In Miss Gurganus's 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)
 

June 13, 2018  

Homework: None!  Have a safe summer!

Next Lab: No more labs!

Next Quiz: No more quizzes!

Next Test: Final exams June 14, 2018

June 11, 2018  
June 8, 2018  
June 7, 2018  
June 6, 2018  
June 5, 2018  
  • Project Lab Day #2

  • Students took photos and made videos of their demonstrations

  • Homework is to work on research (due Thursday, June 7, 2018)

June 4, 2018  
  • Project Lab Day #1

  • Students prepared and practiced their demonstrations

  • Students took photos and made videos of their work

  • Homework is to work on research (due Thursday, June 7, 2018)

June 1, 2018  
May 31, 2018  
May 30, 2018  
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May 11, 2018  
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May 9, 2018  
May 8, 2018  
May 7, 2018  
May 4, 2018  
May 3, 2018  
  • 4th hour: More light bulb demonstrations with diffraction gratings, notes on waves, EMR video, start of worksheet

  • 5th hour: Light bulb demonstration with diffraction gratings, color the rainbow, notes on waves, EMR video

  • Homework is to (4th hour) to do one more question on the worksheet (due Friday, May 4, 2018); (5th hour) Read pp. 136-139 and define the vocabulary (due Friday, May 4, 2018)

May 2, 2018  
  • 4th hour: Light bulb demonstration with diffraction gratings, half-sheet of questions, color the rainbow

  • 5th hour: Class was evacuated due to bomb threat

  • Homework is to read pp. 136-139 and define the vocabulary (due Thursday, May 3, 2018)

May 1, 2018  
  • Answers to study guide

  • Unit 7 Test

  • Binder/folder/notes check

  • Acid rain standardized test prep reading assignment

  • Homework is to finish the reading assignment (due Wednesday, May 2, 2018)

April 30, 2018  
April 27, 2018  
April 26, 2018  
April 25, 2018  
  • Students took notes on an acid rain article, made a whiteboard poster about acid rain, and presented it to the class

  • Notes on acid rain and its effect on lakes

  • Homework is to fill out the acid-base Venn diagram (due Thursday, April 26, 2018)

April 24, 2018  
April 23, 2018  
April 20, 2018  
  • Answers to study guide

  • Weekly Quiz #17

  • No homework because Miss Gurganus was at jury duty!

April 19, 2018  
April 18, 2018  
April 17, 2018  
April 16, 2018  
April 13, 2018  
April 12, 2018  
April 11, 2018  
April 10, 2018  
April 9, 2018  
  • POGIL Molarity group activity

  • Notes on molarity

April 6, 2018  
April 5, 2018  
April 4, 2018  
April 3, 2018  
April 2, 2018  
March 23, 2018  
March 22, 2018  
March 21, 2018  
March 20, 2018  
March 19, 2018  
March 16, 2018  
  • Answers to study guide

  • Weekly Quiz #15

  • Homework is to finish the worksheet (due Monday, March 19, 2018)

March 15, 2018  
March 14, 2018  
March 13, 2018  
March 12, 2018  
  • Students completed the calculation tables at the end of the PCU Activity

  • Homework is to write down the amount of sugar in one food item (due Tuesday, March 13, 2018)

March 9, 2018  
March 8, 2018  
March 7, 2018  
March 6, 2018  
March 5, 2018  
March 1, 2018  
February 28, 2018  
February 27, 2018  
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February 16, 2018  
February 15, 2018  
February 14, 2018  
February 13, 2018  
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February 2, 2018  
February 1, 2018  
January 31, 2018  
January 30, 2018  
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January 19, 2018  
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January 17, 2018  
January 16, 2018  
January 11, 2018  
January 10, 2018  
January 9, 2018  
January 8, 2018  
December 22, 2017  
  • Lab #16: Engineering Challenge: Build a Water Filter

December 21, 2017  
December 20, 2017  
  • Classification card sort

  • Poster revision

  • Ion dice

  • Time to work on study guide

  • Homework is to finish the study guide (due Thursday, December 21, 2017)

December 19, 2017  
December 18, 2017  
December 15, 2017  
December 13, 2017  
December 12, 2017  
December 11, 2017  
December 8, 2017  
December 7, 2017  
  • Partner work on compound formulas

  • Notes on elements, compounds, subscripts, ionic bonds, and covalent bonds

  • Start of more partner work

  • Quizlet to practice elements

  • Homework is to finish the study guide (due Friday, December 8, 2017)

December 6, 2017  
  • Lab #14: Electrical Conductivity

  • Homework is to start the study guide (due Friday, December 8, 2017)

December 5, 2017  
December 4, 2017  
  • Final five elements to memorize (Au = gold, Hg = mercury, Pb = lead, Rn = radon, and U = uranium)

  • Sticky Tape Experiment

  • Homework is to finish the pp. 100-108 textbook reading worksheet (due Tuesday, December 5, 2017)

December 1, 2017  
November 30, 2017  
November 29, 2017  
November 28, 2017  
  • Answers to homework

  • Notes on particles, elements, mixtures, and compounds

  • Students started a group activity on elements, mixtures, and compounds

  • Homework is to finish the pp. 80-87 textbook worksheet (due Wednesday, November 29, 2017)

November 27, 2017  
  • Unit 4 pre-test

  • Students made a poster about elements, mixtures, and compounds using stickers!

  • Students researched the terms element, mixture, compound, substance, heterogeneous, and homogeneous

  • Homework is to finish the flowchart worksheet (due Tuesday, November 28, 2017)

November 21, 2017  
November 20, 2017  
November 17, 2017  
November 16, 2017  
November 15, 2017  
November 14, 2017  
November 13, 2017  
November 10, 2017  
  • Lab #10: Heat Conductivity

  • After one trial together, students designed their own experiments and performed three trials

  • Homework is to finish the textbook reading assignment (due Monday, 11/13)

November 9, 2017  
November 8, 2017  
  • Answers to Monday's homework on conduction, convection, and radiation

  • Notes on system, surroundings, and heat flow

  • Whiteboards about ice melting and lauric acid

  • Homework is to finish the study guide (pages 1-2 and 3-4) (due Thursday, 11/9)

November 7, 2017  
  • Lab #9: Freezing Lauric Acid and Observing Dry Ice

  • Study Guide pages 1-2 and 3-4

  • Homework is to start the study guide (pages 1-2 and 3-4) (due Thursday, 11/9)

November 6, 2017  
November 3, 2017  
November 2, 2017  
November 1, 2017  
October 31, 2017  
  • Reasoning through the Flaming Vapor Ramp demonstration

  • Phenomenon: "Sweat" on outside of cold container

  • Optional homework is to read and take notes on (or do the vocabulary for) pp. 425-430 of the textbook (optional--due for extra credit on Wednesday, November 1, 2017)

October 30, 2017  
October 26, 2017  
October 25, 2017  
October 24, 2017  
October 23, 2017  
October 20, 2017  
October 19, 2017  
October 18, 2017  
October 17, 2017  
  • Answers to homework

  • Lab #7: Pressure vs. volume

  • Homework is to do just the significant figures portion of the PVTn Problems worksheet (due Wednesday, 10/18)

October 16, 2017  
October 13, 2017  
  • Notes on Kelvin temperature

  • Review of Lab #5

  • Answers to study guide

  • Quiz #4

  • Homework is to finish the Gas Variables worksheet (due Monday, 10/16)

October 12, 2017  
October 11, 2017  
October 10, 2017  
October 9, 2017  
October 6, 2017  
October 5, 2017  
October 4, 2017  
October 3, 2017  
October 2, 2017  
September 29, 2017  
September 28, 2017  
September 27, 2017  
September 26, 2017  
September 25, 2017  
September 22, 2017  
September 21, 2017  
  • Quiz #1 back

  • Lab #3: Density Using Water

  • Homework is to finish the density reading assignment (due Friday, 9/22)

September 20, 2017  
September 19, 2017  
September 18, 2017  
September 15, 2017  
September 14, 2017  
  • Lab books passed out

  • Lab #1: Mass and Change Lab - Day 1

  • Homework is to draw before-and-after diagrams for changes B and C (due Friday, 9/15)

September 13, 2017  
September 12, 2017  
September 11, 2017  
September 8, 2017  
September 7, 2017  
September 6, 2017  

September 5, 2017



Questions?  E-mail: gurganus@lincolnk12.org

Telephone: (734) 484-7000 ext. 7655

Room Number: 1403

Address: 7525 Willis Road, Ypsilanti, MI  48197


Last Updated: June 11, 2018