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HONORS CHEMISTRY - Burnside

Instructor
Ms. Jeri Burnside
Term
Fall 2019
Department
Science
Description
Welcome to Honors Chemistry!  This class is an introductory first-year Chemistry course designed to give you the necessary fundamental Chemistry skills to allow you to proceed into AP Science courses.  Here is a link to the class textbook, with each chapter as a separate .pdf file:
HChem Textbook

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Attached is the Study Guide of topics you will need to know for the Semester 1 Final exam!
REMEMBER:  You may use a 3" x 5" notecard, handwritten on both sides, for the final. If you want more space, you  may use a 8-1/2" x 11" sheet of paper, handwritten on one side only, IF you bring a new, unopened box of tissue or roll of paper towels to the Final.  You may write as small as you like and you may put anything you want on the notecard/notesheet.  You cannot use a copy machine to reduce the print size, nor can you print it on a printer.  It must be original handwriting.  If your card or sheet is too big, I will cut it down to size before you can use it.  Start writing your notecard/notesheet now... don't wait until the night before the final!
 

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Due Wed for period 3; due Thurs for periods 5 & 6: 
(1) Do problems 46-50 on page 333
(2) PRINT the attached study guide for Ch. 11 and bring to class. 
I CANNOT PRINT ONE FOR YOU!!!  Our copy machine is down and awaiting backordered parts. YOU MUST PRINT THE STUDY GUIDE YOURSELF!  
(3) Bring what you need to work on your 3" x 5" note card or 8-1/2" x 11" note sheet for the final - you will have class time to do this. 
TEST ON CH. 11 ON FRIDAY! FINAL EXAMS NEXT WEEK!

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HW packet rubric - due Tues 12/10!
  • pg 874, Ch. 6 probs 1-3
  • Ch. 6 Study Guide
    (Do any two of the following three assignments:)
  • Naming and Formula writing for ionic compounds #4,5,6
  • Naming and formula writing Practice #8-13
  • Naming and formula writing practice #1-3
    (Must do all of the rest:)
  • Lab - Molecular models and Lewis structures
  • Pg 874, Ch 9 probs #1-4
  • Study Guide Ch. 9
  • Study Guide Ch. 8
  • pg. 876 Ch. 11 # 1-14
  • 11.1 questions #1-10 pgs 311-312
  • 11.3-11.4 questions # 15-26 pgs 876-877

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READ section 11-1 in textbook (pgs 308-312) and DO questions #1 -10 on pages 311-312.

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Print the attached study guide for CH. 8 and bring to class Thursday. TEST on Chs. 8-9 FRIDAY!

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After tallying votes from all three Honors Chem classes, the test on Chs 8 & 9 will be on FRIDAY, before the holiday!

Homework (Periods 3 and 5 only) :
DO the following problems in your textbook:  Page 874 bottom, Ch. 9, # 1-4.
Print the attached Study Guide on CH. 9 and bring it and your book to class on Tuesday. 

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On your Molecular Modeling Lab sheet, in the second column labeled "Electron-pair arrangement around central atom", write;
(a)  The NUMBER of ELECTRON DOMAINS found around the central atom (or, if no central atom, one of the peripheral atoms), and
(b) The ARRANGEMENT of the electron Domains according to VSEPR, based on the number of domains on that atom (2 = linear, 3 = trigonal planar, 4 =  tetrahedral, 5 = trigonal bipyramidal, 6 = octahedral)
THEN, In the column labeled "Bond angle(s)", write the degrees of separation between the electron domains; linear = 180 degrees, trigonal planar = 120, tetrahedral = 109.5.  You don't need to do this for expanded octet arrangements.
 

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Complete #8-13 on the first page of the attached file.  "CH3COO" is acetate, C2H3O2-
SKIP # 8i and # 12c.  

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DUE WED for period 3; Due THURS for periods 5 & 6:  Copy the formulas and then write the NAMES of the ionic compounds on the attached list.  You may use a periodic table and your polyatomic ion flashcards.  Follow the naming rules given in class.  Note: #5h is AlPO4

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Page 874 top (Ch 6): Do problems 1-3.  OK to use noble gas shorthand for electron configurations.  "Main Group Elements" means representative elements.  

