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HP Chemistry Fall Semester 2018-2019 DAQA

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

D: 8/30/18            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

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D: 8/31/18 Week 0.5

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


D: 9/3/18   Week One

A: Labor Day Holiday

D: 9/4/18 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; 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: 9/5/18 Week One

A: safety lab

How to use an electronic balance (2:02)

D: 9/6/18 Week One

Safety test tomorrow! (39 MC + map)

A: go over math packet sections 1,2, and 3; metric review; start “Measurement Challenge” activity?

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



D: 9/7/18 Week One

A: safety test (retakes start Tuesday at lunchtime); pass out labs (Sugar pre-lab Wednesday); Sugar lab next Thursday; Observing a Chemical Rxn (pre-lab due Friday), performing it Monday 9/17/18

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


HW: graphing practice HW due Wednesday 9/12/18 (PDF on website) –[may be done in excel if you wish]

Pick up textbooks

1st period: 9 a.m.

2nd period: 10:05 a.m.

5th period: 2:05 p.m.

D:9/10/18 Week Two

A: Ms. Gluckmann gone; Roshashanah!

Metric matrix in class only!!!

D: 9/11/18 Week Two

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

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


HW reminder: graphing HW due tomorrow, sugar pre-lab due tomorrow

D: 9/12/18 Week Two

A: check pre-lab; discuss graphing HW: Sections 4-7 of math packet (due Friday); 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?


Sugar lab due next week: 1st period – Tuesday 9/18/18, 2nd period – Thursday 9/20/18, 5th period – Friday 9/21/18

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:9/13/18 Week Two

A: Sugar Lab

D: 9/14/18 Week Two

A: discuss challenge problem; discuss math packet 4-7; last page due Tuesday; - accuracy and precision; discuss lab NB guidelines; continue Measurement challenge activity?

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


Sugar lab due next week: 1st period – Tuesday 9/18/18, 2nd period – Thursday 9/20/18, 5th period – Friday 9/21/18

Lab: Observing a chemical reaction: due Friday September 21, 2018

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

D: 9/17/18 Week Three

A: Lab: Observing a chemical reaction

Due Friday September 21, 2018

Demo: testing for H2 gas

Flinn Scientific Filtering and Decanting

D: 9/18/18 Week Three

Test Unit 1 next week!

A: - accuracy and precision; go over HW; Notes: physical properties, classification of matter & temperature concepts; introduce DA; HW: Matter Math WS 1-18 due Thursday 9/20/18; Ch1: pp. 22-23 (16, 18-21, 27, 28). Page 25 (1-11),Ch. 2 page 63 (1-11) due Friday 9/22/17. continue Measurement challenge activity?

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


Sugar Lab due 1st period

Observing a chemical reaction lab write-up due Friday

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: 9/19/18 Week Three

A: Ms. Gluckmann gone; Yom Kippur

Work on HW due tomorrow and Friday and lab write-up

D: 9/20/18 Back to school night Week Three

A: pass out M,SM,NM lab for next Monday – SDS HCl;

go over WS 1-18; periodic table notes (general); continue Measurement challenge activity

Q: List all possible indicators of a chemical reaction/chemical change.


Sugar lab due 2nd period

Observing a Chemical Reaction lab due Friday

D: 9/21/18 Week Three

A: go over bookwork; finish periodic table notes

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) and y/x = k

M, NM, SM lab Monday

Sugar lab due 5th period

All periods turn in “Observing a Chemical Reaction”

D: 9/24/18 Week Four

Metal, NM and SM lab


D: 9/25/18 Week Four

A: debrief labs; finish Measurement challenge activity; 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 Friday: 40 MC, 6 short answer/problems


D: 9/26/18 Week Four

A: debrief DAQAs; debrief Measurement Challenge activity; continue DA worksheet

Test Friday!

Q: What is the definition of a conversion factor,? what are they used for,? and give an example of one.


Test: 40 MC, 6 short answer/problems


D: 9/27/18 Week Four

A: Mind Jogger video quiz; finish DA WS at tables

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


Test Tomorrow: 40 MC, 6 short answer/problems


D: 9/28/18 Week Four

A: Unit One Test (Chapters 1 & 2

D: 10/1/18 Week Five

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

Q: What is an isotope? (thorough/complete definition!). Give an example of an element with at least 2 isotopes and list them.


An isotope is an atom that has the same number of protons (same atomic number), but a different atomic mass because it has a different number of neutrons. Most elements have more than two isotopes. The most basic example is Hydrogen that has 3 isotopes: protium (hydrogen-1), deuterium (hydrogen-2) and tritium (hydrogen-3).C-12 and C-14 is another common example.

