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CH34 – Almost…

Dates P4 – Wednesday, April 4th P5 – Thursday, April 5th P7 – Friday, April 6th Lab Reports submit mini-reports comments? liked? didn’t like? Long Block Part 1: Virtual Lab … Continue reading


Titration Competition

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image for the competition. After the voting was concluded the winner is PICTURE #3! CONGRATULATIONS to EM and BV from P5!


CH33 – Still VL

Dates P4 – Monday, April 2nd P5 – Monday, April 2nd P7 – Tuesday, April 3rd Mini-Lab Reports nice job! very clean and logical reminder: writing in LNB is not … Continue reading


Virtual Lab Support

Welcome to the Virtual Lab! The virtual lab is software designed to replicate the chemistry and decision-making in a real chemistry lab. The software allows for unlimited trials and experimentation … Continue reading


CH32 – Virtual Chemistry

Date Friday, March 30th Quick Idea – Standardization know approximate molarity titration is performing to determine concentration focus: reducing uncertainty and adding sig figs NOTE: “0.1 M” indicates a number … Continue reading


CH31 – The Struggle

Dates P4 – Wednesday, March 28th P5 – Wednesday, March 28th P7 – Thursday, March 29th Homework Recap Titration curve thoughts and observations? where is the equivalence point? phenolphthalein – … Continue reading


CH30 – The Curve

Date Tuesday, March 27th Recap – pH main ideas homework questions? New Idea – pH after a Reaction pH of a solution after a reaction perform standard calculations determine leftover … Continue reading


CH29 – pH

Dates P4 – Friday, March 23rd P5 – Monday, March 26th P7 – Monday, March 26th Lab Recap thoughts? questions? short-form lab report New Idea – pH Strong Acid defined … Continue reading


Seating Charts

March 22, 2018 For the remainder of the semester, I will implement a seating chart in each of the four chemistry sections I teach. This is something I have been … Continue reading


CH28 – Lab Day

Dates P4 – Wednesday, March 21st P5 – Thursday, March 22nd P7 – Friday, March 23rd Long Block I – Titration Lab Notes waste beaker distilled water refilling the burets … Continue reading


CH27 – Titrations

Dates P4 – Monday, March 19th P5 – Monday, March 19th P7 – Tuesday, March 20th Class Business tests (handed back after Tuesday) comments written (always honest) New Idea – … Continue reading



Date Thursday, March 15th Test Day I always appreciate how diligently you work in this class. I know it is difficult at times to understand the material, and how I … Continue reading


CH25 – Test Prep

Date Wednesday, March 14th Homework Questions about the homework? What is the process for approaching? Test Details Syllabus = Unit 9 (lots of cool stuff!) 55 minutes work-em-out questions provided … Continue reading


CH24 – Class Meeting

Dates P4 – Monday, March 12th P5 – Monday, March 12th P7 – tuesday, March 13th Practicing Problem Set [LINK] problems NOT assigned as HW 83, 89 #fun #knowledge Homework … Continue reading



THIS POST UPDATED FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH @ 7:33:26 PM Date Friday, March 9th Opening Problem two soluble salts determine total concentration of an ion volume-molarity-mole ratio etc Class Business Test … Continue reading



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CH22 – Freedom!

Dates P4 – Wednesday, March 7th P5 – Wednesday, March 7th P7 – Thursday, March 8th Long Block Classes P4 & P5 = do not meet (Career Day) P7 = … Continue reading


CH21 – Solutions

Dates P4 – Friday, March 2nd P5 – Monday, March 5th P7 – Monday, March 5th NOTE: P4 & P5 will miss next LB Class Connecting dilutions – what is … Continue reading