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Integrated Science Midterm Learning Tracker

The integrated science midterm consists of a combination of multiple choice and open-ended skills-based questions
to be completed in one 82 minute block. Materials used to study should include: notes, reading guides, POGIL
activities, the textbook, previous unit tests, and all skills assessments (CFAPs) provided since September.
**For the midterm you will need:

Two #2 pencils (must supply your own)


A simple calculator (no cellphones allowed) must supply your own
A periodic table (one will be provided)

Part I - Open-Ended: The skills-based section consists of short answer experimental design questions and will
follow the format of our lab reports and lab quizzes. All students have been provided with feedback on both lab
reports and lab quizzes for review purposes. They should be located in the Lab section of your science binder.
Part II - Multiple Choice: The multiple choice portion will include questions found in all chapters covered since
the beginning of the year (see learning trackers from all units below). Students are welcome to come to extra help
(Tuesdays after school from 2-3pm) to look over their chapter tests or to complete test corrections.

Learning Trackers Build Your Own Study Guide!


For each chapter below:
Write out the answers to the objectives in your own words. Use all materials listed above to help you
o Give examples of ideas where possible
Define the vocabulary listed (flashcards are helpful)
Logon to the online textbook https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/
o Click on the chapter you are reviewing in the left index column.
o Choose Assessment from the indented list. Click the button:
o Ten multiple choice practice questions will pop up. Submit to
check your answers.
o Then choose Standardized Test Prep Click the button:
o Ten multiple choice practice questions will pop up.
Submit to check your answers.

Chapter 2: Properties of Matter


Objectives
Describe each of the physical properties of matter. If heat is added or removed, do these properties increase or
decrease?
Describe the difference between a reversible physical change and an irreversible physical change. Give examples of
each.
Describe each of the chemical properties of matter.
Describe clues that indicate that a chemical change is taking place. Give examples of each.
Distinguish chemical changes from physical changes. Know the evidence and examples of each. Make a t-chart or a
Venn Diagram of this information.

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Vocabulary Terms

Pure Substance
Heterogeneous Mixture
Suspension
Viscosity
Boiling Point
Filtration
Chemical Properties
Chemical Changes
Particle
Chemical Bond

Element
Homogeneous Mixture
Colloid
Conductivity
Melting Point
Distillation
Flammability
Precipitate
Atom
Molecule

Compound
Solution
Physical Properties
Malleability
Density
Physical Changes
Reactivity
Electrolysis
Decomposition
Mixture

Chapter 3: States of Matter


Objectives
Describe each of the 6 phase changes along a heating curve. What phases are between each phase change and is the
change endothermic or exothermic?
Explain how temperature can be used to determine whether or not a phase change is occurring.
Explain what happens on the molecular level (between particles) when a phase change is occurring.
Explain the differences between evaporation and boiling.
Identify each of the states of matter.
Explain the properties & behaviors of gases, liquids, and solids using kinetic theory (see Kinetic Molecular Theory
POGIL).
o Describe for each phase: organization, spacing, potential for movement, arrangement in a container.
o Explain what happens to the properties listed above as temperature is increased and decreased and why.
Explain how gas pressure is created and how it is affected by changes in temperature.
Describe the differences between heat & temperature and explain how they are related to (effect) one another.
Vocabulary Terms
Solid
Kinetic Energy
Evaporation
Liquid
Joules
Celsius

Objectives

Phase Change
Exothermic
Condensation
Deposition
Heat

Gas
Endothermic
Vaporization
Sublimation
Temperature

Chapter 8 & 23.1: Water

Describe the basic structure of water (The atoms that make it up and what bond holds it together)
Explain what makes water a polar molecule.
Explain how the polarity of water is responsible for:
o The formation of hydrogen bonds (weak attractions) between water molecules
o The bending of water with a charged object
o The penny dome (surface tension/adhesion/cohesion)
o The formation of solutions: Like dissolves Like (hydrophilic/hydrophobic)
o How ice floats in water (density)
o Transpiration/Chromatography/Meniscus (capillary action/adhesion/cohesion)
o Less temperature variation for coastal cities (heat capacity/high boiling point)
Describe the heat transfer in:
o Endothermic chemical reactions
o Exothermic chemical reactions
Explain how the formation and breaking of chemical bonds causes either an endo or exothermic reaction
Deduce whether a reaction was endo or exothermic based on the change in temperature of the substance
and/or surroundings.

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What are some causes of:
o Water shortages?
o Water contamination?
o Daily use of bottled water?
What are some consequences (to human activity/human health/ecosystems/economy) of:
o Water shortages?
o Water contamination?
o Daily use of bottled water?
What are some possible solutions to the global water crisis?
What are some obstacles preventing water conservation?
Describe the basic shape of most snowflakes and explain why this is the case (crystal structure)
Identify the energy source that powers the water cycle.
Describe the states of matter and processes that water goes through in the water cycle (see CH. 23.1)
o Identify where snowflakes are formed in the water cycle.
Describe the general properties of acids, bases, and neutral substances.
o Be able to identify household products or foods as acidic, basic, or neutral based on
their pH
their ion of higher concentration (H3O+ or OH-)
Describe how to neutralize any solution
Identify what products form as a result of a neutralization reaction.
Identify some common contaminants and possible ways to remediate (clean up) contaminated land/water
Describe how minerals, gases, and pollutants can be carried into the groundwater system
Describe the social, economic, and health consequences of having contaminated sites in a community
Describe the social, economic, and health benefits to cleaning up contaminated sites in a community
Experimental Design be able to:
o Identify variables and compose a problem statement and hypothesis for a given experiment.
o Read and interpret data tables or graphs for a given experiment.
o Use data to support a conclusion for a given experiment.
o Assess the validity of a given experiment based on the procedure and background information.

Vocabulary Terms

Solute
Solution
Hydrophilic
Hydrophobic
Density
Heat Capacity
Evaporation
Exothermic
Heat (thermal) energy
Law of Conservation of Energy
Water Conservation
Concentration
Neutralization Reaction
Hydronium Ion (H3O+)
Contaminant
EPA
Acid
Neutral
Adhesion
pH scale

Solvent
Polar molecule
Static electric charge
Dissolve
Chromatography
Condensation
Precipitation
Endothermic
Chemical reaction
Reactants
Products
Lines of symmetry
Hexagonal Prism
Hydroxide Ion (OH-)
Brownfield Remediation
DEEP
pH Indicator
Salt
Surface tension
Groundwater

Dissociation
Hydrogen bond
Covalent bond
Non-polar molecule
Meniscus
Transpiration
Boiling Point
Heat of solution
Chemical energy
Chemical bond
Water contamination
Buffer
Crystal lattice structure
Acid Rain
Brownfield Site
Base
pH
Cohesion
Capillary action

Integrated Science Midterm Learning Tracker

Chapter 4, 5.2, & 6.1: The Atom


Objectives

STUDY TIP: Write out the answers to the following bullet points in your own words. Give examples of ideas where possible.
Compare and contrast the properties (charge, relative mass, and location) of the three subatomic particles:
o Proton
o Neutron
o Electron
Determine the following about any element using a periodic table:
o Atomic mass (mass #)
o Atomic number
o Number of Electrons (in neutral atoms and in ions)
o Number of Neutrons (calculate)
o Number of Protons
o Symbol
o Atomic Symbol Notation
o # of valence electrons
o # of energy levels occupied
o Change in valence electrons from left to right and top to bottom
o Change in energy levels from left to right and top to bottom
o Location of metals
o Location of nonmetals
o Location of metalloids
o Which elements are in the same period
o Which elements are in the same group
Explain how the atoms properties change if any subatomic particle (proton, neutron, or electron) were to be added or
subtracted
o Stability
o Identity
o Net charge
o Mass number
Describe why elements gain or lose electrons.
Identify what number of valence electrons is necessary for an element to achieve a stable electron configuration.
Determine whether valence electrons will be lost or gained by an atom and what the resulting ion charge will be.
Draw a complete electron transfer between a metal and nonmetal that results in an ionic bond.
Vocabulary Terms These are the terms you will be responsible for on the test. Questions may range from simple
definitions to using these words in applying an idea. Know them all and know them well.
Nucleus
Neutron
Ions
Cations
Anions
Group
Metalloid
Stable Electron Configuration
Atomic mass unit

Proton
Atomic Number
Electron Cloud
Energy Levels (n)
Ionic Bond
Period
Nonmetal
Noble Gas
Charge

Electron
Mass Number
Bohr Model
Atomic Symbol Notation
Lewis Structure
Metal
Reactivity
Valence Electron