Sunday, February 18, 2018

WEEK 8 - Lesson Plans for Feb 20-23


WEEK 8 -  Lesson Plans for Feb 20-23

Chemistry I - Students will continue to learn the different types of bonding and how to predict which type will occur.  We will explore intermolecular and intramolecular forces that hold molecules together.  Practicing naming and writing formulae is a very important skill and we will continue this throughout the year.

Tuesday:
1.  go over electronegativity quiz
2.  alkali metal labs back
3.  turnitin!
4.  grade alkali metals sheet
5.  finish columns for tomorrow
6.  ionic compounds I and II due Thursday
7.  naming and writing set #1 due Friday
8.  example problems together

Wednesday:
1.  electron dot worksheet in class - due Friday
2.  grade column worksheet
3.  continue notes thru covalent compounds and naming acids
4.  naming ions I and II due tomorrow
5.  pickle labs back

Thursday:
1.  grade naming ions I
2.  finish notes on naming acids
3.  naming ions 2 side due
4.  finish electron dot worksheet due tomorrow
5.  finish naming and writing I due tomorrow
6.  quiz tomorrow over naming ionic and covalent compounds

Friday:
1.  grade naming ions II
2.  quiz up thru covalent compounds
3.  ionic bonding lab reports due Monday
4.  electron dot worksheet due
5.  pre-lab for ionic bonding lab
6.  finish set #1
7.  pick up set #2 due Tuesday

Adv. Chemistry  - The idea of an equilibrium constant to find the pH of weak acids, which do not break apart like strong acids do, is explored.  We will dust off the quadratic formula - MATH RULES! 

Tuesday: 
1.  curve quiz back
2.  ion quiz tomorrow
3.  ICE table and Ka examples
3.  Ka problems due Friday
Weds:
1.       ion quiz
2.       continue notes on ICE tables

Thursday: 
1.  ion quiz back
2.  finish notes on ICE tables
3.  Ka probs due tomorrow
4.  acid-base review due Tuesday

Friday: 
1.       pH review quiz
2.       grade Ka probs
3.       acid-base review due Tuesday

AP Chemistry  - We will continue practicing solving redox problems using the oxidation number method as well as the ion electron method.  This will then be used to find the electrons equated which will later be useful in finding the voltage provided by an electrochemical cell.  Students are also finishing up their Thermochemistry review that is due at the end of the month.

Tuesday: 
1.  redox #20 quiz
2.  #11-14 overdue
3.  #16-19 due
4.  start ion method
5.  thermo review due at end of month!

Weds:
1.  ion quiz
2.  redox #20 quiz back
3.  finish ion electron method notes
4.  work problems

Thursday: 
1.  work ion electron method homework
2.  quiz tomorrow over it

Friday:   ion electron method quiz

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Lesson Plans for Feb 12 - 16


 Lesson Plans for Feb 12 - 16 (half-day)

Chemistry I - Students will learn the different types of bonding and how to predict which type will occur.  We will explore ionic and covalent bonding through demos and videos and then work on hooking up ions to make and name ionic compounds.

Monday:
1.  alkali metals lab due Thursday 2/15 - turnitin in due 2/20 by midnight
2.  notes thru ionic bonding
3.  pickle lab - due Wednesday
4.  electronegativity sheet due Weds
5.  left side of naming ions worksheet due tomorrow

Tuesday:
1.  continue notes thru covalent bonding
2.  pickle lab due tomorrow
3.  electronegativity due Thursday
4.  quiz Friday over it

Wednesday:
1.  pickle lab due and grade
2.  electronegativity due tomorrow
3.  finish notes thru ionic compounds
4.  work on the right side of naming ions together
5.   ionic  I worksheet due Tuesday

Thursday:
1.  grade electronegativity
2.  quiz over it tomorrow
3.  electron dot worksheet for ionic compounds
4.  ionic I worksheet due Tuesday

Friday:  half-day
1.  electronegativity quiz
2.  ionic I worksheet due Tuesday
3.  hand out ionic II worksheet due Wednesday
     
Chemistry II - Titration curves are applied to acids and bases.  Equilibrium is introduced and used to explain buffers and acid base interaction.

