IB Chemistry



Week #18.  1/15 - 1/19


Monday.  

  • MLK no school

Tuesday.  Step by step.  I can't think of any other way of accomplishing anything. -  Michael Jordan.

  • PowerPoint- Topic 1.3 Stoichiometry

Wednesday.  When you in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.

  • PowerPoint- Topic 1.3 Stoichiometry
  • Re-hand out Stoichiometry worksheet (not graded, answer key provided in class)
  • Hand out Topic 1 Review

Thursday. If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead 

  • Hand out another Stoichiometry worksheet (not graded, answer key provided in class)

Friday.  The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. - Mary Pickford 

  • Topic 1.3 PowerPoint- Concentration
  • Topic 1 Test in one week
  • Hand out review for semester final


Week #17.  1/8 - 1/12


Monday.  
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.  - Walter Gagehot

  • Mass, Moles, Volume, and Atoms lab 
  • Either a hard copy and through Turnitin.com are due today by midnight.  Turnitin.com classes below.
    • 2nd period:  16112617
    • 3rd period:  16112647
    • 4th period:  16112699
    • Enrollment key for all classes is Jansen

Tuesday.  There are those who see an opportunity, and those who seize an opportunity.

  • PowerPoint- Topic 1.2 Empirical and Molecular Formulas
  • Mole quiz Friday
  • Mole lab due Friday

Wednesday.    The very essence of leadership is having vision.  -  Ludwig van Beethoven

  • PowerPoint- Topic 1.3 Chemical Equations
  • Balancing Equations worksheet (not graded)

Thursday. The closer one gets to the top, the more one finds that there is no top.  -  Nancy Barcus

  • Determining the Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide

Friday.  Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough and i can single-handedly move the world.  -  Archimedes

  • Mole quiz
  • Work on yesterday's lab
  • Stoichiometery pre-test


Week #16.  1/1 - 1/5


Monday.  

  • No school

Tuesday.  “Change doesn’t come in nickels and dimes. It comes in dedication and sweat.” - Toni Sorenson

  • Topic 1.2 PowerPoints.  The Mole as a Number, Mass, and Volume

Wednesday.  It is not enough to have a good mind.  The important thing is to use it well.  Rene Descartes  

  • Topic 1.2 PowerPoints.  The Mole as a Number, Mass, and Volume
  • Hand out worksheet (not graded)

Thursday.  “He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.”–Chinese Proverb

  • Work on yesterday's worksheet.
  • Address questions about Ionic or Covalent lab due Monday. 
  • Assign book questions for Topic 1(mole questions)
    • 3.1, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.23, 3.27, 3.29,  3.33, 3.35, 3.39, 3.43, 3.49, 3.57, 3.59, 3.67, 3.69, 3.75, 3.77, 4.61, 4.63, 4.67, 11.9, 11.33 

Friday.  We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.  Aristotle

  • Last chance to work on and get help for Ionic or Covalent lab.
    • Both a hard copy and through Turnitin.com are due Monday by midnight.  Turnitin.com classes below.
      • 2nd period:  16112617
      • 3rd period:  16112647
      • 4th period:  16112699


Week #15.  12/11 - 12/15


Monday.  Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.  Pablo Picasso

  • Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Review for test

Tuesday.  "The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you." John E. Southard

  • Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Review for test
  • Book questions due tomorrow

Wednesday.  "What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?" Robert Schuller

  • Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Review for test
  • Book questions due

Thursday.  "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy." Jimmy Spithill

  • Topic 4 Test

Friday.  My religion is very simple.  My religion is kindness.  Dalai Lama

  • Work on Ionic or Covalent lab.  Due 1/8
  • Introduce Topic 1



Week #14.  (12/4 - 12/8)

Monday.   Being male is a matter of birth.  Being a man is a matter of age.  Being a gentleman is matter of choice.  -  Vin Diesel

Topic 4.3 Covalent Network Solids

Tuesday.  Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.  -  Vince Lombardi

 

  • Electrolysis of Water lab

Wednesday.  You can't depend on the eye when your imagination is out of focus.  Mark Twain

  • Topic 4.5 Metallic Bonding PowerPoint

Thursday.   Enthusiasm is contagious.  Start an epidemic

  • Ionic vs. Covalent lab

Friday.  Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.  Charles R. Swindoll

  • Ionic vs. Covalent lab


Week #13.  (11/27- 12/1)

Monday.   It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius  Molecular Models lab

 Tuesday.  Work like you don't need money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like nobody is watching.  -  Mark Twain.

  • Molecular Models lab

Wednesday.  Life is change, growth is optional.  Choose wisely.  -  Karen Kaier Clark

  • Molecular Models lab
  • Work on book questions

Thursday.   Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.

  • Topic 4.4 Intermolecular Forces PowerPoint

Friday.  Impossibility is an opinion, not a fact.

  • Topic 4.4 Intermolecular Forces PowerPoint
  • Hand out review for Topic 4 test



Week #12.  (11/20- 11/24)

Monday.   I have not failed.  I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work.  -  Thomas Edison   Work on Ionic or Covalent exploration- hard copy due tomorrow
 Tuesday.  UW leads 71-32-6

  • Finish Covalent Bonding PowerPoint
  • Hard copy Ionic or Covalent exploration due
  • Finally check Ionic Crystal Growing lab

Wednesday.  

