Here you will find information related to what will be covered and what is due for the current week with attached files and what we did previously.


Revised on 05/30/12
For the balance of the year we have a quiz on 05/30, Unit Exam (Bonding) on 06/01 and a Final on 06/07.

The below file is to help with your preparing for the FINAL Exam in General Chemistry



The below file is to help with your preparing for the Unit Exam on Bonding


Revised on 05/14/12
For the weeks of 05/14 - 5/18
05/14 - Lab - Ionic Bonding
05/15 - No Class
05/16 - Quiz, Introduce Covalent Bonding (Maybe a Vocab Card Sort)
05/17 - No Class
05-18 - Lab Report Due and Polarity of Covalent Bonds and Molecules

Announcements
05/16 - HW #4-3 - "Ionic Bonding Worksheet" due
05/16 - Quiz #4-2 (Lewis Structures, Ionic Formulas, Energy Relationship to bonding & Nobel Gas Electron Configurations of Ions)
05/18 - Lab Report Due

Revised on 05/07/12
For the weeks of 05/07 - 05/11 + 05/14
05/07 - No Class
05/08 - Post Unit Exam Review, Identify Periodic Trends as they relate to Simple Ionic Formulas & Predict Ionic Formulas
05/09 - No Class
05/10 - Ionic Formulas, Nobel e-Config & Lewis Structures (HW #4-2 download ) due next class
.........Downloadable PowerPoint notes for this lesson
05/11 - No Class

05/14 - Quiz & Lab - Ionic Bonding

Announcements
05/14 - Quiz #4-2 (Lewis Structures, Ionic Formulas, Energy Relationship to bonding & Nobel Gas Electron Configurations of Ions)

Revised on 05/02/12
For the weeks of 04/30 - 05/04 + 05/08
04/30 - No Brakes = NO CLASS
05/01 - No Class
05/02 - Vocab Card Sorts & Metal vs. Non Metal
05/03 - No Class
05/04 - Vocab Quiz & Post Nuclear Exam Review

05/08 - Ion Tendency, Oxidation Number, Electronegativity & Lewis Structures of Ions

Announcements
05/04 - Vocabulary Quiz

Revised on 04/23/12
For the weeks of 04/23 - 04/27
04/23 - No Class
04/24 - Review For Unit Exam
04/25 - No Class
04/26 - Unit Exam and Pre Assessment
04/27 - No Class

Announcements
04/26 - Unit Exam

Revised on 04/16/12
For the weeks of 04/16 - 04/20
04/16 - Begin Position Paper / Other Practical Uses for Nuclear Chemistry
04/17 - No Class
04/18 - Compose your Paper
04/19 - No Class
04/20 - Class Debate ...(Begin Review for Unit Exam)

Announcements
04/20 - End of Marking Quarter
04/20 - Position Paper Due

Revised on 03/21/12
For the weeks of 03/19-03/23 + 03/26
03/20 - Lab: 1/2 Life
.................Lab File downloadable
.................HW File downloadable
03/22 - Complete 1/2 Life lab and write it up

03/26 - Quiz #3-4 / Vocab. Card Sorts

Announcements
03/26 - Quiz #3-4 (Balancing Nuclear Equations and 1/2 Life Calculations)
03/28 - Lab: 1/2 Life Due

Please forgive me for not updating this for two weeks.
This is the file for the HW sheet that is due on 03/20

On 03/20 we will be conduuction a lab on 1/2 Life. There will be a Formal Report due for this.
On 03/22 we will have Quiz #3-4. It will be on Nuclear Equations, Decay Mode and 1/2 Life.

Revised on 02/27/12
For the week of 02/27-03/02 (+03/06)

02/27 - Unit Exam Review - Centers
02/28 - No Class
02/29 - Unit Exam Review - Centers
03/01 - No Class
03/02 - Unit Exam / Nuclear Chemistry PreTest

03/06 - Begin Nuclear Chemistry

Announcements
02/29 - HW #3-6 due (Vocabulary for the Unit)
03/02 - Unit Exam

Revised on 02/13/12
For the week of 02/13-02/17 (Plus 02/27 & 02/29)

02/13 - No Class
02/14 - Lab - Spectral Analysis & Quiz on Electron Configuration with 3 Lab Questions Labdownloadable file:
02/15 - No Class
02/16 - Lewis Dot, Bohr & Electron Shell Diagrams - HW #3-5 downloadable file:
02/17 - No Class


