Welcome to AP Chemistry!
December 5 - Thursday
  1. Lab Day 3: Percent Copper in Brass
  2. Assignments Due Friday
    • 7.1 The Nature of Solutions
      • p414 #1,3
      • p415 #2,3,4
      • p416 #2,4,6,8,10
      • p417 #1,2,3,4
    • 7.2 Like Dissolves Like
      • **Read/Notes p420-426**
      • p421 Quick Check #1,2,3,4
      • p423 Quick Check #1,2,3,4
      • p424 Quick Check #1,2,4

December 4 - Wednesday
  1. Lab Day 2: Percent Copper in Brass
    • Percent Copper in Brass: Clarifications, Post Lab and Conclusion
    • Complete the following before tomorrow:
      • Data Tables
      • Charts (graphs) of Absorbance vs Wavelength (nm)
      • Procedure for determining the percent composition of copper in your brass sample
    • Thursday: Lab part 2 - Determine % of Copper in Brass
  2. Assignments Due Friday
    • 7.1 The Nature of Solutions
      • p414 #1,3
      • p415 #2,3,4
      • p416 #2,4,6,8,10
      • p417 #1,2,3,4
    • 7.2 Like Dissolves Like
      • Read/Notes p420-426
      • p421 Quick Check #1,2,3,4
      • p423 Quick Check #1,2,3,4
      • p424 Quick Check #1,2,4
  3. Thursday: Lab (Continued)
  4. Friday: Lecture: 7.2 (clarifications) and 7.3 Dissociation Equations and Solution Conductivity
  5. Monday: (?)Quiz - Solutions(?)

December 3 - Tuesday

December 2 - Monday
  1. Lecture: Solution Chemistry (slides)
  2. Assignment: 
    • 7.1 The Nature of Solutions
      • p414 #1,3
      • p415 #2,3,4
      • p416 #2,4,6,8,10
      • p417 #1,2,3,4
  3. PreLab (Due Tuesday): Percent Copper in Brass

November 27 - December 1
  1. Happy Thanksgiving Break!

November 26 - Tuesday
  1. Unit 2 Test - Post-Evaluation Pink Sheets
  2. PreLab (Due Tuesday): Percent Copper in Brass

November 25 - Monday

November 22 - Friday
  1. Unit 2 Test
November 20/21 - Wednesday/Thursday
  1. Unit 2 Test Prep
    • Test preparation and test will be from the AP Chem 1 book, not AP Classroom.
    • All of the following questions are part of one assignment
      • 4.7,4.8 Stoichiometry p255-257 #6,10,15
      • 5.1 Atoms p272 #8
      • 5.2 Bohr p282 #10,11
      • 5.3 Quantum Mechanic Model p291 #9
      • 5.4 Electrons p303-304 #7,8
      • 6.1 Periodic Table p316 #9,10,11
      • 6.2 Periodic Trends p326-327 #9,10,14
      • 6.3 Spectroscopy p342-343 #1
      • 6.4 Ionic Bonding p355-356 #1,2,6,11
      • 6.5 Lewis Structures p370 #1,3,5,6,7,8
      • 6.6 Molecular Shape p396 #4,6,12
    • Memorize VSEPR - Memorize the shapes and names

November 19 - Tuesday
  1. Lab Equipment Cleanup?!
  2. Lab - Stoichiometry and Excess Reactants
    • Bring pre-lab and lab shoes
    • Background on using 
    • Data and Observations: Listed in "Experiment Results" and "Analysis of Results" on lab handout.
    • Post-Lab Questions: Listed as "Follow Up Questions" on lab handout.
    • Conclusion: Read Copper Replacement Reactions in Mining at Butte, MT and write a short constructed response answering the question - What are the real-world applications of the lab you just completed?
  3. Unit 2 Test Prep
    • Test preparation and test will be from the AP Chem 1 book, not AP Classroom.
    • All of the following questions are part of one assignment
      • 4.7,4.8 Stoichiometry p255-257 #6,10,15
      • 5.1 Atoms p272 #8
      • 5.2 Bohr p282 #10,11
      • 5.3 Quantum Mechanic Model p291 #9
      • 5.4 Electrons p303-304 #7,8
      • 6.1 Periodic Table p316 #10,11
      • 6.2 Periodic Trends p326-327 #9,10,14
      • 6.3 Spectroscopy p342-343 #1,4
      • 6.4 Ionic Bonding p355-356 #1,2,6,11
      • 6.5 Lewis Structures p370 #1,3,5,6,7,8
      • 6.6 Molecular Shape p396 #4,6,12
    • Memorize VSEPR - Memorize the shapes and names

