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Honors Chemistry, Period 7/8
 
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02/09/16 
 Completed the mole conversions quiz. Discussed calculating empirical formulas.  Complete the 'Percentage Composition' section of the "Mole Packet", question 3 of the "Reteaching" worksheet, and the experiment worksheet.
 M
02/08/16 
 Completed the "Composition of Hydrates" experiment.  Went over the 'Mole and Volume' and 'Mixed Mole Problems' sections of the "Mole Packet" as well as the rest of the "10-2 Practice Problems.  Discussed calculating percent composition from experimental data and calculating the mass of an element in a given amount of a compound.   Complete question 2 on the "Reteaching" worksheet.  "Composition of Hydrates" experiment will likely be due on Wednesday.  "Mole" extra credit is due on Monday, 2/15.
   
 F
02/05/16 
 Completed question 2 on the first page of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet.  Went over most of the "10-2 Practice Problems".  Discussed determining percent composition for known compounds. Study for mole conversions quiz on Tuesday.  Complete question 1 in the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet.
 R
02/04/16 
 Completed and went over questions 26-31 on p. 303.  Went over the "10.2 Section Review". Make corrections to your "10-2 Practice Problems".
 W
02/03/16 
 Worked on the "10-2 Practice Problems". Finish the "10-2 Practice Problems".
 T
02/02/16 
 Completed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race dimensional analysis problem.  Went over the mole and mass section of the "Mole Packet" and the "10.1 Section Review". Complete The Mole and Volume and the Mixed Mole sections of the "Mole Packet".
 M
02/01/16 
 Completed the Lab Practical.  Went over the "Mole Packet".  Discussed mole-mass conversions. Complete the mole and mass section of the "Mole Packet".
   
 F
01/29/16 
 Completed the midterm exam. 
 R
01/28/16 
 No class due to midterms.  Study for your midterm exam on 1/29.
 W
01/27/16 
 No class due to midterms.  Study for your midterm exam on 1/29.
 T
01/26/16 
 Reviewed for the midterm. Study for your midterm exam on 1/29.
   
 F
01/22/16
 Reviewed for the midterm. Study for your midterm exam on 1/28.
 R
01/21/16 
 Went over most of the midterm review packet. Study for your midterm exam on 1/28.
 W
01/20/16 
 Substitute failed to follow plans. 
 T
01/19/16 
 Worked on the "10.1 Section Review" and "10.2 Section Review". Complete the two section reviews.  Midterm Review is due tomorrow.  Lab Practical is on 1/25.  Midterm Exam is on 1/28.
   
 F
01/15/16 
 Discussed the mole and Avogadro's number as well as GAM, GFM, GMM, and Molar Mass. Complete the first two sections (the mole and Avogadro's number and the gram formula mass) of the "Mole Packet".
 R
01/14/16 
 Completed the Ch. 9 Test. Midterm Review is due on 1/20.  Lab Practical is on 1/25.  Midterm Exam is on 1/28.  
 W
01/13/16 
 Went over the section reviews. Completed and went over the "Rules for Naming Ions" worksheet. Reviewed for the test.  Study for your test on tomorrow!  Midterm Review is due on 1/20.  Lab Practical is on 1/25.  Midterm Exam is on 1/28.  
 T
01/12/16 
 Went over all of the worksheets that have been completed so far.  Complete the "9.3 Section Review", "9.4 Section Review", and "9.5 Section Review". Study for your test on Thursday!  Midterm Review is due on 1/20.  Lab Practical is on 1/25.  Midterm Exam is on 1/28.  
 M
01/11/16 
 Completed the "Identification of Anions and Cations in Solutions" experiment. Study for your Ch. 9 Test on Thursday!  Midterm Review is due on 1/20.  Lab Practical is on 1/25.  Midterm Exam is on 1/28.  
   
 F
01/08/16 
 Completed the ionic compounds quiz.  Discussed naming and writing formulas for molecular compounds and acids. Complete "pages 28 & 29" as well as the "Skillsheet" in the packet.  Study for your Ch. 9 Test on Thursday.  Midterm Review is due on 1/20.  Lab Practical is on 1/25.  Midterm Exam is on 1/28.  
 R
01/07/16 
 Went over most of the "Naming and Formula Writing Level 1" and "Naming and Formula Writing Levels 2 & 3" worksheets in the packet. Study for an ionic compounds quiz tomorrow.  Complete the "9.2 Section Review" and questions 1-8 on the "Skillsheet".
 W
01/06/16 
 Went over #2-3 on the back side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet, page 30, and the "9.1 Section Review". Complete the "Naming and Formula Writing Level 1" and "Naming and Formula Writing Levels 2 & 3" worksheets in the packet.
 T
01/05/16 
 Went over the front side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet as well as pages 26 & 27 of the packet.  Complete the "9.1 Section Review" and #2-3 on the back side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet.
 M
01/04/16 
 Completed the knowns section of the "Identification of Anions and Cations in Solutions" experiment. Complete the "Naming and Formula Writing Experiment".
   
 W
12/23/15 
 Watched a movie. 
 
 T
12/22/15 
 Discussed the element icosahedron and went over naming and writing formulas for ionic compounds. Complete pages 26, 27, & 30 of the packet.
 M
12/21/15 
 Completed the "Naming and Formula Writing Experiment".  Worked in the library on the "Element Icosahedron" project. Experiment will be due on Tuesday, Jan. 5.  "Element Icosahedron" project will be due on Jan. 8th.
   
 F
12/18/15 
 Completed the Ch. 7 & 8 Test. Complete the front side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet.  Groups of atoms with a charge or names that end in -ate or -ite are found on the back of the periodic table.  Metals with more than one charge have a Roman Numeral (= to the value of their charge) in parenthesis after their name.
 R
12/17/15 
 Went over worksheets and prepared for tomorrow's test. Study for your Ch. 7 & 8 Test tomorrow!
 W
12/16/15 
 Went over the rest of the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet and discussed network solids as well as the difference between ionic and molecular compounds. Complete the "Ionic and Covalent Bonding" worksheet and study for your test on Friday!
 T
12/15/15 
 Discussed intermolecular forces and went over more of the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet. Fix your "Covalent Compounds" WS orbital overlaps, hybridization, bond polarities, and molecular polarities.  Label the intermolecular attractions.  Study for your Ch. 7 & 8 Test on Friday!
 M
12/14/15 
 Worked on section 8.4 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading", the "8.4 Section Review", and the "Covalent Compounds Test Prep". Complete anything you didn't finish in class.
   
 F
12/11/15 
 Discussed molecular polarity and went over the first 11 compounds on the worksheet. Fix your "Covalent Compounds" WS orbital overlaps, hybridization, and bond polarities.  Label your molecular polarities.
 R
12/10/15 
 Went over the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet and discussed orbital overlap, orbital hybridization, and bond polarity. Re-draw the "Covalent Compounds" and label the orbital overlaps (σ and π).  Label the central atom hybridization (sp, sp2, sp3, sp3d, & sp3d2).  Re-draw again and label the bond polarity & δ+/δ- charges.
 W
12/09/15 
 Discussed VSEPR Theory, electron pair geometry, and molecular geometry.  Label the electron pair and molecular geometries of the 24 compounds on the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet.
 T
12/08/15 
 Went over the "Covalent Compounds" structures. Began discussing electron pair and molecular geometries.  Complete the "8.2 Section Review".
 M
12/07/15 
 Completed the "Electron Configurations of Atoms and Ions" experiment. Complete the experiment handout.
   
 F
12/04/15 
 Discussed the systematic approach for constructing Lewis structures for covalent compounds with more than 2 atoms. Draw Lewis structures for the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet.
 R
12/03/15 
 Watched the covalent bonding youtube video.  Discussed covalent bonds; single, double, triple, and coordinate covalent bonds; structural formulas; and molecular formulas. Complete the "8.1 Section Review" worksheet, read 8.2, and complete section 8.2 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading" worksheet.
 W
12/02/15 
 Completed the ionic bonding reactions quiz. Discussed alloys. Went over the 7.3 worksheets.  Read section 8.1 and complete that section of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading" worksheet.
 T
12/01/15 
 Completed the holiday experiments and went over the "Bonding Reactions Levels 1 & 2" worksheet.  Complete section 7.1 (questions 1a&b, 2a&b, 3c&d, 4, 5a&b, and 8a-c) and section 7.2 (questions 1a-c and 2) of the "Ch. 7 Practice Problems" worksheet. Study for an ionic bonding reactions quiz tomorrow.
 M
11/30/15 
 Completed the "Holiday Chromatography" and "To Grow a Snowflake" experiments. Study for an ionic bonding reactions quiz on Wednesday.
   
