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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


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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 Qs
  • Unit 7 Test


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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 Rates
  • Introduction to Reaction Mechanisms (pp. 7-8, Q#1-2)


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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 Project
  • Reaction 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 Mechanisms
  • ID two Testable Questions


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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 Questions
  • Review 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


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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 Principle
  • Discuss LeChatelier's Principle (pp. 23-24)


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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 + LeChatelier
  • Bring experimental sample for lab



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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 Ksp
  • Lab Notebooks are due



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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



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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 Guide
  • Titration Project



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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 Review
  • Work on Poster Presentation



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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


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