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Daily Schedule--Summer

6/20 Thursday

In class:

  • Expectations
  • Textbook, Study Guide, Reading Chapters
  • Get Textbooks and Study Guides.  Don't bring textbooks to class.
     
  • Demonstration: Nitric Acid Acts on Copper
  • Lecture on Terms (element, compound, etc.)
  • Element Names (Flash Cards1, Flash Cards2)
  • Element Samples/Element List
     
  • Math Skills Pre-Test
  • Go Over Math Skills Study List
  • Go Over Safety Rules
  • Get Handout Signed / Safety Quiz Tomorrow
  • Safety Video (Accident at Jefferson High)

Homework:

  • Read safety rules handout, sign, have it signed by parent
  • Read Ch 1 Study Guide
  • Begin Reading/Taking notes on Ch 1
  • Memorize element names & symbols
  • View Mr. Groves Tutorial: Math PreTest
  • View ChemTours: Scientific Notation
  • View ChemTours: Dimensional Analysis

Handouts:

6/21 Friday

In class:

  • Answer questions about Safety Rules
  • Collect signed Safety Rules sheet
  • Safety Quiz
     
  • Making Scientific Measurements
  • Practicum--Multiple Types of Measurements
  • Density Lab
  • Accuracy and Precision of Data
  • Two worksheets for practice
     
  • Review Math Pre-Test
  • Showing Work is Important
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Practice Worksheet

Homework:  Finish reading Ch 1 (textbook), Do the Density Prelab Assignment, Significant Figures Worksheet, Rounding Worksheet, Dimensional Analysis Worksheet.  View Mr. Groves' Tutorials on The Density Prelab Assignment and Accuracy & Precision.

Handouts:

6/24 Monday

In class:

  • Review Math Pre-Test
  • I.E.S.A. (showing work)
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Metric Conversions
  • Scientific Notation
     
  • Quick Check #1
  • Ch 1 Study Questions (not all questions are done; follow the paper rather than the study guide book)
  • Practice Test
  • Bluffer's Guide
     
  • Significant Figures in Measurements
  • Significant Figures in Calculations
  • Rounding to the Correct Number of Significant Figures
     
  • Chromatography Lab
  • Chemical Properties & Chemical Changes
  • Physical Properties & Physical Changes

Homework:  Test Tomorrow (Tuesday), Finish Reading Ch 1 (textbook), Do the Study Questions (answers in your Study Guide book), View the ChemTours Tutorial: Significant Figures, Do the Practice Test.  Collect your homework papers to turn in on Tuesday:

*Mr. Groves needs to catch up on these before turning in the homework.

Handouts:

6/25 Tuesday

In class:

  • Organize Homework Papers
  • Last Minute Questions
  • Turn in Homework Packet (22 points)
  • Define Ions as "atoms or groups of atoms with a charge"
  • Ch 1 Test
  • Cut out Ion Flash Cards
  • Organize Your Ions Worksheet
  • Finish/Re-do Chromatography Lab if needed

Homework:  Memorize your 40 ions.  Begin reading Ch 3 (especially 3.1 - 3.5).

Handouts:

6/26 Wednesday

In class:

  • Ion Bee
  • Lecture (by Mr. Papadakis)
    • Binary Ionic Compounds (how to write the formulas and name the compounds)
      Examples: CaCO3, Al(NO3)3, KBr
    • Binary Nonmetal Compounds (how to write the formulas and name the compounds)
      Examples:  NO2, CO2, CO, SF6
    • Atomic Masses (read from the periodic table)
    • Molecular Masses and Percent Composition
  • Practice with two Worksheets
  • Quick Check #1
  • Go over the Chapter 1 Test

Homework:  Memorize your ions.  Continue reading Ch 3.  Finish worksheets.

Handouts:

6/27 Thursday

Final Mass for Period 1-Groves: Heating #3 = 24.416 g

In class:

  • Quick Check #2
  • Ion Quiz
     
  • Chemical Arithmetic: Stoichiometry
    • The Mole
    • Three "Mole Facts" that become conversion factors:
      • 1 mole = 6.02 x 1023 molecules
      • 1 mole = 22.4 L (at STP)
      • 1 mole = the gram molecular mass
  • Mole Calculations
     
  • Analysis of Hydrates
  • Hydrate Demo/Lab
  • % Composition into Empirical Formulas

Homework:  Finish reading Ch 3, Study Questions 1 - 9, 13 & 14, Do the Mole Practice worksheets.  Do the Hydrate worksheets. The tutorial below goes through this kind of problem again in case you need to see it again.

