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Unit 2 Schedule
2010-2011


The following schedule information was prepared at the beginning of the unit.  It's role is to serve as an organizational tool for students to find both required and helpful resources relevant to daily activities. The schedule is updated as the unit progresses.  


Day 1:  Wednesday, September 22

Lesson Plan:
    (Late Arrival - 35-minute periods)
    • Return Lab Notebooks; collect Lab MM8
    • Introduction to Chapter 2
    • Do AMI1 - Probing the Black Box Lab
    • Discuss atomic structure from Democritus to Dalton to Thomson; explain the black box concept.

    Homework:
    • Read Chapter 2.1-2; do Reading Sheet on WebAssign

    Announcements:
    • There is a Unit 1 test tomorrow; Unit 2 will continue on Friday.

    Online Help:
    • None yet




    Day 2:  Friday, September 24

    Lesson Plan:
      Today there will be a substitute teacher; nonetheless, you will have plenty to do.
      • Short invitation to use the TLC
      • Go to the Science Computer Lab:  do Lab AMI2 - Rutherford Simulation Lab (see Directions)
      • Do ChemThink - Atomic Structure Tutorial (see Directions)

      Homework:
      • Finish ChemThink activity
      • Finish Lab AMI2

      Announcements:
      • Have a good weekend.

      Online Help:
      • None yet





      Day 3:  Monday, September 27

      Lesson Plan:
      • History of Atomic Structure: Democritus ==> Dalton ==> Rutherford ==> Bohr; Review Chapt. 1.2 Reading Sheet; post-lab AMI1 and AMI2
      • Atomic Models - page 1
      • Demos: Cathode Ray Tube

      Homework:
      • Homework: Complete Labs AMI1 and AMI2
      • WebAssign on Chapter 2:1-2 (due Wednesday)

      Announcements:
      • There are five labs this unit;  have the first two labs completed soon.

      Online Help:
      • None yet




      Day 4:  Tuesday, September 28

      Lesson Plan:
      • Review history lesson on atomic structure; show and tell demonstrations
      • Complete Atomic Models (page 1)
      • Discuss p. 16 Reading Sheet; discuss isotopes; Ions, Atoms and Isotopes (page 2)
      • Introduce, pre-lab and distribute materials for Lab AMI4 - Mendeleev for a Day
      • Test Review - 10 minutes only; come in if you need more time

      Homework:
      • Complete WebAssign on Chapter 2:1-2 (due Wednesday)
      • Consider doing  WebAssign on Chapter 2:3 Reading (due Thursday)

      Announcements:
      • Bring your 20 element cards tomorrow - cut and ready to go.

      Online Help:
      • None yet





      Day 5:  Wednesday, September 29

      Lesson Plan:
      • Lab AMI4 - Mendeleev for a Day
      • Review isotopes; complete/review Ions, Atoms and Isotopes (page 2) 
      • Collect data for Lab AMI3 - Oleic Acid Lab

      Homework:
      • WebAssign on Chapter 2:3 Reading
      • Complete Lab AMI4

      Announcements:
      • There are five labs this unit; have labs 1, 2 and (perhaps) 4 done by tomorrow.

      Online Help:
      • None yet



      Day 6:  Thursday, September 30

      Lesson Plan:
      • All in the Family (p. 4 of Packet)
      • Discuss Chapter 2.3 Reading (p. 17); do Classification of Elements (p. 3)
      • Discuss Lab AMI3 - Oleic Acid Lab

      Homework:
      • Work on Lab AMI3 - use WebAssign page to check answers
      • WebAssign on Chapter 2:3 The Periodic Table

      Announcements:
      • Get to know your periodic table; there are links to several tables on the Honors Chemistry home page.
      • There are five labs this unit; have labs 1, 2 and 4 done by tomorrow.

      Online Help:
      • None yet



      Day 7:  Friday, October 1

      Lesson Plan:
      • Review Periodic Table - periods, groups, metals/nonmetals/metalloids, sections, 4 special family names; a gift worth keeping; demo and a video
      • Ions - page 5 of Packet
      • Discuss Lab AMI3 - tape-in sheet; show your work; lab write-up; WebAssign; audio Help

      Homework:
      • WebAssign on Chapter 2:4 Reading
      • Complete Labs AMI1 - AMI4

      Announcements:
      • Have a good weekend.
      • You may begin the completion of Lab AMI3 anytime you wish; an audio help file is available; check your answers on WebAssign.

