Welcome to Chemistry!
October 22 - Monday
  1. Practice ACT
    1. Students move so there is only one person per table.

    2. Work silently and individually on the Practice ACT, treating it just like the normal ACT. Absolutely no cell phones!

    3. Circle the correct answer on the packet.

    4. When finished, each student MUST input their answers into the following form which will grade their ACT and keep their scores:

  2. Finish Post-Lab: Atomic Spectra Lab
October 18 - 19
  1. Montana Educator Association teacher meetings. No school for students!

October 17 - Wednesday
  1. Lab Activity - Surrounded by Science!

October 16- Tuesday
  1. Lecture: Electrons and Light 
    • Missed class? Read and take notes on the following:
      • Honors read/notes: Ch 4 Quantum Model of the Atom p104-110

October 15- Monday
  1. Spectroscope for your phone!
  2. Post-Lab: Atomic Spectra Lab 

October 12- Friday
  1. Lab: Atomic Spectra Lab 

October 11 - Thursday
  1. Lecture: Electrons and Photoelectric Effect
  2. Pre-Lab: Atomic Spectra Lab
    • Pre-Lab is due tomorrow.

October 10 - Wednesday
  1. Post Lab: CheMystery - Fireworks Flame Test 

October 9 - Tuesday
  1. Lecture: Electrons and Light part 1

October 8 - Monday
  1. Lab: CheMystery - Fireworks Flame Test 

October 5 - Friday
  1. Quiz Remediation - You only need to re-take the quiz today if you are unhappy with your current grade. If you are not taking the quiz, work on the Pre-Lab below.
    1. Turn in your remediation worksheet.
    2. Collect the quiz and complete the quiz.
      • You may use a calculator, your own paper and a pencil. No phones or other electronic devices and absolutely no talking if you are re-taking the quiz.
    • Turn in when finished.
  2. Pre-Lab: CheMystery - Fireworks Flame Test (click for lab)
    • Due Monday - Wear appropriate shoes on Monday

October 4 - Thursday
  1. Quiz Remediation - Get 'er done! (see Monday for info)
  2. Read and take notes on Atomic Structure, Radiation, and Electrons
    • Honors Chemistry:
      • Chapter 3 (pg 67-76)
      • Chapter 21 Section 2-Section 3 (pg 688-696)

October 3 - Wednesday
  1. Quiz Remediation - Get 'er done! (see Monday for info)
  2. Finish the Lecture and take notes: Atomic Structure and Radiation and Radioactive Decay (see videos posted on Tuesday)
  3. Assignment: Nuclear Reaction Worksheet (click to view) - Due tomorrow

October 2 - Tuesday
  1. Quiz Remediation - Get 'er done! (Must be completed on your own time, see Monday for info)
  2. Lab Notebooks - Collect them from the front.
  3. Next time you are having a bad day, just remind yourself that things could be worse - you could be this lizard! (video)
  4. Lecture: Atomic Structure and Radiation and Radioactive Decay (video lectures below)

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October 1 - Monday
  1. Video: Einstein's Big Idea - E=mc2
    • Finish video
  2. Hand back all papers
  3. Hand back quiz and go over answers
  4. Quiz grades
    • Did you score below an 80%? You are required to do the remediation below. Including videos or help, worksheet and quiz retake.
  5. Review answers on Dimensional Analysis Worksheet

  6. SIG FIG, METRICS, DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS QUIZ REMEDIATION
    **All remediation must be completed by class time on Friday (remediation worksheet will be collected)
    1. Evaluate your quiz and determine which areas you need help. Watch the video(s) below corresponding to where you need more help. Put the important information in your notes.
    2. Complete the Remediation Worksheet entirely.
    3. Check your answers with the key. 
      • You MUST have the remediation completed and ready to turn in or you cannot retake the quiz.
    4. Take the: Significant Figures, Metrics and Dimensional Analysis Remediation Quiz
      • Quiz will take about 30 minutes.
      • Quiz Re-Take will be Friday of this week.


September 28 - Friday
  1. Video: Einstein's Big Idea - E=mc2
    • Watched from beginning to about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
    • Keep notes on each person who contributed to science and what they contributed.

