into groups & assign one article/video, allow them to decide, or do all based upon preference.Materials neededAccess to computers/tablets (earbuds/headphones) & google drive or other LMS systemPadlet link https://padlet.com/whitmanh1/fjp8ipdt8t6o--create separate padlets (copy/duplicate it) for multiple classesPrint an article or 2 in case the internet acts up, discussion questions posted at each table, examples of comments/responses that show 3 levels (target-exceeds, acceptable-meets, unacceptable- beginning/progressing) and rubric for self assessmentSchedule of Activities & decide on partner work (Table one does assignment #1, table two does #2, table three and four do #3, Table five does #4)