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Previous Monthly Calendars

September  2018

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    3 4 5 1st Day of School 6 7

Week 1

Syllabus 1-2 (modified)

 

Labor Day

Staff In-Service Day

Course Introduction

 

Chemistry Demos

 

HW: Google Form & Sign up for Remind (See Homework page)

Safety, Lab Equipment

 

Lab Safety Rules

Lab Equipment

 

HW: Safety Slip

Lab Safety Quiz

 

Mixtures, Elements & Compounds

 

POGIL: Classificaiton of Matter (Key)

 

WKS 1-1: Elements, Compounds & Mixtures (Key)

 

HW #1-1

 

    10 11 12 13 14

Week 2

Syllabus 1-2 (modified)

 

Rosh Hashanah–No School

 

Rosh Hashanah–No School

Target Inquiry: Chemical & Physical Changes (Key)

 

Particle Diagrams

 

HW: Work on Chemical & Physical Changes Activity; Read & Highlight Lab

Lab: Evidence of an Interaction: CuCl2/Al (due 9/18)

 

HW #1-2

Unit 2.1: Scientific Method & CER Model

 

Go over CuCl2 Lab

 

Scientific Method/CER WS (Key)

 

HW #2-1

    17 18 19 20 21

Week 3

Syllabus 3-4

 

Unit 1: Mixtures, Elements & Compounds Quiz

 

Unit 2.2: Units, SI Prefixes, Density

 

Units & Density WS (Key)

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab

CuCl2 Lab Due

 

Lab: The Burning Candle Lab (due 9/25)

 

HW #2-2

Yom Kippur–No School

Unit 2.3: Scientific Notation

 

Scientific Notation WS (Key)

 

HW #2-3

Unit 2.4: Accuracy & Precision; Significant Figures in Measurements

 

Significant Figures in Measurements WS (Key)

 

HW #2-4

    24 25 26 27 28

Week 4

Syllabus 3-4

 

Unit 2.5: Significant Figures in Calculations

 

Significant Figures in Calculations WS (Key)

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab

Candle Lab Due

 

Lab: Density Lab (Archimedes Article) (due 10/1)

 

HW #2-5

Unit 2.6: Conversion Factors & Dimensional Analysis

 

Dimensional Analysis I WS (Key)

 

HW #2-6

Unit 2.7: Multi-Step & Double-Unit Conversions

 

Dimensional Analysis II WS (Key)

 

HW #2-7

Unit 2 Review WS (Key)

 

Discuss Density Lab & Check Density Graphs

 

HW #2-8

 

October  2018

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    1 2 3 4 5

Week 5

Syllabus 5-6

 

Density Lab Due

 

Review Unit 2

 

Extra Practice WS--Optional (Key)

 

HW: Study for Test

Unit 2 Test: Measurement & Calculations

 


 

Introduction to Moles & Stoichiometry: Electrolysis of H2O

 

History of the Mole WS (Key)

 

Gay-Lussac & Avogadro Article

 

HW #3-1

 

Masses of gases & Relative Masses of Gases

 

Masses of Gases Demo (Key)

 

Relative Masses of Gases WS (Key)

 

HW #3-2

Molar Mass; Moles-Mass; Moles-Particles

 

Mole Conversions WS (Key I-III)

 

HW #3-3

Mass-Particles; Molar Volume of Gases

 

Mole Conversions WS (Full Key)

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab

    8 9 10 11 12

Week 6

Syllabus 5-6

 

Native Amercians’ Day–Staff In-Service Day

Lab: NaHCO3 & MgxOy (due 10/15) (Postlab Key)

 

HW #3-4

% Composition & Empirical Formula

 

% Composition-Empirical Formula WS (Key)

 

Discuss NaHCO3 & MgxOy Lab; Work on Lab

 

HW #3-5

Quiz Unit 3: Mole Conversions

 

Balancing Equations

 

Balancing Equations WS (Key)

 

HW #3-6

Introduction to Stoichiometry: Moles ↔ Moles, Mass ↔ Moles, and Mass ↔ Mass

 

Stoichiometry WS (Key)

 

