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  • Begin Chemical Reactions unit; Investigative Phenomena question: Why do gems have different properties than metals?
  • Video: Tool of the Trade; take notes about what you observed
  • Brainstorm (pair share): What did you observe? How do the gems in the bowl differ from one another? Which properties are determined by the kinds of atoms in the gems’ molecules?
  • CER; brainstorm questions about the phenomenon
  • Read pages 155-160
  • Notes: Ionic Bonds
  • Practice writing dot structures for ions between 1-20
  • Do CCC and SEP on page 155; do CCC on page 157 and CCC on page 159; due tomorrow
  • Read pages 161-163