IB Chemistry

 

 

Instructor: Michael Jansen

School phone # in order to leave a messsage: 596-8236

School email mjansen@osd.wednet.edu

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Week #16 (5/22 - 5/26)

Monday:  "Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is just opinion."    Attributed to Democritus

  • 10.1 Powerpoint- More functional groups (esters and ethers)
  • Classes of organic compounds and their functional groups note cards checked.

Tuesday:   Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question "How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"   

  • Review for 10.1 quiz

Wednesday:  Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them.  - Martin Henry Fischer

  • Synthesis of Aspirin lab- day 1.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:    If you want to be successful, it's just this simple.  Know what you are doing, love what you are doing, and believe in what you are doing.  -  Will Rogers

  • Hand out Individual Investigation Proposal
  • Nomenclature quiz

Friday:  

  • Work on Group 4 Project


Week #15 (5/15- 5/19)

Monday:  People who are afraid to fail can never experinece the joys of success.

  • IB Psych testing is today
  • Work on Group 4 Project

Tuesday:  If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to emply methods never before attempted.  -  Francis Bacon

  • Continue with 10.1 Powerpoint- Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

Wednesday:  “For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.” Neil deGrasse Tyson 

  • Continue with 10.1 Powerpoint- Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
  • Hand out Nomenclature worksheet
  • Nomenclature practice at http://nomenclature101.com/en/
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:    Yesterday's failures are today's seeds that must be diligently planted to be able to abundantly harvest tomorrow's success.

  • 10.1 Powerpoint- More functional groups (alcohols and aldehydes)
  • Practice nomenclature

Friday:  He who loses money loses much, he who loses a friend loses more, he who loses his nerve, loses all.

  • 10.1 Powerpoint- More functional groups (ketones, carboxylic acids, halogen alkanes)
  • Practice nomenclature
  • Classes of organic compounds and thier functional groups note cards due Monday.


 

Week #14 (5/8 - 5/12)

Monday:   Humankind is still greedy, stupid, and the greatest threat to Earth.  -   Stephen Hawking

  •  Topic 9.1 Test

Tuesday:  “Student: Dr. Einstein, Aren't these the same questions as last year's [physics] final exam? Dr. Einstein: Yes; But this year the answers are different.” ― Albert Einstein

  • Work on Group 4 Project
  • Activity Series of Metals due

Wednesday

  • Work on Group 4 Project
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:  When you see a good move, look for a better one. - Emanuel Lasker

  • PowerPoint - 10.1
  • Hand out functional groups that need to memorize 

Friday:   Accomplishment, like life, will prove to be a journey, not a destination.

IB Psych testing today.

  • Work on Group 4 Project

Week #13 (5/1 - 5/5)

Monday:   To move the world, we must first move ourselves.  -   Socrates

  • Your choices:
    • take redox quiz (need to take by Wednesday)
    • review for test Monday
    • get problems checked off
    • finish Activity Series of Metals lab- due Thursday
    • start Activity Series of Metals lab- due Thursday

Tuesday:  Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.  - Niels Bohr

  •  PowerPoint - Redox Titrations and the Winkler Method

Wednesday:  “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.” ― Isaac Newton

  • Review for test Monday 
  • Finish Activity Series of Metals lab- due tomorrow.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:   There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everthing is a miracle.  Alber Einstein

  • Review for test Monday
  • Activity Series of Metals lab due

Friday:  We must all suffer one of two things, the pain of discipline or the pain of regret and disappointment.  -  Jim Rohn   

  • Introduce Group 4 Project 
  • Hand back phET, Topic 7 quiz, Rate of Reaction, pH of Substances, and Ethalpy lab (min is 32/40 or 80%)

Week #12 (4/24 - 4/28)

Monday:   Just like a turtle, we only make progess if we stick our neck out.  -  James Bryant Conant

  • Work on balancing redox equations
  • Book questions (like the worksheet handed out in class for simpler oxidation and reduction and is like the more difficult redox balancing examples on the PowerPoint)
    • 20.1
    • 20.11 a,b,d
    • 20.12 a,b,d
    • 20.13
    • 20.15
    • 20.16
    • 20.21 a,b,c,d (balancing redox)
    • 20.22 a,b,c,d  (balancing redox)

