
Standard Chemistry Daily Agenda & HW Page
Day 124  Thursday, 3/12  Today students took the Toxins 1720 Test. HW  1) None
Day 123  Wednesday, 3/11  Today reviewed for tomorrow's test by completing the study guide. HW  1) Toxins 1720 Test on Thursday.
Day 122  Tuesday, 3/10 Today we finished working on the Juice Dilution Lab and students worked on the lesson 20 problems worksheet. We also discussed the results of yesterday's quiz. HW  1) Toxins 1720 Test on Thursday.
Day 121  Monday, 3/9 Today we reviewed the Lesson 19 pH calculations and then students took the 1719 Quiz. Afterwards we introduced Lesson 20  Dilutions and then students started to work on the Juice Dilution Lab. HW  1) Toxins 1720 Test on Thursday.
Day 120  Friday, 3/6 Today we peer graded the Element Research Projects. Afterwards, students worked on Lesson 19 problems and notes. HW  1) Toxins 1719 Quiz on Monday 2) Toxins 1720 Test on Thursday.
Day 119  Thursday, 3/5 Today we checked the 18HW and discussed/explained the math of Toxins Lesson 19. We learned how to calculate the pH of an acid and a base. HW  1) Finish Lesson 19 problems (white paper) 2) Element webpage project due tomorrow. 3) Quiz on 1719 on Monday
Day 118  Wednesday, 3/4 Today we discussed the results of the lesson 18 activity and took notes on lesson 19. Student were given some time to work on the Lesson 18 problems and to work on their projects. HW  1) Finish Lesson 18 in the HW packet 2) Element webpage project due on Friday.
Day 117  Tuesday, 3/3 Today we worked on finishing lesson 18 on strong vs weak acids and bases. Students were provided with some additional time to work on their project and to get help on things that they are having issues with in relation to their topic and the Spark Page app. HW  1) Element webpage project due on Friday.
Day 116  Monday, 3/2 Today we took notes on lesson 18 to learn about strong vs. weak acids and strong vs. weak bases. Students started to work on the Lesson 18 Book Activity. HW  1) Page 17 in the pink packet.
Day 115  Friday, 2/28  Today students watched the Modern Marvels  Acids video to learn more about the properties of acids and see how acids are used in industry. HW  1) None
Days 113/114  Wednesday 2/26 and Thursday 2/27.  Today students were given the period to research their element and to start building their website to share their research using the Adobe Spark Page app on their iPads. HW  1) Element Research Project due Wednesday 3/4
Day 112  Tuesday, 2/25  Today we went over the results to Friday's test. We then discussed the Element Webpage Research project. Students were given time to finish up yesterday's lab questions and to start researching their element. HW  1) Element Research Project due Wednesday 3/4
Day 111  Monday, 2/24  Today we introduced the next section of the Toxins Unit which is on Acids/Bases/pH. We took notes on Lesson 17 and then performed the pH test lab. HW  1) Chemistry of Electric Eels article due tomorrow.
Day 110  Friday, 2/21  Today students took the Toxins 1315 Test. HW  1) Chemistry of Electric Eels article due on Tuesday.
Day 109  Thursday, 2/20  Today we finished the solution preparation activity and we checked the lesson 14/15 HW. Afterwards students could work on the test review practice problems. HW  1) Toxins 1315 Test tomorrow.
Day 108  Wednesday, 2/19  Today we started the solution preparation activity. Students also worked on the lesson 15 problems in the pink packet. HW  1) Toxins Lesson 15 in pink packet 2) Toxins 1315 Test on Friday
Day 107  Tuesday, 2/18  Today we took notes on lesson 15, finished the second part of the lesson 14 activity, and then worked on the lesson 14 problems in the pink packet. HW  1) Toxins Lesson 14 in pink packet 2) Toxins 1315 Test on Friday
Day 106  Thursday, 2/13  Today we took notes on lesson 14, practiced our molarity calculations, worked on the first part of the lesson 14 activity, and then finished the computer simulation from yesterday. HW  1) Finish the PhET simulation for Tuesday.
