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Previous Monthly Calendars

September  2016

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    5 6 7 8 1st Day of School 9

Syllabus 1-2

 

Labor Day–No School

Staff Work 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

    12 13 14 15 16
Syllabus 1-2  

Lab Safety Quiz

 

Unit 1.1: Chemistry & Matter: Properties & Changes

 

Chemistry & Matter WS (Key)

 

HW #1-1

Unit 1.2: Mixtures, Elements & Compounds

 

Mixtures, Elements & Compounds WS (Key)

 

HW #1-2; Read & Highlight Lab

Lab: Evidence of an Interaction: CuCl2 (due 9/16)

 

Unit 2.1: Scientific Method & CER Model

 

Scientific Method WS (Key)

 

HW #2-1

Mixtures, Elements & Compounds Quiz

 

Go over CuCl2 Lab

 

Unit 2.2: Units, SI Prefixes, Density

 

Units & Density WS (Key)

 

HW #2-2

CuCl2 Lab Due

 

Unit 2.3: Scientific Notation

 

Scientific Notation WS (Key)

 

HW #2-3

    19 20 21 22 23
Syllabus 3  

Unit 2.4: Accuracy & Precision; Significant Figures in Measurements

 

Significant Figures in Measurements WS (Key)

 

HW #2-4

Unit 2.5: Significant Figures in Calculations

 

Significant Figures in Calculations WS (Key)

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab

Lab: Density Lab (due 9/26)

 

HW #2-5

Unit 2-6: Conversion Factors & Dimensional Analysis

 

Discuss Density Lab

 

Dimensional Analysis I WS (Key)

 

HW #2-6

Unit 2.7: Metric & Double-Unit Conversions

 

Check Density Graphs

 

Dimensional Analysis II WS (Key)

 

HW #2-7

    26 27 28 29 30
Syllabus 4  

Density Lab Due

 

Unit 2 Review WS (Key)

 

HW #2-8

 

 

Review Unit 2

 

Extra Practice WS--Optional (Key)

 

HW #2-9

Lab: The Burning Candle Lab (due 10/6)

Discuss Candle Lab

 

Introduction to Moles & Stoichiometry: Electrolysis of H2O

 

History of the Mole WS (Key)

 

Gay-Lussac & Avogadro Article

Unit 2 Test: Measurement & Calculations

 

HW #3-1; Read & Highlight Lab

 

October  2016

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    3 4 5 6 7

Syllabus 5-6 (Updated 10/7)

 

Rosh Hashanah–No School

Rosh Hashanah–No School

Masses of gases & Relative Masses of Gases

 

Masses of Gases Demo (Key)

 

Relative Masses of Gases WS (Key)

 

Lab: NaHCO3 & MgxOy (due 10/14) [Did NaHCO3 only]

 

HW #3-2

Candle Lab Due

 

Molar Mass; Moles-Mass; Moles-Particles

 

Mole Conversions WS (Answers) Key I-III

 

Homework #3-3

Mass-Particles; Molar Volume of Gases

 

Homework #3-4 (Full Key)

    10 11 12 13 14
Syllabus 6 (Updated)  

Native Amercians’ Day–No School

% Composition & Empirical Formula

 

% Composition-Empirical Formula WS (Key)

 

Work on Lab

 

HW #3-5

Yom Kippur–No School

Quiz: Mole Conversions

 

Balancing Equations

 

Balancing Equations WS (Key)

 

HW #3-6

 

Finish Lab: NaHCO3 & MgxOy (due 10/18)

    17 18 19 20 21
Syllabus 7  

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

 

Stoichiometry WS I (Key)

 

HW #3-7

NaHCO3 & MgxOy Lab Due

 

Gases & Stoichiometry; Theoretical & Percent Yield

 

Stoichiometry WS II (Key)

 

HW #3-8; Read Lab & Prelab Problem

Lab: Stoichiometry of a Reaction: Precipitation of Cupric Phosphate (Due 10/26)

 

Stoichiometry Lab Hint Sheet (p1 Key)

Mole Day T-Shirts & Water Bottles

Celebrate Mole Day

 

Mole Day Activity WS

 

HW #3-9

    24 25 26 27 28
Syllabus 8  

Limiting & Excess Reactants

 

Finish Stoichiometry Lab Hint Sheet

 

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

 

HW #3-10

Molecular Formula

 

Work on Stoichiometry Lab & Hint Sheet

 

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

 

Molecular Formula WS (Key)

Stoichioimetry Lab Due

 

Lab: Micro Mole Rockets / Post-Lab Analysis (Due 10/31)

 

