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Homework

W

06/18/14

Completed the final exam!Enjoy the summer!

T

06/17/14

Reviewed for the final exam.Study for your final tomorrow!

M

06/16/14

Reviewed for the final exam.Study for your final on Wednesday!

F

06/13/14

Reviewed for the final exam.Study for your final!

R

06/12/14

Reviewed for the final exam.Study for your final!

W

06/11/14

Completed the Ice Cream Experiment.Final Review Packets are due tomorrow!

T

06/10/14

Completed the Ch. 19 Test.Bring in supplies for tomorrow's experiment.  Final Review Packets are due Thursday!

M

06/09/14

Went over all of the worksheets and reviewed for tomorrow's test.Study for your Ch. 19 Test tomorrow!  Don't forget to look for supplies for Wednesday's lab!

F

06/06/14

Worked on questions 45, 48-49, 55-59, 61, and 72 on p. 625-626 and the "Ch. 19 Reviewsheet".Complete the "Ch. 19 Objectives", "19-1 Review & Reinforcement","Ch. 19 Reviewsheet", and the textbook questions.  Study for your Ch. 19 Test on TUESDAY!   Don't forget to look for supplies for next week's lab!

R

06/05/14

Worked on the "Ch. 19 Objectives" worksheet.  Went over the "19.3 Notes", the "19B Extra Practice", and the "19.3 Section Review".Complete the "Ch. 19 Objectives" and the "19-1 Review & Reinforcement".  Don't forget to look for supplies for next week's lab!

W

06/04/14

Completed the lab practical and finished going over the 19.3 Notes.Complete the "19.3 Notes", the "19B Extra Practice", and the "19.3 Section Review".  Don't forget to look for supplies for next week's lab!

T

06/03/14

Completed and went over the "pH and pOH" worksheet.  Finished going over the "19-1 Practice Problems".  Went over the "19A Extra Practice" and the "19.2 Section Review".  Started to discuss the "19.3 Notes".Complete the "19.3 Notes", the "19B Extra Practice", and the "19.3 Section Review".  Study for your lab practical!

M

06/02/14

Completed and went over the "Bronsted-Lowry Acids and Bases".  Finished going over the 19.2 Notes.  Went over the front side of the "19-1 Practice Problems".Complete the "19A Extra Practice" and the "19.2 Section Review".

F

05/30/14

Worked on the "Bronsted-Lowry Acids & Bases" worksheet.  Went over section 19.1 of the "Ch. 19 Student Notes" and the "19.1 Section Review".  Began going over section 19.2 of the "Ch. 19 Student Notes".Complete section 19.2 of the "Ch. 19 Student Notes" and the "19-1 Practice Problems".

R

05/29/14

Completed the Ch. 17 Test.Complete section 19.1 of the "Ch. 19 Student Notes" and the "19.1 Section Review".

W

05/28/14

Went over section 17.4 of the "Ch. 17 Guided Reading", the "17.4 Section Review", and the "Ch. 17 Extra Practice.  Completed the Polymers Experiment.Complete the experiment handout and study for your test tomorrow!

T

05/27/14

Finished going over the "12-3 Practice Problems", the "Heats of Fomation", and the "Thermochemistry Packet".Complete the "Ch. 17 Extra Practice" worksheet and study for your test on Thursday!

F

05/23/14

Went over most of the "12-3 Practice Problems" and discussed standard heats of formation.Complete section 17.4 of the "Ch. 17 Guided Reading", the "17.4 Section Review", and the "Heat of Formation" WS.  Study for your test on Thursday!

R

05/22/14

Went over most of the homework and discussed Hess's Law.Complete the "12-3 Practice Problems".

W

05/21/14

Completed the "How Much Energy is in a Nut?" Experiment.  Went over the first section of the "Thermochemistry Packet". Discussed calculating the heat when there's both a temperature and phase change.Complete the experiment handout and the "Thermochemistry Packet".

T

05/20/14

Completed the thermochemistry quiz, discussed the rest of the molar heats, and went over the 17.3 worksheets.Complete the Freezing and Boiling Points Graph and Heat & Its Measurement sections of the "Thermochemistry Packet".

