Mr. D.'s 2017-2018 Honors Chemistry Lesson Calendar

August September October November December January February March April May

August (top)

21

Teacher Work Day

 

22

Building Meetings

23

Frosh-Fest

(Freshman Orientation Day)

Waiver Day for 10, 11, 12th grades

 

Open House Meet and Greet at LHS (6:00-7:45 PM)

 

24    First Day of School for All Students

(9th- 10th Activity Period)

Day 1: Introduction to the lab

 

Lab Safety and Location of Safety Equipment

 

Laboratory Equipment

Page 1   Page 2   Page 3   Page 4

 

Common Elements to Know

 

25   (11th- 12th Activity Period)

Learning Targets -Measurement
 

Measurement: Scientific Notation, Units, Prefixes and Conversions

 

Eames Powers of 10 Video

 

Conversions, Derived Units and Calculations Work Sheet

 

Key Side 1 Key Side 2

 

28

Conversions, Derived Units and Calculations Work Sheet

 

Key Side 1 Key Side 2

 

Extensive SI Units List

 

29

Read Math Toolbox 1.2 (P.39) Significant Figures

Uncertainty in Measurement and Significant Figures

Rules for Determining Significant Figures

Rules for Determining Sig Figs

 

Significant Figures Worksheet

 

30

Lab: Determining the Thickness and Number of Atoms of Aluminum Foil

 

Formal Lab Report Format

 

 

31

Lab: Determining the Thickness and Number of Atoms of Aluminum Foil

 

Formal Lab Report Format

 

 

 

September (top)

 

 

1

Quiz: SI Base Units, Conversions and Calculations

4

School Dismissed

Labor Day

 

Dimensional Analysis and Math Skills

 

Dimensional Analysis Worksheet

 

Worksheet Key #2a-h Worksheet Key #2i.,j. #3

Quiz: Dimensional Analysis (8 Pts.)

 

Learning Targets Matter and Energy

Matter and it's Properties

Matter PowerPoint

 

Classification of Matter/Changes Self-Test

 

Homework: (Read Sections 1,2 and 3)

Problems P. 45 #1,2, 23-30, 42, 45-52, 58-62, 70, 71, 86-98

 

7

Learning Targets Matter and Energy

Matter and it's Properties

Matter PowerPoint

 

Classification of Matter/Changes Self-Test

 

Homework: (Read Sections 1,2 and 3)

Problems P. 45 #1,2, 23-30, 42, 45-52, 58-62, 70, 71, 86-98

8

Density, Concepts, Calculations and Comparisons

Density Concepts Power Point

 

Density Worksheet

 

Density Worksheet Answer Key

 

11 

Lab: Density of Sugary Beverage to Determine Percent Sugar

 

12
Elements Quiz Common Elements to Know

 

Lab: Density of Sugary Beverage to Determine Percent Sugar

13

Staff Professional Development

   Classes Dismissed

14

In-Class Dimensional Analysis Practice Problem

Other Test Review Practice

 

Lab: Density of Sugary Beverage to Determine Percent Sugar   Labs Due

15

Test: Chapter 1: Part 1

Measurement:  Matter, Dimensional Analysis with Significant Figures

(65 Pts.)

 

18

Test: Chapter 1: Part 2

Density

(45 Pts.)

 

19 

Energy; Heat and Temperature
Gummy Bear

Alcohol Cannon

20 

Energy; Heat and Temperature
 

Heat Practice Worksheet

Heat Worksheet Answer Key

Energy Concepts Check

 

21 

Calorimetry Pre-Lab: Specific Heat of a Metal
 

Heat Practice Worksheet

Heat Worksheet Answer Key

 

22

Lab: Specific Heat of a Metal

25

Heat Practice Worksheet

Heat Worksheet Answer Key

Energy Concepts Check

 

Heat Capacity Labs Due

 

26

Test: Heat and Energy

(50 Pts.)