  • Thanksgiving break

Thursday.   

  • Thanksgiving break

Friday.  

  • Thanksgiving break


Week #11.  (11/13 - 11/17)

Monday.  When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.  -  Eric Thomas  

Ionic Quiz
Introduce Ionic Crystal Growing lab

Tuesday.  It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. -  Confucius

  • Crystal Growing Lab
  • Ionic or Covalent Exploration due Tuesday.

Wednesday.  The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.  -  Ayn Rand

  • Conclude Crystal Growing lab- due Friday
  • Start Topic 4.2, Covalent Bonding PowerPoint

Thursday.   To enter a theater for a performance is to be inducted into a magical space, to be ushered into the sacred arena of the imagination.  -  Simon Callow

  • Topic 4.2,  Covalent PowerPoint

Friday.  To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.  - Paulette Mitchell

  • Crystal Growing lab due
  • Topic 4.2- Covalent Bonding PowerPoint


Week #10.  (11/6 - 11/10)

Monday.  If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
  • Topic 4.1 PowerPoint - Ionic Bonding

Tuesday.  “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

  • Hand out Ionic Bonding worksheet (not graded, answers provided in class)
  • Want even more practice, CLICK HERE
  • Book questions assigned that relate to Topic 4 

  • Blue are ionic questions and brown covalent

    2.1, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.37, 2.51-56, 2.59, 2.60, 2.63, 2.67a-g, 2.88  8.1, 8.7, 8.8, 8.11, 8.13, 8.158.29, 8.33, 8.34, 8.35, 8.39, 8.40, 9.13, 9.14, 9.20, 9.28, 9.34a, 9.51a, 9.52a, 9.75 11.2, 11.13, 11.15, 11.21, 11.23, 23.23, 23.25

Wednesday.  Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.  - Martin Luther King, Jr

  • Work on Ionic worksheet, book questions, and/or exploring Ionic or Covalent lab

Thursday.   Always stay humble and kind.  -  Tim McGraw 

  • Work on Ionic worksheet, book questions, and/or exploring Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Ionic quiz Monday

Friday 

  • Veterans' Day.  No school


Week #9.  (10/30 - 11/3)

Monday.  Dream on, dream on, dream on, dream until your dreams come true...   -  Aerosmith
  • Measurement lab/work day/review for Wednesday's test.

Tuesday.  

  • Happy Halloween!

Wednesday.  The one who falls and gets up is so much stronger than the one who never fell

  • Introduce Ionic vs. Covalent 
  • Topic 11.1 Test

Thursday.  The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

  • Topic 4.1 PowerPoint - Ionic Bonding

Friday

  • Last minute change of plans- started doing research today on laptops to determine what to do in order to determine which unknown substances are ionic compounds and which are colvalent compounds.
  • Back to the PowerPoint on Monday.


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Week #8.  (10/23 - 10/27)

Monday.  Chemistry pays—become a mole-ionaire
  • Mole Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Check Building a Periodic Table lab and Periodic Trends lab today

Tuesday.  To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.  -  Michael Korda

  • Topic 2 & 3 test-- finally!

Wednesday.  If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead  -  Justin Sims

  • Periodic Trends due 
  • Finish Topic 11.1 & 11.2 PowerPoint (period 3 only) 
  • Measurement lab
  • Assign book questions for Topic 11-     1.5-1.8, 1.33, 1.35-1.40, 1.82

Thursday.  Failing to plan, is planing to fail.  -  Effie Jones

  • Measurement lab or book questions

Friday.  Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.  -  Babe Ruth

  • Measurement lab or book questions
  • Mr. Sparks is our guest teacher for the day!
  • Topic 11.1 and 11.2 test Wednesday
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Monday.  Have a dream so big that you cannot achieve it until you grow into the person who can.
  • Work day or Periodic Trends lab

Tuesday.  The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.  -  Winston Churchill  

  • Work day or Periodic Trends lab

Wednesday.  The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.  -  Donald Dendall

  • Work day or Periodic Trends lab
  • Book questions due (Chapter 2,6,7)
    • 2.4, 2.19, 2.20, 2.21, 2.22, 2.23, 2.24, 2.25, 2.29, 2.31, 2.34
    • 6.5, 6.31, 6.32, 6.33, 6.48a , 6.55, 6.57, 6.59, 6.60, 6.62, 6.63, 6.65, 6.67, 6.69, 6.71, 6.72, 6.76a,b

    • 7.1, 7.8, 7.9, 7.11, 7.15, 7.23, 7.24, 7.25, 7.26, 7.28, 7.30, 7.41, 7.44, 7.45, 7.47, 7.69, 7.94  

Thursday.  Success depends upon our previous preparations, and without such preparations there is sure to be failure.  -  Confucius

  • Topic 11 PowerPoint  Measurement and Data Processing
  • Building a Periodic Table lab and Periodic Trends lab due

Friday.  If your ship does not come in, swim out to it.

  • Topic 11 PowerPoint  Measurement and Data Processing
  • Topic 2 and 3 test Monday