IB Chemistry

Instructor: Michael Jansen

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

School email mjansen@osd.wednet.edu

Last updated: 12/07/2016 @08:00

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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
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_motivational.html

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:  

  • Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Review for test

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
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
  • 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
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
  • 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 Groot.  -  Groot

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

  • PowerPoint Topic 4.2 - Covalent Bonding
  • Exploring Ionic or Covalent Compounds due Tuesday, not Monday.

Week #10 (11/07- 11/11)

Monday:   If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

  • Finish PowerPoint- Topic 4. Ions and Ionic Bonding
  • Hand out worksheet on ionic bonding (not graded and answers provided)

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

  •  Assign book questions for Topic 4
  • For an online ionic bonding practice quiz, CLICK HERE
  • 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, 8.15, 8.29, 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.

  • Explore Ionic or Covalent lab
  • Ionic quiz tomorrow

Thursday:   Always stay humble and kind.  -  Tim McGraw

  • Introduce Ionic Crystal Growing lab
  • Ionic quiz

Friday:  It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.  -  George S. Patton

  • No school.  Veteran's Day.

Week #9 (10/31- 11/4)

Monday:   

  • Happy Halloween!

Tuesday:  Imagination is more important than knowledge.  -  Albert Einstein

  • Book questions due
  • Topic 11.1 Test tomorrow.

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

  • Topic 11.1 Test 
  • Topic 4 Intro?

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

  • PowerPoint- Topic 4. Ions and Ionic Bonding

Friday: "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." --Eleanor Roosevelt

  • PowerPoint- Topic 4. Ions and Ionic Bonding
  • CLICK HERE  for the worksheet (and answer key) that will be handed out on Monday.

 


Week #8 (10/24- 10/28)

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

  • Topic 11 PowerPoint

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

  • Finish Topic 11 PowerPoint
  • Start Measurement and Uncertainty lab

Wednesday:   Failing to plan, is plannng to fail.  -  Effie Jones

  • Measurement Uncertainty lab

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

  • Measurement Uncertainty lab- due tomorrow
  • Topic 11.1 Test Wednesday
  • Assign book questions for Topic 11
    • 1.5-1.8, 1.33, 1.35-1.40, 1.82

Friday: Dream on, dream on, dream on, dream until your dreams come true...   -  Aerosmith

  • Work day
  • Quiz #2 (not entered in grade book) on sig figs and error.
  • Measurement Uncertainty lab due

Week #7 (10/17- 10/21)

Monday:   Have a dream so BIG that you cannot achieve it until you grow into the person who can.

  • Work day
  • The following will be either turned in or checked by me by the end of the perod today:
    • Periodic Trends lab
    • Explanation of the trends on the periodic table (the second part of the Periodic Trends assignment)
    • Book questions from chapters 2, 6, and 7.

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

  • Work on review

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

  • Work on review

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

  • Topic 2 and 3 Test

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

  • Begin Topic 11
    • Quiz (not entered in grade book) on sig figs and error.
    • Start Topic 11 PowerPoint

Week #6 (10/10 - 10/14)

Monday:   I don't dream at night, I dream all day.  I dream for a living.  -  Steven Spielberg

  • Work day
  • Topic 2 and 3 Test next Tuesday
  • "Stuff" on the Periodic Trends assignment due Thursday or before.

Tuesday:    The best way to predict the future is to create it.  -  Peter Drucker

  • Periodic Trends lab
  • Work day

Wednesday:  Perfection is our goal.  Excellence will be tolerated.

  • Periodic Trends lab
  • Work day

Thursday:   Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it, and spend it rather than invest it. -  Jim Rohn

  • Periodic Trends lab need to be finished today
  • Work day
  • "Stuff" on the Periodic Trends assignment due
  • Everything due Monday.
  • Topic 2 and 3 test Tuesday

Friday:    

  • No school for students.  I on the other hand...

Week #5 (10/3 - 10/7)

Monday:   Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.  -  John Wooden

  • Building a Periodic Table due
  • PowerPoint- The Periodic Table and Trends

Tuesday:    When everything feels like an uphill struggle, Just think of the view from the top.

  • PowerPoint- The Periodic Table and Trends

Wednesday:  The only limit of our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.  -  FDR

  • Just a little of the PowerPoint- The Periodic Table and Trends.  Finish rest tomorrow.
  • Hand out and start Periodic Trends assignment (due in about a week)
  • Return quizzes.  If you didn't get at least 10/14, you can "re-take" it out of class time in order to receive a 10.

