Chemistry Homework Hotline


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Research Paper Resources:

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Monday, 3/12

In class: test on ch. 12-13

Homework: Formal lab report for Liver Lab (due 3/14)

Wednesday, 3/7

In class: finish Liver Lab, work time on study guide for test.

Homework:

Ch. 12, 13 Study Guide for test (due 3/12: day of test).  Can bring 3 x 5 card, one-sided.

Final draft of paper due Thursday, 3/9 (I am giving one extra day because we will go over citing sources in class on Wed).

Liver Lab: Formal Lab report due 3/14

Monday, 3/5

In class: Liver Lab, work time on study guide for test.

Homework:

Ch. 12, 13 Study Guide for test (due 3/12: day of test).Can bring 3 x 5 card, one-sided.

Final draft of paper due Thursday, 3/9 (I am giving one extra day because we will go over citing sources in class on Wed).

Liver Lab: Formal Lab report due 3/14

Wed 2/28

In class: discussion on 13.2: Ideal Gas Law

Finish simple gas demonstrations

Homework: read section 13.2

Ideal Gas Law Worksheet

HW #4: Read section 23.1, questions p. 831 #1- 3, 5, 6

Take-home quiz: Explaining Simple Gas Demonstrations (due 3/5)

Final draft of chem research paper due 3/7

Monday, 2/26

In class: 13.1- gas laws

Simple Gas Demonstrations (begin)

Homework:

Read 13.1

HW#3: p. 451 #15-17

Gas law worksheet

Take-home quiz: Explaining Simple Gas Demonstrations (due 3/5)

Final draft of chem research paper due 3/7

Wednesday, 2/14

In class: 13.1, Boyle’s Law and lab, Thesis Statement worksheet

Homework

Rough draft of research paper (share with me on google docs)

(If you were absent- do Thesis Statement worksheet- in file cabinet)

Monday, 2/12

In class: Phase diagrams and Dry Ice Lab

Homework: Outline for science research paper (due Wed, e/14)

(Can leave thesis statement and topic sentence portions blank- we will be discussing these in class on Wed)

Wednesday, 2/7

In class: 12.4: Phase changes

States of Matter pHet lab (: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/states-of-matter)+ Cloud in a Bottle

Homework: read section 12.3, 12.4

HW #2: p.424 #18-26

Complete States of Matter pHet lab worksheet

Notes for Chem Project (Sci Fair) research paper due Monday, 2/12 (use Note Cards handout- can type and email, if you want)

Monday, 2/5

In class: discussion on 12.3: liquids and Solids, Freezing and Melting of Water Lab

Homework: Choose science fair topic (from "Chem Project Topics" in chemistry file cabinet) and start reading about/ finding sources (Refer to "Chem Project Outline" in file cabinet for due dates and details).(Notes due Monday, 2/12)

Finish Freezing and Melting of Water Lab.  Link in lab: http://chemistry.bd.psu.edu/jircitano/heatcurv.html

 (If you were absent in class for this lab, do this assignment: p.434-435 #51-63)

Wed, 1/31

In class:

In class: discussion on 12.2, Forces of Attraction, Liquids and Solids

Weather and air pressure worksheet

Homework: read sections 12.2, 12.3

HW #1: p. 410, 414#10, 13, 14-17

Complete 12.3 Power Notes: (everything but viscosity and surface tension- we will do that part in class)

Complete Weather and air pressure worksheet

Optional extra credit: Honors Weather Questions

Monday, 1/29

In class: Quiz on ch. 11: Stoichiometry . Discussion on section 12:1: Gases and Kinetic-Molecular Theory Virtual Lab

Homework:Read section 12.1

-Formal lab report on Limiting Reactant lab due Wed 1/31

-Complete pressure conversion problems on power notes 12.1

-“Kinetic-Molecular Theory Virtual Lab” (everyone in class got full credit.  Extra credit if you finish all questions).

  -   If you were absent in class today, do this assignment in place of the virtual lab:  “Data Analysis Lab” p. 408 #1-3, + p. 410 #1-11, 13.

Wed, 1/24

In class: Limiting reactant lab- conduct experiment.work on ch. 11 quiz review packet.

Homework:

-Ch. 11 quiz practice (due Monday, 1/29). Answer key in chem file cabine

-Study for quiz on ch. 11 on Monday, 1/29 (check the answers to your stoichiometry book homework assignment from last week- in chem file cabinet)

-Formal lab report on Limiting Reactant lab due Wed 1/31 (see instructions on lab)

Monday 1/22

In class:Review of Stoichiometry.Lesson on 11.3: limiting reactants.

