Chem 30 Days – Fall 2008

October

> Oct. 14 – Tuesday, Day 2 – Reaction Rates

  • Notes: Section 17.1 – A Model for Reaction Rates, the Collision Theory

> Oct. 16 – Thursday, Day 4 – Factors Affecting Reaction Rates

  • Notes: started Section 17.2 – A Model for Reaction Rates, the Collision Theory
  • Section 17.1 Assessment Questions Due: 4-10 (pg. 535)

> Oct. 17 – Friday, Day 5 – Factors Affecting Reaction Rates

  • Homework check and went over questions due
  • Notes: Finished Section 17.2 – A Model for Reaction Rates, the Collision Theory
  • Section 17.2 Assessment Questions Due: 11-14 (pg. 541)

> Oct. 20 – Monday, Day 6 – Iodine Clock Reaction Lab – DAY 1

  • Homework check on pre-lab
  • Completed Parts I and II of lab

> Oct. 21 – Tuesday, Day 1 – Iodine Clock Reaction Lab – DAY 2

  • Homework check and went over questions due
  • Completed Parts III and IV of lab
  • Due: Lab is due for Thursday

> Oct. 22 – Wednesday, Day 2 – Rate Constants and Rate Laws

  • You compiled all your data for the lab and got average values for each factor affecting rate
  • Notes on rate constants and rate laws
  • We did some example questions calculating the rate constant ‘k’
  • Due: Lab is due for tomorrow

> Oct. 23 – Thursday, Day 3 – Determining Reaction Order

  • You handed in your labs
  • Notes on Reaction Order and Determining Reaction Order
  • Example questions
  • Due for tomorrow: Pg 545 – Practice Problems 16-18 & Assessment questions 19-22

> Oct. 24 – Friday, Day 4 – Instantaneous Reaction Rates

  • Homework check and went over difficult questions
  • Notes on Instantaneous Reaction Rates
  • Example questions
  • pg 549 27–> 31 & Pg 554 33-(56?), 62, 65, 67, 69, and 70
  • Handed out diagram assignment of Male & Female Reproductive Systems
  • Due for Monday: Pg 554 questions 33–> 56, 62, 65, 67, 69, and 70

> Oct. 27 – Monday, Day 5 – Corrections, corrections!

  • Went over last day’s assigned questions

> Oct. 28 – Tuesday, Day 6 – Reaction Mechanisms

  • Notes: Reaction Mechanisms
  • Handed out “Handout 1″ and “Handout 2″
  • Due for tomorrow: Pg 549 questions 27-31 AND questions from Handout 2 –> #1-5 (except #2), 15-24 (except #23)

> Oct. 29 – Wednesday, Day 1 – Plato Day 1

  • We corrected chapter questions and those from handout #2
  • You started PLATO
  • Due for tomorrow: Questions 1-8 of handout #1

> Oct. 30 – Thursday, Day 2 – Plato Day 2

  • We corrected questions from handout #1
  • Handed out review questions
  • Time to work on PLATO
  • Questions that will help you out!: Questions on review: 30, 32, 38, 40, 42 (b,c), 44 (a,b,c), 46, 48, 51, 54 (a)

> Oct. 31 – Friday, Day 3 – Review for test

  • Handed back and reviewed your labs
  • Went over review handout going through as many questions as we could
  • Make sure to know how to do a question like #14 from handout #2
  • Your test will be on Wednesday and we’ll start the next unit on Monday
  • REMEMBER to do the PLATO Mastery test before Wednesday as I will be taking it in for marks

> Nov. 3 – Monday, Day 4 – Chemical Equilibrium

  • Started new section – Notes: Chemical Equilibrium
  • Due for tomorrow: Questions 5-8 on pg. 568

> Nov. 4 – Tuesday, Day 5 – Determining K.eq & Le Chatelier’s principle

  • Notes: Examples 2-6 (Practice problems Pg 565 – 1. a,b,c and Pg 567 2. a-e)
  • Notes: Determining the value of Equilibrium Constants (Example 7)
  • Notes: Factors Affecting Chemical Equilibrium
  • Notes: Le Chatelier’s Principle (#1. Changes in concentration – we started Example 8)

> Nov. 5 – Wednesday, Day 6 – Reaction Rates Test

  • Test on Reaction Rates
  • (#1. Changes in concentration)

> Nov. 6 – Thursday, Day 1 – Le Chatelier’s Principle

  • Le Chatelier’s Principle ((#2. Changes in volume, #3. Changes in temperature)
  • Due for tomorrow: Questions 10-15 on pg. 574

> Nov. 7 – Friday, Day 2 – The Haber Process

  • Corrected assigned questions
  • Noes: The effect of catalysts on equilibrium
  • Notes: Biological Equilibrium
  • Handout: Haber Process
  • Handout: Labs for Wednesday & Thursday
  • Due for Wednesday: Questions on Haber Process (1-4), Pre-Labs

> Nov. 12 – Wednesday, Day 3 – Lab Day 1

  • Homework check on Pre-labs and Haber Process questions
  • Began Chemical Equilibrium Labs
  • Due for tomorrow: Read about the effects of catalysts (last paragraph of pg 573 in text) and about biological equilibrium (pg 574)

> Nov. 13 – Thursday, Day 4 – Lab Day 2

  • Continued Chemical Equilibrium Labs

> Nov. 14 – Friday, Day 5 – Finished Labs (Day 3)

  • Discussion about Haber process and biological equilibrium (some notes on biological equilibrium)
  • Finished Chemical Equilibrium Labs
  • Due for Monday: Hand in Chemical Equilibrium Labs

> Nov. 17 – Monday, Day 6 – Equilibrium Concentrations and ICE Method

  • Notes: Using Equilibrium Constants
  • Notes: Calculating Equilibrium Concentrations
  • Handed out package of example questions
  • Did example question 1
  • Notes: ICE Method
  • Did example questions 2, 3, 4 (kinda), and 6
  • Due for tomorrow: Example question 5, Review & Practice questions 1-5 (at back of package of example questions)

> Nov. 18 – Tuesday, Day 1 – Solubility Equilibria

  • Homework check
  • Corrected Questions
  • Notes: Solubility Equilibria
  • Due for tomorrow: Review & Practice questions 6-8 AND practice problem 17 (a-d) on pg. 580

> Nov. 19 – Wednesday, Day 2 – Predicting Precipitates 1

  • Corrected yesterday’s questions
  • Handout: Equilibrium Concentration Calculations/Practice & Review (Ksp questions)
  • Did Practice & Review (Ksp questions) #1
  • Notes: Predicting Precipitates
  • Due for tomorrow: Equilibrium Concentration Calculations (#2, 4), Practice & Review (Ksp questions) #2, 3

> Nov. 20 – Thursday, Day 3 – Questions, questions!

  • Corrected assignment questions
  • Did Equilibrium Concentration Calculation #5
  • Due for tomorrow: Equilibrium Concentration Calculations (#1, 3), Practice & Review (Ksp questions) #4 AND practice problem 18 (a-d) on pg. 581

> Nov. 21 – Friday, Day 4 –  Predicting Precipitates 2

  • Corrected questions
  • Handed out more equilibrium concentration practice problems
  • Notes: Steps to solving questions on predicting precipitates
  • Started example question #1 on predicting precipitates
  • Handed out Review
  • Test will be Tuesday
  • Due for Monday: Complete Review (except 4e) & equilibrium practice problems

> Nov. 24 – Monday, Day 5 – Test Review

  • Handed back and reviewed lab
  • Provided answers for some of the review questions (the rest will be posted on the blog by the end of Monday’s school day
  • Finished examples 1 and 2 of predicting precipitates question, question 3 will also be posted on the blog by the end of the school day
  • Read the paragraph in your text about common ions (ie. know what common ions are)
  • Good luck studying, blog-comment me anytime if you have any problems with questions and need help

> Nov. 25 – Tuesday, Day 6 – Chemical Equilibrium TEST

  • Chemical Equilibrium Test
  • I’m bowing out now with teaching chemistry. Mrs. Johnson will continue with the next unit on Acids & Bases now

> Dec. 2 – Tuesday, Day 4 – Covering For Roxanne – Acids & Bases

  • Handed back and reviewed equilibrium test
  • Notes: Formulas
  • Due for Thursday: Do Practice Problems #18, 19, 20 & 21 on pgs. 609-613, getting help from Examples 19-1, 19-2, 19-3 & 19-4

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