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Events
Friday 10/21/2016
Practice Test...Big Ideas 1-3 answer check

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete selected AP Exam practice FCQ's and assess answers 

ACTIVITIES:  Princeton Review book Practice Exam 1...Big Ideas 1-3, cont'd 

ASSIGNMENTS: FlinnPrep Units 9 and 10 due by today 

Monday 10/24/2016
Princeton review; Big Idea 1

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete an MC assessment of knowledge related to AP Chem Big Idea 1

ACTIVITIES:  Princeton Review book Ch. 3, Big Idea 1 MCQ's 

ASSIGNMENTS: READ and take notes;  PR book Ch. 3 

Tuesday 10/25/2016
Big Idea #1 MCQ's

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT identify misconceptions and assess the results of Big Idea #1 sample quiz 

ACTIVITIES:  Princeton Review book Ch. 3, Big Idea 1 MCQ's 

ASSIGNMENTS: READ and take notes;  PR book Ch. 3 

Wednesday 10/26/2016
Big Idea #1 FRQ's

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete representative FRQ's from Big Idea #1

ACTIVITIES:  Princeton Review book Ch. 3, Big Idea 1 FRQ's 

ASSIGNMENTS: READ and take notes;  PR book Ch. 3 

Thursday 10/27/2016
AP Exam question review for Big Idea 1

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a set of MCQ's and FRQ's from recent AP exams addressing Big Idea #1

ACTIVITIES:  AP exam problems, problem assignment questions?  

ASSIGNMENTS: READ and take notes;  PR book Ch. 3 

Friday 10/28/2016
Bid Idea 1 Assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete as assessment of Big Idea 1 concepts 

ACTIVITIES:  test, Big Idea 1  

ASSIGNMENTS: Problem assignment 6/7 due today 

Monday 10/31/2016
Bid Idea 1 Assessment-test corrections

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT make Big Idea 1 test corrections/explanation statements  

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 1 test scores and corrections   

ASSIGNMENTS: Problem assignment 6/7 due last Friday 

Tuesday 11/1/2016
Bonding overview; Ionic bonds

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete assessment questions correlated to Big Idea 2; bonding overview/ionic bonds 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review

ASSIGNMENTS: Problem assignment 6/7 due last Friday 

Wednesday 11/2/2016
Bonding overview; metallic/covalent bonds

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete assessment questions correlated to Big Idea 2; metallic and covalent bonds 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued 

ASSIGNMENTS: Problem assignment 6/7 due last Friday 

Thursday 11/3/2016
Bonding review; intermolecular forces

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete assessment questions correlated to Big Idea 2; intermolecular forces 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued 

ASSIGNMENTS: Study the PR book sections covered in class today!

Friday 11/4/2016
Bonding review; Lewis structures, VSEPR

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete assessment questions correlated to IMF's, Lewis structures and VSEPR 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued.  PROBLEM ASSIGNMENT #8 DUE MONDAY;  from today's Big Idea 2 Review handout, MCQ's 1-27, FRQ's 1,2,3,7

ASSIGNMENTS: Study the PR book sections covered in class today!

Monday 11/7/2016
PA#8 Q&A

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a structured Q&A related to Big Ideas #2 concepts through molecular geometry 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued.  PROBLEM ASSIGNMENT #8 DUE TOMORROW;  from Big Idea 2 Review handout, MCQ's 1-27, FRQ's 1,2,3,7

ASSIGNMENTS: complete PA#8, Study the PR book sections covered in class today!