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Homework Packet Due Today: See attached Rubric.  Make sure your assignments are all in the same order as shown on the rubric, and are labeled the same way! 

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Do the following problems from your textbook:  Pg. 873, section 5-3, # 5-9.  NOTE: For #5, write both the electron configurations AND the ORBITAL FILLING DIAGRAMS (boxes and arrows) for each of elements (a) through (d). 

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DO the following problems on page 873: Ch. 5, Section 5-1, # 1-4.  Show all work!

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Do the problems on the attached files (do both sets).  Test on Chs 4 & 25 Monday!

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CHAPTER 4 TEST IS POSTPONED TO MONDAY!
Do the following problems in your book:
Pg 886, Ch. 25, #1-3
Complete the attached study guide for Ch. 5

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Read Sections 4.2 and 4.3 in your book, then do the following problems on pages 872-873: CH. 4, # 1-8.

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Rubric for Homework binder, due tomorrow!
  1. First day Guidelines ______/5
  2. Video: 10 things done wrong ______/5
  3. Pumpkin Experiment description ______/5
  4. Dimensional Analysis
    Prac Probs # 1-12 ______/10
  5. Analysis Prac # 1-32;
    Water Problem                             ______/10
  6. Density LAB ______/10
  7. Scientific Notation worksheet ______/10
  8. Significant figures worksheet ______/10
  9. & Chem. Props. & Changes WS ______/10
  10. Lab #2 Physical & Chemical Props ______/10
  11. Classification of matter worksheet ______/10
  12. Isotopes of Lincolnium Lab ______/10
  13. Study Guide Ch. 3 ______/10

 

 

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Print and complete the attached worksheet on Classification of Matter.  Have a nice weekend!

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PRINT the attached lab procedure and design a full-page data table for all the data and observations it asks you to make.   Bring both to class on Wed (period 3) or Thursday (periods 5,6).  

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Make flashcards of the polyatomic ions found in table 8-6 on page 224 of the textbook.  In addition to the ions in that table, also make cards for the following ions:
oxalate: C2O4 2-
thiocyanate: SCN -
hydronium: H3O +
You should have 30 cards, total.
There will be a QUIZ on these ions on FRIDAY Sept 6th!

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PRINT and COMPLETE the attached worksheet on Physical and Chemical properties and changes. 

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Print both the attached worksheets.  
Do ODD-NUMBERED problems 1-87 on the Significant Figures worksheet.
Do ODD-NUMBERED problems 1-19 & 61-71 odds on the Scientific notation worksheet.

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***QUIZ TODAY on your flashcards! (Metric conversions and SI Units)***
PRINT the attached lab procedure, READ it, CREATE the Data Table required for the lab on a separate piece of paper, and bring BOTH to class.

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***Bring Donation Money Today Please!***
Do the dimensional analysis practice problems (# 1 - 12) at this website: Dimensional analysis practice . Sorry, the "answers" link on that page does not work. 
Set your problems up as shown in class and SHOW ALL WORK, including units cancelling out and correct units in your answer.   

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Make Flashcards of the information in the two tables found on page 26 of your book (the SI Units and the Metric Prefixes).  Examples of how to make the flashcards are attached.  Start memorizing!  You can make the flashcards on paper, or you can use Quizlet or another flashcard app on your phone.  I will need to see your flashcards for you to get credit!

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1.  STUDY safety rules on page 16 for the quiz today! 20 true/false questions.
2.  Pretend you are a gardener whose hobby is growing gigantic pumpkins for Halloween.  You have heard that pouring beer on pumpkin plants makes the pumpkins larger.  State a hypothesis for whether or not you believe using beer will make pumpkins larger; then design an experiment to test it.  Clearly state which variable is independent, which is dependent, and which other variables you will control.  State what data you will collect and whether those data are qualitative or quantitative. (We will assume that you are able to legally obtain beer for this experiment!)
 
 

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Thinking back to the video we saw in class (you may re-watch it here), write down at least 10 examples of things the lady in the video did wrong in the laboratory.  

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Read the Course Guidelines given to you in class (copies attached here as well).  Sign, and then have your parent/guardian sign, and return the bottom portion only to Ms. B.  Keep the top part in your Chemistry binder. HONORS CHEM: If you would like to have the entire textbook as .pdf files, bring a flash drive to Ms. B.