• Journal Questions
    Homework
    9/4 - What do you want to learn about or do in Chemistry class?
     
     
     
     
    9/5 - What questions do you have, or what are you interested in for this year's chemistry class?
     
     
    9/6 - Give two safety rules from your safety contract.
     
    9/9- What do you do in case of a fire in the chemistry lab?
     
    9/10 - Give an example of a property of matter.
     
    9/11 - What is the difference between an intensive and extensive property?
     
    9/12 - How is a physical property different from a chemical property?
     
    9/13 - What is the difference between a homogeneous and a heterogeneous mixture?
     
    9/16 - What is the difference between an element and a compound?  Which is a substance?
     
    9/17 - How do you separate compounds into their elements?
     
    9/18 - No journal.
     
     
     
    9/19 - What are the 4 pieces of evidence of a chemical change?
     
    9/20 - What do you need to use when holding a test tube in the bunsen burner flame?
     
    9/23 - Which parts of the lab do you NOT need to do?  Do you still need to do observations for those parts?
     
    9/24 - What is the difference between a change, and a property?
     
    9/25 - Give an example of a chemical change, and what evidence you would see from it.
     
    9/26 - What is the Law of Conservation of Mass?
     
    9/27 - What is a measurement?  How is it different from a count?
     
    9/30 - What is a significant digit? Why is it important? How do you know if a digit is significant?
     
    10/1 - How many significant digits are in 3.10?  How about 0.012?
     
    10/2 - What are the rules for math with significant digits?  What is the sum of 3.5 and 11?  What is the product of those two?
     
    10/3 - What is the product of 2.33x10³ and 3.14x10²?
     
    10/4 - What is the SI unit for length?  How many are in a km?
     
     
    10/7 - What does kilo mean?  What does centi mean?  milli?  nano?
     
    10/8 - Why do we use Kelvin? What is the conversion from celsius to Kelvin?  What is 20.5°C in Kelvin?
     
    10/9 - How many inches are in a foot?  What would that be as a conversion factor?  How many feet are in 39 inches?
     
    10/10 - How many cm are in a m?  What would be the conversion factor?  So, how many meters are in 655 cm?
     
    10/11 - A Taco Bell box is 5.3cm by 20.8cm by 20.9 cm.  What is the volume in cubic meters?
     
    10/14 - What is 3.51x10² m³ in mm³?
     
    10/15 - What is density? Is it intensive or extensive? What is the density equation?  What is the density of an object of 36g and 6.0mL?
     
    10/16 - What is the volume of an object with a mass of 117g and a density of 11.2 g/cm³?
     
    10/17 - You have a beaker with a mass of 36.10g, then you add water, and it now has a mass of 42.23g.  What is the mass of the water?
     
    10/18 - What is the percent error calculation?  What is the percent error if you measure the density of aluminum to be 2.56 g/mL?
     
    10/21 - Convert 3.1x10³ mL to m³.  Answer in scientific notation with correct significant digits.
     
    10/22 - What is the first step in doing a conversion?  How do you convert celsius to Kelvin?
     
    10/23 - What do you know about atoms?
     
    10/24 - How was the atom first described by Democritus then Dalton?
     
    10/25 - What did Thomson add to the idea of the atom?  What did he use?
     
    10/28 - What was new in the Rutherford Model of the atom?  What did he do to make his discovery?
     
    10/29 - What is atomic number?  What is mass number?  How do you use these to determine number of neutrons?
     
    10/30 - What is the number of protons, electroncs and neutrons in barium-138.
     
    10/31 - How do you calculate average atomic mass?  What is the average atomic mass if 33% has a mass of 5.9 amu and 67% has a mass of 5.0 amu?
     
    11/1 - What is the difference between atomic number, mass number, and atomic mass?
     
    11/4 - Where are the electrons in the atom?  What else do we know about them?
     
    11/5 - What was wrong with the Rutherford model of the electron?  How did Bohr try to solve it?
     
    11/6 - How did Schrodinger try to fix Bohr's model? What did he keep?  What did he add?
     
    11/7 - What are the 3 rules of electron configurations?
     
    11/8 - Do the orbital diagram and electron configuration for arsenic.
     
     
    11/11 - No School. Veteran's Day.
     
    11/12 - What do you know about light and color?
     
    11/13 - What happens to frequency when wavelength goes up?  What happens to energy when wavelength goes up?  What is this called?
     
    11/14 - Draw the orbital drawing and electron configuration of silver.  Should it be an exception to the aufbau principle?  Why or why not?
     
    11/15 - No journal.
     
    11/18 - What information is on the periodic table?
     
    11/19 - How do we organize the elements?  How did they? (pg 155)
     
     
    11/20 - What are the 3 classes of elements?
     
    11/21 - What element is on energy level 2, and is in group 3?  What about level 4, group 2?
     
    11/22 - What direction does atomic size trend?  What is larger: Al or N?
     