Tuesday 11/8/2016
Big Idea 2 review; KMT, gases, practice questions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT answer questions solve problems related to KMT and the Ideal gas law 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued.  Notes and practice questions related to KMT and gas behavior

ASSIGNMENTS: complete MCQ's 7, 15, 18, 19, 30-32 and FRQ 5 in PR book for tomorrow 

Wednesday 11/9/2016
Big Idea 2 review;Dalton/solutions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT answer questions and solve problems related to Dalton's Law and solution concentration

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued.  Notes and practice questions related to Dalton's law and solution properties 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#9 MCQ's 28-60, FRQ's 4, 5, 6, 8

Thursday 11/10/2016
Big Idea 2 review;Dalton/solutions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT answer questions and solve problems related to Dalton's Law and solution concentration

ACTIVITIES:  Work on PA#9

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#9 MCQ's 28-60, FRQ's 4, 5, 6, 8

Monday 11/14/2016
Big Idea 2 review; Solution separation

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT answer questions and solve problems related to solution preparation and separation

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued.  PR book MC/FRQ's; group white board

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#9 MCQ's 28-60, FRQ's 4, 5, 6, 8 due Wednesday 

Tuesday 11/15/2016
Big Idea 2; PA9 as comprehensive review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT answer questions and solve problems related to Big Idea 2 topics 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued.  Students will provide answers to MCQ's and white board as groups assigned FRQ's from PA#9 for comparison to scoring guidelines tomorrow 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#9 MCQ's 28-60, FRQ's 4, 5, 6, 8 due Wednesday 

Wednesday 11/16/2016
Big Idea 2; PA9 as comprehensive review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT answer questions and solve problems related to Big Idea 2 topics 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 2 review continued.  Students will provide answers to assigned FRQ's for comparison to scoring guidelines

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#9 MCQ's 28-60, FRQ's 4, 5, 6, 8 due TODAY 

Thursday 11/17/2016
Pre-lab; chromatography

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT begin a pre-lab analysis for an inquiry into chromatographic separation 

ACTIVITIES:  Pre-lab analysis 

ASSIGNMENTS: complete pre-lab questions for tomorrow 

Friday 11/18/2016
Pre-lab; chromatography

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a pre-lab analysis for a chromatographic inquiry

ACTIVITIES:  complete pre-lab, introductory activity background for Monday

ASSIGNMENTS: turn-in PA#9 if you have not done so 

Monday 11/21/2016
Lab: Paper chromatography

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a chromatographic separation of a mixture of food dyes 

ACTIVITIES:  Chromatography lab; introductory activity 

ASSIGNMENTS: consider the layout of data tables necessary for introductory lab activity 

Tuesday 11/22/2016
Lab: Paper chromatography data analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a data analysis for the chromatographic separation of a mixture of food dyes 

ACTIVITIES:  Chromatography lab; data analysis 

ASSIGNMENTS: Problem assignment #10 from online (can download see links and documents in the left margin of this page) textbook:  Ch. 9, challenge problems 72, 73

Text download:  http://www.woodbridge.k12.nj.us/cms/lib010/NJ01913008/Centricity/Domain/646/Chemistry_Z.pdf

Monday 11/28/2016
Lab: Paper chromatography inquiry procedures

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete guided inquiry procedures for investigating unknown mixtures of food dyes using chromatography

ACTIVITIES:  Chromatography lab; inquiry procedures 

ASSIGNMENTS: Problem assignment #10 from online (can download see links and documents in the left margin of this page) textbook:  Ch. 9, challenge problems 72, 73. DUE TOMORROW 

Text download:  http://www.woodbridge.k12.nj.us/cms/lib010/NJ01913008/Centricity/Domain/646/Chemistry_Z.pdf

Tuesday 11/29/2016
Lab: Paper chromatography inquiry trials

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT separate unknown dye mixtures using paper chromatography

ACTIVITIES:  Chromatography lab; inquiry trials 

ASSIGNMENTS: Problem assignment #10 from online (can download see links and documents in the left margin of this page) textbook:  Ch. 9, challenge problems 72, 73. DUE TODAY 

Text download:  http://www.woodbridge.k12.nj.us/cms/lib010/NJ01913008/Centricity/Domain/646/Chemistry_Z.pdf

Wednesday 11/30/2016
Lab: Paper chromatography class data

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT the components and properties of a mixture of food dyes

ACTIVITIES:  Chromatography lab; inquiry trials and class data; average Rf

ASSIGNMENTS: continue updating lab report in notebook, due Monday 12/5.  You should be studying all Big Idea #2 materials!