Tuesday:    Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least. -  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  •  PowerPoint 9.1 Activity Series 

Wednesday:  We live in a society exquisitley dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows about science and technology.  -  Carl Sagan

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. Carl Sagan
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We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. Carl Sagan
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  •  Activity Series of Metals lab
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:  “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”  ― Marie Curie

  •  Activity Series of Metals lab

Friday:      “All the world's a stage.”  -  William Shakespheare

  • Practice work checked
  • Redox quiz (oxidation states, agents, and balancing redox reactions)
  • Hand out review for Topic 9.1 test
  • Activity Series of Metals due Monday

Week #11 (4/16 - 4/21)

Sunday:  It is better to have burnt and lost than to have never barbecued at all.

  • Topic 7 and 8 review and BBQ at CHS at 6:00 +/- .01 PM until whenever.
    • I will bring hot dogs, buns, ketchup (pH 3.9), mustard (pH 3.6 - 4.0), onions, and Siracha.  If anyone else contributes, great!  Please spread the word, especially for those who were absent Friday.

Monday:  Learn something new every single day.  You will never get old if you do.

  • Topic 7 and 8 Test
  • Book questions related to Topic 7 and 8 should obviously be done by now...

Tuesday:   (D schedule) The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.  -  Laurence Sterne

  • Topic 9.1 - Oxidation and Reduction PowerPoint 

Wednesday: (D schedule)  “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ― Isaac Asimov 

  • Topic 9.1 - Oxidation and Reduction PowerPoint
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:  (D schedule)  “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”  ― Albert Einstein

  •  Topic 9.1 - Oxidation and Reduction PowerPoint

Friday:    “In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.” ― Terry Pratchett

  • Check book questions relating to Topic 7 & 8
  •  Enter titration lab into Skyward
  •  Topic 9.1 - Oxidation and Reduction PowerPoint and work on problems

 


Week #10 (4/10 - 4/14)

Monday:  Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.  F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • PowerPoint- Topic 8.5 Acid Deposition

Tuesday:   Science has brought us power and ideas but not the wisdom or responsibility to handle them.  Peter J. Carroll

  •  Titration lab 

WednesdayKeep on trying.  Each failure is one step closer to a success.  -  Thomas J. Vilord 

  •  Titration lab
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:  Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden

  • Review for Topic 7 & 8 Test on Monday

Friday:    "I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated."  -  Poul Anderson

  • Review for Topic 7 & 8 Test on Monday 
  • Titration lab checked

Sunday:

  • Topic 7 and 8 review and BBQ at CHS at 18:00 - 20:00.

Week #9 (3/27 - 3/31)

Monday:  The darkest hour of any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.  Horace Greeley

  •  Finding pH Using Different Indicators lab shared with me by Friday.  CLICK HERE for the lab
  • PowerPoint- Topic 8.3 The pH Scale

Tuesday:  Discovery lies in seeing what everyone sees, but thinking what no one has thought.

  • Phet online simulation- due end of period or tomorrow

Wednesday:  Procrastination is the seed of self-destruction.  -  Matthew Burton

  • PowerPoint- Topic 8.4 Strong/Weak Acids and Bases
  • Hand out review for Topic 7 and 8 test
  • CLICK HERE for something I am trying out with Google Forms
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:  I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.  Michael Jordan

  • Work day
  • Check bookwork to date
  • Quiz polyatomic ions

Friday:   The humble person makes room for progress.  The proud man believes he is already there.

  • Modern Marvels video- Acids
  • Finding pH Using Different Indicators lab shared with me by today.  CLICK HERE for the lab

Week #8 (3/20 - 3/24)

Monday:  What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.  -- Dwight Eisenhower

  • Finish PowerPoint- Topic 8 Theories of Acid and Bases
  • Work on book questions/La Chatelier's Principle lab/Rate of Reaction lab

Tuesday:  You matter.  Until you multiply yourself by the speed of light squared.  Then, you are energy.

