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 Day Thursday, August 23 1 Focus Question(s): What's STEM Chemistry all about?What lab equipment will we commonly use and for what purpose will we use it?What is important when making a measurement? Activities: Introductions, Policies, and MoreLab Safety: Don't be like Jimmy or MaryGoggle CollectionLab Safety Video - Part 1 Lab Equipment and the Bunsen Burner (pp. 1-2) Homework:    Read Survival Packet (pp. 1-2, 5-6) WA: Chapter 2.1-2.5 Rdg Guide Help:

 Day Monday, August 27 2 Focus Question(s): What is important when making a measurement?How can I and others stay safe in the Chemistry Lab? Activities: Academic Dishonesty Policy; WebAssign Contract Lab Safety: videos (Part 2); safety contract Goggle Collection Lab Equipment (p. 1) Measurement (amount, unit, exactness) - brief Lab FC1: Measurement Think Sheet: Expressing Measured Quantities (pp. 5-6, Q#1-4) If time allows: start Converting Quantities (p. 9, Q#1-14) Homework:    WebAssign and Safety Contract WA: Chapter 2.1-2.5 Rdg Guide Help:

 Day Wednesday, August 29 3 Focus Question(s): What is dimensional analysis and how can it be used to convert quantities in one unit to a different unit? How can one experimentally determine the density of a sample? Activities: Lab Notebooks, Survival Packet - Any Qs Discuss Chapter 2:1-5 Rdg Sheet (pp. 3-4); discuss Lab Think Sheet: Expressing Measured Quantities (pp. 5-6, #15-22) Converting Quantities (pp. 9-10) - selected Qs Lab FC2: Observation and Experimentation Homework:    WA: Chapter 2.6-8 Rdg Guide WA: Measurement Help: Dimensional Analysis (from U of Illinois)Density (from Aus-e-Tute)Calculating Density (from SERC, Carleton College)

 Day Friday, Auguest 31 4 Focus Question(s): How are chemical properties different than physical properties? How are chemical changes different than physical changes?How can one experimentally determine the density of a sample? How can one experimentally determine the density of a sample? Activities: Download Graphical Analysis More Factor Label Method (pp. 9-10); self-check answers Discuss Chapt. 2.6-2.8 Reading (pp. 7-8) Density (pp. 11-12) - Q#5, 6, 8-13 Lab FC3: Dense Cents (graph, slope, Conclusion); complete Homework:    WA: Chapter 3.1-3.2 Rdg Guide WA: Conversions Help: Density (from Aus-e-Tute)Calculating Density (from SERC, Carleton College)Chemical vs. Physical Change (YouTube, The Chemistry Solution)Chemical vs. Physical Change (Univ of Wisconsin)

 Day Wednesday, September 5 5 Focus Question(s): How can we classify and distinguish between different samples of matter?How can particle models be used to distinguish between various samples of matter? How can the components of mixtures be separated from one another?How can density measurements be used to determine the amount of sugar in a beverage? Activities: Catch-up and Review from last Friday (pp. 9-10, 11-12) Check answers to Chapt. 3.1-3.2 Reading (pp. 13-14) Chemical and Physical Properties - Chapt. 3.1-3.2 Reading (pp. 13-14) ... as needed Twosomes: Chemical vs. Physical (pp. 15-17); check Answer Key Lab FC4: Hey Sugar! (reference solutions) Collect data and plot; to be completed on Friday Homework:    WA: Chemical vs. Physical Properties WA: Matter Classification Help: Classification of Matter (from Mr. Wigger's class)Classification of Matter with Examples (ChemistryTutorials.com)

 Day Friday, September 7 6 Focus Question(s): How can we use a particulate model to describe and classify matter? What have we learned so far this unit? Activities: Catch-up/Review ChemThink: Particulate Nature of Matter (pp. 21-22) Concept Builder: Chemical vs. Physical Complete Lab FC4 with beverage analysis Quiz: Chapters 2 and 3 Homework:    WA: Chapter 4.1-4,4.8-9 Rdg Guide Help: How Does the Periodic Table Work? (Ahmed Malik)

There is a STEM Field Trip on Wednesday,  September 12.

 Day Friday, September 14 7 Focus Question(s): How are the elements on the periodic table organized? What is the logic behind the organization of elements on the periodic table? How did Rutherford probe the atom to determine its structure?How can the structure of an atom be described in terms of its subatomic particles? Activities: Announce: Quiz Key; Lab NotebooksLab FC6: Mendeleev For a DayVideo: How Does the Periodic Table Work?Discuss Chapter 4.1-4, 4.8-9 Rdg Guide (pp. 23-24)Discuss Atomic Models (p. 29)Discuss Isotope Notation (p. 30) Homework:    WA: Periodic TableWA: Chapter 4.5-7 Rdg Guide Help:

 Day Tuesday, September 18 8 Focus Question(s): What was the emperical basis for the scientific understanding of the nuclear model of the atom? How can the structure of an atom be described in terms of its subatomic particles? Activities: Simulation: Rutherford Gold Foil ExperimentDiscuss Chapter 4.5-4.7 Rdg Guide (pp. 27-28)Discuss Ions and Ionic Compounds (pp. 33-34)Work on WebAssign: Isotope NotationHand in Lab Notebook Homework:    WA: Chapter 4.10-11 Rdg GuideWebAssign: Isotope Notation Help: Isotope Notation (HyperPhysics)Isotope Notation (socratic.org)Atomic Structure (WikiBooks)

 Day Friday, September 21 9 Focus Question(s): What is an ion and how and why would an ion form? How do ions combine to form compounds? Activities: Discuss Chapter 4.10-11 Rdg Guide (pp. 31-32)Ions (p. 35) Start Unit 2 WebAssign: Ionic Compounds Homework:    Prepare for Test Help: Isotope Notation (socratic.org) Isotope Notation (HyperPhysics)How do Ionic Compounds Form? (socratic.org)

 Day Tuesday, September 25 10 Focus Question(s): How are the formulas and the names of ionic compounds written?How are the formulas and the names of molecular compounds written?What did we learn this past unit? Activities: Discuss Binary Compounds - organizational scheme Unit 2 Packet, p. 5, Q#1-11 (ionic) Unit 2 Packet, p. 6 (molecular) Test on Unit 1 Homework:    WebAssign: Chapter 5.1-4 Reading Guide Continue work on Breakfast Cereal Project Help: YouTube: Writing Ionic Formulas - Intro (Tyler DeWitt)YouTube: Covalent/Molecular Compounds (Tyler DeWitt) YouTube: Ionic Compounds with Transition Metals (Tyler DeWitt)Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds (Santa Monica College)

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