E = mc2 Video

 

Write the year or era AND their ideas/contributions to E = mc2 in your notes:

Michael Faraday

Sir Humphrey Davy

Antoine Lavoisier

Marie Anne Paulze

Albert Einstein

James Maxwell

Emilie du Chatelet

Pierre de Maupertuis

François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)

Willem Gravesande

Max Planck

Lise Meitner

Dr. Otto Hahn

Manhattan Project

Robert Frisch


September 27 - Thursday
  1. Video: Einstein's Big Idea - E=mc2
    • Watched from beginning to 50 minutes.
    • Keep notes on each person who contributed to science and what they contributed.

E = mc2 Video

 

Write the year or era AND their ideas/contributions to E = mc2 in your notes:

Michael Faraday

Sir Humphrey Davy

Antoine Lavoisier

Marie Anne Paulze

Albert Einstein

James Maxwell

Emilie du Chatelet

Pierre de Maupertuis

François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)

Willem Gravesande

Max Planck

Lise Meitner

Dr. Otto Hahn

Manhattan Project

Robert Frisch

 


September 26 - Wednesday
  1. Quiz: Dimensional Analysis and Significant Figures

September 25 - Tuesday
  1. Nominate 12th-grade boy and girl for Homecoming King and Queen: bit.ly/HoCo18BSH 
  2. Lab Notebooks Due Tomorrow
  3. Dimensional Analysis Lecture - Practice problems
    • Video of Lecture here.
  4. Dimensional Analysis Worksheet 
    • This is preparation for the rest of the course and for the Quiz on Wednesday.

September 24 - Monday
  1. Lab: The Mixture Lab Challenge
  2. Lab Notebooks are due on Wednesday! 
    • Double check all of your labs. Use last year's Grading Rubric as a guide (this year's rubric may change slightly but should be very similar)
  3. Parent REMIND is due on Friday for extra credit
    • Extra Credit Requirements:
      • Parents may sign up anytime but must be before Friday for Extra Credit
      • Parents must send me a message with your name so I know who to give credit to.
      • Link is under "Chemistry Links" to the right -->

September 21 - Friday

September 20 - Thursday

September 19 - Wednesday
  1. PACT - Practice ACT Science Test
    1. Why PACT?
    2. You may write on the PACT Test and you may keep it at the end.
    3. Input all of your final answers into the following form using your Chromebook. 
  2. Pre-Lab: The Mixture Lab Challenge
    • Due Thursday at the start of class.
    • A sample cup of a mixture is on the front table for you to look at.
  3. Lab Tomorrow and Friday - Be prepared
  4. Monday: Dimensional Analysis Lecture - Practice problems


September 18 - Tuesday
  1. Post Lab and Conclusion: Chromatography Lab - CheMystery 
    • Feel free to grab your chromatography papers from the back if you need them to help you write the conclusion. Be sure to return them to your lab locker.
  2. Pre-Lab: The Mixture Lab Challenge
    • Due Thursday at the start of class.
    • A sample cup of a mixture is on the front table for you to look at.

September 17 - Monday

September 14 - Friday
  1. Watch Secret Earth: Yellowstone Supervolcano
  2. Chromatography Lab is on Monday! Bring your completed Pre-Lab and appropriate lab shoes.

September 13 - Thursday
  1. Watch and take notes: Dimensional Analysis 1: Introduction to Metric Conversions
  2. Watch and take notes: Dimensional Analysis 2: Metric Conversions
  3. Complete the following practice problems - You MUST show your work and cancel the units! Remember, this is step one of Dimensional Analysis and you need to know the process before we jump into crazy chemistry conversions!

September 12 - Wednesday
  1. Turn in Significant Figures Worksheet answers.
  2. Post Lab debrief of Measurements and Instruments Lab.
  3. Pre-Lab: Chromatography Lab - CheMystery
    • Complete all parts of the Pre-Lab in your Lab Notebook.

September 11 - Tuesday
  1. Grade: Significant Figures Worksheet
  2. Peer Evaluation of Measurements and Instruments Lab
  3. Choosing lab stations
    • Fill out your name (first and last) and your partner's name (first and last) on a post it note. Post the note on the station where you'd like to work.