M

05/19/14

Went over the "12-4 Practice Problems" and "12-2 Practice Problems".  Began discussing molar heats.Complete section 17.3 of the "Ch. 17 Guided Reading" and the "17.3 Section Review".  Study for your QUIZ tomorrow.  **Bring in an open, clean soda can with the pop top intact for lab.

F

05/16/14

Went over "Intro to Specific Heat" and "Specific Heat Worksheet".Complete the "12-2 Practice Problems" worksheet.  Study for QUIZ on Monday.  **Bring in an open, clean soda can with the pop top intact for lab.

R

05/15/14

Discussed calorimeters, enthalpy, and thermochemical equations.Complete the "12-4 Practice Problems".

W

05/14/14

Completed the "Hydrogen and Oxygen" experiment.Complete the experiment handout.

T

05/13/14

Discussed endothermic and exothermic processes, heat capacity, and specific heat.  Went over all 17.1 and 17.2 worksheets.Complete the "Specific Heat Worksheet".

M

05/12/14

Worked on the "Intro to Specific Heat" worksheet.Complete the "Intro to Specific Heat" worksheet.

F

05/09/14

Discussed thermochemistry, energy, potential energy, heat, and units of heat.  Said farewell to our wonderful student teacher, Mrs. Dreher.Read section 17.2.  Complete section 17.2 of the "Ch. 17 Guided Reading" and the "17.2 Section Review".

R

05/08/14

Completed Ch. 15-16 test.Complete "Ch. 17-1 Guided Reading" and "Ch. 17-1 Section Review."

W

05/07/14

Completed "Properties of Acids and Bases" experiment.  Complete post-lab questions.  Study for test tomorrow!!!.

T

05/06/14

Reviewed aqueous solutions worksheet and started reviewing "Ch. 15-16 Practice Test"  Re-do aqueous solutions problems and practice test problems that were incorrect.  Study for test on Thursday.

M

05/05/14

Reviewed "Aqueous Solutions" worksheet.Complete "Ch. 15-16 Practice test".

F

05/02/14

Reviewed the remainder of homework worksheet "15-2 Practice Problems."Ch. 16 "Aqueous Solutions" worksheet and "16-3 section review."

R

05/01/14

Reviewed molarity and molality.  Went over the "15-2 Practice Problems." Complete "Exercises" worksheet.

W

04/30/14

Completed "Solubility and Conductivity" experiment. Complete "Solubility and Conductivity" post-lab questions.

T

04/29/14

Discussed colligative properties, molality and mole fraction.   Complete "15-2" Practice Problems.

M

04/28/14

Discussed molarity problems and dilutions.  Discussed how to prepare solutions. Discussed Chernobyl nuclear accident and nuclear energy.  Calculated personal annual radiation dose.Read article on website under "Nuclear Energy." Write essay on nuclear energy.  Reference news source, personal radiation dose calculator, and article on website.

F

04/25/14

Reviewed factors affecting solubility.  Discuss super saturated solutions, and molarity.  Complete "Ch. 16-1 section review" and "Ch. 16-2 section review."  Reminder:  If you attended the college fair trip you have the option to stay after on Monday to make up the lab.  Please plan accordingly!

R

04/24/14

Review Ch. 15-3 and 15-4 section reviews.  Discussed factors affecting solubility, saturated and unsaturated solutions.Complete sections 16.1 and 16.2 of the "Ch. 16 Guided Reading".

W

04/23/14

Completed "How Many Drops Can You Fit on a Penny?" and Reviewed sections 15.2 and 15.3 of the "Ch. 15 Guided Reading", the "15.1 Section Review", and the "15.2 Section Review."Complete post-lab questions.  If you were on the college fair trip today you may stay after on Monday 4/28 to make up the lab.

T

04/22/14

Completed Ch. 25 test on nuclear chemistry.  None.

M

04/21/14

Practiced some nuclear chemical equations and a half-life problem.  Worked on Ch. 15 worksheets.For HW tonight, at the end of your spring break work, define: geiger counter, film badge, and scintillation counter.  Study for your Ch. 25 test tomorrow.  Complete sections 15.2 and 15.3 of the "Ch. 15 Guided Reading", the "15.1 Section Review", the "15.2 Section Review", and the "15.3 Section Review".

