Chem I Honors - Fall 2008

HW Assignments

8/25 Course purpose, class roster, class rules, Safety: Fire Drill, class web page, Expectations and desires: students and teacher, pre-course quiz (math and chem); Questionaire; Honors activities: additional topics, synthesis of aspirin, research paper
HW: get Elemental Symbols; study list #1; get notes for Ch. 2 (Math) from web site

8/26 Quiz:Elements; Lab: Density;
HW: Study Element list #2;

8/27 Quiz; ; metric system, scientific notation; lab safety video
HW: Study Elements #2

8/28 Quiz:Elements; Measurements; Precision and Accuracy; Lab: Aluminum Foil Thickness;
HW: Finish write-up on Al Foil Lab;

8/29 Quiz:Elements; Significant figures; WS: Scientific notation, sig. figs., dimensional analysis;
HW: Finish all WS; finish aluminum foil lab report; study (for another quiz).

9/02 Quiz; Go over calculations for Al foil lab; Check progress on work sheets; Graphing; proportions; V: Measurements; WS:Dimensional Analysis; WS:Metric System;
HW: Study

9/03 Quiz;Lab: Observing a Chemical Reaction; Intro to chemistry
HW: Finish lab write-up

9/04 Did You Know?; Physical and Chemical Properties/Changes; Branches of Chemistry; Scientific Method; Problem Solving; Periodic Table;
HW: Study for test

9/05 Test on Mathematics of Chemistry; Substances, mixtures, etc. (WS)

9/08 Quiz (phys. & chem. changes); Atomic structure - historical work (Democritus, Aristotle, Dalton's Atomic Theory, J.J. Thompson, Robert Millikan, E. Rutherford).
HW: Study

9/09 Quiz; WS: Classification of Matter; Intro to Atomic Structure; Discovery of electron, nucleus, proton; Millikan, J.J. Thompson; Rutherford, Chadwick,...)
HW: Study for Quiz

9/10 Quiz; Calculation of weighted atomic mass; The mole concept; Video: The Mole; WS49 - calculation of Gram Formula Mass:
HW: Finish WS49 for homework;

9/11 Lab: Understanding the Mole;
HW: Finish lab report if not completed in class;

9/12 Work problems involving moles/grams/number of particles;
HW: Review WS and finish as much as possible; study for quiz on Monday;

9/15 Review WS50-53; gram to mole to liter to # particles;
HW: Study

9/16 Review WS53 (Mixed mole problems); Electromagnetic spectrum; Waves (properties of); E=hv; ground state/excited state; photoelectric effect;
HW: Study

9/17 Plank's Hypothesis; Einstein, Schrodinger, Bohr, Heisenberg; quanta, photons, ground state/excited state, Quantum numbers: n,l,m,s (size, shape, orientation, spin); "The Bookcase"; Rules for orbital filling (Aufbau, Pauli, Hund)
HW: Study for Test on Unit 2;

9/18 Test Unit 2 - Atomic Structure; Orbital filling and electron configuration
HW: Review electron configuration

9/19 V: The Periodic Table; electron configuration; electron dot diagrams; abbreviated electron configuration, valence electrons; Demo: Emission Spectra Lab
HW: Study electron configuration, etc.

9/22 Review Test Ch. 1,3,4; Review unit on electron configuration; WS 24,27,28;
HW: Study

9/23 Continue work on WS 24,27,28;
HW: Study

9/24 Continue work on electron configuration using the Periodic Table; Lab: Periodic Table and Solubility Rules;
HW: Study for Test

9/25 Test: Electrons - Ch.5; Periodic Table History (Dobereiner; Mendeleev, Periodic Law); Trends: Atomic Radii, Ionic Radii, First Ionization Energy
HW: Study

9/26 Periodic Table History (Dobereiner; Mendeleev, Periodic Law); Trends: Atomic Radii, Ionic Radii, First Ionization Energy, Electronegativity, electron affinity, Oxidation numbers; Practice oxidation numbers; Polyatomic Ions;
HW: Study

9/29 Pass back WS and old labs; WS 36,37 (Periodic Table); Review Oxidation Numbers
HW: Study

10/1 Review for test on the Periodic Table; Distribute Progress Reports;
HW: Study for test on the periodic table.