November 18 - Monday

November 15 - Friday
  1. Determining Symmetry and Polarity Lecture (click for slides)
  2. Intermolecular Forces (click for video lecture from Professor Dave Explains)
    • Be sure to have have good notes on the following:
      • Ion-Ion
      • Ion-Dipole
      • Dipole-Dipole
      • Hydrogen Bonds
        • Include the following in your notes: Hydrogen bonds form between: H-N, H-O, H-F
      • Van der Waals (London Dispersion Bonds) 
  3. Ch6.6 Formal Charge
    • p392-393 Read/Notes
  4. Pre-Lab - Stoichiometry and Excess Reactants
    • Lab starts Monday
    • Bring pre-lab and lab shoes

November 14 - Thursday
  1. Registered for AP Test?
    • Kiernan Morgan - SEE ME about your AP Test sign-up
  2. Due: 6.3 Spectroscopy assignment from Tuesday
    • Questions?
  3. Hand back all graded assignments. Check grade in PowerSchool.
  4. Today: 6.6 Shape and Behavior of Molecules
      • Due Friday
    1. Read/Notes p372-377 (VSEPR Handout and Worksheet from Honors Chemistry)
    2. p378 #1,2
    3. Read/Notes p379-381 
    4. p382 #1,2
  5. Friday: Pre-Lab - Stoichiometry and Excess Reactants
  6. Friday: 6.7 Intermolecular Forces
    • Lecture
    • Assignment posted Thursday

November 13 - Wednesday
  1. Finish 6.3 Spectroscopy assignment from Tuesday
    • Due Thursday
  2. Hand back all graded assignments. Check grade in PowerSchool.
  3. Today and Thursday: 6.6 Shape and Behavior of Molecules
    • Due Friday
    1. Read/Notes p372-377 (VSEPR Handout and Worksheet from Honors Chemistry)
    2. p378 #1,2
    3. Read/Notes p379-381 
    4. p382 #1,2
  4. Friday: 6.7 Intermolecular Forces
    • Assignment posted Thursday
  5. Friday: Pre-Lab - Stoichiometry and Excess Reactants

November 12 - Tuesday
  1. Due: 6.5 Lewis Structure Diagrams assignment
    • Questions?
  2. Lecture: 6.3 Spectroscopy
  3. Assignment - Due Thursday
    1. pg 340 #1,2

    2. Pg 341 #1,3

    3. Pg 342 #3

    4. Pg 343 #5


November 11 - Monday
  1. Due: 6.1-6.4 Assignment
    • Questions?
  2. Chapter 6 - Patterns in Chemistry (Periodic Table)

November 8 - Friday
  1. Chapter 5 - Matter
    1. We are moving on. Make sure you know all of the assigned material in this chapter! This may require some work on your own time!
  2. Chapter 6 - Patterns in Chemistry (Periodic Table)
    • 6.1 Development of the Periodic Table
      • Read/Notes p306-314
      • p310 Quick Check #1
      • p312 Quick Check #1,3
      • p316 #12
    • 6.2 Periodic Trends
      • Read/Notes p317-324
      • p320 #1,2,3
      • p323 #1,2
    • 6.3 Spectroscopy
      • (We will work on this together next week)
    • 6.4 Chemical Bonding
      • Read/Notes p345-353
      • p348 Quick Check #1,3
      • p348 #1,2,3
      • p352 #1,3

November 7 - Thursday
  1. No Shave November! (Last chance to get in on the fun!)
  2. Sign up for AP Test! See information below.
  3. Test Scores
    • Post Test Evaluation
      • Compare your answers with the actual answers.
  4. Chapter 5 - Matter
Please remind them that once they must pay and register for their AP test by FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8th. ALSO- once pay for the AP test in the counseling center, they have to login to their College Board account to enter their join code. If they fail to login to college board and enter their exam only join code before November 15th, they will have to pay an extra fee for the exam.

Directions are below, and they can come into the counseling office at any time to get help logging in.

Let me know if there are any questions! Thank you!

AP Student Login or to create account:


  1. https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/
  2. Login
  3. AP Students
  4. Yellow Button “Join Class or Exam”
  5. Enter Exam Code

November 6 - Wednesday
  1. Turn in Stoichiometry assignments
    • Questions?
  2. No Shave November!
  3. Round Table
    • Test
    • Grades and Grading
    • Course structure and pace
    • Stoichiometry level of understanding
    • Chapter 5: Matter - Skip? Structure?
    • Chapter 6: Periodic Table - Skip? Structure?
    • Sign up for AP Test

November 1,4,5 - Friday, Monday, Tuesday
(* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)
  1. 4.7 and 4.8 are separate assignments - put them on separate pieces of paper to turn in on Wednesday.
  2. Be sure to read and take notes from both sections - there will be no lecture for these sections.
  3. Be good. Work hard. Breathe.