Handouts:

Tutorials:

6/28 Friday

In class:

  • Ion Quiz 2
  • Naming Quiz
  • Continue Lectures/Practice
    • Hydrates--Demo & Calculations
    • Mole Calculations
  • Quick Check #3
  • Review Study List
  • % Composition --> Empirical Formulas
  • Third 20 Ions -- Rules & New Ions
  • Study Questions

Homework:  Finish all worksheets.  Finish reading Chapter 3.  Organize your handouts:

Handouts:  Quick Check #3

7/1 Monday

In class:

  • Mega Ion Test (first try)
  • Hydrate Quiz
  • Quick Check #4
  • Nine Station Review
  • Practice Test & FRQ

Homework:  Finish all worksheets.  Study for Ch 3 Test.  Complete the Practice Test and FRQ.  Collect homework assignments.

Handouts:

  • Quick Check #4
  • Nine Station Review (answers in the Locker)
  • Practice Test
  • Practice FRQ

7/2 Tuesday

In class:

  • Organize Homework Assignments
  • Last Minute Questions
  • Ch 3 Test & FRQ
  • Combustion and Balancing Combustion Equations
  • Balancing other kinds of equations
  • Prelab--MicroMole Rockets
    • Generating Gases
    • Collecting Gases
    • Continuous Variation Labs

Homework:  Finish the two worksheets.  Read the Micro-mole rockets lab over carefully and be prepared to do the lab tomorrow.  There are two tutorials by Mr. Groves that might be helpful:

Handouts:

7/3 Wednesday

In class:

  • Micro Mole Rockets Lab
    • Prelab Quiz
    • Lab
    • Post-Lab Questions (see tutorial on 7/2)
       
  • Balancing Equations and Stoichiometry
    • Look at Balancing Equations Worksheet
    • New conversion factor (mole-mole conversion)
    • Practice with the Stoichiometry Worksheet
    • Limiting Reactant Problems
    • Percent Yield
       
  • Study Questions
  • Mega-Ion Test

Homework:  Finish lab and study questions from class.  Read Ch 4 in the textbook and study guide.  View Mr. Groves' Tutorial on Stoichiometry after you have tried the Stoichiometry Problems worksheet.

Handouts:

7/5 Friday

In class:

  • Quick Check #1
  • Review Worksheets
  • Micro Mole Rockets Postlab Questions
  • Balancing Equations
  • Stoichiometry (Mr. Groves' Tutorial on This Topic)
     
  • Decomposition Reaction Demo/Lab
     
  • Chemical Analysis

Homework:  Study for Balancing Equation and Stoichiometry Quiz.  Finish worksheets.  View Mr. Groves' Tutorial on Chemical Analysis.

Handouts:

7/8 Monday

In class:

  • Quick Check #2
  • Answer Questions
  • Chemical Analysis
     
  • Nine Station Review
  • Practice Test and FRQ
  • Mega - Ion Test

Homework: Finish all worksheets and study for the Ch 4 Exam.  Collect homework assignments to turn in on Tuesday.

Handouts:

7/9 Tuesday

In class:

  • Organize homework papers
  • Last Minute Questions
  • Ch 4 Test and FRQ
  • Double Replacement Reactions
  • Demonstration of Precipitation Reaction
  • Introduction to Solubility Rules

Homework:  Read Ch 5 in Study Guide and Textbook.  Study the Solubility Rules.  Try Study Questions #2 & #4.  View the very short video on the Five Types of Reactions.

Handouts:

7/10 Wednesday

In class:

  • Quick Check #1
  • Handout Grade Sheets
     
  • Precipitation Reactions
  • Precipitate Lab
  • Molecular, Ionic, and Net Ionic Equations
    (Mr. Groves' Tutorial on These Equations)
     
  • Molarity
  • Molarity Lab
  • Molarity Worksheet

Homework:  Continue reading Ch 5.  Do Study Questions #3, 5, and 6.  Do Molarity Problems.  Do equations from Precipitate Lab.