Thursday 12/1/2016
Lab: Paper chromatography conclusions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine the optimal solvent for the separation of food dye mixtures 

ACTIVITIES:  Chromatography lab; conclusion, theory and error 

ASSIGNMENTS: continue updating lab report in notebook, due Monday 12/5.  You should be studying all Big Idea #2 materials!

Friday 12/2/2016
Lab: Paper chromatography questions

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete an integrated FRQ which is based on chromatographic concepts 

ACTIVITIES:  Chromatography lab; "questions" section.  

ASSIGNMENTS: Chromatography lab report due Monday, 12/5.  You should be studying all Big Idea #2 materials....test is on the horizon!

Monday 12/5/2016
Big Idea 2 unit review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete Big Idea review questions

ACTIVITIES:  Big idea #2 review, exam tomorrow 

ASSIGNMENTS: Chromatography lab report due today.  Study for tomorrow's exam!

Tuesday 12/6/2016
Big Idea 2 Exam

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete Big Idea 2 assessment

ACTIVITIES:  Big idea #2 exam

ASSIGNMENTS: none current 

Wednesday 12/7/2016
Big Idea 2 exam scoring

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT review and correct Big Idea 2 exam questions

ACTIVITIES:  Big idea #2 exam scoring 

ASSIGNMENTS: study for Big Idea exam retake tomorrow!

Thursday 12/8/2016
Big Idea 2 exam retake

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete Big Idea 2 exam retake 

ACTIVITIES:  Big idea #2 retake

ASSIGNMENTS: Begin studying review book, FlinnPrep, and problem assignments for next week's Semester 1 Exam!

Friday 12/9/2016
Big Idea 3; reactions and stoichiometry

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT specify possible dimensional analysis sequences from a stoichiometry map 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea #3 review, PR book and dimensional analysis 

ASSIGNMENTS: Begin studying review book, FlinnPrep, and problem assignments for next week's Semester 1 Exam covering Big Ideas 1-3!

Monday 12/12/2016
Big Idea 3; gravimetric analysis, REDOX

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete review questions related to Big Idea 3

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea #3 review, PR book and REDOX reactions 

ASSIGNMENTS: Begin studying review book, FlinnPrep, and problem assignments for next week's Semester 1 Exam covering Big Ideas 1-3!

Tuesday 12/13/2016
Big Idea 1-3 Review; MCQ's

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a review set of MCQ's corresponding to Big Idea 1-3 topics 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea #3 review, MCQ practice 

ASSIGNMENTS: Continue studying review book, FlinnPrep, and problem assignments for next week's Semester 1 Exam covering Big Ideas 1-3!

Wednesday 12/14/2016
Big Idea 1-3 Review; MCQ's

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a review set of MCQ's corresponding to Big Idea 1-3 topics 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea #3 review, MCQ practice 

ASSIGNMENTS: Continue studying review book, FlinnPrep, and problem assignments for next week's Semester 1 Exam covering Big Ideas 1-3!

Thursday 12/15/2016
FINAL EXAM. Note-FlinnPrep Unit 13 due by Jan 3!

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a comprehensive semester one topic assessment 

ACTIVITIES:  semester 1 final exam

ASSIGNMENTS: FLINNPREP UNIT 13; KINETICS-ASSESSMENT IS DUE BY TUESDAY, JANUARY 3!

Tuesday 1/3/2017
Introduction to Chemical Kinetics

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine reaction rates, orders, and rate laws 

ACTIVITIES:  review, formal Kinetics introduction and animation of key concepts 

ASSIGNMENTS: FLINNPREP UNIT 13; KINETICS-ASSESSMENT IS DUE BY THE END OF THE DAY TODAY!

