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OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID main families of elements and their unique properties
ACTIVITIES: CQ 14 check, element families and ptable color coding
ASSIGNMENTS: ongoing (in class); families of elements
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID main families of elements and their unique properties; other metals, metalloids, nonmetals, halogens
ACTIVITIES: element families and ptable color coding, properties and uses
ASSIGNMENTS: ongoing (in class); families of elements
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID main families of elements and their unique properties; noble gases, lanthanides and actinides
ACTIVITIES: element families and ptable color coding, properties and uses
ASSIGNMENTS: ongoing (in class); families of elements
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID group and period trends in atomic radius and explain each
ACTIVITIES: ChemQuest 16; Atomic size trends
ASSIGNMENTS: new vocabulary; atomic radius
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID group and period trends in ionization energy and explain each
ACTIVITIES: Skill practice #16; Atomic radius trends, ChemQuest #17; Ionization energy trends
ASSIGNMENTS: new vocabulary; atomic radius/ionization energy
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT compare and contrast trends in atomic size and ionization energy
ACTIVITIES: Skill practice #17, midunit test scores and additional problems
ASSIGNMENTS: new vocabulary; atomic radius/ionization energy...check tomorrow
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT link element names to etymological clues
ACTIVITIES: team work on element names
ASSIGNMENTS: vocab: atomic radius, ionization energy and Skill Practice #16 and 17
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a Unit 2 Review MCQ's
ACTIVITIES: Unit 2 review, Exam tomorrow
ASSIGNMENTS: vocab: atomic radius, ionization energy and Skill Practice #16 and 17
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete Unit 2 assessment
ACTIVITIES: Unit 2 exam
ASSIGNMENTS: none current
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT describe the formation of cations and anions
ACTIVITIES: Unit handouts; origins of element names, ChemQuest #18 questions 111
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#18
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write the names of binary molecules and salts
ACTIVITIES: Complete CQ#18 with added notes, Equations handbook Exercise 21
ASSIGNMENTS: Equations handbook exercises 11, 12 and new vocab; salt and molecule
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT format a preliminary lab report for molecular modeling
ACTIVITIES: Vocab check (salt and molecule) and equation handbook exercises 11, 12. Lab report writing as prep for Monday.
ASSIGNMENTS: have lab report ready for Monday
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT draw Lewis structures and construct molecular models
ACTIVITIES: Lewis structures (CQ#23) and begin modeling lab
ASSIGNMENTS: update lab reports daily this week!
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT draw Lewis structures and construct molecular models
ACTIVITIES: Lewis structures (CQ#23) and begin modeling lab
ASSIGNMENTS: update lab reports daily this week!
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT model and draw Lewis structures for molecules
ACTIVITIES: semester 1 final exam review guide
ASSIGNMENTS: none
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a comprehensive semester one topic assessment
ACTIVITIES: semester 1 final exam
ASSIGNMENTS: none
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a comprehensive semester one topic assessment
ACTIVITIES: semester 1 final exam
ASSIGNMENTS: none
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT model and draw Lewis structures for organic molecules
ACTIVITIES: Covalent molecules modeling lab
ASSIGNMENTS: keep lab data sheets up to date on a daily basis
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT determine molecular geometry from Lewis structures
ACTIVITIES: Covalent molecules modeling lab; molecular shapes
ASSIGNMENTS: keep lab data sheets up to date on a daily basis
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT determine bond and molecular polarity
ACTIVITIES: Covalent molecules modeling lab; electronegativity, bond and molecular polarity
ASSIGNMENTS: new vocabulary diagram; electronegativity
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT identify charge distribution within molecules and determine molecular polarity
ACTIVITIES: Covalent molecules modeling lab; molecular polarity
ASSIGNMENTS: new vocabulary diagram; electronegativity
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write chemical formulas for binary salts and molecules
ACTIVITIES: Covalent molecules modeling lab; Conclusions. Nomenclature; Ch. 2 in Equations handbook and formulas of binary molecules and salts
ASSIGNMENTS: turn in lab reports, create answer sheet for equations handbook exercise 21 and 21 extension
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write chemical formulas and names for binary salts and molecules
ACTIVITIES: Complete handbook exercise 21 extension and add practice to answer sheet
ASSIGNMENTS: study for binary compounds quiz tomorrow
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a nomenclature assessment
ACTIVITIES: assessment, introduction to various oxidation states
ASSIGNMENTS:
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT identify the oxidation states of elements within compounds
ACTIVITIES: variable oxidation states, handbook exercise 31
ASSIGNMENTS: Exercise 31, update answer sheet for handbook
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write the names and formulas of transition metal salts
ACTIVITIES: variable oxidation states, handbook exercise 31, 32, 33
ASSIGNMENTS: Notebook check today; Exercise 21, 21 ext., practice, 31, 32, 33
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write the names and formulas of transition metal salts and relate molecular structure to sensory perception (smell)
ACTIVITIES: variable oxidation states, handbook exercise 31, 32, 33. AzMERIT support activity; textdependent questions
ASSIGNMENTS: Complete and check answers; 31, 32, 33
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write the names and formulas ternary compounds
ACTIVITIES: Polyatomic ions; reading and notes. Practice writing ternary compound names and formulas
ASSIGNMENTS: Selected questions through exercise 33 should be complete
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write the names and formulas ternary compounds
ACTIVITIES: Practice writing ternary compound names and formulas, exercise 32, 33
ASSIGNMENTS: Selected questions through exercise 33 should be complete, due tomorrow
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete chemical nomenclature skills assessment
ACTIVITIES: Exercise 32, 33 and added practice check, ternary compounds quiz
ASSIGNMENTS: Selected questions through exercise 33 should be complete
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write the names and formulas of acids
ACTIVITIES: Exercise 41, 42, 43
ASSIGNMENTS: work on completing the Ch. 4 exercises in the handbook
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete identify the experimental variables related to a gravimetric analysis
ACTIVITIES: Prelab: What is the formula of the Copper salt?
ASSIGNMENTS: Exercises through 43 should be complete
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a preliminary lab report detailing a gravimetric analysis
ACTIVITIES: Prelab: What is the formula of the Copper salt?
ASSIGNMENTS: Exercises through 43 should be complete
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT determine experimental methods and required data for a gravimetric analysis
ACTIVITIES: Prelab: What is the formula of the Copper salt?
ASSIGNMENTS: Exercises through 43 should be complete
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT separate a metal from solution with a singlereplacement reaction
ACTIVITIES: Prelab: What is the formula of the Copper salt?
ASSIGNMENTS: Exercises through 43 should be complete
Mr. Westcott absent today, student assignments:
 Start ChemQuest #28 in Unit 4 packet, at least through question 8
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT calculate the percent copper in an unknown solution
ACTIVITIES: Lab calculations, writing skeleton equations
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#28 through question #8. 120 equations in Unit 4 supplement handout
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete word and skeleton chemical equations
ACTIVITIES: Lab calculations, writing skeleton equations
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#28 through question #8. 120 equations in Unit 4 supplement handout
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a databased error analysis and conclusion for the copper salt experiment
ACTIVITIES: Lab report; Error Analysis and Conclusions. Report due TOMORROW
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#28 through question #8. 120 equations in Unit 4 supplement handout
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write and balance level 1 chemical equations from word equations
ACTIVITIES: Lab report; Error Analysis and Conclusions. Report due TODAY. Nomenclature quiz retake.
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#28 through question #8. 120 equations in Unit 4 supplement handout
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT write and balance level 1 chemical equations from word equations
ACTIVITIES: Complete Unit 4 supplement, equations 120
ASSIGNMENTS: makeup quiz retake if necessary
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID chemical reaction types
ACTIVITIES: CQ#28, video clip notes
ASSIGNMENTS: makeup quiz retake if necessary
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID reaction types and subtypes and write balanced chemical equations which represent them
ACTIVITIES: CQ#28, video clip notes
ASSIGNMENTS: complete CQ#28
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT predict and balance chemical equations
ACTIVITIES: CQ#28 practice problems
ASSIGNMENTS: complete CQ#28
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT predict and balance chemical equations
ACTIVITIES: CQ#28 practice problems and Skill Practice #28, Miniquiz #7
ASSIGNMENTS: complete CQ#28
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT predict reaction products and their states
ACTIVITIES: CQ#29 problems
ASSIGNMENTS: complete problem 11 on CQ#29
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT ID reaction types and balance chemical equations representative of Unit 4 test 1, Part 1
ACTIVITIES: CQ#29 problems and equation balance challenge at the SMART board
ASSIGNMENTS: complete SP#29 equations 410
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a comprehensive practice assessment of chemical equations and reactions
ACTIVITIES: SP#29 problems and CQ#28/29 supplement
ASSIGNMENTS: complete SP#29 equations 410 and supplement; check tomorrow
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete chemical equations and reactions assessment
ACTIVITIES: Unit 4 test 1
ASSIGNMENTS: completion check; equation balancing challenge 130, SP#29, CQ#28/29 supplement
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT verify Avogadro's number as 6.02e23
ACTIVITIES: Unit 4; The Mole
ASSIGNMENTS: Avogadro's # as new vocabulary, Mole notes and CQ#30 questions 15
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT calculate the molar masses of elements and compounds
ACTIVITIES: CQ#30, molar masses
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 610
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT interconvert mass and moles of elements and compounds
ACTIVITIES: CQ#30, simple Mole conversions, practice
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 610
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 610
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 1720, SP#30 110
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT interconvert mass, moles, volumes and particles of elements and compounds
ACTIVITIES: CQ#30/SP#30 Q&A
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 1720, SP#30 110
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a scavenger hunt for the SciTech festival taking place on campus
ACTIVITIES: SciTech STEAM festival
ASSIGNMENTS: CQ#30 questions 1720, SP#30 110
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT calculate all possible combinations of molemassparticlevolume conversions
ACTIVITIES: CQ#30 questions 1720, SP#30 110 completion/answer check
ASSIGNMENTS: added sample problems to separate sheet used last week
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT calculate all possible combinations of molemassparticlevolume conversions (assessment)
ACTIVITIES: CQ#30 questions 1720, SP#30 110 completion/answer check, Mole conversions quiz II
ASSIGNMENTS: completed with today's check
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT convert from moles or mass of a compound to mass or particles of elements within that compound
ACTIVITIES: CQ#30 questions wrapup and additional practice, Prelab; Counting by weighing
ASSIGNMENTS: completed with Friday's check
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT create a system of relative masses for particles
ACTIVITIES: Lab trials ; Counting by weighing
ASSIGNMENTS: completed with Friday's check
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
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT create a system of relative masses for particles
ACTIVITIES: complete lab error analysis, write conclusions
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates
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
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT derive the empirical and molecular formulas of compounds given their percentage composition and vice versa
ACTIVITIES: ChemQuest #31 review and miniquiz #5
ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #31; Complete Info table 1, questions 1212 and added practice problems
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT convert mole quantities within chemical equations
ACTIVITIES: ChemQuest #32 and powerpoint notes on stoichiometry
ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #32; complete questions 17
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT perform mass to mass stoichiometry problems
ACTIVITIES: ChemQuest and Skills practice #32
ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #32; complete questions 17 and Skills Practice questions 15
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 17 and Skills Practice questions 15 completion check tomorrow
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 17 and Skills Practice questions 15
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete limiting and excess reactant stoichiometry problems
ACTIVITIES: ChemQuest #33
ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #33; questions 1, 2, 4 and practice
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
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT make qualitative predictions regarding reaction products
ACTIVITIES: Mini quiz #6 from CQ#33
ASSIGNMENTS: completion of SP#33
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT test predictions of reaction products
ACTIVITIES: Prelab and lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT test predictions of reaction products
ACTIVITIES: Lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT test predictions of reaction products
ACTIVITIES: Lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT test predictions of reaction products
ACTIVITIES: Lab; chemical reaction types and product predictions
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT confirm reaction predictions and ID reaction types/subtypes
ACTIVITIES: Postlab; chemical reaction types and product predictions
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT calculate theoretical and percent reaction yield
ACTIVITIES: ChemQuest #33
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report due Friday
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT calculate theoretical and percent reaction yield
ACTIVITIES: Skill Practice #34 team problems
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report due Today
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a stoichiometry assessment
ACTIVITIES: stoichiometry assessment in partner groups
ASSIGNMENTS: lab report due if not yet turned in
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a Unit 4 Exam simulation
ACTIVITIES: exam simulation, answer check and corrections
ASSIGNMENTS: study for Unit 4 Exam Thursday
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete a Unit 4 Exam simulation
ACTIVITIES: exam simulation, answer check and corrections
ASSIGNMENTS: study for Unit 4 Exam Thursday
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete Unit 4 assessment
ACTIVITIES: Unit 4 Exam
ASSIGNMENTS: none due
No Class 4th period today
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT describe the postulates of Kinetic molecular theory
ACTIVITIES: Unit 4 Exam corrections, CQ#35 and prelab; Pressure/volume relationships in gases
ASSIGNMENTS: none due
No Class 5th period today
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT describe the postulates of Kinetic molecular theory
ACTIVITIES: Unit 4 Exam corrections, CQ#35 and prelab; Pressure/volume relationships in gases
ASSIGNMENTS: none due
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
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
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT graphically interpret pressure/volume relationships in gases
ACTIVITIES: Lab; Pressure/volume graphs
ASSIGNMENTS: none due
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT describe the relationships between gas pressure, temperature, and moles
ACTIVITIES: gas laws skillsheet
ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT describe the relationships between gas pressure, temperature, and moles
ACTIVITIES: gas laws skillsheet
ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT solve problems using the combined gas law
ACTIVITIES: gas laws skillsheet, ChemQuest #35
ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT solve problems using the combined gas law
ACTIVITIES: gas laws skillsheet, ChemQuest #35
ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday
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
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT solve problems using the ideal gas law
ACTIVITIES: gas laws skillsheet, PVnRT practice and CQ#36
ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday. Gas calculations quiz tomorrow
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT solve problems using the combined and ideal gas laws (assessment)
ACTIVITIES: Gas laws quiz 1
ASSIGNMENTS: Pressure/volume lab report due Friday.
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
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
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
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
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 inclass today
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
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
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
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, miniquiz
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT classify substances as acids, bases, or amphoteric
ACTIVITIES: Chemquest and skill practice #48
ASSIGNMENTS: check CQ/SP#48, miniquiz #16
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT calculate pH, pOH, H+ and OH ion concentrations
ACTIVITIES: Chemquest and skill practice #49
ASSIGNMENTS: check CQ/SP#49, miniquiz #17
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete chemistry concepts postassessment
ACTIVITIES: chemistry posttest, corrections to MQ17
ASSIGNMENTS: study ALL CQ's for written final exam next week!
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!
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT complete an acidbase titration as the lab final exam
ACTIVITIES: Lab final exam
ASSIGNMENTS: study notes, CQ's and SP's for writen final exam!
FINAL EXAM PERIOD 5
FINAL EXAM PERIOD 4