02/27 - Unit Exam Review
02/29 - Unit Exam

Announcements
02/14 - HW #3-4 due (Worksheet for identifying substances using spectral lines)
02/16 - Lab Due (Spectral Analysis of Excited Elements) see above for the file
02/27 - HW #3-5 due (Worksheet) see above
02/29 - Unit Exam
02/29 - HW #3-6 due (Vocabulary for the Unit)

Revised on 02/06/12
For the week of 02/06-02/10

02/06 - Lab - Build your own Atom & Quiz related to 01/19 topics
02/07 - No Class
02/08 - Electron Configuration - HW #3-3: Downloadable file:
02/09 - No Class
02/10 - Spectral Lines with Quiz on Electron Configuration

Announcements
02/08 - Lab Due
02/10 - HW #3-3 due (Worksheet) see above

Revised on 01/31/12
For the week of 01/31-02/03

01/30 - No School unless you have a Regents Exam
01/31 - Practice skill from last lesson (01/19) & Isotopes
02/01 - No Class
02/02 - Lab - Build your own Atom - HW #3-2 downloadable file:
02/03 - No Class

Revised on 01/22/12
For the week of 01/16-01/20 (Plus 01/23 & 01/31)
01/16 - NO SCHOOL (MLK Day)
01/17 - Midterm
01/18 - No Class
01/19 - Atomic Number, Mass Number, Ions and Isotopes --- HW #3-1 downloadable file:
01/20 - No Class

01/23 - Practice topics taught on 01/19 and Isotopes --- HW #3-2 downloadable file: Please note the copyright on this. It is not original work!
01/31 - Lab - Build your own Atom (Quiz #3-1: Topics taught on 01/19)

Announcements
01/17 - Midterm
01/23 - HW #3-1 due (Worksheet) see above
01/24-01/27 - (Regents Week)
02/03 - Report Card

Revised on 01/11/12
‍For the week of 01/09-01/13 (Plus 01/16 & 01/17)
01/09 - No Class
01/10 - Essay Peer Review and Quiz
01/11 - No Class
01/12 -
Midterm Review (use these files to review & remember, I will give extra credit for completing STUDY LOG as you study)
......................................................&
01/13 - No Class

01/16 - NO SCHOOL
01/17 - Midterm

Announcements
01/10 - Peer review of Final Draft & Quiz
01/12 - Review Day
01/16 - No School
01/17 - Midterm
01/24-01/27 - (Regents Week)
02/03 - Report Card

Revised on 01/03/12‍
For the week of 01/02-01/06
01/02 - No School
01/03 - No Class
01/04 - Compare the data you collected vs Dr. Block
01/05 - No Class
01/06 - Compose your Essay (Complete the Final Draft for Homework - It will be Peer reviewed Next Class)
............. Essay Instructions

Announcements
01/04 - Complete gathering information for the Essay
01/06 - Compose Rough Draft of Essay (HW - Final Draft)
01/10 - Peer review of Final Draft & Quiz
01/12 - Review Day
01/16 - No School
01/17 - Midterm
01/24-01/27 - (Regents Week)
02/03 - Report Card


Revised on 12/21
For the week of 12/19-12/23
12/19 - In Class discussion of the Evolution of the Atomic Theory
12/20 - No Class
12/21 - In Class discussion of the Evolution of the Atomic Theory
12/22 - No Class
12/23 - In Class discussion of the Evolution of the Atomic Theory
Over the Holiday
- Complete the follwoing assignment explained in class. The instructions are also on the handout - external image pdf.png Holiday Assignment.pdf

For when we return next year
- Compose the Rough Draft of your Essay & Complete Atomic Theory Project
- Quiz - Atomic Theory
- Post Unit Exam Review
- Comprehensive Midterm

Announcements
02/03 - Reprot Cards (this means that when we return, we have 3 weeks of class and a Regents/Midterm Week)


Revised on 12/12
For the week of 12/12-12/16
12/12 - No Class
12/13 - Continue collecting data for the project
12/14 - No Class
12/15 - Continue collecting data for the project
12/16 - No Class

For the following week
- Compose the Rough Draft of your Essay & Complete Atomic Theory Project
- Quiz - Atomic Theory
- Post Unit Exam Review

Announcements
12/16 - Progress Reports


Revised on 12/05
‍For the week of 12/05-12/09
12/05 - Begin atomic Structure
12/06 - No Class
12/07 - Annotate Essay & Begin Atomic Theory Project
12/08 - No Class
12/09 - Continue the Atomic Theory Project