HW #3-7

    15 16 17 18 19

Week 7

Syllabus 7-8

 

Gases & Stoichiometry; Theoretical & Percent Yield

 

Introduce Mole Day

 

Stoichiometry WS II (Key)

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab; Prelab

NaHCO3 & MgxOy Lab Due

 

Lab: Stoichiometry of a Reaction (Due 10/22) (Postlab Key)

 

Stoichiometry Lab Hint Sheet

 

HW #3-8

Limiting & Excess Reactants

 

Stoichiometry WS III (1, 2-5 a & b) (Key)

 

HW #3-9

Excess Reactanta & Molecular Formula

 

Work on Stoichiometry Lab & Hint Sheet

 

Stoichiometry WS III (2-5 c & d) (Key)

 

Molecular Formula WS (Key)

Mole Day T-shirts & Water Bottles

 

HW #3-10

    22 23 24 25 26

Week 8

Syllabus 7-8

 

Unit 3 Review(Key)

 

Extra Stoichiometry WS (Optional) (Key)

 

Extra Balancing WS (Optional) (Key)

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab

Mole Day!

 

Mole Day WS (Key)

 


Stoichiometry Lab Due

 

Lab: Micro Mole Rockets Day 1

Lab: Micro Mole Rockets Day 2 (Due 10/30)

 

HW #3-11

Review Unit 3

Unit 3 Test: Moles & Stoichiometry

    29 30 31 Nov. 1 Nov. 2

Week 9

Syllabus 9-10

 

Discuss Stoichiometry Test

 

Stoichiometry Crash Course (Key) (Class Notes)

Mole Rockets Lab Due

 

Extra Stoichiometry Make-up Quiz

 

Unit 4: Intro to Basic Atomic Structure; Isotopes; Average Atomic Mass

 

Structure of the Atom WS (Key)

 

HW #4-1

 


Demo/Activity: Mass Spectrometry

 

Mass Spectrometry WS (Key)

 

HW #4-1a

Unraveling the Structure of the Atom: Thomson CRT & Electrons

 

Unraveling the Structure of the Atom WKS (#1-3) (Class Notes 1-2) (Key 1-2) (Full Key) (Full Class Notes)

 

HW #4-2

Unraveling the Structure of the Atom: Rutherford– Protons; Chadwick & Neutrons

 

Unraveling the Structure of the Atom WKS (#4-5) (Key) (Class Notes)

 

HW #4-3

Unit 4 Review WS (Key)

 

HW #4-4

 

November 2018

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    5 6 7 8 9

Week 10

Syllabus 9-10

 

Go Over Unit 4 Review

 

Specific Heat Notes

 

Specific Heat WKS

Unit 4 Quest: Atomic Structure

 

Finish Specific Heat WKS (Key); Read Specific Heat Lab


Specific Heat Lab(Due 11/14) (Postlab Key)

Begin Unit 5, Nuclear Chem: α, β, γ Radiation; Nuclear Decay Equations

 

Radiation Properties & Decay WS (Key)

 

HW #5-1

Teachers’ Professional Day–No School

Teachers’ Professional Day–No School

    12 13 14 1st MP Ends 15 16

Week 11

Syllabus 11-12

 

Radiation & Nuclear Stability

 

Band of Stability

 

Nuclear Stability WS (Key)

 

HW #5-2

Half-Life & C-14 Dating; Nuclear Decay Series

 

Half-Life & Radioactive Dating WS (Key)

 

C-14 Dating Article & WS (Due 11/16) (Key)

 

HW #5-3

 

Specific Heat Lab Due

 

Induced Transmutation; Nuclear Fission & Fusion

 

Transmutation, Fission & Fusion Reactions WS (Key)

 

HW #5-4

Energy from Nuclear Fission & Fusion

 

Nuclear Energy WS (Key)

 

Star Born WS & Article (Due 11/26) (Key)

 

HW #5-5

C-14 Dating WS Due

 

Nuclear Power from Fission & Fusion

 

Alchemists’ Dream

 

Nuclear Power WS (Key)

 

HW #5-6

    19 20 21 ½ Day 22 23

Week 12

Syllabus 11-12

 