  • PowerPoint- Topic 8.2- Properties of Acids and Bases
  • Chapter 15 book questions checked Monday

Wednesday:   I would rather attempt to do great things and blow it, than succeed at meaningless things and just get by.

  • Finish yesterday's PowerPoint
  • Start Finding pH Using Different Indicators lab
  •  La Chatelier's Principle lab checked and Rate of Reaction lab due
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:  Failure is never as scary as regret.

  •  Finding pH Using Different Indicators lab.  CLICK HERE for the lab

Friday:   Art is I, science is we.

  •  Finding pH Using Different Indicators lab.  CLICK HERE for the lab

Week #7 (3/13 - 3/17)

Monday:  The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.

  • PowerPoint- LeChatelier's Principle
  •  Hand out Topic 7 Review worksheet
  • Enthalpy Change for the Combustion of Ethanol due 
    • Need to submit to http://turnitin.com/
    • Password is Jansen
      • 1st period: 13486454
      • 2nd period: 13486503
      • 6th period: 13486749

Tuesday: No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.  -  Albert Einstein

  • Finish PowerPoint LeChatelier's Principle
  • Work on Topic 7 worksheet handed out yesterday.
  • Topic 7 quiz Friday

WednesdayDoing your best is more important than being the best.

  • LeChatelier's Principle lab
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:   Science is incapable of supplying answers to ultimate questions about why things exist and what their purpose is.  -  Nicola Cabibbo

  • Finish LeChatelier's Principle lab and check today 
  • Prepare for tomorrow's quiz

Friday:   Most of us are just as happy as we make up our minds to be.  --  Abraham Lincoln

  • Topic 7 quiz 
  • PowerPoint- start Topic 8 (acids and bases)
  • Rate of Reaction lab and Le Chatelier's Principle lab due Wednesday.

 


Week #6 (3/6 - 3/10)

 

Monday.  Excellence is not being the best, it is doing your best

  • Work day

Tuesday:  Every great achievement was once considered impossible.

  • Topic 5 & 6 test

Wednesday:  “Though we have the courage to raise our daughters more like our sons, we’ve rarely had the courage to raise our sons like our daughters.” — Gloria Steinem
 

  • CLICK HERE the Word doc. how to finish up the Rate of Reaction lab
  • Equilibrium (Topic 7) Activity.  Points awarded today.
  • If absent, must make up or watch YouTube by Richard Thornley Topic 7.1 (used to be 7.1.1) and answering these (CLICK HERE) questions
  • Book questions checked for Topic 5 & 6
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:     Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power.  We have guided missles and misguided men.  Martin Luther King Jr.

  • PowerPoint presentation- Topic 7.1 Equilibrium

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

  • Finish PowerPoint presentation- Topic 7.1 Equilibrium
  • Book quesstions for Topic 7 and 8
      • Chapter 15
        • 15.2, 15.4 a & b, 15.5, 15.8, 15.13, 15.15, 15.16, 15.27, 15.35, 15.36, 15.51, 15.52, 15.53
      • Chapter 16
        • 16.1, 16.3, 16.13, 16.14, 16.15, 16.17, 16.18, 16.19, 16.21, 16.29, 16.43, 16.99, 16.100
  • Enthalpy Change for the Combustion of Ethanol due Monday


Week #5 (2/27 - 2/03)

 

Monday. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  - Raplph Waldo Emerson

  • Finish PowerPoint- Topic 6 Kinetics
  • Hand out review for Topic 5 and 6 test which will be next Tuesday

Tuesday:   We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.  Winston Churchill 

  • Finish PowerPoint Kinetics
  • Work day 
  • Hand out suggestions for Ethanol lab

Wednesday:  Please not do confuse your Google search with my science degree - Mr. Jansen

  • Rate of Reaction lab
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:      “I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.”  -  Bruce Jenner

  • Rate of Reaction lab

Friday:    “Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.” – Mike Singletary

  •  Work day

Week #4 (2/20 - 2/24)

Monday.

  • No school

Tuesday:     

  • No school

Wednesday:  Don't rush when you brush. 