Monday: 
1.      grade bases review
2.      ion quiz Wednesday
3.      notes on titration curves
4.      pH curves worksheet due Thursday
5.      titration curves quiz Friday
6.      titration review due Friday

Tuesday:
1.  grade titration I
2.  titration quiz on Friday
3.  Ka and ICE table notes
3.  titration review due Thursday
4.  ion quiz tomorrow

Weds:
1.  ion quiz
2.  grade titration II
3.  continue ICE table notes
4.  begin Ka homework

Thurs: 
1.      grade titration review
2.      titration quiz
3.      ICE table notes
4.      Ka quiz I tomorrow

Friday:  half-day
1.  titration review due
2.  titration curves quiz

AP Chemistry  - We will continue practicing solving redox problems using the oxidation number method as well as the ion electron method.  This will then be used to find the electrons equated which will later be useful in finding the voltage provided by an electrochemical cell.  Students are also finishing up their Thermochemistry review that is due at the end of the month.

Monday: 
1.  redox quiz #5 back
2.  work on set #11-14
3.  quiz tomorrow over redox
4.  set I due tomorrow
5.  finish thermo review due 2/28

Tuesday:   
1.  grade set I
2.  ion quiz tomorrow
3.  redox quiz #10
4.  finish #6-9
5.  #11-14 due tomorrow

Weds:
1.  ion quiz
2.  grade 6-9
3.  quiz back #10
4.  quiz #15 tomorrow
5.  #11-14 due
6.  Set 16-19 due Friday

Thursday:
1.  quiz #15
2.  ion quiz back
3.  introduce ion electron method

Friday:  half-day
1.  finish set 16-19
2.  thermo review due at the end of the month

Friday, February 2, 2018

Week 6 - Lesson Plans for Feb 5 - 9

Week 6 - Lesson Plans for Feb 5 - 9

Chemistry I:  Tests over chapters 3 and 4 are reviewed.  Chapter 5 - the Periodic Table - is explored further, applying what we learned about quantum theory.  The focus of lab are the alkali metals , main group 1.  Chapter 6 introduces the ion, a charged atom.  Students will begin looking up and hooking up ions to form ionic compounds and name them.

Monday:

      1.  tests back
2.  ch 5 PT review due Thursday
3.  quiz over it Friday
4.  Alkali Metals worksheet and Pre-Lab

Tuesday:   Alkali Metals Lab - reports due next Tuesday 2 /13

Wednesday: 

1.  ch 6 notes on ions
2.  ion sheet
3.  ions worksheet left column
4.  Ch 5 PT review due tomorrow

Thursday:
1.  continue notes thru electronegativity
2.  continue notes thru naming covalent compounds
3.  grade ch 5 review
4.  quiz tomorrow on PT Trends
5.  electric pickle lab

Friday: 
1.  Alkali metals lab due Tuesday with turnitin
2.  ch 5 PT Trends quiz
3.  notes on covalent bonding

     
Adv.  Chemistry  - This week we will apply our virtual titration skills in wet lab and identify unknown concentrations as well as finding the end point where mols of base are equal to mols of acid.  Titration curve graphs will be analyzed and assessed.

Monday: 
1.      grade naming acids
2.      quiz over naming acids and bases
3.      Titration curves notes
4.      titration curves worksheet due Thursday
5.      titration 1 worksheet due Wednesday
6.      virtual labs due

Tuesday:
1.  ion quiz tomorrow
2.  notes on titration of diprotics
3.  grad naming bases
4.  naming bases quiz
5.  titration I due tomorrow

Weds:
1.  ion quiz
2.  grade titration I
2.  quiz over naming bases
3.   notes on titration curves

Thurs: 
1.      titration II due tomorrow
2.      quiz over strong acids and bases
3.      ICE table notes
4.      quiz over titration tomorrow

Friday:
1.  grade titration II
2.  titration quiz
3.  ICE table notes and Ka

AP Chemistry  -  We will finish discussing the assignment of oxidation numbers within a compound and apply that knowledge to balancing redox problems.  Several short labs will look at how the oxidation numbers of an atom change during a reaction and can give us voltage.  Redox problems sets will be worked in class to master this idea.