Sources, Measurement & Effects of Radiation

 

Sources of Radiation WS (Key)

 

HW #5-8

Nuclear Plant Accidents: Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima

 

Nuclear Accidents WS (Key)

 

HW #5-7

Pep Rally at 11:08 – 20-min Periods

 

Unit 5 & 5.5 Review WS (Key)

 

Work on Star Born WS

 

HW #5-9

Thanksgiving Day–No School

Thanksgiving Recess–No School

    26 27 28 29 30

Week 13

Syllabus 13-14

 

Star Born WS Due

 

Unit 5 Review

 

Kahoot! Review Game

Test Unit 5: Nuclear Chemistry

 

Intro to Unit 6: Waves— Electromagnetic spectrum, wavelength, frequency and energy

 

Wavelength, Frequency & Energy WS (Key)

 

HW #6-1

Particle Nature of Light & Emission Spectra

 

Particle Nature of Light & Emission Spectra WS (Key)

 

HW #6-2

Emission & Absorption Line Spectra; Bohr Model of the Atom

 

Line Spectra - Bohr Atom WS (Key)

 

HW #6-3

Wave Nature of Electrons; Probability & Atomic Orbitals

 

Electrons as Waves - Atomic Orbitals WS (Key)

 

HW #6-4

 

December 2018

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    3 4 5 6 7

Week 14

Syllabus 13-14

 

Orbitals & Energy Levels; Electron Configurations

 

Energy Levels & Electron Configurations WS (Key)

Color Lab (Due 12/7)

 

Light of a Different Color Article

 

Fireworks Video

 

HW #6-5

Electron Configs from the Periodic Table; Noble Gas Configurations; Valence Electrons

 

Electron Configs & Valence Electrons WS (Key)

 

HW #6-6

Periodic Table Families & Ion Formation

 

Electron Configurations of Ions WS (Key)

 

HW #6-7

Color Lab Due

 

Unit 6 Review (Key)

 

HW #6-8

    10 11 12 13 14

Week 15

Syllabus 15-16

 

Review Unit 6

 

Unit 6 Kahoot! Review

Elements Lab (Due 12/13) Extra Answer Sheet

Test Unit 6: Electrons in Atoms

 

Elements Lab Due

 

Unit 7.1: Periodic Trends: Zeff, Atomic Radius, Ionic Radius

 

Periodic Trends -- Zeff & Radius WKS (Key)

 

HW #7-1

Finish Periodic Trends: Ionization Energy, Electronegativity

 

Trends of Periodic Table -- IE & EN WKS (Key)

 

Evolution of the Periodic System Article & WS (Due 12/19)

 

HW #7-2

    17 18 19 20 21

Week 16

Syllabus 15-16

 

Begin Unit 8: Lewis Dots & Ionic Bonding

 

Lewis Dots & Ionic Bonding WS (Key)

 

HW 8-1

Quiz Unit 7: Trends in Periodic Table

 

Naming & Formulas of Ionic Compounds I; Polyatomic Ions

 

Ionic Compounds WS I (Key)

 

HW 8-2

 


 

Minilab: Formula of a Hydrate (Due 12/21)

Evolution of the Periodic System WS due

 

Naming & Formulas of Ionic Compounds II: Stock System

 

Ionic Compounds WS II (Key)

 

HW 8-3

Covalent Bonds: Formulas & Naming of Covalent Compounds

 

Covalent Compounds WS (Key)

 

HW 8-4

Hydrate Lab Due

 

Acids; Formulas & Naming

 

Acids, Formulas & Naming WS (Key)


January 2019

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Dec. 31 2018 1 2 3 4

Week 17

Syllabus 17-18

 

New Years’ Eve–No School

New Years’ Day–No School

Lewis Diagrams of Covalent Molecules & Polyatomic Ions

 

Lewis Diagram WS (Key)

 

HW 8-5 & HW 8-6

Demos & Videos: Reactivity of Metals & Nonmetals (Due 1/9)

 

HW: Work on Demo WKS

VSEPR & Shapes of Molecules

 

VSEPR WS (Key)

 