Day 105  Wednesday, 2/12  Today we continued to practice our calculations and we started the molarity and concentration pHET computer simulations. HW  1) None
Day 104  Tuesday, 2/11  Today we practiced calculating the molarity of solutions such as Mt. Dew and grape juice from Trader Joe's. Afterwards we worked on the Molarity Calculations WS. HW  1) Finish the Molarity WS from class.
Day 103  Monday, 2/10  Today we took notes on Toxins 13 and how to calculate the molarity of a solution. We completed the KoolAid molarity lab. Students then worked on the Unit 13 Calculations WS #1. HW  1) Finish Lesson 13 in the pink HW packet.
Day 102  Friday, 2/7  Today we went over the test results. We then introduced solutions during Toxins lesson 13 and solubility curves. HW  1) None
Day 101  Thursday, 2/6  Today we took the Toxins 8  11 Test. HW  1) None
Day 100  Wednesday, 2/5  Today we went over the quiz results and continued to prepare for tomorrow's test by completing the second set of review problems. HW  1) Study for tomorrow's Test on Toxins Lessons 8  11.
Day 99  Tuesday, 2/4  Today we checked the answers to the packet and then students took the quiz. HW  1) Study for Thursday's Test on Toxins Lessons 8  11.
Day 98  Monday, 2/3  Today students worked on the quiz/test review packet #1. If the packets are not completed in class, they are HW. HW  1) Test review packet due tomorrow. 2) Toxins 8  11 quiz tomorrow 3) Toxins 811 Test on Thursday.
Day 97  Friday, 1/31  Today practiced calculating the molar mass and percent composition of compounds. Afterwards we discussed Toxins Lesson 11 and how to calculate the number of atoms in a sample. Student worked on the Lesson 11 Worksheet and then afterwards we watched a small portion of the documentary "STINK!". HW  1) Quiz on 811 on Tuesday. 2) Test on Thursday.
Day 96  Thursday, 1/30  Today we checked the HW, took notes on percent composition, and then completed the percent composition WS. Afterwards we watched a small portion of the documentary "STINK!". HW  1) None
Day 95  Wednesday, 1/29  Today we took notes on Lesson 10 and how to calculate the molar mass of compounds. Students then worked on the Lesson 10 Calculations Packet. HW  1) Complete the lesson 10 calculations packet for tomorrow.
Day 94  Tuesday, 1/28  Today we checked the Lesson 9 Activity HW. Afterwards we discussed the concept of the mole and molar mass. Students completed the intro to lesson 10 activity. HW  1) No HW. Work on page 9 of pink HW packet if you would like to work ahead.
Day 93  Monday, 1/27  Today we worked on Toxins Lesson 9 by completing scientific notations problems and mole questions. HW  1) Finish the Toxins 9 Activity Sheet.
Day 92  Friday, 1/24  Today we worked on Toxins Lesson 8, percent error, and dimensional analysis. We discussed the midterm results. HW  1) Complete problems 4, 6, 8 on the dimensional analysis worksheet.
Day 91  Thursday, 1/23  Today we worked on Toxins Lesson 8. We learned how to count things by weighing. We completed the Lesson 8 Activity in which students determined how many objects are in a bag by weighing the bag and setting up a proportion to solve. HW  1) Complete Lesson 8 in HW packet.
Day 90  Wednesday, 1/22  No class. Science & Social Studies Midterm Exams. HW 1) None
Day 89  Tuesday, 1/21  No class. Math & English Midterm Exams. HW 1) Study for tomorrow's Chemistry Midterm Exam
Day 88  Friday, 1/17  Today we reviewed for the midterm by completing the Kahoot challenge game. HW 1) Chemistry Midterm Exam is on Wednesday 1/22 at 8:00am.
