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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 2  MC unit 3
 block 1  test on ch. 17 & 20; 4.6; 8.10 equilbrium & electrochem
Mon, Apr 19  finish up FRQ thermo_spectro_lab

 block 2

 

                                                         end of grading period 

 MC unit 2

 block 1

 

 

 begin ap chem review

     MC unit 1

     FRQ thermo_spectro_lab 

Mon, Apr 12

 

 

 

 

 


weekly quiz

HW: unit 3 MC

reminders about deadlines:   (i) to request drop items in grade book  = 8 am on April 14, Wednesday, (ii) to make-up missing work = 2 pm on April 16, Friday.  once check google classroom / email after these deadlines, will not accept later submissions.

announcement:  as there's extra credit in quizzes and tests, will not round course letter grade for "boderline" cases

reminder: to drop a test, can't have more than 3 ap review assignments not submitted. no score = no points; i.e. will be considered as "not submitted".   

 

Fri, Apr 23

 

 

 

 

 

  block 2

 

 

 ch. 20.5 - 20.6 thermo / electrochem; Nearst eqn; # 51, 53 ;  63, 65, 69 

  ch. 20.9 electrolysis; # 91

 video:  electroplate (1:58); electrolysis / pH (1:34)

Fri, Apr 16 

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 block 1  ch. 20.3 - 20.4 volatic cell & cell potential; # 26, 27; 31, 35, 41        "

Mon, Apr 5

 

  

 


 weekly quiz

 lab assignment:  titration_gravimetric_misc:  FRQ  &  rubric

HW:  unit 1 MC

HW:  unit 2 MC 

announcements: optional re-retest on equilibrium on Wed; after school at 2pm.  to drop test in the spring, have to do ap chem review / prep assignments.  use internet archive to access "missing / deleted" CB Youtube ap chem videos      

 

Fri, Apr 23  

Wed, Apr 14

Fri, Apr 16 

 

 

            spring break

 block 2

 

 ch. 20.1 - 20.2 oxidation state & balancing redox Rx; # 17; 21, 23 

ch. 4.4 redox Rx; #  49, 51

lab assignment:  thermo & spectroscopy:  FRQ  &  rubric 

 Fri, Apr 16

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Fri, Apr 9

 block 1  17.4 - 17.6 Ksp; # 51, 53, 57, 65; 71  Fri, Mar 26
Mon, Mar 22  weekly quiz
 block 2  finish-up

 block 1

 

 ch. 17.3 acid - base titration - continue ; # 45, 47

notes pdf  

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Mon, Mar 15


 ch. 17.3 acid - base titration - continue; # 33, 34, 37, 39, 41, 43   

announcement:  ap review plan  

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 block 2  retest on ch. 15 16, & 19.7 equilibrium 1
 block 1  retest review 
Mon, Mar 8   weekly quiz

 block 2

 

 

 ch. 17.3 acid-base titration; strong acid / strong base       

 notes (pdf) of screencast 1 of  4 (mp4; 68.9 MB, 53:33)

notes (pdf) of screencast 2 of 4  (mp4; 39.1 MB, 30:16)  

 block 1

 

 ch. 17.1 - 17.2 common ion effect & buffer; # 4; 19, 20, 21, 25, 29, 30  

 notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 60.5 MB, 49:09)     

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Mon, Mar 1

 

 

 


 weekly quiz

 some links of interest ?

      music videos:   Clarkson;  Rocky theme song;  eye of the tiger  -- to counteract learned helplessness

    short biographies:  covid vaccine;  prions;  gene therapy   

    video / article:  griteffort;   failure

 block 2  test on ch. 15 & 16

 block 1

 

 HW / test review 

reminder: Zoom ap chem / ap physics C info session 

Mon, Feb 22  weekly quiz

 block 2

 

 

 

                                              end of grading period

 ch. 16.8 - 16.10 relate Ka & Kb; pH of salts; chem structure & acid strength (optional reading); 79, 80, 81, 83, 85

notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 43.4 MB; 34:17) about relate Ka & Kb; pH of salts

notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 21. 3 MB; 17:24) about acid strength / chem structure   

additional HW problems: acid / base 1970a (1st), 1970 (2nd), 1970 (3rd), 1976, 1978(2nd),  1979(1st), 1981

reminders:   submission:  quiz / test   missing work

Fri, Feb 26 

 

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 block 1

 

make-up thermo test II

ap classroom: ap daily videos & MC

 

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Mon, Feb 15               holiday
 Fri, Feb 12               holiday
 block 2  review for make-up thermo test II
Mon, Feb 8 - block 1; even periods

 ch. 16.1 - 16.7 pH;  strong / weak acid / base; # 1, 3; 13; 27, 29, 31; 39; 41, 42; 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59ac, 62; 71, 73, 75  

notes (pdf ) of screencast (mp4; 10.9 MB, 13:51) about pH; acid vs. base  

notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 9.5 MB, 20:20) about pH of strong / weak acid / base 

announcements:  technology survey & emails 

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 block 2

 

 

 

 

 ch. 15.7 LeChatlier's principle; # 61, 63, 65, 67

ch. 19.7 thermodynamics & equilibrium; #  77, 79, 82

 notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 62.3 MB; 50:27) ; read article

additional HW problems: equilibrium  1977, 1980, 1981  

ap classroom:  MC questions     

 Wed, Feb 10

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 block 1

 

 

 

 

 

 ch. 15.5 - 15.6 applications of Keq; # 33, 35, 37, 38, 39; 43, 45, 47, 52, 55

 notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 15.4 MB; 18:33) regarding Keq

note (pdf) of screencast (mp4 ; 11.8 MB; 12:10) regarding Q 

additional HW problems:  equilibrium  1983,1988

announcement: henceforth, no late quiz / test acceptted via email file attachment, since there will be additional time provided for Google form submission (except if there's a parent email request due to home technology issue, where the email briefly describes the situation) - from the end of the class period to 5 minutes after the end of the class period.  

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Mon, Feb 1


 weekly quiz

announcement: goto Zoom class *before* taking a quiz or test, and remain in Zoom, so I can remind you of the submission deadline. As such, in general, there will be no email file attachment late submission accepted for test / quiz. Rationale: frequency of such email file attachment late submissions for test / quiz.

 block 2  test on ch. 10 gas & ch. 14 kinetics

 block 1

 

 

 ch. 15.1 - 15.4 equilbrium; equilbrium constant; # 3, 7, 13, 15, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27

notes (pdf) on screencast (mp4; 10.3 MB; 11:54)  

notes on properties of Keq

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Mon, Jan 25


 weekly quiz

announcement: henceforth, will try Nearpod / Jamboard - to review that day's HW assignment, so review it ahead of time.  if you have any additional questions, let me know asap, so it can be included in the poll.

 block 2

 

 

 ch. 14.6 reaction mechanism / steady state approximation (me; libre chem  textbook) # 73, 75, 77, 78, 79, 80

 notes (pdf) of screencast (mp4; 42.1 MB; 33:45)

ap classroom:  MC questions  & ap daily video

Tue, Jan 26 

 

Fri, Jan 29 

 block 1

 

 kinetics lab assignment; in class = Zoom breakout room CW assignment

announcements: (i) Futurama after school chem tutoring (pending confirmation), (ii) quiz/test: single submission limit & option to request question(s) 

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 Mon, Jan 18          holiday

 block 2

 

 

 

 

 

 ch. 14.5 & 14.7 reaction energy profile; catalyst; Arrenhius eqn 

notes (pdf) & screencast - reaction energy profile & catalyst (mp4; 10.8 MB; 14:00)

notes (pdf) & screencast - Arrenhius eqn  (mp4; 13.9 MB; 12:30) 

additional HW problems:  kinetics 1973,  1976, 1980

ap classroom:  ap daily videos 

kinetics  prelab assignment 

 

    

   

Tue, Jan 26

 

Wed, Jan 20 

 block 1

 

 

 

 ch. 14.3 - 14.4  rate law

notes (pdf) on screencast - rate law & algebraic analysis (mp4; 8.5 MB; 10:20)

notes (pdf) on screencast about rate law & graphical analysis  mp4;  10.4 MB;  14:10)

additional HW problems:  kinetics 1971,  1972ab, 1974, 1975a, 1977b, 1979, 1981

 

 

 

Tue, Jan 26

 Mon, Jan 11  weekly quiz (reminder:  strict time limit for quiz submission)
 block 2  test on thermo (will use google form rather than google doc; so strict time limit; read test directions; no need to attend Zoom class, since will use test submission for attendance & wish to maximize your time for test)

 block 1

 

 

 

 

 

 ch. 14.1 - 14.2  kinetics & stochiometry; # 2, 3, 4; 23, 25    

screen cast (mp4; 18.9 MB; 29:31) 

lab assignment in google classroom (practice use of google form )

ap class room:  ap daily video (only one, so far) ; don't forget earlier ap class room assignments & other HW assignments

 announcement:  test / quiz will be more strictly time-limited via use of google forms rather than google docs. if there's a technology issue preventing its submission, you have up to 5 minutes after the deadline to send it as an email file attachment to me; otherwise, the score = 0. only the 1st submission will be graded.

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Fri,, Jan 8 

 

 

 

 

 Mon, Jan 4                         holiday
  fall 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