HW 8-7

    7 8 9 10 11

Week 18

Syllabus 17-18

 

Electronegativity & Polarity

 

Polarity WS (Key)

Dr. C at Science Olympiad

 

Periodic Table Challenge

 

HW: Lab Lewis Structures

Reactivity Demo Due

 

Lab: Begin Molecular Models

Lab: Finish Molecular Models (Turn in at end of period)

 

HW 8-8

Begin Hybridization: sp3 Orbitals & σ Bonds

 

Hybridization WS Part A (Key)

 

HW 8-9

    14 15 16 17 18

Week 19

Syllabus 19-20

 

Finish Hybridization: sp2 & sp Orbitals; π Bonds

 

Hybridization WS Part B (Key)

 

HW 8-10

Types of Substances

 

Types of Substances WS (Key)

 

HW 8-11

 


Lab: Synthesis of Aspirin Day 1 (Aspirin Article)

Unit 8 Review WS (Key)

 

Receive Midterm Info & Review WS

 

HW 8-12


Lab: Synthesis of Aspirin Day 2

Go over Unit 8 Review

 

Unit 8 Kahoot! (Ghost Replay Mode)

Unit 8 Test

 

Midterm Review #1 (Key)

    21 22 23 24 25

Week 20

Syllabus 19-20

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–No School

Midterm Review #2 (Key)

Aspirin Lab Due

 

Finish Midterm Review

 

Midterm Review Session 3:00—Location TBA

Exams Per. 2 & 3

Period 4 Midterm
8:00 am – 10:05 am

    28 29 30 2nd MP Ends 31 Feb. 1

Week 21

Syllabus 21-22

 

Exams Per. 6 & 7

Exams Per. 8 & 1

Midterm 9


Review Midterm Exam; Discuss 2019-20 Course Recommendations

 

Begin Unit 9: Chemical Reactions

 

Writing & Identifying Chemical Reactions WS (Key)

 

HW 9-1

Solubility Rules & Precipitation Reactions

 

Products of Precipitation Reactions WS (Key)

 

HW 9-2

 

February 2019

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    11 12 13 14 15

Week 23

Syllabus 23-24

 

Types of Reactions Lab Due

 

Shapes & Polarity of Molecules Video

 

Intermolecular Forces WS (Key)

 

HW 10-1; also Read & Highlight Lab

Snow Day!

Intermolecular Forces: MP, BP

 

Intermolecular Forces, MP & BP WS (Key)

Quest Unit 9: Reactions

 

HW 10-2; also Read & Highlight Lab

Staff In-Service Day–No School

    18 19 20 21 22

Week 24

Syllabus 23-24

 

Presidents’ Day–No School

Notes: Mixing & Polarity

 

Lab: Polarity & Solubility (Due 2/22) (Part V Notes Key)

Surface Tension, Capillary Action & Network Covalent Solids

 

Surface Tension, Capillary Action & Network Covalent Solids WKS (Key)

 

HW 10-3

Conductivity Demo & Water Video (Due 2/25)

 

Conductivity, MP & BP WS (Key)

 

Water Video WKS (Key)

 

HW 10-4

 

Polarity Lab Due

 

Work on Conductivity Demo

 

Unit 10: Polarity Review WS (Key)

 

HW 10-5

    25 26 27 28 Mar. 1

Week 25

Syllabus 25-26

 

Conducitivity Demo Due

 

Review Unit 10

 

Kahoot!

Test Unit 10: Polarity

 


Inquiry Activity: An Investigation of Gas Laws (Key)

 

HW #11-1

Begin Unit 11, Gases: Bell Jar Demos & Pressure

 

Gases & Pressure WS (Key)

 

HW #11-2

The Gas Laws: P vs. V, V vs. T, V vs. P

 

Combined Gas Laws WS (Key)

 

Absolute Zero Article (Key)

 

HW #11-3

Minilab: Boyle’s Law (Due 3/5)

 

March 2019

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    4 5 6 7 8

Week 26

Syllabus 25-26

 

Snow Day!

