MHS Regular Chemistry … the First 10 Days!!!

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Regular Chemistry the first ten days:

Monday, August 20th – TEACHER INSERVICE. NO SCHOOL. OPEN HOUSE 6:30-8 PM.

Tuesday, August 21st – New Seats! Introduce blog (https://mhskanderson.wordpress.com/category/regular-chemistry/). Discuss needed materials (a one inch ring binder, a Science Notebook with graph paper squares, a scientific calculator with an “EE” or “EXP” button, and a pen). Take the Science Growth Pretest. Pick up a Chemistry Student Information Sheet (Chemistry Student Information Sheet Fall), Flinn Safety Contract (Flinn SC English/Flinn SC Spanish), and a Measuring Worksheet and Scavenger Hunt (MW/CSH). Complete and turn in Chemistry Student Information Sheet. Introduce Guidelines for Measuring (GUIDELINESFORMEASURING-15). Begin Measuring Worksheet (letters a and b). Homework: READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract (handout), take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 30th.).

Wednesday, August 22nd – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Check Measuring Worksheet letter b. Complete Chemistry Scavenger Hunt. Homework: READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs, Aug 30th.).

Thursday, August 23rd – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Check Measuring Worksheet letter b and Chemistry Scavenger Hunt. Begin E-1 Metric Measurement Notes (basic prefixes/”move the dot”). Homework: Finish Measuring Worksheet (letters c and d)(due Fri). Read E-1 Metric Measurement in Workbook for Friday (and see Workbook for textbook pages)(E-01-16 ssr). Complete E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-5 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …) for Friday. READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs, Aug 30th.).

Friday, August 24th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Check Measuring Worksheet letter cs and ds and turn in. Finish E-1 Metric Measurement Notes (scientific notation/conversion factors). Check E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-5 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …). Homework: Complete E-1  Practice Problems 6-8 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …) for Monday. READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs, Aug 30th.).

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Have a great school year!

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

P.S. I am in E-314 from 7:55 – 8:10 am and after school from 3-3:25 pm on Monday, Thursday, and Friday if you need help (Tuesdays from 9/11/18 – 1/15/19 JV Academic Team meets in E-314 from 3:10-4 pm; All Wednesdays have District mandated meetings and/or staff collaboration time.)!!! Additional times may be available – See me! 🙂

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MHS Honors Chemistry … the First 10 Days!

Hello, students!

Here is what we are doing in Honors Chemistry the first ten days:

Monday, August 20th – TEACHER INSERVICE. NO SCHOOL. OPEN HOUSE 6:30-8 PM.

Tuesday, August 21st – New Seats! Introduce blog (https://mhskanderson.wordpress.com/category/honors-chemistry/). Discuss needed materials (a one inch ring binder, a Science Notebook with graph paper squares, a scientific calculator with an “EE” or “EXP” button, and a pen). Take the Science Growth Pretest. Pick up a black textbook, Chemistry Student Information Sheet (Chemistry Student Information Sheet Fall), a Flinn Safety Contract (Flinn SC English/Flinn SC Spanish), and a Measuring Worksheet and Scavenger Hunt (MW/CSH). Complete and turn in Chemistry Student Information Sheet. Introduce Guidelines for Measuring (GUIDELINESFORMEASURING-15). Begin Measuring Worksheet (letters a and b). Homework: READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract (handout), take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, August 30th.).

Wednesday, August 22nd – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Check Measuring Worksheet letter b. Complete Chemistry Scavenger Hunt. Homework: Complete the Measuring Worksheet (letters c and d)(due Thurs). READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs, Aug 30th.).

Thursday, August 23rd – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Check Measuring Worksheet letters c and d and Chemistry Scavenger Hunt. Begin E-1 Metric Measurement Notes (basic prefixes/”move the dot”). Homework: Read E-1 Metric Measurement in Workbook (and see Workbook for textbook pages)(E-01-18 ssh). Complete E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-5 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …) for Friday. READ pages ii – iii Standard Practices in the Laboratory, vii – viii Laboratory Equipment, and page ix Guidelines for Measuring in MHS Chemistry Workbook for next Thursday. READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs, Aug 30th.).

Friday, August 24th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Check Measuring Worksheet letter cs and ds and turn in. Continue E-1 Metric Measurement Notes (scientific notation/metric squared to squared and cubed to cubed conversion factors). Check E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-5 “odd letters”. Homework: Complete E-1  Practice Problems 6-8g “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …)(on 8, STOP after g!) for Monday. READ pages ii – iii, vii – viii, and page ix in MHS Workbook for next Thurs. READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs, Aug 30th.).

Monday, August 27th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Finish E-1 Notes (mL=cc, L=cdm, and English conversion factors). Check E-1 Practice Problems 6-8g “odd letters”. Homework: Complete E-1  Practice Problems 8i-9 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …) for Tuesday. READ pages ii – iii, vii – viii, and page ix in MHS Workbook for Thurs. READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs).

Tuesday, August 28th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Play E-1 Kahoot. Check E-1 Practice Problems 8i-9 “odd letters”. Begin E-1 Practice Test with partner and turn in (E-01-18 pth). Homework: READ E-2 Significant Figures for Wednesday (E-02-18 ssh). READ pages ii – iii, vii – viii, and page ix in MHS Workbook for Thurs. READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs).

Wednesday, August 29th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Finish, check, and turn in E-1 Practice Test with partner. Complete Chemistry Room Map (You will turn it in next Tuesday!). Begin E- 2 Significant Figures Notes (Atlantic/Pacific Rule AND places). Homework: Complete E-2 Practice Problems 1, 2 and 4 “odd letters” (a, c, e …)for Thursday. READ pages ii – iii, vii – viii, and page ix in MHS Workbook for Thurs. READ, sign, and return Flinn Safety Contract (due Thurs).

Thursday, August 30th – Your Flinn Safety Contract is DUE TODAY (If I don’t have it, I WILL call home …)!!! Check E-2 Practice Problems 1, 2 and 4 “odd letters” (a, c, e …). Finish E- 2 Significant Figures Notes (multiplication/division rule AND addition/subtraction rule). Homework: Complete E-2 Practice Problems 3 and 5 ALL for Friday. Have time? Need more practice? Go into Google Classroom and try one or more of the THREE Optional E-2 Extra Practice Tests (Make sure to open them in Google Sheets!!!)!

Friday, August 31st – Check E-2 Practice Problems 3 and 5 ALL. Watch safety video: Starting with Safety and look over review handout (Missed the video or want to watch it again? Click here … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MARP5Ti33II.). Homework: STUDY for the Safety Quiz next Wednesday!!! REREAD pages ii – iii Standard Practices in the Laboratory, iv-v Flinn Safety Contract, vii – viii Laboratory Equipment, and the Starting with Safety video handout/Chemistry Room Map. Have time? Need more practice? Go into Google Classroom and try one or more of the THREE Optional E-2 Extra Practice Tests (Make sure to open them in Google Sheets!!!)!

Have a great school year!

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

P.S. I am in E-314 from 7:55 – 8:10 am and after school from 3-3:25 pm on Monday, Thursday, and Friday if you need help (Tuesdays from 9/11/18 – 1/15/19 JV Academic Team meets in E-314 from 3:10-4 pm; All Wednesdays have District mandated meetings and/or staff collaboration time.)!!! Additional times may be available – See me! 🙂

2018-2019 School supplies

Hello, students and families!

Welcome to 2018-2019 Regular or Honors Chemistry!

Check back SOON to see what we are doing each day, check for upcoming due dates, and download assignments (There will be separate, alternating posts for Regular and Honors Chemistry during the school year.)!

For this class, you will need a one inch ring binder, a Science Notebook with graph paper squares, a scientific calculator with an “EE” or “EXP” button (A TI 30 is my personal favorite!), and BOTH pens and pencils.

I look forward to meeting you soon and starting my 26th year at MHS! Here’s to a great year ahead!!! 🙂

Mrs. Kim Anderson

P.S. Families AND students: please feel free to drop by E-314 between 7-8 pm on Monday, August 20th, 2018 during the MHS Open House if you have questions! Hope to see you then! 🙂

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

Honors Chemistry … the last eight days!!!

Hello, students!

Struggled on E-27 Atomic Structure I, E-29 Inorganic Nomenclature, E-31 Bonding and Structure Test, E-33 Periodic Table, and/or E-39 Acids and Bases(s) and want a retake(s)? Please complete the E-27, E-29, E-31, E-33, and/or E-39 Remediation Sheet(s)(E-27-15 rem/E-29-15 rem/E-31 rem1/E-33 OMPT with FRQ/E-39 rem) and see me ASAP to retake for up to 100%! You may also retake E-28 Oxidation Numbers for 100%! Struggled on E-30 Atomic Structure II Test, E-32 Group Properties, E-34 Reaction Rates, or E-37 Precipitation Reactions Quizzes? You may retake if you failed for up to 60%(E-30-15 rem/E-32-15 rem/E-34 rem/E-37 rem).

Here is what we are doing:

*Important note: See below for the 2nd Semester FINAL EXAM Schedule! The final counts as 15%! Please review the 3rd Quarter Review (3rd Q RS) and the 4th Quarter Review (4th Q RS)! DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR PERIODIC TABLE!!!

Monday, May 21st – E-44 Organic Nomenclature Test (E-44-16 ssh)! 2nd and LAST TRY for E-41 Acid Base Titration Unknown (E-41-17 lsh)!

Tuesday, May 22nd – Turn in black textbook! Watch: An Inconvenient Truth and complete Study Guide Part I!

Wednesday, May 23rd – Turn in black textbook! Watch: An Inconvenient Truth and complete Study Guide Part II!

Thursday, May 24th – Turn in black textbook! Watch: An Inconvenient Truth and complete Study Guide Part III and turn in!

Friday, May 25th – E-46 Advanced Organic Nomenclature EC Test (E-46-16 ssh)(You MUST have your Practice Problems!!! You MAY have a notecard!!!)? Test retake (See above!)(You MUST have your Remediation Sheet!!!)? LAST CALL for missing work?

Monday, May 28th – NO SCHOOL. MEMORIAL DAY.

Tuesday, May 29th – QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR GRADE? FORGOT TO TURN IN YOUR TEXTBOOK? SEE ME TODAY!!! Periods 6-7 Finals!

Wednesday, May 30th – Periods 1-3 Finals!

Thursday, May 31st – Periods 4-5 and makeup Finals!

Have a great summer!!! 🙂

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

P.S. I am in E-314 before and after school if you need help!!!  

Honors Chemistry … May 14th – 18th

Hello, students!

Struggled on E-27 Atomic Structure I, E-29 Inorganic Nomenclature, E-31 Bonding and Structure Test, E-33 Periodic Table, and/or E-39 Acids and Bases(s) and want a retake(s)? Please complete the E-27, E-29, E-31, E-33, and/or E-39 Remediation Sheet(s)(E-27-15 rem/E-29-15 rem/E-31 rem1/E-33 OMPT with FRQ/E-39 rem) and see me ASAP to retake for up to 100%! You may also retake E-28 Oxidation Numbers for 100%! Struggled on E-30 Atomic Structure II Test, E-32 Group Properties, E-34 Reaction Rates, or E-37 Precipitation Reactions Quizzes? You may retake if you failed for up to 60%(E-30-15 rem/E-32-15 rem/E-34 rem/E-37 rem).

Here is what we are doing this week:

*Important note: The 2nd Semester EXIT EXAM will be THIS Tuesday, May 15th! Please review the 3rd Quarter Review (3rd Q RS) and the 4th Quarter Review (4th Q RS)!

Monday, May 14th – Exit Exam Review Kahoot! Did you do and check E-44 Organic Nomenclature Practice Problems E-44 1+2 a-i “odd letters” (E-44-16 ssh)? Continue E-44 Notes Part II. Do and check E-44 Practice Problems 1 a-u+2 a-s “odd letters” from pages 126-127 (due Wed).  Homework: Begin E-46 Advanced Organic Nomenclature PP (E-46-16 ssh). 

Tuesday, May 15th – Take the 2nd Semester Exit Exam!!! Homework: Continue E-44 Notes Part II. Do and check E-44 Practice Problems 1 a-u+2 a-s “odd letters” from pages 126-127 (due Wed). Continue E-46 PP.

Wednesday, May 16th – Finish E-44 Notes Part III. Do and check E-44 Practice Problems 1 a-y+2 a-y “odd letters” and 3-4 ALL from pages 126-127 (due Thurs). Homework: Continue E-46 PP.

Thursday, May 17th – Did you do and check E-44 Practice Problems 1 a-y+2 a-y “odd letters” and 3-4 ALL from pages 126-127? Complete, check, and turn in E-44 Practice Test from pages 130–131 with Partner. Homework: Continue E-46 PP.

Friday, May 18th – Stamp and check E-44 Practice Problems. Complete, check, and turn in E-44 Organic Worksheet from pages 128–129 with Partner.  E-44 Test will be Monday!!! Monday will be you LAST time to redo your E-41 Day 3 Unknown (Please bring lab appropriate footwear on Monday!!!)!

Have a great week!!! 🙂

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

P.S. I am in E-314 before and after school if you need help!!!  

Honors Chemistry … May 7th – 11th

Hello, students!

Struggled on E-27 Atomic Structure I, E-29 Inorganic Nomenclature, E-31 Bonding and Structure Test, E-33 Periodic Table, and/or E-39 Acids and Bases(s) and want a retake(s)? Please complete the E-27, E-29, E-31, E-33, and/or E-39 Remediation Sheet(s)(E-27-15 rem/E-29-15 rem/E-31 rem1/E-33 OMPT with FRQ/E-39 rem) and see me ASAP to retake for up to 100%! You may also retake E-28 Oxidation Numbers for 100%! Struggled on E-30 Atomic Structure II Test, E-32 Group Properties, E-34 Reaction Rates, or E-37 Precipitation Reactions Quizzes? You may retake if you failed for up to 60%(E-30-15 rem/E-32-15 rem/E-34 rem/E-37 rem).

Here is what we are doing this week:

*Important note: You need closed shoes and long pants for lab Mon  if you didn’t do your Day 3 Unknown Friday!

*Important note 2: The 2nd Semester EXIT EXAM will be on Tuesday, May 15th! Please review the 3rd Quarter Review (3rd Q RS) and complete the 4th Quarter Review by Friday, May 11th (4th Q RS)!

Monday, May 7th – Check and turn in the E-39 Acid Base Indicator Skill Set. Did you complete the E-45 Environmental Chemistry Power Point Vital Questions? Did you complete E-41 Day 2 Trials and submit calculation handout (One Per Team)? Did you complete E-41 Day 3 Unknown and submit results (Individually)(GUIDELINESFORLABREPORT-08/E-41-17 lsh)Homework: Read pages 201, 403, 631, and 729 in black textbook and complete the E-45 Jigsaw Activity (due Tues).

Tuesday, May 8th – Stamp and check E-45 PowerPoint Questions (E-45-08 ppth/E-45-16 vqh) and Jigsaw Activity (E-45-08 jah). Complete, check, and turn in the E-45 Practice Test with partner (E-45-12 pth).

Wednesday, May 9th – E-45 Kahoot! Homework: STUDY for the E-45 Test using the Review Sheet (E-45-16 rsh)(E-45 Test Thursday!).

Thursday, May 10th – Take the E-45 Test. Begin E-44 Organic Nomenclature Notes Part I. Homework: Do and check Practice Problems 1+2 a-i “odd letters” (E-44-16 ssh)(due Mon). 

Friday, May 11th – Stamp and check 4th Quarter Review!

Have a great week!!! 🙂

Mrs. Kim Anderson

kanderso@molineschools.org

309-743-8938

P.S. I am in E-314 before and after school if you need help!!!