M-F

04/14/14-04/18/14

Spring Break

F

04/11/14

Reviewed "Ch. 15-1 Guided Reading" worksheet. Completed group activity and watched presentations on electrolytes and nonelectrolytes.Complete Ch. 25
"Honors Spring Recess Work."  Have a great Spring break!!!

R

04/10/14

Reviewed the molecular geometry of water molecules.  Discussed the properties of water and aqueous systems.Complete "Ch. 15-1 Guided Reading."

W

04/09/14

Completed Ch. 14 test.  Watch "Alchemy" video and worked on "Alchemy" worksheet.Complete the definitions on the back of "Alchemy" worksheet.

T

04/08/14

Completed post assessment for structural aspects of matter.  Reviewed homework in preparation for Ch. 14 test.Complete molecular geometry chart for water.  Study for Ch. 14 test tomorrow!!

M

04/07/14

Reviewed Structural Aspects of Matter, gas laws, ideal gas law worksheet, Dalton's law worksheet.Structural Aspects of Matter post-assessment is tomorrow!  Ch. 14 Test on Wednesday!

F

04/04/14

Reviewed ideal gas law.  Discussed Graham's Law.  Went over Ch. 14-3 section review.Complete "Ch. 14-4 section review".  Complete "Ch. 14 practice test."  Study for Ch. 14 test on Tuesday!  Study for Structural Aspects of Matter post-assessment on Wednesday (extra help on Monday)!

R

04/03/14

Discussed the ideal gas law and Dalton's law of partial pressures.  Went over Ch. 14-2 section review.Complete quest. 1-12 on "Ideal Gas Law Worksheet" and all quest. on "Dalton's Law Worksheet."  Study for your test on Tuesday!

W

04/02/14
 
Completed "Synthesis and Analysis of Gases" experiment.  Reviewed combined gas law.Complete post-lab questions, the "14.2 Section Review", and the "14.3 Section Review".  You do not need to print these 2 worksheets out, but you do need to complete them.

T

04/01/14

Reviewed Boyle's Law and Charles's Law worksheets.  Discussed combined gas law.  Complete "Combined Gas Law" worksheet.

M

03/31/14

Completed dimensional analysis post assessment.   Discussed Boyle's Law, Charles's Law and Gay-Lussac's Law.Complete problems 1-8 on Boyle's Law and Charles's Law worksheets.

F

03/28/14

Completed Ch. 13 test.  Complete "Ch. 14-1 Section Review."  Dimensional Analysis post-assessment will be on Monday.

R

03/27/14

Reviewed "Ch. 13 practice Problems", "Ch. 13 Add'l Problems" and in textbook, questions 21-25 on pg. 404 and questions 48, 49 on pg. 407.Study for your test on tomorrow!  Dimensional Analysis post-assessment will be on Monday.

W

03/26/14

Completed "Freezing and Melting Point of Water" experiment.Complete post lab questions.  Study for your test on Friday!  Dimensional Analysis post-assessment will be on Monday!

T

03/25/14

Discussed sublimation and how to interpret phase diagrams.Complete "Ch. 13 Additional Problems" and Problems #21-25 pg. 404, and problems #48,49 pg. 407.

M

03/24/14

Reviewed 13.2 section review, and textbook problems.  Discussed nature of solids.Complete "Ch. 13 Practice Problems."

F

03/21/14

Discussed the nature of liquids. Complete section 13.3 and 13.4 of Ch. 13 notes.  Complete section 13-2, 13-3 and 13-4 review worksheets.

R

03/20/14

Went over most of the homework.Complete the interpreting graphs on p. 394, questions 9-14 on p. 395, and questions 37, & 39-44 on p. 407.

W

03/19/14  

Completed "Stoichiometry of a Chemical Reactions lab."Complete lab worksheet.

T

03/18/14

Discussed the nature of gases. Reviewed section 13.1 of Ch. 13 notes.Complete "13.1 Section Review"  and problems in the textbook:  pg. 387 questions 1&2, pg. 388 interpreting graphs questions, pg. 389 questions 6&7, pg. 407 questions 27, 29, 30, 31,33-35.

M

03/17/14  

Snow day!    None

F

03/14/14

Ch. 12 Test.  Complete sections 13.1 and 13.2 of "Chapter 13 notes."

