Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Week Three: 1/16 – 1/19

Week Three:  1/16 – 1/19

Chemistry I Lesson Plans - We will continue to look at notations for quantum numbers to give the location of electrons in the electron cloud.  These positions determine the reactivity of an atom and predictions can be made about properties of an element based on the outer shell electrons.  Lasers will be used to determine the distance between tracks on a CD.  Nanotechnology is introduced in this way.  Orbital notation and electron dot notation are added to our notes.  In-class practice of these notations takes place this week while some groups work on the laser labs.
Tuesday:
1.      Finish  notes on short-hand and orbital
2.      Start Laser Lab
3.      Set I in class
4.      set II due by Thursday

Wednesday:
1.      Finish notes on orbital notation
2.      Notations 1 due Friday
3.      laser lab rotation
3.   complete problem set II
4.   pick up notations 2 - due Monday

Thurs:
1.      notations 1 due tomorrow
2.      quiz over notations tomorrow
3.      notations 2 due Monday
4.      laser lab rotation

Friday:
1.      grade notations 1
2.      quiz over notations
3.      notations 2 due Monday
4.      go over laser lab class data
5.      laser labs  - go over data

Adv.  Chemistry  Lesson Plans - Students will continue exploring the pH of a solution to determine if it is an acid or a base using mathematical formulae.  Properties of acids and bases will be explored as well as naming them.  Short quizzes are used throughout the week to check mastery.

Tuesday:
1.  pH paper due
2.  notes on naming acids
3.  naming ions worksheet due Thursday

Weds: 
1.  grade pH paper
2.  pH quiz tomorrow
3.  strong acids and strong bases quiz tomorrow
4.  H+/OH- worksheet due Friday

Thurs:
1.  pH quiz
2.  strong acids and bases quiz tomorrow
3.  naming ions worksheet due and grade
4.  H+/OH- worksheet due Friday
5.  continue notes
6.  naming acids worksheet due Monday

Friday: 
1.  grade H+/OH- worksheet
2.  strong acids and bases quiz
3.  continue notes
4.  naming bases worksheet due Tuesday

AP Chemistry Lesson Plans - Chapter 8 (phase diagrams) is continued and phase diagrams are explored.  Kinetics  unit is coming to an end with a rate law lab - data is compared and studied.  An end of the unit Kinetics Test will act as our assessment for mastery.

Tuesday:
1.      finish Pearson's kinetics group quiz and free response
2.      put kinetics lab data on excel
3.      labs due Friday

Weds: 
1.  ion quiz
2.  clean up lab
3.  lab data on excel
4.  continue ch 8 discussion on phase diagrams
5.  phase diagram 1 together
6.  phase diagrams 2 due Friday

Thursday:
1.      ion quiz back
2.      labs due tomorrow
3.      ch 8 continued
4.      kinetics test tomorrow
5.      phase diagrams 2 due tomorrow
6.      phase diagrams 3 due Monday

Friday:
1.  kinetics test
2.  phase diagram 2 due
3.  phase diagrams 3 due Monday


Friday, January 5, 2018

WEEK 2: Lesson Plans for January 8th - 12th

WEEK 2:  Lesson Plans for January 8th - 12th

Chemistry I :
We will finish our discussion on the dual nature of light using two equations to find wavelength, frequency, and energy of radiation.  Quantum numbers and notations will be introduced to give the location of electrons in the electron cloud.  These positions determine the reactivity of an atom and predictions can be made about properties of an element based on the outer shell electrons.  Lasers will be used to determine the distance between tracks on a CD.  Nanotechnology is introduced in this way.

