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use google classroom to turn-in any test / quiz, HW score, and lab reports

access to: ap class room

assignments (tentative - subject to change, depending upon topic coverage in class)

link to additional HW problems
link to ap chem textbook
date assignment due
   

 block 1

 

notes (pdf) of screen cast(mp4; MB; ) about VB theory / hybrid orbitals / multiple bonds

ch. 9.4 - 9.6  valence bond theory, hybrid orbital, & multiple bonds; # 47, 48, 49, 51, 53, 54, 55, 57; 59, 61, 62, 64, 65

 
Mon, Oct 26  weekly quiz  

 block 2

 

ch. 11.5 vapor pressure / boiling point; # 52 (& explain), 53, 55, 56c    

notes (pdf) of screen cast (mp4; 58.6MB; 48:52) about relative IMF, VP, & BP

 

 block 1

 

 chromatography lab  --  link

zoom breakout room 

 Fri, Oct 30

 

Mon, Oct 19

 


 weekly quiz

announcements 

     study skills (1); e.g. reading notes (e.g. 1,   2) and rewriting notes (e.g. 1,   2)

     make -up misssing HW (see online gradebook) 

 

 block 2

 

 test on ch. 23.5 - 23.6; 3.3; 8  metals, spectroscopy (e.g. MS, PES), bonds

lab: msds 

 

Mon, Oct 26  

 block 1

 

 

 

 

 ch. 11.2 IMF; # 15, 17, 18, 19, 23, 27

notes (pdf) of screen cast (mp4;  35.1 MB; 28:13 )  about IMF

notes (pdf) about VP & boiling point 

ap classroom:  videos:   3.1 IMF (3 videos); 3.9 chromatography / separation (2 videos); 3.11 spectroscopy (1 video); 3.12 photoelectric effect (1 video); 3.13 Beer's law (2 videos)  

read / skim:  student asking questions to learn:  site 1site 2site 3   

 
Mon, Oct 12  holiday  

 block 2

 

 

 

 

 ch. 9.3  bond & molecular polarity ; # 39, 41

notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 36.7 MB; 28:48) 

read ch. 9.4. VB theory 

phet:  vector additionmolecular polarity 

additional HW problems:  bonds  1973, 1978a 

 

 block 1

 

 

 

 

 ch. 9.1 - 9.2 vsepr

notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 25.7 MB; 18:10 ;  mp4; 8.9 MB; 5:28)  

read ch. 8.7 exceptions to the Octet rule 

phet:  vsepr 

additional HW problems:  bonds 1975,  1979 (1st), 1982 (both), 1989 (1st)

 

Mon, Oct 5

 

weekly quiz 

announcement / reminder: late work not acceptted without "explanation" via email; will not check google classroom for late submission

 

 block 2

 

 

 

 

 ch. 8.5 - 8.6  Lewis structure; resonance structure; formal charges; # 47, 49, 51 

honors notes (pdf) and screencast (mp4; 23 MB; 25" ) , so chapter info inconsistent

 notes (pdf) and screencast on forml charges (mp4; 6.8 MB; 7") 

ap classroom:  see videos about Lewis structure, resonance, & formal charge (video 2.5 (3 videos) & video 2.6 (2 videos))   &  MC questions (12)

zoom break out room  

 Fri, Oct 9

 

 

 

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 block 1

 

 

 

 ch. 8.1 - 8.3 Lewis symbols, Octet rule; ionic / covalent bonds; lattice energy; # 13, 15, 18; 21, 22, 23, 27; 31, 33, 35

honors notes (pdf) and screencast (mp4; 15.7 MB; 16"), so chapter info inconsistent     

notes (pdf) and screencast on lattice energy (mp4; 11 MB; 12" ) 

zoom breakout room 

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 Mon,Sept 28

 

 

 

 

 weekly quiz

 announcements

      study skills (1; 2; 3; 4; 5)

     notify me of any gradebook errors 

     review next class's pdf & mp4 content

     zoom office hours 8 am; Monday - Friday

    video:  Boy & the Butterfly 

 Fri, Sept 25  end of grading period  
 block 2

test on ch. 6, 7 , 23.5 - 23.6; 3.3 atomic structure, light, periodic trends & MS / IR / PES (on google classroom)

ap classroom:  view ap daily videos - ionic compounds & metals / alloys  

 

block 1

 

 

Q & A

ch. 7.3 periodic trend:  ionic size; # 28 , 30, 31, 34  (content will not be on this week's test )

notes (*.pdf) for PowerPoint (*.pptx; after file opens, press F5 to run voice narration, which will not work in google slides ; controls at lower left of the slide during slide presentation; 4 slides; 13.2 MB; ~ 9" ;  no voice option (139 kB)  screencast (mp4; 9.1 MB; 10:20)

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 Mon, Sept 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 weekly quiz

announcements; henceforth 

     refer to appropriate online textbook chapter / section 

     expect that you read / skim relevant textbook content 

     emal: include name and period zoom office hours

    zoom office hours 

     please, no redundant groupwork submission 

      lost of points to submit more than a single file in google classroom  

      need not include your name for google classroom submission, except when its groupwork or explicityly requested 

      when ipad becomes available and able to use stylus to grade and you don't submit a pdf file and can't use stylus on your submission , will lose points 

      drop gradebook item(s) based on study group due at 2 pm, today      

      revise / reduce upcoming test content  

 

block 2

 

 

IR spectrum (CH3COOH: transmission vs absorbance (& relate to bond); some questions & spectra (requires Word).  