Day 87  Thursday, 1/16  Today students reviewed for the standard chemistry midterm by working on the midterm review packet. HW 1) Chemistry Midterm Exam is on Wednesday 1/22 at 8:00am.
Day 86  Wednesday, 1/15  Today students took the Toxins Section I Test HW 1) Chemistry Midterm Exam is on Wednesday 1/22 at 8:00am.
Day 85  Tuesday, 1/14  Today students had the full period to work on the test study guide and to check their answers. HW) 1)Toxins 16,24 test tomorrow. 2) Chemistry Midterm Exam is on Wednesday 1/22 at 8:00am.
Day 84  Monday, 1/13  Today we worked on finishing up lesson 24 by completing the lesson 24 problem set. When finished, students started working on the test study guide. HW) 1)Toxins 16,24 test on Wednesday 1/15 2) Chemistry Midterm Exam is on Wednesday 1/22 at 8:00am.
Day 83  Friday, 1/10  Today we finished up notes on Lesson 24 and applied our learning in the S'mores Lab. HW) 1)Toxins 16,24 test is Wednesday 1/15 2) Chemistry Midterm Exam is on Wednesday 1/22 at 8:00am.
Day 82  Thursday, 1/9  Today we went over the quiz results and then we introduced Toxins Lesson 24 on mole ratios and limiting reactants. We completed the limiting reactant problem set. HW) 1)Toxins 16,24 test is planned for Wednesday 1/15
Day 81  Wednesday, 1/8  Today we took notes on Toxins Lesson 6 on classifying chemical reactions. Afterwards students worked on classifying reactions WS1 & checked their answers. They then started the classifying & balancing WS #2. HW) 1) Read "Gross Stuff" article and answer article questions for tomorrow. 2) Toxins 16,24 test is planned for Wednesday 1/15
Day 80  Tuesday, 1/7  Today we checked the HW and then students took the Toxins 15 Quiz. Afterwards they started to read the section article on "The Chemistry of Gross Stuff" HW) 1) Read "Gross Stuff" article and answer article questions for Thursday.
Day 79  Monday, 1/6  Today we continued to practice balancing equations. Students worked on the balancing chemical equations PhET. HW) 1) Finish lesson 5 in the HW packet.
Day 78  Friday, 1/3  Today guidance counselors came to have students take a personality test and career survey. HW) 1) Finish the 10 balancing problems.
Day 77  Thursday, 1/2  Today we learned about Toxins Lesson 5 and how to balance chemical equations to show that matter is conserved in chemical reactions. Students completed balancing problem set #1 and problems 13 on problem set #2 HW) 1) Finish the 10 balancing problems.
Day 76  Friday, 12/19  Today we used the paint from yesterday's lab to make a painting. HW) 1) Have a nice holiday!
Day 75  Thursday, 12/19  Today we made three kinds of paint through chemical reactions. Tomorrow we will use the paint to make a painting. HW) None
Day 74  Wednesday, 12/18  Today we took notes on Lesson 3, completed lesson 3 in the HW packet together as a self assessment, and then finished the lessons 24 lab activity. HW  1) None
Day 73  Tuesday, 12/17  Today we checked lesson 2 HW, took notes on Lesson 3, and then started the lessons 24 lab activity. HW  1) None
Day 72  Monday, 12/16  Today we checked lesson 1 HW, took notes on Lesson 2, and then completed the Lesson 3 Activity. HW  1) Finish lesson 2 in the pink HW packet.
Day 71  Friday, 12/13  Today we discussed theSmells Lab mechanics, took notes on Toxins 1, performed the gummy bear demonstration, and then worked on finishing the lesson 1 activity. HW  1) Finish lesson 1 in the pink HW packet.
Day 70  Thursday, 12/12  Today we performed the Smells Lab where we created esters from carboxylic acids. HW  1) Read the Smells Article and finish the article questions for tomorrow.
