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(School Year 2018 - 2019)

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Week of 4/15/19 -- SPRING BREAK -- Yeah, baby!

Week of 4/1/19

Week of 4/8/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

4/1

HOLIDAY -- Cesar Chavez Day -- No April Fool's Day here!

4/8

 

4/2

Unit 6 - Intro to Bonding, ionic, covalent, metallic, electronegativity, electron affinity, the magic 1.7, VSEPR Theory

HW - TBA

Unit 6 - Intro to Bonding, ionic, covalent, metallic, electronegativity, electron affinity, the magic 1.7

HW - TBA

4/9

 

4/3

Lab Experiment - Solubility Curve Exploration

HW - Lab Report - due Friday

4/10

 

4/4

Demonstrations (if chemicals have been delivered by then)

4/11

 

4/5

Molecular Geometries

CW - Ball and Stick Molecular Model Activity

4/12

 

 

Week of 3/18/19

Week of 3/25/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

3/18

Acids and Bases, naming important ones, properties, weak vs. strong, common examples, pH and pOH, salts PLUS pH = -log[H+], Ka, Kb, Kw, Normality and Molality calcs

HW - p.86-87 due Tues

Acids and Bases, naming important ones, properties, weak vs. strong, common examples, pH and pOH, salts

HW - p.86-87 due Tues

3/25

Strong and weak acid and base interactions, intro to titrations, endpoint, equivalents

HW - TBA

3/19

Boiling Point Elevation, Freezing Point Depression W/CALCS, pH of Common Substances

CW Acid-Base research worksheets

HW - p. 68-71 due Wed

Boiling Point Elevation, Freezing Point Depression, pH of Common Substances

CW Acid-Base research worksheets

HW - p. 68-69 due Wed

3/26

Solubility Rules, Ksp with calculations, predicting reactions and precipitates

HW - Ten question quiz with answers

 

 

Solubility Rules, Ksp, predicting reactions and precipitates

HW - Ten question quiz with answers

3/20

Red Cabbage Indicator Lab

HW - Lab Writeup due Friday

3/27

Review for Exam #4 - Unit 5

After School Session until the last student goes home.

3/21

Demonstrations

3/28

Exam #4 - Unit 5 - Liquids and Solutions

3/22

Moebius Strip Activity plus Folding Solids Activity

3/29

Mathematical Tricks and Curiosities (many)

Test Make-up Day

 

Week of 3/4/19

Week of 3/11/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

3/4

Gas Stoichiometry

HW - Worksheet Practice problems - due Tues

3/11

Return Tests and discuss

History of Chem - A Volatile History - Part 2

Return Tests and discuss

History of Chem - A Volatile History - Part 2

3/5

More Gas Stoichiometry

HW - Review worksheet - due Wed

3/12

Begin Unit 5 - Liquids - Tons of Vocabulary and Definitions

HW - Page 15-1 due Wed

3/6

Formal Review for Test #3 - Unit 4 - Gases

Study, do practice probs, study, do more practice probs, do even more practice probs

3/13

March Madness Chem Activities due EOP

HW - Crossword Puzzle on Solutions - due Thurs

Charts and Graphs Activity due EOP

HW - Crossword Puzzle on Solutions - due Thurs

3/7

Dear Martin Day -- 30 minutes class review -- Have Your Questions Ready

3/14

Calculations Involving Concentration M1V1 = M2V2
involving Molarity, and some of Molality, Normality, mass percentage, ppm, ppb, ppt

HW - Pages 15-2 thru 15-4 due Fri

Calculations Involving Concentration M1V1 = M2V2
but only involving Molarity

HW - Pages 15-2 thru 15-4 due Fri

3/8

EXAM #3 - Unit 4 - Gases - notes okay for minus 15%

HW - Extra Credit (5 pts) - Either bring in a box of tissues or a gallon of distilled water due Mon 3/11

3/15

Water Quality Activity due EOP - Honors by yourselves, CP in partners -- Also review HW in class

 

Week of 2/18/19

Week of 2/25/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

2/18

HOLIDAY - No School - President's Day - YAY!

2/25

Gay-Lussac's Law, Combined Gas Law, Ideal Gas Law with Van der Waals approximations

HW - Gas Law worksheet problems - pages 20,21,22,24 - due Tues

Combined Gas Law and Ideal Gas Law

HW - Gas Law worksheet problems - pages 20,21,22,24 - due Tues

2/19

Review for Unit 3B Exam

After School Study Session -- all questions answered

2/26

Chemical Magic Squares Activity (solo in Honors, partners in CP)

HW - Bring empty aluminum can to class due Wed
HW - Worksheets pp. 23, 25 due Wed

Chemical Magic Squares Activity (solo in Honors, partners in CP)

HW - Bring empty aluminum can to class due Wed

2/20

Exam #2 - Unit 3B - no notes

2/27

Demonstration Day -- The Paper Triangle, Mighty Air Pressure, Breaking Yardsticks, Sucking Eggs