R

03/13/14

Reviewed "11-3 Practice Problems" and "Ch. 12 Practice Problems."Study for Ch. 12 test tomorrow.

W

03/12/14

Completed "Relating Moles to the Coefficients of a Chemical Reaction".  Reviewed "Stoichiometry Level 3" problems.Complete "Practice Problems 11-3" and "Ch. 12 Practice Test".

T

03/11/14

Discussed Limiting Reagents.  Complete "Stoichiometry (Level 3)" worksheet and "11-3 Practice Problems." Chapter 12 test on Friday.

M

03/10/14

Went over most of the stoichiometry worksheets.  Began discussing limiting reagents.Complete the "Stoichiometry Level 2" and "Stoichiometry Level 3" worksheets.  ***NOTE: Most of this worksheet is stoich.  Only the last 5 questions of level 3 are limiting reagent.

F

03/07/14

No class due to HSPA testing.Complete "Stoichiometry Packet" and "Stoichiometry" worksheet for Monday.

R

03/06/14  

No class due to HSPA testing.

W

03/05/14

No class due to HSPA testing.

T

03/04/14

Reviewed "Mole-Mole and Mass Mass" homework.  Discussed vol/vol and mixed stoichiometry problems.Complete "Stoichiometry Packet" and "Stoichiometry" worksheet.

M

03/03/14

Snow day!  Complete "Mole-Mole & Mass-Mass" worksheets.

F

02/28/14  

Discussed interpreting chemical equations, mole-mole problems and mass-mass problems.Complete "Mole-Mole & Mass-Mass" worksheets.

R

02/27/14

Completed Ch. 11 test.Complete post-lab questions.

W

02/26/14  

Completed "Types of Chemical Reactions" experiment.  Study for test.  Lab is due Friday.

T

2/25/14  

Reviewed "Ionic Equations (Level 1) worksheet.  Reviewed homework in preparation for the test on Thursday.Complete "Ch. 11 vocabulary review sheet" and study for test on Thursday.

M

02/24/14

Discussed writing and balancing net ionic equations.Write net ionic equations for worksheet "Ionic Equations (Level 1)."

F

02/21/14

Completed discussing and reviewing single replacement reactions.Write complete ionic equations for equations on worksheet "Ionic Equations (Level 1)." 

R

02/20/14

Completed Balancing and Word Equations Quiz.   Reviewed "Practice Reactions for Synthesis, Decomposition, Single Replacement, Double Replacement and Combustion Reactions."None

W

02/19/14

Complete "Composition of a Hydrate Lab."  Reviewed balancing and writing equations.Study for quiz on writing and balancing equations.  Continue to work on "Practice Reactions for Synthesis, Decomposition, Single Replacement, Double Replacement and Combustion Reactions.

T

02/18/14

Reviewed classifying reactions and predicting products for decomposition and combination reactions.Complete "Practice Reactions for Synthesis, Decomposition, Single Replacement, Double Replacement and Combustion Reactions."

M

02/17/14

   Discussed types of chemical reactions and predicting products for combination and decomposition reactions.Classify the reactions on "Balancing and Word Equations pg. 40 &41, and 60 & 61."  Complete "Reaction Predictions for Combination and Decomposition Reactions."

F

02/14/14

No schoolNone

R

02/13/14

Snow day!   None

W

02/12/14

Completed the "Zinc Made Cents" Experiment.Complete post-lab questions.  Complete the "Balancing and Word Equations" worksheet and label the combination and decomposition reactions.

T

02/11/14

Discussed writing chemical equations and balancing chemical equations.  Complete "Balancing and Word Equations" pg. 40 &41.

M

02/10/14

Completed the Ch. 10 test.Bring in a clean, shiny, post-1982 penny for lab on Wednesday!

F

02/07/14

Went over the "10-3 Practice Problems".Study for your Ch. 10 Test on Monday (those who will be at Challenge Day are required to take the test after school on Monday).  Bring in a clean, shiny, post-1982 penny for lab on Wednesday!

R

02/06/14

Went over the Percent Composition worksheet.Bring in a clean, shiny, post-1982 penny for lab on Wednesday!  Study for your Ch. 10 Test on Monday (those who will be at Challenge Day are required to take the test after school on Monday).