Day 69  Wednesday, 12/11  Today we went over the test results, introduced the toxins unit, watched videoclips on how food is produced, and then started the Toxins Lesson 1 Activity. HW  1) Read the Smells Article and finish the article questions for Friday.
Day 68  Tuesday, 12/10  Today we took the Smells Unit Test and then worked on the Smells Unit article. HW  1) Read the Smells Article and finish the article questions for Friday.
Day 67  Monday, 12/9  Today we discussed the quiz results and answers to Lesson 5 HW. Students then worked on the test study guide. HW  1) Test on Lessons 25 tomorrow.
Day 66  Friday, 12/6  Today students worked on finsihing the Model Building Lab #2 and on lesson 5 in the HW packet. HW  1) Test on Lessons 25 on Tuesday. 2) Finish Lesson 5 in HW packet for Monday.
Day 65  Thursday, 12/5  Today students took the quiz and then worked on the Model Building Lab #2 HW  1) Test on Lessons 25 on Tuesday.
Day 64  Wednesday, 12/4  Today we took notes and worked on the Lesson 5 Activity. HW  1) Quiz on lessons 24 tomorrow. 2) Test on Lessons 25 on Tuesday.
Day 63  Tuesday, 12/3  Today we reviewed the HONC1234 rule, finished notes on lesson 4, and the worked on the Lesson 4 Book Activity. HW  1) Complete lesson 4 HW in the packet. 2) Quiz on lessons 24 on Thursday
Day 62  Monday, 12/2  Today we reviewed the HONC1234 rule, took notes on lesson 4, and the worked on finishing the model building lab #1. HW  1) Complete lesson 2 & 3 HW in the packet.
Day 61  Tuesday, 11/26  Today we applied the HONC1234 Rule to fix molecules that have incorrect structural formulas. Afterwards we started model building lab #1. HW  1) None
Day 60  Monday, 11/25  Today we took notes on lesson 3 and then finished the lesson 3 book activity. If students finished early, they were able to work on the Lesson 2 HW packet. HW  1) None
Day 59  Friday, 11/22  Today we finished the lesson 2 activity and took notes on lesson 2. Afterwards we watched the Bill Nye Video "Smells" to learn about how our olfactory system works. HW  1) Read article and complete questions by Monday.
Day 58  Thursday, 11/21  Today we took the Lesson 25/26 Test and then worked on the Smells 2 Activity that we started yesterday. HW  1) Read article and complete questions by Monday.
Day 57  Wednesday, 11/20  Today we checked the lesson 26, took a practice quiz, and then introduced the Smells Unit by completing Smells activity #1 and starting activity #2. HW  1) Study for tomorrow's short test on lessons 25 & 26
Day 56  Tuesday, 11/19  Today we wrapped up lesson 26. HW  1) Finish 26 in the HW packet. 2) Study for short test on lessons 25 & 26 on Thursday.
Day 55  Monday, 11/18  Today we took notes on lesson 26 and then worked on the lesson 26 activity. HW  1) Study for short 20 pt test on Lessons 25/26 on Thursday.
Day 54  Friday, 11/15  Today we took notes on lesson 25 & 26 and then worked on finished the Lesson 25 Lab. HW  1) None
Day 53  Thursday, 11/14  Today we went over the test results. Afterwards we took notes on Alchemy Lesson 25 and then started the Lesson 25 Lab. HW  1) None
Day 52  Wednesday, 11/13  No class due to the author assembly. HW  1) None
Day 51  Tuesday, 11/12  Today students took the Alchemy 1722 Test. HW  1) None
Day 50  Monday, 11/11  Today we reviewed for the 1722 test by working on the test study packet and students met w/ Mr. Lehman 1:1 to discuss. HW  1) Study for tomorrow's test. 2) Complete the majority of the study guide and turn in tomorrow.