2/21

Begin Unit 4 - Theory of Gases - Pressure, Force, Barometers

 

2/28

Avogadro's Hypothesis, Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures, Kinetic Theory, Real vs. Ideal Gases
Gas laws worksheet practice

HW - In class quiz - practice with gas laws due Fri

 

CW/HW - In-class quiz - practice with gas laws due Fri

2/22

Basic Gas Laws - Boyle's, Charles', and Graham's Laws with examples Basic Gas Laws - Boyle's and Charles' Laws with examples

3/1

Riddles, riddles and more riddles

 

Week of 2/4/19

Week of 2/11/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

2/4

Types of Chemical Reactions (with energy considerations for Honors)

HW - p.67-68 worksheet due Tues

2/11

Stoichiometry - Five-step process - Mass-Mass problems - advanced examples

HW - Stoichiometry Practice Problems p.73-76 - plus Acids due Tues

Stoichiometry - Five-step process - Mass-Mass problems

HW - Stoichiometry Practice Problems p.73-74 - due Tues

2/5

You Tube Chemical Demonstration Videos

HW - Classification of Chemical Reactions - p.60 worksheet - due Wed

2/12

Research Assignment Online with School Computers

HW - Stoichiometry Practice Problems p.62 & 64 due Thurs

2/6

Bill Nye Videos -- Phases of Matter and Chemical Reactions

HW - Two video review worksheets - due Thursday

2/13

Limiting Reagents w/custom handout

HW - Limiting Reagents worksheet practice - due Friday

2/7

Review HW worksheets
Intro to Stoichiometry and Mass-Mass problems w/many examples

 

2/14

Mass-Gas and Gas-Gas problems, standard temperature and pressure, molar volume at STP

HW - Stoichiometry Practice Problems p. 63 & 65 due Friday

2/8

Molecular Modeling Activity due EOP

Spaghetti Lab

HW - Lab writeup due Mon 2/11

2/15

Homework Review all day

HW - Custom quiz with answers - 10 for CP Chem, 15 for Honors due Tuesday

 

Week of 1/21/19

Week of 1/28/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

1/21

HOLIDAY - MLK Jr. Day - No School (Yay!)

1/28

Review for Test #1
with Study Guide and Topics

HW Study worksheet due Tuesday

1/22

Element Report Introduction and Questions -- REPORT due Firday

Basic Empirical Formulas and Subsequent Molecular Formulas

HW - Practice worksheet due Wed

1/29

Test #1 - Unit 3A

1/23

Meet in Lab - Demonstration Day

1/30

Balancing Chemical Equations, symbols used, phases, energy changes with lots of examples

HW - Balancing practice worksheet #1 due Thurs

1/24

Compounds Card Game Review

 

1/31

More on balancing equations and introduce word equations

HW - Balancing equations worksheet #2 due Friday

1/25

Compounds Quiz #2
Element BINGO!

2/1

Game activity -- Academic Jeopardy

 

Week of 1/7/19 - Prep Week

Week of 1/14/19 - First Real Week - Begin Unit 3

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

1/7

Teacher Prep and Professional Development

1/14

Fun Chem Stories
Compounds List - Commons - 1st 15 for quiz
Intro to Mole Concept
Avogadro and Dimensional Analysis

HW - Certification due Wed

Fun Chem Stories
Compounds List - Commons - 1st 15 for quiz, Not So Common - selected ten
Intro to Mole Concept
Avogadro and Dimensional Analysis

HW - Certification due Wed

1/8

Teacher Prep and Professional Development

1/15

Graphing Activity - Partners in CP -- Done Solo in Honors

1/9

Teacher Prep and Professional Development

1/16

Moles and Molar Calculations, Number of Atoms of Each Element in Each Molecule, Moles to Atoms and Molecules and vice-versa, etc.

HW - Moles worksheet due Thursday

1/10

Teacher Prep and Professional Development

1/17

Molar Mass calculations for compounds with lots of examples

HW - Practice worksheet due Friday

1/11

First Day Back -- BBC: Chemistry - A Volatile History Part 1

HW - Get a dedicated chemistry notebook due Mon

1/18

Compounds Quiz #1
Percentage Composition and Examples

WINTER BREAK -- 12/24/18 to 1/4/19 -- See you on January 11th!

Week of 12/17/18 - Finals Week

Week of 12/10/18

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

12/17

Giving chemical formulas from the names

CW - Formula Fill-in

HW - 15 Question Quiz with Answers - due Tues

AFTER SCHOOL REVIEW SESSION

Giving chemical formulas from the names

CW - Formula Fill-in

HW - 10 Question Quiz with Answers - due Tues

AFTER SCHOOL REVIEW SESSION

12/10

Basic Atomic Structure
Protons, Neutrons, Electrons, quarks, symbols
Isotopes, amu, masses, charges
Atomic Number and Atomic Mass
Average Atomic Mass calculations

HW - pages 27-28 due Tues

Basic Atomic Structure
Protons, Neutrons, Electrons, quarks, symbols
Isotopes, amu, masses, charges
Atomic Number and Atomic Mass

HW - pages 26-27 due Tues

12/18

REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM (UNIT 2 TEST) == BRING GIFTS!!!