September 10 - Monday
  1. STEM Society
  2. Substitute this week. The Rules.
  3. Chromebooks - Why aren't we plugging them in?
  4. Where did the water go?
    • Disappearing water demonstration explained.
  5. Grade and explain: General Math Review assignment
  6. DUE TOMORROW - Conclusion: "Measurements and Instruments Lab"
    • Data Discussion
    • RSVCP Conclusion (See "Lab Notebook" handout)
  7. CheMath - Significant Figures
    1. Watch "Significant Figures and Significant Digits - The Rules" and take good notes - you will use these rules all year!
    2. Complete the Significant Figures Worksheet on your own. DUE TOMORROW.
  8. Tomorrow
    • Lab Notebook Due - must have all parts of lab completed including the conclusion.
    • Significant Figures Worksheet Due
    • Lab Stations Assigned.

September 7 - Friday
  1. Lab: Measurements and Instruments - Day 3
    • All parts of lab must be finished today.
      • Data Discussion
      • Complete the Post-Lab questions 
      • Complete the Conclusion

September 6 - Thursday

September 5 - Wednesday

September 4 - Tuesday
  1. General Math Review - Grade
  2. Lab Notebook Setup (if you missed school Friday you will need to complete this on your own)
    • Follow the instructions on the "Lab Notebook Requirements" link on the right hand portion of this site.
  3. Pre-Lab: "Measurements and Instruments Lab"
    • Follow instructions in "Lab Notebook Requirements" for this lab format in your notebook
      • Lab Title / Date
      • Partner Name
      • Purpose: Only one purpose for entire lab
      • Background/Safety Concerns: 
        • Background for entire lab (only need one)
        • Safety concerns for each station (include this with each station procedure)
    • Put a new heading for each station in this lab
      • Procedure
        • Need a summary for each station. This shows me that you have read it and are able to summarize the steps
  4. Lab will begin tomorrow
    • All parts of "Pre-Lab" must be completed when you arrive in class tomorrow or you will not be allowed to join the lab = 0 grade.
    • Must have appropriate lab shoes that cover entire foot or no lab = 0 grade.

August 31 - Friday
  1. Quiz: Lab Safety and Equipment
  2. Turn in Book Assignment
  3. Grade General Math Review
    • Practice problems
  4. Set up Lab Notebooks (see handout)
  5. Grade Book Assignment (if time allows)

August 30 - Thursday

**Quiz Tomorrow - Lab Equipment and Lab Safety**
**Due Tomorrow - General Math Review and Book Assignment**
**Due Today: Lab Safety Agreement, Open Disclosure, Photo Release**
**Due Today: Lab Notebooks - bring to class tomorrow so we can set them up properly**
  1. Lab Equipment and Safety Walkthrough
    • Take notes on sheet in preparation for tomorrow's Quiz
  2. General Math Review (Turn in Tomorrow)
  3. Finish book assignment (Due Tomorrow)
    • Book Assignment 
      • Honors
        • Read/Notes P2-14
        • Assignment p5 #1,2,4 p14 #1,2,3
          • Complete sentences where needed
      • Chemistry
        • Read/Notes P1-9
        • Assignment #1,2,3,5,6,7 and "What is Chemistry?" (complete sentence answer)

August 29 - Wednesday
**Due Tomorrow: Lab Safety Agreement, Open Disclosure, Photo Release**
**Due Tomorrow: Lab Notebooks - bring to class tomorrow so we can set them up properly**
  1. General Math Review (continued)
  2. Book Checkout
  3. Full piece of paper, with a heading: 
      • Name, 
      • Class, 
      • Period, 
      • BOOK NUMBER in top margin
      • "Text book damage report"
        • List and explain all damages so you don't get charged for them at the end of the year!
        • Anything not included will be subject to fines.
  4. Book Assignment (on a new piece of paper with a heading)
    • Honors
      • Read/Notes P2-14
      • Assignment p5 #1,2,4 p14 #1,2,3
          • Complete sentences where needed
  5. "Where did the water go?"

August 28 - Tuesday
Part 1:
  1. Chrome books - WRITE DOWN YOUR CHROME BOOK NUMBER!
    • Must be shut down after each use
    • Must be placed in correct slot
    • Must be plugged in
    • NO EXCEPTIONS!
  2. Desktop computers in Chemistry Lab
    • Feel free to use them as long as no lab equipment or chemicals are out.
  3. www.BealsScience.com
    • This is home to all of my extra curricular science content
  4. www.MrBeals.com
    • Click> Chemistry Home
  5. Meet "Batman" - TEDxBozeman - "Can Technology (re)Humanize Us?"
    • Not able to sign in quite yet - program is being updated
Part 2:
  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
  5. Mug Shot
    • Visit the computer and write your first and last name on the white board
    • Click the picture button and smile (name will appear backwards - this is OK!)
    • Erase whiteboard
  6. General Math Review (handout is up front)
    • On your own - this is a pre-test of your knowledge to show you and I where you will need to focus your efforts in Chemistry
  7. Sign up for REMIND
      1. Click the "REMIND: Chemistry" to the right under "Chemistry Links"
        • OR
      2. Text: @49eb9f To: 81010