For the following week
- Complete Atomic Theory Project
- Quiz - Atomic Theory
- Post Unit Exam Review

Announcements
12/16 - Progress Reports

Revised on 11/28‍
For the week of 11/28-12/02
11/28 - No Class
11/29 - Review for the Exam
11/30 - No Class
12/01 - Unit Exam
12/02 - No Class

Announcements

12/01 - Unit Exam - Matter
12/16 - Progress Reports

Revised on 11/18

For the week of 11/14-11/18

11/14 - No Class
11/15 - Finish Separations of Mixtures by Physical Means
11/16 - No Class
11/17 - Review for the Exam
11/18 - No Class

11/21 - Review for the Exam -
11/23 - Review for the Exam
11/29 - Unit Exam

Announcements

11/15 - Quiz #2-1 (Similar to the last quiz - States of Matter (Energy & Particle Relationships), Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes & Pure Substances vs. Mixtures
11/17 - Lab #4 Due: Separation by Physical Means
11/21 - Lab Quiz #4: Based on the Separation by Physical Means Lab
11/21 - Unit Exam Review - Matter
11/21 - HW - Build your Glossary for Unit 2 is due same day as the Review
11/29 - Unit Exam - Matter


Quarter 1 ends on 11/10.I need all assignments completed and handed in by 11/07

Revised on 11/06

For the week of 11/07-11/11

11/07 - Quiz #1-4(see below), Model Kit Activityexternal image msword.png Model kit Activity.doc & Investigate your lab folder
11/08 - No School
11/09 - No Class
11/10 - Separations of Mixtures by Physical Means
11/11 - No School

Announcements

11/07 - Quiz #1-4 (Similar to the last quiz - States of Matter
(Energy & Particle Relationships), Physical and Chemical Properties
and Changes & Pure Substances vs. Mixtures
11/17 - Lab #4 Due: Separation by Physical Means
11/17 - Unit Exam Review - Matter
11/17 - HW - Build your Glossary for Unit 2 is due same day as the Review
11/21 - Lab Quiz #4: Based on the Separation by Physical Means Lab
11/21 - Unit Exam - Matter


REVISED ON 11/03

For the week of 10/31-11/04

10/31 - No Class
11/01 - Lab: Density Due, Conduct Activity: Paper Clip
11/02 - No Class
11/03 - Lab Quiz (Density) & Post Quiz review and Molecular Model activity
11/04 - No Class

The Following Week - Separation of Substances by Physical Means(File to come)

Announcements

10/28 - Quiz (States of Matter (Energy & Particle Relationships), Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes & Pure Substances vs. Mixtures
11/01 - Lab #3 Report Due: Density
11/03 - Lab Quiz #3: Based on the Density Lab
11/07 - Quiz #1-4 (Similar to the last quiz - States of Matter (Energy & Particle Relationships), Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes & Pure Substances vs. Mixtures
11/15 - Lab #4 Due: Separation by Physical Means
11/17 - Lab Quiz #4: Based on the Separation by Physical Means Lab
11/17 - Unit Exam Review - Matter
11/17 - HW - Build your Glossary for Unit 2 is due same day as the Review
11/21 - Unit Exam - Matter


For the week of 10/24-10/28

10/24 - Pure Substances vs. Mixtrues (Using worksheets)+ external image msword.png Elements, compounds or mixtures.doc
10/25 - No Class
10/26 - Quiz (See below for details) & conduct Lab: Density
10/27 - No Class
10/28 - Lab: Density Due, Conduct Lab: Paper Clip external image msword.png Paper Clip Activity.doc & Separation of Substances by Physical Means

Announcements

10/24 - HW#1-5 due: Begin this packet matter packet(Pure vs Mixture + Physical vs Chemical Change).pdf
10/26 - HW#1-6 due: Complete this packet matter packet(Pure vs Mixture + Physical vs Chemical Change).pdf
Other Homework assignments - Complete the labs for the due dates listed below, Study for the quizzes listed below and compose your Glossary for the Unit Exam
10/26 - Quiz (States of Matter (Eneregy & Particle Relationships), Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes & Pure Substances vs. Mixtures
10/28 - Lab #3 Reprt Due: Density
11/01 - Lab Quiz #3: Based on the Density Lab
11/01 - Lab #4 Report Due: Paper Clip
11/03 - Lab Quiz #4: Based on the Paper Clip Lab
11/03 - Lab #5 Due: Separation by Physical Means
11/07 - Lab Quiz #5: Based on the Separation by Physical Means Lab
11/07 - Unit Exam Review - Matter
11/07 - HW - Build your Glossary for Unit 2 is due today
11/10 - Unit Exam - Matter

