Week 1 Tuesday 8/12 - Welcome Back!! Lockers. Chemistry Classroom Protocol. Class supplies. Wednesday 8/13 - Assign Seats. Math Skills PreTest. Student Survey. Homework: Read class policies and procedures on weebly. Complete Student Survey, Student Info sheet, Computer Usage sheet, and Honesty and Integrity Sheet. have parent sign. Turn in by Friday. Bring in Brown Grocery Bag on Friday.
Thursday 8/14 - Laboratory Safety. Activity: Scavenger Hunt. Demonstrate Eye Wash and Safety Shower. Bring in Brown Grocery Bag tomorrow.
Friday 8/15 - Handout textbooks. ACTIVITY: "Cover It". Homework: Number the first 50 pages of the Lab Journal. Skip the first four pages in the Journal. Beginning on page 5, title the page "Lab Safety", date the page, and answer the questions on page 20-21 in your textbook. Use complete sentences and include the question in your answer. Bring your Lab Journal and textbook to class on Monday.
Week 2 Monday 8/18 - Safety Finish "Cover It" activity. Go over Homework questions. ACTIVITY: Scavenger Hunt. Demonstrate Eye Wash and Safety Shower. Homework: Study for Safety Quiz over safety rules, location of safety equipment, and safety symbols.
Tuesday 8/19 QUIZ: Laboratory Safety
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? "Observing and Inferring PreLab: READ pp 21-22 in Lab Manual (LM) Answer the following 4 questions: 1. Explain the steps in the scientific method. 2. What steps of the scientific method are included in Experiment 1? 3. List one flammable and two corrosive materials used in the experiment. Include the letter code in your answer. 4. What hazard is associated with handling small amounts of dry ice. Homework: READ textbook (TB) Section 1.2. Study Elements to Learn, first column. (Quiz on Monday).
Wednesday 8/20 - Thinking Like a Scientist 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? W/up - Elements miniquiz over 1st column of Elements to Learn. DEMONSTRATION: "Observing and Inferring". Homework: READ: TB Section 1.3 and 1.4. Study Elements to Learn (Middle Column).
Thursday 8/21 - 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? W/up - Element miniquiz over 2nd column of Elements to Learn. Correct miniquiz #1. Finish "Observing and Inferring" Demonstration. Complete Analysis and Conclusion questions. Complete "Going Further". (Finish for Homework). Homework: Study Elements to Learn (Final Column). READ Section 2.1.
Chapter 2 - Matter and Change BIG IDEA: Chemistry as the Central Science Essential Questions: 1. What properties are used to describe matter? 2. How can matter change its form?
Friday 8/23 - Properties of Matter a. Why do all samples of a substance have the same intensive properties? b. What are the three states of matter? c. How can physical changes be classified? W/up Element miniquiz over 3rd Column of Elements to Learn. Correct miniquiz #2 and #3. NOTES - States of Matter. Homework: Study for Element Quiz Monday. "Observing and Inferring" Lab write up due Monday. Week 3 Monday 8/25- Mixtures d. How can mixtures be classified? e. How can mixtures be separated? Quiz: Elements to Learn. Using Lab Manual, pp5-9, correct Safety Quiz (Red Pens!). NOTES: Classification of Matter.Homework: READ - 2.2.
Tuesday 8/26 - Elements and Compounds f. How are elements and compounds different? g. How can substances and mixtures be distinguished?
h. Why is the periodic table useful? NOTES: Classification of Matter, cont. ACTIVITY: Electrolysis of water Homework: READ - 2.3. Answer questions 48-58 on pg 55-56.
Wednesday 8/27 - Chemical Changes Warm-up: In your lab journal, define element, compound, homogeneous mixture, and heterogeneous mixture. i. What always happens during a chemical change? j. What are four possible clues that a chemical change has taken place? k. How are the mass of the reactants and the mass of the products of a chemical reaction related? NOTES: Properties and Changes of Matter. Homework: READ - 2.4. Complete Matter w/s. (Skip # 7).
Thursday 8/28 Warm-up: List the 4 clues that a chemical reaction has taken place. Go over Matter w/s, (correct with red pens !)
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? Using and Expressing Measurements: Scientific Notation a. How do you write numbers in scientific notation? b. How do you evaluate accuracy and precision? NOTES: Using Measurements. Homework: READ - section 3.1, pp 62-65. Complete PP #1 &2 on pp 63 & #12 on pg 72.
Friday 8/29 - Using and Expressing Measurements: Precision and Accuracy b. How do you evaluate accuracy and precision? 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 = NOTES: Using Measurements cont. Homework: READ pp 66-71. Complete PP #3 on pg 65 & #13, 14, and 18 on pg 72.