Wednesday 1/4/2017
Kinetics; rate constants and units

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine reaction rates, orders, rate laws, and values and unit of the rate constant "k" 

ACTIVITIES:  review, formal Kinetics introduction and animation of key concepts; problems and PA#12

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#12; Kinetics problems from Data sets 1-8, due Monday, 1/9

Thursday 1/5/2017
Kinetics; multi-part problems

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve for all aspects of a differential rate law problem 

ACTIVITIES:  review, formal Kinetics introduction and animation of key concepts; problems and PA#12

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#12; Kinetics problems from Data sets 1-8, due Monday, 1/9

Friday 1/6/2017
Kinetics; multi-part problems II

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve differential rate law problems including relative reaction rates 

ACTIVITIES:  review, PA#12 answer check, practice quiz 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#12; Kinetics problems from Data sets 1-8, due Monday, 1/9

Monday 1/9/2017
Kinetics; Integrated rate laws-graphical analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve integrated rate law problems; graphical analysis of data 

ACTIVITIES:  review, integrated rate law problems worksheet (PA#13)

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#12; Kinetics problems from Data sets 1-8, due Today 

Tuesday 1/10/2017
Kinetics; Integrated rate laws-graphical analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT use graphical methods to determine rate laws, value of k, and concentrations at given times

ACTIVITIES:  Integrated rate law worksheet, PA#13

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#12; Kinetics problems from Data sets 1-8, due Today 

Wednesday 1/11/2017
Kinetics; Integrated rate law problems

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT use graphical methods to determine rate laws, value of k, and concentrations at given times

ACTIVITIES:  Integrated rate law worksheet, PA#13

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13 due Monday 

Thursday 1/12/2017
Kinetics; Integrated rate laws, half-life

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT half life for first and second order processes and effect of time on concentration

ACTIVITIES:  Integrated rate law worksheet; half life addition to PA#13

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13 due Monday 

Friday 1/13/2017
Kinetics; reaction mechanisms

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT evaluate reaction mechanisms against established criteria

ACTIVITIES:  Review quiz 1, Kinetics summary/review handout, reaction mechanisms 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13 due Monday (Kinetics quiz 2 on Monday),  PA#14 assignment; from Kinetics summary handout, tasks 4Ai, 4Ci, 4Ciii, 4Civ, 4Di

Tuesday 1/17/2017
Kinetics; intermediates and catalysts

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT evaluate reaction mechanisms and the role of intermediates and catalysts 

ACTIVITIES:  Review quiz 2, work on PA#13/14

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#13 due today, PA#14 assignment; from Kinetics summary handout, tasks 4Ai, 4Ci, 4Ciii, 4Civ, 4Di due Thursday

Wednesday 1/18/2017
Kinetics; intermediates and catalysts

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT evaluate reaction mechanisms and the role of intermediates and catalysts 

ACTIVITIES:  Kinetics quiz 2 scores, analysis for retake quiz tomorrow.  

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 assignment; from Kinetics summary handout, tasks 4Ai, 4Ci, 4Ciii, 4Civ, 4Di due Thursday

Thursday 1/19/2017
Kinetics; energy and reaction progress

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT interpret reaction progress/energy diagrams 

ACTIVITIES:  Kinetics quiz 2 retake, final Kinetics notes.  Pre-lab: Rate law determination of Crystal Violet   

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 assignment; from Kinetics summary handout, tasks 4Ai, 4Ci, 4Ciii, 4Civ, 4Di due no later than tomorrow 

Friday 1/20/2017
Pre-lab; Rate law of crystal violet reaction

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a pre-lab analysis for a kinetic study of the crystal violet-hydroxide reaction 

ACTIVITIES:  Review quiz #2, Pre-lab: Rate law determination of Crystal Violet   

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 assignment; from Kinetics summary handout, tasks 4Ai, 4Ci, 4Ciii, 4Civ, 4Di due today 

Monday 1/23/2017
Pre-lab: Kinetics of CV

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a pre-lab analysis for a kinetic study of the crystal violet-hydroxide reaction 

ACTIVITIES:  Pre-lab: Rate law determination of Crystal Violet   

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#14 assignment; from Kinetics summary handout, tasks 4Ai, 4Ci, 4Ciii, 4Civ, 4Di last FRIDAY 

Tuesday 1/24/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a trial run to determine a reaction order 

ACTIVITIES:  Trial-1, Rate law determination of Crystal Violet   

ASSIGNMENTS: complete pre-lab report 

Wednesday 1/25/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete kinetics lab trials 