HW #3-11

Unit 3 Review (Parts I & II) Key

 

HW #3-12

Review Unit 3

 

Complete Unit 3 Review (Parts III & IV) Full Key

 

Extra Stoichiometry WS (Optional) Key

 

Extra Balancing Equations WS (Optional) Key

 

HW #3-13

 

November  2016

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Oct. 31 1 2 3 4

Syllabus 9-10

 

Micro Mole Rockets Lab Due

 

Finish Reviewing Unit 3

 

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

 

Structure of the Atom WS (Key)

Unit 3 Test: Moles & Stoichiometry

 

HW #4-1

Unraveling the Structure of the Atom: Thomson CRT, Millikan Oil Drop & Rutherford Gold Foil

 

Unraveling the Structure of the Atom WKS (#1-3)

 

HW #4-2

 

Demo: Mass Spectrometry

 

Mass Spectrometry WS (Key)

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

 

Unraveling the Structure of the Atom WKS (#5-6) Full Key

 

HW #4-3

Unit 4 Review WS (Key)

 

HW #4-4

    7 8 9 10 11
Syllabus 9-10  

Go Over Unit 4 Review

 

Unit 4 Quest: Atomic Structure

 

Specific Heat Notes/WKS

 

HW #5.5-1: Finish Specific Heat Notes/WKS; Read Specific Heat Lab

Intro Unit 5, Nuclear Chem: Geiger Counter & α, β, γ Radiation; Nuclear Decay Equations

 

Radiation Properties & Decay WS (Key)

 

Specific Heat Lab (Due 11/15) Post-Lab Key

 

HW #5-1

Teachers’ Professional Day–No School

Teachers’ Professional Day–No School

    14 15 16 17 MP 1 Ends 18
Syllabus 11-12  

Radiation & Nuclear Stability

 

Band of Stability

 

Nuclear Stability WS (Key)

 

HW #5-2

Specific Heat Lab Due

 

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

 

Half-Life & Radioisotpe Dating WS (Key)

 

C-14 Dating Article (Highlighted)

C-14 Dating WS (Key) (Due 11/18)

 

HW #5-3

Quiz Unit 5: Nuclear Decay & Stability

 

Induced Transmutation; Nuclear Fission & Fusion

 

Transmutation, Fission & Fusion Reactions WS (Key)/ Nuclear Energy WS (Key)

 

HW #5-4

Energy from Nuclear Fission & Fusion

 

Mass Defect - Nuclear Energy WS (Key)

 

HW #5-5

C-14 WS Due

 

Back to Chernobyl

 

Alchemist’s Dream/ Back to Chernobyl WS (Key)

 

Star Born Article & WS (Due 11/23) (Highlighted Article) (Key)


HW #5-6

    21 22 23 ½ Day 24 25
Syllabus 11-12  

Chernobyl 30 Years Later

 

Discuss Alchemist’s Dream, Fusion

Energy

 

Work on Star Born WS

 

HW #5-7

Sources, Measurement & Effects of Radiation

 

Sources of Radiation WS (Key)

 

HW #5-8

Star Born Article Due

 

Unit 5 Review WS (Key)

 

Extra Specific Heat WS (Key)

 

HW #5-9

Thanksgiving Day–No School

Thanksgiving Recess–No School

 

December  2016

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Nov. 28 Nov. 29 Nov. 30 1 2

Syllabus 13

 

Unit 5 Review

Test Unit 5: Nuclear Chemistry

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

 

Wavelength, Frequency & Energy WS (Key)

 


Begin Color Lab: Flame Tests; Absorbance & Color

 

Gas Discharge Tubes & Emission Spectra; Begin Bohr Atom WS

Finish Color Lab: Fluorescence, Phosphorescence, Triboluminescence (Due 12/7)

 

Fireworks Video

 

HW #6-1

Wave-Particle Nature of Light

 

Photoelectric Effect PhET

 

Photoelectric Effect: Wave-Particle Duality of Light WS (Key)

 

HW #6-2

    5 6 7 8 9
Syllabus 14  

Emission/ Absorption Line Spectra; Bohr Model of the Atom

 

Bohr Atom WS (Key)

 

HW #6-3

Quantum Mechanics: Wave-Particle Duality of Electrons; Probability

 

Electrons as Waves WS (Key)

 

HW #6-4

Color Lab Due

 

Orbitals & Energy Levels; Electron Configurations

 

Energy Levels & Electron Configurations WS (Key)

 

HW #6-5

 


Begin Elements Lab

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

 

Electron Configs & Valence Electrons WS (Key)

Finish Elements Lab (Due 12/13) Key

 

