Chemistry

Capital High School

Chemistry 2017/2018

Instructor: M. Jansen

school email- mjansen@osd.wednet.edu 

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Calendar


Week #3  (9/18 - 9/22)

Monday:   Someone once told me not to bite off more than I can chew.  I said would rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity.

Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
  • An Alchemist's Dream due
  • Work day
  • Volume of a Drop due Wednesday by midnight through turnitin.com

Tuesday:   When one teaches, two learn.

  • PhET simulation (Chemistry, Build an Atom)
  • Volume of a Drop due tomorrow

Wednesday:  A dream is not something that you wake up from, but something that wakes you up.

  • Ob-scertainerTM lab- due Friday. 
  • Volume of a Drop due today by midnight through turnitin.com
    • Enrollment key is Jansen for all classess 
    • Class ID
      • 5th period - 16112742
      • 6th period - 16112769
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_motivational.html

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_motivational.html

 

Thursday:   Spectacular achievement is always preceded by painstaking preparation. - Roger Staubach

FridayHold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else excpects of you.  -  Henry Ward Beecher

  • Electron Configuration PowerPoint
  • Quiz on Tuesday?
  • Ob-scertainerTM due

 


Week #2  (9/11 - 9/15)

 

Monday:   If it is important to you, you will find a way.  If it is not, you will find an excuse.

Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science

Tuesday:  “If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.”
—Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in 2002

  • PowerPoint presentation -  The Nuclear Atom
  • Hand out books
  • Hand out safety contract?

Wednesday: 

  • Volume of a Drop hard copy due (peer evaluate)
  • These are the book questions assigned for Unit I (Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table) 
Roughly half (35/70 questions) should be done by 9/25.  I recommend the green and purple questions.
The questions in purple are related to the recent class material
The green questions require you to read the book and answer
The blue will be covered in the next few weeks.
Lession 1:   p.5- 1,3   
Lesson 3:   p.12- 3,5  
Lession 6:   p.25- 1,3,4
Lesson 8:   p.37- 2
Lesson 9 :   p.42- 1
Lesson 10:   p. 50- 1,2,4,5,6   
Summary:   p.51- 1,3 
Lesson 11:   p.57- 2,4
Lesson 12:  p.62- 1,2,3,4,5
Lesson 13:  p.66- 1-5,6,7,9
Lesson 14:  p.70- 7,9,11   
Lesson 17:  p.89- 2,5
Lesson 18:  p.94/95- 1-4,7,9,10
Lesson 19:  p.100- 1-7,10,12,13,14,15
Lesson 20:  p.105- 1,2
Lesson 24:  p.122- 1,2,4,9,11,13
Summary:   p.123-1-4 
Unit Review:  p.142- 1,3,5 

 

Thursday:  The greatest mistake you can make in your life is to be continually fearing that you will make one. - Elbert Hubbard   

  • An Alchemist's Dream lab- due Monday

FridayThe more things you read, the more things you will know.  The more things you learn, the more places you go.  Dr. Seuss

  • Element symbols quiz
  •  Safety Contract due
  • Work on Unit I book questions
  • Work on An Alchemist's Dream lab that is due Monday
  • Volume of a Drop due Wednesday by midnight through turnitin.com
    • Enrollment key is Jansen 
      • 5th period - 16112742
      • 6th period - 16112769

Week #1  (9/4 - 9/8)

Monday:  

Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction. Jimi Hendrix
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jimihendri195406.html?src=t_science
  • Summer

Tuesday:  

  • Summer

Wednesday:  When you start doing what you love to do, you will never work another day in your life.  -  Brian Tracy

  • Hand out syllabus
  • Hand out Lab Write-up "rubric"
  • Hand out a periodic table
    • Memorize the symbols for the first 38 elements.  In addition to these, learn elements 47-56, 74, 78-83, 86-88, 92, 94 as well. For instance, if I put Ca on a quiz, you write calcium.  If I put calcium, you write Ca.  There will be a quiz next Friday.
  • Investigating the Volume of a Drop.
    • Exploration - due Wednesday (see rubric).  Need to turn in to turnitin.com
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_motivational.html
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_motivational.html

Thursday:   The state of you life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind.

  • Continue with Volume of a Drop.  Computers will be available
    • Exploration 
    • Here is what you need to have done by Wednesday.  Must be word processed.
      • Title
      • Background Information (enhances the understanding of the experiment, gives science behind/to support, parenthetical citations)
      • Focussed Research Question
      • Hypothesis
      • Independent Variable
      • Dependent Variable
      • Controls
      • Materials
      • Procedure
        • Five different data points
        • Three trials for each
      • Data Table (no data obvioulsy)
      • Bibliography/works cited

FridayFailure is instructive.  The person who really thinks, learns just of much from his failures as he does from his successes. - John Dewey

  • Continue with Volume of a Drop.  Computers will be available
  • Element quiz Friday