Friday, February 19, 2010


On Friday, students learned about metals, nonmetals, and metalloids. The key is to find the stairs on the PT. Above the stairs are the non-metals, touching the stairs is metalloids, and everything else to the right is a metal. Most of the periodic table is metals.

Students also learned about regions of the periodic table. These are SPDF. The letters have to do with the shapes the electrons travel around the nucleus in the electron cloud.

We did some basic counting and will get more into details on Monday.

We finished the class with Guess Who with guest hosting. A student from the class is the host, picks an element and then has to field the questions correctly. Students did an excellent job hosting and playing.

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