AFTER SCHOOL REVIEW SESSION

12/11

Intro to the Periodic Table - Trends, periods, groups
Additional Allotropes

HW - Practice Test 4A -- due Thurs

Intro to the Periodic Table - Trends, periods, groups
Allotropes

HW - Practice Test 4A -- due Thurs

12/19

FINAL EXAMS (periods 1 and 2)

12/12

Activity - Independent Thinking Exercise/Contest - Alien Periodic Table - due EOP

12/20

FINAL EXAMS (periods 3 and 4)

12/13

Ions, cations, anions, naming and forming binary chemical compounds
Polyatomic ions handout
Additional ions, old vs, new names

HW - Chez Chemistry Cafe - due Mon 12/17
Ions, cations, anions, naming and forming binary chemical compounds
Polyatomic ions handout

HW - Chez Chemistry Cafe - due Mon 12/17

12/21

FINAL EXAMS (periods 5 and 6)

12/14

Transition metal compounds, multivalent ions, Roman numeral designations, non-metal compounds and Latin prefixes
Correct HW and return everything
Oxyacids and oxoanions
Transition metal compounds, multivalent ions, Roman numeral designations, non-metal compounds and Latin prefixes
Correct HW and return everything

 

Week of 12/3/18

Week of 11/26/18

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

12/3

Demonstrations - See class notes

11/26

Phases of Matter and their changes
Conservation Laws

REVIEW for QUIZ #1
Phases of Matter and their changes
Conservation Laws

REVIEW for QUIZ #1

12/4

Classification Activity - due at EOP

HW - Crossword and Wordsearch due Wed

11/27

Quiz #1

Quiz #1

12/5

Temperature Conversions and Density Calculations

HW - Worksheet due Thurs

11/28

What is Chemistry? == Matter, Energy, Beginning History, Mixtures vs. Compounds

HW - Worksheet due Thurs

12/6

History of Chemistry - part 2

HW - Worksheet #4 due Fri

11/29

Physical and Chemical Properties of Matter

HW - Study Guide p.3-4 due Fri

Physical and Chemical Properties of Matter
Separation Techniques

HW - Study Guide p.3-4 due Fri

12/7

First Twenty Elements - symbols, important facts
Abundances - Earth, ocean, human body, universe
Important experiments - Crookes, Millikan, Rutherford

11/30

Bill Nye Videos -- Matter and Atoms & Molecules -- CW Worksheets due at EOP

Thanksgiving Week Break (YAY!!)

Week of 11/12/18

Week of 11/5/18

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

11/12

Veteran's Day HOLIDAY - No School Veteran's Day HOLIDAY - No School

11/5

Introduction
What Do You Want to Do?
Six characteristics
Why are You Here?
Stupidity vs. Ignorance
Introduction
What Do You Want to Do?
Six characteristics
Why are You Here?
Stupidity vs. Ignorance

11/13

Intro to The Scientific Method
Taco Sauce Demonstration

HW - Ten Observations of Watching Water Boil due Wednesday
Intro to The Scientific Method
Taco Sauce Demonstration

HW - Ten Observations of Watching Water Boil due Wednesday

11/6

Discussion on Current State of Class and Grading
Fun Assignment
Lost on the Moon
Discussion on Current State of Class and Grading
Fun Assignment
Lost on the Moon

11/14

Scientific Notation
Significant Figures
Derived Units
Dimensional Analysis

HW - Worksheet #1 Back due Thursday
Scientific Notation
Significant Figures
Derived Units
Dimensional Analysis

HW - Worksheet #1 Back due Thursday

11/7

Qualities of a Scientist
Branches and Careers in Chemistry

HW - Get certification signed due Thurs
Qualities of a Scientist
Branches and Careers in Chemistry

HW - Get certification signed due Thurs

11/15

Temperature Scales, Conversions and Important Points
Types of Experimental Errors, Controls vs. Tests
*Calculating Percentage Error

HW -- Worksheet #2 due Friday

Temperature Scales, Conversions and Important Points
Types of Experimental Errors, Controls vs. Tests

HW -- Worksheet #2 due Friday

11/8

Safety Rules Safety Rules

11/16

Quantitative Data vs. Qualitative Data
Mixtures and Compounds
Homogeneous vs. Heterogeneous Mixtures
Elements and Substances
Quantitative Data vs. Qualitative Data
Mixtures and Compounds
Homogeneous vs. Heterogeneous Mixtures
Elements and Substances

11/9

SI System of Measurement
Metric System
Accuracy vs. Precision

CW -- Worksheet #1 Front - Review exercises
SI System of Measurement
Metric System
Accuracy vs. Precision

CW -- Worksheet #1 Front - Review exercises

 

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