Monday:
1.  grade oxidation number review
2.  labs due tomorrow
3.  notes and practice problems
4.  problem set I due Weds
5.  oxidation number quiz tomorrow

Tuesday:
1.  go over problem set I  #1-4
2.  quiz over oxidation numbers
3.  redox notes and examples
4.  ion quiz tomorrow

Wednesday:
1.  go over oxidation number quiz
2.  ion quiz
3.  redox notes and problems

Thursday:
1.  Problem #5 as pop quiz
2.  problems 6-9 due Monday
3.  redox agents worksheet I due Tuesday

Friday: 
1. #5 quiz back
2.  instant fire lab
3.  work on problems 6-9 due Monday

4.  work on redox agents worksheet I due Tuesday

Saturday, January 27, 2018

WEEK FIVE: 1/29 – 2/2 Lesson Plans

WEEK FIVE: 1/29 – 2/2 Lesson Plans

Chemistry I - This week will focus on using notations to predict the reactivity and properties of an element based on the atom's electron configuration.  We will use quantum number theory to assign a position to the last electron in a particular element's orbit.  Students will analyze and apply a prison building as a model for the atomic quantum number theory instead of the hotel analogy used in the beginning of the unit.  We will also look back at our atomic diagrams that students did before the unit to see how much we have learned.

Monday:
1.  grade quantum numbers
2.  POMS quiz tomorrow
3.  chapter 4 review due Weds
4.  chapter 4 test Thursday
5.  laser lab back
6.  ch 5 notes

Tuesday:
1.      POMS quiz
2.      analogy and artist time due
3.      chapter 4 review sheet
4.    notes on Chapter 5

Wednesday:
1.  Chapter 4 test tomorrow
2.  work on Periodic Properties worksheet due Friday

Thurs:
1.  Chapter 4 test
2.  Periodic Properties worksheet I due Friday
3.  Periodic Properties worksheet II due Monday

Friday:
1.  finish test
2.  Periodic Properties worksheet due
3.  Periodic Properties II worksheet due Monday
4.  alkali metals pre-lab

Adv. Chemistry - Continuing our journey into acids and bases, we will review naming rules and introduce the concept of titration to find out how strong and concentrated an unknown acid or base may be using experimental data.  This will be done first using a virtual lab program on the computer, then we will try it in the wet lab.  The virtual experience limits chemical waste and mistakes during the wet lab, showing students what to expect and introducing them to the equipment.  Weekly ion quizzes will start to prepare students for naming acids and bases as well as learning the upcoming solubility unit rules.

Monday:
1.  grade ions and acids worksheet
2.  quiz over strong acids and strong bases tomorrow
3.  notes thru titration

Tuesday:
1.  strong acids /strong bases quiz
2.  grade naming acids
3.  continue notes into titration
4.  ion quiz tomorrow

Wednesday: 
1.  baby ion quiz II
2.  grade naming acids and naming bases reviews
3.  continue notes on titration

Thursday: 
1.  finish notes on titration
2.  start virtual titration lab - due Friday

Friday:  finish virtual lab

AP Chemistry - This week will wrap up our ch 8 AP book review assignment on phases, focusing on phase diagrams which can give a lot of information on the properties and behavior of an element or compound.  We will also begin our electrochemistry unit by assigning oxidation numbers to atoms and looking at how they change in a reaction.  This is the basis for electron exchange which contributes to the idea of the voltaic cell (battery).  If also determines whether or not a reaction will be spontaneous or not.