Monday:
1.  flame test back
2.  electromagnetic radiation quiz back
3.  grade Planck's prob
4.  quiz over it
5.  4.1 side due tomorrow
6.  4.1 review due Weds
7.  notes on notations - s block
8.  laser lab - start

Tuesday:
1.       Plank's quiz back
2.       grade 4.1 side
3.       4.1 review due tomorrow
4.       notes and practice on notations - p-block
5.       continue laser lab

Wednesday
1.  grade 4.1 electron arrangement review sheet
2.  4.2 practice problems I side in class
3.  laser lab
4.  notations notes -d - block and orbital notations

Thursday:
1.  notations notes -short-hand and dot notation
2.  work on set I and get it checked
3.  rotate thru laser lab

Friday: early out
1.  finish notes on notations if  needed
2.  work on set II
3.  rotate thru laser lab


Adv. Chemistry :
Students will learn how to find the pH of a solution to determine if it is an acid or a base using mathematical formulae.  Properties of acids and bases will be explored in the Acid/Base Lab as well as in class  notes and discussion.

 Monday: 
1.  What It Is Lab reports due with turnitin
2.  begin notes on acids and bases

Tuesday: 
1.  pH paper due next Tuesday
2.  notes over Lewis acids and bases

Weds: 
1.  continue notes
2.  work on pH paper
3.  give ion list for ion quiz Tuesday
4.  naming ions sheet due Tuesday
5.  Acid Base Pre-Lab

Thursday:
1.       Acid-Base Lab
2.       pH paper due Tuesday

Friday: early out
1.  pop quiz on 6 strong acids and bases
2.  notes continued
3.  pH paper due Tuesday
4.  finish lab if needed

AP Chemistry : 
Chapter 8 (phase diagrams) is introduced and in class assessments as well as out of class ch 8 chapter review assignments and bozeman videos are assigned.  Kinetics  unit is coming to an end with a rate law lab.

Monday:
1.  bozeman 40
2.  crib notes ch 8
3.  group Pearson quiz and intermediate Free Response - due tomorrow
4.  Pick up rates lab

Tuesday:
1.  ch 8 phase diagram 1 together
2.  rates lab

Wednesday
1.  ch 8 phase diagram 2 together
2.  finish rates lab - due Friday

Thursday:
1.  ch 8 phase diagram 3 - due Monday
2.  labs due tomorrow

Friday:  early out

1.  finish lab - due today
2.  phase diagram 3 due Monday

3.  phase diagram 4 due Tuesday

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

WEEK ONE LESSON PLANS for Jan 3rd - 5th

WEEK ONE LESSON PLANS for Jan 3rd - 5th

Chemistry I
We will continue our discussion of electrons and how light acts continuing our spectrum tubes analysis and observing the signature light colors of the elements.  The Flame Test lab will show this using fire where the spectrum tubes excite electrons using electricity.  The dual nature of light will be explored using two equations to find wavelength, frequency, and energy of radiation.

Wednesday:
1.  flame test lab reports due with turnitin
2.   ch 4 notes continued
3.  Speed of light problems due Friday
4.  quiz over it Friday
5.  Planck's constant problems due Monday
6.  quiz over it Monday
7.  choose new lab partners for laser lab
8.  4.1 side due Friday

Thursday:
1. continue notes
2. speed of light probs and quiz tomorrow
3.  planck problems due Monday
4.  quiz over it Monday
5.  4.1 side due Friday

Friday:
1.  grade speed of light problems
2.  speed of light quiz
3.  grade Planck's probs Monday
4.  quiz Monday over it
5.  continue notes
6.  laser lab pre-lab
7.  4.1 side due Friday

Adv. Chemistry:

Our new unit to start the new year is acid-base.  Many students know what things are acidic like pop or vinegar, but few recognize alkaline or basic chemicals like ammonia or baking soda.  We will being our unit learning about pH and how we can test a substance's pH.  Students will make predictions about common household items and then run tests to see if those predictions are correct.  This will be the cue set for the unit.

Wednesday: 
1. What it Is Lab
2.  reports due next Weds 1/10 with turnitin due by Friday 1/12

Thursday:
1.      finish lab
2.      Notes on acids/bases

Friday:  lab report work day


AP Chemistry:

Wrapping up Equilibrium and Kinetics like a Christmas present with a number of final assessments and labs bringing the two units together. 