class work:  breakout room activity (~ 30"; submit on google classroom; describe concept in the following resources):  PES: review auflbau principle ; view MIT video (~ 4"); more complicated PES spectra video (~ 6") simulations:  sim 1; sim 2  (requires Excel;  might have "inverted" scale); possible problems.

ap classroom:  view video about PES (video 1.6; video 1 & video 2)  

 

 block 1

 

 

 

ch. 23.5 - 23.6  metals & alloys:  take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 19:35; 17 MB)

 ch. 3.3 mass spectrometer; basis; mass spectrometer simulation; mass spectrum simulation (ex. Cl & Sn ;  practice problems.

class work:  breakout room activity (~ 20"; submit on google classroom; describe the concepts in the video / simulation):  sequentially view links about spectroscopy:  interaction of light & matter (i.e. atom / molecules); video (~ 2");  phet sim

ap classroom: view videos about mass spec (video 1.2; video 1 & video 2) 

 

Mon, Sept 14


 weekly quiz

Q & A 

 

block 2

 

 

 

 

 

Q & A 

ch. 7.3 periodic trends:  ionization energy:  take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 11:20; 8.6 MB);  # 17, 21, 23, 25

    successive IE /Slater's rule:  take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 13:15; 10.6 MB) 

    exceptions in IE:     take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 11"; 8.6 MB)

additional HW problems: periodic properties 1973, 1977 

ap classroom MC: periodic trends

read / skim:  ch. 7.4 electron affinities 

Fri, Sept 18 

 

 

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block 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q & A 

ch. 6.7 effective nuclear charge   ; # 53, 55

 ch. 7.2 periodic trends:  atomic size; # 5, 13, 15

take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 23"; 23 MB)

ap classroom MC:  atomic structure & light 

announcments: 

    online grade book / synergy grade book 

     study group 

     google classroom submissions: deadline; single file submission; name in your assignments; lab report file format - no photo  

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 Tu, Sept 15

 

 

 

Mon, Sept 7 holiday  

block 2

 

 

 

 

 

finish-up lab

ch. 6.8 - 6.9 electron configuration / orbital diagram / periodic table; # 65abe, 67abc, 69

  additional HW problems:  atomic structure 1980a, 1981 

 periodic table & electron configuration [mp4; 9:35; 106 MB] 

wolfram demonstrations: electron config; orbital diagram ; [mp4; 16:30; 95 MB] 

take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 28 MB; 37") about electron config / orbital diagram (ignore chapter info in screencast,since it was for honors chem   )

Fri, Sept 11 

 

 

 

 

block 1

 

test on ch. 1, 2, 25 (on google classroom)

Beer's law lab

 

Mon, Sept 14

Mon, Aug 31

 

weekly quiz

Q & A for last week's content / today's quiz

 

block 2

 

 

 

 

 

zoom break out room; session 1: get to know your classmates; test review; ~ 20"

teacher address questions; ~ 20"

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ch. 6.3 - 6.7 atomic orbitals /spectrocospy; # 23, 25ab; 47, 49

take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 30"; 25 MB) about atomic orbital

AO simulation (*.mp4; 10"; 60 MB)

Bohr & spectroscopy simulation (*.mp4; 8"; 71 MB)

 Fri, Sept 11

block 1

 

 

 

 

 

zoom break out room; session 1: get to know your classmates; review ch. 25 organic chem notes / HW problems; ~ 20"

teacher address questions; ~ 20"

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HW: ch. 6.1 - 6.2 light & the photoelectric effect; # 3, 5, 7ab; 11, 13; 21

take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 37"; 29 MB) about light / photoelectric effect

photoelectric effect simulation (*.mp4; 12"; 55 MB)

 

Fri, Sept 11 

Mon, Aug 24

 

 

 

 

weekly quiz

Q & A for last week's content / today's quiz

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HW: 25.1 - 25.5 intro to organic chem (see bottom of content on link); # 1, 5, 7, 9; 31.

take notes (*.pdf) of screen cast (*.mp4; 20"; 14.4 MB) about organic chem

 

 

Fri, Aug 28

block 2

 

 

 

 

zoom break out room; session 1: get to know your classmates; review ch. 1 HW problems; ~ 20"

teacher address questions; ~ 20 "

zoom break out room; session 2: get to know your classmates; review ch. 2 HW problems; ~ 20"

teacher address questions; ~ 20"

 

block 1

 

 

 

 

 

note: revise schedule (see syllabus for rationale) 

zoom break out room; session 1: get to know your classmates; collect questions relating to yesterday's notes & course syllabus (~ 15")

teacher address questions (< 15")

zoom break out room; session 2: get to know your classmates; digital agency assignment; ~ 45" or ~ 5" till end of period

HW: ch. 2 chemical formula / chemical names; atomic structure; # 15, 25, 31; 43, 45, 49. get note (*.docx; *.pdf) from screencast (*.mp4; 34:30; 20.2 MB)

 

 

 

 

Wed, Aug 26

Mon, Aug 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fall bell schedule

zoomnorms ; poster (found in FB ap chem website)

review course website / syllabus / google classroom (fill-out class survey & will provide online gradebook password; do digital agency assignment)

print the equation sheet, which can be used on weekly quiz, test, and ap test

ch. 1.4 - 1.6 conversion factors, density, sig figures; # 33, 37; 41, 49

while not ideal, get notes (*.docx; *.pdf) from screencast (*.mp4; ~ 30"; use firefox rather than chrome)

"class song" ?

optional: mental math practice: site 1; Math Trainer (do: add, subtract, & multiply); Krypto  , math game (easy;   excel  ); youtube video about estimation

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  spring semester content  

homework problems refer (i) to the problems at the end of the chapter in the textbook and (ii) due on the next class day, unless otherwise stated