HW #6-6

    12 13 14 15 16
Syllabus 15  

10 Mins: Finish Elements Lab

 

Periodic Table Families & Ion Formation

 

Electron Configurations of Ions WS (Key)

 

HW #6-7

Unit 6 Review (Key)

 

HW #6-8

Elements Lab Due

 

Review Unit 6

 


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

 

Periodic Trends Notes WS

 

Periodic Trends Charts

Test Unit 6: Electrons in Atoms

 

HW #7-1

Finish Periodic Trends: Ionization Energy, Electronegativity

 

Li, Na, K Demo

 

Trends of Periodic Table WS (Key)

 

Evolution of the Periodic System Article & WS (Due 12/20)

 

HW #7-2

    19 20 21 22 23
Syllabus 16  

Discuss Trends of Periodic Table WS

 

Discuss/Work on Periodic System WS

Evolution of the Periodic System WS due

 

Quiz Unit 7: Trends in Periodic Table

 

Begin Unit 8: Lewis Dots & Ionic Bonding

 

Lewis Dots & Ionic Bonding WS (Key)

 

HW 8-1

Naming & Formulas of Ionic Compounds I; Polyatomic Ions

 

Ionic Compounds WS I (Key)

 

HW 8-2


Minilab: Empirical Formula of a Hydrate (Due 12/23)

Naming & Formulas of Ionic Compounds II: Stock System

 

Ionic Compounds WS II (Key)

 

HW 8-3

Hydrate Lab Due

 

Covalent Bonds: Formulas & Naming of Covalent Compounds (No Acids!)

 

Covalent Compounds WS (No Acids) Key

 

HW 8-4

 

January  2017

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    2 3 4 5 6

Syllabus 17-18

 

New Years’ Day Observed–No School

Acids; Formulas & Naming

 

Acids, Formulas & Naming WS (Key)

 

HW 8-5

Lewis Diagrams of Covalent Molecules & Polyatomic Ions

 

Lewis Diagram WS (Key)

 

HW 8-6


Demos & Videos: Reactivity of Metals & Nonmetals (Due 1/6) (Key)

VSEPR & Shapes of Molecules

 

VSEPR WS (Key)

 

HW 8-7

Reactivity Demo Due

 

Electronegativity & Polarity

 

Polarity WS (Key)

 

HW 8-8

    9 10 11 12 13

Syllabus 17-18

 

Begin Hybridization: sp3 Orbitals & σ Bonds

 

Hybridization WS Part A (sp3 Orbitals) Key

 

HW 8-9

Finish Hybridization: sp2 & sp Orbitals; π Bonds

 

Hybridization WS Part B Key

Dr. C at Science Olympiad

 

Periodic Table Challenge

 

HW: Lab Lewis Structures

Lab: Begin Molecular Models (Key)

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

 

HW 8-10

    16 17 18 19 20
Syllabus 19-20  

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–No School

Types of Substances

 

Types of Substances WS (Key)

 

HW 8-11

Unit 8 Review WS (Key)

 

HW 8-12


Lab: Synthesis of Aspirin (Day 1)

 

Go over Unit 8 Review

 

If Time: Finish Aspirin Lab

Unit 8 Test

 

Receive Midterm Info & Review WS I (Key)

    23 24 25 26 27
Syllabus 19-20  

Finish Aspirin Lab

 

Midterm Review

Midterm Review

Aspirin Lab Due

 

Midterm Review II (Key)

 

Midterm Review Session 3:00

No Class: Midterms Per. 2 & 3

Period 5 Midterm 11:00 am – 1:05 pm

 

February  2017

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Jan. 30 Jan. 31 1 MP 2 Ends 2 3

Syllabus 21-22

  No Class: Midterms Per. 6 & 7 No Class: Midterms Per. 8 & 1 Per. 9 Midterm

Solubility Rules & Precipitation Reactions

 

Products of Precipitation Reactions WS (Key)

 

HW 9-2

Activity Series & Single Replacement Reactions

 

Products of Single Replacement Reactions WS (Key)

 

HW 9-3

Review Midterm

 

2017-18 Course Recommendations

 


Begin Unit 9: Chemical Reactions

 

Writing & Identifying Chemical Reactions WS (Key)

 

HW 9-1

    6 7 8 9 10
Syllabus 21-22  

Oxidation-Reduction in Chemical Reactions

 

Oxidation-Reduction WS (Key)

 

HW 9-4

Unit 9 Review WS (Key)

 

Polarity Video & Demo

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab

Lab: Identification of Types of Reactions (Due 2/14)

 