Day 49  Friday, 11/8  Today we reviewed ions & charges, we took the 2022 quiz, and then reviewed for the 1722 test. HW  1) Study for Tuesday's test.
Day 48  Thursday, 11/7  Today we took the polyatomic ion quiz, played a review game, and practiced writing ionic compound formulas. HW  1) Study for tomorrow's 2022 quiz 2) Study for Tuesday's 1722 Test.
Day 47  Wednesday, 11/6  Today we continued learning about polyatomic ions and how to write chemical formulas for ionic compouds that contain polyatomic ions. HW  1) Lesson 22 HW packet due tomorrow. 2) Polyatomic ion quiz tomorrow 3) 2022 Quiz on Friday 4) Unit 1722 Test next Tuesday.
Day 46  Friday, 11/1  Today we learned about polyatomic ions and how to write chemical formulas for ionic compouds that contain polyatomic ions. HW  1) Lesson 21 HW packet now due Wednesday 2) Finish formula writing grid that we started in class
Day 45  Thursday, 10/31  Today we performed the gas spectra lab. HW  1) Lesson 21 HW packet due tomorrow.
Day 44  Wednesday, 10/30  Today we checked the lesson 20 HW, completed practice grid #2 as a final wrap up for lesson 20, and then took notes on lesson 21. Afterwards students competed in a friendly "Ionic" Challenge. HW  1) Lesson 21 HW packet due Friday.
Day 43  Tuesday, 10/29  Today we went over the results of the Lesson 1719 quiz. Afterwards we finished the chemical formula writing grid #1 and then completed the lesson 20 book activity. HW  1) Lesson 20 HW packet due tomorrow.
Day 42  Monday, 10/28  Today students took the Lesson 1719 quiz. Afterwards we started the lesson 20 notes and chemical formula writing grid #1. HW  1) Lesson 20 HW packet due Wednesday.
Day 41  Friday, 10/25  Today we spent time going over the checking the Lesson 19 Activity. We wrapped up the lesson 19 notes and played a Battleship Review game in preparation of Monday's 1719 Quiz. HW  1) Study for Monday's 1719 Quiz.
Day 40  Thursday, 10/24  Today we took notes and finished the lesson 19 activity in preparing element cards for elements 120. HW  1) Finish 19 in HW packet. 2) Study for Monday's 1719 Quiz.
Day 39  Wednesday, 10/23  Today we took notes and finished lesson 18 and then we took introductory notes on lesson 19. Afterwards students started the lesson 19 activity in preparing element cards for elements 120. HW  1) Study for Monday's 1719 Quiz.
Day 38  Tuesday, 10/22  Today we checked the HW 18, discussed and turned in the lesson 18 activity, and then watched a portion of the "Hunting the Elements" NOVA video to help see real world application of the elements that we have been talking about in class. HW  1) If you have not read lesson 18 in the textbook, please read for tonight's HW.
Day 37  Monday, 10/21  Today we checked the HW 17, took notes on the first part of lesson 18 and worked on the lesson 18 activity. HW  1) Finish activity 18 and complete Lesson 18 in HW Packet.
Day 36  Friday, 10/18  Today we went over the results of the lab and wrapped up lesson 17 in our shortened period. HW  1) Complete Lesson 17 in HW Packet.
Day 35  Thursday, 10/17  Today we went over the results of the 1113 Test and then discussed the concept of "excited" electrons. Afterwards we completed the Lesson 17 Flame Test Lab. HW  1) Finish the post lab questions if not completed during class for tomorrow.
Day 34  Wednesday, 10/16  No class today due to PSAT testing. HW  1) Read article and answer the questions on fireworks for Thursday.
Day 33  Tuesday, 10/15  Today students took the Lesson 1113 Test. Afterwards they started the Fireworks article. HW  1) Read article and answer the questions on fireworks for Thursday.
