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Day
Monday, March 12
Day 0.5 of Unit 7

Day 8 of Unit 6
Focus Question(s):
  • What did we learn this past unit?
  • What is a solution and happens when a solid dissolves in water?

Activities:
  • Collect Lab Notebooks
  • Pick up Unit Packet
  • Tie up any loose ends from last Thursday's Lesson
  • Begin Unit 7 on Acids, Bases, and Solutions
    ==Discuss the "Model of Solutions" and polarity on pp. 3-4
  • Unit 6 Test on Solids, Liquids, and Gases


Homework:   
  • WebAssign: Chapter 15.1 Reading Guide (pp. 1-2)


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Day
Wednesday, March 14
Day 1 of Unit 7


Focus Question(s):
  • How can molecular polarity be used to predict the solubility of a given solute in a chosen solvent?
  • How does temperature affect solubility for various solutes?
  • What is concentration and how is it expressed?

Activities:
Shortened Schedule - Late Arrival
  • Pick up Lab Notebook; test comments
  • Discuss Chapter 15.1 Reading Guide (pp. 1-2)
  • Complete discussion of A Model of Solutions (pp. 3-6)
  • Solubility Chart (pp. 9-10)


Homework:   
  • WebAssign: Chapter 15.2-5 Reading Guide (pp. 7-8)


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Day
Friday, March 16
Day 2
Focus Question(s):
  • How do we quantitatively describe the concentration of a solution?
  • Is there a limit to the amount of solid that dissolves in water and what factors affect this limit?

Activities:
  • Start Concentration (pp. 11-12, #1-5)
  • Discuss Chapter 15.2-5 Reading Guide (pp.7-8)
  • Solubility Chart (pp. 9-10)
  • Lab ABS2 - Solubility Curves


Homework:   
  • WebAssign: Chapter 15.2 Solubility Curve
  • WebAssign: Chapter 15.6-7 Reading Guide (pp.17-18)



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Day
Tuesday, March 20
Day 3
Focus Question(s):
  • How do we quantitatively describe the concentration of a solution?
  • What is dilution and how does one predict the molarity of a diluted solution?
  • How can a reaction involving solutions be stoichiometrically analyzed in terms of volumes and molarities?


Activities:
  • Discuss Concentration (pp. 12-14, selected Qs)
  • Dilution Demonstration (p. 15)
  • Complete Lab ABS2
  • Check Chapter 15.6-7 Reading Guide (pp.17-18)
  • As time allows: Solution Stoichiometry (Q#1 and #2 on pp. 19-20)


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Day
Thursday, March 22
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Focus Question(s):
  • What are the properties of acids and bases?
  • How can a reaction involving solutions be stoichiometrically analyzed in terms of volumes and molarities?


Activities:
  • Solution Stoichiometry (Selected Qs on pp. 19-20)
  • Lab ABS4 Acid-Base Properties
  • Short Quiz



Homework:   
  • WebAssign: Chapter 16.1-2 Reading Guide (pp.23-24)
  • WebAssign: Chapter 15.6-7 Solution Stoichiometry (optional)



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Day
Tuesday, April 3
Day 4
Focus Question(s):
  • What is the mathematics of an acid-base neutralization reaction?
  • How can the Arrhenius and the Bronsted-Lowry models be used to understand what happens during an acid-base reaction?

Activities:
  • Discuss Chapter 16.1-2 Reading Guide (pp.23-24)
  • Arrhenius Model of Acids and Bases (p. 25)
  • Bronsted-Lowry Model (pp. 27-28)
  • Lab ABS3 Acid-Base Neutralization


Homework:   
  • WebAssign: Chapter 16 Acids and Bases 1
  • WebAssign: Chapter 16.3-5 Reading Guide (pp. 29-30)



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Day
Thursday, April 5
Day 5
Focus Question(s):
  • What is the mathematics of an acid-base neutralization reaction?
  • How can the Arrhenius and the Bronsted-Lowry models be used to understand what happens during an acid-base reaction?

Activities:
  • Finish Bronsted-Lowry Model (pp. 27-28)
  • Acid-Base Neutralization (pp. 21-22)
  • Lab ABS7 Standardization of a Base
  • Discuss Chapter 16.3-5 Reading Guide (pp. 29-30)


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Day
Monday, April 9
Day 6
Focus Question(s):
  • How can the Arrhenius and the Bronsted-Lowry models be used to understand what happens during an acid-base reaction?
  • What is the pH scale and how can it be used to express the acidity of a solution?

Activities:
  • Discuss Chapter 16.3-5 Reading Guide (pp. 29-30)
  • pH, pOH, and Acidity (pp. 31-32)
  • Lab ABS9 Barney's Brew
  • Start Titration (pp. 33-34)


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Day
Thursday, April 12
Day 7
Focus Question(s):
  • How can a titration be used to determine the amount of acid or base in an unknown sample?
  • How does the tiration curve for a strong acid/strong base titration differ from that of a weak acid/strong base titration?

Activities:
  • Lab ABS8 Aspirin Analysis
  • Complete Titration (pp. 33-34)
  • Lab ABS6 Titration Curve (Google Sheets)
  • Coding prep for Maker Project
  • Start Unit 8


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Day
Monday, April 16
Day 8 of Unit 7

Day 1 of Unit 8
Focus Question(s):
  • What is a reaction rate and what variables affect the rate of a reaction?
  • What did we learn this unit?

Activities:
  • Continue Unit 8
  • Unit 7 Test


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