Weekly outline

  • Weekly Info.

    Chemistry A

    with Mr. Eizenga


    Last Day for Reassessing Standards from Unit 4, 5, or 6 is Fri. Dec 13


    Exam Information:


    Mr. E is  available on Dec 9 - 13:

    • Monday:       after school
    • Tuesday:       before (pls email) & after school
    • Wednesday:  after school
    • Thursday:      before & after school (until 3:15pm)
    • Friday:           before & after school


  • August 18 - August 24

    Monday Aug 19:
    New Student Orientation Day - Welcome!

    Tuesday Aug 20: No Block Day
    Seating Chart & pictures
    Enroll: Moodle course & Google Classroom
    Get to Know Your Team activity
    Day 1 Challenge!
    Explain Assignment
    Assignment:
    By class Wed Aug 21: Read Class Information: Policies & SBG explanation
    By class on Fri. Aug 23 - Lab Safety Agreement (signed), Lab Safety/Procedure/Equipment Quiz (earn 100%)

    Wednesday Aug 21: No Late Start or Block Day
    Kahoot contest: Class Information 
    Class Discussion: Day 1 Challenge
    Table Discussion: plan for tomorrow's challenge
    - watch Video Tutorials: Density, Graduated Cylinder, Electronic Balance, GoTemp
    Assignment:
    By class on Fri. Aug 23 - Lab Safety Agreement (signed), Lab Safety/Procedure/Equipment Quiz (earn 100%)
    Watch Video Tutorials: Density, Graduated Cylinder, Electronic Balance, GoTemp

    Thursday Aug 22:
    Complete Day 1 Challenge & Density Challenge
    Class discussion
    Assignment:
    By class on Fri. Aug 23 - Lab Safety Agreement (signed), Lab Safety/Procedure/Equipment Quiz (earn 100%)

    Friday Aug 23:
    Final collection of Lab Safety Agreement (signed)
    A look at the Standards - 1.1 - 1.3
    Start "Is it Water?" activity (at Google Classroom)
    - Brainstorming
    - Selecting - at least 1 test that uses equipment
    Assignment:
    Be ready to perform your tests on your sample of liquid 



    • August 25 - August 31

      Monday, Aug 26:
      Continue "Is it Water?" activity (at Google Classroom)
      - Testing
      - Class Discussion: Claim, Evidence, Reasoning (CER)
      Assignment:
      None!

      Tues/Wed, Aug 27/28:
      Whiteboard: CER for "Is it Water?"

      Intro Ocean Acidification Activity - as tables
      Start Acid & Base Activity (at Google Classroom)
      Assignment:
      Complete all research for Part 1 - 3


      Thursday, Aug 29:
      Finish Acid & Base Activity (at Google Classroom)
      Class Discussion - A&B activity wrap-up
      Assignment:
      Acid & Base Practice Quiz (link is above - in "Unit Resources" section of Moodle)
      - use the Acid & Base Property Summary link above to help


      Friday, Aug. 30:
      No School

      • September 1 - September 7

        Monday, Sept. 2:
        No School!


        Tues/Wed, Sept. 3/4:
        Ocean Acidification (Google Classroom)
        Standard Assessment 1.1 - 1.4 on Thurs Sept 5
        - look at standards
        ChemThink - Particle Nature of Matter
        Assignment:
        Be ready for SA 1.1 - 1.4 on Thurs.


        Thursday, Sept. 5:
        SA 1.1 - 1.4
        Particle Bin Activity
        - Solid, Liquid, Gas
        - Element, Compound, Mixture
        Assignment:
        None


        Friday, Sept. 6:
        Class Discussion: Particle Bin Activity
        - learn to use Skitch
        Element/Compound Card Activity
        - element symbols/formulas
        Assignment:
        Particles Practice Quiz (link is in the Unit 1 Resources above)
        Formulas & Symbols Practice Quiz (link in Unit Resources section above)

        • September 8 - September 14

          Monday, Sept 9:
          Discipleship Practices: Community Growing
          - Community Growing Reflection Writing (at the Google Classroom)
          Unit 1 Project introduction
          - decide which project, start Lab Report template at Google Classroom
          - WW: Purpose
          - Warehouse Mystery Possible Chemicals List
          Assignment:
          Work on Community Growing Reflection Writing due 8am on Tues Sept 10


