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Honors Chemistry, Period 5/6
 
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DATE AGENDA HOMEWORK

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02/27/15

Went over the ionic equations. Complete the back side of the "Ionic Equations" worksheet.

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02/26/15

Went over the rest of the "Practice Reaction Predictions" and discussed net ionic equations. Complete questions 1 & 2 on the front side (level 1) of the "Ionic Equations" worksheet.

W

02/25/15

Completed the "Types of Reactions" Experiment. Complete the experiment handout.

T

02/24/15

Went over the worksheets and discussed predicting products for combustion reactions. Complete the synthesis, decompostion, and combustion sections of the "Practice Reaction Predictions" worksheet.

M

02/23/15

Completed the balancing and word equations quiz and discussed predicting products for single- and double-replacement reactions. Complete the single- and double-replacement sections of the "Practice Reaction Predictions" worksheet.

F

02/20/15

Discussed the PARCC infrastructure trial. Complete the "Reaction Predictions for Combination and Decomposition Reactions" worksheet.

R

02/19/15

Finished going over the balancing and word equations worksheets.  Discussed how to predict products for combination and decomposition reactions. Complete the "Reaction Predictions for Combination and Decomposition Reactions" worksheet.

W

02/18/15

Went over some of the homework.  Discussed the 5 types of reactions. Fix your word equations and complete the "Classification and Rules for Chemical Reactions" worksheet.

R

02/12/15

Went over the "11.1 Section Review" and discussed balancing chemical equations. Complete the "Balancing and Word Equations" worksheets.

W

02/11/15

Completed the Ch. 10 Test.  Completed the "Zinc Made More Cents" experiment. Complete the experiment handout.  Read section 11.1 and complete the "11.1 Section Review".

T

02/10/15

Went over the practice test and molecular formulas worksheets. Bring in 2 shiny pennies for lab and study for your test tomorrow!

M

02/09/15

Went over the "10-3 Practice Problems". Bring in 2 shiny pennies (dated after 1982) for lab on Wed. Complete the "Ch. 10 Practice Test". Study for your Ch. 10 Test on Wednesday.

F

02/06/15

Discussed calculating molecular formulas and went over the rest of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet. Complete the following: the Determining Molecular Formulas of the "Mole Packet"; the Molecular (True) Formula side of the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" worksheet; and the rest of the "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheet.

R

02/05/15

Went over the Percentage Composition and Determining Empirical Formulas sections of the "Mole Packet"; 11-14 of the "Percentage Composition" worksheet; and question 1 a-e of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet. Fix all of your worksheets!

W

02/04/15

Completed the "Composition of Hydrates" experiment.  Finished discussing calculating empirical formulas. Complete the following: the Percentage Composition and Determining Empirical Formulas sections of the "Mole Packet"; question 3 a-e of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet; and questions 1-19 of the "10-3 Practice Problems" worksheet.

T

02/03/15

Discussed empirical formulas. Complete question 3 on the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet (found in Ch. 10).

M

02/02/15

Completed the midterm

F

01/30/15

No class - midterms

R

01/29/15

No class - midterms

W

01/28/15

Discussed using percent composition in calculations. Complete questions 1 and 2 of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet (found in Ch. 10 worksheets). Study for your midterm on Monday!

T

01/27/15

No school due to snow!

M

01/26/15

Finished reviewing for the midterm. Study for your midterm on Thursday!

F

01/23/15

Reviewed for the midterm exam. Study for your midterm on Thursday! Extra credit mole is due Jan. 26. If you were absent and would like your review packet, please have someone pick it up before the end of today (or email me and I'll leave it in guidance).

R

01/22/15

Went over the homework and discussed percent composition for unknown compounds. Complete questions 11-14 on the Percentage Composition side of the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" worksheet. Study for your midterm! Extra credit mole is due Jan. 26.

W

01/21/15

Completed the lab practical and discussed percent composition. Complete questions 1-5 of the Percentage Composition section of the "Mole Packet" and questions 1-10 on the Percentage Composition side of the "Percent Composition and Molecular Formula" worksheet. Midterm review packet is due tomorrow!  Extra credit mole is due Jan. 26.

T

01/20/15

Went over the homework and completed the mole quiz. Study for your lab practical tomorrow. Midterm Review is due on Thursday!  Extra credit mole is due Jan. 26.

