syllabus assignment  lab  old exams 

 

HW: ap chem  problems, honors chem textbook, chem  textbook, ngss textbook, or questions (fall;  spring)

(tentative - subject to change)

date description due
     
Wed, Jun 1 end of semester  
Tu, May 31 final exam for periods 1 & 3 (no final exam for this class)  
Mon, May 30 holiday  
Fri, May 27 final exam for periods 5 & 6  

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test on ch. 17 (chem) & 14 (ngss) - in lieu of final exam

begin final exam; schedule

 

Tu, May 24

 

 

 

test review

collect chem tutoring form

last day to turn in any missing work

return textbooks

 

Mon, May 23

 

collect / review ch. 17 (chem) HW [36 points]

weekly quiz

 

Fri, May 20

 

finish up, if needed

work on / turn in missing work

 

block

 

 

 

notes (~ 9 : 40) on ch. 17.10 (chem) Ksp; 46, 48, 50, 53

notes (~ 11 : 30) -- continue Ksp

HW: ch. 17ap; # 55, 56

work on / turn in missing work

Mon, May 23

 

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Tu, May 17

 

science sbac for some students

work on / turn in missing work

 

Mon, May 16

 

science sbac for some students

work on / turn in missing work

 
Fri, May 13 notes (~ 62") on ch. 17.8 (chem) LeChatilier's principle; # 31, 32, 33     "

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notes (~ 12") on ICE table II

HW: ch. 15ap; # 28, 29, 31, 37

 

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Tu, May 10 notes (~ 18 ") on ch. 17. 9 (chem) ICE table I; # 38, 39, 41     "

Mon, May 9

 

 

weekly quiz

collect / review CW / HW

work on / turn in missing work

 

Fri, May 6

 

notes (~ 12") on ch. 17. 3 - 17.7 (chem) equilibrium & equilibrium constant; # 18, 25

work on / turn in missing work

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CW / HW: ch. 14 (ngss) [10 points]

explore / explain; Collision theory predicts equilbrium; takes notes on intro content in Parts A, B, & C; Part C: reflect & connect; # 1, 2, 3

elaborate: Catalysis; reflect & connect: # 1, 2

Mon, May 9
Tu, May 3 CW / HW: ch. 14 (ngss) elaborate: catalysis; process & procedure: # 2, 3, 4 (video); take notes on sidebar [8 points]     "

Mon, May 2

 

weekly quiz

collect / review CW / HW

 
Fri, Apr 29 finish up CW / HW  

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notes on reaction energy profile (~ 14") & notes on Arrenihus eqn (~ 12:30)

HW: ch. 14ap; # 38, 39, 41 (assume delta E = delta H) [6 points; score all "ap" as a single assignment, so total points = 14]

 

Mon, May 2

Tu, Apr 26 finish up CW / HW  

Mon, Apr 25

 

 

 

weekly quiz

ch. 14 (ngss) CW / HW: explore / explain [10 points]

part A; reaction rate investigation; observe / take notes on: effect of temperature (1 ; 2 ; 3 ) ; surface area ( 1 ; 2 ) [4 points]

part C: reaction hill simulation of collision theory; process & procedure; # 2, 4, 6 [6 points]

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Fri, Apr 22

 

notes on rate law - algebraic analysis (10:20)

HW: ch. 14ap; # 21, 22 [4 points]

 

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block test on ch. 13 (ngss) & ch. 9 (chem): stochiometry / fuel  

Tu, Apr 19

 

 

ch. 14 (ngss) rate & equilbrium

notes on kinetics / stochio (29:31)

HW: ch. 14ap; # 9, 11 [4 points]

 

 

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Mon, Apr 18

 

weekly quiz

test review

 

Fri, Apr 15

 

 

end of grading period

ch. 9.8 (chem) % yield; # 42, 43

work on / turn in any missing work

 

Tu, Apr 19

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ch. 9.5 - 9.6 (chem) limiting reactant; # 34

work on / turn in any missing work

collect chem tutoring form

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Tu, Apr 12

 

finish up

work on / turn in any missing work

 

Mon, Apr 11

 

weekly quiz

ch. 9.1 - 9.3 (chem) stochiometry; # 3; 8; 13abc, 14abc, 15, 17, 23

 

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Fri, Apr 8

 

collect / review HW

work on / turn in any missing work

CSU chem validation policy

 

block

 

finish up

CW / HW; ch. 13 (ngss); Elaborate; process & procedure; # 5; reflect & connect; # 2 [4 points]

 

Fri, Apr 8

Tu, Apr 5

 

 

 

CW / HW: ch. 13 fuel (ngss); Explain: predicting practical amounts [20 points]

Part A: quantative analysis; process & procedure; # 2, 3, 4, 6 [8 points]

Part B: stochimoetric conversions; process & procedure; # 2, 3; stop & think: # 1, 2 [8 points]