10/2 Test: Periodic Table - Ch. 6
HW: Get the notes for Chemical Bonding; We will start this topic on Friday;

10/3 Chemical Bonding
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10/6 Resonance, Metallic bonds, Shapes of Molecules (VSEPR, Hybridization);
Molecular Model Lab
HW: Study

10/7 Molecular Model lab;
HW: Finish lab report

10/8 Molecular electron dot diagrams
HW: Finish lab report

10/9 Collect Molecular Model Labs; Nomenclature; Nomenclature work sheet(p.31)
HW: Study

10/10 Nomenclature WS 31-36; % composition; Emprirical formulas
HW: Study

10/13 Nomenclature WS 31-36
HW: Study

10/14 Percent composition; Empirical Formula (definition, calculation of); nomenclature worksheets
HW: Study

10/15 Review for Test; Finish worksheets
HW: Study for Test

10/16 Test: Ch 8&9: Chemical Bonding/Nomenclature
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10/17 Types of Chemical Reactions; Balancing Equations; Net Ionic Equations;
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10/20 Finish Worksheets on chem. reactions and balancing equations; Start stoichiometry
HW: Study for Test

10/21 Test Ch. 10: Chemical Equations and Reaction Types Stoichiometry: mole-to-mole conversions (WS62)
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10/22 Practice Stoichiometry: WS63,64,65,66
HW: Study Stoichiometry

10/23 Stoichiometry WS (75,80);
HW: Study

10/24 Stoichiiometry; Review for S1 Exam; Distributed Mid-term Exam Review Guide;
HW: Study for S1 Exam;

10/27 S1 Exam; Collect WS (for S1 Review)
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10/28 Stoichiometry
HW: Study

10/29 Stoichiometry
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10/30 Stoichiometry problems from Workbook: "A Learning Program in Chemistry"; P114(1-5);P122(1-4);P132(57-60);
HW: Work on stoichiometry problems;

10/31 Finish Workbook problems: P114(1-5);P122(1-4);P132(57-60);
HW: Study for stoichiometry test (on Thursday, Nov. 6). All stoich. worksheets will be collected)

11/05 The Candle Lab
HW: Study for Stoichiometry Test (11/06)

11/06 Test Ch. 12: Stoichiometry
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11/07 Kinetic Molecular Theory and the Gas Laws; Ideal Gas vs Real Gas;
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11/10 Gases and Liquids; Properties;
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11/11 Gases and Liquids; Equilibrium; Phase Diagrams;
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11/12 Solid State; Cubic; unit cell; Properties of Solids; Ideal Gas Law: PV=nRT
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11/13 Gas Laws: Boyle's; Charles'; Combined; Graham's Law of Effusion; Return S1 Exam
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11/14 Gas Law Work Sheets (20-25); Work Book (55-62)
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11/17 Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures; WB 55(1-5);57(1-6;1-8);58(1-6);59(20-25);60(1-8);62(1-6);(1-6)
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11/18 Gas Law Problems
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11/19 Gas Law Problems
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11/20 Gas Law Problems
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11/21 Environmental Chemistry; Ozone Depletion; Industrial and Photochemical Smog; Global Warming;
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11/24 Test: Ch. 13/14 - Gas laws; Phase Diagrams; Heating/Cooling Curve; Turn in all worksheets for the gas laws
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11/25 Quiz: Environmental Chemistry
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11/26-30 Thanksgiving Vacation
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12/01 Problems invilving Molarity, molality, molarity by dilution; discussed the colligative property Vapor Pressure Lowering (for a nonvolatile solute dissolved in a volatile solvent)
HW: First three problems in sections 1,2,3,4,9,10 of WS. problems are due on Tuesday.

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12/03 Lab: Chromatography???
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12/08 Equilibrium (Le Chatelier's Principle); Ka,Kb,Ksp,Kw;acids/bases; salts; water
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