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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.


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

(applet for orbital filling)

Grand Table of Orbitals:

Nuclear PPT

Links for PBS Videos:

Element song (Tom Lehrer):

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

Also “You might be giants” element song

New periodic table song:

Periodic table cars:

Periodic table live website:

Cool periodic table website:

TED talks (TEDEd) on the periodic table:

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

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


Khan Academy Video on Molecular Bonds: