RHS-PIB Chemistry

August Class Assignments

Week 1

Monday 8/17 - Welcome Back!!

Lockers. Chemistry Classroom Protocol. Class supplies.

Tuesday 8/18 - Assign Seats.

Classroom Etiquette

ACTIVITY: Scavenger Hunt

Begin Lab Skills Activity

Homework: Read class policies and procedures on weebly, Complete Student Computer Usage sheet, and Honesty and Integrity Sheet and Safety Contract. Have parent sign. Turn in by Friday.

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

Wednesday 8/19 - Laboratory Safety. (Third Period attend assembly with Mrs. Segreto.)

Go over Scavenger Hunt

Demonstrate Eye Wash and Safety Shower

ACTIVITY - Lab skills

Thursday 8/20 - PreTest

Review Safety Symbols on pg R50 Appendix C

Finish Lab Skills Activity, due Friday.

Friday 8/21 - Safety

ASSESSMENT - Safety Quiz

Handout textbooks. READ section 1.1 and 1.2.

Homework: ACTIVITY: "Cover It".

Bring your covered textbook to class on Monday.

Week 2

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?

Monday 8/24 - The Scope of Chemistry

Review: "Cover It" activity.

Correct

Homework: Read Section 1.3

Tuesday 8/25 - Thinking Like a Scientist

Correct Safety Quiz

e. How did Lavoisier help to transform chemistry?

f. What are the steps in the scientific method?

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

Discussion: Scientific Method, (pg 16)

NOTES: Nature of Science

Homework: READ: Section 1.4. In your Lab Journal, answer Lesson Check questions

Wednesday 8/26 - Problem Solving in Chemistry

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?

NOTES: Problem Solving Slides 5&6

Discussion: Sample Problem 1.1 & 1.2. Answer Practice Problems 25-28 on pp24 &26 in your Lab Journal.

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

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?

Thursday 8/27

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 & #12 - 13, 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

Friday 8/28 - 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?

Figure 3.4 on pg 66.

NOTES: Using Measurements. (Slides 5-11)

Sample Problem 3.3 & 3.4

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

Week 3

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