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Week of 12/2/19 - Week #16

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

12/2

Unit 5 - Six Types of Chemical Reactions
Word equations into symbols and balance

HW - p.60-61 worksheet due Tuesday

Unit 5 - Six Types of Chemical Reactions
Simple word equations into symbols and balancing

HW - p.60-61 worksheet due Tuesday

Chapter 5 - The Theory of Integration

Return test and discuss

12/3

   

12/4

   

12/5

   

12/6

   

THANKSGIVING WEEK (#15) -- 11/25/19 - 11/29/19 -- No School -- Give Thanks!!

Week of 11/18/19 - Week #14

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

11/18

Phases in Chemical Reactions, Energy Considerations, exothermic vs. endothermic
Delta-H calculation intro, chemical word equations

HW - Balancing equations and phases assignment PLUS due Wed

Phases in Chemical Reactions, Energy Considerations, exothermic vs. endothermic

HW - Balancing equations and phases assignment due Wed

Related Rates Oral Presentations

11/19

Lab Demonstrations

Related Rates Oral Presentations

11/20

Review all recent homework assignments

Review for Test #4 - Unit 4

11/21

Collect and grade Rock Candy Projects

HW - Take them home

Test #4A - Unit 4 - Differential Calculus - Second Test

11/22

Discuss grades and improvement techniques personally

CW - Activity worksheet

Test #4B - Second Test - Graphing without calculators

 

Week of 11/11/19 - Week #13

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

11/11

HOLIDAY -- VETERANS' Day -- No School

11/12

Review for Test #4 - Unit 4

Section 3.8 - Linearization, Differentials and Sensitivity to Change

HW - p. 231 #1,3,7,10,12,16ae,19,22,26,33,38,41,43,52,55 due Wednesday

11/13

Test #4 - Unit 4

Homework Problem Discussion

11/14

Unit 5A - Chemical Reaction Basics, How to Balance a Chemical Reaction

HW - Balancing Chemical Reactions Worksheet due Fri

Section 3.7 - Related Rates

HW - p.218 #1-7,13,15,1,8,24,27,36,37,38 due Monday

11/15

Return exams and discuss them
Classwork - Continued practice balancing chemical reactions

HW - Finish classwork by Monday

Related Rates Worksheet in class - due EOP

HW - Prepare Oral Presentations

 

Week of 11/4/19 - Week #12

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

11/4

Empirical formulas and how they lead to molecular formulas - lots of practice
More complicated examples for honors

Collect element reports

HW - Worksheet #7 - due Tuesday

Empirical formulas and how they lead to molecular formulas - lots of practice

Collect element reports

HW - Worksheet #7 - due Tuesday

Sections 4.3 & 4.4 -- Graphing derivatives from functions and vice-versa, concavity, points of inflection, 2nd derivative test and more

HW - p.266 #3,7,10,13,21,24,27.29.34,38 due Tuesday

11/5

Review All Types of Problems from This Unit

Return labs and assignments and review all of them

HW - TBA due Wednesday

Function Sketching Exercises with handout

HW - p. 274 #1,2,5,8,11,14,22,23,32,36,37,43,48,52,57 due Wednesday


11/6

Selected videos regarding moles, masses, percentage composition, etc.

Section 4.5 -- Maxima and Minima Problems, Modeling and Optimization - Lots of Examples

HW - p.285 #1,2,4,5,7,10,12,17,22,27,31,39,41,43,51,52a,56 due Thursday

11/7

Demonstrations in the Laboratory - POSTPONED

Molecular Weight Practice - Classwork worksheet

Section 3.7 - Related Rates Problems

HW - p.218 TBA due Monday

11/8

How To Study For A Science Exam

Math Tricks for fun

More on Related Rates Problems

Assign oral presentation problems for Thursday and Friday 11/14 and 11/15 (20 pts)

 

Week of 10/28/19 - Week #11

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

10/28

NO SCHOOL - SCHOOL CLOSED - FIRES

10/29

NO SCHOOL - SCHOOL CLOSED - FIRES

10/30

Calculation review - more examples - look at homework(s)

Announce Compounds Quiz #2 - Last 15 from handout
Finding oxidation numbers in compounds

