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Honors Chem Calendar

You will find what the general plan is for our Honors Chemistry course, including readings and assignments.  Dates are subject to change based upon student achievement and understanding.

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Naming Binary Ionic salts and Binary Molecular
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Naming Binary Transmetallics and ternary ionics
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Naming Binary acids and Oxyacids
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Review For Unit I Exam
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Be assessed on Unit I via MC Exam.
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Fall break
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Naming Binary Ionic salts and Binary Molecular
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Naming Binary Transmetallic, ternary ionic, acids
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Intro Unit 2: Atomic structure
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Atomic structure, periodic table calcs
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Events
Thursday 8/3/2017
Welcome back, meet Mr Densmore

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe course content

ACTIVITIES:  Course and teacher introduction

ASSIGNMENTS: Gather class supplies

Friday 8/4/2017
Longitudinal assessment

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT demonstrate initial content knowledge

ACTIVITIES:  Longitudinal assessment, name tents pt 1

ASSIGNMENTS: Gather class supplies

Monday 8/7/2017
Syllabus

OBJECTIVES:  Identify standard operating procedures and expectations

ACTIVITIES:  Course syllabus, tech use, and safety contract documents.

ASSIGNMENTS: Obtain class materials and signatures as soon as possible. 

Tuesday 8/8/2017
CASKS 3 test

OBJECTIVES:  Identify Chemistry Attitudes Skills & Knowledge

ACTIVITIES:  CASKS 3 exam, lab safety packet/video

ASSIGNMENTS: Obtain class materials and signatures as soon as possible. 

Wednesday 8/9/2017
Lab Safety Video

OBJECTIVES:  Identify standard operating procedures and expectations for lab safety

ACTIVITIES:  lab safety video and questions

ASSIGNMENTS: Obtain class materials and signatures as soon as possible. 

Thursday 8/10/2017
lab apparatus check in lab

OBJECTIVES:  Identify standard lab apparatus and safety equipment

ACTIVITIES:  Safety map

ASSIGNMENTS: Obtain class materials and signatures as soon as possible.  Study for safety and apparatus test.

Friday 8/11/2017
Lab safety and apparatus test

OBJECTIVES:  Be assessed on lab safety and lab apparatus knowledge

ACTIVITIES:  Lab safety and apparatus test

ASSIGNMENTS: Course syllabus, tech use, and safety contracts due.

Monday 8/14/2017
Intro to AVID/c-notes and CQ 1

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert metric quantities and identify numbers of significant figures

ACTIVITIES:  AVID Intro; Numbers/measurement in chemistry; handout, notes and assessment

ASSIGNMENTS: Obtain class materials and contracts must be turned in! (Contracts are now late)

Tuesday 8/15/2017
Intro to significant figures rules

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert metric quantities and identify numbers of significant figures 

ACTIVITIES:  Numbers/measurement in chemistry; Unit 1 handout, notes and assessment

ASSIGNMENTS: Obtain class materials and contracts must be turned in!  (contracts are past due)

Wednesday 8/16/2017
Sig figs and the lab notebook

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT manipulate measured quantities and round to correct sig figs, properly set up lab notebook

ACTIVITIES:  Significant figures in chemistry; Unit 1 handout, notes and assessment,CQ 2

ASSIGNMENTS: complete CQ1-2, skillsheets and Lab notebook: Table of contents, lab procedures started.

Thursday 8/17/2017
Lab procedures pt.1 Bunsen Burner

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT demonstrate proper adjustment and use of the Bunsen burner

ACTIVITIES:  Significant figures in chemistry Skill Practice check, Laboratory Procedures Part 1

ASSIGNMENTS: Update Lab Notebook

Friday 8/18/2017
Lab procedures pt.1 Bunsen Burner cont.

