Review of Scientific Method
Ch 2 and 3: Chem Review- main PPt used in class
Ch 2 & 3: Molecular Structure & Bonding
Ch 2 & 3: VSEPR
Ch 2 & 3: Intermolecular Forces
Ch 10 -11: Organic #1 Part 1
Ch 10 -11: Organic #1 Part 2
Ch 12- 13: Organic Unit #2 (updated 2-23-19)
Ch 14: Organic Unit #3
Ch 14 supplement PPt (Oxidation/Reduction)
Ch 15: Chirality (Organic #3 and #4)
Ch 16-19: Amines, Aldehydes, Ketones, Acids, Esters (Organic #4)
Ch 20- Carbohydrates
Ch 21- Lipids
Ch 22- Proteins
Ch 25&26- Nucleic Acids
FORENSICS ('blue book') PPts:
Ch 1- Intro
Ch 2- Types of Evidence
Ch 3A- The Crime Scene
Ch 4- Fingerprints
Ch 5- Hair
Ch 6- Fibers (new)
Ch 6- Fiber (fill in blank)
Ch 10- Blood
Ch 11A- DNA Analysis
Ch 15- Documents and Handwriting
If time allows:
Ch 7 and 8- Drugs and Toxicology
Ch 12- Human Remains
* Power Points for each unit are posted above
Unit #1: Safety, Equipment, Chemistry Review (Ch 2 and 3)
1-Lab Equipment #1
2-Lab Equipment #2
3-Safety Questions (we may use another video...this one is a bit 'corny'). Possibly watch 'Crash Course': www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRWRmIEHr3A
4. Variables & Hypothesis
5. Experimental Design
6. Data Analysis
7. A) How to Graph in Science; B) Guide to graphing
8. Case Study- 'How do brain chemicals influence who wins a fight?'. Before completing the activity watch this video and answer these questions.
9. Case Study #2
10- Ephedra Analysis- Hard copy only
11- Ch 2 HW Day 1
13- Ch 2 Day 2 HW
14- Ch 3 HW -Days 1-3
15- Ch 3 HW- Day 4
17- A) Lewis Dots WS #1 (*for help with the 'elementary basics', go to this Bozeman site. For help with slightly more complex structures, go to either this site or this site. Use this site for help with formal charges). I also gave you this handout.
18-B) Lewis Structures #2 (hard copy only)
19-Naming Compounds Rules (flow chart)
20-Naming Compounds (Examples with Key)
21-Naming Compounds WS
22-Handout explaining Formal Charge, Molecular Geometry and Polarity (with examples). Watch these videos: A) Calculating FC; B) Calculating FC on polyatomic ions (using shortcut method)- *Don't have to know the part at the end on carbocations until the next test, so stop video at around 4:30.
23-Lewis Dot Structures web practice
24-VSEPR WS (includes resonance)
25-Molecular Models Lab
26- http://mathbench.umd.edu/homepage/measurement.htm. Do: Basic Lab Techniques; Logs and pH; Calculating Molar Weight (if needed)
27- Buffers and Antacid Lab
28- How to make (fairly simple) Lewis diagrams
29. Lewis Stuctures PPt and web assignment
30. PhET Interactive and Model Building- Molecular Geometry
Review Handout explaining Lewis dots, Polarity and Molecular Geometry (with examples)
Good videos for Lewis Structures:
1. Intro to Organic Video Series
2. Building Strong Organic Chemistry Foundation
* see the right hand column for additional links to other tutorials
**Please remember to bring regular strength, WHITE antacid tablets for your lab group (white in color....may say 'peppermint' flavor). Active ingredient: CaCO3 (calcium carbonate) =500 mg
Unit #2- Organic Chem: Alkanes
*Check out this great reference site for this unit!