D: 10/2/18 Week Five

A: : go over ¼ sheet; notes; Atomic mass/isotope problems WS due tomorrow; reminder: Periodic table assignment (preferably typed) due Monday

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


Atomic theory notes
Atom Lesson: (WKRP in Cincinnati)


DAQA Answer: 

Atoms can be subdivided: i.e. protons, neutrons and electrons and the atomic bomb, AND the existence of isotopes

D: 10/3/18 Week Five

A: go over HW; notes with AND

HW due Friday:

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.


Information on mass spectrometry:

DAQA answer:

(0.923)(27.977) + (0.0467)(28.976) + (0.0310)(29.974) = 25.803187 + 1.3531792 + 0.929194 = 28.08556 Silicon

D: 10/4/18 Week Five

Test next week

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

Q: What is a “mole” (give the definition) and how many “particles” is it equal to?


a mole is the SI base unit used to measure the amount of a substance whose number of particles is the same as the number of atoms of carbon in exactly 12 g of 

carbon -12. It is equal to 6.02 x 1023 particles.

D: 10/5/18 Week Five

Test next week

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!!!!


0.350 mol x 6.02 x 1023 atoms/1 mol C6H12O6 x 12 atoms H/1 mol C6H12O6 = 25.284 x 1023 atoms of H; 2.53 x 1024 (sig figs & SCIENTIFIC NOTATION)

D: 10/8/18 Week Six

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 Thursday Chapter 3

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

D: 10/9/18 Week Six

A: debrief case study; continue practice problems at tables (will be a “HW” stamp)

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


Test Thursday Chapter 3

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

D: 10/10/18 Week Six


D: 10/11/18 Week Six

A: Test Chapter 3


D: 10/12/18 Week Six

A: introduce particle model and begin particle model activities

Q: State the postulates of Feynman’s particle model.


D: 10/15/18 Week Seven

A: new seating charts; finish particle model activities

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


D: 10/16/18 Week Seven

A: go over prior DAQAs and test questions; discuss fall semester project; hand out energy activities for tomorrow; start Einstein movie

Q: What were Michael Faraday’s and Antoine & Marie Lavosier’s contributions to E=mc2? Explain thoroughly.


  Fall semester project

Due dates:
Topic choice: Tuesday 10/30/18
Thesis statement and Sources and notes: Wednesday 11/14/18
First draft: Thursday 12/13/18
Final paper: Tuesday 1/15/19
Bonus 10% of YOUR final score if submitted by Thursday 12/20/18

D: 10/17/18 Week Seven

A: energy activities


D: 10/18/18 Week Seven

A: Einstein movie

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



D: 10/19/18 Week Seven

A: finish movie; Start work on share sheets?

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


D: 10/22/18 Week Eight

A: prepare share sheets; start presentations

Q: Describe/explain THOROUGHLY your understanding of the relationship(s) between particles and energy. (3 sentences minimum PLEASE!)


D: 10/23/18 Happy Mole Day! Week Eight

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

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

c = lambda x nu


D: 10/24/18 Week Eight

A: notes; 1-7 due tomorrow; 8-11 due next Wednesday; 12-17 due next Thursday;

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


D: 10/25/18 Week Eight

A: go over 1-7; notes; 8-11 due next Wednesday; 12-17 due Thursday; 18-24 due next Thursday;

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


(you don't have to do this one as my computer was not working; but you can do it for EC if you want! :)

D: 10/26/18 Week Eight

A: check pre-lab; notes; finish spectroscopes; emission spectra on Monday; Flame test Tuesday

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?


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: 10/29/18 Week Nine

A: Emission tubes; Flame test portion tomorrow

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


Update data table for part II of flame test lab

Topic selection for fall project due tomorrow

D: 10/30/18 Week Nine

A: flame test lab; EC moles or cookies due Thursday

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



Topic selection for fall paper due today

D: 10/31/18 Week Eight

Happy Halloween!

A: debrief lab; go over 8-11 (12); notes; 13-17 due tomorrow

Q: p. 121 PP 1


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

D: 11/1/18 Week Nine

A: go over WS 13-17; continue notes; WS 18-24 due Monday ;

Q: page 121 PP 2


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

Test Next week


D: 11/2/18 Week Nine

End of 1st quarter; minimum day

A: continue notes (quantum numbers and configurations?); WS 18-24 due Tuesday


DAQA questions from the last two days:

p. 121 PP 1 and PP 2 will be on Monday of next week instead of being required for this week. So just one DAQA to turn in this coming Monday! Test next Friday

Lab due:

Monday -2nd period

Tuesday – 5th period

Wednesday – 1st period


D: 11/5/18 Week Ten

Test Friday!