Handouts:

7/11 Thursday

In class:

  • Quick Check #2
  • Review Molarity and Precipitation Equations
  • Double Replacement Reactions
    • Driving Force -- form a precipitate
    • Driving Force -- form a gas
    • Demonstrations
  • Naming Acids Worksheet
     
  • Cabbage Lab
    • Household Products and Cabbage Juice
    • Electrolytes
    • Putting it all together (strong and weak acids and bases)
  • Driving Force -- gas formation
  • Driving Force -- weak electrolyte formation

Homework:  Finish precipitate lab questions.  Do precipitate reaction practice.  Study Questions 10, 11 & 12.

Handouts:

7/12 Friday

In class:

  • Quiz on Quick Check #2
  • Finish Cabbage Lab
    • Electrolytes
    • Weak and Strong Acids and Bases
  • Quick Check #3
  • Weak Acids in Double Replacement Reactions
  • Introduction to Oxidation-Reduction
  • Oxidation numbers

Homework: Finish worksheets.  Do Study Questions 7, 8, & 9.  View Mr. Groves' Tutorial: Intro to RedOx.

Handouts:

7/15 Monday

In class:

  • Oxidation Numbers
  • Demo: Oxides of Metals ⇒ bases; oxides of nonmetals ⇒ acids
  • Review Study List (ignore most of titration)
  • Quick Check #4
  • Nine Station Review
  • Practice Test & FRQ

Homework:  Finish reading and worksheets.  Study.  Collect homework to be turned in on Tuesday:

Handouts:

7/16 Tuesday

In class:

  • Organize Homework
  • Last Minute Questions
  • Ch 5 Test and FRQ
  • Intro to Energy Worksheet
  • Study Questions

Homework:  Begin reading Ch 6.  Check answers to energy worksheet in Locker.  Do Study Question #7.

Handouts:

7/17 Wednesday

In class:

  • Quick Check 1
  • Handboiler Labette
    • Exothermic/Endothermic Baggies
    • PE Diagrams (downhill/uphill)
  • How to Measure Heat (q)
  • Calorimetry Worksheet
  • Look at the Study List for an overview of Ch 6

Homework:  Teach yourself how to do calorimetry problems and measure heat (q).  Finish the Calorimetry Worksheet.  View Mr. Groves' Tutorial on Calorimetry if you need to see this again.  Do Study Questions #3, 5, 8, and 9.  View the beginning of the ChemTours Tutorial on Calorimetry to see what a "bomb calorimeter" looks like.

Handouts:

7/18 Thursday

In class:

  • Quick Check 2 (exo/endothermic & calorimetry)
  • The Heating Curve
    • phase changes; plateaus; ∆Hfus & ∆Hvap
    • no phase changes; slanted portions; q = mc∆T
  • Heat of Fusion of Ice Lab
    • increased volume of water = mass of ice melted
    • calorimetry calculation
  • Enthalpy Value From Data
    • calculate q (in Joules)
    • calculate moles of reactant
    • ∆H = kJ/mol

Homework:  Finish Heating Curve Calculations worksheet and Heat of Fusion of Ice lab.  Continue Reading Ch 6.  Do Study Question #15.  View the Heating Curve ChemTours Tutorial.

Handouts:

7/19 Friday

In class:

  • Quick Check 3 (Heating Curve & Lab Calcs)
  • Hess's Law
    • Heat of Formation equations
    • Enthalpy is a State Function
    • Short Cut
  • Work and Heat

Homework:  Finish all worksheets and Reading.  Do Study Questions #10, 11, 12, and 13.  Collect your homework sheets together.

Handouts:

7/22 Monday (Last Week!)

In class:

  • Last Minute Questions
  • Summer Final FRQ's
  • Practice Test for Ch 6
  • Nine Station Review for Ch 6

Homework:  Study for Ch 6 Test.  Collect homework assignments for Ch 6:

Handouts:

7/23 Tuesday (Last Week!)

In class:

  • Organize Homework Assignments
  • Last Minute Questions
  • Ch 6 Test (no FRQ)
  • Summer Study List (Already given out on Monday)
  • Summer Nine Station Review

Homework:  Look at your practice tests for the summer to prepare for the summer final exam.  Make up study sheets for each chapter (no you don't get to use them on the final and no you are not going to turn them in) that include:

  • Key Terms and Formulas
  • Major Ideas and Concepts
  • Sample Problems

Handouts:

7/24 (Last Day!)

In class:

  • Last minute questions
  • Final Exam
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