1. Ch 10 HW
2. Functional Group ID WS
3. Naming Rules & Functional Groups
4. Family & Func Groups WS
5A. Isomers Models Lab Pt 1 (sorry...can't find electronic version)
5B. Isomers Lab Pt 2 (Models)
5C. Isomers Lab Pt 3 (Models)
6. Naming Alkanes WS 1 & 2
7. Hydrocarbon Nomenclature: Do in class with sub on 1/31/2019. DO THIS ONE FIRST
8. Alkanes-2: Do in class with sub on 1/31/2019 (*UPDATE: I forgot class is short today, so save this one until Friday)
9. Alkanes 3
10. Ch 11 HW Days 1 and 2 : Do Day #2 for HW on 1/31/19
11. Alkanes 5
12. Functional Groups
13. Link for Combustion of Fossil Fuels interactive webquest. (*Here's is an alternate webquest to use in case ihe 1st site is down Biofuels WebQuest )
14. Isomer worksheet 6-1 (only do through #10 for this unit. Will continue in next unit)
15. Alkanes WS - Review
16. Biofuel Lab
Really Good Websites (tutorials & practice problems):
1. RULES FOR CYCLOALKANES
2. Check out sciencegeek.net and leah4sci.com
3. Good Website with examples and answers
4. 'Chemguy' has tutorial videos for every organic chem unit. He gets great reviews from students (*FYI- he also has them for AP Chem)
5. This site is great for Test Review!
Make sure you know: properties, functional groups/families, chiral carbons and enantiomers, primary, 2ndary, tert, quaternary carbons, etc. for the test. Don't forget all the butyls!
Do all assigned book questions for Ch 10 and 11!
*Info for HerbFest 2017 in right column. I will update it soon for 2019. Due date- TBD (depends on when State STEAM Committee is coming.
UNIT #3- UNSATURATED HYDROCARBONS: Alkenes and Alkynes & Aromatics
1-Interactive Nomenclature- Good website
2-Nomenclature Worksheet (Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes)
3-Intro to Reactions: Watch these videos
4-HW- Day #5 is extremely important to complete!
5-Hydrocarbon Models (Alkenes and Alkynes) Lab
6. Go to this site and answer the WS (fats).
7. Go to this site & answer in notebook.
9-Naming Alkenes WS- hard copy (*note: I will give you a key when completed)
9b. Organic Nomenclature- part 2 (WS 12.6)
12. Reactions Worksheet #2
13-Review sheets: Pages 1 & 2-NEW 2019
14-Review sheets: pages 3- 6-NEW 2019
15-Great review site
16- Doc Brown's Interactive: Naming Alkenes
17- Doc Brown's notes on reaction mechanisms
18- Videos and Tutorials to watch
19- Interactive computer assignment with CD-Rom (instructions are in the box with the CD Roms)
Other Really Good Websites (tutorials & practice problems) for ALL organic units:
UNIT #4- CH 14: ALCOHOLS, THIOLS, ETHERS.
Possibly: INTRO TO CH 15: CHIRALITY/ STEREOCHEMISTRY
(**if we do this, there is very little of Ch 15 on this test. Only R, S Enantiomers with 1 chiral carbon)
* Here are 2 websites we'll be using for this unit: FIRST DAY 1- https://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/virttxtjml/Questions/Alcohols/alcohol1.htm
SECOND DAY: •http://www.chemguide.co.uk/organicprops/alcohols/background.html (use this site to help answer ques on 'Alcohols An Introduction' WS)
*The below assignments are not necessarily in order of how we did them in class:
1-Intro to R,S Enantiomers-Intro 'Lab'-NEXT UNIT
2-Lab #1: R, S Enantiomer Lab- *This may be done in the next unit, since I don't want to give the unit test on Friday (instead we're having it earlier in the week), due to Mag Open House on Thursday night
3-Alcohol Nomenclature #1 WS
4-Alcohol Nomenclature #2
5-Dehydration (Elimination) Rxns WS #1
6-Oxidation of Alcohols WS #2
7-Alcohol Reactions WS #3
8-Reactions of Alcohols with hydrogen halides- A)Must know overall reaction (substitution) for the test. B) The mechanism is needed for a Polymer Lab question. C) The Mechanism is only Extra Credit for the upcoming test- DID NOT DO 2019
