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Chemistry Honors/AP

2019-2020 Course Syllabus

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Course Syllabus for AP Chemistry

2019-2020 Honors and AP Chemistry Syllabus: Homework, Reading Assignments, Discussion Topics, and Labs

Use the Links in the Homework column to find your homework assignment. Homework is usually due on the date given, unless otherwise stated in the assignment.

WeekChatHomeworkReadingTopicLab
1Sep 4, 2019HW01A1: 1-8Basic concepts: the characteristics of matter
Sep 6, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Methods: Notebooks
2Sep 9, 2019HW01B1: Review 1-2Units and Precision
Sep 11, 2019HW01C1: Review 3-6Scientific Notation, Significant figures, Dimensional Analysis and Graphing
Sep 13, 2019AP Only: No MeetingLab Methods: Safety
3Sep 16, 2019HW02A2: 1-4Atomic Structure: Number, mass, Isotopes, weight
Sep 18, 2019HW02B2: 5-9The Periodic Table -- Overview of the Elements
Sep 20, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Skills A: Materials and Equipment Calibration
4Sep 23, 2019HW02C2. 10Molecules, Compounds, Moles
Sep 25, 2019HW03A3: 1-3Balancing Chemical Equations
Sep 27, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Skills B; Techniques for Distillation
5Sep 30, 2019HW03B3: 4-5Reactions in Solution
Oct 2, 2019HW03C3: 6-7Reactions with acids/bases and gases
Oct 4, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab Skills C: Solution Preparation
6Oct 7, 2019HW03D3: 8-9Redox Reactions
Oct 9, 2019ReviewProblem Solving review
Oct 11, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #1: Determination of Water Content in Hydrates
7Oct 14, 2019HW04A4: 1-3Mass Relationships, Limiting Reactants, Percentage Yield
Oct 16, 2019HW04B4: 4-5Chemical Analysis and Molarity
Oct 18, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP Topics
8Oct 21, 2019HW04C4: 6-8pH and Spectrophotometry
Oct 23, 2019HW05A5: 1-3Energy and Changes of State
Oct 25, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #2: Qualitative Methods: Flame Testing
9Oct 28, 2019HW05B5: 4-5Thermodynamics and Enthalpy
Oct 30, 2019HW05C5: 6-8Calorimetry, Hess's Law, and "Favored" Results
Nov 1, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #3: Enthalpy of Reaction
10Nov 4, 2019ReviewExtra work on issues in chapters 4 and 5
Nov 6, 2019ReviewReview and Part I Exam
Nov 8, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #4: Reaction Rates in Photosensitive Reactions
11Nov 11, 2019HW06A6: 1-3Electromagnetic Radiation, Quantization, and the Bohr Atom
Nov 13, 2019HW06B6: 4-5Quantum Mechanics
Nov 15, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP TopicsLab #5: Two-Phase Chromotography Separation
12Nov 18, 2019HW06C6: 6-7Electron Orbitals
Nov 20, 2019HW07A7: 1-3Electron Configurations in Atoms
Nov 22, 2019HolidayTAP Only: Thanksgiving Holiday
13Nov 25, 2019HW07B7: 4Electron Configurations of Ions
Nov 27, 2019HW077: 5-6Periodic Trends
Nov 29, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
14Dec 2, 2019HW08A8: 1-3Covalent Bonds
Dec 4, 2019HW08B8: 4-6Resonance, Octets, and Shapes
Dec 6, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #6: Qualitative Methods for Differentiating Ionic and Covalent Bonds
15Dec 9, 2019HW08C8: 7-10Bond Polarities, Order, Length and DNA
Dec 11, 2019HW09A9: 1-2Valence Theory
Dec 13, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #7: Conservation of Energy and Chemical Equilibrium
16Dec 16, 2019HW09B9: 3Molecular Orbital Theory
Dec 18, 2019ReviewReview and Part II Exam
Dec 20, 2019AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
17Dec 23, 2019HolidayChristmas
Dec 25, 2019HolidayChristmas
Dec 27, 2019HolidayChristmas
18Dec 30, 2019HolidayNew Years
Jan 1, 2020HolidayNew Years
