Honors Chemistry Schedule & Assignments
Week 1 (1/22−1/26) - Scroll down to the appropriate day

Mon Jan 22
- NO Extra Help Available Today
In Class we did,
  • No Class - Semester 1 Exams

Tues Jan 23 - NO Extra Help Available Today
In Class we did,
  • No Class - Semester 1 Exams
    Wed Jan 24 - NO Extra Help Available Today
    In Class we did,
    • NO School - Semester 1 - Semester 2 break

    Thurs Jan 25
    -Extra Help Available Today
    How do we describe the particulate nature of matter, and what effect does the nano have on the macro?
    Describing Matter - Chemical and Physical Properties and Changes

    In Class we did,
    • Opener (Chem vs Physical)
    • Name Tent
    • Activity: Physical & Chemical Properties (hand out NS A0 - Properties) (slides 11-16)
    • LAD A1 − Chem or Physical
      • Association Statements
      • Observational evidence of chemical change
    Outside of class you should, (All documents are located on the appropriate Unit's documents page.)
    • LAD A1 - Chemical or Physical changes. You should study up on the vocabulary and read the back side of the Lab Sheet
    • Practice your vocabulary by doing Practice A1 - Describing Properties
    • Read the Green Sheet "Organizing yourself in Honors Chem" Don't miss that there are two sides
    • Fill out the "Getting to know you..." Sheet to turn in on Friday
    • Fill out the LAD Safety contract, get it signed, and return it to class on Friday
    • Ask your adult(s) in charge at home to send an email "Saying hello and telling me that they belong to you."
    • Read the LAD Safety Poster guidelines so we can discuss in class on Friday. Look up your assigned Rule #. The poster is due on Thurs Feb 1
    • Get a three ring binder and organize it. Use this link for ideas on how you might organize your notebook. If you need a binder (or dividers), there are plenty available in class, just come by and ask.
    • There is no excuse for not getting what you need from this website. Email Biggs (sbiggs@northampton-k12.us) if you are having difficulty finding something. Spend some time navigating to see what is here. Go to the Course information link and look around for useful information.

    • Fri Jan 26 - Extra Help Available Today
    How do we describe the particulate nature of matter, and what effect does the nano have on the macro?
    Describing Matter - Pure Substance vs Mixture

    In Class we did,
    • Opener Solid Liquid, Gas
      • Put Safety Contract & "Getting to know you sheet" on the center Lab bench
    • Surface Area Opener - Wrap up LAD A1
      • review evidence of chemical reactions
    • Review Property Vocab (slide 17)
    • View a few Safety Poster examples and non−examples
    • Atoms, Molecules, and More, Oh my!...as time allows
    Outside of class you should,
    • Safety Poster - pay close attention to the formatting guidelines - due Thurs Feb 1.
    • Read LAD A2 - Separating Mixtures and get your data table started.
      • need help? Read What Makes a Good Data Table
    • Read NoteSheet NS A1 - Atoms, Molecules, and More, Oh my!
      • Test your knowledge with Practice A2 - Vocabulary
    • If you have not yet done the following....please do so...This is your first quiz grade
      • Fill out the "Getting to know you..." Sheet to turn in on Friday
      • Fill out the LAD Safety contract, get it signed, and return it to class on Friday
      • Ask your adult(s) in charge at home to send an email "Saying hello and telling me that they belong to you."