    11/25 - What is electronegativity?  Which direction does it trend?  What has a higher electronegativity, Br or Be?
     
    11/26 - What would have a higher first ionization energy, He or H?  Why?
     
    11/27 - Draw the directions of atomic trends for atomic size (radius), electronegativity, and ionization energy.
     
    12/2 - How do ions form? What is the "goal" of forming ions?
     
    12/3 - What is a valence electron?  Why are only s and p electrons counted?  What does that have to do with the octet rule?
     
    12/4 - How do cations form?  How do anions form?  How would sulfide form?  How would aluminum ion form?
     
    12/5 - How would barium form an ion with nitrogen?  Draw the starting atoms and the ending ions.
     
    12/6 - What are the properties of metallic bonds?  What causes each?
     
    12/9 - What are the rules for naming monatomic cations?  What about naming anions?  What about transition metals?
     
    12/10 - What suffixes do most polyatomic ions end in?
     
    12/11 - What are the rules for writing ionic compounds? What is the formula of barium nitride? What about iron (III) chloride? 
     
    12/12 - What is the formula for copper (I) biphosphate?  What about ammonium carbonate?
     
    12/13 - What is an acid?  What is a base?  Was the formula for chloric acid? What about chlorous acid?  What is the name of KOH?
     
    12/16 - How is an ionic bond different from a metallic bond?
     
    12/17 - Draw how the ionic compound between calcium and phosphide would form.  Include the atoms and ions.
     
    12/18 - What is the name and the formula for the combination of hydrogen and bromide ions?
     
    12/19 - Write the acid naming rules.
     
    12/20 - When do ions have roman numerals?
     
    1/6 - How does an ionic compound follow the law of the octet?
     
    1/7 - What is the difference between an ionic bond and a covalent bond?
     
    1/8 - What are some properties of molecular compounds?
     
    1/9 - What is a single covalent bond?  A double covalent bond?  A triple?
     
    1/10 - Draw the bonds formed in F2. CO2. CH4. N2
     
    1/13 - Draw the structure of phosphate.  It is a polyatomic ion that violates the octet rule.
     
    1/14 - SNOW DAY!
     
    1/15 - What is the VSEPR Theory?  What does it mean?  What shapes do you get?
     
    1/16 - Draw nitrite.  What VSEPR shape and angle does it have?
     
    1/17 - Why are some bonds polar?  How do you know whether or not they will be polar?
     
    1/20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
     
    1/21 -  Draw CF4.  Are the bonds polar?  Is the whole molecule polar? 
      
    1/22 - Draw water.  Include the correct shape and polarity of the bond and molecule.
     
     
     
    9/4 - Get the forms signed by your parents, and get a 2-3" binder for class TOMORROW!!!
      
    9/5 - Bring in your completed Safety Contract for tomorrow.
      
    9/6 - Complete the safety worksheet for the safety test on Monday.
     
    9/9 - Read 2.1, do #1-8.  Due Thursday. 
     
     
    9/10 - Finish 2.1, # 1-8. Due Thursday.
     
    9/11 - Finish 2.1 #1-8.  Due tomorrow.  Start on 2.2, do #9-16.  Due Friday.
      
    9/12 - Finish 2.2, do #9-16.  Due tomorrow.
     
    9/13 - Read 2.3, do #18-26.  Due Tuesday.
     
     
    9/16 - Finish 2.3 #18-26.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
    9/17 - Read 2.4, do #28-34.  Due Thursday.
     
    9/18 - Read 2.4, do #28-34.  Due Thursday.
     
    9/19 - Complete your pre-lab for parts 1-3.  Due tomorrow.
     
    9/20 - Complete your pre-lab for parts 4-7.  Due Monday.
     
     
    9/23 - Read page 57, do #35, 37, 46, 52, and 54.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
    9/24 - Finish the pre-test.
     
     
     
    9/25 - Study for the test.
     
     
    9/26 - Read section 3.1, do #1-4.  Due Monday.
     
    9/27 - Finish 3.1 #1-4.  Due Monday.
      
    9/30 - Read the second half of 3.1, do #5-15.  Due Thursday.
     
    10/1 - Work on 3.1 #5-15.  Due Thursday.
     
    10/2 - Finish 3.1 #5-15.  Due tomorrow.  Start 3.2 #16-26  Due Tuesday.
     
     
    10/3 - Do 3.2 #16-26.  Due Tuesday
     
    10/4 - Work on 3.2 #16-26.  Due Tuesday. Rough Draft of Lab due Sunday.
     
    10/7 - Finish 3.2 #16-26.  Due tomorrow.
     
    10/8 - Read 3.3 (up to 83), do #28-31.  Due Thursday.
     
     
    10/9 - Finish 3.3 #28-31.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
    10/10 - Read 3.3 (from 84-86) do #32-45. Due Monday. 
     
      
    10/11 - Work on 3.3 #32-45.  Due Monday.  Finish peer reviews.
      
