General Chemistry Calendar
Gen Chem Test Ch 1-3, Tues Sept 13 – Identify topics in the five branches of chemistry. Use conversion factors and metric system correctly in the correct significant figures. Differentiate and give examples of pure substances, mixtures, elements, and compounds. STD 1 Distinguish and five examples of intensive and extensive properties. Chem Std 1a Distinguish and give examples of homogeneous and heterogeneous matter. Std 1c Use kinetic theory to explain states of matter and examples of phase changes in physical and chemical changes. Std 5 Contrast accuracy and precision using real-world examples. Describe the steps of the scientific method, comparing controls, dependent variables, and independent variables. Bio Std 1ab
Exam Schedule: B pd Tues May 24 from 10-12; A pd Wed May 25 from 10-12; C pd Thurs May 26 from 730-930
Gen Chem Test Ch 25 Thurs, May 12 – 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 project
Gen Chem Test Ch 22-24, Thurs, Apr 28 – Project due! Describe the structure and uses of carbon branched chains. Std 2 Use dot diagrams to write organic chemical formulas. Std 3a Identify the names and structures of simple organic compounds. Std 6c Chemistry Project Chapter 22
Gen Chem Test Ch 20, Wed Apr 13 – 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 Thurs Mar 24 – 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 – twenty points off if late or not printed before class Titration Pre Lab
Gen Chem Test Ch 17-18 Wed Mar 9 – 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 11
– 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 Thurs Jan 14 – 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: A pd Tues 12/15 10 AM, B pd Wed 12/16 10 AM, C pd Fri 12/18 740 AM, Study guide on Gen Chem Notes Page.
Chem Test Ch 10-12, Wed Dec 9 – MOLE PROJECT DUE ALSO – 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 USE HELPFUL WEBSITES TO THE RIGHT CALLED “GRAMS TO MOLES” AND “STOICHIOMETRY” AND “BALANCING EQUATIONS” AND “DOUBLE DISPLACEMENT REACTIONS” TO PRACTICE AT HOME ……
Chem Test Ch 7-9, Tues Oct 27 – Project Also Due! – USE HELPFUL WEBSITE TO THE RIGHT CALLED “writing chemical formulas”. 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 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 Wed Oct 7 CHANGED TO THURS 10/8 DUE TO ASSEMBLY 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 TIMELINE PROJECT AND LAB ALSO DUE