IB Chemistry

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 #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
  • Quiz Friday over first two PowerPoints
  • Electrons "in Orbit" PowerPoint.  Topic 2.2 
  • Volume of a Drop due Wednesday by midnight through turnitin.com
    • Enrollment key is Jansen for all classess 
    • Class ID 
      • 2nd period - 16112617
      • 3rd period - 16112647
      • 4th period - 16112699

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 for...
      • 2nd period - 16112617
      • 3rd period - 16112647
      • 4th period - 16112699
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

 

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

  • Electron Configuration PowerPoint, Topic 2.2

Friday

  • Electron Configuration PowerPoint, Topic 2.2
  • Quiz over first two PowerPoints on Monday (no electron configuration which is the current PowerPoint)
  • Ob-scertainerTM lab- 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
  • Element symbols quiz
  • PowerPoint presentation - Topic 2.1, The Nuclear Atom

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

  • Finish PowerPoint presentation - Topic 2.1, The Nuclear Atom
  • Books handed out.
  • Safety contract handed out.

Wednesday.  Mistakes are proof you are trying.

  • Volume of a Drop hard copy checked (peer evaluate)
  • 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 ten days)
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)

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 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

Friday:  The more things you read, the more things you will know.  The more things you learn, the more places you go.

  •  An Alchemist's Dream lab due
  •  Safety Contract due
  • Work on Unit I (Topic 2 & 3) book questions
  • Volume of a Drop due Wednesday by midnight through turnitin.com
    • Enrollment key is Jansen for all classess 
      • 2nd period - 16112617
      • 3rd period - 16112647
      • 4th period - 16112699

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 IA "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 Monday.
  • Investigating the Volume of a Drop.
    • Exploration - due Wednesday (see IA 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 your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind.

  • Continue with Volume of a Drop (laptops 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

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

  • Begin PowerPoint presentation - Topic 2.1, The Nuclear Atom
  • Element quiz Monday