August Class Assignments

Week 1

Tuesday 8/16 - Welcome Back!!

Video Clip

Lockers. Chemistry Classroom Protocol. Class supplies.

Complete Student Computer Usage sheet, and Honesty and Integrity Sheet. Have Parent sign FRONT AND BACK. Return tomorrow!

Wednesday 8/17 Assign Seats.

Classroom Etiquette

Video: Examples of Bad Lab Safety

ACTIVITY: Scavenger Hunt

Homework: Print class policies and procedures from weebly and read. Complete Science Student Information Sheet, sign and have parent sign. Put your name on your printed policies and procedures sheet and turn both in tomorrow.

You will need a brown grocery bag for your weekend assignment. Remind Parent/Guardian NOW, (Don't wait until Sunday Night).

Thursday 8/18 - Laboratory Safety

Go over Scavenger Hunt

Safety Video: Chemistry Crash Course

Demonstrate Eyewash and Safety Shower

ACTIVITY - Lab skills

Read Safety Contract. Sign and have parent sign. Quiz on Tuesday will be over info on contract. Return signed contract no later than Tuesday, (counts as 50% of quiz grade.)

Friday 8/19 - Laboratory Safety

Review Safety Symbols on pg R50 Appendix C

Finish Lab Skills Activity, due Monday.

Handout textbooks. READ section 1.1 and 1.2.

Homework: ACTIVITY: "Cover It".

Bring your covered textbook to class on Monday along with a copy of the "Cover It" Activity.

Week 2

Monday 8/22 - The Scope of Chemistry

(Third period meets with Ms. Segreto in Cafeteria. Go to class first.)

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Chemistry

BIG IDEA: Chemistry as the Central Science

Essential Questions:

1. Why is it important to study chemistry?

2. How do Chemists solve problems?

a. Why is the study of chemistry so vast?

b. What are the five traditional areas of study in chemistry?

c. What are the central themes in chemistry?

d. What are the three general reasons to study chemistry?

e. What are some outcomes of modern research in chemistry?

Review: "Cover It" activity.

Review Lab Skills Activity.

Class Discussion - The Scientific Method

Activity - Scientific Method Practice 1

Homework: Read Section 1.3; finish Scientific Method Practice 1

Tuesday 8/23 - Thinking Like a Scientist

ASSESSMENT - Safety Quiz

e. How did Lavoisier help to transform chemistry?

f. What are the steps in the scientific method?

g. What role does collaboration and communication play in science?

Go over Scientific Method Practice 1

Homework: Scientific Method Practice 2

Wednesday 8/24 - Nature of Science

Investigation: Penny Lab

NOTES: Nature of Science

Homework: Finish Penny Lab.

Thursday 8/25 - Nature of Science

h. What is the general approach to solving a problem?

i. What are the steps for solving numeric problems?

j. What are the steps for solving non-numeric problems?

Go over Scientific Method Practice 2

Go over Penny Lab

NOTES: Nature of Science (slides 5,6)

Discussion: Sample Problem 1.1 & 1.2. Answer Practice Problems 25-28 on pp24 & 26 On a sheet of paper in your notebook.

Homework: Unit and Unit Conversion w/s, #1-15. See section 3.2 for assistance. For further assistance with metric conversions see:

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/rates-and-ratios/metric-system-tutorial/v/unit-conversion

Week 3

Chapter 3 - Scientific Measurement

BIG IDEA: Quantifying Matter

Essential Questions:

1. How do scientists express the degree of uncertainty in their measurements?

2. How is dimensional analysis used to solve problems?

Tuesday 8/29

Using and Expressing Measurements: Scientific Notation, Precision and Accuracy, & Percent Error

a. How do you write numbers in scientific notation?

b. How do you evaluate accuracy and precision?

c. Why must measurements be reported to the correct number of significant figures?

Warm-up:

Calculate the following and express your answer in scientific notation.

1. 3.0 EE -3 x 2.5 EE -4 = 2. 4.2 EE -3 + 7.0 EE -4 =

Correct Homework

How to use the TI-30X IIS calculator for exponents.

Homework: Sci Not and sig fig review, Section 3.1.

Do practice problems 1,2, &3 on pg 56; 6,7 &8 on pg 62; 9-12 on pp 64-65

& 13-14 on pg 66.

For help and or review of scientific notation, see: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/v/scientific-notation-old

For assistance with Sig figs: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/decimals/significant_figures_tutorial/v/significant-figures

or

http://www.bozemanscience.com/significant-digits

Sig Figs - Pacific Atlantic Rule

Wednesday 8/30 - Using and Expressing Measurement: Percent Error and Significant Figures

Warm-up

Round each measurement to two significant figures. Write your answer in scientific notation.

a. 94.592 grams

b. 0.007438 mL

c. 54,752 cm

d. 405.11 kg

NOTES: Using Measurements. (Slides 1-11)

How to use the TI-30X IIS calculator for exponents.

Homework: READ - section 3.1, pp 54- 63. Complete PP #4 &5 on pg 59. (Answers for practice problems are in the back of the book.) You must show all math work to receive credit!

For help and or review of scientific notation, see: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/v/scientific-notation-old

For assistance with Sig figs: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/decimals/significant_figures_tutorial/v/significant-figures

or

http://www.bozemanscience.com/significant-digits

Sig Figs - Pacific Atlantic Rule

Thursday 8/31

Using and Expressing Measurements: Significant Figures

Warm Up:

3. Diamonds and other gemstones are measured in carats. The accepted value for the weight of a carat is 0.2 gram. A jeweler measured the weight of a carat of opals to be .192 gram. What is the percent error?

Classwork: Using Measurements w/s (PDF)

Go over worksheet

Homework: Study for Using Measurement Quiz

Friday 9/1 - Using and Expressing Measurement

Assessment - Using Measurement Quiz

Week 4

Monday 9/4 - Labor Day

No School

Chapter 3 - Scientific Measurement

BIG IDEA: Quantifying Matter

Essential Questions:

1. How do scientists express the degree of uncertainty in their measurements?

2. How is dimensional analysis used to solve problems?

Friday 8/26

Using and Expressing Measurements: Scientific Notation, Precision and Accuracy, & Percent Error

a. How do you write numbers in scientific notation?

b. How do you evaluate accuracy and precision?

Go over Unit and Unit Conversion w/s

NOTES: Using Measurements. (Slides 1-4)

How to use the TI-30X IIS calculator for exponents.

Homework: READ - section 3.1, pp 62-65. Complete PP #1 &2 on pp 63, PP#3 on pg 65, and 15 and 18 on pg 72. (Answers for practice problems are in the back of the book.) You must show all math work to receive credit! For help and or review of scientific notation, see: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/v/scientific-notation-old

Week 3

Monday 8/29 +- Using and Expressing Measurements: Significant Figures

c. Why must measurements be reported to the correct number of significant figures?

Warm-up:

Calculate the following and express your answer in scientific notation.

1. 3.0 EE -3 x 2.5 EE -4 = 2. 4.2 EE -3 + 7.0 EE -4 =

3. Diamonds and other gemstones are measured in carats. The accepted value for the weight of a carat is 0.2 gram. A jeweler measured the weight of a carat of opals to be .192 gram. What is the percent error?

ACTIVITY - Numbers in Science; Exploring Measurements, Significant Digits, and Dimensional Analysis, pp 1-3

NOTES: Using Measurements. (Slides 5-11)

Homework: READ pp 66-71. Complete PP 4-11 on pg 68-71, and 16 and 17 on pg 72.

For assistance with Sig figs: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/decimals/significant_figures_tutorial/v/significant-figures

or

http://www.bozemanscience.com/significant-digits

Sig Figs - Pacific Atlantic Rule

Tuesday 8/30 - Dimensional Analysis

d. What kinds of problems can you solve using dimensional analysis?

Warm-up - Significant Figures:

1. What is the total mass of three rock samples that have measured masses of 20.72g, 24.8g, and 17.35g?

2. A small rectangular container has measured dimensions of 4.25cm by 8.5 cm by 1.75cm. What is the volume of the container?

Go over problems 15, 16, 17 & 18 from homework.

ACTIVITY: Trouble with Turtles

ACTIVITY - Numbers in Science; Exploring Measurements, Significant Digits, and Dimensional Analysis, pp 4-6

NOTES: Dimensional Analysis (Slides 6-14)

Homework: READ Section 3.3. Complete PP 36-48 even and 43.

http://www.bozemanscience.com/factor-label-method

Wednesday 8/31 - Numbers in Science

ACTIVITY: Numbers in Science - Data Collection, pp 7&8

Homework: Pages 9-15. Complete the data table by writing the Formulae for Calculating the four values given at the bottom of the chart. Begin working on the Analysis questions and the Conclusion questions. Completed Activity due at the start of class on Friday.

Thursday 9/1 - Numbers in Science

ACTIVITY: - Continue to work on Numbers in Science.

Homework: Pages 9-15. Complete Investigation Analysis and Conclusions. Due at start of class tomorrow.

Friday 9/2 - Numbers in Science (Activity Schedule)

ACTIVITY - Go over Numbers in Science.

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