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 Day Thursday, April 12 Day 8 of Unit 7 Day 0 of Unit 8 Focus Question(s): What is a reaction rate and how can concentration-time data be used to determine a rate law equation? What is the percent acid in aspirin? Activities: Start Unit 8: Chapter 17.1-2 Reading Guide (pp. 1-2) Packet, pp. 3-4, Q#2-3 Discuss Labs and Notebook Collection Titration of Aspirin Homework:    WebAssign: Chapter 17.1-2 Reading Guide Help: Coming Soon

 Day Monday, April 16 Day 9 of Unit 7 Day 1 of Unit 8 Focus Question(s): What is a reaction rate and how can concentration-time data be used to determine a rate law equation? What did we learn this unit? Activities: Discuss Collision Model Unit 8: Packet, pp. 3-6, Selected QsUnit 7 Test Homework:    WebAssign: Reaction Raties Help: Coming Soon

 Day Wednesday, April 18 2 Focus Question(s): How can concentration-time data be used to determine a rate law equation? What variables affect the rate of reaction?What is a reaction mechanism and how can potential mechanisms be evaluate in light of a rate law equation? Activities: Seating Charts, Test Comments Reaction Rates: Concentration vs. Time; rate defintion; method of initial rates; Packet, pp. 3-6, one Final Q Lab KE1 - Reaction RatesIntroduction to Reaction Mechanisms (pp. 7-8, Q#1-2) Homework:    WebAssign: Reaction RatesWebAssign: Chapter 17:3-4 Reading Guide Help: Coming Soon

 Day Friday, April 20 3 Focus Question(s): What is a reaction mechanism and how can potential mechanisms be evaluate in light of a rate law equation? What is equilibrium and how is it related to reaction rates? In what sense is it a dynamic state? And why do reaction systems attain to a state of equilibrium Activities: Discuss Maker Fair ProjectReaction Mechanisms (pp. 7-10, selected Qs)Discuss reversible systems/equilibrium Lab KE2: Red-Grey Equilibrium Simulation Discuss: Chapter 17:3-4 Reading Guide (pp. 11-12)If time allows: discuss "equlibrium position", reaction quotient, and K expressions; start p. 13 Homework:    WebAssign: Chapter 17:5-6 Reading Guide WebAssign: Collision Model and MechanismsID two Testable Questions Help: Coming Soon

 Day Tuesday, April 24 4 Focus Question(s): What is a equilibrium constant expression and how can it be written from a balanced chemical equation? How can one use a K value to predict the equilibrium concentration of a reactant or product?How can one use concentrations or pressure values to predict which direction a reaction system will proceed to reach equilibrium? Activities: Hand in QuestionsReview Reaction Mechanisms - p. 8 Equilibrium Constant Expressions (pp. 13-16), selected Discuss Chapter 17:5-6 Reading Guide (pp. ??)Discuss Equilibrium Position (p. 17) ICE Tables (p. 19)Discuss Maker Fair/Titration Experiment Homework:    WebAssign: Equilibrium Constant Help: Coming Soon

 Day Thursday, April 26 5 Focus Question(s): How can a K value and an ICE table be used to predict the equilibrium concentration of a reactant or product?How can one use concentrations or pressure values to predict which direction a reaction system will proceed to reach equilibrium?How can one predict the effect that a disturbance of the equilibrium has upon a reversible reaction system? Activities: ICE Tables; Equilibrium Calculations (pp. 19-20) Equilibrium Position (pp. 17-18)Lab KE4 - LeChatelier's PrincipleDiscuss LeChatelier's Principle (pp. 23-24) Homework:    WebAssign: Chapter 17.7 Reading Guide WebAssign: ICE Calculations Help: Coming Soon

 Day Monday, April 30 6 Focus Question(s): How can one use a K value to predict the equilibrium concentration of a reactant or product?How can one predict the effect that a disturbance of the equilibrium has upon a reversible reaction system? How does equilibrium apply to "insoluble" salts? What is Ksp and how can it be used to predict the minute quantities of ions present when an "insoluble" salt is dissolved in water? Activities: Discuss Chapter 17.7 Reading Guide (pp. 21-22) Complete LeChatelier's Principle (pp. 23-24)Conclusion on Lab KE4 - LeChatelier's Principle (10 min) Solubility Product Constant (pp. 27+, Q#1-4)Pop Quiz on Kinetics and Equilibrium Homework:    WebAssign: Chapter 17.8-9 Reading Guide WebAssign: ICE Calculations + LeChatelierBring experimental sample for lab Help: Coming Soon

 Day Wednesday, May 2 7 Focus Question(s): What is Ksp and how can it be used to predict the minute quantities of ions present when an "insoluble" salt is dissolved in water? How does equilibrium considerations explain the behavior of weak acids and weak bases? Activities: Solubility Product Constant (pp. 27-30, selected Qs)Discuss Chapter 17.8-9 Reading Guide (pp. 25-26)Titration Project == Planning Sample size and titrant [ ] == Test: deliver X mL to a beaker (25.0 < X < 75.0) If time allows: Acid-Base Equilibrium (pp. 31+) Homework:    WebAssign: Solubility and KspLab Notebooks are due Help: Coming Soon

 Day Friday, May 4 8 Focus Question(s): How does equilibrium considerations explain the behavior of weak acids and weak bases? How can the Ka and Kb value of a weak acid or weak base be used to predict the equilibrium pH of an acidic or basic solution? Activities: Acid-Base Equilibrium (pp. 31+, Selected Qs)Titration Project: volume control test; pH reading; titrate a sample; tweak the code Homework:    WebAssign: Acid/Base Equilibrium Titration Project Help: Coming Soon

 Day Tuesday, May 8 9 Focus Question(s): How can the Ka and Kb value of a weak acid or weak base be used to predict the equilibrium pH of an acidic or basic solution? How does the presence of a common ion affect the equiilirbium of a weak acid solution? Activities: Acid-Base Equilibrium (pp. 31+, Selected Qs) Lab Work Homework:    WebAssign: Chapter 19.1-2 Reading GuideTitration Project Help: Coming Soon

 Day Thursday, May10 Day 10 of Unit 8 Day 0.5 of Unit 9 Focus Question(s): What's on Friday's Test?What's a poster presentation? How can I get this #%#&@! Auto-Titrator working? Activities: Discuss Unit 8 Test Titration Project Homework:    WebAssign: Optional Unit 8 ReviewWork on Poster Presentation Help: Coming Soon

 Day Monday, May 14 Day 11 of Unit 8 Day 1 of Unit 9 Focus Question(s): What makes a nucleus stable and why do some unstable nuclei decay the way that they do? What did we learn this unit? Activities: Start Nuclear Chemistry Unit Discuss Chapter 19.1-2 Reading Guide (pp. 1-2)Discuss Radioactive Decay (pp. 3-4)Unit 9 Test Homework:    Work on Poster Presentation Help: Coming Soon

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