Summer2011Chem30

Chemistry 30S


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June 22

Finished working on our projects.

June 21

Continued working on our projects.

June 20

Started working on our projects. These will be due at the end of class on Wednesday.

June 17

Had part 2 of our exam. We'll start our project next week.

June 16

Had part 1 of our exam.

June 15

Reviewed the Organic Chem unit. Don't forget to study tonight!

June 14

Reviewed the Solutions unit.

June 13

Reviewed the Chemical Reactions unit.

June 10

Reviewed the Gases unit.

June 9

Started reviewing the course by talking about Physical Properties of Matter and The Mol.

June 8

Had our Organic Chemistry quiz.

June 7

Talked about alcohols and worked on a practice assignment. Don't forget that the organic chem quiz is tomorrow.

June 6

Talked about isomers and condensed formulas. Gave out a hand-in assignment, due on Wednesday.

June 3

Talked about branched alkanes. Then we went outside for a while to enjoy the nice weather.

June 2

Talked about alkanes. No homework for tomorrow.

June 1

Started the Organic Chemistry unit by talking about carbon and how carbon forms bonds. No homework for tomorrow!

May 31

Had our Solutions unit test.

May 30

Reviewed the Solutions unit. The test is tomorrow.

May 27

Had a catch-up day.

May 26

Did a lab where we diluted and tasted orange drink. Hand this in on Monday if you're not done yet.

May 25

Talked about dilutions.

May 24

Worked on an assignment in the library, due on Friday.

May 20

Everyone was gone, so we watched some Planet Earth.

May 19

Talked about the concentration of ions in a solution and the solubility of gases.

May 18

Talked about concentration and molarity. Gave out a hand-in assignment, due on Friday.

May 17

Had our Solutions quiz.

May 16

Reviewed Solutions for the quiz.

May 13

Talked about how to use solubility curves. We also decided to have a quiz on Tuesday.

May 12

Finished off our lab from yesterday, then talked about saturation and heat of solution.

May 11

Did a lab on how to create a solubility curve. We'll talk more about this tomorrow, and it will be due on Monday.

May 10

Talked about dissolution and solvation equations.

May 9

Talked about what exactly happens when something dissolves.

May 6

Did a lab on the mixing of polar and non-polar substances. This will be due on Monday if you're not done yet.

May 5

Started into the Solutions unit by talking about the types of solutions and about the electronegativity of water.

May 4

Had our Chemical Reactions unit test.

May 2

Reviewed the Chemical Reactions unit. Don't forget that the test will be on Wednesday.

Apr. 29

Did a lab on limiting reactants. By the way, the test for chemical reactions will be on Wednesday next week.

Apr. 28

Had our Chemical Reactions quiz.

Apr. 27

Talked some more about limiting reactants. Don't forget about the quiz tomorrow.

Apr. 26

Talked about limiting reactants. Work on the practice questions for tomorrow.

Apr. 25

Worked some more on stoichiometry. We'll have a quiz on this on Thursday.

Apr. 21

Did a lab on stoicheometry. This will be due on Wednesday.

Apr. 18

Talked about stoicheometry. Finish off the practice questions for tomorrow.

Apr. 14

Did a lab on finding molecular formulas. This will be due on Wednesday.

Apr. 13

Talked about finding the molecular formula from the empirical formula.

Apr. 12

Worked on a hand-in assignment, due on Thursday. Then we did some test corrections.

Apr. 11

Started the Chemical Reactions unit by talking about empirical formulas. Work on the practice questions for homework.

Apr. 8

Had our Gases unit test.

Apr. 7

Reviewed the Gases unit.

Apr. 6

No class due to the career symposium. Don't forget that the Gases unit test is on Friday.

Apr. 5

Had a presentation from MADD Canada.

Apr. 4

Reviewed some of the things we learned in grade 10. Finish off the practice sheet for next class.

Mar. 24

Had some more presentations on air quality, then watched "The Day After Tomorrow".

Mar. 23

Had some presentations on air quality, then had some time to catch up on old assignments.

Mar. 22

Talked about Dalton's Law, and gave out a hand-in assignment that is due on Tuesday. We also decided that the Gases unit test will be on the Tuesday after we get back.

Mar. 21

Talked about the ideal gas law. Work on the practice questions for tomorrow. Also, don't forget that we're doing our air quality presentations on Wednesday and Thursday this week, so keep working on those.

Mar. 18

Had more time to work on our air quality projects.

Mar. 17

Had time to work on our air quality projects.

Mar. 16

Had a quiz on gas laws.

Mar. 15

Had our winter fun day, so there was no class. The quiz will be moved to tomorrow (Wednesday).

Mar. 11

Had some time to work on the various assignments that have accumulated. If you have any outstanding, work on these for the weekend. As well, start working on your Charles' Law lab over the weekend.

Mar. 10

Did a lab based on Charles' Law.

Mar. 9

Talked about Gay-Lussac's law and the combined gas equation. Work on the practice questions for tommorow.

Mar. 8

Talked about Charles' Law. Work on the practice sheet for tomorrow.

Mar. 7

Talked about Boyle's law. Work on the practice sheet for tomorrow.

Mar. 4

Talked about gases and introduced the idea of pressure. No homework for the weekend!

Mar. 3

Had our Mol/Naming test.

Mar. 2

Reviewed the Mol/Naming unit. The test will be tomorrow.

Mar. 1

Had a snow day today. The test will be moved to Thursday, so make sure you're working on the hand-in assignment today! Also, don't forget to bring in your lab safety contracts for when we start doing labs.

Feb. 28

Did some more examples on mol calculations and worked on a hand in assignment. This will be due on Friday. As well, don't forget about the test that we're having on Wednesday.

Feb. 25

Talked about how to convert from particles to mols and particles to mass. Finish off the conversion questions for Monday.

Feb. 24

Talked about how to convert from grams to mols and back again.

Feb. 23

Talked about the mol and why it is so useful.

Feb. 22

Talked about naming covalent compounds. Then we started working on a hand-in assignment, due on Friday.

Feb. 17

Had a presentation from Daniel on the effects of alcohol.

Feb. 16

Reviewed the naming of ionic compounds.

Feb. 15

Talked about the periodic table and what average atomic mass means. Here are the answers for the sheets we were working on:
Average Atomic Mass Worksheet.pdf
01 Average Atomic Mass Answers.doc

Feb. 14

Talked about signifigant figures and scientific notation.

Feb. 11

Had time to work on our Physical Properties of Matter project.

Feb. 10

Talked about vapour pressure and the structure of solids, then we played with marshmallows. Handed out a sheet outlining the "take home test" for this unit, so think tonight about how you want to do it

Feb. 9

Talked about state changes and the energy involved in them.

Feb. 8

Talked about the Kinetic Molecular Theory, and what it says about matter. Finish the practice questions for tomorrow.

Feb. 7

Handed out course outlines and textbooks and talked about the course.