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT demonstrate proper adjustment and use of the Bunsen burner

ACTIVITIES:  Complete Laboratory Procedures Part 1, and prewrite through procedures for pt.2

ASSIGNMENTS: Update Lab Notebook

Monday 8/21/2017
Lab procedures-pt.2 measure volume

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT demonstrate proper use of liquid-volume measurement instruments

ACTIVITIES:  Laboratory Procedures Part 2

ASSIGNMENTS: Maintain your laboratory procedures observations/questions up to date daily 

Tuesday 8/22/2017
Lab Procedures; separatory techniques

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT demonstrate separatory lab techniques 

ACTIVITIES:  Laboratory Procedures Part 3/4

ASSIGNMENTS: Maintain your laboratory procedures observations/questions up to date daily 

Wednesday 8/23/2017
Lab procedures notebook day

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT demonstrate separatory lab techniques 

ACTIVITIES:   Complete Laboratory Procedures 1-4, and prelab for pt. 5

ASSIGNMENTS: Maintain your laboratory procedures observations/questions up to date daily

Thursday 8/24/2017
Lab procedures; Temperature and heat

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT measure temperature and calculate heat transfer 

ACTIVITIES:  Laboratory Procedures Part 5

ASSIGNMENTS: Maintain your laboratory procedures observations/questions up to date daily

Friday 8/25/2017
Lab procedures; Temperature and heat

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT measure temperature and calculate heat transfer 

ACTIVITIES:  Laboratory Procedures Part 5

ASSIGNMENTS: Maintain your laboratory procedures observations/questions up to date daily

Monday 8/28/2017
Lab procedures; Temperature and heat. CQ1-3

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT differentiate physical and chemical changes and elements from compounds and mixtures 

ACTIVITIES:  Complete class data tables and CQ1-2

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #3 questions 1-18

Tuesday 8/29/2017
Changes of matter;classification of matter

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT differentiate physical and chemical changes and elements from compounds and mixtures 

ACTIVITIES:  Changes and Matter; physical and chemical change, classification of matter

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #3 questions 1-18

Wednesday 8/30/2017
Fusion of Ice prelab

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT discuss procedures to determine the heat of fusion of ice 

ACTIVITIES:  Changes and Matter; physical change

ASSIGNMENTS: Prelab questions and procedures writing in lab Notebook

Thursday 8/31/2017
Chemistry of matter; physical change

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT carry out procedures in order to determine the heat of fusion of ice 

ACTIVITIES:  Changes and Matter; physical change

ASSIGNMENTS: Data recording from lab procedures

Friday 9/1/2017
Chemistry of matter; physical change

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT answer conclusion questions about the heat of fusion of ice 

ACTIVITIES:  Changes and Matter; physical change

ASSIGNMENTS: Complete lab writeup in lab Notebook

Monday 9/4/2017
Labor Day- No School!
Tuesday 9/5/2017
Energy and Changes of state

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT Identify stages of phase change diagrams

ACTIVITIES:  Label a phase change diagram including MP, FP, BP, CP, SP, DP, triple point, solid, liquid, vapor.

ASSIGNMENTS: Read CQ 4 and 4 supplement

Wednesday 9/6/2017
Energy and Changes of state

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate the energy changes related to cooling or warming water in all 3 states 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ4 and 4 supplement

ASSIGNMENTS: Lab reports due soon, have them up to date;  Quiz coming up, Sig Figs, mathematical computations using sig figs, unit conversion

Thursday 9/7/2017
Heating/cooling curves

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate the energy changes related to cooling or warming water in all 3 states 

ACTIVITIES:  CQ4 and 4 supplement

ASSIGNMENTS: Lab reports due soon, have them up to date;  Quiz coming up, Sig Figs, mathematical computations using sig figs, unit conversion

Friday 9/8/2017
Heating/cooling curves

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT the energy changes associated with changes in state 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #6; heating/cooling curves, calculation of energy changes 

ASSIGNMENTS: Read Density and Specific Heat lab and answer prelab questions.  Last lab before notebooks are due!