Partial Pressures & Gas Collections over H2O

 

Partial Pressures WS (Key)

 

Ideal Gas Constant Lab: Mg + HCl (Due 3/12)

 

HW #11-X

Ideal Gas Law; Molar Mass & Density; Stoichiometry not at STP

 

Ideal Gas Law WS (Key)

 

Gas Laws & Scuba Diving WS (Due 3/11) (Key)

 

Work on P-V Lab

 

HW #11-4

Boyle’s Law Lab Due

 

Kinetic-Molecular Theory & Effusion

 

Effusion Demo & WS (Key)

 

HW #11-5

Vapor Pressure & Boiling Point (Demos)

 

Vapor Pressure WS (Key)

 

Gases Demos

 

HW #11-6

    11 12 13 14 15

Week 27

Syllabus 27-28

 

Scuba Diving Article Due

 

Phase Diagrams

 

Phase Diagram WS (Key)

 

Work on Ideal Gas Constant Lab

 

HW #11-7

Ideal Gas Constant Lab Due

 

Real vs. Ideal Gases

 

Real Gases WS (Key)

 

Demos & Videos

 

HW #11-8

Work on Unit 11 Review

 

Unit 11 Review Sheet (Key)

 

HW #11-9

Review Unit 11

 

Kahoot!

Test Unit 11: Gases

    18 19 20 21 22

Week 28

Syllabus 27-28

 

Solution Concentration: Molarity & Preparing Molar Solutions

 

Molarity Calculations WS (Key)

 

HW: Prelab

Molarity Lab & Aspirin Purity (Due 3/26)

 

Beer’s Law

 

HW #12-1

Begin Unit 12: Solutions & Solubility

 

Solubility Curves WS (Key)

 

HW #12-2

Solution Stoichiometry

 

Solution Stoichiometry WS (Key)

 

HW #12-3

Colligative Properties: Definition & Theory

 

Colligative Properties Demos

 

Colligative Properties WS (Key)

 

HW 12-4

    25 26 27 28 29

Week 29

Syllabus 29-30

 

Colligative Properties Calculations

 

Colligative Properties Calculations WS (Key)

 

Work on Molarity Lab

HW #12-5

Molarity Lab Due

 

Unit 12 Review

 

Solutions Review WS (Key) Solubility Curves Key

 

HW #12-6

 


Begin Unit 13, Thermochemistry: Endothermic & Exothermic Energy Diagrams

 

Driving Forces Video

 

The Driving Forces WS (Key)

Review Unit 12

 

Kahoot!

Test Unit 12: Solutions

 

HW #13-1

Exo/Endo Demo

 

Exo/Endo WS (Key)

 

HW #13-2

 

April 2019

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    1 2 3 4 5

Week 30

Syllabus 29-30

 

Entropy & Spontaneity

 

Enthalpy, Entropy & Spontaneity WS (Key)

 

HW #13-3; Read & Highlight Lab

Combustion Lab(Due 4/8)

 

Gibb’s Free Energy (ΔG) Calculations

 

Gibb’s Free Energy WS (Key)

 

HW #13-4

State Functions & Hess’s Law

 

Hess’s Law I WS (Key)

 

Work on Combustion Lab

 

HW #13-5

ΔH of Formation & Hess’s Law

 

Heats of Formation Table

 

Hess’s Law II WS (Key)

 

HW #13-6

Heating & Cooling Curves

 

Demo: Freezing Point of Stearic Acid & Intro to PASCO

 

Heating & Cooling Curve WS (Key)

 

HW #13-7

    8 NJSLA 9 NJSLA

3rd MP Ends

10 NJSLA

11 NJSLA 12

Week 31

Syllabus 31-32

 

Combustion Lab Due

 

Kinetics: Energy Diagrams & Collision Theory

 

Collision Theory WS (Key)

 

HW #13-8

Class Does Not Meet

Factors Affecting Reaction Rates

 

Demos: The Pink Catalyst, Elephant Toothpaste

 

Factors in Reaction Rates WS (Key)

 

HW #13-9

Class Does Not Meet

Dry Ice Demos!
    15 16 17 18 19
   

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

    22 23 24 25 26

Week 32

Syllabus 31-32

 

The Rate Law

 

Rate Laws WS (Key)

 

HW #13-10

Lab: Iodine Clock (Due 4/25)

 

Reaction Mechanisms

 

Rate Law Funnel Demo

 

Reaction Mechanisms & Rate Laws WS (Key)

 

HW #13-11

Unit 13 Review(Key)

 

HW #13-12; Watch Catalysis CHEM Study Video

Iodine Clock Lab Due

 

Equilibrium Straw Lab (Due 5/2)

Altered Bell Schedule: SGA Elections

 

Go Over Unit 13 Review

 

Kahoot!

