Week #6. 3/12 - 3/16

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

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

  • Work day

Wednesday.  (Mr. Jansen absent)

  • Work day

Thursday.  “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.” - William Faulkner

  • Energy and Kinetics Test

Friday.  “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.”  Leonardo Da Vinci

  • Start new unit with Equilibrium tub activity
  • Rate of Reaction lab due
  • Book questions due

Week #5. 3/5 - 3/9

Monday.  Excellence is not being the best, it is doing your best
  • Work day
  • Analysis checked- day 2
  • Hand out review for test

Tuesday. “I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.”

  • Finish PowerPoint- Kinetics


  • Work day

Thursday.   “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 

  • Rate of Reaction lab

Friday.   It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults.  Frederick Douglass

  • Rate of Reaction lab

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Quiz on Wednesday
  • Formative assessment to prepare for quiz


  • Mr. Jansen absent- work day

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

  • Energy Quiz (no ozone)

Thursday. Please not do confuse your Google search with my science degree.  Unknown

  • Kinetics PowerPoint
  • Check raw data and one calculated trial tomorrow


    • Week #3.  2/19 - 2/23



  • No school


  • No school

Wednesday. Success comes from having dreams bigger than your fears  --  Terry Litwiller

  • The Ozone PowerPoint


  • No school- snow (minimal KE in the air allowed the intermolecular force, hydrogen bonding, to bring the dihydrogen monoxide molecules together and form a solid)!

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

  • Work day
  • Quiz Tuesday

Week #2.  2/12 - 2/16

Monday.  Why?  Why not?  Why not you?  Why not now? 

  • Hand out "help" for Enthalpy of Ethanol Combustion lab
  • Return Ionic vs. Covalent

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

  • Work on Enthalpy of Ethanol Combustion lab

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

  • Work on Enthalpy of Ethanol Combustion lab

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

  • Bond Enthalpies powerpoint

Friday.   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     

  • Hand out Enthalpy worksheet (not graded and answers provided) 

  • Lesson 2- p. 480:  2, 4

    Lesson 3- p. 485/6:  2,3,5

    Lesson 4- p. 492:  1

    Lesson 5- p. 497:  2,4

    Lesson 8- p. 511:  3

    Lesson 9- p. 515:  1,2

    Lesson 10- p. 519:  1,3,6

    Lesson 11- p. 526/7:  6

    Lesson 12- p. 531:  2,5

    Lesson 13- p. 534/5:  1,2,3,5,6,

    Lesson 14- p. 540:  2

    Review Exercises- p. 565:  3,7,15

Week #1.  2/5 - 2/9

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

  • PowerPoint.  Measuring energy changes

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

  • PowerPoint.  Measuring energy changes

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

  • Work on Enthalpy of Combustion for Ethanol practice problem (not graded)


  • Enthalpy of Combustion for Ethanol lab

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

  • Enthalpy of Combustion for Ethanol lab

Week #20.  1/29 - 2/2

Monday.  The expert in anything was once a beginner.

  • Check Mole lab and Magnesium Oxide lab
  • Review for Stoichiometry test Friday
  • Hand out Stoichiometry worksheet #2

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

  • Check Mole lab, Magnesium Oxide lab, and book questions
  • Review for Stoichiometry test Friday


  • No chemistry today


  • No chemistry today

Friday.  Don't stress.  Do your best.  Forget the rest.

  • Stoichiometry test

Week #19.  1/22 - 1/26


  • Stoichiometry ppt.

Tuesday.  Education is not preparation for life;  Education is life itself.  John Dewey

  • Finish Stoichiometry ppt.
  • Hand out another Stoichiometry worksheet (not graded and solutions provided)

Wednesday. Effort equals results

  • Work on Stoichiometry worksheets
  • Check the Mole lab and the Magnesium Oxide lab

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

  • Work on Stoichiometry worksheets
  • Work on MC review for the test next week.
  • Work on book questions
  • Check the Mole lab and the Magnesium Oxide lab

Friday.  Let's do this. - Home Depot

  • Solutions ppt.
  • Work on lots of stuff 

Week #18.  1/15 - 1/19


  • MLK no school

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

  • Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide lab

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

  • Calculate and Conclude Empirical Formula of Magnesium Oxide lab

    Thursday. If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

    • Chemical Equations PowerPoint
    • Hand out Balancing Equations worksheet (not graded, answers provided)

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

    • Work on Balancing Equations worksheet
    • Hand out Stoichiometry worksheet and introduce limiting reactants (cookies!)