Part C: limiting reactant; process & procedure; # 2, reflect & think; # 2 [4 points]

 

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Mon, Apr 4 CW / HW: ch.13 fuel (ngss): Explore: Burning fuel; ,process & procedure; # 4, 5d; notes on link content [6 points]     "
  spring break  

Fri, Mar 25

 

collect lab report

finish up CW / HW / lab report; turn-in missing work

 
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Tu, Mar 22 test on ch. 12 (ngss) & ch. 13 (chem): atmosphere / gas  

Mon, Mar 21

 

weekly quiz

collect / review HW; test review

 

Fri, Mar 18

 

lab data analysis

finish up CW / HW; turn-in missing work

 
block Boyles' law lab Fri, Mar 25

Tu, Mar 15

 

notes: ch. 13.6 (chem): partial pressure

CW / HW: ch. 13 (chem); # 33, 34, 36

 

Mon, Mar 21

Mon, Mar 14

 

 

weekly quiz

collect / review HW

finish up CW / HW; turn-in missing work

 

Fri, Mar 11

 

test on ch. 11 earth's energy balance

prelab

 

Wed, Mar 16

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notes: ch. 13.2 - 13.5 (chem): gas laws

CW /HW: ch. 13 (chem); # 8, 10; 13, 15; 19; 23, 25, 27 [16 points]

CW / HW: ch. 10ap; # 37 [ 2 points]

 

Mon, Mar 21

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Tu, Mar 8

notes: ch. 13.1 pressure (chem)

CW / HW: ch. 113 (chem): # 4acd, 5ac [4 points]

 

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Mon, Mar 7

 

 

 

 

 

CW / HW: ch. 12 (ngss) the atmosphere (14 points;TE)

Explain:  Molecular motion & gas behavior; Process & Procedure # 3, 4; take notes associated with the simulations (explore tabs 2 - 6; 5 points) and record your observations;  Reflect & Connect; # 1, 2

Elaborate: the greenhouse effect; explore green house simulation and record observations (5 points)

reading notes: ch. 13.7 - 13.8 (chem): models & KMT

collect / review CW / HW

weekly quiz

Mon, Mar 14

 

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Fri, Mar 4 finish up  

block, Mar 2

 

 

 

CW / HW: ch. 11. Evaluate: Greenhouse models (13 points; TE)

Part A:  Using a phet simulation: Process & procedure; # 2, 3

Part B: connecting the phet simulation to earth's greenhouse effect; Process & procedure; # 2 (1 point), 3 (7 points); reflect & connect: # 1, 2, 3

Mon, Mar 7

 

 

 

Tu, Mar 1

 

 

 

 

 

CW / HW: ch. 11. Elaborate: coral bleaching [7 points; TE]

Part A:  learning about coral bleaching; Process & Procedure; # 2, 3, 4 (video).

questions:  (4 points)

i. What's the impact of coral on society ?  basis / rationale / elaborate. 

ii. list potential causes (view ~ first 3") of coral bleaching related to climate change. basis / rationale / elaborate

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Mon, Feb 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CW / HW: ch. 11: Explain:  Earth's energy balance [10 points]

take notes on i. energy balance in TE and ii. steady state

Part A:  learning from a video; Process & Procedure; # 2 (6 points)

Part B:  Energy balance reading; Process & Procedure; # 2; Reflect & connect; # 1, 2, 3

questions: 

i. basis / rationale of the two curves in the graph ? 

ii. consequence with respect to temperature at different lattidues & its basis / rationale ?   

take notes on sidebar

collect / review CW / HW

weekly quiz

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Fri, Feb 25 finish up  

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CW / HW: ch. 11 Explore: albedo [17 points; 1 point / purple item unless stated otherwise]

Part A:  incoming solar radiation; Process & procedure; # 5; Stop & think; # 2

Part B:  exploring albedo; take notes: (5 points)

Process & Procedure (psudeo lab); # 7 (TE); Stop & think; # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Part C:   albedo / temperature simulation; Process & Procedure:  question (3 points): summarize the information in the simulation (e.g. use a graph with multiple curves; alternatively, use Excel's 3D plot feature (1; 2)) and include a description.  Reflect & connect; # 1 (TE)  

Mon, Feb 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tue, Feb 22 test on ch. 10 sea level change  
Mon, Feb 21 holiday  

Fri, Feb 18

 

 

end of grading period

collect / review CW / HW / lab

test review

if not done, then do it during class; otherwise work on any missing assignments

 

block

 

 

collect / review CW / HW / lab

if not done, then do it during class; otherwise work on any missing / upcoming due assignments

turn in chem tutoring form

 

Tu, Feb 15

 

collect / review CW / HW

if not done, then do it during class; otherwise work on any missing / upcoming due assignments

 

Mon, Feb 14

 

 

weekly quiz

announcement: revise assignment due dates; shown in color

work on any missing / upcoming due assignments

 