 W
11/25/15 
 Worked on the "Bonding Reactions Levels 1 & 2" and section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading" worksheets. Complete the "Bonding Reactions Levels 1 & 2" and section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading" worksheets.
 T
11/24/15 
 Went over the "7.1 Section Review", section 7.2 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading", and the "7.2 Section Review".  Watched the "metallic bonding and metallic properties" youtube video and discussed metallic bonding. Complete the "7.3 Section Review".
 M
11/23/15 
 Completed the "Quantitative Observations of a Chemical Reaction" experiment.  Discussed ionic bonds, Lewis structures for ionic bonding, chemical formulas, formula units, and properties of ionic compounds. Complete the "Quantitative Observations of a Chemical Reaction" handout and the "7.2 Section Review".
   
 F
11/20/15 
 Discussed valence electrons, Lewis dot structures, the Octet Rule, and formation of ions.  Went over section 7.1 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading". Complete the "7.1 Section Review" worksheet.  Read section 7.2.  Complete section 7.2 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading" worksheet.
 R
11/19/15 
 Completed the Ch. 6 Test. Read section 7.1 and complete section 7.1 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading" worksheet.
 W
11/18/15 
 Completed the Ch. 6 Vocab Review. Went over the Periodic Trends and True-False worksheets. Reviewed for the test.  Study for your Ch. 6 Test tomorrow!
 T
11/17/15 
 Went over the electronegativity trends and naming ions.  Complete the "Periodic Trends" worksheet as well as the "true-false" worksheet. Study for your test on Thursday!
 M
11/16/15 
 Completed the Graphing Periodic Trends Experiment. If you were absent, you must stay after tomorrow to make up the experiment.  Study for your Ch. 6 Test on Thursday!
   
 F
11/13/15 
 Discussed effective nuclear charge and trends in atomic radii, ionization energy, and ionic size. Complete the "Ch. 6 Extra Questions".
 R
11/12/15 
 Practiced writing [NG] electron configurations, went over the "6.2 Section Review", and began discussing atomic radii and the shielding effect. Read section 6.3 and complete the "6.3 Section Review".
 W
11/11/15 
 Discussed the development of the periodic table, the parts of the periodic table, and the properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids. Went over the "6.1 Section Review". Discussed the noble gas electron configurations. Read section 6.2 and complete the "6.2 Section Review".
 T
11/10/15 
 Completed the Ch. 5 Test. Read section 6.1 and complete the "6.1 Section Review".
 M
11/09/15 
 Completed the "Periodic Properties" experiment.  Went over section 5.3 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading", the "5.3 Section Review", and the "Ch. 5 Additional Problems" worksheets.  Reviewed for tomorrow's test. Complete the experiment handout.  Study for your Ch. 5 Test tomorrow.  Make sure you study all of Ch. 5 starting with the development of the atomic model through the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle.
   
 W
11/04/15 
 Discussed the relationship between energy and frequency, Einstein and the photoelectric effect, and deBroglie's equation.  Complete the "Ch. 5 Additional Problems - Honors Chemistry" (due Monday). Study for your Ch. 5 Test on Tuesday.
 T
11/03/15 
 Finished the "Understanding Electron Configurations" experiment.  Discussed sunlight, atomic emission spectra, ground/excited state, and the relationship between energy and frequency.  Complete the "5.3 Section Review".  Study for Ch. 5 Test on Tuesday.
 M
11/02/15 
 Worked on the "Understanding Electron Configurations" experiment. We will finish the experiment in class tomorrow.  If you were absent, you will need to stay after on Monday, 11/09.
   
