Welcome to Honors Chemistry!
September 20 - Friday
  1. Dimensional Analysis Worksheet
    • This is preparation for the rest of the course and for the Quiz on Wednesday.
  2. Lab Notebooks Due Wednesday
    • All labs, post labs and conclusions must be completed when class starts Wednesday
  3. Quiz - Tuesday - Significant Figures and Dimensional Analysis

September 19 - Thursday
  1. Mixture Lab Challenge 
    • Bring lab shoes.

September 18 - Wednesday
  1. Mixture Lab Challenge 
    • Bring lab shoes.
    • PreLab must be finished before class starts.

September 17 - Tuesday
  1. Dimensional Analysis Lecture - Practice problems
    • Miss class today? Watch a video of the lecture here.
  2. Mixture Lab Challenge - Tomorrow
    • Pre-Lab must be complete when you arrive in class.
    • Bring lab shoes.
  3. 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.
  4. Lab Notebooks due in a little over a week - do not procrastinate!

September 16 - Monday
  1. Due / Grade: Metric Conversion Worksheet
    • Evens Only
    • 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 conversion
  2. 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.
  3. Pre-Lab: The Mixture Lab Challenge
    • Due Wednesday at the start of class.
    • A sample cup of a mixture is on the front table for you to look at.

September 13 - Friday
  1. Watch and take notes: Dimensional Analysis 1: Introduction to Metric Conversions
  2. Watch and take notes: Dimensional Analysis 2: Metric Conversions
  3. Assignment: Metric Conversion Worksheet
    • Evens Only
    • Due Monday
    • 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 conversion
  4. Postlab and Conclusion: Chromatography Lab

September 12 - Thursday
  1. Lab: Chromatography Lab
    • Pre-Lab is due tomorrow
    • Bring lab notebook and appropriate shoes to class tomorrow.

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. Nominate Homecoming Royalty
  3. Due: CheMath - Significant Figures
    1. From yesterday: Watch "Significant Figures and Significant Digits - The Rules" and take good notes - you will use these rules all year!
    2. From yesterday: Complete the Significant Figures Worksheet on your own. DUE TOMORROW.
  4. Pre-Lab: Chromatography Lab
    • Pre-Lab is due tomorrow
    • Bring lab notebook and appropriate shoes to class tomorrow.

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. Peer Evaluation of Measurements and Instruments Lab
  4. 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.
  5. Tomorrow
    • Significant Figures Worksheet Due

September 9: Monday
  1. Lab: "Measurements and Instruments Lab"
    • Finish all stations, complete all post-lab questions, and write the conclusion
    • All lab equipment will be removed Monday night - must have all stations completed or you will have to schedule a time to complete the lab in the other chemistry room.
    • Post Lab and Conclusion are Due Tomorrow - we will do a peer evaluation tomorrow.
  2. Are you unable to log into the computers in the chemistry lab? If so, fill out this form so your login and ID can be reset: Computer Login / Password Reset
September 5 - 6: Thursday - Friday
  1. Lab: "Measurements and Instruments Lab"
  2. Are you unable to log into the computers in the chemistry lab? If so, fill out this form so your login and ID can be reset: Computer Login / Password Reset

September 4 - Wednesday
  1. Seats and Lab Stations
    • Today
      • Wherever you sit when you come in today is your 'forever spot'
      • Whomever you are sharing a table with today is your 'forever lab partner'
      • Lab stations will be assigned throughout the week.
  2. Due Tomorrow = 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 entire lab (include each station in the "Safety Concerns" section)
    • 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
  3. Lab will begin Thursday
    • 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.

September 3 - Tuesday
  1. Seats and Lab Stations
    • Tomorrow
      • Wherever you sit when you come in tomorrow is your 'forever spot'
      • Whomever you are sharing a table with tomorrow is your 'forever lab partner'
      • Lab stations will be assigned throughout the week.
  2. Grade: Lab Safety Quiz
  3. Lab Notebook Setup
    • Follow the instructions on the "Lab Notebook Requirements" link on the right hand portion of this site.
  4. 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
  5. Lab will begin Thursday
    • 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 30 - Friday
  1. Quiz: Lab Safety and Equipment
  2. Grade General Math Review
  3. Online Book is now available:
    1. Login URL: www.pearsonrealize.com
      Username: stu1@2019
      Password: billings1
       
  4. Due Tuesday: Book Reading/Notes Assignment (see Thursday for pages)
  5. Set up Lab Notebooks (If time allows, otherwise this will be moved to Tuesday - bring your composition notebook next week and your Lab Notebook handout)

August 29 - Thursday
  1. Assignment 
    • Reading / Notes (Take notes as you read the following. (Do not put the notes in your lab notebook))
      • Chapter 1.1 Pg 2-3
      • Chapter 1.2 Pg 6-11
      • Chapter 1.3 Pg 14-17
  2. Due today:
    • Open Disclosure
    • Lab Safety Agreement
    • Media Release Form
    • $10 lab fee
  3. Lab Equipment and Safety Walkthrough
    • Take notes on your lab equipment sheet to prepare for the quiz tomorrow
    • Quiz tomorrow - Lab equipment and lab safety

August 28 - Wednesday
  1. General Math Review (continued)
    • Turn in on the front table when finished
  2. 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
  3. Assignment 
    • Reading / Notes (Take notes as you read the following. (Do not put the notes in your lab notebook))
      • Chapter 1.1 Pg 2-3
      • Chapter 1.2 Pg 6-11
      • Chapter 1.3 Pg 14-17

August 27 - Tuesday

Continued from yesterday...
  • Logistics
  • Demo: Disappearing Water
  • Sign up for REMIND for Honors Chemistry by clicking on "Remind: Honors Chemistry" in Chemistry Links to the right
    • Or text @4fgfgd 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 Remind: Chemistry Parent)
    • Or text @ae2b66 to the number 81010
TODAY:
  1. Laptops
    • Write down your assigned laptop number
    • 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. 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
  5. Sign up for Chemistry online textbook
  6. Meet "Batman" - TEDxBozeman - "Can Technology (re)Humanize Us?"
    • Not able to sign in quite yet - program is being updated
  7. 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
  5. Mug Shot (Moved to Wednesday)
    • 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. Pre-Test: General Math Review
    • Complete this 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
    • No fractions in your answers.

YouTube Video


August 26 - Monday
  • About Me, About You - continued
  • Questions? What is the difference between Chemistry and Honors Chemistry
  • Prerequisites:
      • Must have completed or be enrolled in Algebra 2 and earn a "C" or better.
      • Must have completed and earned a "C" or better in a high school life science course (Biology)
  • Logistics
  • Demo: Disappearing Water
  • 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 Honors Chemistry by clicking on "Remind: Honors Chemistry" in Chemistry Links to the right
    • Or text @4fgfgd 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 Remind: Chemistry Parent)
    • Or text @ae2b66 to the number 81010

August 23 - 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 Honors Chemistry by clicking on "Remind: Honors Chemistry" in Chemistry Links to the right
      • Or text @4fgfgd 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 Remind: Chemistry Parent)
      • Or text @ae2b66 to the number 81010


August 28 - Wednesday
  1. General Math Review (continued)
    • Turn in on the front table when finished
  2. Assignment 
    • Reading / Notes (Take notes as you read the following. (Do not put the notes in your lab notebook))
      • Chapter 1.1 Pg 2-3
      • Chapter 1.2 Pg 6-11
      • Chapter 1.3 Pg 14-17