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HP Chemistry Fall Semester 2017-2018 DAQA

HP Chemistry DAQA Fall Semester 2017-2018
 References/extra material and misc. info.

D: 8/31/17 Week 0.5

A: seating charts with elements; “Getting acquainted;” goggle information for tomorrow; pass out safety rules/contract; safety test next Friday (100% required), lab tour

D: 9/1/17 Week 0.5

A: dye your own goggles! pass out and discuss safety lab for next Wednesday; go over supplies (composition NB lined or quadrille for labs), binder to keep papers in



D: 9/4/17   Week One

A: Labor Day Holiday

D: 9/5/17 Week One

A: start DAQAs (5 min); breathing (1 min); bathroom/hall passes; go over syllabus and SDS information; review safety rules/contract; safety video; check safety contracts and collect goggle $; quick metric review

HW: Math packet sections 1,2,3 due Thursday!

HW- watch Accident at Jefferson High on YouTube

Accident at Jefferson High; (18:28)

Safety lab tomorrow! Please wear closed toed shoes! Safety test Friday!

D: 9/6/17 Week One

A: safety lab


D: 9/7/17 Week One

Safety test tomorrow! (39 MC + map)

A: guest speaker: Sacramento Regional Science fair; go over math packet sections 1,2, and 3

Q: Write 0.0025, 1350 and 20 in scientific notation.



D: 9/8/17 Week One

A: safety test (retakes start Monday at lunchtime); pass out labs for next week (Both pre-labs due Monday); Sugar lab next Tuesday; Observing a Chemical Rxn next Friday

Q: Why is it so important to know and practice safety rules?


HW: graphing practice HW due Tuesday 9/12/17 (PDF on website) –[may be done in excel if you wish]

D: 9/11/17 Week Two

A: turn in week one DAQA; metric review; (sig figs & % error); start “Measurement Challenge activity;” check pre-labs and discuss sugar lab for Tuesday

Q: What determines the number of sig figs in a measurement?

Textbook pickup all classes today

D:9/12/17 Week Two

A: Discuss graphing HW; Sugar Lab today!

D: 9/13/17 Week Two

A: discuss scientific notation and sig figs;

HW: Sections 4-7 of math packet (due tomorrow); watch video links on website at home!

Challenge problem

Q: What measurements must be taken and what formula must be used to solve the challenge problem?


Brightstorm videos
Significant Figures rules 6:03 minutes
See if you can figure out the mistake in her explanation of zeros that are sig figs
Unit conversion &significant figures
Crash course chemistry #2  11:23 minutes
Bozeman science  11:18 minutes
Significant Digits
Khan academy
Significant figures 5:02
Multiplying and Dividing with Significant Figures    9:30 minutes
Addition and subtraction with significant  figures     8:58 minutes
More on significant figures  5:40 minutes

D: 9/14/17 Week Two

A: discuss challenge problem; discuss math packet 4-7; last page due Monday; - accuracy and precision; pass out M,NM, SM lab for next Wednesday; discuss lab NB guidelines

Q: p. 42 #5a and b. Use sig figs and show your work!


Precision vs Accuracy: UPDATED - Chemistry Tutorial     2:28 min

D: 9/15/17 Week Two

A: Lab: Observing a chemical reaction

Due next Wednesday

Demo: testing for H2 gas

D: 9/18/17 Week Three

Sugar Lab due 1st period; M,SM,NM lab Wednesday – SDS HCl

Test Unit 1 next week!

A: go over HW; Notes: physical properties, classification of matter & temperature concepts; introduce DA; HW: Matter Math WS 1-18 due tomorrow 9/19/17; Ch1: pp. 22-23 (16, 18-21, 27, 28). Page 25 (1-11),Ch. 2 page 63 (1-11) due Friday 9/22/17.

Q: #45 & 46 on p. 60 in your textbook


Observing a chemical reaction due Wednesday

D: 9/19/17 Week Three

Sugar lab due 2nd period

A: go over WS 1-18; periodic table notes (general); work on bookwork in class

M, NM, SM lab tomorrow

Q: How do you know when a chemical change has taken place? Be specific!


Observing a Chemical Reaction lab due tomorrow!


D: 9/20/17 Week Three

Metal, NM and SM lab

Sugar lab due 5th period

All periods turn in “Observing a Chemical Reaction”


D: 9/21/17 Week Three

Ms. Gluckmann gone - Roshashanah

Test next week

A: work on bookwork in class

Q: Which of these equations represents a direct proportion and which an inverse proportion? Make a sketch of each type of graph that accompanies these equations. Identify the proportion for each sketched graph.

Y α 1/X (α = proportional to)

y/x = k


D: 9/22/17 Week Three

A: debrief labs; go over HW; DA WS at tables

Q: List 2 characteristics (each) for metals, nonmetals, and metalloids. Give one example of each as well, (i.e. the name of an element).


Test Tuesday or Wednesday next week

Precision vs Accuracy: UPDATED - Chemistry Tutorial


Dimensional Analysis/Factor Label Method - Chemistry Tutorial

TheChemistrySolution 11:13

Dimensional Analysis Part II - Chemistry Tutorial


Thorough and clear!

Unit Conversion & Significant Figures: Crash Course Chemistry #2


Dimensional Analysis (Brightstorm Chemistry)


D: 9/25/17       Week Four

A: Mind Jogger; continue DA worksheet

Test Wednesday!

Q: What is a conversion factor and what is one equivalent to?


Test: 40 MC, 6 short answer/problems


D: 9/26/17 Week Four

A: Metric matrix; finish DA WS at tables

Q: p. 23 #29; p. 61 #51


Test Tomorrow: 40 MC, 6 short answer/problems


D: 9/27/17 Week Four

A: Unit One Test (Chapters 1 & 2)


D: 9/28/17 Week Four

Back to school night!

A: One corker of a lab;! Periodic table assignment – due Monday; ¼ sheet due tomorrow

Q: What is an isotope? Give an example of an element with at least 2 isotopes and list them.



D: 9/29/17 Week Four

A: : go over ¼ sheet; notes; Atomic mass/isotope problems WS due Monday

Q: Which points of Dalton’s theory are no longer accepted? Explain.


Atom Lesson: (WKRP in Cincinnati)


D: 10/2/17 Week Five

A: go over HW; notes with AND

HW due Wednesday:

Ch.3: p. 87 (2-7);

pp. 89-90 (7,9,

11, 12, 14, 15,

17 (a,c,e),

18 (a&c), 20,

21 (a,b,c), 27,

p. 93 (1-11, 13)

Q: Calculate the atomic mass of element X. Then use the periodic table to identify the element. Show all your work.

  Isotope       Mass (amu)      Percent abundance
27X                     27.977                     92.23
28X                    28.976                       4.67
29X                    29.974                        3.10

D: 10/3/17 Week Five

Test next week

A: notes; Mole Island; work on HW for tomorrow

Q: What is a “mole” and how many “particles” is it equal to?


D: 10/4/17 Week Five

Test Monday

A: go over Ch. 3 HW; additional practice problems (not HW!)

Q: Calculate the number of H atoms in 0.350 mol of C6H12O6. Show your work!!!!


D: 10/5/17 Week Five

Test Monday Chapter 3

A: case study “Avogadro Goes to Court”

Q: What is your opinion of the fact that a similar problem as presented to you today actually went to litigation?


Test Monday Chapter 3

28 MC, 2 short answer, 4 problems (Total 53 points)

D: 10/6/17 Week Five

A: debrief case study; continue practice problems at tables

Q: Explain the relationship between Dalton’s Atomic Theory and the laws of conservation of matter, definite proportions and multiple proportions.