          Tues/Wed, Sept 10/11:
          Unit 1 Project work
          - WW: Materials
          - Get approval for your procedure
          - Start taking data (one set as a trial run!)
          Assignment:
          Prepare for SA 1.5 - 1.9 on Fri. Sept 13
          Complete as much of Lab Report as you can


          Thursday, Sept 12:
          Standard Assessment 1.5 - 1.9 on Fri. Sept 13  
          - look at standards
          WW: Data Tables
          Continue taking data
          Assignment:
          Be prepared for SA 1.5 - 1.9 on Fri. Sept 13
          Think about what you need to do to finish your data taking

          Friday, Sept 13:
          SA 1.5 - 1.9
          Take data
          Assignment:
          Complete as much of the Lab Report as you can

          • September 15 - September 21

            Monday, Sept 16:
            Unit 1 Project
            WW: Data Tables
            - finish taking data 
            Assignment:
            Work on your Lab Report 


            Tues/Wed, Sept. 17/18:
            WW: Conclusions
            --Warehouse Mystery Possible Chemicals List
            WW: Future Questions
            Final conferring on your Lab Report
            Physical & Chemical Changes Activity (at Google Classroom)
            - uses these Change Cards
            Assignment:
            Unit 1 Project Lab Report submit to Google Classroom by 3pm on Thurs. Sept 19


            Thursday, Sept 19:
            Reminder Unit 1 Project Lab Report - submit to Google Classroom by 3pm TODAY
            Physical & Chemical Changes Activity (at Google Classroom)
            - uses these Change Cards
            Assignment:
            Finish Questions at the end of the Physical & Chemical Changes Activity


            Friday, Sept 20:
            SA 1.10 - 1.12 on Monday
            - look at standards
            Class Discussion: Physical & Chemical Changes Activity
            - including "intermolecular forces" & "intramolecular bonds"
            Assignment:
            Be prepared for SA 1.10 - 1.12 on Monday Sept 23
            Physical & Chemical Changes Practice Quiz (in Moodle "Unit Resources" links above)



            • September 22 - September 28

              Monday, Sept 23:
              SA 1.10 - 1.12
              Essential Questions (at the Google Classroom)
              - DP: Comm. Growing & Kingdom Building
              Assignment:
              None


              Tues/Wed, Sept 24/25:
              Start Unit 2: Gases
              - Modeling Particulate Motion Activity (at Google Classroom)
              Whiteboarding: Modeling Particulate Motion
              Class Discussion
              Investigating Gas Laws Activity (at Google Classroom)
              - Pressure & Volume as a class
              - make plans for doing Pressure/Temp. OR Pressure/Amount of Gas
              Assignment:
              Have a plan for getting data on your team's relationship


              Thurs. Sept. 26:
              Investigating Gas Laws Activity (at Google Classroom)
              - Press/Temp & Press/Amt of Gas
              Whiteboarding & Class Discussion:
              - Gas Laws - concept & particulate model
              - Law vs. Theory
              Assignment:
              None!


              Friday, Sept 27:
              No School - Teacher Professional Development day

              • September 29 - October 5

                Monday, Sept 30:
                Finish Class Discussion:
                - Gas Laws - concept & particulate model
                - Law vs. Theory
                Assignment:
                Make a graph & particulate model of Volume & Temperature


                Tues/Wed, Oct 1/2:
                Discuss Volume & Temperature relationship
                Gas Stations (at Google Classroom
                Whiteboard - a station 
                Explore the Gas Laws/KMT
                - use this pHet simulation
                Look at Standards 2.1 - 2.4
                Essential Questions discussion: Unit 2 (at Google Classroom)
                Assignment:
                Prepare for SA 2.1 - 2.4 on Fri. Oct 4


                Thursday, Oct 3:
                Safe Water Investigation (at Google Classroom)
                - Intro
                Assignment:
                Be prepared for SA 2.1 - 2.4 on Fri. Oct 4


                Friday, Oct 4: Last Day to Reassess 1.1 - 1.12
                SA 2.1 - 2.4
                Safe Water Investigation (at Google Classroom)
                - Activity 1
                Learning about Ionic Bonding (at Google Classroom)
                - Part 1: ChemThink: Ionic Bonding in pairs
                Understanding standard 3.1: Element Names/Symbols - use this List
                Assignment:
                Finish the ChemThink: Ionic Bonding (just the Tutorial not the questions)
                Start learning the
                Element Names/Symbols for SA 3.1 on Fri. Oct 11


                • October 6 - October 12

                  Monday, Oct 7:
                  Learning About Ionic Bonding (at Google Classroom)
                  - Part 1: ChemThink: Ionic Bonding in pairs
                  - Part 2 - uses the Ion Summary Chart (up to Practice Time)
                  -- check ANSWERS as you go!
                  Assignment:
                  Continue learning the Element Names/Symbols


                  Tues/Wed, Oct 8/9:
                  Reminder about SA 3.1 on Fri. Oct 11 
                  Learning about Ionics (at Google Classroom):
                  - Part 2 - uses the Ion Summary Chart (Practice Time & Conclusions)
                  -- check ANSWERS as you go!
                  - Part 3: Lewis Dot Structures - video or lecture
                  Kahoot Contest: Element Names/Symbols
                  - Part 4: Naming Ionics (Monoatomic) - video or lecture
                  Assignment:
                  Complete "Lewis Dot for Ionics Practice" - check ANSWERS as you go!
                  Complete "Naming: Ionic (Monoatomic)" - check ANSWERS as you go
                  Keep learning Element Names & Symbols from the LIST


                  Thursday, Oct 10:
                  Reminder of SA 3.1 tomorrow
                  Kahoot Contest: Valence Electrons
                  Learning about Ionics (at Google Classroom):
                  - Part 4: Naming Ionics (Polyatomic) - video or lecture
                  Assignment:
                  Complete "Naming: Ionic (Polyatomic) - check ANSWERS as you go
                  Keep learning Element Names & Symbols from the LIST


                  Friday, Oct 11:
                  SA 3.1
                  Kahoot Contest: Naming Ionics
                  Kahoot Contest: Naming Polyatomic
                  Safe Water Investigation (at the Google Classroom):
                  - Activity 2 - Removing Ionics
                  -- Modeling dissolving Ionics
                  --- using Computer Animation:

                  -- Start Desalination Articles
                  Assignment:
                  Read your Desalination Article & be ready to discuss it

                  • October 13 - October 19

                    Monday, Oct 14:
                    Desalination Article summaries
                    Ionic Practice Checkpoint - correct in class
                    Q's on 3.2 - 3.4
                    Distillation Video & prep
                    Assignment:
                    Be prepared for SA 3.2 - 3.4 on block day


                    Tues/Wed, Oct 15/16:
                    SA 3.2 - 3.4
                    Perform a Distillation
                    - check the conductivity
                    Potable Water Project - decide your team's Potable Water topic
                    Assignment:
                    None!


                    Thurs, Oct 17:
                    Look at "Potable Water Presentation Rubric"
                    Work on Potable Water Presentation
                    Learning about Covalent Bonding - at the Google Classroom
                    - Part 1 - ChemThink (tutorial & questions)
                    Assignment:
                    Research & add notes to Potable Water Project research document (at Google Classroom)
                    Finish ChemThink (tutorial & questions)


                    Fri. Oct 18:

                    Learning about Covalent - at the Google Classroom
                    - Part 2: Naming Covalent - lecture or video
                    Continue research on Potable Water topic

                    Assignment:
                    Complete Naming: Covalent Practice - check ANSWERS as you go




                    • October 20 - October 26

                      Mon Oct 21:
                      Learning about Covalents - at the Google Classroom
                      - Part 3 Lewis Dot for Covalent (single bonds) - lecture or video
                      -- work on Lewis Dot for Covalent (single) Practice 
                      Work on Potable Water Presentation slides - have a single shared slide presentation w/ your table team 
                      Assignment:
                      Complete Lewis Dot for Covalents (single) Practice - check ANSWERS as you go


                      Tues/Wed, Oct 22/23
                      Safe Water Investigation - Activity 3: Charcoal Absorption

                      Learning about Covalent - at the Google Classroom
                      - Part 3: Lewis Dot for Covalent (multiple bonds) - lecture or video
                      - work on Lewis Dot: Covalent (multiple) Practice

                      Work on Potable Water Presentation slides - have a single shared slide presentation w/ your table team 

                      Assignment:
                      Complete Lewis Dot for Covalent (multiple) Practice - check ANSWERS as you go
                      Complete your part of the  Potable Water Presentation


                      Thursday & Wednesday: Oct 24 & 25
                      No School - teachers at Christian Educators conference

                      • October 27 - November 2

                        Monday, Oct 28:
                        Covalent Practice Checkpoint
                        - meet with Mr. E, if you need to 
                        Questions on 3.5 - 3.7 - assessment on Thurs
                        Work on Potable Water Presentation - check this grading Rubric
                        - decide who is in charge of what information/slides
                        Assignment:
                        Be prepared for SA 3.5 - 3.7 on Thurs. Oct 31
                        Be prepared for Potable Water Presentation on block day


                        Tues/Wed. Oct 29/30:
                        Q's on standards 3.5-3.7
                        Potable Water Presentations - graded with this Rubric
                        New Seats!
                        Evaporation Activity (takes about 20-30 min)
                        - Get Data 
                        Assignment:
                        Be prepared for SA 3.5 - 3.7 on Thurs. Oct 31


                        Thursday, Oct 31:
                        SA 3.5 - 3.7
                        - finish Evaporation Activity data taking, if necessary
                        - decide your whiteboard Claim/Evidence
                        Assignment:
                        None!


                        Friday, Nov 1:
                        Evaporation Activity - whiteboard Claim/Evidence
                        Assignment:
                        None!

                        • November 3 - November 9

                          Monday, Nov 4:
                          Solubility Rules activity - at the Google Classroom
                          Assignment:
                          Try Evaporation & Solubility Practice Quiz (3.9, 3.10)


                          Tues/Wed, Nov 5/6:
                          Claim/Evidence/Reason - Solubility rules
                          Modelling Polar/Nonpolar/Ionics at Google Classroom
                          Develop "Reason" for Claim/Evidence/Reason
                          Assignment:
                          Evaporation & Solubility Practice Quiz (3.9, 3.10)
                          Be prepared for SA 3.8 - 3.10 on Friday, Nov 8


                          Thursday, Nov 7:
                          Questions on standards 3.8 - 3.10 - using this presentation
                          Unit 3 Essential Questions (at Google Classroom)
                          Assignment:
                          Be prepared for SA 3.8 - 3.10 tomorrow


                          Friday, Nov 8:
                          SA 3.8 - 3.10
                          - Start Unit 4: Thermochemistry: Heat Equation document (check ANSWER)
                          Finish Unit 3 Essential Questions (at Google Classroom)
                          Assignment:
                          Finish Heat Equation document (at least the first page)


                          • November 10 - November 16

                            Monday, Nov. 11:
                            Intro to Thermochem
                            Assignment:
                            Exo/Endothermic Practice Quiz (4.1)


                            Tues: Nov 12:  SNOW DAY!


                            Wed/Thurs, Nov 13/14: (Thurs is a block Tues schedule)
                            Go over:
                            - Intro to Thermochem document
                            - Heat Equation document

                            Bond Energy - at the Google Classroom (ANSWER)
                            Using the Heat Equation Activity - at Google Classroom
                            Assignment:
                            Finish Bond Energy document
                            Be ready for SA 4.1 - 4.4 on Mon. Nov 18


                            Fri, Nov 15: Last day to Reassess Unit 2 & 3 standards
                            Checkpoint: Heat Equation & Bond Energy - check ANSWER
                            Questions on standards 4.1 - 4.4
                            Start Unit 5: Kinetics
                            - Learning about Airbags - Reading, then Video
                            Class Discussion: Airbags - reading & video
                            Assignment:
                            Be ready for SA 4.1 - 4.4 on Mon. Nov 18


                            • November 17 - November 23

                              Mon. Nov 18:
                              SA 4.1 - 4.4
                              Essential Question (at Google Classroom)
                              Assignment:
                              None!


                              Tues/Wed. Nov 19/20:
                              Explain Kinetics Experiment (at Google Classroom)
                              - Decide each table's topic
                              - Work on Purpose, Materials sections
                              Kinetics Experiment:
                              - Take Data
                              - Check your Calculations w/Mr. E!!
                              - Make Data Tables (Raw Data & Results)
                              Assignment:
                              Complete through the Results Data Table section of your personal Kinetics Experiment Lab Report (at Google Classroom)


                              Thurs. Nov 21:
                              Class Discussion: Collision Theory
                              - connect this to your data & conclusions
                              Assignment:
                              Complete through the Conclusion section of your personal Kinetics Experiment Lab Report (at the Google Classroom)


                              Fri. Nov 22:
                              Final questions on Kinetics Experiment Lab Report - due on Monday, Nov. 25
                              Class Discussion: Collision Theory & Reaction Diagrams - watch this video: video
                                 - connect to Thermochemistry
                                 - effect of catalysts (enzymes)
                                 - Kinetics Applications
                              Assignment:
                              Complete & review your entire personal Kinetics Experiment Lab Report (at the Google Classroom)

                              • November 24 - November 30

                                Monday, Nov. 25: 
                                Questions on Kinetics Experiment (turn in by 3pm TODAY at Google Classroom)

                                Look at standards 5.1 - 5.4


                                Start Unit 6: Chemical Equations
                                Compounds using Models
                                Drawing Chemical Equations - Lecture or Video (3 examples) check ANSWERS
                                Assignment:
                                "Turn In" your Kinetics Experiment Lab Report by 3pm TODAY at Google Classroom
                                Be prepared for SA 5.1 - 5.4 on block day

                                Tues/Wed, Nov 26/27:
                                SA 5.1 - 5.4
                                Continue Unit 6: Chemical Equations
                                Compounds using Models
                                Drawing Chemical Equations - Lecture or Video (3 examples) check ANSWERS
                                If time,
                                pHet Simulation: Balancing Equations
                                - Intro as individual, Game as pairs
                                Assignment:
                                Finish Drawing Chemical Equations - check ANSWERS


                                Have a great Thanksgiving break!

                                • This week

                                  December 1 - December 7

                                  Monday, Dec. 2: 
                                  Drawing Equations reminder
                                  pHet Simulation: Balancing Equations
                                  Balancing Equations w/Models activity - check ANSWERS as you work
                                  Assignment:
                                  Finish "Questions" section at the end of Balancing Equations w/Models


                                  Tues/Wed, Dec 3 & 4:
                                  Learning to Balance Equations - lecture or VIDEOS
                                  - NOTE: there are 2 methods, decide which you like better & use it
                                  - Do Balancing Equations Practice - check ANSWERS
                                  Class Activity - Writing Equations (w/demos!)

                                  Assignment:
                                  Finish Balancing Equations Practice - check ANSWERS

                                  Thursday, Dec 5:
                                  Look at standards 6.1 - 6.4
                                  Work Day
                                  - Ask questions & finish previous sheets not completed
                                  - Work on "Words to Equations" - check ANSWERS
                                  -- use these steps - Writing Equations Tips
                                  Assignment:
                                  Complete Words to Equations - check ANSWERS
                                  Be prepared for SA 6.1 - 6.4


                                  Friday, Dec 6:
                                  SA 6.1 - 6.4
                                  Start Unit 7:
                                  - ChemThink: Atomic Structure
                                  Assignment:
                                  Finish tutorial & questions for ChemThink: Atomic Structure

                                  • December 8 - December 14

                                    Last Day to Reassess Unit 4 - 6 standards is Friday, Dec 13

                                    Last day to make up any work (tests, assignments) is Mon. Dec 16


                                    Monday, Dec 9:

                                    Exam discussion:
                                    Exam Review document (at Google Classroom) - paper copies available in the room
                                    Essential Questions (at Google Classroom)
                                    "Wisdom-Seeking" examples presentation

                                    Assignment:
                                    Begin preparing for exams (start your Essential Questions)


                                    Tues/Wed, Dec 10/11: 
                                    Class Discussion: Short History of Atomic Theory & the Periodic Table
                                    - use the Science History Theme Notes (at Google Classroom)
                                    - Helpful Summary or use this Short Histories Presentation


                                    Learning about Atomic Structure - check ANSWERS
                                    - Lecture or Video
                                    Assignment:
                                    Keep preparing for exams (did you start your Essential Questions?)


                                    Thurs, Dec 12:

                                    Finish Learning about Atomic Structure - check ANSWERS
                                    Atomic Structure Additional Practice - check ANSWERS 
                                    Assignment:
                                    Keep preparing for exams



                                    Friday Dec 13:
                                    Final Thoughts on Chem A
                                    Assignment:
                                    Work on Essential Questions
                                    Studying for the exam

                                    • December 15 - December 21

                                      Monday, Dec. 16:
                                      Exam Review


                                      Tuesday, Dec 17:
                                      1st Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      2nd Hr exam: 10:30 - noon

                                      Wednesday, Dec. 18:
                                      3rd Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      4th/5th Hr exam: 10:30 - noon

                                      Thursday, Dec. 19:
                                      6th Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      7th Hr exam: 10:30 - noon

                                      Friday, Dec. 20:
                                      8th Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      Make up exam: 10:30 - noon