ACTIVITIES:  Trial-1, Rate law determination of Crystal Violet   

ASSIGNMENTS: complete pre-lab report 

Thursday 1/26/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete kinetics lab trial and determine reaction order

ACTIVITIES:  Trial-1/2, Rate law determination of Crystal Violet   

ASSIGNMENTS: complete pre-lab report 

Friday 1/27/2017
Kinetics of CV graph analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete kinetics lab trial and determine reaction order

ACTIVITIES:  Review quiz #3, graphical analysis for room temp. kinetics of CV trials 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 Kinetics summary assignment, due Tuesday 

Monday 1/30/2017
Update Kinetics report, work on PA#15

Mr. Westcott absent today, student assignments:

  • Work on Kinetics lab report or Problem assignment #15, due Friday 
Tuesday 1/31/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV at alternate temp.

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete kinetics lab trials at alternate temperature and calculate "k" 

ACTIVITIES:  CV lab trials at warm temperature, graphical analysis of data 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 Kinetics summary assignment, due Friday 

Wednesday 2/1/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV multi-temp graphing

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a graphical analysis from multi-temperature kinetics lab data 

ACTIVITIES:  graphical analysis of data 2-point temperature data

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 Kinetics summary assignment, due Friday 

Thursday 2/2/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV activation energy

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine the Activation energy of the lab reaction two ways; graphical analysis and 2-point Arrhenius equation

ACTIVITIES:  CV-OH reaction activation energy determinations 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 Kinetics summary assignment, due Friday 

Friday 2/3/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV/pseudo rate law

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine a pseudo-rate law 

ACTIVITIES:  Review quiz 4, CV-OH reaction; alternate concentration of OH-

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 Kinetics summary assignment, due Today

Monday 2/6/2017
Lab trials; Kinetics of CV at alternate [ ]

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine a pseudo-rate law and analyze sources of experimental error 

ACTIVITIES:  CV-OH reaction; alternate concentration of OH-

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 Kinetics summary assignment, due if not turned in on Friday 

Tuesday 2/7/2017
Kinetics; Big Idea 4 Review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT respond to representative Kinetics MCQ's as unit review 

ACTIVITIES:  Sample/practice Kinetics multiple choice questions 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#15 Kinetics summary assignment, due if not turned in on Friday 

Wednesday 2/8/2017
Kinetics; Big Idea 4 Review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT respond to representative Kinetics FRQ's as unit review 

ACTIVITIES:  Sample/practice Kinetics free response problems 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#16 Assignment; FRQ's 

Thursday 2/9/2017
Kinetics; Big Idea 4 Review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT respond to timed Kinetics FRQ's as unit review 

ACTIVITIES:  Sample/practice Kinetics free response problems 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#16 Assignment; FRQ's 

Friday 2/10/2017
Kinetics; Big Idea 4 assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete Big Idea 4 assessment 

ACTIVITIES:  Kinetics unit exam, 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#16 and lab reports due 

Monday 2/13/2017
Thermodynamics introduction

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete calculations involving heat capacity and state changes 

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics introduction, notes and start PA#17 with task 5bi

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#16 and lab reports due if not turned in Friday

Tuesday 2/14/2017
Thermodynamics introduction; FlinnPrep

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT introductory thermodynamics concepts and calculations 

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics introduction; FlinnPrep Unit 11

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#16 and lab reports due if not turned in Friday

Wednesday 2/15/2017
Thermodynamics introduction; FlinnPrep

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete the introduction to thermchemical principles and calculations 

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics introduction; FlinnPrep Unit 11

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#16 and lab reports due if not turned in Friday

Thursday 2/16/2017
Thermodynamics; bond energies/combustion

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate reaction enthalpies from bond energy data 

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics; reaction enthalpy and bond energies, enthalpies of combustion 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#17 continues............