Test Monday Chapter 3

28 MC, 2 short answer, 4 problems (Total 53 points)

D: 10/9/17 Week Six

A: Test Chapter 3


D: 10/10/17 Week Six

A: introduce particle model and begin particle model activities

Q: State the postulates of the particle model.


D: 10/11/17 Week Six


D: 10/12/17 Week Six

A: finish particle model activities

Q: How does the particle model complement Dalton’s atomic theory? Explain! A thoughtful and thorough response is requested!



D: 10/13/17 Week Six

A: go over prior DAQAs and test questions; hand out energy activities for Monday; hand out science fair information; Einstein movie

Q: What were Michael Faraday’s and James Clerk Maxwell’s contributions to E=mc2? Explain thoroughly.



Science Fair Tuesday February 6, 2017 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Boards due Monday 2/5/18

Sacramento Regional Science Fair Registration Deadline: February 16, 2018

Sacramento Regional Science Fair March/April TBD

Progress report #1 Due: Wednesday October 25, 2017

Progress report #2 Due Tuesday December 19, 2017

Progress report #3 (i.e.) final project Due: Thursday January 18, 2018

D: 10/16/17 Week Seven

A: energy activities; new seating charts

D: 10/17/17 Week Seven

A: Einstein movie

Q: What were Gottfried von Leibniz and Emilie du Châtelet’s contributions to E=mc2? Explain thoroughly.



D: 10/18/17 Week Seven

A: finish movie; Start work on share sheets?

Presentations begin tomorrow?

Q: How did Otto Hahn, Fritz Strassman, Lise Meitner and Otto Robert Frisch confirm E=mc2? Explain thoroughly.



D: 10/19/17 Week Seven

A: prepare share sheets

Q: How do you think the political and social climate of the various historical eras presented in the film affected the different scientists’ contributions? (Reference 2 scientists in your response.)



D: 10/20/17 Week Seven

A: presentations; start notes;? WS Electrons in atoms 1-7 due Tuesday; pass out lab (pre-lab due Wednesday, including SDS);

Progress report #1 due next week!

Q: Define/describe all terms (with appropriate units) in the equation

c = λv.


D: 10/23/17 Week Eight

A: notes; 1-7 due tomorrow; 8-12 due Wednesday; 13-17 due next Tuesday;

Progress report #1 due Wednesday

Q: What is the electromagnetic spectrum? Explain/describe thoroughly. Describe/explain how YOU use at least two sections of it frequently.



D: 10/24/17 Week Eight

A: go over 1-7; notes; 8-12 due tomorrow; 13-17 due Tuesday; 18-24 due next Thursday;

Progress report #1 due tomorrow

Q: How would you describe the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom? Explain/describe thoroughly.


D: 10/25/17 Week Eight

A: check pre-lab; build spectroscopes; emission spectra on Friday; Flame test Monday

Progress report #1 due today!

Q: What conflict exists between the Bohr model and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle? In other words, how does this impact the discussion of where electrons are located in atoms?


D: 10/26/17 Week Eight

A: Emission cards activity

Sub – Ms. Gluckmann gone for sex ed training

D: 10/27/17 Week Eight

A: Emission tubes; Flame test portion Monday

Q: What is the function of a spectroscope? What concept is supported by spectral lines?


Bozeman Science – Matter as a Wave (5:02 min)
Wave model of an electron (4:01 min)
Photons (5:16 min)
Wave particle duality of light (3:33 min)
Bozeman Science – Matter as a Wave (5:02 min)
Wave model of an electron (4:01 min)
Photons (5:16 min)
Wave particle duality of light (3:33 min)
Quantum mechanical model (4:35 min)

D: 10/30/17 Week Nine

A: flame test lab; EC moles or cookies due tomorrow; start coming in at lunch to discuss projects

Lab due Monday -2nd period; Tuesday – 5th period; Wednesday – 1st period

D: 10/31/17 Week Nine

Happy Halloween!

Lab write-up due next week; Test next week

A: debrief lab; go over WS 13-17; continue notes; WS 18-24 due Thursday ;

Q: page 121 PP 1


D: 11/1/17 Week Nine

Test next week

A: continue notes; WS 18-24 due tomorrow

Lab due:

Monday -2nd period

Tuesday – 5th period

Wednesday – 1st period

Q: page 121 PP 2


Check out these websites for configuration help: periodic table that has shorthand electron configurations 

(applet for orbital filling)

Grand Table of Orbitals:

D: 11/2/17 Week Nine

Test Tuesday!

A: go over WS 18-24; finish notes; practice problems at tables

Lab due Monday -2nd period; Tuesday – 5th period; Wednesday – 1st period

Q: Write the longhand, shorthand, and orbital notation for Einsteinium (Z=99)



D: 11/3/17 Week Nine

End of 1st quarter; minimum day

A: practice problems


D: 11/6/17 Week Ten

Lab due today 2nd period, 5th period tomorrow and 1st period Wednesday

Test Tomorrow!

A: review problems

Q: Write the shorthand configuration and orbital notation for gold. What makes it different? Explain!


D: 11/7/17 Week Ten


Lab due 5th period

D: 11/8/17 Week Ten

Lab due 1st period Read Ch. 21!

A: PBS PPT & notes; HW: Nuclear T/F quiz, Personal radiation dose and Risk perception WS [rank only] (due tomorrow)

Q: Briefly explain Rutherford’s experiment with respect to nuclear transmutation (information in article on website).


Nuclear PPT will be on the website; please go through it by end of the week! Read article “ The New Alchemy,” (PDF will be on website)

D: 11/9/17 Week Ten

A: go over Nuclear T/F quiz and Risk Assessment and rankings; “Guess probability” and “Exposure simulations” exercises are tonight’s HW (due Monday); video #2; begin group labs: Expt. 21 (p. 708 in text) and “A Trip to Pluto” (classwork in groups) – due end of period Tuesday 11/14/17

Q: List in order of increasing penetrating power the 3 types of decay listed above. List what can stop each type of decay.


Nuclear PPT

Links for PBS Videos:

D: 11/10/17 Week Ten

A: Veteran’s Day Holiday observed


D: 11/13/17 Week Eleven

A: go over HW; (all WS due day of quiz); continue PPT; work on groups labs/activities

“Quiz” nuclear chemistry Thursday 11/16/17 (27 questions; TF and MC)

Q: page 684 PP 1&2, SR 3 a, b, and c



D: 11/14/17 Week Eleven

A: finish PPT; work on labs (due tomorrow);

Review sheet and decimal and scientific notation sections due tomorrow!

Q: Distinguish between nuclear fission and nuclear fusion. Give an example of each.



D: 11/15/17 Week Eleven

Nuclear Quiz tomorrow!

A: go over review sheet and ranking sheet; show video clips; debrief labs

Q: Are you pro or con re: the use of nuclear power for energy use? Support your answer.


D: 11/16/17 Week Eleven

A: Quiz nuclear chemistry

Download lab for tomorrow on computers; bring a flash drive

Element song (Tom Lehrer):

Element song (Tom Lehrer), with Daniel Radcliffe: and Pirates of Penzance song too:

“You might be giants” element song

ASAP Science Periodic Table song (2:53)

New periodic table song:

Periodic table cars:

D: 11/17/17 Week Eleven

Happy Thanksgiving break!

A: work on dry lab on computers

D: 11/27/17 Week Twelve

Periodicity test, and lab due Friday!

A: notes; Classwork: p. 137 SR (1-3, 5), p. 152 (PP 1-3), p.156 (PP 1 a-e), pp. 162 (PP 1 a-d), p. 164 (SR 1-2), p. 167 - 168 (27 – 30, 33, 35, 36a, 38, 40, 41, 47)

Q: How did Mendeleev arrange his periodic table? How is it arranged today?


