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Honors Chemistry, Period 1/2
 
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DATE AGENDA HOMEWORK

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11/21/14

Completed the bonding quiz and discussed metallic bonding. Complete section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".

R

11/20/14

Completed and went over the "Bonding Reactions" worksheet to prepare for tomorrow's quiz. Study for the bonding quiz.  Read section 7.3 and complete the "7.3 Section Review".

W

11/19/14

Discussed the Lewis dot structures for ionic bonding reactions. Complete the "7.2 Section Review" and the "Bonding Reactions Level 1" (for #2, only complete the ionic ones).

T

11/18/14

Worked on the Element Icosahedron in the library. Icosahedron is due on Monday, Nov. 24th.

M

11/17/14

Discussed valence electrons, Lewis dot structures, and the formation of ions.  Went over section 7.1 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading". Complete the "7.1 Section Review".  Read and complete section 7.2 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".

F

11/14/14

Completed the Ch. 6 Test. Read and complete section 7.1 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".

R

11/13/14

Completed the "Periodic Table Logic Problem" (if you were absent today, you must stay after on Monday to make up this assignment). Study for your Ch. 6 Test tomorrow!

W

11/12/14

Went over the "Ch. 6 Extra Questions", "Periodic Trends", and "Ch. 6 Vocab Review" worksheets. Looked at the Ch. 4 & Ch. 5 Test as well as the "Four Liquids" experiment. Study for your Ch. 6 Test on Friday!

T

11/11/14

Completed the "Graphing Periodic Trends" experiment. Complete the experiment handout.

M

11/10/14

Discussed 1st I.E. vs. 2nd I.E., ionic size trends, and electronegativity trends.  Went over the "6.3 Section Review". Complete the "Periodic Trends" worksheet and study for your test on Friday!

W

11/05/14

Discussed the reasons for the periodic trends and the trends in atomic radii and ionization energy. Re-read section 6.3 and complete the "Ch. 6 Extra Questions".

T

11/04/14

Completed and went over questions 5-7 on p. 160.  Discussed periodic trends of electron configurations and writing the shorthand notation for electron configurations. Went over the "6.2 Section Review".  Completed the "Periodic Properties" experiment. Complete the experiment handout.  Read section 6.3 and complete the "6.3 Section Review".

M

11/03/14

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". Read section 6.2 and complete the "6.2 Section Review".

F

10/31/14

Enjoyed the Halloween show. Read section 6.1 and complete the "6.1 Section Review" (due Monday).

R

10/30/14

Completed the Ch. 5 Test. Read section 6.1 and complete the "6.1 Section Review" (due Monday).

W

10/29/14

Went over all of the Ch. 5 worksheets and reviewed for Thursday's test. Study for your Ch. 5 Test tomorrow!

T

10/28/14

Completed the "Understanding Electron Configuration" experiment. Re-do your "5.3 Section Review" and "Ch. 5 Additional Problems - Honors Chemistry" worksheet.  Study for your Ch. 5 Test on Thursday!

M

10/27/14

Discussed the photoelectric effect, de Broglie's equation, classical mechanics, quantum mechanics, and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. Complete your 4 assigned electron configurations in preparation for tomorrow's experiment.  Re-do your "5.3 Section Review" and "Ch. 5 Additional Problems - Honors Chemistry" worksheet.  Study for your Ch. 5 Test on Thursday!

F

10/24/14

Completed and went over questions 14 & 15 on p. 140.  Discussed sunlight, atomic emission spectra, and the relationship between energy and frequency. Complete the "Ch. 5 Additional Problems - Honors Chemistry" worksheet.

R

10/23/14

Went over the 5.2 and 5.3 worksheets.  Discussed the electromagnetic radiation spectrum, waves, and the relationship between wavelength and frequency. Complete the "5.3 Section Review".

W

10/22/14

Practiced electron configurations. Complete the "5.2 Section Review".  Read section 5.3 and complete section 5.3 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading".

T

10/21/14

Went over section 5.1 of the "Ch. 5 Guided Reading" and the "5.1 Section Review".  Discussed how to determine electron configurations.  Completed the "Four Liquids" Experiment. Complete the experiment handout.

M

10/20/14

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

F

10/17/14

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".

R

10/16/14

Went over the "Ch. 4 Practice Test" and "Ch. 4 Practice Problems". Study for your Ch. 4 Test tomorrow!

W

10/15/14

No class due to PSAT testing. Finish the "Ch. 4 Practice Problems" and correct your "Ch. 4 Practice Test".  Study for your test on Friday!

T

10/14/14

Worked on the "Ch. 4 Practice Problems" and some textbook questions. Study for your test on Friday!

F

10/10/14

Went over the atomic structure packet. Complete the "Ch. 4 Practice Test".  Study for your test on Thursday!

R

10/09/14

Discussed isotopes, atomic mass units, and atomic mass. Complete the atomic structure packet ("Ch. 4 Reteaching", "Atomic Structure", "Atomic Structure & Average Atomic Mass", and "Average Atomic Mass" worksheets).  Ch. 4 Test will be on Thursday!

W

10/08/14

Discussed atomic number, mass number, ions, isotopes, atomic mass units, and atomic mass. Complete section 4.3 of the "Ch. 4 Guided Reading" and the "4.3 Section Review".

T

10/07/14

Worked on the "Build an Atom PhET Lab" and the "Rutherford Experiment PhET Lab".  Discussed past experiments and tests so that students know exactly what I expect. Complete the "Build an Atom PhET Lab" and the "Rutherford Experiment PhET Lab".

M

10/06/14

Discussed the discovery of the proton, neutron, & nucleus. Re-read about Rutherford's gold foil experiment.

F

10/03/14

Discussed Democritus of Abdera, Datlon's Atomic Theory, and the discovery of the electron. Read sections 4.1 and 4.2 and complete the "4.1 Section Review" and "4.2 Section Review".

R

10/02/14

Completed the Ch. 3 Test. None.

W

10/01/14

Worked on and went over the "Ch. 3 Vocab Review". Went over the "Ch. 3 Practice Test". Study for your Ch. 3 test tomorrow!

T

09/30/14

Completed the "Distillation" and "Precipitation" Experiments.  Discussed the "Physical and Chemical Change" experiment. Finish the "Distillation" and "Precipitation" experiment handouts.  Study for your Ch. 3 Test on Thursday!

M

09/29/14

Went over the homework. Complete the "Ch. 3 Practice Test".  Study for your test on Thursday!

F

09/26/14

Went over the "Metric System Measurement Conversions" worksheet.  Worked on the "Ch. 3 Additional Problems" worksheet. Complete the "Ch. 3 Additional Problems" worksheet and sections 3.1, 3.2, and 3.4 of the "Ch. 3 Practice Problems" worksheet.  Study for a test on Thursday!

R

09/25/14

Finished going over the textbook problems and discussed metric prefixes and dimensional analysis. Complete the "Metric System Measurement Conversions" worksheet (only the side with 1. 1000g=_kg). You MUST SHOW ALL WORK!!!

W

09/24/14

Went over the "Exponential Notation", "Significant Figures", "3.2 Section Review", and "3.4 Section Review" worksheets. Started going over the textbook questions. None.

T

09/23/14

Completed the "Mass, Volume, and Density" Experiment. Complete the experiment handout.

M

09/22/14

Completed the Structural Aspects of Matter pre-assessment.  Discussed the Ch. 1-2 Test, equipment quiz, and the candle activity. None.

F

09/19/14

Worked on the "3.2 Section Review", "3.4 Section Review", and the following questions: 13-15 on p. 72; 21 & 23-27 on p. 79; and 50-53 on p. 93. Complete anything you didn't finish in class.

R

09/18/14

Discussed scientific notation, accuracy, precision, accepted value, experimental value, error, percent error, and significant figures. Complete the "Significant Figures" worksheet.

W

09/17/14

Completed the equipment quiz and the Dimensional Analysis pre-assessment. Signed up for newsela.com and edmodo. Discussed yesterday's experiment. Fix your "Physical vs. Chemical Change" experiment handout.  Sign up for edmodo and newsela if you didn't already. Class codes are above the table.

T

09/16/14

Completed the "Physical vs. Chemical Change" Experiment. Complete the experiment handout.  Study for your equipment quiz tomorrow.

M

09/15/14

Completed the Ch. 1-2 Test.  Worked on the homework. Read section 3.1.  Define: scientific notation, accuracy, precision, accepted value, experimental value, error, and percent error.  Complete the "Exponential Notation" WS.  Study for your equipment quiz.

F

09/12/14

Completed and went over "Find the Names of Elements" and defined microscopic, macroscopic, pure chemistry, and applied chemistry.  Went over the "Physical vs. Chemical" worksheet and reviewed for Monday's Test. Study for your Ch. 1-2 Test on Monday!

R

09/11/14

Completed the "2.4 Section Review".  Went over the "2.2 Section Review", "2.3 Section Review", and "2.4 Section Review". Complete the "Physical vs. Chemical" worksheet.  Study equipment and study for a Ch. 1-2 Test on Monday!  Log into the textbook.

W

09/10/14

Worked on the "2.2 Section Review".  Went over the "Measuring Liquid Volume and Reading Thermometers", "Facts for Ch. 1", "2.1 Section Review", and most of the "2.2 Section Review". Finish the "2.2 Section Review" and the "2.3 Section Review".

T

09/09/14

Completed and went over "The Scientific Method", completed the "Observations and Inferences Activity", discussed class rules and procedures, logged in to the parentportal, and started working on the "2.1 Section Review". Complete the "2.1 Section Review".

M

09/08/14

Completed the safety test, identified equipment, and discussed measuring volumes and thermometers. Complete the "Measuring Liquid Volume and Reading Thermometers" worksheet.

F

09/05/14

Finished going over the video worksheet and further discussed the safety contract. Have a parent/guardian sign your safety contract, study safety for Monday's test, and read Ch. 1 and complete the "Facts for Ch. 1" worksheet (due Monday).

R

09/04/14

Watched the safety video and began discussing the accompanying worksheet. Have a parent/guardian sign your safety contract, study safety for Monday's test, and read Ch. 1 and complete the "Facts for Ch. 1" worksheet (due Monday).