Chem I Regular - Spring 2009

HW Assignments

1/26 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;
HW: get Elemental Symbols; also get copies of Polyatomic Ions, Accuracy and Precision, Controls and Variables; Lab Aluminum Foil; study list #1; get notes for Ch. 2 (Math) from web site

1/27 Quiz on the Elemental symbols; distributed books; metric system base and derived units; Temperature (Celsius and Kelvin); scientific notation; Lab: Density of various metal objects and water;
HW: study elemental symbols Table 2; write up your lab report to turn in on Wed., 1/28; get ink for you printers!

1/28 Quiz on the elemental symbols; lab safety video and discussion; metric system prefixes from Giga- to nano-; significant figures; math (+-x/) using significant figures; using the exponential function on your calculator correctly; Precision and Accuracy;
HW: Study elemental symbols for a quiz; review material from class

1/29 Quiz Elements; Video: Measurements; Graphing and Proportions; Precision and Accuracy; Controls and Variables group discussion;
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1/30 Quiz; Lab: Thickness of Aluminum Foil, calculations involving precision and accuracy;
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2/2 Quiz; Collect Al foil lab report; Intro to Chemistry; Classification of matter; substances, mixtures; physical and chemical properties and changes;
HW: Study for Test on Tuesday, 2/3;

2/3 Test Unit I: Math/Data Analysis; Energy (PE/KE); Conservation of Mass and Energy; Scientific Method; Problem Solving; Periodic Table; States of Matter; Law of Definite Proportions; Law of Multiple Proportions; Early Atomic Theory (Democritus, Dalton,...); Avogadro's Hypothesis; The Early Research (J.J. Thomson, Robert Millikan, Goldstein, Chadwick, Rutherford, Neils Bohr); Isotopes, atomic number, atomic mass; subatomic particles; Carbon-12 as a reference standard; types of radioactivity (alpha, beta, gamma); Average atomic mass; Planetary Atomic Model (Bohr Model);
HW: Study for quiz;

2/4 Snow Day!

2/5 Quizzes (physical and chem. changes) and (classification of matter); Lab: Observing a Chemical Reaction; Video: The Atom; The Mole Concept; Progress Reports;
HW: Write up lab report; Review notes on The Atom; We will have a test next week on Ch. 1,3,4; Get copy of the Lab Mole.

2/6 Quiz (development of the atomic model, history); The Mole Concept; Gram Formula Mass; Molar Mass
HW: Study; Get copy of the Lab Mole.

2/9 Quiz; Video: The Mole; Problems from the book (pp.113-114(59-82)).
HW: Get copies of the following labs: Lab Mole; Lab Emission Spectroscopy; and Lab The Candle Lab;

2/10 Quiz; Lab: The Mole;
HW: Study for test (Ch. 1,3,4) - Atomic Structure

2/11 Test Unit II: Atomic structure (Ch. 1,3,4); Turn in problems from pages 113-114; The Candle Lab
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2/12 Quiz; Quantum Theory; Electromagnetic Radiation (wavelength, frequency, amplitude); Spectroscopy, photoelectric effect, Planck's Hypothesis (blackbody radiation); quanta, photons, ground state, excited state; E = h x nu; c = lambda x nu;
HW: Study gram-to-mole conversions; intro. to quantum theory;

2/13 Quiz; Emission Spec Lab;
HW: Finish lab report to turn in on Monday, 2/16;

2/16 Quiz on g-to-mole conversions; Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle; Orbital Filling Diagrams and Rules (Aufbau, Pauli, Hunds'); Newtonian Mechanics vs. Quantum Mechanics; Schrodinger Wave Equation (psi and psi squared); Quantum numbers (n,l,m,s); energy levels; orbital shapes (s,p,d,f);
HW: Study Quantum Theory

2/17 Practice Electron Configuration, orbital filling,
HW: Study

2/18 Review Ch. 5 for test; orbital filling; electron configuration; abbreviated electron configuration; electron dot diagrams; Periodic Table intro: Dobereiner's Triads; Newlands (Law of Octaves); Group Names (Alkali metals,...); metals/nonmetals/metalloids; Octet Rule;
HW: Study