Wednesday:
1. 3rd quarter ion quiz 1
2.  daily 10 back
3.  draw for new smarty pants teams
4.  worksheet 4 back and go over
5.  kinetics quiz II back and go over
6.  finish bozeman 45 on catalyst classes if time
7.  pick up Kinetics Quiz III

Thursday:
1.  bozeman 41 - multistep equations
2.  Kinetics Quiz III alone then in groups - due tomorrow
3.  ion quiz 1 back

Friday:
1.  bozeman 44 - catalysts

2.  Kinetics Pearson due Monday

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Week 18 - 2017 Lesson Plans

Week 18 - 2017

Lesson Plans CHEMISTRY I December 11th – 15th

We will continue our discussion of electrons and how light acts continuing our spectrum tubes analysis and observing the signature light colors of the elements.  The Flame Test lab will show this using fire where the spectrum tubes excite electrons using electricity.  The dual nature of light will be explored using two equations to find wavelenth, frequency, and energy of radiation.
Monday:
1.  test back
2.  continue notes on wavelength and frequency
3.  electromagnetic radiation problems due Friday
4.  Final Review pages 1 and 2 due tomorrow
5.  look at spectrum tubes

Tuesday:
1.  grade review pages 1 and 2
2.  continue notes
3.  finish spectrum tubes
4.  continue notes on Planck's equation
5.  Planck’s worksheet due after break
6.  flame test pre-lab

Wednesday:
1.  grade review pages 3 and 4
2.  Flame Test Lab – lab reports due after break
3.  begin lab

Thursday: 
1.  grade review pages 5 and 6
2.  finish lab

Friday: 
1.  work on lab reports
2.  electromagnetic radiation problems due
3.  work on Planck's worksheet

Lesson Plans ADV. CHEMISTRY December 11th – 15th

The difference between a fission and fusion reactor is further investigated.  Students will run a nuclear simulator designed to test them on control of a fission reactor.  They must keep an average of 1500 kW for their city without brown-outs, black-outs, or a nuclear meltdown.  We will grade the Nuclear Chemistry Review in preparation for our test Thursday.
Monday:
1.  grade pages 1-3 of review
2.  Test on Thursday
3.  Decay practice set

Tuesday: Nuclear Simulation

Wednesday: 
1.  grade pages 4-6 of Review
2.  Half-life practice set

Thursday: RADIOACTIVE TEST - Day One

Friday:  RADIOACTIVE TEST - Day Two

Lesson Plans AP CHEMISTRY December 11th – 15th

The kinetics unit will continue as we work example kinetics problems through lecture and problems to distinguish between zero thru third order reaction rates problems.  Labs will emphasize the value of a controlled experiment, especially when time is the variable in question.  AP Review Chapter over Kinetics will be due after break.  A holiday ornament lab will use the principles of kinetics and also introduce electrochemistry - our next topic - as we make a silver/glass plated  ornament for the holidays.
Monday:  HOLIDAY LAB ROUND TWO
1.  Kinetics Quiz back
2.  Kinetics 4 due tomorrow
3.  Daily 10 Kinetics due Weds
4.  quiz Thursday

Tuesday:
1.  grade Kinetics 4
2.  continue notes and bozeman

Wednesday:
1.  ion quiz
2.  go over Daily 10
3.  finish notes and bozeman if needed

Thursday:   
1.  Kinetics Quiz 2
2.  finish notes and bozeman if needed

Friday:
1.  Kinetics Quiz 3
2.  finish notes and bozeman if needed

3.  Kinetics AP chapter review due after break

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Week 17 - 2017 Lesson Plans Chemistry

Week 17 - 2017

Lesson Plans CHEMISTRY I December 4th – 8th

This week will finish exploring chapter 3 - the atom.  Converting atoms to mols to mass will revisit dimensional analysis and apply that knowledge to how scientists average isotopic mass on the periodic table.  Several assessments will be given to check on understanding of the concept of the mol, hyphen and nuclear symbol notation, and conversion factors.  We will delve into chapter 4 - light and energy - with an introduction into spectrum tubes and signature light colors of the elements.  The Flame Test lab will show this using fire where the spectrum tubes excite electrons using electricity.

