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CP44 – Gases

Date Thursday, May 3rd Class Business test grading LNB grading lab report grading New Idea – Gases! This is the final unit of the year FYI – we will cover … Continue reading

2018-05-02

CH43 – No Big Deal

Dates P4 – Wednesday, May 2nd P5 – Thursday, May 3rd P7 – Thursday, May 3rd Test Day Notes You got this focus on HOW YOU SHOW YOUR WORK be … Continue reading

2018-05-01

CP43 – Party On!

Date Wednesday, May 2nd Test Day! time to celebrate your success on this unit! questions are drawn from the worksheets in class all equations and constants provided Test Questions enthalpy … Continue reading

2018-05-01

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

2018-05-01

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

2018-04-29

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

2018-04-29

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

2018-04-29

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

2018-04-26

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

2018-04-25

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

2018-04-23

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

2018-04-22

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

2018-04-22

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

2018-04-20

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

2018-04-18

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

2018-04-17

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

2018-04-17

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

2018-04-16

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

2018-04-15

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