HW - p49-50 due Thursday

HW - Element Report mini-project due Mon 11/4

Review homeworks from sections 4.1 and 4.2

Sections 4.1 and 4.2 Concept Worksheet packet done in class and finish for HW

HW - Finish packet for Thursday

10/31

Hydrates, percentage composition, more difficult examples

HW - Practice molar mass and % composition worksheet - due Fri

HALLOWEEN

Finish packet in class

Review HW solutions from Section 4.2

11/1

Compounds Quiz #2
Moebius Activity
Fun Mole Maze Activity

Review HW exercises
Derivative Puzzle Droodle

 

Week of 10/21/19 - Week #10

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

10/21

Begin Unit 4 - Introduction to the Mole, Avogadro, atoms and molecules to moles and back using Dimen. Analysis, compounds list, Compounds List - quiz announcement - first 15 from handout

HW - Atoms-Molecules-Moles Conversions worksheet due Tues

Review for Exam #3

10/22

Molecular Mass, formula mass for crystals

HW - Mole calculation worksheets 1 & 2 due Wed

Exam #3 - Second Differential Calculus Exam

10/23

Graphing activity in class - partners in CP, solo if honors - due EOP

Begin Chapter 4 - Extrema, absolute and local, critical points, applying derivatives

Read Section 4.1 in your book

HW - p.252 #1,4,5,8,10,11-14,18,21,25,26,32,38,42,44,46,48,55,59,61 due Fri

10/24

Copper Sulfate Hydrate Lab

HW - If lab, lab report due Monday

Section 4.2 - Rolle's Theorem, Mean Value Theorem, meaning of + and - derviatives, increasing and decreasing functions, intervals, constant functions, 2nd derivatives and points of inflection

HW - p.260 #1,3,6,7,10,14,15,18,20,25,28,31,38,43,48,51,53 due Mon

10/25

Compounds Quiz #1
Spaghetti Lab Activity

MENSA Activity

 

Week of 10/14/19 - Week #9

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

10/14

Debrief Compounds Card Game - review making and naming compounds - forward and back

HW - More practice on making and naming compounds - due Tues

Section 3.X -- Derivatives of inverse trig functions

HW (handout from old book) p. 162 #1-22 x 3 - due Tues

10/15

Bohr model worksheet w/isotopes

HW - Worksheet #5 due Thurs

Section 3.X -- Homework Review

10/16

PSAT for Sophomores and Juniors

PSAT for Juniors - Seniors off-campus

10/17

Review for Exam #3 - Unit 3

After school session for extra help for everyone

Section 3.Y -- Derivatives of exponentials and logarithms

HW (handout from old book) p. 170 #1-41 x5, 43,47,49- due Fri

10/18

Exam #3 - Unit 3

Section 3.Y -- Homework Review

HW - "Winter" worksheet #1due Monday

 

Week of 10/7/19 - Week #8

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

10/7

The Periodic Table -- Major Trends, periods, groups, shells of electrons, atomic sizes vs. ionic sizes, ionization energies, electronegativity

CW - Periodic Table Activity

HW -- Bring in seven 3" x 5" cards for Friday's activity - due Fri
Bring in colored pencils if you have them too

Section 3.6 -- Implicit Differentiation, first and second order, methods for finding dy/dx

HW - p.211 #1,8,9,14,15,17,19,22,26,28,33,36,39,43,46,47,54,59 due Thurs

10/8

History of Chemistry - part 4 - Remaining 19th century chemists, Planck, Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg, Pauli, Schroedinger, et al. Section 3.6 (cont.) -- More examples and further explanation

10/9

No School -- Yom Kippur -- Jewish Holiday

10/10

Demonstrations or Lab #2

Section 3.6 -- Homework Review

HW - Taking derivatives Review Exercises (2) due Fri

10/11

Compounds Card Game Activity Activity - Explorations 22 and 25 - Inverse Trig Function Derivatives and Implicit Differentiation - finish for HW

 

Week of 9/30/19 - Week #7

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

9/30

No School - Jewish Holiday - No School (Yay!)