Thursday:   You can't hit a target you cannot see and you cannot see a target you do not have.  -  Zig Ziglar

  • PowerPoint- The Periodic Table and Trends 
  • Electron Configuration practice quiz 
  • Hand out review for Topic 2 and 3 test 

Friday:   Above all, life should be fun

  • Finally finish The Periodic Table and Trends PowerPoint.
  • Work day

Week #4 (9/26 - 9/30)

Monday:   Attitude is altitude.

  • Check Chapter 2 book questions 
  • Quiz over first two PowerPoints (atomic structure and jumping electrons).  It is NOT over electron configuration
  • Emission Spectra lab

Tuesday:    There are those who see an opportunity, and those who sieze an opportunity.

  • Finish Emission Spectra lab- due Thursday
  • Begin Building a Periodic Table

Wednesday: The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.

  • Continue with Building a Periodic Table due Monday
  • Emission Specturm lab due tomorrow

Thursday:  Experience tells you what to do.  Confidence allows you to do it.  -  Stan Smith

  • Emission Spectra lab due beginning of period.
  • Video- The Elements Organised

Friday:  Life moves pretty fast.  If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.  -  Ferris Bueller

  • Mr. Jansen absent- Work on book questions or Electron Configuration worksheet (not graded) from last week.
  • Building a Periodic Table due Monday

Week #3 (9/19 - 9/23)

Monday:  There is no shortcut.  Victory lies in overcoming obstacles everyday.

  • PowerPoint- Electrons in Orbit
  • Hand out IB Chemistry Overview and IA 
  • Turn in half sheet safety/syllabus...

Tuesday:  Failure is just an opportunity to begin again.  This time more wisely. 

  • PowerPoint- Electron Configuration
  • Turn in half sheet safety/syllabus...

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

  • Obscertainer Activity- due tomorrow
  • Turn in half sheet safety/syllabus...

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

  • PowerPoint- Electron Configuration
  • Obscertainer Activity due

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

  • Finish PowerPoint.
  • Hand out Electron Orbitals and Configuration worksheet.  (not graded)
  • Atomic Structure Quiz Monday.  This will be over the first two Powerpoints
  • Chapter 2 book questions checked Monday

Week #2 (9/12 - 9/16)

Monday:  The state of your life is nothing more that a reflection of your state of mind.  - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

  • Element symbols quiz
  • PowerPoint- Topic 2.1 The Nuclear Atom

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

  • PowerPoint- Topic 2.1 The Nuclear Atom
  • Hand out AP Chemistry books today.

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

  • Volume of a Drop due (word-processed hard copy, share Google, email, Turnitin.com)
  • Continue with PowerPoint The Nuclear Atom
  • Hand out CHS Safety/Contract
  • These are the book questions assigned for Unit I (IB Topic 2 and 3).

2.4, 2.19, 2.20, 2.21, 2.22, 2.23, 2.24, 2.25, 2.29, 2.31, 2.34 (due in about a week)

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 (later)

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 (later)

Thursday:  The more goals you set, the more goals you get.  -  Mark Victor Hansen

  • An Alchemist's Dream lab.  I will check that this is done by the end of the period tomorrow.

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

  • Work day (book questions)
  • The Alchemist's Dream lab needs to be completed by end of period today.

Week #1 (9/5 - 9/9)

Monday

  • summer

Tuesday

  • summer

Wednesday   

Winning is not a 'sometime' thing.  You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once n a while, you do them right all of the time.  Winning is a habit, unfortunately, so is losing. -Vince Lombardi

  • CLICK HERE for the syllabus.  It will not be handed out to you in class unless you cannot access it online.
  • 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 Monday.
  • Investigating the Volume of a Drop.

 

Thursday

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.  - Fancis Bacon

  • Investigating the Volume of a Drop
  • Here is what you need to have done by Wednesday.  Must be word processed.
    • Title
    • Background Information (enhances the understanding of the experiment, in-text citation, and bibliography/works cited)
    • Research Question
    • Hypothesis
    • Independent Variable
    • Dependent Variable
    • Controls
    • Materials
    • Procedure
    • Data Table (no data obvioulsy)
      • Five different data points (this means you once you decide on your independent variable, be sure to manipulate it five times- such as five different temperatures of water if you are doing temperature)
        • Three trials for each data point

Friday 

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

  • Element symbols quiz Monday
  • Volume of a Drop due Wednesday
    • 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
      • 3rd period: 13486519
      • 5th period: 13486734
      • 6th period: 13486749
  • PhET simulation (this is not a graded assignment but concepts must be learned very soon)