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Chemistry Calendar

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The calendar below will outline our course topics with classroom objectives, activities and assignments listed below.  Please scroll down!

 

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Wednesday 2/22/2017
Molar Mass

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate the molar masses of elements and compounds 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ#30, molar masses

ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 6-10

Thursday 2/23/2017
Mole and Mass conversions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT interconvert mass and moles of elements and compounds 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ#30, simple Mole conversions, practice 

ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 6-10

Friday 2/24/2017
Mole, mass and volume conversions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT interconvert mass, moles and volume of elements and compounds 

ACTIVITIES:  Mole map; mole/volume interconversions, Quiz; mass/mole/volume interconversions

ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 6-10

Monday 2/27/2017
Mole, mass, volume and particle conversions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT interconvert mass, moles, volumes and particles of elements and compounds 

ACTIVITIES:  Work on CQ/SP #30 (Mr. Westcott absent today) 

ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 17-20, SP#30 1-10 

Tuesday 2/28/2017
Mole, mass, volume and particle conversions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT interconvert mass, moles, volumes and particles of elements and compounds 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ#30/SP#30 Q&A

ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 17-20, SP#30 1-10 

Wednesday 3/1/2017
Sci-tech festival

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a scavenger hunt for the Sci-Tech festival taking place on campus

ACTIVITIES:  Sci-Tech STEAM festival

ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 17-20, SP#30 1-10 

Thursday 3/2/2017
ALL Mole, mass, volume and particle conversions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate all possible combinations of mole-mass-particle-volume conversions 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ#30 questions 17-20, SP#30 1-10 completion/answer check

ASSIGNMENTS: added sample problems to separate sheet used last week 

Friday 3/3/2017
Mole conversions II

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate all possible combinations of mole-mass-particle-volume conversions (assessment) 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ#30 questions 17-20, SP#30 1-10 completion/answer check, Mole conversions quiz II

ASSIGNMENTS: completed with today's check 

Monday 3/6/2017
Pre-lab; Counting by Weighing

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert from moles or mass of a compound to mass or particles of elements within that compound 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ#30 questions wrap-up and additional practice, Pre-lab; Counting by weighing

ASSIGNMENTS: completed with Friday's check 

Tuesday 3/7/2017
Lab; Counting by Weighing

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT create a system of relative masses for particles 

ACTIVITIES:  Lab trials ; Counting by weighing

ASSIGNMENTS: completed with Friday's check 

Wednesday 3/8/2017
Counting by weighing lab

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT create a system of relative masses for particles 

ACTIVITIES:  Finish lab trials, calculate an analog for the "Mole" and determine experimental error 

ASSIGNMENTS: completed with Friday's check 

Thursday 3/9/2017
Counting by weighing lab-conclusions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT create a system of relative masses for particles 

ACTIVITIES:  complete lab error analysis, write conclusions 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates 

Friday 3/10/2017
Percent composition, empirical/molecular formulas

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT derive the empirical and molecular formulas of compounds given their percentage composition 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #31; percent composition, empirical and molecular formulas 

ASSIGNMENTS: Counting by weighing report due 

Monday 3/20/2017
Percent composition, empirical/molecular formulas

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT derive the empirical and molecular formulas of compounds given their percentage composition and vice versa

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #31 review and mini-quiz #5

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #31; Complete Info table 1, questions 12-12 and added practice problems 

Tuesday 3/21/2017
Chemical reactions and mole ratios

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert mole quantities within chemical equations 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #32 and powerpoint notes on stoichiometry 

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #32; complete questions 1-7

Wednesday 3/22/2017
Mass to Mass stoichiometry

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform mass to mass stoichiometry problems

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and Skills practice #32 

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #32; complete questions 1-7 and Skills Practice questions 1-5

Thursday 3/23/2017
Mass to Mass and volume stoichiometry

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform mass to mass and mass to volume stoichiometry problems

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and Skills practice #32 answer check

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #32; complete questions 1-7 and Skills Practice questions 1-5 completion check tomorrow 

Friday 3/24/2017
Stoichiometry assessment 1

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform mass to mass and mass to volume stoichiometry problems as stoichiometry assessment 1

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and Skills practice #32 completion check

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #32; complete questions 1-7 and Skills Practice questions 1-5 

Monday 3/27/2017
Stoichiometry; limiting and excess reactants

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete limiting and excess reactant stoichiometry problems 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #33

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #33; questions 1, 2, 4 and practice 

Tuesday 3/28/2017
Stoichiometry; limiting and excess reactants

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete mass to mass stoichiometry calculations involving a limiting reactant 

ACTIVITIES:  Skill Practice #33 group work and completion check 

ASSIGNMENTS: completion of SP#33

Wednesday 3/29/2017
Pre-lab: Predicting reaction products

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT make qualitative predictions regarding reaction products 

ACTIVITIES:  Mini quiz #6 from CQ#33

ASSIGNMENTS: completion of SP#33

Thursday 3/30/2017
Chemical reaction predictions/testing

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT test predictions of reaction products

ACTIVITIES:  Pre-lab and lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates 

Friday 3/31/2017
Chemical equations/reactions test

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT test predictions of reaction products

ACTIVITIES:  Lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates 

Monday 4/3/2017
Chemical reactions/predictions testing

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT test predictions of reaction products

ACTIVITIES:  Lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates 

Tuesday 4/4/2017
Chemical reaction prediction/testing

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT test predictions of reaction products

ACTIVITIES:  Lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates 

Wednesday 4/5/2017
Chemical reaction types-conclusions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT confirm reaction predictions and ID reaction types/sub-types 

ACTIVITIES:  Post-lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates 

Thursday 4/6/2017
Theoretical and reaction yield

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate theoretical and percent reaction yield 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #33

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report due Friday

Friday 4/7/2017
Theoretical and reaction yield

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate theoretical and percent reaction yield 

ACTIVITIES:  Skill Practice #34 team problems 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report due Today 

Monday 4/10/2017
Stoichiometry assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a stoichiometry assessment 

ACTIVITIES:  stoichiometry assessment in partner groups 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report due if not yet turned in  

Tuesday 4/11/2017
Unit 4 review (5th period)

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a Unit 4 Exam simulation

ACTIVITIES:  exam simulation, answer check and corrections

ASSIGNMENTS: study for Unit 4 Exam Thursday

Wednesday 4/12/2017
Unit 4 review (4th period)

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a Unit 4 Exam simulation

ACTIVITIES:  exam simulation, answer check and corrections

ASSIGNMENTS: study for Unit 4 Exam Thursday

Thursday 4/13/2017
Unit 4 assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete Unit 4 assessment

ACTIVITIES:  Unit 4 Exam

ASSIGNMENTS: none due 

Monday 4/17/2017
Unit 5 Intro; Properties of gases (period 5)

No Class 4th period today

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe the postulates of Kinetic molecular theory

ACTIVITIES:  Unit 4 Exam corrections, CQ#35 and pre-lab; Pressure/volume relationships in gases 

ASSIGNMENTS: none due 

Tuesday 4/18/2017
Unit 5 Intro; Properties of gases (period 4)

No Class 5th period today

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe the postulates of Kinetic molecular theory

ACTIVITIES:  Unit 4 Exam corrections, CQ#35 and pre-lab; Pressure/volume relationships in gases 

ASSIGNMENTS: none due 

Wednesday 4/19/2017
Pressure/volume lab (period 5)

No Class 5th period today

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT experimentally determine the relationship between gas pressure and volume

ACTIVITIES:  Lab; Pressure/volume relationships in gases 

ASSIGNMENTS: none due 

Thursday 4/20/2017
Pressure/volume lab (period 4)

No Class 5th period today

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT experimentally determine the relationship between gas pressure and volume

ACTIVITIES:  Lab; Pressure/volume relationships in gases 

ASSIGNMENTS: none due 

Friday 4/21/2017
Pressure/volume graphical analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT graphically interpret pressure/volume relationships in gases 

ACTIVITIES:  Lab; Pressure/volume graphs 

ASSIGNMENTS: none due 

Monday 4/24/2017
Period 5: gas T and moles

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe the relationships between gas pressure, temperature, and moles 

ACTIVITIES:  gas laws skillsheet 

ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday 

Tuesday 4/25/2017
Period 4: gas T and moles

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe the relationships between gas pressure, temperature, and moles 

ACTIVITIES:  gas laws skillsheet 

ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday 

Wednesday 4/26/2017
Period 5: Combined gas law

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems using the combined gas law

ACTIVITIES:  gas laws skillsheet, ChemQuest #35

ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday 

Thursday 4/27/2017
Period 4: Combined gas law

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems using the combined gas law

ACTIVITIES:  gas laws skillsheet, ChemQuest #35

ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday 

Friday 4/28/2017
Combined gas law - P, V, and T

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems using the combined gas law with changing P, V, and T

ACTIVITIES:  gas laws skillsheet, ChemQuest #35 and skills practice #35

ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday 

Monday 5/1/2017
Ideal gas law

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems using the ideal gas law 

ACTIVITIES:  gas laws skillsheet, PV-nRT practice and CQ#36

ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday.  Gas calculations quiz tomorrow 

Tuesday 5/2/2017
Gas laws quiz 1

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems using the combined and ideal gas laws (assessment)  

ACTIVITIES:  Gas laws quiz 1 

ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday. 

Wednesday 5/3/2017
Ideal gas law: molar volume/molar mass

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT apply the ideal gas law to molar volume and molar mass calculations 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and skills practice #36

ASSIGNMENTS: complete questions in CQ/SP #36

Thursday 5/4/2017
Gas laws calculations practice

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve representative gas law problems using the combined gas law, ideal gas law and derivatives 

ACTIVITIES:  Gas law quiz 1 answer check, practice for quiz 2 TOMORROW 

ASSIGNMENTS: complete questions in CQ/SP #36

Friday 5/5/2017
Gas laws quiz 2

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete an assessment requiring the use of the combined and ideal gas laws and derivatives 

ACTIVITIES:  Gas law quiz 2

ASSIGNMENTS: complete questions in CQ/SP #36

Monday 5/8/2017
PV=nRT applications to stoichiometry

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT apply PV=nRT to solve gas stoichiometry problems 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and skill practice #37; Gas stoichiometry 

ASSIGNMENTS: complete questions in CQ/SP #37

Tuesday 5/9/2017
Gas partial pressures

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate partial pressures of gas mixtures and use those pressures in gas calculations

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and skill practice #38; Partial pressure

ASSIGNMENTS: complete questions in CQ/SP #38, SP checked for completion in-class today 

Wednesday 5/10/2017
Solution concentration

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate molality, molarity, and moles and grams of solute necessary for specified solution preparation 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and skill practice #39; Concentration

ASSIGNMENTS: complete questions in CQ/SP #39, start on added group problems 

Thursday 5/11/2017
Colligative properties

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate calculate total molality and the freezing point depression for electrolyte solutions 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest and skill practice #40; Colligative properties 

ASSIGNMENTS: complete added questions to CQ#39, selected questions from CQ#40

Friday 5/12/2017
Freezing pt. depression..making ice cream

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine the molality of a solution used to freeze a colloidal suspension 

ACTIVITIES:  Ice cream lab!

ASSIGNMENTS: complete selected questions from CQ#40

Monday 5/15/2017
Molar mass from freezing/boiling pt. data

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine the molar mass of a compound from freezing or boiling point data

ACTIVITIES:  Chemquest and skill practice #41

ASSIGNMENTS: check CQ/SP#41, mini-quiz 

Tuesday 5/16/2017
Acid-base classification

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT classify substances as acids, bases, or amphoteric

ACTIVITIES:  Chemquest and skill practice #48

ASSIGNMENTS: check CQ/SP#48, mini-quiz #16 

Wednesday 5/17/2017
pH concept

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate pH, pOH, H+ and OH- ion concentrations 

ACTIVITIES:  Chemquest and skill practice #49

ASSIGNMENTS: check CQ/SP#49, mini-quiz #17

Thursday 5/18/2017
Chemistry post-assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete chemistry concepts post-assessment

ACTIVITIES:  chemistry post-test, corrections to MQ17

ASSIGNMENTS: study ALL CQ's for written final exam next week!

Friday 5/19/2017
Pre-lab final exam orientation

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT document the procedures and calculations necessary for completion of the lab final exam (Monday) 

ACTIVITIES:  Information, handouts, and demonstration trial of lab final exam

ASSIGNMENTS: study the procedures and calculations needed for the lab final exam on Monday!

Monday 5/22/2017
Lab final exam

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete an acid-base titration as the lab final exam

ACTIVITIES:  Lab final exam

ASSIGNMENTS: study notes, CQ's and SP's for writen final exam!

Tuesday 5/23/2017
Final Exam

FINAL EXAM PERIOD 5

Wednesday 5/24/2017
Final Exam

FINAL EXAM PERIOD 4