9-Lab #2 -Stereoisomer Lab Virtual Interactive- *This may be done in the next unit, since I don't want to give the unit test on Friday (instead we're having it Thursday 3/9/17), due to Mag Open House on Thursday night
10-Alcohol assignments online
11-Polymer Lab- Pt 1
Polymer Lab- (Pt 2- last page)
12-Types of Reactions- know through alcohols for this test
13-Alcohols, Ethers, Thiols WS
14- Thalidomide Info and Questions (*answer questions on separate sheet)- NEXT UNIT
15- Day 6 and 7 HW - Ch 15 (*Day 7 has links to open)- NEXT UNIT
16- Review Sheet #1: Unit 4 Test- 2019
17- Review Sheet #2- 2019
*Note- 2017: there will only be 4-5 questions on enantiomers (Ch 15) on this Test. Most of Ch 15 is on next test. Exp of what to know: Identify chiral carbon; Prioritize groups (ranking); Distinguish R from S. THE FOLLOWING UNDERLINED PART MAY BE ON THE NEXT TEST, DEPENDING ON TIME: distinguish R from S ('simple' molecules, meaning only 1 chiral carbon) from a given Fisher diagram (go over double switching groups. Video is on www.leah4sci.com)
UNIT 5- Chirality (Ch 15) and parts of Ch 16-19 (See PPt at top of page):
1.Intro to R, S Enantiomers
2. Lab #2 -Stereoisomer Lab Virtual Interactive. There is an answer sheet for you to use, but I only have a hard copy (lost electronic one when my external hard drive crashed ☹)
3. R, S Enantiomer WS
4. Stereocenters/ Chirality WS #4
5. Do this online quiz (do 1-10...maybe more...depending on how far we go with this unit)
6. Fischer Projections- Watch this first. Then, watch this. *These will be more heavily emphasized in the next unit/test
7. Amines Review WS- 2019. Here's the one from 2017: Amines WS
8. Aldehydes and Ketones Review WS- 2019. Here's the one from 2017: Aldehydes and Ketones WS
9. Carboxylic Acids WS-2017
10. Esters, Anhydride Questions- 2017
10. Ch 15 Review Sheet
11. Ch 16-19 Review Sheet
12. Go to the Cengage site for your book's resources (right hand column). Go to Ch 15 and take the online tutorial quiz.
13. Get the CD Rom (you can check one out from me if you couldn't get this completed in class). Do all interactive exercises on Amines, Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic Acids
14. Synthesis of Aspirin Lab
15. Esters Lab
16. Polymer Lab?
17. Saponification Lab? (if time)
Recommended Videos (below): *note: if no access to youtube.com at school, try chemsurvival.com
UNIT 6- Metabolism, Carbs, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids
**THIS UNIT WILL LIKELY BE REVISED IN 2019, AS WE'RE 'RUNNING BEHIND' ☹
ATP: Thermodynamic vs Kinetic Stability. Go to the Wiley "Interactives in Biochemistry" website. Do all quizzes at the end of each section (3).
Carbs WS #1
Carbs WS #2
Protein WS #1
Protein Interactive Sites
DNA WORKSHEETS- replication, transcription, translation (no electronic copy)
DNA Worksheet and Tutorials
Review Questions for Test
Videos to review DNA processes:
1- Bozeman site
THIS UNIT IS BEING MODIFIED FOR 2019:
Unit 7- Forensics
Books are on shelf in stockroom. Need to check them out using the book form provided. Also, I need to have you to check out a CD Rom. **PLEASE READ NEW INFO IN RIGHT HAND COLUMN!
Virtual CSI case:
CSI- the experience
Chapters 1-3 Bookwork:
/uploads/5/7/0/5/57056809/homework_for_ch1-3_mod_2015.doc Answer all questions on notebook paper
*Be sure to know the following terms: Modus operandi, prima fascie, corpus delecti, etc
Fingerprinting: Ch 4
Ch 4 Assignments (includes HW and labs)
Hair and Fiber: Ch 5 and 6
Ch 5 Assignment (Book)
Ch 5 assignment #2 (Internet, PPt and book)
Ch 5 and 6 Labs and HW Assignments
Fibers Worksheet (Ch 6- use book!)
Use this sheet to help you with your Hair Lab.
Hard copy provided
Blood Assignments (Ch 10):
There are no electronic copies of Blood typing or Angle of Impact, so don't lose the hard copies! Here is the supplement that goes with it.
Blood Typing- WS for the virtual 'blood typing game'
Blood Analysis- Kastlemeyer test
Lab sheet for passive blood. I modified it, so be sure you have that information.
Look at this PPt regarding Blood Splatter and this one regarding a Crime Scene
Watch this regarding blood convergence
DNA and Biotechnology:
PPts for DNA and Biotechnology are posted above in PPt section of this blog
Click and Clone
* See this AP Bio PPt for making a standard curve
Handwriting Lab- only time to do part of this- (disguising writing)
Drugs and Poisons:
Hard Copy of the Lab will be given in class
Forensics Exam Review Questions (Ch 15- Handwriting/Forgery is not on this test), BUT for CSI you need to know the 12 characteristics that will be discussed in class
CSI at Wheeler High-2017:
Information will be given upon finding the 'body'. Each group will then follow proper procedure protocol to collect evidence. Groups will then apply lab skills, in the following areas, to solve the crime and hence deduce "Who Dun It?":
CSI@Wheeler High: TBD: The date each lab group will make a final presentation of evidence and conclusions to solve the crime... "Who Dun It?"
FINAL EXAM REVIEW:
Websites & Videos:
Lab Safety: -Lab Safety Video
Recommended Lectures & Videos for both 'Basic Chem' (such as drawing Lewis structures) and 'Organic Chem':
1- Tyler DeWitt - some of his videos are a little long, but they are very thorough & well worth the time if you're 'stuck' on a topic and trying to better understand it
2-Bozeman AP Chemistry and Bozeman Chemistry
3- The Organic Chemistry Tutor:
5- Great chemistry tutorials on almost every topic...especially Formal Charges
6-leah4sci.com - she's very, very impressive. Boy, I wish I'd had this resource in college!
9- I recently just watched this guy for the first time. I really thought he was good.
Books and online resources:
1-Here's a link to access resources for your book. www.cengagebrain.com is the main website. The book ISBN # is 0-495-39112-3
2- **Ask me if I have any codes left from last semester for you to access the AP Biology book (helpful with macromolecules, metabolism, nucleic acids, etc)
3- Biology Labs Online- http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/
Project Information & Announcements:
Click here for information and requirements for HerbFest 2019. Project proposals will be due Monday, March 4
**FYI- This year (2019), STEAM Symposium is 4/25/2019. This project will likely be due around April 15, 2019.
Here's some additional info about the project. Some of the information was linked in prior years, but should still be applicable for 2019:
HerbFest- Requirements 2019
Proposal due 3/4/19
List of Herbs (wikipedia)
Common Herbs and Conditions (*note: some are NOT appropriate for this project....just some ideas)
HerbFest Info about Organic Molecules- FYI
Need ideas for your HerbFest Project? Read this Check this site out!
HerbFest Ideas from past projects
HerbFest Rubric- REVISED 3-23-17
Biochemistry Lab Report- follow this format for your lab report/paper. MUST FOLLOW APA FORMAT!
APA format- Use either Purdue OWL or Citation Machine and follow guidelines exactly. I also found a good 'checklist' site for APA here.
4/24/17: Use this sheet to help you with your Hair Lab. Please clean up well! Thank you so much
Herbfest Proposals due Monday, 2/27/17
3/11/17: After speaking with each of you individually about your proposals on Friday, some of you expressed interest in pursuing a new idea for your product. Read this...hoping it will help! Also, the Rubric is posted below under 'Other Information'.
1/10/17: Please read this regarding Homework (HW) assignments:
I do NOT check every HW assignment, but you must have ALL assignments with you on the due dates, as well as ALL OTHER assignments for the unit that have not been checked. I randomly pick 1-3 assignments to check on UNANNOUNCED days. NO EXCUSES ACCEPTED! As stated in the syllabus, I do not accept late HW, unless it is an excused absence.