4.7

**Stoichiometry

  • Read/Notes: AP Chem1 4.7 pg 233-258

  • Pg 234 #1,2

  • Pg 236 #2,3

  • Pg 239 #1

  • Pg 241 #1,2

4.8

**Stoichiometry: Limiting/Excess, Percent Yield, Impurities

  • Read/Notes AP Chem1 4.8 pg 247-252

  • Pg 248 #1,2

  • Pg 251 #1

  • Pg 252 #1,2

  • Pg 253-254 (all)


October 31 - Thursday
  1. AP Unit 1 Test MC
    • Test must be completed during this class period. 
    • One piece of paper. Write any work on this paper, turn it in.
    • All questions will be answered on AP Classroom.
    • No electronic Devices (other than your Chromebook).
    • No talking.
    • You will be provided with the following (you may not use your own):
      • Periodic Table
      • Common Ions
      • Formulas
    • Turn in all papers at the front.

October 30 - Wednesday
  1. AP Unit 1 Test FRQ
    • Test must be completed during this class period. The other half will be given tomorrow.
    • One piece of paper. Write answers on your own paper.
    • Do not write on the test.
    • Circle final answer.
    • No electronic Devices.
    • No talking.
    • You will be provided with the following (you may not use your own):
      • Periodic Table
      • Common Ions
      • Formulas
    • Turn in all papers at the front. 

October 29 - Tuesday
  1. AP Unit 1 Test Prep

October 28 - Monday
  1. Nominate TWIRP Royalty: bit.ly/BSHTWIRP
  2. AP Unit 1 Test Prep
    • Unit 1 Test is Wednesday, October 30th and Thursday, October 31st
      • Chapter 1 Chemistry Skills
      • Chapter 2 Nature of Matter [AP Course Unit 2.1,2.2]
      • Chapter 3 Mole [AP Course Unit 1.1-1.4,1.6]
      • Chapter 4.1-4.6 Reactions, Redox, Enthalpy [AP Course Unit 4.7,4.9,6.1-6.9]
        • Thermodynamics Help is posted in the "Links" to the right. Click on "Test Help/Reviews"
        • Note: We did not cover the following from thermodynamics and they will not be on this test:
          • Entropies, Gibbs Free Energy, Thermodynamics and Equilibrium
          • See pg141 on Test Help Thermodynamics for a summary
    • Assignment: Visit AP Classroom (See link in the right-hand margin of this page -->)
      • Complete the Progress Checks for Unit 1,2,3,4,6

October 24/25 - Thursday/Friday
  1. AP Unit 1 Test Prep
    • Unit 1 Test is Tuesday, October 29th
      • Chapter 1 Chemistry Skills
      • Chapter 2 Nature of Matter [AP Course Unit 2.1,2.2]
      • Chapter 3 Mole [AP Course Unit 1.1-1.4,1.6]
      • Chapter 4.1-4.6 Reactions, Redox, Enthalpy [AP Course Unit 4.7,4.9,6.1-6.9]
        • Thermodynamics Help is posted in the "Links" to the right. Click on "Test Help/Reviews"
        • Note: We did not cover the following from thermodynamics and they will not be on this test:
          • Entropies, Gibbs Free Energy, Thermodynamics and Equilibrium
          • See pg141 on Test Help Thermodynamics for a summary
    • Assignment: Visit AP Classroom (See link in the right-hand margin of this page -->)
      • Complete the Progress Checks for Unit 1,2,3,4,6

October 23 - Wednesday
  1. Quiz 4.4-4.6
    • Turn in your quiz on the front table when finished.
    • Work on Post-labs and conclusions for the rest of the period.

October 22 - Tuesday 
  1. 4.4-4.6 Quiz Prep - Due Wednesday
    • All of the following can go on one sheet of paper. 
    • 4.4 Endo and Exothermic pg196 #4,5,6
    • 4.5 Enthalpy pg211 #1,3,4,6,8,10,13,15abc,16a
    • 4.6 Calorimetry pg229 #2,4,5,8,13,14a
  2. I want to share the following videos because this adventure with Vsause3 has been a crazy ride!!

October 21 - Monday
  1. Turn in 4.6 Assignment
    • 4.6 Calorimetry Questions? Help? 
  2. 4.4-4.6 Quiz Prep - Due Wednesday
    • All of the following can go on one sheet of paper. 
    • 4.4 Endo and Exothermic pg196 #4,5,6
    • 4.5 Enthalpy pg211 #1,3,4,6,8,10,13,15abc,16a
    • 4.6 Calorimetry pg229 #2,4,5,8,13,14a
  3. I want to share the following videos because this adventure with Vsause3 has been a crazy ride!!