 

May 2019

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Apr. 29 Apr. 30 1 2 3

Week 33

Syllabus 33-34

 

Test Unit 13: Spontaneity & Kinetics

Concept of Chemical Equilibrium

 

Reversible Reactions PhET WS (Key)

 

HW #14-1

The Equilibrium Constant

 

Equilibrium Constants WS (Key 1-6) (Full Key)

 

HW #14-2

Equilibrium Straw Lab Due

 

The Reaction Quotient Q; Solubility Product (Ksp) Types 1 & 2

 

Solubility Product WS (Key 1-5) (Full Key)

 

HW #14-3

Review Unit 13 Test

 

Solubility Product Type 3: Q and Ksp

 

HW #14-4

    6 7 8 9 10

Week 34

Syllabus 33-34

 

Le Châtelier’s Principle

 

Le Châtelier’s Principle WS (Key)

 

HW #14-5

Le Châtelier’s Principle Lab/Demo (Due 5/9)

 

Keq, Ksp & Le Châtelier’s Practice WS (Key)

 

HW #14-6

Unit 14 Review (Key)

 

Work on Le Châtelier’s Principle Lab

Le Châtelier’s Principle Lab/Demo Due

 

HW #14-7

Review Unit 14

 

Kahoot! Review Game

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May 2019

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    13 14 15 16 17

Week 35

Syllabus 35-36

 

Test Unit 14: Equilibrium

Conductivity Demo Intro Unit 15: Acids & Bases

 

Conductivity Demo Data Chart (Day 1 Key)

 

HW #15-1


 

“Minilab” & Article: Making Ice Cream: Cool Chemistry

Analysis of Conductivity Demo

 

Equations of Non-electrolytes, Acids, Bases and Salts

 

Conductivity Demo WS (Key)

 

HW #15-2

Properties of Acids & Bases; Brønsted Acids and Bases: Conjugate Acids and Conjugate Bases

 

Brønsted Acids & Bases WS (Key)

 

HW #15-3

Strengths of Acids & Bases; Ka & Kb Calculations: ICE Tables

 

Acid-Base Equilibrium WS (Key)

 

HW #15-4

    20 21 22 23 24

Week 36

Syllabus 35-36

 

Rainbow Demo, pH & pOH

 

pH & pOH WS (Key)

 

HW #15-5

Neutralization Reactions and Acid-Base Titrations

  • Example and demo/intro lab

 

Acid-Base Titration WS (Key)

 

Lab: Acid-Base Titrations (Due 5/29)

 

HW #15-6

Dr. C at Physics Day

 

Work on Titrations Lab

 

Acid Rain WKS (Key) (Submit on Google Classroom)

Salt Hydrolysis: Hydrolysis & Buffers Demo Part A

 

Salt Hydrolysis WS (Key)

 

The Invisible Fire WS (Due 5/30 on Google Classroom)

 

HW #15-7

Memorial Day Weekend–No School

    27 28 29 NJSLA-S 30 NJSLA-S 31

Week 37

Syllabus 37-40

 

Memorial Day–No School

Buffers: Hydrolysis & Buffers Demo Part B

 

Buffers WS (Key)

 

Acid-Base Review WS (Key 1-13)

 

HW 15-8

Titrations Lab Due

 

Discuss Buffers WKS & Acids-Bases Review Part I

 

Work on Review Part II (Full Key)

 

HW #15-9

Class Does Not Meet

 

(Invisible Fire Due on Google Classroom)

Review Unit 15: Acids & Bases

 

Kahoot! Review

 

 

   

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