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CH42 – Review

Dates P4 – Tuesday, May 1st P5 – Tuesday, May 1st P7 – Wednesday, May 2nd Review Day! thermo worksheets syllabus textbook problems! Test Information yes, I will provide you … Continue reading

May 1, 2018

La Ciudad de los Angeles

Sunday afternoon I was transfixed by a dazzling production by the Castilleja Upper School Theatre: City of Angels. From the moment I sat down in my seat I could tell … Continue reading

April 29, 2018

CP42 – Monday

Date Monday, April 30th Class Business – Challenge Survey Our school is taking part in a survey being conducted by researchers in the School of Education at Stanford University. The … Continue reading

April 29, 2018

CH41 – Monday

Date Monday, April 30th Class Business – Lab Report collect reports and LNB good job! Continuing Idea – Enthalpy review definition related to coeffficents of reaction New Idea – Heating … Continue reading

April 29, 2018

CP41 – Reaction Energy

Date Friday, April 26th Calorimetry Lab turn in lab report comments? questions? turn in LNB New Idea – Reaction Energy every process has a change in energy energy is called … Continue reading

April 26, 2018

CH40 – “H” is for “Henthalpy”

Dates P4 – Wednesday, April 25th P5 – Thursday, April 26th P7 – Friday, April 27th Lab Recap what did you determine for “c” ? what identity did you determine … Continue reading

April 25, 2018

CP40 – Long Block Lab

Date Tuesday, April 24th Data Collection Review what is to be recorded? what to watch for? Lab Day Notes be sure and notice the identity of the metal hot plates … Continue reading

April 23, 2018

CH39 – Lab Day

Dates P4 – Monday, April 23rd P5 – Monday, April 23rd P7 – Tuesday, April 24th Lab Day Note hot plates wash beakers use tap water sig figs –> thermometers … 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

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