 F
10/30/15 
 Completed 4 electron configurations in preparation for next week's experiment.  Worked on section 5.3 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading". Complete section 5.3 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading".  If you were absent on Friday, please email me so that I can send you information on the 4 electron configurations you need to complete for Monday's experiment.
 R
10/29/15 
 Watched some Halloween demos. None.
 W
10/28/15 
 Went over previous tests and experiments. Please leave bags and books in your lockers tomorrow.
 T
10/27/15 
 Practiced writing electron configurations.  Discussed electron configuration exceptions, light, electromagnetic radiation spectrum, waves, and the inverse relationship between wavelength and frequency. Complete the "5.2 Section Review".
 M
10/26/15 
 Completed the "Four Liquids" experiment.  Went over section 5.1 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading" and the "5.1 Section Review".  Discussed the 3 rules for determining electron configurations. Complete the "Four Liquids" experiment handout.
   
 F
10/23/15 
 Discussed the development of the atomic model. Read section 5.2 and complete section 5.2 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading".
 R
10/22/15 
 Completed the Ch. 4 Test. Read section 5.1 and complete section 5.1 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading" and the "5.1 Section Review".
 W
10/21/15 
 Went over the rest of the Ch. 4 worksheets. Study for your Ch. 4 Test tomorrow!
 T
10/20/15 
 Went over the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading", "4.1 Section Review", "4.2 Section Review", "4.3 Section Review", and the Atomic Structure packet from the weekend. Complete the "Ch. 4 Practice Test" and the last page of the packet from the weekend.
 M
10/19/15 
 Worked on the "Build an Atom PhET Lab" and the "Rutherford Experiment PhET Lab".  Both PhET labs (found on both my Ch. 4 worksheets page and the experiments page) are due tomorrow. The last page of the homework from the weekend and the "Ch. 4 Practice Test" are due on Wednesday. Study for your Ch. 4 Test on Thursday!
   
 F
10/16/15 
 Discussed naming elements with mass numbers, isotopes, atomic mass units, and calculating atomic mass.  Complete all but the front of the first and back of the last page of the packet (from my website, it's the second page of the "Ch. 4 Reteaching", "Atomic Structure", "Atomic Structure and Average Atomic Mass", and the first page of the "Average Atomic Mass"). Study for your Ch. 4 Test on Thursday.
 R
10/15/15 
 Completed the distillation and precipitation experiments.  Complete the distillation and precipitation experiments handouts.
 W
10/14/15 
 Discussed atomic numbers and mass numbers. Complete the "4.3 Section Review".
 T
10/13/15 
 Discussed the Thomson's discovery of the electron with the cathode ray tube, Millikan's work, Goldstein's discovery of the proton with the cathode ray tube, Chadwick's confirmation of the neutron, and Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment. Complete section 4.3 of the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading".
   
 F
10/09/15 
 Went over the "Physical and Chemical Change" experiment.  Discussed Democritus, Dalton's Atomic Theory, the atom, and the scanning tunneling microscope. The "4.1 Section Review" and "4.2 Section Review" are due on Tuesday.  We will be completing a 1 period lab on Thursday.
 R
10/08/15 
 Completed the Ch. 3 Test. Sections 4.1 and 4.2 of the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading" are due tomorrow.
 W
10/07/15 
 Completed and went over the "Ch. 3 Vocab Review".  Went over the "Ch. 3 Practice Test". Study for your Ch. 3 Test tomorrow!
 T
10/06/15 
 Read 4.1 and 4.2 and worked on sections 4.1 and 4.2 of the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading". Sections 4.1 and 4.2 of the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading" are due on Friday.  Study for your Ch. 3 Test on Thursday.
 M
10/05/15 
 Watched the "Alchemy" video and worked on the "Ch. 3 Practice Test". Complete the "Alchemy" worksheet definitions (this counts as a lab grade).  Complete the "Ch. 3 Practice Test".  Study for your Ch. 3 test on Thursday!  Dress properly for lab tomorrow!
   
