Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

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Kipling Elementary School is a Chicago Public School educating students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.

November 2016 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders - Welcome to a month of exploration!

8th Grade / PS1-1-2 Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.


Directions- Today you will read the information at the link below as you take notes titled, "What is a Chemical Reaction?"


You will compare and contrast the poster with the notes you have taken in the lab as you independently read. 

Class work 11-3-16 / Chemical Change Brochure

Create a brochure that shares your scientific understandings of “A Chemical Change”. Rubric: Include the following:

1.   All identifiable information on the front with the standard and an illustration.

2.   A title that grabs the reader’s attention.

3.   Subheadings titled, “The Reactants” & “The Products” with 5 bullets sharing clear and concise information.

4.   What might give evidence of a chemical reaction?

5.   List all 4 subheadings sharing 4 key details using bullets.

6.   Subheadings for “Acids & Bases” with 5 bullets sharing clear and concise information.

7.   Did You Know- List 5 interesting things key details for the reader or things you didn’t know before this exploration?