For the week of 10/17-10/21

10/17 - No Class
10/18 - States of Matter (Particles and Energy Relationship)
10/19 - No Class
10/20 - Physical & Chemical Properties PLUS Physical & Chemical Changes
10/21 - No Class
10/24 - Pure Substances vs. Mixtrues (Using worksheets)external image pdf.png matter packet(Pure vs Mixture + Physical vs Chemical Change).pdf + external image msword.png Elements, compounds or mixtures.doc
10/26 - Activity (Elements vs Compounds vs Mixtrues) external image msword.png Paper Clip Activity.doc

Announcements

10/20 - Classifying common materials HW due
Other Homework assignments - TBA
Acivitites for this unit - Dates TBA
Quiz #1-3 (States of Matter, Physical vs Chemical Properties and Changes AND Methods of Physical Separation)
Perform Lab - Density
Lab Due - Density
Lab Quiz - Density
Perform lab - Separation by Physical Means
Lab Due - Separation by Physical Means
Lab Quiz -Separation by Physical Means
Review for Unit Exam - Matter
Unit Exam - Matter

For the week of 10/10-10/14

10/10 - No School
10/11 - No Class
10/12 - Post Exam Review & PreTest for the Next Unit (Matter)
10/13 - No Class
10/14 - States of Matter, Physical vs Chemical Properties and Changes AND Methods of Physical Separation

Announcements

Homework assignments - TBA
10/18 - Quiz #1-3 (States of Matter, Physical vs Chemical Properties and Changes AND Methods of Physical Separation)
10/20 - Perform lab - Separation by Physical Means
10/24 - Lab Due - Separation by Physical Means
10/26 - Lab Quiz -Separation by Physical Means
10/28 - Review for Unit Exam - Matter
11/01 - Unit Exam - Matter

For the week of 10/03-10/07

10/03 - Review for the Unit Exam
ccccc -
ccccc-- Take Home Quiz - Due today
ccccc-- HW #1-4 due today
10/04 - No Class
10/05 - Unit Exam
10/06 - No Class
10/07 - Begin the next Unit - Properties of Matter (Pre Assessment)

Announcements

10/03 - HW #1-4: Due on the day of the Unit Exam – Pull all vocabulary words from your notes and create a glossary in the VOCABULARY section of your notebook (you may skip the names of the equipment)
10/05 - Unit Exam (Safety, Instrumentation & Math)

For the week of 9/26-9/30

09/26 - No Class
09/27 - Sgnificant Figures. Begin Unit Exam Review
ccccc
cccccTake Home Quiz - Due 10/03

09/28 - No Class
09/29 - No Class
09/30 - No Class

Announcements

09/27 - Quiz #2: (Accuracy & Precision, Conversions, Significant Figures & Scientific Notation)
10/03 - HW #1-4: Due on the day of the Unit Exam – Pull all vocabulary words from your notes and create a glossary in the VOCABULARY section of your notebook (you may skip the names of the equipment)
10/05 - Unit Exam (Safety, Instrumentation & Math)

For the week of 9/19-9/23

09/19 - Perform new lab -
09/20 - No Class
09/21 - GO over Quiz #1 and go over how to convert data between units
--------HW #1-2:
09/22 - No Class
09/23 - Scientific Notation and Significant Figures
- Practive math problems
--------HW #1-3:

Announcements

09/19 - Lab: Observations due
09/21- Lab Quiz: Observations
09/21 - Lab: Accuracy and Precision due
09/23 - Lab Quiz: Accuracy and Precision
09/27 - Quiz #2: (Accuracy & Precision, Conversions, Significant Figures & Scientific Notation)
10/03 - Unit Exam (Safety, Instrumentation & Math)
10/03 - HW #1-4: Due on the day of the Unit Exam – Pull all vocabulary words from your notes and create a glossary in the VOCABULARY section of your notebook (you may skip the names of the equipment)

For the Week of 09/12/11 - 09/16-11

09/12 - No Class
09/13 - Lab Equipment & lab: Observations -
09/14 - No Class
09/15 - Quiz (Safety & Lab Equipment)
09/16 - No Class

For the week of 09/05/11 to 09/09/11

During this week we went ov the Rules, Syllabus, Expectations, Lab Safety and the Lab Report Format. Here are the files that relate to them


external image msword.png Lab Report Format.docexternal image pdf.png Rubric - Formal Lab Report.pdf