In Miss Gurganus's AP Chemistry Class ...


   Make-up Lab/Quiz/Test Dates:
              Most Tuesdays and Thursdays after school (2:50-4:00 pm) and most mornings before school (7:00-7:25 am)
 

April 18, 2018  
  • Answers to homework

  • Notes on Chapter 17 (free energy's relationship to equilibrium)

  • Notes on Chapter 18 (redox refresher, start of galvanic cells)

  • Homework is to do p. 864 #30b&d and p. 865 #40b (due Thursday, April 19, 2018)

Homework: Do p. 864 #30b&d and p. 865 #40b (due Thursday, April 19, 2018)

Next Lab: Lab #20 scheduled for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Next Quiz: Chapters 17 & 18 quiz on Friday, April 27, 2018

Next Test: AP Chemistry Exam on Monday, May 7, 2018

April 17, 2018  
  • Answers to Entropy packet

  • Notes on Chapter 17 (free energy, ΔG = ΔH - TΔS, using standard tables)

  • Homework is to do p. 808 #40 and p. 809 #49 and 56 (due Wednesday, April 18, 2018)

April 16, 2018  
  • Notes on Chapter 17.1-17.3 (entropy)

  • Group work on Entropy packet

  • Homework is to finish the Entropy packet (due Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

April 13, 2018  
  • Answers to study guide

  • Quiz over Chapters 16 & 21

  • Homework is to outline (or take notes on) Chapter 17.1-7.3 (due Monday, April 16, 2018)

April 12, 2018  
  • Notes and book practice on Chapter 21.3 (naming and formulas of coordinate covalent compounds)

  • Classwork: p. 999 #34, 36, and 38

  • We finalized our AP T-shirt design!

  • Homework is to finish the study guide (due Friday, April 13, 2018)

April 9, 2018  
  • Answers to ChemActivity packet #41

  • Notes on Chapter 14 (Lewis acids/bases) and review of Lewis structures

  • Discussion of AP Chemistry shirts

  • No homework due to state testing

April 6, 2018  
  • Chapters 14 & 15 Test

  • Study guide due

  • Last day of the third marking period

  • Miss Gurganus at jury duty!

  • Homework is to finish ChemActivity packet #41 (due Monday, April 9, 2018)

April 5, 2018  
April 4, 2018  
April 3, 2018  
April 2, 2018  
March 23, 2018  
  • Time to finish Lab #18 post-lab

  • Homework is to think about an AP shirt design and try the diagnostic test

March 22, 2018  
March 21, 2018  
March 20, 2018  
March 19, 2018  
March 16, 2018  
March 15, 2018  
March 14, 2018  
March 13, 2018  
  • Lab #17: Acid-Base Titration Curves - clean-up day

  • Time to work on Day 1 and Day 2 post-lab

  • Resource on titration curves

  • Unknown acid question/data:

    • A student started with 10.00 mL of unknown acid and added 12.10 mL of 0.10 M NaOH to reach the equivalence point.  What is the molarity of the acid?

  • Homework is to finish the post-lab (due Wednesday, March 14, 2018)

March 12, 2018  
March 9, 2018  
March 8, 2018  
March 7, 2018  
March 6, 2018  
  • Notes on Chapter 14.1-14.2 (Arrhenius and BrÝnsted-Lowry theories, strengths of acids)

  • Class was shortened by a lockdown

  • Homework is to do pp. 689-690 #33-41 odd (due Wednesday, March 7, 2018)

March 5, 2018  
  • Chapter 13 Quiz

  • Study guide due

  • Homework is to outline (or take notes on) Chapter 14.1-14.3 (due Tuesday, March 6, 2018)

March 1, 2018  
February 28, 2018  
February 27, 2018  
February 23, 2018  
February 22, 2018  
February 21, 2018  
February 20, 2018  
February 16, 2018  
February 15, 2018  
  • Start of Chapter 13 (Equilibrium): Liquid-vapor equilibrium example

  • Start of equilibrium game packet

  • Homework is to outline (or take notes on) Chapter 13.3-13.4 (due Friday, February 16, 2018)

February 14, 2018  
  • Chapter 12 Quiz

  • Study guide due

  • Homework is to outline (or take notes on) Chapter 13.1-13.2 (due Thursday, February 15, 2018)

February 13, 2018  
February 8, 2018  
February 6, 2018  
February 5, 2018  
February 2, 2018  
February 1, 2018  
January 31, 2018  
January 30, 2018  
  • First lesson on kinetics (Chapter 12.1-12.3)

  • Start of packet 57 group work

  • Homework is to finish through question #7 in the packet (due Wednesday, January 31, 2018)

January 25, 2018  
  • 3rd and 4th hour exams

  • Exam study guide due

  • Homework is to finish the semester reflection (due Tuesday, January 30, 2018)

January 23, 2018  
January 22, 2018  
January 19, 2018  
January 18, 2018  
January 17, 2018  
January 16, 2018  
January 11, 2018  
January 10, 2018  
January 9, 2018  
January 8, 2018  
December 22, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 487 #12-14, 25 and p. 488 #34, 38)

  • Notes on Chapter 10.2-10.3 (types of solids)

  • Quiz #8 (over Chapter 10.1)

December 21, 2017  
  • Answers to homework

  • Mercury software exploration of solid structures

  • Notes on Chapter 10.2-10.3 (on types of solids)

  • Homework is to do p. 487 #12-14, 25 and p. 488 #34, 38 from the textbook (due Friday, December 22, 2017)

December 20, 2017  
  • More Intermolecular Forces partner activity

  • Homework is to finish the questions on the back of the graph handout (due Thursday, December 21, 2017)

December 19, 2017  
  • Answers to graph

  • Notes on Chapter 10.1 (intermolecular forces)

  • Start of Intermolecular Forces partner activity

  • Homework is to finish through #17 in the packet (due Wednesday, December 20, 2017)

December 18, 2017  
  • Notes on Chapter 9.1 (hybridization)

  • Answers to homework

  • Bookwork (p. 431 #29)

  • Start of graph

  • Homework is to finish p. 431 #29 and the graph (both due Tuesday, December 19, 2017)

December 15, 2017  
  • Brief practice on molecule polarity

  • Homework is to read Chapter 9.1 and complete the Hybrid Orbitals worksheet (both due Monday, December 18, 2017)

December 13, 2017  
  • Chapter 8 Test

  • Study guide due

  • Binder/folder/notes check

December 12, 2017  
December 11, 2017  
December 8, 2017  
December 7, 2017  
December 6, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 397 #87 & 97e-h)

  • Clay and toothpicks used to model the various VSEPR molecular shapes

  • Homework is to do p. 398 #107-108 (due Thursday, 12/7)

December 5, 2017  
  • Quiz #7 back

  • Answers to homework (p. 395 #63)

  • Notes on Chapter 8.11-8.12 (on resonance and formal charge)

  • Homework is to do p. 397 #87 & 97e-h (due Wednesday, 12/6)

December 4, 2017  
  • Notes on Chapter 8.5-8.8 (on lattice energy and bond energy)

  • Quiz #7 (over Chapter 8.1-8.4 and 8.10)

  • Homework is to do p. 395 #63 (due Tuesday, 12/5)

December 1, 2017  
  • Lab #11 post-lab

  • Notes on Chapter 8.10 (on Lewis structures)

  • Homework is to finish the "study guide" (book work: pp. 392-396 #1, 15, 17, 21, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 79, 81) (due Monday, 12/4)

November 30, 2017  
  • Lab #11 (Percent of Copper in Brass) - Day 2

  • Homework is to continue the "study guide" (book work: pp. 392-396 #1, 15, 17, 21, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 79, 81) (due Monday, 12/4)