    Week #17.  1/8 - 1/12

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

    • Finish Number, Moles, and Mass PowerPoint
    • Molar Volume of  a Gas PowerPoint
    • Either a hard copy or through are due today by midnight. classes below.
      • 5th period:  16112742
      • 6th period:  16112769
      • Enrollment key for all classes is Jansen

    Tuesday.  There are those who see an opportunity, and those who seize an opportunity.

    • Continue to work on worksheet from yesterday
    • Mole quiz Friday
    • Book questions 
    • Mole 
    • Lesson 8 - p. 383- 4,10

      Lesson 9 - p. 386- 2,4

      Lesson 10 - p. 391- 7

      Lesson 11 - p. 394- 3

      Lesson 12 - p. 398- 1

      Chemical equations

      Lesson 1 - p. 351- 1

      Lesson 2 - p. 356- 4

      Lesson 3 - p. 359/360- 1,4,5

      Lesson 4 - p. 364- 1,4,7

      Lesson 5 - p. 368- 1,2,4


      Lesson 25 - p. 464- 1,2,3

      Lesson 26 - p. 468/469- 2,5


      Lesson 13 - p. 405- 1,6,8,9,10

      Lesson 14 - p. 412/413- 2,3

    Wednesday.    The very essence of leadership is having vision.  -  Ludwig van Beethoven

    • "Mole lab"

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

    • Continue working on worksheet and the Mole lab
    • Quiz tomorrow

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

    • Mole quiz

    Week #16.  1/1 - 1/5


    • No school

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

    • Work on Ionic or Covalent lab write up.

    Wednesday.  It is not enough to have a good mind.  The important thing is to use it well.  Rene Descartes  

    • Work on Ionic or Covalent lab write up

    Thursday.  Remember the Titans

    • Numbers, Moles, and Mass PowerPoint

    Friday.  We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.  Aristotle

    • Last chance to work on and get help for Ionic or Covalent lab.
      • Both a hard copy and through are due Monday by midnight. classes below.
        • 5th period:  16112742
        • 6th period:  16112769


      Week #15.  12/11 - 12/15

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

      • Ionic or Covalent lab
      • Review for test

      Tuesday.  "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
      • Book questions due tomorrow

      Wednesday.  "What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?" Robert Schuller

      • Ionic or Covalent lab
      • Review for test
      • Book questions due

      Thursday.  "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy." Jimmy Spithill

      • Bonding Test

      Friday.  My religion is very simple.  My religion is kindness.  Dalai Lama

      • Go over Ionic or Covalent lab.  Due 1/8


      Week #14.  (12/4 - 12/8)

      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

      Hand out review for test

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


      • Electrolysis of Water lab

      Wednesday.  You can't depend on the eye when your imagination is out of focus.  Mark Twain

      • Metallic Bonding PowerPoint

      Thursday. Enthusiasm is contagious.  Start an epidemic

      • Ionic vs. Covalent lab

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

      • Ionic vs. Covalent lab

      Week #13.  (11/27- 12/1)

      Monday.   It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius  Molecular Models lab
       Tuesday.  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

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

      • Molecular Models lab
      • Work on book questions

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

      • Intermolecular Forces PowerPoint

      Friday.  Impossibility is an opinion, not a fact.

