General Chemistry Calendar
Gen Chem Test Ch 1-3, Tues, Sept 9- Identify topics in the five branches of chemistry. Use examples to differentiate theory and law. Use conversion factors and metric system correctly in the correct significant figures to calculate changes in mass, volume, and density due to changes in temperature. Differentiate pure substances, mixtures, elements, and compounds. STD 1 Distinguish intensive and extensive properties. Std 1a Distinguish and give examples of homogeneous and heterogeneous matter. Std 1c Use kinetic theory to explain states of matter and phase changes. Std 5 Contrast accuracy and precision using real-world examples.
Gen Chem Test Ch 25 Thurs, May 15 – Project Due Same Day – Distinguish between chemical and nuclear reactions. Std 9 Calculate half-life of isotopes. Std 9b Identify the types of radiation and their properties. Std 9c Contrast fission and fusion and identify where used. Std 9d Calculate protons, neutrons, and electrons in an isotope. Std 3b isotope-project1
Gen Chem Test Ch 22-24, Wed May 7 – Describe the structure and uses of carbon branched chains. Std 2 Use dot diagrams to write organic chemical formulas. Std 3a Identify the names of simple organic compounds. Std 6c Chemistry Project Chapter 22
Gen Chem Test Ch 20, Thurs, Apr 17 – Assign oxidation numbers for individual atoms in a balanced chemical equation to determine which element is oxidized and which is reduced. Std 6b
Gen Chem Test Ch 19 Tues, Apr 1 - POSTPONED TO TUES APR 8 – Describe acids and bases in terms of strength, concentration, pH, and neutralization reactions. Std 4c Solve problems involving molarity including neutralization reactions. Std 4e Instructions for Acid Project due Thurs, Mar 27 Titration Pre Lab Report due Mon Mar 31
Gen Chem Test Ch 17-18 Wed, Mar 19 – Objectives: Describe factors that affect the rate of solution. Std 4d Make quantitative and qualitative distinctions among endothermic and exothermic physical and chemical changes. Std 8 Calculate temperature change by using specific heat. Std 8a Use LeChatelier’s principle to explain changes in physical and chemical equilibrium. Std 8b
Gen Chem Test Ch 15-16, Thurs, Feb 20
- Distinguish and give examples of homogeneous and heterogeneous including solutions, suspensions, and colloids including particle size. Std 1.3 Use solubility curves and charts to interpret saturation levels. Std 4.1 Describe factors that affect rate and saturation of all types of solutions including gases in liquids and solids in liquids. Std 4.4 Solve problems involving molarity and molality including change in freezing and boiling point. Std 4.5 Describe solubility in terms of energy changes and polarity of ionic compounds. Std 4 Identify and name hydrates and calculate hydrate mass and percentage of water.
Gen Chem Test Ch 13-14, Wed Jan 22 – Use the kinetic theory to explain states of matter and phase changes.Std 5 Explain the behavior of ideal gases in terms of pressure, volume, temperature, and number of particles using Charles’, Boyle’s, Gay-Lusssac’s, combined, and ideal gas laws.Std 7
Exam Ch 1-12 1st pd Tues 12/17 740 AM, 4th pd Wed 12/18 10 AM, 6th pd Wed 12/18 740 AM. Study guide on Gen Chem Notes Page.
Chem Test Ch 10-12, Wed Dec 11- Solve stoichiometric problems involving relationships among the moles and masses of reactants and products in a balanced chemical reaction. Std 6 Predict, write, balance, and classify chemical reactions as combination, decomposition, single replacement, or double replacement using activity series to predict single displacement and solubility rules to predict and identify precipitates. Std 6d mole-project-1
Chem Test Ch 7-9, Thurs, Oct 31- Project Also Due! – Assign oxidation numbers for ions based on column number and electrons lost or gained in the ionic bond. Std 6b Identify nomenclature of ionic and covalent compounds. Std 6c Explain conductivity in solutions. Std 4b Contrast properties of metals and nonmetals. Std 1b Predict ionic and covalent bonds and products with known reactants. Std 6a Use dot diagrams to write chemical formulas. Std 3a chem-formula-proj-3
Chem Test Ch 4-6 Thurs, Oct 3 Calculate the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons in an isotope. Std 3b Use the periodic table to identify periodic trends, including atomic radii ionization energy, electronegativity, and energy levels. Std 3 Use benchmark discoveries to describe the historical development of atomic structure, including calculating the emission spectra of elements. Std 3c Use electron configurations to describe the arrangement of electrons in elements. Std 3a