W

02/05/14

Went over the "Mole Packet", "10-2 Practice Problems", "Ch. 6 Reteaching", and some of the "10-3 Practice Problems".Study for your Ch. 10 Test on Monday (those who will be at Challenge Day are required to take the test after school on Monday).

T

02/04/14

No class - midterms.Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Wednesday, Feb. 5).

M

02/03/14

No School - Snow Day!Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Wednesday, Feb. 5).

F

01/31/14

No class - midterms.Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Tuesday, Feb. 4).

R

01/30/14

Completed the midterm exam.Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Tuesday, Feb. 4).

W

01/29/14

Completed the lab practical.Study for your midterm exam! Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Tuesday, Feb. 4). If your score on the review packet was 27 or above, you may use 2 sides of a 3.5x5" notecard.  If it was 21 or above, you can use 1 side.  If it was less than 21, you may not use a notecard.  Your notecard must be in YOUR handwriting.

T

01/28/14

Went over the rest of the midterm review packet.Study for your midterm exam and your lab practical! Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Tuesday, Feb. 4). If your score on the review packet was 27 or above, you may use 2 sides of a 3.5x5" notecard.  If it was 21 or above, you can use 1 side.  If it was less than 21, you may not use a notecard.  Your notecard must be in YOUR handwriting.

M

01/27/14

Went over half of the midterm review packet.Study for your midterm exam and your lab practical!  Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Tuesday, Feb. 4). 

F

01/24/14

Completed the Mole Quiz.  Went over sample problems from the homework.Complete the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" and "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheets (due Tuesday, Feb. 4).  Study for your midterm exam and your lab practical!

R

01/23/14

Discussed calculating empirical formulas and molecular formulas.  Went over half of the homework.Complete the 'Determining Empirical Formulas' and 'Determining Molecular Formulas' sections of the "Mole Packet" and question 3 on p. 30 of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" packet.

W

01/22/14

No School - Snow Day!Midterm review packet is due tomorrow!  Mole quiz will be on Friday.  Lab practical will be postponed.

T

01/21/14

Discussed calculations involving percent composition. Went over the 'The Mole and Volume' and 'Mixed Mole' sections of the "Mole Packet".Complete the 'Percentage Composition' section of the "Mole Packet" and questions 1 & 2 on p. 29 & 30 of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" packet. Study for your lab practical tomorrow and your mole quiz on Thursday! Midterm Review Packets are due Wednesday!

F

01/17/14

Went over 'the Mole and Avogadro's Number', 'Gram Formula Mass', and 'Moles and Mass' sections of the "Mole Packet". Complete the "10-2 Practice Problems" worksheet. Study for your mole quiz on Thursday.

R

01/16/14

Disussed molar mass, molar volume, gas density and molar mass, and mixed mole problems.Complete the 'Moles and Mass', 'The Mole and Volume', and 'Mixed Mole' sections of the "Mole Packet".  Don't forget extra credit moles are due tomorrow!

W

01/15/14

Completed the "Identification of Anions and Cations" Experiment.If you didn't already, finish the homework. Complete the 'Mixed Mole' section of the "Mole Packet".

T

01/14/14

Completed the Ch. 9 Test.None.

M

01/14/14

Read and took notes on 10.1 and 10.2.  Work on the 'Gram Formula Mass', 'Moles and Mass', and 'The Mole and Volume' sections of the "Mole Packet".Finish the 'Gram Formula Mass', 'Moles and Mass', and 'The Mole and Volume' sections of the "Mole Packet".

F

01/10/14

Went over all of the Ch. 9 worksheets and reviewed for the Ch. 9 test.  Discussed the mole and Avogadro's number.Study for your Ch. 9 Test on Monday!  Complete the "Progress in Dimensional Analysis" and 'the Mole and Avogadro's Number' section of the "Mole Packet".  Mole extra credit is due on Friday, 01/17/14.

R

01/09/14

Started working on "Rules for Naming" worksheet.  Went over the level 3, "Formulas & Nomenclature" and all of the Section Review Worksheets.Finish the "Rules for Naming" worksheet and study for your Ch. 9 Test on Monday!

W

01/08/14

Completed the knowns section of the "Identifications of Anions and Cations" experiment.Complete the "9.1 Section Review" and "9.2 Section Review" worksheets.

