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– Clearly describe in a 400-word essay 2 examples of near-future discoveries related to chemistry, about which you would be excited to hear. Support your answers with detailed descriptions and specific as explanations. You will need a thesis statement and introduction and conclusion paragraphs. – Have the permission slip signed and returned tomorrow. – Get a notebook or binder exclusively for science class. Please bring a scientific (and non-graphing) calculator to class everyday.

– Complete parent homework e-mail assignment (found on back of the class syllabus) — due by Sunday, September 2.

HW #2 (Tuesday, August 28):

– Study for tomorrow’s SI Prefixes / Scientific Notation Quiz.
– Print and bring to class tomorrow Density Lab Protocol. – Complete Measurement Practice Worksheet — due Friday, August 31.

– Complete parent homework e-mail assignment (found on back of the class syllabus) — due by Sunday, September 2.

HW #3 (Wednesday, August 29):

– Complete Density Pre-Lab — due Thursday, August 30. – Complete Measurement Practice Worksheet — due Friday, August 31.

– Complete parent homework e-mail assignment (found on back of the class syllabus) — due by Sunday, September 2.

HW #4 (Thursday, August 30):

– Complete Measurement Practice Worksheet — due Friday, August 31.
– Complete Density Lab Report — due Wednesday, September 5. [Click here for lab report guidelines] Discussion Questions: 1. Compare the relative densities of each of the materials examined in the lab. Rank them from lowest to highest density. 2. Explain mass, density, and volume based on how matter is measured and how it interacts with other matter and how it fills space.

3. If you placed each of the materials examined in the lab, what would happen if you put each into water at room temperature?

HW #5 (Friday, August 31):

– Complete Unit Conversions Worksheet — due Tuesday, September 4. – Study for SI Units/Prefixes and Unit Conversions Quiz on Tuesday, September 4.

– Complete Density Lab Report — due Wednesday, September 5. [Click here for lab report guidelines]

Discussion Questions: 1. Compare the relative densities of each of the materials examined in the lab. Rank them from lowest to highest density. 2. Explain mass, density, and volume based on how matter is measured and how it interacts with other matter and how it fills space.

3. If you placed each of the materials examined in the lab, what would happen if you put each into water at room temperature?

Monday, September 3 [No School]
Labor Day Holiday

HW #6 (Tuesday, September 4):

– Complete Density Lab Report — due Wednesday, September 5. [Click here for lab report guidelines] Discussion Questions: 1. Compare the relative densities of each of the materials examined in the lab. Rank them from lowest to highest density. 2. Explain mass, density, and volume based on how matter is measured and how it interacts with other matter and how it fills space.

3. If you placed each of the materials examined in the lab, what would happen if you put each into water at room temperature?

HW #7 (Wednesday, September 5):

– Handwrite the following 15 definitions about matter: matter, atom, compound, element, physical property, chemical property, physical change, chemical change, chemical reaction, mixture, alloy, pure substance, homogeneous mixture, distillation, filtration.

HW #8 (Thursday, September 6):

– No homework.

HW #9 (Friday, September 7):

– Cover your textbook. – Read Section 2.1-2.3 (p. 33-51)..

– Answer questions on p. 60, #1-9 (only multiples of 3) + 1 more of your choosing from #1-9 [4 problems total].

HW #10 (Monday, September 10):

– Re-read Section 2.1-2.3 (p. 33-51). – Answer questions on p. 44, #1-3.

– Study for Cations Memorization Quiz #1 on Friday, September 14. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #11 (Tuesday, September 11):

Read Section 2.3-2.5 (p. 44-58). – Answer questions on p. 51, #1-3; and p. 56, #1.

– Study for Cations Memorization Quiz #1 on Friday, September 14. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #12 (Wednesday, September 12):

– Print Ionic Compounds Worksheet from website and bring tomorrow. – Read the beginning of Chapter 3 as needed to understand the Aim. – Answer questions on p. 76, #1-2; and p. 83, #1-2.

– Study for Cations Memorization Quiz #1 on Friday, September 14. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #13 (Thursday, September 13):

– Study for Cations Memorization Quiz #1 on Friday, September 14. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]
– Complete Naming Ionic Compounds Worksheet — due Monday, September 17.