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YouTube Video


October 17/18 - Thursday/Friday
  1. No School! Teachers have meetings!

October 16 - Wednesday

October 15 - Tuesday
  1. AP Practice Exam (I need your help).
  2. Set up your Chromebook to work with the Digital Sensors (DO THIS FIRST)!
  3. Lab: Calorimetry
    1. Calorimetry Lab CLARIFICATIONS, POST LAB AND CONCLUSION
  4. Assignment: 4.6 Calorimetry - Due Monday, October 21
    • **NOTE** There have been changes to the original assignment because of the confusion for a few of the problems. These changes are shown in RED. Do the problems listed here for the assignment due on Monday. If you have already completed the previously assigned problems, you do not need to do this updated assignment - you may just keep your completed assignment and turn it in.
    • p220 #2,3,4
    • p222 #2,3 
    • p224 #1,2,3
    • p227 #1,2,3ab

October 11/14 - Friday/Monday
  1. **Read/Notes: 4.6 Calorimetry p217-228**
  2. Assignment: 4.6 Calorimetry - Due Monday, October 21
    • p221 #2,3,4
    • p222 #2,3
    • p224 #2,3
    • p227 #1,2,3
  3. PreLab: Calorimetry
    • Due Tuesday
    • Lab will run Tuesday - Wednesday

October 10 - Thursday
  1. Lecture: Enthalpy - Heats of Fusion
  2. Assignment:
    • Read/Notes Ch4.5 "The Use of Bond Energy" p207-210"
    • Prac Probs: p207 #1,2
    • Prac Probs: p210 #1,2,3

October 9 - Wednesday
  1. Gravimetric Analysis Post Lab (AP Questions)
    • 5a) 0.0073 mol CuCl2
    • 5b) -0.0048 mol Al
    • 5c) The aluminum reacted (single displacement) with the CuCl2 to produce solid copper and AlCl3
      • CuCl2 + Al → AlCl3 + Cu
    • 5d) 3CuCl2(aq) + 2Al(s) → 2AlCl3(aq) + 3Cu(s)
  2. Lecture: Enthalpy (continued from yesterday)
  3. Assignment Due Tomorrow: 
    • 4.5 Hess's Law Prac Probs: p203-204 #1-3

October 8 - Tuesday
  1. Post Lab (AP Questions)
  2. Lecture: Enthalpy 

October 7 - Monday
  1. Grade Quiz 4.1-4.3
  2. Finish 4.4 Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions Lecture
  3. Post-Lab and Conclusion: Spectroscopy - Analysis of Food Dyes in Beverages
  4. 4.4 Assignment (Due Tomorrow)
  1. Read "Thermochemical Equations" p192-193 and take notes (in your notebook)

  2. Pg 193 #1-3

  3. Pg 195 #2b,c,d; #3b,c; #5; #6


October 4 - Friday
  1. Lecture: 4.4 Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions
  2. AP Chem1 4.4 pg 189-196
  3. 4.4 Assignment (Due Monday)
  1. Read "Thermochemical Equations" p192-193 and take notes (in your notebook)

  2. Pg 193 #1-3

  3. Pg 195 #2b,c,d; #3b,c; #5; #6


October 3 - Thursday
  1. Lab: Spectroscopy - Analysis of Food Dyes in Beverages
  2. Friday: Gravimetric Analysis Post Lab Question review (AP Post Lab Questions)

October 2 - Wednesday
  1. Lab: Spectroscopy - Analysis of Food Dyes in Beverages

October 1 - Tuesday
  1. Turn in Assignment
  2. Quiz: 4.1-4.3: Chemical Reactions
  3. Pre-Lab: Spectroscopy - Analysis of Food Dyes in Beverages

September 30 - Monday
  1. Hand back all papers
  2. Post lab AP questions
  3. Pre-Lab: Spectroscopy - Analysis of Food Dyes in Beverages
  4. Quiz Prep Problems - Due Tomorrow
    • Put all of the following on one piece of paper
    • 4.1 - #4(o),#5(g)
    • 4.2 - #4(choose 3)
    • 4.3 - #7(c,d,e [Extra practice? Try others not listed here])
      • Be sure to include the following for #7c,d,e:
        • Balanced equation
        • Include state indicators
        • Classify each reaction into one of the six reaction types
        • If necessary, identify which species is oxidized and which species is reduced.
        • If necessary, identify the reducing agent and the oxidizing agent. 