    10/14 - Read 3.4, do #46-55.  Due Wednesday.
     
    10/15 - Finish 3.4 #46-55.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
     
    10/16 - Do your pre-lab for the Density Lab.
     
     
    10/17 - Read pg 95 (3.1 and 3.2), do #59, 60 63 and 66.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
    10/18 - Read pg 95 (3.3 and 3.4), do #70, 71, and 76.  Due Monday.  
     
      
    10/21 - Study for the Unit 3 Test tomorrow. Use the pre-test and study guide.
     
    10/22 - Read 4.1, do #1-7.  Due Thursday.
     
     
    10/23 - Finish 4.1 #1-7.  Due tomorrow.
     
    10/24 - Read 4.2, do #8-14.  Due Monday.
     
     
    10/25 - Finish 4.2 #8-14.  Due Monday.
     
     
    10/28 - Read 4.3 (pages 110-113), do #15-20.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
    10/29 - Finish 4.3, do #21-33.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
    10/30 - Read pg 121, do #36, 41, 43, 50 and 51.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
    10/31 - Study for the Unit 4 Test.
     
     
     
    11/1 - Submit your rough draft of your density lab.
     
     
    11/4 - Read 5.1, do #1-7.  Due Wednesday.
     
     
    11/5 - Finish 5.1 #1-7.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
    11/6 - Read 5.2, do #8-13.  Due Friday.
     
     
    11/7 - Finish 5.2 #8-13.  Due tomorrow.
     
    11/8 - Submit your peer reviews by Sunday at 11:59.  Start 5.3 #16-21.
     
    11/11 - Thank a veteran.
     
    11/12 - Finish 5.3 #16-21.  Due tomorrow.
     
    11/13 - Read pg 148, do #29, 34, 39 and 45.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
     
    11/14 - Study for the Unit 5 Test.
     
     
     
    11/15 - Submit your final draft of the Density Lab.
     
    11/18 - Read 6.1, do #1-7.  Due Wednesday.
     
    11/19 - Finish 6.1 #1-7.  Due tomorrow.Read 6.2, do #8-15 (skip 9).  Due Thursday.
     
    11/20 - Finish 6.2, do #8-15 (skip 9).  Due tomorrow.
     
    11/21 - Read 6.3, do #16-23.  Due Monday.
     
     
    11/22 - Finish 6.3, do #16-23.  Due Monday.
      
    11/25 - Read pg 180, do #26, 30, 36, 42, and 45. Due tomorrow.
     
     
    11/26 - Study for the Unit 6 Test.
     
     
    11/27 - Have a great holiday. 
     
     
     
     
    12/2 - Read 7.1, do #1-11.  Due Wednesday.
     
    12/3 - Finish 7.1 #1-11.  Due tomorrow. Read 7.2, do #12-22.  Due Thursday.
     
      
    12/4 - Finish 7.2, do #12-22.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
    12/5 - Read 7.3 #23-29.  Due Friday.
     
     
    12/6 - Read 9.1, do #1-9.  Due Tuesday.
     
     
    12/9 - Finish 9.1 #1-9.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
     
    12/10 - Read 9.2, do #10-19.  Due Thursday.
     
    12/11 - Finish 9.2 #10-19.  Due tomorrow. Start 9.4 #26-33.  Due Friday.
     
     
    12/12 - Finish 9.4 #26-33.  Due tomorrow.
     
     
    12/13 - Read pg 206, do #35, 40, 41 and 48.  Due Monday.
     
      
    12/16 - Read pg 280 (9.1, 9.2, 9.4) and do #42, 46, 51 and 60.  Due tomorrow.
      
    12/17 - Finish the ionic compounds and pre-test.
     
     
     
    12/18 - Study for the Unit 7 (Chapters 7 and 9) test using the study guide and pre-test.
     
    12/19 - Study your ions.
     
    12/20 - Study your ions, especially the bolded ones.
     
    1/6 - Read 8.1, do #1-6.  Due Wednesday.
      
    1/7 - Finish 8.1 #1-6. Due tomorrow.
     
      
    1/8 - Read 8.2, do #7-11.  Due Friday.
      
    1/9 - Finish 8.2 #7-11.  Start 8.2 #12-22.  Due Monday.
     
     
    1/10 -  Finish 8.2 #12-22.  Due Monday.
     
    1/13 - Read 8.3, do #23-28.  Skip 26. Due Wednesday.
     
     
    1/14 - SNOW DAY!
     
    1/15 - Finish 8.3 #23-28.  Due tomorrow. Read 8.4, do #30-37.  Due Friday.
      
    1/16 - Finish 8.4 #30-37.  Due tomorrow.
     
    1/17 - Read 9.3 #20-25.  Due Tuesday.
     
    1/20 - MLK Day. Go do something that supports freedom, equality, or peace.
       
    1/21 - Study for Unit 8 Test.