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Week 19: June 12-16th, 2016

Last week of school!!!

We’ll have our final Unit Test on Thermochemistry this Tuesday.  This will be our last big grade so be sure to prepare (use your notes, warm-ups, my notes, class presentations, try past homeworks on Google Forms for excellent practice, worksheets …).

Resources:

This week:

M: W-Up, Collision Theory Project
HW: Prepare for Unit Test tomorrow!

T: W-Up, Unit Test: Thermochemistry
HW:

W: W-Up, Begin Collision Theory Project
HW:

R: W-Up, Activity: Cosmos
HW:

F:   W-Up, Activity: Non-Newtonian Fluids or Polymerization Lab
HW:  Study for Unit Test on Tuesday

Week 18: June 5-9th, 2017: ThermoChemistry

We’ll do our RQAs for this quarter which will be on Acids & Bases, Solutions (like Molarity and Titrations), and any other content we’ve covered this quarter.  Then we’ll start on our Collision Theory project …

Next week well have our final unit test on Thermochemistry.

Resources:

This week:

M: W-Up, Quick Review, RQA Part A
HW:  Prepare for RQA Part B (RQA Review Part B)

T: W-Up, Quick Review, RQA Part B
HW:

W: W-Up, Begin Collision Theory Project
HW:  Finish Class Write-Up

R: W-Up, Activity: POGIL for Coll. Theory
HW:

F:   W-Up, Demo: Mg + O2, Practice Test
HW:  Study for Unit Test on Tuesday

 Important Note: This is our last unit for the year and will provide the content for our last unit test.

Week 17: May 30-June 2nd, 2017: ThermoChem

This week is a bit shorter with graduation on Friday.  We’ll spend the week working on Thermochemistry and getting ready for the RQA.

The RQA will be on Monday and Tuesday next week (June 5 & 6th) …

Resources:

This week:

T: W-Up, Burning Food Calcs, RQA Review
HW: Google Form

W: W-Up, Notes & Practice, Activity: Thermochem
HW:  Study for RQA

R: W-Up, Notes & Practice: RQA Review
HW:  Google Form

F:   Graduation

 Important Note: This is our last unit for the year and will provide the content for our last unit test.

Week 16: May 22-26th, 2017 — Thermochemistry

Sort of an odd week with PARCC testing.  We’ll do some practice, a lab, and a quiz.

Seniors — this is it for you.  The three BCRs assignment is due your last day of class with me (earlier is even better).

For the week:

M: TBA – PARCC

T: TBA – PARCC

W: W-Up, Notes & Practice: Gibbs Free Energy
HW:  Study for Quiz

R: W-Up, Lab: Energy in Foods
HW:  Google Form

F:   W-Up, Organize Notes for Quiz,  Quiz
HW: Complete Lab

 Important Note: This is our last unit for the year and will provide the content for our last unit test.

 

Next Week:

Week 15: May 15 – 19th, 2017: Thermochemistry

Bit of an odd week with testing but we’ll push forward with Thermochemistry.  Seniors, time is running out.  Be sure to check any missing work.  We’ll have our Senior Final on you last day of Chemistry class.

For the week:

M:   W-Up, Notes & Practice: Activation Energy
HW: Complete Practice

T: W-Up, Lab: Endo and Exothermic Reactions
HW: Google Form

W: W-Up, Notes & Practice: Entropy and Enthalpy
HW:  Complete Practice

R: TBA – PARCC (likely Cosmos Video)

F: TBA – PARCC

Week 14: May 8 – 12th, 2017 – Thermochemistry

This week we’ll start our final unit: Thermochemistry.  This is one of my favorites.

Resources:

This Week …

M:   W-Up, Lab: Developing Equations
HW:  Complete Lab

T:  W-Up, Notes & Practice: Intro to Thermochemistry
HW: Google Form

W:  W-Up, Notes & Practice: Specific Heat
HW:   Complete Practice

R:  W-Up, Lab: Red Hot Penny
HW:   Complete Lab,

F:  W-Up, Lab Calculations, Quiz
HW:

 Important Note:  This is our last unit for the year and will provide the content for our last unit test. 

Week 13: May 1 – 5th, 2017: Acids & Bases

Update (Wednesday, May 3rd):

This coming  Friday we’ll have our acids and bases unit test.  Use your notes, the notes I provided, class presentations, worksheets, practice test, re-do homework assignments for practice, etc.

Resources:

This Week …

M:   W-Up, Notes & Practice, Practice Quiz
HW:  Complete Practice, Study for Unit Test Friday

 T:   W-Up, Notes & Practice, Quiz
         HW:  Google Form

W:  W-Up, Notes: Acid/Base Theories,  Practice-Test
HW:   Complete Practice Test

R:   W-Up, Notes & Demo: Titrations
HW:  Study for Test Tomorrow, Google Form

F:   Unit Test: Acids & Bases

 

Important Note:  We’ll have our unit test on acids and Friday.  If you are having difficulty come in at lunch for help – don’t fall behind.

 

Week 12: April 24-29th, 2017 – Acids & Bases

We have a full week of Acids & Bases.  We’ll start doing a bit of quantitative (math) work so you might want to bring your TI calculators.

This is a quick semester (especially for Seniors).  Be sure to check Edline frequently.

Resources:

This Week …

M:   W-Up, Notes & Practice, Mini-Lab: Neutralization
HW:

T:  W-Up, Lab: Chemical Indicators
HW:  Google Form, Complete Lab

W:  W-Up, Notes & Practice: pH Calculations
HW:   Prepare for Quiz Friday

R:   W-Up,  Notes & Practice: pH and pOH
HW: Google Form

F:  W-Up, Demo & Notes, Quiz
HW:

Week 11: April 18 – 21st: Acids & Bases

Welcome back from break…  The next units are two of the more interesting.  We’ll start with Acids & Bases and after that do Thermochemistry.  It’ll be a quick quarter – don’t fall behind!

Resources:

This Week …

T:  W-Up: Intro to Acids and Bases, Quiz from Class Notes
HW:  Google Form

W:   Lab: pH of Acids and Bases
HW:    Finish Lab

R:  W-Up, Notes: Acids and Bases, Naming and Practice
HW: Google Form

F:  W-Up, Notes & Practice: Strong & Weak Acids, Quick Naming Quiz
HW:   Study for Quiz on Monday

Important Note: The unit on acids and bases is a good chance to do very well on a unit test.  If you stay actively engaged in class and complete all your assignments you should be well prepared.