September 27 - Friday
  1. Hand back all papers
  2. Post lab AP questions
  3. Pre-Lab: Spectroscopy - Analysis of Food Dyes in Beverages

September 26 - Thursday
  1. 4.3 Lecture: Redox Reactions - continued
  2. Practice Problems - checkup
  3. Postlab and Conclusion - AP Question checkup

September 25 - Wednesday
  1. Due: Lab Notebooks
    • Grade the Post Lab and Conclusion tomorrow
  2. 4.3 Lecture: Redox Reactions
  3. Assignment: 4.3 pg 187 #1(all) #2(all) #4(all) #6(a,b,c)
    • Do together? 4.3 pg 187 #2(a,b) #4(a,d) #6(a,c)
  4. **Jadyn and Sierra** need AP Classroom accounts.

September 24 - Tuesday
  1. Due: Chapter 4.1 and 4.2 Practice Problems
    • Questions?
  2. Demonstration: Thermite Cannon Balls
  3. 4.3 Lecture: Redox Reactions
  4. Assignment: 4.3 pg 187 #1 (a-h) #4 (a)

September 23 - Monday
  1. Chapter 4: Expressing and Measuring Chemical Change
    • We are still in "review" stage. Hang in there. I know we are moving quickly but, unfortunately, we have no choice. Make sure you take time to Read and take Notes on the assigned sections - there will be no lecture so this is your only review.
(* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)
    • 4.1

      **Balancing Chemical Equations

      • Read/Notes: AP Chem1 4.1 pg 155-165

      • Practice Problems

        • Pg 164 #4 a-h

        • Pg 165 #5 a-f


      4.2

      **Classifying Chemical Changes and Predicting Products

      • AP Chem1 4.2 pg166-178

      • Add chart in “Warm Up” on pg 166 to your notes

      • Read / notes p166-172

      • Add Table 4.2.1 to your notes

      • Add Table 4.2.2 to your notes

      • Pg 173 #1-4

      • Pg 177 #4 (a,b,c,d,e) [I would recommend doing more of these...cause you gotta know 'em...but I only assigned the ones above so you wouldn't be overwhelmed because Chem Is Try...not Chem is Cry...so we don't want any cryin']


September 20 - Friday
  1. Grade Quiz
  2. Post Lab and Conclusion for Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water
  3. Lab Notebooks are due next Wednesday
September 19 - Thursday
  1. Why AP?
  2. Quiz - The Mole (part 2)
    • Recommended practice problems:
      • 3.4 p134 #4,5
      • 3.5 p143 #1,3
      • 3.6 p152 #3,6
  3. Post Lab and Conclusion for Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water

September 16,17,18 - Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday
  1. **Quiz Thursday** 
    • Recommended practice problems:
      • 3.4 p134 #4,5
      • 3.5 p143 #1,3
      • 3.6 p152 #3,6
  2. Lab: Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water
  3. Due Wednesday: Assignments (new piece of paper for each section - you will turn in three separate pages: 3.1,3.2,3.3)
  • These three assignments are due on Wednesday. Do not procrastinate on them. You will also have the lab and the post-lab to complete.
(* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)
    • 3.4

      +Molar Volume (*partial review of dimensional analysis and moles)

      • AP Chem1 3.4 pg 126-133

      • +Lecture - Molar Volume (Google Drive)

      • Review Questions

        • Pg 134-135 #2,9,12,17

      3.5

      Composition Analysis - Determining Formulas

      • Read/Notes on your own AP Chem1 pg 136-144 

      • +Warm up pg 136 #1-3

      • Practice Problems

        • Pg 138 #1 Quick Check
          Pg 139 #1,3
          Pg 141 #1,2,3

      3.6

      +Molar Concentration - Molarity

      • AP Chem1 pg 145-154

      • +Lecture - Molarity (Google Drive)

      • Practice Problems 

        • pg 147 #2
          Pg 148 #2,3
          Pg 150 #2,4,5
September 13 - Friday
  1. Lab: Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water
  2.  Lecture: 3.4, 3.5, 3.6
  3. Assignments (new piece of paper for each section - you will turn in three separate pages: 3.1,3.2,3.3)
    • These three assignments are due on Wednesday. Do not procrastinate on them. You will also have the lab and the post-lab to complete.
(* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)
    • 3.4

      +Molar Volume (*partial review of dimensional analysis and moles)

      • AP Chem1 3.4 pg 126-133

      • +Lecture - Molar Volume (Google Drive)

      • Review Questions

        • Pg 134-135 #2,9,12,17

      3.5

      Composition Analysis - Determining Formulas

      • Read/Notes on your own AP Chem1 pg 136-144 

      • +Warm up pg 136 #1-3

      • Practice Problems

        • Pg 141 #1,2,3
          Pg 138 #1 Quick Check
          Pg 139 #1,3
          Pg 141 #1,3

      3.6

      +Molar Concentration - Molarity

      • AP Chem1 pg 145-154

      • +Lecture - Molarity (Google Drive)

      • Practice Problems 

        • pg 147 #2
          Pg 148 #2,3
          Pg 150 #2,4,5

September 12 - Thursday
  1. Pre-Lab: Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water
  2.  Moved to Friday: Lecture and Assignment: Molar Volume and Composition Analysis
(* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)

3.4

+Molar Volume (*partial review of dimensional analysis and moles)

  • AP Chem1 3.4 pg 126-133

  • +Lecture - Molar Volume

  • Review Questions

    • Pg 134-135 #2,9,12,17


3.5

+Composition Analysis - Determining Formulas

  • AP Chem1 pg 136-144 Read/Notes on your own


September 11 - Wednesday
  1. STEM Society Meeting Today!
    • 2:09pm in this room (room 223).
    • Meeting will be about 20 minutes and will inform you about STEM Society and Letter in Science
    • www.STEMSociety.org
  2. Grade - Quiz: The Mole Chapter 3
    • Did you struggle with the 3.1 questions? Read p104 carefully and take notes!
  3. Pre-Lab: Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water
    • Due FRIDAY (it was due Thursday but the chemicals have not arrived)


September 10 - Tuesday
  1. Bowling Ball Cannon?!
  2. STEM Society Meeting Tomorrow
    • 2:09pm in this room (room 223).
    • Meeting will be about 20 minutes and will inform you about STEM Society and Letter in Science
    • www.STEMSociety.org
  3. Quiz: The Mole Chapter 3
  4. Pre-Lab: Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water
    • Due Thursday

September 9 - Monday
  1. Assignment: Chapter 3 - Due 
  2. Quiz tomorrow: The Mole Chapter 3
  3. Pre-Lab: Gravimetric Analysis of Calcium and Hard Water
    • Due Wednesday when you arrive (but we may have to start on Thursday if chemicals don't arrive)

September 6 - Friday
  1. Lecture: 3.1 Relative Atomic Mass
  2. Discuss - Activity "Evaporation Rate of Water" on page 123 of AP Chem1
  3. Assignment Chapter 3 - Due Monday
    • Each section on a separate piece of paper (ex. 3.1 on one sheet, 3.3 on a different sheet)
--(* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)--

3.1

*Determining Relative Mass

  • Determining Relative Atomic Mass

    • Practice Problems - #1,2,3 AP Chem 1 pg 103

  • Relative mass of non 1:1 Formulas

    • Practice Problems - #1,2 AP Chem 1 pg 104

3.2

**Introducing the Mole


3.3

**Moles and Conversions

  • Activity: Evaporation rate of water (and other substances)

    • AP Chem1 pg 123 

  • Review Questions

    • Review Questions - #2,4,14,18 AP Chem1 pg 124-125


September 5 - Thursday
  1. Periodic Tables!
  2. Collect Chapter 2.4 Assignment
  3. Set up the Activity "Evaporation Rate of Water" on page 123 of AP Chem1
    • Start your timer and complete the tasks below
    • This will be the first part of your Chapter 3.3 Assignment (see below)
  4. Quiz - Naming Compounds
  5. Assignment - Due ?Tomorrow or Monday?
    • Each section on a separate piece of paper (ex. 3.1 on one sheet, 3.3 on a different sheet)
--(* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)--

3.1

*Determining Relative Mass

  • Determining Relative Atomic Mass

    • Practice Problems - #1,2,3 AP Chem 1 pg 103

  • Relative mass of non 1:1 Formulas

    • Practice Problems - #1,2 AP Chem 1 pg 104

3.2

**Introducing the Mole


3.3

**Moles and Conversions

  • Activity: Evaporation rate of water (and other substances)

    • AP Chem1 pg 123 

  • Review Questions

    • Review Questions - #2,4,14,18 AP Chem1 pg 124-125


September 4 - Wednesday
  1. Quick Quiz - Naming Compounds
  2. Seating Chart
  3. Lab Locker Checkout
  4. Assignment: Chapter 2.1-2.4
    • See September 3 for assignment information
    • Due Thursday

September 3 - Tuesday
  1. Due Today: AP Chem1 Chapter 1
    • Reading/Notes must be finished by Today
    • 1.2 Assignment Due Tuesday
      • Practice pg 30 #13
    • 1.3 Assignment Due Tuesday
      • Practice pg 41 1.3 Activity #(all)
        Review Questions pg 42-43 #6,10,11,12,15,16,17,18
  2. Collect Paperwork
  3. Collect Lab Fee $10
  4. AP Chemistry Workbook
    • $25 each
    • This is also the replacement cost
  5. AP Chemistry Periodic Table
  6. AP Chemistry Equations and Constants 
    • Seating Chart
      • Sit with lab partner at one table. Fill out the seating chart. Sit in your spot. I reserve the right to move you!
    • Lab Stations
      • Lab Partners (the seat you sit in tomorrow is your forever spot)
      • Lab Stations (post-it note with both partners names at your desired spot)
      • Lab Lockers (test the key, return it to the key hook)
    • Quick Quiz
      • ??Coming soon!??
    • Finish Lab (on your own time): Smoke Cake Challenge
      • Graph data
    • Assignment
      • (* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)
      • 2.1 

        **The Nature of Matter:

        • AP Chem1 

          • Vocab Review p57

            • All vocabulary words

            • P64-65

              • Focus on Heat of Fusion, Heat of Vaporization, Heating Curve, Reactivity, Heat of Formation, Heat of Combustion

        2.2

        **Classification of Matter

        • AP Chem1 p70-76

          • Read Section - focus on material you do not remember

        2.3

        **Separating Substances

        • AP Chem1 p81-86

          • Read Section - focus on material you do not remember

        2.4

        **Naming Compounds:

        • AP Chem1 pg 90-96

        • Read / Notes on all sections - be sure to write down the “rules”

        • Need review from last year? See video lectures below:

        • Assignment: Put all of these problem on one piece of paper titled "Chapter 2.4 Practice Problems"

        • Practice pg92 #1,2
          Practice pg93 #1,2
          Practice pg94 #1,2 **write Table 2.4.1 in your notes**
          Practice pg95 #1,2
          Practice pg96 #1,2

    August 30 - Friday
    1. Lab: Smoke Cake Challenge
      • Your group must be prepared to collect data during the "burns".
      • Finish Post-Lab and Conclusions as needed.
    2. Due Tuesday: AP Chem1 Chapter 1
      • See Thursday, August 29 for details
      • Reading/Notes must be finished by Tuesday
      • 1.2 Assignment Due Tuesday
        • Practice pg 30 #13
      • 1.3 Assignment Due Tuesday
        • Practice pg 41 1.3 Activity #(all)
          Review Questions pg 42-43 #6,10,11,12,15,16,17,18
    3. Lab Stations
      • Lab Partners (the seat you sit in tomorrow is your forever spot)
      • Lab Stations (post-it note with both partners names at your desired spot)
      • Lab Lockers (test the key, return it to the key hook)

    August 29 - Thursday
    1. AP Chemistry 1 Workbooks
      • Check out? Or use digital copy?
    2. During the Pre-Lab:
      • Lab Partners (the seat you sit in tomorrow is your forever spot)
      • Lab Stations (post-it note with both partners names at your desired spot)
      • Lab Lockers (test the key, return it to the key hook)
    3. Pre-Lab: Smoke Cake Challenge
      • You MUST complete the "cooking" part of the lab today!
      • One group can perform the actual lab procedure at a time - (only one stove)
      • We will light them tomorrow and collect the data outside.
    4. Assignment - Due Tuesday
      • (* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)
      • All reading/notes go in your Chemistry Notes
      • All Unit 1 assignments need to be completed on a separate piece of paper. They will be turned in and graded separately.

    Unit 1. CHEMISTRY SKILLS

    1.1

    **Lab safety:

    AP Chem1 pg 1-15 read/complete

    1.2

    **Graphing Data

    AP Chem1 pg 22-25 read/complete
    Practice pg 30 #13

    1.3

    **Significant Figures:

    AP Chem1 pg 36-40
    Practice pg 41 1.3 Activity #(all)
    Review Questions pg 42-43 #6,10,11,12,15,16,17,18

    1.4
    **Analysis of Units and Conversion
    AP Chem1 pg 44-56

    August 28 - Wednesday
    1. AP Chemistry 1 Workbooks
      • Do not write in these
      • Take care of them
      • Check out? Or use digital copy?
    2. Lab Notebook Setup
    3. During the Pre-Lab:
      • Lab Partners (the seat you sit in tomorrow is your forever spot)
      • Lab Stations (post-it note with both partners names at your desired spot)
      • Lab Lockers (test the key, return it to the key hook)
    4. Pre-Lab: Smoke Cake Challenge
      • This is experiment 1 in your lab notebook. If you do not have your lab notebook, you will need to write in on a separate piece of paper and re-write it in your lab notebook.
      • One group can perform the actual lab procedure at a time - only one stove)