Fri, Feb 11

 

notes: ch. 10 (ngss): heating curve

CW / HW: heating curve; ch. ch. 11ap; # 28, 30 [4 points]

 

Fri, Feb 18

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ch 10 (ngss) heat capacity / specific heat & thermal expansion [16 points]

lab / CW / HW: explore / explain; Phase change; Part B: explaining thermal expansion [12 points]

psudeo-lab / CW / HW: explore / explain: Phase change; Part A: exploring phase change - land vs. sea ice; process & procedure: # 3; take notes of video in lieu of lab. difference between iceberg vs glacier ? [2 points]

CW / HW: sea level rise: take notes of video of its causes & animation / simulation of its impact [2 points]

 

Wed, Feb 16

 

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Tu, Feb 8 test on ch. 8  

Mon, Feb 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

no weekly quiz

collect / review CW / HW; test review; review corresponding TE for the "answers" and supplemental content

lab data analysis (i.e. specific heat of metal; melt ice; dissolve NaOH) upon request

sorry revise CW / HW content; review associated Jan 26 links (thermo lab; CW / HW: heat capacity & thermal expansion)

ch. 10 (ngss) heat capacity ("new")

CW / HW: explore / explain: heat capacity; Part B: explaining heat capacity;. take notes on videos about (i) difference between heat capacity versus specific heat, (ii) heat capacity , (iii) heat capacity & molecular motion (read pp. 286 -287), (iv) calculation involving specific heat , (v) heat capacity of water versus air; relevance to global warming [5 points]

revise CW / HW due date to a later date

   

 

 

Tue, Feb 15

 

Fri, Feb 4 finish up lab  

block

 

weekly quiz

finish up lab

 
Tue, Feb 1 holiday  
Mon, Jan 31 holiday  

Fri, Jan 28

 

finish up notes

announcement: revise course schedule

 

block

 

 

 

 

 

notes: ch. 10.5 - 10.6 (chem): heat & calorimetry; ΔHf & ΔHRx (print pp. 3 - 5 in handout)

ch. 10 (ngss): explore / explain: heat capacity & thermal expansion

thermo lab: heat (skip prelab assignment; there's "two" lab activities) & CW / HW: heat capacity & thermal expansion

HW: heat & calorimetry; ch. 10 (chem); # 24, 26, 27. ch. 5ap; # 37, 38 [10 points]

announcement: sorry; reorganize assignment (move today original content to yesterday content)

 

 

Fri, Feb 18

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Tu, Jan 25

 

 

 

 

notes: reaction energy profile; dH & activation energy

ch. 8 (ngss)

CW / HW: explore / explain; bond break, bond form; Part B:: Energy of reaction; process & procedure: # 2 - 3; reflect & connect: # 1 - 2; [4 points]

("new") CW / HW: elaborate: hot & cold packs; process & procedure: # 2 - 4; reflect & connect: # 2 - 4 [6 points]

 

 

Mon, Feb 7

 

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Mon, Jan 24

 

weekly quiz

collect / review CW / HW / lab

 
Fri, Jan 21 finish up  

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collect / review CW / HW

notes: ch. 10.2, 10.3, 10.6 (chem):   temperature / heat & enthalpy; supplement: bond enthalpy

ch. 8 (ngss)

CW / HW: read: engage -- reading notes

lab / CW / HW: explore / explain: bonds break, bonds form; Part A: bonds breaking and forming; process & procedure; # 2 - 7 [6 points based on # 6 - 7; no lab report]

table of bond enthalpy (print (or copy) the content in the table of bond enthalpy on p. 2 of handout & p. 280 in the SE ngss chem textbook)

HW: ch. 8ap; # 57, 59

 

 

 

 

Mon, Jan 24

 

 

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Tu, Jan 18

 

weekly quiz

finish up lab / CW / HW

announcement: revise assignment due dates

 

Mon, Jan 17 holiday  
Fri, Jan 14 finish up  

block

 

 

 

 

 

 

distribute textbook; reminder: there are links to additional resources in the syllabus

notes: ch. 7.2 - 7.3 (chem) chemical equations & balancing chemical equations

ch. 8 (ngss)

lab: explore / explain: it's a matter of balance; Part A: process & procedure: reaction A & C (skip B)

CW / HW: explore / explain; it's a matter of balance; Part B: process & procedure [8 points]

HW: ch.7; # 9, 27; 33, 36 [8 points]

 

 

 

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block, Jan 19

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Tue, Jan 11 group presentation  
Fri, Jan 7 - Mon, Jan 10 continue  
block information literacy lesson at library  
Tu, Jan 4 continue  

Mon, Jan 3

 

announcement: revise course syllabus (shown in green)

CW / groupwork: ch 9 intro climate change - group presentation

 

Tue, Jan 11

  goto fall content  

homework problems refer to the problems at the end of the chapter in the textbook.