A: finish notes; work on practice problems; WS 18-24 due tomorrow

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

Q: p. 121 PP1 and PP2


Thesis statement and Sources and notes for fall semester project due next Wednesday

D: 11/6/18 Week Ten

Lab due today - 5th period; and 1st period tomorrow Test Friday!

A: go over HW 18-24; finish notes; work on practice/review problems (additional from text: p. 122: PP 1&2, SR 4&5;

p. 124: 10,11,14, 50, 55)

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


Thesis statement and Sources and notes for fall semester project due next Wednesday

D: 11/7/18 Week Ten

A: review problems Lab due 1st period

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

Test Friday: 30 MC, 1 short answer, 4 problems

Thesis statement and Sources and notes for fall semester project due next Wednesday

D: 11/8/18 Week Ten

Read Ch. 21!

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

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 next week! Read article “ The New Alchemy,” (PDF will be on website)

Thesis statement and Sources and notes for fall semester project due next Wednesday

Nuclear PPT

Links for PBS Videos:

Part 1:

Part 2:

D: 11/9/18 Week Ten

A: Test Chapter 4 (unit 3)


D: 11/12/18 Week Eleven

A: Veteran’s day holiday - observed


D: 11/13/18 Week Eleven

A: go over Nuclear T/F quiz and Risk Assessment and rankings & simulation exercises; “Guess probability” is tonight’s HW (due tomorrow); video #2; begin group labs: Expt. 21 (p. 708 in text) and “A Trip to Pluto” (classwork in groups) – due Friday 11/16/18

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


Thesis statement and Sources and notes for fall semester project due tomorrow!


D: 11/14/18 Week Eleven

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

Nuclear chemistry test Friday 11/16/18

(all TF and MC)

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


Thesis statement and Sources and notes for fall semester project due today!

D: 11/15/18 Week Eleven

A: go over review sheet; finish PPT; watch video clips at home; work on labs (due tomorrow);

Review sheet and decimal and scientific notation sections due tomorrow! Nuclear test tomorrow!

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


D: 11/16/18 Week Eleven

Happy Thanksgiving!

A: go over ranking sheet; debrief labs; Nuclear Test

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


NO SCHOOL TODAY BECAUSE OF AIR QUALITY; please answer this question anyway!

D: 11/29/18 Week Twelve

A: work on dry lab on computers

D: 11/26/18 Week Twelve

A: go over ranking sheet; Nuclear labs due; Periodicity and prediction of properties - work on dry lab on computers (due next Monday)

Please download lab: Periodicity and predictions of properties

Element song (Tom Lehrer):

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

Also “You might be giants” element song

ASAP Science Periodic Table song (2:53)

New periodic table song:

Periodic table cars:

D: 11/27/18 Week Twelve

A: debrief labs; element songs; Nuclear Test

D: 11/28/18 Week Twelve

Periodicity test next Monday, and lab due Monday!

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?


Cool periodic table website:

TED talks (TEDEd) on the periodic table:



D: 11/29/18 Week Twelve

A: Finish notes; Classwork/Homework (finish by tomorrow please):

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


D: 11/30/18 Week Twelve

Test Monday (45 MC + 1 SHORT ANSWER); “dry” lab due Monday via email or Google sharing by 6 p.m.

A: go over classwork/homework

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


Anyone interested in doing tye dye during finals week?

D: 12/3/18 Week Thirteen

A: new seating charts; Test Ch. 5

D: 12/4/18 Week Thirteen

A: notes; pass out lab for Friday 12/7/18 (pre-lab due Thursday 12/6/18); HW watch videos & review bonding PPT up to current slide

Q: Why do atoms form chemical bonds? Explain.


D: 12/5/18 Week Thirteen

Pre-lab due tomorrow!

A: notes; 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 12/10/18;

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 12/13/18

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



D: 12/6/18 Week Thirteen

HW part 1 due Monday!

pre-lab/SDS due today!

A: debrief periodicity lab; notes; start building

Q: What is the main distinction between ionic and covalent bonding?


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: 12/7/18 Week Thirteen

A: Chemical Bonds Lab


D: 12/10/18 Week Fourteen

Test next week

A: go over HW part 1; notes; building

Q: What are resonance structures and why are they used?



Khan Academy Video on Molecular Bonds: