Weekly outline

  • Weekly Info.

    Chemistry A

    with Mr. Eizenga



    Mr. E's availability Dec 17 - 21:

    Monday:        after school
    Tuesday:        available for quick questions before & after exams
    Wednesday:  available for quick questions before & after exams
    Thursday:      available for quick questions before & after exams
    Friday:           available for quick questions before & after exams


    Last day for reassessing standards from Unit 4, 5, & 6 is Fri. Dec 14

    Last day to make up any work (tests, assignments) is Mon. Dec 17

  • 19 August - 25 August

    Monday Aug 20:
    New Student Orientation Day - Welcome!

    Tuesday Aug 21: 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 22: Read Class Information: Policies & SBG explanation
    By class on Fri. Aug 24 - Lab Safety Agreement (signed), Lab Safety/Procedure/Equipment Quiz (earn 100%)

    Wednesday Aug 22: 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
    Assignment:
    By class on Fri. Aug 24 - Lab Safety Agreement (signed), Lab Safety/Procedure/Equipment Quiz (earn 100%)

    Thursday Aug 23:
    Complete Day 1 Challenge & Density Challenge
    Class discussion
    Assignment:
    By class on Fri. Aug 24 - Lab Safety Agreement (signed), Lab Safety/Procedure/Equipment Quiz (earn 100%)

    Friday Aug 24:
    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 



    • 26 August - 1 September

      Monday, Aug 27:
      Continue "Is it Water?" activity (at Google Classroom)
      - Testing
      - Report to your table team whether your sample was water
      Assignment:
      None!

      Tues/Wed, Aug 28/29:
      Class Discussion: Claim, Evidence, Reasoning (CER)
      Intro Activity - as tables
      Start Acid & Base Activity (at Google Classroom)
      Assignment:
      None


      Thursday, Aug 30:
      Finish Acid & Base Activity (at Google Classroom)
      Class Discussion - A&B activity wrap-up
      Assignment:
      Do Part 3 of A & B activity (at Google Classroom)
      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. 31:
      No School - Teacher PD day

      • 2 September - 8 September

        Monday, Sept. 3:
        No School!


        Tues/Wed, Sept. 4/5:
        Ocean Acidification (class demo & Google Classroom)
        Standard Assessment 1.1 - 1.4 on Thurs Sept 6
        - look at standards
        ChemThink - Particle Nature of Matter
        Particle Bin Activity - Solid, Liquid, Gas
        Assignment:
        Be ready for SA 1.1 - 1.4 tomorrow


        Thursday, Sept. 6:
        SA 1.1 - 1.4
        Particle Bin Activity - Element, Compound, Mixture
        Assignment:
        None


        Friday, Sept. 7:
        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)

        • 9 September - 15 September

          Monday, Sept 10:
          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 3pm on Wed Sept 12


          Tues/Wed, Sept 11/12:
          Standard Assessment 1.5 - 1.9 on Thurs. Sept 13
          - look at standards
          Unit 1 Project work
          - WW: Materials
          - Get approval for your procedure
          - Start taking data (one set as a trial run!)
          Assignment:
          Community Growing Reflection Writing due 3pm on Wed Sept 12
          Prepare for SA 1.5 - 1.9 on Thurs. Sept 13

          Complete as much of Lab Report as you can


          Thursday, Sept 13:
          SA 1.5 - 1.9
          Continue taking data
          Assignment:
          Complete as much of Lab Report as you can


          Friday, Sept 14:
          Take data
          Assignment:
          Complete as much of the Lab Report as you can

          • 16 September - 22 September

            Monday, Sept 17:
            Unit 1 Project
            WW: Data Tables
            - finish taking data 
            Assignment:
            Work on your Lab Report 


            Tues/Wed, Sept. 18/19:
            WW: Conclusions
            --Warehouse Mystery Possible Chemicals List
            WW: Future Questions
            Final conferring on your Lab Report
            Look at Chemistry Careers (at Google Classroom)
            Physical & Chemical Changes Activity (at Google Classroom)
            - uses these Change Cards
            Assignment:
            Unit 1 Project Lab Report submit to "TurnItIn" by 3pm on Thurs. Sept 20
            Chemistry Careers "Turn In" at Google Classroom by 3pm on Fri. Sept 21 


            Thursday, Sept 20:
            Join the TurnItIn class
            Reminder Unit 1 Project Lab Report - "TurnItIn" 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
            Chemistry Careers "Turn In" at Google Classroom by 3pm on Fri. Sept 21 


            Friday, Sept 21:
            Chemistry Careers assignment due 3pm TODAY
            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 24
            Physical & Chemical Changes Practice Quiz (in Moodle "Unit Resources" links above)



            • 23 September - 29 September

              Monday, Sept 24:
              SA 1.10 - 1.12
              Essential Questions (at the Google Classroom)
              Assignment:
              None