Click here for Practice Test

 

27 NHS Red Cross Fall Blood Drive

 Learning Targets Nuclear Atom

Chapter 2

Introduction to the Modern Nuclear Atom, Ions and Isotopes

 

PowerPoint: Modern Nuclear Atom

 

Page 77 #6, 9, 11, 12, 17, 18, 23, 24, 28, 30, 33, 41, 47, 51, 53-57, 59, 114

 

28   Interims Sent Home

Atomic Mass and Introduction to the Periodic Table

 

PowerPoint: Modern Nuclear Atom

 

P. 80 # 61, 65, 66, 71, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 85, 87-90, 93, 95-108, 128, 129, 131, 133

 

29

 Learning Targets Naming and Writing Formulas for Compounds

 

Chapter 3

Practice and Nomenclature Rules

 

Homework Worksheet, Naming Compounds

 

Answer Key to Nomenclature Worksheet

 

Resources:

Periodic Table with Ionic Charges

Periodic Table with Major Charges

Periodic Table Single Charges

Naming Flow Chart and Rules

Ion Sheet

 

October (top)

2

Chapter 3

Practice and Nomenclature Rules

 

Homework Worksheet, Naming Compounds

 

Answer Key to Nomenclature Worksheet

 

Resources:

Periodic Table with Ionic Charges

Periodic Table with Major Charges

Periodic Table Single Charges

Naming Flow Chart and Rules

Ion Sheet

 

3

Chapter 3

Practice and Nomenclature Rules

 

Homework Worksheet, Naming Compounds

 

Answer Key to Nomenclature Worksheet

 

Resources:

Periodic Table with Ionic Charges

Periodic Table with Major Charges

Periodic Table Single Charges

Naming Flow Chart and Rules

Ion Sheet

 

4  

Writing Chemical Formulas Practice Worksheet

 

Writing Formulas Answer Key

 

Can You Identify the Errors in these Names?

 

5

Writing Formulas of Compounds

Writing Chemical Formulas Practice Worksheet

 

Writing Formulas Answer Key

6

Test; Atomic Structure and Nomenclature

 

Practice Test

Answer Key

 

9

Learning Targets Prediciting and Writing Chemical Equations

 

Chapter 5, Writing and Balancing Equations

 

Writing and Balancing Equation Worksheet

 

Balancing and Writing Chemical Equations Worksheet

 

Answer Key Side 1

Answer Key Side 2

 

10

Classifying and Predicting Chemical Reactions;

Solubility and Electrolytes

Solubility Rules P. 181

  P. 196 #69, 70, 89-96

 

Solubility and Precipitation Reactions Worksheet

 

Solubility and Double Displacement Key

Net Ionic Equations and Spectator Ions

 

 

11

Staff Professional Development

   Classes Dismissed

 

12

School Dismissed

Fairfield County Fair

 

13

School Dismissed

Fairfield County Fair

16

Classifying and Predicting Chemical Reactions;

Solubility and Electrolytes

Solubility Rules P. 181

  P. 196 #69, 70, 89-96

 

Solubility and Precipitation Reactions Worksheet

 

Solubility and Double Displacement Key

Net Ionic Equations and Spectator Ions

 

17

Lab: 6 Bottle Experiment

18     

Lab: 6 Bottle Experiment

Net Ionic Equations and Acids and Bases

How would you prepare the salt(??) from an Acid - Base reaction?

 

Homework Question for Review:

P. 196 #69, 70, 81, 82, 89-96, 103, 104, 106, 107, 110, 112

 

Answer Key 1

Answer Key 2

 

19  

Lab: 6 Bottle Experiment 

Net Ionic Equations and Acids and Bases

How would you prepare the salt(??) from an Acid - Base reaction?

 

Homework Question for Review:

P. 196 #69, 70, 81, 82, 89-96, 103, 104, 106, 107, 110, 112

 

Answer Key 1

Answer Key 2

 

20   

Test: Chemical Equations and Double Displacement Reactions

 

Practice Test

Answer Key Side 1

Answer Key Side 2

 

23

Reduction-Oxidation Reactions

THERMITE

Single Displacement (Activity Series Figure 5.21), Combination, Decomposition, and Combustion Reactions

 

Transfer of electrons Practice Worksheet

Transfer electron WS Answer Key

 

24

Reduction-Oxidation Reactions

THERMITE

Single Displacement (Activity Series Figure 5.21), Combination, Decomposition, and Combustion Reactions

 

Transfer of electrons Practice Worksheet

Transfer electron WS Answer Key

 

25 Science Quarterly Exam

 