10/1

Begin Unit 3 -- The Periodic Table: Groups, families, periods, stable octet, ions formed, cations, anions, forming binary compounds and naming them, Latin prefixes, criss-cross method, monatomic vs. diatomic gases

Announce Rock Candy Project -- due November 21 (Thursday before Thanksgiving Week vacation)

HW - Worksheet due Wednesday

Return tests and discuss
Section 3.5 (new book) -- The Chain Rule, derivatives of parameterized functions. methods for eliminating the parameter

HW - p.201 #1,5,7,9,13,14,17,20,23,27,29,38,40,45,48,54,57,70,73,,81,89,93 due Thurs

10/2

Polyatomic ions from handout, multivalent ions, making compounds with these, using Roman numerals

Oxyacids and oxoanions and related compounds

HW - Worksheet due Thursday

Polyatomic ions from handout, multivalent ions, making compounds with these, using Roman numerals

HW - Worksheet due Thursday

Section 3.5 (cont) -- More examples

10/3

Alien Periodic Table Activity (solo in honors), by 2s and 3s in college prep due EOP

HW - Chez Chemistry Cafe due Mon

Section 3.5 -- Homework review

HW - Taylor p.37 due Mon

10/4

Element Bingo Activity Activity - Derivative Fun and Games Puzzle

 

Week of 9/23/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

9/23

Discussion of worksheets, homework reviews, and lab discussion

HW - Make up your own ten question (15 for honors) quiz- due Tues

Sections 3.4 and 3.5 - Applications of the Derivative, Derivatives of the Trig Functions

HW - p.179 - 1,3,5,7,11,12,14,16,17,20a,23 due Tues

9/24

Review for Test #2

Continued discussions of the sections


HW - TBA

9/25

Test #2

Continued discussions of the sections

HW - p.188 #1,4,6,7,9,11,15,18,25,32,33,46,49 due Thurs

9/26

Laboratory Demonstrations - Production and properties of hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide gases - oxidation of sodium

Review for Test #2

9/27

Return test #2 and review it - Logic Puzzles and Riddles

Test #2

 

Week of 9/16/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

9/16

10 Minutes to Finish up Labs
History Part 2 - Paracelsus, Brand, Boyle, Lavoisier, Priestley, Cavendish
1st twenty elements discussion
Abundances in the Universe, Sun, Earth, Ocean, Air, and Body

HW - Element Puzzle and Wordsearch due Tues

10 Minutes to Finish up Labs
History Part 2 - Paracelsus, Brand, Boyle, Lavoisier, Priestley, Cavendish
1st twenty elements discussion
Abundances in the Universe, Sun, Earth, Ocean, Air, and Body
Old vs. New Names for elements

HW - Element Puzzle and Wordsearch due Tues

Section 3.1 - The Derivative

HW - New Book - p.155 #2-26 x 2,27-30,34,36,38,39-45,52,61 due Tues

9/17

History Part 3 - Dalton's Atomic Theory, Thomson's electron, Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment, Crookes' Cathode Ray Tube, Millikan's Oil Drop Experiment, Roentgen, Becquerel, Proust, Mendeleev -- Laws of Definite Proportion, Multiple Proportion, and Conservation

HW - TBA

Finish the section - review the homework

9/18

Structure of the Atom, protons, neutrons, electrons, masses and charges, amu, atomic number vs. atomic mass
Intro to the Periodic Table, groups, periods, periodicity, metals, non-metals, metalloids

HW - Worksheet #4 due Thursday

Section 3.2

HW - p.169 - #1-12, 14,16,17,18,22,23,25,28,30-32,36,39,41a,42a,43,44,52,55 due Fri

9/19

Atomic structure calculations
Isotopes and symbols
Average Atomic Mass calculations
Isotopes of H, C and others
Allotropes of C, O, P, S

CW/HW p. 27-28 due Fri

Atomic structure calculations
Isotopes and symbols
Allotropes of C and O

CW/HW p. 26-27 due Fri

Finish the section - review the homework in class - individual attention

9/20

Activity - Educational Password Acitivity - Educational Password

 

Week of 9/9/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

9/9

Computers -- Online Review of Websites

CW - Three third-page reviews of three particular websites you think will help you - due EOP

Computers -- Online Review of Websites

CW - Three third-page reviews of three particular websites you think will help you - due EOP

HW - p.87-88 #1a-6a, 8,10,11,16-18,23-27,30 due Tues

9/10

The Beginnings of Chemistry
Quantitative Data vs. Qualitative Data
Elements and Substances
Mixtures and Compounds
Homogeneous vs. Heterogeneous Mixtures

HW - Worksheet #3 due Wed

Section 2.4 Problem Review and General Review for Chapter 2 Test

9/11

Physical Changes vs. Chemical Changes
Physical Properties and Chemical Properties

HW - TBA - due Fri

Chapter 2 Test

9/12

LAB #1 -- DENSITY -- Meet in Lab

HW -- Lab Report due Mon

Section 3.1 - The Derivative - with lots of examples

HW - TBA

9/13

History of Chemistry -- BBC -- Part 1 Activity - TBA

Week of 9/2/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

9/2

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY -- No School (Yay!)