Periodic table live website:

Cool periodic table website:

TED talks (TEDEd) on the periodic table:

D: 11/28/17 Week Twelve

A: Finish notes

Q: How do atomic radii vary across a period? Down a group? How does ionization energy vary across a period? Down a group? Explain.


D: 11/29/17 Week Twelve

Test Friday (45 MC); “dry” lab due Friday via email 6 p.m.

A: work on “HW” in class; going over problem areas tomorrow

Q: How does electronegativity vary across a period? Down a group? Explain.

  Tye dye during finals week!

D: 11/30/17 Week twelve

Test Tomorrow (45 MC)

A: continue HW in class; Lab due via email by 6 p.m. tomorrow! Google doc sharing or via email: [email protected]

Q: What types of elements form cations? What types of elements form anions? Explain why!


D: 12/1/17 Week Twelve

A: Test Chapter 5; submit periodicity lab due via email by 6 p.m.


D: 12/4/17 Week Thirteen

A: new seating charts; notes; pass out lab for Friday 12/8/17 (pre-lab due Thursday 12/7/17); HW watch videos & review bonding PPT up to current slide

Q: Why do atoms form chemical bonds? Explain.



D: 12/5/17 Week Thirteen

Test next Friday

Progress report #2 due on Tues 12/19/17

A: notes; discuss lab planning for Friday; Chapter 6 HW: p. 177 SR 1-6; p. 189 SR 2-5; p. 194 SR 3-5; p. 196 SR 3 &4

DUE 12/7/17;

p. 199 PP 1a,b,c; p. 201 PP 1 a&b; p. 207 SR 1, 3-6; pp. 209-211: 6,7, 9, 27, 37, 47, 69, 70, 71 DUE 12/13/17

Q: Draw the Lewis structures for ammonia, NH3; hydrogen sulfide, H2S; silane, SiH4; and phosphorus trifluoride, PF3.


    Bonding PPT
Ms Gluckmann home sick
work on HW and pre-lab procedure in class
Ms. Gluckmann home sick
Go over HW; continue working on prelab
Ms. Gluckmann still home sick
Watch videos in class
Be prepared for lab on Monday
Brightstrom science

Valence Electrons 2:19

Chemistry - Lewis Electron Dot Diagram 7:28

Bozeman science

Drawing Lewis Dot Diagrams 9:41

Chemical Bonds: Covalent vs. Ionic 8:56

Metallic Bonding 5:54

Khan Academy

Ionic, Covalent, and Metallic Bonds  13:21 

Valence Electrons 15:22 

Crash course chemistry

Bonding Models and Lewis Structures: Crash Course Chemistry #24 11:37 

The Properties of Water 4:12 min

Metallic Bonding Animation 1:20 min

D: 12/11/17 Week Fourteen

A: Chemical Bonds Lab


D: 12/12/17 Week Fourteen

A: debrief periodicity lab; notes; continue building (HW section 2 due Thursday; Lab due Friday; test Monday!)

Q: Indicate whether each of the following molecules is polar or nonpolar, indicating the polarity with the small Greek letter delta: H2O, I2, CF4, and NF3



Khan Academy Video on Molecular Bonds:


D: 12/13/17 Week Fourteen

HW Part 2 due tomorrow; Lab due Friday (typed, include rough draft procedure and SDS)& Test Monday

A: notes; continue building

Q: Use VSEPR theory to predict the shape of CO2 and ClO3-, and CBr4. [Also draw out the Lewis structures]



D: 12/14/17 Week Fourteen

A: finish notes; go over HW; cont. building

Test Monday; lab due tomorrow! Building WS due Friday too!

Q: Describe the relationship between bond length, potential energy and stability.


D: 12/15/17 Week Fourteen


Test Monday

(42MC, 4 problems = 69 points)

A: debrief bonding lab; finish building (due today as well)

Q: What types of intermolecular forces hold the following together: KI, NaCl, sucrose, H2O and wax?