              Tues/Wed, Sept 25/26:
              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. 27:
              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 28:
              No School - Teacher Professional Development day

              • 30 September - 6 October

                Monday, Oct 1:
                Finish Class Discussion:
                - Gas Laws - concept & particulate model
                - Law vs. Theory
                Start Gas Stations Activity (at Google Classroom)
                Assignment:
                Make a particulate model of one of the stations


                Tues/Wed, Oct 2/3:
                Finish 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 5


                Thursday, Oct 4:
                Safe Water Investigation (at Google Classroom)
                - Intro
                - Activity 1
                Assignment:
                Be prepared for SA 2.1 - 2.4 on Fri. Oct 5


                Friday, Oct 5: Last Day to Reassess 1.1 - 1.12
                SA 2.1 - 2.4
                Decide "Making Water Potable" topic as a table
                Understanding standard 3.1: Element Names/Symbols - use this List
                Learning about Ionic Bonding (at Google Classroom)
                - Part 1: ChemThink: Ionic Bonding in pairs
                Assignment:
                Start learning the Element Names/Symbols for SA 3.1 on Fri. Oct 12
                Finish Questions at the end of ChemThink: Ionic Bonding



                • 7 October - 13 October

                  Monday, Oct 8:
                  Learning About Ionic Bonding (at Google Classroom)
                  - Part 2 - uses the Ion Summary Chart
                  -- check ANSWERS as you go!
                  Assignment:
                  Continue learning the Element Names/Symbols


                  Tues/Wed, Oct 9/10:
                  Reminder about SA 3.1 on Fri. Oct 12 
                  Learning about Ionics (at Google Classroom):
                  - 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 11:
                  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 12:
                  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

                  • 14 October - 20 October

                    Monday, Oct 15:
                    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 16/17:
                    SA 3.2 - 3.4
                    Perform a Distillation
                    - check the conductivity
                    Bonus Time?
                    - research your Potable Water topic
                    Assignment:
                    None!

                    Thurs, Oct 18:
                    Look at "Potable Water Presentation Rubric"
                    Learning about Covalent Bonding - at the Google Classroom
                    - Part 1 - ChemThink (tutorial & questions)
                    Work on Potable Water Presentation
                    Assignment:
                    None!


                    Fri. Oct 19:

                    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




                    • 21 October - 27 October

                      Mon Oct 22:
                      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  
                      Assignment:
                      Complete Lewis Dot for Covalents (single) Practice - check ANSWERS as you go


                      Tues/Wed, Oct 23/24
                      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
                      Safe Water Investigation - Activity 3: Charcoal Absorption
                      Assignment:
                      Complete Lewis Dot for Covalent (multiple) Practice - check ANSWERS as you go


                      Thursday & Wednesday: Oct 25 & 26
                      No School - teachers at Christian Educators conference

                      • 28 October - 3 November

                        Monday, Oct 29:
                        Covalent Practice Checkpoint
                        - meet with Mr. E, if you need to 
                        Questions on 3.5 - 3.7 - assessment on block day
                        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 block day


                        Tues/Wed. Oct 30/31:
                        SA 3.5 - 3.7
                        Potable Water Presentation work time - upload to the Google Classroom
                        Evaporation Activity (takes about 20-30 min)
                        - Get Data - be ready to whiteboard with Claim/Evidence/Reason
                        Assignment:
                        Upload your Potable Water Presentation to Google Classroom by 8am Nov 1


                        Thursday, Nov 1:
                        Potable Water Presentations - graded with this Rubric
                        Assignment:
                        None!


                        Friday, Nov 2:
                        Finish Potable Water Presentations - graded with this Rubric
                        New Seats!
                        Evaporation Activity - whiteboard Claim/Evidence/Reasoning
                        Assignment:
                        None!

                        • 4 November - 10 November

                          Monday, Nov 5:
                          Solubility Rules activity - at the Google Classroom
                          Assignment:
                          Try Evaporation & Solubility Practice Quiz (3.9, 3.10)


                          Tues/Wed, Nov 6/7:
                          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 9


                          Thursday, Nov 8:
                          Questions on standards 3.8 - 3.10
                          Unit 3 Essential Questions (at Google Classroom)
                          Assignment:
                          Be prepared for SA 3.8 - 3.10

                          Friday, Nov 9:
                          SA 3.8 - 3.10
                          Heat Equation document (check ANSWER)
                          Unit 3 Essential Questions (at Google Classroom)
                          Assignment:
                          Finish Heat Equation document


                          • 11 November - 17 November

                            Monday, Nov. 12:
                            Intro to Thermochem
                            Assignment:
                            Exo/Endothermic Practice Quiz (4.1)


                            Tues/Wed, Nov 13/14:
                            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 Fri. Nov 16


                            Thursday, Nov 15:
                            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


                            Friday, Nov. 16:
                            Last day to Reassess Unit 2 & 3 standards
                            SA 4.1 - 4.4
                            Explain Kinetics Experiment
                            - Purpose, Materials
                            Assignment:
                            Have the "Procedure & Materials" sections completed in your Kinetics Experiment Lab Report (at the Google Classroom)

                            • 18 November - 24 November

                              Monday & Tues/Wed, Nov. 20 & 21/22:
                              Kinetics Experiment:
                              - Take Data 
                              - Check your Calculations w/Mr. E!!
                              - Make Data Tables (Raw Data & Results)
                              Class Discussion: Collision Theory
                              - connect this to your data & conclusions
                              Assignment:
                              Complete your Kinetics Experiment Lab Report (at the Google Classroom) as far as you can


                              Have a great Thanksgiving break!

                              • 25 November - 1 December

                                Monday, Nov. 26: Snow Day!
                                Complete your Kinetics Experiment up to the Conclusions "Reason" section.
                                Assignment:
                                Complete your Kinetics Experiment Lab Report into the Conclusion section (plan to turn in by 3pm on Thurs. Nov 29 to TurnItIn)


                                Tues/Wed, Nov 27/28:
                                Questions on Kinetics Experiment (turn in by 3pm on Thurs. Nov 29 to TurnItIn)
                                -Class Discussion: Collision Theory & Reaction Diagrams - watch this video: video
                                -- connect to Thermochemistry
                                -- effect of catalysts (enzymes)

                                Assignment:
                                "Turn In" (at TurnItIn) your Kinetics Experiment by 3pm on Thurs Nov 29


                                Thursday Nov 29:
                                Reminder about Kinetics Experiment - due at TurnItIn by 3pm TODAY
                                Questions on standards 5.1 - 5.4
                                Start Unit 6: Chemical Equations
                                Compounds using Models
                                Assignment:
                                "Turn In" (to TurnItIn) your Kinetics Experiment Lab Report by 3pm TODAY
                                Be prepared for SA 5.1 - 5.4 tomorrow


                                Friday, Nov 30:
                                SA 5.1 - 5.4
                                Drawing Chemical Equations - Lecture or Video (3 examples) check ANSWERS
                                pHet Simulation: Balancing Equations
                                - Intro as individual, Game as pairs
                                Assignment:
                                Finish Drawing Chemical Equations - check ANSWERS

                                • 2 December - 8 December

                                  Monday, Dec. 3: 
                                  Balancing Equations w/Models activity - check ANSWERS as you work
                                  (Mr. E will also be checking in with you)
                                  Assignment:
                                  Finish "Questions" section at the end of Balancing Equations w/Models


                                  Tues/Wed, Dec 4 & 5:
                                  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 6:
                                  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 7:
                                  SA 6.1 - 6.4
                                  Start Unit 7:
                                  - ChemThink: Atomic Structure
                                  Assignment:
                                  Finish tutorial & questions for ChemThink: Atomic Structure

                                  • 9 December - 15 December

                                    Last Day to Reassess Unit 4 - 6 standards is Friday, Dec 14

                                    Last day to make up any work (tests, assignments) is Mon. Dec 17


                                    Monday, Dec 10:
                                    Exam discussion:
                                    - Exam Review document (at Google Classroom) - paper copies available in the room
                                    - Essential Questions (at Google Classroom)

                                    Claim/Evidence/Reasoning in Science History
                                    - use these Notes on the History of Atomic Theory & Periodic Table
                                    Assignment:
                                    Begin preparing for exams (start your Essential Questions)


                                    Tues/Wed, Dec 11/12: NOTE: 4th Hr will have a slightly different schedule
                                    Class Discussion: Claim/Evidence/Reasoning in Science History
                                    - use these Notes on the History of Atomic Theory & Periodic Table
                                    - Helpful summary
                                    Learning about Atomic Structure - check ANSWERS
                                    - Lecture or Video
                                    Assignment:
                                    Keep preparing for exams (did you start your Essential Questions?)


                                    Thurs, Dec 13:

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



                                    Friday Dec 14:
                                    Final Thoughts on Chem A
                                    Assignment:
                                    Work on Essential Questions
                                    Studying for the exam

                                    • 16 December - 22 December

                                      Monday, Dec. 17:
                                      Exam Review


                                      Tuesday, Dec 18:
                                      1st Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      2nd Hr exam: 10:30 - noon

                                      Wednesday, Dec. 19:
                                      3rd Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      4th/5th Hr exam: 10:30 - noon

                                      Thursday, Dec. 20:
                                      6th Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      7th Hr exam: 10:30 - noon

                                      Friday, Dec. 21:
                                      8th Hr exam: 8:45 - 10:15am
                                      Make up exam: 10:30 - noon