November 29, 2017  
  • Lab #11 (Percent of Copper in Brass) - Day 1

  • Homework is to start the "study guide" (book work: pp. 392-396 #1, 15, 17, 21, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 79, 81) (due Monday, 12/4)

November 28, 2017  
November 27, 2017  
November 21, 2017  
  • Investigation into washable and permanent markers

  • Group activity on Coulombic attractions

  • Homework is to outline (or take notes on) Chapter 8.1-8.3 (due Monday [11/27] if not yet completed)

November 20, 2017  
  • Chapter 7 Test

  • Binder/folder/notes check

  • Study guide due

  • Homework is to outline (or take notes on) Chapter 8.1-8.3 (due Tuesday [11/21] or Monday [11/27])

November 17, 2017  

November 16, 2017

 
  • Answers to homework

  • Notes and practice on Chapter 7 (ionization energy and atomic radius)

  • Homework is to start the test study guide (due Monday, 11/20)

November 15, 2017  
  • Lab #10 due

  • Notes and practice on Chapter 7 (Bohr model vs. Quantum Mechanical model, periodic table structure, quantum numbers, orbital diagrams, electron configurations)

  • Homework is to do pp. 332-333 #81, 83, 85, 93, 95 (due Thursday, 11/16)

November 14, 2017  
  • Lab #10: Analysis of Blue Dye in Sports Drinks (Day 2)

  • Homework is to finish the Lab #10 post-lab (due Wednesday, 11/15)

November 13, 2017  
  • Lab #10: Analysis of Blue Dye in Sports Drinks (Day 2)

  • Homework is to finish the Lab #10 post-lab (due Wednesday, 11/15)

November 10, 2017  
November 9, 2017  
  • Notes and practice on Chapter 7.1-7.4 (electromagnetic spectrum wave calculations)

  • Wave and energy calculations activity

  • Homework is to finish the worksheet (due Friday, 11/10)

November 8, 2017  
  • Chapter 6 Test

  • Study Guide (Part 1, Part 2) due

  • Homework is to finish the Lab #9 post-lab (due Thursday, 11/9)

November 7, 2017  
  • Day to work on Lab #9 post-lab and study guide for Wednesday's Chapter 6 test (Part 1, Part 2)

  • Lab #9 post-lab due date moved to Thursday, 11/9

  • Homework is to finish the study guide (Part 1, Part 2) (due Wednesday, 11/8)

November 6, 2017  
  • Lab #9: Heat of Reaction and Hess's Law

  • Study guide for Wednesday's Chapter 6 test (Part 1, Part 2)

  • Homework is to start the study guide (Part 1, Part 2) (due Wednesday, 11/8)

November 3, 2017  
November 2, 2017  
November 1, 2017  
October 31, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 279 #77)

  • Partner practice classwork on Chapter 6.4 (p. 279 #79-83)

  • Lab #8 handout and partner draw

  • Homework is to put the lab #8 pre-lab in the lab book (due Wednesday, 11/1)

October 30, 2017  
  • Answers to homework

  • Notes and practice on Chapter 6.4 (standard enthalpy of formation)

  • Homework is to do #77 from p. 279 of the textbook (due Tuesday, 10/31)

October 26, 2017  
October 25, 2017  
  • Notes and practice on Chapter 6.3 (Hess's Law)

  • Homework is to finish the study guide (due Thursday, 10/26)

October 24, 2017  
October 23, 2017  
  • Lab #7 post-lab calculations

  • Chapter 5 test corrections

October 20, 2017  
October 19, 2017  
October 18, 2017  
October 17, 2017  
October 16, 2017  
October 13, 2017  
October 12, 2017  
October 11, 2017  
  • Notes and practice on Chapter 5.5 (Dalton's Law of partial pressures, mole fractions)

  • Homework is to finish the lab #6 pre-lab (due Thursday, 10/12)

October 10, 2017  
  • Notes and practice on Chapter 5.4 (standard molar volume, gas stoichiometry, gas density)

  • Lab #6 handout

  • Homework is to start the lab #6 pre-lab (due Thursday, 10/12)

October 9, 2017  
  • Chapter 4 Tests passed back

  • Practice on ideal gas law problems (p. 226 #50-53)

  • Quiz #3 (one ideal gas law question)

  • Homework is to outline or take notes on Chapter 5.4-5.5 (due Tuesday, 10/10)

October 6, 2017  
  • Lab #5 post-lab

  • Brief notes on the ideal gas law (Chapter 5.3)

  • Homework is to do #45, 47, and 49 from p. 226 (due Monday, 10/9)

October 5, 2017  
October 4, 2017  
  • Notes and practice on Chapter 5.1-5.2 (on gases and gas laws)

  • Lab #5 handout, SDS, and partner draw

  • Homework is to write the lab #5 pre-lab in the lab book (due Thursday, 10/5)

October 3, 2017  
  • Chapter 4 Test

  • Notes and binder/folder check

  • Study guide due

  • Homework is to read and outline (or take notes on) Chapter 5.1-5.2 (due Wednesday, October 4, 2017)

October 2, 2017  
September 29, 2017  
September 28, 2017  
September 27, 2017  
  • Notes and practice on Chapter 4.9-4.10 (redox)

  • Practice setting up, filling, and reading burets

  • Study guide for Chapter 4 Test passed out (due Tuesday, October 3, 2017)

  • Homework is to finish lab #4 pre-lab (due Thursday, 9/28)

September 26, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 174 #55 and 60)

  • Notes and practice on Chapter 4.8-4.10 (acid-base neutralization, redox)

  • Lab #4 handout and partner draw

  • Homework is to start lab #4 pre-lab (due Thursday, 9/28)

September 25, 2017  
  • Quiz over Labs #2 and #3 passed back

  • Answers to homework (p. 173-174 #49 and 50)

  • Notes and practice on precipitation stoichiometry

  • Homework is to do #55 and 60 from p. 174 of the textbook (due Tuesday, September 26)

September 22, 2017  
  • Time to work on Lab #3 post-lab questions

  • Quiz over Labs #2 and #3

  • Homework is to do #49 and 50 from p. 173-174 of the textbook (due Monday, September 25, 2017)

September 21, 2017  
  • Lab #3: Net Ionic Equations

  • Seniors had to attend a class meeting

  • Homework is to work on the lab #3 post-lab (due Friday, 9/22)

September 20, 2017  
September 19, 2017  
September 18, 2017  
  • Quiz #1 back

  • Whiteboards to review hydrates, molarity, and dilution

  • Notes and practice on Chapter 4.5 (types of solutions)

  • Homework is to finish the Lab #2 pre-lab (due Tuesday, 9/19)

September 15, 2017  
  • Lab #1 due

  • Notes and practice on Chapter 4.3 (molarity and dilution)

  • Lab #2 handout and partner draw

  • Quiz #1 on hydrates

  • Homework is to start the Lab #2 pre-lab (due Tuesday, 9/19)

September 14, 2017  
  • Review of balancing equations, stoichiometry, percent yield, limiting reactants, and excess reactants

  • Homework is to finish the post-lab calculations and conclusion (due Friday, 9/15)

September 13, 2017  
September 12, 2017  
  • Safety Quizzes all passed!

  • More problems on Chapter 3.7 (empirical and molecular formulas)

  • Time to work with partner on Lab #1 pre-lab

  • Homework is to finish the lab #1 pre-lab (due Wednesday, 9/13)

September 11, 2017  
  • Safety Quiz

  • Binder/folder/notes check

  • Lab #1 handout, SDS, and apparatus handout

  • Lab books prepared

  • Lab #1 partner draw

  • Notes and problems on Chapter 3.7 (empirical and molecular formulas)

  • Homework is to start the lab #1 pre-lab (due Wednesday, 9/13)

September 8, 2017  
September 7, 2017  
September 6, 2017  

September 5, 2017



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Room Number: 1403

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Last Updated: April 18, 2018