T

01/07/14

Worked on the "Ch. 5 Skillsheet".  Went over the levels 1, 2, and 3 worksheets.Complete the "Ch. 5 Skillsheet", "Formulas & Nomenclature", and "9.5 Section Review" worksheets.

M

01/06/14

Discussed how to write names and formulas for acids.  Completed p. 29 of the "Pages 28 & 29" worksheet and went over the entire worksheet.Complete the "9.3 Section Review" and the "9.4 Section Review".

F

12/20/13

No class.

R

12/19/13

Went over the homework and discussed naming and writing formulas for molecular compounds.Complete p. 28 of the "Pages 28 & 29" worksheet, "Naming & Formula Writing Level 1", and "Naming & Formula Writing Levels 2 & 3".

W

12/18/13

Completed the "Naming and Formula Writing" Experiment.Complete the experiment handout.

T

12/17/13

Went over the homework and worked on the "pages 26, 27, & 30" packet.Complete the "pages 26, 27, & 30" packet.

M

12/16/13

Discussed writing formulas for and naming ionic compounds.Complete the "Review Concepts" worksheet (Ch. 9).  Bring your summer packets in  tomorrow!

F

12/13/13

Completed the Ch. 7 & 8 Test.Complete the first side and question 1 on the back side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet (Ch. 9).  Bring your summer packets in  on Monday!

R

12/12/13

Completed and went over section 8.4 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading" and the "8.4 Section Review" worksheets.  Went over the homework and reviewed for tomorrow's test.Study for your Ch. 7 & 8 test tomorrow!

W

12/11/13

Completed the "Bags of Reactions" Experiment.  Discussed intermolecular attractions.  Went over half of the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet.Finish the experiment handout.  Label the intermolecular attractions on the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet.  Complete the "Ionic and Covalent Bonding" worksheet.

M

12/07/13

Discussed molecular polarity and started discussing intermolecular attractions.Fix the homework from Friday and add to it the molecular polarity.

F

12/06/13

Went over the homework and discussed bond polarity.Draw the structural formulas (with dashes representing covalent bonds) for the 24 "Covalent Compounds" worksheet. Label all polar bonds, including slight charges.

R

12/05/13

 Went over the molecular shapes and discussed orbital overlapping and hybrid orbitals.
Draw the structural formulas (with dashes representing covalent bonds) for the 24 "Covalent Compounds" worksheet. Label all bonds as sigma or pi and name the hybridization on the central atoms.

W

12/04/13

Completed the "To Grow a Snowflake" and "Holiday Chromatography" experiments and the experiment quiz.Don't forget icosahedrons are due tomorrow!

T

12/03/13

Discussed VSEPR theory and molecular shapes.Label the molecular shapes and bond angles on the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet.

M

12/02/13

Went over the covalent compounds worksheet and the "8.2 Section Review".  Began discussing VSEPR Theory.Read the VSEPR section in 8.3 of the text.

W

11/27/13

Worked on the "Element Icosahedron" Project in the library.Project is due on Thursday, December 5th.  Don't forget about the 2 worksheets assigned yesterday!

T

11/26/13

Went over section 8.2 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading".  Discussed the systematic approach for constructing Lewis dot structures for molecules with more than 2 atoms.Draw the Lewis dot structures for the 24 molecules on the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet and complete the "8.2 Section Review".

M

11/25/13

Went over the "7.3 Section Review", section 8.1 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading", and the "8.1 Section Review".  Discussed the Lewis dot structure for the formation of covalent bonds.Read section 8.2 and complete section 8.2 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading".

F

11/22/13

Worked on the "Periodic Table Logic Problem" experiment.Complete the "Periodic Table Logic Problem" experiment, section 8.1 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading", and the "8.1 Section Review".

R

11/21/13

Completed a Lewis dot structures quiz, went over the "7.2 Section Review" and section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading", and discussed metallic bonding and alloys.Complete the "7.3 Section Review".

W

11/20/13

Completed the "Electron Configurations of Atoms and Ions" experiment.Complete the experiment handout.

T

11/19/13

Went over the homework and completed and went over the "Bonding Reactions Level 2". Discussed metallic bonding.
Complete section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".

