Honors Chemistry Daily Agenda & HW Page
Day 14 - Monday, 9/16 - Today students took the Unit 1 Test. HW - 1) Complete Glue Lab q's for Wednesday.
Day 13 - Friday, 9/13 - Today we performed the Casein Glue Lab where we made our own glue using curdled milk. HW - 1) Study for Unit 1 Test on Monday.
Day 12 - Thursday, 9/12 - Today we checked HW, took the chemical symbol quiz, and wrapped up the Unit 1 notes. Students had about 15 minutes to work on pages 14/15 in their packets to start reviewing for Monday's test. HW - 1) Pages 14/15 & Article due tomorrow. 3) Unit 1 Test on Monday.
Day 11 - Wednesday, 9/11 - Today we discussed different types of mixtures & separation techniques. We reviewed visualizing matter CQ1B and took a practice quiz to see how well we understand this material. Students had a chance to start the HW to start reviewing for Monday's test. HW - 1) Symbol quiz tomorrow. Pages 11/12 & Article due tomorrow. 3) Unit 1 Test on Monday.
Day 10 - Tuesday, 9/10 - Today we discussed phases of matter, phase changes, and checked out two different computer simulations to help better understand these topics. When students were finished they worked on completing the lab report. HW - 1) Study/memorize 40 chemical symbols. 2) Article due Thursday 3) Complete page 8 in white packet for tomorrow.
Day 9 - Monday, 9/9 - Today we finished the Chemical vs. Physical Changes Lab. HW - 1) Study/memorize 40 chemical symbols. 2) Article due Thursday 3) Complete page 5 in white packet for tomorrow.
Day 8 - Friday, 9/6 - Today students worked on ChemQuest 1B - Visualizing & Classifying Matter. Afterwards, they chose and started to read one of two chemistry articles. HW - 1) Study/memorize 40 chemical symbols. 2) Article questions are due next Thursday.
Day 7 - Thursday, 9/5 - Today we discussed physical vs. chemical changes, reviewed yesterday's chemquest, and then introduced and started the Chemical vs. Physical Changes Lab. HW - 1) Study/memorize 40 chemical symbols.
Day 6 - Wednesday, 9/4 - Today we discussed physical vs. chemical properties, performed a quick sparkler demo, and then students worked on ChemQuest 1A on changes in matter and classifying matter. HW - 1) Optional extra credit game deadline is 7:30am Tomorrow. 2) Finish CQ1A if not completed in class. 3) Study/memorize 40 chemical symbols.
Day 5 - Tuesday, 9/3 - Today we took the safety quiz, took introductory notes on Unit 1, and then students worked on reviewing/learning about experimental design by completing the activity in their white packet. HW - 1) Returned signed safety contract by tomorrow. 2) Finish experimental design work on pages 2-4 if not completed in class. 3) Optional extra credit game deadline is Thursday.
Day 4 - Thursday, 8/29 - Today we learned about the safety equipment in room 112 and how/when to use it. We then simulated a few emergency situations. Afterwards, students explored 27 pieces of lab equipment that we will use this year and tried to determine the names/purpose of each piece of equipment. Afterwards we discussed and watched a video on kitchen safety/grease fires. HW - 1) Study for Lab safety quiz on Tuesday. 2) Returned signed safety contract by Wednesday. 3) Optional extra credit game deadline is Thursday.
Day 3 - Wednesday, 8/28 - Today we had a guest presenter "Mr. Care Less" perform a chemistry demonstration for our class. We then discussed safety rules that we need to follow and then watched a short video on lab safety. When finished, students worked on the MSDS activity. HW - Complete the "About Me" video on Canvas due by Midnight. 2) MSDS assignment due tomorrow. 3) Lab safety quiz on Tuesday.
Day 2 - Tuesday, 8/27 - Today we performed the extinguishing candle demo, discussed classroom procedures, played the name game, and then started discussing safety in the chemistry lab. HW - Complete the "About Me" video on Canvas for Wednesday.
Day 1 - Monday, 8/26 - Today we completed the student information sheet, learned about Mr. Lehman, discussed "What is Chemistry?", went over the course syllabus, checked out a cool demonstration, and then completed an icebreaker activity. HW - Complete the "About Me" video on Canvas for Wednesday.