F

01/16/15

Went over all of the homework. Complete the "10-2 Practice Problems" worksheet. Study for your mole quiz on Tuesday. Study for your lab practical on Wednesday. Midterm Review is due on Thursday!  Extra credit mole is due Jan. 26.

R

01/15/15

Went over the homework and discussed molar volume, gas density, and mixed mole problems. Fix the Mole and Mass section and complete the Mole and Volume and Mixed Mole sections of the "Mole Packet". Midterm Revew is due on Thu, Jan 22nd. Study for your lab practical on Wednesday and a mole quiz on Tuesday!

W

01/14/15

Finished the "Identification of Anions and Cations" experiment. If you didn't complete the experiment handout, finish it.  Midterm Revew is due on Thu, Jan 22nd.

T

01/13/15

Completed the "Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race" worksheet.  Went over the worksheet and the homework.  Discussed molar masses and converting between mass and mole. Complete the Gram Formula Mass and Moles and Mass sections of the "Mole Packet".

M

01/12/15

Completed the Ch. 9 Test and discussed the mole and Avogadro's number. Complete The Mole and Avogadro's Number section of the "Mole Packet".

F

01/09/15

Went over all of the worksheets, looked at the ionic quizes, and reviewed for the test on Monday. Study for your Ch. 9 Test on Monday!

R

01/08/15

Went over the homework and discussed naming and writing formulas for acids & bases. Complete the "9.3 Section Review", "9.4 Section Review", p. 29 of the "pages 28 & 29" worksheet, and finish/fix the winter break work (level 1 p. 43 - 4, 9, 18, 19; level 1 p. 49 - 6, 8, 9, 14, 16; level 2 p. 50 - 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 16; level 3 p. 51 - 2, 8; level 2 p. 44 - 6, 14; level 3 p. 45 - 4, 6, 9, 16, 20).  Study for Ch. 9 test on Monday.

W

01/07/15

Completed the knowns section of the "Identification of Anions and Cations" experiment. Practice naming and formula writing and study for your test on Monday!

T

01/06/15

Completed an ionic compounds quiz.  Went over the homework.  Discussed naming and formula writing for molecular compounds. Complete the "Skillsheet" and p. 28 of the "pages 28 & 29" worksheet.

M

01/05/15

Worked on the "9.1 Section Review" and "9.2 Section Review". Went over most of the homework. Complete the "9.1 Section Review", "9.2 Section Review", and the first page of the "Skillsheet".

R

12/18/14

Went over the homework and started working on the break work. Complete the "Naming & Formula Writing Level 1" and "Naming & Formula Writing Levels 2 & 3" handouts. On p. 43 of these worksheets, skip 19. On p. 49, skip 8 & 14. On p. 50, skip 4, 9, 11, & 16. On p. 51, skip 2. On p. 44, skip 6 & 14. #18 = chromium(III) phosphide. On p. 45, skip 4, 6, 9, 14, & 16.

W

12/17/14

Went over the homework, completed the "Naming and Formula Writing Experiment", and worked on the "Pages 26, 27, & 30" worksheets. Complete the "Pages 26, 27, & 30" worksheets and finish the experiment handout.

T

12/16/14

Went over the homework and discussed how to name and write formulas for ionic compounds. Complete the back side of the "Concepts" worksheet.

M

12/15/14

Completed the Ch. 7 & 8 Test. Complete quiz 1 & quiz 2 on the front of the "Concepts" worksheet.

F

12/12/14

Went over all of the rest of the worksheets in review for Monday's test. Study for your Ch. 7 & 8 Test on Monday!

R

12/11/14

Worked on the "Ionic and Covalent Bonding" worksheet and went over the rest of the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet. Check your work on all of the worksheets. Study for your test on Ch. 7 & 8 tomorrow!

W

12/10/14

Completed the experiment "Electron Configurations of Atoms and Ions". Complete the experiment handout.  Study for your test on Friday.

T

12/09/14

Went over 5-11 on the "Covalent Compounds" worksheet, section 8.2 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading", and most of the "8.2 Section Review". Fix the rest of your "Covalent Compounds" worksheet.  Complete section 8.4 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading" and the "8.4 Section Review".  Study for your test on Friday.