  • PowerPoint- Topic 5.3 The Ozone
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:     We all can dance when we find music we love.  -- Giles Andreae

  • Topic 5 Quiz
  • Hand back and go over Ionic and Covlalent lab
  • Enthalpy of the Combustion of Ethanol due 3/2

Friday:   I don't know what my future holds, but I do know who holds my future.

  • PowerPoint- Topic 6 Kinetics

Week #3 (2/13 - 2/17)

Monday.     “If life was not meant to be a puzzle it would have come with an instruction manual.”

  • Enthalpy of Ethanol lab
  • Hand out IB IA rubric

Tuesday:    

  • Enthalpy of Ethanol lab
  • Topic 5 and 6 book questions assigned 
    • Chapter 5 
      • 5.31, 5.37, 5.39, 5.41a, 5.45a.d, 5.49, 5.51, 5.53, 5.55, 5.61, 5.63, 5.64 
    • Chapter 14 
      • 14.1, 14.7, 14.10, 14.13, 14.47, 14.51, 14.65, 14.71a

Wednesday   “Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.” – – Charles Swindoll

  •  PowerPoint- Hess's Law and Bond Enthalpies
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:     Danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark. -Michaelangelo

  • Finish PowerPoint- Hess's Law and Bond Enthalpies
  • Hand out and work on Topic 5 Problems worksheet (not graded and answers provided)

Friday:   Success comes from having dreams bigger than your fears  --  Terry Litwiller

  • Return and go over Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Continue to work on Topic 5 Problems worksheet
  • Check Single Replacement Limiting Reaction lab
  • Quiz on Wednesday

Week #2 (2/6-10)

Monday.    

  • Snow

Tuesday:    

  • Snow

Wednesday  "Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value." Albert Einstein

  • Finish Single Replacement Limiting Reaction lab  
  • PowerPoint- Contiue with Topic 5.1 Energy
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:   Why?  Why not?  Why not you?  Why not now? 

  • Conclude yesterday's PowerPoint
  • Practice problem Enthalpy of Ethanol (not graded)

Friday:  You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.  -  Wayne Gretzky

  • Continue with Practice problem Enthalpy of Ethanol
  • Enthalpy of Ethanol lab


 

Week #1 (1/30 - 2/3)

Monday.   If you are not going to think big, don't bother thinking at all.  -  Thomas J. Vilord

  • PowerPoint- Topic 1 Solution Concentration

Tuesday:   I never expect to lose.  Even when I am the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.  -  H. Jackson Browne

  • PowerPoint- Topic 1.1 States of Matter

Wednesday  Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. -Benjamin Franklin

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama
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  •  Introduction to begin Topic 5, Energetics (not graded)
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:      To succeed you need find something to hold onto, something to motivate you, and something to insprire you.  -- Tony Dorsett

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson
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  •  Back to Topic 1 - Single Replacement Limiting Reaction lab

Friday:     When you are born into a world you don't fit in; it's because you were born to help create a new one.

  •  Topic 5.1 Measuring Energy Changes

Week #19 (1/23 - 1/27)

Monday.   Effort equals results

  • Topic 1 (sort of) Test.

Tuesday:   Excellence is attained when you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more that others think is practical, expect more than others think is possible.  - Jim Gentil

  • Work day
  • Check labs?

Wednesday  

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama
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  • Finals periods 1 and 2
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:      

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson
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  • Finals periods 3 and 4

Friday:    

  • Finals periods 5 and 6

Week #18 (1/16 - 1/20)

Monday

  • MLK.  No school.

