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Pre-AP 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
Gas variable (P,V,T) relationships

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT quantify the relationship between gas variables; P, V, and T 

ACTIVITIES:  Unit 3 notes and tasks 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#10 assignment; tasks from Chemical Bonding notes 

Thursday 2/23/2017
Gas law applications

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems using the Combined and Ideal gas laws 

ACTIVITIES:  Unit 3 notes, gas law problems and additions to PA#10

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#10 assignment; tasks from Chemical Bonding notes 

Friday 2/24/2017
Gas law calculations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems which utilize the Combined and Ideas gas laws 

ACTIVITIES:  PA#10 completion, due today.  Gas calculations quiz 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#10 

Monday 2/27/2017
Dalton's law, root mean square velocity

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems related to Dalton's law and molecular velocity

ACTIVITIES:  PA#11 from Chemical bonding notes/tasks 2Avii, 2Aviii, and 2Aix (Mr. Westcott absent today) 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 

Tuesday 2/28/2017
Dalton's law, root mean square velocity

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems related to Dalton's law and molecular velocity

ACTIVITIES:   Q&A from PA#11 tasks 2Avii, 2Aviii, and 2Aix

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 

Wednesday 3/1/2017
Gas velocities, solution concentration

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems related to Dalton's law, molecular velocity and molarity 

ACTIVITIES:   Q&A from PA#11 tasks 2Avii, 2Aviii, and 2Aix

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 

Thursday 3/2/2017
Gas laws review; quiz II tomorrow

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems related to Dalton's law, molecular velocity and molarity 

ACTIVITIES:   Q&A from PA#11 tasks 2Avii, 2Aviii, and 2Aix, periodic trends retake test results, Gas laws quiz I results (retake gas laws quiz tomorrow)..

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 addition from Gas Laws practice handout 

Friday 3/3/2017
Gas laws quiz I retake

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems related to the combined and ideal gas laws

ACTIVITIES:   Quiz 1 retake

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 addition from Gas Laws practice handout and worksheets 02b; 1-2, 5-7, 02c; all, 02d; all.  PA#11 due Tuesday, 3/7.  

Monday 3/6/2017
Gas law applications II

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems related to Dalton's law, molecular velocity and molarity 

ACTIVITIES:   Q&A from PA#11 tasks 2Avii, 2Aviii, and 2Aix and Worksheet 02b, 02c, and 02d.  Handout; Practice for Gas Laws Quiz II on Tuesday (add to PA#11)

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 addition from Gas Laws practice handout, PA#11 due TOMORROW 

Tuesday 3/7/2017
Gas law applications II; assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve problems related to Dalton's law, molecular velocity and molarity (assessment)

ACTIVITIES:   Q&A from PA#11 tasks 2Avii, 2Aviii, and 2Aix, Worksheet 02b, 02c, and 02d and Practice for Gas Laws quiz 2

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 addition from Gas Laws practice handout, PA#11 due TODAY 

Wednesday 3/8/2017
Molar volume

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine the molar volume of a gas from sample data 

ACTIVITIES:   Complete Gas laws quiz 2, pre-lab;  Molar Volume of a Gas 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 due TODAY 

Thursday 3/9/2017
Pre-lab; Molar Volume

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT format a preliminary lab report for the purposes of determining the molar volume of a gas 

ACTIVITIES:   Pre-lab;  Molar Volume of a Gas 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab report updates 

Friday 3/10/2017
Lab activity; Molar volume of a gas

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT collect data necessary for the derivation of a gas molar volume and gas constant 

ACTIVITIES:   Lab activity;  Molar Volume of a Gas 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 due 

Monday 3/20/2017
Lab activity; Molar volume calculations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate the molar volume and gas constant from laboratory data 

ACTIVITIES:   Molar volume lab report; calculations and derive R 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#11 due if not turned in on 3/10/17 

Tuesday 3/21/2017
Chemical bonding; covalent bonds

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete an error analysis and report conclusions for the molar volume experiment

ACTIVITIES:   Molar volume lab report; error and conclusions, chemical bonding notes/covalent bonds and models 

ASSIGNMENTS: Chemical bonding notes and PA#12; task 2Cii and added problems 

Wednesday 3/22/2017
Molecular models; Lewis structures

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT draw Lewis structures for molecules and ions 

ACTIVITIES:   Chemical bonding notes/covalent bonds and models; Lewis structures and Task 2Cii with addition made yesterday

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#12; task 2Cii and added problems