Monday 9/11/2017
Review Sig figs,scientific notation

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert quantities using Scientific notation

ACTIVITIES:  review sig figs

ASSIGNMENTS: Skill Practice packet

Tuesday 9/12/2017
Review Sig figs, +-x/ and identifying sig zeros

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT properly use sig fig rules to calculate +, -, x, / problems, and identify significant zeros

ACTIVITIES:  review sig figs

ASSIGNMENTS: Skill Practice packet

Wednesday 9/13/2017
Review Sig figs, Dimensional analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert quantities using dimensional analysis

ACTIVITIES:  review dimensional analysis

ASSIGNMENTS: Skill Practice packet

Thursday 9/14/2017
Review Sig figs, Dimensional analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT convert quantities using Dimensional analysis

ACTIVITIES:  correct packets

ASSIGNMENTS: study for quiz retake

Friday 9/15/2017
Be assessed on Sig Figs and dimensional analysis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT be assessed on sig figs and dimensional analysis

ACTIVITIES:  Retake quiz

ASSIGNMENTS: review CQ 1-4, read density and specific heat lab and answer prelab questions

Monday 9/18/2017
Density/Spec. Heat prelab

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe proper lab setup and procedures for density and specific heat

ACTIVITIES:  go over prelab questions

ASSIGNMENTS: Complete lab procedures write up, up to the results section.

Tuesday 9/19/2017
Density/Spec. Heat Lab

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform density trials and calculations

ACTIVITIES:  Perform density trials and calculations after passing lab quiz

ASSIGNMENTS: Complete lab write up, up through part one of the results section.

Wednesday 9/20/2017
Density/Spec. Heat Lab

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform specific heat trials

ACTIVITIES:  Perform specific heat (Cp) trials

ASSIGNMENTS:  Update lab write up

Thursday 9/21/2017
Density/Spec. Heat Lab

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform specific heat trials

ACTIVITIES:  Perform specific heat (Cp) trials, calculate Cp, and possibly %error

ASSIGNMENTS:  Update lab write up

Friday 9/22/2017
Density/Spec. Heat Lab

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT perform specific heat trials

ACTIVITIES:  Perform calculations for Cp, %error and conclusions

ASSIGNMENTS:  Complete lab write up (Lab notebooks due Wednesday 9/27).

Monday 9/25/2017
Compare Mass and Weight

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT manipulate density equation to solve for required variable 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #7, Mass, Weight, and density concepts

ASSIGNMENTS: ChemQuest #7

Tuesday 9/26/2017
Intro to the elements/Periodic Table

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT describe elemental names/symbols and their origins

ACTIVITIES:  Ultimate Chemical Equations Handbook Ch 1

ASSIGNMENTS: Ultimate Chemical equations HB, complete lab notebook due 9/27

Wednesday 9/27/2017
Heating/cooling curves review and calculations

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate the energy changes through all segments of a heating/cooling curve 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #6; heating/cooling curves, calculation of energy through all segments

ASSIGNMENTS: Lab notebooks due Today! Unit exam Next Friday 10/6!

Thursday 9/28/2017
Calculate Heat Gain/Loss

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT calculate the energy changes through all segments of a heating/cooling curve 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #6; heating/cooling curves, calculation of energy through all segments

ASSIGNMENTS: Unit exam Next Friday 10/6!

Friday 9/29/2017
Review CQ5-6, Intro to Per. Table naming emphasis

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT identify oxidation numbers and metal vs nonmetal on the periodioc table

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #5-6 review, frontload info on periodic table for next weeks naming activities

ASSIGNMENTS: Unit exam Next Friday 10/6!

Monday 10/2/2017
Naming Binary Ionic salts and Binary Molecular

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT identify oxidation numbers and metal vs nonmetal on the periodioc table and use this information to name or create molecular formulas

ACTIVITIES:  Chemistry naming Skillsheet part 1&4, in conjunction with UCEHB Ch2

ASSIGNMENTS: Skillsheet and UCEHB,  Unit exam Friday 10/6!

Tuesday 10/3/2017
Naming Binary Transmetallics and ternary ionics

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT identify oxidation numbers and metal vs nonmetal on the periodioc table and use this information to name or create molecular formulas

ACTIVITIES:  Chemistry naming Skillsheet part 2-3, in conjunction with UCEHB Ch 3

ASSIGNMENTS: Skillsheet and UCEHB,  Unit exam Friday 10/6!

Wednesday 10/4/2017
Naming Binary acids and Oxyacids

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT identify oxidation numbers and metal vs nonmetal on the periodioc table and use this information to name or create molecular formulas

ACTIVITIES:  Chemistry naming Skillsheet part 5, in conjunction with UCEHB Ch 4

ASSIGNMENTS: Skillsheet and UCEHB,  Unit exam Friday 10/6!

Thursday 10/5/2017
Review For Unit I Exam

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT ask questions and review topics from CQ 1-7  in preperation for Unit I Exam

ACTIVITIES:  Review CQ Content

ASSIGNMENTS: Complete CQ ,  Unit exam Friday 10/6!

Friday 10/6/2017
Be assessed on Unit I via MC Exam.

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT Demonstrate knowledge of Concepts from Unit I

ACTIVITIES:  Unit I Exam (MC)

ASSIGNMENTS: Study your Polyatomic ions and have a great Fall Break!

Monday 10/9/2017
Fall break

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT enjoy time off

ACTIVITIES:  Whatever is needed

ASSIGNMENTS: Study your Polyatomic ions and have a great Fall Break!

Tuesday 10/10/2017
Fall break

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT enjoy time off

ACTIVITIES:  Whatever is needed

ASSIGNMENTS: Study your Polyatomic ions and have a great Fall Break!

Wednesday 10/11/2017
Fall break

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT enjoy time off

ACTIVITIES:  Whatever is needed

ASSIGNMENTS: Study your Polyatomic ions and have a great Fall Break!

Thursday 10/12/2017
Fall break

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT enjoy time off

ACTIVITIES:  Whatever is needed

ASSIGNMENTS: Study your Polyatomic ions and have a great Fall Break!

Friday 10/13/2017
Fall break

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT enjoy time off

ACTIVITIES:  Whatever is needed

ASSIGNMENTS: Study your Polyatomic ions and have a great Fall Break!

Monday 10/16/2017
Naming Binary Ionic salts and Binary Molecular

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT propely name and write formulas for binary ionic salts and binaryt molecular molecules

ACTIVITIES:  Chemistry naming skillsheet and worksheet parts 1&4

ASSIGNMENTS: Chemical equations handbook chapter 2(all) and chemistry naming worksheet pt. 1&4

Tuesday 10/17/2017
Naming Binary Transmetallic, ternary ionic, acids

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT propely name and write formulas for ternary ionic, binary transmetallic molecules and acids

ACTIVITIES:  Chemistry naming skillsheet and worksheet parts 2,3 & 5

ASSIGNMENTS: Chemical equations handbook chapter 3-4(all) and chemistry naming worksheet pt. 2,3 &5

Wednesday 10/18/2017
Intro Unit 2: Atomic structure

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT complete a vocabulary analysis from ChemQuest #8

ACTIVITIES:  Unit 2 packet, Introduction to atomic structure, (polyatomic ion quiz)

ASSIGNMENTS: New vocabulary, check on Friday:  proton, neutron, electron, atomic number, mass number, isotope, ion 

Thursday 10/19/2017
Atomic structure, periodic table calcs

OBJECTIVES:  SWBAT correctly symbolize isotopes of various atoms 

ACTIVITIES:  ChemQuest #8; isotope symbols, ions 

ASSIGNMENTS: New vocabulary, check on Friday:  proton, neutron, electron, atomic number, mass number, isotope, ion