HW #14 (Friday, September 14):

– Complete Naming Ionic Compounds Worksheet — due Monday, September 17.

HW #15 (Monday, September 17):

– Read Section 3.1 (p. 66-73). – Answer questions on p. 73, #1-3.

– Study for Cations Memorization Quiz #2 on Tuesday, September 18. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

– Study for Chemical Formulas Quiz on Friday, September 21.

– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #1 on Tuesday, September 25. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #16 (Tuesday, September 18):

– Complete Lewis Dot Puzzles Worksheet (if you don’t finish in class) — due Thursday, September 20.
– Complete Lewis Dot Structures WS — due Thursday, September 20. – Study for Chemical Formulas Quiz on Friday, September 21.

– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #1 on Tuesday, September 25. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #17 (Wednesday, September 19):

– Complete Lewis Dot Puzzles Worksheet (if you don’t finish in class) — due Thursday, September 20.
– Complete Lewis Dot Structures WS — due Thursday, September 20. – Study for Chemical Formulas Quiz on Friday, September 21.

– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #1 on Tuesday, September 25. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #18 (Thursday, September 20):

– Study for Chemical Formulas Quiz on Friday, September 21.
– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #1 on Tuesday, September 25. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #19 (Friday, September 21):

– Read Section 3.4 (p. 83-87). – Answer questions on p. 87, #1-2.

– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #1 on Tuesday, September 25. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]

HW #20 (Monday, September 24):

– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #1 on Tuesday, September 25. [Click here for Common Ion Handout] – Read Sections 3.4-3.5 (83-96). – Answer questions on p. 96, #1-3 — due Wednesday, September 26.

– Print out and complete Law of Definite Composition Lab Pre-lab for Wednesday, September 26.

HW #21 (Tuesday, September 25):

– Read Sections 3.4-3.5 (83-96). – Answer questions on p. 96, #1-3 — due Wednesday, September 26.

– Print out and complete Law of Definite Composition Lab Pre-lab for Wednesday, September 26.

HW #22 (Wednesday, September 26):

– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #2 on Friday, September 28. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]
– Complete Law of Definite Composition Lab Lab Report for Monday, October 1. [Click here for lab report guidelines] [Click here for lab report grading rubric]

HW #23 (Thursday, September 26):

– Study for Anions Memorization Quiz #2 on Friday, September 28. [Click here for Common Ion Handout]
– Complete Law of Definite Composition Lab Lab Report for Monday, October 1. [Click here for lab report guidelines] [Click here for lab report grading rubric]

HW #24 (Friday, September 30):

– Complete Law of Definite Composition Lab Lab Report for Monday, October 1. [Click here for lab report guidelines] [Click here for lab report grading rubric]

HW #25 (Monday, October 1):

– Study for Chapters 2 and 3 Test on Thursday, October 4.

HW #26 (Tuesday, October 2):

– Study for Chapters 2 and 3 Test on Thursday, October 4.

HW #27 (Wednesday, October 3):

– Study for Chapters 2 and 3 Test on Thursday, October 4.
– Complete Periodic Table WS — due Friday, October 5.

HW #28 (Thursday, October 4):

– Complete Periodic Table WS — due Friday, October 5.

HW #29 (Friday, October 5):

– Handwrite Chapter 4 vocab definitions [37 terms]. Include each section heading from 4.1-4.7 and define each term with the section it is covered. Number your definitions from #1-37.
– Print and bring to class on Tuesday, October 9: Balancing Chemical Equations WS.

Monday, October 8 [No School]
Columbus Day Holiday

– Wednesday, August 29: SI Prefixes / Scientific Notation Quiz. – Tuesday, September 4: SI Units/Prefixes and Unit Conversions Quiz. – Friday, September 14: Cations Memorization Quiz #1. – Tuesday, September 18: Cations Memorization Quiz #2. – Friday, September 21: Chemical Formulas Quiz. – Tuesday, September 25: Anions Memorization Quiz #1. – Friday, September 28: Anions Memorization Quiz #2.

– Thursday, October 4: Chapters 2 and 3 Test.

[1] Come to class ready to listen and prepared to work hard and learn. [2] Complete all your homeworks on time and as Mr. Fong expects. [3] Participate and complete all in-class assignments. [4] Read and study the textbook.

[5] You can probably think of more.

Get it done!

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