M

11/18/13

Discussed Lewis dot structures for bonding reactions, ionic compounds, ionic bonds, chemical formulas, formula units, and properties of ionic compounds.Complete the "7.2 Section Review" and the "Bonding Reactions Level 1" (for #2, only complete the ionic ones).

F

11/15/13

Went over section 7.1 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".  Discussed valence electrons, Lewis dot structures, ionic bonding, and Lewis structures for bonding reactions.Complete the "7.1 Section Review", read section 7.2, and complete section 7.2 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".

R

11/14/13

Completed the Ch. 6 Test.Complete section 7.1 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".

W

11/13/13

Worked on the "Graphing Periodic Trends" experiment.If you didn't already, complete the experiment and study for your test tomorrow!

T

11/12/13

Completed and went over the "Ch. 6 Vocab Review".  Went over all Ch. 6 worksheets in review for Thursday's test.Study for your test on Thursday!

M

11/11/13

Discussed periodic trends in ionization energy, ionic size, and electronegativity.Complete the "Periodic Trends" worksheet.  Study for your test on Thursday.

W

11/06/13

Completed the "Periodic Properties" experiment.If you did not finish the experiment in class, complete it for homework.

T

11/05/13

Finished discussing noble gas electron configurations and talked about atomic radii trends.Read section 6.3 and complete the "6.2 Section Review" and the "6.3 Section Review.

M

11/04/13

Completed a Structural Aspects of Matter Progress worksheet (must be completed).  Discussed the history and the parts of the periodic table.  Continued discussing trends in electron configuraitons.Complete the "6.1 Section Review".

F

11/01/13

Halloween Spooktacular.Complete the "Ch. 6 Guided Reading".

R

10/31/13

Completed the Ch. 5 Test.Complete the "Ch. 6 Guided Reading" (due Monday).

W

10/30/13

Completed the "Understanding Electron Configuration" experiment.Study for Thursday's test.

T

10/29/13

Went over the "Ch. 5 Additional Problems" in preparation for Thursday's test.Study for Thursday's test and fill in your four electron configurations!

M

10/28/13

Discussed the quantum concept, the photoelectric effect, and the wave motion of matter.  Went over the "5.2 Section Review", section 5.3 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading", and the "5.3 Section Review".Complete the "Ch. 5 Additional Problems".

F

10/25/13

Discussed light, the electromagnetic radiation spectrum, waves, and atomic spectra.Complete the "5.3 Guided Reading" and questions 4-15 on the "Ch. 5 Additional Problems".

R

10/24/13

Practiced electron configurations, went over exceptional electron configurations, and went over the worksheets.Complete the "5.2 Section Review" and section 5.3 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading".

W

10/23/13

Completed the "Four Liquids" Experiment and went over the rules for developing an electron configuration.Have a parent/guardian log into the ParentPortal.  Complete the "Four Liquids" handout.

T

10/22/13

Discussed the development of the atomic model.Complete section 5.2 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading".

M

10/21/13

Completed the Ch. 4 Test.Complete section 5.1 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading" and the "5.1 Section Review".

F

10/18/13

Went over all the Ch. 4 worksheets.Study for the Ch. 4 Test on Monday.

R

10/17/13

Worked on the "Ch. 4 Practice Test".Complete the "Ch. 4 Practice Test".  Study for the Ch. 4 Test on Monday.

W

10/16/13

Quickly completed the "Isotopes and Atomic Mass" Experiment.Complete the experiment handout (follow the directions from the little handout).

T

10/15/13

Worked on the "Ch. 4 Practice Problems" and went over the 4.1-4.3 Section Reviews, section 4.3 of the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading", and some of the "Atomic Structure" packet.Complete the "Ch. 4 Practice Problems" and study for your test on Friday.

R

10/10/13

Discussed isotopes, atomic mass, and calculating atomic mass.Complete the "4.1 Section Review", "4.2 Section Review", and the atomic structure packet ("Ch. 4 Reteaching", "Atomic Structure", "Atomic Structure & Average Atomic Mass", and "Average Atomic Mass" worksheets).

W

10/09/13

Went over the Ch. 3 Test. Worked on the "Build an Atom PhET Lab" and the "Rutherford Experiment".Complete the 2 labs.