Day 32  Monday, 10/14  Today we prepared for tomorrow's Alchemy Lesson 1113 Test by playing the "Rags to Riches" review game and then working on the test study guide. HW  1) Study for tomorrow's Alchemy Lesson 11  13 Test by working on the study guide. Answer key is on Canvas.
Day 31  Friday, 10/11  Today we reviewed the average atomic mass calculation by completing two problems, took notes on the parts of an atom, and then students worked on the Avg Atomic Mass PhET Computer Simulation. HW  1) Study for Tuesday's Lesson 11  13 Test by working on the study guide.
Day 30 Thursday, 10/10  Today we reviewed the average atomic mass calculation that we learned on Tuesday. Afterwards, we checked the HW and played the Battleship review game. Students then took a short 7 question quiz to check their understanding of lesson 12. HW  1) Lesson 11  13 Test on Tuesday.
Day 29 Tuesday, 10/8  Today we reviewed Alchemy Lesson 12 activity, took notes on lesson 13  isotopes, and then students worked on the Lesson 13 book activity. (HW) HW  1) Read Alchemy Lesson 12 and complete questions 1  6 on pg 62. 2) Short 14 point quiz on Thursday on Alchemy Lesson 12.
Day 28 Monday, 10/7  Today we reviewed Alchemy Lesson 12 and then students finished the Lesson 12 Book Activity that they started on Friday. Afterwards, students worked on the PhET Atom Builder Simulation. (HW) HW  1) Read Alchemy Lesson 12 and complete questions 1  6 on pg 62. 2) Finish the Atom Builder Computer Simulation Questions.
Day 27 Friday, 10/4  Today we took notes on Alchemy Lesson 12 which introduces the parts of an atom and atomic number/mass. Afterwards, students worked on the calculating protons, neutrons, electrons worksheet and when finished they started the lesson 12 book activity. HW  1) None
Day 26  Thursday, 10/3  Today we took finished our notes on atomic models, checked the HW, went over the test results, and then students watched a short segment of the Bill Nye "Atoms" video. HW  1) None
Day 25  Wednesday, 10/2  Today we took notes on atomic models, watched videoclips of the CRT and Gold Foil experiments, performed the CRT demo, and then students worked on the "Rutherford Scattering" computer simulation to simulate the gold foil experiment. HW  1) Read Alchemy Lesson 11 (pgs 5356) and answer questions 14,6,7 on pg 57.
Day 24  Tuesday, 10/1  Today we introduced the concepts of "models" and why/when we use them in science class. We then worked on the Lesson 11 Book Activity where students checked out 3 important discoveries and how they lead to five different models of the atom. Afterwards we discussed the results. HW  1) Complete the vocabulary on the front page of the notes (7 words to define).
Day 23  Friday, 9/27  Today students took the Alchemy Lessons 1  10 Test. HW  1) None
Day 22  Thursday, 9/26  Today we checked the lesson 10 HW, played a review game, and then students worked on the test review packet. HW  1) Study for tomorrow's Alchemy Lesson 110 test. An answer key to the test review packet is on canvas
Day 21  Wednesday, 9/25  Today we took notes on measuring volume and density. Afterwards students worked on CQ2D and tried to identify three unknown metal cylinders by calculating their density. HW  1) Read Lesson 10 (pages 4349) in textbook and answer questions 1,2,48 on page 50. 2) Study for Friday's test.