 F
10/02/15 
 Finished going over the "Ch. 3 Additional Problems" as well as sections 3.1, 3.2, and 3.4 of the "Ch. 3 Practice Problems" worksheet. Complete section 3.3 of the "Ch. 3 Practice Problems" worksheet.
 R
10/01/15 
 Finished going over the "Metric System Measurement Conversions" worksheet and went over most of the "Ch. 3 Additional Problems". Complete sections 3.1, 3.2, and 3.4 of the "Ch. 3 Practice Problems" worksheet.  Hint: you'll need to log into the textbook to complete section 3.4.  Study for your Ch. 3 test on Thursday.
 W
09/30/15 
 Finished the "Metric System Measurement Conversions" worksheet, went over half of the worksheet and the "Significant Figures" worksheet.  Complete the "Ch. 3 Additional Problems" worksheet.
 T
09/29/15 
 Finished going over the textbook problems. Discussed conversion factors, dimensional analysis, and converting among metric prefixes.  Complete 1-24 on the "1. 1000g=_kg" side of the "Metric System Measurement Conversions" worksheet. YOU MUST SHOW ALL WORK!!!
 M
09/28/15 
 Completed the "Mass, Volume, and Density" experiment. Complete the experiment handout.
   
 F
09/25/15 
 Discussed significant figures.  Went over the "3.2 Section Review", "3.4 Section Review", and textbook questions through 27. Review the significant figures rule as well as Ch. 3 concepts.
R
09/24/15 
 Completed the equipment quiz.  Discussed significant figures and calculating using significant figures. Complete questions 2 & 3 on the "Significant Figures" worksheet.
 W
09/23/15 
 Read sections 3.2 and 3.4, worked on the "3.2 Section Review" and "3.4 Section Review", and worked on textbook problems:13-15 on p. 72; 21 & 23-27 on p. 79; and 50-53 on p. 93. Finish anything you didn't complete in class and study for your equipment quiz tomorrow.
 T
09/22/15 
 Discussed what went well and what didn't go well in yesterday's experiment.  Went over Friday's homework. Discussed scientific notation.  Fix your experiment handout and questions.  Study for your equipment quiz on Thursday.
 M
09/21/15 
 Completed the "Physical and Chemical Change" experiment. Complete the handout including the questions (a google form requiring you to login with your school account with the link on the back of your observations page).  Study for your equipment quiz on Thursday.
   
 F
09/18/15 
 Completed the Ch. 1-2 Test. Read section 3.1.  Define: scientific notation, accuracy, precision, accepted value, experimental value, error, and percent error.  Complete the "Exponential Notation" worksheet.
 R
09/17/15 
 Discussed pure vs. applied chemistry.  Reviewed for the Ch. 1-2 Test. Went over the "Physical vs. Chemical" worksheet. Study for your Ch. 1-2 Test tomorrow!
 W
09/16/15 
 Went over the "2.1 Section Review", "2.2 Section Review", the "2.3 Section Review", and the "2.4 Section Review".  Complete the "Find the Names of Elements" ws (and memorize them by Friday), complete the "Physical vs. Chemical" ws, and study for your Ch. 1-2 test on Friday.
 T
09/15/15 
 Completed the safety test.  Practiced measuring mass and volume and cleaning glassware. Study for your Ch. 1-2 test on Friday!
 M
09/14/15 
 Discussed safety rules and procedures as well as common equipment. Study the safety contract for tomorrow's safety quiz (you must receive an A to participate in lab next week).  Have a parent/guardian sign your safety contract.  Work on your "Find the Names of Elements" ws and study for your Ch. 1-2 test on Friday.
   
 F
09/11/15 
 Corrected the "Procedures and Guidelines" assignment and worked on the homework. Read sections 2.2-2.4 and complete the "2.2 Section Review", "2.3 Section Review", and "2.4 Section Review".
 R
09/10/15 
 Completed the dimensional analysis pre-assessment, went over the "Facts for Ch. 1", and worked on the homework. Read section 2.1 and complete the "2.1 Section Review".
 W
09/09/15 
 Finished discussing class guidelines, completed a pre-assessment, and worked on the homework. Complete yesterday's assignment.  Read Ch. 1 and complete the "Facts for Ch. 1" worksheet.

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09/08/15

Discussed class guidelines and procedures.Complete the Rules and Procedures Quiz at goo.gl/forms/z5KatSjy75.