      • Intermolecular Forces PowerPoint
      • Molecular Models lab

      Week #12.  (11/20- 11/24)

      Monday.   I have not failed.  I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work.  -  Thomas Edison  
      Crystal Growing lab due Work on Ionic or Covalent exploration- hard copy due tomorrow

      • Finish Covalent Bonding PowerPoint
      • Hard copy Ionic or Covalent exploration due


      • Thanksgiving break


      • Thanksgiving break


      • Thanksgiving break

      Week #11.  (11/13 - 11/17)

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

      Ionic Quiz
      Introduce Ionic Crystal Growing lab

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

      •  Ionic or Covalent Substance exploration due Tuesday.
      • Crystal GrowinglLab

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

      • Conclude Crystal Growing lab- due Friday
      • Start Covalent Bonding PowerPoint

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

      • Covalent PowerPoint


      • Crystal Growing lab due
      • Covalent Bonding PowerPoint

      Week #10.  (11/6 - 11/10)

      Monday.  If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
      • PowerPoint - Ionic Bonding

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

      • Finish Ionic Bonding PowerPoint 
      • Hand out Ionic Bonding worksheet (not graded, answers provided in class)
      • Ionic questions
        Lession 19- p. 100:  1,13
        Lession 20- p. 105: 3,4,5,7
        Lesson 21- p. 110: 3,7,8
        Lession 22- p. 113: 1-5,7
        Lession 24- p. 116: 1-4
        Covalent questions
        Lesson 4- p. 163: 1,4,5,6
        Lesson 5- p. 167: 1,2,5
        Lesson 6- p. 172: 3
        Lesson 10- p. 196: 2,4,7
        Lesson 11- p. 200: 1,3,6
        Lesson 15- p. 219: 1
        Lesson 16- p. 228: 1,2,4
        Lesson 17- p. 231: 1,4
        Lesson 19- p. 240: 2,3
        A combination of questions
        Lesson 15- p. 219: 2
        Lesson 26- p. 134: 2,3,4,8,10

      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

      • Work on Ionic worksheet, book questions, and/or exploring Ionic or Covalent lab

      Thursday.   Always stay humble and kind.  -  Tim McGraw 

      • Work on Ionic worksheet, book questions, and/or exploring Ionic or Covalent lab
      • Ionic Quiz Monday
      • CLICK HERE for more practice on naming


      • Veterans' Day.  No school

      Week #9.  (10/30 - 11/3)

      Monday.  Dream on, dream on, dream on, dream until your dreams come true...   -  Aerosmith
      • Measurement lab/work day/review for Wednesday's test.


      • Happy Halloween!

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

      • Introduce Ionic or Covalent lab 
      • Measurement Test

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

      • PowerPoint - Ionic Bonding


        • Last minute change of plans- started doing research today on laptops to determine what to do in order to determine which unknown substances are ionic compounds and which are colvalent compounds.
        • Back to the PowerPoint on Monday.


      Week #8.  (10/23 - 10/27)

      Monday.  Chemistry pays—become a mole-ionaire
      • Mole Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      • Check Periodic Trends lab today

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

      • PowerPoint  Measurement and Data Processing

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

      • Periodic Trends due 
      • Measurement lab
      • Assign Unit 2 book questions
        • Lesson 8.  p. 383 - 2, 11
        • Math Spotlights Practice Exercises
          • p. 619:  1-4
          • p. 627:  1-3
          • p. 632:  1-3

      Thursday.  Failing to plan, is planing to fail.  -  Effie Jones

      • Measurement lab or book questions

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

      • Measurement lab or book questions
      • Unit II Test Wednesday

        Week #7.  (10/16 - 10/20)

        Monday.  Have a dream so big that you cannot achieve it until you grow into the person who can.
        • Work day or Periodic Trends lab

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

        • Work day or Periodic Trends lab


        • Work day or Periodic Trends lab
        • Book questions due 
          • Lesson 1: p.5 - 1,3
            Lesson 3: p.12- 3,5
            Lesson 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- 1-5
            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- 1-7,10,12-15
            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.  Success depends upon our previous preparations, and without such preparations there is sure to be failure.  -  Confucius

        • Unit I Test

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

        • PowerPoint  Measurement and Data Processing