Q1 Practice Exam
Q1 Exam Answer Key

26

Lab, Observing and Writing Chemical Equations

 

Big H2 Bark Video

27 End of 1st Quarter

Lab, Observing and Writing Chemical Equations

 

30

Lab, Observing and Writing Chemical Equations

31  Exploding Pumpkin!  (AP Conference)
Honors Court Pumpkin Explosion

 

Lab, Observing and Writing Chemical Equations

 

Labs Due

 

 

November (top)

 

 

1

Chapter 5 Test: Predicting and Wring Chemical Equations

Equation Writing Practice Test

Equation Writing Practice Test Key

 

2       Parent Teacher Conferences

Learning Targets for the Mole and Empirical Formulas

Chapter 4:  The Mole

Mole Worksheet

Answer Key

Answer Key Side 2

3

Chapter 4:  The Mole

Mole Worksheet

Percent Composition

 

Mole Extension Worksheet and Mole Review Extension Answer Key (Side 1) Answer Key (Back Side)

 

Answer Key Side 2

 

6

Lab; Determine Atomic Mass of Ag

 

7

Percent Composition and Empirical Formulas

Empirical Formula Worksheet

 

Key Side 1

Key Side 2

 

8

Lab; Empirical Formula of an Oxide of Magnesium  

 

Atomic Mass of Silver Lab Due by End of Class

9   Absent

Lab; Empirical Formula of an Oxide of Magnesium   Complete Mg-O Lab

 

10

Quiz:  The Mole (Conversions, Concepts and Comparisons)  30 Pts.

13

Lab; Empirical Formula of an Oxide of Magnesium Mg-OxideLab Due

 

Lab; Empirical Formula of an Oxide of Tin

14

Lab; Empirical Formula of an Oxide of Tin

15

Percent Composition and Empirical Formulas

Empirical Formula Worksheet

 

Key Side 1

Key Side 2

 

16

Lab; Empirical Formula of an Oxide of Tin

 Sn-Oxide Lab Due

Lab; Formula of a Hydrate

17

Lab; Formula of a Hydrate

 Hydrate Lab Due

 

20

Pre-Test Practice. The Big 4 Questions with Answers

 

More Practice Test Preparation Questions

 

21

Chapter 4 Test: Empirical Formulas

22

School Dismissed

Parent Teacher Conferences

 

23

School Dismissed

Thanksgiving

 

 

24

School Dismissed

Thanksgiving

 

 

 

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December (top)

 

1
 

 

4

5

NHS Red Cross Winter Blood Drive

7     Interim Reports Sent Home 

NHS Induction Ceremony and Reception

 

8

 

11

12

 

13 Science Quarterly Exam

 

14

 

15

 

18

 

19

 

20

21

Staff Professional Development

   Classes Dismissed

 

22

Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

25

Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

26

Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

27
Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

28

Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

 

29

Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

January (top)

1

Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

 

 

2

Christmas Vacation

School Dismissed

 

3

4

5

 

8

 

 

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10

11

12   End of 1st Semester (2n 9 weeks)

 

15

Martin Luther King Day

School Dismissed

 

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February (top)

 

2

 

 

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12

13

14 

15    Interim Reports Sent Home

 

16     

 

19

Presidents Day

School Dismissed

20

21

22   Parent Teacher Conferences

23

26

 

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March (top)

 

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23     End of 3rd Quarter

 

26

Classes Dismissed

Spring Break

27

Classes Dismissed

Spring Break

28

Classes Dismissed

Spring Break

 

29

Classes Dismissed

Spring Break

 

3

Classes Dismissed

Spring Break

 

April (top)

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May (top)

   
 

3   Interim Reports Sent Home

4

AP Chemistry Exam

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28

Memorial Day

 

(Graduation, May 27)

 

29 

Final Exams

Period 1   7:44- 9:06

Period 3     9:11 - 10:33

Period 5     10:38 - 12:00

 

30

Final Exams

Period 2   7:44- 9:06

Period 4     9:11 - 10:33

Period 6    10:38 - 12:00

 

31

Final Exams

Last Day of School for Students

Period 7   7:44- 9:06

Period 8     9:11 - 10:33

Period 9     10:38 - 12:00

 

 
June (top)
 

1

Staff Records Day