Jan 3, 2020HolidayNew Years
19Jan 6, 2020HW10A10: 1-3The Ideal Gas Law
Jan 8, 2020HW10B10: 4-8Gas Law Applications and Real Gases
Jan 10, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #8: Real Gases and the Ideal Gas Law
20Jan 13, 2020HW11A11: 1-3Intermolecular Forces
Jan 15, 2020HW11B11: 4-6Properties of Liquids
Jan 17, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab 9: Reaction Rate Dependencies
21Jan 20, 2020HW12A12: 1-3Lattices and Ionic Solids
Jan 22, 2020HW12B12: 4-7Solid States and Phases
Jan 24, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
22Jan 27, 2020HW13A13: 1-2Concentrations and Solutions
Jan 29, 2020HW13B13: 3-5Solubility and Colloids
Jan 31, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #10: Determining Solution Concentrations
23Feb 3, 2020ReviewReview and Part III Exam
Feb 5, 2020HW14A14: 1-2Rates of Reactions
Feb 7, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
24Feb 10, 2020HW14B14: 3-4Concentration and Rates
Feb 12, 2020HW14C14: 5-6Reaction Mechanisms
Feb 14, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #11: Using Titration Methods to Determine Concentrations
25Feb 17, 2020HW15A15: 1-2Equilibrium
Feb 19, 2020HW15B15: 3-4Using Equilibrium Constants
Feb 21, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #12: Determination of the Rate Law for a Reaction
26Feb 24, 2020HW15C15: 5-6Disturbing Equilibrium
Feb 26, 2020HW16A16: 1-4Acids and Bases: pH and Equilibrium
Feb 28, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
27Mar 2, 2020HW16B16: 5-8Acid/Base constants and reactions
Mar 4, 2020HW16C16: 9-10Lewis Acids and Bases
Mar 6, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #13: Properties of Buffer Solutions
28Mar 9, 2020HW17A17: 1-3Common Ions, Buffers: Titration
Mar 11, 2020HW17B17: 4Solubility
Mar 13, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #14: Creating Effective Buffer Solutions
29Mar 16, 2020HW17C17: 5-7Precipitation Reactions
Mar 18, 2020HW18A18: 1-3Spontaneity and Energy Transfer
Mar 20, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #15 Creating Standardized Solutions
30Mar 23, 2020HW18B18: 4-6Entropy
Mar 25, 2020HW18C18: 6-7Gibbs Free Energy
Mar 27, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
31Mar 30, 2020HW19A19: 1-3Oxidation Reduction and Voltaic Cells
Apr 1, 2020HW19B19: 4-5Electrochemical Potentials
Apr 3, 2020Lab Work/AP topicsLab #16: Electrochemical Cells and Electrolysis
32Apr 6, 2020HolidayHoly Week
Apr 8, 2020HolidayHoly Week
Apr 10, 2020HolidayHoly Week
33Apr 13, 2020HW19C19: 6-8Electrochemistry and Thermodynamics
Apr 15, 2020ReviewReview and Unit IV Exam
Apr 17, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
34Apr 20, 2020HW25A25: 1-3Radioactivity
Apr 22, 2020HW25B25: 4-6Rates of decay and fission
Apr 24, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topicsLab #17: Gravimetric Analysis of Water Impurities
35Apr 27, 2020HW25C25: 7-9Fusion and Nuclear Chemistry Applications
Apr 29, 2020HW20A20Environmental Chemistry
May 1, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP topics
36May 4, 2020HW23A23Carbon
May 6, 2020HW24A24Organic Molecules
May 8, 2020(AP Exam May 9) AP Only: Lab Work
37May 11, 2020HW21A21Main Group Chemistry
May 13, 2020HW22A22Transition Metal Chemistry
May 15, 2020AP Only: ab WorkLab #18: Using Titration and Redox methods to measure pH
38May 18, 2020Catch Up Day (Flexible depending on AP Exams)
May 20, 2020ReviewReview and Unit 5 Exam
May 22, 2020AP Only: Lab Work/AP Topics
39May 25, 2020HolidayMemorial Day
May 27, 2020Review session for Cumulative Final
May 29, 2020ReviewAP Only: Lab Work/AP Topics
40Jun 1, 2020
Jun 3, 2020Final Examination due

You may also want to review the formal syllabus. This course has been certified as AP compliant for 2019-2020 academic year.