Chemistry 1 blog

Information re: Chemistry 1 taught by Mr. Whalley @ SHS

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Schedule for Week #10 [Nov 5th – Nov 9th]

Monday 11/05 [day 41]

Read: 6.4

In-Class: POGIL “Molecular Geometry

Tuesday 11/06 [day 42]

Read: 6.5

Do: 33-42 (p. 207)

Wednesday 11/07 [day 43]

InClass: Perform “Molecular Models” Lab

Thursday 11/08 [day 44]

 

Friday 11/09 

No School–Professional Development Day

Monday 11/12 

No School–Veterans’ Day

Schedule for Week #9 [Oct 29th – Nov 2nd]

Monday 10/29 [day 36]

Do: 32-38 (p. 166)

Tuesday 10/30 [day 37]

***TEST Chapter 5***

Wednesday 10/31 [day 38]

Read: 6.1

Do: 1-9 (p. 206)

Thursday 11/01 [day 39]

Read: 6.2

Do: 10-15; 19-24 (p. 206-207)

Friday 11/02 [day 40]

Read: 6.3

Do: 25-29 (p.207)

Monday 11/05 [day 41]

Read: 6.4

In-Class: POGIL “Molecular Geometry

Schedule for Week #8 [Oct 22nd – Oct 26th]

Monday 10/22 [day 31]

Read: 5.1

Do: 1-5 (p. 135)

Tuesday 10/23 [day 32]

Read: 5.2

Do: 1-6 (p. 147)

Wednesday 10/24 [day 33]

Read: 5.3

Do: 1-4 (p. 162)

Thursday 10/25 [day 34]

Review homework problems

Friday 10/26 [day 35]

Do: problems 22-30 (p. 166)

Monday 10/29 [day 36]

Do: 32-38 (p. 166)

Schedule for Week #7 [Oct 15th-Oct 19th]

Monday 10/15 [day 26]

Electron Configurations Extra Credit Assignment ***DUE***

In-Class: Flame Test Lab 

Tuesday 10/16 [day 27]

In-Class: Finish Flame Test Lab and review of electron configurations

Wednesday 10/17 [day 28]

Read: 4.3 (again)

Do:39-41 & 46-48 (p. 127)

Thursday 10/18 [day 29]

In-Class: Review Chapter 4, TLDR chapter 4 handout

Friday  10/19 [day 30]

***TEST Chapter 4***

Monday 10/22 [day 31]

Read: 5.1

Do: 1-5 p. 135

Schedule for Week #6 [October 8th-October 12th]

Monday 10/8 [day 24]

Read: 4.3

Do: 30-37 (p. 126)

Tuesday 10/9  [day 25]

In Class: Review Dimensional Analysis Quiz #1/4

Electron Configurations Extra Credit Assignment Hand Out [Assignment is due Mon 10/15]

Wednesday 10/10 

***No School–Testing Day***

Thursday 10/11 

***No School–Testing Day*Grading Day**

Friday 10/12 

***No School–Statewide In Service Day***

Monday 10/15 [day 26]

Electron Configurations Extra Credit Assignment ***DUE***

Schedule for Week #5 [Oct 1st -7th]

Monday 10/1 [day 19]

***Test Chapter 3***

Tuesday 10/2  [day 20]

Read: 4.1 [Electromagnetic Radiation & Wave/Particle Duality]

Do: problems 6-13 (pg. 125)

Wednesday 10/3 [day 21]

Read: 4.2 [Electrons in Atoms]

Do: 18-20; 20-23 (pg. 125)

Thursday 10/4 [day 22]

Notes: Quantum Numbers and Electron Configurations

Friday 10/5 [day 23]

POGIL handout “Electron Configurations”

Monday 10/8 [day 24]

Read: 4.3 

Do: problems 30-32 (p. 12)

Schedule for Week #4 [9/24–10/1]

Monday 9/24 [day 14]

Read: 3.1-3.2

Do: 1,3,4,5,6 (p. 92)

—Density Lab is Due—

Tuesday 9/25 [day 15]

Read: 3.3–> page 84

Do: problems 7-13 (p. 92)

Wednesday 9/26 [day 16]

Read: 3.3 page 84 –> end of chapter 

Do: problems 17-22 (page 93)

In Class: Relative Mass and the Mole POGIL

Thursday 9/27 [day 17]

In Class: Average Atomic Mass POGIL

Friday 9/28 [day 18]

In Class: chem 1a tldr chapter 3 new text

Monday 10/1 [day 19]

***Test Chapter 3***

 

Schedule for Week #3 [9/17-9/21]

Monday 9/17 [day 9]

Read: ~

Do: problems 47-51 (p. 66)

In-Class: Density Lab Day 2/2

Tuesday 9/18[day 10]

 In-Class: Dimensional Analysis & Sig. Figs Worksheets

Wednesday 9/19 [day 11]

In-Class: Dimensional Analysis & Sig. Fig Review

Thursday 9/20 [day 12]

In-Class: Chapter 1-2 Review and TLDR

Friday 9/21 [day 13]

***Chapter 1-2 TEST***

Monday 9/22 [day 14]

Read: 3.1-3.2

Do: 1,3,4,5,6 (p.92)

Schedule for Week # 2 [9/10–9/14]

Monday 9/10 [day 4]

Read: 1.2 [Matter and its Properties]

Do:  problems 6-15 (p.27)

Tuesday 9/11 [day 5]

Read: 2.1 [Scientific Method]

Do: problems 1-5 (p. 35)

UC Berkeley video on the nature of science 

An Interactive Flowchart on the Scientific Method

Wednesday 9/12 [day 6]

Read: 2.2 [Units of Measurement]

Do: problems 1-6 (p. 46)

Thursday 9/13 [day 7]

Read: 2.3 [Using Scientific Measurements]

Do: 1-9 (p. 61)

Friday 9/14 [day 8]

Density Lab (handout)

***Physical and Chemical Changes Lab is DUE***

Monday 9/17 [day 9]

Read: ~

Do: problems 47-51 (p. 66)

Welcome To Chemistry 1a [Week 1 Schedule]

Monday 9/3 

Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday 9/4

No school–Teacher preparation day

Wednesday 9/5 [day 1]

1st day of class- Welcome back! 

Syllabus, course expectations, student surveys

Thursday 9/6 [day 2]

Physical and Chemical Changes Lab Day 1/2

Friday 9/7 [day 3]

Physical and Chemical Changes Lab Day 2/2

Monday 9/10 [day 4]

Read: 1.2 [Matter and its Properties]

Do: problems 6-15 (p.27)