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Course Syllabus for Scholars Online Chemistry

2022-2023 Scholars Online 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.

1Wed, Sep 7, 2022HW01A1: 1-8Basic concepts: the characteristics of matterLab Methods: Notebooks
2Mon, Sep 12, 2022HW01B1: Review 1-2Units and Precision
Wed, Sep 14, 2022HW01C1: Review 3-6Scientific Notation, Significant figures, Dimensional Analysis and GraphingLab Methods: Safety
3Mon, Sep 19, 2022HW02A2: 1-4Atomic Structure: Number, mass, Isotopes, weight
Wed, Sep 21, 2022HW02B2: 5-9The Periodic Table -- Overview of the ElementsLab Skills A: Materials and Equipment Calibration
4Mon, Sep 26, 2022HW02C2. 10Molecules, Compounds, Moles
Wed, Sep 28, 2022HW03A3: 1-3Balancing Chemical EquationsLab Skills B; Techniques for Distillation
5Mon, Oct 3, 2022HW03B3: 4-5Reactions in Solution
Wed, Oct 5, 2022HW03C3: 6-7Reactions with acids/bases and gasesLab Skills C: Solution Preparation
6Mon, Oct 10, 2022HW03D3: 8-9Redox Reactions
Wed, Oct 12, 2022ReviewProblem Solving review Chapters 1-3 / Lab workLab #1: Determination of Water Content in Hydrates
7Mon, Oct 17, 2022HW04A4: 1-3Mass Relationships, Limiting Reactants, Percentage Yield
Wed, Oct 19, 2022HW04B4: 4-5Chemical Analysis and Molarity
8Mon, Oct 24, 2022HW04C4: 6-8pH and Spectrophotometry
Wed, Oct 26, 2022HW05A5: 1-3Energy and Changes of StateLab #2: Qualitative Methods: Flame Testing
9Mon, Oct 31, 2022HW05B5: 4-5Thermodynamics and Enthalpy
Wed, Nov 2, 2022Review5: 6-8Calorimetry, Hess's Law, and "Favored" ResultsLab #3: Enthalpy of Reaction
10Mon, Nov 7, 2022ReviewProblem Solving review: chapters 4 and 5 / Lab work
Wed, Nov 9, 2022ReviewReview and Part I Exam/Lab WorkLab #4: Reaction Rates in Photosensitive Reactions
11Mon, Nov 14, 2022HW06A6: 1-3Electromagnetic Radiation, Quantization, and the Bohr Atom
Wed, Nov 16, 2022HW06B6: 4-5Quantum MechanicsLab #5: Two-Phase Chromotography Separation
12Mon, Nov 21, 2022HW06C6: 6-7Electron Orbitals
Wed, Nov 23, 2022HW07A7: 1-3Electron Configurations in Atoms
14Mon, Nov 28, 2022HW07B7: 4Electron Configurations of Ions
Wed, Nov 30, 2022HW077: 5-6Periodic Trends
15Mon, Dec 5, 2022HW08A8: 1-3Covalent Bonds
Wed, Dec 7, 2022HW08B8: 4-6Resonance, Octets, and ShapesLab #6: Qualitative Methods for Differentiating Ionic and Covalent Bonds
16Mon, Dec 12, 2022HW08C8: 7-10Bond Polarities, Order, Length and DNA
Wed, Dec 14, 2022HW09A9: 1-2Valence TheoryLab #7: Conservation of Energy and Chemical Equilibrium
Mon, Dec 19, 2022Christmas Holiday
Wed, Dec 21, 2022Christmas Holiday
Mon, Dec 26, 2022Christmas Holiday
Wed, Dec 28, 2022Christmas Holiday
17Mon, Jan 2, 2023HW09B9: 3Molecular Orbital Theory
Wed, Jan 4, 2023ReviewLab work - Review and Part II Exam/Lab Work
18Mon, Jan 9, 2023HW10A10: 1-3The Ideal Gas Law