Limiting Reactants lab: plan experiment

Homework:

Stoichiometry book homework assignment

Ch. 11 Quiz practice (due Monday, 1/29- day of quiz)

Watch this video:Limiting reactant video on Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/chemical-reactions-stoichiome/limiting-reagent-stoichiometry/v/limiting-reactant-example-problem-1

Wed, 1/17

Bring books to class Monday

In class:Lesson on 11.2: stoichiometry.

Start Mini Lab: “Apply Stoichiometry”

Homework: “Stoichiometry Practice” worksheet (answer key in chemistry file cabinet.Must show your work for credit).

Watch this video:Stoichiometry video on Khan Academy:

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/chemical-reactions-stoichiome/stoichiometry-ideal/v/stoichiometry

Wed, 1/10

In class:10.4: percent composition

Lesson on 11.1, 11.2a: mole ratios and stoichiometry

Homework:

Read 10.4 (just percent composition), 11.1, 11.2HW #14

p. 372 #3-5, 9, 10, p. 375 #11

Ch 9. 10 take home test (due Wed, 1/17).

Turn in your Science in the Community log sheet.  Complete the paragraph reflection on the back of the sheet (copy of the log sheet in the chem file cabinet)

Watch this video:Stoichiometry video on Khan Academy:

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/chemical-reactions-stoichiome/stoichiometry-ideal/v/stoichiometry

Monday 1/8

In class:Lesson on section 10.3: Molar mass of compounds

Homework:Read section 10.3

Finish practice problems on 10.3 power note sheet

HW #13: p. 335- 339 #29, 30, 35, 37, 38, 40b,c, 43-45

Ch 9. 10 take home test (due Wed, 1/17).

Helpful video: Molar mass conversion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPdqEX_WMjo

Wednesday, 12/21

In class: Quiz on ch, 9, 10

Extra credit problems

Homework:none

Extra Credit:Calcium/ History in a Glass worksheet (due Monday, 1/8)

Mole Lab paperclip problem (due Monday, 1/8)

Monday 12/19

In class: 10.2: Converting from grams to moles

Homework: Mass and Mole Worksheet(including problems from the book on the back).  Partial answer key in file cabinet.  

Ch 9, 10 quiz study guide (due 12/21- day of quiz).  Skip problems #1, 2, 3, 8-11 (these will not be on the quiz).  Instead, make sure you understand the problems on the 10.1 and 10.2 power notes and all the problems on the Mass and the Mole worksheet (including problems from the book on the back).

Wednesday , 12/12

In class: Lesson on sections 10.1: moles, number of particles.Mole lab

Homework: Finish practice problems on 10.1 power note sheets

HW #12: p. 323-324 #1-5, 6-11, 13, 14

Ch. 9, 10 Quiz study guide (due 12/19- day of quiz)

Helpful Videos:

Converting between moles and particles

Mole conversions (this also includes material we will cover next class)

Conceptual: The mole and Avagadro’s number

Monday,  12/11

In class: 9.1 and 9.2: balancing equations and classifying chemical reactions

Homework: Read section 9.1 and 9.2

Balancing and Classifying Chemical Equations packet.  Remember to do the problems at the end of the worksheet:  p. 291- 292 #14-19.P. 297 #25, 26

(if you were absent or want more review, watch)Khan Academy video tutorial on balancing chemical equations: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/chemical-reactions-stoichiome/balancing-chemical-equations/v/balancing-chemical-equations-introduction

Wednesday, 12/6/17

In class: ch. 6-8 test

Homework: none!

Monday 12/4

In class: Ch, 4-5 quiz, review game, non-polar/ polar lab

Homework:-Ch. 6, 7, 8 study guide

Wednesday, 11/15

In class: Covalent bonds, VSEPR Theory, molecular shapes

Homework: Read section 8.5

-Multiple bonds and molecular shape worksheet: complete all columns Covalent bonds and molecular shape worksheet: complete all columns

-Ch. 4, 5 study guide (due on day of quiz: Mon, 12/4)- answer key in file cabinet

-Ch. 6, 7, 8 study guide (half of study guide due Monday; 12/4- test on Wed, 12/6)

Honors: Polyatomic Ions and exceptions to octet rule worksheet (due 12/4)

Ch. 4, 5 honors take-home quiz (due 12/4)

Ch. 6-8 honors take-home test (due 12/6)