Day 20  Tuesday, 9/24  Today we took notes on the periodic table and afterwards we worked on the Alchemy Lesson 10 Activity. HW  1) Finish Activity 10 2) Test on Friday on Lessons 1  10
Day 19  Monday, 9/23  Today we returned the labs & alien periodic tables. We reviewed a little for Friday's test. Afterwards we watched a videoclip on Dmitri Mendeleev and then completed the Lesson 9 Periodic Table Activity. HW  1) Study for Lesson 1  10 Test on Friday
Day 18  Friday, 9/20  Today we turned in the Copper Lab report and then introduced the periodic table and how the periodic table is arranged. We watched a video on the chemical properties of alkali metals and then students were given time to finish their Alien Periodic Tables. HW  1) Read Lesson 9 (Page 3941) and answer questions 1,2,5 on pg42. 2) Study for Lesson 1  10 Test on Friday
Day 17  Thursday, 9/19  Today we wrapped up lessons 7 & 8 and introduced lesson 9 by starting the "Periodic Table of Aliens" activity. HW  1) Students need to complete the Alchemy Lesson 8 activity and staple it the Alchemy Lesson 7 activity to submit tomorrow as their "Copper Cycle Lab Report".
Day 16  Wednesday, 9/18  Today we discussed the results of the lab, took notes on the 5 reactions that took place, and then completed the lesson 8 activity. HW  1) Alchemy Lesson 7  Read pages 2831 & answer questions 15 on pg 31.
Day 15  Tuesday, 9/17  Today we completed the Copper Cycle Lab. We will discuss results tomorrow. HW  1) Read pages 2325 & answer questions 15 on pg 25.
Day 14  Monday, 9/16  Today we took notes on Alchemy Lesson 6 & reviewed the lesson 6 activity. Afterwards, we introduced lesson 7 and started the Copper Cycle Lab. HW  1) Read pages 2325 & answer questions 15 on pg 25.
Day 13  Friday, 9/13  Today we did a quick review of density, watched a short Mythbusters Density videoclip and then students took the Alchemy 15 Quiz. HW  1) Complete Activity 6 if not completed in class.
Day 12  Thursday, 9/12  Today we checked the density problems worksheet and the lesson 4 bookwork. Afterwards we finished taking notes on properties of matter and students started the lesson 6 activity to prepare for next week's lab. HW  1) Study for tomorrow's quiz on Lessons 15.
Day 11  Wednesday, 9/11  Today we continued to work on the concepts of mass, volume, and density. Students worked on completing the PhET density computer simulation in today's class. HW  1) Read lesson 4 (pages 1316) and answer questions 110 on pg 16. 2) Study for Friday's quiz on Lessons 15.
Day 10  Tuesday, 9/10  Today we reviewed the proper technique for water displacement, took some more notes on density, completed the lesson 5 activity, and then students worked more on the density problem packet. HW  1) Complete the density problem worksheet packet.
Day 9  Monday, 9/9  Today we discussed three ways to determine volume and how to calculate density. Afterwards students worked on the density problem worksheet. HW  1) None
Day 8  Friday, 9/6  Today students worked on the Alchemy Lesson 4 activity where they used water displacement to determine the volume of three different metal cylinders and used a scale to determine the mass. Afterwards students worked on the lesson 3 HW assignment. HW  1) Read Alchemy Lesson 3 in textbook on pages 912 and then answer questions 1  4 on page 12 for Monday.
Day 7  Thursday, 9/5  Today we took notes on Alchemy Lesson 1  3. We checked the homework and then introduced the concept of matter, mass, and volume. We then learned how to measure liquid volume by determining the interval and reading the bottom of the meniscus at eye level. HW  1) Read Alchemy Lesson 3 in textbook on pages 912 and then answer questions 1  4 on page 12 for Monday.
Day 6  Wednesday, 9/4  Today we performed the Penny Alchemy Lab. Afterwards we discussed the results and how the penny was transformed. HW  1) Read pages 78 in textbook and answer questions 1,2,5 on page 8 for tomorrow.
Day 5  Tuesday, 9/3  Today we reviewed lab safety, took the safety quiz, and then watched the "What is Nanotechnology" Video to learn about nanotechnology and about how atoms are so very small. HW  1) Returned signed safety contract by tomorrow. 2) Bring a shiny penny to class tomorrow.
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.
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 signed out a textbook for the year. HW  Complete the "About Me" video on Canvas due by Midnight. 2) 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.