Wed, Jan 11, 2023HW10B10: 4-8Gas Law Applications and Real GasesLab #8: Real Gases and the Ideal Gas Law
19Mon, Jan 16, 2023HW11A11: 1-3Intermolecular Forces
Wed, Jan 18, 2023HW11B11: 4-6Properties of LiquidsLab 9: Reaction Rate Dependencies
20Mon, Jan 23, 2023HW12A12: 1-3Lattices and Ionic Solids
Wed, Jan 25, 2023HW12B12: 4-7Solid States and Phases
21Mon, Jan 30, 2023HW13A13: 1-2Concentrations and Solutions
Wed, Feb 1, 2023HW13B13: 3-5Solubility and ColloidsLab #10: Determining Solution Concentrations
22Mon, Feb 6, 2023ReviewLab Work - Review and Part III Exam/Lab Work
Wed, Feb 8, 2023HW14A14: 1-2Rates of Reactions
23Mon, Feb 13, 2023HW14B14: 3-4Concentration and Rates
Wed, Feb 15, 2023HW14C14: 5-6Reaction MechanismsLab #11: Using Titration Methods to Determine Concentrations
24Mon, Feb 20, 2023HW15A15: 1-2Equilibrium
Wed, Feb 22, 2023HW15B15: 3-4Using Equilibrium ConstantsLab #12: Determination of the Rate Law for a Reaction
25Mon, Feb 27, 2023HW15C15: 5-6Disturbing Equilibrium
Wed, Mar 1, 2023HW16A16: 1-4Acids and Bases: pH and Equilibrium
26Mon, Mar 6, 2023HW16B16: 5-8Acid/Base constants and reactions
Wed, Mar 8, 2023HW16C16: 9-10Lewis Acids and BasesLab #13: Properties of Buffer Solutions
27Mon, Mar 13, 2023HW17A17: 1-3Common Ions, Buffers: Titration
Wed, Mar 15, 2023HW17B17: 4SolubilityLab #14: Creating Effective Buffer Solutions
28Mon, Mar 20, 2023HW17C17: 5-7Precipitation Reactions
Wed, Mar 22, 2023HW18A18: 1-3Spontaneity and Energy TransferLab #15 Creating Standardized Solutions
29Mon, Mar 27, 2023HW18B18: 4-6Entropy
Wed, Mar 29, 2023HW18C18: 6-7Gibbs Free Energy
30Mon, Apr 3, 2023Holy Week
Wed, Apr 5, 2023Holy Week
Mon, Apr 10, 2023HW19A19: 1-3Oxidation Reduction and Voltaic Cells
Wed, Apr 12, 2023ReviewReview and Unit IV Exam/Lab WorkLab #16: Electrochemical Cells and Electrolysis
31Mon, Apr 17, 2023HW19C19: 6-8Electrochemistry and Thermodynamics
Wed, Apr 19, 2023ReviewReview and Unit IV Exam/Lab Work
32Mon, Apr 24, 2023AP Review: Chapters 1-9 and Lab work
Wed, Apr 26, 2023AP Review: Chapters 10-19 and Lab work
33Mon, May 1, 2023AP Exam or Lab work
Wed, May 3, 2023HW20A20Environmental Chemistry
34Mon, May 8, 2023HW21A21Main Group Chemistry
Wed, May 10, 2023HW22A22Transition Metal ChemistryLab #17: Gravimetric Analysis of Water Impurities
35Mon, May 15, 2023HW23A23Carbon
Wed, May 17, 2023HW24A24Organic Molecules
36Mon, May 22, 2023HW25A25: 1-3Radioactivity
Wed, May 24, 2023HW25B25: 4-9Rates of decay and fissionLab #18: Using Titration and Redox methods to measure pH
Mon, May 29, 2023Memorial Day
Wed, May 31, 2023ReviewReview Spring Semester for Cumulative Final

You may also want to review the formal syllabus for 2019-2020. This course was certified as AP compliant for 2019-2020 academic year and is essentially the same syllabus we will follow for 2021-2022, although we have determined not to pursue formal certification.