M

12/08/14

Discussed molecular polarity and intermolecular attractions. Re-draw the 24 covalent compounds and label the molecular polarity and list all intermolecular attractions present in each compound.  Study for your test on Friday.

F

12/05/14

Went over half of the homework and discussed bond polarity. Re-draw the 24 covalent compounds. Label the bond polarities and slight charges.

R

12/04/14

Went over the rest of the covalent compounds worksheet and discussed bond overlaps and central atom hybridization. Redraw your 24 covalent compounds substituting dashes for bond pairs of electrons. Label the bonds as sigma or pi and determine the central atom hybridization.

W

12/03/14

Completed the Holiday Chromatography and the Snowflakes experiments. Fix your covalent compounds worksheet and be sure to label both the electron pair geometry and molecular geometry for all 24 compounds.

T

12/02/14

Discussed the remaining electron pair and molecular geometries and went over half of the covalent compounds worksheet. Fix your "Covalent Compounds" worksheet and label electron pair and molecular geometries.

M

12/01/14

Discussed electron pair and molecular geometries. Fix your "Covalent Compounds" worksheet and label electron pair and molecular geometries.

W

11/26/14

Practiced writing Lewis structures for molecular compounds. Section 8.2 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading", "8.2 Section Review", and "Covalent Compounds" worksheets are due on Monday!

T

11/25/14

Discussed the systematic method to drawing Lewis structures for molecular compounds. Section 8.2 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading", "8.2 Section Review", and "Covalent Compounds" worksheets are due on Monday!

M

11/24/14

Watched youtube video on Molecular Bonding and Molecular Properties. Discussed alloys. Went over section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading" and the "7.3 Section Review". Discussed single, double, triple, and coordinate covalent bonds. Complete section 8.1 of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading" and the "8.1 Section Review".  Don't forget icosahedrons are due tomorrow!

F

11/21/14

Completed the bonding quiz and discussed metallic bonding. Complete the "7.3 Section Review".

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 section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".

W

11/19/14

Worked on the Element Icosahedron in the library.  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 Tuesday, Nov. 25th.

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

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

T

11/11/14

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!

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!

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11/05/14

Discussed the reasons for the periodic trends and the trends in atomic radii and ionization energy.  Completed the "Periodic Properties" experiment. Complete the experiemnt handout.  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". 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

Completed the "Understanding Electron Configuration" experiment. Study for your Ch. 5 Test tomorrow!

T

10/28/14

Went over all of the Ch. 5 worksheets and reviewed for Thursday's test. Complete your 4 assigned electron configurations in preparation for tomorrow's experiment.  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. 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

Completed the "Four Liquids" experiment.  Practiced electron configurations. Complete the "Four Liquids" experiment handout.  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. Complete the "5.2 Section Review".  Using the Aufbau diagram, determing the electron configuration of Magnesium.

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

Finished going over the atomic structure packet.  Went over some of the "Ch. 4 Practice Test". 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 calculating 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

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".

T

10/07/14

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".

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

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 tomorrow!

T

09/30/14

Worked on the "Ch. 3 Vocab Review".  Finished going over the "Ch. 3 Practice Problems" worksheet and went over the "Ch. 3 Practice Test".  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

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

T

09/23/14

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

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 yesterday's experiment.  Discussed scientific notation, accuracy, precision, accepted value, experimental value, error, percent error, and significant figures. Fix your "Physical vs Chemical Change" experiment handout and complete the "Significant Figures" worksheet.

W

09/17/14

Completed the "Physical vs. Chemical Change" Experiment. Complete the experiment handout.

T

09/16/14

Completed the equipment quiz and the Dimensional Analysis pre-assessment.  Signed up for newsela.com and edmodo.  Discussed scientific notation. Sign up for edmodo and newsela if you didn't already.  Class codes are above the table.

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

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

W

09/10/14

Completed the "Scientific Method".  Went over the Safety Test, "Measuring Liquid Volume and Reading Thermometers", The Scientific Method".  Completed the "Observations and Inferences Activity".  Worked on the "2.2 Section Review". Went over the "2.1 Section Review". Finish the "2.2 Section Review" and the "2.3 Section Review".

T

09/09/14

Discussed class rules and procedures, logged in to the parent portal, went over the "Facts for Ch. 1" worksheet, and began 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).