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

  • Quick review of Determination of the Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide lab
  • Hand out review for Topic 1 Test.
  • PowerPoint Stoichiometry

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

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama
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  • PowerPoint Stoichiometry
  • Hand out Stoichiometry worksheet (not graded)
  • Hand out review for semester final exam (Topics 2, 3, 4, and part of 11)
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Thursday:    If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead 

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson
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  • Work day

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

  • Topic 1 (only about half of it actually) test Monday
  • Work day

Week #17

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

  • Peer review of Ionic or Covalent lab.  A hard copy is "due today" for two points.  Final copy is due tomorrow by 2:52.
  • Continue to work on Mass, Moles, Volume, and Atoms lab/activity
  • Assign book questions for Topic 1 (blue = 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

Tuesday:  Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.  -  Dalai Lama

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama
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  • Ionic or Covalent lab due by 2:52
  • Spend 15 minutes concluding or gathering data for last Friday's lab/activity
  • PowerPoint- Topic 1.2 Molecular and Emperical Formula
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Wednesday:   The very essence of leadershop is having vision.  -  Ludwig van Beethoven

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson
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  • PowertPoint- Topic 1 Chemical Equations
  • Hand out Balancing Chemical Equations worksheet (not graded)

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

  • Determination of the Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide lab

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

  • Mole quiz
  • Check Mass, Moles, Volume, and Atoms lab/activity
  • Conclude Determination of the Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide lab

Week #16  (1/2 - 1/6)

Monday:  

  • No school

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

  • Topic 1.2 PowerPoint- The Mole Concept (moles and mass)
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Wednesday:  It is not enough to have a good mind.  The imporant thing is to use it well.  Rene Descartes

  • Topic 1.2 PowerPoint- The Mole Concept (mass and volume)

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

  • Hand out worksheet (not graded) on moles, mass, and volume
  • Check book questions from Topic 4 and check Electrolysis of Water lab

Friday:   Live your imagination, not your history.  Stephen Covey

  • Mole and Mass lab/activity
  • Ionic or Covalent lab due Monday.  I will give you 2 points if you have a completed hard copy of your lab on Monday.  We will then peer review for a while and you can make any necessary changes.  IT WILL THEN BE DUE TUESDAY.
  • Need to submit to http://turnitin.com/
  • Creat an account if you don't already have one.
  • Password is Jansen
    • 1st period: 13486454
    • 2nd period: 13486503
    • 6th period: 13486749

Week #15 (12/12 - 12/16)

Monday:  "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

Tuesday:  "What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?" Robert Schuller

  • Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Review for test
  • PowerPoint- Physical Properties Related to Bonding Type.  (this is not new information but just a sort of a review)
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Wednesday:   "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy." Jimmy Spithill

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson
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  • Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Review for test

Thursday:   Enthusiasm is contagious.  Start an epidemic.

  • Snow!  Two hours late start.
  • Topic 4 Test Written Section

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

  • Topic 4 Test Multiple Choice 
  • Go over "rubric" for Ionic vs. Covalent lab due Jan 9, 2017 
  •  

Week #14 (12/05 - 12/09)

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

  • Finish up Electrolysis of Water lab (check later this week)
  • PowerPoint- Metallic Bonding

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

  • PowerPoint- Covalent Network Solids
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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Wednesday:  "Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value." Albert Einstein

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson
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  • Begin Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Hand out review for Topic 4 test

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

  • Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Review for test

Friday:  

  • Snow Day!

Week #13 (11/28- 12/02)

Monday:  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

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

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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  • Molecular Models lab
  • Work on book questions
  • Check Ionic Crystal Growing lab

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

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson
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  • PowerPoint- Intermolecular Forces

Thursday:  Impossibility is an opinion, not a fact. 

  • PowerPoint- Intermolecular Forces
  • and...

Friday:  Start where you are.  Use what you have.  Do what you can.  Arthur Ashe

  • Hydrolysis of Water lab

Week #12 (11/21- 11/25)

Monday:  I have not failed.  I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work.  -  Thomas Edison

  • Finish Covalent Bonding PowerPoint
  • Start Molecular Models lab

Tuesday:  UW leads 70-32-6

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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  • Molecular Models lab
  • Hard copy of Exploring Ionic or Covalent Compounds lab due

Wednesday:

  • No school

Thursday: 

  • No school

Friday:

  • No school

Week #11 (11/14- 11/18)

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

  • Ionic Crystal Growing lab

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

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
  • Ionic Crystal Growing lab
  • Start PowerPoint Topic 4.2 - Covalent Bonding

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

  • PowerPoint Topic 4.2 - Covalent Bonding

Thursday:   I am Gro