T

10/08/13

Discussed the discovery of the subatomic particles, Rutherford's gold foil experiment, atomic numbers, and mass numbers.Complete section 4.3 of the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading" and the "4.3 Section Review".

M

10/07/13

Discussed Democritus of Abdera, Dalton's Atomic Theory, Thomson's discovery of the electron, and Goldstein's discovery of the proton.Review Rutherford's gold foil experiment.

F

10/04/13

Completed the Ch. 3 Test.Read sections 4.1 and 4.2 in your text.

R

10/03/13

Went over most of the worksheets.Study for your Ch. 3 Test tomorrow!

W

10/02/13

Completed the "Mass, Volume, and Density" experiment.Complete the experiment handout. Study for your test on Friday.

T

10/01/13

Went over the "3.2 and 3.4 Section Reviews" and half of the "Ch. 3 Practice Test".Go back through worksheets and make corrections.  Study for your test on Friday.

M

09/30/13

Worked on the Ch. 3 Practice Problems, went over dimensional analysis, and went over past labs and test.Complete the "Ch. 3 Practice Problems" and study for your test on Friday.

F

09/27/13

Worked on the "3.2 and 3.4 Section Reviews" and went over the homework.Complete the "3.2 and 3.4 Section Reviews" and "Ch. 3 Practice Test" and have a parent/guardian check the ParentPortal.

R

09/26/13

Went over the homework.  Worked on the "3.2 and 3.4 Section Reviews".  Discussed applying dimensional analysis.Complete the "Ch. 3 Additional Problems".

W

09/25/13

Completed the "Observing Chemical Changes" experiment.Experiment worksheet is due tomorrow.

T

09/24/13

Discussed metric prefixes, dimensional analysis, and conversion factors.Complete the "Metric System Measurement Conversions" worksheet.

M

09/23/13

Completed a measuring using significant figures activity.  Discussed scientific notation and significant figures and went over the worksheets.  Discussed metric prefixes.None.

F

09/20/13

Completed the Ch. 1 & 2 Test.  Discussed calculations involving significant figures.Complete the "Exponential Notation and Significant Figures" worksheet.

R

09/19/13

Completed the Structural Aspects of Matter Pre-Assessment, went over the error & % error calculations, and discussed determining how many digits are significant in a measurement.Study for your Ch. 1-2 Test tomorrow.  Complete the p. 21 and question 1 of p. 15 of the "Exponential Notation and Significant Figures" worksheet.

W

09/18/13

Completed the Distillation and Precipitation experiments.Complete the experiment handouts.

T

09/17/13

Completed the Dimensional Analysis Pre-Assessment and discussed error.None.

M

09/16/13

Went over Ch. 2 and the Ch. 2 Section Reviews.  Discussed scientific notation.Complete the "Scientific Notation" worksheet.  Study for your Ch. 1-2 Test on Thursday.

F

09/13/13

Went over the first and second summer assignments and the "Facts for Ch. 1" worksheet.Complete the Ch. 2 Section Reviews.  Study for a Ch. 1-2 Test on Tuesday.

R

09/12/13

Discussed the experiment, watched some safety demos, and went over some of the first summer assignment.Complete the experiment handout and the "Facts for Ch. 1" worksheet.

W

09/11/13

Completed the "Physical and Chemical Change" experiment.Complete the experiment handout and the ricin worksheet.

T

09/10/13

Discussed classroom rules and procedures.  Went over the "Physical vs. Chemical" worksheet.  Discussed measuring using significant figures and went over the measuring worksheet.Don't forget to wear closed-toe shoes tomorrow!

M

09/09/13

Completed the safety and equipment quizzes.  Discussed physical and chemical properties and changes.Complete the "physical vs. chemical" worksheet.

F

09/06/13

Went over the safety rules.Study for your safety and equipment quizzes on Monday!  Have a parent/guardian sign your safety contract.  Bring in your summer assignments.

R

09/05/13

Finished going over lab equipment, began discussing measuring volume and temperature, and worked on the "Measuring Liquid Volume & Reading Thermometers" worksheet.Study for your equipment quiz tomorrow.

W

09/04/13

Began going over lab equipment.Bring in summer assignments (by Friday) and study for equipment quiz on Friday.