HW 9-5

Snow Day–No School

Review Unit 9

 

Intermolecular Forces WS(Key)

    13 14 15 16 17
Syllabus 23-24  

Quest Unit 9: Reactions

 

HW 10-1

 

Types of Reactions Lab Due

 

Intermolecular Forces: MP, BP

 

Intermolecular Forces, MP & BP WS (Key)

 

HW: Read & Highlight Lab

Lab: Polarity (Notes)

 

HW 10-2

Surface Tension, Capillary Action & Network Covalent Solids

 

HW 10-3 (Key)

Staff In-Service Day–No School

    20 21 22 23 24
Syllabus 23-24  

Presidents’ Day–No School

Conductivity Demo

 

Conductivity, MP & BP WS

 

Water Video (Key)

 

HW #10-4; Read & Highlight Lab

Polarity Lab Due

 

Unit 10: Polarity Review WS (Key)

 

HW 10-5


 

Minilab: Boyle’s Law (Due 2/28)

Review Unit 10

 

Begin Unit 11, Gases: Bell Jar Demos & Pressure

 

Gases & Pressure WS (Key)

Conductivity Demo Due

 

Test Unit 10: Polarity

 

HW #11-1

 

March  2017

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    Feb. 27 Feb. 28 1 2 3

Syllbus 25-26

 

Boyle’s & Charles’s Laws: P vs. V, V vs. T

 

Boyle’s & Charles’s Law WS (Key)

 

HW #11-2; Work on P-V Lab

Gay Lussac’s Law (P vs. T) and Combined Gas Law

 

Gay Lussac’s and Combined Gas Laws WS (Key)

 

Absolute Zero Article (Key)

 

HW #11-3 & Read/ Highlight Lab

Boyle’s Law Lab Due

 

Partial Pressures & Gas Collections over H2O

 

Partial Pressures WS (Key)

 

Ideal Gas Constant Lab: Mg + HCl (Due 3/6)

 

HW #11-4

Ideal Gas Law; Molar Mass & Density; Stoichiometry

 

Ideal Gas Law WS (Key)

 

HW #11-5

Work on Ideal Gas Constant Lab

 

HW #11-6

    6 7 8 9 10
Syllbus 25-26  

Ideal Gas Constant Lab Due

 

Kinetic-Molecular Theory & Effusion

 

Effusion Demo & WS (Key)

 

HW #11-7

Dr. C @ Science Olympiad

 

Gas Laws & Scuba Diving WS (Key)

Vapor Pressure & Boiling Point (Demos)

 

Vapor Pressure WS (Key)

 

Gases Demos

 

HW #11-8

Phase Diagrams

 

Demo Videos

 

Phase Diagram WS (Key)

 

HW #11-9

Real vs. Ideal Gases

 

Real Gases WS (Key)

 

Unit 11 Review Sheet (Key)

 

HW #11-10

    13 14 15 16 17

Syllabus 27-28

Updated 3/13

 

Finish Gases Demos & Videos

 

Work on Unit 11 Review

 

HW 11-11

Snow Day–No School

Review Unit 11

 

Kahoot!

Begin Unit 12: Solutions & Solubility

 

Solubility Curves WS (Key)

 

HW #12-1

Solution Concentration: Molarity & Preparing Molar Solutions

 

Molarity Calculations WS (Key)

    20 21 22 23 24
Syllabus 27-28  

Test Unit 11: Gases

 

HW #12-2

Solution Stoichiometry

 

Solution Stoichiometry WS (Key)

 

HW: Prelab

Molarity Lab (Due 3/27) Key (Plot)

 

How to Graph on Excel

 

Beer’s Law

 

HW #12-3

Colligative Properties: Definition & Theory

 

Colligative Properties WS (Key)

 

HW #12-4

Colligative Properties Calculations

 

Colligative Properties Calculations WS (Key)

 

Work on Molarity Lab

 

HW #12-5

    27 PARCC

PM 4,5,6 ELA 1 B

28 PARCC

29 PARCC

AM 4,5,6 ELA 3 A

30 PARCC

PM 4,5,6 Math 1 B

31 PARCC

Syllabus 29-30  

Molarity Lab Due

 

Unit 12 Review

 

Solutions Review WS (Key) (Solubility Curves Key)

 

HW #12-6

Class Does Not Meet

Review Unit 12

 

Kahoot!

 


Begin Unit 13, Thermochemistry: Endothermic & Exothermic Energy Diagrams

Test Unit 12: Solutions

 

Driving Forces Video

 

The Driving Forces WS (Key)

 

HW #13-1

Class Does Not Meet

 

April  2017

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
   

3 PARCC

AM 4,5,6 Math 3 A

4

5

6 7

Syllabus 29-30

 

Exo/Endo Demo

 

Exo/Endo WS (Data Key) Full Key

 

HW #13-2

Entropy & Spontaneity

 

Enthalpy, Entropy & Spontaneity WS (Key)

 

HW #13-3

Combustion Lab (Due 4/7) (2c Class Data)

 

Gibb’s Free Energy (ΔG) Calculations

 

Gibb’s Free Energy WS (Key)

 

HW #13-4

State Functions & Hess’s Law I

 

Hess’s Law I WS (Key)

 

Work on Combustion Lab

 

HW #13-5

Combustion Lab Due

 

Dry Ice Demos!

    10 11 12 13 14
   

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

Spring Break–No School

    17 18 19 MP 3 Ends 20 21
Syllabus 31-32  

Spring Break–No School

ΔH of Formation & Hess’s Law

 

Heats of Formation Table

 

Hess’s Law II WS (Key)

 

HW #13-6

Lab: Hess’s Law (Due 4/24)

 

Heating & Cooling Curves

 

Demo: Freezing Point of Stearic Acid & Intro to PASCO

 

Heating & Cooling Curve WS (Key)

 

HW #13-7

Kinetics: Energy Diagrams & Collision Theory

 

Collision Theory WS (Key)

 

HW #13-8

Factors Affecting Reaction Rates

 

Demos: The Pink Catalyst, Elephant Toothpaste

 

Work on Hess’s Law Lab

 

Factors in Reaction Rates WS (Key)

 

HW #13-9

    24 25 26 27 28
Syllabus 31-32  

Hess’s Law Lab Due

 

The Rate Law

 

Rate Laws WS (Key)

 

HW #13-10

Reaction Mechanisms

 

Rate Law Funnel Demo

 

Reaction Mechanisms & Rate Laws WS (Key)

 

HW Read/Highlight Lab

 

Lab: Iodine Clock (Due 5/2)

 

Unit 13 Review (Key)

 

HW #13-11; Watch Catalysis CHEM Study Video

Work on Unit 13 Review

 

HW #13-12

Go over Unit 13 Review

 

Kahoot! Review Game

 

Work on Iodine Clock Lab

 

May  2017

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
    1 2 3 4 5

Syllabus 33-34
*Updated 5/8

 

Test Unit 13: Spontaneity & Kinetics

 

Iodine Clock Lab Due

 

Equilibrium Straw Lab (Due 5/5)

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

    8 9 10 11 12
Syllabus 33-34
*Updated 5/8
 

Reviewed Unit 13 Test

 

Solubility Product Type 3: Q and Ksp

 

HW #14-4

Le Châtelier’s Principle

 

Le Châtelier’s Principle WS (Key)

 

HW #14-5

Le Châtelier’s Principle Lab/Demo (Due 5/15) (Pg. 1 from Class)

 

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

 

HW #14-6

Unit 14 Review(Key)

 

HW #14-7

Review Unit 14

 

Kahoot! Game

    15 16 17 18 19
Syllabus 35-36  

Le Châtelier’s Principle Lab/Demo Due

 

Conductivity Demo Intro Unit 15: Acids & Bases

 

Conductivity Demo Data Chart (Day 1 Key) Key

Test Unit 14: Equilibrium

 

HW #15-1

Neutralization Reactions and Acid-Base Titrations

  • Example and demo/intro lab

 

Acid-Base Titration WS (Key)

 

Lab: Acid-Base Titrations (Due 5/22)

 

HW #15-2

Analysis of Conductivity Demo

 

Equations of Non-electrolytes, Acids, Bases and Salts

 

Conductivity Demo WS (Key)

 

HW #15-3

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

 

Brønsted Acids & Bases WS (Key)

 

HW #15-4

    22 23 24 25 26
Syllabus 35-36  

Titrations Lab Due

 

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

 

Acid-Base Equilibrium WS (Key)

 

HW #15-5

Rainbow Demo, pH & pOH

 

pH & pOH WS (Key)

 

HW #15-6

Salt Hydrolysis: Hydrolysis & Buffers Demo Part A

 

Salt Hydrolysis WS (Key)/ The Invisible Fire WS (Key)

 

HW #15-7 (Due 5/30)


“Minilab” Making Ice Cream

 

Dr. C at Physics Day

 

Begin Acid-Base Review WS (Key)

 

HW #15-8 (Due 6/1)

Dr. C Out

 

Acid Rain WS (Key)

 

HW #15-9 (Due 6/1 w/15-10)

 

 

 

   

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