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Honors Chemistry, Period 14/15
 
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DATEAGENDAHOMEWORK
 M
02/08/16 
 Went over the 'Mixed Mole Problems' section of the "Mole Packet". 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. "Mole" extra credit is due on Monday, 2/15.
   
 F
02/05/16 
 Completed the lab practical. Went over the "10-2 Practice Problems" and the rest of the "10.2 Section Review". Discussed determining percent composition for known compounds.  Study for mole conversions quiz on Tuesday.  Complete question 2 on the first page and question 1 on the second page of the "Ch. 6 Reteaching" worksheet.
 R
02/04/16 
 Worked on the following textbook problems: p. 291 #3-4; p. 292 #5-6; p. 296 #7-8 & 13-15; p. 298 #16-17; p. 299 #18-19; p. 301 #20-21; and p. 303 #26-31.
 Finish the textbook work and study for your Lab Practical tomorrow!
 W
02/03/16 
 Worked on the "10-2 Practice Problems".  Finish the "10-2 Practice Problems".
 T
02/02/16 
 Completed and went over the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race problem.  Went over the Moles and Mass and through question 6 of The Mole and Volume sections of the "Mole Packet".  Discussed mixed mole problems. Fix 7-10 of The Mole and Volume section and complete the Mixed Mole Problems section of the "Mole Packet".
 M
02/01/16 
 Went over the "Mole Packet", the "10.1 Section Review", and most of the "10.2 Section Review". Discussed mole-mass and mole-volume conversions.  Complete the Moles and Mass as well as The Mole and Volume sections of the "Mole Packet".  Study for your lab practical on Friday!
   
 F
01/29/16 
 No class due to midterms. 
 R
01/28/16 
 No class due to midterms. 
 W
01/27/16 
 No class due to midterms. 
 T
01/26/16 
 Completed the midterm exam. 
   
 F
01/22/16 
 Reviewed for the midterm. Study for your midterm exam on Monday!
 R
01/21/16 
 Went over the midterm review packet. Study for your midterm exam on Monday!
 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 tomorrow. Midterm Exam is on 1/25.
   
 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 1/20. Midterm Exam is on 1/25.
 W
01/13/16 
 Completed the "Identification of Anions and Cations in Solutions" experiment. Study for your Ch. 9 Test tomorrow! Midterm Review is due on 1/20. Lab Practical is on 1/20. Midterm Exam is on 1/25.
 T
01/12/16 
 Went over the section reviews.  Completed and went over the "Rules for Naming Ions" worksheet.  Reviewed for the test. Study for your test on Thursday! Midterm Review is due on 1/20. Lab Practical is on 1/20. Midterm Exam is on 1/25.
 M
01/11/16 
 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 1/20. Midterm Exam is on 1/25.
   
 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 1/20. Midterm Exam is on 1/25.
 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 "Ch. 5 Skillsheet".
 W
01/06/16 
 Completed the knowns section of the "Identification of Anions and Cations in Solutions" experiment. Went over #3 on the back side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet and the "9.1 Section Review". 
 Complete the "Naming and Formula Writing Levels 2 & 3" worksheets in the packet.
 T
01/05/16 
 Went over #2 on the back side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet and page 30 of the packet.  Complete the "9.1 Section Review", #3 on the back side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet, and the "Naming & Formula Writing Level 1" worksheets (pages 43 and 49 in the packet).
 M
01/04/16 
 Went over the front side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet as well as pages 26 & 27 of the packet.  Complete the "Naming and Formula Writing Experiment" and #2 on the back side of the "Review Concepts" worksheet.
   
 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 
 Worked in the library on the "Element Icosahedron" project.  "Naming and Formula Writing" 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.  Completed the "Naming and Formula Writing Experiment".  Complete the "Ionic and Covalent Bonding" worksheet and study for your test on Friday!  Experiment handout will be due next week.
 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
 Completed the "Electron Configurations of Atoms and Ions" experiment.  Complete the experiment handout.
 T
12/08/15 
 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.
 M
12/07/15 
 Went over the "Covalent Compounds" structures.  Complete the "8.2 Section Review".
   
 F
12/04/15 
 Discussed double bonds, triple bonds, coordinate covalent bonds, and 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 covalent bonds; structural formulas; and molecular formulas. Finished the snowflake experiment. 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 "Holiday Chromatography" and "To Grow a Snowflake" experiments. None.
 T
12/01/15 
 Completed the ionic bonding reactions quiz.  Discussed alloys.  Went over the 7.3 worksheets and the "Ch. 7 Practice Problems". Read section 8.1 and complete that section of the "Ch. 8 Guided Reading" worksheet.
 M
11/30/15 
 Completed 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.
   