D: 12/18/17 Week Fifteen

A: Bonding Test

D: 12/19/17 Week Fifteen

Progress report #2 due today

A: Nomenclature made practical: Activity 1 & 2

Q: Name RbBr, Ca3N2, CrF3 and MnO2. Write formulas for cesium oxide, aluminum phosphide, lead (II) oxide, and copper (I) sulfide.


HW: p. 223 (PP 1&2), p. 225 (PP 1 &2) due tomorrow

D: 12/20/17 Week Fifteen

A: go over HW; Nomenclature made practical: Activities Three and Four; HW DUE FRIDAY!:

p. 229 (PP 1&2), p. 227 (PP 1 & 2), p. 231 ( SR 2-5).

Q: Name (NH4)3PO4, and Ca(C2H3O2)2. Write formulas for ammonium bicarbonate and lead (IV) acetate.


D: 12/21/17 Week Fifteen

A: go over Activity 3 & 4;

guest speaker: Bob Boughton

Fall semester survey

D: 12/22/17 Week 15 
Happy Winter break!

A: go over HW; nomenclature notes; pass out ion sheets and nomenclature “tests” for practice; Word play with symbols! EC

Q: Write the formulas for bromic acid and chromic acid. Write out the names for HI (aq), and H3PO3 (aq).


D: 1/8/18 Happy New Year! Wk 16

A: pass out lab for Friday(pre-lab due Thursday); notes; HW: p.235 (SR #1),p. 239 (PP 1 & 2), p. 242 (PP 1-3), p. 244 (SR 3-6) Due Wednesday

Q: p. 254 #49 (a-d)


Progress report #3 due 1/18/18

D: 1/9/18 Week Sixteen

A: continue notes; work on HW

Q: p. 253 #31


Progress report #3 due 1/18/18

D: 1/10/18 Week Sixteen

A: go over HW; continue notes; HW p. 249 (PP 2, SR 1-5) DUE tomorrow; pre-lab due tomorrow

Q: p. 253 #40


Progress report #3 due 1/18/18

D: 1/11/18 Week Sixteen

A: check pre-lab; go over HW; notes; chemical equations

Q: p. 254 #52


Progress report #3 due 1/18/18

Lab write-up due 5th(1/18/18),

1st (1/19/18) and 2nd (1/22/18)

D: 1/12/18 Week Seventeen

A: Chemical Reactions lab

Progress report #3 due 1/18/18

D: 1/15/18 Week Seventeen

A: MLK Holiday

D: 1/16/18 Week Seventeen

A: continue notes; lab write-up due 5th(1/18/18), 1st (1/19/18) and 2nd (1/22/18); HW due Thursday:

p. 272 (PP 1&2), p. 274 (PP 1 a,b,c), p. 284 (SR 3-5),

p. 287 (SR 1-4)

Q: Why must a chemical equation be balanced? What are the five main types of chemical reactions?


Progress report #3 due 1/18/18

D: 1/17/18 Week Seventeen

A: finish notes; work on HW and lab; balancing practice, nomenclature practice

Q: What is a redox reaction? Give an example of one from your lab.

Progress report #3 due tomorrow

D: 1/18/18 Week Seventeen

A: go over HW; continue with balancing practice, empirical and molecular formula practice, nomenclature practice; tye-dye information

Q: p. 253 #39 (show your work)


Progress report #3 due today!

D: 1/19/18 Week Seventeen

Final: 50 question nomenclature test; 50 question MC on scantron (Ch. 7 & 8 (4 questions will require work to be shown)

A: review DAQAs; balancing practice, empirical and molecular formula practice, nomenclature practice

Q: p. 255 #58


D: 1/22-26/18 Week Eighteen

A: Finals week; all minimum days

Debrief lab today!!! nomenclature practice

Final: 50 question nomenclature test; 50 question MC on scantron (Ch. 7 & 8 (4 questions will require work to be shown)

Tye Dye Tuesday; bring in your clothing first thing in the morning!