Tuesday 2/21/2017
Thermodynamics; Hess's law

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate reaction enthalpies using Hess's law cycles and algebraic manipulation

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics; Hess's law 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#17 continues with Unit 5 tasks 

Wednesday 2/22/2017
Thermodynamics; Hess's law applications

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate reaction enthalpies using Hess's law cycles and algebraic manipulation

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics; Hess's law and PA#17

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#17 continues with Unit 5 tasks 

Thursday 2/23/2017
Thermodynamics; Born-Haber cycles

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe a Born-Haber cycle 

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics; Born-Haber cycles, PA#17 addition from Topic 5D 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#17 continues with Unit 5 tasks 

Friday 2/24/2017
Thermodynamics; entropy and free energy

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict the entropy change in a process and the nature of its spontaneity

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics; Entropy and Gibbs Free Energy, complete PA#17

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#17 due today 

Monday 2/27/2017
Hess's law review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve for reaction enthalpy by applying 1 of 3 methods 

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics;Hess's law review worksheet (Mr. Westcott absent today) 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 from Hess's law review worksheet 

Tuesday 2/28/2017
Hess's law review

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve for reaction enthalpy by applying 1 of 3 methods 

ACTIVITIES:  Thermodynamics; Q&A from Hess's law review worksheet

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 from Hess's law review worksheet 

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: PA#18

Thursday 3/2/2017
Thermodynamics Unit review; problem-solving

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve multi-faceted thermydynamics problems, including calorimetry, enthalpy, entropy, and free energy relationships

ACTIVITIES:  Begin unit review problem-solving module 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 additions from Thermodynamics FRQ's 

Friday 3/3/2017
Thermodynamics Unit review; problem-solving

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve multi-faceted thermydynamics problems, including calorimetry, enthalpy, entropy, and free energy relationships

ACTIVITIES:  Begin unit review problem-solving module with team work on FRQ addition to PA#18, do MCQ's for Monday (see attached file under Links and Documents for this handout) 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 additions from Thermodynamics FRQ's 

Monday 3/6/2017
Thermodynamics Unit review; problem-solving

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve multi-faceted thermydynamics problems, including calorimetry, enthalpy, entropy, and free energy relationships

ACTIVITIES:  Continue unit review problem-solving module with team work on FRQ addition to PA#18, do MCQ's for Tuesday if not done (see attached file under Links and Documents for this handout) 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 additions from Thermodynamics FRQ's and MCQ's 

Tuesday 3/7/2017
Thermodynamics Unit review; problem-solving

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve multi-faceted thermydynamics problems, including calorimetry, enthalpy, entropy, and free energy relationships

ACTIVITIES:  Continue unit review problem-solving module with team work on FRQ addition to PA#18, submit MCQ answers 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 additions from Thermodynamics FRQ's and MCQ's 

Wednesday 3/8/2017
Thermodynamics Unit review; MCQ's

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete thermodynamics MCQ analysis 

ACTIVITIES:  Continue unit review problem-solving module with MCQ's 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 additions from Thermodynamics FRQ's and MCQ's 

Thursday 3/9/2017
Thermodynamics Unit review; recent exam problems

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT apply knowledge of thermodynamics concepts and solve recent AP exam FRQ's 

ACTIVITIES:  Continue unit review problem-solving module with recent exam FRQ's 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 additions from Thermodynamics FRQ's and MCQ's.  Thermodynamics exam TOMORROW 

Friday 3/10/2017
Thermodynamics assessment 1

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete thermodynamics assessment 1

ACTIVITIES:  thermodynamics assessment 1

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 due today 

Monday 3/20/2017
Thermodynamics assessment 1 results

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete corrections to thermodynamics assessment 

ACTIVITIES:  thermodynamics assessment 1 scores....retake option tomorrow 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#18 due if not turned in on 3/10/17

Tuesday 3/21/2017
Thermodynamics assessment 2

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete thermodynamics assessment 2

ACTIVITIES:  thermodynamics assessment 2, electrochemistry notes and PA#19 preview 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#19 preview from redox/electrochemistry notes - task 3Bi

Wednesday 3/22/2017
Redox and electron transfer

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT ID and balance redox reaction processes

ACTIVITIES:  Electrochemistry notes and PA#19 from Task 3Bi and 3Bii

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#19 preview from redox/electrochemistry notes - task 3Bi and 3Bii