Thursday 3/23/2017
Lewis structures and molecular shapes

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT draw Lewis structures and predict molecular shapes 

ACTIVITIES:   Chemical bonding notes/covalent bonds and models, VSEPR theory

ASSIGNMENTS: Chemical bonding notes and PA#12; task 2Cii and added problems, Task 2Ciii

Friday 3/24/2017
Localized electron model

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT apply the localized electron model to determine geometries of molecules and ions 

ACTIVITIES:   Task 2Ciii as continuation of PA#12

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#12:  Tasks 2Cii and 2Ciii, due MONDAY 

Monday 3/27/2017
Hydrocarbon nomenclature

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT name simple hydrocarbons compounds; alkanes, alkenes, alkynes 

ACTIVITIES:   Chemical bonding notes; resonance and formal charge.  Equations handbook Ch. 6; Organic nomenclature

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) 

Tuesday 3/28/2017
Branched hydrocarbons

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT name branched hydrocarbons compounds; alkanes, alkenes, alkynes 

ACTIVITIES:   Equations handbook Ch. 6; Organic nomenclature

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) due Wednesday, 3/29

Wednesday 3/29/2017
Pre-lab: Covalent/organic modeling

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine bond and molecular polarity

ACTIVITIES:   Pre-lab;  Covalent and organic modeling 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) due Tomorrow 

Thursday 3/30/2017
Molecular modeling; covalent molecules

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT draw and construct molecular models, determine bond and molecular polarity 

ACTIVITIES:   Molecular modeling 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) due

Friday 3/31/2017
Molecular modeling; covalent molecules

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT draw and construct molecular models, determine bond and molecular polarity 

ACTIVITIES:   Molecular modeling 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) due

Monday 4/3/2017
Modeling hydrocarbons

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT model and draw structural formulas for hydrocarbon compounds 

ACTIVITIES:   Molecular modeling 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) due

Tuesday 4/4/2017
Modeling hydrocarbons

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT model and draw structural formulas for hydrocarbon compounds 

ACTIVITIES:   Molecular modeling 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) due

Wednesday 4/5/2017
Modeling hydrocarbons

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT model and draw structural formulas for hydrocarbon compounds 

ACTIVITIES:   Molecular modeling-final day!

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13:  handbook exercises 6-1, 6-2 (selected questions) due

Thursday 4/6/2017
Intermolecular forces

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe and determine the types of intermolecular forces present in compounds 

ACTIVITIES:   Intermolecular forces notes and start PA#14

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 tasks and worksheet handout 

Friday 4/7/2017
Intermolecular and interparticle forces

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe and determine the types of intermolecular forces present in compounds 

ACTIVITIES:  PA#14 worksheet addition

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 tasks and worksheet handout 

Monday 4/10/2017
Bonding in solids

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT ID bonding types and associated properties of the bonds formed in solids 

ACTIVITIES:  solid state bonding/properties; 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 tasks and worksheet 02f addition 

Tuesday 4/11/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Wednesday 4/12/2017
Lab activity; forming alloys

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT form an alloy from a metal mixture

ACTIVITIES:  alloy lab activity and pre-lab exp.; evaporation and IMF's 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 tasks and worksheet 02f addition due Thursday 

Thursday 4/13/2017
Predicting IMF's; lab hypotheses

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict intermolecular forces as hypotheses

ACTIVITIES:  Pre-lab exp.; evaporation and IMF's and trials 1 and 2

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 tasks and worksheet 02f addition due  

Monday 4/17/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Tuesday 4/18/2017
Unit review; chemical bonding

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a summary activity related to intramolecular and intermolecular bonding 

ACTIVITIES:  Unit wrap up

ASSIGNMENTS: Worksheet 02g

Wednesday 4/19/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Thursday 4/20/2017
Lab; intermolecular forces

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict and test intermolecular forces

ACTIVITIES:  Lab exp.; evaporation and IMF's for all remaining trials 

ASSIGNMENTS: Worksheet 02g as unit review 

Friday 4/21/2017
Graphical analysis; IMFs vs. evaporation

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT graph intermolecular force versus evaporative temperature change 

ACTIVITIES:  Lab exp.; graphical analysis 

ASSIGNMENTS: Worksheet 02g as unit review 

Monday 4/24/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Tuesday 4/25/2017
Unit Review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT relate IMF's to physical properties 

ACTIVITIES:  Lab exp.; conclusions, group review of Unit WS 02g and MCQ's

ASSIGNMENTS: Unit Exam Thursday 

Wednesday 4/26/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Thursday 4/27/2017
Unit 3 Exam

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a unit assessment

ACTIVITIES:  Unit exam, Unit 4 introduction (handouts) 

ASSIGNMENTS: none 

Friday 4/28/2017
Unit Exam completion

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a unit assessment and ID incorrect aswers 

ACTIVITIES:  Unit exam completion, marking of incorrect answers 

ASSIGNMENTS: none 

Monday 5/1/2017
Exam corrections

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete unit assessment corrections 

ACTIVITIES:  Unit exam corrections and re-scoring

ASSIGNMENTS: Notes task 3Ai, worksheets 03d, 03e 

Tuesday 5/2/2017
Conservation of matter; balancing equations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT balance chemical equations in order to indicate the conservation of matter 

ACTIVITIES:  Unit notes and task 3Ai, worksheet answers 03d and 03e

ASSIGNMENTS: Notes task 3Ai, worksheets 03d, 03e 

Wednesday 5/3/2017
Chemical reaction prediction/testing

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT identify reaction types and sub-types 

ACTIVITIES:  chemical reaction observations and predicting reaction types/reaction products 

ASSIGNMENTS: Notes task 3Ai, worksheets 03d, 03e 

Thursday 5/4/2017
Chemical reaction prediction practice

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict chemical reactions products and their states 

ACTIVITIES:  notes, complete and net ionic equations, reaction prediction and practice for quiz TOMORROW 

ASSIGNMENTS: Notes task 3Aii as first problem in PA#15 

Friday 5/5/2017
Quiz; reaction types/product prediction

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT ID chemical reaction types and sub-types, predict reaction products and write balanced chemical equations 

ACTIVITIES:  reaction types/product prediction quiz 

ASSIGNMENTS: Notes task 3Aii as first problem in PA#15 

Monday 5/8/2017
Pre-lab; chemical reaction types

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict solid products of aqueous reactions 

ACTIVITIES:  Notes task 3Aii answer check, pre-lab; Chemical reaction types 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 answer check, pre-lab report 

Tuesday 5/9/2017
Pre-lab; chemical reaction types

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT make reaction predictions as hypotheses for lab investigation 

ACTIVITIES:  pre-lab and report formatting; Chemical Reaction Types 

ASSIGNMENTS: report setup ready for tomorrow; all 9 reaction prediction templates 

Wednesday 5/10/2017
Investigation; Chemical reaction types

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform chemical reactions in order to test for hypothesized reaction products 

ACTIVITIES:  Lab investigation; Chemical Reaction Types 

ASSIGNMENTS: keep lab observations updated 

Thursday 5/11/2017
Investigation; Chemical reaction types

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform chemical reactions in order to test for hypothesized reaction products 

ACTIVITIES:  Lab investigation; Chemical Reaction Types, reactions 1, 6, 7  

ASSIGNMENTS: keep lab observations updated 

Friday 5/12/2017
Investigation; Chemical reaction types

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform chemical reactions in order to test for hypothesized reaction products 

ACTIVITIES:  Lab investigation; Chemical Reaction Types, reactions 1, 8, 9 

ASSIGNMENTS: keep lab observations updated 

Monday 5/15/2017
Mass/mole relationships in chemical reactions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert molar and mass quantities of chemical reactants and products

ACTIVITIES:  Notes; mole conversions and stoichiometry 

ASSIGNMENTS: Various tasks for PA#15 will be due daily this week based on progress in class each day

Tuesday 5/16/2017
Stoichiometry and reaction yield

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert molar and mass quantities of chemical reactants and products and calculate percent reaction yield

ACTIVITIES:  Notes; mole conversions and stoichiometry, % yield

ASSIGNMENTS: Various tasks for PA#15 will be due daily this week based on progress in class each day

Wednesday 5/17/2017
Stoichiometry and reaction yield

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform stoichiometric calculations involving mass and concentration 

ACTIVITIES:  Setup PA#15 addition 1-5

ASSIGNMENTS: work on completing PA#15 with today's problem additions 

Thursday 5/18/2017
Course post-assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete course post-assessment

ACTIVITIES:  post-assessment

ASSIGNMENTS: Chemical reaction types lab report due TODAY, work on completing PA#15 problem additions...due tomorrow, Friday 5/19

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 and handouts for written final exam on Wednesday 

Tuesday 5/23/2017
No class
Wednesday 5/24/2017
Final Exam

FINAL EXAM TODAY!