Monday:
1.  pop quiz 1 back
2.  Grade Worksheet II and 3.3
3.  last quiz tomorrow
4.  atomic review due tomorrow 
5.  Start chapter 4 notes if time
6.  spectrum tubes if time

Tuesday:
1.  grade atomic review
2.  pop quiz 2
3.  continue spectrum tubes and ch 4 notes

Wednesday:
1.  pop quiz 2 back
2.  grade chapter 3 review
3.  continue notes on chapter 4
4.  ATOMIC QUEST TOMORROW
5.  electromagnetic radiation worksheet - due Monday

Thursday: 
1.  ATOMIC QUEST
2.  electromagnetic radiation worksheet - due Monday
3.  pick up Flame Test Lab - pre-lab preparation for Monday

Friday:  11:30 dismissal

Lesson Plans CHEMISTRY I December 11th – 15th

Monday:
1.  test back
2.  Flame Test Lab – lab reports due Monday Dec 18th
3.  electromagnetic radiation problems due
4.  quiz tomorrow over it
5.  Final Review handed out - due Friday or during finals week

Tuesday:
1.  grade electromagnetic radiation probs
2.  quiz over it Weds
3.  finish lab if needed
4.  continue notes
5.  Planck’s worksheet due Weds.

Wednesday:
1.  quiz over electromagnetic radiation
2.  grade Planck's worksheet
3.  Planck's quiz tomorrow
4.  continue notes

Thursday: 
1.  Planck's quiz
2.  continue chapter 4 notes

Friday: 
1.  Planck's quiz back
2.  continue ch 4 notes

Lesson Plans ADV. CHEMISTRY December 4th – 8th

We will finish our unit in Nuclear Chemistry, focusing on the different types of radioactive decay and its effects on human tissue.   Fukishima will be discussed as well as the concept of radioiotopes and uses in society.  The difference between a fission and fusion reactor is investigated.  We will finish our half-life and decay assessments in preparation for the chapter test before break.
Monday:
1.  half-life quiz back
2.  decay 2 due and grade
3.  radioactivity uses due tomorrow
4.  decay 3 due Weds
5.  radioisotopes notes

Tuesday:
1.  decay 3 due
2.  grade Carbon dating
3.  radioactive food due
4.  continue notes on radioisotopes

Wednesday: 
1.  grade radioactive food
2.  notes on fission and fusion

Thursday: 
1.  practice essay on fission reactor
2.  finish notes
3.  radioactive review for test

Friday:  11:30 dismissal

Lesson Plans AP CHEMISTRY December 4th – 8th

The kinetics unit will continue as we work example kinetics problems through lecture and problems to distinguish between zero thru third order reaction rates problems.  Labs will emphasize the value of a controlled experiment, especially when time is the variable in question.  AP Review Chapter over Kinetics will be due after break.  A holiday ornament lab will use the principles of kinetics and also introduce electrochemistry - our next topic - as we make a silver/glass plated  ornament for the holidays.
Monday:
1.  labs due - look over data
2.  worksheet II is overdue!
3.  notes and bozemans
4.  worksheet III due
5.  kinetics chapter review due when we return from break

Tuesday:
1.  grade worksheet III
2.  finish notes and bozeman

Wednesday:
1.  kinetics quiz I
2.  Holiday pre-lab
3.  kinetics 4 worksheet due when we return from break
4.  kinetics AP review also due when we return over break

Thursday:   Holiday Lab



Sunday, November 26, 2017

Week 16 Chemistry Plans 2017

Week 16 Chemistry Plans 2017
Lesson Plans for Chemistry I for November 27th - Dec 1st
This week will continue exploring subatomic particles and their uses in experiments using the Large Hadron Collider.  Students will write a short paragraph on a topic of their choice pertaining to the results of this ongoing study.  Converting atoms to mols to mass will revisit dimensional analysis and apply that knowledge to how scientists average isotopic mass on the periodic table.  Several assessments will be given to check on understanding of the concept of the mol, hyphen and nuclear symbol notation, and conversion factors.
Monday: 
1.       Continue notes and videos on Large Hadron Collider
2.       hard copy due Friday
3.       turnitin essay due Monday midnight on a listed topic -5 complete sentences
4.       set II due tomorrow
5.       quiz over it tomorrow
6.       smart guys due Wednesday
7.       quiz over smart guys Weds
8.       worksheet I over conversions due Thursday
9.       quiz over it Thursday

Tuesday:
1.  mol lab due
2.  grade set II
3.  quiz over it
4.  continue notes on relative atomic mass
5.  relative atomic mass sheet due Friday

Weds:
1.  grade smart guys
2.  quiz over it
3.  finish notes
4.  worksheet II and 3.3 due Monday

Thursday:
1.  grade worksheet I
2.  quiz over it
3.  worksheet II and 3.3 due Monday
4.  relative atomic mass due tomorrow
5.  Atomic Review due Tuesday
6.  Atomic test Wednesday

Friday:
1.  grade relative atomic mass
2.   worksheet II and 3.3 due Monday
3.  atomic review due Tuesday
4.  Test Wednesday

Lesson Plans for Adv. Chemistry  for November 27th - Dec 1st
We will continue our unit in Nuclear Chemistry, focusing on the different types of radioactive decay and its effects on human tissue.   Three Mile Island and Chernobyl will be discussed as well as the concept of half-life.  An assessment on nuclear stability where one compares the stability of different isotopes to pick the more stable one will be given.  Students will need to begin studying the different types of particles, their symbols, and their charges and masses.

Monday:
1.  continue notes on half-life
2.  Skittles Lab due Thursday
3.  half-life worksheet I due Weds
4.  decay 1 quiz tomorrow

Tuesday:
1.  Decay 1 grade
2.  decay quiz I
3.  decay 2 due tomorrow with quiz Thursday
4.  pick up carbon dating reading - due Friday
5.  finish half-life notes if needed
6.  notes on fukishima
7.  half-life 2 worksheet due Friday

Wednesday:
1.       Decay quiz 1 back
2.       Grade decay 2
3.       Quiz over decay 2 tomorrow
4.       Fukishima notes
5.       food irradiation article and worksheet due Monday

Thursday:
1.       Grade half-life 2
2.       Quiz over decay
3.       Decay 3 due Monday
4.       notes thru radioisotopes

Friday:
1.       half-life 2 due
2.       decay 3 due Monday
3.       food irradiation due Monday
4.       notes on four types of nuclear reactions


Lesson Plans for AP Chemistry  for November 27th - Dec 1st
Students will prepare for the 53 5th Graders from Crestwood visit on Wednesday in the Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes Presentation.  The kinetics unit will continue as we work example kinetics problems through lecture and problems to distinguish between zero thru third order reaction rates problems.  Labs will emphasize the value of a controlled experiment, especially when time is the variable in question.

Monday:
1.  kinetics I due
2.  quiz tomorrow over kinetics
3.  blue bottle reaction lab - due Friday
4.  Covalent review due Thursday

Tuesday:
1.  grade worksheet II
2.  notes thru graphs
3.  kinetics II due Friday

Weds:   
1.  ion quiz
2.  vitamin C reaction lab - due Monday

Thursday: 
1.  Covalent review due
2.  ion quiz back
3.  finish labs
4.  kinetics II due tomorrow

Friday:
1.  blue bottle reaction lab due
2.  kinetics II due

3.  vitamin C lab due Monday