Chemistry … the First 10 Days!!!

Hello, students!

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

Monday, August 22nd – TEACHER INSERVICE. NO SCHOOL. OPEN HOUSE 6:30-8 PM.

Tuesday, August 23rd – New Seats! Introduce blog (http://mhs.molineschools.org/kanderso/). 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). Pick up Flinn Safety Contract and Measuring Worksheet. Introduce Guidelines for Measuring (GUIDELINESFORMEASURING-15). Begin Measuring Worksheet (letters a and b). Take the Science Growth Pretest. 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, September 1st.).

Wednesday, August 24th  Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Complete Chemistry Scavenger Hunt (CSH). Check Measuring Worksheet letter bs and Chemistry Scavenger Hunt. Homework: Finish Measuring Worksheet (letters c and d)(due Fri). READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, September 1st.).

Thursday, August 25th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Pick up Chemistry Information Sheet, black Chemistry Textbook, and MHS Chemistry 1st Semester Workbook. Complete and turn in Chemistry Information Sheet (Chemistry Student Information Sheet Fall). 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-01-15 ss). 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 Wednesday. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, September 1st.).

Friday, August 26th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Continue E-1 Metric Measurement Notes (scientific notation/conversion factors – squared units to squared units). Check E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-5 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …). Homework: Begin E-1  Practice Problems 6-8 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …) for Tuesday. 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 Wednesday. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday, September 1st.).

Monday, August 29th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Check and turn in Measuring Worksheet and Scavenger Hunt. Watch ACS Safety Video: Starting With Safety (http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=123895) and take notes on handout. Trouble viewing it? Click “x” to close adds! Complete Room Map (Turn in before SAFETY QUIZ Wednesday.).  Homework: Finish E-1  Practice Problems 6-8 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …) for Tuesday.  READ pages ii – iii Standard Practices in the Laboratory, vii – viii Laboratory Equipment, and page ix Guidelines for Measuring in MHS Chemistry Workbook Wednesday. READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday.).

Tuesday, August 30th – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Finish E-1 Metric Measurement Notes (conversion factors – mL to cm cubed / L to dm cubed). Check the E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-8 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …). Complete, check, and turn in the E- 1 Practice Test with partner (Workbook page 6.). Homework:  Complete E-1 Practice Problem 9 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …). STUDY for SAFETY QUIZ Wednesday. READ pages ii – iii Standard Practices in the Laboratory, vii – viii Laboratory Equipment, and page ix Guidelines for Measuring in MHS Chemistry Workbook for Wednesday.  READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return ASAP (Please return signed safety contract on or before Thursday.).

Wednesday, August 31st – Do you have your Flinn Safety Contract? Turn in Room Map. Take the SAFETY QUIZ. Stamp and check E-1 Practice Problems 1-3 ALL and 4-9 “odd letters” (i.e. a, c, e …).  Homework: STUDY for E-1 TEST Thursday (Have your READ E-1 Study Sheet? What about the black textbook pages? Consider doing the E-1 “odd letters” problems (i.e. b, d, f …)READ and sign Flinn Safety Contract, take it home to have a parent/guardian sign, and return TOMORROW.  

Thursday, September 1st – Turn in Safety Contract. Take the E-1 Metric System Test. Not satisfied with your score? Retake (E-01 rem/E-01 rem 2)! Homework: Read E-2 Significant Figures in Workbook (and black textbook pages 22-29)(E-02-15 ss) NO LATER THAN for next Tuesday. Complete E-2 Practice Problems 1, 2, and 4 “odd letters” (a, c, e …) for Friday.

Friday, September 2nd – Begin E- 2 Significant Figures Notes (Atlantic/Pacific Rule AND multiplication/division rule). Check E-2 Practice Problems 1, 2, and 4 “odd letters” (a, c, e …). Homework: Complete E-2 Practice Problems 1 and 2 “odd letters” (a, c, e …) and 5 the MULTIPLICATION and DIVISION rows for next Wednesday. 

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!!! 

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