Thursday 3/23/2017
Redox prediction

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict redox processes from an activity series 

ACTIVITIES:  Electrochemistry notes and PA#19 from Task 3Bi and 3Bii (with addition)

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#19 preview from redox/electrochemistry notes - task 3Bi and 3Bii (with addition) 

Friday 3/24/2017
REDOX titrations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT quantify REDOX processes in the context of titration reactions 

ACTIVITIES:  PA#19 added task 3Biii and 3Biv 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#19 continuation

Monday 3/27/2017
REDOX application; Electrochemistry

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT for galvanic cells; write full cell notation and calculate cell voltage potential 

ACTIVITIES:  PA#19 added task 3Biii and 3Biv answer check, Electrochemistry review/Galvanic cells 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#19 continuation

Tuesday 3/28/2017
Electrochemical cells

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict and calculate non-standard galvanic cell voltage

ACTIVITIES:  PA#19 answer check, Pre-lab; Electrochemical cells 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#19 continuation........

Wednesday 3/29/2017
Pre-lab: Electrochem cells/Nernst equation

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict and calculate non-standard galvanic voltages, calculate redox reactant and product ion concentrations 

ACTIVITIES:  PA#19; Task 3Civ

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#19 completion, due tomorrow 

Thursday 3/30/2017
Electrochemical cells investigation

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT construct galvanic cells and measure voltage; construct table of reduction potentials 

ACTIVITIES:  Electrochemistry cells lab investigation 

ASSIGNMENTS: FlinnPrep Unit 12; Equilibrium

Friday 3/31/2017
Electrochemical cells; cell potential prediction

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict galvanic cell voltages from experimental data 

ACTIVITIES:  Electrochemistry cells lab investigation 

ASSIGNMENTS: FlinnPrep Unit 12; Equilibrium

Monday 4/3/2017
Electrochemical cells; nonstandard cells

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT predict galvanic cell voltages from experimental data and test non-standard cell

ACTIVITIES:  Electrochemistry cells lab investigation 

ASSIGNMENTS: FlinnPrep Unit 12; Equilibrium

Tuesday 4/4/2017
Applications of the Nernst equation

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT obtain data necessary to determine equilibrium constants; Ksp and Kf

ACTIVITIES:  Electrochemistry cells lab investigation 

ASSIGNMENTS: FlinnPrep Unit 12; Equilibrium

Wednesday 4/5/2017
Electrochemical cells report

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe experimental conclusions and theoretical bases 

ACTIVITIES:  Electrochemistry cells lab investigation-report wrap-up 

ASSIGNMENTS: FlinnPrep Unit 12; Equilibrium due by Friday 

Thursday 4/6/2017
Electrolytic cells

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform calculations related to electrolytic cells 

ACTIVITIES:  Electrolytic cell function and calculations, start PA#20

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20 problems 

Friday 4/7/2017
Chemical equilibrium

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform type I and II equilibrium problems 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, additions to PA#20

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20 problems and worksheet 

Monday 4/10/2017
Equilibrium problems, type I and II

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete type I and II equilibrium problems dealing with Kc and Kp

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, additions to PA#20

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20 problems and worksheet 

Tuesday 4/11/2017
Equilibrium and partial pressure

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete representative Kc and Kp problems

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, additions to PA#20

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20 due Thursday 

Wednesday 4/12/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Thursday 4/13/2017
Weak acid/base equilibrium

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT solve weak acid/weak base equilbrium problems 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, task additions as PA#21

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20 due Monday 

Monday 4/17/2017
Acid-base titration calculations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine pH during acid-base titration intervals 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, task additions as PA#21

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Wednesday

Tuesday 4/18/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Wednesday 4/19/2017
Acid-base combinations and titration calculations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine pH during weak and strong acid and weak and strong base titration intervals 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, task additions as PA#21

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Wednesday

Thursday 4/20/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Friday 4/21/2017
Hydrolysis, buffers

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe and quantify hydrolysis 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, task additions as PA#21. 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 by this Friday 

Monday 4/24/2017
Ksp, molar solubility

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT determine Ksp from molar solubility and vice versa 

ACTIVITIES:  Big Idea 6 notes and problems, task additions as PA#21, Practice AP problems 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due by Friday

Tuesday 4/25/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Wednesday 4/26/2017
AP Exam MCQ practice

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete representative multiple choice practice 

ACTIVITIES:  AP exam practice; MCQ's 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due next week 

Thursday 4/27/2017
No class-AzMERIT
Friday 4/28/2017
Final AP exam preview

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT analyze AP exam problem types 

ACTIVITIES:  FlinnPrep AP exam webinar

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due next week 

Monday 5/1/2017
AP Chemistry Exam TODAY!

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT successfully complete the AP chem exam!

ACTIVITIES:  AP chem exam

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Wednesday 

Tuesday 5/2/2017
Pre-lab final exam

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT begin pre-lab sequence for laboratory final exam

ACTIVITIES:  pre-lab; qualitative analysis of cations 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Wednesday 

Wednesday 5/3/2017
Lab final exam; pre-lab and report formatting

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT contine pre-lab sequence for laboratory final exam

ACTIVITIES:  pre-lab; qualitative analysis of cations, lab final exam "report" formatting  

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Wednesday 

Thursday 5/4/2017
Lab final exam; pre-lab and report formatting

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT finalize pre-report for laboratory final exam

ACTIVITIES:  pre-lab; qualitative analysis of cations, lab final exam "report" formatting  

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Friday 

Friday 5/5/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry qualitative analysis procedures in order to isolate the "silver" group of cations 

ACTIVITIES:  start lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Friday 

Monday 5/8/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures in order to isolate the "silver" group of cations 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Friday 

Tuesday 5/9/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures in order to isolate the "silver" group of cations 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....attempt to complete silver group separation 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Friday 

Wednesday 5/10/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures in order to isolate the "silver" group of cations and begin separation of Manganese and Zinc grouips  

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....attempt to complete silver group separation 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Friday 

Thursday 5/11/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures to begin separation of Manganese and Zinc groups of cations 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....begin separation of Manganese and Zinc groups 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due Friday 

Friday 5/12/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures to begin separation of Manganese and Zinc groups of cations 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....continue separation of Manganese and Zinc groups 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due if not turned in 

Monday 5/15/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis of cations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures to begin separation of Manganese and Zinc/Aluminum groups of cations 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....continue separation of Manganese and Zinc groups 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due if not turned in 

Tuesday 5/16/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis final steps

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures to begin separation of Manganese and Zinc/Aluminum groups of cations 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....continue separation of Manganese and Zinc and/or Aluminum groups 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due if not turned in 

Wednesday 5/17/2017
Lab final exam; qualitative analysis final steps

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures to begin separation Zinc/Aluminum ions 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....continue separation in order to confirm Zinc or aluminum 

ASSIGNMENTS: PA#20/21 due if not turned in 

Thursday 5/18/2017
Lab final exam; QA of cations.....final steps

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures to begin separation Zinc/Aluminum ions 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam continues; qualitative analysis of cations....continue separation in order to confirm Zinc or aluminum.  You should aim to finish in lab by Friday 5/19.   

ASSIGNMENTS: lab discussion questions as conclusions....lab final report due MONDAY, 5/22

Friday 5/19/2017
Lab final exam completion

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out qualitative analysis procedures to finalize the separation of Zinc/Aluminum ions 

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam completion; qualitative analysis of cations....continue separation in order to confirm Zinc or aluminum.  You should aim to finish in lab by today. 

ASSIGNMENTS: lab discussion questions as conclusions....lab final report due MONDAY, 5/22

Monday 5/22/2017
Lab final report due

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT document fully the identification of unknown cations in sample

ACTIVITIES:  lab final exam completion; qualitative analysis of cations

ASSIGNMENTS: lab discussion questions as conclusions....lab final report due TODAY!

Tuesday 5/23/2017
Final Exam

FINAL EXAM TODAY!  LAST DAY OF CLASS