      Online Help:
      • None yet




      Day 8:  Monday, October 4

      Lesson Plan:
      • Review; discuss Chapter 2:4 Reading (pp. 19-20)
      • Lab AMI5 - Metals, Nonmetals and Metalloids
      • Short quiz on Chapters 2:1-3

      Homework:
      • WebAssign on Chapter 2:5-6 Reading
      • Complete Labs AMI1 - AMI5

      Announcements:
      • You may begin the completion of Lab AMI3 anytime you wish; an audio help file is available; check your answers on WebAssign.
      • Lab notebooks will be collected on Friday.

      Online Help:
      • None yet



      Day 9:  Tuesday, October 5

      Lesson Plan:
      • Review ions and isotope notation; check blog post; discuss pp. 19-20 Reading (Chapt. 2.4)
      • Do Naming Ionic Compounds (pp. 7-8)
      • Review; discuss Chapter 2:5-6 Reading (pp. 21-22)
      • If time allows, start Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 1 (p. 9)

      Homework:
      • Start WebAssign on Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 1
      • Complete Labs AMI1 - AMI5

      Announcements:
      • Lab notebooks will be collected on Friday.

      Online Help:
      • None yet



      Day 10:  Wednesday, October 6

      Lesson Plan:
      • Finish Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 1 (p. 9)
      • Start Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 2 (p. 10)
      • Computer lab - WebAssign Practice (25 min)
      • Return Quiz with Key

      Homework:
      • Finish WebAssign on Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 1
      • Start WebAssign on Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 2
      • Complete Labs AMI1 - AMI5
      • Delicious Bookmark (see directions)

      Announcements:
      • We have entered into the last half of the chapter. Stay on top of your WebAssign homework. Stay on top of your concepts.  Falling behind in chemistry class can lead to much frustration.
      • Lab notebooks will be collected on Friday.

      Online Help:
      • None yet




      Day 11:  Thursday, October 7

      Lesson Plan:
      • Finish Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 2 (p. 10)
      • Names and Formulas of Molecular Compounds (p. 11)
      • Computer lab - WebAssign Practice (25 min)

      Homework:
      • Start WebAssign on Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 2
      • Complete Labs AMI1 - AMI5; lab notebooks to be collected.
      • Delicious Bookmark (see directions)

      Announcements:
      • Lab notebooks will be collected on Friday.

      Online Help:
      • None yet



      Day 12:  Friday, October 8

      Lesson Plan:
      • Collect lab notebooks
      • Names and Formulas of Ionic and Molecular Compounds (p. 12)
      • Names and Formulas of Acids (p. 13)
      • Computer lab - WebAssign Practice

      Homework:
      • Finish WebAssign on Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds 2
      • Delicious Bookmark (see directions) - due Monday by 8 AM

      Announcements:
      • Have a good weekend.

      Online Help:
      • None yet



      Day 13:  Monday, October 11

      Lesson Plan:
      • Review/complete Names and Formulas of Acids (p. 13)
      • Average Atomic Mass (p. 14); demo
      • Pop Quiz on Nomenclature

      Homework:
      • Finish WebAssign on Names and Formulas of Acids (and Review)
      • Prepare for Test

      Announcements:
      • There is a Chapter 2 Test on Thursday, October 14.

      Online Help:
      • None yet




      Day 14:  Tuesday, October 12

      Lesson Plan:
      • Complete Average Atomic Mass (p. 14)
      • Conversions; factor label method; practice
      • Return pop quiz; discuss

      Homework:
      • WebAssign - Chapter 3:1-2 Reading
      • Prepare for Test

      Announcements:
      • There is a Chapter 2 Test on Thursday, October 14.

      Online Help:
      • None yet




      Day 15:  Wednesday, October 13

      Lesson Plan:
      • Discuss the amu, the mole, atomic mass, molar mass, Avogadro's number
      • Review/catch-up
      • Distribute Unit 3 Packet

      Homework:
      • Prepare for Test; review available on Honors Chemistry Metacourse Moodle site

      Announcements:
      • There is a Chapter 2 Test on Thursday, October 14.

      Online Help:
      • None yet





      Day 16:  Thursday, October 14

      Lesson Plan:
      • Chapter 2 Test

      Homework:
      • Coming soon (when the unit begins)

      Announcements:
      • Coming soon (when the unit begins)

      Online Help:
      • None yet




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