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CH39 – Lab Day

Dates P4 – Monday, April 23rd P5 – Monday, April 23rd P7 – Tuesday, April 24th Lab Day Note item 1 item 2 Homework Lab Calcs in LNB After you … Continue reading

April 22, 2018

CP39 – Lab Prep

Date Monday, April 23rd Revisiting – Q = mcDT units? meaning? questions? Sample Problem Chapter 4 (24) set-up equations calculations Lab Day Prep Conduct a lab to determine identity of … Continue reading

April 22, 2018

CH38 – Lab Thinking

Dates P4 – Friday, April 20th P5 – Friday, April 20th P7 – Monday, April 23rd Revisiting Q = mcDT each term defined units? new – when does it apply? … Continue reading

April 20, 2018

CP38 – Coffee Cups

Date Thursday, April 19th Previous Class Recap Q = mcDT what does each term mean? what are the units for each part? New Idea – Calorimetry insulating system prevents heat … Continue reading

April 18, 2018

CH37 – Heat Capacity

Dates P4 – Wednesday, April 18th P5 – Thursday, April 19th P7 – Thursday, Apri 19th Recap Last Lesson First Law of Thermo Negative means “directon” (NOT less than zero) … Continue reading

April 17, 2018

CP37 – Calorimetry

Date Wednesday, April 18th Homework Terms kinetic energy potential energy conservation of energy joule – calorie specific heat New Idea – Heat Capacity how much energy to raise temperature different … Continue reading

April 17, 2018

CH36 – Conservation

Date Tuesday, April 17th Review Homework system <–> surroudings path-dependent <–> state function exothermic <–> endothermic law of conservation of energy first law of thermodynamics work (when a gas expands = works) … Continue reading

April 16, 2018

April 15th = 42

I wrote this post five years ago on the occasion of the release of the movie “42,” depicting the life of Jackie Robinson. Every April 15th I think about the … Continue reading

April 15, 2018

CP36 – Energy!

Date Monday, April 16th New Idea – Energy heat – temperature – thermal energy differences relationships examples Homework Textbook Ch. 4 – Sections 4 & 5 define key terms (p. … Continue reading

April 15, 2018

CH35 – Thermo

Date P4 – Monday, April 16th P5 – Monday, April 16th P7 – Monday, April 16th New Idea – Energy warm-up activity types of energy phases <–> energy heat – … Continue reading

April 15, 2018

Just Poetry

Sometimes I write bad poetry – here are samples from the past few years Sub Duties Subbed a class today where I bribed the students with a vat of bacon … Continue reading

April 12, 2018

CP35 – Fun Videos!

  Date Friday, April 6th Class Business – Lab Reports multiple trials – formatting summarizing calculations general thoughts? comments? Reminders about Labs (that have always been true) Lab report grading … Continue reading

April 3, 2018

CH34 – Almost…

Dates P4 – Wednesday, April 4th P5 – Thursday, April 5th P7 – Friday, April 6th Lab Reports submit mini-reports comments? liked? didn’t like? Long Block Part 1: Virtual Lab … Continue reading

April 3, 2018

CP34 – Long Blocking

Date Tuesday, April 3rd Lab Reports Collected Thoughts? Results? Difficult aspects? Easy parts? Formatting? Long Block Part 1: Acid-Base Calcs Final Idea: Kw Kw = [OH–] [H+] = 1 x … Continue reading

April 2, 2018

Titration Competition

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image for the competition. After the voting was concluded the winner is PICTURE #3! CONGRATULATIONS to EM and BV from P5!

April 2, 2018

CH33 – Still VL

Dates P4 – Monday, April 2nd P5 – Monday, April 2nd P7 – Tuesday, April 3rd Mini-Lab Reports nice job! very clean and logical reminder: writing in LNB is not … Continue reading

April 1, 2018

CP33 – More VL

Date Monday, April 2nd Recap Virtual Lab titration standardization process how far did you get? Virtual Lab – Part 1 Homework –> Acids and Bases –> Standardization of NaOH Perform … Continue reading

April 1, 2018

Virtual Lab Support

Welcome to the Virtual Lab! The virtual lab is software designed to replicate the chemistry and decision-making in a real chemistry lab. The software allows for unlimited trials and experimentation … Continue reading

March 31, 2018

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