Review of Scientific Method
Ch 2 and 3: Chem Review
Ch 10 -11: Organic #1 Part 1
Ch 10 -11: Organic #1 Part 2
Ch 12- 13: Organic #2
Ch 14: Organic #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
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
2A. Isomers Models Lab Pt 1 (sorry...can't find electronic version)
2B. Isomers Lab Pt 2 (Models)
2C. Isomers Lab Pt 3 (Models)
3. Naming Alkanes WS 1 & 2
4. Alkanes 3
5. Ch 11 HW Days 1 and 2
6. Alkanes 5
7. Functional Groups
8. Biofuels WebQuest
9. Isomer worksheet 6-1 (only do through #10 for this unit. Will continue in next unit)
10. Alkanes WS - Review
Other info and sites:
1. RULES FOR CYCLOALKANES
2. Check out sciencegeek.net and leah4sci.com
3. Good Website with examples and answers
4. 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.
Do all assigned book questions for Ch 10 and 11!
*Info for HerbFest 2017 in right column. Due date will be the day before Symposium (I think it's right after spring break, but need to check)
UNIT #3- UNSATURATED HYDROCARBONS: Alkenes and Alkynes & More Stereochemistry
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
7-Naming Alkenes WS and Key (*note: the 'condensed' structures on the key aren't absolutely condensed. Don't worry about that part!)
10. Reactions Worksheet #2
11-Review sheets: Pages 1 & 2
12-Review sheets: pages 3 & 4
13-Great review site
UNIT #4- CH 14: ALCOHOLS, THIOLS, ETHERS & INTRO TO CH 15: CHIRALITY/ STEREOCHEMISTRY
(**very little of Ch 15 on this test. Only R, S Enantiomers with 1 chiral carbon)
*The below assignments are not necessarily in order of how we did them in class:
1-Intro to R,S Enantiomers - Intro 'Lab'
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 Thursday), 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
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)
15- Day 6 and 7 HW - Ch 15 (*Day 7 has links to open)
16-Review Sheet for Unit 4 Test
*Note- 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 above):
1.Intro to R, S Enantiomers (*this was likely done in the last unit)
2. Lab #2 -Stereoisomer Lab Virtual Interactive
3. R, S Enantiomer WS
4. Stereocenters/ Chirality WS #4
5. Stereochem II Lab- no electronic version (don't lose hard copy!).
6. Fischer Projections- Watch this first. Then, watch this.
7. Amines WS
8. Aldehydes and Ketones WS
9. Carboxylic Acids WS
10. Esters, Anhydride Questions
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 coudn'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. Saponification Lab? (if time)
Recommended Videos (below): *note: if no access to youtube.com at school, try chemsurvival.com
Newman Projections- Watch this
Ring Flips #1
Ring Flips #2
UNIT 6- Metabolism, Carbs, Lipids, Proteins, Nucleic Acids
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
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)
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:
Student Information given upon finding the body. Each group will use application of skills in the following areas to solve the crime and deduce 'Who Dun It?': Fingerprinting, Hair Analysis, Fiber Analysis, Blood Typing, Blood Convergence and Angle of Impact, DNA Fingerprinting (Electrophoresis); Handwriting Analysis
CSI@Wheeler High: TBA-The date each lab group will make their final "Presentations to the 'Jury' "
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/
Class Announcements and other information :
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.
UPCOMING HerbFest PROJECT- Due 4/11/2017 (*Note- Symposium is 4/12/17)
More HerbFest info- Proposal due 2/27/17
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? 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.