2/19 Periodic Table Trends (e.g., atomic radii; ionic radii);
HW: Study for test (The Quantum Theory);

2/20 Test: Electrons; WS(36,37) Periodic Table;
HW: Study; Test on the Peiodic Table will be on Wed., 2/25;

2/23 Quiz; Ionic Bonding;
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2/24 Quiz; Covalent Bonding
HW: Study for test on the Periodic Table

2/25 Test: The Periodic Table;
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2/26 Quiz; Hybridization (esp. sp3) and VSEPR (Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion)
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2/27 Quiz; Molecular Model Lab;
HW: Look over the Molecular Model Lab for understanding

3/2 SNOW DAY!
HW: Study; We will most likely have a test later this week;

3/3 Quiz; Finish Molecular Model Lab; Intermolecular Forces (hydrogen bonding, van der Waals forces, London dispersion forces)
HW: Study for a test; finish molecular model lab write-up; study your polyatomic ions!

3/4 Quiz; Nomenclature: origin of names, elemental symbols, writing chemical formulas, criss/cross, monatomic and polyatomic ions, ions having multiple oxidations states (esp. transition metals), Stock System, Greek Prefixes, Acid nomenclature; WB(31,32) practice writing names of chemicals from chemical formulas.
HW: Finish molecular model lab if you haven't done so already; review info on nomenclature presented in class today.

3/5 Quiz; Practice nomenclature [WB(33-36)].
HW: Study

3/6 Quiz; Practice nomenclature [WB(33-36)].
HW: Study

3/9 Quiz; Practice nomenclature [WB(33-36)].
HW: Study;

3/10 Quiz; Practice nomenclature [WB(33-36)].
HW: Study;

3/11 Quiz; Practice nomenclature [WB(33-36)].
HW: Study;

3/12 Quiz; Practice nomenclature [WB(33-36)].
HW: Study;

3/13 Test: Nomenclature; V: Balancing Chemical Equations.
HW: Study;

3/16 Notes on Chemical Reactions;net ionic reactions, Strong Acids and strong bases; Practice balancing equations (WS58);
HW: Study;

3/17 Practice balancing equations (WB37);
HW: Study; We will have a mid-term exam; start reviewing for it NOW!

3/18 Stoichiometry; WS 62,63,64; Mole-mole; volume-volume; mass-mass;
HW: Study for test

3/19 Test: Chem. 10/Unit 5 - Balancing Chemical Equations; Continue with stoichiometry.
HW: Study

3/20 Stoichiometry
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3/23 Per. 1 - S1 Exam; Per 3&4: Review for S1 Exam (worksheet).
HW: Study for S1 Exam;

3/24 Per 1: Stoichiometry review problems. Per 3&4: Review for S1 Exam (worksheet).
HW: Study

3/25 Per 1: Worked stoichiometry problems in class to reinforce concepts; Percent Yield. Per 3: S1 Exam; Per. 4 - Review for S1 Exam
HW: Study your stoichiometry or for the S1 Exam.

3/26 Per 4: S1 Exam; Per. 1&3 - Stoichiometry problems; Per. 3 - Percent Yield;
HW: Study stoichiometry! Remember, all numbers must have units. No exceptions!

3/27 Review Stoichiometry and Percent Yield in preparation for a test next week. Remember, all numbers must have units. No exceptions!
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3/30 Quiz on stoichiometry; Work on Book Problems (p.346 #71-169, do the first three in each section); WS(13 problems);
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3/31 Quiz on stoichiometry; Work on Book Problems (p.346 #71-169, do the first three in each section); WS(13 problems);
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4/01 Work on Book Problems (p.346 #71-169, do the first three in each section); WS(13 problems);
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4/02 Test: Stoichiometry - Ch. 11
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4/03 Video: Galileo Was Right! (episode #10)
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SPRING BREAK!

4/13 The Kinetic Molecular Theory and The Gas Laws;
HW: Get copy of Lab Molar Mass of Butane; KMT intro; Ideal Gas Law;

4/14 Boyle's Law; Charles' Law; Combined Gas Law; Dalton's Law;
HW: Get copy of Lab Molar Mass of Butane;

4/15 Lab: Determine the Molar Mass of Butane (involves Dalton's Law and the Ideal Gas Law);
HW: study

4/16 Practice problems involving all the gas laws
HW: Study for test; work problems

4/17 Practice problems involving all the gas laws
HW: Study for test; work problems

4/20 Finish discussion of the gas laws; finish the gas law work sheet.
HW: Study for test on the Gas Laws

4/21 Test: Gas Laws (Ch.14);
HW: Get notes for Solutions (Ch. 15)

4/22 Solutions (molarity, molality, mole fraction);
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4/23 Solutions (Molarity, molality, mole fraction)
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4/24 Problems to work - on chemical concentrations;
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4/27 per.3&4: Heating/cooling curves; phase diagrams; ws molality, molarity, colligative properties
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4/28 Lab: Chromatography; per.1: Heating/cooling curves; phase diagrams; WS molality, molarity, colligative properties
HW: Study for Test on Thursday, 4/30

4/29 Finish working on the worksheets (colligative properties, molarity, molality,...).
HW: Study for Test on 4/30;

4/30 Test: Ch.15 - Solutions; Collect WS;
Equilibrium; Le Chatelier's principle; Keq, Ka, Kb, Kw, Ksp
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5/01 Acids and Bases; conjugate acids and bases; amphoteric; strong and weak acids and bases; reviewed acid nomenclature; Calculation of pH and pOH; pH + pOH = 14;
HW: Study; review concepts of acids and bases;

5/04 Calculation of pH for solutions of strong and weak acids;
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5/07 Lab: Titration of a strong acid (HCl) with a strong base (NaOH); Practice Problems on Ka, Ksp, pH, pOH, solubility
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5/08 Practice Problems on Ka, Ksp, pH, pOH, solubility
HW: study

5/11 Practice Problems on Ka, Ksp, pH, pOH, solubility
HW: study

5/12 Practice Problems on Ka, Ksp, pH, pOH, solubility
HW: study

5/13 Test: Acidity and Equlibrium, Ch.18&19; Video: The Busy Electron (Oxidation/Reduction)
HW: Review your oxidation number rules

5/14 Intro to Redox; working with oxidation numbers; balancing redox reactions.
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5/15 Electrochemistry; voltaic cells (batteries); electrochemical cells; determining the voltage of an electrochemical cell;
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5/18 Video: #13 - The Driving Forces; Entropy, enthalpy; Thermodynamics, specific heat, q=mc(Tf-Ti); heat lost = heat gained; calorimeters; endo- and exothermic reactions; heat of fusion, heat of vaporization;
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5/19 Video: #14 - Molecules in Action; Reaction spontaneity, Gibb's Free Energy; Reaction rates, Collision Theory, activated complex, energy of activation, factors influencing reaction rates, rate laws - experimental
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5/20 Nuclear Chemistry; alpha, beta and gamma radiation; fission and fusion; half-life;
HW: Ms. Duncan has offered these review review sheets for us to use for our course review. Download copies of worksheets:
#1) http://www.msduncanchem.com/Review_Material/ALL_EOC_REV_WKSHTS.htm
#2) http://www.msduncanchem.com/Review_Material/mid_exam_rev_guide.htm
#3) http://www.msduncanchem.com/Review_Material/final_exam_rev_06.htm
We will be using all three of these documents for our course review. We will start with item #1 on Thursday. So be sure to have this one in class.

5/21 Review Packet EOC
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5/22 Review Packet EOC
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5/25 Review Packet EOC
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5/26 Review Packet EOC
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5/27 Review Packet EOC
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5/28 Review Packet EOC
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5/29 Review Packet EOC
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6/01 "Practice EOC"
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6/02 Review answers to the Practice EOC
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6/03 Chem Test Per #1
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6/04 Study
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6/05 Chem Test Per #3
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6/08 Chem Test Per #4
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