Wednesday, 11/15

In class: Covalent bonds, VSEPR Theory, molecular shapes

Homework: Read section 8.4

-Multiple bonds and molecular shape worksheet: complete all columns except bond polarity and molecule polarity

-Covalent bonds and molecular shape worksheet: complete all columns except bond polarity and molecule polarity

-Ch. 4, 5 study guide (due on day of quiz: Mon, 12/4)

-Ch. 6, 7, 8 study guide (due on day of test: Wednesday, 12/6)

Honors:  Polyatomic Ions and exceptions to octet rule worksheet (due 12/4)

Ch. 4, 5 honors take-home quiz (due 12/4)

Ch. 6-8 honors take-home test (due 12/6)

Wednesday, 11/15

In class: review of ionic compounds.Share Night of Notables projects.

Homework: Read section 8.3

 -  Ionic compound reivew worksheet (if you got higher than 80% on ionic compound quiz, you are excused from this assignment)

-  Quiz corrections

 -  HW #10: p. 247 #7-10, 13; p. 252 #36; p. 274 #93-95

Honors:  Ch. 7 honors assignment (due 11/27)

Monday, 11/13

In class:  Discussion 8.2 covalent compounds multiple bonds

Night of the Notables: share inventions

Homework:  Read section 8.2

Multiple Bonds and Molecular Shape worksheet (skip the last three columns)

Finish 8.2 power notes

Honors:  Ch. 7 honors assignment (due 11/27)

Wednesday, 11/9

In class:

Discussion 8.1 covalent compounds

Ionic vs. Covalent lab,

Homework Read section 8.1

-  Ionic Compound Worksheet #2 (check your answers using answer key in file cabinet.  Also check your answers to the first Ionic Compound worksheet)

-  Covalent Compounds worksheet

-Ionic vs. Covalent Bonds lab (finish questions)

-Night of Notables: entire project due Monday

-Study for quiz on ionic compounds, including ionic compounds with transition metals and polyatomic ions

Honors make flashcards and practice polyatomic ions.Quiz on Monday, 11/14

Monday, 11/6:

In class: Discussion 7.2, 7.3

Practice finding the formula and naming ionic compounds with polyatomic ions

Discussion properties of ionic compounds

Homework:Read section 7.2, 7.3

Ionic Compound worksheet: complete all sections.

HW #9: p. 217 #12-16, p. 224 #35-39

    Night of Notables project: -Imagined Journal Entry, Due 11/13;     Diagram or 3-D model, Due 11/13

Quiz on ionic compounds on Monday, 11/13: names, formulas (including compounds with transition metals (Roman numerals) and polyatomic ions

Honors assignment: make flashcards for polyatomic ions names and formula (on quiz on 11/13)

Wednesday, 11/1:

In class: Discussion 7.1, 7.2 a: ions and ionic compounds

Practice finding the formula and naming ionic compounds

Discussion of periodic table trends

Night of Notables: Description of the Invention or Discovery, Due 11/6

Homework:Read section 6.3, 7.1

Ionic Compound worksheet (sections 1 and 2)

HW #8: p. 199 #58, 59, 61, 63; p. 209 #1, 3, 4, 6

Monday, 10/30/17

In class:  Discussion of the history of the periodic table, discussion of trends in the periodic table,

instructions for Night of the Notables assignment

Homework: read section 6.3 and 7.1

Decide on scientific discovery or invention for Night of the Notables assignment.Begin working on the assignment (assignment sheet in file cabinet).

Timeline of Scientific Inventions (to generate ideas for which discovery/ invention to choose)

-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_scientific_discoveries

-http://www.explainthatstuff.com/timeline.html

Due dates:

-Description of the Invention or Discovery, Due 11/6

-Imagined Journal Entry, Due 11/13

-Diagram or 3-D model, Due 11/13

-Participation in the Night of the Notables event (optional, 10 points extra credit) Wednesday, November 15th, 4:30-6:30pm

Honors “The color of plants in other worlds” article and questions (due Wednesday, 11/1)

Wednesday. 10/25

In class:  Periodic Table worksheet (in  Chemistry File Cabinet)

Homework: read section 6.1

Periodic Table worksheet (due Monday, 10/30)

Honors “The color of plants in other worlds” article and questions (due Wednesday, 11/1)

Monday, 10/ 23:

In class: Learn about the Bohr model of the atom and atomic emission spectra.Spectroscopy lab. (and valence electron pattern on periodic table)

Homework:  Read 5.2

Bohr Model worksheet

Complete “Spectroscopy” lab.

