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Honors Chemistry Fall Semester

Absent?
Use the calendar below to keep track of in class and homework assignments from the days you missed! All assignments and PowerPoints are on our Google Classroom page! Please contact Ms. Sparks if you do not have access to it!

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Date:

In Class:

Homework:

 Friday, August 18th
(All classes)

Investigate the Teacher Activity

Overview of Honors Chem.

Sign the Course Guidelines!
*NOTE: You MUST be signed into your Jeffco Google account for this!

Monday, August 20th
or 
Tuesday, August 21st 
Lab Safety Article Activity

Matter Card Sort

Sign the Course Guidelines!
*NOTE: You MUST be signed into your Jeffco Google account for this! 
Wednesday, August 22nd
or 
Thursday, August 23rd 
 
 Lab Safety Article Activity, Cont.

Evaluation of Matter Activity
Sign the Safety Contract in Google Classroom so you can participate in our lab next class!
Friday, August 24th
or 
Monday, August 27th 
  
Separation Experiment Watch the video "Metric System Basics" in Google Classroom and take notes!

There will be a short quiz on matter and lab safety next class. Be ready!
Tuesday, August 28th
or 
Wednesday, August 29th 
  
 Safety and Matter Quiz

Metric Conversions Independent Work
Turn in notebook!
Thursday, August 30th
or 
Friday, August 31st
 
More Metric Independent Work

 Significant Figures Notes

 Set-up For Measurement Activity
 
Complete the Significant Figures and Scientific Notation Worksheet (in Google Classroom) in your notebook.
 Tuesday, September 4th
or 
Wednesday, September 5th 
  
 Measurement Activity Complete Exit Ticket and prepare for quiz on metric system and significant figures next class! 
Thursday, September 6th
or 
Friday, September 7th
  
Metric and Sig Figs Quiz 

Physical and Chemical Changes Lab
 
Start working on Unit 1 Test Review- posted to Google Classroom. 

Test Date: Wednesday, Sept 12 or Thursday, Sept 13

Monday, September 10th
or 
Tuesday, September 11th 
 
Physical and Chemical Changes Notes

Test Review
Finish working on Unit 1 Test Review- posted to Google Classroom. I will be collecting notebooks during the test- have yours ready to go! 

All quiz retakes MUST be done before the unit test!

Wednesday, September 12th
or 
Thursday, September 13th
  
 Unit 1 Test 
Topics: Matter, Metric Conversions, Sig Figs, Lab Safety, Glassware
Make sure notebook is turned in! 
Friday, September 14th
or 
Monday, September 17th
   
Matter & Metric System Test Review and Reflection   Finish Exit Ticket, if not done!
Tuesday, September 18th
or 
Wednesday, September 19th
    
History of the Atom Activity  Please watch the assigned video (in Google Classroom) and answer the associated questions! 
Thursday, September 20th
or 
Friday, September 21st
 
Subatomic Particle Notes

Build an Atom PhET

Build an Atom PhET needs to be complete by next class! 
 Monday, September 24th
or 
Tuesday, September 25th
Electrons and Light POGIL

Start Nature of Light Notes
 Be ready for a quiz on atomic theory next class!
Topics: Scientists and their models, subatomic particles, ions and isotopes
Wednesday, September 26th
or 
Thursday, September 27th
 
Atomic Theory Quiz

Finish Subatomic Particle Notes

Flame Test Lab
Finish Flame Test Lab questions in Google Classroom.
Friday, September 28th
or 
Monday, October 1st
  
 Periodic Table Aliens

Coloring Periodic Table
Finish Coloring Periodic Table, if not done.  
Tuesday, October 2nd
or 
Wednesday, October 3rd
   
 Electron Configuration POGIL  Finish POGIL if not done in class. 
 Thursday, October 4th
or 
Friday, October 5th
  
Electron Configuration Notes and Practice  Complete ET on Periodic Trends in Google Classroom.  
 Monday, October 8th
or 
Tuesday, October 9th
  
Electron Configuration Quiz 

Periodic Trends
 
Start looking at Unit 2 test review (available in Google Classroom). 
Wednesday, October 10th
or 
Thursday, October 11th
   
Beanium Lab

Atomic Theory Review 
 
 Complete Unit 2 test review (available in Google Classroom). 
Monday, October 15th
or 
Tuesday, October 16th
    
Atomic Theory Review

Hunting the Elements Movie

Complete Unit 2 test review (available in Google Classroom).
Wednesday, October 17th
or 
Thursday, October 18th
    
Atomic Theory Test    Leave notebook for notebook check! 
Friday, October 19th
or 
Monday, October 22nd
     
Unit 2 Test Reflection

Covalent Naming Activity
Watch the "Data Tables" podcast linked in Google Classroom and take notes!
We will be discussing lab write-ups and data tables starting next class!
 
 Tuesday, October 23rd
or 
Wednesday, October 24th
  

Intro. to Experiment Design

Plan Design Lab

Bring completed (and approved!) lab design sheet to next class!

I STRONGLY suggest you start typing the initial parts of the lab so you have less work next class!
  Thursday, October 25th
or 
Friday, October 26th
 
Design Lab Data Collection  Write up and turn in lab to turnitin.com!

Turnitin.com sign-up codes are in Google Classroom! Please email Ms. Sparks with any sign-up issues!
 Monday, October 29th
or 
Tuesday, October 30th
 
Ionic Compound Activity and Notes  Mixed Naming Worksheet 
Due: Friday, November 2nd (orange day) or Monday, November 5th (black day)
 
 Wednesday, October 31st
or 
Thursday, November 1st
 Ionic Naming Practice

 Halloween Demos
Mixed Naming Worksheet 
Due: Friday, November 2nd (orange day) or Monday, November 5th (black day)
 
 Friday, November 2nd
or 
Monday, November 5th
 Basic Naming Quiz 

Data Collection and Graphing Lab
Start typing lab.
DUE: Thursday, November 8th (Orange) or Friday, November 9th (Black)
 
  Tuesday, November 6th
or 
Wednesday, November 7th
 Types of Bonds Notes

Extra Naming Practice (Differentiated)
Study for your second naming quiz next class!
-There WILL be polyatomics on this one!


 Finish typing lab. 
DUE: Thursday, November 8th (Orange) or Friday, November 9th (Black)
  Thursday, November 8th
or 
Friday, November 9th
 
Polyatomic Naming Quiz

 Organic Naming Inquiry Activity
 
Start working on naming half-test review! 
 Monday, November 12th
or 
Tuesday, November 13th
 
Organic Naming Practice

Test Review
 
Finish naming half-test review!

Have notebook ready for a check next class!
Wednesday, November 14th
or 
Thursday, November 15th
 
Naming Test

Introduction to Lewis Structures
Leave notebook for notebook check.
 Friday, November 16th  Finish Lewis Structures Activity

Intro to VSEPR Theory
Finish questions by next class! You do NOT need to do the challenge questions.
 Thanksgiving Break
 Monday, November 26th       Finish Lewis Structures Activity 

Intro to VSEPR Theory
Finish questions by next class! You do NOT need to do the challenge questions. 
 Tuesday, November 27th
or 
Wednesday, November 28th
Naming Test Reflection

 VSEPR Theory Notes 
None
 Thursday, November 29th
or 
Friday, November 30th
Polarity and Intermolecular Forces (IMF) Notes  Study for quiz on Lewis Structures and VSEPR Theory next class!
  Monday, December 3rd
or 
Tuesday, December 4th
 
 Lewis Structures and VSEPR Theory Quiz

 Finish Polarity and Intermolecular Forces (IMF) Notes

Introduce Melting and Freezing Point Lab


 Work on completing Investigation Proposal for next class! Each person in the group MUST have one completed before data collection can start!
 Wednesday, December 5th
or 
Thursday, December 6th
Melting and Freezing Point Lab Data Collection  Start typing Part 1 of the report (Research Question through Data).
Part 1 Due to turnitin.com: 
Orange Day: 10 pm on Friday, December 7th
Black Day: 10 pm on Monday, December 10th
 Friday, December 7th
or 
Monday, December 10th
Melting and Freezing Point Lab Data Analysis

Argumentation Session 
 
 FINISH typing Part 1 of the report (Research Question through Data). 
Part 1 Due to turnitin.com: 
Orange Day: 10 pm on Friday, December 7th
Black Day: 10 pm on Monday, December 10th
 Tuesday, December 11th
or 
Wednesday, December 12th
 Melting and Freezing Point Lab Reflective Discussion

Additional Data Collection or Lab Writing Time 
 Draft of Part 2 (Graph, Calculations, Conclusion) due to turnitin.com by the beginning of next class. 

NO DRAFT= NO PEER EDITING!
You will get 0 points for that assignment AND no one will read your report before the final draft- please make sure you submit your rough draft online!
 Thursday, December 13th
or 
Friday, December 14th
 Melting and Freezing Point Lab Peer Review

Final Exam Review/Lab Typing Time
Final draft of Part 2 due by the 10 pm on the day of next class!
*Edits on Part 1 are due at the same time! Please talk to Mrs. Sparks about how to do this!*
 Monday, December 17rd
or 
Tuesday, December 18th
 
 Final Exam Review Bring the following to the final:
-Pencil
-Notecard (if you made one)
-Calculator
-Completed final exam review 
-Holiday-themed attire (for extra credit)
 Wednesday, December 19th
or 
Thursday, December 20th 
or 
Friday, December 21st 
Wednesday Final Exams
Block 1: 8:00 - 9:30 am
Block 2: 9:40 - 11:10 am
Block 3: 11:20-12:50 pm 

Thursday Final Exams
Block 4: 8:00 - 9:30 am
Block 5: 9:40 - 11:10 am
Block 6: 11:20-12:50 pm 

Friday Final Exams
Block 7: 8:00 - 9:30 am 
Block 8: 9:40- 11:10 am
Have a great break!  


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