    • Parent REMIND signup (to show people at home all the amazing things you are doing in Chemistry)
      1. Click: https://www.remind.com/join/c38kc3
        • OR
      2. Text: @c38kc3 To: 81010
      • 5 points Extra Credit for parent sign up:
        1. Parent must sign up for REMIND "Chemistry Parents 2018-2019"
        2. Parent must send me a message through REMIND stating your First and Last Name and class period that you have chemistry

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August 27 - Monday
  • Questions? What is the difference between Chemistry and Honors Chemistry
  • Logistics
  • Demo: Disappearing Water
    • Photo Release Form
    • 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 for Chemistry by clicking on "Remind: Chemistry" in Chemistry Links to the right
      • Or text @49eb9f to the number 81010
    • 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 Chemistry Parent Remind)
      • Or text @c38kc3 to the number 81010

August 24 - Friday
  • Welcome to Chemistry 
  • About Me. About You.
  • Lets 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 for Chemistry by clicking on "Remind: Chemistry" in Chemistry Links to the right
      • Or text @49eb9f to the number 81010
    • 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 Chemistry Parent Remind)
      • Or text @c38kc3 to the number 81010



October 1 - Monday
  1. Video: Einstein's Big Idea - E=mc2
    • Finish video
  2. Hand back all papers
  3. Hand back quiz
  4. Quiz grades
    • Did you score below an 80%? You are required to do the remediation below. Including videos or help, worksheet and quiz retake.

    SIG FIG, METRICS, DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS QUIZ REMEDIATION
    **All remediation must be completed by class time on Friday (remediation worksheet will be collected)
    1. Evaluate your quiz and determine which areas you need help. Watch the video(s) below corresponding to where you need more help. Put the important information in your notes.
    2. Complete the Remediation Worksheet entirely.
    3. Check your answers with Beals. Get help if needed.
    4. Once completed, turn in the worksheet and show Mr. Beals your notes. This is proof that you have made an effort to remediate.
    5. Take the: Significant Figures, Metrics and Dimensional Analysis Remediation Quiz
      • Quiz will take about 30 minutes.
      • Quiz Re-Take times:
        • Monday - lunch, after school
        • Tuesday - before school, lunch, after school
        • Wednesday - before school, after school (during the early out or at 3pm)
        • Thursday - no quiz remediation, I am at meetings at the Lincoln Center
        • Friday - before school, lunch
October 2 - Tuesday
  1. Quiz Remediation - Get 'er done! (see Monday for info)
  2. Lecture: Atomic Structure and Radiation and Radioactive Decay (video lectures below)

October 3 - Wednesday
  1. Quiz Remediation - Get 'er done! (see Monday for info)
  2. Lecture: Atomic Structure and Radiation and Radioactive Decay (see videos posted on Tuesday)
  3. Assignment: Nuclear Reaction Worksheet (click to view) - Due tomorrow

October 4 - Thursday
  1. Quiz Remediation - Get 'er done! (see Monday for info)
  2. Read and take notes on Atomic Structure, Radiation, and Electrons
    • Honors Chemistry:
      • Chapter 3 (pg 67-76)
      • Chapter 21 Section 2-Section 3 (pg 688-696)
October 5 - Friday
  1. Quiz Remediation - You only need to re-take the quiz today if you are unhappy with your current grade. If you are not taking the quiz, work on the Pre-Lab below.
    1. Turn in your remediation worksheet.
    2. Collect the quiz and complete the quiz.
      • You may use a calculator, your own paper and a pencil. No phones or other electronic devices and absolutely no talking if you are re-taking the quiz.
    • Turn in when finished.
  2. Pre-Lab: CheMystery - Fireworks Flame Test (click for lab)
    • Due Monday - Wear appropriate shoes on Monday
October 8 - Monday
  1. Lab: CheMystery - Fireworks Flame Test