Use the photos on this link to identify the colors of the flame for each metal: http://www.mrpalermo.com/flame-test.html

Photos of unknown flames: http://www.mrpalermo.com/unknown.html

Honors: Electromagnetic Radiation worksheet (due Wednesday, 10/25)

   - Extra credit: watch videos on electromagnetic radiation and answer extra credit question on worksheet:

            Basic:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLNM8zI4Q_M

Intermediate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eutept5h0Q

Advanced- thorough explanation. Useful for answering extra credit question:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWVPJSoJDzA

Wednesday, 10/18

In class: EMR and Electron Quanta Lab.  (If you were absent, you will be excused from this lab)

Homework: Read section 5.1

HW #7: p. 129 #71, 73, 74, 76, 77, 78 , p.145 #8, 9

Honors: Electromagnetic Radiation worksheet (due Wednesday, 10/25)

Extra credit: watch videos on electromagnetic radiation and answer extra credit question on worksheet:

Basic:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLNM8zI4Q_M

Intermediate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eutept5h0Q

Advanced- thorough explanation. Useful for answering extra credit question:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWVPJSoJDzA

Wednesday, 10/5

In class: Learn how to calculate average atomic mass.Finish “Penny Isotopes” lab.Learn about light waves (electromagnetic radiation).Solve problems using wave speed equation.

Homework:  HW #6: p. 121 #20-24,

Complete “Waves” worksheet (hint: convert all wavelengths measurements from nanometers to meters, so they work in the wave speed equation.  I will give a little time in class to do these if you are having trouble)

Complete “Isotopes Practice” worksheet  (worksheets in chem file cabinet)

Honors/extra credit:  Honors assignment #B: p. 130-131 #106, 108- 112, 114-116 (due Monday, 10/10)

Monday, 10/3In class: Early and modern models of the atom.Atom-in-a-bag lab.Penny Isotopes Lab

Homework:Read sections 4.1, 4.3

HW# 5:p. 113 #1-4,p. 114 #7-11

Honors/extra credit:  Honors assignment #B: p. 130-131 #106, 108- 112, 114-116 (due Monday, 10/10)

Monday, 9/25

In class: Section 3.3, 3.4: Mixtures, compounds, elements.Chemical and Physical changes lab

Homework:  Complete section 3.3 power notes

Finish “Pure Substance/ Mixture Lab” worksheet

Work on Ch. 2, 3 test study guide.Answer key for math problems in chem file cabinet (due Wed, 9/27: day of test)

Make 10 or more flashcards for test

Honors/extra credit: Honors questions on the ch. 2 and 3 test study guide

Wed 9/20:

In class: Notes on section 3.1, 3.2.Density challenges lab

Homework:   Read 3.1, 3.2

HW #3: complete questions p. 75 #3-4, p. 79 #10-12, 14, p.63 #82, 83

Work on Ch. 2, 3 test study guide.(due Wed, 9/27: day of test).  Answer key for math problems in chem file cabinet 

Make 10 flashcards for test

Test on chapters 2 and 3 Wednesday, 9/27

Make sure your binder is ready for a binder check (binder check grade sheet in chem file cabinet)

Honors/extra credit: Ozone Layer worksheet.  Due Monday, 9/26 

Monday, 9/18:

In class: Density problems and lab.

Homework: Density Practice worksheet

we will finish this in class on Wed.

HW #2: p.64 #101-105

Binder check on Monday, 9/25

Honors/extra credit: Due Monday, 9/25:Ozone Layerworksheet.

Wed, 9/13

In class: Perform “Measurement, Unit Conversion Lab”, Scientific notation: division, discussion of mass v. weight and density

Homework: Read sections 1.3, 1.4.

Finish “Measurement, Unit Conversion Lab” worksheet

Book HW #1: p. 43 #15, p. 45 #19p. 62 #78d-g ,

p. 62, #79 c,d , 80 (odd answers are in back of book starting on p. 993)

Honors/extra credit: Due Monday, 9/17:    HW #A: p. 42 #14, p. 43 #16, p.65 #122

Monday, 9/11:

In class: Learn dimensional analysis method of converting units.  Start “Measurement, Unit Conversion Lab”

Homework:  Read sections 2.1 and 2.2

Complete 2.2b Power notes

Complete “Unit Conversion Practice” worksheet

“Measurement, Unit  Conversion Lab” due Monday, 9/18 (we will work on it in class on Wednesday)

Honors/extra credit: Due Monday, 9/19

HW #A: p. 42 #14, p. 43 #16, p.65 #122

Wednesday, 9/6/17

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