9/3

Review for Test #1

Section 2.3
Continuity
Four Types of Discontinuities
Removable "holes"
Continuous functions
Intervals of continuity
Properties of continuous functions
Composite functions
Intermediate Value Theorem (IVT)

HW - p.80 #1-16,19-22,26,28,29,30,41,43 due Thurs

9/4

Test #1 - Unit 1 - General Science Basics

Group Activity - Sect. 2.3 - Salt and Pepper due EOP

9/5

Safety Rules and Identifying Lab Equipment

HW - TBA

Section 2.3 Problem Review

9/6

Bill Nye Videos - Atoms and Phases of Matter

CW - Video Worksheets - due EOP

 


Week of 8/26/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

8/26

Using Dimensional Analysis to Change Units w/many examples
Derived Units

HW - Advanced Unit Conversion Worksheet #2 due Tues

 

Using Dimensional Analysis to Change Units w/many examples
Derived Units

HW - Unit Conversion Worksheet #2 due Tues

Intro Lecture
History, Newton, Liebnitz
Differential Calculus
Section 2.1 Rates of Change
Limits, 1 and 2 sided
Properties of Limits
Sandwich Theorem

HW - p. 62 #3-15x3,17,20,21-30x3,31,32,43,51,58 due Tues

8/27

Scientific Notation
Significant Figures, Rounding
Percentage Error
Three Types of Errors

HW - Scientific Notation and Sig Figs Worksheet #3 due Wed

Section 2.2
Limits to infinity
Asymptotes, vert and horiz
Limits of Rational Expressions
Endpoint behaviors
Substitution Technique
sinc(x) function

HW - p.71 #1-15,18-28x2,29-37,39,42,44 due Thurs

8/28

Temperature Scales, Conversions and Important Points
Heat vs. Temperature

HW - Temperature Conversion Worksheet #4 due Friday

Continue Section 2.2

8/29

Demonstrations Set #1

HW - Ten Observations of Watching Water Boil due Fri

Problem Review

8/30

Correct and return all homework and classwork
Activity - Academic Jeopardy

Activity - Academic Jeopardy


Week of 8/19/19

Date

Honors Chemistry

Chemistry

Calculus BC

8/19

Pupil Free Day - No School

8/20

Introduction
Six Characteristics
Why Are You Here?
What Do You Want to Do?
Stupidity vs. Ignorance

HW - Dedicated Chemistry Notebook due Thursday
HW - Certification Signed due Thursday

Introduction
Six Characteristics
Why Are You Here?
What Do You Want to Do?
Stupidity vs. Ignorance
General Math Stuff: 3 Decimal Places, Calculators, etc.
Teacher's Website

HW - Dedicated Calculus Notebook due Thursday
HW - Certification Signed due Thursday

8/21

Discussion on Current State of Class and Grading
Fun Assignment
Lost on the Moon
Teacher's Website

HW - 15 Places Online to Get Help due Fri

Discussion on Current State of Class and Grading
Fun Assignment
Lost on the Moon
Teacher's Website

HW - 10 Places Online to Get Help due Fri

Trigonometry Review Topics

HW - 20 Places Online to Get Help due Fri

8/22

What is Science and Why Do We Do It?
Qualities of a Scientist
Branches and Careers in Chemistry

HW Worksheet #1 due Mon 8/26

Math Analysis Topics

8/23

SI System of Measurement
Metric System
Accuracy vs. Precision
Intro to Dimensional Analysis

Group Activity Exploration pp. 75-77
Pre-Calc Droodle

HW - p.52 #1,2,6,9,10,13,19,20,23,25,29,30,38,40,41,45,58,59,63,65 due Mon

 

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