Week 4 Monday 9/4 - Labor Day No School 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? Tuesday 9/5 - Nature of Science; Defining Science, Problem Solving Warm up - A small rectangular container has measured dimension of 4.25 cm by 8.5 cm by 1.75 cm. What is the volume of the container? Notes: The Nature of Science (slides 1-6) Correct Quiz Homework: READ 1.3
Wednesday 9/6 - The Nature of Science; Scientific Method Warm Up f. How did Lavoisier change chemistry? g. What are the steps in the Scientific Method? h. Why is it important to communicate and work together in science? Notes: The Nature of Science (slides 7-11) Measuring w/s Homework: READ 1.4, work on w/s, (Due date yet to be determined per IRMA)
Thursday 9/7 - The Nature of Science; Experimental Design Warm Up i. What is the general approach to solving a problem? j. What are the steps for solving numeric problems? k. What are the steps for solving non-numeric problems? Notes: The Nature of Science (slides 12-16) Homework: The Nature of Science w/s
Friday 9/8 - Hurricane Irma No School
Week 5 9/11-9/15 - Hurricane Irma No School
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?
Week 6 Monday 9/18 - 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? Warm Up Determine the number of sig figs in the following number: 1. 5000. mL Convert the following number out of scientific notation: 2. 7.00 x 10EE-4 g Calculate 3. (5,200 cm)(0.07 cm)
Go over The Nature of Science w/s NOTES - States of Matter Homework: READ 2.1. Complete States of Matter w/s. Correct/Complete Chapter 1 Reading assignment #s 2,4,5,15,16,23,24, & 52, (due Aug 28). Corrections for Using Measurements Quiz are due on Friday 9/22.
Tuesday 9/19 - Mixtures d. How can mixtures be classified? e. How can mixtures be separated? f. How can substances and mixtures be distinguished? Go over w/s NOTES: Composition of Matter (slides 5-8) Homework: READ - 2.2 & 2.3.
Wednesday 9/20 - Elements and Compounds g. How are elements and compounds different? h. How can substances and mixtures be distinguished? i. What do chemists use to represent elements and compounds? j. Why is the periodic table useful? Warm up NOTES: Composition of Matter, cont., (slides 1-4) Homework: READ - 2.4. Thursday 9/21 - Chemical Reactions k. What always happens during a chemical change? l. What are four possible clues that a chemical change has taken place? m. How are the mass of the reactants and the mass of the products of a chemical reaction related? Warm up - Draw the Classification of Matter Flow Chart Go over w/s NOTES: Describing Matter Homework: Complete Classification of Matter w/s.