 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.
 None.
 M
11/23/15 
 Discussed ionic bonds, Lewis structures for ionic bonding, chemical formulas, formula units, and properties of ionic compounds.  Complete the "7.2 Section Review", read 7.3, and complete section 7.3 of the "Ch. 7 Guided Reading".
   
 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 Graphing Periodic Trends Experiment.  Complete the experiment handout. Study for your Ch. 6 Test tomorrow!
 T
11/17/15 
 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 on Thursday!
 M
11/16/15 
 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!
   
 F
11/13/15 
 Discussed 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 discussed the shielding effect and effective nuclear charge.  Read section 6.3 and complete the "6.3 Section Review".
 W
11/11/15 
 Completed the "Periodic Properties" experiment.  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.  Complete the experiment handout.  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 
 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.  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 
 Completed the "Understanding Electron Configurations" experiment.  Study Ch. 5 for test on Tuesday.
 T
11/03/15 
 Discussed ground state and excited state, 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.
 M
11/02/15 
 Discussed sunlight, atomic emission spectra, ground/excited state, and the relationship between energy and frequency.  Complete the "5.3 Section Review".
   
 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 Wednesday's experiment.
 R
10/29/15 
 Watched some Halloween demos.  None.
 W
10/28/15 
 Completed the "Four Liquids" experiment.  Went over previous tests and experiments.  Complete the "Four Liquids" experiment handout (make sure you bring this to class tomorrow to hand in).  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. None.
 M
10/26/15 
 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 "5.2 Section Review".
   
 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.  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. Complete PhET labs and 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", the Atomic Structure packet from the weekend, and most of the "Ch. 4 Practice Test".
 Finish the "Ch. 4 Practice Test" and last question of the packet from the weekend.  Study for your Ch. 4 Test on Thursday!
 M
10/19/15 
 Worked on the last page of the homework from the weekend and the "Ch. 4 Practice Test".  The last page of the homework from the weekend and the "Ch. 4 Practice Test" are due tomorrow. 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 
 Discussed Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment, atomic numbers, and mass numbers.
 Complete the "4.3 Section Review".
 W
10/14/15 
 Completed the distillation and precipitation experiments.  Complete the distillation and precipitation experiments handouts.
 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.
 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 
 Watched the "Alchemy" video.  Completed and went over the "Ch. 3 Vocab Review". Went over the "Ch. 3 Practice Test". 
 Complete the definitions on the "Alchemy" worksheet.  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 
 Worked on the "Ch. 3 Practice Test".  Finish the "Ch. 3 Practice Test". Study for your Ch. 3 Test on Thursday!
   
 F
10/02/15 
 Finished going over the "Ch. 3 Additional Problems" as well as sections 3.1 and 3.2 of the "Ch. 3 Practice Problems" worksheet.  Complete sections 3.3 and 3.4 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 
 Completed the "Mass, Volume, and Density" experiment.  Complete the experiment handout.
 T
09/29/15 
 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.
 M
09/28/15 
 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!!!
   
F
09/25/15 
 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).
 R
09/24/15 
 Completed the equipment quiz and went over the "3.2 Section Review", "3.4 Section Review", and questions up to 24 in the textbook. Please wear appropriate clothing for lab tomorrow (it will not be a double lab period).
 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.  Please wear appropriate clothing for lab tomorrow (it will not be a double lab period).
 T
09/22/15 
 Discussed calculations involving significant figures, dimensional analysis, conversion factors, and metric units. Complete questions 2 & 3 on the "Significant Figures" worksheet.
 M
09/21/15 
 Went over Friday's homework. Discussed scientific notation and how to determine the number of sig-figs in a measurement.  Complete question 1 on the "Significant Figures" worksheet.  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 
 Completed the safety test. Practiced measuring mass and volume and cleaning glassware.  Study for your Ch. 1-2 test tomorrow!
 W
09/16/15 
 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. Study for your Ch. 1-2 test on Friday.
 T
09/15/15 
 Discussed pure vs. applied chemistry.  Reviewed for the Ch. 1-2 Test. Went over the "Physical vs. Chemical" and the rest of the "2.4 Section Review" worksheets.  Study for your Ch. 1-2 Test on Friday!
 M
09/14/15 
 Went over the "2.1 Section Review", "2.2 Section Review", the "2.3 Section Review", and most of 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.
   
 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 
 Completed a pre-assessment and worked on the homework.   Complete yesterday's assignment. Read Ch. 1 and complete the "Facts for Ch. 1" worksheet.

T

09/08/15

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