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 #9 (3/27 - 4/1)

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:  

  • PowerPoint- Topic 8.5 Acid Deposition
  • 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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius
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  • 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)