    August 27 - Tuesday

    FINISH ALL TASKS FROM MONDAY FIRST!!
    1. Laptops
      • Assign laptop number (write it down)
      • ONLY USE YOUR ASSIGNED NUMBER
      • Must be shut down after each use
      • Must be placed in correct slot
      • Must be plugged in
      • NO EXCEPTIONS!
    2. Log into the computer and examine the Chromebook for damages
    3. www.MrBeals.com
      • Find "AP Chemistry"
    4. Sign up for digital access for the AP Chemistry 1 Workbook
      • The AP Chemistry Workbooks will be our primary resource for this class! We will have a textbook as well, but the "workbooks" will take the place of the "textbook" in most cases.
      • http://edvantagescience.com/
        • Find "Advanced Placement"
        • Click "AP Chemistry 1"
        • Create an account with your school email
        • Enrollment code: Mole2019
    5. Sign up digital access for the AP Chemistry 2 Workbook
      • http://edvantagescience.com/
        • Find "Advanced Placement"
        • Click "AP Chemistry 2"
        • You should already have an account created from when you signed up for AP Chemistry 1
        • Enrollment code: Reaction2019
    6. Sign up for digital access to the AP Chemistry Textbook
      • (Not yet available. We will set up accounts when it becomes available)
    7. Join AP Classroom 
      • Join Code: RA7YVK
    8. Join AP Chemistry Remind
    9. Parents: Join Chemistry Parent Remind
    10. **Meet "Batman" - TEDxBozeman - "Can Technology (re)Humanize Us?"
      • Not able to sign in quite yet
    11. Sign up for REMIND
    When you've completed the tasks above, complete the following:
    1. Wrap up headphone cord and return headphones
    2. Log off and Shut Down computer
    3. Return computer to correct spot
    4. Plug in computer with correctly numbered cord

    YouTube Video


    August 26 - Monday

    • About Me, About You - continued
    • Questions? What is the difference between AP Chemistry and Honors Chemistry
    • Prerequisites
        • Must have completed 1 year of Chemistry with a "C" or better
        • Must have completed Algebra 2 with a "C" or better
    • Logistics
      • Syllabus
      • Media Release Form *Due Thursday*
      • Lab Safety Agreement / Walkthrough *Due Thursday*
      • $10 Lab Fee *Due Thursday*
      • Lab Notebook (Composition Notebook) *Due Thursday*
      • Supplies
        • Three-Ring Binder (you may share with other classes)

        • Composition Notebook (for labs - not a spiral bound notebook)

        • Spiral Bound Notebook (to be used only for Chemistry, not other classes)

        • Loose-Leaf Paper

        • Pen and Pencil

        • Calculator (must be able to do scientific notation - look for “EE” or “EXP” button)

        • $10 lab fee (see me if you need help with this)

    What is AP Chemistry?

    What is the AP Test? When is it?
    What should I know about grading?
      • See Syllabus

    What is AP Classroom?
    AP Required Documentation Day 1:
      • Join AP Classroom 
        • Join Code: RA7YVK
      • Join AP Chemistry Remind
      • Parents: Join Chemistry Parent Remind
    AP Required Documentation Day 2:
      • Check class roster to see everyone has joined and toured the site.

    August 23 - Friday
    • Welcome to Chemistry 
    • About Me. About You.
    • Let's kick this off with some crazy chemistry!
    • Logistics:
      • Supplies
        • Three-Ring Binder (you may share with other classes)

        • Composition Notebook (for labs - not a spiral-bound notebook)

        • Spiral Bound Notebook (to be used only for Chemistry, not other classes)

        • Loose-Leaf Paper

        • Pen and Pencil

        • Calculator (must be able to do scientific notation - look for “EE” or “EXP” button)

        • $10 lab fee (see me if you need help with this)

      • Sign up for REMIND - AP Chemistry
        • Click the link under Chemistry Links to the right.
      • Parent Remind - I will share pictures from labs and activities so people at home can see all the amazing things you are doing in Chemistry. (Click to join Remind: Chemistry Parent)
        • Or text @ae2b66 to the number 81010




    August 30 - Friday
    1. Lab: Smoke Cake Challenge
      • You MUST collect data on each smoke cake burn - see lab for data information
      • One group can perform the actual lab procedure at a time - (only one stove)
      • Today we will light the "cakes" and collect the data.
    2. Assignment - Due Monday
      • (* Review in Class) (**Must Review on your own) (bold - assignment to be turned in)
      • All reading/notes go in your Chemistry Notes
      • All Unit 1 assignments need to be completed on a separate piece of paper. They will be turned in and graded separately.

    Unit 1. CHEMISTRY SKILLS

    1.1

    **Lab safety:

    AP Chem1 pg 1-15 read/complete

    1.2

    **Graphing Data

    AP Chem1 pg 22-25 read/complete
    Practice pg 30 #13

    1.3

    **Significant Figures:

    AP Chem1 pg 36-40
    Practice pg 41 1.3 Activity #(all)
    Review Questions pg 42-43 #6,10,11,12,15,16,17,18

    1.4
    **Analysis of Units and Conversion
    AP Chem1 pg 44-56

    September 2 - Monday
    1. Grade Assignments
    2. The Nature of Matter - AP Chem Chapter 2
    3. Assignment: