Category Archives: CP Chemistry

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 6/2 – Tue. 6/3; 2nd Semester Exam info

It’s finally here – the end of the school year!  Make sure you spend plenty of time studying for your 2nd Semester Exam, because it’s going to be a doozy.

Mon. 6/2 Tiedying! [instructions]; 2nd Semester Exam review [info]
HW: study for your 2nd Semester Exam!
DUE: write-up for Lab #4-5: Purifying Water Capstone
Tue. 6/3 2nd Semester Exam review con’t [info]
HW: study for your 2nd Semester Exam!
Wed. 6/4 Exams for Periods 1, 2 and 5
Thu. 6/5 2nd Semester Exam – 8th period (9:20a-10:50a; students may stay an extra 10 mins)
DUE: PLEASE TURN IN YOUR CHEMISTRY TEXTBOOK!
Fri. 6/6 Exams for Periods 3 and 4 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL 

Lots of 2nd Semester Exam information is available on my blog, including a review outline, learning targets aligned to this semester’s quizzes, and a 162-question practice exam, on this page:

Semester Exams

It was great having you all in class this school year, and I hope to see you around school next year.  Have a great summer!

Chemistry assignments for Tue. 5/27 – Fri. 5/30

Almost done!  Here are your assignments for the last full week of the school year – Tuesday, May 27 through Friday, May 30:

Mon. 5/26 Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL
Tue. 5/27 work on 4th Quarter Project Paper
HW: finish 4th Quarter Project Paper (due Wed. 5/28)
Wed. 5/28 start Lab #4-5: Purification of Water Capstone
HW: start Lab #4-5: Purification of Water Capstone write-up (due Mon. June 2)
DUE: 4th Quarter Project Paper (on Google Drive)
Thu. 5/29 work on Lab #4-5: Purification of Water Capstone
Fri. 5/30 finish Lab #4-5: Purification of Water Capstone
HW: finish Lab #4-5: Purification of Water Capstone write-up (due Mon. June 2)
DUE: Writing Assignment #4-MAKEUP (optional)

Start studying for your 2nd Semester Exam as soon as you get your 4th Quarter Project Paper done.  Have a wonderful last week of May!

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 5/19 – Fri. 5/23

Hello everyone, and welcome to the last week for seniors!  Here are your assignments for Monday, May 19th through Friday, May 23rd:

Mon. 5/19 Work on 4th Quarter Project [directions]
HW: Writing Assignment #4-4 (due Fri. 5/23)
Tue. 5/20 Quiz #4-5A: Organic Chemistry [practice]
Practice naming organic compounds
DUE: 4th Quarter Project Rough Draft
Wed. 5/21 Lab #4-4: Making Artificial Fragrances
HW: write-up for Lab #4-4: Making Artificial Fragrances (due Mon. 5/26)
Thu. 5/22 Quiz #4-5B: Organic Chemistry [practice]
Hot Peppers and Capsaicin Activity
HW: Hot Peppers and Capsaicin Activity WS
DUE: 4th Quarter Project Paper (SENIORS only!)
Fri. 5/23 Organic Odors Activity
HW: work on your 4th Quarter Project Paper (due Wed. 5/28!)
DUE: Writing Assignment #4-4

Have a wonderful week, and good luck in the real world, seniors!

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 5/12 – Fri. 5/16

Sorry for not keeping up with the blog lately!  Here are your assignments for Monday, May 12th through Friday, May 16th:

Mon. 5/12 Naming hydrocarbon chains
HW: Naming Organic Compounds WS 1 (Hydrocarbons)
DUE: write-up for Lab #4-3: Testing Antacids
Tue. 5/13 work on 4th Quarter Project
HW: finish 4th Quarter Project Outline (due Wed. 5/14)
Wed. 5/14 Naming hydocarbon rings; intro to functional groups
DUE: 4th Quarter Project Outline
Thu. 5/15 Functional groups in organic chemistry
HW: Naming Organic Compounds WS 2 (Functional Groups)
Fri. 5/16 Naming organic compound models activity
HW: work on your 4th Quarter Project Paper!

Let me know if you have any questions – we’re in the home stretch!

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 5/5 – Fri. 5/9

Mon. 5/5 4th Quarter Project work
HW: 4th Quarter Project Outline (due Wed. 5/14); Writing Assignment #4-3 (due Fri. 5/9)
DUE: write-up for Lab #4-2: Natural Indicators
Tue. 5/6 Neutralization Calculations
HW: Acids & Bases WS 4 – Neutralization Calculations
Wed. 5/7 Lab #4-3: Testing Antacids
HW: write-up for Lab #4-3: Testing Antacids (due Mon. 5/12)
Thu. 5/8 QUIZ #4-4A: Acids & Bases [practice]
finish Lab #4-3: Testing Antacids
Fri. 5/9 Introduction to organic chemistry
DUE: Writing Assignment #4-3

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 4/28 – Fri. 5/2

Mon. 4/28 QUIZ #4-3B: Concentration of Solutions [practice]
Introduction to 4th Quarter Project [info]
HW: 4th Quarter Project Exploration (due Fri. 5/2)
Tue. 4/29 Calculating pH
HW: Acids & Bases WS 3 – pH Calculations
Wed. 4/30 Acid-base reactions
HW: Acids & Bases WS 2 – Reactions
Thu. 5/1 Lab #4-2: Natural Indicators
HW: write-up for Lab #4-2: Natural Indicators (due Mon. 5/5)
Fri. 5/2 Neutralization reactions
HW: Acids & Bases WS 4 – Neutralization
DUE: 4th Quarter Project Exploration

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 4/21 – Fri. 4/25

Happy Earth Week!  Here are your assignments for Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25:

Mon. 4/21 Water quality testing at the Cuyahoga River
HW: Water Quality Index WS; Writing Assignment #4-2
Tue. 4/22 Water Quality Index (WQI) calculations; dilution calculations
Wed. 4/23 Quiz #4-3A: Concentration of Solutions [practice]
ICE CREAM!
Thu. 4/24 “The Return of the Cuyahoga” video
HW: “The Return of the Cuyahoga” Video WS
Fri. 4/25 Introduction to acids & bases
HW: Acids & Bases WS 1 – Introduction
DUE: Writing Assignment #4-2

Let me know if you have any questions.  Here’s hoping to some warmer weather this week!

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 4/14 – Wed. 4/16

Hello hello, welcome to a very short week! Here are your Chemistry assignments for Monday, Apr. 14 through Wednesday, Apr. 16:

Mon. 4/14 QUIZ #4-2A: Water & Aqueous Systems [practice]
Concentration of solutions (molarity) [notes]
HW: Concentration of Solutions WS 1 (Molarity)
DUE: Write-up for Lab #4-1: Supersaturation
Tue. 4/15 % Concentration calculations & colligative properties [notes]
HW: Concentration of Solutions WS 2 (% Concentrations)
Wed. 4/16 Dilution calculations [notes]
HW: Concentration of Solutions WS 3 (Dilutions)
Thu. 4/17 Early release – NO CLASS
Fri. 4/18 Good Friday – NO SCHOOL

Please email me at ke_ccarman *at* kentschools *dot* net if you have any questions. Only a month and a half to go!

Chemistry assignments for Mon. 4/7 – Fri. 4/11

Hello future scientists!  We’re finally wrapping up the nuclear chemistry topics from 3rd Quarter that overlapped a little, so now we’re going to start our topics for this quarter – water, solutions, acids & bases, and organic chemistry.  Here are your assignments for Monday, April 7th through Friday, April 11th:

Mon. 4/7 QUIZ #4-1A: Nuclear Power & The Atomic Bomb [practice]
Water jigsaw groups
HW: Read Chapter 17.x and do those problems (x = your group number); Writing Assignment #4-1 (due Fri. 4/11 on Google Drive)
Tue. 4/8 Introduction to water & aqueous systems
HW: Introduction to Solutions WS
Wed. 4/9 Lab #4-0: Properties of Water Stations [directions]
HW: Answer questions for Lab #4-0: Properties of Water Stations
Thu. 4/10 QUIZ #4-1B: Nuclear Power & The Atomic Bomb [practice]
“Modern Marvels: Water” video
HW: “Modern Marvels: Water” Video WS
Fri. 4/11 Lab #4-1: Supersaturation [directions]
HW: Write-up for Lab #4-1: Supersaturation (due Tue. 4/15 on Google Drive)
DUE: Writing Assignment #4-1

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have a great week!