Monday:
1.  phase diagrams due
2.  grade phase diagram 4
3.  quiz tomorrow over phase diagram
4.  oxidation numbers discussion with rules - finish
5.  problem set I due tomorrow

Tuesday:
1.  phase diagram quiz
2.  go over problem set I
3.  redox notes and examples
4.  oxidation review due Thursday
5.  quiz over it Friday

Wednesday:
1.  ch 8 review due
2.  oxidation review due tomorrow
3.  redox notes and problems

Thursday:
1.  grade oxidation review
2.  redox examples

Friday: 
1.  oxidation number quiz

2.  pick up new set - due Monday

Sunday, January 21, 2018

WEEK FOUR: 1/22 – 1/26

WEEK FOUR:  1/22 – 1/26
Chemistry I Lesson Plans - The idea of assigning quantum numbers for every individual electron in an atom is explored further as students focus on the outer shell electrons and the orbit, orbital, and spin each one has.  The Laser Lab uses nanotechnology to find the spacing between tracks on a CD.  Classes and students judge their individual and group accuracy and precision in order to evaluate and improve measuring and lab skills.  The Periodic Table is further explored as trends in each main group are studied.
Monday:
1.  laser lab due Weds - no formal lab report needed
2.  grade PPII worksheet
3.  quiz 4.2 over it
4.  notations 1 due tomorrow
4.  notations quiz tomorrow
5.  notations 2 due Wednesday
6.  Notes - POMS
7.  review sheet 4.2 due Thursday

Tuesday:
1.      4.2 quiz back
2.      Grade notations 1
3.      quiz 2 over notations
4.      review 4.2 due Thursday
5.      finish notes over POMS
6.      POMS quantum number worksheet due Friday
7.      Laser lab due tomorrow

Wednesday:

1.      quiz 2 over notations back
2.      Notations 2 due
3.      Laser Lab due
4.      another notations quiz tomorrow
5.      POMS quantum numbers worksheet due Friday

Thurs:
1.      grade review sheet over 4.2
2.      notations practice quiz
3.      POMS quantum numbers worksheet due Friday
4.      notations quiz tomorrow
5.      pick up analogy and artist time - due Tuesday

Friday:
1.      grade quantum worksheet
2.      POMS quantum quiz 4.3 on Monday
3.   last notations quiz
4.  analogy and artist time - due Tuesday

Adv. Chemistry Lesson Plans - Naming acids and bases will be reviewed and the concept of titration to find an unknown molarity is introduced.  Ions need to be memorized in order to be able to name the acids.  Different types of acid definitions are given in order to understand how acids play a role in living systems.  The acid-base lab explores reactions of both.
Monday:
1.  finish acid base lab - reports due Friday
2.  naming ions due tomorrow
3.  notes on naming acids

Tuesday: 
1.  grade naming ions
2.  give ion list for quiz Friday
3.  continue notes on naming acids
4.  naming acids and naming bases review sheets - due Friday
5.  finish naming acids side of ions paper for Thursday

Weds: 
1.  strong acid/strong base pop quiz
2.  continue notes into titration

Thurs:
1.  MOM demo
2.  grade naming ions and acids worksheet
3.  continue notes into titration
4.  ion quiz tomorrow
5.  titration worksheet due Monday

Friday: 
1.  grade naming acids and naming bases reviews
2.  ion quiz
3.  continue notes on titrations
4.  titration worksheet due Monday

AP Chemistry Lesson Plans - this week concludes the equilibrium and kinetics units we have been studying first semester.  These topics will be seen again during our reviews of acid-base chemistry and thermodynamics.  Chapter 8 review discusses phase diagrams and how to read them.  These diagrams are standard on the AP test and most Chemistry tests.  We will being our study of electrochemistry by revisiting ion charges and learning about oxidation numbers - how an atom's charge can change based on what atom it is bonded with
Monday:
1.      kinetics test back and go over
2.      chapter 8 review slides and info on phase diagrams

Tuesday:
1.      continue ch 8 phase diagrams
2.      review AP homework due 1/31 Weds

Weds:
1.  ion quiz
2.  finish ch 8 review slides on solids and liquids
3.  work on phase diagram 1 and 2 in class

Thursday:
1.  ion quiz back
2.  phase diagram 3 due Friday
3.  phase diagram 4 due Monday
4.  introduce oxidation numbers


Friday:
1.      grade phase diagram 3
2.      quiz over it
3.      phase diagram 4 due Monday

4.      continue oxidation numbers